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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 234 247
Rank change year-on-year +14 +13  
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 28 33 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.35% 0.35% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.43% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 1
Median daily rate £325 £500 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.00% +58.73%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £350 £308
% change year-on-year -12.85% +13.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.42% +12.90%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.25 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -30.00% -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 South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6471 7650 7815
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.69% 81.35% 79.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3756 4713 4313
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 268 281
Median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.20% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Software Deployment
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 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
Buckinghamshire +4 8 £310 -
Berkshire +21 6 £463 -7.50% 3
Surrey +2 6 £353 -35.90% 1
Hampshire +9 4 £320 +38.37% 1
West Sussex - 4 £350 -
Kent - 1 £305 -
Sussex - 1 £305 -
Software Deployment
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 34 (62.96%) Windows
2 30 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 29 (53.70%) SC Cleared
4 23 (42.59%) Windows Server
5 22 (40.74%) ITIL
6 19 (35.19%) HP
7 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
7 17 (31.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (31.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (29.63%) Active Directory
9 15 (27.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 15 (27.78%) SCCM
10 14 (25.93%) Windows 7
11 13 (24.07%) PowerShell
11 13 (24.07%) VMware
12 12 (22.22%) Intel Security
13 11 (20.37%) vSphere
13 11 (20.37%) VMware ESXi
13 11 (20.37%) Data Centre
14 10 (18.52%) Software Distribution
14 10 (18.52%) SMS
15 9 (16.67%) MS Office
15 9 (16.67%) Finance
15 9 (16.67%) Software Delivery
16 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (14.81%) Release Management
16 8 (14.81%) SLA
17 7 (12.96%) Dell
17 7 (12.96%) Blackberry

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 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.85%) IIS
2 1 (1.85%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) MS Office
2 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.70%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) PaaS
2 2 (3.70%) IaaS
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.52%) SMS
2 4 (7.41%) Firewall
3 3 (5.56%) Internet
4 2 (3.70%) 3G
5 1 (1.85%) DHCP
5 1 (1.85%) DNS
5 1 (1.85%) LAN
5 1 (1.85%) MPLS
5 1 (1.85%) Network Security
5 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.85%) VLAN
5 1 (1.85%) VPN
5 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Law
2 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (20.37%) Wintel Engineer
2 7 (12.96%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (12.96%) Analyst
3 6 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Server Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Applications Manager
5 4 (7.41%) Service Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Service Manager
5 4 (7.41%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.56%) Deployment Specialist
6 3 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) CSS
2 2 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.96%) Blackberry
2 7 (12.96%) Smartphone
3 5 (9.26%) iPad
3 5 (9.26%) iPhone
3 5 (9.26%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.70%) CMDB
5 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (62.96%) Windows
2 23 (42.59%) Windows Server
3 17 (31.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (31.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (25.93%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.41%) Windows 8
6 4 (7.41%) Windows Vista
7 3 (5.56%) Linux
8 2 (3.70%) AIX
8 2 (3.70%) Unix
9 1 (1.85%) Solaris
9 1 (1.85%) VMS
9 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) ITIL
2 10 (18.52%) Software Distribution
3 9 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.81%) Release Management
5 7 (12.96%) Service Delivery
6 6 (11.11%) Patch Management
7 5 (9.26%) Incident Management
7 5 (9.26%) Service Management
7 5 (9.26%) Time Management
8 4 (7.41%) Change Management
8 4 (7.41%) ITIL V3
8 4 (7.41%) Problem Management
8 4 (7.41%) Security Patching
9 3 (5.56%) Asset Management
9 3 (5.56%) Office Automation
9 3 (5.56%) Software Asset Management
9 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.56%) Test Management
9 3 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) PowerShell
2 5 (9.26%) SQL
2 5 (9.26%) VBScript
3 4 (7.41%) VB
4 2 (3.70%) C#
4 2 (3.70%) Python
5 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 30 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 29 (53.70%) SC Cleared
3 6 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (7.41%) MCTS
5 2 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (3.70%) MCITP
6 1 (1.85%) ISEB
6 1 (1.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) ISO 9000
2 2 (3.70%) QA
3 1 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.85%) ISO19770
System Software
1 16 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 11 (20.37%) VMware ESXi
2 11 (20.37%) vSphere
3 2 (3.70%) BitLocker
3 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.85%) Firmware
4 1 (1.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (27.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 15 (27.78%) SCCM
2 5 (9.26%) WSUS
3 4 (7.41%) BladeLogic
4 3 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (3.70%) SCOM
6 1 (1.85%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.85%) Puppet
6 1 (1.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (35.19%) HP
2 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
3 13 (24.07%) VMware
4 12 (22.22%) Intel Security
5 7 (12.96%) Dell
6 5 (9.26%) Altiris
7 4 (7.41%) Remedy
8 3 (5.56%) Citrix
8 3 (5.56%) ServiceNow
9 2 (3.70%) LANDesk
9 2 (3.70%) Lumension
10 1 (1.85%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (1.85%) Cisco
10 1 (1.85%) IBM
10 1 (1.85%) Progress
10 1 (1.85%) Qualys
10 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.85%) Snow
10 1 (1.85%) Sophos
10 1 (1.85%) Symantec
Staines, Middlesex
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