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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Deployment
UK
Rank 527 534 559
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +25
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 69 90 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.21% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 49 28
Median daily rate £320 £311 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £157 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £311 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 7
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.20 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.23% -36.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.20 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.11% -36.88%

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
37463 42318 40948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.62% 82.71% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 24877 27655 25965
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 969 1164 1085
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +49.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +8 67 £320 -1.53% 20
South East +25 32 £320 +35.59% 1
London -10 16 £469 +30.20% 7
Hampshire +15 12 £320 +38.37% 1
Berkshire +24 8 £195 -16.84%
North West +27 7 £200 -34.42% 1
Milton Keynes +10 6 £363 -
Buckinghamshire +9 6 £363 -
Bracknell +6 6 £190 -18.97%
East of England +4 6 £145 -65.88% 1
Manchester +16 5 £545 +78.68%
Surrey +15 5 £305 -
Hook - 5 £320 -
West Yorkshire +15 3 - - 2
Yorkshire +7 3 - - 2
Hertfordshire - 3 £200 - 1
Cambridge +9 2 £145 -
Cambridgeshire +6 2 £145 -
Leeds +4 2 - - 2
Essex -2 2 £145 -65.88%
Redhill - 2 £406 -
Harlow - 2 £145 -
Guildford - 2 £210 -
Cheshire +22 1 £188 -
Bradford +9 1 - -
Basingstoke +7 1 £313 +38.88%
Bedfordshire +6 1 £145 -
East Midlands +5 1 £188 -
Staffordshire +2 1 £240 -
Bristol 0 1 £250 -50.00% 6

Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 91 (52.30%) Windows
2 62 (35.63%) SCCM
3 58 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 55 (31.61%) Active Directory
5 43 (24.71%) Windows Server
6 40 (22.99%) Finance
7 38 (21.84%) VMware
8 36 (20.69%) MS Office
9 32 (18.39%) Citrix
9 32 (18.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 30 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 29 (16.67%) Security Cleared
11 29 (16.67%) SQL
12 28 (16.09%) Windows 7
13 27 (15.52%) SC Cleared
14 26 (14.94%) Intel Security
14 26 (14.94%) Agile Software Development
15 25 (14.37%) ITIL
16 24 (13.79%) HP
16 24 (13.79%) PowerShell
17 23 (13.22%) VMware Infrastructure
18 22 (12.64%) WSUS
19 20 (11.49%) Windows Server 2003
19 20 (11.49%) Banking
20 19 (10.92%) Data Centre
21 18 (10.34%) Smartphone
21 18 (10.34%) Release Management
21 18 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
21 18 (10.34%) MS Excel
22 17 (9.77%) Linux

