The median contractor rate for a Deployment Specialist was £240 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 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 Specialist
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 588 620 618
Rank change year-on-year +32 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Deployment Specialist 13 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.030% 0.006% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.006% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 5
Median daily rate £240 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £315 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £415 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £263 £338 £333
% change year-on-year -22.22% +1.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £14.50

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 40980 47134 47634
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.76% 95.05% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 26691 31127 30520
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 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1258 1393 1823
Median hourly rate £18.10 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +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 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Deployment Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Deployment Specialist in England

Deployment Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Deployment Specialist in England

Deployment Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Deployment Specialist in England over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Deployment Specialist in England

Deployment Specialist
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Deployment Specialist in England

Deployment Specialist
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 Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 27 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 +8 6 £240 -43.52%
East Midlands - 3 £244 -
North West - 2 £350 -
South West - 2 £275 -
Deployment Specialist
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Deployment Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 10 (47.62%) SCCM
4 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
4 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
4 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
4 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
4 8 (38.10%) VBScript
5 7 (33.33%) WSUS
6 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 6 (28.57%) SQL
6 6 (28.57%) ITIL
7 5 (23.81%) Migration
7 5 (23.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (23.81%) VB
7 5 (23.81%) HP
7 5 (23.81%) BladeLogic
7 5 (23.81%) Windows Vista
7 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (23.81%) Patch Management
7 5 (23.81%) Security Patching
7 5 (23.81%) Windows 8
7 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (19.05%) G Suite
8 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
8 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
8 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (19.05%) .NET
8 4 (19.05%) Remedy

Deployment Specialist 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 3 (14.29%) IIS
2 2 (9.52%) Apache
2 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) G Suite
2 3 (14.29%) Office 365
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) FTP
1 2 (9.52%) HTTP
1 2 (9.52%) SAN
1 2 (9.52%) SSH
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) NAS
2 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
2 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) WCF
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) ASTM
1 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
3 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 5 (23.81%) Windows 8
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Migration
2 5 (23.81%) Patch Management
2 5 (23.81%) Security Patching
3 4 (19.05%) Service Management
4 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 3 (14.29%) Software Deployment
4 3 (14.29%) Time Management
5 2 (9.52%) DevOps
5 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (9.52%) IT Strategy
5 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) Information Management
6 1 (4.76%) ITSM
6 1 (4.76%) MVC
6 1 (4.76%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) SOA
6 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) VBScript
2 6 (28.57%) SQL
3 5 (23.81%) VB
4 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
5 3 (14.29%) C#
6 2 (9.52%) Java
6 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.76%) C
7 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.76%) Python
7 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
1 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) ISA Server
3 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (47.62%) SCCM
2 7 (33.33%) WSUS
3 5 (23.81%) BladeLogic
3 5 (23.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.76%) Packer
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) HP
3 4 (19.05%) Google
3 4 (19.05%) Remedy
4 3 (14.29%) Citrix
5 2 (9.52%) VMware
6 1 (4.76%) Apple
6 1 (4.76%) BMC
6 1 (4.76%) EMC
6 1 (4.76%) IBM
6 1 (4.76%) McAfee
6 1 (4.76%) NetApp