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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 56 68 73
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 81 76 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.94% 2.56% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.91% 3.53% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 28 19
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £249 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £430 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 10
Average hourly rate £36.50 £37.00 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% -9.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £26.50 £32.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £39.30 £46.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.89 £37.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year
-35.44% -1.98%
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
2073 2150 1548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.16% 72.37% 71.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1171 1211 854
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 152 135
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -0.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £19.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -7 28 £325 -23.52% 15
Essex +11 19 £400 +1.91% 2
Hertfordshire +9 17 £319 +7.59% 2
Bedfordshire +7 10 £425 +30.76% 1
Suffolk +15 7 £350 - 1
Configuration Management
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 60 (48.78%) Linux
2 55 (44.72%) Continuous Integration
3 44 (35.77%) DevOps
4 40 (32.52%) Puppet
5 35 (28.46%) UNIX
6 33 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (20.33%) Jenkins
8 24 (19.51%) Ruby
9 22 (17.89%) ITIL
10 21 (17.07%) Web Services
11 19 (15.45%) Git (software)
12 18 (14.63%) Opscode Chef
13 17 (13.82%) .NET
13 17 (13.82%) Microsoft
14 16 (13.01%) MySQL
14 16 (13.01%) SQL
14 16 (13.01%) Automated Testing
14 16 (13.01%) Change Management
15 15 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
15 15 (12.20%) C#
16 14 (11.38%) Java
16 14 (11.38%) Security Cleared
17 13 (10.57%) Windows
17 13 (10.57%) Scrum
17 13 (10.57%) CMDB
18 12 (9.76%) Service Management
18 12 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 11 (8.94%) MS Office
19 11 (8.94%) Oracle
19 11 (8.94%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (7.32%) Confluence
2 7 (5.69%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.69%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.88%) IBM Notes
4 5 (4.07%) Apache
5 4 (3.25%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.25%) JBoss
5 4 (3.25%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.44%) WorkSite
7 1 (0.81%) IIS
7 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.81%) SAS
7 1 (0.81%) CMS
7 1 (0.81%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.81%) Mule
Applications
1 11 (8.94%) MS Office
2 9 (7.32%) MS Visio
3 7 (5.69%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.63%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.81%) MS Project
5 1 (0.81%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.50%) PaaS
3 5 (4.07%) IaaS
4 3 (2.44%) SaaS
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.94%) WAN
2 10 (8.13%) LAN
3 6 (4.88%) HTTP
4 5 (4.07%) 3G
4 5 (4.07%) 2G
4 5 (4.07%) Radio Access Network
4 5 (4.07%) 4G
4 5 (4.07%) LTE
5 4 (3.25%) Firewall
5 4 (3.25%) VPN
5 4 (3.25%) LDAP
5 4 (3.25%) MPLS
5 4 (3.25%) Internet
6 3 (2.44%) SNMP
6 3 (2.44%) DNS
6 3 (2.44%) DHCP
6 3 (2.44%) 3GPP
6 3 (2.44%) VoIP
6 3 (2.44%) Network Security
6 3 (2.44%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.01%) MySQL
2 6 (4.88%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.07%) MS Access
4 4 (3.25%) MariaDB
5 3 (2.44%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.44%) Big Data
5 3 (2.44%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.63%) Neo4j
6 2 (1.63%) QlikView
6 2 (1.63%) DTS
7 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.81%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.81%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 25 (20.33%) Jenkins
2 19 (15.45%) Git (software)
3 11 (8.94%) JIRA
4 5 (4.07%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.44%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (2.44%) Selenium
5 3 (2.44%) Subversion
5 3 (2.44%) Maven
5 3 (2.44%) SoapUI
5 3 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.63%) AccuRev
6 2 (1.63%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (1.63%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.63%) Hudson
6 2 (1.63%) JMeter
6 2 (1.63%) Ant
6 2 (1.63%) JUnit
7 1 (0.81%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.81%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.81%) ClearCase
General
1 8 (6.50%) Finance
2 6 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.25%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.44%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.44%) Billing
