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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Deployment
England / London
Rank 383 390 406
Rank change year-on-year +7 +16  
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 23 50 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.23% 0.067%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.27% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 40 6
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £158 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £523 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £350 £300
% change year-on-year -12.85% +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £22.00 - £17.60
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 - £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 - £18.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.42% -22.22%  

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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 16580 18843 17272
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.16% 85.15% 82.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11924 13599 12137
Median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 194 245
Median hourly rate £31.92 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.86% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Software Deployment
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 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
City of London -3 2 - - 1
Bromley - 1 - -
Software Deployment
England

Software Deployment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 20 (35.71%) SQL
2 19 (33.93%) Windows
3 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 16 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 16 (28.57%) Finance
3 16 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (26.79%) SCCM
5 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (25.00%) .NET
6 13 (23.21%) Change Management
6 13 (23.21%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (19.64%) DevOps
8 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
9 9 (16.07%) MS Office
9 9 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (16.07%) Release Management
10 8 (14.29%) QA
10 8 (14.29%) PaaS
10 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (14.29%) Firewall
10 8 (14.29%) VMware
10 8 (14.29%) Citrix
10 8 (14.29%) DHCP
10 8 (14.29%) TCP/IP
11 7 (12.50%) C#
11 7 (12.50%) IaaS
11 7 (12.50%) Docker
11 7 (12.50%) Puppet
11 7 (12.50%) XenApp

Software Deployment
Top Related 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 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.36%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.57%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (3.57%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.79%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.79%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.79%) IIS
5 1 (1.79%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (16.07%) MS Office
2 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.79%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 16 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (23.21%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (14.29%) PaaS
4 7 (12.50%) IaaS
5 2 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.57%) Heroku
5 2 (3.57%) Office 365
5 2 (3.57%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.79%) G Suite
6 1 (1.79%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) DHCP
1 8 (14.29%) Firewall
1 8 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 6 (10.71%) DNS
2 6 (10.71%) LAN
3 5 (8.93%) WAN
4 3 (5.36%) VPN
5 2 (3.57%) IP Telephony
5 2 (3.57%) LDAP
5 2 (3.57%) Network Security
5 2 (3.57%) Skype
5 2 (3.57%) VoIP
6 1 (1.79%) 3G
6 1 (1.79%) MPLS
6 1 (1.79%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.79%) SSL
6 1 (1.79%) VLAN
6 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.79%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.79%) Big Data
3 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.79%) HBase
3 1 (1.79%) Impala
3 1 (1.79%) Power BI
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.57%) Artifactory
2 2 (3.57%) ClearCase
2 2 (3.57%) ClearQuest
2 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.57%) JIRA
2 2 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.79%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.79%) Hudson
3 1 (1.79%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.79%) MSI
3 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.79%) WiX
General
1 16 (28.57%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Banking
3 5 (8.93%) Games
4 1 (1.79%) Law
4 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (16.07%) Deployment Engineer
1 9 (16.07%) Release Manager
2 6 (10.71%) Architect
2 6 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (10.71%) Support Engineer
3 5 (8.93%) Project Manager
3 5 (8.93%) Software Deployment Engineer
3 5 (8.93%) Wintel Architect
4 4 (7.14%) Payments Architect
5 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (5.36%) Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Desktop Support
6 2 (3.57%) Deployment Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Service Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.00%) .NET
2 5 (8.93%) HTML
2 5 (8.93%) SAML
3 1 (1.79%) Cascading
3 1 (1.79%) CSS
3 1 (1.79%) CSS3
3 1 (1.79%) HTML5
3 1 (1.79%) jQuery
3 1 (1.79%) Kafka
3 1 (1.79%) Node.js
3 1 (1.79%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.36%) iPhone
2 3 (5.36%) Smartphone
3 2 (3.57%) Clustering
3 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.57%) Derivative
3 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.57%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.79%) EPoS
4 1 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.79%) iPad
4 1 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.79%) NHS
4 1 (1.79%) Replication
4 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.93%) Windows
2 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (10.71%) Linux
4 6 (10.71%) Windows 7
5 5 (8.93%) Windows 10
6 3 (5.36%) Apple iOS
6 3 (5.36%) Mac OS
6 3 (5.36%) Unix
6 3 (5.36%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.79%) VMS
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (23.21%) Change Management
3 11 (19.64%) DevOps
4 9 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (16.07%) Release Management
5 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
5 6 (10.71%) ITIL
5 6 (10.71%) TDD
6 5 (8.93%) Risk Management
6 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (7.14%) Data Privacy
7 4 (7.14%) High Availability
8 3 (5.36%) Data Architecture
8 3 (5.36%) Data Management
8 3 (5.36%) Data Mapping
8 3 (5.36%) Kanban
8 3 (5.36%) Operations Management
8 3 (5.36%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.36%) Project Management
8 3 (5.36%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.71%) SQL
2 7 (12.50%) C#
2 7 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.14%) C
3 4 (7.14%) Java
4 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.57%) Korn
5 2 (3.57%) Perl
5 2 (3.57%) Python
6 1 (1.79%) C++
6 1 (1.79%) Groovy
6 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.79%) Scala
6 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.79%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.79%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.79%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
3 1 (1.79%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.50%) Docker
2 7 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.50%) XenApp
3 2 (3.57%) LXC
4 1 (1.79%) HDFS
4 1 (1.79%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.79%) vCloud
4 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (26.79%) SCCM
2 7 (12.50%) Puppet
3 5 (8.93%) Ansible
3 5 (8.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (7.14%) Kubernetes
4 4 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (5.36%) SCOM
6 2 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (3.57%) Mesos
7 1 (1.79%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (1.79%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.29%) Citrix
2 8 (14.29%) VMware
3 5 (8.93%) HP
3 5 (8.93%) Symantec
4 4 (7.14%) Apple
5 3 (5.36%) Adobe
5 3 (5.36%) MobileIron
5 3 (5.36%) Oracle
6 2 (3.57%) Canon
6 2 (3.57%) Cisco
6 2 (3.57%) Google
6 2 (3.57%) Intel Security
6 2 (3.57%) Lotus
6 2 (3.57%) Mitel
6 2 (3.57%) Remedy
7 1 (1.79%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (1.79%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.79%) F5
7 1 (1.79%) Polycom