The median contractor rate for a Deployment Engineer was £270 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 22 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
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 481 526 498
Rank change year-on-year +45 -28  
Contract jobs requiring a Deployment Engineer 109 111 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.24% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 71 70
Median daily rate £270 £280 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £104 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £440 £382
UK excluding London median daily rate £165 £180 £188
% change year-on-year -8.33% -4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 16 27
Median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.59% -16.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.09 £16.38 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £13.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year +27.77% -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 England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40770 47086 48496
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.72% 95.05% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26583 31109 30993
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1252 1361 1876
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Deployment Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Deployment Engineer in England

Deployment Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Deployment Engineer in England

Deployment Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Deployment Engineer in England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Deployment Engineer in England

Deployment Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Deployment Engineer in England

Deployment Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Deployment Engineer in England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Deployment Engineer in England

Deployment Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Deployment Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
London +9 40 £274 -8.75% 4
South East +11 21 £285 -5.00% 4
South West +22 16 £175 +52.17%
North West +30 8 £163 +62.50% 2
East of England -3 7 £133 +33.00% 2
East Midlands -9 6 £250 -10.71%
West Midlands +25 4 £388 +252.27% 2
North East +66 3 £163 +64.55%
Yorkshire +22 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - - 2
Deployment Engineer
UK

Deployment Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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 England region featuring Deployment Engineer in the job title.

1 96 (51.61%) Windows
2 46 (24.73%) Security Cleared
3 44 (23.66%) Windows 7
4 43 (23.12%) SC Cleared
5 41 (22.04%) Migration
6 39 (20.97%) SCCM
7 34 (18.28%) Active Directory
8 28 (15.05%) Windows 10
9 22 (11.83%) Microsoft
10 15 (8.06%) HP
11 12 (6.45%) Google
11 12 (6.45%) Office 365
11 12 (6.45%) LAN
11 12 (6.45%) TCP/IP
11 12 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (5.91%) G Suite
12 11 (5.91%) Software Deployment
12 11 (5.91%) Windows Server
12 11 (5.91%) Cisco
12 11 (5.91%) Finance
13 10 (5.38%) VPN
13 10 (5.38%) Citrix
13 10 (5.38%) Linux
13 10 (5.38%) SQL Server
14 9 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (4.84%) PowerShell
14 9 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
14 9 (4.84%) DHCP
14 9 (4.84%) Firewall
15 8 (4.30%) Wireless

