The table below looks at the statistics for the Deployment Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Deployment Engineer in their job title 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
Deployment Engineer
Rank 483 382 452
Rank change year-on-year
-101 +70
Contract jobs requiring a Deployment Engineer 124 212 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.40% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.44% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 100 49
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£195 £160 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £115 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £328 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £160 £150 £200
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 52 11
Average hourly rate £16.16 £16.08 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.49% +19.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.98 £19.90 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +28.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Deployment Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Deployment Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Deployment Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Deployment Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Deployment Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Deployment Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Deployment Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Deployment Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Deployment Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Deployment Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Deployment Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Deployment Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Deployment Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Deployment Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Deployment Engineer within the UK 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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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 -96 102 £190 +16.92% 11
London -32 35 £231 -15.90% 5
South East -31 21 £166 +3.90% 2
Scotland -2 12 £108 -15.68% 1
West Midlands -7 11 £100 -37.50% 2
East of England +11 9 £168 +26.41%
Berkshire -5 9 £211 +32.03%
Yorkshire -19 8 £300 +62.16%
South West -5 7 £103 -28.81%
City of London -5 6 £200 -27.27% 2
North West -24 6 £133 +23.25% 2
Wales +7 5 £365 +265.00%
Hampshire -6 5 £135 -25.00%
West Yorkshire -13 5 £300 +66.66%
East Midlands -20 5 £263 +75.00%
Surrey +3 4 £140 -12.50% 1
South Wales +3 4 £356 +256.25%
Leeds -16 4 £300 +62.16%
Leicester +6 3 £263 +75.00%
Reading +6 3 £250 +58.73%
Wiltshire +3 3 - -
Leicestershire -1 3 £263 +75.00%
Cumbria -6 3 - -
Birmingham -8 3 £103 -21.15%
North East -9 3 £95 -36.66%
Sheffield -10 3 - -
South Yorkshire -11 3 - -
Docklands, London - 3 £275 -
Bracknell - 3 £173 -
Havant - 3 - -

Deployment Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Deployment Engineer in their job title 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 with Deployment Engineer in their job title.

1 175 (72.31%) Windows
2 124 (51.24%) Windows 7
3 60 (24.79%) Migration
4 51 (21.07%) Active Directory
5 50 (20.66%) SCCM
6 34 (14.05%) Windows 8
7 31 (12.81%) Security Cleared
8 28 (11.57%) Windows XP
9 27 (11.16%) Microsoft
10 24 (9.92%) SC Cleared
11 22 (9.09%) Linux
12 20 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (8.26%) DevOps
13 19 (7.85%) PowerShell
14 17 (7.02%) Java
14 17 (7.02%) SQL Server
14 17 (7.02%) Firewall
15 16 (6.61%) MS Office
15 16 (6.61%) Jenkins
16 15 (6.20%) MS Excel
17 14 (5.79%) Windows Server 2008
18 13 (5.37%) Maven
18 13 (5.37%) Python
18 13 (5.37%) DNS
18 13 (5.37%) SQL
19 12 (4.96%) EPoS
20 11 (4.55%) C
20 11 (4.55%) C#
20 11 (4.55%) ITIL
20 11 (4.55%) Data Migration

Deployment Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Deployment Engineer in their job title 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 with Deployment Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (3.31%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (2.48%) Lync
4 5 (2.07%) JBoss
5 4 (1.65%) IIS
5 4 (1.65%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.24%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.83%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.83%) GroupWise
7 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.83%) Apache
7 2 (0.83%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.41%) PowerExchange
8 1 (0.41%) Drupal
Applications
1 16 (6.61%) MS Office
2 15 (6.20%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.48%) Office 365
2 2 (0.83%) Google Drive
3 1 (0.41%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.02%) Firewall
2 13 (5.37%) DNS
3 9 (3.72%) DHCP
4 8 (3.31%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.89%) LAN
6 6 (2.48%) WAN
7 5 (2.07%) SDH
8 4 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.65%) DWDM
8 4 (1.65%) OSPF
8 4 (1.65%) VPN
8 4 (1.65%) HTTP
9 3 (1.24%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (1.24%) Broadband
9 3 (1.24%) SAN
9 3 (1.24%) Internet
9 3 (1.24%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (1.24%) OpenLDAP
9 3 (1.24%) Wireless
10 2 (0.83%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.41%) HBase
5 1 (0.41%) Redis
5 1 (0.41%) Big Data
5 1 (0.41%) MySQL
5 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.41%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 16 (6.61%) Jenkins
2 13 (5.37%) Maven
3 10 (4.13%) TeamCity
4 7 (2.89%) Subversion
5 6 (2.48%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.65%) Ant
7 2 (0.83%) Selenium
7 2 (0.83%) MSI
7 2 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.83%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.41%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.41%) Gradle
8 1 (0.41%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.41%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.41%) AdminStudio
8 1 (0.41%) Hudson
8 1 (0.41%) JIRA
General
1 10 (4.13%) Telecoms
2 9 (3.72%) Finance
3 2 (0.83%) Retail
3 2 (0.83%) Local Government
4 1 (0.41%) Banking
4 1 (0.41%) Legal
4 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.07%) XML
2 4 (1.65%) .NET
3 3 (1.24%) Web Services
3 3 (1.24%) Spring
3 3 (1.24%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (0.83%) Software Packaging
4 2 (0.83%) JSON
4 2 (0.83%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.83%) SAML
4 2 (0.83%) SOAP
4 2 (0.83%) HTML
5 1 (0.41%) J2EE
5 1 (0.41%) XSD
5 1 (0.41%) WSDL
5 1 (0.41%) Middleware
5 1 (0.41%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.41%) Google Maps API
5 1 (0.41%) Lucene
5 1 (0.41%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.96%) EPoS
2 8 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.07%) NHS
4 2 (0.83%) Mathematics
4 2 (0.83%) PKI
4 2 (0.83%) Hedge funds
4 2 (0.83%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.41%) BYOD
5 1 (0.41%) User Experience
5 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.41%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.41%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.41%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.41%) iPhone
5 1 (0.41%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.41%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.41%) Statistics
5 1 (0.41%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 175 (72.31%) Windows
2 124 (51.24%) Windows 7
3 34 (14.05%) Windows 8
4 28 (11.57%) Windows XP
5 22 (9.09%) Linux
6 14 (5.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (4.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.07%) CentOS
9 4 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.65%) Android
10 3 (1.24%) UNIX
11 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (24.79%) Migration
2 20 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (8.26%) DevOps
3 11 (4.55%) ITIL
3 11 (4.55%) Data Migration
4 10 (4.13%) Automated Testing
4 10 (4.13%) Process Management
5 7 (2.89%) Configuration Management
6 6 (2.48%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (2.07%) Software Delivery
8 4 (1.65%) Asset Management
8 4 (1.65%) SOA
9 3 (1.24%) Security Management
9 3 (1.24%) Release Management
10 2 (0.83%) Scrum
10 2 (0.83%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (0.83%) ITIL V3
10 2 (0.83%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (0.83%) Time Management
10 2 (0.83%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (7.85%) PowerShell
2 17 (7.02%) Java
3 13 (5.37%) Python
3 13 (5.37%) SQL
4 11 (4.55%) C
4 11 (4.55%) C#
5 10 (4.13%) Ruby
5 10 (4.13%) Perl
6 7 (2.89%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.24%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.83%) Jython
8 2 (0.83%) VBScript
8 2 (0.83%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.41%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 1 (0.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 31 (12.81%) Security Cleared
2 24 (9.92%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.48%) A+ Certification
4 6 (2.48%) MCSE
5 5 (2.07%) MCP
6 4 (1.65%) ACTC
6 4 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.24%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.24%) Degree
8 2 (0.83%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.83%) CCIE
9 1 (0.41%) MCSA
9 1 (0.41%) CCNP
9 1 (0.41%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.41%) MCDST
9 1 (0.41%) MCITP
9 1 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.41%) SLA
1 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 51 (21.07%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.24%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.24%) XenApp
3 2 (0.83%) vSphere
4 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 50 (20.66%) SCCM
2 4 (1.65%) Puppet
2 4 (1.65%) Casper Suite
3 2 (0.83%) yum
3 2 (0.83%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.41%) logstash
4 1 (0.41%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.41%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.41%) SCOM
4 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (11.16%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.13%) Cisco
3 9 (3.72%) HP
4 6 (2.48%) VMware
4 6 (2.48%) Juniper
4 6 (2.48%) Lotus
5 5 (2.07%) Oracle
5 5 (2.07%) Apple
5 5 (2.07%) Citrix
5 5 (2.07%) McAfee
6 4 (1.65%) Google
6 4 (1.65%) Huawei
6 4 (1.65%) F5
6 4 (1.65%) Telcordia
6 4 (1.65%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.24%) Sophos
7 3 (1.24%) LANDesk
8 2 (0.83%) MKS
8 2 (0.83%) SolarWinds
8 2 (0.83%) Remedy
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