Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 20 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
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 349 362 367
Rank change year-on-year +13 +5 -33
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 23 16 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.097% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.12% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 15
South East median daily rate £300 £340 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +25.93% -26.03%
England median daily rate £275 £340 £388
% change year-on-year -19.12% -12.26% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 7
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £15.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -20.76% +5.17%
England median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £15.64
% change year-on-year -4.00% -20.06% +4.25%

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13848 13626 15658
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.83% 82.61% 80.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8310 8240 9341
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £535
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 457 544 607
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.13 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.21% +2.36% +51.43%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.58 £48.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

Software Distribution
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Software Distribution as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Software Distribution in the South East

Software Distribution
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Distribution in the South East

Software Distribution
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Distribution in the South East

Software Distribution
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 20 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
Berkshire +9 18 - -
Thames Valley -2 18 - -
Hampshire +10 5 £300 -11.76%
Software Distribution
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 South East region with a requirement for Software Distribution.

1 20 (86.96%) McAfee
2 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 17 (73.91%) DV Cleared
2 17 (73.91%) Security Cleared
3 16 (69.57%) McAfee ePO
3 16 (69.57%) SC Cleared
4 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (52.17%) Internet
5 12 (52.17%) SharePoint
5 12 (52.17%) IIS
5 12 (52.17%) SharePoint Server
5 12 (52.17%) Server Patching
5 12 (52.17%) Security Operations
5 12 (52.17%) Security Monitoring
6 8 (34.78%) HP
7 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
7 7 (30.43%) DNS
8 6 (26.09%) WAN
8 6 (26.09%) LAN
9 5 (21.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
9 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
10 4 (17.39%) WSUS
10 4 (17.39%) Release Management
10 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
10 4 (17.39%) SCCM
10 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
10 4 (17.39%) Coaching
10 4 (17.39%) Software Delivery

Software Distribution
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 12 (52.17%) IIS
1 12 (52.17%) SharePoint
1 12 (52.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) Internet
2 7 (30.43%) DNS
3 6 (26.09%) LAN
3 6 (26.09%) WAN
4 4 (17.39%) SMS
4 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
5 2 (8.70%) DHCP
5 2 (8.70%) Firewall
5 2 (8.70%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
1 2 (8.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Operations Technician
2 4 (17.39%) SCCM Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 3 (13.04%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
3 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 3 (13.04%) Support Technician
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Build Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Governance Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) IT Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Network Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Network Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Project Governance Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Project Governance Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
1 4 (17.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Security Monitoring
1 12 (52.17%) Security Operations
1 12 (52.17%) Server Patching
2 4 (17.39%) Asset Management
2 4 (17.39%) Coaching
2 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
2 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
2 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
2 4 (17.39%) Patch Management
2 4 (17.39%) Release Management
2 4 (17.39%) Software Delivery
2 4 (17.39%) Software Deployment
3 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
2 4 (17.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (73.91%) DV Cleared
1 17 (73.91%) Security Cleared
2 16 (69.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (69.57%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (21.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (17.39%) SCCM
3 4 (17.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) McAfee
2 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
3 8 (34.78%) HP
4 4 (17.39%) Altiris
5 1 (4.35%) Borland
5 1 (4.35%) Lumension