The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 60 90 97
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +7
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 86 31 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.94% 1.30% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.01% 1.86% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 10 13
Average daily rate
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£344 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £325 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -4.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 14
Average hourly rate £30.00 £38.50 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.07% +12.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £32.50 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.67 £44.35 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2144 1665 2000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 73.27% 69.72% 66.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1257 867 964
Average daily rate £394 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 135 224
Average hourly rate £28.83 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £19.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Configuration Management
England

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 July 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 22 July 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 22 July 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
Cambridgeshire +16 32 £425 +6.25% 11
Hertfordshire +12 14 £300 -14.28% 3
Essex -1 13 £448 +37.69% 2
Bedfordshire -11 7 £425 - 2
Suffolk -13 7 £388 +10.71% 1
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England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 67 (40.85%) SQL
2 60 (36.59%) Microsoft
3 54 (32.93%) .NET
4 52 (31.71%) Windows
5 46 (28.05%) Git (software)
6 44 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
7 42 (25.61%) Release Management
8 41 (25.00%) .NET Framework
8 41 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 40 (24.39%) TeamCity
10 39 (23.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 39 (23.78%) Visual Studio
10 39 (23.78%) Automated Testing
11 36 (21.95%) ITIL
11 36 (21.95%) SSDT
11 36 (21.95%) Artifactory
12 34 (20.73%) Automation Testing
12 34 (20.73%) Maven
13 33 (20.12%) NuGet
13 33 (20.12%) MSBuild
13 33 (20.12%) Gradle
13 33 (20.12%) Octopus Deploy
13 33 (20.12%) Red Gate
14 30 (18.29%) UNIX
14 30 (18.29%) Web Services
15 28 (17.07%) Java
16 25 (15.24%) Oracle
16 25 (15.24%) Linux
17 24 (14.63%) QA
18 22 (13.41%) CMDB

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 12 (7.32%) WebLogic
2 6 (3.66%) IIS
2 6 (3.66%) IBM Notes
3 4 (2.44%) Confluence
4 3 (1.83%) MQSeries
4 3 (1.83%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.22%) CMS
5 2 (1.22%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.61%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.22%) MS Project
3 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.61%) MS Office
3 1 (0.61%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (2.44%) assyst
2 2 (1.22%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.22%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.88%) TCP/IP
1 8 (4.88%) DNS
2 7 (4.27%) VPN
2 7 (4.27%) SAN
2 7 (4.27%) Reverse Proxy
2 7 (4.27%) Firewall
3 6 (3.66%) HTTP
3 6 (3.66%) LDAP
4 3 (1.83%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.61%) DHCP
5 1 (0.61%) FTP
5 1 (0.61%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (21.95%) SSDT
2 14 (8.54%) Relational Database
3 10 (6.10%) SQL Server
3 10 (6.10%) MySQL
4 9 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (4.27%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.66%) DTS
7 5 (3.05%) DB2
8 4 (2.44%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.44%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.83%) DataStage
9 3 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.83%) InterSystems Cache
9 3 (1.83%) MariaDB
10 2 (1.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.61%) EDRMS
11 1 (0.61%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 46 (28.05%) Git (software)
2 41 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 40 (24.39%) TeamCity
4 39 (23.78%) Visual Studio
5 36 (21.95%) Artifactory
6 34 (20.73%) Maven
7 33 (20.12%) NuGet
7 33 (20.12%) MSBuild
7 33 (20.12%) Gradle
7 33 (20.12%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (2.44%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (2.44%) Rational Rhapsody
8 4 (2.44%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.44%) LabVIEW
8 4 (2.44%) JIRA
9 3 (1.83%) XDoclet
9 3 (1.83%) Log4Net
9 3 (1.83%) GoogleTest
10 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (3.66%) Finance
2 2 (1.22%) Financial Institution
2 2 (1.22%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.22%) Publishing