Deployment Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 8 (4.30%) IIS
2 6 (3.23%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.61%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.08%) Apache
4 2 (1.08%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.08%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.08%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.54%) Confluence
5 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.54%) JBoss
5 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.45%) Office 365
2 11 (5.91%) G Suite
3 4 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.15%) OpenShift
4 2 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.08%) OneDrive
4 2 (1.08%) Yammer
5 1 (0.54%) iTunes
5 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.45%) LAN
1 12 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 10 (5.38%) VPN
3 9 (4.84%) DHCP
3 9 (4.84%) Firewall
4 8 (4.30%) Wireless
5 7 (3.76%) Skype
5 7 (3.76%) WAN
6 5 (2.69%) DNS
6 5 (2.69%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.61%) BGP
8 3 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.61%) IPv6
8 3 (1.61%) MPLS
8 3 (1.61%) NAS
8 3 (1.61%) OSPF
8 3 (1.61%) SAN
9 2 (1.08%) Network Security
9 2 (1.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.08%) MySQL
3 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.54%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.61%) Artifactory
1 3 (1.61%) JIRA
2 2 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.08%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.08%) ClearQuest
2 2 (1.08%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.54%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.54%) Gatling
3 1 (0.54%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.54%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.54%) JMeter
3 1 (0.54%) LoadUI
3 1 (0.54%) Maven
3 1 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (5.91%) Finance
2 3 (1.61%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.08%) Retail
4 1 (0.54%) Advertising
4 1 (0.54%) Banking
4 1 (0.54%) Billing
4 1 (0.54%) Electronics
4 1 (0.54%) French Language
4 1 (0.54%) German Language
4 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.54%) Law
4 1 (0.54%) Legal
4 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.54%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.61%) Node.js
2 2 (1.08%) .NET
2 2 (1.08%) HTML
2 2 (1.08%) Web Services
3 1 (0.54%) J2EE
3 1 (0.54%) JRockit
3 1 (0.54%) JSON
3 1 (0.54%) XML
3 1 (0.54%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.30%) Data Centre
2 5 (2.69%) Driving Licence
3 4 (2.15%) EPoS
4 3 (1.61%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.08%) Clustering
5 2 (1.08%) iPad
5 2 (1.08%) Social Media
5 2 (1.08%) Social Network
5 2 (1.08%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.54%) BYOD
6 1 (0.54%) Digital Signage
6 1 (0.54%) Fintech
6 1 (0.54%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.54%) Handset
6 1 (0.54%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.54%) NHS
6 1 (0.54%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 96 (51.61%) Windows
2 44 (23.66%) Windows 7
3 28 (15.05%) Windows 10
4 12 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (5.91%) Windows Server
6 10 (5.38%) Linux
7 9 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (3.23%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.15%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.61%) Unix
10 3 (1.61%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.54%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (22.04%) Migration
2 11 (5.91%) Software Deployment
3 8 (4.30%) Data Migration
4 7 (3.76%) DevOps
4 7 (3.76%) ITIL
5 6 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (3.23%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.69%) Asset Management
7 4 (2.15%) Continuous Deployment
7 4 (2.15%) Project Management
7 4 (2.15%) Release Management
7 4 (2.15%) Software Engineering
7 4 (2.15%) Time Management
8 3 (1.61%) Break/Fix
8 3 (1.61%) Configuration Management
8 3 (1.61%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (1.61%) E-Commerce
8 3 (1.61%) Logistics
8 3 (1.61%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (1.61%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.84%) PowerShell
2 7 (3.76%) VBScript
3 6 (3.23%) C
4 5 (2.69%) Java
5 4 (2.15%) SQL
6 3 (1.61%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.08%) C#
7 2 (1.08%) Korn
7 2 (1.08%) Perl
7 2 (1.08%) VB
7 2 (1.08%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.54%) C++
8 1 (0.54%) Python
8 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (24.73%) Security Cleared
2 43 (23.12%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.69%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.15%) CTC Cleared
4 4 (2.15%) DBS Check
5 3 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.61%) CCNA
5 3 (1.61%) CCNP
5 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.08%) Degree
6 2 (1.08%) JNCIA
6 2 (1.08%) MCP
6 2 (1.08%) MCSE
6 2 (1.08%) RHCT
7 1 (0.54%) CCSA
7 1 (0.54%) CCSE
7 1 (0.54%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (1.61%) QA
2 2 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (18.28%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.69%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.15%) ProxySG
3 4 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.08%) BitLocker
5 2 (1.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (1.08%) Docker
5 2 (1.08%) vSphere
5 2 (1.08%) XenApp
6 1 (0.54%) pfSense
6 1 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 39 (20.97%) SCCM
2 5 (2.69%) WSUS
3 4 (2.15%) AirWatch
4 3 (1.61%) Ansible
5 2 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.54%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.54%) Puppet
6 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.54%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 22 (11.83%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.06%) HP
3 12 (6.45%) Google
4 11 (5.91%) Cisco
5 10 (5.38%) Citrix
6 8 (4.30%) Apple
7 7 (3.76%) VMware
8 6 (3.23%) Dell
9 5 (2.69%) Blue Coat
9 5 (2.69%) Oracle
10 4 (2.15%) LANDesk
11 3 (1.61%) Altiris
11 3 (1.61%) Juniper
11 3 (1.61%) Lotus
11 3 (1.61%) Pega
11 3 (1.61%) Polycom
11 3 (1.61%) Remedy
11 3 (1.61%) Sun
12 2 (1.08%) McAfee
12 2 (1.08%) Symantec
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