The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 36 38 28
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 4 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.18% 1.88% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 2.30% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
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£363 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.22 £34.93 £37.75
% change year-on-year
-24.92% -7.48%
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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 Coventry region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
241 305 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 70.88% 81.99% 80.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 161 58
Average daily rate £370 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £246 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 42 21
Average hourly rate £22.75 £37.65 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.57% -0.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 6 (46.15%) GPRS
1 6 (46.15%) GSM
1 6 (46.15%) WCDMA
1 6 (46.15%) Nortel
1 6 (46.15%) Ericsson
1 6 (46.15%) 3G
1 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
1 6 (46.15%) 2G
1 6 (46.15%) Network Design
1 6 (46.15%) Huawei
1 6 (46.15%) Resource Management
1 6 (46.15%) Performance Management
1 6 (46.15%) HSPA
1 6 (46.15%) LTE
1 6 (46.15%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 6 (46.15%) 4G
1 6 (46.15%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (23.08%) Service Management
3 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) eTOM
3 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
3 3 (23.08%) Mapinfo
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Improvement

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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.

Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) GPRS
1 6 (46.15%) GSM
1 6 (46.15%) WCDMA
1 6 (46.15%) 3G
1 6 (46.15%) 2G
1 6 (46.15%) HSPA
1 6 (46.15%) LTE
1 6 (46.15%) 4G
1 6 (46.15%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Performance Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) RAN Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) RAN Performance Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) RF Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Radio Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior RAN Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Network Design
1 6 (46.15%) Performance Management
1 6 (46.15%) Resource Management
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Service Management
3 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 3 (23.08%) Network Management
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Improvement
3 3 (23.08%) eTOM
3 3 (23.08%) DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
5 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
5 1 (7.69%) Dependency Management
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
5 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) VB
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) WSUS
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Nortel
1 6 (46.15%) Ericsson
1 6 (46.15%) Huawei
1 6 (46.15%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Mapinfo
4 1 (7.69%) SAP