Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 6 months to 17 November 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
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 555 551 525
Rank change year-on-year -4 -26 +39
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 72 72 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.18% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 46 55
London median daily rate £425 £438 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +8.70% +4.55%
10th Percentile £184 £253 £296
90th Percentile £600 £594 £635
England median daily rate £340 £400 £385
% change year-on-year -15.00% +3.90% +18.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 11
London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.29 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.36% -1.27% -40.00%
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.29 £17.98
% change year-on-year +7.43% -9.40% +8.97%

Software Deployment is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40725 39072 39570
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.97% 86.26% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29617 28032 28294
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £669 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 402 477
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.89 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.79% +9.45% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.26 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.12% +6.80% +18.42%

Software Deployment
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Software Deployment as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Software Deployment in London

Software Deployment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Deployment in London

Software Deployment
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Deployment in London over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Deployment in London

Software Deployment
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Deployment in London

Software Deployment
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 Software Deployment within the London region over the 6 months to 17 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
Central London +4 15 £425 -2.86% 1
West London -3 2 £425 - 1
North London - 1 £300 -
Software Deployment
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 London region with a requirement for Software Deployment.

1 43 (59.72%) Windows
2 26 (36.11%) Active Directory
3 21 (29.17%) Finance
4 19 (26.39%) Python
5 17 (23.61%) VMware
6 16 (22.22%) Linux
7 14 (19.44%) Microsoft
7 14 (19.44%) Office 365
8 13 (18.06%) SCCM
8 13 (18.06%) PowerShell
8 13 (18.06%) Java
8 13 (18.06%) Firewall
8 13 (18.06%) Windows 10
9 12 (16.67%) Windows Server
9 12 (16.67%) ITIL
9 12 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (15.28%) DevOps
10 11 (15.28%) Data Centre
11 10 (13.89%) Docker
12 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
12 9 (12.50%) TCP/IP
12 9 (12.50%) Project Management
13 8 (11.11%) Back Office
13 8 (11.11%) MS Exchange
13 8 (11.11%) Perl
13 8 (11.11%) Skype for Business
13 8 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (11.11%) Kubernetes

Software Deployment
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 8 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 8 (11.11%) Skype for Business
2 6 (8.33%) Apache
3 5 (6.94%) nginx
4 4 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.17%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (4.17%) Confluence
5 3 (4.17%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.39%) IIS
6 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.44%) Office 365
2 12 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (5.56%) GitHub
4 4 (5.56%) PaaS
4 4 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (4.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (4.17%) Heroku
5 3 (4.17%) npm
5 3 (4.17%) Route 53
6 2 (2.78%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.78%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.39%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.39%) Dropbox
7 1 (1.39%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.06%) Firewall
2 9 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 8 (11.11%) Skype
4 6 (8.33%) DNS
4 6 (8.33%) LAN
4 6 (8.33%) SAN
4 6 (8.33%) WAN
5 5 (6.94%) DHCP
5 5 (6.94%) SSL
6 4 (5.56%) BIG-IP
6 4 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (5.56%) IP Telephony
6 4 (5.56%) Network Security
6 4 (5.56%) VoIP
7 2 (2.78%) VPN
8 1 (1.39%) DMZ
8 1 (1.39%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.39%) LDAP
8 1 (1.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 6 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (4.17%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.39%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.56%) TeamCity
2 3 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.17%) JIRA
2 3 (4.17%) Maven
2 3 (4.17%) MSI
2 3 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.39%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.39%) InstallShield
General
1 21 (29.17%) Finance
2 8 (11.11%) Back Office
3 4 (5.56%) Banking
3 4 (5.56%) German Language
4 3 (4.17%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.78%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.39%) French Language
6 1 (1.39%) Front Office
6 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (20.83%) Desktop Support
2 9 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 8 (11.11%) Analyst
4 6 (8.33%) Developer
4 6 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (6.94%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) Junior
5 5 (6.94%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) Engineering Specialist
6 4 (5.56%) Network Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.33%) .NET
2 5 (6.94%) Middleware
2 5 (6.94%) Node.js
2 5 (6.94%) Software Packaging
3 4 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (5.56%) TIBCO EMS
4 3 (4.17%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (2.78%) Web Services
6 1 (1.39%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.39%) CSS
6 1 (1.39%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (1.39%) React
6 1 (1.39%) Sass
6 1 (1.39%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.33%) SWIFT
2 6 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (6.94%) Clustering
4 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.39%) Fintech
5 1 (1.39%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.39%) iPhone
5 1 (1.39%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (1.39%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.39%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 43 (59.72%) Windows
2 16 (22.22%) Linux
3 13 (18.06%) Windows 10
4 12 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 7 (9.72%) Windows 7
6 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (6.94%) Unix
7 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (5.56%) Solaris
8 4 (5.56%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.78%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.39%) Android
10 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.39%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.67%) ITIL
2 11 (15.28%) DevOps
3 9 (12.50%) Project Management
4 8 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (9.72%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (8.33%) BCP
6 6 (8.33%) High Availability
6 6 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 5 (6.94%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (5.56%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.56%) Problem Management
8 4 (5.56%) Release Management
8 4 (5.56%) Security Monitoring
8 4 (5.56%) Software Distribution
9 3 (4.17%) Kanban
9 3 (4.17%) Load Balancing
9 3 (4.17%) SDLC
9 3 (4.17%) Test Scripting
9 3 (4.17%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.39%) Python
2 13 (18.06%) Java
2 13 (18.06%) PowerShell
3 8 (11.11%) Perl
4 7 (9.72%) SQL
5 5 (6.94%) Bash Shell
6 4 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.17%) VBScript
8 2 (2.78%) Ruby
9 1 (1.39%) C#
9 1 (1.39%) C++
9 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.39%) VB
9 1 (1.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (5.56%) MCSE
3 3 (4.17%) MCSA
3 3 (4.17%) RHCE
4 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.39%) CCA
5 1 (1.39%) Degree
5 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.39%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.39%) PMP
5 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) QA
2 3 (4.17%) AS 2805
2 3 (4.17%) ISO 8583
2 3 (4.17%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (36.11%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.89%) Docker
3 8 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.94%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.39%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.39%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (18.06%) SCCM
2 8 (11.11%) Kubernetes
3 6 (8.33%) Ansible
4 5 (6.94%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (5.56%) AirWatch
5 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (4.17%) Mesos
6 3 (4.17%) SCOM
7 2 (2.78%) Terraform
8 1 (1.39%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (1.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (1.39%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (1.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (23.61%) VMware
2 14 (19.44%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.94%) Bloomberg
3 5 (6.94%) EMC
3 5 (6.94%) IBM
3 5 (6.94%) NetApp
4 4 (5.56%) Avaya
4 4 (5.56%) CommVault
4 4 (5.56%) F5
4 4 (5.56%) HEAT Software
4 4 (5.56%) TIBCO
5 3 (4.17%) Cisco
5 3 (4.17%) Citrix
5 3 (4.17%) Sonatype
6 2 (2.78%) Polycom
6 2 (2.78%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.78%) Reuters
7 1 (1.39%) AppSense
7 1 (1.39%) Mitel
7 1 (1.39%) Splunk