The first table below looks at the demand for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon 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 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 Croydon 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 13 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 5.00% - 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.55% - 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
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£469 - £315
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 - £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 - £373
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
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
53 66 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 66.25% 76.74% 56.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 49 51
Average daily rate £430 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
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Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 5 (55.56%) SLA
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX
2 4 (44.44%) Clustering
2 4 (44.44%) BladeLogic
2 4 (44.44%) Release Management
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) SAN
2 4 (44.44%) Firmware
2 4 (44.44%) DMZ
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (44.44%) Middleware
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 2000
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) Puppet
3 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (33.33%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Samba
5 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 1 (11.11%) NetApp

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) PaaS
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
1 4 (44.44%) DMZ
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) IPsec
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) NAS
2 1 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (11.11%) FTP
2 1 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
2 1 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) RSpec
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Hardware Technician
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Project Support Officer
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Firmware
1 4 (44.44%) Clustering
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Windows 2000
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Release Management
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
4 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) BladeLogic
2 3 (33.33%) Puppet
2 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) F5
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) NetApp
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint