Period
to 23 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Deployment Engineer was £225 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 470 525 545
Rank change year-on-year +55 +20 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Deployment Engineer 160 86 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.35% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.21% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 55 53
London median daily rate £225 £210 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -23.64% +4.76%
10th Percentile £133 £126 £120
90th Percentile £570 £438 £475
England median daily rate £160 £205 £235
% change year-on-year -21.95% -12.77% +11.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 9
London median hourly rate £16.75 £18.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.94% +28.57% +4.91%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.00 £10.40
90th Percentile £54.75 £18.70 £18.84
England median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -25.71% +20.69% -4.92%

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 42,708 41,772 42,659
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.62% 95.00% 95.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 30,877 30,020 30,613
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £305 £285
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 595 517 513
London median hourly rate £19.25 £21.00 £18.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +10.91% -0.34%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.52 £10.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +8.57%

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 23 September 2018.

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 23 September 2018.

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 23 September 2018. 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 +3 34 £385 +48.08% 1
West London -13 5 £310 +7.83%
North London - 4 £133 -
South London -36 3 £133 -3.78%
East London -21 2 £236 +47.66% 3
Deployment Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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 82 (51.25%) Windows
2 66 (41.25%) Windows 10
3 51 (31.88%) Migration
4 44 (27.50%) Security Cleared
5 37 (23.13%) SC Cleared
6 28 (17.50%) Windows 7
6 28 (17.50%) Finance
7 27 (16.88%) SCCM
8 25 (15.63%) Office 365
9 23 (14.38%) Active Directory
10 21 (13.13%) Microsoft
11 19 (11.88%) VMware
12 18 (11.25%) Banking
13 14 (8.75%) Cisco
13 14 (8.75%) Apple
13 14 (8.75%) PowerShell
14 13 (8.13%) Cisco Certification
15 11 (6.88%) CCNP
15 11 (6.88%) Linux
15 11 (6.88%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (6.25%) vSphere
16 10 (6.25%) DevOps
16 10 (6.25%) Python
16 10 (6.25%) DNS
16 10 (6.25%) Data Centre
17 9 (5.63%) TCP/IP
17 9 (5.63%) BGP
17 9 (5.63%) Blackberry
17 9 (5.63%) Jenkins
17 9 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure

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 6 (3.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 6 (3.75%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.88%) Confluence
2 3 (1.88%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.25%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.63%) Apache
4 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (3.75%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 25 (15.63%) Office 365
2 9 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.75%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (3.75%) Amazon ELB
4 6 (3.75%) Amazon S3
4 6 (3.75%) GitHub
5 5 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.63%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.63%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.25%) DNS
2 9 (5.63%) BGP
2 9 (5.63%) TCP/IP
3 8 (5.00%) DHCP
4 7 (4.38%) Firewall
4 7 (4.38%) VLAN
5 6 (3.75%) MPLS
5 6 (3.75%) OSPF
6 5 (3.13%) WAN
7 4 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (2.50%) LAN
7 4 (2.50%) Multicast
7 4 (2.50%) VPN
7 4 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.88%) DWDM
8 3 (1.88%) HTTPS
8 3 (1.88%) RSVP
8 3 (1.88%) VRRP
8 3 (1.88%) Wireless
8 3 (1.88%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.38%) MySQL
2 6 (3.75%) InfluxDB
2 6 (3.75%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (5.63%) Git (software)
1 9 (5.63%) Jenkins
2 8 (5.00%) Artifactory
3 6 (3.75%) Bitbucket
3 6 (3.75%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (1.88%) JIRA
5 2 (1.25%) Ant
5 2 (1.25%) Gradle
5 2 (1.25%) Maven
5 2 (1.25%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.63%) IBM UrbanCode
6 1 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.63%) Subversion
6 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 28 (17.50%) Finance
2 18 (11.25%) Banking
3 6 (3.75%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.13%) Corporate Banking
5 4 (2.50%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.88%) Front Office
7 1 (0.63%) Advertising
7 1 (0.63%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.63%) Electronics
7 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.63%) German Language
7 1 (0.63%) Legal
7 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.75%) Elastic Stack
1 6 (3.75%) Sensu
1 6 (3.75%) Spring Boot
2 3 (1.88%) .NET
3 1 (0.63%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.63%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.63%) Middleware
3 1 (0.63%) REST
3 1 (0.63%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.63%) Blackberry
3 6 (3.75%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (3.13%) CMDB
5 4 (2.50%) Replication
6 3 (1.88%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.88%) PKI
7 2 (1.25%) EPoS
7 2 (1.25%) NHS
7 2 (1.25%) Social Media
8 1 (0.63%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.63%) Eurex
8 1 (0.63%) Handset
8 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.63%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 82 (51.25%) Windows
2 66 (41.25%) Windows 10
3 28 (17.50%) Windows 7
4 11 (6.88%) Linux
5 5 (3.13%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.25%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.25%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.25%) Unix
6 2 (1.25%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.63%) Android
7 1 (0.63%) VMS
7 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (31.88%) Migration
2 10 (6.25%) DevOps
3 8 (5.00%) Application Packaging
3 8 (5.00%) Deployment Automation
3 8 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (4.38%) Load Balancing
5 6 (3.75%) Content Management
5 6 (3.75%) E-Commerce
5 6 (3.75%) Microservices
5 6 (3.75%) Time Management
6 5 (3.13%) ITIL
6 5 (3.13%) Project Management
7 4 (2.50%) Network Design
8 3 (1.88%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (1.88%) Configuration Management
8 3 (1.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 3 (1.88%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (1.88%) Network Virtualisation
8 3 (1.88%) Service Delivery
9 2 (1.25%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.75%) PowerShell
2 10 (6.25%) Python
3 8 (5.00%) Java
3 8 (5.00%) Perl
4 7 (4.38%) SQL
5 6 (3.75%) Ruby
6 4 (2.50%) VBScript
7 3 (1.88%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.25%) C
9 1 (0.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 44 (27.50%) Security Cleared
2 37 (23.13%) SC Cleared
3 13 (8.13%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (6.88%) CCNP
5 7 (4.38%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.50%) CCIE
6 4 (2.50%) CCNA
7 3 (1.88%) Degree
8 2 (1.25%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.25%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.63%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.63%) CCDP
9 1 (0.63%) CCSA
9 1 (0.63%) CISM
9 1 (0.63%) CISSP
9 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.25%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (14.38%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.25%) vSphere
4 7 (4.38%) VMware NSX
5 5 (3.13%) BitLocker
5 5 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.25%) XenApp
6 2 (1.25%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.63%) Docker
7 1 (0.63%) Firmware
7 1 (0.63%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (16.88%) SCCM
2 7 (4.38%) Puppet
2 7 (4.38%) vCenter Server
3 6 (3.75%) Kibana
3 6 (3.75%) logstash
3 6 (3.75%) Nagios
3 6 (3.75%) Pingdom
3 6 (3.75%) Terraform
3 6 (3.75%) Uchiwa
3 6 (3.75%) ZABBIX
4 5 (3.13%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (2.50%) WSUS
6 2 (1.25%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.63%) Ansible
7 1 (0.63%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.63%) Iperf
7 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.63%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 21 (13.13%) Microsoft
2 19 (11.88%) VMware
3 14 (8.75%) Apple
3 14 (8.75%) Cisco
4 6 (3.75%) Adobe
4 6 (3.75%) Citrix
4 6 (3.75%) hybris
4 6 (3.75%) New Relic
4 6 (3.75%) PagerDuty
5 5 (3.13%) CheckPoint
5 5 (3.13%) HP
6 4 (2.50%) Arista
6 4 (2.50%) MobileIron
6 4 (2.50%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.88%) Dell
7 3 (1.88%) F5
7 3 (1.88%) McAfee
8 2 (1.25%) IBM
8 2 (1.25%) Juniper
8 2 (1.25%) Oracle