The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Deployment
Rank 127 129 109
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -20
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 6 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.47% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.61% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 1
Average daily rate
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- £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £404 £275 £315
% change year-on-year
+46.81% -12.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -20.00%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2219 2303 1453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 74.39% 76.87% 70.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1464 1513 903
Average daily rate £400 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 120 69
Average hourly rate £36.45 £33.84 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.71% +5.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £14.00 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
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 22 May 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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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
Somerset - 5 - -
Wiltshire +3 1 - - 4
Software Deployment
England

Software Deployment
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) VB
2 6 (85.71%) VB.NET
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) IIS
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 6 (85.71%) Asset Management
2 6 (85.71%) VB6
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (85.71%) Technical Architecture
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (85.71%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) QA
3 1 (14.29%) SCCM
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2000
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Architect
2 4 (57.14%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (57.14%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 4 (57.14%) Lead Architect
2 4 (57.14%) Integration Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Asset Management
1 6 (85.71%) Technical Architecture
1 6 (85.71%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) VB
1 6 (85.71%) VB.NET
1 6 (85.71%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec