Period
to 6 December 2019

The median contractor rate for a Deployment Engineer was £218 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 6 December 2019.

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
England > London
6 months to
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 414 480 545
Rank change year-on-year +66 +65 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Deployment Engineer 131 156 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.38% 0.33% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.35% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 106 67
London median daily rate £218 £178 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.54% -11.25% -27.27%
10th Percentile £125 £126 £114
90th Percentile £400 £559 £457
England median daily rate £165 £155 £160
% change year-on-year +6.45% -3.13% -31.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 23 19
London median hourly rate £16.23 £16.95 £18.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.28% -6.35% +2.64%
10th Percentile £12.04 £11.17 £10.40
90th Percentile £32.58 £34.95 £19.33
England median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £17.35
% change year-on-year +7.69% -25.07% +14.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 32,492 44,407 45,351
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.55% 94.85% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,290 32,119 32,940
London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £300 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £675 £663
England median daily rate £463 £458 £450
% change year-on-year +1.09% +1.67% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 474 614 554
London median hourly rate £21.78 £20.00 £20.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.90% -2.68% +7.42%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.75 £47.83
England median hourly rate £19.25 £18.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year +4.05% -1.07% +1.89%

Deployment Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Deployment Engineer in London

Deployment Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Deployment Engineer in London

Deployment Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Deployment Engineer in London over the 6 months to 6 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Deployment Engineer in London

Deployment Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Deployment Engineer in London

Deployment Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Deployment Engineer in London over the 6 months to 6 December 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Deployment Engineer in London

Deployment Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 6 December 2019. 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
Central London +58 29 £238 +64.08% 1
South London +49 7 £150 -37.92% 1
East London +30 6 £160 -59.75%
West London +23 1 £320 +82.86% 1
Deployment Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 December 2019, Deployment Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region featuring Deployment Engineer in the job title.

1 95 (72.52%) Windows
2 85 (64.89%) Windows 10
3 42 (32.06%) Migration
4 35 (26.72%) Windows 7
5 33 (25.19%) SCCM
6 32 (24.43%) Microsoft
7 20 (15.27%) Active Directory
7 20 (15.27%) Finance
7 20 (15.27%) Banking
7 20 (15.27%) Office 365
8 16 (12.21%) HP
9 15 (11.45%) LAN
10 14 (10.69%) Security Cleared
11 13 (9.92%) Dell
11 13 (9.92%) Public Sector
12 11 (8.40%) ITSM
13 10 (7.63%) Telecoms
13 10 (7.63%) Microsoft Excel
13 10 (7.63%) Data Migration
13 10 (7.63%) SC Cleared
14 9 (6.87%) VBA
14 9 (6.87%) OneDrive
15 8 (6.11%) Break/Fix
15 8 (6.11%) Microsoft Office
15 8 (6.11%) Time Management
15 8 (6.11%) PowerShell
16 7 (5.34%) Cisco
16 7 (5.34%) Ethernet
16 7 (5.34%) Data Centre
17 6 (4.58%) BPSS Clearance

Deployment Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 4 (3.05%) MS Exchange
1 4 (3.05%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (7.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (6.11%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.76%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 20 (15.27%) Office 365
2 9 (6.87%) OneDrive
3 4 (3.05%) Azure
4 2 (1.53%) G Suite
5 1 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.76%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.45%) LAN
2 7 (5.34%) Ethernet
3 6 (4.58%) Firewall
4 5 (3.82%) BGP
4 5 (3.82%) Junos
4 5 (3.82%) OSPF
4 5 (3.82%) SDH
4 5 (3.82%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.82%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (3.05%) DWDM
5 4 (3.05%) MPLS
5 4 (3.05%) Skype
5 4 (3.05%) Wireless
5 4 (3.05%) Wireshark
6 3 (2.29%) LTE
6 3 (2.29%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (2.29%) VPN
6 3 (2.29%) WAN
7 2 (1.53%) DHCP
7 2 (1.53%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (15.27%) Banking
1 20 (15.27%) Finance
2 13 (9.92%) Public Sector
3 10 (7.63%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.05%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.05%) Retail
5 2 (1.53%) Front Office
6 1 (0.76%) Electronics
6 1 (0.76%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.76%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.34%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.82%) User Experience
3 4 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.29%) Device Driver
4 3 (2.29%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.29%) Fibre Optics
5 2 (1.53%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.53%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.53%) Social Media
5 2 (1.53%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.76%) CMDB
6 1 (0.76%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.76%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 95 (72.52%) Windows
2 85 (64.89%) Windows 10
3 35 (26.72%) Windows 7
4 5 (3.82%) Windows 8
4 5 (3.82%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.29%) Linux
5 3 (2.29%) Unix
6 2 (1.53%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.76%) Android
7 1 (0.76%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.76%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (32.06%) Migration
2 11 (8.40%) ITSM
3 10 (7.63%) Data Migration
4 8 (6.11%) Break/Fix
4 8 (6.11%) Time Management
5 6 (4.58%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (3.82%) Asset Management
6 5 (3.82%) ITIL
6 5 (3.82%) Line Management
6 5 (3.82%) Service Management
7 4 (3.05%) Antivirus Management
7 4 (3.05%) Application Packaging
7 4 (3.05%) IT Strategy
7 4 (3.05%) Patch Management
7 4 (3.05%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (2.29%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (2.29%) Configuration Management
8 3 (2.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (2.29%) Network Design
8 3 (2.29%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.87%) VBA
2 8 (6.11%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.29%) Python
4 1 (0.76%) C
4 1 (0.76%) SQL
4 1 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (10.69%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.63%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.58%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (3.05%) CCNP
4 4 (3.05%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.29%) CCIE
5 3 (2.29%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.29%) JNCIE
5 3 (2.29%) JNCIP
5 3 (2.29%) RHCSA
6 2 (1.53%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.05%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (15.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.76%) Docker
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.76%) ProxySG
2 1 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 33 (25.19%) SCCM
2 4 (3.05%) WSUS
3 3 (2.29%) Nessus
4 2 (1.53%) MaaS360
4 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.76%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.76%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 32 (24.43%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.21%) HP
3 13 (9.92%) Dell
4 7 (5.34%) Cisco
5 5 (3.82%) Citrix
5 5 (3.82%) Juniper
6 2 (1.53%) Apple
6 2 (1.53%) Genesys
6 2 (1.53%) Polycom
6 2 (1.53%) Remedy
7 1 (0.76%) Aruba
7 1 (0.76%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.76%) Blue Coat
7 1 (0.76%) F5
7 1 (0.76%) Facebook
7 1 (0.76%) Google
7 1 (0.76%) NetScout
7 1 (0.76%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.76%) Sonus
7 1 (0.76%) Wyse