The table below looks at the statistics for Software Deployment skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Deployment over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Deployment
Rank 58 47 41
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.87% 0.65% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.92% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
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£350 £150 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -36.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £253 £330
% change year-on-year
+13.86% -23.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £89.50
% change year-on-year
+32.00% -86.03%
Software Deployment
Wales

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 Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
448 326 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 77.91% 70.11% 70.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 215 183
Average daily rate £350 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 8
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £11.50 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £22.50 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

Software Deployment
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Deployment across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Deployment Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Software Deployment
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Deployment across the South Wales region.

Software Deployment Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Software Deployment
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Deployment across the South Wales region.

Software Deployment Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Software Deployment
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 22 October 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
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Software Deployment
Wales

Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 5 (62.50%) ISO 9000
1 5 (62.50%) ISO 9001
1 5 (62.50%) ISEB
1 5 (62.50%) Validation
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Data Management
1 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
1 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
1 5 (62.50%) QA
1 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (62.50%) Test Strategy
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (37.50%) Coaching
2 3 (37.50%) Office 365
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Intune
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (37.50%) SCCM
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) ISEB Practitioner
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) PMI

Software Deployment
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Quality Manager
1 3 (37.50%) QA Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Validation
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Data Management
1 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (62.50%) Test Strategy
2 3 (37.50%) Coaching
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
1 3 (37.50%) VBScript
1 3 (37.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ISEB
1 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) ISEB Practitioner
2 3 (37.50%) PMI Certification
3 2 (25.00%) MCSE
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (25.00%) MCTS
3 2 (25.00%) MCITP
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) ISO 9000
1 5 (62.50%) ISO 9001
1 5 (62.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Intune
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (25.00%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) McAfee