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 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Deployment
Rank 172 185 178
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 13 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.25% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.32% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 16
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£305 £420 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.38% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £275 £213
% change year-on-year
+11.81% +29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+18.42% +8.57%
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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
3908 4413 4368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 79.03% 77.49% 76.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3041 3133 3359
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 45 54
Average hourly rate £20.45 £28.50 £51.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.26% -45.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £16.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 19 (70.37%) Windows
2 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
3 14 (51.85%) MS Excel
3 14 (51.85%) Blackberry
4 13 (48.15%) Finance
4 13 (48.15%) MS Office
4 13 (48.15%) Altiris
4 13 (48.15%) Banking
4 13 (48.15%) Windows 7
5 11 (40.74%) Windows XP
6 10 (37.04%) VPN
6 10 (37.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (33.33%) Investment Banking
7 9 (33.33%) Handset
7 9 (33.33%) assyst
7 9 (33.33%) Incident Management
7 9 (33.33%) Hedge funds
7 9 (33.33%) Internet
7 9 (33.33%) Financial Institution
7 9 (33.33%) Wireless
7 9 (33.33%) SLA
8 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
9 5 (18.52%) ITIL
9 5 (18.52%) XenApp
10 4 (14.81%) Asset Management
10 4 (14.81%) Application Packaging
10 4 (14.81%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
10 4 (14.81%) McAfee
10 4 (14.81%) DevOps

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 10 (37.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (7.41%) CMS
2 2 (7.41%) Lync
2 2 (7.41%) Sitefinity
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (51.85%) MS Excel
2 13 (48.15%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (33.33%) assyst
2 2 (7.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) VPN
2 9 (33.33%) Internet
2 9 (33.33%) Wireless
3 3 (11.11%) DNS
4 2 (7.41%) Network Security
5 1 (3.70%) Extranet
5 1 (3.70%) Firewall
5 1 (3.70%) LAN
5 1 (3.70%) VoIP
5 1 (3.70%) WAN
5 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.70%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MSI
General
1 13 (48.15%) Finance
1 13 (48.15%) Banking
2 9 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 9 (33.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.70%) French Language
3 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Analyst
1 10 (37.04%) Service Desk Analyst
1 10 (37.04%) Service Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Automation Specialist
3 2 (7.41%) Applications Support
3 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Applications Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Developer
3 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Deployment Project Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Applications Packager
4 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Application Packaging
2 3 (11.11%) Django
2 3 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (7.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (7.41%) jQuery
3 2 (7.41%) LINQ
3 2 (7.41%) HTML
3 2 (7.41%) .NET
3 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.41%) CSS
3 2 (7.41%) SOAP
3 2 (7.41%) Web Services
3 2 (7.41%) Ajax
3 2 (7.41%) NHibernate
3 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (51.85%) Blackberry
2 9 (33.33%) Handset
2 9 (33.33%) Hedge funds
3 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (7.41%) Fixed Income
4 2 (7.41%) Derivative
5 1 (3.70%) iPhone
5 1 (3.70%) iPad
5 1 (3.70%) Replication
5 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Windows 7
3 11 (40.74%) Windows XP
4 3 (11.11%) Linux
5 2 (7.41%) UNIX
6 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.70%) Android
6 1 (3.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 5 (18.52%) ITIL
3 4 (14.81%) Asset Management
3 4 (14.81%) DevOps
4 3 (11.11%) Software Asset Management
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (11.11%) Service Management
4 3 (11.11%) ITSM
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) TDD
5 2 (7.41%) MVC
6 1 (3.70%) Scrum
6 1 (3.70%) Identity Management
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) C#
1 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) VCP4
1 2 (7.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) XenApp
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (11.11%) Firmware
4 3 (11.11%) XenDesktop
5 2 (7.41%) UAG
5 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.70%) DFS Replication
6 1 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (3.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) WSUS
1 3 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (7.41%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 2 (7.41%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (7.41%) Control-M
2 2 (7.41%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.70%) SCOM
3 1 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.70%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Altiris
2 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.81%) McAfee
4 3 (11.11%) Wyse
4 3 (11.11%) IBM
4 3 (11.11%) AppSense
4 3 (11.11%) Citrix
5 2 (7.41%) BMC
5 2 (7.41%) Symantec
5 2 (7.41%) Remedy
5 2 (7.41%) VMware
5 2 (7.41%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.70%) HP
6 1 (3.70%) Dell
6 1 (3.70%) Lotus
6 1 (3.70%) Bloomberg