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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 62 90 121
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +31
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 87 37 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.02% 1.52% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.94% 2.19% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 15 10
Average daily rate
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£413 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £155 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £515 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £25.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -32.43%
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
2210 1688 1993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.82% 69.12% 67.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1432 903 1081
Average daily rate £413 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 157 179
Average hourly rate £22.00 £35.50 £26.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.02% +31.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.05 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +10 41 £463 +15.62%
Hertfordshire +2 15 £425 -5.55% 2
Cambridgeshire -5 10 £300 -11.11% 6
Norfolk +7 9 £376 +79.16%
Bedfordshire - 7 £350 -
Suffolk - - - -
Configuration Management
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 64 (38.32%) SQL
2 61 (36.53%) Microsoft
3 60 (35.93%) Windows
4 49 (29.34%) .NET
5 46 (27.54%) Linux
5 46 (27.54%) UNIX
6 45 (26.95%) Java
7 43 (25.75%) Web Services
8 42 (25.15%) HTML
9 41 (24.55%) Oracle
9 41 (24.55%) Git (software)
10 35 (20.96%) Agile Software Development
11 34 (20.36%) XML
11 34 (20.36%) Team Foundation Server
12 33 (19.76%) Relational Database
13 32 (19.16%) .NET Framework
14 31 (18.56%) ITIL
15 30 (17.96%) Hibernate
15 30 (17.96%) REST
16 29 (17.37%) MVC
16 29 (17.37%) HTTP
16 29 (17.37%) Mac OS X
17 28 (16.77%) CSS
17 28 (16.77%) Web Design
17 28 (16.77%) Responsive Web Design
18 27 (16.17%) PowerShell
18 27 (16.17%) Continuous Integration
19 26 (15.57%) TeamCity
20 24 (14.37%) IIS
20 24 (14.37%) LDAP

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 20 (11.98%) JBoss
3 18 (10.78%) WebLogic
4 12 (7.19%) Confluence
5 8 (4.79%) IBM Notes
6 4 (2.40%) Apache
7 3 (1.80%) MQSeries
7 3 (1.80%) CMS
8 2 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.20%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.60%) SAS
9 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (11.38%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.39%) MS Project
3 7 (4.19%) MS Office
4 5 (2.99%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.19%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (7.19%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.60%) IaaS
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 29 (17.37%) HTTP
2 24 (14.37%) LDAP
3 16 (9.58%) DNS
4 10 (5.99%) DHCP
5 9 (5.39%) Firewall
6 8 (4.79%) TCP/IP
6 8 (4.79%) VPN
7 7 (4.19%) SAN
8 6 (3.59%) FTP
8 6 (3.59%) Reverse Proxy
9 4 (2.40%) WAN
9 4 (2.40%) LAN
10 3 (1.80%) Ethernet
10 3 (1.80%) 2G
10 3 (1.80%) 3G
10 3 (1.80%) LTE
10 3 (1.80%) 4G
10 3 (1.80%) Radio Access Network
11 2 (1.20%) SSH
11 2 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (19.76%) Relational Database
2 23 (13.77%) MongoDB
3 21 (12.57%) Neo4j
4 20 (11.98%) MySQL
5 18 (10.78%) MariaDB
6 15 (8.98%) SSDT
7 12 (7.19%) SQL Server
8 7 (4.19%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (4.19%) Oracle Database
9 6 (3.59%) NoSQL
10 4 (2.40%) DTS
10 4 (2.40%) DB2
10 4 (2.40%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.80%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.20%) Big Data
12 2 (1.20%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 1 (0.60%) DataStage
13 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.60%) OLTP
13 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 41 (24.55%) Git (software)
2 34 (20.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (15.57%) TeamCity
4 21 (12.57%) Visual Studio
5 14 (8.38%) Maven
5 14 (8.38%) Artifactory
6 12 (7.19%) MSBuild
6 12 (7.19%) NuGet
6 12 (7.19%) Gradle
6 12 (7.19%) Octopus Deploy
7 9 (5.39%) Jenkins
7 9 (5.39%) JIRA
8 7 (4.19%) FinalBuilder
8 7 (4.19%) Subversion
9 5 (2.99%) Log4Net
9 5 (2.99%) CruiseControl
10 2 (1.20%) Ant
10 2 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.60%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 13 (7.78%) Finance
2 6 (3.59%) Publishing
3 5 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.40%) Legal
4 4 (2.40%) Military
5 3 (1.80%) Retail
5 3 (1.80%) German Language
6 2 (1.20%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.60%) Electronics
7 1 (0.60%) Automotive
7 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 60 (35.93%) Developer
2 30 (17.96%) Java Developer
3 16 (9.58%) Analyst
3 16 (9.58%) Configuration Engineer
4 15 (8.98%) Build Engineer
5 13 (7.78%) Build and Release Engineer
5 13 (7.78%) Software Engineer
5 13 (7.78%) Release Engineer
6 12 (7.19%) Architect
7 11 (6.59%) Software Configuration Engineer
8 8 (4.79%) Senior Developer
8 8 (4.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.19%) .NET Developer
10 6 (3.59%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (3.59%) Project Manager
11 5 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (2.40%) Technical Architect
12 4 (2.40%) Web Developer
12 4 (2.40%) Test Analyst
12 4 (2.40%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (29.34%) .NET
2 43 (25.75%) Web Services
3 42 (25.15%) HTML
4 34 (20.36%) XML
5 32 (19.16%) .NET Framework
6 30 (17.96%) Hibernate
6 30 (17.96%) REST
7 28 (16.77%) CSS
8 23 (13.77%) JAX-RS
9 22 (13.17%) ASP.NET
9 22 (13.17%) Spring
10 19 (11.38%) JAAS
10 19 (11.38%) Spring MVC
11 18 (10.78%) JPA
12 17 (10.18%) Struts
13 15 (8.98%) JAX-RPC
13 15 (8.98%) Struts2
14 10 (5.99%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (5.99%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 9 (5.39%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.38%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (8.98%) CMDB
2 15 (8.98%) Visualisation
3 10 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.99%) Replication
4 9 (5.39%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.19%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.40%) Open Source
6 4 (2.40%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.80%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.80%) PMI
7 3 (1.80%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.80%) Clustering
8 2 (1.20%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.20%) AS400
8 2 (1.20%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.60%) Life Science
9 1 (0.60%) PKI
9 1 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 60 (35.93%) Windows
2 46 (27.54%) Linux
2 46 (27.54%) UNIX
3 29 (17.37%) Mac OS X
4 20 (11.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (11.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (6.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.80%) FreeBSD
7 3 (1.80%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.20%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.20%) MVS
9 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.60%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (20.96%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (18.56%) ITIL
3 29 (17.37%) MVC
4 28 (16.77%) Web Design
4 28 (16.77%) Responsive Web Design
5 27 (16.17%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (13.77%) Web Development
6 23 (13.77%) Release Management
6 23 (13.77%) TDD
7 19 (11.38%) E-Commerce
7 19 (11.38%) Project Management
8 18 (10.78%) Change Management
9 17 (10.18%) OO
9 17 (10.18%) Mentoring
10 15 (8.98%) Microservices
10 15 (8.98%) Automated Testing
11 14 (8.38%) Service Delivery
11 14 (8.38%) DevOps
12 13 (7.78%) Automation Testing
13 12 (7.19%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 64 (38.32%) SQL
2 45 (26.95%) Java
3 27 (16.17%) PowerShell
4 23 (13.77%) PL/SQL
5 20 (11.98%) C#
6 18 (10.78%) JavaScript
7 12 (7.19%) Shell Script
7 12 (7.19%) VB
8 9 (5.39%) Perl
9 8 (4.79%) C
10 7 (4.19%) C++
11 4 (2.40%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.80%) VBScript
12 3 (1.80%) Python
13 2 (1.20%) Ruby
14 1 (0.60%) Korn
14 1 (0.60%) TTCN
14 1 (0.60%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.60%) ABAP
14 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (8.38%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.99%) Degree
2 10 (5.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 8 (4.79%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.59%) Sun Certification
5 5 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.40%) MCP
7 3 (1.80%) ISEB
7 3 (1.80%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.20%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.78%) QA
2 7 (4.19%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (11.38%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.79%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.40%) Terminal Services
3 4 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.80%) KVM
4 3 (1.80%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.80%) vSphere
5 2 (1.20%) XenServer
5 2 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.60%) NFS
6 1 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.60%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 20 (11.98%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (9.58%) Puppet
3 8 (4.79%) SCCM
3 8 (4.79%) SCOM
4 4 (2.40%) Control-M
4 4 (2.40%) OpenView
5 3 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.20%) HP SIM
6 2 (1.20%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.60%) SCSM
7 1 (0.60%) Nagios
7 1 (0.60%) WSUS
7 1 (0.60%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 61 (36.53%) Microsoft
2 41 (24.55%) Oracle
3 12 (7.19%) HP
3 12 (7.19%) Red Gate
4 9 (5.39%) VMware
5 8 (4.79%) Lotus
6 6 (3.59%) AccuRev
7 5 (2.99%) Citrix
8 4 (2.40%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.80%) Akamai
9 3 (1.80%) Dell
9 3 (1.80%) Business Objects
9 3 (1.80%) SAP
9 3 (1.80%) Cisco
10 2 (1.20%) Ericsson
10 2 (1.20%) Remedy
10 2 (1.20%) Nortel
10 2 (1.20%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 2 (1.20%) Serena
10 2 (1.20%) Huawei
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