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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Deployment
Rank 514 441 451
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +10
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 62 126 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.25% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.34% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 67 51
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£313 £275 £254
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +8.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £169 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £275 £225
% change year-on-year
+13.18% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 14
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.70 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.32% +2.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+18.42% +8.57%

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
39834 37606 32717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.91% 74.82% 72.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 25112 22628 19457
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1043 1134 1178
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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
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 27 February 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 -78 57 £310 +12.72% 16
South East -28 21 £365 +32.72% 5
London -42 20 £455 +21.33% 7
City of London +15 14 £310 -26.19% 1
Berkshire -5 10 - - 1
Bracknell +3 8 - -
West Midlands -3 3 £200 -33.33%
Edinburgh -4 3 £418 +15.17% 1
Manchester -6 3 £300 -14.28%
Scotland -6 3 £418 +15.17% 1
North West -22 3 £300 +32.74%
Walsall - 3 £200 -
Coventry - 3 £200 -
Birmingham - 3 £200 -
Hampshire -14 2 £315 +14.54% 1
Kent - 2 £339 -
Surrey - 2 £450 - 2
East Midlands - 2 - - 1
East of England 0 1 £513 +109.18% 1
South West -38 1 - - 2
Somerset - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Cobham - 1 £450 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Norwich - - - - 1

Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 78 (50.00%) Windows
2 56 (35.90%) Microsoft
3 54 (34.62%) Active Directory
4 45 (28.85%) MS Office
5 40 (25.64%) MS Excel
6 35 (22.44%) Windows 7
7 29 (18.59%) Security Cleared
8 28 (17.95%) ITIL
8 28 (17.95%) HP
9 26 (16.67%) Finance
10 24 (15.38%) Windows XP
11 23 (14.74%) McAfee
11 23 (14.74%) SC Cleared
11 23 (14.74%) SCCM
12 21 (13.46%) Linux
12 21 (13.46%) Oracle
13 20 (12.82%) Blackberry
13 20 (12.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 20 (12.82%) Banking
14 19 (12.18%) Citrix
14 19 (12.18%) Software Distribution
15 18 (11.54%) SMS
15 18 (11.54%) VMware
16 17 (10.90%) Altiris
16 17 (10.90%) VPN
17 16 (10.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 16 (10.26%) UNIX
17 16 (10.26%) Release Management
18 15 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
18 15 (9.62%) Web Services

