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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Deployment Engineer
Rank 518 460 387
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -73
Contract jobs requiring a Deployment Engineer 108 152 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.29% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.31% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 85 83
Average daily rate £150 £200 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £111 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £550 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £160 £155
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 50
Average hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.57% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.41 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.21 £22.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-7.57% +22.22%

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
48620 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31221 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
England -41 92 £150 -25.00% 8
London -22 26 £200 -54.28% 3
South East +4 13 £237 +72.54% 2
East Midlands -13 13 £175 +2.94%
Scotland -4 12 £110 -15.38%
East of England +8 11 £150 -6.25% 1
South West +3 11 £208 +45.61%
City of London +34 9 £148 -68.94%
West Midlands -9 7 £115 +21.05% 1
Hertfordshire - 6 £225 -
Nottinghamshire -7 5 - -
Nottingham -10 5 - -
North West -16 5 £110 -41.33%
Norfolk - 5 £150 -
Hampshire +3 4 £418 +60.57% 1
Yorkshire -23 4 £250 +25.00% 1
Southampton +20 3 £418 - 1
Northampton +12 3 £200 -
Northamptonshire +7 3 £200 +31.14%
Oxfordshire +4 3 £275 +148.58%
Bristol +2 3 - -
Highlands -1 3 £110 -21.42%
Inverness -2 3 £110 -21.42%
West Yorkshire -10 3 - - 1
Leeds -11 3 - -
Edinburgh -14 3 £173 -31.68%
Argyll and Bute - 3 £110 -
Dorset - 3 £288 -
Birmingham - 3 £110 -
Derbyshire - 3 £105 -

Deployment Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 173 (65.04%) Windows
2 115 (43.23%) Windows 7
3 56 (21.05%) Migration
4 51 (19.17%) Microsoft
5 49 (18.42%) Active Directory
6 40 (15.04%) Security Cleared
7 34 (12.78%) SC Cleared
8 29 (10.90%) Data Migration
8 29 (10.90%) Finance
9 28 (10.53%) Driving Licence
10 27 (10.15%) SCCM
11 25 (9.40%) Windows Server
12 23 (8.65%) MS Office
13 22 (8.27%) Linux
13 22 (8.27%) Windows 8
14 20 (7.52%) Windows XP
15 19 (7.14%) Blackberry
15 19 (7.14%) A+ Certification
16 17 (6.39%) C
17 16 (6.02%) VMware
17 16 (6.02%) Mathematics
17 16 (6.02%) Office 365
18 15 (5.64%) SQL
18 15 (5.64%) Cisco
18 15 (5.64%) TCP/IP
19 14 (5.26%) Python
19 14 (5.26%) PowerShell
20 13 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
20 13 (4.89%) Jenkins
20 13 (4.89%) Git (software)

