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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Deployment Engineer
Rank 438 434 494
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +60
Contract jobs requiring a Deployment Engineer 172 145 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.28% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.30% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 78 41
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£185 £308 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.98% +23.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £147 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £382 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £200 £243
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -17.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 36 18
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 £11.34 £9.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £18.80 £18.55
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
52093 48868 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.10% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31576 29013 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2015 2118 2639
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 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
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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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 -3 140 £250 -19.35% 6
London +21 53 £275 -17.91%
South East -12 24 £270 -16.92% 1
City of London +17 18 £160 -40.46%
South West -28 17 £175 -43.08% 2
Scotland -7 14 £130 -18.75% 3
Yorkshire +7 13 £210 +20.00% 1
East Midlands +4 11 £213 - 1
East of England -24 10 £130 -11.26%
North West -12 8 £275 +37.50%
Gloucestershire -16 7 £300 -2.91% 2
Hampshire -13 6 - -
South Yorkshire +4 5 £275 +14.58% 1
Cambridgeshire -3 5 £130 -
Edinburgh - 5 £108 - 1
Basingstoke +22 4 - -
Sheffield +11 4 £186 -42.69%
East Sussex -8 4 £350 -
Cambridge - 4 £130 -
Gloucester - 4 £300 - 1
Brighton -6 3 £388 -
West Midlands -15 3 £113 -48.27% 1
Nottinghamshire +16 2 £213 -
Nottingham +14 2 £213 -
Surrey -5 2 - -
Birmingham -4 1 £113 -55.00%
Hounslow - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Staines - - - -
Warrington - - - -

Deployment Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 272 (73.12%) Windows
2 194 (52.15%) Windows 7
3 100 (26.88%) Microsoft
4 80 (21.51%) Migration
5 63 (16.94%) Active Directory
5 63 (16.94%) SCCM
6 61 (16.40%) Security Cleared
7 55 (14.78%) SC Cleared
8 48 (12.90%) Windows XP
9 38 (10.22%) MS Office
10 35 (9.41%) Finance
11 32 (8.60%) MS Excel
12 30 (8.06%) Banking
13 28 (7.53%) HP
13 28 (7.53%) SQL Server
14 25 (6.72%) PowerShell
15 23 (6.18%) SQL
16 22 (5.91%) Oracle
16 22 (5.91%) Windows Server 2008
17 20 (5.38%) Cisco
18 19 (5.11%) Microsoft Certification
19 18 (4.84%) NHS
19 18 (4.84%) DHCP
19 18 (4.84%) DNS
19 18 (4.84%) Linux
20 17 (4.57%) ITIL
21 16 (4.30%) Windows Server 2003
21 16 (4.30%) Project Management
21 16 (4.30%) WebSphere
22 15 (4.03%) VMware

Deployment Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (4.30%) WebSphere
2 15 (4.03%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (1.88%) IIS
4 5 (1.34%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.08%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.08%) Apache
5 4 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.81%) Confluence
7 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.54%) CMS
7 2 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.27%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.27%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.27%) Site Server
8 1 (0.27%) nginx
8 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 38 (10.22%) MS Office
2 32 (8.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.27%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.84%) DHCP
1 18 (4.84%) DNS
2 14 (3.76%) TCP/IP
3 10 (2.69%) LAN
4 7 (1.88%) WAN
4 7 (1.88%) Firewall
4 7 (1.88%) VLAN
5 5 (1.34%) Internet
5 5 (1.34%) SDH
5 5 (1.34%) VPN
6 4 (1.08%) WLAN
6 4 (1.08%) Intranet
6 4 (1.08%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.81%) VPLS
7 3 (0.81%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (0.81%) SAN
7 3 (0.81%) Extranet
7 3 (0.81%) MPLS
7 3 (0.81%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.53%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.34%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (0.81%) Hadoop
3 3 (0.81%) Couchbase
4 2 (0.54%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.54%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.27%) DB2
5 1 (0.27%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (1.88%) Maven
2 6 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.08%) MSBuild
3 4 (1.08%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.08%) Selenium
4 3 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (0.81%) TeamCity
