The table below looks at the statistics for Software Deployment skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Deployment over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Deployment
Rank 387 370 332
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -38
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 15 34 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.070% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.089% 0.19% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 25 35
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £160 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £456 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £275 £235
% change year-on-year
+14.54% +17.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £17.60 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £18.70 £14.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.48 £18.70 £21.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £16.75 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+34.32% -30.92%
Software Deployment
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16791 17576 15878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.53% 78.45% 76.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 11824 12256 11182
Average daily rate £450 £433 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% -3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 237 215
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% -17.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Software Deployment
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Software Deployment Jobs Demand Trend in London

Software Deployment
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Software Deployment Daily Rate Trend in London

Software Deployment
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Deployment across the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Software Deployment Daily Rate Histogram in London

Software Deployment
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Deployment across the London region.

Software Deployment Hourly Rate Trend in London

Software Deployment
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 27 March 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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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
City of London +17 11 £300 -22.58% 1
Chiswick - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Hayes - - - -
Software Deployment
England

Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 17 (47.22%) Windows
2 16 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 12 (33.33%) Linux
3 12 (33.33%) Finance
3 12 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 11 (30.56%) MS Excel
4 11 (30.56%) Blackberry
5 10 (27.78%) MS Office
5 10 (27.78%) Altiris
5 10 (27.78%) Hedge funds
6 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (25.00%) Banking
6 9 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (22.22%) SLA
7 8 (22.22%) Internet
7 8 (22.22%) Windows XP
7 8 (22.22%) VPN
7 8 (22.22%) Automated Testing
7 8 (22.22%) Incident Management
7 8 (22.22%) Financial Institution
7 8 (22.22%) DevOps
8 7 (19.44%) Wireless
8 7 (19.44%) Handset
8 7 (19.44%) assyst
8 7 (19.44%) Investment Banking
9 6 (16.67%) Django
9 6 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (13.89%) SCCM
10 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development

Software Deployment
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 9 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (5.56%) CMS
2 2 (5.56%) Sitefinity
3 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.78%) nginx
3 1 (2.78%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (30.56%) MS Excel
2 10 (27.78%) MS Office
3 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (19.44%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) VPN
1 8 (22.22%) Internet
2 7 (19.44%) Wireless
3 3 (8.33%) Network Security
3 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) Pentaho
3 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) TeamCity
2 2 (5.56%) MSI
2 2 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (2.78%) Juju
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (25.00%) Banking
3 8 (22.22%) Financial Institution
4 7 (19.44%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) Service Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 3 (8.33%) Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Automation Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (5.56%) Web Applications Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Applications Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Applications Support
6 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.78%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.78%) Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) Django
1 6 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (5.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (5.56%) jQuery
2 2 (5.56%) LINQ
2 2 (5.56%) HTML
2 2 (5.56%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.56%) CSS
2 2 (5.56%) SOAP
2 2 (5.56%) Web Services
2 2 (5.56%) Ajax
2 2 (5.56%) NHibernate
2 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.56%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.78%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Blackberry
2 10 (27.78%) Hedge funds
3 7 (19.44%) Handset
4 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (5.56%) Data Integration
5 2 (5.56%) Equities
6 1 (2.78%) Economics
6 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.78%) CMDB
6 1 (2.78%) Wiki
6 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.78%) Reference Data
6 1 (2.78%) Replication
6 1 (2.78%) Clustering
6 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.78%) iPhone
6 1 (2.78%) iPad
6 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Windows
2 12 (33.33%) Linux
2 12 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 8 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 3 (8.33%) Ubuntu
5 2 (5.56%) Android
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.56%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.78%) UNIX
6 1 (2.78%) CentOS
6 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 8 (22.22%) Automated Testing
2 8 (22.22%) DevOps
3 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 4 (11.11%) ITIL
4 4 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (5.56%) Software Asset Management
6 2 (5.56%) Scrum
6 2 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (5.56%) TDD
6 2 (5.56%) MVC
6 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.78%) Change Control
7 1 (2.78%) Straight-Through Processing
7 1 (2.78%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (2.78%) Campaign Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) Python
2 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.56%) Perl
3 2 (5.56%) C#
3 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.78%) Tcl
4 1 (2.78%) COBOL
4 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (5.56%) ISEB
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.78%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.78%) MCP
3 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) SLA
2 3 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 16 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (8.33%) XenApp
3 2 (5.56%) XenDesktop
3 2 (5.56%) Firmware
4 1 (2.78%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.78%) DFS Replication
4 1 (2.78%) UAG
4 1 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) SCCM
2 2 (5.56%) ZABBIX
2 2 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.56%) Puppet
2 2 (5.56%) WSUS
3 1 (2.78%) Cobbler
3 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (2.78%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.78%) Ansible
3 1 (2.78%) logstash
3 1 (2.78%) Casper Suite
3 1 (2.78%) Graphite
3 1 (2.78%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.78%) Cacti
3 1 (2.78%) Munin
3 1 (2.78%) SCOM
3 1 (2.78%) Nagios
3 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Altiris
2 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.33%) McAfee
4 2 (5.56%) Wyse
4 2 (5.56%) AppSense
4 2 (5.56%) ServiceNow
4 2 (5.56%) Apple
5 1 (2.78%) Bloomberg
5 1 (2.78%) Symantec
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco
5 1 (2.78%) IBM
5 1 (2.78%) Fidessa
5 1 (2.78%) SunGard
5 1 (2.78%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) Dell
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.78%) VMware
5 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.78%) Rackspace