Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 798 805 796
Rank change year-on-year +7 -9 -161
Contract jobs citing Altiris 60 104 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.062% 0.096% 0.078%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.21% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 48 54
UK median daily rate £325 £321 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.40% -14.53% +20.97%
10th Percentile £104 £250 £168
90th Percentile £488 £439 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £323 £300
% change year-on-year +16.10% +7.67% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 7
UK median hourly rate £20.26 £40.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.36% +122.47% +24.00%
10th Percentile £14.18 £24.85 £16.49
90th Percentile £24.46 £42.20 £61.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.14 £40.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year -42.86% +140.71% +16.03%

Altiris is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 42035 48754 50166
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.60% 44.94% 44.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 25695 29915 29191
UK median daily rate £430 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £225
90th Percentile £612 £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 1394 1642 2220
UK median hourly rate £17.13 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.14% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.43
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.75 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.38 £17.00
% change year-on-year -5.04% +2.21% +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 19 August 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 11 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 19 August 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 58 £325 +0.62% 2
London +32 31 £319 +15.91% 1
UK excluding London +20 26 £375 +16.10% 2
North of England +57 8 £313 -2.65%
East of England -5 8 £475 - 1
North West +37 7 £313 +25.00%
South East +16 7 £320 -5.88%
Scotland +3 2 £475 +69.64%
Midlands +32 1 - -
Yorkshire +25 1 - -
East Midlands -17 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 51 (85.00%) Windows
2 44 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 40 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 38 (63.33%) SCCM
5 35 (58.33%) Citrix
6 34 (56.67%) PowerShell
7 33 (55.00%) Windows 7
8 30 (50.00%) VMware
9 26 (43.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 24 (40.00%) VBScript
11 22 (36.67%) Symantec
11 22 (36.67%) XenApp
12 20 (33.33%) MS Exchange
12 20 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
13 19 (31.67%) SharePoint
13 19 (31.67%) Office 365
14 17 (28.33%) Skype for Business
15 16 (26.67%) Skype
16 14 (23.33%) XenDesktop
17 13 (21.67%) Norton AntiVirus
17 13 (21.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 13 (21.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
18 12 (20.00%) OneDrive
18 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
18 12 (20.00%) DNS
18 12 (20.00%) ITIL
19 11 (18.33%) CESG
19 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
19 11 (18.33%) LANDesk
19 11 (18.33%) BitLocker

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 20 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 19 (31.67%) SharePoint
3 17 (28.33%) Skype for Business
4 5 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (6.67%) IIS
6 1 (1.67%) Apache
6 1 (1.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.67%) Shockwave
Cloud Services
1 19 (31.67%) Office 365
2 12 (20.00%) OneDrive
3 4 (6.67%) IaaS
3 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.67%) Skype
2 12 (20.00%) DNS
3 9 (15.00%) LAN
3 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (10.00%) DHCP
4 6 (10.00%) SAN
5 5 (8.33%) VPN
6 4 (6.67%) Internet
7 3 (5.00%) WAN
8 2 (3.33%) Firewall
8 2 (3.33%) FTP
8 2 (3.33%) LDAP
8 2 (3.33%) Wireless
9 1 (1.67%) ADSL
9 1 (1.67%) HTTP
9 1 (1.67%) ISDN
9 1 (1.67%) Kerberos
9 1 (1.67%) PBX
9 1 (1.67%) PSTN
9 1 (1.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) AdminStudio
2 3 (5.00%) MSI
General
1 8 (13.33%) Banking
2 6 (10.00%) Finance
3 5 (8.33%) Legal
4 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.67%) Advertising
5 1 (1.67%) Law
5 1 (1.67%) Marketing
5 1 (1.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Analyst
1 14 (23.33%) Desktop Support
2 13 (21.67%) Consultant
3 11 (18.33%) Windows Engineer
4 9 (15.00%) Service Analyst
5 8 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Associate Consultant
6 5 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) SCCM Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) Senior SCCM Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) Senior Windows Technical Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) Windows Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) Windows Technical Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.67%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) CESG
2 10 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.33%) User Experience
4 4 (6.67%) EMC VNX
5 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.00%) Replication
6 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.33%) Driving Licence
6 2 (3.33%) iPad
6 2 (3.33%) iPhone
6 2 (3.33%) Smartphone
6 2 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.67%) BYOD
7 1 (1.67%) Clustering
7 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.67%) PDA
7 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 51 (85.00%) Windows
2 33 (55.00%) Windows 7
3 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (15.00%) Windows Server
5 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (10.00%) Windows 10
7 4 (6.67%) Apple iOS
7 4 (6.67%) Windows XP
8 3 (5.00%) Linux
8 3 (5.00%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.33%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.67%) Android
10 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 12 (20.00%) ITIL
3 11 (18.33%) Customer Requirements
3 11 (18.33%) Disk Encryption
3 11 (18.33%) Presales
4 10 (16.67%) Software Distribution
5 9 (15.00%) Application Packaging
5 9 (15.00%) Patch Management
6 8 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 8 (13.33%) Task Automation
7 6 (10.00%) Application Virtualisation
7 6 (10.00%) Change Management
8 5 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (8.33%) Migration
8 5 (8.33%) Problem Management
8 5 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (6.67%) Line Management
10 3 (5.00%) Coaching
10 3 (5.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (56.67%) PowerShell
2 24 (40.00%) VBScript
3 3 (5.00%) SQL
4 2 (3.33%) VB
5 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.00%) Degree
4 2 (3.33%) MCSE
4 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.67%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.67%) MCP
5 1 (1.67%) MCSA
5 1 (1.67%) MCTS
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 40 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 26 (43.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (36.67%) XenApp
4 20 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 14 (23.33%) XenDesktop
6 11 (18.33%) BitLocker
7 2 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.67%) KVM
8 1 (1.67%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 38 (63.33%) SCCM
2 13 (21.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 13 (21.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (10.00%) ThinApp
5 5 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (5.00%) SCOM
6 3 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (5.00%) WSUS
7 1 (1.67%) Ansible
7 1 (1.67%) AppDNA
7 1 (1.67%) BladeLogic
7 1 (1.67%) DameWare
7 1 (1.67%) EdgeSight
7 1 (1.67%) EnCase
7 1 (1.67%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 35 (58.33%) Citrix
3 30 (50.00%) VMware
4 22 (36.67%) Symantec
5 11 (18.33%) LANDesk
6 9 (15.00%) HP
7 8 (13.33%) AppSense
8 7 (11.67%) Dell
9 6 (10.00%) McAfee
9 6 (10.00%) Wyse
10 5 (8.33%) EMC
11 4 (6.67%) MobileIron
12 3 (5.00%) Bloomberg
12 3 (5.00%) Reuters
13 2 (3.33%) Apple
13 2 (3.33%) Cisco
14 1 (1.67%) Adobe
14 1 (1.67%) IBM
14 1 (1.67%) Remedy
14 1 (1.67%) Sun