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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Distribution
Rank 143 - 122
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.15% - 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% - 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £330 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £315 £274
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +15.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £100.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-87.50% +525.00%
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
2644 1984 1923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.78% 78.20% 74.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1567 1143 1000
Median daily rate £400 £395 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +6.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £274 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 100 114
Median hourly rate £19.72 £31.44 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.27% +5.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Distribution across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Software Distribution Daily Rate Histogram 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 September 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
Shropshire - 3 £340 -
Birmingham - 2 £225 -
Software Distribution
England

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (83.33%) SCCM
2 3 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (33.33%) Service Design
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) BMC
4 1 (16.67%) CA
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) HTTP
4 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Middleware
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) ITSM
4 1 (16.67%) Jython
4 1 (16.67%) iSCSI

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
1 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
1 1 (16.67%) NAS
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Software Design Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Writer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Author
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Service Design
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) Jython
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) BladeLogic
3 1 (16.67%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (16.67%) Puppet
3 1 (16.67%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) BMC
2 1 (16.67%) CA
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (16.67%) HP