The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 39 70 65
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -5
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 66 28 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.75% 1.79% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.01% 2.42% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 14 6
Average daily rate
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£475 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £9.62 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.57 £37.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.30% -0.56%
Configuration Management
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1317 1159 898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 74.91% 74.20% 68.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 775 586 441
Average daily rate £390 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 85 61
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £10.81 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 May 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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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
Northamptonshire +10 24 £500 +11.11%
Nottinghamshire +3 18 £475 +26.66% 5
Derbyshire - 11 £350 -
Lincolnshire - 8 £400 -
Leicestershire -1 2 £335 -
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 32 (39.02%) Opscode Chef
2 30 (36.59%) Jenkins
3 29 (35.37%) DevOps
4 28 (34.15%) Red Hat
5 25 (30.49%) Linux
6 22 (26.83%) Windows
6 22 (26.83%) Finance
7 21 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (24.39%) Puppet
8 20 (24.39%) Microsoft
8 20 (24.39%) UNIX
8 20 (24.39%) Java
9 19 (23.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (23.17%) Continuous Delivery
10 18 (21.95%) Apache
10 18 (21.95%) VMware
10 18 (21.95%) Ruby
11 17 (20.73%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (19.51%) QA
13 15 (18.29%) Active Directory
14 14 (17.07%) Python
14 14 (17.07%) Retail
14 14 (17.07%) Manufacturing
14 14 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (15.85%) Mentoring
15 13 (15.85%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (15.85%) Security Cleared
16 12 (14.63%) Change Management
16 12 (14.63%) E-Commerce
16 12 (14.63%) MySQL

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 18 (21.95%) Apache
2 10 (12.20%) Apache Solr
3 6 (7.32%) Tomcat
4 5 (6.10%) IIS
5 4 (4.88%) OpenStack
5 4 (4.88%) Apache Qpid
5 4 (4.88%) Node.js
6 1 (1.22%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.54%) HTTP
2 4 (4.88%) HTTPS
2 4 (4.88%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.88%) DNS
2 4 (4.88%) SMTP
2 4 (4.88%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.63%) MySQL
2 8 (9.76%) MongoDB
3 7 (8.54%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.10%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.10%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.88%) Redis
5 4 (4.88%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.22%) DB2
6 1 (1.22%) OLTP
6 1 (1.22%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 30 (36.59%) Jenkins
2 8 (9.76%) Subversion
2 8 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (7.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (7.32%) Ant
3 6 (7.32%) Maven
3 6 (7.32%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.88%) ClearCase
4 4 (4.88%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.88%) Hudson
5 3 (3.66%) PVCS
6 2 (2.44%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.22%) ClearQuest
7 1 (1.22%) ChangeMan
General
1 22 (26.83%) Finance
2 14 (17.07%) Retail
2 14 (17.07%) Manufacturing
3 6 (7.32%) Marketing
4 3 (3.66%) Banking
4 3 (3.66%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Military
5 1 (1.22%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 21 (25.61%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (13.41%) Consultant
3 10 (12.20%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 6 (7.32%) Technical Leader
5 5 (6.10%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (6.10%) Project Engineer
5 5 (6.10%) Configuration Manager
5 5 (6.10%) Architect
5 5 (6.10%) Developer
6 4 (4.88%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (4.88%) DevOps Consultant
7 3 (3.66%) Software Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Administrator
8 2 (2.44%) Software Manager
8 2 (2.44%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (2.44%) Software Configuration Manager
8 2 (2.44%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (2.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.44%) C# Software Engineer
8 2 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.54%) .NET
2 4 (4.88%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (3.66%) CORBA
3 3 (3.66%) Servlets
4 2 (2.44%) Ajax
4 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.44%) CSS
4 2 (2.44%) HTML
4 2 (2.44%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (13.41%) Open Source
3 5 (6.10%) Replication
3 5 (6.10%) Mainframe
4 4 (4.88%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.44%) SCADA
5 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.44%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.22%) CMDB
6 1 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.22%) HACMP
6 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.22%) Physics
6 1 (1.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 25 (30.49%) Linux
2 22 (26.83%) Windows
3 20 (24.39%) UNIX
4 19 (23.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (12.20%) Windows XP
5 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (7.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (35.37%) DevOps
2 21 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (23.17%) Continuous Delivery
4 17 (20.73%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (15.85%) Mentoring
5 13 (15.85%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (14.63%) Change Management
6 12 (14.63%) E-Commerce
7 11 (13.41%) Workflow
8 10 (12.20%) Requirements Analysis
9 7 (8.54%) Coaching
9 7 (8.54%) Knowledge Management
9 7 (8.54%) ERP
10 6 (7.32%) ITIL
10 6 (7.32%) B2B
10 6 (7.32%) B2C
10 6 (7.32%) Scrum
10 6 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (6.10%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (6.10%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (24.39%) Java
2 18 (21.95%) Ruby
3 14 (17.07%) Python
4 9 (10.98%) Perl
4 9 (10.98%) SQL
5 7 (8.54%) AWK
6 6 (7.32%) PHP
6 6 (7.32%) PL/SQL
6 6 (7.32%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.88%) C#
8 3 (3.66%) Smalltalk
9 2 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (15.85%) Security Cleared
2 11 (13.41%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.54%) Degree
4 1 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.51%) QA
2 3 (3.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (18.29%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.20%) VMware ESX
3 6 (7.32%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (39.02%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (24.39%) Puppet
3 8 (9.76%) Nagios
3 8 (9.76%) Ansible
4 6 (7.32%) Zenoss
5 4 (4.88%) Vagrant
5 4 (4.88%) Salt
6 1 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 28 (34.15%) Red Hat
2 20 (24.39%) Microsoft
3 18 (21.95%) VMware
4 11 (13.41%) Oracle
5 10 (12.20%) hybris
6 6 (7.32%) Endeca
7 5 (6.10%) Siemens
8 4 (4.88%) New Relic
8 4 (4.88%) SaltStack
9 3 (3.66%) HP
10 1 (1.22%) Remedy
10 1 (1.22%) NetApp
10 1 (1.22%) Serena