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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Deployment
Rank 491 464 463
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -1
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 106 107 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.22% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.28% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 41 39
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £430 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 8
Average hourly rate £18.24 £14.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.28% -31.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £20.50 £84.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -12.19%
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
40215 37779 34958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.82% 76.50% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 26663 23855 21652
Average daily rate £420 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1061 1097 1040
Average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.62 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 47 £463 +19.35% 18
South East -4 38 £500 +60.00% 13
East of England -3 5 £475 +112.29% 3
Yorkshire -26 4 £375 - 5
North West -41 4 £375 +14.50% 6
East Midlands -5 3 - - 4
South West -1 2 - - 2
West Midlands -1 2 - - 3
North East - 1 - -
Software Deployment
UK

Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 88 (50.87%) Windows
2 50 (28.90%) Active Directory
3 45 (26.01%) Microsoft
4 42 (24.28%) Linux
5 38 (21.97%) VMware
6 37 (21.39%) Windows 7
7 35 (20.23%) Finance
8 32 (18.50%) SQL
9 31 (17.92%) UNIX
9 31 (17.92%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (17.92%) Security Cleared
9 31 (17.92%) PowerShell
10 30 (17.34%) Data Centre
10 30 (17.34%) DNS
11 29 (16.76%) ITIL
12 28 (16.18%) HP
12 28 (16.18%) SCCM
13 26 (15.03%) McAfee
13 26 (15.03%) MS Excel
13 26 (15.03%) Banking
14 25 (14.45%) TCP/IP
15 24 (13.87%) Citrix
15 24 (13.87%) Configuration Management
15 24 (13.87%) Puppet
16 22 (12.72%) Windows Server 2008
17 21 (12.14%) Microsoft Certification
17 21 (12.14%) Python
18 20 (11.56%) Oracle
19 19 (10.98%) Windows XP
19 19 (10.98%) DHCP

Software Deployment
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 11 (6.36%) Apache
1 11 (6.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 10 (5.78%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.78%) IIS
3 9 (5.20%) OpenStack
4 8 (4.62%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.31%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.31%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.73%) Lync
6 3 (1.73%) JBoss
7 2 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.16%) CMS
7 2 (1.16%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.16%) Sitefinity
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.58%) Liferay
8 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 26 (15.03%) MS Excel
2 18 (10.40%) MS Office
3 6 (3.47%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.89%) MS Project
5 4 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.16%) assyst
1 2 (1.16%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.58%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.58%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.98%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (8.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (6.36%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (5.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 8 (4.62%) IaaS
5 8 (4.62%) PaaS
6 2 (1.16%) Google Apps
6 2 (1.16%) SaaS
6 2 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (17.34%) DNS
2 25 (14.45%) TCP/IP
3 19 (10.98%) DHCP
4 18 (10.40%) VPN
5 17 (9.83%) Firewall
6 13 (7.51%) SMS
7 10 (5.78%) WAN
7 10 (5.78%) Network Security
8 9 (5.20%) VLAN
8 9 (5.20%) LAN
9 8 (4.62%) SAN
9 8 (4.62%) Internet
10 7 (4.05%) SSH
10 7 (4.05%) LDAP
10 7 (4.05%) VoIP
11 5 (2.89%) MPLS
11 5 (2.89%) Wireless
12 4 (2.31%) WLAN
12 4 (2.31%) ADSL
13 3 (1.73%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.83%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.94%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.05%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.05%) RDBMS
3 7 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.89%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (2.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.31%) DB2
6 3 (1.73%) MySQL
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (7.51%) Jenkins
2 11 (6.36%) Ant
2 11 (6.36%) Subversion
3 10 (5.78%) Maven
3 10 (5.78%) Git (software)
4 8 (4.62%) JIRA
5 5 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.31%) TeamCity
6 4 (2.31%) Hudson
7 2 (1.16%) QUnit
7 2 (1.16%) Selenium
7 2 (1.16%) Checkstyle
7 2 (1.16%) JUnit
7 2 (1.16%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.58%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.58%) Gradle
8 1 (0.58%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 35 (20.23%) Finance
2 26 (15.03%) Banking
3 13 (7.51%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.20%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.47%) Billing
6 4 (2.31%) Publishing
7 3 (1.73%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.73%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.73%) Retail
8 2 (1.16%) Law
8 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.58%) Games
9 1 (0.58%) Legal
9 1 (0.58%) Back Office
9 1 (0.58%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (13.87%) Architect
2 21 (12.14%) Analyst
3 15 (8.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 14 (8.09%) Project Manager
5 13 (7.51%) Support Engineer
6 12 (6.94%) Cloud Architect
7 11 (6.36%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (6.36%) Support Analyst
8 10 (5.78%) Desktop Engineer
9 9 (5.20%) Desktop Support
10 8 (4.62%) Consultant
10 8 (4.62%) Infrastructure Architect
10 8 (4.62%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
11 7 (4.05%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 7 (4.05%) Deployment Project Manager
11 7 (4.05%) Wintel Engineer
11 7 (4.05%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (4.05%) 3rd Line Support
12 6 (3.47%) Developer
12 6 (3.47%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.94%) Web Services
2 11 (6.36%) .NET
3 7 (4.05%) ASP.NET
3 7 (4.05%) Middleware
3 7 (4.05%) boto
4 6 (3.47%) REST
4 6 (3.47%) HTML
5 5 (2.89%) CSS
5 5 (2.89%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (2.31%) TIBCO EMS
6 4 (2.31%) SOAP
7 3 (1.73%) Java EE
7 3 (1.73%) jQuery
8 2 (1.16%) JBoss Seam
8 2 (1.16%) JPA
8 2 (1.16%) EJB 3.0
8 2 (1.16%) JSTL
8 2 (1.16%) LINQ
8 2 (1.16%) Entity Framework
8 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.34%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.51%) Blackberry
3 10 (5.78%) iPhone
3 10 (5.78%) iPad
4 9 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.05%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.89%) SWIFT
6 5 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.89%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.31%) NHS
7 4 (2.31%) Smartphone
7 4 (2.31%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.73%) CMDB
8 3 (1.73%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.73%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.73%) Chip and PIN
8 3 (1.73%) Handset
8 3 (1.73%) Replication
8 3 (1.73%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 88 (50.87%) Windows
2 42 (24.28%) Linux
3 37 (21.39%) Windows 7
4 31 (17.92%) UNIX
5 22 (12.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (10.98%) Windows XP
7 16 (9.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (7.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (5.20%) Solaris
10 7 (4.05%) Mac OS X
11 6 (3.47%) Windows 8
12 5 (2.89%) AIX
12 5 (2.89%) Android
13 4 (2.31%) Windows Phone
14 3 (1.73%) Windows Vista
14 3 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (1.16%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (1.16%) VMS
15 2 (1.16%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.58%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (17.92%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (16.76%) ITIL
3 24 (13.87%) Configuration Management
4 18 (10.40%) DevOps
5 17 (9.83%) Project Management
6 15 (8.67%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (8.09%) Software Delivery
8 12 (6.94%) Release Management
8 12 (6.94%) PRINCE2
9 11 (6.36%) Incident Management
9 11 (6.36%) Asset Management
9 11 (6.36%) Software Distribution
10 10 (5.78%) Migration
10 10 (5.78%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (5.78%) Auto-Scaling
11 9 (5.20%) SDLC
11 9 (5.20%) SOA
11 9 (5.20%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (4.62%) Capacity Management
12 8 (4.62%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 32 (18.50%) SQL
2 31 (17.92%) PowerShell
3 21 (12.14%) Python
4 14 (8.09%) VB
4 14 (8.09%) Perl
5 13 (7.51%) Java
6 12 (6.94%) C#
6 12 (6.94%) Ruby
7 11 (6.36%) VBScript
8 7 (4.05%) C++
8 7 (4.05%) JavaScript
9 6 (3.47%) C
10 5 (2.89%) VB6
10 5 (2.89%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.73%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.73%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.16%) PHP
12 2 (1.16%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.58%) Groovy
13 1 (0.58%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 31 (17.92%) Security Cleared
2 21 (12.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (9.83%) SC Cleared
4 12 (6.94%) MCSA
5 10 (5.78%) MCITP
6 9 (5.20%) DV Cleared
7 7 (4.05%) Degree
7 7 (4.05%) MCP
8 6 (3.47%) MCSE
9 4 (2.31%) CCNP
9 4 (2.31%) CCNA
9 4 (2.31%) ISEB
9 4 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.73%) VCP4
10 3 (1.73%) VCP5
11 2 (1.16%) AWS Certification
11 2 (1.16%) Sun Certification
11 2 (1.16%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.51%) SLA
2 6 (3.47%) QA
3 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (28.90%) Active Directory
2 17 (9.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.20%) VMware ESX
4 8 (4.62%) vSphere
4 8 (4.62%) Docker
5 7 (4.05%) Hyper-V
5 7 (4.05%) XenServer
6 5 (2.89%) XenApp
7 4 (2.31%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.73%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (1.16%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.58%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (16.18%) SCCM
2 24 (13.87%) Puppet
3 18 (10.40%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (9.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 7 (4.05%) Ansible
6 5 (2.89%) WSUS
7 4 (2.31%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (2.31%) HP SIM
8 3 (1.73%) SCOM
8 3 (1.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (1.73%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.73%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (1.16%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.16%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (1.16%) WMI
9 2 (1.16%) BladeLogic
9 2 (1.16%) Nagios
9 2 (1.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.58%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 45 (26.01%) Microsoft
2 38 (21.97%) VMware
3 28 (16.18%) HP
4 26 (15.03%) McAfee
5 24 (13.87%) Citrix
6 20 (11.56%) Oracle
7 18 (10.40%) Altiris
8 14 (8.09%) Dell
9 12 (6.94%) Cisco
10 10 (5.78%) Symantec
11 7 (4.05%) IBM
11 7 (4.05%) Bloomberg
12 6 (3.47%) ServiceNow
12 6 (3.47%) LANDesk
13 5 (2.89%) Red Hat
13 5 (2.89%) Apple
14 4 (2.31%) EMC
14 4 (2.31%) TIBCO
14 4 (2.31%) Websense
14 4 (2.31%) Splunk
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