The median contractor rate for a Deployment Engineer was £210 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 470 526 495
Rank change year-on-year +56 -31  
Contract jobs requiring a Deployment Engineer 140 128 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.25% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 81 77
Median daily rate £210 £250 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £100 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £440 £377
UK excluding London median daily rate £163 £180 £200
% change year-on-year -9.72% -10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 21 37
Median hourly rate £17.42 £13.50 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.05% -16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £18.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year +13.33% -7.40%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44656 51218 52310
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.87% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28833 33387 32903
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1389 1533 1989
Median hourly rate £18.10 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Deployment Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Deployment Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 June 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Deployment Engineer over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Deployment Engineer in the UK

Deployment Engineer
Top 30 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 3 months to 27 June 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 +15 112 £285 +5.55% 13
London +3 45 £299 +3.91% 5
South East +1 21 £285 -5.00% 2
Scotland +44 16 £110 -35.76%
South West +12 16 £175 +52.17% 1
North West +27 9 £163 +62.50% 2
Gloucestershire +19 8 - -
Buckinghamshire - 7 £488 - 1
Bristol +2 6 £175 - 1
City of London -2 6 £475 +6.74% 2
East of England -4 6 £133 +33.00% 1
Cheltenham - 6 - -
Edinburgh - 5 £120 -
High Wycombe - 5 £488 - 1
West Midlands +19 4 £388 +252.27% 2
Glasgow +10 4 - -
Surrey -6 4 £293 -6.40%
East Midlands -7 4 £110 -60.71%
North East +71 3 £163 +64.55%
Cheshire +23 3 £300 +200.00%
West Sussex +16 3 £150 -6.25%
Hampshire +3 3 £285 -5.00%
Essex -14 3 £133 +15.65%
Birmingham - 3 £388 - 2
Lincoln - 3 - -
Manchester - 3 £150 - 1
Kent - 3 £133 - 1
Lincolnshire - 3 - -
Berkshire +24 2 £149 -
Westminster +5 2 £190 -56.81%

Deployment Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 112 (48.28%) Windows
2 59 (25.43%) Security Cleared
3 54 (23.28%) SC Cleared
4 53 (22.84%) Windows 7
5 48 (20.69%) Migration
6 41 (17.67%) SCCM
7 38 (16.38%) Active Directory
8 35 (15.09%) Windows 10
9 26 (11.21%) Microsoft
10 17 (7.33%) HP
11 15 (6.47%) Office 365
12 14 (6.03%) Finance
12 14 (6.03%) TCP/IP
12 14 (6.03%) Microsoft Office
13 13 (5.60%) LAN
13 13 (5.60%) Google
14 12 (5.17%) Linux
14 12 (5.17%) G Suite
14 12 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (4.74%) Software Deployment
15 11 (4.74%) Windows Server
15 11 (4.74%) Cisco
16 10 (4.31%) Data Migration
16 10 (4.31%) PowerShell
16 10 (4.31%) Citrix
16 10 (4.31%) DHCP
16 10 (4.31%) SQL Server
17 9 (3.88%) C
17 9 (3.88%) VPN
17 9 (3.88%) Firewall

