Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 August 2018 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 West
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 191 192
Rank change year-on-year -8 +1 +16
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 15 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.27% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.29% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 7
South West median daily rate £325 £175 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +85.71% -45.31% -
10th Percentile £180 £175 £310
90th Percentile £413 £357 £498
England median daily rate £376 £313 £400
% change year-on-year +20.16% -21.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
South West median hourly rate £45.00 - £22.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £14.22 £17.25
% change year-on-year +23.11% -17.59% -6.76%

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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,676 4,540 4,776
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 84.80% 83.36% 81.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,906 2,880 3,157
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £269 £250 £250
90th Percentile £563 £538 £560
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 188 267
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £39.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.80% +5.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £12.09 £12.79 £12.90
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.25 £48.00
England median hourly rate £21.33 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -11.15% +2.13% +9.05%

Software Deployment
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Deployment in the South West

Software Deployment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Deployment in the South West

Software Deployment
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Deployment in the South West over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Deployment in the South West

Software Deployment
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Deployment in the South West

Software Deployment
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 21 August 2018. 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
Wiltshire +12 8 £325 +8.33% 1
Bristol -22 2 £394 +125.00%
Gloucestershire - 2 £260 - 1
Devon +6 1 £188 -35.62%
Somerset - 1 £180 - 1
Software Deployment
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Software Deployment also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Software Deployment.

1 11 (73.33%) Windows
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (66.67%) SCCM
3 9 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (53.33%) Skype for Business
4 8 (53.33%) Office 365
4 8 (53.33%) QA
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (53.33%) Symantec
4 8 (53.33%) Skype
4 8 (53.33%) Customer Requirements
5 7 (46.67%) Application Packaging
6 6 (40.00%) Windows XP
7 5 (33.33%) MSI
8 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (20.00%) Break/Fix
9 2 (13.33%) SDLC
9 2 (13.33%) Application Discovery
9 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
9 2 (13.33%) Tech Ops
9 2 (13.33%) Degree
9 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
9 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
9 2 (13.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
9 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
9 2 (13.33%) MCDST

Software Deployment
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 8 (53.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (53.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Skype
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) VoIP
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MSI
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Desktop Support
2 4 (26.67%) Applications Packager
3 3 (20.00%) Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) MSI Packager
3 3 (20.00%) SCCM Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Software Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Active Directory Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Desktop Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Software Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Database Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Deployment Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Customer Requirements
2 7 (46.67%) Application Packaging
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Break/Fix
4 2 (13.33%) Application Discovery
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) SDLC
4 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Tech Ops
4 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) Network Management
5 1 (6.67%) Pair Programming
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (13.33%) VB
3 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
1 2 (13.33%) MCDST
1 2 (13.33%) MCP
1 2 (13.33%) MCSE
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
1 8 (53.33%) Symantec
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) SAP