The table below looks at the statistics for Software Distribution skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Distribution over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Distribution
Rank 553 527 522
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -5
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 41 73 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.13% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.096% 0.18% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 38 24
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£350 £270 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £116 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £195 £400
% change year-on-year
+82.05% -51.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.88 £14.00 £33.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 - £23.88

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42559 41264 35676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.38% 74.73% 73.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26548 25722 21281
Average daily rate £415 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1225 1158 1074
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.49 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Software Distribution
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Distribution within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Distribution Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Software Distribution
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Distribution within the UK.

Software Distribution Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Software Distribution
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Distribution within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Software Distribution Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Software Distribution
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Distribution within the UK.

Software Distribution Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Software Distribution
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Distribution within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Software Distribution Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Software Distribution
Top 25 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Distribution within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -39 25 £360 +33.33% 5
Scotland +14 16 £350 -
South East -26 12 £360 +132.25% 4
Berkshire -12 7 - - 1
Renfrewshire - 7 £384 -
Erskine - 7 £384 -
London -9 6 £300 -25.00%
Bracknell -6 5 - - 1
City of London +19 4 £286 -28.43%
West Midlands -11 4 - -
Staffordshire - 4 - -
Hampshire -16 3 £360 -31.42%
Glasgow - 3 £350 -
Yorkshire -16 2 £400 -
Fife - 2 - -
East of England +21 1 - -
Reading 0 1 - -
Hook -6 1 £360 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - - 1
Cupar - 1 - -
Basildon - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Essex - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Software Distribution also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Distribution.

1 51 (56.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 49 (54.44%) Security Cleared
3 46 (51.11%) Windows
3 46 (51.11%) Active Directory
4 35 (38.89%) SC Cleared
5 32 (35.56%) Citrix
6 28 (31.11%) SQL
6 28 (31.11%) Configuration Management
7 27 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 27 (30.00%) SAN
8 26 (28.89%) Linux
9 25 (27.78%) NAS
10 24 (26.67%) IPsec
11 23 (25.56%) Clustering
11 23 (25.56%) Solaris
11 23 (25.56%) Veritas
12 22 (24.44%) Tivoli
12 22 (24.44%) Netcool
12 22 (24.44%) DV Cleared
13 20 (22.22%) HP
14 19 (21.11%) Windows Server 2003
15 18 (20.00%) SCCM
16 17 (18.89%) PowerShell
17 16 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
17 16 (17.78%) Windows 7
17 16 (17.78%) SMS
18 14 (15.56%) Windows XP
18 14 (15.56%) Degree
18 14 (15.56%) Computer Science
18 14 (15.56%) Software Deployment

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Software Distribution also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Distribution. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (7.78%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.44%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.22%) IIS
4 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.11%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (13.33%) MS Office
2 2 (2.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) Office 365
1 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (30.00%) SAN
2 25 (27.78%) NAS
3 24 (26.67%) IPsec
4 16 (17.78%) SMS
5 7 (7.78%) DNS
6 6 (6.67%) Internet
7 5 (5.56%) Wireless
8 4 (4.44%) Firewall
9 2 (2.22%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.22%) DHCP
10 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
10 1 (1.11%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (7.78%) AdminStudio
2 5 (5.56%) InstallShield
2 5 (5.56%) StarTeam
3 3 (3.33%) MSI
4 2 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (11.11%) Finance
2 5 (5.56%) Banking
2 5 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.22%) Retail
4 1 (1.11%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.11%) Marketing
4 1 (1.11%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 22 (24.44%) Integration Engineer
2 7 (7.78%) Support Engineer
3 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (4.44%) Analyst
3 4 (4.44%) Desktop Support
3 4 (4.44%) Applications Packager
4 3 (3.33%) Support Analyst
4 3 (3.33%) Software Packager
5 2 (2.22%) Build Engineer
5 2 (2.22%) SCCM Consultant
5 2 (2.22%) Senior Integration Engineer
5 2 (2.22%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (2.22%) Project Manager
5 2 (2.22%) Consultant
6 1 (1.11%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (1.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (1.11%) Server Support
6 1 (1.11%) Senior Developer
6 1 (1.11%) Developer
6 1 (1.11%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.89%) Application Packaging
2 3 (3.33%) Software Packaging
3 2 (2.22%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.22%) .NET
4 1 (1.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (25.56%) Clustering
2 14 (15.56%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.78%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.67%) Handset
5 3 (3.33%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.11%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 46 (51.11%) Windows
2 26 (28.89%) Linux
3 23 (25.56%) Solaris
4 19 (21.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (17.78%) Windows 7
6 14 (15.56%) Windows XP
7 8 (8.89%) Windows 8
8 6 (6.67%) Windows Vista
9 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (5.56%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.11%) Configuration Management
2 14 (15.56%) Software Deployment
3 13 (14.44%) Software Delivery
4 8 (8.89%) ITIL
5 7 (7.78%) Migration
5 7 (7.78%) Service Delivery
6 5 (5.56%) Security Management
7 3 (3.33%) Project Management
7 3 (3.33%) Change Management
7 3 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (2.22%) Line Management
8 2 (2.22%) Software License Management
8 2 (2.22%) Release Management
8 2 (2.22%) Asset Management
9 1 (1.11%) SOA
9 1 (1.11%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.11%) ITSM
9 1 (1.11%) Service Management
9 1 (1.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (31.11%) SQL
2 17 (18.89%) PowerShell
3 12 (13.33%) VBScript
4 5 (5.56%) VB
5 2 (2.22%) Tcl
5 2 (2.22%) REXX
Qualifications
1 49 (54.44%) Security Cleared
2 35 (38.89%) SC Cleared
3 22 (24.44%) DV Cleared
4 14 (15.56%) Degree
5 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 46 (51.11%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.56%) VMware ESX
3 5 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (4.44%) XenApp
5 3 (3.33%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.22%) vSphere
6 2 (2.22%) NDS
7 1 (1.11%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.11%) vCloud
7 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 51 (56.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 22 (24.44%) Tivoli
2 22 (24.44%) Netcool
3 18 (20.00%) SCCM
4 5 (5.56%) WMI
5 3 (3.33%) WSUS
6 2 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.11%) BladeLogic
7 1 (1.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (35.56%) Citrix
2 27 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 23 (25.56%) Veritas
4 20 (22.22%) HP
5 13 (14.44%) McAfee
6 12 (13.33%) VMware
7 5 (5.56%) Borland
8 2 (2.22%) CA
8 2 (2.22%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.22%) Novell
8 2 (2.22%) Reuters
8 2 (2.22%) Bloomberg
8 2 (2.22%) Symantec
8 2 (2.22%) Remedy
9 1 (1.11%) Mercator
9 1 (1.11%) NetApp
9 1 (1.11%) BMC
9 1 (1.11%) Altiris
9 1 (1.11%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.11%) MobileIron
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