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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 73 70 72
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 21 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.28% 1.63% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 2.43% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 5
Average daily rate
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£513 £300 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.83% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £23.50 £34.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.88% +47.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £27.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+32.36% -25.67%
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
1110 1071 945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 67.60% 67.19% 64.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 595 466
Average daily rate £375 £314 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.52% -10.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £110 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 53 75
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £8.98 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.31 £36.50 £60.00
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 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 19 December 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 19 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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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
Nottinghamshire +1 9 £550 +91.30% 1
Derbyshire +19 7 £400 +12.28% 2
Leicestershire - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 25 (48.08%) UNIX
2 23 (44.23%) Windows
3 20 (38.46%) Linux
3 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 17 (32.69%) VMware
5 16 (30.77%) Red Hat
6 15 (28.85%) Security Cleared
7 14 (26.92%) SC Cleared
7 14 (26.92%) Degree
8 12 (23.08%) Active Directory
8 12 (23.08%) Oracle
9 11 (21.15%) SQL
9 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (21.15%) Windows XP
9 11 (21.15%) VMware ESX
9 11 (21.15%) Requirements Analysis
10 10 (19.23%) Puppet
10 10 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (17.31%) Finance
11 9 (17.31%) MS Excel
11 9 (17.31%) HP
11 9 (17.31%) Java
12 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
12 8 (15.38%) Manufacturing
12 8 (15.38%) Ansible
12 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (15.38%) OpenStack
12 8 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (13.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (13.46%) Continuous Improvement

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (15.38%) OpenStack
2 6 (11.54%) Node.js
3 2 (3.85%) IIS
3 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.85%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (17.31%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.62%) MS Office
3 4 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.85%) MS Project
5 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle HRMS
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.92%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) DNS
2 3 (5.77%) DHCP
3 2 (3.85%) HTTP
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.92%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.92%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.92%) Firewall
4 1 (1.92%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) DB2
2 2 (3.85%) Couchbase
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.92%) DTS
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (13.46%) Jenkins
3 5 (9.62%) Subversion
4 4 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (5.77%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.85%) JUnit
6 2 (3.85%) ClearCase
6 2 (3.85%) ChangeMan
6 2 (3.85%) JIRA
6 2 (3.85%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (3.85%) Selenium
6 2 (3.85%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.92%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.92%) Maven
7 1 (1.92%) Ant
General
1 9 (17.31%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Billing
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) Technical Leader
2 9 (17.31%) Analyst
2 9 (17.31%) Consultant
3 6 (11.54%) Senior Consultant
3 6 (11.54%) DevOps Consultant
4 5 (9.62%) Configuration Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Configuration Management Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) UAT Test Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) UAT Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) UNIX Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Configuration Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Administrator
6 3 (5.77%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Tester
7 2 (3.85%) DBA
7 2 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Software Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) .NET
1 5 (9.62%) CSS
1 5 (9.62%) HTML
2 3 (5.77%) Ajax
2 3 (5.77%) JSON
2 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET
2 3 (5.77%) Web Services
3 2 (3.85%) XML
3 2 (3.85%) MSMQ
3 2 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (3.85%) Lucene
3 2 (3.85%) Spring
3 2 (3.85%) RESTful
4 1 (1.92%) jQuery
4 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.92%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.62%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.85%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.92%) Wiki
4 1 (1.92%) RMADS
4 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.92%) Physics
4 1 (1.92%) Derivative
4 1 (1.92%) Statistics
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) Replication
4 1 (1.92%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (48.08%) UNIX
2 23 (44.23%) Windows
3 20 (38.46%) Linux
4 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (21.15%) Windows XP
5 7 (13.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.77%) Solaris
7 2 (3.85%) AIX
7 2 (3.85%) CentOS
8 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.92%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) Requirements Analysis
2 7 (13.46%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (13.46%) DevOps
2 7 (13.46%) Project Management
3 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (5.77%) Capacity Management
4 3 (5.77%) Release Management
4 3 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (5.77%) Software Testing
4 3 (5.77%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
4 3 (5.77%) ETL
5 2 (3.85%) ITIL
5 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.85%) UML
5 2 (3.85%) OOP
5 2 (3.85%) OO
5 2 (3.85%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.15%) SQL
2 9 (17.31%) Java
3 7 (13.46%) Python
4 6 (11.54%) Ruby
5 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.77%) Perl
6 3 (5.77%) C#
7 2 (3.85%) PHP
7 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.92%) JCL
8 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (28.85%) Security Cleared
2 14 (26.92%) SC Cleared
2 14 (26.92%) Degree
3 4 (7.69%) ISEB
4 3 (5.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) TickIT
1 3 (5.77%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 12 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 11 (21.15%) VMware ESX
3 6 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (19.23%) Puppet
1 10 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (15.38%) Ansible
3 7 (13.46%) Vagrant
4 6 (11.54%) Nagios
4 6 (11.54%) Salt
5 1 (1.92%) SCCM
5 1 (1.92%) SCOM
5 1 (1.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 17 (32.69%) VMware
3 16 (30.77%) Red Hat
4 12 (23.08%) Oracle
5 9 (17.31%) HP
6 6 (11.54%) New Relic
7 5 (9.62%) Serena
8 3 (5.77%) CollabNet
8 3 (5.77%) IBM
8 3 (5.77%) Citrix
9 2 (3.85%) BMC
9 2 (3.85%) Pegasus
9 2 (3.85%) Cisco
9 2 (3.85%) Splunk
10 1 (1.92%) Rackspace
10 1 (1.92%) F5
10 1 (1.92%) Talend
10 1 (1.92%) Verint
10 1 (1.92%) Remedy
10 1 (1.92%) SAP