Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 197 202
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 +17
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 21 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.33% 0.018% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.021% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 1 4
South West median daily rate £425 £350 £750
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -53.33% +581.82%
10th Percentile £413 £325 £673
90th Percentile £449 £375 £775
England median daily rate £371 £275 £340
% change year-on-year +35.00% -19.12% -12.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South West median hourly rate - - £20.25
England median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year - -4.00% -20.06%

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 5,406 4,679 4,658
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.84% 83.43% 82.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,402 2,956 3,124
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £250 £235
90th Percentile £575 £556 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 193 279
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £29.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.66% +18.24% -22.87%
10th Percentile £15.23 £12.08 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.08 £50.20 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -6.38% +2.17% +4.55%

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 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 20 November 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 - 21 £425 - 3
Software Distribution
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 21 (100.00%) ITIL
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 21 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 21 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 21 (100.00%) Compatibility Testing
1 21 (100.00%) SCCM
2 19 (90.48%) DV Cleared
3 18 (85.71%) Mentoring
3 18 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (85.71%) Customer Engagement
3 18 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 18 (85.71%) Service Management
3 18 (85.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 18 (85.71%) Windows
3 18 (85.71%) MSI
4 10 (47.62%) Application Packaging
5 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
6 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
6 3 (14.29%) Software Packaging
6 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 3 (14.29%) Citrix
6 3 (14.29%) Application Virtualisation
6 3 (14.29%) Workload Management
7 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (4.76%) Military

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:

Development Applications
1 18 (85.71%) MSI
General
1 1 (4.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Applications Packager
2 9 (42.86%) DV Cleared Application Packager
3 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
1 18 (85.71%) Windows 7
1 18 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Compatibility Testing
1 21 (100.00%) ITIL
2 18 (85.71%) Customer Engagement
2 18 (85.71%) Mentoring
2 18 (85.71%) Service Management
2 18 (85.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (47.62%) Application Packaging
4 3 (14.29%) Application Virtualisation
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 3 (14.29%) Workload Management
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (90.48%) DV Cleared
3 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 21 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Citrix
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft