The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 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
Scotland / Renfrewshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 34 21
Rank change year-on-year +18 -13  
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 10 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 13.16% 5.37% 5.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.13% 5.97% 6.59%
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 Renfrewshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Renfrewshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 62 134 91
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 81.58% 89.93% 83.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 92 49
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 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £445 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £30.21 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +67.80%  
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 Renfrewshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 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 Renfrewshire

Software Distribution
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Distribution in Renfrewshire

Software Distribution
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

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 Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 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
Erskine +17 10 £416 -1.47%
Software Distribution
Scotland

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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for Software Distribution.

1 14 (100.00%) HTTP
1 14 (100.00%) HTTPS
2 13 (92.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
3 11 (78.57%) SQL
3 11 (78.57%) Windows
3 11 (78.57%) Linux
3 11 (78.57%) PowerShell
3 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
4 10 (71.43%) Windows XP
4 10 (71.43%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 10 (71.43%) Prototyping
4 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (71.43%) Windows 7
4 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (71.43%) Patch Management
4 10 (71.43%) Windows 10
4 10 (71.43%) VB
4 10 (71.43%) SSL
4 10 (71.43%) REXX
4 10 (71.43%) Tcl
4 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (71.43%) Configuration Management
4 10 (71.43%) MSI
5 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
5 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
6 4 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) ITIL
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification

Software Distribution
Co-occurring IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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 (7.14%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) HTTP
1 14 (100.00%) HTTPS
2 10 (71.43%) SSL
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
3 1 (7.14%) NAS
3 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) MSI
Job Titles
1 1 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (7.14%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
1 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
2 10 (71.43%) Windows 10
2 10 (71.43%) Windows 7
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (71.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Configuration Management
1 10 (71.43%) Patch Management
1 10 (71.43%) Prototyping
1 10 (71.43%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
3 3 (21.43%) Analytics
3 3 (21.43%) Service Design
4 1 (7.14%) ITSM
4 1 (7.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) PowerShell
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) REXX
2 10 (71.43%) Tcl
2 10 (71.43%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Jython
3 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
1 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (92.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (21.43%) SCCM
3 1 (7.14%) BladeLogic
3 1 (7.14%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (7.14%) Puppet
3 1 (7.14%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) BMC
3 1 (7.14%) CA
3 1 (7.14%) Dell