Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 21 November 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 > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 352 336 330
Rank change year-on-year -16 -6 +5
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 26 42 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.25% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.31% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 26
South East median daily rate £298 £355 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.20% -11.80% +28.80%
10th Percentile £250 £149 £196
90th Percentile £469 £623 £575
England median daily rate £375 £400 £385
% change year-on-year -6.25% +3.90% +18.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 6
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -39.02% +46.43%
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.29 £17.99
% change year-on-year +7.43% -9.45% +7.60%

Software Deployment is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13933 13731 15560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.79% 82.58% 80.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8355 8291 9281
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £535
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 544 605
South East median hourly rate £22.75 £27.13 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.13% +2.36% +51.43%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.58 £48.75
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.74% +8.53% +18.42%

Software Deployment
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Deployment in the South East

Software Deployment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Deployment in the South East

Software Deployment
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Deployment in the South East over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Deployment in the South East

Software Deployment
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 Software Deployment in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Deployment in the South East

Software Deployment
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 Software Deployment within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 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
Thames Valley -11 17 £270 -23.94% 3
Buckinghamshire -15 10 £270 - 1
West Sussex -1 5 £425 +6.25%
Berkshire -8 5 £400 -9.09%
Oxfordshire +7 2 £425 - 2
Hampshire 0 1 £175 -50.70%
Surrey -24 1 - - 2
Middlesex - 1 £575 -
East Sussex - 1 £500 -
Software Deployment
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 South East region with a requirement for Software Deployment.

1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 14 (53.85%) SCCM
3 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
4 11 (42.31%) ITIL
4 11 (42.31%) Windows
4 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
4 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
5 10 (38.46%) McAfee
6 9 (34.62%) DV Cleared
7 6 (23.08%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (23.08%) Lumension
8 5 (19.23%) ITIL V3
8 5 (19.23%) Performance Management
8 5 (19.23%) BitLocker
8 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
8 5 (19.23%) HP
8 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (19.23%) MCSE
8 5 (19.23%) MCSA
8 5 (19.23%) DHCP
8 5 (19.23%) QA
8 5 (19.23%) Operations Management
8 5 (19.23%) Disk Encryption
9 4 (15.38%) Matrix Organization
9 4 (15.38%) Change Management
9 4 (15.38%) Release Management
9 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
9 4 (15.38%) SMS
9 4 (15.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 4 (15.38%) Software Delivery

Software Deployment
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 (7.69%) Apache
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) nginx
2 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) IaaS
2 1 (3.85%) PaaS
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) DHCP
2 4 (15.38%) SMS
2 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (3.85%) DNS
4 1 (3.85%) Firewall
4 1 (3.85%) SSL
4 1 (3.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MariaDB
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
1 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.85%) Ant
2 1 (3.85%) Hudson
2 1 (3.85%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) Maven
2 1 (3.85%) Subversion
2 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (3.85%) Banking
1 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) IT Manager
2 4 (15.38%) IT Services Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Service Manager
3 3 (11.54%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) SCCM Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Packager
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 2 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Azure DevOps
4 2 (7.69%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Developer
4 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared Application Packager
5 1 (3.85%) Information Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (3.85%) LAMP
1 1 (3.85%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
3 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 3 (11.54%) Linux
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.85%) Unix
5 1 (3.85%) VMS
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Disk Encryption
2 5 (19.23%) ITIL V3
2 5 (19.23%) Operations Management
2 5 (19.23%) Performance Management
3 4 (15.38%) Change Management
3 4 (15.38%) Matrix Organization
3 4 (15.38%) Process Architecture
3 4 (15.38%) Release Management
3 4 (15.38%) Software Delivery
3 4 (15.38%) Software Distribution
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) Change Control
4 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.85%) SIEM
5 1 (3.85%) Statistics
5 1 (3.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.85%) Ruby
3 1 (3.85%) Scala
3 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
1 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
2 9 (34.62%) DV Cleared
3 5 (19.23%) MCSA
3 5 (19.23%) MCSE
3 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
System Software
1 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) BitLocker
3 1 (3.85%) DFS Replication
3 1 (3.85%) Docker
3 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (53.85%) SCCM
2 6 (23.08%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (15.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (11.54%) Ansible
5 1 (3.85%) Galera Cluster
5 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 10 (38.46%) McAfee
3 6 (23.08%) Lumension
4 5 (19.23%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix
5 1 (3.85%) CommVault
5 1 (3.85%) CyberArk
5 1 (3.85%) Meridio
5 1 (3.85%) New Relic
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) Palo Alto
5 1 (3.85%) SAP
5 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.85%) Splunk
5 1 (3.85%) Varonis
5 1 (3.85%) VMware