Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 22 July 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
England > North West
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 229 231
Rank change year-on-year +42 +2 -80
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 15 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.26% 0.17% 0.092%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.21% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 5
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +32.74%
10th Percentile £275 £156 £185
90th Percentile £548 £525 £426
England median daily rate £305 £413 £388
% change year-on-year -26.06% +6.45% +31.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
North West median hourly rate £16.15 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.21% -13.33% -16.67%
England median hourly rate £14.22 £17.50 £18.85
% change year-on-year -18.77% -7.16% +30.00%

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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4672 6316 6074
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 81.84% 82.24% 79.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2866 3907 3442
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.58% +9.29%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £256
90th Percentile £538 £550 £556
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 206 272
North West median hourly rate £36.00 £29.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.08% +6.36% +23.94%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £53.00 £53.00 £57.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.64
% change year-on-year - +15.53% +5.56%

Software Deployment
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Software Deployment as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Software Deployment in the North West

Software Deployment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Deployment in the North West

Software Deployment
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Deployment in the North West over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Deployment in the North West

Software Deployment
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 Software Deployment in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Deployment in the North West

Software Deployment
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 Software Deployment within the North West region over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. 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 +12 10 £450 +47.54% 1
Cheshire +25 5 £300 -25.00%
Software Deployment
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 North West region with a requirement for Software Deployment.

1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Python
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) SCCM
3 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
3 4 (26.67%) Workday HCM
3 4 (26.67%) DevOps
3 4 (26.67%) Workday
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (20.00%) Patch Management
4 3 (20.00%) Network Management
4 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (20.00%) IPsec
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) Software Packaging
4 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (20.00%) IIS
4 3 (20.00%) Site Server
4 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (13.33%) Debian
5 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (13.33%) VPN
5 2 (13.33%) SQL

Software Deployment
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 3 (20.00%) IIS
1 3 (20.00%) Site Server
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (13.33%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) IPsec
2 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) DMZ
3 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) NAS
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (6.67%) Bitbucket
3 1 (6.67%) CMake
3 1 (6.67%) Gradle
3 1 (6.67%) InstallShield
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (6.67%) TestComplete
3 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) WiX
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Workday Manager
2 2 (13.33%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Workday Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Build Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Delivery Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Lead Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Project Leader
3 1 (6.67%) SCCM Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Software Packaging
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (13.33%) CentOS
4 2 (13.33%) Debian
4 2 (13.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) DevOps
2 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Network Management
2 3 (20.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Analytics
3 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.67%) Data Analytics
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
1 4 (26.67%) Python
2 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (13.33%) Ruby
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) C++
4 1 (6.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Docker
2 2 (13.33%) KVM
2 2 (13.33%) LXC
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) VirtualBox
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) Ansible
2 2 (13.33%) Packer
2 2 (13.33%) Terraform
3 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (26.67%) Workday
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Atlassian
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Symantec