The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 24 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
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.79% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £394 £400
% change year-on-year -22.53% -1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.11 £18.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year -29.14% -8.64%  

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 Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 528 771 846
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 83.68% 83.90% 84.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 561 505
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 £295 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 33
Median hourly rate £32.00 £26.75 £18.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.62% +44.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £62.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Software Deployment
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Software Deployment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Deployment in Cheshire

Software Deployment
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Deployment in Cheshire

Software Deployment
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 Software Deployment within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Warrington - 3 £300 -
Wilmslow - 1 £315 -
Software Deployment
North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Software Deployment.

1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 3 (60.00%) Patch Management
2 3 (60.00%) Network Management
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Software Packaging
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Site Server
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) TestComplete
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) NAS
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) XenApp
4 1 (20.00%) Confluence
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) CMake
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Gradle
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins

Software Deployment
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 3 (60.00%) Site Server
2 1 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DMZ
1 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (20.00%) IPsec
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) NAS
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (20.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (20.00%) CMake
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Gradle
1 1 (20.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (20.00%) TestComplete
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) WiX
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Build Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Network Management
1 3 (60.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Groovy
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) VirtualBox
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec