The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Distribution
Rank 523 488 496
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +8
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 67 82 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.22% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 45 41
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £136 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £418 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £345
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -20.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £23.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% -26.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £23.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-36.84% -26.92%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40540 37166 40747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.11% 72.91% 70.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25134 22527 23434
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1157 1072 1446
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £46.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 24 July 2014.

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 27 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 24 July 2014. 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 -38 57 £388 +40.90% 6
South East -25 28 £375 +127.27% 5
Hampshire -11 14 £400 +23.07% 1
Berkshire -7 11 £319 +127.67% 3
Bracknell +11 9 £319 +93.18% 2
Scotland -8 9 £370 -
London -4 8 £450 +42.85%
West Midlands -20 5 £275 -
Yorkshire +5 3 - -
City of London +24 2 £450 +18.42%
Birmingham -2 2 - -
Reading -2 2 - -
East of England -21 1 £270 -1.81% 1
Basingstoke - 1 £325 -
Glasgow - 1 £426 -
Harrow - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Watford - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 90 (64.29%) Windows
2 66 (47.14%) Security Cleared
3 56 (40.00%) SCCM
4 55 (39.29%) Microsoft
5 45 (32.14%) SC Cleared
6 43 (30.71%) Active Directory
7 35 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 35 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 32 (22.86%) PowerShell
9 31 (22.14%) Citrix
9 31 (22.14%) ITIL
10 30 (21.43%) Windows XP
11 29 (20.71%) Windows Server 2003
12 23 (16.43%) Windows Server 2008
13 20 (14.29%) MS Office
13 20 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
14 19 (13.57%) DV Cleared
15 17 (12.14%) MSI
15 17 (12.14%) SQL
15 17 (12.14%) HP
16 16 (11.43%) Configuration Management
17 15 (10.71%) Project Management
17 15 (10.71%) JSP
17 15 (10.71%) VB
17 15 (10.71%) Compatibility Testing
17 15 (10.71%) Software Deployment
17 15 (10.71%) Application Packaging
18 14 (10.00%) SMS
19 13 (9.29%) Clustering
19 13 (9.29%) ITIL V3

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 8 (5.71%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.57%) IIS
3 3 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.71%) Site Server
Applications
1 20 (14.29%) MS Office
2 7 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.00%) MS Project
3 1 (0.71%) Vectorworks
3 1 (0.71%) CINEMA 4D
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.43%) Office 365
2 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.00%) SMS
2 12 (8.57%) DNS
2 12 (8.57%) SAN
3 10 (7.14%) NAS
4 7 (5.00%) LAN
5 6 (4.29%) Internet
6 4 (2.86%) Firewall
6 4 (2.86%) WAN
6 4 (2.86%) IPsec
7 3 (2.14%) CTI
8 2 (1.43%) MPLS
8 2 (1.43%) DHCP
8 2 (1.43%) VoIP
9 1 (0.71%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.71%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.71%) MySQL
3 1 (0.71%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 17 (12.14%) MSI
2 11 (7.86%) StarTeam
3 6 (4.29%) AdminStudio
4 5 (3.57%) Wise Package Studio
5 2 (1.43%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.71%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.71%) TestDirector
General
1 12 (8.57%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.29%) Finance
3 3 (2.14%) Law
3 3 (2.14%) Legal
3 3 (2.14%) Publishing
4 2 (1.43%) Banking
4 2 (1.43%) Retail
4 2 (1.43%) Mandarin Language
4 2 (1.43%) Cantonese Language
5 1 (0.71%) Billing
5 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (11.43%) Analyst
2 14 (10.00%) Applications Packager
3 12 (8.57%) Build Engineer
3 12 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (5.71%) Service Analyst
4 8 (5.71%) Consultant
4 8 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (5.00%) SCCM Consultant
5 7 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
5 7 (5.00%) Administrator
6 6 (4.29%) Software Engineer
6 6 (4.29%) Project Manager
7 5 (3.57%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (3.57%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 5 (3.57%) Architect
7 5 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (3.57%) Support Engineer
8 4 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (2.86%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.71%) JSP
1 15 (10.71%) Application Packaging
2 12 (8.57%) Software Packaging
3 4 (2.86%) DCOM
4 3 (2.14%) ADO
5 1 (0.71%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.71%) HTML
5 1 (0.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.29%) Clustering
2 9 (6.43%) Client/Server
3 7 (5.00%) Firmware
4 4 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.86%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.86%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.14%) iPad
5 3 (2.14%) iPhone
6 2 (1.43%) Statistics
7 1 (0.71%) iSeries
7 1 (0.71%) Tandem
7 1 (0.71%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 90 (64.29%) Windows
2 35 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 30 (21.43%) Windows XP
4 29 (20.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (16.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (6.43%) Solaris
6 9 (6.43%) Linux
7 8 (5.71%) Windows 8
7 8 (5.71%) Windows Vista
8 6 (4.29%) AIX
9 3 (2.14%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.43%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.71%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (22.14%) ITIL
2 16 (11.43%) Configuration Management
3 15 (10.71%) Project Management
3 15 (10.71%) Compatibility Testing
3 15 (10.71%) Software Deployment
4 13 (9.29%) ITIL V3
5 11 (7.86%) Service Delivery
6 10 (7.14%) Release Management
6 10 (7.14%) Migration
7 7 (5.00%) Service Management
7 7 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (4.29%) Problem Management
9 5 (3.57%) TOGAF
9 5 (3.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 4 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (2.14%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (2.14%) Security Architecture
11 3 (2.14%) E-Discovery
11 3 (2.14%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (22.86%) PowerShell
2 17 (12.14%) SQL
3 15 (10.71%) VB
4 10 (7.14%) VBScript
5 6 (4.29%) C
6 2 (1.43%) Tcl
7 1 (0.71%) Winbatch
7 1 (0.71%) Perl
7 1 (0.71%) REXX
Qualifications
1 66 (47.14%) Security Cleared
2 45 (32.14%) SC Cleared
3 19 (13.57%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.86%) Degree
5 3 (2.14%) MCSE
6 2 (1.43%) PMP
6 2 (1.43%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.71%) MCITP
7 1 (0.71%) MCDST
7 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.43%) SLA
2 5 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (30.71%) Active Directory
2 20 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 11 (7.86%) XenApp
4 7 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 6 (4.29%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (3.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (2.14%) Terminal Server
8 2 (1.43%) vSphere
9 1 (0.71%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 56 (40.00%) SCCM
2 35 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 12 (8.57%) WSUS
3 12 (8.57%) Tivoli
4 10 (7.14%) AppDNA
4 10 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (6.43%) Netcool
6 7 (5.00%) WMI
7 5 (3.57%) SCOM
7 5 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (1.43%) OpenView
8 2 (1.43%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.71%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.71%) SCSM
9 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.71%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.71%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.71%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.71%) MOM
9 1 (0.71%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 55 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 31 (22.14%) Citrix
3 17 (12.14%) HP
4 12 (8.57%) McAfee
5 11 (7.86%) Borland
6 9 (6.43%) VMware
7 8 (5.71%) Veritas
8 7 (5.00%) Symantec
9 5 (3.57%) Lumension
10 3 (2.14%) IBM
10 3 (2.14%) Apple
10 3 (2.14%) AppSense
11 2 (1.43%) Intel
11 2 (1.43%) SAP
11 2 (1.43%) Altiris
11 2 (1.43%) LANDesk
12 1 (0.71%) Isilon
12 1 (0.71%) Oracle
12 1 (0.71%) EMC
12 1 (0.71%) Adobe
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