Period
to 21 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 560 541 519
Rank change year-on-year -19 -22 +43
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 77 46 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.13% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 33 65
London median daily rate £529 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.50% +2.27% +41.94%
10th Percentile £283 £255 £154
90th Percentile £629 £548 £528
England median daily rate £466 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +33.21% -12.50% +31.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.45% - -
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.17 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.23% -7.60% -22.22%

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 40,310 34,609 38,016
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.27% 86.27% 85.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,127 24,879 27,309
London median daily rate £500 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £644
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 553 381 428
London median hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +19.05% +12.90%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.70 £53.75 £51.07
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +8.70% +10.71%

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 April 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 April 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 -28 18 £525 +20.00% 9
East London 0 7 £563 +350.00% 3
South London -48 3 £650 -
West London -34 2 £225 -51.09% 3
North London - 1 £300 -
Software Deployment
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Software Deployment also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Software Deployment.

1 39 (50.65%) Microsoft
2 38 (49.35%) Windows
3 36 (46.75%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (38.96%) Active Directory
6 29 (37.66%) Python
7 28 (36.36%) SCCM
8 27 (35.06%) Docker
9 26 (33.77%) Windows 10
10 25 (32.47%) DevOps
11 24 (31.17%) Windows 7
11 24 (31.17%) Office 365
12 23 (29.87%) Finance
13 20 (25.97%) Firewall
13 20 (25.97%) Microsoft Certification
13 20 (25.97%) PowerShell
14 19 (24.68%) Microsoft Azure
15 17 (22.08%) PaaS
15 17 (22.08%) Citrix
15 17 (22.08%) VMware
16 16 (20.78%) Git (software)
16 16 (20.78%) PKI
17 14 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
17 14 (18.18%) Jenkins
18 13 (16.88%) Disaster Recovery
18 13 (16.88%) VMware Workstation
18 13 (16.88%) Apache
18 13 (16.88%) JavaScript
18 13 (16.88%) VBScript
18 13 (16.88%) Kanban

