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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Distribution over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Distribution
Rank 141 119 115
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -4
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 1 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.033% 0.13% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.041% 0.17% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £750 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £216 £282
% change year-on-year
+48.43% -23.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £14.60 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+52.39% -2.66%
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
2458 1806 1816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.96% 76.33% 76.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1480 1126 969
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 73 133
Median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.05 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Software Distribution
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Distribution within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Birmingham - 1 £750 -
Software Distribution
England

Software Distribution
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Software Distribution.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) GitHub
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Phone
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) GitHub
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Phone
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft