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 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 76 104 91
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -13
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 73 23 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.38% 0.97% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 1.35% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 8 19
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 £303 £239 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £470 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.80% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 11
Average hourly rate £35.38 £32.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -12.16%
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
2376 1708 2125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.32% 71.98% 69.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1457 850 1103
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 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 126 211
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 £12.53 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £50.00 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 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 19 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 19 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 +8 24 £448 -22.17% 5
Bedfordshire +6 21 £438 +2.94% 2
Cambridgeshire +6 9 £299 -14.64% 5
Hertfordshire -18 8 £325 - 3
Norfolk -4 7 £297 - 2
Suffolk - 3 £419 -
Configuration Management
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 70 (43.21%) Microsoft
2 68 (41.98%) Windows
3 67 (41.36%) .NET
4 65 (40.12%) SQL
5 60 (37.04%) Git (software)
6 54 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 49 (30.25%) Continuous Integration
7 49 (30.25%) .NET Framework
8 47 (29.01%) TeamCity
9 43 (26.54%) Release Management
10 42 (25.93%) Visual Studio
11 39 (24.07%) Automated Testing
11 39 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
12 36 (22.22%) SSDT
12 36 (22.22%) Artifactory
13 35 (21.60%) Maven
13 35 (21.60%) ITIL
14 34 (20.99%) Automation Testing
15 33 (20.37%) Octopus Deploy
15 33 (20.37%) Gradle
15 33 (20.37%) NuGet
15 33 (20.37%) Red Gate
15 33 (20.37%) MSBuild
16 32 (19.75%) Web Services
16 32 (19.75%) Java
17 30 (18.52%) UNIX
17 30 (18.52%) Linux
18 26 (16.05%) Agile Software Development
19 25 (15.43%) HTML
20 24 (14.81%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 21 (12.96%) IIS
2 13 (8.02%) Confluence
3 9 (5.56%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.09%) CMS
5 4 (2.47%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.85%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.23%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.23%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.62%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.62%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (8.02%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.70%) MS Project
3 4 (2.47%) MS Office
4 2 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.62%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (2.47%) assyst
2 3 (1.85%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.62%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.64%) HTTP
2 13 (8.02%) DNS
3 12 (7.41%) LDAP
4 8 (4.94%) TCP/IP
5 7 (4.32%) SAN
5 7 (4.32%) DHCP
6 6 (3.70%) VPN
6 6 (3.70%) Firewall
6 6 (3.70%) Reverse Proxy
7 5 (3.09%) FTP
8 3 (1.85%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.62%) TETRA
9 1 (0.62%) VLAN
9 1 (0.62%) Intranet
9 1 (0.62%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.62%) DECT
9 1 (0.62%) LAN
9 1 (0.62%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (22.22%) SSDT
2 18 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 11 (6.79%) MySQL
4 9 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 9 (5.56%) Neo4j
5 8 (4.94%) MariaDB
6 6 (3.70%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.09%) SQL Server
8 4 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.47%) DTS
8 4 (2.47%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.85%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.23%) InterSystems Cache
10 2 (1.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (0.62%) OLTP
11 1 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 60 (37.04%) Git (software)
2 54 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 47 (29.01%) TeamCity
4 42 (25.93%) Visual Studio
5 36 (22.22%) Artifactory
6 35 (21.60%) Maven
7 33 (20.37%) Octopus Deploy
7 33 (20.37%) Gradle
7 33 (20.37%) NuGet
7 33 (20.37%) MSBuild
8 10 (6.17%) JIRA
9 7 (4.32%) FinalBuilder
10 6 (3.70%) Log4Net
10 6 (3.70%) Jenkins
11 4 (2.47%) Subversion
11 4 (2.47%) LabVIEW
12 3 (1.85%) GoogleTest
12 3 (1.85%) CruiseControl
13 2 (1.23%) Ant
13 2 (1.23%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 10 (6.17%) Finance
2 5 (3.09%) Publishing
3 4 (2.47%) Military
4 3 (1.85%) Legal
4 3 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.85%) German Language
4 3 (1.85%) Retail
5 2 (1.23%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.62%) Electronics
6 1 (0.62%) Automotive
