The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 25 June 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
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 519 531 502
Rank change year-on-year +12 -29  
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 61 96 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.24% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 54 54
Median daily rate £300 £363 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.24% -14.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £388 £400
% change year-on-year -21.29% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 9
Median hourly rate £13.11 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.18% -5.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £17.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.37 £21.50 £25.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.11 £18.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year -29.14% -8.64%  

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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36004 40667 41211
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.73% 83.47% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 23651 27315 26961
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 936 954 1137
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.53 £12.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.46 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Software Deployment
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

Software Deployment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Deployment in England

Software Deployment
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Deployment in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Deployment in England

Software Deployment
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Deployment in England

Software Deployment
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 Software Deployment within the England region over the 3 months to 25 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 -11 15 £300 -20.00% 6
South East +18 12 £413 +39.83% 4
North West +34 11 £325 -28.96% 1
South West +11 11 £175 - 2
West Midlands +26 7 £166 -25.28% 2
East of England -8 3 - - 3
East Midlands -11 2 £425 +1.19%
Software Deployment
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 England region with a requirement for Software Deployment.

1 72 (52.94%) Windows
2 53 (38.97%) Microsoft
3 48 (35.29%) Active Directory
4 47 (34.56%) SCCM
5 32 (23.53%) Windows Server
6 31 (22.79%) Security Cleared
7 30 (22.06%) Windows 7
8 29 (21.32%) SC Cleared
8 29 (21.32%) HP
9 28 (20.59%) VMware
10 25 (18.38%) Data Centre
11 23 (16.91%) VMware Infrastructure
11 23 (16.91%) McAfee
12 20 (14.71%) ITIL
13 19 (13.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 18 (13.24%) SQL
14 18 (13.24%) Release Management
14 18 (13.24%) Finance
14 18 (13.24%) Windows Server 2012
15 17 (12.50%) Software Delivery
15 17 (12.50%) PowerShell
15 17 (12.50%) SQL Server
16 16 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
16 16 (11.76%) Configuration Management
16 16 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (11.76%) Software Distribution
16 16 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
17 15 (11.03%) DevOps
17 15 (11.03%) DV Cleared
17 15 (11.03%) SMS

Software Deployment
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 11 (8.09%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.41%) IIS
2 6 (4.41%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.41%) Skype for Business
3 4 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (2.94%) IBM Notes
3 4 (2.94%) Site Server
4 2 (1.47%) JBoss
4 2 (1.47%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.74%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.74%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.74%) CMS
5 1 (0.74%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.09%) Office 365
3 8 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.68%) SaaS
5 2 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.47%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.47%) Yammer
6 1 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.74%) GitHub
6 1 (0.74%) Heroku
6 1 (0.74%) IaaS
6 1 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.03%) SMS
2 10 (7.35%) TCP/IP
3 9 (6.62%) Firewall
3 9 (6.62%) LAN
4 8 (5.88%) WAN
5 5 (3.68%) DHCP
6 4 (2.94%) IPsec
6 4 (2.94%) SAN
6 4 (2.94%) Skype
6 4 (2.94%) VPN
7 3 (2.21%) 3G
7 3 (2.21%) DNS
7 3 (2.21%) Internet
7 3 (2.21%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (2.21%) SSL
7 3 (2.21%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.47%) DMZ
8 2 (1.47%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.47%) LDAP
8 2 (1.47%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.74%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.74%) Big Data
5 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.74%) HBase
5 1 (0.74%) Impala
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (5.15%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.41%) JIRA
3 4 (2.94%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (2.21%) ClearCase
4 3 (2.21%) InstallShield
4 3 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.47%) Ant
5 2 (1.47%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.47%) ClearQuest
5 2 (1.47%) Hudson
5 2 (1.47%) Maven
5 2 (1.47%) MSI
5 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.47%) Subversion
6 1 (0.74%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.74%) CMake
6 1 (0.74%) Gradle
6 1 (0.74%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.74%) WiX
General
1 18 (13.24%) Finance
2 5 (3.68%) Banking
3 4 (2.94%) Games
4 2 (1.47%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.74%) Law
5 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (9.56%) Support Engineer
2 12 (8.82%) Analyst
2 12 (8.82%) SCCM Engineer
3 11 (8.09%) Deployment Engineer
4 10 (7.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (6.62%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (5.15%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (5.15%) Software Deployment Engineer
7 6 (4.41%) Architect
7 6 (4.41%) Desktop Support
8 5 (3.68%) AWS DevOps
8 5 (3.68%) Consultant
8 5 (3.68%) Project Manager
8 5 (3.68%) Windows Engineer
9 4 (2.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 4 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (2.94%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (2.94%) Office 365 Engineer
9 4 (2.94%) Support Analyst
9 4 (2.94%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.41%) .NET
2 4 (2.94%) HTML
2 4 (2.94%) SAML
2 4 (2.94%) Software Packaging
3 3 (2.21%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.21%) CSS
3 3 (2.21%) Java SE
4 2 (1.47%) REST
4 2 (1.47%) SOAP
4 2 (1.47%) Spring
4 2 (1.47%) Struts
5 1 (0.74%) .NET Core
5 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.74%) Cascading
5 1 (0.74%) CSS3
5 1 (0.74%) HTML5
5 1 (0.74%) jQuery
5 1 (0.74%) Kafka
5 1 (0.74%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.38%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.15%) Blackberry
4 6 (4.41%) Smartphone
5 4 (2.94%) Fat Client
5 4 (2.94%) iPhone
5 4 (2.94%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.21%) Clustering
6 3 (2.21%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.21%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (2.21%) IVR
6 3 (2.21%) User Experience
7 2 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.47%) CMDB
7 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.74%) EPoS
8 1 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.74%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 72 (52.94%) Windows
2 32 (23.53%) Windows Server
3 30 (22.06%) Windows 7
4 18 (13.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (8.82%) Linux
7 11 (8.09%) Windows 10
8 9 (6.62%) Windows 8
8 9 (6.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (4.41%) Mac OS
9 6 (4.41%) Unix
10 5 (3.68%) Apple iOS
10 5 (3.68%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.47%) CentOS
11 2 (1.47%) Debian
11 2 (1.47%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.47%) VMS
11 2 (1.47%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.74%) AIX
12 1 (0.74%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (14.71%) ITIL
2 18 (13.24%) Release Management
3 17 (12.50%) Software Delivery
4 16 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 16 (11.76%) Software Distribution
5 15 (11.03%) DevOps
6 11 (8.09%) Migration
7 10 (7.35%) Change Management
8 9 (6.62%) Patch Management
8 9 (6.62%) Service Delivery
9 8 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (5.15%) Asset Management
10 7 (5.15%) Problem Management
11 6 (4.41%) Service Management
11 6 (4.41%) Test Automation
12 5 (3.68%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (3.68%) Project Management
12 5 (3.68%) Security Patching
12 5 (3.68%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.24%) SQL
2 17 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 9 (6.62%) Bash Shell
4 8 (5.88%) Python
4 8 (5.88%) VBScript
5 7 (5.15%) VB
6 5 (3.68%) C
6 5 (3.68%) Java
7 4 (2.94%) Ruby
7 4 (2.94%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.21%) C#
9 2 (1.47%) C++
9 2 (1.47%) Groovy
9 2 (1.47%) Korn
9 2 (1.47%) Perl
9 2 (1.47%) PHP
10 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.74%) Scala
Qualifications
1 31 (22.79%) Security Cleared
2 29 (21.32%) SC Cleared
3 15 (11.03%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.47%) Degree
5 2 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.47%) MCITP
5 2 (1.47%) MCTS
6 1 (0.74%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.09%) SLA
2 3 (2.21%) QA
3 2 (1.47%) ISO 9000
3 2 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 19770
System Software
1 48 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 23 (16.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.35%) XenApp
4 9 (6.62%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (5.88%) Docker
6 7 (5.15%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (3.68%) Terminal Services
8 4 (2.94%) Hyper-V
8 4 (2.94%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (2.94%) vSphere
9 3 (2.21%) BitLocker
9 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (2.21%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (1.47%) KVM
10 2 (1.47%) LXC
11 1 (0.74%) HDFS
11 1 (0.74%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 47 (34.56%) SCCM
2 19 (13.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 11 (8.09%) WSUS
4 7 (5.15%) Ansible
4 7 (5.15%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (3.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (2.94%) BladeLogic
6 4 (2.94%) SafeCom
6 4 (2.94%) SCOM
6 4 (2.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (2.21%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (2.21%) Puppet
7 3 (2.21%) vCenter Server
8 2 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.47%) Packer
8 2 (1.47%) Terraform
9 1 (0.74%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.74%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.74%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.74%) Mesos
Vendors
1 53 (38.97%) Microsoft
2 29 (21.32%) HP
3 28 (20.59%) VMware
4 23 (16.91%) McAfee
5 13 (9.56%) Citrix
6 11 (8.09%) Symantec
7 6 (4.41%) Remedy
8 5 (3.68%) Apple
8 5 (3.68%) IBM
8 5 (3.68%) NetApp
9 4 (2.94%) Cisco
9 4 (2.94%) Lotus
9 4 (2.94%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.94%) Workday
9 4 (2.94%) Wyse
10 3 (2.21%) Canon
10 3 (2.21%) Lumension
10 3 (2.21%) MobileIron
10 3 (2.21%) ServiceNow
10 3 (2.21%) Splunk
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