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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 576 611 576
Rank change year-on-year +35 -35  
Contract jobs citing Altiris 24 29 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.054% 0.091%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.12% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 23
Median daily rate £348 £330 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.30% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £256 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £438 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £275 £225
% change year-on-year +27.27% +22.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Median hourly rate £16.50 £26.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.73% +41.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.89 £26.50 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £26.50 £122.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 - £67.25

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 20053 23695 24270
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.04% 43.77% 45.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12380 14428 13767
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 715 802 1036
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

Altiris
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Altiris as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 13 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +48 23 £348 +5.30% 4
London +36 14 £348 +2.20% 2
City of London +13 6 £350 -0.70% 1
South East +20 5 £400 +50.94%
Hampshire - 5 £400 -
North West +32 3 £205 -18.00%
Basingstoke - 3 - -
Manchester +15 1 £110 -56.00%
Cambridgeshire +6 1 - -
East of England +2 1 - - 1
Peterborough 0 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £300 -
Merseyside - 1 £300 -

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 31 (75.61%) Windows
1 31 (75.61%) Active Directory
2 25 (60.98%) Windows 7
3 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
3 19 (46.34%) SCCM
4 16 (39.02%) Dell
5 15 (36.59%) VMware
6 14 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (31.71%) PowerShell
8 12 (29.27%) Citrix
9 11 (26.83%) Blackberry
9 11 (26.83%) LAN
9 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (26.83%) Windows Server
10 10 (24.39%) MS Office
10 10 (24.39%) ITIL
11 9 (21.95%) VBScript
11 9 (21.95%) WAN
12 8 (19.51%) SharePoint
12 8 (19.51%) Finance
12 8 (19.51%) Data Centre
13 7 (17.07%) Office 365
13 7 (17.07%) NAS
13 7 (17.07%) Law
13 7 (17.07%) Telecoms
13 7 (17.07%) VPN
13 7 (17.07%) SAN
14 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (14.63%) Symantec

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 8 (19.51%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (9.76%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (7.32%) Apache
4 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
5 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.44%) IBM Domino
6 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.44%) IIS
6 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (24.39%) MS Office
2 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Office 365
2 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.88%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) LAN
2 9 (21.95%) WAN
3 7 (17.07%) NAS
3 7 (17.07%) SAN
3 7 (17.07%) VPN
4 6 (14.63%) Firewall
4 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
5 5 (12.20%) DNS
6 4 (9.76%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (9.76%) IPv4
6 4 (9.76%) IPv6
6 4 (9.76%) MPLS
6 4 (9.76%) Network Security
6 4 (9.76%) Wireless
7 3 (7.32%) HTTP
8 2 (4.88%) 3G
8 2 (4.88%) DHCP
8 2 (4.88%) DMZ
8 2 (4.88%) SSL
8 2 (4.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MSI
2 2 (4.88%) AdminStudio
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Law
2 7 (17.07%) Telecoms
3 6 (14.63%) Legal
4 4 (9.76%) Retail
5 3 (7.32%) Advertising
6 2 (4.88%) Banking
6 2 (4.88%) Financial Institution
6 2 (4.88%) Marketing
7 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Analyst
2 10 (24.39%) Service Analyst
3 9 (21.95%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (14.63%) Support Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 4 (9.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Desktop Support
7 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Legal Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Migration Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Network Architect
8 2 (4.88%) SCCM Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Support Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Blackberry
2 8 (19.51%) Data Centre
3 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (14.63%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (12.20%) iPad
4 5 (12.20%) iPhone
4 5 (12.20%) Smartphone
5 2 (4.88%) Clustering
5 2 (4.88%) Hedge funds
5 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.88%) PKI
5 2 (4.88%) Replication
6 1 (2.44%) BYOD
6 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.44%) IVR
6 1 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.44%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 31 (75.61%) Windows
2 25 (60.98%) Windows 7
3 11 (26.83%) Windows Server
3 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (9.76%) Unix
5 4 (9.76%) Windows 10
6 3 (7.32%) Apple iOS
6 3 (7.32%) Linux
7 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) ITIL
2 6 (14.63%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (14.63%) Server Virtualisation
3 5 (12.20%) Incident Management
3 5 (12.20%) Software Deployment
4 4 (9.76%) Migration
4 4 (9.76%) Patch Management
4 4 (9.76%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (9.76%) Project Management
4 4 (9.76%) Software Distribution
4 4 (9.76%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (7.32%) Application Packaging
5 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.32%) Network Design
5 3 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.88%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.88%) Change Control
6 2 (4.88%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.88%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) PowerShell
2 9 (21.95%) VBScript
3 6 (14.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.44%) MCSE
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 31 (75.61%) Active Directory
2 14 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (14.63%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
4 4 (9.76%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (9.76%) vSphere
4 4 (9.76%) XenApp
4 4 (9.76%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.88%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.44%) KVM
Systems Management
1 19 (46.34%) SCCM
2 3 (7.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (7.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (4.88%) DameWare
3 2 (4.88%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (4.88%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (4.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (4.88%) WSUS
4 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.44%) Puppet
4 1 (2.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
2 16 (39.02%) Dell
3 15 (36.59%) VMware
4 12 (29.27%) Citrix
5 6 (14.63%) Symantec
6 5 (12.20%) AppSense
6 5 (12.20%) Cisco
6 5 (12.20%) HP
6 5 (12.20%) Intel Security
7 4 (9.76%) Acronis
7 4 (9.76%) Aerohive Networks
7 4 (9.76%) Avaya
7 4 (9.76%) Fortinet
7 4 (9.76%) Meraki
7 4 (9.76%) Rackspace
7 4 (9.76%) Sophos
8 3 (7.32%) Wyse
9 2 (4.88%) Apple
9 2 (4.88%) Bloomberg
9 2 (4.88%) Reuters