Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Deployment Engineer was £113 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 177 181
Rank change year-on-year +18 +4 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Deployment Engineer 22 7 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.44% 0.16% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.17% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 20
Scotland median daily rate £113 £155 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.42% +40.91% -13.73%
10th Percentile £100 £115 £88
90th Percentile £154 £246 £304
UK median daily rate £160 £238 £175
% change year-on-year -32.70% +35.86% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 1
Scotland median hourly rate £13.00 £43.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -69.77% +230.77% -
UK median hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +5.73% -1.64% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 4807 4087 5876
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.41% 94.74% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2746 2400 3042
Scotland median daily rate £388 £356 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.00% -2.60% -2.67%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £226
90th Percentile £531 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 120 124
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £22.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.08% -29.52% +31.00%
10th Percentile £11.24 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.05 £43.08 £49.10
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.81% - +9.09%

Deployment Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Deployment Engineer in Scotland

Deployment Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Deployment Engineer in Scotland

Deployment Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Deployment Engineer in Scotland over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Deployment Engineer in Scotland

Deployment Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Deployment Engineer in Scotland

Deployment Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 24 November 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
Glasgow +1 11 £120 -
Edinburgh -5 8 £120 -25.00% 1
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Scottish Borders - 2 £100 -
West Lothian - 1 £125 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 £100 -
Deployment Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Deployment Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring Deployment Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
3 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) Migration
4 3 (13.64%) Finance
4 3 (13.64%) Time Management
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
5 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
5 2 (9.09%) IBM
5 2 (9.09%) Firewall
5 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (9.09%) Juniper
5 2 (9.09%) DMZ
5 2 (9.09%) CCNA
5 2 (9.09%) Linux
5 2 (9.09%) Python
5 2 (9.09%) Perl
5 2 (9.09%) SAP
5 2 (9.09%) Fortinet
5 2 (9.09%) Network Design
5 2 (9.09%) Sourcefire
5 2 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (9.09%) iPad
5 2 (9.09%) M86 Security
5 2 (9.09%) Office 365

Deployment Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (9.09%) Apache Airflow
1 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) DMZ
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
1 2 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (4.55%) Skype
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 2 (9.09%) Driving Licence
1 2 (9.09%) iPad
2 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
4 2 (9.09%) Linux
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Migration
2 3 (13.64%) Time Management
3 2 (9.09%) Anomaly Detection
3 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) Network Design
4 1 (4.55%) Break/Fix
4 1 (4.55%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Perl
1 2 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) CCNA
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) FireEye
2 2 (9.09%) Fortinet
2 2 (9.09%) IBM
2 2 (9.09%) Juniper
2 2 (9.09%) Lancope
2 2 (9.09%) M86 Security
2 2 (9.09%) Rackspace
2 2 (9.09%) SAP
2 2 (9.09%) Sourcefire
3 1 (4.55%) Dell