Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 185 204
Rank change year-on-year +5 +19 -3
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 13 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.26% 0.25% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.30% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 3
South West median daily rate £325 £175 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +85.71% -65.00% -
10th Percentile £181 £175 £400
90th Percentile £481 £312 £545
England median daily rate £425 £316 £413
% change year-on-year +34.39% -23.33% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
South West median hourly rate - - £31.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +40.00% -28.57% -18.03%

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 4,090 4,339 4,764
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.85% 83.04% 81.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,457 2,804 3,154
South West median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33% -1.32%
10th Percentile £269 £247 £255
90th Percentile £563 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 205 248
South West median hourly rate £36.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.75% - +22.93%
10th Percentile £11.40 £14.13 £14.39
90th Percentile £48.75 £53.75 £52.33
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 - 5 £325 -
Bristol -9 3 £413 +135.71%
Gloucestershire - 2 £260 -
Somerset - 2 £185 - 1
Dorset -6 1 £475 -
Software Deployment
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 8 (61.54%) Windows
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) SCCM
3 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
4 5 (38.46%) Skype for Business
4 5 (38.46%) Office 365
4 5 (38.46%) Skype
4 5 (38.46%) QA
4 5 (38.46%) Symantec
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
5 4 (30.77%) Application Packaging
6 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
6 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) MSI
7 2 (15.38%) Project Management
7 2 (15.38%) Citrix
7 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
7 2 (15.38%) VoIP
7 2 (15.38%) VPN
7 2 (15.38%) Finance
7 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (15.38%) SDLC
7 2 (15.38%) Software Packaging
7 2 (15.38%) Software Audit
8 1 (7.69%) PMO

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 5 (38.46%) Skype for Business
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Skype
2 2 (15.38%) VoIP
2 2 (15.38%) VPN
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MSI
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Desktop Support
2 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Software Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Software Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Packager
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) MSI Packager
3 2 (15.38%) SCCM Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Implementation Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) PMO Lead
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) iPad
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (30.77%) Application Packaging
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 2 (15.38%) Software Audit
5 1 (7.69%) Application Discovery
5 1 (7.69%) Break/Fix
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Kanban
5 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) DBS Check
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) MCDST
2 1 (7.69%) MCP
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
1 5 (38.46%) Symantec
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) SAP