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 28 May 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
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 567 601 617
Rank change year-on-year +34 +16  
Contract jobs citing Altiris 28 60 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.063% 0.11% 0.071%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.25% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 22
Median daily rate £325 £326 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.15% -11.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £98 £275 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £426 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £330 £209
% change year-on-year +43.93% +58.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 4
Median hourly rate £19.10 £38.75 £17.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.70% +122.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.18 £25.30 £16.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.02 £41.60 £17.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £40.00 £16.83
% change year-on-year -40.00% +137.74%  

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 19558 24374 24741
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.68% 44.69% 44.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11874 15027 14297
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £370
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 653 799 1137
Median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.96 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11%  

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 28 May 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 19 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 28 May 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 +46 27 £325 +1.24% 1
London +41 16 £294 +6.81% 1
City of London +3 5 £98 -77.05%
North West - 4 £325 -
East of England +1 3 £488 -
Hatfield - 2 £488 -
Liverpool - 2 £313 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £488 -
Merseyside - 2 £313 -
South East +33 1 - -
Hampshire +16 1 - -
Cambridgeshire +6 1 - -
Peterborough -2 1 - -
East Midlands -6 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £375 -
Warrington - 1 £375 -
Leicester - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 37 (80.43%) Windows
2 29 (63.04%) Active Directory
3 27 (58.70%) SCCM
4 26 (56.52%) Windows 7
5 23 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 23 (50.00%) VMware
5 23 (50.00%) Citrix
6 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
7 21 (45.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (34.78%) VBScript
9 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (30.43%) SharePoint
10 14 (30.43%) Microsoft App-V
11 13 (28.26%) Windows Server
12 12 (26.09%) XenApp
12 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (26.09%) ITIL
13 11 (23.91%) LAN
13 11 (23.91%) Office 365
14 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
14 10 (21.74%) Symantec
14 10 (21.74%) Dell
15 9 (19.57%) TCP/IP
15 9 (19.57%) SC Cleared
15 9 (19.57%) Windows 10
16 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (17.39%) XenDesktop
16 8 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
16 8 (17.39%) SAN
17 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003

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 14 (30.43%) SharePoint
2 6 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.04%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (8.70%) Skype for Business
5 2 (4.35%) IIS
6 1 (2.17%) Apache
6 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.17%) IBM Domino
6 1 (2.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.17%) Shockwave
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.91%) Office 365
2 6 (13.04%) OneDrive
3 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.91%) LAN
2 9 (19.57%) TCP/IP
3 8 (17.39%) SAN
4 7 (15.22%) DNS
4 7 (15.22%) WAN
5 5 (10.87%) NAS
5 5 (10.87%) VPN
5 5 (10.87%) Wireless
6 4 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (8.70%) DHCP
6 4 (8.70%) Firewall
6 4 (8.70%) IPv4
6 4 (8.70%) IPv6
6 4 (8.70%) Network Security
6 4 (8.70%) Skype
7 2 (4.35%) Internet
7 2 (4.35%) MPLS
8 1 (2.17%) FTP
8 1 (2.17%) HTTP
8 1 (2.17%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MSI
2 3 (6.52%) AdminStudio
General
1 5 (10.87%) Banking
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Legal
2 4 (8.70%) Retail
3 3 (6.52%) Advertising
3 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Desktop Support
2 10 (21.74%) Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Service Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) Consultant
5 6 (13.04%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Associate Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Deployment Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Migration Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) PC Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Wintel Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) Flash
1 1 (2.17%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.04%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.70%) Blackberry
3 4 (8.70%) CESG
4 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.35%) PKI
5 2 (4.35%) Replication
5 2 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.17%) Clustering
6 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.17%) iPad
6 1 (2.17%) iPhone
6 1 (2.17%) IVR
6 1 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.17%) PDA
6 1 (2.17%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (80.43%) Windows
2 26 (56.52%) Windows 7
3 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (28.26%) Windows Server
5 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (19.57%) Windows 10
7 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (6.52%) Apple iOS
9 2 (4.35%) Linux
9 2 (4.35%) Mac OS X
9 2 (4.35%) Unix
9 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
9 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) ITIL
2 8 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (13.04%) Application Packaging
3 6 (13.04%) Migration
3 6 (13.04%) Patch Management
3 6 (13.04%) Server Virtualisation
3 6 (13.04%) Software Distribution
4 5 (10.87%) Change Management
4 5 (10.87%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 5 (10.87%) Task Automation
5 4 (8.70%) Application Virtualisation
5 4 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (8.70%) Disk Encryption
5 4 (8.70%) Hardware Maintenance
5 4 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (8.70%) Presales
5 4 (8.70%) Project Management
5 4 (8.70%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.52%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 23 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 16 (34.78%) VBScript
3 6 (13.04%) SQL
4 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 9 (19.57%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.04%) Degree
4 1 (2.17%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.17%) MCSE
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 29 (63.04%) Active Directory
2 21 (45.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (30.43%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (26.09%) XenApp
5 8 (17.39%) XenDesktop
6 5 (10.87%) Hyper-V
6 5 (10.87%) vSphere
7 4 (8.70%) BitLocker
7 4 (8.70%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (2.17%) KVM
9 1 (2.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 27 (58.70%) SCCM
2 6 (13.04%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (10.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (10.87%) ThinApp
4 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (6.52%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (6.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (4.35%) WSUS
7 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
7 1 (2.17%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (2.17%) Puppet
7 1 (2.17%) SCOM
7 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) Citrix
1 23 (50.00%) VMware
2 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
3 10 (21.74%) Dell
3 10 (21.74%) Symantec
4 6 (13.04%) HP
4 6 (13.04%) McAfee
5 5 (10.87%) Cisco
6 4 (8.70%) Acronis
6 4 (8.70%) Aerohive Networks
6 4 (8.70%) AppSense
6 4 (8.70%) Avaya
6 4 (8.70%) Fortinet
6 4 (8.70%) LANDesk
6 4 (8.70%) Meraki
6 4 (8.70%) MobileIron
6 4 (8.70%) Rackspace
6 4 (8.70%) Sophos
6 4 (8.70%) Wyse
7 3 (6.52%) Reuters