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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 65 87 110
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +23
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 81 37 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.85% 1.53% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.77% 2.21% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 16 9
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£450 £295 £473
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.54% -37.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £143 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £513 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 9
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 £36.40 £27.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+32.36% -25.67%
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
2146 1674 1880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.59% 69.03% 66.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1368 922 1033
Average daily rate £425 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 161 178
Average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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
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 19 December 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 +11 35 £450 +12.50%
Hertfordshire +8 16 £425 +39.34% 2
Cambridgeshire -5 13 £475 +33.33% 5
Norfolk +10 7 £300 +42.85%
Suffolk - 3 - -
Bedfordshire - 3 £350 - 3
Configuration Management
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 45 (29.22%) SQL
1 45 (29.22%) UNIX
1 45 (29.22%) Windows
2 44 (28.57%) .NET
2 44 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 43 (27.92%) Linux
4 42 (27.27%) HTML
5 38 (24.68%) Oracle
5 38 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (24.03%) Java
7 36 (23.38%) Web Services
8 35 (22.73%) Git (software)
9 33 (21.43%) ITIL
10 30 (19.48%) Hibernate
10 30 (19.48%) REST
10 30 (19.48%) Relational Database
11 29 (18.83%) C#
11 29 (18.83%) HTTP
11 29 (18.83%) Mac OS X
12 28 (18.18%) CSS
12 28 (18.18%) Web Design
12 28 (18.18%) MVC
12 28 (18.18%) Change Management
12 28 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
13 27 (17.53%) XML
14 24 (15.58%) IIS
14 24 (15.58%) LDAP
14 24 (15.58%) PowerShell
15 23 (14.94%) JAX-RS
15 23 (14.94%) MongoDB

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (15.58%) IIS
2 20 (12.99%) JBoss
3 15 (9.74%) WebLogic
4 12 (7.79%) Confluence
5 8 (5.19%) IBM Notes
6 4 (2.60%) CMS
6 4 (2.60%) Apache
7 3 (1.95%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.30%) WorkSite
8 2 (1.30%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.65%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (12.34%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.84%) MS Project
3 8 (5.19%) MS Office
4 6 (3.90%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.55%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 20 (12.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.19%) PaaS
4 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.65%) SaaS
4 1 (0.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (18.83%) HTTP
2 24 (15.58%) LDAP
3 13 (8.44%) DNS
4 10 (6.49%) DHCP
5 6 (3.90%) Firewall
5 6 (3.90%) FTP
5 6 (3.90%) VPN
6 5 (3.25%) WAN
6 5 (3.25%) 3G
6 5 (3.25%) LAN
6 5 (3.25%) 2G
6 5 (3.25%) LTE
6 5 (3.25%) 4G
6 5 (3.25%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (2.60%) SAN
7 4 (2.60%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.95%) MPLS
8 3 (1.95%) 3GPP
8 3 (1.95%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (1.95%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (19.48%) Relational Database
2 23 (14.94%) MongoDB
3 21 (13.64%) Neo4j
4 20 (12.99%) MySQL
5 18 (11.69%) MariaDB
6 11 (7.14%) SQL Server
7 7 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (3.25%) DTS
8 5 (3.25%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.60%) DB2
10 3 (1.95%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.30%) SSDT
11 2 (1.30%) Big Data
12 1 (0.65%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 35 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 21 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (11.04%) Jenkins
4 13 (8.44%) TeamCity
5 9 (5.84%) JIRA
6 7 (4.55%) Visual Studio
6 7 (4.55%) Subversion
6 7 (4.55%) FinalBuilder
7 5 (3.25%) Log4Net
7 5 (3.25%) CruiseControl
8 4 (2.60%) Artifactory
8 4 (2.60%) Maven
9 2 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.30%) NuGet
9 2 (1.30%) Gradle
9 2 (1.30%) MSBuild
9 2 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.30%) Ant
10 1 (0.65%) MSI
10 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (8.44%) Finance
2 6 (3.90%) Telecoms
2 6 (3.90%) Publishing
3 4 (2.60%) Military
3 4 (2.60%) Legal
4 3 (1.95%) Retail
4 3 (1.95%) Billing
4 3 (1.95%) German Language
5 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.65%) Automotive
5 1 (0.65%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 54 (35.06%) Developer
2 30 (19.48%) Java Developer
3 15 (9.74%) Analyst
4 13 (8.44%) Configuration Engineer
5 11 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (5.19%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 8 (5.19%) Software Configuration Engineer
