The table below looks at the statistics for Software Distribution skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Distribution over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Distribution
Rank 595 617 561
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -56
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 60 37 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.065% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.080% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 26
Median daily rate £331 £315 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.92% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £110 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £571 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £310 £274
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +13.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -

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
44605 46363 44678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.11% 81.03% 77.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 29540 30319 27925
Median daily rate £440 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1156 1285 1224
Median hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £12.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.57 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

Software Distribution
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Software Distribution as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

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
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Distribution within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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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statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +26 42 £340 +9.67% 1
Scotland +22 24 £321 -7.10% 2
Renfrewshire -7 22 £326 -1.36% 1
Erskine -11 22 £326 -1.36% 1
North East -8 20 £345 -
Tyne and Wear - 20 £345 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 20 £345 -
South East +17 11 £340 +9.67%
London -6 10 £150 -73.68%
Berkshire +13 8 - -
Bracknell -1 8 - -
West Midlands - 5 £330 -
City of London +16 3 £139 +11.00%
Hampshire +11 3 £340 -
Telford - 3 £340 -
Hook - 3 £340 -
Shropshire - 3 £340 -
Birmingham - 2 £225 -
South West +12 1 - - 1
Edinburgh +10 1 £110 -76.84%
East of England +9 1 - -
Essex +3 1 - -
Bristol +1 1 - -
Harrow - 1 - -
Basildon - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £285 -

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Distribution also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Software Distribution.

1 78 (60.47%) SCCM
2 70 (54.26%) Windows
3 69 (53.49%) Microsoft
4 58 (44.96%) Security Cleared
5 52 (40.31%) SC Cleared
6 51 (39.53%) HP
6 51 (39.53%) ITIL
7 46 (35.66%) Microsoft App-V
8 45 (34.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 44 (34.11%) Active Directory
10 39 (30.23%) Virtual Environments
11 38 (29.46%) Degree
12 37 (28.68%) Citrix
12 37 (28.68%) SQL
13 35 (27.13%) Computer Science
13 35 (27.13%) PowerShell
14 33 (25.58%) Windows Server
15 30 (23.26%) Software Delivery
16 27 (20.93%) Enterprise Software
16 27 (20.93%) Python
16 27 (20.93%) HTTPS
16 27 (20.93%) HTTP
17 26 (20.16%) Windows 7
18 25 (19.38%) XenApp
19 24 (18.60%) XenDesktop
19 24 (18.60%) Linux
20 23 (17.83%) Analytics
21 22 (17.05%) DNS
21 22 (17.05%) Microsoft Certification
22 21 (16.28%) VMware

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (9.30%) OpenStack
2 3 (2.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.55%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (3.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.55%) MS Office
2 2 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.55%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.78%) Office 365
2 1 (0.78%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 27 (20.93%) HTTP
1 27 (20.93%) HTTPS
2 22 (17.05%) DNS
3 20 (15.50%) DHCP
4 15 (11.63%) SAN
5 14 (10.85%) NAS
6 13 (10.08%) Firewall
7 12 (9.30%) SMS
8 9 (6.98%) iSCSI
9 5 (3.88%) IPsec
10 2 (1.55%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (1.55%) Wireless
11 1 (0.78%) Broadband
11 1 (0.78%) LAN
11 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.55%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (15.50%) MSI
General
1 10 (7.75%) French Language
1 10 (7.75%) German Language
2 6 (4.65%) Finance
3 3 (2.33%) Banking
4 2 (1.55%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.78%) Billing
5 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (10.85%) SCCM Engineer
2 6 (4.65%) Architect
2 6 (4.65%) Automation Engineer
2 6 (4.65%) Design Engineer
2 6 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (3.88%) Analyst
3 5 (3.88%) Consultant
3 5 (3.88%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (3.88%) Platform Engineer
4 4 (3.10%) Desktop Support
4 4 (3.10%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (3.10%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (3.10%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 4 (3.10%) Support Engineer
4 4 (3.10%) Systems Architect
4 4 (3.10%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (2.33%) Software Design Engineer
5 3 (2.33%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (1.55%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (1.55%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.98%) Middleware
2 2 (1.55%) JSON
2 2 (1.55%) XML
3 1 (0.78%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 35 (27.13%) Computer Science
2 27 (20.93%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (10.08%) Data Centre
4 11 (8.53%) Virtual Team
5 9 (6.98%) Management Information System
6 7 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.88%) Cloud Native
7 5 (3.88%) Clustering
7 5 (3.88%) Device Driver
8 4 (3.10%) BYOD
9 3 (2.33%) Blackberry
9 3 (2.33%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.55%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.55%) Reinsurance
11 1 (0.78%) iPad
11 1 (0.78%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 70 (54.26%) Windows
2 33 (25.58%) Windows Server
3 26 (20.16%) Windows 7
4 24 (18.60%) Linux
5 13 (10.08%) Windows 10
6 9 (6.98%) Windows 8
7 8 (6.20%) Windows XP
8 7 (5.43%) Solaris
9 5 (3.88%) Apple iOS
9 5 (3.88%) Mac OS X
10 4 (3.10%) Android
10 4 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (3.10%) SUSE
10 4 (3.10%) Unix
11 2 (1.55%) AIX
11 2 (1.55%) HPUX
11 2 (1.55%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.55%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (39.53%) ITIL
2 39 (30.23%) Virtual Environments
3 30 (23.26%) Software Delivery
4 23 (17.83%) Analytics
5 18 (13.95%) Patch Management
6 14 (10.85%) Configuration Management
6 14 (10.85%) Software Deployment
7 13 (10.08%) Release Management
7 13 (10.08%) Service Design
8 11 (8.53%) Virtual Team Management
9 9 (6.98%) ITSM
10 8 (6.20%) Capacity Management
11 7 (5.43%) Escalation Management
12 6 (4.65%) Coaching
12 6 (4.65%) Mentoring
12 6 (4.65%) OO
13 5 (3.88%) Infrastructure Management
13 5 (3.88%) Server Building
13 5 (3.88%) Translating Business Requirements
13 5 (3.88%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 37 (28.68%) SQL
2 35 (27.13%) PowerShell
3 27 (20.93%) Python
4 19 (14.73%) VBScript
5 18 (13.95%) T-SQL
5 18 (13.95%) VB
6 13 (10.08%) Java
6 13 (10.08%) JavaScript
7 8 (6.20%) Perl
8 7 (5.43%) Bash Shell
8 7 (5.43%) Jython
9 2 (1.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 58 (44.96%) Security Cleared
2 52 (40.31%) SC Cleared
3 38 (29.46%) Degree
4 22 (17.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (13.95%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (10.08%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (3.88%) DV Cleared
7 5 (3.88%) MCSE
8 3 (2.33%) ACMT
8 3 (2.33%) CCA
8 3 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (2.33%) MCTS
9 1 (0.78%) GISP
9 1 (0.78%) HND
9 1 (0.78%) MCITP
9 1 (0.78%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.53%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.55%) SLA
3 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 46 (35.66%) Microsoft App-V
2 44 (34.11%) Active Directory
3 25 (19.38%) XenApp
4 24 (18.60%) XenDesktop
5 18 (13.95%) XenServer
6 5 (3.88%) BitLocker
6 5 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (3.88%) Xen
7 4 (3.10%) vSphere
8 2 (1.55%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 78 (60.47%) SCCM
2 45 (34.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 19 (14.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 11 (8.53%) OVPA
5 10 (7.75%) WSUS
6 9 (6.98%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 7 (5.43%) BladeLogic
7 7 (5.43%) Puppet
7 7 (5.43%) SCOrch
8 5 (3.88%) Netcool
8 5 (3.88%) Tivoli
9 3 (2.33%) Casper Suite
10 2 (1.55%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (1.55%) SCOM
10 2 (1.55%) SCSM
11 1 (0.78%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.78%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 69 (53.49%) Microsoft
2 51 (39.53%) HP
3 37 (28.68%) Citrix
4 21 (16.28%) VMware
5 19 (14.73%) AppSense
6 13 (10.08%) Dell
6 13 (10.08%) Intel Security
7 9 (6.98%) BMC
7 9 (6.98%) CA
7 9 (6.98%) Symantec
8 7 (5.43%) Apple
9 5 (3.88%) Veritas
10 4 (3.10%) Google
10 4 (3.10%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.33%) MobileIron
11 3 (2.33%) Oracle
12 2 (1.55%) ServiceNow
13 1 (0.78%) Infor
13 1 (0.78%) LANDesk
13 1 (0.78%) Qualys
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £342. per day
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