The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Software Deployment skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Deployment over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Software Deployment
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 117 107
Rank change year-on-year +22 -10  
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 10 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.55% 0.34% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.42% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £400 £255 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.86% +10.74%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £369 £388
% change year-on-year -18.64% -4.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.11 £18.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year -27.18% -11.11%  

Software Deployment is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1486 1903 1910
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 81.29% 79.92% 79.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 706 1049 939
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 72 75
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Software Deployment
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Software Deployment as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Deployment in Berkshire

Software Deployment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Software Deployment in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Deployment in Berkshire

Software Deployment
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Deployment in Berkshire

Software Deployment
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Deployment within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +8 9 - -
Reading - 1 £400 -
Software Deployment
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Deployment also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Software Deployment.

1 15 (93.75%) McAfee
2 14 (87.50%) SMS
2 14 (87.50%) HP
2 14 (87.50%) Release Management
2 14 (87.50%) SC Cleared
2 14 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 14 (87.50%) Software Distribution
2 14 (87.50%) Software Delivery
2 14 (87.50%) Data Centre
2 14 (87.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (56.25%) DV Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Internet
4 2 (12.50%) Office Automation
5 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
5 1 (6.25%) CyberArk
5 1 (6.25%) Varonis
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.25%) SCCM
5 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
5 1 (6.25%) SIEM
5 1 (6.25%) Change Control
5 1 (6.25%) Lumension
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP

Software Deployment
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) JBoss
1 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) SMS
2 2 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) SSL
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 1 (6.25%) Analyst
1 1 (6.25%) Information Analyst
1 1 (6.25%) Information Security Analyst
1 1 (6.25%) Information Systems Analyst
1 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
1 1 (6.25%) SOC Analyst
1 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (87.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Release Management
1 14 (87.50%) Software Delivery
1 14 (87.50%) Software Distribution
2 2 (12.50%) Office Automation
3 1 (6.25%) Change Control
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security
3 1 (6.25%) SIEM
3 1 (6.25%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) SC Cleared
1 14 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 9 (56.25%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 14 (87.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) McAfee
2 14 (87.50%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
4 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.25%) CyberArk
4 1 (6.25%) Lumension
4 1 (6.25%) Meridio
4 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
4 1 (6.25%) Varonis