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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Deployment over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Deployment
Rank 159 150 105
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -45
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 7 1 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.027% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.035% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Median daily rate £400 - £244
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 - £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 - £312
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £404 £275
% change year-on-year
-0.92% +46.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £20.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3201 2861 2326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.74% 77.66% 74.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2003 1652 1221
Median daily rate £425 £393 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% +1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 137 117
Median hourly rate £36.52 £35.00 £30.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +15.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £14.50 £13.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.97 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

Software Deployment
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Deployment across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Software Deployment Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
Manchester -14 3 £175 - 1
Cheshire - 3 £400 -
Lancashire - 1 £415 - 1
Software Deployment
England

Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 North West region with a requirement for Software Deployment.

1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) SCCM
2 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
3 3 (27.27%) Mac OS
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Vista
3 3 (27.27%) Apple
3 3 (27.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
4 2 (18.18%) Gradle
4 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
4 2 (18.18%) VirtualBox
4 2 (18.18%) InstallShield
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security
4 2 (18.18%) SLA
4 2 (18.18%) IBM
4 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) C++
4 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (18.18%) TestComplete
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development

Software Deployment
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (18.18%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (18.18%) Bitbucket
1 2 (18.18%) CMake
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Gradle
1 2 (18.18%) InstallShield
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
1 2 (18.18%) Mercurial
1 2 (18.18%) SpecFlow
1 2 (18.18%) TestComplete
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
1 2 (18.18%) WiX
2 1 (9.09%) Build Forge
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Build Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
1 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Release Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Author
2 1 (9.09%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Customer Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Deployment Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Deployment Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Developer Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) NHS Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Software Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Author
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
2 3 (27.27%) Mac OS
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Vista
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Release Management
2 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VirtualBox
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Apple
3 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Symantec