Period
to 20 October 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Altiris products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Altiris over the 6 months to 20 October 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Altiris.

Altiris
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 805 805 819
Rank change year-on-year 0 +14 -185
Contract jobs citing Altiris 73 87 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.073% 0.082% 0.074%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 45 47
UK median daily rate £388 £310 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.51% +25.81%
10th Percentile £188 £178 £266
90th Percentile £525 £375 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £315 £370
% change year-on-year +42.86% -14.86% +13.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 5
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £18.50 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.08% +2.89% +17.90%
10th Percentile £14.00 £15.00 £16.49
90th Percentile £24.42 £42.00 £18.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.26 £18.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year +9.50% +9.96% +10.33%

Altiris is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 42619 47906 49670
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.90% 45.08% 43.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 26341 29293 29250
UK median daily rate £430 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £243 £240 £225
90th Percentile £620 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1386 1712 2171
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.10 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.34% -2.29% +4.67%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.38
90th Percentile £45.22 £44.98 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.84 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +2.03% -2.94% +3.03%

Altiris
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Altiris as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Altiris in the UK

Altiris
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Altiris.

Contractor daily rate trend for Altiris in the UK

Altiris
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Altiris over the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Altiris in the UK

Altiris
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Altiris.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Altiris in the UK

Altiris
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Altiris within the UK over the 6 months to 20 October 2017. 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
England +46 69 £388 +25.00% 6
London +23 37 £325 +36.84% 2
UK excluding London +27 34 £450 +42.86% 4
East of England -5 14 £450 - 1
South East +8 10 £475 +34.75%
North of England +59 6 £319 +1.19% 1
North West +24 5 £319 +27.50%
Scotland -2 2 £475 +72.73%
Northern Ireland -47 2 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Altiris also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Altiris.

1 61 (83.56%) Windows
2 54 (73.97%) Active Directory
3 52 (71.23%) Microsoft
4 48 (65.75%) SCCM
5 44 (60.27%) Citrix
6 41 (56.16%) PowerShell
7 40 (54.79%) Windows 7
7 40 (54.79%) VMware
8 35 (47.95%) VMware Infrastructure
9 33 (45.21%) MS Exchange
10 31 (42.47%) VBScript
10 31 (42.47%) Symantec
11 30 (41.10%) XenApp
11 30 (41.10%) Office 365
12 28 (38.36%) Microsoft App-V
13 27 (36.99%) Skype for Business
14 26 (35.62%) Skype
15 25 (34.25%) SharePoint
16 22 (30.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 22 (30.14%) XenDesktop
17 21 (28.77%) Norton AntiVirus
18 20 (27.40%) OneDrive
18 20 (27.40%) Desktop Virtualisation
19 19 (26.03%) Disk Encryption
19 19 (26.03%) BitLocker
19 19 (26.03%) LANDesk
19 19 (26.03%) Microsoft Intune
19 19 (26.03%) CESG
20 17 (23.29%) AppSense
21 15 (20.55%) Presales

