Period
to 17 January 2020

The median contractor rate for a Deployment Engineer was £140 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 17 January 2020.

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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
17 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 99 - 83
Rank change year-on-year - +83 -
Contract jobs requiring a Deployment Engineer 8 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.56% - 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% - 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
Reading median daily rate £140 - £114
Berkshire median daily rate £128 - £114
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 1,325 1,364 1,178
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.79% 91.24% 93.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 773 754 739
Reading median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £188 £225 £255
90th Percentile £584 £588 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £430 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +1.18% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 29 34
Reading median hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +166.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £15.50 £10.85 £10.90
90th Percentile £82.50 £55.75 £41.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% +20.00% +3.45%

Deployment Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Deployment Engineer in Reading

Deployment Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Deployment Engineer in Reading

Deployment Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Deployment Engineer in Reading

Deployment Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 January 2020, 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 Reading region featuring Deployment Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows 10
2 4 (50.00%) Office 365
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) OneDrive
3 3 (37.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (37.50%) ITSM
3 3 (37.50%) System Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) SCCM
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall
5 1 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) VPN
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) EMC
5 1 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) SAN
5 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (12.50%) Symantec
5 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (12.50%) Sophos
5 1 (12.50%) Azure
5 1 (12.50%) AWS
5 1 (12.50%) HP SIM
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008

Deployment Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Office 365
1 4 (50.00%) OneDrive
2 1 (12.50%) AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) NAS
1 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
General
1 3 (37.50%) Pharmaceutical
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows 10
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) ITSM
2 3 (37.50%) System Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Runbook
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) HP SIM
2 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) EMC
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) Juniper
1 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
1 1 (12.50%) Sophos
1 1 (12.50%) Symantec
1 1 (12.50%) VMware