Period
to 17 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 336 348 365
Rank change year-on-year +12 +17 +16
Contract jobs citing Software Licensing 40 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.24% 0.14% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.16% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 11 7
South East median daily rate £450 £475 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +153.33% -50.00%
10th Percentile £181 £170 £174
90th Percentile £475 £550 £365
England median daily rate £450 £475 £274
% change year-on-year -5.26% +73.52% -27.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
South East median hourly rate £14.44 £32.50 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.58% +118.49% -16.20%
10th Percentile £13.98 £17.75 £14.44
90th Percentile £14.89 £53.25 £15.31
England median hourly rate £87.22 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +481.45% +3.45% -23.10%

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 14,150 13,701 14,276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.90% 84.26% 83.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,517 8,168 8,685
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £260 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 499 471 584
South East median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.22% - -2.17%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.25 £11.78
90th Percentile £51.25 £49.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.87 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.54% +10.51% +3.97%

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 October 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 October 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
Thames Valley +30 26 £443 -19.55%
Berkshire +16 23 £449 -18.41%
Surrey -20 12 £450 +20.00%
Buckinghamshire +21 3 £350 +40.00%
Kent - 1 £275 - 2
Middlesex - 1 £478 -
Software Licensing
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (32.50%) Project Management
4 12 (30.00%) DNS
4 12 (30.00%) Oracle
4 12 (30.00%) Microsoft Licensing
5 11 (27.50%) Web Services
5 11 (27.50%) ITIL
5 11 (27.50%) Internet
5 11 (27.50%) Finance
5 11 (27.50%) Replication
6 10 (25.00%) Firewall
6 10 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 10 (25.00%) VPN
6 10 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (25.00%) DV Cleared
6 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 10 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
6 10 (25.00%) Asset Management
6 10 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (22.50%) Data Analytics
7 9 (22.50%) Software Asset Management
7 9 (22.50%) Analytics
8 8 (20.00%) SAP
8 8 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 19770
8 8 (20.00%) Public Cloud
8 8 (20.00%) ITIL V3
8 8 (20.00%) SaaS
8 8 (20.00%) Degree
8 8 (20.00%) Software Audit

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 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (20.00%) SaaS
4 3 (7.50%) Office 365
5 2 (5.00%) IaaS
5 2 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) DNS
2 11 (27.50%) Internet
3 10 (25.00%) Firewall
3 10 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 10 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 10 (25.00%) VPN
4 5 (12.50%) SAN
5 3 (7.50%) LAN
5 3 (7.50%) NAS
5 3 (7.50%) WAN
6 2 (5.00%) MPLS
6 2 (5.00%) Skype
6 2 (5.00%) Unified Communications
6 2 (5.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (27.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Architect
2 9 (22.50%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (20.00%) Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) Service Manager
4 6 (15.00%) Data Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Excel Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Software Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Software Asset Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Software Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Sourcing Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Office 365 Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Software Licensing Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Compliance Officer
8 1 (2.50%) Solaris Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Solaris Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft Licensing
2 11 (27.50%) Replication
3 8 (20.00%) Public Cloud
4 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.00%) Handset
6 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.50%) HACMP
6 1 (2.50%) LPAR
6 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.00%) AIX
3 2 (5.00%) Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Solaris
3 2 (5.00%) Unix
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Project Management
2 11 (27.50%) ITIL
3 10 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 9 (22.50%) Analytics
4 9 (22.50%) Data Analytics
4 9 (22.50%) Software Asset Management
5 8 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 8 (20.00%) Software Audit
6 6 (15.00%) Data Analysis
7 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 5 (12.50%) Time Management
8 4 (10.00%) Chemistry
8 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.50%) Cloud Operations
9 3 (7.50%) Contract Management
10 2 (5.00%) Data Protection
10 2 (5.00%) Indirect Procurement
10 2 (5.00%) Use Case
10 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 19770
2 3 (7.50%) QA
3 1 (2.50%) GDPR
3 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (2.50%) FlexNet
2 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.00%) Oracle
3 8 (20.00%) SAP
4 2 (5.00%) Brocade
4 2 (5.00%) IBM
4 2 (5.00%) Snow
4 2 (5.00%) Sonus
4 2 (5.00%) Sun
5 1 (2.50%) HP
5 1 (2.50%) Remedy
5 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.50%) VMware