The median contractor rate for a Deployment Engineer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Deployment Engineer
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 79 74
Rank change year-on-year +24 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a Deployment Engineer 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.47% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.23% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £300 £100 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +200.00% -42.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £165 £180 £188
% change year-on-year -8.33% -4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £14.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -9.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £13.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year +27.77% -16.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 601 867 952
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 94.50% 94.24% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 626 574
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 27 48
Median hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -4.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £21.40 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Deployment Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire that featured Deployment Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Deployment Engineer in Cheshire

Deployment Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Deployment Engineer in Cheshire

Deployment Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Deployment Engineer in Cheshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Deployment Engineer in Cheshire

Deployment Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Deployment Engineer in Cheshire

Deployment Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Deployment Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Knutsford - 1 £160 -
Deployment Engineer
North West

Deployment Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Deployment Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region featuring Deployment Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) SSH
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) DMZ
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec

Deployment Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DMZ
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) IPsec
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) NAS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) SSH
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) VMware