The median contractor rate for a Deployment Engineer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 23 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
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 156 194
Rank change year-on-year -4 +38  
Contract jobs requiring a Deployment Engineer 6 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.18% 0.24% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.25% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 4
Median daily rate £475 £440 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.95% +144.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £394 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £460 £194
UK excluding London median daily rate £164 £173 £175
% change year-on-year -5.07% -1.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £17.77 £10.50 £16.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.23% -35.40%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.13 £13.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year +26.85% -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 the City of London. 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
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3152 3240 5510
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.52% 95.74% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2416 2625 4243
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 39 100
Median hourly rate £17.77 £19.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.47% -3.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.50 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Deployment Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Deployment Engineer in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 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 City of London region featuring Deployment Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) Google
3 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Hedge funds
3 3 (27.27%) Node.js
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) G Suite
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Polycom
5 1 (9.09%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) YAML
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) JSON
5 1 (9.09%) QA
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Web Services
5 1 (9.09%) Unix
5 1 (9.09%) C++
5 1 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) TOWER Software
5 1 (9.09%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) Banking
5 1 (9.09%) Data Management
5 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
5 1 (9.09%) Linux

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) G Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Node.js
2 1 (9.09%) JSON
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Hedge funds
2 1 (9.09%) Fintech
2 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (9.09%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) AirWatch
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) Apple
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Polycom
2 1 (9.09%) TOWER Software
2 1 (9.09%) VMware