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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 22 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 2.59% 4.88% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 6.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£160 £180 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.61 £34.93 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-26.67% -8.09%
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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
98 29 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 84.48% 70.73% 71.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 15 22
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £180 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chelmsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Chelmsford region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Management
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Mitel
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Validation

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Testing Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Change and Configuration Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Change Manager
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Management
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Mitel
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco