The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 East Midlands 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 64 67 60
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 31 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.92% 1.55% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 2.25% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 10
Average daily rate £375 £290 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -34.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £261 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £442 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £25.25 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -54.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +2.04%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1196 887 911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 74.15% 68.71% 64.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 441 439
Average daily rate £350 £373 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.10% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 66 71
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £11.85 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Configuration Management
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +8 15 £375 +31.57% 3
Leicestershire -8 7 - -
Northamptonshire -11 2 £450 +30.90% 1
Derbyshire - - - -
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 21 (38.18%) Windows
2 18 (32.73%) UNIX
2 18 (32.73%) Microsoft
3 15 (27.27%) Linux
4 13 (23.64%) SQL
4 13 (23.64%) Oracle
5 12 (21.82%) Degree
6 11 (20.00%) ITIL
7 10 (18.18%) Finance
7 10 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 10 (18.18%) Security Cleared
8 9 (16.36%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (16.36%) Service Management
8 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
8 9 (16.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 8 (14.55%) Java
9 8 (14.55%) ISO 9001
9 8 (14.55%) TickIT
9 8 (14.55%) Asset Management
10 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (12.73%) MS Office
10 7 (12.73%) MS PowerPoint
11 6 (10.91%) Software Testing
11 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
11 6 (10.91%) ISEB
11 6 (10.91%) Red Hat
11 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
11 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (9.09%) Windows XP
12 5 (9.09%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (5.45%) IIS
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.82%) CICS
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.73%) MS Office
2 7 (12.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) CA Clarity
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Internet
1 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) RDBMS
2 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.82%) DataStage
4 1 (1.82%) DB2
4 1 (1.82%) MySQL
4 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (16.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (5.45%) Subversion
3 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.82%) Serena SBM
4 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.82%) Gradle
4 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (18.18%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.45%) Front Office
4 2 (3.64%) Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (18.18%) Analyst
2 8 (14.55%) Developer
2 8 (14.55%) Configuration Manager
2 8 (14.55%) Test Analyst
3 5 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 5 (9.09%) UAT Analyst
3 5 (9.09%) UAT Test Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (7.27%) Architect
5 3 (5.45%) .NET Developer
5 3 (5.45%) C# Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Service Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Project Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Storage Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Consultant
6 2 (3.64%) DBA
6 2 (3.64%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) .NET
2 4 (7.27%) Java SE
2 4 (7.27%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (7.27%) J2EE
2 4 (7.27%) Web Services
3 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.45%) jQuery
3 3 (5.45%) Ajax
3 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.64%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.64%) XML
4 2 (3.64%) POSIX
5 1 (1.82%) Middleware
5 1 (1.82%) CSS
5 1 (1.82%) SOAP
5 1 (1.82%) HTML
5 1 (1.82%) Spring
5 1 (1.82%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.27%) Fixed Income
4 3 (5.45%) Mainframe
4 3 (5.45%) CMDB
5 1 (1.82%) EPoS
5 1 (1.82%) NHS
5 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.18%) Windows
2 18 (32.73%) UNIX
3 15 (27.27%) Linux
4 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 4 (7.27%) AIX
7 3 (5.45%) Solaris
7 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.64%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.82%) SUSE
9 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.82%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.00%) ITIL
2 9 (16.36%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (16.36%) Service Management
3 8 (14.55%) Asset Management
4 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.91%) Software Testing
6 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.27%) Change Management
8 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.45%) OO
8 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.45%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (5.45%) MVC
8 3 (5.45%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.45%) Test Management
8 3 (5.45%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (5.45%) Low Latency
8 3 (5.45%) ITIL V3
8 3 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.45%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.64%) SQL
2 8 (14.55%) Java
3 4 (7.27%) C#
4 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.45%) C++
4 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.64%) Perl
5 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) Degree
2 10 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 10 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 6 (10.91%) ISEB
4 2 (3.64%) OCP
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.82%) PMP
5 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) ISO 9001
1 8 (14.55%) TickIT
2 1 (1.82%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.45%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.64%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.82%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.82%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.82%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 18 (32.73%) Microsoft
2 13 (23.64%) Oracle
3 6 (10.91%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.45%) Siemens
4 3 (5.45%) Symantec
4 3 (5.45%) VMware
5 2 (3.64%) HP
6 1 (1.82%) BMC
6 1 (1.82%) SAP
6 1 (1.82%) Serena
6 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.82%) hybris
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A&O IT Group Ltd
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