The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Coventry region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 35 25 40
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.90% 1.66% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 2.08% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £359
% change year-on-year
+5.10% -7.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
294 192 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 79.89% 79.67% 71.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 57 124
Average daily rate £375 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 19 14
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.99 £28.50 £16.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Configuration Management
West Midlands

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 1 August 2014, 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 (66.67%) Perl
1 6 (66.67%) PHP
1 6 (66.67%) Python
1 6 (66.67%) Nagios
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (66.67%) Puppet
1 6 (66.67%) Scala
1 6 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Clustering
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) Atlassian
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Process Server
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 1 (11.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Project Officer
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Perl
1 6 (66.67%) PHP
1 6 (66.67%) Python
1 6 (66.67%) Scala
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) Nagios
1 6 (66.67%) Puppet
1 6 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) VMware
1 1 (11.11%) Atlassian
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Citrix
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle