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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Deployment
Rank 477 445 469
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +24
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 106 112 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.31% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 51 37
Average daily rate
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£338 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £258 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.50% -6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 4 7
Average hourly rate £17.75 £20.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.34% +6.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.79 £18.25 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.50 £83.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-18.51% +6.57%
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
38005 35893 37964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.58% 73.75% 71.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 23987 22503 22456
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1076 980 1367
Average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.41% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.84 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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
South East +16 33 £325 -18.75% 5
London -5 29 £380 -5.00% 10
North West +14 23 £450 +80.00%
East of England -27 9 £235 -4.08%
Yorkshire -8 4 - - 3
East Midlands +2 3 - - 3
West Midlands -21 2 £325 -24.41% 1
South West -35 2 £350 +54.86% 1
Software Deployment
UK

Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 124 (54.87%) Windows
2 84 (37.17%) Microsoft
3 59 (26.11%) Active Directory
4 55 (24.34%) MS Office
4 55 (24.34%) Security Cleared
4 55 (24.34%) Windows 7
5 54 (23.89%) SCCM
6 46 (20.35%) Citrix
7 45 (19.91%) Windows XP
8 43 (19.03%) SC Cleared
9 42 (18.58%) Windows Vista
10 35 (15.49%) Microsoft App-V
10 35 (15.49%) Blackberry
11 30 (13.27%) AppSense
11 30 (13.27%) SLA
12 27 (11.95%) CA
13 26 (11.50%) Lumension
14 25 (11.06%) VMware
15 23 (10.18%) NHS
15 23 (10.18%) ITIL
16 22 (9.73%) MS Excel
17 21 (9.29%) Finance
17 21 (9.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 21 (9.29%) HP
18 20 (8.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 20 (8.85%) User Acceptance Testing
18 20 (8.85%) Windows Server 2008
19 18 (7.96%) SMS
19 18 (7.96%) SQL Server
20 17 (7.52%) DNS

Software Deployment
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 13 (5.75%) SharePoint
2 12 (5.31%) IIS
3 9 (3.98%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.65%) IBM Notes
5 5 (2.21%) Apache
6 4 (1.77%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.88%) Lync
8 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.44%) nginx
8 1 (0.44%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 55 (24.34%) MS Office
2 22 (9.73%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.98%) MS Project
4 7 (3.10%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.44%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.44%) assyst
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.33%) SaaS
2 2 (0.88%) Office 365
3 1 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.96%) SMS
2 17 (7.52%) DNS
3 16 (7.08%) TCP/IP
4 15 (6.64%) Firewall
5 10 (4.42%) DHCP
6 9 (3.98%) VPN
6 9 (3.98%) WAN
6 9 (3.98%) LAN
7 8 (3.54%) VoIP
8 6 (2.65%) SAN
8 6 (2.65%) Internet
9 4 (1.77%) SSL
9 4 (1.77%) Wireless
10 3 (1.33%) Extranet
10 3 (1.33%) Network Security
10 3 (1.33%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.88%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (0.88%) FirePass
11 2 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.88%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.96%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.87%) DTS
3 5 (2.21%) MySQL
3 5 (2.21%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.77%) MS Access
5 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.44%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.33%) InstallShield
2 2 (0.88%) Maven
2 2 (0.88%) JIRA
2 2 (0.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.88%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (0.88%) Ant
2 2 (0.88%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.88%) MSI
3 1 (0.44%) NUnit
3 1 (0.44%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.44%) Gradle
3 1 (0.44%) Hudson
3 1 (0.44%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.44%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 21 (9.29%) Finance
2 8 (3.54%) Banking
3 7 (3.10%) Retail
4 5 (2.21%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.77%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.77%) French Language
5 4 (1.77%) Back Office
6 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.44%) Games
7 1 (0.44%) Publishing
7 1 (0.44%) Legal
7 1 (0.44%) Billing
7 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.44%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.44%) Cantonese Language
7 1 (0.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 38 (16.81%) Analyst
1 38 (16.81%) Support Engineer
2 34 (15.04%) Desktop Support
3 24 (10.62%) Desktop Engineer
4 22 (9.73%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 19 (8.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 15 (6.64%) Project Manager
7 13 (5.75%) Support Analyst
