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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 14 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 4.90% 2.78% 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.33% 3.61% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £410 £436
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £27.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+32.36% -25.67%
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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
79 83 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 77.45% 76.85% 72.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 60 50
Average daily rate £413 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £15.96 £21.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) MS Office
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (36.36%) DevOps
3 4 (36.36%) Puppet
4 3 (27.27%) Project Planning
4 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
4 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
4 3 (27.27%) SOA
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (27.27%) Service Management
4 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) Banking
5 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) MS Project
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (9.09%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Project
3 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) PerformancePoint
1 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) RSpec
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Service Manager
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (9.09%) Project Support Officer
2 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
2 1 (9.09%) Services Delivery Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Project Officer
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) DBA
2 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) SOA
3 3 (27.27%) Service Management
3 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) Project Planning
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Change Control
5 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
5 1 (9.09%) Service Continuity Management
5 1 (9.09%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 1 (9.09%) Release Management
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Security Management
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Puppet
1 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft