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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 74 98 91
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -7
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 77 23 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.51% 0.97% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 1.35% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 8 20
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £239 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £470 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 12
Average hourly rate £35.38 £32.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -15.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.41 £32.50 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.44 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.85 £26.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+31.50% -33.75%
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
2364 1702 2165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.95% 71.88% 69.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1450 856 1123
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 126 217
Average hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.55 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.10 £50.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 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
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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
Essex +5 24 £448 -22.17% 8
Bedfordshire +1 21 £438 +2.94% 1
Cambridgeshire +10 10 £299 -14.64% 6
Norfolk -3 10 £297 - 2
Hertfordshire -17 9 £325 - 6
Suffolk - 2 £419 -
Configuration Management
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 73 (43.71%) Windows
2 72 (43.11%) Microsoft
3 70 (41.92%) SQL
4 68 (40.72%) .NET
5 61 (36.53%) Git (software)
6 54 (32.34%) Team Foundation Server
7 50 (29.94%) Continuous Integration
8 49 (29.34%) .NET Framework
9 47 (28.14%) TeamCity
10 44 (26.35%) Release Management
11 42 (25.15%) Visual Studio
12 40 (23.95%) ITIL
12 40 (23.95%) Windows Server 2012
13 39 (23.35%) Automated Testing
14 36 (21.56%) Maven
14 36 (21.56%) SSDT
14 36 (21.56%) Artifactory
15 34 (20.36%) Automation Testing
16 33 (19.76%) Web Services
16 33 (19.76%) Java
16 33 (19.76%) Octopus Deploy
16 33 (19.76%) Gradle
16 33 (19.76%) NuGet
16 33 (19.76%) Red Gate
16 33 (19.76%) MSBuild
17 31 (18.56%) UNIX
17 31 (18.56%) Linux
18 27 (16.17%) E-Commerce
18 27 (16.17%) Agile Software Development
19 26 (15.57%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 24 (14.37%) IIS
2 13 (7.78%) Confluence
3 9 (5.39%) WebLogic
4 7 (4.19%) IBM Notes
5 5 (2.99%) CMS
6 4 (2.40%) Apache
7 3 (1.80%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.20%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.60%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 15 (8.98%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.19%) MS Project
3 4 (2.40%) MS Office
4 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.60%) Simulink
5 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.40%) assyst
2 3 (1.80%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (7.19%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.60%) IaaS
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.38%) LDAP
1 14 (8.38%) HTTP
1 14 (8.38%) DNS
2 8 (4.79%) TCP/IP
2 8 (4.79%) DHCP
3 7 (4.19%) SAN
3 7 (4.19%) Firewall
4 6 (3.59%) Reverse Proxy
4 6 (3.59%) VPN
5 5 (2.99%) FTP
6 3 (1.80%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.60%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.60%) DECT
7 1 (0.60%) LAN
7 1 (0.60%) WAN
7 1 (0.60%) TETRA
7 1 (0.60%) VLAN
7 1 (0.60%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (21.56%) SSDT
2 18 (10.78%) Relational Database
3 11 (6.59%) MySQL
4 9 (5.39%) MongoDB
4 9 (5.39%) Neo4j
5 8 (4.79%) MariaDB
5 8 (4.79%) SQL Server
6 6 (3.59%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.40%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.40%) DTS
7 4 (2.40%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.80%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.20%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (1.20%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (0.60%) OLTP
10 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 61 (36.53%) Git (software)
2 54 (32.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 47 (28.14%) TeamCity
4 42 (25.15%) Visual Studio
5 36 (21.56%) Maven
5 36 (21.56%) Artifactory
6 33 (19.76%) Octopus Deploy
6 33 (19.76%) MSBuild
6 33 (19.76%) NuGet
6 33 (19.76%) Gradle
7 10 (5.99%) JIRA
8 7 (4.19%) FinalBuilder
8 7 (4.19%) Jenkins
9 6 (3.59%) Log4Net
10 5 (2.99%) Subversion
11 3 (1.80%) LabVIEW
11 3 (1.80%) CruiseControl
11 3 (1.80%) Ant
11 3 (1.80%) GoogleTest
12 2 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 10 (5.99%) Finance
2 5 (2.99%) Publishing
3 4 (2.40%) Military
4 3 (1.80%) Retail
4 3 (1.80%) German Language
4 3 (1.80%) Legal
4 3 (1.80%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.20%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.60%) Electronics