Deployment Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 13 (4.89%) MS Exchange
2 12 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (3.01%) Skype for Business
5 6 (2.26%) IIS
6 4 (1.50%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (1.13%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.13%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.75%) Apache
8 2 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.75%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.38%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.38%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.38%) MindAlign
9 1 (0.38%) Node.js
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 23 (8.65%) MS Office
2 11 (4.14%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.88%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.75%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.02%) Office 365
2 2 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.64%) TCP/IP
2 11 (4.14%) LAN
3 10 (3.76%) DHCP
4 8 (3.01%) DNS
4 8 (3.01%) SAN
4 8 (3.01%) VPN
5 7 (2.63%) WAN
6 6 (2.26%) Firewall
7 4 (1.50%) BGP
7 4 (1.50%) EIGRP
7 4 (1.50%) HTTP
7 4 (1.50%) Internet
7 4 (1.50%) OSPF
8 3 (1.13%) 3G
8 3 (1.13%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (1.13%) Skype
9 2 (0.75%) DMVPN
9 2 (0.75%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.75%) MPLS
9 2 (0.75%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.50%) Oracle Database
2 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.75%) MySQL
4 2 (0.75%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (4.89%) Git (software)
1 13 (4.89%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.63%) Vagrant
3 5 (1.88%) Subversion
3 5 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.88%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.50%) Ant
4 4 (1.50%) JIRA
5 2 (0.75%) AdminStudio
5 2 (0.75%) MSBuild
5 2 (0.75%) MSI
5 2 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.38%) Bower
6 1 (0.38%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.38%) Grunt
6 1 (0.38%) gulp
6 1 (0.38%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.38%) WiX
General
1 29 (10.90%) Finance
2 8 (3.01%) Financial Institution
3 6 (2.26%) Banking
4 5 (1.88%) Law
5 4 (1.50%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.75%) International Banking
6 2 (0.75%) Local Government
6 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.75%) Publishing
6 2 (0.75%) Retail
7 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.63%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (1.50%) .NET
2 4 (1.50%) J2EE
2 4 (1.50%) Software Packaging
3 3 (1.13%) AngularJS
3 3 (1.13%) HTML
3 3 (1.13%) XML
4 2 (0.75%) CSS
4 2 (0.75%) HTML5
4 2 (0.75%) jQuery
4 2 (0.75%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (0.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (0.75%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.38%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.38%) Flash
5 1 (0.38%) JSON
5 1 (0.38%) OAuth
5 1 (0.38%) SAML
5 1 (0.38%) Velocity
5 1 (0.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.53%) Driving Licence
2 19 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 16 (6.02%) Mathematics
4 13 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.26%) Hedge funds
6 5 (1.88%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.13%) iPhone
7 3 (1.13%) NHS
8 2 (0.75%) iPad
8 2 (0.75%) Life Science
9 1 (0.38%) BYOD
9 1 (0.38%) Clustering
9 1 (0.38%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.38%) Handset
9 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.38%) Tandem
9 1 (0.38%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 173 (65.04%) Windows
2 115 (43.23%) Windows 7
3 25 (9.40%) Windows Server
4 22 (8.27%) Linux
4 22 (8.27%) Windows 8
5 20 (7.52%) Windows XP
6 12 (4.51%) Unix
7 9 (3.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (2.63%) Android
8 7 (2.63%) Mac OS X
8 7 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (2.26%) Windows 10
9 6 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.50%) Solaris
11 2 (0.75%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.75%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.75%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (21.05%) Migration
2 29 (10.90%) Data Migration
3 12 (4.51%) ITIL
4 11 (4.14%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (4.14%) Configuration Management
4 11 (4.14%) DevOps
5 10 (3.76%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (3.01%) Asset Management
6 8 (3.01%) Project Management
7 7 (2.63%) Release Management
8 6 (2.26%) Service Delivery
9 5 (1.88%) Service Management
9 5 (1.88%) Software Deployment
10 4 (1.50%) Change Management
10 4 (1.50%) Knowledge Management
10 4 (1.50%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (1.50%) Risk Management
10 4 (1.50%) SDLC
10 4 (1.50%) Service Desk Management
11 3 (1.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (6.39%) C
2 15 (5.64%) SQL
3 14 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 14 (5.26%) Python
4 12 (4.51%) Shell Script
5 9 (3.38%) Ruby
6 6 (2.26%) Java
7 5 (1.88%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.88%) Perl
8 4 (1.50%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.13%) Korn
10 1 (0.38%) C#
10 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (15.04%) Security Cleared
2 34 (12.78%) SC Cleared
3 19 (7.14%) A+ Certification
4 5 (1.88%) CCNP
4 5 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (1.88%) Degree
5 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.75%) CCIE
6 2 (0.75%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.75%) MCSE
7 1 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.38%) CCNA
7 1 (0.38%) HND
7 1 (0.38%) MCITP
7 1 (0.38%) MCP
7 1 (0.38%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.38%) SLA
2 2 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 49 (18.42%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.75%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.75%) vCloud
4 1 (0.38%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.38%) Docker
4 1 (0.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 27 (10.15%) SCCM
2 10 (3.76%) Puppet
3 5 (1.88%) SCOM
4 3 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.13%) Windows Intune
5 1 (0.38%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.38%) Ansible
5 1 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.38%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.38%) FlexNet
5 1 (0.38%) Icinga
5 1 (0.38%) Nagios
5 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.38%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 51 (19.17%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.02%) VMware
3 15 (5.64%) Cisco
4 13 (4.89%) HP
4 13 (4.89%) Oracle
5 8 (3.01%) Dell
6 7 (2.63%) Red Hat
6 7 (2.63%) Siebel
7 6 (2.26%) Citrix
8 5 (1.88%) MobileIron
8 5 (1.88%) ProCurve
9 4 (1.50%) Intel Security
9 4 (1.50%) Serena
9 4 (1.50%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.50%) Veritas
10 3 (1.13%) Juniper
10 3 (1.13%) Symantec
11 2 (0.75%) Avaya
11 2 (0.75%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.75%) Lotus
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Posted: 7 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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