The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 29 38 26
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 5 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 2.16% 0.38% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 0.46% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Average daily rate
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£500 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
Configuration Management
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
179 217 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 77.16% 82.51% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 110 89
Average daily rate £375 £363 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 3
Average hourly rate £34.00 £32.00 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +65.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.98 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £175.00 £51.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in Devon

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 Devon region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Exeter - - - - 4
Configuration Management
South West

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 (58.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 7 (58.33%) UNIX
1 7 (58.33%) Solaris
1 7 (58.33%) IBM
1 7 (58.33%) WebSphere MQ
1 7 (58.33%) WebSphere
2 6 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 5 (41.67%) Project Management
4 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 4 (33.33%) Tivoli
4 4 (33.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 4 (33.33%) WebSphere Portal
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Freedom of Information Act
5 3 (25.00%) CMDB
5 3 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (25.00%) Novell
5 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) MS Office
5 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (16.67%) Change Management
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (16.67%) Subversion
6 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 7 (58.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 7 (58.33%) WebSphere
2 4 (33.33%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
1 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Systems Administrator
1 7 (58.33%) UNIX Administrator
1 7 (58.33%) Administrator
1 7 (58.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Desktop Technician
2 3 (25.00%) Support Technician
2 3 (25.00%) Desktop Support Technician
2 3 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
4 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX Support
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
1 3 (25.00%) Freedom of Information Act
1 3 (25.00%) CMDB
2 2 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) UNIX
1 7 (58.33%) Solaris
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) zOS
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Python
1 2 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 4 (33.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 2 (16.67%) Puppet
2 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (16.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) IBM
2 3 (25.00%) Novell