Period
to 22 July 2019

The median contractor rate for a Deployment Engineer was £175 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 22 July 2019.

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 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 208 231 231
Rank change year-on-year +23 0 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Deployment Engineer 37 25 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.56% 0.36% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.38% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 6
City of London median daily rate £175 £351 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.07% +0.14% -22.22%
10th Percentile £127 £133 £259
90th Percentile £307 £518 £531
Central London median daily rate £175 £375 £280
% change year-on-year -53.33% +33.93% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 1
City of London median hourly rate £12.69 £15.00 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.40% -15.59% +69.24%
Central London median hourly rate £12.69 £15.00 £17.64
% change year-on-year -15.40% -14.94% +67.95%

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 6,208 6,660 6,229
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.92% 94.84% 95.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,834 5,234 4,779
City of London median daily rate £520 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £310
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +2.50% +2.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 127 77
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% +0.03% -2.87%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.90 £12.52
90th Percentile £56.50 £29.13 £30.07
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £17.64
% change year-on-year +12.30% +6.04% -11.81%

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 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 6 months to 22 July 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Deployment Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 July 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 July 2019, 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 30 (81.08%) Windows
2 26 (70.27%) Windows 10
3 23 (62.16%) Migration
4 20 (54.05%) Windows 7
5 15 (40.54%) Finance
6 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
7 12 (32.43%) SCCM
8 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
9 6 (16.22%) Banking
10 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
10 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
10 5 (13.51%) Office 365
11 4 (10.81%) Time Management
11 4 (10.81%) Data Migration
11 4 (10.81%) Citrix
11 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
12 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
12 3 (8.11%) Investment Banking
12 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
13 2 (5.41%) Application Packaging
13 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
13 2 (5.41%) iPhone
13 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
13 2 (5.41%) Validation
13 2 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
14 1 (2.70%) Virtual Environments
14 1 (2.70%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (2.70%) Cyber Essentials
14 1 (2.70%) IT Strategy

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.70%) BGP
2 1 (2.70%) LAN
2 1 (2.70%) LTE
2 1 (2.70%) MPLS
2 1 (2.70%) OSPF
2 1 (2.70%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.70%) VPN
2 1 (2.70%) WAN
2 1 (2.70%) Wireless
2 1 (2.70%) Wireshark
General
1 15 (40.54%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Banking
3 3 (8.11%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Electronics
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) iPhone
2 1 (2.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 30 (81.08%) Windows
2 26 (70.27%) Windows 10
3 20 (54.05%) Windows 7
4 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.70%) Linux
6 1 (2.70%) Unix
6 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) Migration
2 4 (10.81%) Data Migration
2 4 (10.81%) Time Management
3 2 (5.41%) Application Packaging
3 2 (5.41%) Validation
4 1 (2.70%) Antivirus Management
4 1 (2.70%) Break/Fix
4 1 (2.70%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (2.70%) IT Strategy
4 1 (2.70%) Network Design
4 1 (2.70%) Patch Management
4 1 (2.70%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (2.70%) Project Management
4 1 (2.70%) Resource Management
4 1 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.70%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (2.70%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.70%) Python
2 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
1 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) CCIE
2 1 (2.70%) CCNP
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.70%) JNCIE
2 1 (2.70%) JNCIP
2 1 (2.70%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.70%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (32.43%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Citrix
3 1 (2.70%) VMware