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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Deployment
Rank 384 396 365
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -31
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 24 19 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.090% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.11% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 28
Average daily rate £360 £455 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.87% +21.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £185 £84
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £288
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £13.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.20 £20.50 £14.24
% change year-on-year
-30.73% +43.96%
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
17658 17038 17712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.38% 80.34% 80.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12589 12189 12162
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 200 245
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -10.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.39 £47.50 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Deployment within the London region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +28 4 £450 -25.00% 1
Hounslow - 1 £370 -
Software Deployment
England

Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 29 (50.88%) Windows
2 17 (29.82%) SCCM
3 15 (26.32%) Windows 7
3 15 (26.32%) Active Directory
3 15 (26.32%) Finance
4 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
5 13 (22.81%) Linux
6 12 (21.05%) PRINCE2
7 11 (19.30%) MS Office
7 11 (19.30%) MS Excel
7 11 (19.30%) Banking
8 10 (17.54%) Project Management
8 10 (17.54%) ITIL
9 9 (15.79%) SQL
9 9 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (14.04%) .NET
11 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
11 7 (12.28%) VBScript
11 7 (12.28%) TCP/IP
11 7 (12.28%) jQuery
11 7 (12.28%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (12.28%) DevOps
11 7 (12.28%) Windows Server
12 6 (10.53%) Relational Database
12 6 (10.53%) Project Planning
12 6 (10.53%) ISEB
12 6 (10.53%) PMP
12 6 (10.53%) PMI Certification
12 6 (10.53%) Java
12 6 (10.53%) Migration

Software Deployment
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (8.77%) IIS
2 3 (5.26%) WordPress
3 2 (3.51%) Confluence
3 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.75%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.75%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (19.30%) MS Excel
1 11 (19.30%) MS Office
2 5 (8.77%) MS Project
3 4 (7.02%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.77%) Internet
3 4 (7.02%) Firewall
4 3 (5.26%) DNS
4 3 (5.26%) LAN
4 3 (5.26%) WAN
5 2 (3.51%) WebEx
5 2 (3.51%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.51%) Wireless
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (1.75%) DMZ
6 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.75%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.75%) SAN
6 1 (1.75%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.75%) VoIP
6 1 (1.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.75%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.02%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.26%) Subversion
4 2 (3.51%) AdminStudio
4 2 (3.51%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.51%) JIRA
4 2 (3.51%) MSI
5 1 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.75%) InstallShield
5 1 (1.75%) Maven
5 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (26.32%) Finance
2 11 (19.30%) Banking
3 4 (7.02%) Investment Banking
3 4 (7.02%) Law
3 4 (7.02%) Publishing
4 2 (3.51%) Legal
4 2 (3.51%) Marketing
5 1 (1.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (24.56%) Analyst
2 11 (19.30%) Project Manager
3 8 (14.04%) Developer
3 8 (14.04%) Support Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) Deployment Manager
4 6 (10.53%) Deployment Project Manager
4 6 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (7.02%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (7.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (7.02%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.02%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Desktop Support
6 4 (7.02%) VB.NET Developer
6 4 (7.02%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Architect
7 3 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.04%) .NET
2 7 (12.28%) jQuery
3 5 (8.77%) .NET Framework
4 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET
4 4 (7.02%) HTML
4 4 (7.02%) Software Packaging
4 4 (7.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (7.02%) XML
5 3 (5.26%) CSS
6 1 (1.75%) ELK Stack
6 1 (1.75%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (1.75%) J2EE
6 1 (1.75%) Middleware
6 1 (1.75%) Sensu
6 1 (1.75%) XBRL
6 1 (1.75%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.02%) Driving Licence
2 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.26%) iPad
3 3 (5.26%) iPhone
3 3 (5.26%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.51%) Derivative
4 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.51%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.51%) NHS
4 2 (3.51%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.75%) BYOD
5 1 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.75%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.75%) PDA
5 1 (1.75%) PKI
5 1 (1.75%) PMI
5 1 (1.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 29 (50.88%) Windows
2 15 (26.32%) Windows 7
3 13 (22.81%) Linux
4 7 (12.28%) Windows Server
5 4 (7.02%) AIX
5 4 (7.02%) Android
5 4 (7.02%) Solaris
5 4 (7.02%) Unix
5 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.26%) Mac OS X
6 3 (5.26%) Windows 10
6 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.51%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.75%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.75%) VMS
8 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.75%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.05%) PRINCE2
2 10 (17.54%) ITIL
2 10 (17.54%) Project Management
3 9 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (12.28%) DevOps
5 6 (10.53%) Migration
5 6 (10.53%) Project Planning
6 5 (8.77%) Asset Management
6 5 (8.77%) Configuration Management
6 5 (8.77%) Document Management
6 5 (8.77%) OO
6 5 (8.77%) Software Engineering
7 4 (7.02%) ITIL V3
7 4 (7.02%) OOD
7 4 (7.02%) SDLC
7 4 (7.02%) Service Management
7 4 (7.02%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.26%) Open Source
8 3 (5.26%) Programme Management
8 3 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.79%) SQL
2 7 (12.28%) VBScript
3 6 (10.53%) Java
4 5 (8.77%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.77%) PowerShell
4 5 (8.77%) VBA
5 4 (7.02%) Bash Shell
5 4 (7.02%) C#
5 4 (7.02%) Ruby
5 4 (7.02%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.26%) Perl
6 3 (5.26%) PHP
6 3 (5.26%) Scala
7 2 (3.51%) C
7 2 (3.51%) Korn
7 2 (3.51%) Python
8 1 (1.75%) C++
8 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) ISEB
1 6 (10.53%) PMI Certification
1 6 (10.53%) PMP
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.26%) Degree
3 3 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (5.26%) MCSE
3 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.75%) MCSA
4 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.75%) Docker
3 1 (1.75%) Firmware
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.75%) XenApp
3 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.75%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (29.82%) SCCM
2 7 (12.28%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (7.02%) Puppet
4 2 (3.51%) Ansible
4 2 (3.51%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (3.51%) Control-M
4 2 (3.51%) SCOM
5 1 (1.75%) Grafana
5 1 (1.75%) Graphite
5 1 (1.75%) Kibana
5 1 (1.75%) logstash
5 1 (1.75%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.75%) Terraform
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Intune
5 1 (1.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.77%) iManage
3 4 (7.02%) Cisco
3 4 (7.02%) Oracle
4 3 (5.26%) Apple
4 3 (5.26%) BMC
4 3 (5.26%) Google
4 3 (5.26%) Rackspace
4 3 (5.26%) Remedy
4 3 (5.26%) VMware
5 2 (3.51%) Citrix
5 2 (3.51%) MarketAxess
5 2 (3.51%) Polycom
5 2 (3.51%) Sun
5 2 (3.51%) Symantec
5 2 (3.51%) Tradeweb
5 2 (3.51%) Trayport
6 1 (1.75%) Adobe
6 1 (1.75%) IBM
6 1 (1.75%) Wyse