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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 32 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 9 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 3.31% 2.26% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.90% 3.14% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 2
Average daily rate £400 £501 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.19% +43.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.43% +15.87%
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
231 223 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 84.93% 71.94% 79.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 114 116
Average daily rate £400 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £279 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 8
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +32.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £12.88 £11.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £32.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Plymouth -5 9 £400 -16.01%
Configuration Management
South West

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 24 (100.00%) Linux
1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (95.83%) Java
3 19 (79.17%) Subversion
4 18 (75.00%) HTTP
5 17 (70.83%) WebSphere
6 15 (62.50%) Web Design
6 15 (62.50%) WebSphere Portal
6 15 (62.50%) MongoDB
6 15 (62.50%) REST
6 15 (62.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 15 (62.50%) JAX-RS
6 15 (62.50%) IBM
6 15 (62.50%) Mac OS X
6 15 (62.50%) Hibernate
6 15 (62.50%) SQL
6 15 (62.50%) DB2
6 15 (62.50%) EJB
6 15 (62.50%) SOAP
6 15 (62.50%) Struts
6 15 (62.50%) HTML
6 15 (62.50%) Unix
6 15 (62.50%) Neo4j
6 15 (62.50%) Relational Database
7 9 (37.50%) DevOps
8 8 (33.33%) SSL
8 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
8 8 (33.33%) Puppet
9 7 (29.17%) Amazon AWS

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 17 (70.83%) WebSphere
2 15 (62.50%) WebSphere Portal
3 6 (25.00%) nginx
4 5 (20.83%) OpenStack
5 4 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (8.33%) Apache
6 2 (8.33%) IIS
6 2 (8.33%) Jetty
6 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (8.33%) Google App Engine
2 2 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (75.00%) HTTP
2 8 (33.33%) SSL
2 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 5 (20.83%) HTTPS
4 2 (8.33%) DHCP
4 2 (8.33%) DNS
4 2 (8.33%) FTP
4 2 (8.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) DB2
1 15 (62.50%) MongoDB
1 15 (62.50%) Neo4j
1 15 (62.50%) Relational Database
2 4 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (16.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (79.17%) Subversion
2 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Developer
1 15 (62.50%) Java Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (8.33%) HTML Developer
4 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Java WebSphere Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) EJB
1 15 (62.50%) Hibernate
1 15 (62.50%) HTML
1 15 (62.50%) JAX-RS
1 15 (62.50%) REST
1 15 (62.50%) SOAP
1 15 (62.50%) Struts
2 4 (16.67%) Middleware
2 4 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (16.67%) Web Services
3 3 (12.50%) .NET
3 3 (12.50%) J2EE
4 2 (8.33%) Servlets
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (62.50%) Mac OS X
2 15 (62.50%) Unix
3 4 (16.67%) CentOS
3 4 (16.67%) Fedora
3 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (62.50%) Responsive Web Design
2 15 (62.50%) Web Design
3 9 (37.50%) DevOps
4 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (29.17%) Open Source
5 3 (12.50%) Coaching
5 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.17%) CRM
6 1 (4.17%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) Java
2 15 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (20.83%) Python
3 5 (20.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.83%) KVM
2 5 (20.83%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (8.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) Puppet
2 6 (25.00%) Ansible
2 6 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (20.83%) Ganglia
3 5 (20.83%) Graphite
3 5 (20.83%) Kibana
3 5 (20.83%) Nagios
3 5 (20.83%) Riemann
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) IBM
2 7 (29.17%) VMware
3 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.33%) Google
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft