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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Distribution
UK
Rank 538 602 566
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -36
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 57 26 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.050% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.060% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 15 19
Median daily rate £370 £290 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.58% -10.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £126 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £427 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £367 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 £15.38 £23.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.97% -33.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £15.38 £20.80
% change year-on-year
-21.97% -26.05%

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
37558 43101 41682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.77% 82.82% 79.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 24946 28188 26403
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 £295 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 952 1185 1115
Median hourly rate £35.75 £38.05 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.04% +46.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 23 February 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 25 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 23 February 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 +65 48 £351 +96.50% 4
South East +36 27 £353 +67.85% 3
Hampshire +20 17 £359 +8.71% 3
London +20 11 £413 +226.73%
Berkshire +28 10 £185 -
Scotland +27 9 £410 -2.95% 2
Bracknell +8 9 £185 -
Southampton - 9 £303 - 1
Erskine +22 8 £416 +2.46% 2
Renfrewshire +20 8 £416 +2.46% 2
Cambridgeshire - 5 £140 -
Cambridge - 5 £140 -
East of England - 5 £140 -
Hook +1 4 £358 - 2
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £390 - 1
South West - 2 £180 -
North East - 2 £390 - 1
Bristol - 2 £180 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £390 - 1
City of London -6 1 £418 +215.09%
Nottinghamshire - 1 £525 -
Nottingham - 1 £525 -
East Midlands - 1 £525 -
Glasgow - 1 £350 -

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 67 (58.26%) Windows
2 59 (51.30%) Active Directory
3 57 (49.57%) Security Cleared
4 52 (45.22%) SC Cleared
5 51 (44.35%) SCCM
5 51 (44.35%) Microsoft
6 50 (43.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 45 (39.13%) ITIL
8 40 (34.78%) Linux
9 38 (33.04%) SQL
9 38 (33.04%) Windows 7
10 34 (29.57%) PowerShell
10 34 (29.57%) HTTP
10 34 (29.57%) HP
10 34 (29.57%) HTTPS
11 31 (26.96%) Patch Management
12 30 (26.09%) Windows Server
13 28 (24.35%) SAN
13 28 (24.35%) Configuration Management
14 26 (22.61%) SQL Server
14 26 (22.61%) NAS
14 26 (22.61%) Virtual Environments
15 24 (20.87%) Citrix
16 21 (18.26%) Microsoft App-V
16 21 (18.26%) Degree
17 20 (17.39%) Dell
18 19 (16.52%) Windows 10
19 18 (15.65%) Computer Science
19 18 (15.65%) Microsoft Certification
20 17 (14.78%) VB

