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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Deployment
Rank 219 241 225
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -16
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 27 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.30% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 4
Average daily rate £320 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +14.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £288
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £14.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.20 £20.50 £14.24
% change year-on-year
-30.73% +43.96%
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
6811 7377 6371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.55% 77.31% 74.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4182 4043 3391
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 240 269
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.43 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire +14 11 £311 -1.26% 2
Surrey -4 7 £450 -
Middlesex - 4 £425 -
Berkshire +1 3 £235 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Software Deployment
England

Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 38 (65.52%) Active Directory
2 34 (58.62%) SCCM
3 28 (48.28%) Microsoft
4 27 (46.55%) Windows
5 26 (44.83%) PowerShell
6 24 (41.38%) Puppet
6 24 (41.38%) Python
6 24 (41.38%) DevOps
7 23 (39.66%) Opscode Chef
7 23 (39.66%) Ansible
7 23 (39.66%) Jenkins
7 23 (39.66%) Ant
7 23 (39.66%) Git (software)
7 23 (39.66%) Microsoft Azure
7 23 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (39.66%) Subversion
7 23 (39.66%) Ruby
7 23 (39.66%) Maven
7 23 (39.66%) JIRA
8 22 (37.93%) Hudson
8 22 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (37.93%) Configuration Management
8 22 (37.93%) Splunk
8 22 (37.93%) OpenStack
9 21 (36.21%) Docker
10 19 (32.76%) Enterprise Software
10 19 (32.76%) Service Management
11 18 (31.03%) SQL
11 18 (31.03%) VMS
11 18 (31.03%) SCOM

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 22 (37.93%) OpenStack
2 4 (6.90%) Apache
3 2 (3.45%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Office
2 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (39.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (31.03%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (6.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (6.90%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (5.17%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (3.45%) IaaS
6 1 (1.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.24%) SNMP
1 10 (17.24%) SSL
1 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.90%) LDAP
2 4 (6.90%) SSH
3 3 (5.17%) SMS
4 2 (3.45%) DHCP
4 2 (3.45%) DNS
4 2 (3.45%) Network Security
5 1 (1.72%) Firewall
5 1 (1.72%) Internet
5 1 (1.72%) Intranet
5 1 (1.72%) LAN
5 1 (1.72%) MPLS
5 1 (1.72%) SAN
5 1 (1.72%) VLAN
5 1 (1.72%) VPN
5 1 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.03%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 23 (39.66%) Ant
1 23 (39.66%) Git (software)
1 23 (39.66%) Jenkins
1 23 (39.66%) JIRA
1 23 (39.66%) Maven
1 23 (39.66%) Subversion
2 22 (37.93%) Hudson
3 1 (1.72%) MSI
3 1 (1.72%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 5 (8.62%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Banking
2 2 (3.45%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.72%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (32.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (25.86%) Cloud Engineer
3 13 (22.41%) Azure Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) Analyst
5 8 (13.79%) Build Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Wintel Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) AWS Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (5.17%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 3 (5.17%) Deployment Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Service Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Support Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
10 2 (3.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 2 (3.45%) DevOps Specialist
10 2 (3.45%) ITIL Service Analyst
10 2 (3.45%) Junior Analyst
10 2 (3.45%) Server Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) boto
2 2 (3.45%) REST
3 1 (1.72%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.76%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (22.41%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.17%) Device Driver
4 3 (5.17%) User Experience
5 2 (3.45%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.72%) AS400
6 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.72%) iPad
6 1 (1.72%) iPhone
6 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (46.55%) Windows
2 18 (31.03%) VMS
3 17 (29.31%) Windows 7
3 17 (29.31%) Windows Server
4 15 (25.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (22.41%) Windows XP
7 6 (10.34%) Unix
8 4 (6.90%) Linux
9 3 (5.17%) Windows 8
10 2 (3.45%) zOS
11 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (41.38%) DevOps
2 23 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (37.93%) Configuration Management
3 22 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (32.76%) Service Management
5 17 (29.31%) Use Case
6 13 (22.41%) ITIL
7 6 (10.34%) Time Management
8 5 (8.62%) Integration Testing
8 5 (8.62%) Migration
9 4 (6.90%) Auto-Scaling
9 4 (6.90%) Software Delivery
9 4 (6.90%) Software Distribution
10 3 (5.17%) Application Packaging
11 2 (3.45%) Release Management
12 1 (1.72%) Asset Management
12 1 (1.72%) Fault Management
12 1 (1.72%) Incident Management
12 1 (1.72%) Systems Analysis
12 1 (1.72%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 26 (44.83%) PowerShell
2 24 (41.38%) Python
3 23 (39.66%) Ruby
4 18 (31.03%) SQL
5 3 (5.17%) VBScript
6 2 (3.45%) Java
7 1 (1.72%) C#
7 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.97%) SC Cleared
3 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (15.52%) MCSE
5 2 (3.45%) AWS Certification
5 2 (3.45%) Degree
6 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.72%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 38 (65.52%) Active Directory
2 21 (36.21%) Docker
3 11 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.17%) vSphere
5 2 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.72%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 34 (58.62%) SCCM
2 24 (41.38%) Puppet
3 23 (39.66%) Ansible
3 23 (39.66%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (31.03%) SCOM
5 6 (10.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 22 (37.93%) Splunk
3 17 (29.31%) Dell
4 13 (22.41%) VMware
5 8 (13.79%) HP
6 5 (8.62%) Intel Security
7 3 (5.17%) LANDesk
8 2 (3.45%) ILOG
9 1 (1.72%) Altiris
9 1 (1.72%) Cisco
9 1 (1.72%) IronPort
9 1 (1.72%) Sophos