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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Deployment
Rank 492 482 465
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -17
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 108 106 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.27% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 38 50
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £187 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £253
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +28.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.70 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £27.50 £20.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
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
42104 39098 36285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.15% 76.38% 75.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 27971 24690 22740
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1134 1102 1016
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.69% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +14 44 £388 +1.97% 14
South East -21 37 £425 +30.76% 8
North West -33 9 £363 -19.44% 6
East of England +3 6 £250 -19.35%
East Midlands -10 3 - -
West Midlands +6 2 - -
South West -6 2 - -
North East -24 2 - -
Yorkshire -32 2 - - 2
Software Deployment
UK

Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 104 (52.53%) Windows
2 58 (29.29%) Microsoft
3 55 (27.78%) Active Directory
4 53 (26.77%) Linux
5 45 (22.73%) VMware
6 39 (19.70%) Finance
6 39 (19.70%) Windows 7
7 38 (19.19%) PowerShell
7 38 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (19.19%) UNIX
7 38 (19.19%) SQL
8 35 (17.68%) DNS
9 33 (16.67%) SCCM
10 31 (15.66%) Configuration Management
11 30 (15.15%) ITIL
11 30 (15.15%) Security Cleared
11 30 (15.15%) Puppet
12 29 (14.65%) Banking
13 28 (14.14%) Python
13 28 (14.14%) HP
14 27 (13.64%) TCP/IP
14 27 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
14 27 (13.64%) MS Excel
14 27 (13.64%) Data Centre
15 25 (12.63%) Firewall
15 25 (12.63%) Citrix
15 25 (12.63%) DevOps
15 25 (12.63%) Windows Server 2008
15 25 (12.63%) Continuous Integration
16 24 (12.12%) Amazon AWS

Software Deployment
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 14 (7.07%) Apache
1 14 (7.07%) OpenStack
2 12 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 12 (6.06%) IIS
3 10 (5.05%) WebSphere
3 10 (5.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (4.04%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.53%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.02%) Lync
7 3 (1.52%) JBoss
7 3 (1.52%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.51%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.51%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.51%) Liferay
9 1 (0.51%) Confluence
Applications
1 27 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 17 (8.59%) MS Office
3 9 (4.55%) MS Visio
4 7 (3.54%) MS Project
5 4 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.51%) Summit
2 1 (0.51%) assyst
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (10.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (6.57%) AWS CloudFormation
4 12 (6.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 9 (4.55%) PaaS
5 9 (4.55%) IaaS
6 5 (2.53%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.01%) Google Apps
7 2 (1.01%) Office 365
8 1 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (17.68%) DNS
2 27 (13.64%) TCP/IP
3 25 (12.63%) Firewall
4 23 (11.62%) VPN
5 22 (11.11%) DHCP
6 12 (6.06%) WAN
7 11 (5.56%) LAN
8 10 (5.05%) SAN
8 10 (5.05%) Internet
8 10 (5.05%) VLAN
8 10 (5.05%) Network Security
9 9 (4.55%) SSH
9 9 (4.55%) LDAP
9 9 (4.55%) SMS
10 8 (4.04%) VoIP
11 6 (3.03%) MPLS
12 4 (2.02%) Wireless
12 4 (2.02%) WLAN
12 4 (2.02%) ADSL
13 3 (1.52%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 17 (8.59%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 7 (3.54%) Oracle Database
5 6 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.53%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.02%) DB2
8 3 (1.52%) MySQL
8 3 (1.52%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.51%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 23 (11.62%) Jenkins
2 20 (10.10%) Subversion
3 18 (9.09%) Maven
3 18 (9.09%) Ant
4 17 (8.59%) Git (software)
5 15 (7.58%) JIRA
6 9 (4.55%) Hudson
7 5 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.53%) Eclipse
7 5 (2.53%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.01%) Selenium
8 2 (1.01%) JUnit
8 2 (1.01%) Checkstyle
8 2 (1.01%) QUnit
9 1 (0.51%) Gradle
9 1 (0.51%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.51%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 39 (19.70%) Finance
2 29 (14.65%) Banking
3 13 (6.57%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.05%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.54%) Billing
6 4 (2.02%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.52%) Publishing
8 2 (1.01%) Law
8 2 (1.01%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.01%) Back Office
8 2 (1.01%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.01%) Retail
9 1 (0.51%) Marketing
9 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.51%) Legal
9 1 (0.51%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (13.64%) Analyst
2 24 (12.12%) Architect
3 19 (9.60%) Support Engineer
4 17 (8.59%) 2nd Line Support
5 16 (8.08%) Project Manager
5 16 (8.08%) DevOps Engineer
6 15 (7.58%) Support Analyst
7 12 (6.06%) Cloud Architect
8 10 (5.05%) Desktop Support
8 10 (5.05%) Consultant
