The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Deployment
Rank 137 114 135
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +21
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 9 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.28% 0.29% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.41% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Average daily rate
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£310 £245 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.53% -51.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £253 £275
% change year-on-year
+28.71% -8.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.26%
Software Deployment
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2410 1690 2096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.17% 70.98% 68.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1446 863 1094
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 114 213
Average hourly rate £28.50 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.80 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Deployment across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Software Deployment Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 August 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Hertfordshire -8 8 £385 -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Software Deployment
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
2 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) SCCM
3 5 (26.32%) HP
3 5 (26.32%) Dell
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) ITIL
3 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 5 (26.32%) VMware
4 4 (21.05%) Firewall
4 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
4 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (21.05%) EqualLogic
5 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
5 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
5 3 (15.79%) Release Management
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
5 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (15.79%) SAN
5 3 (15.79%) DNS
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle
5 3 (15.79%) UNIX
5 3 (15.79%) Client/Server
5 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) IBM Notes
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) SAN
2 3 (15.79%) DNS
2 3 (15.79%) DHCP
3 2 (10.53%) VPN
3 2 (10.53%) SSL
3 2 (10.53%) FirePass
3 2 (10.53%) iSCSI
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.26%) LAN
4 1 (5.26%) WAN
4 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Local Government
3 1 (5.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Support Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Server Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) SCCM Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Server Support
2 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support
2 3 (15.79%) Server Support Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Release Manager
3 2 (10.53%) UNIX Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) IT Support
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Server Technician
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) EqualLogic
2 3 (15.79%) Client/Server
3 2 (10.53%) HP Superdome
4 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
4 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
4 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (15.79%) UNIX
3 2 (10.53%) HPUX
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
2 5 (26.32%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) Release Management
3 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Security Testing
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.53%) MCSE
3 2 (10.53%) CCNA
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.53%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (5.26%) XenApp
5 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) HP
1 5 (26.32%) Dell
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
1 5 (26.32%) VMware
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Citrix
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) Lotus
3 2 (10.53%) EMC
3 2 (10.53%) F5
3 2 (10.53%) Altiris
4 1 (5.26%) Zeacom
4 1 (5.26%) IBM