The table below looks at the statistics for Software Deployment skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Deployment over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Deployment
Rank 116 104 127
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +23
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 9 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.35% 0.70% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.94% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate
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£253 £280 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.73% +20.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £266 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £296 £287
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £253
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +23.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
Software Deployment
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1901 1816 1796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.92% 74.82% 70.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1102 895 829
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 23 36
Average hourly rate £33.50 £17.04 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.65% -33.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £14.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £59.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Software Deployment
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Deployment across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Deployment Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Software Deployment
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Deployment across the Berkshire region.

Software Deployment Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Software Deployment
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Deployment across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Software Deployment Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Software Deployment
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Deployment across the Berkshire region.

Software Deployment Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Software Deployment
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Deployment within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell -17 4 £179 -31.80%
Maidenhead - 1 £320 -
Slough - 1 - -
Software Deployment
South East

Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Software Deployment also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Deployment.

1 14 (73.68%) McAfee
2 13 (68.42%) HP
3 11 (57.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
3 11 (57.89%) Data Centre
4 9 (47.37%) Software Delivery
4 9 (47.37%) SMS
5 8 (42.11%) Release Management
6 7 (36.84%) Windows
6 7 (36.84%) Software Distribution
7 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
8 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
9 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
9 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
9 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (15.79%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (15.79%) Symantec
10 3 (15.79%) VBScript
10 3 (15.79%) DNS
10 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
10 3 (15.79%) EMC
10 3 (15.79%) VMware
10 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
10 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (15.79%) Firewall
10 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
10 3 (15.79%) MCSE
10 3 (15.79%) SCCM
10 3 (15.79%) NetBackup

Software Deployment
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Software Deployment also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Deployment. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) SMS
2 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.79%) DNS
3 3 (15.79%) Firewall
3 3 (15.79%) VLAN
4 2 (10.53%) SAN
5 1 (5.26%) 3G
5 1 (5.26%) MPLS
5 1 (5.26%) VoIP
5 1 (5.26%) ATM
5 1 (5.26%) SDH
5 1 (5.26%) LTE
5 1 (5.26%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Subversion
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
1 2 (10.53%) Billing
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Games
2 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) OSS Architect
4 1 (5.26%) AWS Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) EMC VNX
2 2 (10.53%) Thin Client
2 2 (10.53%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.26%) Online Games
3 1 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Software Delivery
2 8 (42.11%) Release Management
3 7 (36.84%) Software Distribution
4 3 (15.79%) Business Continuity
4 3 (15.79%) Malware Detection\Protection
4 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL
5 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (10.53%) Patch Management
5 2 (10.53%) Change Control
5 2 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (10.53%) Line Management
6 1 (5.26%) Network Management
6 1 (5.26%) Revenue Management
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) VBScript
1 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) MCSE
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (15.79%) MCITP
3 3 (15.79%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (15.79%) vSphere
2 2 (10.53%) Terminal Services
2 2 (10.53%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 11 (57.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (15.79%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (15.79%) NetBackup
2 3 (15.79%) SCCM
2 3 (15.79%) HP SIM
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (10.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) McAfee
2 13 (68.42%) HP
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) EMC
4 3 (15.79%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds
4 3 (15.79%) Symantec
5 2 (10.53%) Sophos
5 2 (10.53%) Websense
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle