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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Deployment
Rank 221 212 235
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +23
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 25 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.21% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.30% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 10
Average daily rate £295 £175 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.57% -40.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £160 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £235 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £358
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -16.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-35.55% +28.57%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6873 5915 6977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.83% 70.58% 65.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3812 3067 3324
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 258 361
Average hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -14 10 £263 +41.89% 1
Hampshire 0 4 £275 - 1
Surrey -8 3 £525 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 1
Kent - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
Software Deployment
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Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 20 (48.78%) Windows
2 16 (39.02%) Windows 7
3 13 (31.71%) SC Cleared
3 13 (31.71%) Security Cleared
4 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
5 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
5 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (19.51%) NHS
6 8 (19.51%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (17.07%) SCCM
7 7 (17.07%) Software Distribution
7 7 (17.07%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 7 (17.07%) Citrix
7 7 (17.07%) SMS
8 6 (14.63%) DHCP
8 6 (14.63%) HP
8 6 (14.63%) Windows XP
8 6 (14.63%) McAfee
9 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
9 5 (12.20%) Oracle
9 5 (12.20%) SQL
9 5 (12.20%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database
9 5 (12.20%) XenApp
9 5 (12.20%) Becrypt
9 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (12.20%) Release Management
9 5 (12.20%) Validation

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (7.32%) IIS
2 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.44%) MS Project
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) SMS
2 6 (14.63%) DHCP
3 3 (7.32%) VoIP
3 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.88%) Firewall
5 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.44%) Wireless
5 1 (2.44%) FTP
5 1 (2.44%) VPN
5 1 (2.44%) DNS
5 1 (2.44%) Internet
5 1 (2.44%) WAN
5 1 (2.44%) LDAP
5 1 (2.44%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database
2 4 (9.76%) DTS
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.88%) MySQL
5 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (9.76%) LoadRunner
1 4 (9.76%) Selenium
1 4 (9.76%) WebDriver
1 4 (9.76%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Analyst
2 9 (21.95%) Test Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (9.76%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Automation Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Product Specialist
4 4 (9.76%) Configuration Specialist
5 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Specialist
5 3 (7.32%) Deployment Specialist
5 3 (7.32%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Support Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) IT Support
6 2 (4.88%) Configuration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) NHS
2 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.32%) EPoS
3 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.88%) Informatics
5 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.44%) iPhone
5 1 (2.44%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 20 (48.78%) Windows
2 16 (39.02%) Windows 7
3 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (14.63%) Windows XP
6 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.88%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.44%) Linux
8 1 (2.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (17.07%) Software Distribution
3 5 (12.20%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (12.20%) Release Management
3 5 (12.20%) Validation
4 2 (4.88%) Business Continuity
4 2 (4.88%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (4.88%) ITIL
4 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (4.88%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.44%) Time Management
5 1 (2.44%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.44%) Change Management
5 1 (2.44%) Project Management
5 1 (2.44%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) SC Cleared
1 13 (31.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) ISEB
2 4 (9.76%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.32%) Degree
3 3 (7.32%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 7 (17.07%) SCCM
2 4 (9.76%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.44%) SCOM
3 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.07%) Citrix
3 6 (14.63%) HP
3 6 (14.63%) McAfee
4 5 (12.20%) VMware
4 5 (12.20%) Becrypt
4 5 (12.20%) Oracle
5 3 (7.32%) Cisco
6 2 (4.88%) Altiris
6 2 (4.88%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (2.44%) Apple
7 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.44%) Symantec
7 1 (2.44%) Remedy
7 1 (2.44%) JBoss
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