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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Deployment
Rank 506 472 490
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +18
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 116 112 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.29% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 48 38
Average daily rate
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£350 £288 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £245 £275
% change year-on-year
+37.75% -10.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 3 8
Average hourly rate £19.00 £12.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.00% -32.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.30 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £18.90 £63.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-31.70% +7.89%

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
42686 39199 42460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.45% 74.14% 72.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 26643 24141 24595
Average daily rate £412 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1181 1099 1524
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.97 £30.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.19% -7.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.59 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 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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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 +8 107 £375 +15.38% 22
South East +2 35 £340 +4.48% 4
London -12 25 £400 -8.57% 8
North West +11 21 £450 - 1
Berkshire +22 19 £280 -6.66% 1
Bracknell - 14 £263 - 1
East of England -23 11 £310 +26.53% 2
Hertfordshire -10 10 £385 - 1
City of London +30 9 £375 -6.25% 5
West Sussex - 6 - -
Yorkshire -1 5 - - 2
Reading - 5 £280 -
Hampshire -17 4 £380 +8.44% 2
South West -35 4 £350 +115.38% 4
East Midlands +5 3 - - 1
Bradford +5 3 - - 1
West Yorkshire -6 3 - - 2
Gloucestershire - 3 £350 - 2
Gloucester - 3 £350 - 2
South Yorkshire +7 2 - -
Surrey +2 2 - -
West Midlands -16 2 £325 +116.66%
Scotland -16 2 £323 +155.44% 1
Kent - 2 £550 - 1
Sheffield - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire +15 1 - - 1
Durham -9 1 £135 -28.94%
North East -37 1 £135 -46.00%
Somerset - 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -

Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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.

1 137 (58.30%) Windows
2 89 (37.87%) Microsoft
3 67 (28.51%) Windows 7
4 64 (27.23%) Active Directory
5 63 (26.81%) Security Cleared
6 60 (25.53%) SCCM
7 59 (25.11%) MS Office
8 53 (22.55%) Citrix
9 52 (22.13%) SC Cleared
10 49 (20.85%) Windows XP
11 47 (20.00%) Windows Vista
12 37 (15.74%) Microsoft App-V
12 37 (15.74%) Blackberry
13 33 (14.04%) VMware
14 32 (13.62%) SLA
15 30 (12.77%) AppSense
16 28 (11.91%) MS Excel
17 27 (11.49%) CA
18 26 (11.06%) HP
18 26 (11.06%) ITIL
18 26 (11.06%) Lumension
19 24 (10.21%) VMware Infrastructure
20 22 (9.36%) Finance
20 22 (9.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
21 20 (8.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
21 20 (8.51%) DNS
21 20 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
22 19 (8.09%) Software Distribution
22 19 (8.09%) McAfee
23 18 (7.66%) TCP/IP

