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 19 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
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 38 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 1.30% 0.61% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 0.87% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£358 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.07% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-16.16% +4.37%
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
219 115 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 71.10% 70.12% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 65 61
Average daily rate £375 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £187 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £363
% change year-on-year
+0.53% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 17
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.23 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +2.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.00 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £42.50 £18.50
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Devon region over the 3 months to 19 August 2014.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 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
Exeter - 4 £358 -
Configuration Management
South West

Configuration Management
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
3 4 (66.67%) StarTeam
3 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) IBM
3 4 (66.67%) Tivoli
3 4 (66.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 4 (66.67%) Remedy
3 4 (66.67%) Service Management
4 3 (50.00%) Perl
4 3 (50.00%) SLA
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
5 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (16.67%) ISO 14001
6 1 (16.67%) Summit
6 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Summit
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Tivoli Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Tivoli Monitoring Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Monitoring Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Software Asset Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Software Manager
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Service Management
1 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) ISO 14001
2 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Tivoli
1 4 (66.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
1 4 (66.67%) Remedy
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft