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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Deployment
Rank 500 427 425
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -2
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 56 122 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.26% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.35% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 67 51
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£313 £275 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £169 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £275 £225
% change year-on-year
+14.54% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 13
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.32% -1.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+18.42% +8.57%
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
36399 34842 30332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.25% 75.38% 73.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 23271 21346 18415
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 978 1089 1114
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.31 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.50 £50.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 3 March 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
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 3 March 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
South East -18 20 £365 +32.72% 3
London -21 20 £455 +21.33% 8
West Midlands +1 3 £200 -33.33% 2
North West -28 3 £300 +32.74%
East Midlands - 2 £400 -
East of England +1 1 £513 +109.18% 2
South West -31 1 - - 2
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
Software Deployment
UK

Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 76 (52.78%) Windows
2 55 (38.19%) Microsoft
3 52 (36.11%) Active Directory
4 45 (31.25%) MS Office
5 39 (27.08%) MS Excel
6 34 (23.61%) Windows 7
7 28 (19.44%) Security Cleared
7 28 (19.44%) HP
8 27 (18.75%) ITIL
9 25 (17.36%) Finance
10 23 (15.97%) Windows XP
10 23 (15.97%) McAfee
10 23 (15.97%) SC Cleared
11 22 (15.28%) SCCM
11 22 (15.28%) Linux
11 22 (15.28%) Oracle
12 20 (13.89%) Blackberry
12 20 (13.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 19 (13.19%) Citrix
13 19 (13.19%) Software Distribution
14 18 (12.50%) SMS
14 18 (12.50%) VMware
15 17 (11.81%) Altiris
15 17 (11.81%) VPN
16 16 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 16 (11.11%) UNIX
16 16 (11.11%) Release Management
17 15 (10.42%) Web Services
17 15 (10.42%) SLA
17 15 (10.42%) Banking

Software Deployment
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 16 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 10 (6.94%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.78%) IIS
5 3 (2.08%) IBM Notes
5 3 (2.08%) CMS
5 3 (2.08%) Lync
6 2 (1.39%) Sitefinity
6 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.69%) nginx
7 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.69%) Orchard CMS
7 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.69%) Apache
7 1 (0.69%) JBoss
Applications
1 45 (31.25%) MS Office
2 39 (27.08%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.47%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.78%) MS Project
5 3 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.69%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 9 (6.25%) assyst
1 9 (6.25%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.69%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.39%) Office 365
2 1 (0.69%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.50%) SMS
2 17 (11.81%) VPN
3 13 (9.03%) Internet
4 12 (8.33%) Wireless
5 11 (7.64%) DNS
5 11 (7.64%) SAN
6 8 (5.56%) TCP/IP
6 8 (5.56%) DHCP
7 7 (4.86%) Ethernet
7 7 (4.86%) iSCSI
8 6 (4.17%) Firewall
8 6 (4.17%) LAN
9 5 (3.47%) FTP
9 5 (3.47%) SMTP
9 5 (3.47%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (3.47%) RTSP
10 4 (2.78%) WAN
11 2 (1.39%) VoIP
11 2 (1.39%) VLAN
11 2 (1.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.64%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
3 6 (4.17%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.08%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.39%) MS Access
6 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.69%) MySQL
7 1 (0.69%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.69%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 12 (8.33%) MSI
2 9 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (6.25%) Hudson
3 3 (2.08%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.08%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.39%) JIRA
5 1 (0.69%) Selenium
5 1 (0.69%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.69%) QUnit
5 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.69%) Juju
5 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.69%) Ant
5 1 (0.69%) JUnit
5 1 (0.69%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.69%) Subversion
5 1 (0.69%) Checkstyle
General
1 25 (17.36%) Finance
2 15 (10.42%) Banking
3 10 (6.94%) Financial Institution
3 10 (6.94%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.08%) Retail
4 3 (2.08%) Legal
5 2 (1.39%) French Language
6 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.69%) Publishing
6 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.69%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (10.42%) Analyst
2 13 (9.03%) Support Engineer
2 13 (9.03%) Service Analyst
2 13 (9.03%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (6.25%) Release Manager
3 9 (6.25%) Developer
4 8 (5.56%) Configuration Manager
4 8 (5.56%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 7 (4.86%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (4.17%) Server Engineer
6 6 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 6 (4.17%) Desktop Support
6 6 (4.17%) Software Manager
7 5 (3.47%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (3.47%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (3.47%) Administrator
7 5 (3.47%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (3.47%) Help Desk Support
8 4 (2.78%) Deployment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.42%) Web Services
2 9 (6.25%) Middleware
2 9 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (4.86%) Application Packaging
3 7 (4.86%) .NET
4 6 (4.17%) CSS
4 6 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (4.17%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 6 (4.17%) HTML
4 6 (4.17%) Django
5 5 (3.47%) Ajax
6 4 (2.78%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.08%) XHTML
7 3 (2.08%) jQuery
8 2 (1.39%) LINQ
8 2 (1.39%) NHibernate
8 2 (1.39%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (1.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (1.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.89%) Blackberry
2 12 (8.33%) Hedge funds
3 10 (6.94%) Handset
4 7 (4.86%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.47%) Client/Server
5 5 (3.47%) PDA
6 4 (2.78%) NHS
7 3 (2.08%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.08%) Linked Data
8 2 (1.39%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.39%) Semantic Web
8 2 (1.39%) HP Superdome
8 2 (1.39%) Open Source
8 2 (1.39%) Life Science
8 2 (1.39%) Derivative
8 2 (1.39%) Statistics
8 2 (1.39%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.39%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 76 (52.78%) Windows
2 34 (23.61%) Windows 7
3 23 (15.97%) Windows XP
4 22 (15.28%) Linux
5 16 (11.11%) UNIX
6 10 (6.94%) Windows Vista
7 8 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (2.78%) Windows 2000
11 3 (2.08%) Ubuntu
11 3 (2.08%) Android
12 2 (1.39%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.39%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.39%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.39%) HPUX
13 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (18.75%) ITIL
2 19 (13.19%) Software Distribution
3 16 (11.11%) Release Management
4 14 (9.72%) PRINCE2
4 14 (9.72%) Configuration Management
5 11 (7.64%) ETL
5 11 (7.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (7.64%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (7.64%) Incident Management
6 10 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (6.25%) ITIL V3
7 9 (6.25%) Transition Management
7 9 (6.25%) DevOps
7 9 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (6.25%) Service Delivery
8 8 (5.56%) Automated Testing
9 7 (4.86%) Asset Management
10 6 (4.17%) Project Management
11 5 (3.47%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.94%) SQL
2 7 (4.86%) C#
2 7 (4.86%) JavaScript
3 6 (4.17%) VB
4 5 (3.47%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.78%) VBScript
6 3 (2.08%) Python
7 2 (1.39%) Ruby
7 2 (1.39%) SPARQL
7 2 (1.39%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.69%) Tcl
8 1 (0.69%) VB6
8 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.69%) Perl
8 1 (0.69%) PHP
8 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.69%) COBOL
8 1 (0.69%) Java
8 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 23 (15.97%) SC Cleared
3 12 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 10 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (6.94%) Degree
5 9 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 9 (6.25%) MCSE
6 8 (5.56%) MCP
7 4 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (2.08%) VCP4
8 3 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.39%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.39%) ISEB
10 1 (0.69%) CCA
10 1 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.69%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.69%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.69%) OCMJD
10 1 (0.69%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.42%) SLA
2 9 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 52 (36.11%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.25%) XenApp
3 9 (6.25%) XenDesktop
4 8 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (4.17%) vSphere
6 5 (3.47%) VMware ESX
7 4 (2.78%) Firmware
8 2 (1.39%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.39%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.39%) UAG
9 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.69%) Docker
9 1 (0.69%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 22 (15.28%) SCCM
2 20 (13.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (5.56%) WSUS
5 4 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (2.08%) Puppet
6 3 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.39%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 2 (1.39%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.39%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.39%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (1.39%) Control-M
8 1 (0.69%) Nagios
8 1 (0.69%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.69%) Cacti
8 1 (0.69%) Munin
8 1 (0.69%) SCOM
8 1 (0.69%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.69%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.69%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 55 (38.19%) Microsoft
2 28 (19.44%) HP
3 23 (15.97%) McAfee
4 22 (15.28%) Oracle
5 19 (13.19%) Citrix
6 18 (12.50%) VMware
7 17 (11.81%) Altiris
8 9 (6.25%) Perforce
9 5 (3.47%) AppSense
10 4 (2.78%) Wyse
10 4 (2.78%) NetApp
10 4 (2.78%) IBM
11 3 (2.08%) Lotus
11 3 (2.08%) Symantec
12 2 (1.39%) Remedy
12 2 (1.39%) MobileIron
12 2 (1.39%) ServiceNow
12 2 (1.39%) BMC
12 2 (1.39%) CA
12 2 (1.39%) Bloomberg