The table below looks at the statistics for Software Deployment skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Deployment
Rank 464 471 488
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +17
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 109 100 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.28% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 44 35
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£375 £330 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £500 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £245 £275
% change year-on-year
+37.75% -10.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 2 8
Average hourly rate £19.75 £11.75 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.08% -36.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £11.15 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £12.35 £63.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 - £19.00
Software Deployment
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38820 35961 39230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.48% 74.48% 72.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 24656 22601 23180
Average daily rate £413 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1106 1012 1434
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Software Deployment
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Software Deployment Jobs Demand Trend in England

Software Deployment
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Software Deployment Daily Rate Trend in England

Software Deployment
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Deployment across the England region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Software Deployment Daily Rate Histogram in England

Software Deployment
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Software Deployment Hourly Rate Trend in England

Software Deployment
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Deployment across the England region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Software Deployment Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Software Deployment
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
South East +14 35 £340 +4.48% 3
London +4 28 £400 -8.57% 9
North West +12 20 £450 - 1
East of England -30 11 £310 +26.53% 2
Yorkshire -7 5 - - 2
South West -26 4 £350 +115.38% 4
East Midlands +4 3 - - 1
West Midlands -20 2 £325 +116.66%
North East -36 1 £135 -40.00%
Software Deployment
UK

Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 126 (57.53%) Windows
2 84 (38.36%) Microsoft
3 60 (27.40%) Active Directory
4 56 (25.57%) Security Cleared
4 56 (25.57%) Windows 7
5 53 (24.20%) MS Office
6 51 (23.29%) SCCM
7 48 (21.92%) Citrix
8 45 (20.55%) SC Cleared
9 44 (20.09%) Windows XP
10 40 (18.26%) Windows Vista
11 36 (16.44%) Blackberry
12 31 (14.16%) Microsoft App-V
13 29 (13.24%) SLA
14 27 (12.33%) HP
14 27 (12.33%) MS Excel
14 27 (12.33%) AppSense
14 27 (12.33%) VMware
15 24 (10.96%) Finance
15 24 (10.96%) ITIL
15 24 (10.96%) CA
16 23 (10.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 23 (10.50%) Lumension
17 22 (10.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 20 (9.13%) Software Distribution
19 19 (8.68%) Windows Server 2008
20 18 (8.22%) SMS
20 18 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
21 17 (7.76%) DNS
21 17 (7.76%) Linux

