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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 35 44 28
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 6 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.57% 1.96% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 2.40% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 1
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£190 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £35.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-23.34% -7.89%
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
311 417 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 81.20% 81.76% 63.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 278 75
Average daily rate £425 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 5
Average hourly rate £51.30 £26.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.30% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015. 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 +7 2 £403 -5.29%
Dunstable 0 2 £190 -23.23% 1
Configuration Management
East of England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Change Control
3 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (21.43%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (21.43%) SDLC
4 2 (14.29%) Confluence
4 2 (14.29%) CMDB
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) MCSA
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 2 (14.29%) DHCP
4 2 (14.29%) DNS
4 2 (14.29%) SLA
4 2 (14.29%) Local Government
4 2 (14.29%) MCITP
4 2 (14.29%) Retail
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) JIRA

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) Confluence
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (7.14%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DHCP
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) VLAN
2 1 (7.14%) SNMP
2 1 (7.14%) Broadband
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
1 2 (14.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) PMO Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Configuration Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Installation Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Build Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Software Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Process Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Report Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (14.29%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Change Control
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
3 3 (21.43%) SDLC
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Network Management
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
5 1 (7.14%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (7.14%) Office Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (14.29%) MCITP
1 2 (14.29%) MCSA
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (7.14%) HNC
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
1 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (7.14%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) Citrix
1 2 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) LANDesk
2 1 (7.14%) Atlassian
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco