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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Deployment
Rank 179 195 166
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -29
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 11 13 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.22% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.28% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 27
Average daily rate
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£455 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.05% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £210 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £448 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £244 £300 £235
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +27.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.70 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+18.42% +33.33%
Software Deployment
London

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
3980 4626 4339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.66% 77.34% 75.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3102 3394 3315
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 48 75
Average hourly rate £20.45 £23.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.10% -34.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.25 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -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 27 January 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 27 January 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 (82.61%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) Active Directory
3 13 (56.52%) MS Excel
4 12 (52.17%) MS Office
4 12 (52.17%) Blackberry
4 12 (52.17%) Finance
4 12 (52.17%) Windows 7
5 11 (47.83%) Banking
5 11 (47.83%) Altiris
6 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
6 9 (39.13%) Windows XP
6 9 (39.13%) VPN
7 8 (34.78%) SLA
7 8 (34.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (34.78%) Internet
7 8 (34.78%) Financial Institution
7 8 (34.78%) Handset
7 8 (34.78%) Wireless
7 8 (34.78%) assyst
7 8 (34.78%) Incident Management
7 8 (34.78%) Investment Banking
7 8 (34.78%) Hedge funds
8 5 (21.74%) XenApp
9 4 (17.39%) DevOps
9 4 (17.39%) IBM
9 4 (17.39%) ITIL
10 3 (13.04%) UNIX
10 3 (13.04%) Linux
10 3 (13.04%) DNS
10 3 (13.04%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (34.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.04%) Lync
3 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (56.52%) MS Excel
2 12 (52.17%) MS Office
3 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (34.78%) assyst
2 3 (13.04%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) VPN
2 8 (34.78%) Internet
2 8 (34.78%) Wireless
3 3 (13.04%) DNS
4 2 (8.70%) Network Security
4 2 (8.70%) Firewall
4 2 (8.70%) Extranet
5 1 (4.35%) LAN
5 1 (4.35%) VoIP
5 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MSI
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 11 (47.83%) Banking
3 8 (34.78%) Financial Institution
3 8 (34.78%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.35%) French Language
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Service Desk Analyst
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
1 9 (39.13%) Service Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Automation Specialist
3 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Application Packaging
1 3 (13.04%) Django
1 3 (13.04%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Blackberry
2 8 (34.78%) Handset
2 8 (34.78%) Hedge funds
3 3 (13.04%) Derivative
3 3 (13.04%) Fixed Income
3 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) Windows 7
3 9 (39.13%) Windows XP
4 3 (13.04%) UNIX
4 3 (13.04%) Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
5 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Incident Management
2 4 (17.39%) DevOps
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
3 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
3 3 (13.04%) ITSM
3 3 (13.04%) Service Management
3 3 (13.04%) Software Asset Management
3 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (13.04%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
3 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.35%) Identity Management
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.35%) MCSE
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (69.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) XenApp
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (13.04%) Firmware
3 3 (13.04%) UAG
3 3 (13.04%) XenDesktop
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Server
5 1 (4.35%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) BMC PATROL
1 3 (13.04%) Control-M
1 3 (13.04%) WSUS
1 3 (13.04%) Backup Exec
1 3 (13.04%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (13.04%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 1 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Altiris
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 4 (17.39%) IBM
4 3 (13.04%) Citrix
4 3 (13.04%) BMC
4 3 (13.04%) Symantec
4 3 (13.04%) Remedy
4 3 (13.04%) McAfee
4 3 (13.04%) AppSense
4 3 (13.04%) Wyse
4 3 (13.04%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) Lotus