The table below looks at the statistics for Software Deployment skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Deployment over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Deployment
Rank 504 474 456
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -18
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 109 118 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.22% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.29% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 49 43
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£408 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.83% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £253 £288
% change year-on-year
+54.95% -12.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 12
Average hourly rate £18.25 £18.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.55 £12.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £21.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -12.19%

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
43274 40267 36736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.50% 76.08% 74.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 27921 25102 22050
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1158 1185 1094
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £13.00 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Software Deployment
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Deployment within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Deployment within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 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 -32 104 £425 +36.00% 28
London -7 44 £450 +16.12% 11
South East +3 39 £425 +41.66% 6
Surrey - 18 £550 -
Berkshire +23 12 £275 - 4
City of London -3 11 £488 +126.74% 4
Staines - 8 - -
Hampshire +5 5 £425 +30.76% 1
Bracknell -1 5 £179 - 1
Croydon -5 5 £325 -18.75% 2
East Midlands -8 4 £175 -50.70% 1
South West -8 4 - -
Lancashire -9 4 £375 - 1
North West -36 4 £375 +32.74% 2
Leicester +8 3 - -
Leicestershire +3 3 - -
Maidenhead +3 3 £298 -
Buckinghamshire -2 3 - -
East of England -2 3 £130 -41.89% 2
West Yorkshire -18 3 £375 - 3
Yorkshire -19 3 £375 - 3
Somerset - 3 - -
Reading - 3 - - 1
Blackpool - 3 £375 -
Milton Keynes -3 2 - -
Coventry - 2 - - 2
Leatherhead - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 £375 - 3
Southampton - 2 £425 -
West Midlands - 2 - - 2

Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Software Deployment also 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 that cited Software Deployment.

1 84 (48.55%) Windows
2 51 (29.48%) Active Directory
3 43 (24.86%) Microsoft
4 40 (23.12%) Windows 7
5 36 (20.81%) VMware
6 34 (19.65%) Finance
7 33 (19.08%) Linux
8 31 (17.92%) SCCM
8 31 (17.92%) Security Cleared
9 29 (16.76%) PowerShell
9 29 (16.76%) DNS
9 29 (16.76%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (16.18%) SQL
10 28 (16.18%) Data Centre
11 27 (15.61%) MS Excel
11 27 (15.61%) HP
11 27 (15.61%) Banking
12 25 (14.45%) McAfee
12 25 (14.45%) ITIL
13 23 (13.29%) UNIX
14 22 (12.72%) TCP/IP
15 21 (12.14%) Configuration Management
15 21 (12.14%) Citrix
15 21 (12.14%) Windows XP
15 21 (12.14%) Windows Server 2008
16 20 (11.56%) Puppet
16 20 (11.56%) Oracle
16 20 (11.56%) DHCP
16 20 (11.56%) Microsoft Certification
17 19 (10.98%) Altiris

