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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 52 66 70
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +4
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 45 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.90% 1.40% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.91% 1.92% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 12 8
Average daily rate
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£424 £303 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.16% -27.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £276 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £9.56 £9.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+370.95% +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.22 £36.20 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-27.56% -3.46%
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
1152 1042 974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 74.23% 73.07% 71.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 698 538 486
Average daily rate £400 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 63 42
Average hourly rate £19.08 £14.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.58% -47.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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
Derbyshire +14 19 £418 +41.84%
Nottinghamshire +1 16 £475 +30.13% 4
Northamptonshire -1 6 £463 -
Leicestershire -4 3 £400 +77.77%
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 38 (35.19%) Red Hat
2 35 (32.41%) UNIX
2 35 (32.41%) Windows
3 34 (31.48%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (29.63%) Jenkins
5 31 (28.70%) DevOps
5 31 (28.70%) Microsoft
6 29 (26.85%) Finance
7 27 (25.00%) VMware
8 25 (23.15%) Active Directory
9 24 (22.22%) Linux
9 24 (22.22%) Manufacturing
10 22 (20.37%) Puppet
11 21 (19.44%) Continuous Delivery
12 20 (18.52%) Security Cleared
12 20 (18.52%) Ruby
12 20 (18.52%) Requirements Analysis
12 20 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (18.52%) VMware ESX
12 20 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
12 20 (18.52%) Windows XP
13 19 (17.59%) Java
13 19 (17.59%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (17.59%) Continuous Improvement
13 19 (17.59%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 18 (16.67%) Apache
15 16 (14.81%) Python
15 16 (14.81%) Oracle
15 16 (14.81%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (16.67%) Apache
2 10 (9.26%) Apache Solr
3 7 (6.48%) Apache Qpid
4 6 (5.56%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.63%) IIS
6 3 (2.78%) Node.js
6 3 (2.78%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.93%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 13 (12.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (6.48%) Agresso
2 3 (2.78%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.78%) SaaS
2 3 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.93%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.48%) HTTP
2 4 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.70%) DNS
2 4 (3.70%) HTTPS
2 4 (3.70%) SMTP
2 4 (3.70%) FTP
3 3 (2.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.11%) MySQL
2 11 (10.19%) MongoDB
3 7 (6.48%) NoSQL
3 7 (6.48%) Redis
4 6 (5.56%) SQL Server
5 5 (4.63%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.63%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.93%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.93%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (0.93%) DB2
6 1 (0.93%) OLTP
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 32 (29.63%) Jenkins
2 9 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 8 (7.41%) Subversion
4 7 (6.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (6.48%) Hudson
5 6 (5.56%) Ant
5 6 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 6 (5.56%) Maven
6 4 (3.70%) ClearCase
6 4 (3.70%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.78%) PVCS
8 2 (1.85%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.93%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
General
1 29 (26.85%) Finance
2 24 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 14 (12.96%) Retail
4 6 (5.56%) Marketing
5 5 (4.63%) Banking
6 3 (2.78%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.93%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.93%) Military
Job Titles
1 24 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (12.96%) Architect
3 13 (12.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 11 (10.19%) Consultant
5 10 (9.26%) Technical Leader
6 9 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (7.41%) Project Engineer
8 6 (5.56%) Configuration Manager
9 5 (4.63%) Coordinator
9 5 (4.63%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (3.70%) Developer
10 4 (3.70%) Project Coordinator
11 3 (2.78%) Senior Consultant
11 3 (2.78%) Administrator
11 3 (2.78%) DevOps Consultant
12 2 (1.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 2 (1.85%) Software Manager
12 2 (1.85%) Build Engineer
12 2 (1.85%) Software Configuration Manager
12 2 (1.85%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.48%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (5.56%) .NET
3 3 (2.78%) Servlets
3 3 (2.78%) CORBA
4 2 (1.85%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Streams
5 1 (0.93%) Middleware
5 1 (0.93%) DHTML
5 1 (0.93%) HTML
5 1 (0.93%) Web Services
5 1 (0.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.59%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.48%) Public Cloud
3 6 (5.56%) Replication
4 4 (3.70%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.78%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.85%) CMDB
6 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.85%) SCADA
6 2 (1.85%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.93%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.93%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.93%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 35 (32.41%) UNIX
1 35 (32.41%) Windows
2 24 (22.22%) Linux
3 20 (18.52%) Windows XP
3 20 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.70%) DevOps
2 21 (19.44%) Continuous Delivery
3 20 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (18.52%) Requirements Analysis
4 19 (17.59%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (17.59%) Continuous Improvement
5 16 (14.81%) Mentoring
6 15 (13.89%) Change Management
7 12 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 11 (10.19%) Project Management
8 11 (10.19%) Workflow
8 11 (10.19%) Open Source
9 8 (7.41%) ERP
9 8 (7.41%) ITIL
10 7 (6.48%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (6.48%) Knowledge Management
10 7 (6.48%) Coaching
11 6 (5.56%) Release Management
11 6 (5.56%) Scrum
11 6 (5.56%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 20 (18.52%) Ruby
2 19 (17.59%) Java
3 16 (14.81%) Python
4 10 (9.26%) Perl
4 10 (9.26%) SQL
5 7 (6.48%) AWK
5 7 (6.48%) PL/SQL
6 6 (5.56%) PHP
6 6 (5.56%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.78%) C#
7 3 (2.78%) Smalltalk
8 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 15 (13.89%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.70%) Degree
4 2 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.93%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.81%) QA
2 3 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.93%) P3O
3 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (23.15%) Active Directory
2 20 (18.52%) VMware ESX
3 6 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 34 (31.48%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (20.37%) Puppet
3 10 (9.26%) Ansible
4 7 (6.48%) Nagios
5 6 (5.56%) Zenoss
6 3 (2.78%) Vagrant
6 3 (2.78%) Salt
7 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 38 (35.19%) Red Hat
2 31 (28.70%) Microsoft
3 27 (25.00%) VMware
4 16 (14.81%) Oracle
5 12 (11.11%) HP
6 10 (9.26%) hybris
7 7 (6.48%) SaltStack
8 6 (5.56%) Endeca
9 5 (4.63%) Siemens
10 3 (2.78%) New Relic
11 1 (0.93%) NetApp
11 1 (0.93%) Serena
11 1 (0.93%) Remedy