The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset 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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 26 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 3 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.40% 1.20% 3.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 1.63% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £27.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+32.36% -25.67%
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 Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
157 123 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 73.36% 73.65% 80.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 68 68
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £130 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £467 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 12
Average hourly rate £43.50 £32.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.93% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.85 £24.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.95 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Poole - 2 £375 -
Wareham - - - -
Bournemouth - - - - 1
Configuration Management
South West

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) UNIX
3 8 (80.00%) SQL
4 6 (60.00%) Perl
4 6 (60.00%) Ingres
4 6 (60.00%) DNS
4 6 (60.00%) NFS
4 6 (60.00%) Migration
4 6 (60.00%) VMware
4 6 (60.00%) SSH
4 6 (60.00%) Korn
4 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (60.00%) Change Control
5 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (50.00%) PuTTY
5 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 5 (50.00%) PHPUnit
5 5 (50.00%) Puppet
5 5 (50.00%) Laravel
5 5 (50.00%) DAO
5 5 (50.00%) JasperReports
5 5 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (50.00%) Clustering
5 5 (50.00%) Business Continuity
5 5 (50.00%) Hibernate
5 5 (50.00%) MVC
5 5 (50.00%) Validation
5 5 (50.00%) SAN
5 5 (50.00%) CGI

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 5 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (20.00%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) DNS
1 6 (60.00%) SSH
2 5 (50.00%) HTTPS
2 5 (50.00%) SAN
2 5 (50.00%) PuTTY
3 1 (10.00%) NAS
3 1 (10.00%) LDAP
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) SNMP
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Ingres
2 5 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 5 (50.00%) JasperReports
2 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 4 (40.00%) Retail
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Applications Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Applications Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Environment Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
1 5 (50.00%) CSS
1 5 (50.00%) JDBC
1 5 (50.00%) Web Services
1 5 (50.00%) CGI
1 5 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 5 (50.00%) DAO
1 5 (50.00%) Laravel
2 2 (20.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Clustering
1 5 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (10.00%) Handset
2 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) UNIX
3 5 (50.00%) VMS
3 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) Solaris
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Migration
1 6 (60.00%) Change Control
2 5 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 5 (50.00%) OO
2 5 (50.00%) MVC
2 5 (50.00%) Validation
3 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Process Management
5 1 (10.00%) Electronic Design Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Network Management
5 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
5 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Perl
2 6 (60.00%) Korn
3 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 5 (50.00%) PHP
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) REXX
4 2 (20.00%) JCL
5 1 (10.00%) AWK
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) NFS
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) RACF
4 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (20.00%) CA Endevor
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM
3 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) CA
3 1 (10.00%) Altiris