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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Deployment over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Deployment
England / South East
Rank 204 229 242
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +13
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 32 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.42% 0.27% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.33% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 3
Median daily rate £320 £236 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% -25.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £368 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £311 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £15.25 - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.20 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.11% -36.88%

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
6136 6947 7534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.56% 80.95% 78.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3621 4287 4122
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 272 248
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £61.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

Software Deployment
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Software Deployment as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Deployment within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +15 12 £320 +38.37% 1
Berkshire +24 8 £195 -16.84%
Buckinghamshire +9 6 £363 -
Surrey +15 5 £305 -
West Sussex - 1 £400 -
Software Deployment
England

Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Deployment also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Software Deployment.

1 35 (74.47%) Windows
2 27 (57.45%) Security Cleared
3 26 (55.32%) SC Cleared
4 21 (44.68%) Windows Server
5 17 (36.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (36.17%) HP
5 17 (36.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (34.04%) ITIL
6 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
6 16 (34.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (29.79%) Windows 7
7 14 (29.79%) Active Directory
7 14 (29.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 14 (29.79%) SCCM
8 13 (27.66%) PowerShell
8 13 (27.66%) VMware
9 11 (23.40%) vSphere
9 11 (23.40%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (21.28%) Data Centre
11 9 (19.15%) Software Distribution
11 9 (19.15%) Intel Security
11 9 (19.15%) SMS
11 9 (19.15%) MS Office
12 8 (17.02%) Software Delivery
13 7 (14.89%) Blackberry
13 7 (14.89%) Release Management
14 6 (12.77%) Smartphone
14 6 (12.77%) Dell
14 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (12.77%) Patch Management

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) PaaS
2 2 (4.26%) IaaS
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) SMS
2 3 (6.38%) Firewall
3 1 (2.13%) 3G
3 1 (2.13%) DHCP
3 1 (2.13%) DNS
3 1 (2.13%) Internet
3 1 (2.13%) LAN
3 1 (2.13%) MPLS
3 1 (2.13%) Network Security
3 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.13%) VLAN
3 1 (2.13%) VPN
3 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
1 5 (10.64%) Law
1 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Wintel Engineer
2 7 (14.89%) Analyst
3 6 (12.77%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (12.77%) Support Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Server Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Service Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Deployment Specialist
6 3 (6.38%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.26%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) CSS
2 2 (4.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Data Centre
2 7 (14.89%) Blackberry
3 6 (12.77%) Smartphone
4 5 (10.64%) iPad
4 5 (10.64%) iPhone
4 5 (10.64%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.26%) CMDB
5 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (74.47%) Windows
2 21 (44.68%) Windows Server
3 17 (36.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (36.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (34.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (29.79%) Windows 7
6 5 (10.64%) Windows 8
6 5 (10.64%) Windows Vista
7 3 (6.38%) Linux
8 2 (4.26%) AIX
8 2 (4.26%) Unix
9 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.13%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.13%) Solaris
9 1 (2.13%) VMS
9 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) ITIL
2 9 (19.15%) Software Distribution
3 8 (17.02%) Software Delivery
4 7 (14.89%) Release Management
5 6 (12.77%) Patch Management
6 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.64%) Incident Management
6 5 (10.64%) Service Management
6 5 (10.64%) Time Management
7 4 (8.51%) Security Patching
8 3 (6.38%) Asset Management
8 3 (6.38%) Software Asset Management
8 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.26%) Change Management
9 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.26%) Multithreading
9 2 (4.26%) Scrum
9 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.64%) SQL
2 5 (10.64%) VBScript
3 4 (8.51%) VB
4 2 (4.26%) C#
4 2 (4.26%) Python
5 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 27 (57.45%) Security Cleared
2 26 (55.32%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (8.51%) DV Cleared
4 4 (8.51%) MCTS
5 2 (4.26%) MCITP
6 1 (2.13%) ISEB
6 1 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) SLA
2 2 (4.26%) ISO 9000
3 1 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.13%) ISO19770
System Software
1 14 (29.79%) Active Directory
2 11 (23.40%) VMware ESXi
2 11 (23.40%) vSphere
3 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.13%) Firmware
4 1 (2.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (29.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 14 (29.79%) SCCM
2 5 (10.64%) WSUS
3 4 (8.51%) BladeLogic
3 4 (8.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (4.26%) SCOM
5 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (2.13%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.13%) Puppet
5 1 (2.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) HP
2 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
3 13 (27.66%) VMware
4 9 (19.15%) Intel Security
5 6 (12.77%) Dell
6 5 (10.64%) Altiris
7 4 (8.51%) Remedy
8 3 (6.38%) ServiceNow
9 2 (4.26%) Citrix
10 1 (2.13%) Apple
10 1 (2.13%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (2.13%) Cisco
10 1 (2.13%) IBM
10 1 (2.13%) LANDesk
10 1 (2.13%) Progress
10 1 (2.13%) Qualys
10 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.13%) Snow
10 1 (2.13%) Sophos
10 1 (2.13%) Symantec