The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 48 59 80
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +21
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 111 93 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.72% 3.16% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.85% 4.27% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 33 14
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£375 £338 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £185 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £410 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 13
Average hourly rate £42.50 £33.50 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% -15.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.10 £26.50 £32.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £41.37 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £36.40 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-26.29% -2.93%
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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2288 2178 1611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.62% 74.01% 71.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1387 1243 856
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £256 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 157 140
Average hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Configuration Management across the East of England region.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the East of England region.

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Cambridgeshire +1 47 £375 -11.76% 8
Essex +10 24 £400 +10.34% 4
Hertfordshire -3 24 £325 +13.04% 9
Suffolk +9 7 £350 -3.44%
Bedfordshire +3 7 £190 -42.64%
Norfolk -9 2 £350 +64.70% 2
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 86 (60.14%) Linux
2 61 (42.66%) Continuous Integration
3 59 (41.26%) DevOps
4 57 (39.86%) Puppet
5 43 (30.07%) Opscode Chef
6 36 (25.17%) Ruby
6 36 (25.17%) UNIX
6 36 (25.17%) Web Services
7 35 (24.48%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
9 26 (18.18%) ITIL
10 22 (15.38%) Jenkins
11 21 (14.69%) Windows
11 21 (14.69%) Python
11 21 (14.69%) Microsoft
12 19 (13.29%) Ansible
12 19 (13.29%) SQL
13 18 (12.59%) MySQL
14 17 (11.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (10.49%) VMware
16 14 (9.79%) Java
17 13 (9.09%) WAN
17 13 (9.09%) Degree
17 13 (9.09%) Git (software)
17 13 (9.09%) Security Cleared
18 12 (8.39%) LAN
18 12 (8.39%) MS Office
18 12 (8.39%) Active Directory
19 11 (7.69%) Oracle
19 11 (7.69%) JIRA

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (6.29%) Confluence
2 8 (5.59%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.90%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.50%) IBM Notes
4 5 (3.50%) Apache
5 4 (2.80%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.80%) JBoss
5 4 (2.80%) WorkSite
6 2 (1.40%) CMS
6 2 (1.40%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.40%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.70%) SAS
7 1 (0.70%) IIS
7 1 (0.70%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.70%) Mule
7 1 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 12 (8.39%) MS Office
2 10 (6.99%) MS Visio
3 8 (5.59%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.10%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.70%) MS Project
6 1 (0.70%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 33 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.59%) IaaS
3 2 (1.40%) SaaS
4 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.09%) WAN
2 12 (8.39%) LAN
3 9 (6.29%) Firewall
4 6 (4.20%) HTTP
4 6 (4.20%) Radio Access Network
5 5 (3.50%) 4G
5 5 (3.50%) 2G
5 5 (3.50%) DHCP
5 5 (3.50%) 3G
5 5 (3.50%) VPN
5 5 (3.50%) DNS
6 4 (2.80%) VoIP
6 4 (2.80%) MPLS
6 4 (2.80%) LDAP
6 4 (2.80%) Internet
7 3 (2.10%) Wireless
7 3 (2.10%) LTE
7 3 (2.10%) SNMP
8 2 (1.40%) 3GPP
8 2 (1.40%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.59%) MySQL
2 8 (5.59%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (4.20%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.50%) MS Access
5 4 (2.80%) Big Data
5 4 (2.80%) MariaDB
5 4 (2.80%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.10%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.40%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.70%) QlikView
8 1 (0.70%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 22 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 13 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 11 (7.69%) JIRA
4 5 (3.50%) Subversion
4 5 (3.50%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.80%) HP UFT
5 4 (2.80%) Selenium
5 4 (2.80%) SoapUI
6 3 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.10%) Maven
7 2 (1.40%) JMeter
7 2 (1.40%) CruiseControl
7 2 (1.40%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.40%) Ant
7 2 (1.40%) JUnit
7 2 (1.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.40%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.40%) AccuRev
7 2 (1.40%) Hudson
General
1 6 (4.20%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.50%) Finance
3 4 (2.80%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.10%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.40%) Legal
5 2 (1.40%) Retail
5 2 (1.40%) Local Government
6 1 (0.70%) Publishing
6 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.70%) Back Office
6 1 (0.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 39 (27.27%) Linux Administrator
2 38 (26.57%) Administrator
3 36 (25.17%) Systems Administrator
4 34 (23.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 20 (13.99%) DevOps Engineer
6 16 (11.19%) Developer
7 15 (10.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 14 (9.79%) Analyst
9 11 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (5.59%) Software Engineer
10 8 (5.59%) Configuration Manager
11 7 (4.90%) Linux Engineer
12 6 (4.20%) Java Developer
13 5 (3.50%) Service Analyst
13 5 (3.50%) Project Manager
14 4 (2.80%) Systems Engineer
14 4 (2.80%) Support Analyst
14 4 (2.80%) Release Manager
14 4 (2.80%) Configuration Engineer
14 4 (2.80%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (25.17%) Web Services
2 9 (6.29%) HTML
3 8 (5.59%) .NET
3 8 (5.59%) XML
3 8 (5.59%) CSS
3 8 (5.59%) REST
4 6 (4.20%) Hibernate
5 5 (3.50%) Middleware
6 4 (2.80%) JAAS
6 4 (2.80%) SOAP
6 4 (2.80%) Struts
6 4 (2.80%) Spring
6 4 (2.80%) JAX-RPC
6 4 (2.80%) JAXB
6 4 (2.80%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.80%) EclipseLink
6 4 (2.80%) Spring MVC
6 4 (2.80%) JPA
6 4 (2.80%) Struts2
7 3 (2.10%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 11 (7.69%) CMDB
2 6 (4.20%) Statistics
2 6 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.80%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.10%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (2.10%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.40%) Clustering
6 1 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.70%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.70%) NHS
6 1 (0.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 86 (60.14%) Linux
2 36 (25.17%) UNIX
3 21 (14.69%) Windows
4 17 (11.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.90%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.40%) CentOS
6 2 (1.40%) Solaris
6 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.70%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.70%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (42.66%) Continuous Integration
2 59 (41.26%) DevOps
3 35 (24.48%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (18.18%) ITIL
5 10 (6.99%) Project Management
5 10 (6.99%) Service Delivery
5 10 (6.99%) Software Engineering
5 10 (6.99%) Web Development
5 10 (6.99%) Open Source
6 9 (6.29%) Change Control
6 9 (6.29%) Service Management
7 8 (5.59%) Integration Testing
7 8 (5.59%) Automated Testing
8 7 (4.90%) TDD
8 7 (4.90%) Validation
9 6 (4.20%) Scrum
9 6 (4.20%) Web Design
9 6 (4.20%) Performance Management
9 6 (4.20%) Problem Management
9 6 (4.20%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 36 (25.17%) Ruby
2 21 (14.69%) Python
3 19 (13.29%) SQL
4 14 (9.79%) Java
5 9 (6.29%) C#
5 9 (6.29%) C++
6 8 (5.59%) JavaScript
6 8 (5.59%) Perl
7 4 (2.80%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.80%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.10%) C
9 2 (1.40%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.70%) Scala
10 1 (0.70%) Ada
10 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.70%) VB6
10 1 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (9.09%) Degree
1 13 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.10%) CCNP
4 3 (2.10%) MCSA
4 3 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.10%) CCNA
5 2 (1.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.40%) MCITP
5 2 (1.40%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.70%) MOS
6 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.70%) CCIE
6 1 (0.70%) MCP
6 1 (0.70%) HNC
6 1 (0.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.20%) SLA
1 6 (4.20%) QA
2 3 (2.10%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.70%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 12 (8.39%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 7 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.80%) XenServer
4 4 (2.80%) vSphere
5 2 (1.40%) XenApp
6 1 (0.70%) vCloud
6 1 (0.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 57 (39.86%) Puppet
2 43 (30.07%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (13.29%) Ansible
4 5 (3.50%) SCCM
5 3 (2.10%) SCOM
6 2 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.40%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.70%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.70%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 21 (14.69%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.49%) VMware
3 11 (7.69%) Oracle
4 8 (5.59%) HP
4 8 (5.59%) Red Hat
4 8 (5.59%) Atlassian
5 5 (3.50%) WSO2
5 5 (3.50%) Lotus
5 5 (3.50%) Citrix
5 5 (3.50%) Cisco
6 3 (2.10%) IBM
7 2 (1.40%) Ericsson
7 2 (1.40%) Nortel
7 2 (1.40%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 2 (1.40%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.40%) Huawei
8 1 (0.70%) LANDesk
8 1 (0.70%) Symantec
8 1 (0.70%) Remedy
8 1 (0.70%) Macrovision
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