6 1 (0.62%) Law
Job Titles
1 41 (25.31%) Developer
2 34 (20.99%) Release Engineer
2 34 (20.99%) Build and Release Engineer
2 34 (20.99%) Build Engineer
3 18 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 16 (9.88%) Configuration Engineer
5 15 (9.26%) Java Developer
6 11 (6.79%) Software Configuration Engineer
6 11 (6.79%) Architect
7 10 (6.17%) Analyst
8 7 (4.32%) Senior Developer
9 6 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (3.70%) Configuration Analyst
10 5 (3.09%) .NET Developer
11 4 (2.47%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.47%) Technical Architect
11 4 (2.47%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (2.47%) Oracle Developer
11 4 (2.47%) Support Engineer
12 3 (1.85%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (41.36%) .NET
2 49 (30.25%) .NET Framework
3 32 (19.75%) Web Services
4 25 (15.43%) HTML
5 20 (12.35%) XML
6 18 (11.11%) ASP.NET
7 16 (9.88%) CSS
8 15 (9.26%) Hibernate
9 14 (8.64%) Spring
9 14 (8.64%) REST
10 12 (7.41%) Spring MVC
11 9 (5.56%) JAX-RS
11 9 (5.56%) JPA
11 9 (5.56%) Struts
11 9 (5.56%) JAAS
12 8 (4.94%) JSON
13 7 (4.32%) J2EE
14 6 (3.70%) MSMQ
14 6 (3.70%) Ajax
14 6 (3.70%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.96%) CMDB
2 10 (6.17%) Replication
3 9 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.70%) N-Tier
4 6 (3.70%) Mainframe
5 5 (3.09%) Visualisation
6 4 (2.47%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.47%) Open Source
7 3 (1.85%) AS400
7 3 (1.85%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.85%) PMI
8 2 (1.23%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.23%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.23%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.62%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.62%) Clustering
9 1 (0.62%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.62%) Life Science
9 1 (0.62%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 68 (41.98%) Windows
2 39 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
3 30 (18.52%) UNIX
3 30 (18.52%) Linux
4 16 (9.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (8.02%) Mac OS X
6 11 (6.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (3.70%) Solaris
8 4 (2.47%) MVS
9 1 (0.62%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.62%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.62%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (30.25%) Continuous Integration
2 43 (26.54%) Release Management
3 39 (24.07%) Automated Testing
4 35 (21.60%) ITIL
5 34 (20.99%) Automation Testing
6 26 (16.05%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (14.20%) E-Commerce
8 17 (10.49%) Change Management
9 16 (9.88%) MVC
9 16 (9.88%) Web Development
10 15 (9.26%) Incident Management
11 14 (8.64%) Web Design
11 14 (8.64%) Service Management
11 14 (8.64%) Responsive Web Design
12 13 (8.02%) DevOps
12 13 (8.02%) Problem Management
12 13 (8.02%) OO
13 12 (7.41%) TDD
14 11 (6.79%) UML
14 11 (6.79%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (40.12%) SQL
2 32 (19.75%) Java
3 24 (14.81%) PowerShell
4 18 (11.11%) C#
5 14 (8.64%) VB
6 13 (8.02%) PL/SQL
7 10 (6.17%) JavaScript
8 8 (4.94%) Shell Script
9 6 (3.70%) C++
9 6 (3.70%) C
10 5 (3.09%) Perl
11 3 (1.85%) Python
11 3 (1.85%) ABAP
11 3 (1.85%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.23%) VBScript
12 2 (1.23%) Ada
13 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.62%) TTCN
13 1 (0.62%) Ruby
13 1 (0.62%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 14 (8.64%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.94%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.32%) Degree
4 6 (3.70%) Sun Certification
5 5 (3.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.85%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.85%) MCP
8 1 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.62%) ISEB
8 1 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.56%) SLA
2 4 (2.47%) QA
3 2 (1.23%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.62%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 24 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.85%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.85%) KVM
4 2 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.62%) vSphere
5 1 (0.62%) VMFS
5 1 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.62%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.62%) NFS
Systems Management
1 21 (12.96%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (8.02%) Puppet
3 6 (3.70%) SCCM
4 5 (3.09%) SCOM
5 3 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.23%) OpenView
6 2 (1.23%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.62%) WSUS
7 1 (0.62%) Nagios
Vendors
1 70 (43.21%) Microsoft
2 33 (20.37%) Red Gate
3 20 (12.35%) Oracle
4 11 (6.79%) JBoss
5 7 (4.32%) HP
6 6 (3.70%) AccuRev
7 4 (2.47%) SAP
7 4 (2.47%) Business Objects
7 4 (2.47%) Citrix
7 4 (2.47%) Lotus
7 4 (2.47%) Serena
8 3 (1.85%) Google
8 3 (1.85%) EMC
9 2 (1.23%) Cisco
9 2 (1.23%) VMware
9 2 (1.23%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.23%) Akamai
9 2 (1.23%) hybris
10 1 (0.62%) Coverity
10 1 (0.62%) ForgeRock
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