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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 58 71 68
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 39 19 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.52% 1.31% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.24% 1.79% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 12
Average daily rate £376 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.90% -3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £198 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +20.63%
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
1205 1064 1109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 77.79% 73.58% 73.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 738 606 602
Average daily rate £385 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £245 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 35 59
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.44 £8.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £24.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Derbyshire 0 18 £378 -5.62% 3
Nottinghamshire -4 12 £399 -27.50% 3
Northamptonshire +8 3 £200 -
Leicestershire -13 3 - - 2
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 35 (57.38%) Windows
2 33 (54.10%) VMware
3 32 (52.46%) Red Hat
3 32 (52.46%) Microsoft
4 31 (50.82%) Unix
5 23 (37.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (37.70%) Active Directory
6 22 (36.07%) Windows XP
6 22 (36.07%) Windows Server
7 21 (34.43%) Linux
7 21 (34.43%) Oracle
8 20 (32.79%) VMware ESX
9 18 (29.51%) Requirements Analysis
10 17 (27.87%) MS Excel
11 15 (24.59%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (22.95%) Manufacturing
13 13 (21.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (21.31%) Security Cleared
14 11 (18.03%) SC Cleared
14 11 (18.03%) Java
14 11 (18.03%) SQL
15 10 (16.39%) Web Services
15 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (14.75%) SAP
16 9 (14.75%) SQL Server
16 9 (14.75%) .NET
16 9 (14.75%) HP
16 9 (14.75%) Disaster Recovery
16 9 (14.75%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 6 (9.84%) WebSphere
2 5 (8.20%) Apache Solr
3 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.92%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.64%) Apache
4 1 (1.64%) AquaLogic
4 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.64%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.64%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.64%) Tuxedo
4 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (27.87%) MS Excel
2 8 (13.11%) MS Office
3 4 (6.56%) MS Project
4 2 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.64%) CATIA
5 1 (1.64%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.64%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.20%) HTTP
3 4 (6.56%) SAN
4 3 (4.92%) LAN
4 3 (4.92%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (3.28%) Firewall
5 2 (3.28%) WAN
6 1 (1.64%) NAS
6 1 (1.64%) SMTP
6 1 (1.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.48%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (9.84%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.92%) DataStage
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.64%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Subversion
2 3 (4.92%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.64%) Eclipse RCP
3 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.64%) JIRA
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (22.95%) Manufacturing
2 7 (11.48%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (8.20%) Finance
4 3 (4.92%) Publishing
4 3 (4.92%) Retail
5 1 (1.64%) Automotive
5 1 (1.64%) Games
5 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (49.18%) Architect
2 25 (40.98%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (8.20%) Developer
4 4 (6.56%) Analyst
4 4 (6.56%) Designer
4 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) Project Manager
4 4 (6.56%) Solutions Designer
4 4 (6.56%) VMware Architect
5 3 (4.92%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (4.92%) Deployment Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Hardware Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Middleware Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Middleware Specialist
5 3 (4.92%) Solr Developer
5 3 (4.92%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) Technical Architect
5 3 (4.92%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 3 (4.92%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.39%) Web Services
2 9 (14.75%) .NET
3 6 (9.84%) IBM Integration Bus
4 4 (6.56%) Middleware
5 2 (3.28%) XML
6 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.64%) Ajax
6 1 (1.64%) DHTML
6 1 (1.64%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.64%) HTML
6 1 (1.64%) J2EE
6 1 (1.64%) JFace
6 1 (1.64%) LINQ
6 1 (1.64%) Lucene
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Streams
6 1 (1.64%) RESTful
6 1 (1.64%) SOAP
6 1 (1.64%) SWT
6 1 (1.64%) Velocity
6 1 (1.64%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.92%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.92%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.92%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.64%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (57.38%) Windows
2 31 (50.82%) Unix
3 23 (37.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (36.07%) Windows Server
4 22 (36.07%) Windows XP
5 21 (34.43%) Linux
6 13 (21.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.92%) Android
8 3 (4.92%) Windows 7
9 2 (3.28%) Solaris
10 1 (1.64%) AIX
10 1 (1.64%) HPUX
10 1 (1.64%) OS/390
10 1 (1.64%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) Requirements Analysis
2 9 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (14.75%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (14.75%) Mentoring
3 8 (13.11%) Release Management
4 7 (11.48%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (11.48%) CRM
4 7 (11.48%) ITIL
4 7 (11.48%) OO
4 7 (11.48%) Open Source
4 7 (11.48%) Process Improvement
4 7 (11.48%) TOGAF
5 6 (9.84%) ArchiMate
5 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (9.84%) Data Security
5 6 (9.84%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (9.84%) UML
5 6 (9.84%) Web Design
6 5 (8.20%) Change Management
6 5 (8.20%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.03%) Java
1 11 (18.03%) SQL
2 6 (9.84%) PL/SQL
3 5 (8.20%) AWK
4 2 (3.28%) C
4 2 (3.28%) C#
4 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.28%) Perl
5 1 (1.64%) C++
5 1 (1.64%) R
5 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (21.31%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.03%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.28%) PMP
4 1 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) ISO 9001
1 3 (4.92%) TickIT
2 1 (1.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.64%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.64%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) RMADS
System Software
1 23 (37.70%) Active Directory
2 20 (32.79%) VMware ESX
3 15 (24.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.92%) NFS
4 3 (4.92%) vCloud
4 3 (4.92%) vSphere
5 1 (1.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) Puppet
2 4 (6.56%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.92%) Hyperic
4 1 (1.64%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 33 (54.10%) VMware
2 32 (52.46%) Microsoft
2 32 (52.46%) Red Hat
3 21 (34.43%) Oracle
4 9 (14.75%) HP
4 9 (14.75%) SAP
5 8 (13.11%) IBM
6 6 (9.84%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (4.92%) Citrix
7 3 (4.92%) hybris
7 3 (4.92%) Isilon
7 3 (4.92%) NetApp
7 3 (4.92%) Talend
8 2 (3.28%) Apigee
9 1 (1.64%) Axway
9 1 (1.64%) Fujitsu
9 1 (1.64%) Metastorm
9 1 (1.64%) Software AG
9 1 (1.64%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.64%) webMethods