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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Deployment
Rank 512 532 531
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -1
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 94 82 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.20% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 48 39
Median daily rate £433 £403 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.45% +34.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £304 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £530 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £400 £298
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +34.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 11
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.40 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £14.20 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £20.30 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £15.70 £15.86
% change year-on-year
+17.83% -1.00%
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
37968 41123 39833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.80% 81.48% 77.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 25471 27052 26380
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 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 996 1222 1137
Median hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 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
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 9 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Deployment within the England region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
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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
London +31 43 £438 +8.69% 8
North West +18 14 £450 +44.00% 2
South East +9 14 £420 +19.14% 2
Yorkshire +21 8 £253 -40.58% 1
West Midlands -8 8 £413 -8.33% 1
East of England 0 3 - - 2
South West -1 1 £175 -56.25% 2
East Midlands -3 1 £188 -
Software Deployment
UK

Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 96 (54.55%) Windows
2 75 (42.61%) SCCM
3 65 (36.93%) Microsoft
3 65 (36.93%) Active Directory
4 47 (26.70%) MS Office
5 35 (19.89%) Finance
6 34 (19.32%) VMware
7 32 (18.18%) Intel Security
8 31 (17.61%) Citrix
8 31 (17.61%) Windows Server
9 30 (17.05%) SQL
9 30 (17.05%) Windows 7
9 30 (17.05%) Release Management
10 28 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
10 28 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (14.77%) Migration
11 26 (14.77%) MS Excel
11 26 (14.77%) PowerShell
12 25 (14.20%) WSUS
12 25 (14.20%) Windows 10
13 23 (13.07%) Data Centre
14 22 (12.50%) Linux
15 21 (11.93%) ITIL
15 21 (11.93%) Security Cleared
16 20 (11.36%) DNS
17 19 (10.80%) Windows Server 2008
18 18 (10.23%) Microsoft Azure
18 18 (10.23%) Windows 8
18 18 (10.23%) DHCP
18 18 (10.23%) Firewall

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 13 (7.39%) Skype for Business
2 12 (6.82%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (3.41%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.70%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.14%) Apache
6 2 (1.14%) Confluence
6 2 (1.14%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.14%) JBoss
6 2 (1.14%) NetWeaver
6 2 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.14%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.14%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.57%) CMS
7 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.57%) SAP EP
Applications
1 47 (26.70%) MS Office
2 26 (14.77%) MS Excel
3 11 (6.25%) MS Visio
4 9 (5.11%) MS Project
5 7 (3.98%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.57%) Eikon
2 1 (0.57%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (7.95%) IaaS
3 13 (7.39%) Office 365
3 13 (7.39%) PaaS
4 10 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (1.70%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.57%) G Suite
7 1 (0.57%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.36%) DNS
2 18 (10.23%) DHCP
2 18 (10.23%) Firewall
3 12 (6.82%) Skype
4 11 (6.25%) Network Security
4 11 (6.25%) SMS
5 9 (5.11%) VPN
6 8 (4.55%) LAN
7 7 (3.98%) TCP/IP
8 6 (3.41%) WAN
9 5 (2.84%) Internet
10 4 (2.27%) MPLS
10 4 (2.27%) SAN
10 4 (2.27%) VLAN
11 3 (1.70%) Ethernet
11 3 (1.70%) NAS
11 3 (1.70%) VoIP
12 2 (1.14%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (1.14%) LDAP
12 2 (1.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.27%) MySQL
3 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.14%) Endeca
4 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.57%) DB2
5 1 (0.57%) Power BI
5 1 (0.57%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (7.39%) MSI
2 8 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.84%) Ant
3 5 (2.84%) InstallShield
3 5 (2.84%) JIRA
4 4 (2.27%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.27%) Subversion
5 3 (1.70%) Maven
5 3 (1.70%) Selenium
6 2 (1.14%) Checkstyle
6 2 (1.14%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.14%) JUnit
6 2 (1.14%) QUnit
6 2 (1.14%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.57%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.57%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.57%) Gradle
7 1 (0.57%) Hudson
7 1 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.57%) WiX
General
1 35 (19.89%) Finance
2 17 (9.66%) Banking
3 9 (5.11%) Law
3 9 (5.11%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.70%) Games
4 3 (1.70%) German Language
4 3 (1.70%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.70%) Publishing
5 2 (1.14%) Billing
5 2 (1.14%) Front Office
5 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.57%) Advertising
6 1 (0.57%) Back Office
6 1 (0.57%) Hindi Language
6 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (13.07%) Analyst
2 14 (7.95%) Support Engineer
3 11 (6.25%) Project Manager
3 11 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 9 (5.11%) Release Manager
5 8 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (4.55%) Deployment Engineer
5 8 (4.55%) Desktop Support
5 8 (4.55%) SCCM Engineer
6 7 (3.98%) Architect
6 7 (3.98%) Consultant
6 7 (3.98%) Developer
6 7 (3.98%) Service Analyst
6 7 (3.98%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (3.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 6 (3.41%) Administrator
7 6 (3.41%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (3.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 6 (3.41%) SCCM Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.95%) .NET
2 4 (2.27%) HTML
2 4 (2.27%) Web Services
3 3 (1.70%) CSS
3 3 (1.70%) Java EE
3 3 (1.70%) JMS
3 3 (1.70%) XML
4 2 (1.14%) boto
4 2 (1.14%) EJB
4 2 (1.14%) EJB 3.0
4 2 (1.14%) Hibernate
4 2 (1.14%) JBoss Seam
4 2 (1.14%) JPA
4 2 (1.14%) JSTL
4 2 (1.14%) SAML
4 2 (1.14%) Software Packaging
4 2 (1.14%) Struts
5 1 (0.57%) SOAP
5 1 (0.57%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.57%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.07%) Data Centre
2 17 (9.66%) Smartphone
3 14 (7.95%) iPhone
4 10 (5.68%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (5.11%) Client/Server
5 9 (5.11%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (4.55%) Blackberry
7 6 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.41%) iPad
8 5 (2.84%) CMDB
8 5 (2.84%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (2.27%) NHS
10 3 (1.70%) Derivative
11 2 (1.14%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.14%) Fat Client
11 2 (1.14%) Learning Management System
11 2 (1.14%) Life Science
11 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.14%) Replication
11 2 (1.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 96 (54.55%) Windows
2 31 (17.61%) Windows Server
3 30 (17.05%) Windows 7
4 25 (14.20%) Windows 10
5 22 (12.50%) Linux
6 19 (10.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (10.23%) Windows 8
8 17 (9.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (6.82%) Solaris
10 10 (5.68%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (5.11%) AIX
11 9 (5.11%) Unix
12 8 (4.55%) Windows XP
13 6 (3.41%) Apple iOS
13 6 (3.41%) Mac OS
14 5 (2.84%) Windows Vista
15 2 (1.14%) Android
15 2 (1.14%) VMS
16 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (17.05%) Release Management
2 28 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (14.77%) Migration
4 21 (11.93%) ITIL
5 16 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 16 (9.09%) Project Management
6 14 (7.95%) Change Management
7 13 (7.39%) PRINCE2
7 13 (7.39%) Software Delivery
8 10 (5.68%) Application Packaging
8 10 (5.68%) Application Virtualisation
8 10 (5.68%) SDLC
8 10 (5.68%) Software Distribution
9 9 (5.11%) DevOps
10 8 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (4.55%) Patch Management
10 8 (4.55%) Project Planning
10 8 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (3.98%) Disk Encryption
12 6 (3.41%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 30 (17.05%) SQL
2 26 (14.77%) PowerShell
3 16 (9.09%) VBScript
4 13 (7.39%) VB
5 9 (5.11%) C#
6 8 (4.55%) Java
7 7 (3.98%) Python
8 4 (2.27%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.70%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.70%) Tcl
10 2 (1.14%) C
10 2 (1.14%) Ruby
10 2 (1.14%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.57%) ABAP
11 1 (0.57%) C++
11 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (11.93%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.39%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.68%) ISEB
4 9 (5.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (4.55%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.84%) MCSA
7 4 (2.27%) Degree
8 3 (1.70%) AWS Certification
8 3 (1.70%) CCNA
8 3 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.70%) MCITP
8 3 (1.70%) MCP
8 3 (1.70%) MOS
8 3 (1.70%) PMP
8 3 (1.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.14%) CCNP
9 2 (1.14%) MCSE
9 2 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.14%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.82%) QA
2 9 (5.11%) SLA
3 1 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 65 (36.93%) Active Directory
2 28 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (6.82%) Microsoft App-V
3 12 (6.82%) XenApp
4 11 (6.25%) XenDesktop
5 6 (3.41%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.70%) Docker
6 3 (1.70%) vSphere
7 2 (1.14%) BitLocker
7 2 (1.14%) LXC
7 2 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.57%) Firmware
8 1 (0.57%) StorNext
8 1 (0.57%) UAG
8 1 (0.57%) vCloud
8 1 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 75 (42.61%) SCCM
2 25 (14.20%) WSUS
3 15 (8.52%) McAfee ePO
4 13 (7.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 8 (4.55%) Puppet
6 6 (3.41%) Backup Exec
6 6 (3.41%) SCOM
6 6 (3.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (2.27%) Ansible
7 4 (2.27%) NetVault Backup
7 4 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.70%) Kubernetes
8 3 (1.70%) Netcool
9 2 (1.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (1.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (1.14%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.57%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.57%) Mesos
10 1 (0.57%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 65 (36.93%) Microsoft
2 34 (19.32%) VMware
3 32 (18.18%) Intel Security
4 31 (17.61%) Citrix
5 15 (8.52%) HP
6 12 (6.82%) Dell
7 10 (5.68%) Symantec
8 9 (5.11%) Canon
8 9 (5.11%) Mitel
9 8 (4.55%) Apple
9 8 (4.55%) Cisco
9 8 (4.55%) Oracle
10 7 (3.98%) Altiris
11 5 (2.84%) IBM
12 3 (1.70%) EMC
12 3 (1.70%) NetApp
12 3 (1.70%) SAP
13 2 (1.14%) CommVault
13 2 (1.14%) Lotus
13 2 (1.14%) TIBCO
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