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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Deployment
Rank 504 481 492
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +11
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 96 100 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.26% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 54 43
Average daily rate
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£294 £348 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.64% -9.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £150 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £437 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £284 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.41% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 7
Average hourly rate £15.86 £12.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.88% -12.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.09 £11.20 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £19.50 £18.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £12.50 £12.63
% change year-on-year
+26.88% -0.99%

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
42487 38184 36396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.65% 73.77% 71.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 27602 23709 21229
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1181 1158 1464
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -52 88 £288 -22.81% 13
London +6 25 £315 -28.00% 4
South East -24 20 £280 -20.00% 2
Yorkshire +6 18 £215 -29.68% 1
West Yorkshire +9 14 £215 -29.68% 1
City of London +38 13 £425 -2.85% 1
Berkshire - 10 £280 - 1
North West +10 9 £225 - 1
South West -34 8 £338 +1.50% 3
Bracknell - 8 - - 1
Leeds -13 7 £313 +2.20% 1
South Wales -15 5 £350 +133.33%
Lancashire -19 5 - -
Wales -24 5 £350 +133.33%
Gloucestershire - 5 £325 - 1
Gloucester - 5 £325 - 1
Surrey -5 4 - -
East of England -11 4 - -
South Yorkshire - 4 £140 -
Manchester - 4 £225 - 1
Sheffield - 4 £140 -
Hampshire -19 3 - - 1
Scotland -16 2 £420 +49.33% 1
West Midlands -25 2 £203 -49.37% 2
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Fareham - 2 - -
Southampton -4 1 - - 1
West Sussex -5 1 - -
Durham -16 1 £288 +47.43%
Birmingham -21 1 - -

Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 126 (60.58%) Windows
2 90 (43.27%) Microsoft
3 71 (34.13%) Active Directory
4 57 (27.40%) MS Office
5 53 (25.48%) Windows 7
6 49 (23.56%) Security Cleared
7 43 (20.67%) Windows XP
8 39 (18.75%) SCCM
9 36 (17.31%) SC Cleared
9 36 (17.31%) MS Excel
9 36 (17.31%) HP
10 34 (16.35%) ITIL
11 33 (15.87%) Citrix
11 33 (15.87%) VMware
12 32 (15.38%) Windows Vista
13 31 (14.90%) McAfee
14 29 (13.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 27 (12.98%) Blackberry
16 25 (12.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 25 (12.02%) Software Distribution
17 24 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
17 24 (11.54%) SMS
17 24 (11.54%) Finance
18 23 (11.06%) TCP/IP
19 22 (10.58%) Oracle
19 22 (10.58%) SLA
20 21 (10.10%) DNS
21 20 (9.62%) Linux
21 20 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
22 18 (8.65%) Release Management