5 2 (1.63%) Legal
6 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.81%) Electronics
6 1 (0.81%) Back Office
6 1 (0.81%) Publishing
6 1 (0.81%) Retail
6 1 (0.81%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 28 (22.76%) Linux Administrator
2 25 (20.33%) Administrator
3 23 (18.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 23 (18.70%) Systems Administrator
4 16 (13.01%) DevOps Engineer
5 14 (11.38%) Developer
6 11 (8.94%) Analyst
7 9 (7.32%) Configuration Manager
8 8 (6.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 8 (6.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (5.69%) Software Engineer
9 7 (5.69%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (5.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 6 (4.88%) Designer
10 6 (4.88%) Java Developer
11 5 (4.07%) Project Manager
11 5 (4.07%) Service Analyst
11 5 (4.07%) Release Manager
12 4 (3.25%) Build Engineer
12 4 (3.25%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.07%) Web Services
2 17 (13.82%) .NET
3 9 (7.32%) HTML
4 8 (6.50%) CSS
4 8 (6.50%) XML
5 7 (5.69%) REST
6 6 (4.88%) Hibernate
7 5 (4.07%) Middleware
8 4 (3.25%) Struts2
8 4 (3.25%) JPA
8 4 (3.25%) EclipseLink
8 4 (3.25%) Spring
8 4 (3.25%) Spring MVC
8 4 (3.25%) Struts
8 4 (3.25%) JAAS
8 4 (3.25%) JAX-RPC
8 4 (3.25%) JAXB
9 3 (2.44%) SOAP
9 3 (2.44%) Java SE
10 2 (1.63%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.57%) CMDB
2 9 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.50%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.88%) Open Source
4 6 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.88%) Statistics
5 4 (3.25%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.63%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.63%) IVR
7 1 (0.81%) NHS
7 1 (0.81%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.81%) Clustering
7 1 (0.81%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 60 (48.78%) Linux
2 35 (28.46%) UNIX
3 13 (10.57%) Windows
4 12 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.88%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.63%) CentOS
6 2 (1.63%) Solaris
7 1 (0.81%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (44.72%) Continuous Integration
2 44 (35.77%) DevOps
3 33 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (17.89%) ITIL
5 16 (13.01%) Automated Testing
5 16 (13.01%) Change Management
6 13 (10.57%) Scrum
7 12 (9.76%) Service Management
8 10 (8.13%) Service Delivery
9 9 (7.32%) Project Management
9 9 (7.32%) Problem Management
9 9 (7.32%) Software Engineering
10 8 (6.50%) Integration Testing
11 7 (5.69%) TDD
11 7 (5.69%) Validation
11 7 (5.69%) Web Development
11 7 (5.69%) Change Control
12 6 (4.88%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (4.88%) Cyber Security
12 6 (4.88%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (19.51%) Ruby
2 16 (13.01%) SQL
3 15 (12.20%) C#
4 14 (11.38%) Java
5 8 (6.50%) Python
6 7 (5.69%) C++
6 7 (5.69%) JavaScript
7 6 (4.88%) Perl
8 4 (3.25%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.44%) C
10 2 (1.63%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.81%) Ada
11 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.81%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (11.38%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.94%) Degree
3 6 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.25%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.63%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.63%) CCNP
6 2 (1.63%) CCNA
7 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.81%) HNC
7 1 (0.81%) MCSA
7 1 (0.81%) JNCIS
7 1 (0.81%) MCITP
7 1 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.69%) QA
2 5 (4.07%) SLA
3 3 (2.44%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.81%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 10 (8.13%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.32%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.44%) vSphere
4 3 (2.44%) XenServer
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 40 (32.52%) Puppet
2 18 (14.63%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.25%) SCCM
4 2 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.63%) Ansible
4 2 (1.63%) SCOM
5 1 (0.81%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.81%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 17 (13.82%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.94%) Oracle
3 8 (6.50%) Atlassian
3 8 (6.50%) HP
3 8 (6.50%) Red Hat
4 6 (4.88%) VMware
4 6 (4.88%) Lotus
5 4 (3.25%) WSO2
5 4 (3.25%) Citrix
6 3 (2.44%) Avaya
6 3 (2.44%) Cisco
6 3 (2.44%) IBM
7 2 (1.63%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.81%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.81%) Juniper
8 1 (0.81%) Ericsson
8 1 (0.81%) Adobe
8 1 (0.81%) Intel
8 1 (0.81%) Nortel
8 1 (0.81%) SAP
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