Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Software Licensing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Licensing over the 6 months to 17 July 2018 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 Licensing
England > South East
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 363 340 376
Rank change year-on-year -23 +36 +2
Contract jobs citing Software Licensing 23 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 15
South East median daily rate £462 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.20% +15.38% +23.81%
10th Percentile £179 £170 £178
90th Percentile £531 £513 £469
England median daily rate £462 £450 £375
% change year-on-year +2.67% +20.00% -5.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £15.00 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.67% -75.00% +238.03%
England median hourly rate £20.50 £14.63 £14.50
% change year-on-year +40.17% +0.86% -22.50%

Software Licensing 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 14,505 13,292 15,494
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.03% 83.42% 82.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,604 7,720 9,488
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £255
90th Percentile £588 £563 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 517 519 573
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £24.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -16.87% +11.65%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.62 £11.81
90th Percentile £51.75 £50.30 £51.00
England median hourly rate £22.25 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -11.01% +4.17% +11.63%

Software Licensing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Licensing in the South East

Software Licensing
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 Licensing in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Licensing in the South East

Software Licensing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Licensing in the South East over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Licensing in the South East

Software Licensing
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 Licensing in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Licensing in the South East

Software Licensing
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 Licensing within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 July 2018. 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
Surrey -29 10 £462 +23.20% 2
Thames Valley -7 8 £400 +6.67% 3
Berkshire -17 7 £292 -13.63% 3
Hampshire -6 3 £150 -11.76% 2
Middlesex - 2 £478 -
Buckinghamshire 0 1 £438 +13.56%
Software Licensing
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Software Licensing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Software Licensing.

1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 13 (56.52%) Oracle
3 11 (47.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (43.48%) ITIL
4 10 (43.48%) Project Management
4 10 (43.48%) Finance
4 10 (43.48%) Asset Management
5 9 (39.13%) SAP
6 8 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (34.78%) ITIL V3
6 8 (34.78%) Analytics
6 8 (34.78%) Data Analytics
6 8 (34.78%) Software Asset Management
6 8 (34.78%) ISO/IEC 19770
6 8 (34.78%) Software Audit
7 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
7 5 (21.74%) SQL
7 5 (21.74%) Windows
8 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
8 4 (17.39%) Web Services
8 4 (17.39%) Internet
8 4 (17.39%) Time Management
8 4 (17.39%) Degree
8 4 (17.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (17.39%) Replication
8 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
9 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
9 3 (13.04%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
9 3 (13.04%) Windows Server

Software Licensing
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 1 (4.35%) IIS
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (8.70%) SaaS
4 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Internet
2 3 (13.04%) DNS
2 3 (13.04%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (13.04%) SAN
2 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.04%) VPN
3 2 (8.70%) NAS
4 1 (4.35%) LAN
4 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Publishing
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Service Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Delivery Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Services Delivery Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Data Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Software Asset Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Software Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Excel Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Junior
6 1 (4.35%) Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Junior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Replication
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Licensing
3 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.70%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Licensing
4 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.35%) AIX
4 1 (4.35%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Solaris
4 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Asset Management
1 10 (43.48%) ITIL
1 10 (43.48%) Project Management
2 8 (34.78%) Analytics
2 8 (34.78%) Data Analytics
2 8 (34.78%) ITIL V3
2 8 (34.78%) Software Asset Management
2 8 (34.78%) Software Audit
3 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
4 4 (17.39%) Time Management
5 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) IT Asset Management
5 3 (13.04%) Service Management
6 2 (8.70%) Change Management
6 2 (8.70%) Chemistry
6 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (8.70%) Indirect Procurement
6 2 (8.70%) Information Security
6 2 (8.70%) Software Deployment
7 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) ISO/IEC 19770
2 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 13 (56.52%) Oracle
3 9 (39.13%) SAP
4 3 (13.04%) Altiris
4 3 (13.04%) Symantec
5 2 (8.70%) IBM
6 1 (4.35%) Adobe
6 1 (4.35%) Brocade
6 1 (4.35%) Snow
6 1 (4.35%) Sun