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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Deployment over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Deployment
Rank 515 525 480
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -45
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 114 81 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.21% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 39 62
Median daily rate £440 £400 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +31.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £175 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £555 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
- +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 9
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.98 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -0.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.85 £28.30 £20.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +19.44%
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
41115 39220 37496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.13% 79.37% 78.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 27556 25280 24056
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 923 1120 1132
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.69 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Software Deployment
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Software Deployment as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 May 2016.

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 27 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Deployment within the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +9 41 £440 +19.72% 4
South East -6 40 £400 -5.88% 8
East Midlands +11 5 £420 +133.33% 3
Yorkshire +8 5 £400 +6.66% 5
North West -8 5 £400 - 3
West Midlands - 5 £223 - 2
East of England +7 4 £675 +33.33% 1
South West -10 4 £500 - 4
North East - 3 £211 -
Software Deployment
UK

Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Deployment also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Software Deployment.

1 101 (48.79%) Microsoft
2 93 (44.93%) Windows
3 74 (35.75%) SCCM
4 70 (33.82%) Active Directory
5 61 (29.47%) Configuration Management
6 58 (28.02%) Agile Software Development
7 53 (25.60%) Puppet
8 48 (23.19%) Opscode Chef
9 47 (22.71%) MS Office
10 46 (22.22%) ITIL
10 46 (22.22%) SQL
11 43 (20.77%) Microsoft Azure
12 42 (20.29%) PowerShell
13 41 (19.81%) SCOM
13 41 (19.81%) Finance
14 38 (18.36%) MS Excel
14 38 (18.36%) Windows 7
15 36 (17.39%) DevOps
16 33 (15.94%) Azure Active Directory
16 33 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
17 32 (15.46%) Git (software)
17 32 (15.46%) Jenkins
17 32 (15.46%) Service Management
17 32 (15.46%) VMS
18 30 (14.49%) Windows Server
19 29 (14.01%) Amazon AWS
20 28 (13.53%) VMware
21 27 (13.04%) Hudson
22 26 (12.56%) Enterprise Software
22 26 (12.56%) Ruby

