The first table below looks at the demand for Software Deployment skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Deployment over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Deployment
Rank 209 197 203
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 6 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.091% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.17% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 4
Average daily rate £375 £401 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.54% +62.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £343 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £425 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £365
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -17.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-35.55% +28.57%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5041 4725 5880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.08% 74.88% 72.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3685 3616 4145
Average daily rate £450 £450 £454
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 52 93
Average hourly rate £25.00 £135.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.48% +440.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.52 £16.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £135.00 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Software Deployment
London

Software Deployment
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Software Deployment Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Software Deployment
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Software Deployment Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Software Deployment
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Deployment across the City of London region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Software Deployment Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Software Deployment
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Software Deployment Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
3 9 (52.94%) Banking
4 6 (35.29%) SCCM
4 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
4 6 (35.29%) MSI
4 6 (35.29%) .NET
4 6 (35.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (35.29%) XML
5 5 (29.41%) C
5 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
5 5 (29.41%) WiX
5 5 (29.41%) CruiseControl
5 5 (29.41%) Release Management
5 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (29.41%) Subversion
6 4 (23.53%) SQL
6 4 (23.53%) Dell
6 4 (23.53%) ITSM
6 4 (23.53%) ITIL
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
7 3 (17.65%) IIS
7 3 (17.65%) Finance
7 3 (17.65%) Altiris
7 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (17.65%) XenApp
8 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
8 2 (11.76%) Network Security
8 2 (11.76%) PowerShell

Software Deployment
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) IIS
2 2 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.88%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (5.88%) Lync
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Network Security
1 2 (11.76%) SAN
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) Kerberos
2 1 (5.88%) LDAP
2 1 (5.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MSI
1 6 (35.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (29.41%) WiX
2 5 (29.41%) CruiseControl
2 5 (29.41%) Subversion
3 2 (11.76%) NUnit
4 1 (5.88%) AdminStudio
4 1 (5.88%) JIRA
4 1 (5.88%) MSBuild
General
1 9 (52.94%) Banking
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Configuration Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Change Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
1 6 (35.29%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) XSD
2 1 (5.88%) XSL
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) COM
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) Middleware
2 1 (5.88%) .NET Remoting
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
2 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.88%) WCF
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) iPhone
1 2 (11.76%) iPad
1 2 (11.76%) Clustering
1 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Equities
2 1 (5.88%) Derivative
2 1 (5.88%) SWIFT
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.88%) Solaris
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX
5 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Release Management
1 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (23.53%) ITSM
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.76%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) OOD
4 1 (5.88%) SOA
4 1 (5.88%) OOP
4 1 (5.88%) OO
4 1 (5.88%) BCP
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) MVC
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.76%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) XenApp
3 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.76%) vSphere
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) SCCM
2 2 (11.76%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Dell
3 3 (17.65%) Altiris
4 2 (11.76%) EMC
4 2 (11.76%) CommVault
4 2 (11.76%) Reuters
4 2 (11.76%) Bloomberg
5 1 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (5.88%) TIBCO
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) Atlassian