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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Deployment Specialist
Rank 603 559 526
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Deployment Specialist 5 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.019% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.021% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 9
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£375 £438 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +50.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £317 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £438 £276
% change year-on-year
-22.85% +58.37%
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
50785 47790 46152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.81% 92.47% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 32295 28808 26045
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2049 2106 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.64 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
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 8 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 18 December 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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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 -36 2 £358 -18.28%
London +20 1 £415 +32.80%
Milton Keynes - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
South East - - - -
East of England - - - -
Harlow - - - -

Deployment Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (35.00%) Windows
4 5 (25.00%) .NET
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (25.00%) Citrix
4 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (25.00%) Release Management
4 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (15.00%) UNIX
6 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
6 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
6 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (15.00%) JBoss
6 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (15.00%) TIBCO
6 3 (15.00%) Middleware
6 3 (15.00%) Finance
6 3 (15.00%) Banking
6 3 (15.00%) Migration
6 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
6 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (15.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (10.00%) XenApp
7 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (10.00%) Fat Client
7 2 (10.00%) SCCM

Deployment Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (15.00%) JBoss
1 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
1 3 (15.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Back Office
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (10.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) UNIX
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (15.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Release Management
1 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Change Management
3 2 (10.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.00%) Validation
4 1 (5.00%) Data Validation
4 1 (5.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) XenApp
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.00%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Citrix
2 3 (15.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) Wyse
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) McAfee
4 1 (5.00%) Sophos
4 1 (5.00%) CA
4 1 (5.00%) Motorola