The table below looks at the statistics for the Configuration Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Manager
Rank 193 207 216
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Manager 6 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.14% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.15% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £463 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +5.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £413 £393
% change year-on-year
-3.17% +5.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.44
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5432 6713 7230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.08% 92.61% 92.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3931 4902 5241
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £277 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 148 171
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.01 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.35 £32.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Configuration Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Manager in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Configuration Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Configuration Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Configuration Manager across the City of London region.

Configuration Manager Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Configuration Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Configuration Manager in their job title 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 with Configuration Manager in their job title.

1 14 (70.00%) Configuration Management
2 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) CMDB
3 6 (30.00%) Banking
4 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 5 (25.00%) Change Management
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 5 (25.00%) Java
5 4 (20.00%) SQL
5 4 (20.00%) .NET
5 4 (20.00%) J2EE
5 4 (20.00%) Ant
5 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
5 4 (20.00%) Linux
5 4 (20.00%) UNIX
5 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (20.00%) CMS
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle
5 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
5 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (20.00%) TeamCity
5 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (20.00%) Puppet
5 4 (20.00%) DevOps
6 3 (15.00%) Gerrit
6 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (15.00%) ITIL V2
6 3 (15.00%) vCloud

Configuration Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Configuration Manager in their job title 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 with Configuration Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (20.00%) CMS
2 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (15.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Ant
1 4 (20.00%) TeamCity
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.00%) Gerrit
2 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.00%) Mercurial
2 3 (15.00%) AnthillPro
2 3 (15.00%) JIRA
2 3 (15.00%) Maven
2 3 (15.00%) Subversion
3 2 (10.00%) ClearCase
3 2 (10.00%) CruiseControl
4 1 (5.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 6 (30.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
1 4 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) CMDB
2 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
1 4 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Configuration Management
2 7 (35.00%) ITIL
3 5 (25.00%) Change Management
3 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 4 (20.00%) DevOps
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL V2
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) SOA
5 3 (15.00%) ETL
6 2 (10.00%) Service Management
6 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
7 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity Management
7 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
7 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.00%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (15.00%) Python
3 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (10.00%) Perl
4 2 (10.00%) C
4 2 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) VB
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) BC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) vCloud
2 1 (5.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Puppet
2 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.00%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) VMware
2 3 (15.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) IBM
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.00%) Apple
4 1 (5.00%) Remedy
4 1 (5.00%) Perforce
4 1 (5.00%) Sybase