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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Deployment Engineer
Rank 453 433 490
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +57
Contract jobs requiring a Deployment Engineer 159 154 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.29% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.31% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 81 52
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£180 £245 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.53% -3.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £114 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £375 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £160 £150 £261
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -42.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 35 27
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £9.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £17.80 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £12.42
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.69%

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
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 2014.

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
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 19 September 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 -15 126 £210 -16.00% 17
London +11 45 £238 -26.92% 3
South East 0 25 £179 +19.33% 9
South West -40 19 £250 +70.64% 1
City of London +28 13 £150 -50.00% 3
Scotland -6 11 £119 +7.95% 4
East Midlands +5 10 £213 -
Gloucestershire -12 8 £250 -18.89% 1
North West -3 7 £275 -15.38% 1
East of England -22 7 £130 -11.26%
Gloucester - 7 £250 - 1
Hampshire -12 5 £140 -17.64%
East Sussex -13 5 £350 +133.33% 1
Cambridgeshire +5 4 £130 -
Cambridge - 4 £130 -
Edinburgh - 4 £130 - 1
Brighton -10 3 £388 +158.33% 1
West Midlands -22 3 £113 -35.71% 1
Nottingham +14 2 £213 -
Basingstoke +12 2 - -
Nottinghamshire +6 2 £213 -
Surrey -10 2 - - 1
Cheshire +9 1 - -
Kent -4 1 - - 4
Oxfordshire -6 1 - -
Birmingham -8 1 £113 -25.00%
Hertfordshire -25 1 - -
West Malling - 1 - - 4
Aberdeen - 1 £100 - 2
Fareham - 1 £140 -

Deployment Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 251 (71.10%) Windows
2 171 (48.44%) Windows 7
3 96 (27.20%) Microsoft
4 72 (20.40%) Migration
5 62 (17.56%) Active Directory
6 57 (16.15%) Security Cleared
7 55 (15.58%) SCCM
8 49 (13.88%) SC Cleared
9 43 (12.18%) Windows XP
10 38 (10.76%) Finance
11 35 (9.92%) MS Excel
11 35 (9.92%) MS Office
12 29 (8.22%) Banking
13 28 (7.93%) HP
14 27 (7.65%) SQL Server
14 27 (7.65%) PowerShell
15 26 (7.37%) Windows Server 2008
16 24 (6.80%) SQL
16 24 (6.80%) Linux
17 22 (6.23%) Oracle
18 21 (5.95%) Cisco
19 20 (5.67%) Microsoft Certification
20 19 (5.38%) DNS
20 19 (5.38%) DHCP
20 19 (5.38%) ITIL
20 19 (5.38%) NHS
21 18 (5.10%) Windows Server 2003
22 16 (4.53%) VMware
22 16 (4.53%) TCP/IP
22 16 (4.53%) WebSphere

Deployment Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 16 (4.53%) WebSphere
2 14 (3.97%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (1.98%) IIS
4 5 (1.42%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.42%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.85%) Apache
7 2 (0.57%) Confluence
7 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.57%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.57%) CMS
8 1 (0.28%) Site Server
8 1 (0.28%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.28%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.28%) nginx
8 1 (0.28%) Lync
8 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 35 (9.92%) MS Excel
1 35 (9.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.13%) IaaS
1 4 (1.13%) PaaS
2 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.28%) SaaS
3 1 (0.28%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.38%) DNS
1 19 (5.38%) DHCP
2 16 (4.53%) TCP/IP
3 11 (3.12%) LAN
4 8 (2.27%) WAN
5 7 (1.98%) Firewall
6 5 (1.42%) VPN
6 5 (1.42%) SDH
6 5 (1.42%) VLAN
7 4 (1.13%) Reverse Proxy
7 4 (1.13%) WLAN
7 4 (1.13%) Internet
8 3 (0.85%) Extranet
8 3 (0.85%) MPLS
8 3 (0.85%) Intranet
8 3 (0.85%) VoIP
8 3 (0.85%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.85%) SAN
8 3 (0.85%) VPLS
8 3 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (7.65%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.42%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.13%) MongoDB
3 4 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (0.85%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.85%) Couchbase
5 2 (0.57%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.57%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.28%) MS Access
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.28%) DB2
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.55%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.70%) Maven
3 4 (1.13%) MSBuild
3 4 (1.13%) TeamCity
3 4 (1.13%) Subversion
3 4 (1.13%) Selenium
4 3 (0.85%) MSI
4 3 (0.85%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.85%) Artifactory
5 2 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.57%) JIRA
5 2 (0.57%) Ant
6 1 (0.28%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.28%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.28%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.28%) Rational Application Developer
6 1 (0.28%) Hudson
6 1 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 38 (10.76%) Finance
2 29 (8.22%) Banking
3 7 (1.98%) French Language
4 6 (1.70%) Investment Banking
4 6 (1.70%) Financial Institution
4 6 (1.70%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.85%) Law
6 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.28%) Danish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.70%) .NET
2 4 (1.13%) WCF
3 3 (0.85%) Web Services
3 3 (0.85%) Application Packaging
3 3 (0.85%) .NET Framework
3 3 (0.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (0.57%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.28%) J2EE
5 1 (0.28%) JSP
5 1 (0.28%) Servlets
5 1 (0.28%) XML
5 1 (0.28%) XSL
5 1 (0.28%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.28%) OSGi
5 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.38%) NHS
2 6 (1.70%) Clustering
3 5 (1.42%) Hedge funds
4 4 (1.13%) Fat Client
4 4 (1.13%) Thin Client
5 3 (0.85%) Mathematics
5 3 (0.85%) Visualisation
5 3 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.28%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.28%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.28%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.28%) Wiki
6 1 (0.28%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.28%) User Experience
6 1 (0.28%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 251 (71.10%) Windows
2 171 (48.44%) Windows 7
3 43 (12.18%) Windows XP
4 26 (7.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (6.80%) Linux
6 18 (5.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (4.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (2.55%) UNIX
9 8 (2.27%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.13%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.85%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.85%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.85%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.28%) AIX
12 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (20.40%) Migration
2 19 (5.38%) ITIL
3 14 (3.97%) Project Management
4 12 (3.40%) Release Management
5 10 (2.83%) Configuration Management
6 9 (2.55%) Service Delivery
6 9 (2.55%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (1.98%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (1.98%) Software Deployment
9 5 (1.42%) DevOps
10 4 (1.13%) SOA
10 4 (1.13%) MVC
11 3 (0.85%) Content Management
11 3 (0.85%) Build Automation
12 2 (0.57%) Low Latency
12 2 (0.57%) Mobile Device Management
12 2 (0.57%) Time Management
12 2 (0.57%) Computer Security
12 2 (0.57%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 27 (7.65%) PowerShell
2 24 (6.80%) SQL
3 15 (4.25%) VBScript
4 11 (3.12%) C
5 8 (2.27%) Perl
5 8 (2.27%) Python
6 7 (1.98%) VBA
7 6 (1.70%) Java
8 3 (0.85%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.57%) C#
9 2 (0.57%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.28%) VB
10 1 (0.28%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.28%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 57 (16.15%) Security Cleared
2 49 (13.88%) SC Cleared
3 20 (5.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (2.83%) MCSE
5 8 (2.27%) MCP
6 5 (1.42%) MCITP
6 5 (1.42%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.85%) CCNA
7 3 (0.85%) Degree
7 3 (0.85%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.28%) MCSA
8 1 (0.28%) ACTC
8 1 (0.28%) ACSP
8 1 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.98%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.13%) QA
3 2 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (17.56%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.55%) XenServer
4 3 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.85%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 55 (15.58%) SCCM
2 13 (3.68%) Puppet
3 11 (3.12%) SCOM
4 4 (1.13%) Ansible
5 2 (0.57%) WSUS
6 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.28%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.28%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.28%) DameWare
6 1 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 96 (27.20%) Microsoft
2 28 (7.93%) HP
3 22 (6.23%) Oracle
4 21 (5.95%) Cisco
5 16 (4.53%) VMware
6 14 (3.97%) Cognos
7 12 (3.40%) Dell
8 7 (1.98%) Citrix
9 6 (1.70%) Riverbed
9 6 (1.70%) IBM
10 5 (1.42%) JBoss
11 4 (1.13%) F5
11 4 (1.13%) Sitecore
12 3 (0.85%) CheckPoint
12 3 (0.85%) Infoblox
12 3 (0.85%) Splunk
13 2 (0.57%) Huawei
13 2 (0.57%) McAfee
13 2 (0.57%) Apple
13 2 (0.57%) Lotus
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