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 3 months to 30 April 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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 164 164
Rank change year-on-year +37 0  
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 5 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.18% 0.17% 0.051%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.21% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £548 £305 £115
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +79.50% +165.21%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £350 £388
% change year-on-year -12.85% -9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £16.17 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.38% -13.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.42% -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 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 2261 3301 3108
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 81.92% 82.03% 79.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1377 2043 1715
Median daily rate £400 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 94 143
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +1.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.18 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £47.91 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year - +18.03%  

Software Deployment
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +16 5 £548 +139.08%
Software Deployment
England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 4 (50.00%) Workday HCM
1 4 (50.00%) Workday
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Intel Security
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) German Language
3 1 (12.50%) Hindi Language
3 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
3 1 (12.50%) Office 365
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
3 1 (12.50%) Lotus
3 1 (12.50%) Yammer
3 1 (12.50%) Skype
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 10

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 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
1 1 (12.50%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Skype
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) German Language
2 1 (12.50%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Workday Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Help Desk Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Workday Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Delivery Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Floorwalker
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Deployment Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Migration
1 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
1 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Workday
2 2 (25.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (12.50%) Lotus