The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Deployment Specialist
Rank 573 538 579
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +41
Contract jobs requiring a Deployment Specialist 14 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.013% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.014% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 4
Average daily rate £369 £356 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.50% -0.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £325 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £356 £358
% change year-on-year
+47.36% -0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

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 18 April 2014.

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 7 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -77 14 £369 -1.66%
South East -6 8 £525 +40.00%
Berkshire -4 5 - -
London -21 5 £275 -24.65%
Newbury - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -

Deployment Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
3 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 8 (36.36%) SharePoint
4 8 (36.36%) Lync
5 7 (31.82%) SCCM
6 6 (27.27%) Office 365
7 5 (22.73%) Social Media
7 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
7 5 (22.73%) Blog
7 5 (22.73%) Migration
8 4 (18.18%) SAML
8 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
8 4 (18.18%) Google
8 4 (18.18%) Shibboleth
8 4 (18.18%) Software Deployment
8 4 (18.18%) Twitter
8 4 (18.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (13.64%) Google Apps
9 3 (13.64%) MCTS
9 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (13.64%) EPoS
10 2 (9.09%) Thin Client
10 2 (9.09%) Wyse
10 2 (9.09%) Citrix
10 2 (9.09%) Java
10 2 (9.09%) SQL
10 2 (9.09%) .NET
10 2 (9.09%) Oracle

Deployment Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (36.36%) SharePoint
1 8 (36.36%) Lync
2 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Office 365
2 3 (13.64%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
1 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Hudson
1 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
1 1 (4.55%) MSBuild
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.55%) CruiseControl
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
1 1 (4.55%) Introscope
General
1 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) SAML
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) Software Packaging
3 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Social Media
1 5 (22.73%) Blog
2 3 (13.64%) EPoS
3 2 (9.09%) Thin Client
3 2 (9.09%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.55%) UNIX
4 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Migration
2 4 (18.18%) Software Deployment
3 2 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.55%) Release Management
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) CRM
4 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.55%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) MCTS
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) Shibboleth
3 2 (9.09%) XenApp
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) SCCM
2 4 (18.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (4.55%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Google
2 4 (18.18%) Twitter
3 2 (9.09%) Wyse
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Facebook
4 1 (4.55%) Altiris
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.55%) VMware