The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Deployment
Rank 195 217 207
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -10
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 12 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.069% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.090% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 9
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £351 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £294 £253 £321
% change year-on-year
+16.33% -21.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £89.50
% change year-on-year
+32.00% -86.03%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4598 5565 5312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.84% 76.54% 75.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3552 4106 3940
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 74 90
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -39.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £16.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £52.82 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
4 7 (31.82%) Finance
4 7 (31.82%) XenApp
4 7 (31.82%) Windows 7
5 6 (27.27%) VMware
5 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
5 6 (27.27%) IBM
5 6 (27.27%) MS Office
5 6 (27.27%) Citrix
5 6 (27.27%) Blackberry
6 5 (22.73%) Extranet
6 5 (22.73%) Firewall
6 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
6 5 (22.73%) DNS
6 5 (22.73%) Banking
6 5 (22.73%) Backup Exec
6 5 (22.73%) Altiris
6 5 (22.73%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 5 (22.73%) Network Security
6 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (22.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (18.18%) Lync
7 4 (18.18%) UAG
7 4 (18.18%) Symantec
8 3 (13.64%) Remedy
8 3 (13.64%) McAfee

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 4 (18.18%) Lync
3 2 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.55%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
4 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 6 (27.27%) MS Office
3 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (9.09%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) DNS
1 5 (22.73%) Extranet
1 5 (22.73%) Firewall
1 5 (22.73%) Network Security
2 3 (13.64%) VPN
3 2 (9.09%) WAN
3 2 (9.09%) LAN
3 2 (9.09%) Wireless
3 2 (9.09%) Internet
4 1 (4.55%) SAN
4 1 (4.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) MS Access
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MSI
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.55%) French Language
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Service Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Developer
3 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Support
4 1 (4.55%) Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Access Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Excel Developer
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Market Data Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Application Packaging
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) Django
3 1 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Blackberry
2 3 (13.64%) Fixed Income
2 3 (13.64%) Derivative
2 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.09%) Hedge funds
3 2 (9.09%) Handset
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.64%) UNIX
3 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
4 2 (9.09%) Linux
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) ITIL
1 3 (13.64%) Service Management
1 3 (13.64%) ITSM
1 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
1 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
1 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (13.64%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (13.64%) Software Asset Management
2 2 (9.09%) DevOps
2 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
2 2 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) Security Management
3 1 (4.55%) Workflow
3 1 (4.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Perl
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
1 2 (9.09%) Korn
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) VBA
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) MCSE
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 7 (31.82%) XenApp
3 5 (22.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (18.18%) UAG
4 4 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (13.64%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (13.64%) XenDesktop
5 3 (13.64%) Firmware
6 1 (4.55%) ISA Server
6 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Backup Exec
1 5 (22.73%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 3 (13.64%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (13.64%) WSUS
2 3 (13.64%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (13.64%) Control-M
3 1 (4.55%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Citrix
2 6 (27.27%) VMware
2 6 (27.27%) IBM
3 5 (22.73%) Altiris
4 4 (18.18%) Symantec
5 3 (13.64%) Remedy
5 3 (13.64%) McAfee
5 3 (13.64%) Wyse
5 3 (13.64%) BMC
5 3 (13.64%) AppSense
6 2 (9.09%) MarketAxess
6 2 (9.09%) Trayport
7 1 (4.55%) Lotus
7 1 (4.55%) EMC