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 8 (3.45%) IIS
2 6 (2.59%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.29%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.86%) Apache
4 2 (0.86%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.86%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.86%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.86%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.43%) Confluence
5 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.43%) JBoss
Applications
1 14 (6.03%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.43%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.47%) Office 365
2 12 (5.17%) G Suite
3 4 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.72%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.86%) OneDrive
4 2 (0.86%) Yammer
5 1 (0.43%) iTunes
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.03%) TCP/IP
2 13 (5.60%) LAN
3 10 (4.31%) DHCP
4 9 (3.88%) Firewall
4 9 (3.88%) VPN
5 8 (3.45%) WAN
6 7 (3.02%) Skype
6 7 (3.02%) Wireless
7 6 (2.59%) DNS
8 5 (2.16%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (1.29%) BGP
10 3 (1.29%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (1.29%) IPv6
10 3 (1.29%) MPLS
10 3 (1.29%) NAS
10 3 (1.29%) OSPF
10 3 (1.29%) SAN
11 2 (0.86%) Network Security
11 2 (0.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.31%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.29%) MySQL
4 2 (0.86%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.29%) JIRA
2 2 (0.86%) Artifactory
2 2 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (0.86%) ClearCase
2 2 (0.86%) ClearQuest
2 2 (0.86%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.43%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.43%) Gatling
3 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.43%) Inno Setup
3 1 (0.43%) InstallAnywhere
3 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.43%) JMeter
3 1 (0.43%) LoadUI
3 1 (0.43%) MSI
3 1 (0.43%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.43%) WiX
General
1 14 (6.03%) Finance
2 5 (2.16%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.86%) Electronics
3 2 (0.86%) Manufacturing
3 2 (0.86%) Marketing
3 2 (0.86%) Retail
4 1 (0.43%) Advertising
4 1 (0.43%) Banking
4 1 (0.43%) Billing
4 1 (0.43%) French Language
4 1 (0.43%) German Language
4 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.43%) Law
4 1 (0.43%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.72%) Node.js
2 2 (0.86%) .NET
2 2 (0.86%) HTML
3 1 (0.43%) JSON
3 1 (0.43%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.43%) Web Services
3 1 (0.43%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.45%) Data Centre
2 6 (2.59%) Driving Licence
3 4 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (1.72%) EPoS
3 4 (1.72%) Virtual Team
4 3 (1.29%) Hedge funds
5 2 (0.86%) Clustering
5 2 (0.86%) Digital Signage
5 2 (0.86%) iPad
5 2 (0.86%) Social Media
5 2 (0.86%) Social Network
5 2 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.43%) BYOD
6 1 (0.43%) Fintech
6 1 (0.43%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.43%) Handset
6 1 (0.43%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.43%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 112 (48.28%) Windows
2 53 (22.84%) Windows 7
3 35 (15.09%) Windows 10
4 12 (5.17%) Linux
4 12 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (4.74%) Windows Server
6 9 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (2.59%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.72%) Unix
8 4 (1.72%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.86%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.43%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (20.69%) Migration
2 11 (4.74%) Software Deployment
3 10 (4.31%) Data Migration
4 9 (3.88%) Mathematics
5 8 (3.45%) Project Management
6 7 (3.02%) DevOps
6 7 (3.02%) ITIL
7 6 (2.59%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (2.16%) Asset Management
9 4 (1.72%) Configuration Management
9 4 (1.72%) Continuous Deployment
9 4 (1.72%) E-Commerce
9 4 (1.72%) Release Management
9 4 (1.72%) Software Engineering
9 4 (1.72%) Time Management
10 3 (1.29%) Break/Fix
10 3 (1.29%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (1.29%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (1.29%) Patch Management
10 3 (1.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.31%) PowerShell
2 9 (3.88%) C
3 7 (3.02%) VBScript
4 5 (2.16%) Java
5 4 (1.72%) SQL
6 3 (1.29%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.86%) C#
7 2 (0.86%) Korn
7 2 (0.86%) Perl
7 2 (0.86%) VB
7 2 (0.86%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.43%) C++
8 1 (0.43%) Python
8 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 59 (25.43%) Security Cleared
2 54 (23.28%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.16%) CTC Cleared
4 5 (2.16%) DBS Check
4 5 (2.16%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.72%) CCNA
5 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.29%) CCNP
6 3 (1.29%) Degree
6 3 (1.29%) MCP
7 2 (0.86%) JNCIA
7 2 (0.86%) MCSE
7 2 (0.86%) RHCT
8 1 (0.43%) CCSA
8 1 (0.43%) CCSE
8 1 (0.43%) HND
8 1 (0.43%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.29%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (1.29%) QA
2 2 (0.86%) PMO
2 2 (0.86%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (16.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.16%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.72%) ProxySG
3 4 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (0.86%) Docker
5 2 (0.86%) vSphere
5 2 (0.86%) XenApp
6 1 (0.43%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.43%) pfSense
6 1 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 41 (17.67%) SCCM
2 5 (2.16%) WSUS
3 4 (1.72%) AirWatch
4 3 (1.29%) Ansible
5 2 (0.86%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.43%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.43%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.43%) Puppet
6 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.43%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 26 (11.21%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.33%) HP
3 13 (5.60%) Google
4 11 (4.74%) Cisco
5 10 (4.31%) Citrix
6 9 (3.88%) Apple
7 8 (3.45%) Dell
8 7 (3.02%) VMware
9 5 (2.16%) Blue Coat
10 4 (1.72%) Altiris
10 4 (1.72%) LANDesk
10 4 (1.72%) Oracle
10 4 (1.72%) Polycom
10 4 (1.72%) Symantec
11 3 (1.29%) Juniper
11 3 (1.29%) Lotus
11 3 (1.29%) Pega
11 3 (1.29%) Remedy
11 3 (1.29%) Sun
12 2 (0.86%) Atlassian
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