Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 225 230 246
Rank change year-on-year +5 +16 +36
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 16 10 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.22% 0.15% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.17% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 18
City of London median daily rate £460 £406 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.23% +7.97% +0.33%
10th Percentile £265 £254 £320
90th Percentile £538 £459 £511
Central London median daily rate £450 £438 £350
% change year-on-year +2.86% +25.00% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
City of London median hourly rate - - £17.98
Central London median hourly rate - - £17.98

Software Deployment is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6319 5832 7631
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.37% 87.48% 83.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5024 4654 6069
City of London median daily rate £511 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.63% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £325 £318 £288
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 53 74
City of London median hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -5.33% +11.18%
10th Percentile £13.34 £13.55 £10.91
90th Percentile £32.36 £54.03 £45.15
Central London median hourly rate £20.86 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +9.80% -9.52% +16.67%

Software Deployment
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Software Deployment as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 November 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 10 (62.50%) Windows
1 10 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 7 (43.75%) Office 365
4 6 (37.50%) ITIL
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
5 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
5 5 (31.25%) Windows 10
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
6 4 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
6 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (25.00%) Software Distribution
6 4 (25.00%) German Language
6 4 (25.00%) Software Packaging
6 4 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (25.00%) SCCM
6 4 (25.00%) DNS
6 4 (25.00%) DHCP
6 4 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (25.00%) SAN
6 4 (25.00%) NetApp
6 4 (25.00%) VBScript
6 4 (25.00%) MCSE
6 4 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (25.00%) EMC
6 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (18.75%) Firewall

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 3 (18.75%) Apache
1 3 (18.75%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (12.50%) Confluence
2 2 (12.50%) nginx
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Office 365
2 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (12.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (12.50%) GitHub
3 2 (12.50%) npm
3 2 (12.50%) Route 53
3 2 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) DHCP
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
1 4 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (25.00%) SAN
2 3 (18.75%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) BIG-IP
3 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (6.25%) Skype
3 1 (6.25%) SSL
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon Redshift
1 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
1 2 (12.50%) Maven
1 2 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (12.50%) TeamCity
2 1 (6.25%) InstallShield
2 1 (6.25%) MSI
General
1 4 (25.00%) German Language
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Publishing
4 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Network Systems Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (12.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Packager
3 1 (6.25%) Deployment Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.25%) Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Node.js Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Support
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Software Packaging
2 3 (18.75%) Node.js
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
4 1 (6.25%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (6.25%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (6.25%) React
4 1 (6.25%) Sass
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (12.50%) PKI
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows 10
2 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
2 4 (25.00%) Software Distribution
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps
3 2 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) E-business
4 1 (6.25%) High Availability
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Personalization
4 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Security Patching
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 4 (25.00%) VBScript
3 3 (18.75%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) MCSA
3 1 (6.25%) RHCE
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) AS 2805
2 1 (6.25%) ISO 8583
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Docker
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) BitLocker
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (12.50%) vSphere
3 2 (12.50%) XenDesktop
4 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) Ansible
2 2 (12.50%) Kubernetes
2 2 (12.50%) Mesos
3 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) EMC
3 4 (25.00%) NetApp
4 3 (18.75%) Citrix
5 2 (12.50%) Sonatype
6 1 (6.25%) AppSense
6 1 (6.25%) F5
6 1 (6.25%) IBM
6 1 (6.25%) Splunk