The table below looks at the statistics for Software Deployment skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Deployment over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Deployment
Rank 22 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 1.99% - 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% - 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £12.50 £12.94
% change year-on-year
+33.76% -3.36%
Software Deployment
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
78 47 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 51.66% 43.93% 71.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 25 27
Average daily rate £400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £235 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £13.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +25.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Software Deployment
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Deployment across the Gloucester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Deployment Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Software Deployment
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Deployment across the Gloucester region.

Software Deployment Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) QA
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (50.00%) SCCM
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (50.00%) MCSE
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (50.00%) VBScript
5 2 (33.33%) VB
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle
5 2 (33.33%) IIS
5 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) MCP
5 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (33.33%) LAN
5 2 (33.33%) WAN
5 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (33.33%) Citrix
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) Clustering
5 2 (33.33%) SAN
5 2 (33.33%) NetApp
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) Internet

Software Deployment
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 2 (33.33%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MSI
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Packager
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) VBScript
2 2 (33.33%) VB
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) ISA Server
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco