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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Deployment Engineer
Rank 496 453 443
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Deployment Engineer 130 166 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.30% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.32% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 99 78
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£210 £185 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.32% -39.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £110 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £425 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £150 £200
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 24 36
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £13.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.88 £17.85 £18.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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
54347 51343 48877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34673 31061 29030
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 2003 1976 2120
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 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 -26 119 £230 -15.59% 6
London +13 48 £275 - 3
South East -20 21 £200 -33.33%
South West -12 12 £191 +32.81%
West Midlands +7 10 £300 +166.66%
Yorkshire -32 10 £250 +19.04% 3
West Yorkshire -18 8 £223 +12.65% 2
Hampshire -7 7 £267 -
Leeds -24 7 £300 +51.89% 1
Scotland -12 6 £110 -15.38%
North West -33 6 £150 -45.45%
Birmingham +10 5 £300 +166.66%
East of England -2 5 £150 +15.38%
City of London -9 5 £180 +12.50% 1
Wiltshire +1 4 £175 +21.52%
Surrey -1 4 £135 -
Berkshire -8 4 £173 -36.11%
East Midlands -14 4 £335 +57.64%
Swindon - 4 £175 -
Northern Ireland +7 3 £300 +224.32%
Bristol -2 3 - -
Manchester -19 3 £138 -31.25%
Belfast - 3 £300 -
Portsmouth - 3 - -
Coventry - 3 - -
Middlesex - 3 - -
County Antrim - 3 £300 -
Hertfordshire +3 2 - -
Derby +3 2 £338 +235.82%
Dorset +1 2 - -

Deployment Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 166 (65.35%) Windows
2 124 (48.82%) Windows 7
3 62 (24.41%) Migration
4 56 (22.05%) SCCM
5 45 (17.72%) Active Directory
6 40 (15.75%) Microsoft
7 31 (12.20%) Windows 8
8 25 (9.84%) Windows XP
9 24 (9.45%) Data Migration
10 23 (9.06%) Security Cleared
10 23 (9.06%) MS Excel
11 17 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (6.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (6.30%) C
12 16 (6.30%) DNS
12 16 (6.30%) Telecoms
12 16 (6.30%) A+ Certification
12 16 (6.30%) SC Cleared
13 15 (5.91%) PowerShell
13 15 (5.91%) Finance
13 15 (5.91%) Firewall
13 15 (5.91%) Linux
14 14 (5.51%) ITIL
14 14 (5.51%) Java
14 14 (5.51%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (5.51%) VMware
15 13 (5.12%) Data Centre
16 12 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (4.72%) MCP
16 12 (4.72%) MCSE

Deployment Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (4.33%) Lync
2 10 (3.94%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.97%) MindAlign
4 5 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (1.97%) IIS
5 4 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.18%) JBoss
6 3 (1.18%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.18%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.79%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (0.79%) Apache
7 2 (0.79%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.79%) GroupWise
8 1 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.39%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (9.06%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.54%) MS Office
3 2 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.54%) Office 365
2 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.18%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.30%) DNS
2 15 (5.91%) Firewall
3 12 (4.72%) DHCP
4 9 (3.54%) LAN
4 9 (3.54%) WAN
5 8 (3.15%) TCP/IP
6 7 (2.76%) VPN
7 6 (2.36%) MPLS
8 5 (1.97%) HTTP
9 4 (1.57%) PBX
9 4 (1.57%) SDH
9 4 (1.57%) Ethernet
9 4 (1.57%) VPLS
9 4 (1.57%) Skype
10 2 (0.79%) EIGRP
10 2 (0.79%) BIG-IP
10 2 (0.79%) Multicast
10 2 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.79%) Junos
10 2 (0.79%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.79%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.79%) MySQL
3 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.39%) HBase
4 1 (0.39%) Redis
4 1 (0.39%) Big Data
4 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (3.94%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.76%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.76%) Subversion
3 5 (1.97%) Maven
3 5 (1.97%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.18%) Ant
4 3 (1.18%) MSI
4 3 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.79%) Gradle
5 2 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.79%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.39%) JMeter
6 1 (0.39%) JIRA
6 1 (0.39%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.39%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.39%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.39%) Hudson