6 1 (0.60%) Automotive
6 1 (0.60%) Law
Job Titles
1 41 (24.55%) Developer
2 34 (20.36%) Release Engineer
2 34 (20.36%) Build Engineer
2 34 (20.36%) Build and Release Engineer
3 19 (11.38%) Software Engineer
4 17 (10.18%) Configuration Engineer
5 15 (8.98%) Java Developer
6 12 (7.19%) Architect
6 12 (7.19%) Software Configuration Engineer
7 10 (5.99%) Analyst
8 7 (4.19%) Senior Developer
8 7 (4.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (3.59%) Configuration Analyst
10 5 (2.99%) .NET Developer
11 4 (2.40%) Oracle Developer
11 4 (2.40%) Support Engineer
11 4 (2.40%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.40%) Technical Architect
11 4 (2.40%) Senior Java Developer
12 3 (1.80%) C++ Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (40.72%) .NET
2 49 (29.34%) .NET Framework
3 33 (19.76%) Web Services
4 26 (15.57%) HTML
5 21 (12.57%) XML
6 18 (10.78%) ASP.NET
7 16 (9.58%) CSS
8 15 (8.98%) Hibernate
9 14 (8.38%) Spring
9 14 (8.38%) REST
10 12 (7.19%) Spring MVC
11 9 (5.39%) JAAS
11 9 (5.39%) JPA
11 9 (5.39%) Struts
11 9 (5.39%) JAX-RS
12 8 (4.79%) J2EE
12 8 (4.79%) JSON
13 6 (3.59%) Ajax
13 6 (3.59%) MSMQ
13 6 (3.59%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.37%) CMDB
2 10 (5.99%) Replication
3 9 (5.39%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.19%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.19%) N-Tier
5 6 (3.59%) Mainframe
6 5 (2.99%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.40%) Open Source
8 3 (1.80%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.80%) PMI
8 3 (1.80%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.80%) AS400
9 2 (1.20%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.20%) Clustering
9 2 (1.20%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.20%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.60%) PKI
10 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.60%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 73 (43.71%) Windows
2 40 (23.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 31 (18.56%) Linux
3 31 (18.56%) UNIX
4 17 (10.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (7.78%) Mac OS X
6 11 (6.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (3.59%) Solaris
8 4 (2.40%) MVS
9 1 (0.60%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (29.94%) Continuous Integration
2 44 (26.35%) Release Management
3 40 (23.95%) ITIL
4 39 (23.35%) Automated Testing
5 34 (20.36%) Automation Testing
6 27 (16.17%) E-Commerce
6 27 (16.17%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (11.98%) Change Management
8 18 (10.78%) Incident Management
9 16 (9.58%) Web Development
9 16 (9.58%) Problem Management
9 16 (9.58%) MVC
9 16 (9.58%) Service Management
10 14 (8.38%) Web Design
10 14 (8.38%) Responsive Web Design
11 13 (7.78%) ITIL V3
11 13 (7.78%) Service Delivery
11 13 (7.78%) OO
11 13 (7.78%) DevOps
12 12 (7.19%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 70 (41.92%) SQL
2 33 (19.76%) Java
3 25 (14.97%) PowerShell
4 18 (10.78%) C#
5 14 (8.38%) VB
6 13 (7.78%) PL/SQL
7 11 (6.59%) JavaScript
8 9 (5.39%) Shell Script
9 8 (4.79%) C
10 7 (4.19%) C++
11 6 (3.59%) Perl
12 3 (1.80%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.80%) VBScript
12 3 (1.80%) ABAP
12 3 (1.80%) Python
13 2 (1.20%) Ada
14 1 (0.60%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.60%) VBA
14 1 (0.60%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (8.98%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.39%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.59%) Degree
3 6 (3.59%) Sun Certification
4 5 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.80%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.80%) MCP
6 3 (1.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.60%) ISEB
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.78%) SLA
2 5 (2.99%) QA
3 2 (1.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (14.97%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.40%) Terminal Services
2 4 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.80%) KVM
3 3 (1.80%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.80%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.60%) vSphere
4 1 (0.60%) VMFS
4 1 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.60%) NFS
Systems Management
1 21 (12.57%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (7.78%) Puppet
3 6 (3.59%) SCCM
3 6 (3.59%) SCOM
4 5 (2.99%) OpenView
5 3 (1.80%) HP SIM
5 3 (1.80%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.20%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.60%) Nagios
7 1 (0.60%) WSUS
Vendors
1 72 (43.11%) Microsoft
2 33 (19.76%) Red Gate
3 23 (13.77%) Oracle
4 11 (6.59%) JBoss
5 10 (5.99%) HP
6 7 (4.19%) Citrix
6 7 (4.19%) Lotus
7 6 (3.59%) AccuRev
8 5 (2.99%) SAP
9 4 (2.40%) Serena
9 4 (2.40%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.80%) EMC
10 3 (1.80%) Google
10 3 (1.80%) VMware
11 2 (1.20%) Cisco
11 2 (1.20%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.20%) hybris
11 2 (1.20%) Akamai
12 1 (0.60%) ForgeRock
12 1 (0.60%) IBM
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