Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 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.

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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 816 809 803
Rank change year-on-year -7 -6 -138
Contract jobs citing Altiris 80 56 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.080% 0.058% 0.065%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 30 38
UK median daily rate £450 £286 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +57.21% -23.67% +16.28%
10th Percentile £185 £119 £193
90th Percentile £530 £441 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £340 £370
% change year-on-year +32.35% -8.11% +13.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 4
UK median hourly rate £20.26 £18.50 £16.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.50% +12.89% +9.25%
10th Percentile £14.00 £14.60 £14.16
90th Percentile £24.42 £19.25 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.26 £18.50 £16.39
% change year-on-year +9.50% +12.89% +7.46%

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 42,171 43,993 45,712
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.04% 45.19% 42.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,668 26,933 26,978
UK median daily rate £436 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £231 £241 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,367 1,662 1,923
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.54 £10.25 £10.24
90th Percentile £45.00 £46.00 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 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
England +17 74 £450 +51.26% 5
London +1 47 £365 +73.81% 1
UK excluding London +27 31 £450 +32.35% 4
East of England - 13 £450 -
South East -29 10 £500 +34.86% 3
Wales - 3 £160 -
North of England +45 2 £228 -9.00% 1
Northern Ireland - 2 - -
North West +13 1 - -
Scotland -14 1 £475 +72.73%
North East - 1 £228 -

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 71 (88.75%) Active Directory
2 68 (85.00%) Windows
3 63 (78.75%) Microsoft
4 50 (62.50%) Citrix
5 48 (60.00%) VMware
6 46 (57.50%) MS Exchange
7 43 (53.75%) SCCM
7 43 (53.75%) VMware Infrastructure
8 42 (52.50%) Windows 7
9 37 (46.25%) Office 365
10 35 (43.75%) XenApp
10 35 (43.75%) PowerShell
10 35 (43.75%) Symantec
11 30 (37.50%) Ivanti
12 29 (36.25%) Skype for Business
13 28 (35.00%) Microsoft App-V
14 27 (33.75%) VBScript
14 27 (33.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 26 (32.50%) Skype
15 26 (32.50%) SharePoint
16 24 (30.00%) XenDesktop
17 22 (27.50%) Finance
18 21 (26.25%) Norton AntiVirus
19 19 (23.75%) Blackberry
19 19 (23.75%) CESG
19 19 (23.75%) Microsoft Intune
19 19 (23.75%) OneDrive
19 19 (23.75%) BitLocker
19 19 (23.75%) Disk Encryption
20 18 (22.50%) Desktop Virtualisation

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 46 (57.50%) MS Exchange
2 29 (36.25%) Skype for Business
3 26 (32.50%) SharePoint
4 9 (11.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (8.75%) Site Server
7 4 (5.00%) IIS
8 3 (3.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (2.50%) Apache
9 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 37 (46.25%) Office 365
2 19 (23.75%) OneDrive
3 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (7.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (32.50%) Skype
2 10 (12.50%) DNS
2 10 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
3 9 (11.25%) VPN
4 6 (7.50%) SAN
5 5 (6.25%) Firewall
6 4 (5.00%) DHCP
6 4 (5.00%) Internet
6 4 (5.00%) LAN
6 4 (5.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.00%) WAN
7 2 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (2.50%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.50%) Kerberos
7 2 (2.50%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.50%) Network Security
7 2 (2.50%) VSAN
8 1 (1.25%) ADSL
8 1 (1.25%) FTP
8 1 (1.25%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (6.25%) MSI
General
1 22 (27.50%) Finance
2 16 (20.00%) Legal
3 6 (7.50%) Banking
4 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.25%) Law
5 1 (1.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (22.50%) Analyst
1 18 (22.50%) Consultant
2 15 (18.75%) Service Analyst
3 13 (16.25%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
5 9 (11.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (11.25%) Desktop Support
6 8 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) SCCM Consultant
6 8 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (8.75%) Technical Consultant
8 6 (7.50%) SCCM Specialist
8 6 (7.50%) Service Desk Support
9 5 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 5 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 5 (6.25%) Architect
9 5 (6.25%) Deployment Consultant
10 4 (5.00%) SCCM Engineer
10 4 (5.00%) Server Specialist
10 4 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.50%) OCX
1 2 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.75%) Blackberry
1 19 (23.75%) CESG
2 12 (15.00%) User Experience
3 6 (7.50%) EMC VNX
3 6 (7.50%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.00%) Replication
5 3 (3.75%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.25%) BYOD
6 1 (1.25%) CMDB
6 1 (1.25%) iPad
6 1 (1.25%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 68 (85.00%) Windows
2 42 (52.50%) Windows 7
3 13 (16.25%) Windows 10
3 13 (16.25%) Windows Server
4 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (11.25%) Apple iOS
5 9 (11.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.75%) Linux
7 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.50%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.25%) Android
9 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.75%) Disk Encryption
2 18 (22.50%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 13 (16.25%) Customer Requirements
4 12 (15.00%) Presales
5 11 (13.75%) Configuration Management
6 10 (12.50%) Validation
7 8 (10.00%) Asset Management
8 7 (8.75%) Application Packaging
8 7 (8.75%) Migration
9 6 (7.50%) Infrastructure Management
9 6 (7.50%) Problem Management
10 5 (6.25%) Fund Management
10 5 (6.25%) ITIL
10 5 (6.25%) Software Distribution
11 4 (5.00%) Coaching
11 4 (5.00%) Data Protection
11 4 (5.00%) Mentoring
11 4 (5.00%) Patch Management
12 3 (3.75%) Kalman Filter
12 3 (3.75%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 35 (43.75%) PowerShell
2 27 (33.75%) VBScript
3 10 (12.50%) SQL
4 4 (5.00%) VB
5 2 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.25%) MCSA
2 1 (1.25%) MCSE
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certified Architect
2 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) SLA
System Software
1 71 (88.75%) Active Directory
2 43 (53.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (43.75%) XenApp
4 28 (35.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 24 (30.00%) XenDesktop
6 19 (23.75%) BitLocker
7 3 (3.75%) Hyper-V
7 3 (3.75%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.50%) vSphere
9 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.25%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 43 (53.75%) SCCM
2 27 (33.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 21 (26.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 19 (23.75%) Microsoft Intune
5 9 (11.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 6 (7.50%) NetBackup
7 5 (6.25%) AppDNA
7 5 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (5.00%) AirWatch
8 4 (5.00%) SCOM
8 4 (5.00%) WSUS
9 3 (3.75%) Backup Exec
10 2 (2.50%) EdgeSight
10 2 (2.50%) HP SIM
11 1 (1.25%) Ansible
11 1 (1.25%) EnCase
11 1 (1.25%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (1.25%) Trend Micro Deep Security
11 1 (1.25%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 63 (78.75%) Microsoft
2 50 (62.50%) Citrix
3 48 (60.00%) VMware
4 35 (43.75%) Symantec
5 30 (37.50%) Ivanti
6 15 (18.75%) HP
7 8 (10.00%) EMC
8 7 (8.75%) Dell
9 5 (6.25%) 3PAR
9 5 (6.25%) McAfee
10 4 (5.00%) Avaya
10 4 (5.00%) Bloomberg
10 4 (5.00%) Cisco
10 4 (5.00%) MobileIron
10 4 (5.00%) SolarWinds
11 3 (3.75%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.50%) CommVault
12 2 (2.50%) Computacenter
12 2 (2.50%) Compuware
12 2 (2.50%) Oracle