Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 14 August 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 Distribution
England > South West
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 200 206
Rank change year-on-year +6 +6 +3
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 12 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.22% 0.055% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.065% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 4
South West median daily rate £463 £265 £750
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +74.39% -64.64% +581.82%
10th Percentile £389 £195 £673
90th Percentile £550 £356 £775
England median daily rate £324 £353 £307
% change year-on-year -8.16% +15.01% -13.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
South West median hourly rate £18.25 - -
England median hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £17.45
% change year-on-year +8.33% -31.23% +16.33%

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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,598 4,587 4,812
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 84.38% 83.67% 81.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,833 2,911 3,178
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £269 £250 £250
90th Percentile £563 £538 £554
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 204 257
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +7.69%
10th Percentile £12.40 £12.85 £12.70
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.50 £47.35
England median hourly rate £21.50 £23.50 £23.56
% change year-on-year -8.51% -0.24% +8.86%

Software Distribution
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Distribution in the South West

Software Distribution
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Distribution in the South West

Software Distribution
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Distribution in the South West over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Distribution in the South West

Software Distribution
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Distribution in the South West

Software Distribution
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 14 August 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
Wiltshire - 4 £425 - 3
Somerset - 2 - -
Software Distribution
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Software Distribution 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 West region with a requirement for Software Distribution.

1 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) APMP
2 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 6 (50.00%) Single Sign-On
2 6 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (50.00%) Legal
2 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) SCCM
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
4 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 2 (16.67%) Citrix
6 2 (16.67%) MSI
6 2 (16.67%) Service Management
6 2 (16.67%) Application Packaging
6 2 (16.67%) Software Packaging
6 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
6 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 2 (16.67%) Patch Management

Software Distribution
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) SMS
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MSI
General
1 6 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Delivery Manager
1 6 (50.00%) Service Manager
2 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Applications Packager
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared Application Packager
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Application Packaging
3 2 (16.67%) Application Virtualisation
3 2 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) Patch Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Workload Management
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) APMP
3 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Single Sign-On
2 5 (41.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Adobe
3 1 (8.33%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Dell KACE
3 1 (8.33%) Google
3 1 (8.33%) McAfee
3 1 (8.33%) Sophos
3 1 (8.33%) VMware