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 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Distribution
England / South East
Rank 214 248 257
Rank change year-on-year +34 +9  
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 31 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.39% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.21% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 1
Median daily rate £359 £330 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.71% -8.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £17.45 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.23% -  
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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6398 7492 7766
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.51% 81.26% 79.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3690 4606 4268
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 268 277
Median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.20% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.75 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £61.00 £47.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Software Distribution
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Distribution in the South East over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 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
Hampshire +22 19 £359 +7.00%
Berkshire +34 12 - -
Software Distribution
England

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region with a requirement for Software Distribution.

1 21 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (51.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 17 (48.57%) Intel Security
4 15 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 12 (34.29%) DV Cleared
6 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
6 11 (31.43%) Windows
7 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 10 (28.57%) Configuration Management
7 10 (28.57%) Software Deployment
8 9 (25.71%) Data Centre
8 9 (25.71%) Internet
8 9 (25.71%) SMS
9 8 (22.86%) Solaris
9 8 (22.86%) Linux
9 8 (22.86%) SQL
9 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
9 8 (22.86%) Tivoli
9 8 (22.86%) HP
9 8 (22.86%) Citrix
9 8 (22.86%) SAN
9 8 (22.86%) Veritas
9 8 (22.86%) ESRI
9 8 (22.86%) Netcool
9 8 (22.86%) IPsec
9 8 (22.86%) Clustering
9 8 (22.86%) Degree
9 8 (22.86%) TOGAF
9 8 (22.86%) Use Case
9 8 (22.86%) Release Management

Software Distribution
Top Related 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 6 (17.14%) IIS
1 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
1 6 (17.14%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) Internet
1 9 (25.71%) SMS
2 8 (22.86%) IPsec
2 8 (22.86%) NAS
2 8 (22.86%) SAN
3 2 (5.71%) DNS
3 2 (5.71%) LAN
3 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.71%) WAN
4 1 (2.86%) Firewall
4 1 (2.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Geospatial Data
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Applications Architect
1 8 (22.86%) Architect
1 8 (22.86%) Integration Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Operations Technician
2 6 (17.14%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (8.57%) Geospatial Architect
4 2 (5.71%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Data Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Desktop Support
5 1 (2.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Software Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Data Centre
2 8 (22.86%) Clustering
3 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.71%) Replication
5 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Windows
2 8 (22.86%) Linux
2 8 (22.86%) Solaris
3 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Configuration Management
1 10 (28.57%) Software Deployment
2 8 (22.86%) Release Management
2 8 (22.86%) Server Building
2 8 (22.86%) Software Delivery
2 8 (22.86%) TOGAF
2 8 (22.86%) Use Case
3 6 (17.14%) Security Monitoring
3 6 (17.14%) Security Operations
3 6 (17.14%) Server Patching
4 3 (8.57%) Office Automation
4 3 (8.57%) Patch Management
5 2 (5.71%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.71%) B2B
5 2 (5.71%) Change Control
5 2 (5.71%) Coaching
5 2 (5.71%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.86%) Project Management
6 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 12 (34.29%) DV Cleared
4 8 (22.86%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (51.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (22.86%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (22.86%) Netcool
2 8 (22.86%) Tivoli
3 2 (5.71%) SCCM
3 2 (5.71%) WSUS
4 1 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Intel Security
2 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
3 8 (22.86%) Citrix
3 8 (22.86%) ESRI
3 8 (22.86%) HP
3 8 (22.86%) Veritas
4 2 (5.71%) Altiris
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) Lotus
5 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.86%) Sophos