Period
to 22 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Deployment Engineer was £133 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 22 November 2018.

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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 239 249 232
Rank change year-on-year +10 -17 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Deployment Engineer 19 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.27% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.18% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 9
City of London median daily rate £133 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -66.68% -8.57% +143.06%
10th Percentile £125 £319 £413
90th Percentile £195 £526 £490
Central London median daily rate £150 £329 £438
% change year-on-year -54.37% -24.86% +65.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
City of London median hourly rate £14.00 £18.70 £14.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.13% +28.08% +0.55%
10th Percentile £12.45 £15.52 £11.32
90th Percentile £17.50 £20.58 £17.88
Central London median hourly rate £14.00 £18.40 £14.60
% change year-on-year -23.91% +26.03% +0.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6,743 6,779 6,404
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.33% 94.67% 95.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,357 5,356 5,085
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £306 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 93 78
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.16% -4.79%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £25.50 £29.40 £48.12
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £17.17
% change year-on-year +3.31% +5.45% -4.64%

Deployment Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Deployment Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Deployment Engineer in the City of London

Deployment Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Deployment Engineer in the City of London

Deployment Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Deployment Engineer in the City of London

Deployment Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 November 2018, Deployment Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region featuring Deployment Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Migration
2 12 (63.16%) Windows 10
3 10 (52.63%) Windows 7
4 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
4 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
5 4 (21.05%) SCCM
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
6 3 (15.79%) Office 365
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
7 2 (10.53%) VMware
7 2 (10.53%) Banking
7 2 (10.53%) Time Management
7 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
7 2 (10.53%) Application Packaging
7 2 (10.53%) WSUS
7 2 (10.53%) Apple
7 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
7 2 (10.53%) SQL
7 2 (10.53%) VBScript
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (10.53%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (10.53%) BitLocker
8 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (5.26%) Finance
8 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
8 1 (5.26%) Windows XP

Deployment Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
2 2 (10.53%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
General
1 2 (10.53%) Banking
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Windows 10
3 10 (52.63%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Migration
2 2 (10.53%) Application Packaging
2 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
2 2 (10.53%) Time Management
3 1 (5.26%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
1 2 (10.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) BitLocker
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Apple
2 2 (10.53%) VMware