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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Deployment
UK / England
Rank 502 528 515
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -13
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 71 76 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 47 33
Median daily rate £400 £383 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +27.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £193 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £325 £263
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +23.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 8
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.20 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.19% -36.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £11.61 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £16.16 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.20 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+16.19% -36.88%

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
34247 37536 36338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.42% 81.99% 78.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 22846 24700 23777
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 844 1095 972
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Deployment within the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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
South East +24 33 £320 -1.53% 2
London +9 25 £450 +16.88% 4
North West +29 4 £194 -38.00% 4
West Midlands -9 4 £425 -5.55%
East of England - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire +6 1 - - 1
East Midlands +1 1 £188 -
South West 0 1 £175 -56.25% 4
Software Deployment
UK

Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 102 (59.30%) Windows
2 76 (44.19%) SCCM
3 67 (38.95%) Active Directory
4 64 (37.21%) Microsoft
5 48 (27.91%) MS Office
6 43 (25.00%) VMware
7 41 (23.84%) Windows Server
8 35 (20.35%) PowerShell
8 35 (20.35%) Windows 7
9 34 (19.77%) Finance
10 33 (19.19%) Windows Server 2008
11 32 (18.60%) Security Cleared
12 31 (18.02%) Windows Server 2012
13 30 (17.44%) Intel Security
14 29 (16.86%) Citrix
14 29 (16.86%) SQL
15 28 (16.28%) Windows 10
15 28 (16.28%) SC Cleared
15 28 (16.28%) Release Management
15 28 (16.28%) WSUS
15 28 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
16 26 (15.12%) ITIL
17 25 (14.53%) HP
18 24 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
19 22 (12.79%) Windows Server 2003
20 21 (12.21%) Windows 8
21 20 (11.63%) Data Centre
21 20 (11.63%) MS Excel
21 20 (11.63%) Migration
22 19 (11.05%) VBScript

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 15 (8.72%) MS Exchange
2 14 (8.14%) Skype for Business
3 6 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (2.91%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.74%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.74%) JBoss
7 2 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.16%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.58%) Apache
8 1 (0.58%) CMS
8 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.58%) IIS
8 1 (0.58%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.58%) SAP EP
8 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 48 (27.91%) MS Office
2 20 (11.63%) MS Excel
3 7 (4.07%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (7.56%) PaaS
3 12 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (6.40%) IaaS
5 9 (5.23%) Office 365
6 2 (1.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.16%) Heroku
7 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.58%) G Suite
7 1 (0.58%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.58%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.88%) DHCP
1 17 (9.88%) DNS
2 16 (9.30%) Firewall
3 12 (6.98%) Skype
3 12 (6.98%) SMS
4 9 (5.23%) LAN
5 8 (4.65%) Network Security
5 8 (4.65%) TCP/IP
6 6 (3.49%) VPN
6 6 (3.49%) WAN
7 3 (1.74%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.74%) Internet
7 3 (1.74%) MPLS
7 3 (1.74%) VLAN
7 3 (1.74%) VoIP
8 2 (1.16%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.16%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.16%) NAS
8 2 (1.16%) SAN
8 2 (1.16%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.33%) MySQL
3 3 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.16%) Endeca
4 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.58%) Power BI
5 1 (0.58%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (7.56%) MSI
2 6 (3.49%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.91%) InstallShield
4 3 (1.74%) Ant
4 3 (1.74%) JIRA
4 3 (1.74%) Subversion
5 2 (1.16%) Checkstyle
5 2 (1.16%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.16%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.16%) JUnit
5 2 (1.16%) QUnit
5 2 (1.16%) Selenium
6 1 (0.58%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.58%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.58%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.58%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.58%) Hudson
6 1 (0.58%) Maven
6 1 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (19.77%) Finance
2 17 (9.88%) Banking
3 9 (5.23%) Law
4 8 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.33%) Games
6 3 (1.74%) German Language
6 3 (1.74%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.58%) Back Office
8 1 (0.58%) Billing
8 1 (0.58%) Front Office
8 1 (0.58%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 23 (13.37%) Analyst
2 16 (9.30%) Support Engineer
3 11 (6.40%) Deployment Engineer
3 11 (6.40%) Support Analyst
3 11 (6.40%) Wintel Engineer
4 10 (5.81%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (5.23%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (5.23%) Release Manager
5 9 (5.23%) Service Analyst
5 9 (5.23%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (4.07%) Architect
6 7 (4.07%) Desktop Support
6 7 (4.07%) Project Manager
6 7 (4.07%) SCCM Engineer
7 6 (3.49%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 6 (3.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (3.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (3.49%) SCCM Administrator
7 6 (3.49%) Software Deployment Engineer
7 6 (3.49%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.14%) .NET
2 6 (3.49%) CSS
3 4 (2.33%) HTML
4 3 (1.74%) SAML
4 3 (1.74%) Web Services
5 2 (1.16%) EJB
5 2 (1.16%) EJB 3.0
5 2 (1.16%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.16%) Java EE
5 2 (1.16%) JBoss Seam
5 2 (1.16%) JMS
5 2 (1.16%) JPA
5 2 (1.16%) JSTL
5 2 (1.16%) Software Packaging
5 2 (1.16%) Struts
6 1 (0.58%) boto
6 1 (0.58%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.58%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.58%) XML
6 1 (0.58%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.63%) Data Centre
2 17 (9.88%) Smartphone
3 16 (9.30%) iPhone
4 10 (5.81%) Blackberry
5 9 (5.23%) Client/Server
6 8 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (3.49%) iPad
8 4 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (2.33%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.33%) NHS
9 3 (1.74%) CMDB
9 3 (1.74%) Derivative
10 2 (1.16%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.16%) Life Science
10 2 (1.16%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.16%) Replication
10 2 (1.16%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.58%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 102 (59.30%) Windows
2 41 (23.84%) Windows Server
3 35 (20.35%) Windows 7
4 33 (19.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (18.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (16.28%) Windows 10
7 22 (12.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (12.21%) Windows 8
9 16 (9.30%) Linux
10 9 (5.23%) Windows Vista
11 6 (3.49%) Apple iOS
11 6 (3.49%) Mac OS
11 6 (3.49%) Solaris
11 6 (3.49%) Unix
11 6 (3.49%) Windows XP
12 4 (2.33%) AIX
13 2 (1.16%) Android
13 2 (1.16%) VMS
14 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.28%) Release Management
2 26 (15.12%) ITIL
3 24 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (11.63%) Migration
5 13 (7.56%) Software Delivery
6 12 (6.98%) Configuration Management
7 11 (6.40%) Change Management
7 11 (6.40%) Patch Management
7 11 (6.40%) Software Distribution
8 10 (5.81%) Application Packaging
8 10 (5.81%) Application Virtualisation
8 10 (5.81%) DevOps
8 10 (5.81%) Time Management
9 8 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (4.07%) PRINCE2
10 7 (4.07%) Project Management
11 6 (3.49%) SDLC
11 6 (3.49%) Service Management
12 5 (2.91%) Incident Management
12 5 (2.91%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 35 (20.35%) PowerShell
2 29 (16.86%) SQL
3 19 (11.05%) VBScript
4 15 (8.72%) VB
5 8 (4.65%) C#
6 7 (4.07%) Python
7 6 (3.49%) Java
8 3 (1.74%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.74%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.58%) ABAP
9 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.58%) C
9 1 (0.58%) C++
9 1 (0.58%) Korn
9 1 (0.58%) Perl
9 1 (0.58%) Ruby
9 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 28 (16.28%) SC Cleared
3 11 (6.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.49%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.91%) ISEB
6 4 (2.33%) MCITP
6 4 (2.33%) MCSA
6 4 (2.33%) MCTS
7 3 (1.74%) MOS
8 2 (1.16%) AWS Certification
8 2 (1.16%) CCNA
8 2 (1.16%) CCNP
8 2 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.16%) Degree
8 2 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.16%) PMP
8 2 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.16%) VCP4
8 2 (1.16%) VCP5
8 2 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.40%) SLA
2 10 (5.81%) QA
3 1 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 67 (38.95%) Active Directory
2 28 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (8.14%) vSphere
4 13 (7.56%) XenApp
5 12 (6.98%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (6.40%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (6.40%) XenDesktop
7 6 (3.49%) VMware ESX
8 5 (2.91%) Docker
9 2 (1.16%) Firmware
9 2 (1.16%) LXC
9 2 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.58%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 76 (44.19%) SCCM
2 28 (16.28%) WSUS
3 19 (11.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 13 (7.56%) McAfee ePO
5 9 (5.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 7 (4.07%) Puppet
7 5 (2.91%) Backup Exec
7 5 (2.91%) SCOM
8 4 (2.33%) Ansible
8 4 (2.33%) BladeLogic
8 4 (2.33%) Kubernetes
8 4 (2.33%) NetVault Backup
8 4 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (1.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (1.16%) Mesos
10 2 (1.16%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.58%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 64 (37.21%) Microsoft
2 43 (25.00%) VMware
3 30 (17.44%) Intel Security
4 29 (16.86%) Citrix
5 25 (14.53%) HP
6 12 (6.98%) Dell
7 10 (5.81%) Canon
7 10 (5.81%) Mitel
7 10 (5.81%) Symantec
8 7 (4.07%) Altiris
8 7 (4.07%) Apple
9 6 (3.49%) Cisco
9 6 (3.49%) Oracle
10 5 (2.91%) Remedy
11 4 (2.33%) ServiceNow
12 3 (1.74%) Lotus
13 2 (1.16%) Avaya
13 2 (1.16%) CommVault
13 2 (1.16%) NetApp
13 2 (1.16%) Sun