Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Deployment Engineer was £165 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Deployment Engineer
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 601 657 606
Rank change year-on-year +56 -51 -49
Contract jobs requiring a Deployment Engineer 281 238 297
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.24% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 131 161
UK median daily rate £165 £238 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.53% +35.71% -
10th Percentile £114 £100 £98
90th Percentile £458 £444 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £133 £155 £150
% change year-on-year -14.02% +3.33% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 52 73
UK median hourly rate £15.86 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -3.33% -1.64%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.75 £11.17
90th Percentile £18.70 £18.58 £19.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.13 £14.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year -2.59% -4.92% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97472 100409 109082
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.75% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64264 65451 69386
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2912 3320 4146
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.26 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.54% - +8.29%

Deployment Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Deployment Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Deployment Engineer in the UK

Deployment Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Deployment Engineer in the UK

Deployment Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Deployment Engineer over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Deployment Engineer in the UK

Deployment Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Deployment Engineer in the UK

Deployment Engineer
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Deployment Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
England +41 246 £170 -32.00% 13
UK excluding London +50 175 £133 -14.02% 9
London +21 95 £225 -18.18% 4
South East +6 46 £133 -54.04% 4
Midlands +24 30 £213 +80.85%
South West +6 26 £140 +40.39% 1
North of England +60 23 £165 +10.00% 2
Scotland +9 23 £110 -26.67%
West Midlands +21 22 £213 +84.78%
East of England -21 21 £133 +33.27% 2
North West +31 15 £173 -23.76% 1
East Midlands 0 7 - -
Yorkshire +25 6 £120 -20.00% 1
Wales +11 4 £133 -
North East +63 2 - -
Northern Ireland -41 2 £125 +25.00%

Deployment Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Deployment Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Deployment Engineer in the job title.

1 145 (51.60%) Windows
2 78 (27.76%) Security Cleared
2 78 (27.76%) Windows 10
3 73 (25.98%) SC Cleared
4 65 (23.13%) Migration
5 56 (19.93%) Office 365
6 54 (19.22%) Microsoft
7 48 (17.08%) Windows 7
8 44 (15.66%) Active Directory
9 38 (13.52%) SCCM
10 26 (9.25%) Finance
11 20 (7.12%) Microsoft Office
12 19 (6.76%) Time Management
13 18 (6.41%) Windows XP
14 15 (5.34%) Skype
15 14 (4.98%) Microsoft Azure
16 13 (4.63%) DHCP
17 12 (4.27%) Cisco
17 12 (4.27%) VMware
18 11 (3.91%) DNS
18 11 (3.91%) Microsoft Excel
18 11 (3.91%) PowerShell
18 11 (3.91%) BitLocker
19 10 (3.56%) Skype for Business
19 10 (3.56%) Application Packaging
20 9 (3.20%) Microsoft Intune
20 9 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
21 8 (2.85%) TCP/IP
21 8 (2.85%) VPN
21 8 (2.85%) ITIL

