The table below looks at the statistics for Software Distribution skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Distribution over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Distribution
Rank 121 95 -
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 2 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.079% 0.33% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Average daily rate
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- £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £275 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 - £32.50
Software Distribution
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1802 1442 1521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 70.92% 67.26% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 764 780
Average daily rate £375 £357 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.96% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £479 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 59 68
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.24% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Software Distribution
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Distribution across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Distribution Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Software Distribution
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Distribution across the West Midlands region.

Software Distribution Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Software Distribution
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Distribution across the West Midlands region.

Software Distribution Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Software Distribution
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Software Distribution
England

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Windows XP
1 7 (70.00%) Application Packaging
1 7 (70.00%) SCCM
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (40.00%) WMI
2 4 (40.00%) LAN
2 4 (40.00%) DCOM
2 4 (40.00%) Firmware
3 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) VB
3 3 (30.00%) Software Packaging
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Wise Package Studio
4 2 (20.00%) BladeLogic
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
4 2 (20.00%) MS Project
4 2 (20.00%) MS Office
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (20.00%) AdminStudio
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (10.00%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Project
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) LAN
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Wise Package Studio
1 2 (20.00%) AdminStudio
2 1 (10.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Applications Packager
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) IT Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Support Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Remote Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Application Packaging
2 4 (40.00%) DCOM
3 3 (30.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Firmware
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) VB
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) SCCM
2 4 (40.00%) WMI
3 2 (20.00%) BladeLogic
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (10.00%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) BMC
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