The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Business Desktop Deployment (BDD)
Rank 620 597 572
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -25
Contract jobs citing Business Desktop Deployment 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.005% 0.008%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.043% 0.069% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
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£450 £275 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% +44.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £235 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £315 £218
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £275 £190
% change year-on-year
+81.81% +44.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4632 4320 3930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.13% 7.91% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2834 2542 2191
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £345
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 133 168
Average hourly rate £21.43 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.76% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.86 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £31.74 £41.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.32 £18.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+13.72% -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 3 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 4 August 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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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 -20 2 £450 +63.63% 2
London - 1 £400 - 2
West Midlands - 1 £500 -

Business Desktop Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) SCOM
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) vCloud
2 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) JAX-RS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) IaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Gradle

Business Desktop Deployment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) FileNet
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (33.33%) Gradle
2 1 (33.33%) Artifactory
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (33.33%) MSI
2 1 (33.33%) AdminStudio
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) ReSharper
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Deployment Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Deployment Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Java SE
2 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Drools
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) JAX-RS
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) BPEL
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) BPMN
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Server Building
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
1 1 (33.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Nagios
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) VMware