The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 Management
Rank 11 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 6 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 7.14% - 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.09% - 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Average daily rate
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£469 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 - £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.63 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-16.17% +6.25%
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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 Croydon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
66 73 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 78.57% 78.49% 58.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 59 54
Average daily rate £430 £350 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% -12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Puppet
2 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (44.44%) DevOps
3 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 2000
3 3 (33.33%) SOA
3 3 (33.33%) SLA
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) SAN
3 3 (33.33%) Firmware
3 3 (33.33%) DMZ
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (33.33%) Middleware
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 3 (33.33%) Clustering
3 3 (33.33%) BladeLogic
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) Release Management
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) MS Project
5 1 (11.11%) MS Office

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Project
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) PaaS
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
1 3 (33.33%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) RSpec
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (11.11%) Administrator
1 1 (11.11%) Project Support Officer
1 1 (11.11%) Project Officer
1 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) Hardware Technician
1 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Firmware
1 3 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 2000
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) DevOps
2 3 (33.33%) SOA
2 3 (33.33%) Release Management
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Document Management
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Puppet
1 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (33.33%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) VMware