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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 56 42 73
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +31
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 41 66 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.56% 3.76% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.19% 4.90% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 41 15
Average daily rate £375 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.62 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £34.57 £37.29
% change year-on-year
+21.51% -7.30%
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
1286 1347 1206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.43% 76.84% 76.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 799 799 616
Average daily rate £390 £390 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 38 85
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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
Nottinghamshire -6 13 £600 +26.31% 1
Derbyshire +7 11 £375 +7.14%
Leicestershire +7 6 £300 -10.44% 1
Northamptonshire -11 5 £450 -10.00% 1
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 45 (57.69%) Windows
2 37 (47.44%) Microsoft
3 36 (46.15%) Unix
4 35 (44.87%) VMware
5 30 (38.46%) Red Hat
6 28 (35.90%) Active Directory
7 27 (34.62%) Windows Server
8 26 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (32.05%) Windows XP
10 24 (30.77%) Linux
11 23 (29.49%) ITIL
12 22 (28.21%) Oracle
12 22 (28.21%) MS Excel
12 22 (28.21%) VMware ESX
13 20 (25.64%) Requirements Analysis
14 19 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (23.08%) Release Management
15 18 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
16 16 (20.51%) Manufacturing
17 15 (19.23%) Java
17 15 (19.23%) Security Cleared
18 12 (15.38%) Puppet
19 11 (14.10%) Continuous Improvement
19 11 (14.10%) Process Improvement
19 11 (14.10%) SC Cleared
19 11 (14.10%) Web Services
19 11 (14.10%) HP
19 11 (14.10%) TCP/IP
19 11 (14.10%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 9 (11.54%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.13%) AquaLogic
2 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (5.13%) MQSeries
2 4 (5.13%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.13%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (5.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (5.13%) Tuxedo
2 4 (5.13%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.13%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.28%) Apache
3 1 (1.28%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (28.21%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.97%) MS Office
3 4 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.85%) MS Project
5 2 (2.56%) CATIA
5 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.56%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) OpenText MBPM
2 2 (2.56%) Teamcenter
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.10%) TCP/IP
2 7 (8.97%) HTTP
3 5 (6.41%) SAN
4 4 (5.13%) LAN
4 4 (5.13%) SSL
5 3 (3.85%) Firewall
6 2 (2.56%) WAN
7 1 (1.28%) DNS
7 1 (1.28%) DSL
7 1 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.28%) NAS
7 1 (1.28%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.97%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.85%) DataStage
4 3 (3.85%) SQLPlus
5 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (2.56%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.56%) Eclipse RCP
2 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.28%) JIRA
3 1 (1.28%) Maven
3 1 (1.28%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.28%) Subversion
3 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (20.51%) Manufacturing
2 7 (8.97%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (5.13%) Finance
4 3 (3.85%) Retail
5 2 (2.56%) Automotive
6 1 (1.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (37.18%) Architect
2 26 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (11.54%) Analyst
4 6 (7.69%) Middleware Engineer
4 6 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (6.41%) Configuration Manager
5 5 (6.41%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) Integration Analyst
5 5 (6.41%) Middleware Specialist
5 5 (6.41%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (5.13%) Consultant
6 4 (5.13%) Deployment Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Designer
6 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Middleware Analyst
6 4 (5.13%) Solutions Designer
7 3 (3.85%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Integration Specialist
7 3 (3.85%) ITIL Configuration Manager
7 3 (3.85%) Software Asset Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.10%) Web Services
2 10 (12.82%) .NET
3 9 (11.54%) IBM Integration Bus
3 9 (11.54%) Middleware
4 5 (6.41%) J2EE
5 2 (2.56%) JFace
5 2 (2.56%) SWT
6 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.28%) DHTML
6 1 (1.28%) HTML
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Streams
6 1 (1.28%) Velocity
6 1 (1.28%) WCF
6 1 (1.28%) WPF
6 1 (1.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.97%) CMDB
3 6 (7.69%) Minimum Viable Product
4 4 (5.13%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.28%) Replication
5 1 (1.28%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 45 (57.69%) Windows
2 36 (46.15%) Unix
3 27 (34.62%) Windows Server
4 26 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (32.05%) Windows XP
6 24 (30.77%) Linux
7 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (6.41%) Solaris
10 4 (5.13%) AIX
10 4 (5.13%) Android
10 4 (5.13%) OS/390
10 4 (5.13%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.28%) HPUX
11 1 (1.28%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.49%) ITIL
2 20 (25.64%) Requirements Analysis
3 19 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (23.08%) Release Management
5 11 (14.10%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (14.10%) Mentoring
5 11 (14.10%) Process Improvement
6 10 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (11.54%) Change Management
8 8 (10.26%) Open Source
8 8 (10.26%) Service Design
9 7 (8.97%) TOGAF
9 7 (8.97%) UML
10 6 (7.69%) CRM
10 6 (7.69%) Data Security
10 6 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (7.69%) OO
10 6 (7.69%) Service Delivery
10 6 (7.69%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.23%) Java
2 7 (8.97%) SQL
3 5 (6.41%) C
3 5 (6.41%) Perl
4 4 (5.13%) C++
4 4 (5.13%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.85%) C#
5 3 (3.85%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.28%) AWK
6 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.28%) Groovy
6 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.28%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.10%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.56%) MCSE
3 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) ISO 9001
1 3 (3.85%) TickIT
2 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 28 (35.90%) Active Directory
2 22 (28.21%) VMware ESX
3 16 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.28%) Docker
4 1 (1.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (15.38%) Puppet
2 10 (12.82%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.28%) Ansible
3 1 (1.28%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (1.28%) Packer
Vendors
1 37 (47.44%) Microsoft
2 35 (44.87%) VMware
3 30 (38.46%) Red Hat
4 22 (28.21%) Oracle
5 11 (14.10%) HP
6 10 (12.82%) IBM
7 9 (11.54%) SAP
8 6 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (6.41%) Citrix
10 4 (5.13%) Axway
10 4 (5.13%) Fujitsu
10 4 (5.13%) Sun
11 3 (3.85%) Remedy
11 3 (3.85%) Talend
12 2 (2.56%) Apigee
13 1 (1.28%) Endeca
13 1 (1.28%) Intel
13 1 (1.28%) Software AG
13 1 (1.28%) webMethods