Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 550 532 530
Rank change year-on-year -18 -2 +28
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 85 60 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 40 42
London median daily rate £525 £439 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.73% +21.81% -15.29%
10th Percentile £205 £178 £154
90th Percentile £625 £600 £535
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +20.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 5
London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.29 £14.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.36% +13.13% -47.64%
England median hourly rate £20.00 £16.29 £14.40
% change year-on-year +22.77% +13.13% -29.76%

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 39,668 35,687 37,394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.61% 86.02% 84.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,976 25,669 26,661
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £310 £299
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +3.93% +1.88% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 403 425 457
London median hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% +6.95%
10th Percentile £13.60 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £54.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 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 -8 16 £470 +7.43% 7
East London -11 4 £613 +88.46% 2
West London -26 2 £225 - 4
South London -40 1 £475 -
North London - 1 £300 -
Software Deployment
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 46 (54.12%) Windows
2 31 (36.47%) Active Directory
3 26 (30.59%) Python
3 26 (30.59%) Finance
3 26 (30.59%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (27.06%) Microsoft
5 21 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (24.71%) SCCM
6 20 (23.53%) Office 365
6 20 (23.53%) VMware
6 20 (23.53%) Docker
6 20 (23.53%) Windows 10
7 19 (22.35%) DevOps
8 18 (21.18%) PowerShell
9 16 (18.82%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (18.82%) Firewall
9 16 (18.82%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (17.65%) ITIL
10 15 (17.65%) Windows 7
11 14 (16.47%) Windows Server
12 13 (15.29%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (14.12%) Java
13 12 (14.12%) Linux
13 12 (14.12%) Microsoft Azure
14 11 (12.94%) PaaS
15 10 (11.76%) High Availability
15 10 (11.76%) Git (software)
15 10 (11.76%) Kanban
15 10 (11.76%) SQL
15 10 (11.76%) 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 9 (10.59%) Cloud Foundry
1 9 (10.59%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (10.59%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.41%) Apache
3 7 (8.24%) Skype for Business
4 5 (5.88%) Apache Pig
4 5 (5.88%) Apache Spark
4 5 (5.88%) nginx
5 4 (4.71%) Confluence
5 4 (4.71%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (4.71%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.18%) Drupal
6 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.18%) IIS
6 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 26 (30.59%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (23.53%) Office 365
3 12 (14.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (12.94%) PaaS
5 9 (10.59%) Heroku
6 5 (5.88%) GitHub
6 5 (5.88%) OpenShift
6 5 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (4.71%) npm
7 4 (4.71%) Route 53
8 3 (3.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (2.35%) Amazon S3
9 2 (2.35%) Serverless
10 1 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (1.18%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.82%) Firewall
2 7 (8.24%) DNS
2 7 (8.24%) LAN
2 7 (8.24%) Skype
2 7 (8.24%) WAN
3 6 (7.06%) DHCP
3 6 (7.06%) SAN
3 6 (7.06%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.71%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (4.71%) IP Telephony
4 4 (4.71%) Network Security
4 4 (4.71%) VoIP
5 2 (2.35%) VPN
6 1 (1.18%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.18%) DMZ
6 1 (1.18%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.18%) Internet
6 1 (1.18%) SSL
6 1 (1.18%) VLAN
6 1 (1.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.06%) NoSQL
1 6 (7.06%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (7.06%) RDBMS
1 6 (7.06%) Relational Database
2 5 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (5.88%) Apache Hive
2 5 (5.88%) Big Data
2 5 (5.88%) Hadoop
2 5 (5.88%) HBase
2 5 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 5 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (4.71%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (4.71%) MySQL
4 3 (3.53%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.18%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 10 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.59%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.06%) TeamCity
4 5 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 5 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (4.71%) JIRA
5 4 (4.71%) Maven
5 4 (4.71%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (4.71%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (4.71%) Subversion
6 2 (2.35%) MSI
General
1 26 (30.59%) Finance
2 8 (9.41%) Back Office
3 7 (8.24%) Publishing
4 4 (4.71%) Banking
4 4 (4.71%) German Language
4 4 (4.71%) Marketing