2 2 (1.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.61%) German Language
3 1 (0.61%) Retail
3 1 (0.61%) Automotive
3 1 (0.61%) Law
3 1 (0.61%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 41 (25.00%) Developer
2 35 (21.34%) Build Engineer
3 33 (20.12%) Release Engineer
3 33 (20.12%) Build and Release Engineer
4 17 (10.37%) Analyst
5 14 (8.54%) Software Engineer
6 11 (6.71%) Java Developer
7 10 (6.10%) Architect
8 8 (4.88%) Configuration Engineer
9 7 (4.27%) Support Engineer
10 6 (3.66%) Configuration Analyst
10 6 (3.66%) Project Manager
11 5 (3.05%) 2nd Line Support
11 5 (3.05%) IT Support Engineer
11 5 (3.05%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (3.05%) Software Configuration Engineer
11 5 (3.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (3.05%) IT Support
12 4 (2.44%) Ada Software Engineer
12 4 (2.44%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (32.93%) .NET
2 41 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 30 (18.29%) Web Services
4 15 (9.15%) HTML
5 13 (7.93%) XML
6 12 (7.32%) CSS
7 10 (6.10%) J2EE
8 9 (5.49%) JSON
8 9 (5.49%) Spring
9 8 (4.88%) JAX-RPC
9 8 (4.88%) Struts
10 7 (4.27%) Hibernate
10 7 (4.27%) REST
11 6 (3.66%) JPA
11 6 (3.66%) Spring MVC
12 5 (3.05%) ASP.NET
12 5 (3.05%) JAAS
12 5 (3.05%) Struts2
13 4 (2.44%) Ajax
14 3 (1.83%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.41%) CMDB
2 10 (6.10%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (6.10%) Replication
3 6 (3.66%) Blackberry
4 5 (3.05%) Mainframe
4 5 (3.05%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.05%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.44%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.83%) Open Source
7 2 (1.22%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.22%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.22%) AS400
8 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.61%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.61%) PMI
8 1 (0.61%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.61%) Life Science
8 1 (0.61%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 52 (31.71%) Windows
2 39 (23.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 30 (18.29%) UNIX
4 25 (15.24%) Linux
5 8 (4.88%) Mac OS X
6 6 (3.66%) Solaris
7 5 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.83%) MVS
9 1 (0.61%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
2 42 (25.61%) Release Management
3 39 (23.78%) Automated Testing
4 36 (21.95%) ITIL
5 34 (20.73%) Automation Testing
6 19 (11.59%) Service Management
6 19 (11.59%) Change Management
7 16 (9.76%) UML
7 16 (9.76%) Incident Management
7 16 (9.76%) Waterfall
8 14 (8.54%) Web Development
8 14 (8.54%) Dependency Management
9 13 (7.93%) TDD
9 13 (7.93%) E-Commerce
10 11 (6.71%) Data Modelling
10 11 (6.71%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (6.10%) ITIL V3
11 10 (6.10%) Information Management
11 10 (6.10%) Software Engineering
11 10 (6.10%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 67 (40.85%) SQL
2 28 (17.07%) Java
3 13 (7.93%) PowerShell
4 12 (7.32%) PL/SQL
5 11 (6.71%) JavaScript
6 8 (4.88%) Shell Script
7 7 (4.27%) C#
8 6 (3.66%) VB
9 5 (3.05%) C++
10 4 (2.44%) C
10 4 (2.44%) Ada
11 3 (1.83%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.83%) ABAP
12 2 (1.22%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.22%) Perl
13 1 (0.61%) Python
13 1 (0.61%) VBA
13 1 (0.61%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.61%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.61%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (6.71%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.10%) Degree
2 10 (6.10%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (4.27%) Sun Certification
4 5 (3.05%) ISEB
4 5 (3.05%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (14.63%) QA
2 7 (4.27%) SLA
3 2 (1.22%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.61%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 14 (8.54%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (2.44%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.44%) KVM
3 3 (1.83%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (7.93%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (5.49%) Puppet
3 5 (3.05%) Control-M
4 2 (1.22%) SCCM
4 2 (1.22%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.61%) OpenView
5 1 (0.61%) SCOM
5 1 (0.61%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 60 (36.59%) Microsoft
2 33 (20.12%) Red Gate
3 25 (15.24%) Oracle
4 8 (4.88%) HP
4 8 (4.88%) JBoss
5 6 (3.66%) Serena
5 6 (3.66%) Lotus
6 5 (3.05%) AccuRev
7 4 (2.44%) ServiceNow
7 4 (2.44%) SAP
7 4 (2.44%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.83%) BMC
8 3 (1.83%) Citrix
8 3 (1.83%) Google
8 3 (1.83%) hybris
9 2 (1.22%) Marketo
9 2 (1.22%) EMC
10 1 (0.61%) Intel
10 1 (0.61%) Cisco
10 1 (0.61%) ForgeRock
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