The median contractor rate for a Deployment Engineer was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 29 March 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
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 231 250 248
Rank change year-on-year +19 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Deployment Engineer 17 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.22% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.18% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 9
Median daily rate £275 £143 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +92.98% -10.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £78 £76 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £418 £339
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £153 £150
% change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Median hourly rate £17.39 £15.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.00% +22.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.11 £13.68 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.66 £16.83 £14.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.39 £15.25 £15.25
% change year-on-year +14.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7404 8887 9270
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.10% 95.11% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4201 5439 4953
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 384 451
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Deployment Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Deployment Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Deployment Engineer in the South East

Deployment Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Deployment Engineer in the South East

Deployment Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Deployment Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Deployment Engineer in the South East

Deployment Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Deployment Engineer in the South East

Deployment Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Hampshire +15 7 £78 -68.36%
Berkshire +29 3 £283 +64.00%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £350 -
Kent +9 1 £153 +38.63%
West Sussex +5 1 £150 - 1
Oxfordshire -7 1 - -
Deployment Engineer
England

Deployment Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 South East region featuring Deployment Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (47.62%) Windows
2 11 (26.19%) Migration
2 11 (26.19%) Windows 7
3 10 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
4 9 (21.43%) SCCM
5 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 5 (11.90%) MS Office
7 5 (11.90%) Windows 10
8 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
8 4 (9.52%) 4G
8 4 (9.52%) Data Migration
8 4 (9.52%) 3G
8 4 (9.52%) Cisco
9 3 (7.14%) VMware
9 3 (7.14%) ITIL
9 3 (7.14%) C
9 3 (7.14%) SQL
9 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
9 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
9 3 (7.14%) Degree
9 3 (7.14%) Mathematics
9 3 (7.14%) LTE
9 3 (7.14%) BitLocker
10 2 (4.76%) Driving Licence
10 2 (4.76%) WSUS
10 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (4.76%) Network Architecture
10 2 (4.76%) SCOM

Deployment Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (4.76%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.38%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Office
2 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) 3G
1 4 (9.52%) 4G
2 3 (7.14%) LTE
3 2 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (4.76%) DHCP
3 2 (4.76%) DNS
3 2 (4.76%) UMTS
3 2 (4.76%) VPN
3 2 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.38%) BGP
4 1 (2.38%) DWDM
4 1 (2.38%) Firewall
4 1 (2.38%) GSM
4 1 (2.38%) MPLS
4 1 (2.38%) OSPF
4 1 (2.38%) SNMP
4 1 (2.38%) SSL
4 1 (2.38%) TACACS
4 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Artifactory
1 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.38%) JIRA
1 1 (2.38%) Maven
General
1 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.38%) Back Office
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) J2EE
1 1 (2.38%) JRockit
1 1 (2.38%) Web Services
1 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.76%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Handset
3 1 (2.38%) iPad
3 1 (2.38%) iPhone
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) NHS
3 1 (2.38%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (47.62%) Windows
2 11 (26.19%) Windows 7
3 5 (11.90%) Windows 10
4 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.38%) Android
6 1 (2.38%) Linux
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Migration
2 4 (9.52%) Data Migration
3 3 (7.14%) ITIL
3 3 (7.14%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.76%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.38%) Application Packaging
5 1 (2.38%) Change Management
5 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 1 (2.38%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.38%) ITSM
5 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.38%) Patch Management
5 1 (2.38%) Release Management
5 1 (2.38%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.38%) Security Patching
5 1 (2.38%) Service Management
5 1 (2.38%) SOA
5 1 (2.38%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) C
1 3 (7.14%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.76%) VB
3 1 (2.38%) Java
3 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) SC Cleared
1 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.38%) CCNP
3 1 (2.38%) CCSA
3 1 (2.38%) CCSE
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) BitLocker
3 1 (2.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) SCCM
2 2 (4.76%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (4.76%) SCOM
2 2 (4.76%) WSUS
3 1 (2.38%) BladeLogic
3 1 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Cisco
3 3 (7.14%) VMware
4 2 (4.76%) Dell
4 2 (4.76%) HP
4 2 (4.76%) Lotus
4 2 (4.76%) NetApp
4 2 (4.76%) Nokia
4 2 (4.76%) Veritas
5 1 (2.38%) Avaya
5 1 (2.38%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.38%) Citrix
5 1 (2.38%) F5
5 1 (2.38%) Nokia Networks
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle
5 1 (2.38%) Remedy
5 1 (2.38%) Samsung
5 1 (2.38%) SAP
5 1 (2.38%) Wyse