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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Deployment
Rank 122 116 139
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +23
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 21 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.63% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.18% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 2 8
Average daily rate £250 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.48% -13.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £358
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -16.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-35.55% +28.57%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2517 1651 2549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.68% 70.20% 70.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1553 1030 1522
Average daily rate £375 £350 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 61 154
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.30 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire - 2 £335 - 1
Gloucestershire +3 1 £500 +11.11% 1
Bristol - - - -
Software Deployment
England

Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 26 (74.29%) DTS
1 26 (74.29%) NHS
1 26 (74.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (11.43%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (11.43%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) .NET
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.71%) Sun
4 2 (5.71%) HP
4 2 (5.71%) EMC
4 2 (5.71%) SAN
4 2 (5.71%) Solaris
4 2 (5.71%) Linux
4 2 (5.71%) Python
4 2 (5.71%) Perl
4 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle
4 2 (5.71%) UNIX
4 2 (5.71%) DHCP
4 2 (5.71%) FTP
4 2 (5.71%) NFS
4 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.71%) DNS
4 2 (5.71%) VMware
4 2 (5.71%) CLARiiON
4 2 (5.71%) NetBackup
4 2 (5.71%) Backup Exec
4 2 (5.71%) SSH

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (11.43%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) DHCP
1 2 (5.71%) FTP
1 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.71%) DNS
1 2 (5.71%) SAN
1 2 (5.71%) SSH
1 2 (5.71%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (74.29%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
1 4 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.86%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Analyst
1 16 (45.71%) Configuration Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Product Specialist
3 5 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Release Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Systems Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Build Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Configuration Specialist
4 2 (5.71%) Build and Release Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Build and Release Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Release Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) SCCM Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Test Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 26 (74.29%) NHS
2 2 (5.71%) CLARiiON
2 2 (5.71%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) UNIX
1 2 (5.71%) Solaris
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
1 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (2.86%) Test Scripting
2 1 (2.86%) Test Strategy
2 1 (2.86%) Migration
2 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
2 1 (2.86%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) Python
2 2 (5.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) NFS
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) NetBackup
1 2 (5.71%) Backup Exec
1 2 (5.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Sun
2 2 (5.71%) HP
2 2 (5.71%) EMC
2 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.71%) VMware
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) Ventyx