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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Distribution
Rank 525 495 483
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -12
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 52 63 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 27
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£333 £373 £362
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.73% +3.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £145 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £25.46 - £19.22
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.50

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
38243 36175 32672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.25% 74.28% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 24566 22006 19405
Average daily rate £422 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1006 1114 1321
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 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
Top 30 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 27 January 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 -29 36 £274 -26.01% 2
South East -27 17 £433 +43.56% 1
Scotland -3 16 £344 -8.33% 1
London -1 14 £250 -58.33% 1
Berkshire -8 7 - - 1
Bracknell 0 6 - - 1
Hampshire -16 6 - -
Glasgow -3 3 £350 -
Basingstoke - 3 - -
City of London +19 2 £450 -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Hook -12 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Nottingham - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Andover - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Eastleigh - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Essex - - - -
North West - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 65 (54.17%) Security Cleared
2 63 (52.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 56 (46.67%) Windows
4 50 (41.67%) SC Cleared
5 48 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 40 (33.33%) Citrix
7 33 (27.50%) Configuration Management
7 33 (27.50%) SQL
8 32 (26.67%) Linux
9 31 (25.83%) SAN
10 30 (25.00%) Tivoli
10 30 (25.00%) Clustering
10 30 (25.00%) SCCM
11 29 (24.17%) NAS
11 29 (24.17%) IPsec
12 28 (23.33%) Netcool
12 28 (23.33%) Veritas
13 27 (22.50%) Solaris
14 26 (21.67%) HP
14 26 (21.67%) PowerShell
15 23 (19.17%) Windows 7
16 21 (17.50%) SMS
16 21 (17.50%) Microsoft
17 20 (16.67%) Software Deployment
18 19 (15.83%) VBScript
19 18 (15.00%) McAfee
20 17 (14.17%) ITIL
21 16 (13.33%) Migration
22 14 (11.67%) VMware
22 14 (11.67%) Finance

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 10 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.33%) IIS
4 2 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.83%) Lync
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (5.83%) MS Office
2 4 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.33%) MS Project
3 1 (0.83%) Final Cut Pro
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.67%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (0.83%) Office 365
2 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (25.83%) SAN
2 29 (24.17%) NAS
2 29 (24.17%) IPsec
3 21 (17.50%) SMS
4 4 (3.33%) DNS
5 3 (2.50%) LDAP
6 2 (1.67%) Internet
7 1 (0.83%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.83%) Firewall
7 1 (0.83%) DHCP
7 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.83%) MySQL
2 1 (0.83%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (4.17%) MSI
2 4 (3.33%) AdminStudio
2 4 (3.33%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.83%) InstallShield
General
1 14 (11.67%) Finance
2 7 (5.83%) Banking
3 4 (3.33%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.50%) Mandarin Language
4 3 (2.50%) Cantonese Language
4 3 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.67%) Publishing
6 1 (0.83%) Marketing
6 1 (0.83%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.83%) Retail
6 1 (0.83%) Law
6 1 (0.83%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (15.83%) Integration Engineer
2 12 (10.00%) Analyst
3 11 (9.17%) Support Analyst
4 7 (5.83%) Desktop Support
4 7 (5.83%) Project Manager
5 5 (4.17%) Support Engineer
6 4 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (3.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 4 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (3.33%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (2.50%) Deskside Support
7 3 (2.50%) Deskside Analyst
7 3 (2.50%) Deskside Support Analyst
7 3 (2.50%) Software Packager
7 3 (2.50%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (2.50%) Architect
7 3 (2.50%) Administrator
7 3 (2.50%) Applications Packager
8 2 (1.67%) Software Engineer
8 2 (1.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.83%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.67%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.83%) .NET
3 1 (0.83%) JSP
3 1 (0.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (25.00%) Clustering
2 9 (7.50%) Handset
3 8 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.67%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.67%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.67%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.83%) User Experience
6 1 (0.83%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.83%) FMCG
6 1 (0.83%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 56 (46.67%) Windows
2 32 (26.67%) Linux
3 27 (22.50%) Solaris
4 23 (19.17%) Windows 7
5 12 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (7.50%) Windows XP
7 7 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (4.17%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.50%) Windows Vista
10 3 (2.50%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.67%) UNIX
11 2 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.50%) Configuration Management
2 20 (16.67%) Software Deployment
3 17 (14.17%) ITIL
4 16 (13.33%) Migration
5 12 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 7 (5.83%) Project Management
8 6 (5.00%) Security Management
9 5 (4.17%) Service Management
10 4 (3.33%) Security Architecture
10 4 (3.33%) Matrix Management
10 4 (3.33%) Problem Management
10 4 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (2.50%) Release Management
11 3 (2.50%) ITIL V3
11 3 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
12 2 (1.67%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (1.67%) Change Management
12 2 (1.67%) Business Continuity
12 2 (1.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 33 (27.50%) SQL
2 26 (21.67%) PowerShell
3 19 (15.83%) VBScript
4 4 (3.33%) VB
5 1 (0.83%) Tcl
5 1 (0.83%) REXX
Qualifications
1 65 (54.17%) Security Cleared
2 50 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 13 (10.83%) DV Cleared
4 8 (6.67%) Degree
5 1 (0.83%) MCSE
5 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) QA
1 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.83%) Hyper-V
3 7 (5.83%) XenApp
3 7 (5.83%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (4.17%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.33%) VMware ESX
5 4 (3.33%) vSphere
6 3 (2.50%) Firmware
7 2 (1.67%) XenServer
8 1 (0.83%) vCloud
8 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 63 (52.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 30 (25.00%) Tivoli
2 30 (25.00%) SCCM
3 28 (23.33%) Netcool
4 2 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.67%) BladeLogic
4 2 (1.67%) WSUS
4 2 (1.67%) WMI
4 2 (1.67%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 1 (0.83%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 40 (33.33%) Citrix
2 28 (23.33%) Veritas
3 26 (21.67%) HP
4 21 (17.50%) Microsoft
5 18 (15.00%) McAfee
6 14 (11.67%) VMware
7 11 (9.17%) Remedy
8 4 (3.33%) Borland
8 4 (3.33%) IBM
9 2 (1.67%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.67%) Intel
9 2 (1.67%) BMC
9 2 (1.67%) Reuters
9 2 (1.67%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.67%) Cisco
9 2 (1.67%) Wyse
9 2 (1.67%) Altiris
9 2 (1.67%) Splunk
9 2 (1.67%) RightFax
10 1 (0.83%) Becrypt
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