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 15 (8.62%) MS Exchange
2 13 (7.47%) Skype for Business
3 7 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (3.45%) IBM Notes
5 5 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.87%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.72%) JBoss
7 2 (1.15%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.15%) IIS
8 1 (0.57%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.57%) CMS
8 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.57%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.57%) SAP EP
8 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 36 (20.69%) MS Office
2 18 (10.34%) MS Excel
3 7 (4.02%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.30%) Workday HCM
2 1 (0.57%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (7.47%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (6.32%) PaaS
4 10 (5.75%) IaaS
5 8 (4.60%) Office 365
6 3 (1.72%) SaaS
7 2 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.15%) Heroku
7 2 (1.15%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.57%) G Suite
8 1 (0.57%) GitHub
8 1 (0.57%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.57%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.62%) DHCP
1 15 (8.62%) Firewall
2 14 (8.05%) DNS
3 12 (6.90%) LAN
4 11 (6.32%) Skype
5 10 (5.75%) SMS
5 10 (5.75%) TCP/IP
6 9 (5.17%) WAN
7 7 (4.02%) Network Security
8 5 (2.87%) Unified Communications
8 5 (2.87%) VPN
9 4 (2.30%) VoIP
10 3 (1.72%) Ethernet
10 3 (1.72%) IP Telephony
11 2 (1.15%) 3G
11 2 (1.15%) Internet
11 2 (1.15%) LDAP
11 2 (1.15%) MPLS
11 2 (1.15%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (1.15%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.20%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.30%) MySQL
4 1 (0.57%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.57%) Big Data
4 1 (0.57%) Endeca
4 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.57%) HBase
4 1 (0.57%) Impala
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.57%) Power BI
4 1 (0.57%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.30%) Jenkins
1 4 (2.30%) JIRA
1 4 (2.30%) MSI
2 2 (1.15%) Artifactory
2 2 (1.15%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.15%) ClearQuest
2 2 (1.15%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (1.15%) Selenium
2 2 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.57%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.57%) Ant
3 1 (0.57%) Checkstyle
3 1 (0.57%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.57%) Hudson
3 1 (0.57%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.57%) JUnit
3 1 (0.57%) QUnit
3 1 (0.57%) Subversion
3 1 (0.57%) TeamCity
General
1 40 (22.99%) Finance
2 20 (11.49%) Banking
3 10 (5.75%) Law
3 10 (5.75%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.45%) Games
5 3 (1.72%) German Language
5 3 (1.72%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.15%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.57%) Back Office
7 1 (0.57%) Front Office
7 1 (0.57%) Hindi Language
7 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (14.94%) Analyst
2 18 (10.34%) Support Engineer
3 13 (7.47%) Support Analyst
4 11 (6.32%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (6.32%) Deployment Engineer
4 11 (6.32%) Wintel Engineer
5 10 (5.75%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (5.75%) Project Manager
6 9 (5.17%) Architect
6 9 (5.17%) Release Manager
7 8 (4.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (4.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (4.02%) Desktop Support
8 7 (4.02%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (4.02%) Service Analyst
8 7 (4.02%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (3.45%) SCCM Engineer
9 6 (3.45%) Server Engineer
9 6 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (3.45%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.62%) .NET
2 5 (2.87%) CSS
2 5 (2.87%) HTML
2 5 (2.87%) SAML
3 3 (1.72%) Java SE
3 3 (1.72%) Struts
4 2 (1.15%) REST
4 2 (1.15%) SOAP
4 2 (1.15%) Spring
4 2 (1.15%) Web Services
5 1 (0.57%) Cascading
5 1 (0.57%) EJB
5 1 (0.57%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.57%) Java EE
5 1 (0.57%) JMS
5 1 (0.57%) Kafka
5 1 (0.57%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.57%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.57%) XML
5 1 (0.57%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.92%) Data Centre
2 18 (10.34%) Smartphone
3 15 (8.62%) iPhone
4 9 (5.17%) Blackberry
5 8 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (4.60%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (3.45%) iPad
7 5 (2.87%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.87%) NHS
8 4 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.72%) CMDB
9 3 (1.72%) Derivative
9 3 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (1.15%) Clustering
10 2 (1.15%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.15%) Life Science
10 2 (1.15%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.15%) Replication
10 2 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 91 (52.30%) Windows
2 43 (24.71%) Windows Server
3 32 (18.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (16.09%) Windows 7
6 20 (11.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (9.77%) Linux
7 17 (9.77%) Windows 8
8 16 (9.20%) Windows 10
9 7 (4.02%) Unix
9 7 (4.02%) Windows Vista
10 5 (2.87%) AIX
10 5 (2.87%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.30%) Mac OS
11 4 (2.30%) Solaris
11 4 (2.30%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.72%) Android
13 2 (1.15%) VMS
13 2 (1.15%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (14.94%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (14.37%) ITIL
3 18 (10.34%) Release Management
4 13 (7.47%) Change Management
4 13 (7.47%) Software Delivery
5 12 (6.90%) DevOps
6 9 (5.17%) Configuration Management
6 9 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (5.17%) Migration
6 9 (5.17%) Project Management
6 9 (5.17%) Software Distribution
7 8 (4.60%) Patch Management
7 8 (4.60%) Service Management
8 7 (4.02%) PRINCE2
9 6 (3.45%) Application Packaging
9 6 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (3.45%) SDLC
10 5 (2.87%) Incident Management
10 5 (2.87%) Time Management
10 5 (2.87%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 29 (16.67%) SQL
2 24 (13.79%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.60%) C#
4 7 (4.02%) Java
4 7 (4.02%) VBScript
5 5 (2.87%) Python
5 5 (2.87%) VB
6 3 (1.72%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.15%) C
7 2 (1.15%) C++
7 2 (1.15%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.15%) Korn
7 2 (1.15%) Perl
7 2 (1.15%) PHP
7 2 (1.15%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.57%) ABAP
8 1 (0.57%) Scala
8 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 27 (15.52%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.87%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.87%) ISEB
5 4 (2.30%) MCTS
6 3 (1.72%) MOS
7 2 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.15%) MCITP
7 2 (1.15%) MCSA
7 2 (1.15%) PMP
7 2 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.57%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.57%) Degree
8 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.57%) MCP
8 1 (0.57%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.90%) SLA
2 9 (5.17%) QA
3 2 (1.15%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.57%) ISO19770
System Software
1 55 (31.61%) Active Directory
2 23 (13.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (8.62%) XenApp
4 14 (8.05%) vSphere
5 11 (6.32%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (6.32%) XenDesktop
6 8 (4.60%) VMware ESX
7 6 (3.45%) Docker
7 6 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (2.87%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (1.15%) Firmware
10 2 (1.15%) LXC
11 1 (0.57%) HDFS
11 1 (0.57%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.57%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 62 (35.63%) SCCM
2 22 (12.64%) WSUS
3 15 (8.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 13 (7.47%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (4.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (3.45%) Backup Exec
6 6 (3.45%) Puppet
7 5 (2.87%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (2.87%) SCOM
7 5 (2.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (2.30%) Ansible
8 4 (2.30%) BladeLogic
8 4 (2.30%) Kubernetes
8 4 (2.30%) NetVault Backup
8 4 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (1.15%) Mesos
9 2 (1.15%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.57%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.57%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 58 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 38 (21.84%) VMware
3 32 (18.39%) Citrix
4 26 (14.94%) Intel Security
5 24 (13.79%) HP
6 13 (7.47%) Dell
7 12 (6.90%) Symantec
8 9 (5.17%) Canon
8 9 (5.17%) Mitel
9 6 (3.45%) Cisco
9 6 (3.45%) Lotus
9 6 (3.45%) Oracle
9 6 (3.45%) Remedy
10 5 (2.87%) Altiris
10 5 (2.87%) Apple
11 4 (2.30%) Workday
12 3 (1.72%) ServiceNow
13 2 (1.15%) Barracuda Networks
13 2 (1.15%) Google
13 2 (1.15%) LANDesk
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