The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 29 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
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 403 438 392
Rank change year-on-year +35 -46  
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 5 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.026% 0.004% 0.066%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.030% 0.005% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 9
Median daily rate £413 - £250
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 - £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 - £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.26 - £25.46
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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 16653 19113 17455
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.13% 85.16% 82.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 11983 13825 12271
Median daily rate £485 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 195 244
Median hourly rate £31.92 £22.12 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.33% +10.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.19 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Software Distribution
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Software Distribution
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Distribution in London

Software Distribution
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Distribution in London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Distribution in London

Software Distribution
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Distribution in London

For the 6 months to 29 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 London region with a requirement for Software Distribution.

1 15 (83.33%) Windows
1 15 (83.33%) Patch Management
2 14 (77.78%) ITIL
3 12 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 12 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 11 (61.11%) SCCM
4 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
4 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
5 10 (55.56%) WSUS
5 10 (55.56%) Windows 10
6 9 (50.00%) Linux
7 8 (44.44%) Python
7 8 (44.44%) Mac OS X
7 8 (44.44%) Apple
7 8 (44.44%) Google
7 8 (44.44%) Bash Shell
8 7 (38.89%) Apple iOS
8 7 (38.89%) Use Case
8 7 (38.89%) Android
8 7 (38.89%) XenApp
8 7 (38.89%) XenDesktop
8 7 (38.89%) Translating Business Requirements
8 7 (38.89%) BitLocker
8 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Management
8 7 (38.89%) ServiceNow
8 7 (38.89%) Ubuntu
8 7 (38.89%) Xen
8 7 (38.89%) Symantec
8 7 (38.89%) HP
8 7 (38.89%) Dell

Software Distribution
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (5.56%) Apache Spark
1 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) G Suite
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) VoIP
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Apache Hive
1 1 (5.56%) Cloudera CDH
1 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.56%) Impala
1 1 (5.56%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MSI
General
1 2 (11.11%) Advertising
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Design Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) PowerShell Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) VB Scripter
4 2 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Data Migration Architect
5 1 (5.56%) IT Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support
5 1 (5.56%) Migration Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) J2EE
1 1 (5.56%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Cloud Native
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) BYOD
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 10 (55.56%) Windows 10
4 9 (50.00%) Linux
5 8 (44.44%) Mac OS X
6 7 (38.89%) Android
6 7 (38.89%) Apple iOS
6 7 (38.89%) Ubuntu
7 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (11.11%) Unix
9 1 (5.56%) Mac OS
9 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Patch Management
2 14 (77.78%) ITIL
3 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Management
3 7 (38.89%) Translating Business Requirements
3 7 (38.89%) Use Case
3 7 (38.89%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 6 (33.33%) Migration
5 3 (16.67%) Change Management
5 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (16.67%) Release Management
5 3 (16.67%) Security Hardening
6 2 (11.11%) Application Packaging
6 2 (11.11%) Project Management
7 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.56%) Network Management
7 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
7 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.56%) Time Management
7 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 8 (44.44%) Bash Shell
2 8 (44.44%) Python
3 5 (27.78%) VB
4 3 (16.67%) VBScript
5 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CCA
1 2 (11.11%) MCTS
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) ACMT
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) MCDST
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 7 (38.89%) BitLocker
2 7 (38.89%) Xen
2 7 (38.89%) XenApp
2 7 (38.89%) XenDesktop
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Flume
4 1 (5.56%) Docker
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (61.11%) SCCM
2 10 (55.56%) WSUS
3 3 (16.67%) Sysprep
4 2 (11.11%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) Apple
2 8 (44.44%) Google
3 7 (38.89%) Citrix
3 7 (38.89%) Dell
3 7 (38.89%) HP
3 7 (38.89%) ServiceNow
3 7 (38.89%) Symantec
4 5 (27.78%) LANDesk
4 5 (27.78%) VMware
5 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco
6 1 (5.56%) Cloudera
6 1 (5.56%) Informatica
6 1 (5.56%) Lotus
Central London / West End
Plan-Net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £160 - £180 Per Day
Posted: 7 days ago