The first table below looks at the demand for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedfordshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 36 23 35
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 9 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.05% 3.14% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 4.14% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 1
Average daily rate £325 £330 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +2.04%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
350 145 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 79.55% 75.92% 73.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 89 102
Average daily rate £425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £210 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 23
Average hourly rate £37.50 £19.39 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.39% -46.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.70 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Configuration Management
East of England

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Configuration Management across the Bedfordshire region.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Bedfordshire region.

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Luton -15 4 £313 -3.84% 4
Bedford -1 2 £400 -5.88% 2
Configuration Management
East of England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Configuration Management.

1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Service Management
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (55.56%) CMDB
3 4 (44.44%) assyst
4 3 (33.33%) Change Management
5 2 (22.22%) Validation
5 2 (22.22%) CMS
5 2 (22.22%) QA
5 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Data Governance
5 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
5 2 (22.22%) Data Validation
6 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
6 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (11.11%) Confluence
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (11.11%) Artifactory
6 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (11.11%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) JIRA
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) Log4Net
6 1 (11.11%) Programme Management

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Configuration Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) CMS
2 1 (11.11%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) Artifactory
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Log4Net
1 1 (11.11%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Configuration Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Application Development Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Software Configuration Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Development Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) MSMQ
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Service Management
3 3 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Validation
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Data Governance
4 2 (22.22%) Data Validation
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
5 1 (11.11%) CAD
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
1 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (11.11%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
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