The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 10 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 4.35% 3.70% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.71% 5.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£180 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £24.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £27.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+32.36% -25.67%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Chelmsford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chelmsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
35 40 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 76.09% 74.07% 57.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 26 16
Average daily rate £180 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £125 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

Configuration Management
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chelmsford 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) IBM Notes
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Lotus
2 2 (66.67%) X-Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) CMMI
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) Automotive
3 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
3 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) UML

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chelmsford 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 (66.67%) IBM Notes
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Build Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Lotus