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 (5.22%) OpenStack
2 4 (3.48%) IIS
2 4 (3.48%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.48%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (2.61%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.87%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.96%) MS Office
3 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.22%) G Suite
3 1 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (29.57%) HTTP
1 34 (29.57%) HTTPS
2 28 (24.35%) SAN
3 26 (22.61%) NAS
4 16 (13.91%) Firewall
5 13 (11.30%) IPsec
5 13 (11.30%) iSCSI
6 9 (7.83%) SMS
6 9 (7.83%) SSL
7 8 (6.96%) DNS
8 7 (6.09%) LAN
9 5 (4.35%) DHCP
9 5 (4.35%) Internet
10 4 (3.48%) Wireless
11 3 (2.61%) Broadband
11 3 (2.61%) TCP/IP
11 3 (2.61%) VoIP
12 2 (1.74%) WAN
13 1 (0.87%) VPN
13 1 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.61%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.87%) Apache Hive
2 1 (0.87%) Cloudera CDH
2 1 (0.87%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.87%) Impala
2 1 (0.87%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 17 (14.78%) MSI
General
1 2 (1.74%) Advertising
1 2 (1.74%) Finance
2 1 (0.87%) Banking
2 1 (0.87%) Games
2 1 (0.87%) Legal
2 1 (0.87%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (11.30%) SCCM Engineer
2 12 (10.43%) Integration Engineer
2 12 (10.43%) Support Engineer
3 10 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
4 9 (7.83%) Architect
4 9 (7.83%) Desktop Support
5 8 (6.96%) Applications Architect
6 7 (6.09%) Automation Engineer
6 7 (6.09%) Design Engineer
6 7 (6.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 6 (5.22%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (3.48%) Analyst
9 4 (3.48%) Consultant
9 4 (3.48%) Operations Technician
9 4 (3.48%) Support Analyst
10 3 (2.61%) IT Engineer
10 3 (2.61%) IT Support Engineer
10 3 (2.61%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.30%) Middleware
2 2 (1.74%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.87%) .NET
3 1 (0.87%) J2EE
3 1 (0.87%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.65%) Computer Science
2 15 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (11.30%) Clustering
4 10 (8.70%) Data Centre
5 7 (6.09%) Cloud Native
6 6 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (5.22%) Blackberry
7 5 (4.35%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.61%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.74%) Replication
10 1 (0.87%) BYOD
10 1 (0.87%) Handset
10 1 (0.87%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 67 (58.26%) Windows
2 40 (34.78%) Linux
3 38 (33.04%) Windows 7
4 30 (26.09%) Windows Server
5 19 (16.52%) Windows 10
6 15 (13.04%) Windows XP
7 14 (12.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (11.30%) Solaris
9 12 (10.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (10.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (6.96%) Mac OS X
11 7 (6.09%) Android
11 7 (6.09%) Apple iOS
11 7 (6.09%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.74%) Unix
13 1 (0.87%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.87%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.87%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (39.13%) ITIL
2 31 (26.96%) Patch Management
3 28 (24.35%) Configuration Management
4 26 (22.61%) Virtual Environments
5 16 (13.91%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 15 (13.04%) Use Case
7 13 (11.30%) Analytics
7 13 (11.30%) ITSM
7 13 (11.30%) Server Building
7 13 (11.30%) Service Design
8 10 (8.70%) Prototyping
8 10 (8.70%) Release Management
8 10 (8.70%) Software Delivery
9 9 (7.83%) OO
9 9 (7.83%) Software Deployment
10 8 (6.96%) Migration
10 8 (6.96%) TOGAF
11 7 (6.09%) Asset Management
11 7 (6.09%) Infrastructure Management
11 7 (6.09%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 38 (33.04%) SQL
2 34 (29.57%) PowerShell
3 17 (14.78%) VB
4 16 (13.91%) Python
5 13 (11.30%) JavaScript
6 10 (8.70%) Tcl
7 9 (7.83%) REXX
8 8 (6.96%) Bash Shell
8 8 (6.96%) Jython
9 7 (6.09%) VBScript
10 2 (1.74%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.87%) Java
Qualifications
1 57 (49.57%) Security Cleared
2 52 (45.22%) SC Cleared
3 21 (18.26%) Degree
4 18 (15.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (13.04%) DV Cleared
6 12 (10.43%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (5.22%) MCSE
8 5 (4.35%) A+ Certification
8 5 (4.35%) MCTS
9 3 (2.61%) MCP
10 2 (1.74%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.74%) CCA
10 2 (1.74%) MCDST
11 1 (0.87%) ACMT
11 1 (0.87%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.87%) MCITP
11 1 (0.87%) MCSA
11 1 (0.87%) OCA
11 1 (0.87%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.87%) JSP 440
1 1 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (51.30%) Active Directory
2 21 (18.26%) Microsoft App-V
3 11 (9.57%) XenApp
4 10 (8.70%) XenDesktop
5 7 (6.09%) BitLocker
5 7 (6.09%) Xen
6 3 (2.61%) vSphere
7 2 (1.74%) XenServer
8 1 (0.87%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.87%) Docker
8 1 (0.87%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 51 (44.35%) SCCM
2 50 (43.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 17 (14.78%) WSUS
4 13 (11.30%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 13 (11.30%) Netcool
4 13 (11.30%) Tivoli
5 9 (7.83%) Puppet
6 8 (6.96%) BladeLogic
6 8 (6.96%) SCOrch
7 6 (5.22%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (2.61%) Sysprep
8 3 (2.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (1.74%) Jamf Pro
10 1 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 51 (44.35%) Microsoft
2 34 (29.57%) HP
3 24 (20.87%) Citrix
4 20 (17.39%) Dell
5 14 (12.17%) Intel Security
6 13 (11.30%) Veritas
7 12 (10.43%) CA
7 12 (10.43%) Symantec
8 9 (7.83%) Apple
8 9 (7.83%) ServiceNow
9 8 (6.96%) BMC
9 8 (6.96%) ESRI
9 8 (6.96%) Google
9 8 (6.96%) VMware
10 5 (4.35%) LANDesk
11 3 (2.61%) AppSense
11 3 (2.61%) Cisco
11 3 (2.61%) Lotus
11 3 (2.61%) Remedy
12 2 (1.74%) Red Hat
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