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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 56 65 94
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +29
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 97 83 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.18% 2.74% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.16% 3.64% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 37 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £172 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 7
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.17 £26.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £41.67 £43.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.61 £34.93 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-26.67% -8.09%
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
2333 2278 1702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.39% 75.26% 71.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1441 1328 888
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 158 131
Average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.95 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +5 35 £400 -5.88% 12
Hertfordshire +8 25 £350 +16.66% 4
Essex +3 22 £400 -10.61% 9
Bedfordshire +8 6 £190 -55.29% 2
Suffolk +3 4 £350 -11.11%
Norfolk -10 4 £350 +64.70% 1
East Anglia - 1 - -
Configuration Management
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 92 (57.50%) Linux
2 67 (41.88%) Continuous Integration
3 65 (40.63%) Puppet
4 64 (40.00%) DevOps
5 49 (30.63%) Opscode Chef
6 41 (25.63%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (23.75%) Ruby
7 38 (23.75%) UNIX
8 37 (23.13%) Web Services
9 36 (22.50%) Amazon AWS
10 31 (19.38%) Windows
11 28 (17.50%) ITIL
12 26 (16.25%) Jenkins
13 25 (15.63%) Ansible
14 24 (15.00%) SQL
14 24 (15.00%) Python
15 22 (13.75%) VMware
16 21 (13.13%) MySQL
17 19 (11.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 18 (11.25%) Microsoft
18 18 (11.25%) Oracle
19 17 (10.63%) Git (software)
20 15 (9.38%) Security Cleared
20 15 (9.38%) WAN
21 14 (8.75%) LAN
21 14 (8.75%) Java
21 14 (8.75%) Active Directory
21 14 (8.75%) Degree
22 13 (8.13%) JIRA
22 13 (8.13%) CMDB

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (5.63%) Apache
1 9 (5.63%) SharePoint
1 9 (5.63%) Confluence
2 8 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.13%) IIS
3 5 (3.13%) IBM Notes
3 5 (3.13%) WorkSite
4 4 (2.50%) CMS
4 4 (2.50%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.50%) JBoss
5 3 (1.88%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.88%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.88%) nginx
6 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.63%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.63%) Mule
6 1 (0.63%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (6.88%) MS Office
1 11 (6.88%) MS Visio
2 6 (3.75%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.88%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.25%) MS Project
5 1 (0.63%) Windchill
5 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 36 (22.50%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.63%) IaaS
3 1 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.63%) SaaS
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.38%) WAN
2 14 (8.75%) LAN
3 12 (7.50%) Firewall
4 8 (5.00%) HTTP
5 7 (4.38%) DNS
6 6 (3.75%) VPN
6 6 (3.75%) DHCP
6 6 (3.75%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (3.13%) 2G
7 5 (3.13%) 3G
7 5 (3.13%) MPLS
7 5 (3.13%) VoIP
7 5 (3.13%) 4G
8 4 (2.50%) LDAP
8 4 (2.50%) Internet
9 3 (1.88%) Wireless
9 3 (1.88%) LTE
9 3 (1.88%) SNMP
9 3 (1.88%) SAN
10 2 (1.25%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.13%) MySQL
2 12 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.38%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.38%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.13%) MS Access
5 5 (3.13%) Big Data
6 4 (2.50%) MariaDB
6 4 (2.50%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.88%) Redis
7 3 (1.88%) Neo4j
7 3 (1.88%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.25%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.63%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.63%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 26 (16.25%) Jenkins
2 17 (10.63%) Git (software)
3 13 (8.13%) JIRA
4 10 (6.25%) Subversion
5 4 (2.50%) Selenium
5 4 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (2.50%) HP UFT
5 4 (2.50%) SoapUI
6 3 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.88%) Mercurial
6 3 (1.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.25%) Ant
7 2 (1.25%) JUnit
7 2 (1.25%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.25%) JMeter
7 2 (1.25%) Maven
7 2 (1.25%) AccuRev
7 2 (1.25%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.25%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.25%) Hudson
General
1 9 (5.63%) Finance
2 7 (4.38%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.88%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.88%) Retail
4 2 (1.25%) Local Government
4 2 (1.25%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.25%) Legal
5 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.63%) Back Office
5 1 (0.63%) Electronics
5 1 (0.63%) Billing
Job Titles
1 39 (24.38%) Linux Administrator
2 38 (23.75%) Administrator
3 36 (22.50%) Systems Administrator
4 34 (21.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 25 (15.63%) DevOps Engineer
6 21 (13.13%) Developer
7 18 (11.25%) Analyst
7 18 (11.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 11 (6.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (5.00%) Configuration Manager
10 7 (4.38%) Project Manager
10 7 (4.38%) Java Developer
10 7 (4.38%) Linux Engineer
11 6 (3.75%) Software Engineer
12 5 (3.13%) Service Analyst
13 4 (2.50%) Technical Manager
13 4 (2.50%) Technical Project Manager
13 4 (2.50%) Systems Engineer
13 4 (2.50%) Support Analyst
13 4 (2.50%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (23.13%) Web Services
2 12 (7.50%) .NET
3 10 (6.25%) HTML
3 10 (6.25%) REST
4 9 (5.63%) CSS
5 8 (5.00%) XML
6 7 (4.38%) Hibernate
7 6 (3.75%) Middleware
8 4 (2.50%) JAAS
8 4 (2.50%) Spring MVC
8 4 (2.50%) JPA
8 4 (2.50%) Struts2
8 4 (2.50%) EclipseLink
8 4 (2.50%) Spring
8 4 (2.50%) JAX-RPC
8 4 (2.50%) JAXB
8 4 (2.50%) SOAP
8 4 (2.50%) Struts
8 4 (2.50%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.88%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.13%) CMDB
2 10 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.75%) Statistics
3 6 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.75%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.50%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.88%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (1.88%) Clustering
6 2 (1.25%) FMCG
7 1 (0.63%) IVR
7 1 (0.63%) PKI
7 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.63%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.63%) NHS
7 1 (0.63%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 92 (57.50%) Linux
2 38 (23.75%) UNIX
3 31 (19.38%) Windows
4 19 (11.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (5.00%) Mac OS X
6 7 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (4.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.25%) Windows CE
8 2 (1.25%) Solaris
8 2 (1.25%) CentOS
9 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.63%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (41.88%) Continuous Integration
2 64 (40.00%) DevOps
3 41 (25.63%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (17.50%) ITIL
5 13 (8.13%) Project Management
5 13 (8.13%) Web Development
6 11 (6.88%) Service Delivery
7 10 (6.25%) Open Source
7 10 (6.25%) Change Control
8 9 (5.63%) Service Management
8 9 (5.63%) Automated Testing
8 9 (5.63%) Software Engineering
9 8 (5.00%) Validation
9 8 (5.00%) Scrum
9 8 (5.00%) Integration Testing
10 7 (4.38%) Release Management
10 7 (4.38%) Web Design
10 7 (4.38%) MVC
10 7 (4.38%) TDD
10 7 (4.38%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 38 (23.75%) Ruby
2 24 (15.00%) SQL
2 24 (15.00%) Python
3 14 (8.75%) Java
4 10 (6.25%) C#
5 9 (5.63%) C++
6 8 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (5.00%) Perl
7 5 (3.13%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.50%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.88%) C
9 3 (1.88%) PHP
9 3 (1.88%) PHP5
9 3 (1.88%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.25%) Scala
11 1 (0.63%) Groovy
11 1 (0.63%) Ada
11 1 (0.63%) VB6
11 1 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.75%) Degree
3 6 (3.75%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.88%) MCSA
6 3 (1.88%) CCNP
6 3 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (1.88%) CCNA
7 2 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.25%) VCAP
7 2 (1.25%) MCITP
7 2 (1.25%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.63%) MOS
8 1 (0.63%) CCIP
8 1 (0.63%) CCIE
8 1 (0.63%) MCP
8 1 (0.63%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.75%) SLA
2 3 (1.88%) QA
3 2 (1.25%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.63%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 14 (8.75%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (7.50%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.75%) vSphere
4 5 (3.13%) XenServer
5 2 (1.25%) vCloud
5 2 (1.25%) Docker
5 2 (1.25%) XenApp
6 1 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 65 (40.63%) Puppet
2 49 (30.63%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (15.63%) Ansible
4 5 (3.13%) SCCM
5 4 (2.50%) Vagrant
6 3 (1.88%) SCOM
7 2 (1.25%) WhatsUp Gold
7 2 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.63%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.63%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.63%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 22 (13.75%) VMware
2 18 (11.25%) Oracle
2 18 (11.25%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.25%) HP
4 9 (5.63%) Red Hat
5 8 (5.00%) Atlassian
6 6 (3.75%) Citrix
6 6 (3.75%) Cisco
7 5 (3.13%) Lotus
7 5 (3.13%) WSO2
8 4 (2.50%) IBM
9 3 (1.88%) Zend
10 2 (1.25%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 2 (1.25%) hybris
10 2 (1.25%) Huawei
10 2 (1.25%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.25%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.25%) Symantec
10 2 (1.25%) Nortel
10 2 (1.25%) Avaya
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