The first table below looks at the demand for Software Deployment skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Deployment over the 3 months to 31 July 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 West 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Deployment
Rank 134 110 125
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +15
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 4 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.19% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.26% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £226 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.74% -45.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £271 £250 £288
% change year-on-year
+8.50% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £19.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-12.19% +7.89%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2193 1510 2124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.11% 70.46% 69.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1464 978 1298
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 65 132
Average hourly rate £33.84 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.37% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Software Deployment
England

Software Deployment
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Software Deployment Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Software Deployment
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Software Deployment Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Software Deployment
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Deployment across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Software Deployment Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Software Deployment
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Software Deployment Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Software Deployment
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 31 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Gloucestershire -22 1 £350 -
Wiltshire - 1 £424 -
Bristol - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Software Deployment
England

Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 18 (85.71%) DTS
1 18 (85.71%) NHS
1 18 (85.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (9.52%) HP
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Solaris
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) Perl
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) UNIX
3 1 (4.76%) Sun
3 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
3 1 (4.76%) FTP
3 1 (4.76%) NFS
3 1 (4.76%) SSH
3 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
3 1 (4.76%) QA
3 1 (4.76%) Celerra
3 1 (4.76%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) SSH
2 1 (4.76%) NAS
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (85.71%) DTS
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Configuration Analyst
1 12 (57.14%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Product Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Configuration Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Project Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 18 (85.71%) NHS
2 1 (4.76%) CLARiiON
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Solaris
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) UNIX
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Perl
1 1 (4.76%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) NFS
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) HP
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Sun
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) EMC
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.76%) VMware