The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 26 29 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 5 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 2.34% 2.26% 5.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.60% 3.85% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£295 £424 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.38% -0.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £52.75 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
Configuration Management
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Derbyshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
139 156 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 64.95% 58.87% 55.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 86 38
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £74 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 14
Average hourly rate £10.00 £52.75 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.04% -12.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.94 £35.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £56.70 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby -3 3 £280 -33.92%
Configuration Management
East Midlands

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) VB
2 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
3 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) JUnit
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (40.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
1 4 (80.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) VB
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle