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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Deployment
Rank 188 203 193
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 7 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.064% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.083% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 11
Average daily rate
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£300 £388 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -6.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £275 £315
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -12.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.70 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.13 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.80% -10.55%
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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
4261 4843 4812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.37% 77.25% 76.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3324 3576 3643
Average daily rate £465 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 44 55
Average hourly rate £24.23 £22.50 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.68% -68.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £94.75 £47.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 10 (52.63%) Windows
3 9 (47.37%) Banking
4 8 (42.11%) Altiris
4 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
4 8 (42.11%) Windows XP
4 8 (42.11%) Blackberry
4 8 (42.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (42.11%) Finance
5 7 (36.84%) Wireless
5 7 (36.84%) Handset
5 7 (36.84%) Financial Institution
5 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
5 7 (36.84%) VPN
5 7 (36.84%) SLA
5 7 (36.84%) Internet
5 7 (36.84%) MS Office
5 7 (36.84%) Hedge funds
5 7 (36.84%) Incident Management
5 7 (36.84%) Investment Banking
5 7 (36.84%) assyst
6 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (21.05%) Linux
7 3 (15.79%) SOAP
7 3 (15.79%) Web Services
7 3 (15.79%) ITIL
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
7 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (42.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (10.53%) CMS
2 2 (10.53%) Sitefinity
3 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.26%) Lync
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Office
1 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (36.84%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) VPN
1 7 (36.84%) Internet
1 7 (36.84%) Wireless
2 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.53%) Network Security
3 2 (10.53%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Maven
1 1 (5.26%) Gradle
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (47.37%) Banking
2 8 (42.11%) Finance
3 7 (36.84%) Investment Banking
3 7 (36.84%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
1 7 (36.84%) Service Analyst
1 7 (36.84%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Web Applications Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Automation Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Deployment Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) SOAP
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
2 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (10.53%) LINQ
2 2 (10.53%) Django
2 2 (10.53%) jQuery
2 2 (10.53%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (10.53%) Entity Framework
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
2 2 (10.53%) CSS
2 2 (10.53%) Ajax
2 2 (10.53%) NHibernate
2 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.26%) Java EE
3 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
3 1 (5.26%) REST
3 1 (5.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Blackberry
2 7 (36.84%) Handset
2 7 (36.84%) Hedge funds
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.26%) iPhone
3 1 (5.26%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows XP
2 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
3 4 (21.05%) Linux
4 2 (10.53%) UNIX
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Incident Management
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (15.79%) DevOps
4 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (10.53%) TDD
4 2 (10.53%) MVC
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) ITSM
5 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
5 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.26%) Algorithmic Trading
5 1 (5.26%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
1 2 (10.53%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) Perl
2 1 (5.26%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Server
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) XenApp
2 1 (5.26%) DFS Replication
2 1 (5.26%) UAG
2 1 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) HP SIM
2 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Altiris
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) IBM
3 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Dell
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) Bloomberg
4 1 (5.26%) Symantec
4 1 (5.26%) McAfee
4 1 (5.26%) VMware