The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 156 198
Rank change year-on-year -8 +42  
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 2 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.061% 0.27% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.069% 0.31% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 6
Median daily rate £388 £350 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -28.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £294 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £440 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £394 £400
% change year-on-year -22.53% -1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.98
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 the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2879 2907 4718
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.15% 85.93% 81.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2210 2380 3714
Median daily rate £500 £475 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 55
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £31.50 £56.20
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 the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Software Deployment
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 Software Deployment in the City of London.

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

Software Deployment
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Deployment in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Deployment in the City of London

Software Deployment
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 Software Deployment in the City of London.

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

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 City of London region with a requirement for Software Deployment.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) Operations Management
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (50.00%) Adobe
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) VBScript
3 2 (50.00%) Apple
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (50.00%) MobileIron
3 2 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (50.00%) Mac OS
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Personalization
4 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
4 1 (25.00%) Splunk
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management

Software Deployment
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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (25.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Packager
2 1 (25.00%) Deployment Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Mac Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Mac Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) Mac OS
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Operations Management
3 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Personalization
3 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe
2 2 (50.00%) Apple
2 2 (50.00%) MobileIron
3 1 (25.00%) AppSense
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Splunk
3 1 (25.00%) VMware