Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 206 184 190
Rank change year-on-year -22 +6 +6
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 16 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.25% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.21% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 6
South West median daily rate £275 £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.52% +5.47% -20.00%
10th Percentile £134 £150 £236
90th Percentile £343 £538 £334
England median daily rate £344 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -23.61% +12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £110.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.09% - -
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £16.29
% change year-on-year -12.50% +22.77% +13.13%

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 5,464 4,348 4,408
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.68% 82.57% 82.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,505 2,712 2,928
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £283 £253 £232
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 177 290
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -11.43% -8.50%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.22 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.26 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.04% -2.07% +5.56%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 -31 7 £325 +8.33% 1
Cornwall - 6 £275 -
Bristol -10 2 - - 2
Devon -6 1 £188 -67.39%
Software Deployment
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 (68.75%) Microsoft
1 11 (68.75%) SCCM
2 10 (62.50%) Application Packaging
2 10 (62.50%) Windows
3 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
4 7 (43.75%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 6 (37.50%) Office 365
6 5 (31.25%) Windows XP
7 4 (25.00%) SLA
7 4 (25.00%) ITIL
7 4 (25.00%) Symantec
7 4 (25.00%) MSI
7 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 4 (25.00%) QA
7 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 4 (25.00%) Skype for Business
7 4 (25.00%) Skype
7 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
7 4 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
8 3 (18.75%) Change Management
8 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
8 3 (18.75%) Service Management
8 3 (18.75%) XML
9 2 (12.50%) CSS
9 2 (12.50%) HTML
9 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 2 (12.50%) VB
9 2 (12.50%) RESTful

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 4 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Skype
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MSI
2 1 (6.25%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (6.25%) Legal
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Applications Packager
1 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Active Directory Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) SCCM Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) MSI Packager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Software Project Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) Ajax
2 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 2 (12.50%) CSS
2 2 (12.50%) CSS3
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) HTML5
2 2 (12.50%) Ionic Framework
2 2 (12.50%) jQuery
2 2 (12.50%) Node.js
2 2 (12.50%) React
2 2 (12.50%) RESTful
2 2 (12.50%) Sass
2 2 (12.50%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Robotics
2 2 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 5 (31.25%) Windows XP
4 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Application Packaging
2 4 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Change Management
3 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
3 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
3 3 (18.75%) Service Management
4 2 (12.50%) API Development
4 2 (12.50%) API Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Availability Management
4 2 (12.50%) Break/Fix
4 2 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (12.50%) Web Development
5 1 (6.25%) Application Discovery
5 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 1 (6.25%) Network Management
5 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (6.25%) Server Management
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) VB
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) MCDST
1 1 (6.25%) MCP
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
1 4 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (68.75%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (6.25%) WMI
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Symantec
3 2 (12.50%) Ivanti
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle