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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Deployment
Rank 425 384 404
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +20
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 24 52 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.27% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 30 21
Median daily rate £400 £475 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +23.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £319 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £700 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Median hourly rate £14.45 £14.49 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.27% -47.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £19.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-34.21% +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
19730 19519 19742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.70% 82.20% 81.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14181 13885 13757
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 £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 219 234
Median hourly rate £25.69 £22.12 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.16% +2.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +26 3 £293 -38.42% 3
Software Deployment
England

Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 36 (53.73%) Microsoft
2 31 (46.27%) Active Directory
3 30 (44.78%) Windows
4 23 (34.33%) Configuration Management
4 23 (34.33%) SCCM
5 22 (32.84%) MS Excel
6 19 (28.36%) Office 365
6 19 (28.36%) Windows Server
7 18 (26.87%) Puppet
7 18 (26.87%) ITIL
8 17 (25.37%) Citrix
8 17 (25.37%) Opscode Chef
9 16 (23.88%) Microsoft Azure
9 16 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (22.39%) SCOM
10 15 (22.39%) XenApp
10 15 (22.39%) VMware
11 14 (20.90%) Firewall
11 14 (20.90%) Symantec
11 14 (20.90%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (19.40%) Project Management
12 13 (19.40%) DNS
12 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
13 12 (17.91%) SQL
13 12 (17.91%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (17.91%) Skype for Business
14 11 (16.42%) Windows 7
14 11 (16.42%) SharePoint
14 11 (16.42%) MCSE
14 11 (16.42%) Data Centre

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 12 (17.91%) Skype for Business
2 11 (16.42%) SharePoint
3 9 (13.43%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (7.46%) MS Exchange
5 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (5.97%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.99%) IIS
7 1 (1.49%) Confluence
7 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.49%) JBoss
7 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (32.84%) MS Excel
2 9 (13.43%) MS Project
3 8 (11.94%) MS Office
4 3 (4.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.48%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.49%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 19 (28.36%) Office 365
2 16 (23.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (11.94%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (8.96%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (5.97%) IaaS
6 2 (2.99%) Google Apps
6 2 (2.99%) PaaS
7 1 (1.49%) Google Play
7 1 (1.49%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.90%) Firewall
2 13 (19.40%) DNS
3 10 (14.93%) Network Security
4 8 (11.94%) Extranet
5 5 (7.46%) DHCP
6 4 (5.97%) Internet
6 4 (5.97%) Skype
6 4 (5.97%) VPN
7 3 (4.48%) LAN
7 3 (4.48%) WAN
8 2 (2.99%) MPLS
8 2 (2.99%) SAN
8 2 (2.99%) VLAN
8 2 (2.99%) Wireless
9 1 (1.49%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.49%) NAS
9 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.97%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (2.99%) MS Access
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Hudson
2 7 (10.45%) JIRA
3 6 (8.96%) Jenkins
3 6 (8.96%) Maven
4 5 (7.46%) Ant
5 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.97%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (5.97%) Subversion
6 1 (1.49%) AdminStudio
6 1 (1.49%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.49%) Build Forge
6 1 (1.49%) Gradle
6 1 (1.49%) Selenium
6 1 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (8.96%) Banking
2 5 (7.46%) Finance
3 4 (5.97%) Games
4 3 (4.48%) Publishing
5 1 (1.49%) Advertising
5 1 (1.49%) Front Office
5 1 (1.49%) Legal
5 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (16.42%) Architect
2 8 (11.94%) Analyst
2 8 (11.94%) Desktop Engineer
2 8 (11.94%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 8 (11.94%) Senior Server Engineer
2 8 (11.94%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 8 (11.94%) Server Engineer
2 8 (11.94%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (8.96%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (7.46%) .NET Developer
4 5 (7.46%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (7.46%) Deployment Engineer
4 5 (7.46%) Developer
4 5 (7.46%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (7.46%) Software Deployment Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Citrix Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Consultant
5 4 (5.97%) Desktop Support
5 4 (5.97%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.93%) .NET
2 9 (13.43%) .NET Framework
3 6 (8.96%) SAML
4 2 (2.99%) HTML
5 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.49%) jQuery
5 1 (1.49%) Middleware
5 1 (1.49%) ServiceStack
5 1 (1.49%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.49%) WCF
5 1 (1.49%) WPF
5 1 (1.49%) XML
5 1 (1.49%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.46%) CMDB
2 5 (7.46%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.48%) iPhone
3 3 (4.48%) Learning Management System
3 3 (4.48%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.99%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.99%) Replication
4 2 (2.99%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (44.78%) Windows
2 19 (28.36%) Windows Server
3 11 (16.42%) Windows 7
4 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (11.94%) Windows Phone
7 7 (10.45%) Windows 8
8 6 (8.96%) Linux
8 6 (8.96%) VMS
9 4 (5.97%) Windows 10
10 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (4.48%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.49%) AIX
11 1 (1.49%) CentOS
11 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.49%) Solaris
11 1 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.33%) Configuration Management
2 18 (26.87%) ITIL
3 16 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (19.40%) Project Management
5 10 (14.93%) Case Management
5 10 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (14.93%) Migration
6 9 (13.43%) Business Continuity
6 9 (13.43%) PRINCE2
6 9 (13.43%) Workflow
7 8 (11.94%) Capacity Management
7 8 (11.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (11.94%) Mobile Device Management
7 8 (11.94%) Server Virtualisation
8 7 (10.45%) DevOps
8 7 (10.45%) Open Source
8 7 (10.45%) Service Management
9 6 (8.96%) Asset Management
9 6 (8.96%) Patch Management
10 5 (7.46%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.91%) SQL
2 10 (14.93%) PowerShell
3 5 (7.46%) Java
3 5 (7.46%) Python
3 5 (7.46%) Ruby
4 4 (5.97%) VBA
4 4 (5.97%) VBScript
5 3 (4.48%) VB
6 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.49%) C#
7 1 (1.49%) C++
7 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (17.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (16.42%) MCSE
3 8 (11.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.48%) Degree
5 3 (4.48%) MCITP
5 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.99%) CCNA
6 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.99%) MCSA
7 1 (1.49%) CCNP
7 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.49%) ISEB
7 1 (1.49%) MCP
7 1 (1.49%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (46.27%) Active Directory
2 15 (22.39%) XenApp
3 14 (20.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (11.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 8 (11.94%) UAG
4 8 (11.94%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (7.46%) Docker
6 2 (2.99%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.49%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 23 (34.33%) SCCM
2 18 (26.87%) Puppet
3 17 (25.37%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (22.39%) SCOM
5 9 (13.43%) Backup Exec
6 8 (11.94%) IBM BigFix
6 8 (11.94%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 5 (7.46%) Ansible
8 4 (5.97%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (5.97%) WSUS
9 2 (2.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (2.99%) Tivoli
10 1 (1.49%) Kubernetes
10 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (1.49%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 36 (53.73%) Microsoft
2 17 (25.37%) Citrix
3 15 (22.39%) VMware
4 14 (20.90%) Symantec
5 8 (11.94%) IBM
6 4 (5.97%) Cisco
6 4 (5.97%) Google
6 4 (5.97%) HP
6 4 (5.97%) Splunk
7 3 (4.48%) Canon
7 3 (4.48%) Dell
7 3 (4.48%) Mitel
7 3 (4.48%) SAP
8 2 (2.99%) Adobe
8 2 (2.99%) Avaya
8 2 (2.99%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (2.99%) Oracle
9 1 (1.49%) Calypso
9 1 (1.49%) Murex
9 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com