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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 59 71 71
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 34 22 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.12% 1.52% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 2.14% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 7
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£405 £298 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.13% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £418 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £9.56 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+370.95% -81.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.61 £34.93 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-26.67% -8.09%
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
1225 1030 1077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 76.42% 71.08% 74.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 752 549 544
Average daily rate £375 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 52 50
Average hourly rate £19.08 £17.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.02% -52.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £56.34
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 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 31 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 +7 18 £418 +41.84%
Nottinghamshire -3 9 £303 -13.57% 4
Leicestershire 0 3 £400 +77.77% 2
Northamptonshire -7 3 £375 +11.94%
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 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 (37.62%) Red Hat
2 35 (34.65%) UNIX
3 32 (31.68%) Windows
4 31 (30.69%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (28.71%) Jenkins
5 29 (28.71%) Finance
6 28 (27.72%) Microsoft
6 28 (27.72%) DevOps
7 25 (24.75%) Active Directory
8 24 (23.76%) Linux
8 24 (23.76%) Manufacturing
8 24 (23.76%) VMware
9 20 (19.80%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (19.80%) Security Cleared
9 20 (19.80%) VMware ESX
9 20 (19.80%) Requirements Analysis
9 20 (19.80%) Windows XP
9 20 (19.80%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (18.81%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (18.81%) Continuous Improvement
10 19 (18.81%) Puppet
11 18 (17.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (17.82%) Continuous Delivery
11 18 (17.82%) Apache
12 17 (16.83%) Ruby
13 16 (15.84%) Oracle
13 16 (15.84%) QA
13 16 (15.84%) Mentoring
14 15 (14.85%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 (17.82%) Apache
2 10 (9.90%) Apache Solr
3 7 (6.93%) Apache Qpid
4 6 (5.94%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.95%) IIS
6 1 (0.99%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 13 (12.87%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (6.93%) Agresso
2 3 (2.97%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.93%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.97%) SaaS
3 1 (0.99%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.96%) SMTP
1 4 (3.96%) FTP
1 4 (3.96%) HTTP
1 4 (3.96%) TCP/IP
1 4 (3.96%) DNS
1 4 (3.96%) HTTPS
2 3 (2.97%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.88%) MySQL
2 11 (10.89%) MongoDB
3 7 (6.93%) NoSQL
3 7 (6.93%) Redis
4 6 (5.94%) SQL Server
5 5 (4.95%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.95%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.99%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.99%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (0.99%) DB2
6 1 (0.99%) OLTP
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (28.71%) Jenkins
2 9 (8.91%) Git (software)
3 8 (7.92%) Subversion
4 7 (6.93%) Hudson
5 6 (5.94%) Maven
6 4 (3.96%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (2.97%) Ant
8 2 (1.98%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.99%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.99%) Oracle APEX
General
1 29 (28.71%) Finance
2 24 (23.76%) Manufacturing
3 14 (13.86%) Retail
4 6 (5.94%) Marketing
5 5 (4.95%) Banking
6 3 (2.97%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.99%) Military
Job Titles
1 24 (23.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (13.86%) Architect
3 13 (12.87%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 10 (9.90%) Technical Leader
5 9 (8.91%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (7.92%) Consultant
6 8 (7.92%) Project Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) Configuration Manager
8 5 (4.95%) Coordinator
8 5 (4.95%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (3.96%) Project Coordinator
9 4 (3.96%) Developer
10 2 (1.98%) Analyst
10 2 (1.98%) Software Engineer
10 2 (1.98%) C# Software Engineer
10 2 (1.98%) Integration Engineer
10 2 (1.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 2 (1.98%) Linux Administrator
10 2 (1.98%) DBA
10 2 (1.98%) Software Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.93%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (5.94%) .NET
3 2 (1.98%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Streams
4 1 (0.99%) DHTML
4 1 (0.99%) HTML
4 1 (0.99%) Web Services
4 1 (0.99%) XML
4 1 (0.99%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.81%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.93%) Public Cloud
3 6 (5.94%) Replication
4 3 (2.97%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.98%) SCADA
5 2 (1.98%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.99%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.99%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.99%) CMDB
6 1 (0.99%) HACMP
6 1 (0.99%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 35 (34.65%) UNIX
2 32 (31.68%) Windows
3 24 (23.76%) Linux
4 20 (19.80%) Windows XP
4 20 (19.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (17.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (5.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.72%) DevOps
2 20 (19.80%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (19.80%) Requirements Analysis
3 19 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (18.81%) Continuous Improvement
4 18 (17.82%) Continuous Delivery
5 16 (15.84%) Mentoring
6 15 (14.85%) Change Management
7 12 (11.88%) E-Commerce
8 11 (10.89%) Project Management
8 11 (10.89%) Workflow
8 11 (10.89%) Open Source
9 8 (7.92%) ERP
10 7 (6.93%) Knowledge Management
10 7 (6.93%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (6.93%) Coaching
11 6 (5.94%) Release Management
11 6 (5.94%) Scrum
11 6 (5.94%) B2B
11 6 (5.94%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.83%) Ruby
2 13 (12.87%) Java
2 13 (12.87%) Python
3 10 (9.90%) SQL
4 7 (6.93%) AWK
4 7 (6.93%) PL/SQL
4 7 (6.93%) Perl
5 6 (5.94%) PHP
5 6 (5.94%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.97%) C#
7 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.99%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (19.80%) Security Cleared
2 15 (14.85%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.96%) Degree
4 2 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.99%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.84%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) P3O
System Software
1 25 (24.75%) Active Directory
2 20 (19.80%) VMware ESX
3 6 (5.94%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 31 (30.69%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (18.81%) Puppet
3 7 (6.93%) Ansible
4 6 (5.94%) Zenoss
5 4 (3.96%) Nagios
6 1 (0.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 38 (37.62%) Red Hat
2 28 (27.72%) Microsoft
3 24 (23.76%) VMware
4 16 (15.84%) Oracle
5 12 (11.88%) HP
6 10 (9.90%) hybris
7 7 (6.93%) SaltStack
8 6 (5.94%) Endeca
9 5 (4.95%) Siemens
10 1 (0.99%) NetApp
10 1 (0.99%) Serena
10 1 (0.99%) Remedy