Software Deployment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 12 (5.11%) IIS
1 12 (5.11%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.40%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.98%) IBM Notes
4 5 (2.13%) Apache
4 5 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (1.70%) Lync
6 3 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.43%) nginx
8 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 59 (25.11%) MS Office
2 28 (11.91%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.83%) MS Project
4 7 (2.98%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.43%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) assyst
1 2 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.55%) Office 365
2 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.28%) SaaS
3 1 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.51%) DNS
2 18 (7.66%) TCP/IP
3 17 (7.23%) SMS
4 16 (6.81%) Firewall
5 13 (5.53%) VPN
5 13 (5.53%) DHCP
6 11 (4.68%) LAN
6 11 (4.68%) WAN
6 11 (4.68%) SAN
7 9 (3.83%) Internet
8 7 (2.98%) VoIP
9 6 (2.55%) Wireless
10 5 (2.13%) Network Security
10 5 (2.13%) Extranet
11 3 (1.28%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.85%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (0.85%) FirePass
12 2 (0.85%) Junos
12 2 (0.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.40%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.98%) DTS
4 4 (1.70%) MS Access
4 4 (1.70%) MySQL
5 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (2.55%) InstallShield
2 5 (2.13%) MSI
2 5 (2.13%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (0.85%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.85%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.85%) Ant
3 2 (0.85%) Maven
4 1 (0.43%) JIRA
4 1 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.43%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.43%) Subversion
4 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.43%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.43%) Hudson
4 1 (0.43%) Gradle
4 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.43%) Apache Ivy
General
1 22 (9.36%) Finance
2 10 (4.26%) Banking
3 7 (2.98%) Retail
4 6 (2.55%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.13%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.70%) French Language
7 3 (1.28%) Back Office
8 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.43%) Publishing
9 1 (0.43%) Games
9 1 (0.43%) Billing
9 1 (0.43%) Local Government
9 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.43%) Cantonese Language
Job Titles
1 43 (18.30%) Support Engineer
2 38 (16.17%) Desktop Support
3 33 (14.04%) Analyst
4 29 (12.34%) Desktop Engineer
5 26 (11.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 21 (8.94%) 2nd Line Support
7 15 (6.38%) Project Manager
8 13 (5.53%) Administrator
8 13 (5.53%) Support Analyst
9 12 (5.11%) 1st Line Support
10 11 (4.68%) DevOps Engineer
11 9 (3.83%) Help Desk Support
12 8 (3.40%) Systems Engineer
13 7 (2.98%) Service Analyst
13 7 (2.98%) Service Desk Analyst
13 7 (2.98%) SCCM Engineer
13 7 (2.98%) Deployment Engineer
13 7 (2.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 6 (2.55%) Server Engineer
14 6 (2.55%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.26%) .NET
2 3 (1.28%) J2EE
3 2 (0.85%) CSS
3 2 (0.85%) Web Services
3 2 (0.85%) Spring
3 2 (0.85%) Application Packaging
3 2 (0.85%) HTML
4 1 (0.43%) WCF
4 1 (0.43%) WF
4 1 (0.43%) jQuery
4 1 (0.43%) HTML5
4 1 (0.43%) REST
4 1 (0.43%) XML
4 1 (0.43%) SOAP
4 1 (0.43%) Classic ASP
4 1 (0.43%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 37 (15.74%) Blackberry
2 14 (5.96%) NHS
2 14 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.11%) Client/Server
4 6 (2.55%) PMI
5 4 (1.70%) HP Superdome
5 4 (1.70%) EqualLogic
6 3 (1.28%) EPoS
6 3 (1.28%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.28%) Clustering
6 3 (1.28%) Equities
6 3 (1.28%) Derivative
7 2 (0.85%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.85%) E-Learning
7 2 (0.85%) Handset
7 2 (0.85%) Replication
7 2 (0.85%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.85%) Firmware
7 2 (0.85%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 137 (58.30%) Windows
2 67 (28.51%) Windows 7
3 49 (20.85%) Windows XP
4 47 (20.00%) Windows Vista
5 20 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (6.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (6.81%) Linux
7 14 (5.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (5.11%) UNIX
9 11 (4.68%) Windows 2000
10 5 (2.13%) Android
10 5 (2.13%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.70%) HPUX
12 2 (0.85%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.43%) SUSE
13 1 (0.43%) AIX
13 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (11.06%) ITIL
2 19 (8.09%) Software Distribution
3 15 (6.38%) Project Management
4 14 (5.96%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (5.11%) Migration
5 12 (5.11%) PRINCE2
6 11 (4.68%) Release Management
6 11 (4.68%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (4.68%) DevOps
7 10 (4.26%) Configuration Management
8 9 (3.83%) Regression Testing
8 9 (3.83%) TQM
9 8 (3.40%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (2.98%) Incident Management
10 7 (2.98%) Service Management
11 6 (2.55%) Change Management
11 6 (2.55%) ITSM
11 6 (2.55%) Unit Testing
11 6 (2.55%) Line Management
11 6 (2.55%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.96%) SQL
2 13 (5.53%) Java
3 10 (4.26%) PowerShell
4 9 (3.83%) VBScript
5 6 (2.55%) VB
5 6 (2.55%) Perl
6 5 (2.13%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.70%) Korn
8 3 (1.28%) C#
9 2 (0.85%) Python
10 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.43%) Ruby
10 1 (0.43%) Groovy
10 1 (0.43%) SPARQL
10 1 (0.43%) Winbatch
10 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.43%) PHP
10 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 63 (26.81%) Security Cleared
2 52 (22.13%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (4.26%) MCSE
5 7 (2.98%) DV Cleared
6 6 (2.55%) Degree
6 6 (2.55%) PMI Certification
7 5 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.28%) MCTS
9 3 (1.28%) MCITP
9 3 (1.28%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.28%) MCP
9 3 (1.28%) HNC
9 3 (1.28%) ISEB
9 3 (1.28%) CCA
9 3 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.85%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (13.62%) SLA
2 9 (3.83%) QA
3 3 (1.28%) ISO 9000
3 3 (1.28%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 64 (27.23%) Active Directory
2 37 (15.74%) Microsoft App-V
3 24 (10.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.98%) XenApp
5 6 (2.55%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.70%) vSphere
7 4 (1.70%) UAG
8 2 (0.85%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.85%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (0.85%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.85%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 60 (25.53%) SCCM
2 22 (9.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 20 (8.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (2.13%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.13%) Puppet
4 5 (2.13%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 3 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.28%) Windows Intune
5 3 (1.28%) ZENworks
6 2 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.85%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.85%) Control-M
6 2 (0.85%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.85%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.43%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.43%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.43%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 89 (37.87%) Microsoft
2 53 (22.55%) Citrix
3 33 (14.04%) VMware
4 30 (12.77%) AppSense
5 27 (11.49%) CA
6 26 (11.06%) HP
6 26 (11.06%) Lumension
7 19 (8.09%) McAfee
8 15 (6.38%) Oracle
9 10 (4.26%) IBM
9 10 (4.26%) Dell
10 8 (3.40%) Cisco
10 8 (3.40%) Altiris
11 7 (2.98%) Symantec
11 7 (2.98%) SAP
11 7 (2.98%) Lotus
12 5 (2.13%) Remedy
12 5 (2.13%) Apple
13 4 (1.70%) Sophos
13 4 (1.70%) MarketAxess
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