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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Deployment
Rank 124 109 108
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.092% 0.093%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate £300 £200 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -44.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £200 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £304 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +10.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.20 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.20 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-30.73% +7.89%
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
2041 1529 1582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.48% 70.11% 73.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1155 875 849
Average daily rate £410 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 103 81
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -22.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.01 £11.50 £11.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Deployment across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Software Deployment Daily Rate Histogram 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 13 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
Coventry -7 2 £238 +18.75%
Birmingham -4 1 £525 +162.50% 2
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Software Deployment
England

Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) MCP
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) AIX
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Sun
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) zOS
2 1 (16.67%) EPoS
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy
2 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Altiris
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) Korn
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) LANDesk
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) PerformancePoint
1 1 (16.67%) Power BI
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) AIX Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Coordinator
1 1 (16.67%) Deployment Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Deployment Project Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Deployment Team Leader
1 1 (16.67%) Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Lead Project Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Project Leader
1 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Site Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment Project Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Software Project Leader
1 1 (16.67%) Software Project Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Software Team Leader
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) EPoS
1 1 (16.67%) LPAR
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) AIX
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Line Management
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) People Management
1 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
1 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Korn
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Altiris
2 1 (16.67%) LANDesk
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy
2 1 (16.67%) Sun
2 1 (16.67%) Tableau