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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 23 18 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 4 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 2.76% 2.00% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 2.53% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Average daily rate
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£488 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £332 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.99% -5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.31 £20.59 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+71.54% -48.53%
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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
126 79 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 86.90% 79.00% 69.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 62 68
Average daily rate £450 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £523 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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
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 25 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Puppet
1 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) MS Project
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) Document Management
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) RSpec
4 1 (16.67%) PaaS
4 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) IaaS

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Project
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) RSpec
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Project Support Officer
1 1 (16.67%) Project Officer
1 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Document Management
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Puppet
1 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft