The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Deployment
Rank 451 453 457
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 111 101 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.30% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 43 36
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £175 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £550 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% +7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.50 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £84.50 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-12.19% +7.89%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36713 34180 37700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.42% 73.32% 71.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23128 21211 22153
Average daily rate £405 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1078 983 1363
Average hourly rate £24.00 £32.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £13.47 £13.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.05 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Software Deployment
UK

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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
London -13 31 £385 -2.22% 7
North West +14 29 £328 +31.00%
South East -5 28 £313 -10.71% 6
East of England - 8 £213 -
East Midlands -1 5 £355 - 6
Yorkshire -5 4 - - 5
South West -34 4 £300 +32.74%
West Midlands -10 2 £325 -23.52% 3
Software Deployment
UK

Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 125 (55.07%) Windows
2 79 (34.80%) Microsoft
3 62 (27.31%) Active Directory
3 62 (27.31%) SCCM
4 57 (25.11%) Windows 7
5 56 (24.67%) MS Office
6 53 (23.35%) Citrix
7 52 (22.91%) Security Cleared
8 47 (20.70%) Windows XP
9 43 (18.94%) SC Cleared
10 41 (18.06%) Windows Vista
11 40 (17.62%) Microsoft App-V
12 34 (14.98%) Blackberry
13 31 (13.66%) NHS
13 31 (13.66%) SLA
14 30 (13.22%) AppSense
15 27 (11.89%) VMware
15 27 (11.89%) CA
15 27 (11.89%) User Acceptance Testing
16 26 (11.45%) Lumension
16 26 (11.45%) MS Excel
17 24 (10.57%) ITIL
18 23 (10.13%) HP
19 21 (9.25%) DNS
19 21 (9.25%) Windows Server 2008
20 20 (8.81%) Windows Server 2003
21 19 (8.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
21 19 (8.37%) TCP/IP
21 19 (8.37%) Linux
21 19 (8.37%) Finance

Software Deployment
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 14 (6.17%) SharePoint
2 13 (5.73%) IIS
3 10 (4.41%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.20%) IBM Notes
4 5 (2.20%) Apache
4 5 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.76%) Lync
6 3 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.44%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.44%) nginx
7 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 56 (24.67%) MS Office
2 26 (11.45%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.96%) MS Project
4 7 (3.08%) MS Visio
4 7 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.44%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.44%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.76%) Office 365
2 1 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.25%) DNS
2 19 (8.37%) TCP/IP
3 18 (7.93%) SMS
4 13 (5.73%) WAN
4 13 (5.73%) LAN
5 12 (5.29%) Firewall
6 11 (4.85%) SAN
6 11 (4.85%) VPN
6 11 (4.85%) DHCP
6 11 (4.85%) VoIP
7 6 (2.64%) Wireless
8 5 (2.20%) SSL
9 4 (1.76%) Internet
9 4 (1.76%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (1.76%) NAS
10 3 (1.32%) Network Security
10 3 (1.32%) Extranet
10 3 (1.32%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.88%) FTP
11 2 (0.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.93%) DTS
2 17 (7.49%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.20%) MySQL
4 4 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.76%) MS Access
4 4 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.44%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (1.76%) InstallShield
2 3 (1.32%) MSI
3 2 (0.88%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.88%) JIRA
3 2 (0.88%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (0.44%) Hudson
4 1 (0.44%) Gradle
4 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.44%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (0.44%) Selenium
4 1 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.44%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.44%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.44%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.44%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.44%) NUnit
4 1 (0.44%) Subversion
4 1 (0.44%) Maven
4 1 (0.44%) Ant
General
1 19 (8.37%) Finance
2 7 (3.08%) Banking
3 6 (2.64%) Back Office
4 4 (1.76%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.76%) Retail
4 4 (1.76%) French Language
5 3 (1.32%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.88%) Publishing
7 1 (0.44%) Games
7 1 (0.44%) Billing
7 1 (0.44%) Legal
7 1 (0.44%) Local Government
7 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.44%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.44%) Cantonese Language
7 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 45 (19.82%) Analyst
2 39 (17.18%) Support Engineer
3 37 (16.30%) Desktop Support
4 25 (11.01%) Desktop Engineer
5 24 (10.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 19 (8.37%) 2nd Line Support
7 16 (7.05%) Support Analyst
7 16 (7.05%) Project Manager
8 14 (6.17%) Configuration Analyst
9 12 (5.29%) 1st Line Support
10 11 (4.85%) DevOps Engineer
11 9 (3.96%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (3.96%) Help Desk Support
12 8 (3.52%) Service Desk Analyst
12 8 (3.52%) Systems Engineer
12 8 (3.52%) Administrator
12 8 (3.52%) Service Analyst
13 7 (3.08%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 7 (3.08%) Desktop Analyst
14 6 (2.64%) Configuration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.85%) .NET
2 4 (1.76%) Application Packaging
3 3 (1.32%) J2EE
4 2 (0.88%) COM
4 2 (0.88%) Web Services
4 2 (0.88%) XML
4 2 (0.88%) Spring
5 1 (0.44%) .NET Remoting
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 1 (0.44%) WCF
5 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.44%) HTML
5 1 (0.44%) XSD
5 1 (0.44%) XSL
5 1 (0.44%) CSS
5 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 34 (14.98%) Blackberry
2 31 (13.66%) NHS
3 9 (3.96%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.20%) Thin Client
4 5 (2.20%) Clustering
4 5 (2.20%) Fat Client
5 4 (1.76%) EqualLogic
6 3 (1.32%) EPoS
6 3 (1.32%) Equities
6 3 (1.32%) PMI
7 2 (0.88%) Firmware
7 2 (0.88%) Derivative
7 2 (0.88%) E-Learning
7 2 (0.88%) Celerra
7 2 (0.88%) CLARiiON
7 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.44%) Online Games
8 1 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.44%) iPhone
8 1 (0.44%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 125 (55.07%) Windows
2 57 (25.11%) Windows 7
3 47 (20.70%) Windows XP
4 41 (18.06%) Windows Vista
5 21 (9.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (8.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (8.37%) Linux
8 12 (5.29%) Windows 2000
9 11 (4.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (3.52%) UNIX
11 6 (2.64%) Android
11 6 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (2.20%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.32%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.88%) Solaris
14 2 (0.88%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.44%) SUSE
15 1 (0.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (11.89%) User Acceptance Testing
2 24 (10.57%) ITIL
3 17 (7.49%) Software Distribution
4 15 (6.61%) Project Management
5 13 (5.73%) TQM
6 11 (4.85%) DevOps
7 10 (4.41%) Configuration Management
7 10 (4.41%) PRINCE2
7 10 (4.41%) Release Management
8 9 (3.96%) Regression Testing
9 8 (3.52%) Migration
10 6 (2.64%) Change Management
10 6 (2.64%) Build Automation
11 5 (2.20%) Incident Management
11 5 (2.20%) Project Planning
11 5 (2.20%) Waterfall
11 5 (2.20%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (2.20%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (2.20%) PRINCE
12 4 (1.76%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.29%) Java
2 10 (4.41%) SQL
3 8 (3.52%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.64%) Perl
5 4 (1.76%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.32%) C#
6 3 (1.32%) VBScript
6 3 (1.32%) Korn
7 2 (0.88%) Python
7 2 (0.88%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.44%) Ruby
8 1 (0.44%) Groovy
8 1 (0.44%) SPARQL
8 1 (0.44%) Winbatch
8 1 (0.44%) Bourne shell
8 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.44%) VB
8 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 52 (22.91%) Security Cleared
2 43 (18.94%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.08%) DV Cleared
3 7 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.64%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (2.64%) MCP
5 5 (2.20%) MCSE
6 4 (1.76%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.88%) MCTS
7 2 (0.88%) Degree
7 2 (0.88%) MCSA
7 2 (0.88%) CCNA
7 2 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.44%) ISEB
8 1 (0.44%) PMP
8 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (13.66%) SLA
2 3 (1.32%) QA
3 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 62 (27.31%) Active Directory
2 40 (17.62%) Microsoft App-V
3 18 (7.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (3.96%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.96%) XenApp
5 5 (2.20%) vSphere
6 4 (1.76%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (1.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.88%) NFS
8 2 (0.88%) UAG
8 2 (0.88%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (0.88%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.88%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 62 (27.31%) SCCM
2 19 (8.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 18 (7.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (2.20%) Puppet
5 4 (1.76%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.32%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.32%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 2 (0.88%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.88%) ZENworks
7 2 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.88%) SCOM
8 1 (0.44%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.44%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.44%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.44%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.44%) WMI
Vendors
1 79 (34.80%) Microsoft
2 53 (23.35%) Citrix
3 30 (13.22%) AppSense
4 27 (11.89%) CA
4 27 (11.89%) VMware
5 26 (11.45%) Lumension
6 23 (10.13%) HP
7 16 (7.05%) McAfee
8 11 (4.85%) Cisco
9 10 (4.41%) Oracle
9 10 (4.41%) Dell
10 9 (3.96%) IBM
11 7 (3.08%) SAP
11 7 (3.08%) EMC
12 5 (2.20%) Lotus
12 5 (2.20%) Symantec
12 5 (2.20%) Remedy
13 4 (1.76%) Sophos
13 4 (1.76%) Apple
13 4 (1.76%) TOWER Software
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