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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Deployment
North West / Cheshire
Rank - 77 -
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.41% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £300 £315
% change year-on-year -10.00% -4.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.42% -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 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 449 828 659
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 84.56% 83.89% 82.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 513 424
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 £277 £291 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 36
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.54 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.44% -35.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Deployment in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Deployment in Cheshire

Software Deployment
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Software Deployment.

1 4 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) WSUS
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (75.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) German Language

Software Deployment
Top Related 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:

General
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Engineer
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
1 3 (75.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Intel Security
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft