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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Deployment
Rank 209 231 235
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +4
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 34 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.27% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 11
Average daily rate
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£340 £313 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.65% +32.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £448 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £220 £275
% change year-on-year
+59.09% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 - £19.00
Software Deployment
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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
6806 6247 7090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.34% 71.52% 71.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3829 3470 3387
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 269 251 313
Average hourly rate £21.82 £29.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.75% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.20 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +26 20 £280 -6.66% 1
Hampshire -12 5 £380 +8.44% 2
West Sussex - 3 - -
Surrey -9 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Software Deployment
England

Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 30 (50.85%) Windows
2 21 (35.59%) Security Cleared
3 20 (33.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 18 (30.51%) Software Distribution
5 16 (27.12%) McAfee
5 16 (27.12%) HP
6 15 (25.42%) SMS
7 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
8 10 (16.95%) SCCM
8 10 (16.95%) SC Cleared
9 8 (13.56%) Windows 7
10 7 (11.86%) DV Cleared
11 6 (10.17%) Release Management
11 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
12 5 (8.47%) Linux
12 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (6.78%) ITIL
13 4 (6.78%) DHCP
13 4 (6.78%) DNS
13 4 (6.78%) Project Management
13 4 (6.78%) VMware
13 4 (6.78%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (6.78%) Time Management
14 3 (5.08%) Unit Testing
14 3 (5.08%) Degree
14 3 (5.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 3 (5.08%) EPoS
14 3 (5.08%) CCA
14 3 (5.08%) Citrix Certification

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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%) IIS
2 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Project
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
2 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.42%) SMS
2 4 (6.78%) DHCP
2 4 (6.78%) DNS
3 2 (3.39%) Internet
4 1 (1.69%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.69%) Wireless
4 1 (1.69%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.69%) VPN
4 1 (1.69%) LDAP
4 1 (1.69%) LAN
4 1 (1.69%) VoIP
4 1 (1.69%) WAN
4 1 (1.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Maven
1 1 (1.69%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.69%) Ant
1 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (3.39%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (15.25%) Help Desk Support
1 9 (15.25%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (13.56%) 1st Line Support
2 8 (13.56%) Analyst
3 6 (10.17%) Support Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.08%) Deployment Specialist
5 3 (5.08%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (5.08%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Linux Support
5 3 (5.08%) Support Analyst
5 3 (5.08%) Senior Manager
5 3 (5.08%) Linux Support Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Windows Support Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Specialist
6 2 (3.39%) Configuration Specialist
6 2 (3.39%) Build Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 2 (3.39%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) jQuery
1 1 (1.69%) HTML
1 1 (1.69%) Classic ASP
1 1 (1.69%) CSS
1 1 (1.69%) SOAP
1 1 (1.69%) HTML5
1 1 (1.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) EPoS
2 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.39%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.39%) NHS
2 2 (3.39%) PMI
2 2 (3.39%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.39%) E-Learning
2 2 (3.39%) Replication
3 1 (1.69%) Life Science
3 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.69%) iPhone
3 1 (1.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 30 (50.85%) Windows
2 8 (13.56%) Windows 7
3 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (8.47%) Linux
4 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.39%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.69%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.69%) UNIX
6 1 (1.69%) Android
6 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) Software Distribution
2 6 (10.17%) Release Management
3 4 (6.78%) ITIL
3 4 (6.78%) Project Management
3 4 (6.78%) Time Management
4 3 (5.08%) Unit Testing
5 2 (3.39%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (3.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.39%) B2B
5 2 (3.39%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.39%) Change Management
5 2 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.69%) Supplier Management
6 1 (1.69%) Web Development
6 1 (1.69%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (1.69%) Performance Management
6 1 (1.69%) Programme Management
6 1 (1.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.39%) VBScript
2 1 (1.69%) Java
2 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.69%) Perl
2 1 (1.69%) PHP
2 1 (1.69%) SQL
2 1 (1.69%) Python
2 1 (1.69%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 21 (35.59%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.95%) SC Cleared
3 7 (11.86%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.08%) Degree
4 3 (5.08%) CCA
4 3 (5.08%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.08%) HNC
4 3 (5.08%) MCSE
5 2 (3.39%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (33.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 10 (16.95%) SCCM
3 3 (5.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (3.39%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.69%) WMI
5 1 (1.69%) WSUS
5 1 (1.69%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 16 (27.12%) McAfee
1 16 (27.12%) HP
2 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.78%) VMware
4 2 (3.39%) SAP
4 2 (3.39%) Citrix
4 2 (3.39%) Cisco
4 2 (3.39%) Apple
4 2 (3.39%) Symantec
4 2 (3.39%) AppSense
4 2 (3.39%) Altiris
5 1 (1.69%) Qualys
5 1 (1.69%) IBM
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle
5 1 (1.69%) JBoss