The table below looks at the statistics for Software Deployment skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 110 107 96
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.045% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.064% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£200 £300 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +87.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £275 £225
% change year-on-year
+13.18% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+18.42% +8.57%
Software Deployment
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1560 1568 1259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.84% 70.95% 69.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 818 622
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 84 93
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +3.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £10.00 £11.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £155.00 £37.80
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 in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Deployment across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Deployment Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Software Deployment
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Deployment across the West Midlands region.

Software Deployment Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Software Deployment
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Deployment across the West Midlands region.

Software Deployment Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Software Deployment
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region 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
Birmingham - 3 £200 -
Coventry - 3 £200 -
Walsall - 3 £200 -
Warwickshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Software Deployment
England

Software Deployment
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 4 (80.00%) WSUS
2 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 3 (60.00%) NHS
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) VB
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) MS Project
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) MCP
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification

Software Deployment
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (20.00%) MS Project
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Technician
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) NHS
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) VB
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) WSUS
2 3 (60.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft