The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Deployment
Rank 211 212 217
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 29 22 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.37% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 16
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +48.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £161 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £408 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £250 £288
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -38.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-12.19% +7.89%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6696 5991 6875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.96% 70.82% 69.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3666 3220 3261
Average daily rate £375 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 250 319
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.61 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £46.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Software Deployment
England

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 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.

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 +4 13 £280 +69.69% 3
Surrey -5 2 - - 1
Kent -4 1 £550 -
Hampshire -14 1 £325 -18.75% 2
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Software Deployment
England

Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 27 (45.76%) Windows
2 18 (30.51%) Security Cleared
3 16 (27.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 15 (25.42%) McAfee
4 15 (25.42%) SMS
4 15 (25.42%) Software Distribution
5 13 (22.03%) HP
6 11 (18.64%) SC Cleared
7 10 (16.95%) SCCM
8 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
9 8 (13.56%) NHS
9 8 (13.56%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (13.56%) Windows 7
10 7 (11.86%) Release Management
10 7 (11.86%) DV Cleared
10 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (10.17%) Active Directory
12 4 (6.78%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (6.78%) Cisco
12 4 (6.78%) Linux
12 4 (6.78%) Windows 2000
12 4 (6.78%) DTS
13 3 (5.08%) VoIP
13 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
13 3 (5.08%) ITIL
13 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
13 3 (5.08%) EPoS
13 3 (5.08%) Project Management
13 3 (5.08%) Finance
13 3 (5.08%) Time Management

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (3.39%) IIS
1 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Project
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
2 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.42%) SMS
2 3 (5.08%) VoIP
3 2 (3.39%) Firewall
3 2 (3.39%) DHCP
3 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.69%) LAN
4 1 (1.69%) VPN
4 1 (1.69%) DNS
4 1 (1.69%) LDAP
4 1 (1.69%) WAN
4 1 (1.69%) Internet
4 1 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) DTS
2 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.39%) MySQL
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Ant
1 1 (1.69%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (1.69%) LoadRunner
1 1 (1.69%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.69%) Maven
1 1 (1.69%) Selenium
1 1 (1.69%) WebDriver
1 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (5.08%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (20.34%) Analyst
2 9 (15.25%) Help Desk Support
3 8 (13.56%) 1st Line Support
3 8 (13.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (10.17%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Product Specialist
6 4 (6.78%) Configuration Specialist
6 4 (6.78%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Deployment Specialist
7 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Specialist
7 3 (5.08%) Windows Support Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) IT Support
8 2 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 2 (3.39%) Linux Support Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Configuration Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) NHS
2 3 (5.08%) EPoS
3 2 (3.39%) E-Learning
3 2 (3.39%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.39%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.69%) PMI
4 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) iPhone
4 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 27 (45.76%) Windows
2 8 (13.56%) Windows 7
3 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.78%) Linux
4 4 (6.78%) Windows 2000
5 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.69%) UNIX
7 1 (1.69%) Android
7 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.42%) Software Distribution
2 8 (13.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (11.86%) Release Management
4 3 (5.08%) ITIL
4 3 (5.08%) Project Management
4 3 (5.08%) Time Management
5 2 (3.39%) Change Management
5 2 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (3.39%) Business Continuity
5 2 (3.39%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.39%) B2B
6 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.69%) Programme Management
6 1 (1.69%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.69%) Validation
6 1 (1.69%) Migration
6 1 (1.69%) ITSM
6 1 (1.69%) Supplier Management
6 1 (1.69%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.69%) Python
2 1 (1.69%) Java
2 1 (1.69%) Perl
2 1 (1.69%) SQL
2 1 (1.69%) VBScript
2 1 (1.69%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 18 (30.51%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.64%) SC Cleared
3 7 (11.86%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.39%) Degree
4 2 (3.39%) CCA
4 2 (3.39%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.39%) HNC
4 2 (3.39%) MCSE
5 1 (1.69%) ISEB
5 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.69%) ISTQB
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.69%) XenApp
3 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (27.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 10 (16.95%) SCCM
3 2 (3.39%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.69%) WSUS
4 1 (1.69%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (1.69%) WMI
4 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (25.42%) McAfee
2 13 (22.03%) HP
3 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.78%) Cisco
5 2 (3.39%) VMware
5 2 (3.39%) AppSense
5 2 (3.39%) Symantec
5 2 (3.39%) Apple
5 2 (3.39%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 2 (3.39%) Citrix
6 1 (1.69%) JBoss
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle
6 1 (1.69%) SAP
6 1 (1.69%) IBM
6 1 (1.69%) Qualys
6 1 (1.69%) Becrypt
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