The first table below looks at the demand for Software Deployment skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Deployment over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Deployment
Rank 139 - 137
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 8 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.26% - 0.066%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% - 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£213 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £271 £250 £288
% change year-on-year
+8.50% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £89.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-12.19% +7.89%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2242 1664 2051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 73.63% 70.06% 67.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1310 870 1021
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 123 229
Average hourly rate £29.50 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Software Deployment
England

Software Deployment
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Deployment across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Deployment Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Software Deployment
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Deployment across the East of England region.

Software Deployment Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Software Deployment
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Deployment across the East of England region.

Software Deployment Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Software Deployment
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Deployment within the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 4 £224 -
Essex - 3 - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Software Deployment
England

Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (68.75%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) SCCM
3 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (43.75%) Dell
5 6 (37.50%) VMware
6 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
6 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
7 4 (25.00%) EqualLogic
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (25.00%) DHCP
7 4 (25.00%) ITIL
7 4 (25.00%) HP
7 4 (25.00%) DNS
7 4 (25.00%) Citrix
7 4 (25.00%) SAN
7 4 (25.00%) Firewall
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (18.75%) EMC
8 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
8 3 (18.75%) MCSE
8 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (18.75%) XenApp
8 3 (18.75%) Clustering
9 2 (12.50%) Altiris
9 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Software Deployment
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (12.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) DHCP
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
1 4 (25.00%) SAN
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) SSL
2 2 (12.50%) VPN
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
2 2 (12.50%) FirePass
2 2 (12.50%) iSCSI
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (6.25%) NAS
3 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MSI
1 1 (6.25%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Publishing
2 1 (6.25%) Billing
2 1 (6.25%) Local Government
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Server Support
2 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support
2 3 (18.75%) Server Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Server Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) SCCM Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) EqualLogic
2 3 (18.75%) Clustering
3 2 (12.50%) Fat Client
3 2 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.25%) UNIX
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
6 1 (6.25%) Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VBScript
2 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) MCSE
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (12.50%) CCNA
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) MCSA
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
3 3 (18.75%) XenApp
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (12.50%) XenDesktop
4 2 (12.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (6.25%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Dell
2 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) HP
4 4 (25.00%) Citrix
5 3 (18.75%) EMC
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco
6 2 (12.50%) IBM
6 2 (12.50%) Altiris
6 2 (12.50%) F5
6 2 (12.50%) Lotus
7 1 (6.25%) Mercator
7 1 (6.25%) Zeacom
7 1 (6.25%) CommVault