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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Deployment
Rank 184 206 191
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -15
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 12 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 9
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£300 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £275 £235
% change year-on-year
+14.54% +17.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £16.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.32% -25.55%
Software Deployment
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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
4195 4933 4636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.57% 77.67% 76.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3260 3574 3573
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 51 45
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -82.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 2015, 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 12 (54.55%) Windows
1 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
2 9 (40.91%) Blackberry
2 9 (40.91%) Banking
2 9 (40.91%) Altiris
2 9 (40.91%) Windows 7
3 8 (36.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (36.36%) Finance
3 8 (36.36%) Windows XP
3 8 (36.36%) MS Office
4 7 (31.82%) VPN
4 7 (31.82%) SLA
4 7 (31.82%) Internet
4 7 (31.82%) Wireless
4 7 (31.82%) Handset
4 7 (31.82%) Financial Institution
4 7 (31.82%) Hedge funds
4 7 (31.82%) Investment Banking
4 7 (31.82%) assyst
4 7 (31.82%) Incident Management
5 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
5 5 (22.73%) Linux
5 5 (22.73%) DevOps
6 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (13.64%) SCCM
7 3 (13.64%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 8 (36.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (9.09%) CMS
2 2 (9.09%) Sitefinity
3 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.55%) Lync
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
2 8 (36.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (31.82%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) VPN
1 7 (31.82%) Internet
1 7 (31.82%) Wireless
2 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.09%) DNS
3 2 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Gradle
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.55%) Maven
1 1 (4.55%) MSI
General
1 9 (40.91%) Banking
2 8 (36.36%) Finance
3 7 (31.82%) Financial Institution
3 7 (31.82%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Service Desk Analyst
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
1 7 (31.82%) Service Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Automation Specialist
2 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 2 (9.09%) Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Applications Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Development Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Deployment Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (13.64%) Django
1 3 (13.64%) SOAP
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 2 (9.09%) CSS
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) LINQ
2 2 (9.09%) Application Packaging
2 2 (9.09%) Ajax
2 2 (9.09%) NHibernate
2 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (9.09%) Entity Framework
2 2 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (4.55%) REST
3 1 (4.55%) Spring
3 1 (4.55%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Blackberry
2 7 (31.82%) Handset
2 7 (31.82%) Hedge funds
3 1 (4.55%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (4.55%) iPad
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.55%) iPhone
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Windows 7
3 8 (36.36%) Windows XP
4 5 (22.73%) Linux
5 2 (9.09%) UNIX
6 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
6 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.55%) Android
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Incident Management
2 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) DevOps
3 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) Scrum
5 2 (9.09%) MVC
5 2 (9.09%) TDD
5 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 2 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.55%) Software Asset Management
6 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.55%) Change Control
6 1 (4.55%) Low Latency
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.55%) Kanban
6 1 (4.55%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C#
1 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) Groovy
2 1 (4.55%) Python
2 1 (4.55%) Perl
2 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (9.09%) XenApp
3 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.55%) UAG
3 1 (4.55%) DFS Replication
3 1 (4.55%) Docker
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Server
3 1 (4.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) HP SIM
2 1 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.55%) SCOM
2 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 1 (4.55%) WSUS
2 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Altiris
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) IBM
3 2 (9.09%) McAfee
3 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.55%) Bloomberg
4 1 (4.55%) Symantec
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Dell
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) Wyse
4 1 (4.55%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) AppSense