Altiris
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 33 (45.21%) MS Exchange
2 27 (36.99%) Skype for Business
3 25 (34.25%) SharePoint
4 7 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (6.85%) Site Server
7 4 (5.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (4.11%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (2.74%) IIS
10 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (1.37%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.37%) Shockwave
Cloud Services
1 30 (41.10%) Office 365
2 20 (27.40%) OneDrive
3 11 (15.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (8.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (35.62%) Skype
2 10 (13.70%) DNS
3 8 (10.96%) LAN
4 6 (8.22%) TCP/IP
4 6 (8.22%) VPN
5 5 (6.85%) Firewall
6 4 (5.48%) DHCP
6 4 (5.48%) WAN
7 3 (4.11%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (4.11%) SAN
8 2 (2.74%) Internet
8 2 (2.74%) Network Security
8 2 (2.74%) Wireless
9 1 (1.37%) ADSL
9 1 (1.37%) FTP
9 1 (1.37%) Intranet
9 1 (1.37%) ISDN
9 1 (1.37%) LDAP
9 1 (1.37%) PSTN
9 1 (1.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) MSI
2 2 (2.74%) AdminStudio
General
1 9 (12.33%) Finance
1 9 (12.33%) Legal
2 6 (8.22%) Banking
3 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.37%) Advertising
4 1 (1.37%) Law
4 1 (1.37%) Marketing
4 1 (1.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (28.77%) Consultant
2 14 (19.18%) Analyst
3 11 (15.07%) Desktop Support
4 9 (12.33%) Service Analyst
4 9 (12.33%) Technical Consultant
5 8 (10.96%) Windows Engineer
6 7 (9.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (9.59%) SCCM Consultant
6 7 (9.59%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (9.59%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Architect
8 4 (5.48%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) SCCM Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) SCCM Specialist
8 4 (5.48%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (5.48%) Senior Technical Consultant
8 4 (5.48%) Senior Windows Technical Consultant
8 4 (5.48%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Windows Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) OCX
1 2 (2.74%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.37%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.03%) CESG
2 13 (17.81%) Blackberry
3 11 (15.07%) User Experience
4 7 (9.59%) Management Information System
5 6 (8.22%) EMC VNX
6 4 (5.48%) Replication
7 2 (2.74%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.74%) iPad
7 2 (2.74%) iPhone
7 2 (2.74%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.37%) BYOD
8 1 (1.37%) CMDB
8 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.37%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.37%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 61 (83.56%) Windows
2 40 (54.79%) Windows 7
3 13 (17.81%) Windows Server
4 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (12.33%) Windows 10
6 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (6.85%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.74%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.37%) Android
9 1 (1.37%) Linux
9 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.40%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 19 (26.03%) Disk Encryption
3 15 (20.55%) Customer Requirements
3 15 (20.55%) Presales
4 11 (15.07%) Configuration Management
5 10 (13.70%) Application Packaging
6 9 (12.33%) Software Distribution
7 8 (10.96%) Patch Management
7 8 (10.96%) Validation
8 6 (8.22%) Infrastructure Management
8 6 (8.22%) Problem Management
9 5 (6.85%) ITIL
9 5 (6.85%) Migration
9 5 (6.85%) Task Automation
10 4 (5.48%) Application Virtualisation
10 4 (5.48%) Asset Management
10 4 (5.48%) Coaching
10 4 (5.48%) Data Protection
10 4 (5.48%) Mentoring
11 3 (4.11%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 41 (56.16%) PowerShell
2 31 (42.47%) VBScript
3 8 (10.96%) SQL
4 3 (4.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (6.85%) SC Cleared
1 5 (6.85%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.74%) MCSA
3 2 (2.74%) MCSE
4 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.37%) MCP
4 1 (1.37%) MCTS
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (73.97%) Active Directory
2 35 (47.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (41.10%) XenApp
4 28 (38.36%) Microsoft App-V
5 22 (30.14%) XenDesktop
6 19 (26.03%) BitLocker
7 3 (4.11%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.37%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.37%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 48 (65.75%) SCCM
2 22 (30.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 21 (28.77%) Norton AntiVirus
4 19 (26.03%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (9.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 6 (8.22%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (5.48%) AppDNA
7 4 (5.48%) WSUS
8 3 (4.11%) AirWatch
9 2 (2.74%) EdgeSight
9 2 (2.74%) SCOM
9 2 (2.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (2.74%) ThinApp
10 1 (1.37%) Ansible
10 1 (1.37%) BladeLogic
10 1 (1.37%) DameWare
10 1 (1.37%) EnCase
10 1 (1.37%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (1.37%) MOM
10 1 (1.37%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 52 (71.23%) Microsoft
2 44 (60.27%) Citrix
3 40 (54.79%) VMware
4 31 (42.47%) Symantec
5 19 (26.03%) LANDesk
6 17 (23.29%) AppSense
7 9 (12.33%) HP
8 7 (9.59%) Dell
8 7 (9.59%) EMC
9 6 (8.22%) McAfee
10 5 (6.85%) MobileIron
11 4 (5.48%) Cisco
12 3 (4.11%) Wyse
13 2 (2.74%) Apple
13 2 (2.74%) CommVault
13 2 (2.74%) Computacenter
13 2 (2.74%) Compuware
13 2 (2.74%) Remedy
13 2 (2.74%) SolarWinds
14 1 (1.37%) 3PAR