6 1 (0.39%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.39%) MSBuild
General
1 16 (6.30%) Telecoms
2 15 (5.91%) Finance
3 3 (1.18%) Retail
4 2 (0.79%) Banking
4 2 (0.79%) Local Government
5 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.39%) Legal
5 1 (0.39%) Advertising
5 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.54%) .NET
1 9 (3.54%) Application Packaging
2 6 (2.36%) XML
3 4 (1.57%) J2EE
3 4 (1.57%) Web Services
4 3 (1.18%) SOAP
4 3 (1.18%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.18%) JSON
5 2 (0.79%) HTML
5 2 (0.79%) SAML
6 1 (0.39%) Middleware
6 1 (0.39%) Lucene
6 1 (0.39%) Spring
6 1 (0.39%) WSDL
6 1 (0.39%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.39%) WCF
6 1 (0.39%) RESTful
6 1 (0.39%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.39%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.12%) Data Centre
3 11 (4.33%) NHS
4 6 (2.36%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.57%) Fat Client
5 4 (1.57%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.18%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.79%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.79%) EPoS
7 2 (0.79%) User Experience
8 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.39%) BYOD
8 1 (0.39%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.39%) CMDB
8 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.39%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.39%) FMCG
8 1 (0.39%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.39%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 166 (65.35%) Windows
2 124 (48.82%) Windows 7
3 31 (12.20%) Windows 8
4 25 (9.84%) Windows XP
5 16 (6.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (5.91%) Linux
7 12 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.97%) UNIX
9 4 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.18%) Android
11 2 (0.79%) CentOS
12 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.39%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (24.41%) Migration
2 24 (9.45%) Data Migration
3 14 (5.51%) ITIL
4 9 (3.54%) Configuration Management
4 9 (3.54%) Change Management
4 9 (3.54%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (3.54%) DevOps
5 8 (3.15%) Patch Management
6 6 (2.36%) Software Delivery
6 6 (2.36%) Release Management
6 6 (2.36%) Project Management
7 5 (1.97%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (1.97%) Change Control
8 4 (1.57%) Software Deployment
9 3 (1.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (1.18%) Scrum
9 3 (1.18%) Network Design
9 3 (1.18%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (1.18%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (1.18%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.30%) C
2 15 (5.91%) PowerShell
3 14 (5.51%) Java
4 9 (3.54%) Python
5 6 (2.36%) Shell Script
5 6 (2.36%) Bash Shell
6 5 (1.97%) C#
6 5 (1.97%) SQL
7 4 (1.57%) VBScript
7 4 (1.57%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.57%) Perl
8 3 (1.18%) Korn
9 2 (0.79%) Jython
10 1 (0.39%) Groovy
10 1 (0.39%) Scala
10 1 (0.39%) VB
10 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (9.06%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.30%) SC Cleared
2 16 (6.30%) A+ Certification
3 14 (5.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (4.72%) MCP
4 12 (4.72%) MCSE
5 5 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.57%) CCNP
7 3 (1.18%) ACTC
8 2 (0.79%) Degree
8 2 (0.79%) CCIE
8 2 (0.79%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.79%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.39%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.18%) SLA
2 2 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 45 (17.72%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.54%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.79%) vSphere
5 2 (0.79%) XenApp
6 1 (0.39%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.39%) Postfix
6 1 (0.39%) Xen
6 1 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 56 (22.05%) SCCM
2 4 (1.57%) Puppet
3 3 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.18%) Casper Suite
3 3 (1.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.39%) yum
5 1 (0.39%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.39%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.39%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.39%) WSUS
5 1 (0.39%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.39%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.39%) Ansible
5 1 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 40 (15.75%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.51%) VMware
3 8 (3.15%) Cisco
3 8 (3.15%) McAfee
4 6 (2.36%) Citrix
4 6 (2.36%) Veeam
5 5 (1.97%) HP
5 5 (1.97%) Lotus
6 4 (1.57%) Apple
6 4 (1.57%) CheckPoint
6 4 (1.57%) Juniper
6 4 (1.57%) LANDesk
6 4 (1.57%) Riverbed
7 3 (1.18%) F5
7 3 (1.18%) Nimsoft
7 3 (1.18%) Google
7 3 (1.18%) IBM
7 3 (1.18%) Oracle
7 3 (1.18%) Symantec
7 3 (1.18%) Red Hat
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