The table below looks at the statistics for Software Deployment skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Deployment over the 3 months to 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Deployment
Rank 57 52 49
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.40% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.28% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£200 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £275 £235
% change year-on-year
+11.81% +17.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £16.75 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+34.32% -30.92%
Software Deployment
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
544 360 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 71.86% 62.72% 68.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 209 195
Average daily rate £380 £400 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £230 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 23
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -24.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.70 £9.00 £10.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £30.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Software Deployment
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Software Deployment Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Software Deployment
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Software Deployment Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Software Deployment
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Software Deployment Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Software Deployment
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 3 (75.00%) VB
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) NHS
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) WSUS
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) MS Project
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

Software Deployment
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) VB
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) WSUS
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft