The table below looks at the statistics for Software Deployment skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Deployment over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Deployment
Rank 116 127 133
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 21 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.66% 0.20% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.28% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
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£450 - £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £245 £275
% change year-on-year
+37.75% -10.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 1
Average hourly rate £21.73 £20.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +95.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-31.70% +7.89%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2292 2136 2252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 72.53% 71.87% 65.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1310 1078 1189
Average daily rate £375 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £226 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 111 112
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.34% -22.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.21 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £45.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Software Deployment
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Software Deployment Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Software Deployment
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Software Deployment Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Software Deployment
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Software Deployment Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Software Deployment
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Deployment across the North West region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Software Deployment Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Software Deployment
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 41 (87.23%) Windows
2 38 (80.85%) Windows Vista
3 37 (78.72%) Microsoft
4 36 (76.60%) MS Office
5 33 (70.21%) Windows XP
6 30 (63.83%) Citrix
6 30 (63.83%) Windows 7
7 29 (61.70%) SCCM
7 29 (61.70%) SC Cleared
7 29 (61.70%) Security Cleared
8 25 (53.19%) Blackberry
9 24 (51.06%) SLA
9 24 (51.06%) Microsoft App-V
9 24 (51.06%) AppSense
10 23 (48.94%) Lumension
10 23 (48.94%) CA
11 16 (34.04%) Active Directory
12 9 (19.15%) TQM
13 8 (17.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 8 (17.02%) Windows 2000
14 7 (14.89%) MS Visio
14 7 (14.89%) MS Project
14 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
14 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
15 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
16 3 (6.38%) SMS
16 3 (6.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
17 2 (4.26%) FortiGate
17 2 (4.26%) Windows 8

Software Deployment
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 36 (76.60%) MS Office
2 7 (14.89%) MS Visio
2 7 (14.89%) MS Project
3 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.13%) Mingle
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.38%) SMS
3 2 (4.26%) DHCP
3 2 (4.26%) DNS
3 2 (4.26%) SAN
3 2 (4.26%) Firewall
4 1 (2.13%) ATM
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.13%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.13%) AdminStudio
1 1 (2.13%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (4.26%) Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Retail
2 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (53.19%) Desktop Support
2 22 (46.81%) Support Engineer
3 18 (38.30%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 18 (38.30%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.26%) Support Specialist
5 2 (4.26%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (4.26%) Desktop Support Technician
5 2 (4.26%) Technical Support Specialist
5 2 (4.26%) Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Support Technician
5 2 (4.26%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Technical Support
5 2 (4.26%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Security Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Support Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Desktop Technician
5 2 (4.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Security Support Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) .NET
1 1 (2.13%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 25 (53.19%) Blackberry
2 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) NHS
4 1 (2.13%) Semantic Web
4 1 (2.13%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 41 (87.23%) Windows
2 38 (80.85%) Windows Vista
3 33 (70.21%) Windows XP
4 30 (63.83%) Windows 7
5 8 (17.02%) Windows 2000
6 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) TQM
2 2 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (2.13%) Mentoring
3 1 (2.13%) ITIL
3 1 (2.13%) RDF
3 1 (2.13%) Service Management
3 1 (2.13%) Migration
3 1 (2.13%) Scrum
3 1 (2.13%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (2.13%) TDD
3 1 (2.13%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (2.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) VBScript
2 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.13%) SPARQL
2 1 (2.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 29 (61.70%) SC Cleared
1 29 (61.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) MCSE
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (51.06%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (51.06%) Microsoft App-V
2 16 (34.04%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.13%) XenApp
4 1 (2.13%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (61.70%) SCCM
2 8 (17.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (6.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (4.26%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (2.13%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 37 (78.72%) Microsoft
2 30 (63.83%) Citrix
3 24 (51.06%) AppSense
4 23 (48.94%) CA
4 23 (48.94%) Lumension
5 2 (4.26%) SAP
5 2 (4.26%) VMware
6 1 (2.13%) Altiris
6 1 (2.13%) Novell
6 1 (2.13%) Symantec
6 1 (2.13%) Wyse
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