9 9 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
9 9 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
10 8 (4.04%) Infrastructure Architect
10 8 (4.04%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
10 8 (4.04%) Deployment Project Manager
11 7 (3.54%) Wintel Engineer
11 7 (3.54%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 7 (3.54%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 7 (3.54%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.05%) .NET
1 10 (5.05%) Web Services
2 9 (4.55%) boto
3 8 (4.04%) Middleware
4 7 (3.54%) REST
5 6 (3.03%) FIX Protocol
6 5 (2.53%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.02%) HTML
7 4 (2.02%) TIBCO EMS
8 3 (1.52%) CSS
8 3 (1.52%) Java EE
9 2 (1.01%) JSTL
9 2 (1.01%) JBoss Seam
9 2 (1.01%) JPA
9 2 (1.01%) EJB 3.0
9 2 (1.01%) SOAP
9 2 (1.01%) Struts
9 2 (1.01%) EJB
9 2 (1.01%) J2EE
9 2 (1.01%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.06%) Blackberry
3 10 (5.05%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.05%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.55%) iPhone
4 9 (4.55%) iPad
5 7 (3.54%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (3.03%) SWIFT
6 6 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (2.53%) NHS
7 5 (2.53%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (2.02%) Smartphone
8 4 (2.02%) EPoS
9 3 (1.52%) Chip and PIN
9 3 (1.52%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.52%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.52%) PDA
9 3 (1.52%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 104 (52.53%) Windows
2 53 (26.77%) Linux
3 39 (19.70%) Windows 7
4 38 (19.19%) UNIX
5 25 (12.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 18 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (8.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (5.56%) Solaris
9 7 (3.54%) AIX
9 7 (3.54%) Windows 8
10 6 (3.03%) Mac OS X
10 6 (3.03%) Android
11 5 (2.53%) VMS
12 4 (2.02%) Windows Vista
12 4 (2.02%) Windows Phone
13 3 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.52%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.52%) zOS
14 2 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (15.66%) Configuration Management
3 30 (15.15%) ITIL
4 25 (12.63%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (12.63%) DevOps
5 21 (10.61%) Project Management
6 13 (6.57%) PRINCE2
6 13 (6.57%) Migration
7 12 (6.06%) Asset Management
7 12 (6.06%) Auto-Scaling
8 11 (5.56%) SDLC
8 11 (5.56%) Incident Management
8 11 (5.56%) Service Management
8 11 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (5.56%) Release Management
9 10 (5.05%) Use Case
9 10 (5.05%) Software Delivery
10 9 (4.55%) Capacity Management
10 9 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
10 9 (4.55%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 38 (19.19%) SQL
1 38 (19.19%) PowerShell
2 28 (14.14%) Python
3 21 (10.61%) Java
4 18 (9.09%) Perl
4 18 (9.09%) Ruby
5 14 (7.07%) VB
6 12 (6.06%) VBScript
7 10 (5.05%) C#
8 8 (4.04%) C++
9 7 (3.54%) C
10 6 (3.03%) JavaScript
10 6 (3.03%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.53%) VB6
11 5 (2.53%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.52%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.01%) Korn
13 2 (1.01%) PHP
13 2 (1.01%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.51%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 30 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 27 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (8.08%) SC Cleared
4 14 (7.07%) MCSA
5 11 (5.56%) MCITP
6 10 (5.05%) MCSE
7 9 (4.55%) Degree
8 8 (4.04%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (4.04%) CCNA
9 7 (3.54%) CCNP
9 7 (3.54%) MCP
10 5 (2.53%) ISEB
10 5 (2.53%) DV Cleared
11 4 (2.02%) VCP4
11 4 (2.02%) VCP5
11 4 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.52%) AWS Certification
12 3 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.01%) Sun Certification
13 2 (1.01%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.07%) SLA
2 6 (3.03%) QA
3 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 55 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 22 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (6.06%) Docker
4 9 (4.55%) vSphere
4 9 (4.55%) VMware ESX
5 8 (4.04%) XenServer
6 7 (3.54%) Hyper-V
7 5 (2.53%) XenApp
8 4 (2.02%) ISA Server
9 3 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (1.01%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.51%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 33 (16.67%) SCCM
2 30 (15.15%) Puppet
3 23 (11.62%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (6.57%) Ansible
5 12 (6.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 6 (3.03%) WSUS
7 5 (2.53%) SCOM
8 4 (2.02%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (1.52%) HP SIM
9 3 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (1.52%) NetBackup
10 2 (1.01%) Backup Exec
10 2 (1.01%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (1.01%) WMI
10 2 (1.01%) BladeLogic
10 2 (1.01%) Nagios
10 2 (1.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (1.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 58 (29.29%) Microsoft
2 45 (22.73%) VMware
3 28 (14.14%) HP
4 25 (12.63%) Citrix
5 23 (11.62%) Oracle
6 21 (10.61%) McAfee
7 18 (9.09%) Dell
8 17 (8.59%) Cisco
9 16 (8.08%) Altiris
10 10 (5.05%) Symantec
11 9 (4.55%) IBM
11 9 (4.55%) Splunk
12 6 (3.03%) LANDesk
12 6 (3.03%) Bloomberg
13 5 (2.53%) Google
13 5 (2.53%) Red Hat
14 4 (2.02%) Apple
14 4 (2.02%) TIBCO
14 4 (2.02%) AppSense
14 4 (2.02%) Websense
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