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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Deployment
Rank 547 535 466
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -69
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 72 66 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.17% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 28 59
Average daily rate £325 £304 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.99% -13.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £600 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £281 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 5
Average hourly rate £14.20 £22.50 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.88% +20.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.61 £15.50 £8.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.51 £30.50 £19.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.20 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-36.88% +18.42%

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
41710 39321 37141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.10% 77.61% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 27291 25151 22514
Average daily rate £425 £422 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.73% +5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1208 1037 1128
Average hourly rate £39.31 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.17% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 70 £338 +11.11% 25
London 0 25 £370 -18.68% 8
South East +5 24 £320 +1.58% 8
Hampshire +12 9 £311 -1.26% 3
Surrey -1 6 £450 -
South West +7 5 £400 - 1
City of London +31 4 £450 -25.00% 1
West Midlands -12 4 £300 +50.00% 1
West Yorkshire -14 4 £410 - 1
Yorkshire -19 4 £410 - 4
Middlesex - 4 £425 -
Staines - 4 £450 -
Bradford +4 3 £395 -3.65%
Berkshire -3 3 £235 - 2
Bracknell -8 3 £235 -
Basingstoke - 3 £225 - 1
Wiltshire - 3 £325 -
North East - 3 £153 -
East of England +1 2 £425 -17.07%
Coventry -2 2 £238 +18.75%
East Midlands -7 2 - - 2
Leeds -23 2 £425 +3.34% 1
Filton - 2 £400 -
Hook - 2 £323 -
Malmesbury - 2 £325 -
Milton Keynes - 2 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £153 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 1
Leicestershire - 2 - -

Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 83 (49.11%) Windows
2 71 (42.01%) Microsoft
3 68 (40.24%) Active Directory
4 64 (37.87%) SCCM
5 42 (24.85%) PowerShell
6 41 (24.26%) Windows 7
7 37 (21.89%) ITIL
8 35 (20.71%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (20.12%) SQL
9 34 (20.12%) Jenkins
9 34 (20.12%) Opscode Chef
10 33 (19.53%) Configuration Management
11 31 (18.34%) DevOps
11 31 (18.34%) Git (software)
12 30 (17.75%) Ruby
12 30 (17.75%) Finance
12 30 (17.75%) Windows Server
13 29 (17.16%) Subversion
13 29 (17.16%) Ant
13 29 (17.16%) Python
13 29 (17.16%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (16.57%) Microsoft Azure
14 28 (16.57%) Puppet
14 28 (16.57%) MS Excel
15 27 (15.98%) Maven
16 26 (15.38%) Hudson
16 26 (15.38%) MS Office
17 25 (14.79%) Service Management
17 25 (14.79%) Amazon AWS
18 24 (14.20%) Enterprise Software

Software Deployment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 22 (13.02%) OpenStack
2 7 (4.14%) IIS
3 5 (2.96%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.37%) Apache
4 4 (2.37%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.78%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.78%) WordPress
6 2 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.18%) Confluence
7 1 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.59%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.59%) JBoss
7 1 (0.59%) Lync
7 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 28 (16.57%) MS Excel
2 26 (15.38%) MS Office
3 5 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.96%) MS Project
3 5 (2.96%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.18%) Adobe Premiere
4 2 (1.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 28 (16.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (14.79%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (11.24%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (2.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (2.37%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.18%) IaaS
7 1 (0.59%) Office 365
7 1 (0.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.83%) TCP/IP
2 11 (6.51%) DNS
3 10 (5.92%) Firewall
3 10 (5.92%) SNMP
3 10 (5.92%) SSL
4 8 (4.73%) Internet
4 8 (4.73%) VPN
5 7 (4.14%) DHCP
6 6 (3.55%) LAN
7 5 (2.96%) SAN
7 5 (2.96%) WAN
8 4 (2.37%) LDAP
8 4 (2.37%) SSH
9 3 (1.78%) SMS
10 2 (1.18%) Intranet
10 2 (1.18%) Network Security
10 2 (1.18%) WebEx
10 2 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.18%) Wireless
11 1 (0.59%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.65%) Azure SQL Database
2 10 (5.92%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.14%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.37%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.18%) SQLite
7 1 (0.59%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.59%) DB2
7 1 (0.59%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.59%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (0.59%) Power BI
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 34 (20.12%) Jenkins
2 31 (18.34%) Git (software)
3 29 (17.16%) Ant
3 29 (17.16%) Subversion
4 27 (15.98%) Maven
5 26 (15.38%) Hudson
6 24 (14.20%) JIRA
7 5 (2.96%) Eclipse
7 5 (2.96%) TeamCity
8 4 (2.37%) Artifactory
8 4 (2.37%) Mercurial
8 4 (2.37%) MSI
9 3 (1.78%) AdminStudio
10 2 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.18%) InstallShield
11 1 (0.59%) Checkstyle
11 1 (0.59%) QUnit
11 1 (0.59%) Selenium
11 1 (0.59%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.59%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 30 (17.75%) Finance
2 16 (9.47%) Banking
3 5 (2.96%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.37%) Law
4 4 (2.37%) Publishing
5 2 (1.18%) Legal
5 2 (1.18%) Marketing
5 2 (1.18%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.59%) Back Office
6 1 (0.59%) Billing
6 1 (0.59%) Games
6 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (18.93%) Analyst
2 26 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (8.88%) Cloud Engineer
3 15 (8.88%) Support Analyst
4 14 (8.28%) Azure Engineer
4 14 (8.28%) Project Manager
5 13 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 12 (7.10%) Developer
7 10 (5.92%) Desktop Support
8 9 (5.33%) Build Engineer
9 8 (4.73%) AWS Engineer
9 8 (4.73%) Configuration Manager
9 8 (4.73%) Software Manager
10 7 (4.14%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (4.14%) Deployment Manager
10 7 (4.14%) Deployment Project Manager
11 6 (3.55%) Site Engineer
11 6 (3.55%) Software Configuration Manager
12 5 (2.96%) Deployment Engineer
12 5 (2.96%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.73%) .NET
2 7 (4.14%) jQuery
3 5 (2.96%) .NET Framework
3 5 (2.96%) CSS
3 5 (2.96%) HTML
3 5 (2.96%) J2EE
3 5 (2.96%) XML
4 4 (2.37%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.37%) Software Packaging
4 4 (2.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (1.78%) boto
5 3 (1.78%) Web Services
6 2 (1.18%) Middleware
6 2 (1.18%) REST
7 1 (0.59%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.59%) Java EE
7 1 (0.59%) JPA
7 1 (0.59%) JSTL
7 1 (0.59%) Sensu
7 1 (0.59%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.20%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (8.28%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.14%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.14%) Driving Licence
4 5 (2.96%) iPad
4 5 (2.96%) iPhone
5 4 (2.37%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.37%) NHS
6 3 (1.78%) Device Driver
6 3 (1.78%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.78%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.78%) User Experience
6 3 (1.78%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.18%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.18%) Derivative
7 2 (1.18%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.18%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.18%) Wiki
8 1 (0.59%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 83 (49.11%) Windows
2 41 (24.26%) Windows 7
3 30 (17.75%) Windows Server
4 22 (13.02%) Linux
5 20 (11.83%) Windows XP
6 19 (11.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (10.65%) VMS
8 17 (10.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (10.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (7.69%) Unix
9 13 (7.69%) Windows 8
10 7 (4.14%) Android
11 5 (2.96%) AIX
11 5 (2.96%) Windows 10
12 4 (2.37%) Mac OS X
12 4 (2.37%) Solaris
13 3 (1.78%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.78%) zOS
14 2 (1.18%) Mac OS
14 2 (1.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (21.89%) ITIL
2 35 (20.71%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (19.53%) Configuration Management
4 31 (18.34%) DevOps
5 29 (17.16%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (14.79%) Service Management
7 16 (9.47%) Use Case
8 13 (7.69%) Migration
8 13 (7.69%) PRINCE2
9 11 (6.51%) Project Management
10 10 (5.92%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (4.14%) Release Management
12 6 (3.55%) Asset Management
12 6 (3.55%) Project Planning
13 5 (2.96%) Document Management
13 5 (2.96%) Electronic Trading
13 5 (2.96%) Integration Testing
13 5 (2.96%) OO
13 5 (2.96%) Software Engineering
13 5 (2.96%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (24.85%) PowerShell
2 34 (20.12%) SQL
3 30 (17.75%) Ruby
4 29 (17.16%) Python
5 14 (8.28%) Java
6 12 (7.10%) VBScript
7 9 (5.33%) Bash Shell
8 7 (4.14%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.96%) C#
9 5 (2.96%) Korn
9 5 (2.96%) Perl
9 5 (2.96%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.96%) VBA
10 4 (2.37%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.78%) C
11 3 (1.78%) PHP
11 3 (1.78%) Scala
12 2 (1.18%) VB
13 1 (0.59%) C++
13 1 (0.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (11.83%) Security Cleared
2 17 (10.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (7.69%) MCSE
4 11 (6.51%) SC Cleared
5 6 (3.55%) Degree
5 6 (3.55%) ISEB
5 6 (3.55%) PMI Certification
5 6 (3.55%) PMP
6 5 (2.96%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.78%) CCNA
7 3 (1.78%) CCNP
7 3 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.78%) MCSA
7 3 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.18%) AWS Certification
8 2 (1.18%) HND
8 2 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.59%) VCP4
9 1 (0.59%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.78%) SLA
2 1 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 68 (40.24%) Active Directory
2 21 (12.43%) Docker
2 21 (12.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.78%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (1.78%) vSphere
3 3 (1.78%) XenApp
4 2 (1.18%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.18%) XenServer
5 1 (0.59%) Firmware
5 1 (0.59%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.59%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 64 (37.87%) SCCM
2 34 (20.12%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (16.57%) Puppet
4 24 (14.20%) Ansible
5 20 (11.83%) SCOM
6 6 (3.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (1.18%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (1.18%) Control-M
7 2 (1.18%) Graphite
7 2 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.18%) WSUS
8 1 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.59%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.59%) Kibana
8 1 (0.59%) logstash
8 1 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.59%) Nagios
8 1 (0.59%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.59%) Windows Intune
8 1 (0.59%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 71 (42.01%) Microsoft
2 23 (13.61%) Splunk
2 23 (13.61%) VMware
3 18 (10.65%) Dell
4 14 (8.28%) HP
5 12 (7.10%) Cisco
6 7 (4.14%) Adobe
6 7 (4.14%) Oracle
7 6 (3.55%) Apple
7 6 (3.55%) McAfee
8 5 (2.96%) Citrix
8 5 (2.96%) iManage
8 5 (2.96%) MarketAxess
8 5 (2.96%) Perforce
8 5 (2.96%) Symantec
8 5 (2.96%) Tradeweb
8 5 (2.96%) Trayport
9 4 (2.37%) Altiris
9 4 (2.37%) Google
9 4 (2.37%) LANDesk
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Venturi
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Rate: £10.00 - £12.00 per hour + n/a
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