The table below looks at the statistics for Software Deployment skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Deployment over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Deployment
Rank 536 524 499
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -25
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 107 112 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.25% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 59 55
Median daily rate £363 £408 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.04% +35.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £172 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £404 £259
% change year-on-year
-4.02% +56.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 22
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.68 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 £24.10 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £20.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-8.64% +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44197 44611 41541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.30% 79.62% 78.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29356 28750 26041
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1042 1189 1204
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Software Deployment
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Software Deployment as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Deployment Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Software Deployment
Daily Rate Trend

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

Software Deployment Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Software Deployment
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Deployment within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Software Deployment Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Software Deployment
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Software Deployment Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Software Deployment
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Deployment within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Software Deployment Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Software Deployment
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Deployment within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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 trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -10 102 £345 -18.82% 27
South East -7 35 £270 -36.47% 5
London -6 33 £338 -28.94% 11
Hampshire +16 13 £270 -36.47% 1
City of London +44 8 £325 -33.33% 3
Buckinghamshire +11 7 - -
Berkshire -4 7 £160 -30.51%
Bracknell -5 7 £160 -10.61%
Staines -8 7 £613 -
Surrey -17 7 £613 +11.36% 2
Yorkshire +5 6 £400 +6.66% 2
North West -10 6 £458 +10.71% 2
Milton Keynes +12 5 - -
West Midlands -22 5 £223 - 2
Manchester - 5 £500 - 1
Hook - 5 £300 -
East of England +15 4 £675 +419.23% 1
Scotland -10 4 £400 +33.33% 2
North East -50 4 £211 -
Cambridge +23 3 £675 -
Cambridgeshire +19 3 £675 -
Southampton +17 3 £139 -67.41%
East Midlands +5 3 £420 +143.47% 2
Northamptonshire 0 3 £420 +143.47% 1
Leeds 0 3 - -
Basingstoke -2 3 £175 -
South West -4 3 - - 2
West Yorkshire -12 3 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -57 3 £211 -
Tyne and Wear -61 3 £211 -

Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Deployment also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Software Deployment.

1 109 (48.02%) Windows
2 106 (46.70%) Microsoft
3 73 (32.16%) SCCM
4 69 (30.40%) Active Directory
5 61 (26.87%) Configuration Management
6 59 (25.99%) Agile Software Development
7 54 (23.79%) ITIL
8 52 (22.91%) Puppet
9 50 (22.03%) SQL
10 48 (21.15%) MS Office
11 44 (19.38%) Opscode Chef
12 43 (18.94%) MS Excel
13 42 (18.50%) Finance
13 42 (18.50%) PowerShell
14 41 (18.06%) Microsoft Azure
15 39 (17.18%) SCOM
16 37 (16.30%) VMware
16 37 (16.30%) Windows Server
17 36 (15.86%) DevOps
18 35 (15.42%) Windows 7
19 32 (14.10%) Jenkins
19 32 (14.10%) Continuous Integration
19 32 (14.10%) Git (software)
20 30 (13.22%) Data Centre
21 29 (12.78%) Azure Active Directory
21 29 (12.78%) Security Cleared
21 29 (12.78%) VMS
22 28 (12.33%) Service Management
22 28 (12.33%) Amazon AWS
23 27 (11.89%) JIRA

Software Deployment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (10.57%) OpenStack
2 13 (5.73%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (4.41%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.96%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.20%) Apache
5 5 (2.20%) IIS
5 5 (2.20%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.20%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.76%) Confluence
6 4 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.76%) JBoss
7 3 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.32%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 48 (21.15%) MS Office
2 43 (18.94%) MS Excel
3 11 (4.85%) MS Project
4 3 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.88%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.88%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.76%) Staffware
2 3 (1.32%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.44%) Eikon
4 1 (0.44%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 41 (18.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (12.78%) Azure Active Directory
3 28 (12.33%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (6.61%) Office 365
5 9 (3.96%) IaaS
5 9 (3.96%) PaaS
6 4 (1.76%) Google Apps
7 3 (1.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.44%) Google Play
8 1 (0.44%) iTunes
8 1 (0.44%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (11.89%) Firewall
2 26 (11.45%) DNS
3 18 (7.93%) Network Security
4 14 (6.17%) DHCP
5 12 (5.29%) VPN
6 11 (4.85%) LAN
6 11 (4.85%) WAN
7 10 (4.41%) VLAN
8 9 (3.96%) MPLS
9 7 (3.08%) Extranet
9 7 (3.08%) Internet
9 7 (3.08%) SMS
10 5 (2.20%) HTTP
10 5 (2.20%) LDAP
11 4 (1.76%) SAN
11 4 (1.76%) SSL
11 4 (1.76%) TCP/IP
12 3 (1.32%) SSH
13 2 (0.88%) Skype
13 2 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.25%) Azure SQL Database
3 8 (3.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.20%) DB2
4 5 (2.20%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.20%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (1.32%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.32%) MS Access
5 3 (1.32%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.88%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.44%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.44%) MySQL
7 1 (0.44%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 32 (14.10%) Git (software)
1 32 (14.10%) Jenkins
2 27 (11.89%) JIRA
3 24 (10.57%) Ant
3 24 (10.57%) Maven
4 23 (10.13%) Hudson
4 23 (10.13%) Subversion
5 6 (2.64%) Selenium
5 6 (2.64%) TeamCity
6 5 (2.20%) Eclipse
6 5 (2.20%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (2.20%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.76%) MSI
7 4 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.32%) Checkstyle
8 3 (1.32%) Gradle
8 3 (1.32%) InstallShield
8 3 (1.32%) JUnit
8 3 (1.32%) QUnit
General
1 42 (18.50%) Finance
2 15 (6.61%) Banking
3 7 (3.08%) Publishing
4 3 (1.32%) Games
4 3 (1.32%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.32%) Legal
5 2 (0.88%) Law
5 2 (0.88%) Retail
5 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.44%) Billing
6 1 (0.44%) Front Office
6 1 (0.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 38 (16.74%) Analyst
2 25 (11.01%) Architect
2 25 (11.01%) Desktop Support
3 22 (9.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 20 (8.81%) Azure DevOps
4 20 (8.81%) Desktop Engineer
5 18 (7.93%) Azure Engineer
6 17 (7.49%) Deployment Engineer
6 17 (7.49%) Developer
6 17 (7.49%) Support Engineer
7 15 (6.61%) Server Engineer
8 13 (5.73%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 13 (5.73%) Support Analyst
9 12 (5.29%) Wintel Engineer
10 11 (4.85%) Cloud Architect
11 9 (3.96%) Cloud Engineer
11 9 (3.96%) SCCM Engineer
11 9 (3.96%) Senior Desktop Engineer
11 9 (3.96%) Software Analyst
11 9 (3.96%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.69%) .NET
2 13 (5.73%) .NET Framework
3 9 (3.96%) HTML
4 5 (2.20%) Hibernate
4 5 (2.20%) jQuery
4 5 (2.20%) SAML
4 5 (2.20%) Struts
4 5 (2.20%) Web Services
5 4 (1.76%) CSS
5 4 (1.76%) J2EE
5 4 (1.76%) REST
5 4 (1.76%) XML
6 3 (1.32%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.32%) boto
6 3 (1.32%) EJB
6 3 (1.32%) Java EE
6 3 (1.32%) JBoss Seam
6 3 (1.32%) JMS
6 3 (1.32%) JPA
6 3 (1.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.22%) Data Centre
2 23 (10.13%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (6.61%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.96%) Hybrid Cloud
5 8 (3.52%) Replication
6 7 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.20%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.20%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.76%) CMDB
