Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Deployment Engineer was £170 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 616 654 614
Rank change year-on-year +38 -40 -53
Contract jobs requiring a Deployment Engineer 243 218 253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.24% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 123 128
England median daily rate £170 £250 £193
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.00% +29.87% +1.32%
10th Percentile £114 £100 £100
90th Percentile £461 £444 £389
UK median daily rate £165 £236 £175
% change year-on-year -30.16% +35.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 47 69
England median hourly rate £17.25 £14.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.97% -4.92% -0.81%
10th Percentile £12.60 £12.75 £11.06
90th Percentile £18.74 £18.13 £20.00
UK median hourly rate £15.86 £14.75 £15.25
% change year-on-year +7.53% -3.28% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89873 92200 98570
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.76% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59900 60696 63752
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2662 2972 3818
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%

Deployment Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Deployment Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 21 November 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
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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +6 93 £225 -18.18% 5
South East -2 45 £133 -53.85% 4
Midlands +16 30 £213 +80.85% 1
South West -4 26 £140 +40.39% 1
North of England +52 23 £165 +10.00% 3
West Midlands +20 22 £213 +84.78%
East of England -4 21 £133 +33.27% 2
North West +31 15 £173 -23.76% 3
East Midlands -2 7 - - 1
Yorkshire +18 6 £120 -20.00%
North East +61 2 - -
Deployment Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 134 (55.14%) Windows
2 74 (30.45%) Windows 10
3 67 (27.57%) Security Cleared
4 63 (25.93%) SC Cleared
5 61 (25.10%) Migration
6 54 (22.22%) Office 365
7 49 (20.16%) Microsoft
8 42 (17.28%) Active Directory
8 42 (17.28%) Windows 7
9 35 (14.40%) SCCM
10 24 (9.88%) Finance
11 20 (8.23%) Microsoft Office
12 16 (6.58%) Time Management
13 15 (6.17%) Windows XP
14 13 (5.35%) DHCP
14 13 (5.35%) VMware
14 13 (5.35%) Microsoft Azure
14 13 (5.35%) Skype
15 12 (4.94%) Cisco
15 12 (4.94%) BitLocker
16 11 (4.53%) DNS
16 11 (4.53%) Microsoft Excel
16 11 (4.53%) PowerShell
17 10 (4.12%) Application Packaging
18 9 (3.70%) Skype for Business
18 9 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
19 8 (3.29%) Windows Server
19 8 (3.29%) Mobile Device Management
19 8 (3.29%) Google
19 8 (3.29%) ITIL

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 9 (3.70%) Skype for Business
2 4 (1.65%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.82%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.41%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.41%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (8.23%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (4.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 54 (22.22%) Office 365
2 13 (5.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.88%) G Suite
3 7 (2.88%) OneDrive
4 5 (2.06%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.41%) Google Drive
6 1 (0.41%) iTunes
6 1 (0.41%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.35%) DHCP
1 13 (5.35%) Skype
2 11 (4.53%) DNS
3 8 (3.29%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.88%) Firewall
4 7 (2.88%) VPN
5 6 (2.47%) VLAN
5 6 (2.47%) WAN
6 5 (2.06%) Kerberos
6 5 (2.06%) LDAP
6 5 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (1.65%) WLAN
8 3 (1.23%) Ethernet
8 3 (1.23%) LAN
8 3 (1.23%) VoIP
9 2 (0.82%) BGP
9 2 (0.82%) Internet
9 2 (0.82%) MPLS
9 2 (0.82%) OSPF
9 2 (0.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.41%) Big Data
1 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
1 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.82%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (0.82%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.41%) Ant
2 1 (0.41%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.41%) Hudson
2 1 (0.41%) Maven
2 1 (0.41%) MSI
2 1 (0.41%) NuGet
2 1 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.41%) Subversion
General
1 24 (9.88%) Finance
2 3 (1.23%) Advertising
2 3 (1.23%) Banking
3 2 (0.82%) Law
3 2 (0.82%) Marketing
3 2 (0.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.41%) Billing
4 1 (0.41%) Electronics
4 1 (0.41%) Games
4 1 (0.41%) Legal
4 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.41%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.82%) Web Services
2 1 (0.41%) .NET
2 1 (0.41%) Node.js
2 1 (0.41%) Velocity
2 1 (0.41%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 6 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.06%) Handset
3 4 (1.65%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.23%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.23%) Fat Client
4 3 (1.23%) Thin Client
5 2 (0.82%) Clustering
5 2 (0.82%) Replication
5 2 (0.82%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.41%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.41%) CESG
6 1 (0.41%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.41%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.41%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.41%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.41%) NHS
6 1 (0.41%) PACS
6 1 (0.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 134 (55.14%) Windows
2 74 (30.45%) Windows 10
3 42 (17.28%) Windows 7
4 15 (6.17%) Windows XP
5 8 (3.29%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.06%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.06%) Linux
7 4 (1.65%) Android
7 4 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.82%) Unix
8 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (25.10%) Migration
2 16 (6.58%) Time Management
3 10 (4.12%) Application Packaging
4 8 (3.29%) ITIL
4 8 (3.29%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (2.47%) Identity Management
6 5 (2.06%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 5 (2.06%) Security Management
7 4 (1.65%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (1.65%) Change Management
7 4 (1.65%) Configuration Management
7 4 (1.65%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (1.65%) Data Migration
7 4 (1.65%) DevOps
7 4 (1.65%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (1.65%) Project Management
7 4 (1.65%) Release Management
8 3 (1.23%) Asset Management
8 3 (1.23%) Change Control
8 3 (1.23%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.53%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.41%) C
2 1 (0.41%) C#
2 1 (0.41%) C++
2 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.41%) Python
2 1 (0.41%) VB
2 1 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 67 (27.57%) Security Cleared
2 63 (25.93%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (2.88%) Degree
4 4 (1.65%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.65%) CCNP
4 4 (1.65%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.65%) MCP
5 3 (1.23%) CCNA
5 3 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.23%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (1.23%) MCSE
5 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.82%) ECDL
6 2 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.41%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.41%) ISEB
7 1 (0.41%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.06%) GDPR
2 4 (1.65%) SLA
3 2 (0.82%) PMO
4 1 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 42 (17.28%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.94%) BitLocker
3 7 (2.88%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.65%) ProxySG
6 3 (1.23%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.82%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.41%) Firmware
8 1 (0.41%) vCloud
8 1 (0.41%) XenApp
8 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 35 (14.40%) SCCM
2 9 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (2.47%) AirWatch
4 5 (2.06%) SCOM
5 2 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.41%) Ansible
6 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.41%) Icinga
6 1 (0.41%) Nagios
6 1 (0.41%) Puppet
6 1 (0.41%) WSUS
6 1 (0.41%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 49 (20.16%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.35%) VMware
3 12 (4.94%) Cisco
4 8 (3.29%) Google
5 5 (2.06%) AlienVault
5 5 (2.06%) Apple
5 5 (2.06%) Qualys
5 5 (2.06%) Symantec
6 4 (1.65%) Acronis
6 4 (1.65%) Blue Coat
6 4 (1.65%) Citrix
6 4 (1.65%) HP
6 4 (1.65%) Palo Alto
6 4 (1.65%) Sophos
7 3 (1.23%) LANDesk
7 3 (1.23%) McAfee
7 3 (1.23%) Pega
8 2 (0.82%) Altiris
8 2 (0.82%) AppSense
8 2 (0.82%) Juniper