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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Distribution
Rank 540 528 514
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -14
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 49 60 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.11% 0.077%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 21
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£324 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.50% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £510 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £180 £400
% change year-on-year
+94.44% -55.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £14.90 £14.00 £21.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% -36.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.00 £12.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.06 £14.00 £34.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 - £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
41890 39937 34135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.23% 74.95% 73.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 26101 24544 20460
Average daily rate £420 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1180 1127 1112
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 31 March 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 31 March 2015.

Software Distribution Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Software Distribution
Top 23 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 31 March 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 -25 32 £255 -32.00% 4
Scotland +1 17 £350 - 1
London +4 14 £250 -41.17% 1
South East -43 14 £360 +132.25% 3
Berkshire -3 10 - -
Bracknell +2 8 - -
City of London +15 5 £325 -23.52%
Glasgow -2 3 £350 -
Hampshire -13 3 £360 - 3
East of England +11 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Andover - - - - 2
Salisbury - - - -
Swindon - - - -
North West - - - -
South West - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Eastleigh - - - - 1
Enfield - - - -

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 55 (55.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 54 (54.00%) Security Cleared
3 51 (51.00%) Windows
4 45 (45.00%) Active Directory
5 39 (39.00%) SC Cleared
6 34 (34.00%) Citrix
7 29 (29.00%) SQL
8 28 (28.00%) SAN
8 28 (28.00%) Configuration Management
9 27 (27.00%) Linux
10 26 (26.00%) NAS
11 25 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 25 (25.00%) IPsec
12 24 (24.00%) Clustering
12 24 (24.00%) Solaris
12 24 (24.00%) Veritas
13 23 (23.00%) Tivoli
13 23 (23.00%) Netcool
13 23 (23.00%) HP
13 23 (23.00%) SCCM
14 22 (22.00%) PowerShell
15 21 (21.00%) DV Cleared
15 21 (21.00%) Windows 7
16 19 (19.00%) SMS
17 17 (17.00%) VBScript
17 17 (17.00%) Software Deployment
18 16 (16.00%) Software Delivery
18 16 (16.00%) McAfee
18 16 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
19 14 (14.00%) Finance

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 9 (9.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.00%) IIS
3 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.00%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (9.00%) MS Office
2 2 (2.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) SaaS
1 1 (1.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (28.00%) SAN
2 26 (26.00%) NAS
3 25 (25.00%) IPsec
4 19 (19.00%) SMS
5 5 (5.00%) DNS
6 4 (4.00%) Internet
6 4 (4.00%) Firewall
7 3 (3.00%) Wireless
8 2 (2.00%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.00%) LDAP
9 1 (1.00%) DHCP
9 1 (1.00%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (7.00%) AdminStudio
2 5 (5.00%) InstallShield
3 4 (4.00%) StarTeam
4 3 (3.00%) MSI
5 2 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (14.00%) Finance
2 7 (7.00%) Banking
3 5 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Marketing
5 1 (1.00%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (22.00%) Integration Engineer
2 6 (6.00%) Analyst
2 6 (6.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (5.00%) Desktop Support
3 5 (5.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (4.00%) Applications Packager
4 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (3.00%) Project Manager
5 3 (3.00%) Consultant
5 3 (3.00%) Software Packager
6 2 (2.00%) Senior Integration Engineer
6 2 (2.00%) Build Engineer
6 2 (2.00%) SCCM Consultant
6 2 (2.00%) SCCM Engineer
6 2 (2.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (2.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (2.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (2.00%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (2.00%) Deskside Support
6 2 (2.00%) Deskside Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.00%) Application Packaging
2 3 (3.00%) Software Packaging
3 2 (2.00%) .NET
3 2 (2.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.00%) Clustering
2 14 (14.00%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.00%) Handset
4 5 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.00%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 51 (51.00%) Windows
2 27 (27.00%) Linux
3 24 (24.00%) Solaris
4 21 (21.00%) Windows 7
5 16 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (13.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (11.00%) Windows XP
8 8 (8.00%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (4.00%) Windows Vista
10 3 (3.00%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.00%) Configuration Management
2 17 (17.00%) Software Deployment
3 16 (16.00%) Software Delivery
4 12 (12.00%) Migration
5 10 (10.00%) ITIL
6 9 (9.00%) Service Delivery
7 8 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (6.00%) Security Management
9 3 (3.00%) Project Management
9 3 (3.00%) Change Management
10 2 (2.00%) Asset Management
10 2 (2.00%) Release Management
10 2 (2.00%) Software License Management
10 2 (2.00%) Mobile Device Management
10 2 (2.00%) Line Management
11 1 (1.00%) Mentoring
11 1 (1.00%) Test Planning
11 1 (1.00%) Operations Management
11 1 (1.00%) Resource Management
11 1 (1.00%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (29.00%) SQL
2 22 (22.00%) PowerShell
3 17 (17.00%) VBScript
4 5 (5.00%) VB
5 2 (2.00%) REXX
5 2 (2.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 54 (54.00%) Security Cleared
2 39 (39.00%) SC Cleared
3 21 (21.00%) DV Cleared
4 14 (14.00%) Degree
5 1 (1.00%) MCSE
5 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 45 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.00%) VMware ESX
3 5 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (4.00%) XenApp
5 3 (3.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.00%) vSphere
6 2 (2.00%) NDS
7 1 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.00%) vCloud
7 1 (1.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 55 (55.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 23 (23.00%) Tivoli
2 23 (23.00%) Netcool
2 23 (23.00%) SCCM
3 5 (5.00%) WMI
4 3 (3.00%) WSUS
5 2 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 34 (34.00%) Citrix
2 25 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 24 (24.00%) Veritas
4 23 (23.00%) HP
5 16 (16.00%) McAfee
6 12 (12.00%) VMware
7 7 (7.00%) Remedy
8 4 (4.00%) Borland
9 2 (2.00%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.00%) CA
9 2 (2.00%) Reuters
9 2 (2.00%) Bloomberg
9 2 (2.00%) Symantec
9 2 (2.00%) Novell
10 1 (1.00%) NetApp
10 1 (1.00%) Altiris
10 1 (1.00%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.00%) MobileIron
10 1 (1.00%) Becrypt
10 1 (1.00%) Mercator
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