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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Deployment
Rank 547 508 498
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -10
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 88 121 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.28% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 57 40
Median daily rate £338 £388 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +9.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £555 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 24
Median hourly rate £13.48 £19.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.07% +7.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.65 £12.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.48 £22.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £19.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-34.21% +15.15%
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
41809 42609 40117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.03% 80.40% 78.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27858 28200 25340
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1000 1145 1121
Median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £22.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 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
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 25 August 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
South East -2 27 £335 -21.17% 4
London -41 24 £400 -15.78% 6
South West +21 12 £320 -
West Midlands -27 9 £325 - 3
North West +6 5 £415 +14.48% 3
East of England +13 4 - - 1
Yorkshire +4 4 £475 +26.66%
East Midlands -5 1 £376 -
North East -23 1 - -
Software Deployment
UK

Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 106 (51.71%) Windows
2 88 (42.93%) Microsoft
3 73 (35.61%) Active Directory
4 63 (30.73%) SCCM
5 56 (27.32%) Configuration Management
6 50 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (21.46%) VMware
7 44 (21.46%) ITIL
7 44 (21.46%) PowerShell
8 42 (20.49%) SQL
9 40 (19.51%) Puppet
10 39 (19.02%) MS Office
10 39 (19.02%) Windows Server
11 38 (18.54%) Data Centre
12 35 (17.07%) MS Excel
12 35 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
13 34 (16.59%) Windows 7
14 33 (16.10%) VMware Infrastructure
14 33 (16.10%) Opscode Chef
15 32 (15.61%) Security Cleared
15 32 (15.61%) SCOM
16 28 (13.66%) Jenkins
16 28 (13.66%) DNS
16 28 (13.66%) Migration
16 28 (13.66%) Firewall
17 27 (13.17%) DevOps
18 26 (12.68%) Release Management
18 26 (12.68%) Linux
19 25 (12.20%) Project Management
19 25 (12.20%) Finance

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 17 (8.29%) OpenStack
2 13 (6.34%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (6.34%) SharePoint
2 13 (6.34%) Skype for Business
3 8 (3.90%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.93%) Apache
4 6 (2.93%) JBoss
4 6 (2.93%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.95%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.46%) Confluence
7 3 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.98%) IIS
9 1 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.49%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 39 (19.02%) MS Office
2 35 (17.07%) MS Excel
3 12 (5.85%) MS Project
4 4 (1.95%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.95%) Staffware
2 3 (1.46%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.49%) Eikon
3 1 (0.49%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 35 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (10.24%) Azure Active Directory
3 21 (10.24%) Office 365
4 13 (6.34%) IaaS
5 11 (5.37%) PaaS
6 5 (2.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 5 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (1.95%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.49%) Google Play
8 1 (0.49%) iTunes
8 1 (0.49%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (13.66%) DNS
1 28 (13.66%) Firewall
2 19 (9.27%) Network Security
3 17 (8.29%) DHCP
4 14 (6.83%) VPN
5 12 (5.85%) LAN
5 12 (5.85%) WAN
6 10 (4.88%) MPLS
6 10 (4.88%) SMS
6 10 (4.88%) VLAN
7 8 (3.90%) Extranet
8 6 (2.93%) Internet
8 6 (2.93%) LDAP
8 6 (2.93%) SAN
8 6 (2.93%) Skype
9 4 (1.95%) SSH
10 2 (0.98%) HTTP
10 2 (0.98%) SMTP
10 2 (0.98%) SSL
10 2 (0.98%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.24%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.34%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.93%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.46%) DB2
5 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.98%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.98%) MS Access
6 2 (0.98%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (13.66%) Jenkins
2 24 (11.71%) Git (software)
3 21 (10.24%) JIRA
4 20 (9.76%) Ant
5 19 (9.27%) Subversion
6 18 (8.78%) Maven
7 16 (7.80%) Hudson
8 11 (5.37%) MSI
9 8 (3.90%) Selenium
10 7 (3.41%) Eclipse
10 7 (3.41%) InstallShield
11 5 (2.44%) Checkstyle
11 5 (2.44%) JUnit
11 5 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (2.44%) QUnit
12 4 (1.95%) TeamCity
12 4 (1.95%) Visual Studio
13 3 (1.46%) Gradle
13 3 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (0.98%) Build Forge
General
1 25 (12.20%) Finance
2 8 (3.90%) Banking
3 5 (2.44%) Publishing
4 4 (1.95%) Games
5 2 (0.98%) Billing
5 2 (0.98%) Legal
6 1 (0.49%) Advertising
6 1 (0.49%) Front Office
6 1 (0.49%) Retail
6 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (13.17%) Analyst
2 25 (12.20%) Architect
3 15 (7.32%) Desktop Support
3 15 (7.32%) Developer
3 15 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (6.34%) Azure Engineer
4 13 (6.34%) Cloud Architect
4 13 (6.34%) Desktop Engineer