4 3 (0.81%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.81%) MSI
4 3 (0.81%) Artifactory
4 3 (0.81%) JIRA
4 3 (0.81%) Subversion
5 2 (0.54%) Ant
6 1 (0.27%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.27%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.27%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.27%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.27%) Rational Application Developer
6 1 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 35 (9.41%) Finance
2 30 (8.06%) Banking
3 7 (1.88%) Investment Banking
3 7 (1.88%) Telecoms
3 7 (1.88%) French Language
4 6 (1.61%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.54%) Law
5 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.27%) Advertising
6 1 (0.27%) Danish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.61%) .NET
2 5 (1.34%) Application Packaging
3 4 (1.08%) WCF
4 3 (0.81%) .NET Framework
4 3 (0.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (0.54%) OSGi
5 2 (0.54%) Software Packaging
5 2 (0.54%) J2EE
5 2 (0.54%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.54%) XML
6 1 (0.27%) XSL
6 1 (0.27%) Middleware
6 1 (0.27%) Spring
6 1 (0.27%) Ajax
6 1 (0.27%) CSS
6 1 (0.27%) JSP
6 1 (0.27%) Servlets
6 1 (0.27%) Struts
6 1 (0.27%) Velocity
6 1 (0.27%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (4.84%) NHS
2 6 (1.61%) Thin Client
2 6 (1.61%) Fat Client
3 5 (1.34%) Hedge funds
4 3 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (0.81%) Visualisation
4 3 (0.81%) Mathematics
5 2 (0.54%) Clustering
6 1 (0.27%) iPad
6 1 (0.27%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.27%) Wiki
6 1 (0.27%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.27%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.27%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.27%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 272 (73.12%) Windows
2 194 (52.15%) Windows 7
3 48 (12.90%) Windows XP
4 22 (5.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (4.84%) Linux
6 16 (4.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (2.42%) Windows 8
8 9 (2.42%) UNIX
9 3 (0.81%) Mac OS X Server
9 3 (0.81%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.81%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.54%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (21.51%) Migration
2 17 (4.57%) ITIL
3 16 (4.30%) Project Management
4 12 (3.23%) Release Management
5 10 (2.69%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (2.15%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (2.15%) Service Delivery
7 7 (1.88%) Software Deployment
8 6 (1.61%) DevOps
8 6 (1.61%) Configuration Management
9 4 (1.08%) MVC
10 3 (0.81%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (0.81%) Content Management
10 3 (0.81%) Build Automation
11 2 (0.54%) Mobile Device Management
11 2 (0.54%) Low Latency
11 2 (0.54%) Incident Management
11 2 (0.54%) Time Management
11 2 (0.54%) Computer Security
11 2 (0.54%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 25 (6.72%) PowerShell
2 23 (6.18%) SQL
3 15 (4.03%) VBScript
4 11 (2.96%) C
5 8 (2.15%) Perl
5 8 (2.15%) Python
6 7 (1.88%) Java
7 6 (1.61%) VBA
8 3 (0.81%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.54%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.54%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.54%) C#
10 1 (0.27%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 61 (16.40%) Security Cleared
2 55 (14.78%) SC Cleared
3 19 (5.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (2.69%) MCSE
5 8 (2.15%) MCP
6 6 (1.61%) MCITP
7 3 (0.81%) Degree
7 3 (0.81%) CCNA
7 3 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.81%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.27%) ACSP
9 1 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.27%) MCSA
9 1 (0.27%) ACTC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.88%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.08%) QA
3 2 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (16.94%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.42%) XenServer
4 3 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.81%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 63 (16.94%) SCCM
2 12 (3.23%) SCOM
3 9 (2.42%) Puppet
4 2 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.54%) WSUS
5 1 (0.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.27%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.27%) DameWare
5 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 100 (26.88%) Microsoft
2 28 (7.53%) HP
3 22 (5.91%) Oracle
4 20 (5.38%) Cisco
5 15 (4.03%) VMware
6 14 (3.76%) Cognos
7 13 (3.49%) Dell
8 7 (1.88%) Citrix
8 7 (1.88%) IBM
9 6 (1.61%) Riverbed
10 5 (1.34%) JBoss
11 4 (1.08%) Sitecore
11 4 (1.08%) F5
11 4 (1.08%) Lotus
12 3 (0.81%) Splunk
12 3 (0.81%) Infoblox
12 3 (0.81%) CheckPoint
13 2 (0.54%) McAfee
13 2 (0.54%) Huawei
13 2 (0.54%) Apple
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