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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 66 70 71
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 21 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.47% 1.38% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 1.92% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£295 £381 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.62% -10.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £357
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £9.56 £31.05 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.22% -46.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.93 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.86% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
997 1041 957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 69.77% 71.99% 67.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 544 468
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 39 44
Average hourly rate £16.00 £35.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.92% -4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £15.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £56.21 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 23 July 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 23 July 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
(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
Northamptonshire +6 6 £335 -18.78% 2
Derbyshire +3 5 £295 - 2
Nottinghamshire +10 4 £350 +33.97% 7
Leicestershire -6 4 £225 -47.05% 2
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 17 (32.69%) SQL
2 16 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 15 (28.85%) Linux
4 13 (25.00%) Windows
5 12 (23.08%) UNIX
5 12 (23.08%) Oracle
5 12 (23.08%) Degree
6 11 (21.15%) MS Excel
7 10 (19.23%) Finance
7 10 (19.23%) SC Cleared
7 10 (19.23%) Security Cleared
8 9 (17.31%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (17.31%) Software Testing
8 9 (17.31%) MS Office
8 9 (17.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 9 (17.31%) Java
9 8 (15.38%) ISO 9001
9 8 (15.38%) TickIT
9 8 (15.38%) QA
10 7 (13.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (13.46%) MS PowerPoint
11 6 (11.54%) Management Information System
11 6 (11.54%) ISEB
11 6 (11.54%) ITIL
11 6 (11.54%) Computer Science
12 5 (9.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (9.62%) Web Services
12 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
12 5 (9.62%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1 (1.92%) CICS
1 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (21.15%) MS Excel
2 9 (17.31%) MS Office
3 7 (13.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) SAN
2 1 (1.92%) Firewall
2 1 (1.92%) BIG-IP
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.92%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) DB2
2 1 (1.92%) DTS
2 1 (1.92%) DataStage
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (17.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (5.77%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (5.77%) LoadRunner
2 3 (5.77%) Subversion
2 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.85%) WebDriver
3 2 (3.85%) JUnit
3 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.85%) JIRA
3 2 (3.85%) Selenium
4 1 (1.92%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (19.23%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Banking
2 3 (5.77%) Front Office
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (23.08%) Analyst
2 9 (17.31%) Test Analyst
2 9 (17.31%) Developer
3 6 (11.54%) Configuration Manager
3 6 (11.54%) Java Developer
3 6 (11.54%) UAT Analyst
3 6 (11.54%) UAT Test Analyst
4 4 (7.69%) Automation Tester
4 4 (7.69%) Tester
5 3 (5.77%) Architect
5 3 (5.77%) .NET Developer
5 3 (5.77%) C# Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (5.77%) Incident Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Storage Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Service Manager
6 2 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) J2EE
1 5 (9.62%) Web Services
1 5 (9.62%) FIX Protocol
1 5 (9.62%) Java SE
2 4 (7.69%) Spring
2 4 (7.69%) HTML
2 4 (7.69%) .NET
3 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.77%) CSS
3 3 (5.77%) Ajax
3 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 3 (5.77%) jQuery
3 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.85%) Hibernate
4 2 (3.85%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.92%) XML
5 1 (1.92%) Middleware
5 1 (1.92%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.92%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Management Information System
1 6 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.62%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.85%) CMDB
4 1 (1.92%) SCADA
4 1 (1.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.85%) Linux
2 13 (25.00%) Windows
3 12 (23.08%) UNIX
4 5 (9.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.85%) AIX
6 1 (1.92%) Solaris
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.92%) SUSE
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (17.31%) Software Testing
1 9 (17.31%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (11.54%) ITIL
3 4 (7.69%) Automation Testing
4 3 (5.77%) Low Latency
4 3 (5.77%) Problem Management
4 3 (5.77%) ITIL V3
4 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
4 3 (5.77%) Test Management
4 3 (5.77%) Test Scripting
4 3 (5.77%) Project Management
4 3 (5.77%) Regression Testing
4 3 (5.77%) MVC
4 3 (5.77%) Asset Management
4 3 (5.77%) Automated Testing
4 3 (5.77%) Software Engineering
4 3 (5.77%) Business Analysis
4 3 (5.77%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (5.77%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.69%) SQL
2 9 (17.31%) Java
3 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.69%) C#
5 3 (5.77%) C++
5 3 (5.77%) VB
6 2 (3.85%) PHP
7 1 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (23.08%) Degree
2 10 (19.23%) SC Cleared
2 10 (19.23%) Security Cleared
3 7 (13.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (11.54%) ISEB
5 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.92%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.38%) ISO 9001
1 8 (15.38%) TickIT
1 8 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) NetBackup
1 3 (5.77%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.92%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.92%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.92%) WSUS
2 1 (1.92%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 12 (23.08%) Oracle
3 5 (9.62%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.77%) Symantec
4 3 (5.77%) HP
5 2 (3.85%) Remedy
5 2 (3.85%) Serena
6 1 (1.92%) Computacenter
6 1 (1.92%) hybris
6 1 (1.92%) F5
6 1 (1.92%) Talend
6 1 (1.92%) VMware
6 1 (1.92%) BMC
6 1 (1.92%) SAP
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco
Leicestershire
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £1.00 - £1.10 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago