The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Erskine 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 3 months to 27 March 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
Renfrewshire / Erskine
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 31 21
Rank change year-on-year +16 -10  
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 10 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Erskine 14.71% 5.88% 7.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.18% 6.56% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 4
Median daily rate £416 £423 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.47% +10.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £384 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £445 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £15.50 £14.90
% change year-on-year -22.58% +4.02%  

Software Distribution is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Erskine with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Erskine
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 55 122 68
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Erskine 80.88% 89.71% 83.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 88 41
Median daily rate £400 £400 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £273 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £445 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Software Distribution
Job Vacancy Trend in Erskine

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Erskine citing Software Distribution as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Distribution in Erskine

Software Distribution
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Distribution in Erskine

Software Distribution
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Erskine region with a requirement for Software Distribution.

1 15 (93.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 14 (87.50%) HTTP
2 14 (87.50%) HTTPS
3 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
3 13 (81.25%) SQL
3 13 (81.25%) Linux
4 12 (75.00%) Configuration Management
5 11 (68.75%) Windows
5 11 (68.75%) PowerShell
5 11 (68.75%) Windows Server
6 10 (62.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 10 (62.50%) Prototyping
6 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (62.50%) Patch Management
6 10 (62.50%) Windows 10
6 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (62.50%) Windows 7
6 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
6 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
6 10 (62.50%) VB
6 10 (62.50%) Windows XP
6 10 (62.50%) SSL
6 10 (62.50%) MSI
6 10 (62.50%) REXX
6 10 (62.50%) Tcl
6 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (25.00%) ITIL
7 4 (25.00%) Degree
7 4 (25.00%) Computer Science

Software Distribution
Co-occurring IT Skills in Erskine 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 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) HTTP
1 14 (87.50%) HTTPS
2 10 (62.50%) SSL
3 3 (18.75%) NAS
3 3 (18.75%) SAN
4 2 (12.50%) IPsec
5 1 (6.25%) Firewall
5 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) MSI
Job Titles
1 2 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server
3 10 (62.50%) Windows 10
3 10 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (62.50%) Windows XP
4 2 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 10 (62.50%) Patch Management
2 10 (62.50%) Prototyping
2 10 (62.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (18.75%) Analytics
4 3 (18.75%) Service Design
5 2 (12.50%) Server Building
6 1 (6.25%) ITSM
6 1 (6.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 11 (68.75%) PowerShell
3 10 (62.50%) REXX
3 10 (62.50%) Tcl
3 10 (62.50%) VB
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) Jython
4 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) Degree
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (93.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (18.75%) SCCM
3 2 (12.50%) Netcool
3 2 (12.50%) Tivoli
4 1 (6.25%) BladeLogic
4 1 (6.25%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (6.25%) Puppet
4 1 (6.25%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix
2 2 (12.50%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) Veritas
3 1 (6.25%) BMC
3 1 (6.25%) CA
3 1 (6.25%) Dell