Software Deployment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 16 (10.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 11 (7.05%) MS Exchange
3 8 (5.13%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.56%) IIS
5 3 (1.92%) IBM Notes
5 3 (1.92%) CMS
5 3 (1.92%) Lync
5 3 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.28%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.28%) Sitefinity
6 2 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.64%) nginx
7 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.64%) Orchard CMS
7 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.64%) Apache
Applications
1 45 (28.85%) MS Office
2 40 (25.64%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.21%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.56%) MS Project
5 3 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.64%) Mingle
6 1 (0.64%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 9 (5.77%) assyst
1 9 (5.77%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.64%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.92%) Office 365
2 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.64%) SaaS
3 1 (0.64%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.54%) SMS
2 17 (10.90%) VPN
3 13 (8.33%) Internet
3 13 (8.33%) Wireless
4 12 (7.69%) DNS
5 11 (7.05%) SAN
6 9 (5.77%) TCP/IP
6 9 (5.77%) DHCP
7 8 (5.13%) Ethernet
7 8 (5.13%) iSCSI
8 6 (3.85%) Firewall
8 6 (3.85%) LAN
9 5 (3.21%) FTP
9 5 (3.21%) SMTP
9 5 (3.21%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (3.21%) RTSP
10 4 (2.56%) WAN
11 3 (1.92%) NAS
12 2 (1.28%) VLAN
12 2 (1.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.05%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (5.77%) Oracle ODI
3 6 (3.85%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.28%) MS Access
6 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.28%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.64%) MySQL
7 1 (0.64%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.64%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.64%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 12 (7.69%) MSI
2 9 (5.77%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (5.77%) Hudson
3 3 (1.92%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.92%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.28%) JIRA
5 1 (0.64%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.64%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.64%) Juju
General
1 26 (16.67%) Finance
2 20 (12.82%) Banking
3 11 (7.05%) Investment Banking
4 10 (6.41%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.92%) Retail
5 3 (1.92%) Legal
6 2 (1.28%) French Language
7 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.64%) Publishing
7 1 (0.64%) Front Office
7 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.64%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (10.90%) Analyst
2 13 (8.33%) Support Engineer
2 13 (8.33%) Service Analyst
2 13 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (5.77%) Release Manager
4 8 (5.13%) Configuration Manager
4 8 (5.13%) Project Manager
4 8 (5.13%) Developer
4 8 (5.13%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 7 (4.49%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (3.85%) Help Desk Support
6 6 (3.85%) Server Engineer
6 6 (3.85%) Desktop Support
6 6 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (3.85%) Administrator
6 6 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (3.85%) Software Manager
7 5 (3.21%) Deployment Manager
7 5 (3.21%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (3.21%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.62%) Web Services
2 9 (5.77%) Middleware
2 9 (5.77%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (4.49%) Application Packaging
3 7 (4.49%) .NET
4 6 (3.85%) Django
4 6 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (3.85%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 5 (3.21%) CSS
5 5 (3.21%) HTML
5 5 (3.21%) Ajax
6 4 (2.56%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.92%) XHTML
7 3 (1.92%) jQuery
8 2 (1.28%) LINQ
8 2 (1.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (1.28%) XML
8 2 (1.28%) SOAP
8 2 (1.28%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.82%) Blackberry
2 12 (7.69%) Hedge funds
2 12 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.41%) Handset
4 7 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.85%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.21%) PDA
6 5 (3.21%) Client/Server
6 5 (3.21%) PMI
7 4 (2.56%) NHS
8 3 (1.92%) Life Science
8 3 (1.92%) Linked Data
8 3 (1.92%) Open Source
9 2 (1.28%) Semantic Web
9 2 (1.28%) HP Superdome
9 2 (1.28%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.28%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.28%) Derivative
9 2 (1.28%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 78 (50.00%) Windows
2 35 (22.44%) Windows 7
3 24 (15.38%) Windows XP
4 21 (13.46%) Linux
5 16 (10.26%) UNIX
6 11 (7.05%) Windows Vista
7 9 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.56%) Windows 2000
10 3 (1.92%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.92%) Android
11 2 (1.28%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.28%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.28%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.28%) HPUX
12 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.64%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.95%) ITIL
2 19 (12.18%) Software Distribution
3 16 (10.26%) Release Management
4 15 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (9.62%) Configuration Management
4 15 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (8.97%) PRINCE2
6 12 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (7.05%) Incident Management
7 11 (7.05%) ETL
7 11 (7.05%) Transition Management
8 10 (6.41%) DevOps
9 9 (5.77%) ITIL V3
9 9 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (5.77%) Project Management
9 9 (5.77%) Service Delivery
10 8 (5.13%) Automated Testing
10 8 (5.13%) Scrum
11 7 (4.49%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.05%) SQL
2 7 (4.49%) C#
3 6 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 6 (3.85%) VB
4 5 (3.21%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.56%) VBScript
6 3 (1.92%) Python
7 2 (1.28%) Ruby
7 2 (1.28%) SPARQL
7 2 (1.28%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.64%) Tcl
8 1 (0.64%) VB6
8 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.64%) Perl
8 1 (0.64%) PHP
8 1 (0.64%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 29 (18.59%) Security Cleared
2 23 (14.74%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 12 (7.69%) Degree
4 11 (7.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (6.41%) MCSE
6 9 (5.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 8 (5.13%) MCP
8 7 (4.49%) ISEB
9 6 (3.85%) ISTQB
10 5 (3.21%) PMI Certification
11 4 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (1.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 3 (1.92%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.28%) VCP4
14 1 (0.64%) MCITP
14 1 (0.64%) CCA
14 1 (0.64%) Citrix Certification
14 1 (0.64%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.62%) SLA
2 14 (8.97%) QA
3 5 (3.21%) ISO 9000
3 5 (3.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 54 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.77%) XenApp
3 9 (5.77%) XenDesktop
4 8 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (3.85%) vSphere
6 5 (3.21%) VMware ESX
7 4 (2.56%) Firmware
8 2 (1.28%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.28%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.28%) UAG
9 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.64%) Docker
9 1 (0.64%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.64%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 23 (14.74%) SCCM
2 20 (12.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (5.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (5.13%) WSUS
5 4 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.92%) Puppet
6 3 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.28%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 2 (1.28%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.28%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.28%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (1.28%) Control-M
8 1 (0.64%) Nagios
8 1 (0.64%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.64%) Cacti
8 1 (0.64%) Munin
8 1 (0.64%) SCOM
8 1 (0.64%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.64%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.64%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 56 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 28 (17.95%) HP
3 23 (14.74%) McAfee
4 21 (13.46%) Oracle
5 19 (12.18%) Citrix
6 18 (11.54%) VMware
7 17 (10.90%) Altiris
8 9 (5.77%) Perforce
9 5 (3.21%) AppSense
10 4 (2.56%) Wyse
10 4 (2.56%) NetApp
10 4 (2.56%) IBM
11 3 (1.92%) Lotus
11 3 (1.92%) Symantec
12 2 (1.28%) Remedy
12 2 (1.28%) MobileIron
12 2 (1.28%) ServiceNow
12 2 (1.28%) BMC
12 2 (1.28%) CA
12 2 (1.28%) Bloomberg
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