6 8 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (5.19%) Software Engineer
7 7 (4.55%) Architect
7 7 (4.55%) .NET Developer
8 6 (3.90%) Build Engineer
8 6 (3.90%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (3.90%) Project Manager
8 6 (3.90%) Senior Developer
9 4 (2.60%) Designer
9 4 (2.60%) Software Manager
9 4 (2.60%) ETL Developer
9 4 (2.60%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (2.60%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (28.57%) .NET
2 42 (27.27%) HTML
3 36 (23.38%) Web Services
4 30 (19.48%) Hibernate
4 30 (19.48%) REST
5 28 (18.18%) CSS
6 27 (17.53%) XML
7 23 (14.94%) JAX-RS
8 22 (14.29%) Spring
9 21 (13.64%) ASP.NET
10 19 (12.34%) Spring MVC
10 19 (12.34%) JAAS
11 18 (11.69%) JPA
12 17 (11.04%) Struts
12 17 (11.04%) .NET Framework
13 15 (9.74%) JAX-RPC
13 15 (9.74%) Struts2
14 9 (5.84%) CSS3
14 9 (5.84%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 9 (5.84%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (11.69%) CMDB
3 15 (9.74%) Visualisation
4 8 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.55%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.60%) Replication
6 4 (2.60%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.60%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.95%) PMI
7 3 (1.95%) Clustering
8 2 (1.30%) Open Source
8 2 (1.30%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.30%) IVR
8 2 (1.30%) AS400
8 2 (1.30%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.30%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.65%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.65%) PKI
9 1 (0.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.65%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 45 (29.22%) UNIX
1 45 (29.22%) Windows
2 43 (27.92%) Linux
3 29 (18.83%) Mac OS X
4 20 (12.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.95%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.95%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.30%) FreeBSD
8 2 (1.30%) MVS
9 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.65%) CentOS
9 1 (0.65%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (21.43%) ITIL
3 28 (18.18%) Web Design
3 28 (18.18%) MVC
3 28 (18.18%) Change Management
3 28 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
4 23 (14.94%) TDD
5 22 (14.29%) Web Development
6 21 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (13.64%) DevOps
6 21 (13.64%) E-Commerce
7 19 (12.34%) Project Management
8 17 (11.04%) Mentoring
8 17 (11.04%) Service Delivery
9 15 (9.74%) Scrum
9 15 (9.74%) Microservices
10 14 (9.09%) Incident Management
11 13 (8.44%) Service Management
11 13 (8.44%) OO
12 12 (7.79%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 45 (29.22%) SQL
2 37 (24.03%) Java
3 29 (18.83%) C#
4 24 (15.58%) PowerShell
5 20 (12.99%) PL/SQL
6 18 (11.69%) JavaScript
7 12 (7.79%) VB
8 9 (5.84%) Perl
9 8 (5.19%) Shell Script
10 7 (4.55%) C++
11 5 (3.25%) C
12 3 (1.95%) VBScript
12 3 (1.95%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.30%) Ruby
13 2 (1.30%) Python
14 1 (0.65%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.65%) Korn
14 1 (0.65%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 14 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 9 (5.84%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.90%) Degree
5 5 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.60%) MCP
7 3 (1.95%) ISEB
7 3 (1.95%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.95%) Sun Certification
7 3 (1.95%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.30%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.65%) CCNP
9 1 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.65%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.09%) QA
2 8 (5.19%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.90%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.60%) Terminal Services
5 3 (1.95%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.95%) vSphere
6 2 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.30%) XenServer
7 1 (0.65%) NFS
7 1 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.65%) VMFS
7 1 (0.65%) KVM
Systems Management
1 21 (13.64%) Puppet
2 17 (11.04%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (5.84%) SCCM
4 8 (5.19%) SCOM
5 4 (2.60%) Control-M
5 4 (2.60%) OpenView
6 3 (1.95%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.30%) HP SIM
7 2 (1.30%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.65%) Nagios
8 1 (0.65%) WSUS
8 1 (0.65%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.65%) SCSM
8 1 (0.65%) Graphite
Vendors
1 44 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 38 (24.68%) Oracle
3 14 (9.09%) HP
4 9 (5.84%) VMware
5 8 (5.19%) Lotus
6 7 (4.55%) Citrix
7 4 (2.60%) ServiceNow
7 4 (2.60%) Cisco
8 3 (1.95%) Dell
8 3 (1.95%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.95%) AccuRev
8 3 (1.95%) Akamai
9 2 (1.30%) Red Gate
9 2 (1.30%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 2 (1.30%) Huawei
9 2 (1.30%) SAP
9 2 (1.30%) Remedy
9 2 (1.30%) Ericsson
9 2 (1.30%) Avaya
9 2 (1.30%) Nortel
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