The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 30 36 40
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 21 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.38% 0.72% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.88% 1.06% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 1 7
Average daily rate
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£438 £425 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +32.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.80% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.85 £26.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+31.50% -33.75%
Configuration Management
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
430 189 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 89.58% 68.23% 73.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 90 168
Average daily rate £425 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £215 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 9
Average hourly rate £43.72 £22.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.28% -13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £14.50 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.00 £113.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -6 14 £425 - 1
Bedford - - - -
Dunstable - - - - 1
Configuration Management
East of England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 19 (61.29%) IIS
1 19 (61.29%) Windows
2 18 (58.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (54.84%) PowerShell
4 15 (48.39%) Git (software)
4 15 (48.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (48.39%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (48.39%) .NET
5 13 (41.94%) ASP.NET
5 13 (41.94%) VB
5 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (41.94%) Confluence
6 12 (38.71%) C#
7 11 (35.48%) ITIL
7 11 (35.48%) E-Commerce
7 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
7 11 (35.48%) TeamCity
8 10 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (32.26%) JIRA
9 9 (29.03%) Web Services
9 9 (29.03%) DevOps
10 7 (22.58%) FinalBuilder
10 7 (22.58%) CMDB
11 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
11 6 (19.35%) Log4Net
11 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
11 6 (19.35%) MSMQ
11 6 (19.35%) Puppet
12 5 (16.13%) MS Excel

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 19 (61.29%) IIS
2 13 (41.94%) Confluence
3 5 (16.13%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 18 (58.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) DHCP
1 5 (16.13%) FTP
1 5 (16.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (48.39%) Git (software)
1 15 (48.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (35.48%) TeamCity
3 10 (32.26%) JIRA
4 7 (22.58%) FinalBuilder
5 6 (19.35%) Log4Net
6 3 (9.68%) Artifactory
7 1 (3.23%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (16.13%) Publishing
2 3 (9.68%) Legal
2 3 (9.68%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Configuration Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Software Configuration Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Software Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Configuration Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Configuration Manager
5 3 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Environment Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Software Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Release Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Software Configuration Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (48.39%) .NET
2 13 (41.94%) ASP.NET
3 9 (29.03%) Web Services
4 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
4 6 (19.35%) MSMQ
5 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) CMDB
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (61.29%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) ITIL
1 11 (35.48%) E-Commerce
2 9 (29.03%) DevOps
3 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (12.90%) Service Management
5 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.45%) Data Governance
6 2 (6.45%) Build Automation
6 2 (6.45%) Release Management
6 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.45%) Data Validation
6 2 (6.45%) Validation
6 2 (6.45%) Change Management
6 2 (6.45%) Project Management
6 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.23%) RDF
7 1 (3.23%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) PowerShell
2 13 (41.94%) VB
3 12 (38.71%) C#
4 1 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (9.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (6.45%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) Data Quality
1 2 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (48.39%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (19.35%) Puppet
3 5 (16.13%) SCCM
3 5 (16.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Akamai
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle
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