The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Business Desktop Deployment skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Desktop Deployment over the 3 months to 29 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.

Microsoft Business Desktop Deployment (BDD)
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 604 645 624
Rank change year-on-year +41 -21  
Contract jobs citing Business Desktop Deployment 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.006% 0.002%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.022% 0.060% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £625 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £550 £500
% change year-on-year - +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Business Desktop Deployment is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 4539 5011 4462
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.03% 9.31% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3049 3182 2654
Median daily rate £465 £450 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 135 172
Median hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £20.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.88% +12.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £37.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

Business Desktop Deployment
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Business Desktop Deployment as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Desktop Deployment in the UK

Business Desktop Deployment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Desktop Deployment.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Desktop Deployment in the UK

Business Desktop Deployment
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Desktop Deployment in the UK

Business Desktop Deployment
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Desktop Deployment within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England +47 1 £625 +13.63% 8
London +31 1 £625 - 4

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Desktop Deployment also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Business Desktop Deployment.

1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Pair Programming
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (33.33%) AppDynamics
2 1 (33.33%) Spring Boot
2 1 (33.33%) Security Patching
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) Push Notifications
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Business Development
2 1 (33.33%) Java SE
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) JSTL
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium

Business Desktop Deployment
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) SMS
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) HBase
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Agile Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Agile Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) DOM
1 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (33.33%) Java EE
1 1 (33.33%) Java SE
1 1 (33.33%) JAXB
1 1 (33.33%) JDBC
1 1 (33.33%) JPA
1 1 (33.33%) JSP
1 1 (33.33%) JSTL
1 1 (33.33%) Kafka
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) SAX
1 1 (33.33%) Servlets
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Coaching
1 2 (66.67%) Pair Programming
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Business Development
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Push Notifications
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Security Patching
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) MOM
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) AppDynamics
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk
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