Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Software Distribution skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Distribution over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Software Distribution
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 167 173
Rank change year-on-year +17 +6 -6
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 19 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.46% 0.28% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.34% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Berkshire median daily rate - £488 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.00% +51.16%
South East median daily rate £300 £340 £270
% change year-on-year -11.76% +25.93% -29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% - -
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £15.78
% change year-on-year -4.00% -20.76% +5.17%

Software Distribution is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3431 3497 3953
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.54% 81.33% 78.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1797 1881 2176
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £229
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 133 179
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.14% -41.67% +74.83%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £13.40
90th Percentile £39.60 £47.50 £44.00
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.00 £26.60
% change year-on-year -11.54% -2.26% +52.00%

Software Distribution
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Software Distribution as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Distribution in Berkshire

Software Distribution
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Software Distribution in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Distribution in Berkshire

Software Distribution
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Distribution in Berkshire

Software Distribution
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +8 17 - -
Maidenhead - 2 - -
Software Distribution
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Software Distribution.

1 17 (89.47%) McAfee
1 17 (89.47%) SC Cleared
1 17 (89.47%) DV Cleared
1 17 (89.47%) Security Cleared
2 14 (73.68%) SharePoint Server
2 14 (73.68%) McAfee ePO
2 14 (73.68%) IIS
2 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) SharePoint
2 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (73.68%) Internet
2 14 (73.68%) Server Patching
2 14 (73.68%) Security Operations
2 14 (73.68%) Security Monitoring
3 3 (15.79%) Release Management
3 3 (15.79%) Software Deployment
3 3 (15.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (15.79%) SMS
3 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
3 3 (15.79%) HP
3 3 (15.79%) Software Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) PMO
4 2 (10.53%) WAN
4 2 (10.53%) DHCP
4 2 (10.53%) DNS
4 2 (10.53%) LAN
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
4 2 (10.53%) Firewall

Software Distribution
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 14 (73.68%) IIS
1 14 (73.68%) SharePoint
1 14 (73.68%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) Internet
2 3 (15.79%) SMS
3 2 (10.53%) DHCP
3 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) LAN
3 2 (10.53%) Network Security
3 2 (10.53%) WAN
General
1 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
1 2 (10.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Operations Technician
2 4 (21.05%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 4 (21.05%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
2 4 (21.05%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (21.05%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 4 (21.05%) Support Technician
3 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Governance Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Network Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Project Governance Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Project Governance Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
1 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Security Monitoring
1 14 (73.68%) Security Operations
1 14 (73.68%) Server Patching
2 3 (15.79%) Release Management
2 3 (15.79%) Software Delivery
2 3 (15.79%) Software Deployment
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 17 (89.47%) DV Cleared
1 17 (89.47%) SC Cleared
1 17 (89.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (73.68%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (15.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) McAfee
2 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) HP