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 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Deployment
Rank 370 344 320
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -24
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 20 46 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.095% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.27% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 35 38
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£455 £375 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £90 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £275 £213
% change year-on-year
+14.54% +29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £18.70 £13.10 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.74% -31.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+18.42% +8.57%
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
16501 16971 15029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.77% 78.66% 76.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11685 11633 10573
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
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 £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 232 228
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +14.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £70.00 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 5 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 5 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 +12 14 £310 -26.19% 2
Chiswick - - - -
Croydon - - - - 2
Hayes - - - -
Software Deployment
England

Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 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 25 (55.56%) Windows
2 21 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 19 (42.22%) Finance
4 17 (37.78%) Blackberry
4 17 (37.78%) MS Excel
5 16 (35.56%) MS Office
5 16 (35.56%) Windows 7
6 14 (31.11%) Altiris
6 14 (31.11%) Banking
7 12 (26.67%) Linux
7 12 (26.67%) VPN
7 12 (26.67%) Windows XP
7 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 12 (26.67%) Hedge funds
8 11 (24.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (22.22%) Internet
9 10 (22.22%) SLA
9 10 (22.22%) Financial Institution
9 10 (22.22%) Investment Banking
9 10 (22.22%) Incident Management
10 9 (20.00%) assyst
10 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (20.00%) Handset
10 9 (20.00%) Wireless
11 8 (17.78%) Automated Testing
11 8 (17.78%) DevOps
12 7 (15.56%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (13.33%) Django
13 6 (13.33%) XenApp
13 6 (13.33%) RabbitMQ

Software Deployment
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 11 (24.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.44%) IBM Notes
2 2 (4.44%) Lync
2 2 (4.44%) Sitefinity
2 2 (4.44%) CMS
3 1 (2.22%) nginx
3 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.22%) Apache
3 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (37.78%) MS Excel
2 16 (35.56%) MS Office
3 2 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (20.00%) assyst
2 2 (4.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.67%) VPN
2 10 (22.22%) Internet
3 9 (20.00%) Wireless
4 3 (6.67%) DNS
5 2 (4.44%) VoIP
5 2 (4.44%) WAN
5 2 (4.44%) LAN
5 2 (4.44%) Network Security
6 1 (2.22%) Extranet
6 1 (2.22%) SMS
6 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.44%) MS Access
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.22%) Pentaho
4 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MSI
2 3 (6.67%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.44%) JIRA
4 1 (2.22%) Juju
General
1 19 (42.22%) Finance
2 14 (31.11%) Banking
3 10 (22.22%) Financial Institution
3 10 (22.22%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.44%) French Language
5 1 (2.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Analyst
2 10 (22.22%) Service Analyst
2 10 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Automation Specialist
4 3 (6.67%) Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Applications Support
4 3 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Web Applications Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Desktop Support
5 2 (4.44%) Applications Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Web Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Software Manager
6 1 (2.22%) Deployment Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) Django
1 6 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (8.89%) Application Packaging
3 2 (4.44%) HTML
3 2 (4.44%) .NET
3 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.44%) CSS
3 2 (4.44%) SOAP
3 2 (4.44%) Web Services
3 2 (4.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (4.44%) jQuery
3 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.44%) LINQ
3 2 (4.44%) Ajax
3 2 (4.44%) NHibernate
4 1 (2.22%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 17 (37.78%) Blackberry
2 12 (26.67%) Hedge funds
3 9 (20.00%) Handset
4 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (6.67%) Client/Server
6 2 (4.44%) Equities
6 2 (4.44%) Fixed Income
6 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.44%) Derivative
7 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.22%) Market Risk
7 1 (2.22%) CMDB
7 1 (2.22%) Wiki
7 1 (2.22%) iPhone
7 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (2.22%) Reference Data
7 1 (2.22%) iPad
7 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
7 1 (2.22%) Clustering
7 1 (2.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (55.56%) Windows
2 16 (35.56%) Windows 7
3 12 (26.67%) Linux
3 12 (26.67%) Windows XP
4 3 (6.67%) Ubuntu
5 2 (4.44%) UNIX
5 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.44%) Android
5 2 (4.44%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.22%) CentOS
6 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (17.78%) Automated Testing
3 8 (17.78%) DevOps
4 7 (15.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (13.33%) Asset Management
5 6 (13.33%) ITIL
6 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (8.89%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (8.89%) Software Asset Management
7 4 (8.89%) Problem Management
8 3 (6.67%) ITSM
8 3 (6.67%) Service Management
9 2 (4.44%) TDD
9 2 (4.44%) Scrum
9 2 (4.44%) MVC
9 2 (4.44%) Project Management
10 1 (2.22%) Requirements Management
10 1 (2.22%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
1 3 (6.67%) Python
2 2 (4.44%) C#
2 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.22%) Tcl
3 1 (2.22%) COBOL
3 1 (2.22%) Perl
3 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) ISEB
2 2 (4.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) VCP4
3 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.22%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.22%) SLA
2 3 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 21 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.33%) XenApp
3 5 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (8.89%) Firmware
4 4 (8.89%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.44%) UAG
5 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (2.22%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.22%) DFS Replication
6 1 (2.22%) Docker
6 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (8.89%) WSUS
2 3 (6.67%) SCCM
3 2 (4.44%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.44%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (4.44%) Control-M
3 2 (4.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (4.44%) Puppet
3 2 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.44%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 2 (4.44%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.22%) Cacti
4 1 (2.22%) Munin
4 1 (2.22%) SCOM
4 1 (2.22%) Casper Suite
4 1 (2.22%) Graphite
4 1 (2.22%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.22%) Ansible
4 1 (2.22%) logstash
4 1 (2.22%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Altiris
2 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.33%) McAfee
4 4 (8.89%) AppSense
4 4 (8.89%) Wyse
4 4 (8.89%) IBM
4 4 (8.89%) Citrix
5 2 (4.44%) VMware
5 2 (4.44%) Symantec
5 2 (4.44%) Remedy
5 2 (4.44%) HP
5 2 (4.44%) BMC
5 2 (4.44%) Lotus
5 2 (4.44%) Apple
5 2 (4.44%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.22%) MobileIron
6 1 (2.22%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.22%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.22%) Bloomberg