Software Deployment
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (11.59%) OpenStack
2 13 (6.28%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (3.86%) IIS
3 8 (3.86%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.38%) Skype for Business
5 6 (2.90%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.93%) JBoss
6 4 (1.93%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.45%) Apache
7 3 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.97%) Confluence
8 2 (0.97%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 47 (22.71%) MS Office
2 38 (18.36%) MS Excel
3 9 (4.35%) MS Project
4 2 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.45%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (1.45%) Staffware
2 1 (0.48%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 43 (20.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (15.94%) Azure Active Directory
3 29 (14.01%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (5.80%) Office 365
5 8 (3.86%) IaaS
5 8 (3.86%) PaaS
6 4 (1.93%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.48%) Google Play
7 1 (0.48%) iTunes
7 1 (0.48%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.11%) DNS
2 22 (10.63%) Firewall
3 14 (6.76%) Network Security
4 12 (5.80%) DHCP
5 11 (5.31%) LAN
5 11 (5.31%) WAN
6 10 (4.83%) VPN
7 8 (3.86%) MPLS
7 8 (3.86%) VLAN
8 7 (3.38%) Extranet
9 6 (2.90%) TCP/IP
10 5 (2.42%) SSL
11 4 (1.93%) HTTP
11 4 (1.93%) SMS
12 3 (1.45%) Internet
12 3 (1.45%) LDAP
12 3 (1.45%) SAN
13 2 (0.97%) Intranet
13 2 (0.97%) SMTP
13 2 (0.97%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.59%) Azure SQL Database
2 21 (10.14%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (3.38%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (2.42%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.42%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.93%) DB2
7 3 (1.45%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.97%) MS Access
8 2 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.97%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.48%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.48%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.48%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 32 (15.46%) Git (software)
1 32 (15.46%) Jenkins
2 27 (13.04%) Hudson
3 26 (12.56%) JIRA
4 25 (12.08%) Ant
5 24 (11.59%) Subversion
6 23 (11.11%) Maven
7 5 (2.42%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (2.42%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.93%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.93%) Selenium
8 4 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.93%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.45%) AdminStudio
9 3 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.45%) Checkstyle
9 3 (1.45%) InstallShield
9 3 (1.45%) JUnit
9 3 (1.45%) QUnit
10 2 (0.97%) CMake
General
1 41 (19.81%) Finance
2 13 (6.28%) Banking
3 4 (1.93%) Games
3 4 (1.93%) Law
3 4 (1.93%) Legal
3 4 (1.93%) Publishing
4 3 (1.45%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.48%) Retail
5 1 (0.48%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (16.91%) Analyst
2 25 (12.08%) DevOps Engineer
3 24 (11.59%) Architect
4 22 (10.63%) Desktop Support
5 20 (9.66%) Azure Engineer
6 19 (9.18%) Desktop Engineer
7 17 (8.21%) Developer
7 17 (8.21%) Support Engineer
8 15 (7.25%) Deployment Engineer
9 13 (6.28%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 12 (5.80%) Server Engineer
11 11 (5.31%) Cloud Engineer
12 10 (4.83%) .NET Developer
12 10 (4.83%) Support Analyst
13 9 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
13 9 (4.35%) Cloud Architect
13 9 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
13 9 (4.35%) Wintel Engineer
14 8 (3.86%) Senior Desktop Engineer
14 8 (3.86%) Software Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.11%) .NET
2 15 (7.25%) .NET Framework
3 9 (4.35%) HTML
4 7 (3.38%) jQuery
5 6 (2.90%) Web Services
6 5 (2.42%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.42%) CSS
6 5 (2.42%) Hibernate
6 5 (2.42%) SAML
6 5 (2.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (2.42%) XML
7 4 (1.93%) Struts
8 3 (1.45%) EJB
8 3 (1.45%) EJB 3.0
8 3 (1.45%) J2EE
8 3 (1.45%) Java EE
8 3 (1.45%) JBoss Seam
8 3 (1.45%) JMS
8 3 (1.45%) JPA
8 3 (1.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.56%) Enterprise Software
2 24 (11.59%) Data Centre
3 14 (6.76%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.86%) Hybrid Cloud
4 8 (3.86%) Replication
5 6 (2.90%) Smartphone
6 5 (2.42%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.97%) Clustering
7 2 (0.97%) CMDB
7 2 (0.97%) iPad
7 2 (0.97%) iPhone
7 2 (0.97%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.97%) PDA
7 2 (0.97%) PKI
7 2 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.48%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.48%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.48%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.48%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 93 (44.93%) Windows
2 38 (18.36%) Windows 7
3 32 (15.46%) VMS
4 30 (14.49%) Windows Server
5 20 (9.66%) Linux
6 16 (7.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (7.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (6.76%) Windows 8
8 10 (4.83%) Apple iOS
8 10 (4.83%) Windows Vista
9 9 (4.35%) Mac OS
10 8 (3.86%) Windows 10
10 8 (3.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (2.90%) Windows Phone
11 6 (2.90%) Windows XP
12 5 (2.42%) Unix
13 3 (1.45%) CentOS
13 3 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.97%) AIX
14 2 (0.97%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (29.47%) Configuration Management
2 58 (28.02%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (22.22%) ITIL
4 36 (17.39%) DevOps
5 33 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (15.46%) Service Management
7 26 (12.56%) Use Case
8 19 (9.18%) Project Management
9 18 (8.70%) Open Source
10 15 (7.25%) Migration
11 14 (6.76%) Workflow
12 13 (6.28%) Case Management
13 11 (5.31%) PRINCE2
14 9 (4.35%) Change Management
14 9 (4.35%) Software Delivery
14 9 (4.35%) Software Engineering
15 8 (3.86%) Asset Management
15 8 (3.86%) Business Continuity
15 8 (3.86%) Information Security
15 8 (3.86%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 46 (22.22%) SQL
2 42 (20.29%) PowerShell
3 26 (12.56%) Ruby
4 25 (12.08%) Python
5 13 (6.28%) Java
6 9 (4.35%) C#
6 9 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 9 (4.35%) VBA
7 8 (3.86%) VBScript
8 5 (2.42%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.93%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.45%) C++
11 2 (0.97%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.97%) C
12 1 (0.48%) PHP
12 1 (0.48%) Scala
12 1 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (9.18%) Security Cleared
3 18 (8.70%) MCSE
4 15 (7.25%) SC Cleared
5 9 (4.35%) Degree
6 6 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.45%) CCNA
7 3 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.45%) MCP
7 3 (1.45%) MCSA
7 3 (1.45%) OCMJD
7 3 (1.45%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.97%) HND
8 2 (0.97%) MCITP
8 2 (0.97%) MCTS
8 2 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.48%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.80%) SLA
2 5 (2.42%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 70 (33.82%) Active Directory
2 22 (10.63%) Docker
3 19 (9.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (7.25%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (4.83%) XenApp
6 7 (3.38%) vSphere
7 6 (2.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 6 (2.90%) UAG
8 2 (0.97%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.97%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.97%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.48%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 74 (35.75%) SCCM
2 53 (25.60%) Puppet
3 48 (23.19%) Opscode Chef
4 41 (19.81%) SCOM
5 25 (12.08%) Ansible
6 11 (5.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 8 (3.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 8 (3.86%) Tivoli
8 7 (3.38%) Backup Exec
9 6 (2.90%) IBM BigFix
9 6 (2.90%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 5 (2.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 3 (1.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 2 (0.97%) AirWatch
12 2 (0.97%) Nagios
12 2 (0.97%) WSUS
13 1 (0.48%) Kubernetes
13 1 (0.48%) logstash
13 1 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
13 1 (0.48%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 101 (48.79%) Microsoft
2 28 (13.53%) VMware
3 23 (11.11%) Splunk
4 22 (10.63%) Dell
4 22 (10.63%) Symantec
5 16 (7.73%) Citrix
6 14 (6.76%) HP
7 13 (6.28%) Cisco
8 12 (5.80%) Apple
9 9 (4.35%) IBM
10 8 (3.86%) Barracuda Networks
10 8 (3.86%) Oracle
11 7 (3.38%) Google
12 6 (2.90%) iManage
12 6 (2.90%) Intel Security
13 4 (1.93%) Adobe
14 3 (1.45%) Red Hat
14 3 (1.45%) Sun
14 3 (1.45%) TIBCO
15 2 (0.97%) Avaya
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