The first table below looks at the demand for Business Desktop Deployment skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Desktop Deployment over the 3 months to 11 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 Systems Management category.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Business Desktop Deployment (BDD)
Rank 573 565 582
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +17
Contract jobs citing Business Desktop Deployment 7 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.010% 0.005%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.18% 0.13% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£245 £190 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £245 £190 -
% change year-on-year
+28.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3976 3731 3791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.55% 7.44% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2330 2099 1876
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 172 185
Average hourly rate £18.61 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.31% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.45 £40.15 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.36 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-12.57% +16.66%

Business Desktop Deployment
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Desktop Deployment within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Business Desktop Deployment Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business Desktop Deployment
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Desktop Deployment within the UK.

Business Desktop Deployment Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Business Desktop Deployment
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Desktop Deployment within the UK.

Business Desktop Deployment Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Business Desktop Deployment
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Desktop Deployment within the UK over the 3 months to 11 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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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
England -6 7 £245 +8.88% 3
East of England - - - - 1
Exeter - - - -
Hitchin - - - - 1
London - - - - 2
Devon - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
South West - - - -

Business Desktop Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Business Desktop 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 Business Desktop Deployment.

1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (75.00%) SCCM
3 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) Application Packaging
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (41.67%) CA
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (41.67%) VB
5 5 (41.67%) Finance
5 5 (41.67%) Banking
6 4 (33.33%) Firewall
6 4 (33.33%) Internet
6 4 (33.33%) ITIL
6 4 (33.33%) Change Control
6 4 (33.33%) Product Management
6 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
6 4 (33.33%) Web Development
7 3 (25.00%) Change Management
7 3 (25.00%) Release Management
7 3 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (25.00%) VPN
7 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
7 3 (25.00%) Wireless
7 3 (25.00%) Symantec
7 3 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
8 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery

Business Desktop Deployment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Business Desktop 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 Business Desktop Deployment. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Internet
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) Wireless
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) SMS
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) InstallShield
2 1 (8.33%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (8.33%) MSI
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
1 5 (41.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Desktop Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) JSP
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) JMS
3 1 (8.33%) JMX
3 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) Web Development
1 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 4 (33.33%) Product Management
1 4 (33.33%) Change Control
2 3 (25.00%) Release Management
2 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE
3 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Content Management
3 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Software Distribution
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
4 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 5 (41.67%) VB
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) VBScript
4 1 (8.33%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) PMP
1 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) MCSA
2 1 (8.33%) CCA
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (16.67%) WSUS
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (8.33%) Nagios
4 1 (8.33%) WMI
4 1 (8.33%) SCOM
4 1 (8.33%) Capistrano
4 1 (8.33%) Puppet
4 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (8.33%) MOM
4 1 (8.33%) SCOrch
4 1 (8.33%) SCSM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) CA
3 3 (25.00%) Symantec
4 2 (16.67%) AppSense
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix