Period
to 25 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Deployment Specialist was £263 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 July 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
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 825 903 858
Rank change year-on-year +78 -45 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Deployment Specialist 15 7 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.006% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.007% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 25
UK median daily rate £263 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £214 £275 £266
90th Percentile £395 £468 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £263 £300 £334
% change year-on-year -12.50% -10.11% -13.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
UK median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £14.50

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 90227 104434 107865
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.01% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 58501 67966 66791
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +1.01%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £233
90th Percentile £619 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2891 3103 4169
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.44 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76% +1.49%

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 25 July 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 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 25 July 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 +82 15 £263 -30.00% 1
London +27 8 £295 -34.44% 1
UK excluding London +60 7 £263 -12.50%
East Midlands - 3 £244 -
Midlands - 3 £244 -
North of England +72 2 £350 +16.67%
North West - 2 £350 -
South West - 2 £275 -

Deployment Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) VBScript
3 5 (33.33%) Migration
3 5 (33.33%) SCCM
4 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
4 4 (26.67%) .NET
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (26.67%) Google
4 4 (26.67%) G Suite
5 3 (20.00%) Office 365
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (20.00%) Citrix
5 3 (20.00%) C#
5 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) Finance
6 2 (13.33%) VMware
6 2 (13.33%) SSH
6 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (13.33%) WSUS
6 2 (13.33%) Java
6 2 (13.33%) SQL
6 2 (13.33%) VB
6 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
6 2 (13.33%) IIS
6 2 (13.33%) MySQL

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 (13.33%) Apache
1 2 (13.33%) IIS
1 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) G Suite
2 3 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) FTP
1 2 (13.33%) HTTP
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
1 2 (13.33%) SSH
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) NAS
2 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) DevOps
2 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (13.33%) IT Strategy
2 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (6.67%) Information Management
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (6.67%) ITSM
3 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) MVC
3 1 (6.67%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) SDLC
3 1 (6.67%) Server Building
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) VBScript
2 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) VB
4 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) ISA Server
3 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) WSUS
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.67%) Packer
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Google
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 1 (6.67%) Apple
5 1 (6.67%) BMC
5 1 (6.67%) EMC
5 1 (6.67%) IBM
5 1 (6.67%) McAfee
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp
5 1 (6.67%) Remedy