The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Deployment
Rank 115 102 111
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.042% 0.054% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.057% 0.083% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £253 £263 £250
% change year-on-year
-3.80% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-12.19% +18.84%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1752 1206 1533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.21% 65.05% 67.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 929 602 738
Average daily rate £370 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 58 63
Average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% +55.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £14.33 £11.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.54 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Software Deployment
England

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 11 July 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
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Job
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Coventry - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Software Deployment
England

Software Deployment
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Kerberos
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) MS Project
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) PMI
2 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Kerberos
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft