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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Deployment
Rank 224 220 211
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 38 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.28% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.38% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 8
Average daily rate
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£500 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £259 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 4
Average hourly rate £18.50 £14.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -55.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £12.50 £18.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.70 £14.40 £140.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -12.19%
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
7409 6824 6054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.38% 74.30% 71.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4437 3744 3216
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 252 278
Average hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.75 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Surrey +18 16 £550 - 2
Berkshire +11 15 £275 +4.76% 5
Hampshire +1 3 £450 +38.46% 2
Buckinghamshire -1 3 - -
East Sussex - 1 £288 - 1
Software Deployment
England

Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 30 (46.88%) Windows
2 26 (40.63%) Data Centre
3 23 (35.94%) Puppet
4 20 (31.25%) HP
5 19 (29.69%) Security Cleared
6 18 (28.13%) Linux
6 18 (28.13%) McAfee
7 17 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (26.56%) Amazon AWS
8 16 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 14 (21.88%) VMware
9 14 (21.88%) DevOps
9 14 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (21.88%) PowerShell
10 13 (20.31%) Software Delivery
10 13 (20.31%) Firewall
10 13 (20.31%) DNS
10 13 (20.31%) Python
10 13 (20.31%) MS Excel
10 13 (20.31%) SMS
11 12 (18.75%) UNIX
12 11 (17.19%) Software Distribution
12 11 (17.19%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (17.19%) Telecoms
12 11 (17.19%) Configuration Management
13 10 (15.63%) Active Directory
13 10 (15.63%) Finance
13 10 (15.63%) DHCP
13 10 (15.63%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (12.50%) Apache
1 8 (12.50%) OpenStack
2 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.69%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.13%) IIS
5 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (20.31%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.25%) MS Office
3 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.56%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 17 (26.56%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (15.63%) AWS CloudFormation
3 10 (15.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 8 (12.50%) IaaS
4 8 (12.50%) PaaS
5 2 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.56%) Office 365
6 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.31%) SMS
1 13 (20.31%) DNS
1 13 (20.31%) Firewall
2 10 (15.63%) DHCP
3 8 (12.50%) VPN
4 7 (10.94%) LDAP
4 7 (10.94%) SSH
4 7 (10.94%) VLAN
5 5 (7.81%) MPLS
6 4 (6.25%) Network Security
6 4 (6.25%) LAN
6 4 (6.25%) Internet
6 4 (6.25%) WAN
6 4 (6.25%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.69%) 3G
8 2 (3.13%) SAN
8 2 (3.13%) VoIP
8 2 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.56%) Wireless
9 1 (1.56%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) MySQL
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Subversion
1 9 (14.06%) Git (software)
2 8 (12.50%) Maven
2 8 (12.50%) JIRA
2 8 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 8 (12.50%) Ant
3 4 (6.25%) Hudson
4 1 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 11 (17.19%) Telecoms
2 10 (15.63%) Finance
3 8 (12.50%) Banking
4 6 (9.38%) Billing
5 1 (1.56%) Marketing
5 1 (1.56%) Retail
5 1 (1.56%) Law
5 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.56%) Games
5 1 (1.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (23.44%) Architect
2 12 (18.75%) Cloud Architect
3 11 (17.19%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (12.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 8 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (10.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) Project Manager
7 5 (7.81%) Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) Support Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Deployment Project Manager
9 3 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Support Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 2 (3.13%) Technical Architect
10 2 (3.13%) Consultant
10 2 (3.13%) Technical Project Manager
10 2 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.94%) boto
2 5 (7.81%) REST
3 2 (3.13%) Web Services
4 1 (1.56%) Flash
4 1 (1.56%) Middleware
4 1 (1.56%) LAMP
4 1 (1.56%) jQuery
4 1 (1.56%) HTML5
4 1 (1.56%) HTML
4 1 (1.56%) .NET
4 1 (1.56%) Classic ASP
4 1 (1.56%) CSS
4 1 (1.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (40.63%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.69%) Replication
3 3 (4.69%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.13%) EMC VNX
4 2 (3.13%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.13%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.56%) iPhone
5 1 (1.56%) iPad
5 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.56%) Online Games
5 1 (1.56%) Life Science
5 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) PKI
5 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 30 (46.88%) Windows
2 18 (28.13%) Linux
3 12 (18.75%) UNIX
4 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (7.81%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.69%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.13%) VMS
8 2 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.56%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.56%) zOS
9 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (21.88%) DevOps
3 13 (20.31%) Software Delivery
4 11 (17.19%) Software Distribution
4 11 (17.19%) Configuration Management
4 11 (17.19%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (15.63%) Auto-Scaling
6 9 (14.06%) Release Management
7 8 (12.50%) Capacity Management
8 5 (7.81%) Use Case
9 4 (6.25%) Open Source
9 4 (6.25%) Business Continuity
9 4 (6.25%) ITIL
9 4 (6.25%) Patch Management
10 3 (4.69%) Server Building
10 3 (4.69%) Malware Detection\Protection
10 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2
10 3 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (4.69%) Migration
11 2 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.88%) PowerShell
2 13 (20.31%) Python
3 10 (15.63%) Ruby
4 6 (9.38%) SQL
5 4 (6.25%) VBScript
5 4 (6.25%) C#
5 4 (6.25%) Java
6 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.13%) Perl
7 2 (3.13%) PHP
7 2 (3.13%) VB
8 1 (1.56%) C++
8 1 (1.56%) Bourne shell
8 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (29.69%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 8 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (9.38%) MCSE
6 4 (6.25%) MCITP
7 3 (4.69%) Degree
8 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (3.13%) MCSA
8 2 (3.13%) AWS Certification
8 2 (3.13%) MCP
9 1 (1.56%) CCNP
9 1 (1.56%) CCNA
9 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.56%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.94%) Hyper-V
2 7 (10.94%) Docker
3 6 (9.38%) vSphere
4 5 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (4.69%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.13%) Terminal Services
6 2 (3.13%) ISA Server
6 2 (3.13%) XenServer
7 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (35.94%) Puppet
2 16 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (9.38%) Ansible
4 5 (7.81%) SCCM
5 3 (4.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (4.69%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (4.69%) NetBackup
5 3 (4.69%) HP SIM
6 2 (3.13%) WMI
6 2 (3.13%) WSUS
7 1 (1.56%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.56%) Nagios
7 1 (1.56%) SCOM
7 1 (1.56%) Icinga
7 1 (1.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 20 (31.25%) HP
2 18 (28.13%) McAfee
3 14 (21.88%) VMware
4 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
5 5 (7.81%) Oracle
5 5 (7.81%) Citrix
6 4 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 4 (6.25%) Symantec
6 4 (6.25%) Splunk
7 3 (4.69%) Dell
7 3 (4.69%) EMC
7 3 (4.69%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.13%) Sophos
8 2 (3.13%) Websense
8 2 (3.13%) Altiris
8 2 (3.13%) LANDesk
8 2 (3.13%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (3.13%) Cisco
9 1 (1.56%) ILOG
9 1 (1.56%) Lumension
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