Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Software Deployment skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Deployment over the 6 months to 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the 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.

Software Deployment
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 180 173
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7 -17
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 10 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.26% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.32% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
West Midlands median daily rate £295 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.25% -11.11% +125.00%
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +21.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 - £19.00
10th Percentile £14.00 - £15.12
90th Percentile £23.10 - £20.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £16.29 £14.40
% change year-on-year +22.77% +13.13% -29.76%

Software Deployment is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,871 4,436 4,033
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.64% 82.47% 81.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,457 2,683 2,267
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £245
90th Percentile £549 £550 £545
England median daily rate £450 £434 £425
% change year-on-year +3.72% +2.09% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 132 163
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.84 £21.22 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.63% +6.10% -10.51%
10th Percentile £11.46 £10.89 £10.97
90th Percentile £48.75 £42.06 £43.75
England median hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -6.00% +8.70% +15.00%

Software Deployment
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Software Deployment as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Software Deployment in the West Midlands

Software Deployment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Deployment in the West Midlands

Software Deployment
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Deployment in the West Midlands

Software Deployment
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Deployment within the West Midlands region 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
Wolverhampton -2 4 - -
Warwickshire +4 2 - -
Birmingham -6 2 £295 -18.62%
Herefordshire - 2 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £295 -
Software Deployment
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Software Deployment also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Software Deployment.

1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) SCCM
2 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (50.00%) WSUS
3 5 (50.00%) Fat Client
3 5 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
3 5 (50.00%) Wyse
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (50.00%) NetApp
3 5 (50.00%) Thin Client
3 5 (50.00%) Terminal Services
3 5 (50.00%) Symantec
3 5 (50.00%) McAfee
3 5 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 5 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 5 (50.00%) IBM
3 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (50.00%) SafeCom
3 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (40.00%) Line Management
4 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing

Software Deployment
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 5 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Build Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Network Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 5 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 5 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (20.00%) PKI
3 1 (10.00%) FMCG
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Line Management
2 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (20.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) SCCM
2 5 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (50.00%) SafeCom
2 5 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) IBM
2 5 (50.00%) McAfee
2 5 (50.00%) NetApp
2 5 (50.00%) Symantec
2 5 (50.00%) Wyse
3 1 (10.00%) Kaseya
3 1 (10.00%) Meraki