Software Deployment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (5.77%) MS Exchange
2 11 (5.29%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (3.85%) IIS
4 7 (3.37%) IBM Notes
5 5 (2.40%) Lync
6 4 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.48%) JBoss
8 1 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.48%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 57 (27.40%) MS Office
2 36 (17.31%) MS Excel
3 12 (5.77%) MS Visio
4 11 (5.29%) MS Project
5 5 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.92%) Oracle BPM
1 4 (1.92%) assyst
2 3 (1.44%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.33%) Office 365
2 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.44%) SaaS
3 1 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 24 (11.54%) SMS
2 23 (11.06%) TCP/IP
3 21 (10.10%) DNS
4 17 (8.17%) VPN
5 16 (7.69%) SAN
6 14 (6.73%) Firewall
6 14 (6.73%) DHCP
7 13 (6.25%) Internet
8 10 (4.81%) LAN
8 10 (4.81%) Wireless
9 9 (4.33%) Ethernet
9 9 (4.33%) iSCSI
10 8 (3.85%) WAN
11 5 (2.40%) RTSP
11 5 (2.40%) SMTP
11 5 (2.40%) FTP
11 5 (2.40%) Extranet
11 5 (2.40%) Network Security
11 5 (2.40%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (1.92%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.37%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.92%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (1.92%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.96%) MS Access
5 1 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.48%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (5.77%) MSI
2 5 (2.40%) Hudson
3 4 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.96%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.96%) JIRA
4 2 (0.96%) InstallShield
4 2 (0.96%) Ant
4 2 (0.96%) Maven
5 1 (0.48%) Subversion
5 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.48%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.48%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (0.48%) Gradle
5 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.48%) Apache Ivy
General
1 24 (11.54%) Finance
2 14 (6.73%) Banking
3 8 (3.85%) Retail
3 8 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.40%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.92%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.44%) French Language
7 2 (0.96%) Legal
8 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.48%) Local Government
8 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.48%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.48%) Cantonese Language
8 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (12.98%) Support Engineer
2 23 (11.06%) Analyst
3 18 (8.65%) Desktop Support
4 17 (8.17%) Desktop Engineer
5 16 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (5.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 12 (5.77%) Support Analyst
7 11 (5.29%) Administrator
8 9 (4.33%) Service Analyst
8 9 (4.33%) Service Desk Analyst
8 9 (4.33%) Project Manager
9 8 (3.85%) Help Desk Support
9 8 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
9 8 (3.85%) Release Manager
10 7 (3.37%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (3.37%) Deployment Engineer
11 6 (2.88%) SCCM Engineer
11 6 (2.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (2.88%) Developer
11 6 (2.88%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.88%) Application Packaging
1 6 (2.88%) Web Services
2 4 (1.92%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (1.92%) Middleware
2 4 (1.92%) .NET
3 3 (1.44%) HTML
3 3 (1.44%) CSS
4 2 (0.96%) WCF
4 2 (0.96%) WF
5 1 (0.48%) Ajax
5 1 (0.48%) XHTML
5 1 (0.48%) J2EE
5 1 (0.48%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.48%) COM
5 1 (0.48%) SOAP
5 1 (0.48%) jQuery
5 1 (0.48%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.48%) Django
5 1 (0.48%) HTML5
5 1 (0.48%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.98%) Blackberry
2 20 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.29%) Client/Server
4 7 (3.37%) PMI
4 7 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.40%) Handset
5 5 (2.40%) PDA
5 5 (2.40%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.92%) Hedge funds
6 4 (1.92%) HP Superdome
6 4 (1.92%) Life Science
7 3 (1.44%) Equities
7 3 (1.44%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.44%) Derivative
8 2 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.96%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.96%) Statistics
8 2 (0.96%) CMDB
8 2 (0.96%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 126 (60.58%) Windows
2 53 (25.48%) Windows 7
3 43 (20.67%) Windows XP
4 32 (15.38%) Windows Vista
5 20 (9.62%) Linux
6 17 (8.17%) UNIX
7 15 (7.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (6.25%) Windows 2000
8 13 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (5.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (2.88%) Windows 8
10 6 (2.88%) Android
11 4 (1.92%) HPUX
12 3 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.44%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.96%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.96%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.48%) SUSE
14 1 (0.48%) AIX
14 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (16.35%) ITIL
2 25 (12.02%) Software Distribution
3 18 (8.65%) Release Management
4 14 (6.73%) PRINCE2
5 13 (6.25%) Project Management
6 12 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (5.29%) Incident Management
8 10 (4.81%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (4.33%) Migration
10 8 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (3.37%) ITSM
11 7 (3.37%) Service Management
11 7 (3.37%) Configuration Management
11 7 (3.37%) Problem Management
12 6 (2.88%) Transition Management
12 6 (2.88%) Line Management
12 6 (2.88%) ITIL V3
12 6 (2.88%) Test Strategy
12 6 (2.88%) Unit Testing
12 6 (2.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.21%) SQL
2 9 (4.33%) VBScript
3 7 (3.37%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.88%) Perl
4 6 (2.88%) VB
5 4 (1.92%) Korn
5 4 (1.92%) Python
5 4 (1.92%) C#
5 4 (1.92%) Java
5 4 (1.92%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.96%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.48%) Ruby
7 1 (0.48%) PHP
7 1 (0.48%) COBOL
7 1 (0.48%) Groovy
7 1 (0.48%) SPARQL
7 1 (0.48%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 49 (23.56%) Security Cleared
2 36 (17.31%) SC Cleared
3 17 (8.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (7.21%) MCSE
5 11 (5.29%) MCP
6 8 (3.85%) Degree
6 8 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (3.37%) PMI Certification
7 7 (3.37%) ISEB
7 7 (3.37%) DV Cleared
8 6 (2.88%) ISTQB
9 5 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (1.44%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (1.44%) HNC
10 3 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (1.44%) CCA
10 3 (1.44%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.44%) MCTS
10 3 (1.44%) MCITP
10 3 (1.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.58%) SLA
2 16 (7.69%) QA
3 5 (2.40%) ISO 9000
3 5 (2.40%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
System Software
1 71 (34.13%) Active Directory
2 24 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (8.17%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (4.81%) XenApp
4 10 (4.81%) vSphere
5 9 (4.33%) XenDesktop
6 7 (3.37%) VMware ESX
7 6 (2.88%) Firmware
8 5 (2.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.92%) UAG
10 3 (1.44%) ISA Server
10 3 (1.44%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 39 (18.75%) SCCM
2 29 (13.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 25 (12.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (3.37%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (2.88%) WSUS
6 5 (2.40%) Backup Exec
6 5 (2.40%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 3 (1.44%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (1.44%) Control-M
7 3 (1.44%) Windows Intune
8 2 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.96%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.96%) Puppet
8 2 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.48%) ZENworks
9 1 (0.48%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.48%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.48%) WMI
Vendors
1 90 (43.27%) Microsoft
2 36 (17.31%) HP
3 33 (15.87%) Citrix
3 33 (15.87%) VMware
4 31 (14.90%) McAfee
5 22 (10.58%) Oracle
6 15 (7.21%) AppSense
7 14 (6.73%) Altiris
8 12 (5.77%) CA
9 11 (5.29%) Lumension
10 8 (3.85%) IBM
11 7 (3.37%) Lotus
12 6 (2.88%) Symantec
13 5 (2.40%) Perforce
13 5 (2.40%) Cisco
13 5 (2.40%) Remedy
14 4 (1.92%) Trayport
14 4 (1.92%) MarketAxess
14 4 (1.92%) Sophos
14 4 (1.92%) Dell
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