5 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.35%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.35%) Front Office
6 2 (2.35%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.18%) Billing
7 1 (1.18%) French Language
7 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (21.18%) Desktop Support
2 15 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (11.76%) Analyst
4 9 (10.59%) WebOps Engineer
5 8 (9.41%) AWS DevOps
5 8 (9.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 8 (9.41%) AWS Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Support Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Junior
8 5 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Data Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Support Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.24%) .NET
2 5 (5.88%) CNTK
2 5 (5.88%) Kafka
2 5 (5.88%) Middleware
2 5 (5.88%) MXNet
2 5 (5.88%) Node.js
2 5 (5.88%) Software Packaging
2 5 (5.88%) TensorFlow
2 5 (5.88%) Theano
3 4 (4.71%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (4.71%) TIBCO EMS
3 4 (4.71%) Velocity
4 3 (3.53%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (2.35%) Web Services
6 1 (1.18%) CSS
6 1 (1.18%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (1.18%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (1.18%) LDAP
6 1 (1.18%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.18%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.41%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.24%) PKI
3 6 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.06%) SWIFT
3 6 (7.06%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.53%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.18%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.18%) Clustering
8 1 (1.18%) Fintech
8 1 (1.18%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.18%) Reinsurance
8 1 (1.18%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (1.18%) Smartcard
8 1 (1.18%) Tandem
8 1 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 46 (54.12%) Windows
2 20 (23.53%) Windows 10
3 15 (17.65%) Windows 7
4 14 (16.47%) Windows Server
5 12 (14.12%) Linux
6 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (5.88%) Unix
7 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (4.71%) Solaris
8 4 (4.71%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.35%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.18%) Android
10 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.18%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (22.35%) DevOps
3 15 (17.65%) ITIL
4 13 (15.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (11.76%) High Availability
5 10 (11.76%) Kanban
6 9 (10.59%) Load Balancing
6 9 (10.59%) Project Management
6 9 (10.59%) Web Operations
7 8 (9.41%) Migration
8 6 (7.06%) BCP
8 6 (7.06%) Open Source
8 6 (7.06%) Problem Management
9 5 (5.88%) Configuration Management
9 5 (5.88%) Machine Learning
9 5 (5.88%) MapReduce
9 5 (5.88%) Release Management
9 5 (5.88%) Scrum
10 4 (4.71%) Data Security
10 4 (4.71%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.59%) Python
2 18 (21.18%) PowerShell
3 12 (14.12%) Java
4 10 (11.76%) SQL
5 9 (10.59%) JavaScript
6 8 (9.41%) Perl
6 8 (9.41%) VBScript
7 4 (4.71%) C
7 4 (4.71%) Scala
8 2 (2.35%) Ruby
9 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.18%) C#
9 1 (1.18%) C++
9 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (18.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.88%) Degree
2 5 (5.88%) MCSE
3 4 (4.71%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (4.71%) Master's Degree
4 3 (3.53%) MCSA
5 1 (1.18%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.18%) CCA
5 1 (1.18%) CCNA
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.18%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.18%) MCITP
5 1 (1.18%) MCP
5 1 (1.18%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.18%) PMP
5 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.18%) RHCE
5 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) QA
2 4 (4.71%) GDPR
3 2 (2.35%) PMO
3 2 (2.35%) SLA
4 1 (1.18%) AS 2805
4 1 (1.18%) ISO 8583
4 1 (1.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (36.47%) Active Directory
2 20 (23.53%) Docker
3 16 (18.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (10.59%) VMware Workstation
5 7 (8.24%) BitLocker
5 7 (8.24%) vSphere
5 7 (8.24%) XenDesktop
6 5 (5.88%) Apache Flume
6 5 (5.88%) Hyper-V
7 3 (3.53%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.18%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 21 (24.71%) SCCM
2 10 (11.76%) Kubernetes
3 8 (9.41%) Ansible
4 5 (5.88%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (4.71%) AirWatch
5 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (3.53%) Mesos
7 2 (2.35%) Terraform
8 1 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (1.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (1.18%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 23 (27.06%) Microsoft
2 20 (23.53%) VMware
3 9 (10.59%) Citrix
4 5 (5.88%) Bloomberg
4 5 (5.88%) EMC
4 5 (5.88%) IBM
4 5 (5.88%) NetApp
4 5 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 5 (5.88%) Talend
5 4 (4.71%) Alteryx
5 4 (4.71%) Avaya
5 4 (4.71%) CommVault
5 4 (4.71%) Ivanti
5 4 (4.71%) Sonatype
5 4 (4.71%) TIBCO
6 3 (3.53%) Cisco
7 2 (2.35%) Polycom
7 2 (2.35%) Reuters
8 1 (1.18%) F5
8 1 (1.18%) Fujitsu