Period
to 14 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Deployment Engineer was £135 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Deployment Engineer
England > North West
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 191 209
Rank change year-on-year +10 +18 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Deployment Engineer 39 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.65% 0.32% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.33% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 4
North West median daily rate £135 £175 £226
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.86% -22.65% +33.09%
10th Percentile £122 £143 £108
90th Percentile £400 £358 £465
England median daily rate £155 £150 £225
% change year-on-year +3.33% -33.33% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 2
North West median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £15.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.71% +11.23% -50.06%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.80 £14.27
90th Percentile £30.60 £26.90 £16.78
England median hourly rate £13.00 £16.25 £15.25
% change year-on-year -20.00% +6.56% +0.83%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
North West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5,679 5,404 6,146
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.67% 95.38% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,570 3,420 3,981
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £235 £250 £233
90th Percentile £575 £588 £556
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 341 257 214
North West median hourly rate £19.25 £19.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.28% +8.33% -10.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.04
90th Percentile £45.50 £48.75 £48.44
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.07% +3.89% -

Deployment Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured Deployment Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Deployment Engineer in the North West

Deployment Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Deployment Engineer in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Deployment Engineer in the North West

Deployment Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Deployment Engineer in the North West over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Deployment Engineer in the North West

Deployment Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Deployment Engineer in the North West

Deployment Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Deployment Engineer in the North West over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Deployment Engineer in the North West

Deployment Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Deployment Engineer within the North West region over the 6 months to 14 December 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
Manchester -5 23 £165 - 1
Cumbria - 7 £267 -
Cheshire -5 5 £180 -28.00%
Lancashire -17 3 £122 -
Merseyside - 1 £133 -
Deployment Engineer
England

Deployment Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, Deployment Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region featuring Deployment Engineer in the job title.

1 29 (74.36%) Windows
2 25 (64.10%) Windows 10
3 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
4 16 (41.03%) Windows 7
5 13 (33.33%) SCCM
5 13 (33.33%) Migration
6 9 (23.08%) NHS
7 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
8 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
8 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
8 6 (15.38%) Windows XP
9 5 (12.82%) Apple
9 5 (12.82%) Time Management
10 4 (10.26%) Finance
10 4 (10.26%) Cisco
11 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
11 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
11 3 (7.69%) Unix
11 3 (7.69%) EMC
11 3 (7.69%) NetApp
11 3 (7.69%) Brocade
11 3 (7.69%) System Testing
11 3 (7.69%) SRDF
11 3 (7.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 3 (7.69%) BitLocker
11 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
11 3 (7.69%) EMC VNX
11 3 (7.69%) EMC VMAX
11 3 (7.69%) SnapMirror
11 3 (7.69%) SnapVault

Deployment Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (5.13%) IIS
1 2 (5.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.13%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Firewall
1 2 (5.13%) HTTP
1 2 (5.13%) NAS
1 2 (5.13%) SMTP
1 2 (5.13%) SSL
1 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (2.56%) SMS
2 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Anaconda
1 1 (2.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) NHS
2 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.69%) Driving Licence
2 3 (7.69%) EMC VMAX
2 3 (7.69%) EMC VNX
2 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.56%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 29 (74.36%) Windows
2 25 (64.10%) Windows 10
3 16 (41.03%) Windows 7
4 6 (15.38%) Windows XP
5 3 (7.69%) Unix
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Migration
2 5 (12.82%) Time Management
3 3 (7.69%) Runbook
3 3 (7.69%) System Testing
3 3 (7.69%) Task Automation
4 2 (5.13%) Break/Fix
5 1 (2.56%) DevOps
5 1 (2.56%) High Availability
5 1 (2.56%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) CCNA
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) BitLocker
2 3 (7.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 3 (7.69%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 13 (33.33%) SCCM
2 3 (7.69%) SnapMirror
2 3 (7.69%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) Apple
3 4 (10.26%) Cisco
4 3 (7.69%) Brocade
4 3 (7.69%) EMC
4 3 (7.69%) NetApp
5 2 (5.13%) Google
5 2 (5.13%) IronPort
5 2 (5.13%) McAfee
5 2 (5.13%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.56%) Ivanti
6 1 (2.56%) Meraki