The median contractor rate for a Deployment Specialist was £239 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 April 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 Specialist
UK
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 595 648 627
Rank change year-on-year +53 -21  
Contract jobs requiring a Deployment Specialist 9 5 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.009% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.009% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 16
Median daily rate £239 £425 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.82% +26.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £325 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £465 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £244 £300 £333
% change year-on-year -18.75% -9.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 43833 53144 53796
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.56% 95.10% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28465 34660 32613
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1448 1545 2147
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.98 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.13% +2.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year -2.77% +8.43%  

Deployment Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Deployment Specialist in the UK

Deployment Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Deployment Specialist in the UK

Deployment Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Deployment Specialist over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Deployment Specialist in the UK

Deployment Specialist
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Deployment Specialist in the UK

Deployment Specialist
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Deployment Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 25 April 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 +42 9 £239 -43.82% 2
London +30 5 £233 -48.33% 1
East Midlands - 3 £244 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £375 -
Westminster - 2 £233 -
Northampton - 2 £238 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £238 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £250 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £250 -
City of London - 1 £225 -

Deployment Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, Deployment Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (44.00%) Windows
3 9 (36.00%) SQL
4 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (28.00%) SCCM
6 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (24.00%) VBScript
6 6 (24.00%) ITIL
6 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
7 5 (20.00%) HP
7 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 5 (20.00%) VB
7 5 (20.00%) BladeLogic
7 5 (20.00%) Windows Vista
7 5 (20.00%) WSUS
7 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 5 (20.00%) Windows 8
7 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (20.00%) Patch Management
7 5 (20.00%) Security Patching
8 4 (16.00%) DevOps
8 4 (16.00%) Remedy
8 4 (16.00%) Service Management
8 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (12.00%) .NET
9 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
9 3 (12.00%) Python

Deployment Specialist 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 2 (8.00%) CICS
2 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) G Suite
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) GitHub
3 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) 3G
1 3 (12.00%) 4G
1 3 (12.00%) DWDM
1 3 (12.00%) LTE
2 2 (8.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.00%) NAS
3 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) DB2
2 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (4.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (4.00%) WCF
3 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) iPad
2 2 (8.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.00%) ASTM
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Vista
4 2 (8.00%) Debian
4 2 (8.00%) Linux
4 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.00%) Unix
4 2 (8.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) Patch Management
2 5 (20.00%) Security Patching
3 4 (16.00%) DevOps
3 4 (16.00%) Service Management
4 3 (12.00%) Migration
4 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (12.00%) Software Deployment
4 3 (12.00%) Time Management
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Microservices
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) VBScript
3 5 (20.00%) VB
4 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (12.00%) Python
5 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.00%) C#
6 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) Docker
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) SCCM
2 5 (20.00%) BladeLogic
2 5 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (20.00%) WSUS
3 2 (8.00%) CA Endevor
3 2 (8.00%) CA Service Virtualization
3 2 (8.00%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.00%) Packer
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) HP
3 4 (16.00%) Remedy
4 3 (12.00%) Google
4 3 (12.00%) IBM
5 2 (8.00%) CA
5 2 (8.00%) Citrix
5 2 (8.00%) Splunk
5 2 (8.00%) Syncsort
5 2 (8.00%) VMware
6 1 (4.00%) Apple
6 1 (4.00%) BMC
6 1 (4.00%) EMC
6 1 (4.00%) LANDesk
6 1 (4.00%) NetApp