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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Deployment over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Deployment
Rank 410 395 422
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +27
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 31 40 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.21% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 16
Median daily rate £350 £340 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £289 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 4
Median hourly rate £16.29 £13.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.47% -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £19.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-31.57% +15.15%
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
19685 19203 19669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.98% 83.25% 81.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14097 13781 13947
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 218 246
Median hourly rate £24.72 £22.00 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.36% +1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.93 £52.05 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Software Deployment
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 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 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Deployment within the London region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
City of London +1 3 £293 -13.97%
Lewisham - 2 £338 -
Software Deployment
England

Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 London region with a requirement for Software Deployment.

1 39 (61.90%) Windows
2 34 (53.97%) Active Directory
3 29 (46.03%) MS Excel
4 28 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 26 (41.27%) Citrix
6 25 (39.68%) SCCM
7 21 (33.33%) XenApp
8 20 (31.75%) Windows Server
9 19 (30.16%) Skype for Business
10 18 (28.57%) Office 365
10 18 (28.57%) VMware
11 17 (26.98%) ITIL
12 15 (23.81%) Symantec
12 15 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (22.22%) Windows 8
13 14 (22.22%) Firewall
13 14 (22.22%) MS Office
13 14 (22.22%) SQL Server
13 14 (22.22%) DNS
14 13 (20.63%) Project Management
15 12 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (19.05%) Windows 7
16 11 (17.46%) Microsoft Azure
16 11 (17.46%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (17.46%) SCOM
16 11 (17.46%) Configuration Management
16 11 (17.46%) Windows 10
17 10 (15.87%) Data Centre
17 10 (15.87%) Skype
17 10 (15.87%) Backup Exec

Software Deployment
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 19 (30.16%) Skype for Business
2 10 (15.87%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (7.94%) MS Exchange
4 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.59%) Confluence
6 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.59%) OpenStack
Applications
1 29 (46.03%) MS Excel
2 14 (22.22%) MS Office
3 9 (14.29%) MS Project
4 3 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.17%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 18 (28.57%) Office 365
2 11 (17.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (6.35%) IaaS
5 2 (3.17%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.17%) Google Apps
6 1 (1.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.22%) DNS
1 14 (22.22%) Firewall
2 10 (15.87%) Skype
3 9 (14.29%) Network Security
4 8 (12.70%) Extranet
5 5 (7.94%) DHCP
5 5 (7.94%) Internet
6 4 (6.35%) VPN
7 2 (3.17%) LAN
7 2 (3.17%) SAN
7 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.17%) WAN
7 2 (3.17%) Wireless
8 1 (1.59%) 4G
8 1 (1.59%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.59%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.59%) MPLS
8 1 (1.59%) NAS
8 1 (1.59%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.17%) MS Access
3 2 (3.17%) MySQL
4 1 (1.59%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Hudson
1 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.76%) JIRA
1 3 (4.76%) Maven
2 2 (3.17%) Ant
2 2 (3.17%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.59%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.59%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.59%) Build Forge
3 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.59%) Gradle
3 1 (1.59%) Selenium
3 1 (1.59%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.59%) Subversion
3 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (12.70%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Banking
3 4 (6.35%) Games
4 3 (4.76%) Publishing
5 2 (3.17%) Front Office
6 1 (1.59%) Advertising
6 1 (1.59%) Legal
6 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.59%) Retail
6 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (17.46%) Analyst
2 9 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
2 9 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) Senior Server Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) Support Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Architect
6 5 (7.94%) Desktop Support
7 4 (6.35%) Consultant
7 4 (6.35%) SCCM Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Service Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) VMware Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) SAML
2 2 (3.17%) XMPP
3 1 (1.59%) .NET
3 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.59%) HTML
3 1 (1.59%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Data Centre
2 9 (14.29%) iPhone
2 9 (14.29%) Smartphone
3 5 (7.94%) CMDB
4 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.76%) Learning Management System
5 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.17%) Fat Client
5 2 (3.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.17%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.17%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.59%) Derivative
6 1 (1.59%) Equities
6 1 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.59%) NHS
6 1 (1.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (61.90%) Windows
2 20 (31.75%) Windows Server
3 14 (22.22%) Windows 8
4 12 (19.05%) Windows 7
5 11 (17.46%) Windows 10
5 11 (17.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (15.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (12.70%) Windows Phone
8 5 (7.94%) Linux
9 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (4.76%) Windows XP
11 2 (3.17%) VMS
12 1 (1.59%) AIX
12 1 (1.59%) CentOS
12 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.59%) Solaris
12 1 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.98%) ITIL
2 13 (20.63%) Project Management
3 11 (17.46%) Configuration Management
4 9 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 9 (14.29%) Migration
4 9 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 8 (12.70%) Capacity Management
5 8 (12.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (12.70%) Mobile Device Management
5 8 (12.70%) Server Virtualisation
6 6 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (9.52%) Patch Management
7 5 (7.94%) Asset Management
7 5 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.35%) CRM
9 3 (4.76%) DevOps
9 3 (4.76%) Document Management
9 3 (4.76%) Line Management
9 3 (4.76%) Service Management
9 3 (4.76%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.70%) SQL
2 7 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.76%) Java
3 3 (4.76%) VB
3 3 (4.76%) VBA
3 3 (4.76%) VBScript
4 2 (3.17%) Python
4 2 (3.17%) Ruby
5 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.59%) C++
5 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (15.87%) MCSE
3 8 (12.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (6.35%) Degree
5 2 (3.17%) ISEB
5 2 (3.17%) MCITP
5 2 (3.17%) MCP
6 1 (1.59%) CCNA
6 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.59%) MCSA
6 1 (1.59%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (53.97%) Active Directory
2 21 (33.33%) XenApp
3 15 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (12.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 8 (12.70%) UAG
4 8 (12.70%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.17%) Docker
5 2 (3.17%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (3.17%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.17%) vSphere
5 2 (3.17%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.59%) Firmware
6 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.59%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 25 (39.68%) SCCM
2 11 (17.46%) SCOM
3 10 (15.87%) Backup Exec
4 8 (12.70%) IBM BigFix
4 8 (12.70%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 6 (9.52%) Puppet
6 5 (7.94%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (6.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (4.76%) WSUS
9 2 (3.17%) Ansible
10 1 (1.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (1.59%) Kubernetes
10 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (1.59%) SCDPM
10 1 (1.59%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 26 (41.27%) Citrix
3 18 (28.57%) VMware
4 15 (23.81%) Symantec
5 9 (14.29%) Canon
5 9 (14.29%) IBM
5 9 (14.29%) Mitel
6 5 (7.94%) Cisco
6 5 (7.94%) HP
7 4 (6.35%) Google
8 3 (4.76%) Dell
8 3 (4.76%) EMC
8 3 (4.76%) SAP
9 2 (3.17%) Bloomberg
9 2 (3.17%) FactSet
9 2 (3.17%) Reuters
10 1 (1.59%) Adobe
10 1 (1.59%) Avaya
10 1 (1.59%) Calypso
10 1 (1.59%) Oracle