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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Deployment
Rank 471 457 457
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 104 106 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.22% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.29% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 48 40
Average daily rate
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£425 £313 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -11.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £172 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £253 £288
% change year-on-year
+61.38% -12.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 12
Average hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -25.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £19.06 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -12.19%
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
38658 36620 33487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.68% 76.48% 75.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 25452 23207 20579
Average daily rate £415 £405 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1039 1110 1023
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015. 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
London +9 44 £450 +16.12% 10
South East +4 38 £438 +45.83% 7
South West -6 5 - -
East Midlands -11 4 £175 -50.70% 1
North West -37 4 £375 +32.74% 2
East of England -4 3 £130 -41.89% 2
Yorkshire -21 3 £375 - 3
West Midlands - 2 - - 2
North East - 1 - - 1
Software Deployment
UK

Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 79 (48.77%) Windows
2 48 (29.63%) Active Directory
3 42 (25.93%) Microsoft
4 37 (22.84%) Windows 7
5 36 (22.22%) VMware
6 33 (20.37%) Linux
7 32 (19.75%) Finance
8 30 (18.52%) DNS
9 29 (17.90%) PowerShell
10 28 (17.28%) Security Cleared
10 28 (17.28%) SQL
10 28 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (16.67%) MS Excel
11 27 (16.67%) HP
11 27 (16.67%) SCCM
11 27 (16.67%) Data Centre
12 26 (16.05%) ITIL
13 25 (15.43%) McAfee
14 24 (14.81%) Banking
15 23 (14.20%) TCP/IP
15 23 (14.20%) UNIX
16 22 (13.58%) Citrix
17 21 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
17 21 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
18 20 (12.35%) Puppet
18 20 (12.35%) Windows XP
18 20 (12.35%) Oracle
18 20 (12.35%) Configuration Management
19 19 (11.73%) Altiris
19 19 (11.73%) VPN

Software Deployment
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 12 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 10 (6.17%) IIS
2 10 (6.17%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.94%) Apache
4 7 (4.32%) MS Exchange
4 7 (4.32%) OpenStack
5 4 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.47%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.85%) JBoss
6 3 (1.85%) CMS
6 3 (1.85%) Lync
6 3 (1.85%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.23%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.23%) Sitefinity
7 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.62%) Orchard CMS
8 1 (0.62%) Liferay
8 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 27 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 17 (10.49%) MS Office
3 4 (2.47%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.85%) assyst
2 2 (1.23%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.23%) SAP HCM
2 2 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.62%) Summit
3 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (4.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 8 (4.94%) IaaS
4 8 (4.94%) PaaS
5 2 (1.23%) Google Apps
5 2 (1.23%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.62%) Office 365
6 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (18.52%) DNS
2 23 (14.20%) TCP/IP
3 19 (11.73%) VPN
3 19 (11.73%) DHCP
4 17 (10.49%) Firewall
5 14 (8.64%) SMS
6 10 (6.17%) WAN
6 10 (6.17%) Network Security
7 9 (5.56%) Internet
7 9 (5.56%) VLAN
7 9 (5.56%) LAN
8 8 (4.94%) SAN
9 6 (3.70%) VoIP
9 6 (3.70%) Wireless
10 5 (3.09%) MPLS
10 5 (3.09%) SSH
10 5 (3.09%) LDAP
11 4 (2.47%) ADSL
11 4 (2.47%) WLAN
12 3 (1.85%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (4.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (4.32%) Oracle Database
2 7 (4.32%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.09%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (3.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.47%) DB2
5 2 (1.23%) MySQL
5 2 (1.23%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.62%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (6.17%) Jenkins
2 9 (5.56%) Subversion
3 8 (4.94%) Ant
4 7 (4.32%) Maven
4 7 (4.32%) Git (software)
5 6 (3.70%) JIRA
6 5 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.47%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.23%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.23%) Hudson
8 2 (1.23%) QUnit
8 2 (1.23%) Selenium
8 2 (1.23%) Checkstyle
8 2 (1.23%) JUnit
9 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.62%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.62%) Gradle
9 1 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 32 (19.75%) Finance
2 24 (14.81%) Banking
3 12 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.94%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.09%) Billing
6 4 (2.47%) Publishing
6 4 (2.47%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.85%) Retail
7 3 (1.85%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.23%) Law
9 1 (0.62%) Legal
9 1 (0.62%) Back Office
9 1 (0.62%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.62%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (13.58%) Architect
2 19 (11.73%) Analyst
3 11 (6.79%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (6.17%) Desktop Engineer
4 10 (6.17%) Project Manager
4 10 (6.17%) Support Engineer
4 10 (6.17%) Cloud Architect
5 9 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 9 (5.56%) Desktop Support
6 8 (4.94%) Consultant
6 8 (4.94%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (4.94%) Infrastructure Architect
6 8 (4.94%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (4.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 7 (4.32%) Developer
8 6 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (3.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 6 (3.70%) Help Desk Support
8 6 (3.70%) Deployment Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.41%) .NET
1 12 (7.41%) Web Services
2 7 (4.32%) ASP.NET
2 7 (4.32%) HTML
3 6 (3.70%) CSS
4 5 (3.09%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (3.09%) boto
5 4 (2.47%) REST
5 4 (2.47%) SOAP
6 3 (1.85%) Middleware
6 3 (1.85%) Ajax
6 3 (1.85%) jQuery
6 3 (1.85%) Java EE
7 2 (1.23%) NHibernate
7 2 (1.23%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.23%) LINQ
7 2 (1.23%) JBoss Seam
7 2 (1.23%) JPA
7 2 (1.23%) EJB 3.0
7 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.64%) Blackberry
3 10 (6.17%) iPhone
3 10 (6.17%) iPad
4 9 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.32%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (3.09%) Hedge funds
6 5 (3.09%) NHS
6 5 (3.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.47%) Smartphone
7 4 (2.47%) Handset
7 4 (2.47%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.47%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.85%) Chip and PIN
8 3 (1.85%) CMDB
8 3 (1.85%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.85%) Replication
8 3 (1.85%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.23%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 79 (48.77%) Windows
2 37 (22.84%) Windows 7
3 33 (20.37%) Linux
4 23 (14.20%) UNIX
5 21 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (12.35%) Windows XP
7 15 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (6.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (4.32%) Mac OS X
10 6 (3.70%) Windows 8
11 4 (2.47%) Windows Phone
11 4 (2.47%) Android
12 3 (1.85%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.85%) AIX
12 3 (1.85%) Solaris
13 2 (1.23%) VMS
14 1 (0.62%) SUSE
14 1 (0.62%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (16.05%) ITIL
3 20 (12.35%) Configuration Management
4 15 (9.26%) DevOps
5 13 (8.02%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (8.02%) Software Delivery
6 11 (6.79%) Software Distribution
6 11 (6.79%) Project Management
7 10 (6.17%) PRINCE2
7 10 (6.17%) Asset Management
8 9 (5.56%) SOA
8 9 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (4.94%) Technical Architecture
9 8 (4.94%) Capacity Management
9 8 (4.94%) Release Management
9 8 (4.94%) Auto-Scaling
9 8 (4.94%) Server Building
10 7 (4.32%) SDLC
10 7 (4.32%) Patch Management
11 6 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (17.90%) PowerShell
2 28 (17.28%) SQL
3 15 (9.26%) VB
3 15 (9.26%) Python
4 11 (6.79%) C#
5 10 (6.17%) Ruby
5 10 (6.17%) VBScript
6 9 (5.56%) Perl
7 7 (4.32%) C++
7 7 (4.32%) Java
8 6 (3.70%) JavaScript
9 5 (3.09%) VB.NET
9 5 (3.09%) VB6
10 4 (2.47%) C
11 2 (1.23%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.23%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.62%) Groovy
12 1 (0.62%) PHP
12 1 (0.62%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 28 (17.28%) Security Cleared
2 21 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (9.88%) SC Cleared
4 12 (7.41%) MCSA
5 10 (6.17%) MCITP
5 10 (6.17%) DV Cleared
6 9 (5.56%) Degree
7 7 (4.32%) MCP
8 6 (3.70%) MCSE
9 4 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (2.47%) CCNP
9 4 (2.47%) CCNA
10 3 (1.85%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.85%) VCP4
10 3 (1.85%) VCP5
11 2 (1.23%) MOS
11 2 (1.23%) OCMJD
11 2 (1.23%) Sun Certification
11 2 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.02%) SLA
2 6 (3.70%) QA
3 1 (0.62%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 16 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.94%) vSphere
3 8 (4.94%) Docker
3 8 (4.94%) VMware ESX
4 7 (4.32%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.32%) XenServer
5 5 (3.09%) XenApp
6 4 (2.47%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.85%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.23%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.62%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.62%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (16.67%) SCCM
2 20 (12.35%) Puppet
3 15 (9.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 15 (9.26%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (4.32%) WSUS
5 5 (3.09%) Ansible
6 4 (2.47%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (2.47%) HP SIM
7 3 (1.85%) SCOM
7 3 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.85%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (1.23%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (1.23%) WMI
8 2 (1.23%) BladeLogic
8 2 (1.23%) Nagios
8 2 (1.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.62%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 42 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 36 (22.22%) VMware
3 27 (16.67%) HP
4 25 (15.43%) McAfee
5 22 (13.58%) Citrix
6 20 (12.35%) Oracle
7 19 (11.73%) Altiris
8 14 (8.64%) Dell
9 12 (7.41%) Cisco
10 10 (6.17%) Symantec
11 7 (4.32%) Bloomberg
12 6 (3.70%) LANDesk
13 5 (3.09%) Red Hat
13 5 (3.09%) Apple
13 5 (3.09%) ServiceNow
14 4 (2.47%) EMC
14 4 (2.47%) SolarWinds
14 4 (2.47%) Websense
15 3 (1.85%) AppSense
15 3 (1.85%) Wyse
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