The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Devon region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 36 28 19
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 1 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 0.41% 2.72% 4.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 3.65% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 6
Average daily rate - £350 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -26.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £331
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.29 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-0.56% +3.44%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
199 137 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 82.23% 74.46% 70.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 88 59
Average daily rate £363 £313 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £380 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 16
Average hourly rate £33.25 £19.39 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.48% +29.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £19.39 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £93.32 £19.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Configuration Management
South West

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 24 April 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
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Configuration Management
South West

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) MS Access
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) XQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) XPath
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Avionics
3 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) UML

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) MS Access
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (25.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) XSLT
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (50.00%) XQuery
1 2 (50.00%) XPath
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Intel
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix