The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Deployment
England / East of England
Rank 120 116 128
Rank change year-on-year -4 +12  
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 6 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.28% 0.29% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.36% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Median daily rate £145 £425 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -65.88% -17.07%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £328 £300
% change year-on-year -6.87% +9.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.42% -22.22%  

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 East of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1796 1971 2038
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 82.69% 80.71% 78.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1100 1172 1182
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 134 160
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £50.68 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Software Deployment
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

Software Deployment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Software Deployment in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Deployment in the East of England

Software Deployment
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Deployment in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Deployment in the East of England

Software Deployment
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Deployment within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 3 £200 - 1
Cambridgeshire +2 2 £145 -
Essex -7 2 £145 -65.88%
Bedfordshire -2 1 £145 -
Norfolk - 1 £145 -
Software Deployment
England

Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 East of England region with a requirement for Software Deployment.

1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Unified Communications
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) Java SE
4 3 (33.33%) SCCM
4 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (33.33%) Lotus
4 3 (33.33%) IBM Notes
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) DNS
4 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 3 (33.33%) LAN
4 3 (33.33%) WAN
4 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (22.22%) DHCP
5 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
5 2 (22.22%) VoIP
5 2 (22.22%) SLA
5 2 (22.22%) MCSA
5 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) SQL

Software Deployment
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 (33.33%) IBM Notes
1 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) GitHub
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Unified Communications
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
3 2 (22.22%) iSCSI
3 2 (22.22%) NAS
3 2 (22.22%) SAN
3 2 (22.22%) VoIP
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) Support Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Support
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (22.22%) Life Science
2 2 (22.22%) Smartphone
2 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Clinical Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCSA
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (22.22%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Lotus
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) NetApp