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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Deployment
South East / Berkshire
Rank 93 117 129
Rank change year-on-year +24 +12  
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 6 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.33% 0.37% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.46% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Median daily rate £463 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £350 £300
% change year-on-year -12.85% +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.25 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -30.00% -22.22%  

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 1459 1977 2201
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.47% 80.33% 75.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 1023 1147
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 45 54
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £96.60 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 0 5 - -
Reading +16 1 £463 -7.50% 1
Software Deployment
South East

Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 11 (84.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 11 (84.62%) Security Cleared
2 10 (76.92%) Software Distribution
2 10 (76.92%) SC Cleared
2 10 (76.92%) Intel Security
2 10 (76.92%) SMS
3 9 (69.23%) Software Delivery
3 9 (69.23%) Data Centre
4 8 (61.54%) Release Management
4 8 (61.54%) HP
5 5 (38.46%) Windows
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
7 3 (23.08%) Office Automation
7 3 (23.08%) Internet
8 2 (15.38%) Linux
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (7.69%) Firewall
9 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 1 (7.69%) Facilities Management
9 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
9 1 (7.69%) Sophos
9 1 (7.69%) Project Management
9 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
9 1 (7.69%) ISEB
9 1 (7.69%) PMP
9 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
9 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
9 1 (7.69%) JBoss

Software Deployment
Top Related 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 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) SMS
2 3 (23.08%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Project Control Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Server Support
2 1 (7.69%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Software Support Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) AIX
4 1 (7.69%) Solaris
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Software Distribution
2 9 (69.23%) Software Delivery
3 8 (61.54%) Release Management
4 3 (23.08%) Office Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Contingency Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Facilities Management
5 1 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) Security Cleared
2 10 (76.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB
3 1 (7.69%) PMP
Systems Management
1 11 (84.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Intel Security
2 8 (61.54%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Progress
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) Sophos