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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Deployment
Rank 107 125 124
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -1
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 16 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.65% 0.12% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.17% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Average daily rate
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£280 £233 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.43% -1.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £253 £275
% change year-on-year
+23.76% -8.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-18.51% +6.57%
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
1805 1783 2115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.34% 69.84% 67.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 902 799 797
Average daily rate £390 £385 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% -1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 37 36
Average hourly rate £17.07 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.72% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £37.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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
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 20 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +14 12 £263 +59.09% 1
Reading - 4 £290 -
Software Deployment
South East

Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 19 (86.36%) Security Cleared
2 17 (77.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 16 (72.73%) McAfee
3 16 (72.73%) SMS
4 15 (68.18%) Software Distribution
5 14 (63.64%) HP
6 11 (50.00%) SC Cleared
7 9 (40.91%) Windows
8 7 (31.82%) Release Management
9 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (27.27%) DV Cleared
10 4 (18.18%) Windows 2000
11 3 (13.64%) Linux
11 3 (13.64%) Time Management
12 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
12 2 (9.09%) MCSE
12 2 (9.09%) HNC
12 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
12 2 (9.09%) DHCP
12 2 (9.09%) Citrix
12 2 (9.09%) CCA
12 2 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (4.55%) Apple
13 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
13 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
13 1 (4.55%) Project Management
13 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
13 1 (4.55%) Management Information System

Software Deployment
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) SMS
2 2 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.55%) Wireless
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) VoIP
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
3 1 (4.55%) LDAP
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Linux Support
5 2 (9.09%) Support Technician
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 2 (9.09%) Linux Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
1 1 (4.55%) iPad
1 1 (4.55%) iPhone
1 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (18.18%) Windows 2000
4 3 (13.64%) Linux
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Software Distribution
2 7 (31.82%) Release Management
3 3 (13.64%) Time Management
4 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Validation
4 1 (4.55%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (86.36%) Security Cleared
2 11 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (27.27%) DV Cleared
4 2 (9.09%) MCSE
4 2 (9.09%) HNC
4 2 (9.09%) CCA
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) XenApp
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (77.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) McAfee
2 14 (63.64%) HP
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) Apple
4 1 (4.55%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Becrypt