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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Deployment
Rank 518 514 487
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -27
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 102 104 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.26% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 53 54
Median daily rate £350 £425 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +40.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £177 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £400 £259
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +54.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 15
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.38 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £25.70 £19.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £20.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
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
40710 39911 37758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.40% 79.72% 78.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27348 26219 24080
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 934 1059 1123
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.21 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -11 35 £290 -31.76% 6
London -13 34 £338 -28.94% 10
Yorkshire +4 6 £400 +6.66% 2
North West -4 6 £458 +10.71% 2
West Midlands -26 5 £223 - 2
East of England +12 4 £675 +419.23% 1
North East -55 4 £211 -
East Midlands -4 3 £420 +143.47% 1
South West 0 2 - - 2
Software Deployment
UK

Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 100 (46.73%) Windows
2 97 (45.33%) Microsoft
3 67 (31.31%) SCCM
4 66 (30.84%) Active Directory
5 61 (28.50%) Configuration Management
6 59 (27.57%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (24.30%) Puppet
8 48 (22.43%) ITIL
9 45 (21.03%) MS Office
9 45 (21.03%) SQL
10 44 (20.56%) Opscode Chef
11 42 (19.63%) PowerShell
12 41 (19.16%) Microsoft Azure
13 40 (18.69%) MS Excel
14 39 (18.22%) SCOM
15 38 (17.76%) Finance
16 36 (16.82%) DevOps
16 36 (16.82%) Windows Server
17 34 (15.89%) Windows 7
18 32 (14.95%) VMware
18 32 (14.95%) Git (software)
18 32 (14.95%) Continuous Integration
18 32 (14.95%) Jenkins
19 30 (14.02%) Data Centre
20 29 (13.55%) Azure Active Directory
20 29 (13.55%) VMS
21 28 (13.08%) Amazon AWS
22 27 (12.62%) Security Cleared
22 27 (12.62%) JIRA
22 27 (12.62%) Service Management

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 23 (10.75%) OpenStack
2 13 (6.07%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (4.67%) SharePoint
4 9 (4.21%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.34%) Apache
5 5 (2.34%) IIS
5 5 (2.34%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.34%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.87%) Confluence
6 4 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.87%) JBoss
7 3 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.93%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 45 (21.03%) MS Office
2 40 (18.69%) MS Excel
3 11 (5.14%) MS Project
4 3 (1.40%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.40%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (1.40%) Staffware
2 2 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.47%) Eikon
3 1 (0.47%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 41 (19.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (13.55%) Azure Active Directory
3 28 (13.08%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (7.01%) Office 365
5 9 (4.21%) IaaS
5 9 (4.21%) PaaS
6 4 (1.87%) Google Apps
7 3 (1.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (1.40%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.47%) Google Play
8 1 (0.47%) iTunes
8 1 (0.47%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (12.15%) DNS
1 26 (12.15%) Firewall
2 17 (7.94%) Network Security
3 14 (6.54%) DHCP
4 12 (5.61%) VPN
5 11 (5.14%) LAN
5 11 (5.14%) WAN
6 9 (4.21%) MPLS
6 9 (4.21%) VLAN
7 7 (3.27%) Extranet
7 7 (3.27%) Internet
7 7 (3.27%) SMS
8 5 (2.34%) LDAP
9 4 (1.87%) HTTP
9 4 (1.87%) SSL
10 3 (1.40%) SAN
10 3 (1.40%) SSH
10 3 (1.40%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.93%) SMTP
11 2 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.81%) Azure SQL Database
1 21 (9.81%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (2.34%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.34%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (1.87%) DB2
5 3 (1.40%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.40%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.93%) MS Access
6 2 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.93%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.47%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 32 (14.95%) Git (software)
1 32 (14.95%) Jenkins
2 27 (12.62%) JIRA
3 24 (11.21%) Ant
3 24 (11.21%) Maven
4 23 (10.75%) Hudson
4 23 (10.75%) Subversion
5 6 (2.80%) Selenium
5 6 (2.80%) TeamCity
6 5 (2.34%) Eclipse
6 5 (2.34%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (2.34%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.40%) Checkstyle
8 3 (1.40%) Gradle
8 3 (1.40%) InstallShield
8 3 (1.40%) JUnit
8 3 (1.40%) QUnit
9 2 (0.93%) AdminStudio
General
1 38 (17.76%) Finance
2 14 (6.54%) Banking
3 6 (2.80%) Publishing
4 3 (1.40%) Games
4 3 (1.40%) Legal
5 2 (0.93%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.93%) Law
5 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.47%) Billing
6 1 (0.47%) Front Office
6 1 (0.47%) Retail
6 1 (0.47%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 33 (15.42%) Analyst
2 25 (11.68%) Architect
3 22 (10.28%) Desktop Support
3 22 (10.28%) DevOps Engineer
4 20 (9.35%) Azure DevOps
5 19 (8.88%) Desktop Engineer
6 18 (8.41%) Azure Engineer
6 18 (8.41%) Developer
7 16 (7.48%) Support Engineer
8 15 (7.01%) Server Engineer
9 14 (6.54%) Deployment Engineer
10 12 (5.61%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 12 (5.61%) Wintel Engineer
11 11 (5.14%) Cloud Architect
12 10 (4.67%) Support Analyst
13 9 (4.21%) 2nd Line Support
13 9 (4.21%) Cloud Engineer
13 9 (4.21%) Senior Desktop Engineer
13 9 (4.21%) Windows Engineer
14 8 (3.74%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.28%) .NET
2 13 (6.07%) .NET Framework
3 9 (4.21%) HTML
4 5 (2.34%) Hibernate
4 5 (2.34%) jQuery
4 5 (2.34%) SAML
4 5 (2.34%) Struts
4 5 (2.34%) Web Services
5 4 (1.87%) CSS
5 4 (1.87%) J2EE
5 4 (1.87%) REST
6 3 (1.40%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.40%) boto
6 3 (1.40%) EJB
6 3 (1.40%) EJB 3.0
6 3 (1.40%) JBoss Seam
6 3 (1.40%) JMS
6 3 (1.40%) JPA
6 3 (1.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (1.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.02%) Data Centre
2 22 (10.28%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (7.01%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.21%) Hybrid Cloud
5 8 (3.74%) Replication
6 7 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.34%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.87%) CMDB
8 4 (1.87%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.40%) PKI
10 2 (0.93%) Clustering
10 2 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.93%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.93%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.93%) PDA
10 2 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.47%) AS400
11 1 (0.47%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.47%) NHS
11 1 (0.47%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 100 (46.73%) Windows
2 36 (16.82%) Windows Server
3 34 (15.89%) Windows 7
4 29 (13.55%) VMS
5 23 (10.75%) Linux
6 22 (10.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (9.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (6.54%) Windows 8
9 13 (6.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (4.67%) Apple iOS
10 10 (4.67%) Windows Vista
11 9 (4.21%) Mac OS
12 8 (3.74%) Unix
13 7 (3.27%) Windows 10
13 7 (3.27%) Windows Phone
14 4 (1.87%) Solaris
14 4 (1.87%) Windows XP
15 3 (1.40%) AIX
15 3 (1.40%) CentOS
15 3 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (28.50%) Configuration Management
2 59 (27.57%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (22.43%) ITIL
4 36 (16.82%) DevOps
5 32 (14.95%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (12.62%) Service Management
7 25 (11.68%) Use Case
8 24 (11.21%) Project Management
9 19 (8.88%) Open Source
10 15 (7.01%) Migration
11 14 (6.54%) Case Management
12 13 (6.07%) PRINCE2
12 13 (6.07%) Software Delivery
12 13 (6.07%) Workflow
13 11 (5.14%) Release Management
14 10 (4.67%) Asset Management
15 9 (4.21%) Business Continuity
15 9 (4.21%) Change Management
15 9 (4.21%) Information Security
16 8 (3.74%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 45 (21.03%) SQL
2 42 (19.63%) PowerShell
3 25 (11.68%) Python
4 24 (11.21%) Ruby
5 13 (6.07%) Java
6 9 (4.21%) JavaScript
7 8 (3.74%) C#
8 7 (3.27%) VBA
8 7 (3.27%) VBScript
9 5 (2.34%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.87%) C++
11 3 (1.40%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.93%) C
12 2 (0.93%) Tcl
12 2 (0.93%) VB
13 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (12.62%) Security Cleared
2 24 (11.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (9.35%) SC Cleared
4 18 (8.41%) MCSE
5 9 (4.21%) Degree
6 7 (3.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.87%) MCSA
8 3 (1.40%) AWS Certification
8 3 (1.40%) CCNA
8 3 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.40%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.40%) MCP
8 3 (1.40%) MCTS
8 3 (1.40%) OCMJD
8 3 (1.40%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.93%) ISEB
9 2 (0.93%) MCAD
9 2 (0.93%) MCITP
9 2 (0.93%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.61%) SLA
2 5 (2.34%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 66 (30.84%) Active Directory
2 20 (9.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (8.88%) Docker
3 19 (8.88%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (5.14%) XenApp
5 10 (4.67%) vSphere
6 7 (3.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 7 (3.27%) UAG
7 3 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.93%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.93%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.93%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 67 (31.31%) SCCM
2 52 (24.30%) Puppet
3 44 (20.56%) Opscode Chef
4 39 (18.22%) SCOM
5 24 (11.21%) Ansible
6 11 (5.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 8 (3.74%) Backup Exec
7 8 (3.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 8 (3.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 8 (3.74%) Tivoli
8 7 (3.27%) IBM BigFix
8 7 (3.27%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 3 (1.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (1.40%) WSUS
10 2 (0.93%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.93%) Nagios
10 2 (0.93%) Netcool
11 1 (0.47%) QRadar
11 1 (0.47%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 97 (45.33%) Microsoft
2 32 (14.95%) VMware
3 24 (11.21%) Symantec
4 22 (10.28%) Splunk
5 19 (8.88%) Dell
6 18 (8.41%) Citrix
7 17 (7.94%) HP
8 13 (6.07%) Cisco
9 12 (5.61%) IBM
10 11 (5.14%) Apple
11 10 (4.67%) Intel Security
11 10 (4.67%) Oracle
12 8 (3.74%) Barracuda Networks
12 8 (3.74%) Google
13 4 (1.87%) Atlassian
13 4 (1.87%) SAP
14 3 (1.40%) Adobe
14 3 (1.40%) iManage
14 3 (1.40%) Sun
14 3 (1.40%) TIBCO
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