The table below looks at the statistics for Software Deployment skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Deployment over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Deployment
Rank 235 224 204
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -20
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 19 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.31% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 13
Average daily rate
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£365 £275 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.72% +57.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £225 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £275 £235
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £275 £213
% change year-on-year
+11.81% +29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £14.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +29.38%
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7164 6365 5452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.71% 73.09% 71.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3943 3431 2694
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 252 303
Average hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.50 £48.73
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 the South East

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

Software Deployment Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Software Deployment
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Software Deployment Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Software Deployment
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Deployment across the South East region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Software Deployment Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Software Deployment
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Software Deployment Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Software Deployment
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 6 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
Berkshire -11 8 - - 3
Hampshire -9 2 £315 +14.54%
Kent - 2 £339 -
Surrey - 2 £450 - 2
Oxfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Software Deployment
England

Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 20 (51.28%) Windows
2 18 (46.15%) HP
2 18 (46.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 18 (46.15%) Security Cleared
3 17 (43.59%) Software Distribution
3 17 (43.59%) SMS
4 16 (41.03%) McAfee
5 14 (35.90%) SC Cleared
6 11 (28.21%) DV Cleared
7 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
8 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
8 5 (12.82%) Linux
8 5 (12.82%) MS Office
8 5 (12.82%) Citrix
8 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
9 4 (10.26%) VMware
9 4 (10.26%) SCCM
10 3 (7.69%) Release Management
10 3 (7.69%) ITIL
10 3 (7.69%) SQL
10 3 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2
11 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
11 2 (5.13%) Oracle
11 2 (5.13%) MCSE
11 2 (5.13%) CRM
11 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
11 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (5.13%) Altiris

Software Deployment
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (5.13%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (43.59%) SMS
2 1 (2.56%) WAN
2 1 (2.56%) DHCP
2 1 (2.56%) DNS
2 1 (2.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) 3G
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) Wireless
2 1 (2.56%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MSI
1 1 (2.56%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Law
2 1 (2.56%) Legal
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (12.82%) 1st Line Support
1 5 (12.82%) Support Engineer
1 5 (12.82%) Help Desk Support
2 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (5.13%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (5.13%) Service Analyst
3 2 (5.13%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (5.13%) Support Technician
3 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
3 2 (5.13%) Analyst
3 2 (5.13%) Senior Manager
3 2 (5.13%) Server Engineer
4 1 (2.56%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (2.56%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (2.56%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (2.56%) Environment Manager
4 1 (2.56%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (2.56%) Linux Support
4 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) PMI
1 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
1 1 (2.56%) Replication
1 1 (2.56%) Smartphone
1 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
1 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
1 1 (2.56%) Open Source
1 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (51.28%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Linux
2 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.56%) Android
4 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) Software Distribution
2 3 (7.69%) ITIL
2 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2
2 3 (7.69%) Release Management
3 2 (5.13%) CRM
3 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.56%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (2.56%) DevOps
4 1 (2.56%) Software Licensing
4 1 (2.56%) ERP
4 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.56%) Project Management
4 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.56%) Change Management
4 1 (2.56%) Regression Testing
4 1 (2.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) VBScript
2 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 14 (35.90%) SC Cleared
3 11 (28.21%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (5.13%) MCSE
5 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.56%) CCA
6 1 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.56%) MCP
6 1 (2.56%) HNC
6 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.56%) XenApp
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 18 (46.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (10.26%) SCCM
3 1 (2.56%) Puppet
3 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) HP
2 16 (41.03%) McAfee
3 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.82%) Citrix
4 4 (10.26%) VMware
5 2 (5.13%) Altiris
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle
6 1 (2.56%) SAP
6 1 (2.56%) Dell
6 1 (2.56%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.56%) Reuters
6 1 (2.56%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.56%) Symantec
6 1 (2.56%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.56%) MobileIron