8 12 (5.31%) 1st Line Support
9 11 (4.87%) DevOps Engineer
10 10 (4.42%) Administrator
11 9 (3.98%) Help Desk Support
11 9 (3.98%) Configuration Analyst
12 8 (3.54%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 8 (3.54%) Systems Engineer
13 6 (2.65%) Configuration Specialist
13 6 (2.65%) Technical Analyst
13 6 (2.65%) Service Desk Analyst
13 6 (2.65%) Developer
13 6 (2.65%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.31%) .NET
2 3 (1.33%) J2EE
2 3 (1.33%) Web Services
2 3 (1.33%) Application Packaging
3 2 (0.88%) Spring
3 2 (0.88%) WCF
3 2 (0.88%) COM
3 2 (0.88%) CSS
3 2 (0.88%) XML
3 2 (0.88%) HTML
4 1 (0.44%) XSD
4 1 (0.44%) XSL
4 1 (0.44%) Classic ASP
4 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.44%) SOAP
4 1 (0.44%) REST
4 1 (0.44%) HTML5
4 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.44%) jQuery
4 1 (0.44%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (15.49%) Blackberry
2 23 (10.18%) NHS
3 9 (3.98%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.77%) EqualLogic
5 3 (1.33%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.33%) Equities
5 3 (1.33%) EPoS
5 3 (1.33%) PMI
6 2 (0.88%) Derivative
6 2 (0.88%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.88%) Firmware
6 2 (0.88%) Thin Client
6 2 (0.88%) E-Learning
6 2 (0.88%) Replication
6 2 (0.88%) Clustering
7 1 (0.44%) AS400
7 1 (0.44%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.44%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 124 (54.87%) Windows
2 55 (24.34%) Windows 7
3 45 (19.91%) Windows XP
4 42 (18.58%) Windows Vista
5 20 (8.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (7.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (7.08%) Linux
7 11 (4.87%) Windows 2000
8 9 (3.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (3.10%) UNIX
10 5 (2.21%) Windows 8
10 5 (2.21%) Android
11 2 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.44%) SUSE
12 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.44%) AIX
12 1 (0.44%) HPUX
12 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (10.18%) ITIL
2 20 (8.85%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (7.52%) Software Distribution
4 14 (6.19%) Project Management
5 12 (5.31%) TQM
5 12 (5.31%) PRINCE2
5 12 (5.31%) Release Management
6 11 (4.87%) DevOps
6 11 (4.87%) Configuration Management
7 9 (3.98%) Regression Testing
8 8 (3.54%) Change Management
8 8 (3.54%) Migration
8 8 (3.54%) Service Management
9 7 (3.10%) Unit Testing
10 6 (2.65%) Incident Management
10 6 (2.65%) Build Automation
10 6 (2.65%) ITSM
11 5 (2.21%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (2.21%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (2.21%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.19%) Java
2 12 (5.31%) SQL
3 6 (2.65%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.65%) Perl
4 5 (2.21%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.77%) Korn
5 4 (1.77%) C#
6 3 (1.33%) VBScript
7 2 (0.88%) Python
8 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.44%) VBA
8 1 (0.44%) PHP
8 1 (0.44%) Winbatch
8 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.44%) SPARQL
8 1 (0.44%) Groovy
8 1 (0.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 55 (24.34%) Security Cleared
2 43 (19.03%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.10%) DV Cleared
4 6 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.21%) MCSE
6 4 (1.77%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.33%) MCP
7 3 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.88%) Degree
8 2 (0.88%) HNC
8 2 (0.88%) CCNA
8 2 (0.88%) CCA
8 2 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.44%) PMP
9 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.44%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (13.27%) SLA
2 4 (1.77%) QA
3 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 59 (26.11%) Active Directory
2 35 (15.49%) Microsoft App-V
3 17 (7.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.65%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.21%) XenApp
6 4 (1.77%) vSphere
7 3 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.88%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (0.88%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.88%) UAG
8 2 (0.88%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.88%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 54 (23.89%) SCCM
2 21 (9.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 20 (8.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (2.21%) Puppet
5 3 (1.33%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.33%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 2 (0.88%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.88%) ZENworks
6 2 (0.88%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.44%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.44%) Control-M
7 1 (0.44%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.44%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.44%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 84 (37.17%) Microsoft
2 46 (20.35%) Citrix
3 30 (13.27%) AppSense
4 27 (11.95%) CA
5 26 (11.50%) Lumension
6 25 (11.06%) VMware
7 21 (9.29%) HP
8 16 (7.08%) McAfee
9 11 (4.87%) Oracle
10 8 (3.54%) Cisco
10 8 (3.54%) IBM
11 7 (3.10%) Dell
11 7 (3.10%) SAP
11 7 (3.10%) Altiris
12 6 (2.65%) Lotus
13 5 (2.21%) Apple
13 5 (2.21%) Symantec
14 4 (1.77%) Trayport
14 4 (1.77%) MarketAxess
14 4 (1.77%) EMC
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