5 12 (5.85%) Azure DevOps
5 12 (5.85%) Server Engineer
6 11 (5.37%) Deployment Engineer
7 9 (4.39%) Administrator
7 9 (4.39%) Senior Desktop Engineer
7 9 (4.39%) Support Analyst
7 9 (4.39%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (3.90%) Senior Server Engineer
8 8 (3.90%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 8 (3.90%) Software Deployment Engineer
8 8 (3.90%) Wintel Engineer
9 7 (3.41%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.32%) .NET
2 10 (4.88%) .NET Framework
3 9 (4.39%) HTML
4 8 (3.90%) Web Services
5 7 (3.41%) Struts
6 6 (2.93%) CSS
6 6 (2.93%) Java EE
6 6 (2.93%) JMS
6 6 (2.93%) SAML
7 5 (2.44%) EJB
7 5 (2.44%) EJB 3.0
7 5 (2.44%) Hibernate
7 5 (2.44%) JBoss Seam
7 5 (2.44%) JPA
7 5 (2.44%) JSTL
8 4 (1.95%) boto
8 4 (1.95%) J2EE
8 4 (1.95%) REST
9 3 (1.46%) jQuery
9 3 (1.46%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 38 (18.54%) Data Centre
2 15 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (5.85%) Computer Science
4 11 (5.37%) Hybrid Cloud
5 8 (3.90%) Client/Server
5 8 (3.90%) Replication
6 7 (3.41%) Smartphone
7 6 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.93%) CMDB
8 3 (1.46%) iPhone
8 3 (1.46%) Learning Management System
8 3 (1.46%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.46%) PKI
8 3 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.98%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.49%) BYOD
10 1 (0.49%) NHS
10 1 (0.49%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 106 (51.71%) Windows
2 39 (19.02%) Windows Server
3 34 (16.59%) Windows 7
4 26 (12.68%) Linux
5 23 (11.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (10.24%) VMS
7 20 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (8.29%) Windows 10
9 13 (6.34%) Windows 8
10 12 (5.85%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (4.39%) Unix
12 8 (3.90%) Solaris
12 8 (3.90%) Windows Phone
13 7 (3.41%) Windows XP
14 5 (2.44%) AIX
14 5 (2.44%) Apple iOS
14 5 (2.44%) Mac OS
14 5 (2.44%) Windows Vista
15 3 (1.46%) CentOS
16 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (27.32%) Configuration Management
2 50 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (21.46%) ITIL
4 28 (13.66%) Migration
5 27 (13.17%) DevOps
6 26 (12.68%) Release Management
7 25 (12.20%) Project Management
8 23 (11.22%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (9.76%) Use Case
10 18 (8.78%) Service Management
11 16 (7.80%) Open Source
12 13 (6.34%) Case Management
12 13 (6.34%) PRINCE2
12 13 (6.34%) Software Delivery
13 12 (5.85%) Workflow
14 11 (5.37%) Business Continuity
14 11 (5.37%) Change Management
15 10 (4.88%) Asset Management
15 10 (4.88%) Capacity Management
15 10 (4.88%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 44 (21.46%) PowerShell
2 42 (20.49%) SQL
3 20 (9.76%) Python
4 17 (8.29%) Java
4 17 (8.29%) Ruby
5 16 (7.80%) VBScript
6 12 (5.85%) VB
7 9 (4.39%) JavaScript
8 7 (3.41%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.93%) C#
10 5 (2.44%) C++
11 4 (1.95%) VBA
12 3 (1.46%) Tcl
13 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.49%) C
13 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (15.61%) Security Cleared
2 24 (11.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (10.24%) SC Cleared
4 16 (7.80%) MCSE
5 11 (5.37%) Degree
6 10 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (4.39%) DV Cleared
8 6 (2.93%) CCNA
8 6 (2.93%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (2.93%) MCSA
9 5 (2.44%) AWS Certification
9 5 (2.44%) ISEB
9 5 (2.44%) MCITP
9 5 (2.44%) MCP
10 4 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.46%) CCNP
11 3 (1.46%) MCTS
11 3 (1.46%) OCMJD
11 3 (1.46%) Sun Certification
12 2 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.90%) SLA
2 4 (1.95%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.95%) QA
3 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 73 (35.61%) Active Directory
2 33 (16.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (7.80%) XenApp
4 15 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (5.37%) Docker
6 9 (4.39%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (3.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 8 (3.90%) UAG
8 7 (3.41%) vSphere
9 2 (0.98%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.98%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.98%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.49%) StorNext
10 1 (0.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 63 (30.73%) SCCM
2 40 (19.51%) Puppet
3 33 (16.10%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (15.61%) SCOM
5 15 (7.32%) Ansible
6 12 (5.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 10 (4.88%) WSUS
8 9 (4.39%) Backup Exec
9 8 (3.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 8 (3.90%) IBM BigFix
9 8 (3.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 8 (3.90%) Tivoli
9 8 (3.90%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 4 (1.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 3 (1.46%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (1.46%) Netcool
12 2 (0.98%) AirWatch
13 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 1 (0.49%) QRadar
13 1 (0.49%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 88 (42.93%) Microsoft
2 44 (21.46%) VMware
3 24 (11.71%) Citrix
4 19 (9.27%) HP
5 17 (8.29%) Symantec
6 16 (7.80%) Intel Security
7 14 (6.83%) Cisco
7 14 (6.83%) Splunk
8 13 (6.34%) IBM
9 11 (5.37%) Dell
9 11 (5.37%) Oracle
10 8 (3.90%) Barracuda Networks
11 6 (2.93%) Apple
11 6 (2.93%) Google
12 5 (2.44%) SAP
12 5 (2.44%) Sun
12 5 (2.44%) TIBCO
13 4 (1.95%) Atlassian
13 4 (1.95%) NetApp
14 3 (1.46%) Canon
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