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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Deployment
UK
Rank 515 535 516
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -19
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 76 83 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 49 38
Median daily rate £400 £375 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +27.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £160 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £325 £225
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +44.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 12
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.40 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.52% -29.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £13.09 £15.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £15.18 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.20 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.19% -30.73%

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
36765 41589 39944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 81.75% 78.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24383 26919 25819
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 929 1211 1063
Median hourly rate £33.28 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.34 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 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
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 19 January 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 +35 75 £400 +4.57% 20
South East +27 33 £320 -1.53% 2
London +14 27 £444 +15.25% 7
Hampshire +16 12 £320 +3.05% 1
Berkshire +20 9 £318 -16.44%
Surrey +14 6 £210 -53.33%
Bracknell +6 6 £190 -
North West +25 5 £200 -36.00% 4
City of London -8 5 £438 -2.77% 4
Milton Keynes +12 4 £350 -
Hook +6 4 £318 +0.79%
Buckinghamshire +3 4 £350 -
West Midlands -7 4 £425 -5.55%
Manchester +15 3 £525 +68.00% 1
Reading +8 2 £451 +18.75%
Yorkshire +7 2 - - 1
East of England - 2 - - 1
North Yorkshire - 2 - -
Harlow - 2 - -
York - 2 - -
Guildford - 2 £210 -
Warwickshire - 2 £430 -
Essex - 2 - -
Cheshire +27 1 £188 -
South West +14 1 £175 -56.25% 3
Basingstoke +14 1 £313 +38.88%
East Midlands +1 1 £188 - 1
Wiltshire 0 1 £175 -46.15%
Birmingham -1 1 £363 -30.95%
Staines -2 1 - -

Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 105 (58.99%) Windows
2 78 (43.82%) SCCM
3 69 (38.76%) Active Directory
4 65 (36.52%) Microsoft
5 48 (26.97%) MS Office
6 43 (24.16%) VMware
7 41 (23.03%) Windows Server
8 39 (21.91%) Finance
9 35 (19.66%) Windows 7
10 34 (19.10%) PowerShell
11 32 (17.98%) Security Cleared
11 32 (17.98%) Windows Server 2008
12 30 (16.85%) Windows Server 2012
12 30 (16.85%) SQL
12 30 (16.85%) Citrix
12 30 (16.85%) Intel Security
13 28 (15.73%) Windows 10
13 28 (15.73%) VMware Infrastructure
13 28 (15.73%) Release Management
13 28 (15.73%) WSUS
14 27 (15.17%) SC Cleared
14 27 (15.17%) ITIL
15 26 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
16 25 (14.04%) HP
17 22 (12.36%) Migration
17 22 (12.36%) Windows 8
18 21 (11.80%) Windows Server 2003
18 21 (11.80%) MS Excel
19 20 (11.24%) Data Centre
20 19 (10.67%) VBScript

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 (8.43%) MS Exchange
2 14 (7.87%) Skype for Business
3 6 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (2.81%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.69%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.69%) JBoss
7 2 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.12%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.56%) Apache
8 1 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.56%) CMS
8 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.56%) IIS
8 1 (0.56%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.56%) SAP EP
8 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 48 (26.97%) MS Office
2 21 (11.80%) MS Excel
3 8 (4.49%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (7.87%) PaaS
3 12 (6.74%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (6.74%) IaaS
4 9 (5.06%) Office 365
5 2 (1.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.12%) Heroku
6 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.56%) G Suite
6 1 (0.56%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.11%) DHCP
2 17 (9.55%) DNS
3 16 (8.99%) Firewall
4 12 (6.74%) Skype
4 12 (6.74%) SMS
5 9 (5.06%) LAN
5 9 (5.06%) TCP/IP
6 8 (4.49%) Network Security
7 6 (3.37%) VPN
7 6 (3.37%) WAN
8 3 (1.69%) Ethernet
8 3 (1.69%) Internet
8 3 (1.69%) MPLS
8 3 (1.69%) VLAN
8 3 (1.69%) VoIP
9 2 (1.12%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.12%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.12%) NAS
9 2 (1.12%) SAN
9 2 (1.12%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.30%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.25%) MySQL
3 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.12%) Endeca
4 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.56%) Power BI
5 1 (0.56%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (7.87%) MSI
2 6 (3.37%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.81%) InstallShield
4 3 (1.69%) Ant
4 3 (1.69%) JIRA
4 3 (1.69%) Subversion
5 2 (1.12%) Checkstyle
5 2 (1.12%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.12%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.12%) JUnit
5 2 (1.12%) QUnit
5 2 (1.12%) Selenium
6 1 (0.56%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.56%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.56%) GitLab
6 1 (0.56%) Hudson
6 1 (0.56%) Maven
6 1 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.56%) WiX
General
1 39 (21.91%) Finance
2 17 (9.55%) Banking
3 9 (5.06%) Law
4 8 (4.49%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.25%) Games
6 3 (1.69%) German Language
6 3 (1.69%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.56%) Back Office
8 1 (0.56%) Billing
8 1 (0.56%) Front Office
8 1 (0.56%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 26 (14.61%) Analyst
2 17 (9.55%) Support Engineer
3 11 (6.18%) Deployment Engineer
3 11 (6.18%) Support Analyst
4 10 (5.62%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (5.62%) Wintel Engineer
5 9 (5.06%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (5.06%) Release Manager
5 9 (5.06%) Service Analyst
5 9 (5.06%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (4.49%) Desktop Support
7 7 (3.93%) Architect
7 7 (3.93%) Project Manager
7 7 (3.93%) SCCM Engineer
8 6 (3.37%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 6 (3.37%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (3.37%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (3.37%) SCCM Administrator
8 6 (3.37%) Software Deployment Engineer
8 6 (3.37%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.87%) .NET
2 6 (3.37%) CSS
3 4 (2.25%) HTML
4 3 (1.69%) SAML
4 3 (1.69%) Web Services
5 2 (1.12%) EJB
5 2 (1.12%) EJB 3.0
5 2 (1.12%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.12%) Java EE
5 2 (1.12%) JBoss Seam
5 2 (1.12%) JMS
5 2 (1.12%) JPA
5 2 (1.12%) JSTL
5 2 (1.12%) Software Packaging
5 2 (1.12%) Struts
6 1 (0.56%) boto
6 1 (0.56%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.56%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.56%) XML
6 1 (0.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.24%) Data Centre
2 18 (10.11%) Smartphone
3 16 (8.99%) iPhone
4 11 (6.18%) Blackberry
5 9 (5.06%) Client/Server
5 9 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (5.06%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (3.37%) iPad
7 4 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.25%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (2.25%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.25%) NHS
8 3 (1.69%) CMDB
8 3 (1.69%) Derivative
9 2 (1.12%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.12%) Life Science
9 2 (1.12%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.12%) Replication
9 2 (1.12%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 105 (58.99%) Windows
2 41 (23.03%) Windows Server
3 35 (19.66%) Windows 7
4 32 (17.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (16.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (15.73%) Windows 10
7 22 (12.36%) Windows 8
8 21 (11.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (10.11%) Linux
10 9 (5.06%) Windows Vista
11 7 (3.93%) Solaris
11 7 (3.93%) Unix
11 7 (3.93%) Windows XP
12 6 (3.37%) Apple iOS
12 6 (3.37%) Mac OS
13 5 (2.81%) AIX
14 2 (1.12%) Android
14 2 (1.12%) VMS
15 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (15.73%) Release Management
2 27 (15.17%) ITIL
3 26 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (12.36%) Migration
5 14 (7.87%) Software Delivery
6 13 (7.30%) Change Management
7 12 (6.74%) Configuration Management
7 12 (6.74%) Patch Management
7 12 (6.74%) Software Distribution
8 11 (6.18%) DevOps
9 10 (5.62%) Application Packaging
9 10 (5.62%) Application Virtualisation
10 9 (5.06%) Time Management
11 8 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (4.49%) PRINCE2
11 8 (4.49%) Project Management
12 7 (3.93%) SDLC
13 6 (3.37%) Service Management
14 5 (2.81%) Risk Assessment
14 5 (2.81%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 34 (19.10%) PowerShell
2 30 (16.85%) SQL
3 19 (10.67%) VBScript
4 15 (8.43%) VB
5 8 (4.49%) C#
5 8 (4.49%) Python
6 6 (3.37%) Java
7 3 (1.69%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.69%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.12%) Perl
8 2 (1.12%) Ruby
9 1 (0.56%) ABAP
9 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.56%) C
9 1 (0.56%) C++
9 1 (0.56%) Korn
9 1 (0.56%) PHP
9 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (17.98%) Security Cleared
2 27 (15.17%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.37%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.37%) ISEB
5 5 (2.81%) MCITP
6 4 (2.25%) MCSA
6 4 (2.25%) MCTS
7 3 (1.69%) Degree
7 3 (1.69%) MOS
8 2 (1.12%) AWS Certification
8 2 (1.12%) CCNA
8 2 (1.12%) CCNP
8 2 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.12%) PMP
8 2 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.12%) VCP4
8 2 (1.12%) VCP5
8 2 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.74%) SLA
2 10 (5.62%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 69 (38.76%) Active Directory
2 28 (15.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (7.30%) vSphere
3 13 (7.30%) XenApp
4 12 (6.74%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (6.18%) XenDesktop
6 10 (5.62%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (3.37%) Docker
7 6 (3.37%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.12%) Firmware
8 2 (1.12%) LXC
8 2 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 78 (43.82%) SCCM
2 28 (15.73%) WSUS
3 19 (10.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 13 (7.30%) McAfee ePO
5 10 (5.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 7 (3.93%) Puppet
7 5 (2.81%) Backup Exec
7 5 (2.81%) SCOM
8 4 (2.25%) Ansible
8 4 (2.25%) BladeLogic
8 4 (2.25%) Kubernetes
8 4 (2.25%) NetVault Backup
8 4 (2.25%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (1.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (1.12%) Mesos
10 2 (1.12%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.56%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 65 (36.52%) Microsoft
2 43 (24.16%) VMware
3 30 (16.85%) Citrix
3 30 (16.85%) Intel Security
4 25 (14.04%) HP
5 12 (6.74%) Dell
6 10 (5.62%) Canon
6 10 (5.62%) Mitel
6 10 (5.62%) Symantec
7 8 (4.49%) Apple
8 7 (3.93%) Altiris
8 7 (3.93%) Cisco
9 6 (3.37%) Oracle
10 5 (2.81%) Remedy
11 4 (2.25%) ServiceNow
12 3 (1.69%) Lotus
13 2 (1.12%) Avaya
13 2 (1.12%) CommVault
13 2 (1.12%) EMC
13 2 (1.12%) NetApp