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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Distribution
UK
Rank 555 600 550
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -50
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 37 25 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.050% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.061% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 16
Median daily rate £375 £135 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+177.77% -59.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £121 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £406 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £269 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.32% -20.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.64 £25.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.87% -34.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £16.64 -
% change year-on-year
-27.87% -

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
36787 40770 39839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.22% 81.73% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24383 26360 25795
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 934 1195 1065
Median hourly rate £33.28 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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 16 January 2017.

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 24 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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +29 33 £375 +188.46% 5
London +5 15 £434 +243.56%
South East +14 10 £185 +42.30% 3
Berkshire +11 9 £185 - 1
Bracknell +11 8 £185 - 1
North East - 4 £298 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 3 £320 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £320 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £330 -
Renfrewshire +23 2 £450 +12.56%
Erskine +23 2 £450 +12.56%
Scotland +19 2 £450 +12.56%
City of London -5 2 £296 +123.58%
Belfast - 2 £175 -
County Antrim - 2 £175 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £175 -
South West +17 1 - - 1
Hampshire +12 1 - - 2
Basingstoke +5 1 - -
Bristol +4 1 - - 1
Leicester - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £525 -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £525 -

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 53 (57.61%) Windows
2 51 (55.43%) SCCM
3 49 (53.26%) ITIL
4 47 (51.09%) Security Cleared
5 45 (48.91%) SC Cleared
6 44 (47.83%) Microsoft
7 41 (44.57%) Active Directory
8 40 (43.48%) HP
9 37 (40.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 26 (28.26%) Virtual Environments
11 25 (27.17%) HTTPS
11 25 (27.17%) HTTP
12 23 (25.00%) Linux
12 23 (25.00%) SQL
12 23 (25.00%) Windows 7
13 22 (23.91%) PowerShell
13 22 (23.91%) SAN
13 22 (23.91%) Microsoft App-V
14 21 (22.83%) Citrix
14 21 (22.83%) Windows Server
15 20 (21.74%) NAS
15 20 (21.74%) Degree
15 20 (21.74%) SQL Server
16 19 (20.65%) Python
16 19 (20.65%) Microsoft Certification
17 18 (19.57%) Patch Management
18 17 (18.48%) Computer Science
19 16 (17.39%) WSUS
19 16 (17.39%) Intel Security
19 16 (17.39%) Firewall

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 6 (6.52%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.26%) IIS
2 3 (3.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.26%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.17%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.17%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.09%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.17%) MS Office
3 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.43%) G Suite
2 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (27.17%) HTTP
1 25 (27.17%) HTTPS
2 22 (23.91%) SAN
3 20 (21.74%) NAS
4 16 (17.39%) Firewall
5 13 (14.13%) iSCSI
6 11 (11.96%) SMS
7 8 (8.70%) DNS
8 7 (7.61%) IPsec
9 6 (6.52%) DHCP
10 4 (4.35%) Internet
11 3 (3.26%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (2.17%) TCP/IP
12 2 (2.17%) VoIP
12 2 (2.17%) Wireless
13 1 (1.09%) Broadband
13 1 (1.09%) LAN
13 1 (1.09%) VPN
13 1 (1.09%) WAN
13 1 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.09%) Apache Hive
2 1 (1.09%) Cloudera CDH
2 1 (1.09%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.09%) Impala
2 1 (1.09%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 8 (8.70%) MSI
General
1 4 (4.35%) Finance
2 3 (3.26%) French Language
2 3 (3.26%) German Language
3 2 (2.17%) Advertising
4 1 (1.09%) Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Games
4 1 (1.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (10.87%) SCCM Engineer
1 10 (10.87%) Support Engineer
2 8 (8.70%) Automation Engineer
3 6 (6.52%) Design Engineer
3 6 (6.52%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (6.52%) Desktop Support
3 6 (6.52%) Integration Engineer
4 5 (5.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (4.35%) Analyst
5 4 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (3.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (3.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (3.26%) Consultant
6 3 (3.26%) IT Engineer
6 3 (3.26%) IT Support
6 3 (3.26%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (3.26%) Operations Technician
7 2 (2.17%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (2.17%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.13%) Middleware
2 2 (2.17%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.09%) .NET
3 1 (1.09%) J2EE
3 1 (1.09%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.48%) Computer Science
2 15 (16.30%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (14.13%) Data Centre
4 7 (7.61%) Clustering
5 6 (6.52%) Cloud Native
5 6 (6.52%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.35%) Virtual Team
7 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.26%) Blackberry
7 3 (3.26%) BYOD
7 3 (3.26%) Public Cloud
8 2 (2.17%) Reinsurance
9 1 (1.09%) Handset
9 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.09%) Replication
9 1 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 53 (57.61%) Windows
2 23 (25.00%) Linux
2 23 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 21 (22.83%) Windows Server
4 9 (9.78%) Windows 10
5 8 (8.70%) Android
5 8 (8.70%) Apple iOS
6 7 (7.61%) Mac OS X
6 7 (7.61%) Solaris
7 6 (6.52%) Ubuntu
8 5 (5.43%) Windows XP
9 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (3.26%) Mac OS
10 3 (3.26%) Windows 8
10 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (2.17%) Unix
12 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.09%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (53.26%) ITIL
2 26 (28.26%) Virtual Environments
3 18 (19.57%) Patch Management
4 14 (15.22%) Configuration Management
5 13 (14.13%) Analytics
5 13 (14.13%) ITSM
5 13 (14.13%) Release Management
5 13 (14.13%) Service Design
5 13 (14.13%) Software Delivery
5 13 (14.13%) Software Deployment
6 9 (9.78%) OO
7 8 (8.70%) Migration
8 7 (7.61%) Server Building
9 6 (6.52%) Infrastructure Management
9 6 (6.52%) Translating Business Requirements
9 6 (6.52%) Use Case
9 6 (6.52%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 5 (5.43%) Asset Management
10 5 (5.43%) Change Management
11 4 (4.35%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.00%) SQL
2 22 (23.91%) PowerShell
3 19 (20.65%) Python
4 13 (14.13%) JavaScript
5 8 (8.70%) Jython
6 7 (7.61%) Bash Shell
6 7 (7.61%) VB
6 7 (7.61%) VBScript
7 5 (5.43%) Java
8 3 (3.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (51.09%) Security Cleared
2 45 (48.91%) SC Cleared
3 20 (21.74%) Degree
4 19 (20.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (11.96%) DV Cleared
7 7 (7.61%) MCSE
8 5 (5.43%) MCTS
9 4 (4.35%) MCP
10 3 (3.26%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (2.17%) CCA
11 2 (2.17%) MCDST
11 2 (2.17%) MCITP
12 1 (1.09%) ACMT
12 1 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (1.09%) GISP
12 1 (1.09%) MCSA
12 1 (1.09%) OCA
12 1 (1.09%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (44.57%) Active Directory
2 22 (23.91%) Microsoft App-V
3 10 (10.87%) XenApp
3 10 (10.87%) XenDesktop
4 6 (6.52%) BitLocker
4 6 (6.52%) Xen
5 3 (3.26%) vSphere
5 3 (3.26%) XenServer
6 2 (2.17%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.09%) Apache Flume
7 1 (1.09%) Docker
7 1 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 51 (55.43%) SCCM
2 37 (40.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 16 (17.39%) WSUS
4 13 (14.13%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 9 (9.78%) Puppet
6 8 (8.70%) BladeLogic
6 8 (8.70%) SCOrch
7 7 (7.61%) Netcool
7 7 (7.61%) Tivoli
8 5 (5.43%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (4.35%) OVPA
9 4 (4.35%) Sysprep
9 4 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (2.17%) Casper Suite
10 2 (2.17%) SCSM
11 1 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 44 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 40 (43.48%) HP
3 21 (22.83%) Citrix
4 16 (17.39%) Intel Security
5 15 (16.30%) Dell
6 12 (13.04%) CA
7 11 (11.96%) Symantec
8 8 (8.70%) Apple
8 8 (8.70%) BMC
9 7 (7.61%) Google
9 7 (7.61%) ServiceNow
9 7 (7.61%) Veritas
10 6 (6.52%) VMware
11 5 (5.43%) LANDesk
12 3 (3.26%) AppSense
13 2 (2.17%) Cisco
13 2 (2.17%) Lotus
13 2 (2.17%) MobileIron
13 2 (2.17%) Red Hat
14 1 (1.09%) Cloudera
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