Software Deployment
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 11 (5.02%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.57%) IIS
3 8 (3.65%) IBM Notes
3 8 (3.65%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (2.28%) Apache
5 4 (1.83%) Lync
6 3 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.46%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.46%) nginx
8 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 53 (24.20%) MS Office
2 27 (12.33%) MS Excel
3 9 (4.11%) MS Project
4 7 (3.20%) MS Visio
4 7 (3.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.46%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.91%) assyst
1 2 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.37%) SaaS
2 2 (0.91%) Office 365
3 1 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.22%) SMS
2 17 (7.76%) DNS
3 16 (7.31%) Firewall
4 15 (6.85%) TCP/IP
5 12 (5.48%) VPN
5 12 (5.48%) WAN
5 12 (5.48%) LAN
6 10 (4.57%) DHCP
7 9 (4.11%) VoIP
7 9 (4.11%) SAN
8 6 (2.74%) Internet
9 5 (2.28%) Extranet
9 5 (2.28%) Wireless
9 5 (2.28%) Network Security
10 3 (1.37%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.91%) Junos
11 2 (0.91%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (0.91%) FirePass
11 2 (0.91%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.31%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.65%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.20%) DTS
4 6 (2.74%) MS Access
5 4 (1.83%) MySQL
6 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.46%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.37%) InstallShield
2 2 (0.91%) Maven
2 2 (0.91%) Ant
2 2 (0.91%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.91%) MSI
2 2 (0.91%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (0.91%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.46%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.46%) Hudson
3 1 (0.46%) Gradle
3 1 (0.46%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.46%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.46%) JIRA
3 1 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.46%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.46%) Subversion
General
1 24 (10.96%) Finance
2 10 (4.57%) Banking
3 7 (3.20%) Retail
4 6 (2.74%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.74%) French Language
5 3 (1.37%) Back Office
6 2 (0.91%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.91%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.46%) Publishing
7 1 (0.46%) Games
7 1 (0.46%) Billing
7 1 (0.46%) Local Government
7 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.46%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.46%) Cantonese Language
Job Titles
1 36 (16.44%) Support Engineer
2 34 (15.53%) Analyst
3 31 (14.16%) Desktop Support
4 21 (9.59%) Desktop Engineer
5 20 (9.13%) 2nd Line Support
6 19 (8.68%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 15 (6.85%) Project Manager
8 13 (5.94%) 1st Line Support
8 13 (5.94%) Support Analyst
8 13 (5.94%) Administrator
9 11 (5.02%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (4.11%) Help Desk Support
11 8 (3.65%) Service Analyst
11 8 (3.65%) Service Desk Analyst
11 8 (3.65%) Systems Engineer
12 7 (3.20%) Deployment Engineer
12 7 (3.20%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 6 (2.74%) Developer
14 5 (2.28%) Technical Analyst
14 5 (2.28%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.57%) .NET
2 3 (1.37%) J2EE
3 2 (0.91%) CSS
3 2 (0.91%) Web Services
3 2 (0.91%) Spring
3 2 (0.91%) Application Packaging
3 2 (0.91%) HTML
4 1 (0.46%) WCF
4 1 (0.46%) WF
4 1 (0.46%) jQuery
4 1 (0.46%) HTML5
4 1 (0.46%) REST
4 1 (0.46%) XML
4 1 (0.46%) SOAP
4 1 (0.46%) Classic ASP
4 1 (0.46%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 36 (16.44%) Blackberry
2 14 (6.39%) Client/Server
2 14 (6.39%) NHS
3 11 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.83%) HP Superdome
4 4 (1.83%) EqualLogic
4 4 (1.83%) PMI
5 3 (1.37%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.37%) Clustering
5 3 (1.37%) Equities
5 3 (1.37%) Derivative
5 3 (1.37%) EPoS
6 2 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.91%) Hedge funds
6 2 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (0.91%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.91%) E-Learning
6 2 (0.91%) Handset
6 2 (0.91%) Replication
6 2 (0.91%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 126 (57.53%) Windows
2 56 (25.57%) Windows 7
3 44 (20.09%) Windows XP
4 40 (18.26%) Windows Vista
5 19 (8.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (7.76%) Linux
7 15 (6.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (5.48%) UNIX
9 11 (5.02%) Windows 2000
9 11 (5.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (2.28%) Windows 8
10 5 (2.28%) Android
11 4 (1.83%) HPUX
12 2 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.91%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.46%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.46%) SUSE
13 1 (0.46%) AIX
13 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (10.96%) ITIL
2 20 (9.13%) Software Distribution
3 13 (5.94%) Project Management
4 12 (5.48%) PRINCE2
5 11 (5.02%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (5.02%) DevOps
5 11 (5.02%) Release Management
5 11 (5.02%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (4.57%) Configuration Management
7 9 (4.11%) TQM
7 9 (4.11%) Regression Testing
8 8 (3.65%) Migration
9 7 (3.20%) Service Management
9 7 (3.20%) Incident Management
10 6 (2.74%) Unit Testing
10 6 (2.74%) Build Automation
10 6 (2.74%) ITSM
10 6 (2.74%) Change Management
11 5 (2.28%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (2.28%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.94%) Java
2 11 (5.02%) SQL
3 6 (2.74%) Perl
4 5 (2.28%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.83%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.83%) Korn
6 3 (1.37%) C#
6 3 (1.37%) VBScript
7 2 (0.91%) Python
8 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.46%) Ruby
8 1 (0.46%) VBA
8 1 (0.46%) PHP
8 1 (0.46%) Groovy
8 1 (0.46%) SPARQL
8 1 (0.46%) Winbatch
8 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 56 (25.57%) Security Cleared
2 45 (20.55%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.65%) MCSE
5 7 (3.20%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.83%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (1.83%) Degree
7 4 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.37%) CCA
8 3 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (1.37%) MCP
8 3 (1.37%) HNC
9 2 (0.91%) CCNA
9 2 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.46%) MCTS
10 1 (0.46%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (13.24%) SLA
2 6 (2.74%) QA
3 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
System Software
1 60 (27.40%) Active Directory
2 31 (14.16%) Microsoft App-V
3 18 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.20%) XenApp
5 6 (2.74%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (2.28%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.83%) vSphere
7 4 (1.83%) UAG
8 2 (0.91%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.91%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (0.91%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.91%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 51 (23.29%) SCCM
2 23 (10.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 22 (10.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (2.28%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.28%) Puppet
4 5 (2.28%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 2 (0.91%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.91%) ZENworks
5 2 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.91%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.91%) Control-M
6 1 (0.46%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.46%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.46%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.46%) WMI
6 1 (0.46%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.46%) WSUS
6 1 (0.46%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 84 (38.36%) Microsoft
2 48 (21.92%) Citrix
3 27 (12.33%) HP
3 27 (12.33%) VMware
3 27 (12.33%) AppSense
4 24 (10.96%) CA
5 23 (10.50%) Lumension
6 17 (7.76%) McAfee
7 15 (6.85%) Oracle
8 12 (5.48%) IBM
9 8 (3.65%) Cisco
9 8 (3.65%) Lotus
10 7 (3.20%) SAP
10 7 (3.20%) Dell
10 7 (3.20%) Symantec
10 7 (3.20%) Altiris
11 5 (2.28%) Remedy
11 5 (2.28%) Apple
12 4 (1.83%) MarketAxess
12 4 (1.83%) Trayport
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