Deployment Engineer Skill Set
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 10 (3.56%) Skype for Business
2 6 (2.14%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.71%) Apache Airflow
3 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (0.71%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.36%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.36%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (7.12%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 56 (19.93%) Office 365
2 14 (4.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.85%) OneDrive
4 7 (2.49%) G Suite
5 5 (1.78%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.36%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.36%) iTunes
7 1 (0.36%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.34%) Skype
2 13 (4.63%) DHCP
3 11 (3.91%) DNS
4 8 (2.85%) Firewall
4 8 (2.85%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.85%) VPN
5 6 (2.14%) VLAN
5 6 (2.14%) WAN
5 6 (2.14%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (1.78%) Kerberos
6 5 (1.78%) LDAP
7 4 (1.42%) WLAN
8 3 (1.07%) Ethernet
8 3 (1.07%) LAN
8 3 (1.07%) VoIP
9 2 (0.71%) DMZ
9 2 (0.71%) Internet
9 2 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.71%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (0.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.36%) Big Data
1 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
1 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.07%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (0.71%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.36%) Ant
3 1 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.36%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.36%) Gatling
3 1 (0.36%) Hudson
3 1 (0.36%) JMeter
3 1 (0.36%) LoadUI
3 1 (0.36%) Maven
3 1 (0.36%) MSI
3 1 (0.36%) NuGet
3 1 (0.36%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.36%) Subversion
General
1 26 (9.25%) Finance
2 4 (1.42%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.07%) Advertising
3 3 (1.07%) Banking
4 2 (0.71%) Law
4 2 (0.71%) Marketing
5 1 (0.36%) Billing
5 1 (0.36%) Electronics
5 1 (0.36%) French Language
5 1 (0.36%) Games
5 1 (0.36%) Legal
5 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.36%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.71%) Web Services
2 1 (0.36%) .NET
2 1 (0.36%) Node.js
2 1 (0.36%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.36%) Velocity
2 1 (0.36%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 8 (2.85%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.49%) Handset
3 6 (2.14%) Data Centre
4 4 (1.42%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.07%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.07%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.07%) Thin Client
6 2 (0.71%) Clustering
6 2 (0.71%) iPad
6 2 (0.71%) Replication
6 2 (0.71%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.36%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.36%) CESG
7 1 (0.36%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.36%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.36%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.36%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.36%) PACS
7 1 (0.36%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.36%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 145 (51.60%) Windows
2 78 (27.76%) Windows 10
3 48 (17.08%) Windows 7
4 18 (6.41%) Windows XP
5 8 (2.85%) Windows Server
6 7 (2.49%) Linux
7 6 (2.14%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.78%) Android
9 4 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.71%) Unix
10 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (23.13%) Migration
2 19 (6.76%) Time Management
3 10 (3.56%) Application Packaging
4 8 (2.85%) ITIL
4 8 (2.85%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (2.14%) Identity Management
6 5 (1.78%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (1.78%) Data Migration
6 5 (1.78%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 5 (1.78%) Security Management
7 4 (1.42%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (1.42%) Change Management
7 4 (1.42%) Configuration Management
7 4 (1.42%) DevOps
7 4 (1.42%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (1.42%) Project Management
7 4 (1.42%) Release Management
8 3 (1.07%) Break/Fix
8 3 (1.07%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (1.07%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.91%) PowerShell
2 3 (1.07%) Python
3 2 (0.71%) C
3 2 (0.71%) Perl
4 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.36%) C#
4 1 (0.36%) C++
4 1 (0.36%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.36%) VB
4 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 78 (27.76%) Security Cleared
2 73 (25.98%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (2.85%) Degree
5 5 (1.78%) CCNA
5 5 (1.78%) MCP
6 4 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.42%) CCNP
6 4 (1.42%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.07%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (1.07%) MCSE
8 2 (0.71%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.71%) ECDL
8 2 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.36%) HND
9 1 (0.36%) ISEB
9 1 (0.36%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.78%) GDPR
2 4 (1.42%) SLA
3 2 (0.71%) PMO
3 2 (0.71%) QA
4 1 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 44 (15.66%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.91%) BitLocker
3 7 (2.49%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.42%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.71%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.71%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.36%) Firmware
7 1 (0.36%) vCloud
7 1 (0.36%) XenApp
7 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 38 (13.52%) SCCM
2 9 (3.20%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (2.14%) AirWatch
4 5 (1.78%) SCOM
5 2 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.36%) Ansible
6 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.36%) Icinga
6 1 (0.36%) Nagios
6 1 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.36%) Puppet
6 1 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.36%) WSUS
6 1 (0.36%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 54 (19.22%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.27%) Cisco
2 12 (4.27%) VMware
3 8 (2.85%) Google
4 6 (2.14%) Apple
4 6 (2.14%) HP
5 5 (1.78%) AlienVault
5 5 (1.78%) Qualys
6 4 (1.42%) Acronis
6 4 (1.42%) Blue Coat
6 4 (1.42%) Juniper
6 4 (1.42%) Palo Alto
6 4 (1.42%) Symantec
7 3 (1.07%) Citrix
7 3 (1.07%) Dell
7 3 (1.07%) Fortinet
7 3 (1.07%) LANDesk
7 3 (1.07%) McAfee
7 3 (1.07%) SAP
7 3 (1.07%) Sophos