9 3 (1.32%) PKI
10 2 (0.88%) Clustering
10 2 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.88%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.88%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.88%) PDA
10 2 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.44%) AS400
11 1 (0.44%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.44%) NHS
11 1 (0.44%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 109 (48.02%) Windows
2 37 (16.30%) Windows Server
3 35 (15.42%) Windows 7
4 29 (12.78%) VMS
5 25 (11.01%) Linux
6 24 (10.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (9.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (6.17%) Windows 8
9 13 (5.73%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (4.41%) Apple iOS
10 10 (4.41%) Unix
10 10 (4.41%) Windows Vista
11 9 (3.96%) Mac OS
12 7 (3.08%) Windows 10
12 7 (3.08%) Windows Phone
13 4 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.76%) Solaris
13 4 (1.76%) Windows XP
14 3 (1.32%) AIX
14 3 (1.32%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (26.87%) Configuration Management
2 59 (25.99%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (23.79%) ITIL
4 36 (15.86%) DevOps
5 32 (14.10%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (12.33%) Service Management
7 25 (11.01%) Use Case
8 24 (10.57%) Project Management
9 19 (8.37%) Open Source
10 16 (7.05%) Software Delivery
11 15 (6.61%) Migration
12 14 (6.17%) Case Management
13 13 (5.73%) PRINCE2
13 13 (5.73%) Workflow
14 12 (5.29%) Change Management
15 11 (4.85%) Asset Management
15 11 (4.85%) Release Management
16 10 (4.41%) Service Delivery
17 9 (3.96%) Business Continuity
17 9 (3.96%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 50 (22.03%) SQL
2 42 (18.50%) PowerShell
3 25 (11.01%) Python
4 24 (10.57%) Ruby
5 15 (6.61%) Java
6 10 (4.41%) JavaScript
7 8 (3.52%) C#
8 7 (3.08%) VBA
8 7 (3.08%) VBScript
9 5 (2.20%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.76%) C++
11 3 (1.32%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.88%) C
12 2 (0.88%) Tcl
12 2 (0.88%) VB
13 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.44%) PHP
13 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (12.78%) Security Cleared
2 26 (11.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (9.69%) SC Cleared
4 18 (7.93%) MCSE
5 9 (3.96%) Degree
6 7 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (2.64%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.20%) MCSA
9 4 (1.76%) CCNA
9 4 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.76%) MCP
10 3 (1.32%) AWS Certification
10 3 (1.32%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.32%) MCTS
10 3 (1.32%) OCMJD
10 3 (1.32%) Sun Certification
11 2 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.88%) ISEB
11 2 (0.88%) MCITP
11 2 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.73%) SLA
2 5 (2.20%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 69 (30.40%) Active Directory
2 23 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (8.37%) Docker
3 19 (8.37%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (5.29%) vSphere
5 11 (4.85%) XenApp
6 7 (3.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 7 (3.08%) UAG
7 3 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.88%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.88%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.88%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 73 (32.16%) SCCM
2 52 (22.91%) Puppet
3 44 (19.38%) Opscode Chef
4 39 (17.18%) SCOM
5 25 (11.01%) Ansible
6 13 (5.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 9 (3.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 8 (3.52%) Backup Exec
8 8 (3.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 8 (3.52%) Tivoli
9 7 (3.08%) IBM BigFix
9 7 (3.08%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 3 (1.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (1.32%) WSUS
11 2 (0.88%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (0.88%) Nagios
11 2 (0.88%) Netcool
11 2 (0.88%) Unicenter
12 1 (0.44%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 106 (46.70%) Microsoft
2 37 (16.30%) VMware
3 25 (11.01%) Symantec
4 22 (9.69%) Splunk
5 19 (8.37%) Citrix
5 19 (8.37%) Dell
6 18 (7.93%) HP
7 14 (6.17%) Cisco
8 13 (5.73%) Apple
9 12 (5.29%) IBM
9 12 (5.29%) Oracle
10 10 (4.41%) Intel Security
11 8 (3.52%) Barracuda Networks
11 8 (3.52%) Google
12 5 (2.20%) Adobe
13 4 (1.76%) Atlassian
13 4 (1.76%) SAP
13 4 (1.76%) TIBCO
14 3 (1.32%) iManage
14 3 (1.32%) Red Hat
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