The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 30 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.

Software Deployment
North West / Manchester
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 100 94
Rank change year-on-year +18 -6  
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.38% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.13% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £545 £229 £208
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +137.99% +10.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £168 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £290 £282
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £350 £308
% change year-on-year -12.85% +13.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.25 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -30.00% -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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1066 1500 1265
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.51% 83.47% 77.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 906 675
Median daily rate £381 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.68% +3.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 23 27
Median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.77% +28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.00 £11.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Software Deployment
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Software Deployment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Deployment in Manchester

Software Deployment
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Deployment in Manchester over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Deployment in Manchester

Software Deployment
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Deployment in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Software Deployment.

1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) Citrix
1 5 (50.00%) Intel Security
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) WSUS
1 5 (50.00%) SCCM
1 5 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
1 5 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 4 (40.00%) Workday
2 4 (40.00%) Workday HCM
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (10.00%) Lotus
4 1 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Yammer
4 1 (10.00%) Skype
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (10.00%) Office 365
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune

Software Deployment
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
1 1 (10.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Skype
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Workday Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Workday Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Delivery Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Floorwalker
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Project Leader
4 1 (10.00%) SCCM Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Deployment Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Migration
1 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
1 5 (50.00%) SCCM
1 5 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Citrix
1 5 (50.00%) Intel Security
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Workday
3 1 (10.00%) Lotus