The table below looks at the statistics for the Deployment Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Deployment Specialist
Rank 594 578 539
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Deployment Specialist 19 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.021% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.023% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 3
Average daily rate
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£333 £330 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.75% -19.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £213 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £525 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £525 -
% change year-on-year
-36.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
50953 48768 42881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.48% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31537 30266 24598
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 1993 1997 2122
Average hourly rate £16.54 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Deployment Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Deployment Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Deployment Specialist
Daily Rate Trend

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

Deployment Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Deployment Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Deployment Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Deployment Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Deployment Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Deployment Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Deployment Specialist
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Deployment Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
Newport - 13 £333 -
South Wales - 13 £333 -
Wales - 13 £333 -
England -28 6 £350 +6.06%
London +8 2 £350 +27.27%
West Midlands - 2 - -
Yorkshire -19 1 £250 -
Leeds - 1 £250 -
Telford - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £250 -

Deployment Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Deployment Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 13 (61.90%) Java
1 13 (61.90%) Jenkins
2 12 (57.14%) Scrum
3 10 (47.62%) ITIL
4 8 (38.10%) Configuration Management
4 8 (38.10%) Subversion
4 8 (38.10%) Maven
4 8 (38.10%) PowerShell
4 8 (38.10%) MSBuild
4 8 (38.10%) Hudson
4 8 (38.10%) Gradle
4 8 (38.10%) Artifactory
4 8 (38.10%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (33.33%) Coaching
5 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 7 (33.33%) Jython
5 7 (33.33%) .NET
6 5 (23.81%) Release Management
7 4 (19.05%) Oracle
7 4 (19.05%) Windows
8 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 3 (14.29%) Software Delivery
9 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
9 2 (9.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (9.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (9.52%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 2 (9.52%) Ant

Deployment Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Deployment Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) WorkSite
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) LDAP
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
1 1 (4.76%) Kerberos
1 1 (4.76%) DNS
1 1 (4.76%) DMZ
1 1 (4.76%) Intranet
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 13 (61.90%) Jenkins
2 8 (38.10%) Subversion
2 8 (38.10%) Maven
2 8 (38.10%) Hudson
2 8 (38.10%) MSBuild
2 8 (38.10%) Gradle
2 8 (38.10%) Artifactory
3 2 (9.52%) Ant
4 1 (4.76%) MSI
4 1 (4.76%) InstallShield
4 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Law
1 1 (4.76%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) SAML
2 1 (4.76%) JSON
2 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Android
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Scrum
2 10 (47.62%) ITIL
3 8 (38.10%) Configuration Management
3 8 (38.10%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (33.33%) Coaching
5 5 (23.81%) Release Management
6 3 (14.29%) Software Delivery
7 2 (9.52%) SOA
8 1 (4.76%) Open Source
8 1 (4.76%) Business Transformation
8 1 (4.76%) DevOps
8 1 (4.76%) Identity Management
8 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.76%) CRM
8 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
8 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) PowerShell
3 7 (33.33%) Jython
4 2 (9.52%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.76%) SQL
5 1 (4.76%) Python
5 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.76%) MCITP
3 1 (4.76%) MCSE
3 1 (4.76%) MCSA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) ATG
4 1 (4.76%) VMware