Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Deployment Specialist was £346 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 860 833 867
Rank change year-on-year -27 +34 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Deployment Specialist 18 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.024% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.025% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 6
UK median daily rate £346 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.44% -5.88% +30.77%
10th Percentile £120 £361 £311
90th Percentile £791 £495 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £120 £362 £360
% change year-on-year -66.80% +0.42% +10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 94,433 90,345 102,409
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.77% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 62,733 58,963 65,345
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £260 £253 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,782 3,196 3,879
UK median hourly rate £18.44 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.43% -5.26% +15.15%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +12.12%

Deployment Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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 8 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 6 months to 22 January 2018. 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 -6 17 £346 -13.44% 2
London -30 9 £500 +17.65%
UK excluding London 0 8 £120 -66.80% 2
North of England +43 7 £120 -
Yorkshire +14 6 £120 -
Midlands 0 1 £280 - 1
North West - 1 £413 -
East Midlands - 1 £280 -

Deployment Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows 7
2 7 (38.89%) Windows 10
3 6 (33.33%) HP
4 5 (27.78%) DevOps
5 4 (22.22%) Project Management
5 4 (22.22%) Migration
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL
6 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
7 2 (11.11%) Office 365
7 2 (11.11%) TeamCity
7 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
7 2 (11.11%) Degree
7 2 (11.11%) SCCM
7 2 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 2 (11.11%) HTML
7 2 (11.11%) Photoshop
7 2 (11.11%) Murex
7 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
7 2 (11.11%) Adobe
7 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (11.11%) CSS
7 2 (11.11%) Citrix
7 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
7 2 (11.11%) Content Management
7 2 (11.11%) CMS
7 2 (11.11%) Finance
7 2 (11.11%) Scrum

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 (11.11%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (5.56%) FileNet
2 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) BGP
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (5.56%) DHCP
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) DWDM
1 1 (5.56%) Extranet
1 1 (5.56%) HSRP
1 1 (5.56%) MPLS
1 1 (5.56%) Multicast
1 1 (5.56%) OSPF
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
1 1 (5.56%) Skype
1 1 (5.56%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (5.56%) VLAN
1 1 (5.56%) VPN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
1 1 (5.56%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.11%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) IBM UrbanCode
3 1 (5.56%) PVCS
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
2 1 (5.56%) Czech Language
2 1 (5.56%) German Language
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Polish Language
2 1 (5.56%) Publishing
2 1 (5.56%) Slovak Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) CSS
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (5.56%) PKI
1 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows 10
2 7 (38.89%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) DevOps
2 4 (22.22%) Migration
2 4 (22.22%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Content Management
4 2 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.56%) ERP
5 1 (5.56%) Investment Management
5 1 (5.56%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Statistics
5 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.56%) Python
1 1 (5.56%) Ruby
1 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.56%) CCDP
2 1 (5.56%) CCIE
2 1 (5.56%) CCIE Routing and Switching
2 1 (5.56%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) MCDST
2 1 (5.56%) MCP
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) BitLocker
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (5.56%) vSphere
2 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.56%) Icinga
2 1 (5.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (11.11%) Adobe
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix
2 2 (11.11%) Murex
3 1 (5.56%) Apple
3 1 (5.56%) Arista
3 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) F5
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) McAfee
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) MobileIron
3 1 (5.56%) QAD
3 1 (5.56%) Serena
3 1 (5.56%) VMware