Software Deployment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Software Deployment also 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 that cited Software Deployment. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (6.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 10 (5.78%) IIS
2 10 (5.78%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.62%) Apache
3 8 (4.62%) OpenStack
4 7 (4.05%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.31%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.73%) JBoss
6 3 (1.73%) CMS
6 3 (1.73%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.16%) Sitefinity
7 2 (1.16%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.16%) Lync
7 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.58%) Orchard CMS
8 1 (0.58%) Liferay
8 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 27 (15.61%) MS Excel
2 18 (10.40%) MS Office
3 5 (2.89%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.31%) MS Project
5 3 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.58%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.73%) assyst
2 2 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.16%) SAP HCM
2 2 (1.16%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.58%) Summit
3 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.25%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.20%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (4.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 8 (4.62%) IaaS
4 8 (4.62%) PaaS
5 2 (1.16%) Google Apps
5 2 (1.16%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.58%) Office 365
6 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (16.76%) DNS
2 22 (12.72%) TCP/IP
3 20 (11.56%) DHCP
4 18 (10.40%) VPN
5 16 (9.25%) Firewall
6 15 (8.67%) SMS
7 11 (6.36%) Network Security
8 9 (5.20%) VLAN
8 9 (5.20%) Internet
9 8 (4.62%) SAN
9 8 (4.62%) LAN
9 8 (4.62%) WAN
10 5 (2.89%) MPLS
10 5 (2.89%) Wireless
10 5 (2.89%) SSH
10 5 (2.89%) LDAP
10 5 (2.89%) VoIP
11 4 (2.31%) WLAN
12 3 (1.73%) ADSL
12 3 (1.73%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.40%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (4.05%) Oracle Database
2 7 (4.05%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.89%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (2.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.31%) DB2
5 2 (1.16%) MySQL
5 2 (1.16%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (5.78%) Jenkins
2 9 (5.20%) Subversion
3 8 (4.62%) Ant
4 7 (4.05%) Maven
4 7 (4.05%) Git (software)
5 6 (3.47%) JIRA
6 5 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.31%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.16%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.16%) Hudson
8 2 (1.16%) QUnit
8 2 (1.16%) Selenium
8 2 (1.16%) Checkstyle
8 2 (1.16%) JUnit
9 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.58%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.58%) StarTeam
9 1 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.58%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.58%) Gradle
General
1 34 (19.65%) Finance
2 27 (15.61%) Banking
3 13 (7.51%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.20%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.89%) Billing
6 4 (2.31%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.73%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.73%) Retail
7 3 (1.73%) Publishing
8 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.16%) Law
9 1 (0.58%) Legal
9 1 (0.58%) Front Office
9 1 (0.58%) Back Office
9 1 (0.58%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.58%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (12.72%) Architect
2 20 (11.56%) Analyst
3 12 (6.94%) Project Manager
4 11 (6.36%) Desktop Support
4 11 (6.36%) Support Engineer
4 11 (6.36%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (6.36%) Desktop Engineer
5 10 (5.78%) Support Analyst
5 10 (5.78%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (5.78%) Cloud Architect
6 9 (5.20%) Consultant
7 8 (4.62%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (4.62%) Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (4.62%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 7 (4.05%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 7 (4.05%) Deployment Project Manager
8 7 (4.05%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 7 (4.05%) Help Desk Support
8 7 (4.05%) Developer
9 6 (3.47%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.51%) Web Services
2 12 (6.94%) .NET
3 7 (4.05%) ASP.NET
3 7 (4.05%) HTML
4 6 (3.47%) CSS
5 5 (2.89%) FIX Protocol
5 5 (2.89%) boto
6 4 (2.31%) REST
6 4 (2.31%) SOAP
7 3 (1.73%) Middleware
7 3 (1.73%) Ajax
7 3 (1.73%) jQuery
7 3 (1.73%) Java EE
8 2 (1.16%) NHibernate
8 2 (1.16%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.16%) LINQ
8 2 (1.16%) JBoss Seam
8 2 (1.16%) JPA
8 2 (1.16%) EJB 3.0
8 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.18%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.51%) Blackberry
3 11 (6.36%) iPhone
4 10 (5.78%) iPad
5 8 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.47%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (2.89%) Hedge funds
7 5 (2.89%) NHS
7 5 (2.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (2.31%) Thin Client
8 4 (2.31%) Smartphone
8 4 (2.31%) Handset
8 4 (2.31%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.31%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (2.31%) Fat Client
8 4 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.73%) Chip and PIN
9 3 (1.73%) CMDB
9 3 (1.73%) Replication
10 2 (1.16%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 84 (48.55%) Windows
2 40 (23.12%) Windows 7
3 33 (19.08%) Linux
4 23 (13.29%) UNIX
5 21 (12.14%) Windows XP
5 21 (12.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (8.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (5.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (3.47%) Mac OS X
9 5 (2.89%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.73%) Windows Phone
10 3 (1.73%) AIX
10 3 (1.73%) Solaris
10 3 (1.73%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.73%) Android
10 3 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.16%) VMS
12 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.58%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (16.76%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (14.45%) ITIL
3 21 (12.14%) Configuration Management
4 16 (9.25%) DevOps
5 14 (8.09%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (8.09%) Software Delivery
6 12 (6.94%) Software Distribution
7 10 (5.78%) Project Management
7 10 (5.78%) SOA
7 10 (5.78%) Asset Management
8 9 (5.20%) PRINCE2
8 9 (5.20%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (4.62%) Technical Architecture
9 8 (4.62%) Capacity Management
9 8 (4.62%) Release Management
9 8 (4.62%) Auto-Scaling
9 8 (4.62%) Patch Management
9 8 (4.62%) Server Building
10 7 (4.05%) SDLC
11 6 (3.47%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 29 (16.76%) PowerShell
2 28 (16.18%) SQL
3 15 (8.67%) VB
3 15 (8.67%) Python
4 11 (6.36%) C#
5 10 (5.78%) Ruby
5 10 (5.78%) VBScript
6 9 (5.20%) Perl
7 7 (4.05%) C++
7 7 (4.05%) Java
8 6 (3.47%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.89%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.89%) VB6
10 4 (2.31%) C
11 2 (1.16%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.16%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.58%) Groovy
12 1 (0.58%) PHP
12 1 (0.58%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 31 (17.92%) Security Cleared
2 20 (11.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (10.40%) SC Cleared
4 11 (6.36%) DV Cleared
4 11 (6.36%) MCSA
5 10 (5.78%) MCITP
6 9 (5.20%) Degree
7 6 (3.47%) MCP
7 6 (3.47%) MCSE
8 4 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.31%) CCNP
8 4 (2.31%) CCNA
9 3 (1.73%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.73%) VCP4
9 3 (1.73%) VCP5
10 2 (1.16%) MOS
10 2 (1.16%) OCMJD
10 2 (1.16%) Sun Certification
10 2 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.51%) SLA
2 5 (2.89%) QA
3 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.58%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 51 (29.48%) Active Directory
2 15 (8.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.20%) vSphere
4 8 (4.62%) Docker
4 8 (4.62%) VMware ESX
5 7 (4.05%) Hyper-V
5 7 (4.05%) XenServer
6 5 (2.89%) XenApp
6 5 (2.89%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.73%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.16%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.58%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 31 (17.92%) SCCM
2 20 (11.56%) Puppet
3 16 (9.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 15 (8.67%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (4.05%) WSUS
6 5 (2.89%) Ansible
7 4 (2.31%) HP SIM
8 3 (1.73%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (1.73%) SCOM
8 3 (1.73%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.73%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.16%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (1.16%) WMI
9 2 (1.16%) BladeLogic
9 2 (1.16%) Nagios
9 2 (1.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (1.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.58%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.58%) Salt
Vendors
1 43 (24.86%) Microsoft
2 36 (20.81%) VMware
3 27 (15.61%) HP
4 25 (14.45%) McAfee
5 21 (12.14%) Citrix
6 20 (11.56%) Oracle
7 19 (10.98%) Altiris
8 13 (7.51%) Dell
9 10 (5.78%) Cisco
10 9 (5.20%) Symantec
11 7 (4.05%) Bloomberg
12 5 (2.89%) LANDesk
12 5 (2.89%) Red Hat
13 4 (2.31%) Apple
13 4 (2.31%) CheckPoint
13 4 (2.31%) EMC
13 4 (2.31%) SolarWinds
13 4 (2.31%) AppSense
13 4 (2.31%) Lumension
13 4 (2.31%) ServiceNow
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