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 13 (16.88%) Apache
2 12 (15.58%) Apache Spark
2 12 (15.58%) Cloud Foundry
3 9 (11.69%) Apache Pig
4 4 (5.19%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (5.19%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.90%) Confluence
5 3 (3.90%) MS Exchange
5 3 (3.90%) nginx
6 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.30%) Drupal
7 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.30%) IIS
7 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 36 (46.75%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (31.17%) Office 365
3 19 (24.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (22.08%) PaaS
5 12 (15.58%) Heroku
6 8 (10.39%) OpenShift
7 4 (5.19%) Amazon S3
7 4 (5.19%) GitHub
7 4 (5.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (3.90%) IaaS
8 3 (3.90%) npm
8 3 (3.90%) Route 53
8 3 (3.90%) SaaS
8 3 (3.90%) Serverless
9 2 (2.60%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (1.30%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (1.30%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.97%) Firewall
2 5 (6.49%) DNS
2 5 (6.49%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (5.19%) DHCP
3 4 (5.19%) Internet
3 4 (5.19%) LAN
3 4 (5.19%) Network Security
3 4 (5.19%) Skype
3 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.19%) WAN
4 3 (3.90%) IP Telephony
5 2 (2.60%) SAN
5 2 (2.60%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.58%) NoSQL
2 11 (14.29%) Apache Hive
2 11 (14.29%) Big Data
2 11 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 11 (14.29%) HBase
2 11 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 11 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 10 (12.99%) MySQL
4 9 (11.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (3.90%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.60%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.60%) DB2
6 2 (2.60%) Impala
6 2 (2.60%) OLAP
6 2 (2.60%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (2.60%) Pentaho
6 2 (2.60%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 16 (20.78%) Git (software)
2 14 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 9 (11.69%) Visual Studio
3 9 (11.69%) Visual Studio Team System
4 8 (10.39%) Subversion
5 5 (6.49%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.90%) JIRA
6 3 (3.90%) Maven
6 3 (3.90%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (3.90%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 23 (29.87%) Finance
2 12 (15.58%) Publishing
3 8 (10.39%) Marketing
4 5 (6.49%) Banking
5 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.60%) Advertising
6 2 (2.60%) Front Office
6 2 (2.60%) Retail
7 1 (1.30%) Billing
7 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.30%) German Language
7 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (19.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (18.18%) Analyst
3 11 (14.29%) Data Engineer
3 11 (14.29%) WebOps Engineer
4 10 (12.99%) AWS Engineer
4 10 (12.99%) Desktop Support
5 9 (11.69%) AWS DevOps
5 9 (11.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) Big Data Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) Data Analytics Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (7.79%) Administrator
7 6 (7.79%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) SCCM Administrator
7 6 (7.79%) Support Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Python Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Technology Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.29%) Kafka
2 9 (11.69%) CNTK
2 9 (11.69%) MXNet
2 9 (11.69%) TensorFlow
2 9 (11.69%) Theano
3 8 (10.39%) Velocity
4 5 (6.49%) Software Packaging
5 4 (5.19%) Node.js
5 4 (5.19%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (3.90%) .NET
6 3 (3.90%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (2.60%) LAMP
7 2 (2.60%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (1.30%) CSS
8 1 (1.30%) Django
8 1 (1.30%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (1.30%) Web Services
8 1 (1.30%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (1.30%) XML
8 1 (1.30%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.78%) PKI
2 8 (10.39%) Computer Science
3 7 (9.09%) Algorithms
4 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.19%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (5.19%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.90%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.60%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.30%) Fintech
7 1 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.30%) Reinsurance
7 1 (1.30%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.30%) Tandem
7 1 (1.30%) User Experience
7 1 (1.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (49.35%) Windows
2 26 (33.77%) Windows 10
3 24 (31.17%) Windows 7
4 12 (15.58%) Linux
5 10 (12.99%) Windows Server
6 4 (5.19%) Mac OS X
6 4 (5.19%) Unix
7 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.90%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.30%) CentOS
8 1 (1.30%) Debian
8 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.47%) DevOps
3 13 (16.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (16.88%) Kanban
4 12 (15.58%) Data Science
4 12 (15.58%) High Availability
4 12 (15.58%) ITIL
4 12 (15.58%) Load Balancing
5 11 (14.29%) Analytics
5 11 (14.29%) Scrum
5 11 (14.29%) Web Operations
6 10 (12.99%) Data Security
6 10 (12.99%) Migration
7 9 (11.69%) Asset Management
7 9 (11.69%) Data Transformation
7 9 (11.69%) Machine Learning
7 9 (11.69%) MapReduce
7 9 (11.69%) Open Source
8 8 (10.39%) Data Architecture
8 8 (10.39%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (37.66%) Python
2 20 (25.97%) PowerShell
3 13 (16.88%) JavaScript
3 13 (16.88%) VBScript
4 12 (15.58%) SQL
5 10 (12.99%) Scala
6 9 (11.69%) C
6 9 (11.69%) Java
7 3 (3.90%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.60%) C++
8 2 (2.60%) HiveQL
8 2 (2.60%) Perl
8 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.60%) Ruby
8 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.30%) C#
9 1 (1.30%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (25.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.39%) Degree
2 8 (10.39%) Master's Degree
3 5 (6.49%) MCSA
3 5 (6.49%) MCSE
4 4 (5.19%) MCP
5 3 (3.90%) CEH
5 3 (3.90%) CISA
5 3 (3.90%) CISM
5 3 (3.90%) CISSP
6 1 (1.30%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.30%) CCNA
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.30%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.30%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.99%) GDPR
2 3 (3.90%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.90%) QA
3 2 (2.60%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.60%) PMO
4 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (38.96%) Active Directory
2 27 (35.06%) Docker
3 14 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (16.88%) VMware Workstation
4 13 (16.88%) XenDesktop
5 12 (15.58%) BitLocker
5 12 (15.58%) vSphere
6 9 (11.69%) Apache Flume
7 2 (2.60%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.30%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 28 (36.36%) SCCM
2 11 (14.29%) Kubernetes
3 7 (9.09%) Ansible
4 3 (3.90%) AirWatch
4 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (2.60%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (2.60%) Kibana
5 2 (2.60%) Mesos
5 2 (2.60%) Terraform
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.30%) Puppet
6 1 (1.30%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 39 (50.65%) Microsoft
2 17 (22.08%) Citrix
2 17 (22.08%) VMware
3 11 (14.29%) Talend
4 9 (11.69%) Red Hat
5 8 (10.39%) Alteryx
6 3 (3.90%) Adobe
6 3 (3.90%) Apple
6 3 (3.90%) CommVault
6 3 (3.90%) IBM
6 3 (3.90%) Sonatype
7 2 (2.60%) Cisco
7 2 (2.60%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.60%) EMC
7 2 (2.60%) NetApp
7 2 (2.60%) Oracle
7 2 (2.60%) Splunk
7 2 (2.60%) Tableau
8 1 (1.30%) Fujitsu
8 1 (1.30%) ServiceNow