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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 66 91 97
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +6
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 84 27 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.77% 1.13% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.78% 1.62% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 8 15
Average daily rate
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£344 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.48% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £291 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £408 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 14
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £32.50 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.67 £43.60 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.93 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-8.09% -5.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2224 1670 2036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 73.35% 69.79% 67.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1306 881 1010
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
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 156 124 231
Average hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 29 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 29 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 29 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +16 30 £425 +6.25% 9
Hertfordshire +2 14 £300 -14.28% 1
Essex +1 13 £448 +37.69% 2
Bedfordshire -17 8 £425 - 4
Suffolk - 6 £394 -
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Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 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 60 (41.10%) SQL
1 60 (41.10%) Microsoft
2 55 (37.67%) .NET
3 53 (36.30%) Windows
4 46 (31.51%) Git (software)
5 43 (29.45%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (28.77%) Team Foundation Server
7 41 (28.08%) .NET Framework
7 41 (28.08%) Release Management
8 40 (27.40%) TeamCity
9 39 (26.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 39 (26.71%) Automated Testing
9 39 (26.71%) Visual Studio
10 36 (24.66%) SSDT
10 36 (24.66%) Artifactory
11 34 (23.29%) Automation Testing
11 34 (23.29%) Maven
12 33 (22.60%) ITIL
12 33 (22.60%) NuGet
12 33 (22.60%) MSBuild
12 33 (22.60%) Gradle
12 33 (22.60%) Octopus Deploy
12 33 (22.60%) Red Gate
13 26 (17.81%) Web Services
14 24 (16.44%) Java
15 23 (15.75%) UNIX
16 21 (14.38%) Linux
16 21 (14.38%) CMDB
17 19 (13.01%) Change Management
18 17 (11.64%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 8 (5.48%) WebLogic
2 7 (4.79%) IIS
3 6 (4.11%) IBM Notes
4 5 (3.42%) Confluence
5 3 (2.05%) CMS
5 3 (2.05%) MQSeries
5 3 (2.05%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.37%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.68%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 12 (8.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.37%) MS Project
3 1 (0.68%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.68%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (2.74%) assyst
2 2 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.37%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (4.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.48%) TCP/IP
1 8 (5.48%) DNS
2 7 (4.79%) SAN
2 7 (4.79%) Firewall
2 7 (4.79%) Reverse Proxy
2 7 (4.79%) VPN
3 5 (3.42%) HTTP
3 5 (3.42%) LDAP
4 3 (2.05%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.68%) FTP
5 1 (0.68%) DHCP
5 1 (0.68%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (24.66%) SSDT
2 10 (6.85%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.79%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.79%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.11%) MySQL
4 6 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (4.11%) DTS
5 4 (2.74%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.74%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.05%) MariaDB
6 3 (2.05%) InterSystems Cache
6 3 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.37%) DB2
7 2 (1.37%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.68%) DataStage
8 1 (0.68%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.68%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 46 (31.51%) Git (software)
2 42 (28.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 40 (27.40%) TeamCity
4 39 (26.71%) Visual Studio
5 36 (24.66%) Artifactory
6 34 (23.29%) Maven
7 33 (22.60%) Octopus Deploy
7 33 (22.60%) MSBuild
7 33 (22.60%) NuGet
7 33 (22.60%) Gradle
8 5 (3.42%) JIRA
9 4 (2.74%) Rational Rhapsody
9 4 (2.74%) Rational DOORS
9 4 (2.74%) LabVIEW
10 3 (2.05%) Log4Net
10 3 (2.05%) GoogleTest
10 3 (2.05%) Jenkins
11 2 (1.37%) FinalBuilder
12 1 (0.68%) Subversion
12 1 (0.68%) Ant
General
1 6 (4.11%) Finance
2 2 (1.37%) Financial Institution
2 2 (1.37%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.37%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.68%) Publishing
3 1 (0.68%) Retail
3 1 (0.68%) German Language
3 1 (0.68%) Electronics
3 1 (0.68%) Automotive
3 1 (0.68%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (23.97%) Build Engineer
2 34 (23.29%) Developer
3 33 (22.60%) Release Engineer
3 33 (22.60%) Build and Release Engineer
4 14 (9.59%) Software Engineer
5 13 (8.90%) Analyst
6 10 (6.85%) Architect
7 8 (5.48%) Configuration Engineer
8 7 (4.79%) Support Engineer
8 7 (4.79%) Java Developer
9 6 (4.11%) Configuration Analyst
10 5 (3.42%) IT Support Engineer
10 5 (3.42%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (3.42%) IT Support
10 5 (3.42%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (3.42%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.42%) Software Configuration Engineer
11 4 (2.74%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.74%) Oracle Developer
11 4 (2.74%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (37.67%) .NET
2 41 (28.08%) .NET Framework
3 26 (17.81%) Web Services
4 13 (8.90%) XML
5 11 (7.53%) HTML
6 9 (6.16%) JSON
7 8 (5.48%) Spring
7 8 (5.48%) CSS
8 7 (4.79%) Struts
8 7 (4.79%) J2EE
9 6 (4.11%) ASP.NET
9 6 (4.11%) Hibernate
9 6 (4.11%) Spring MVC
9 6 (4.11%) REST
10 5 (3.42%) JPA
11 4 (2.74%) JAAS
11 4 (2.74%) Ajax
11 4 (2.74%) JAX-RPC
11 4 (2.74%) Struts2
12 3 (2.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.38%) CMDB
2 10 (6.85%) Replication
3 6 (4.11%) Blackberry
3 6 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.42%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.74%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.74%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.05%) Open Source
6 3 (2.05%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.37%) AS400
7 2 (1.37%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.37%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.68%) PMI
8 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.68%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 53 (36.30%) Windows
2 39 (26.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (15.75%) UNIX
4 21 (14.38%) Linux
5 6 (4.11%) Solaris
5 6 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.74%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.05%) MVS
8 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.68%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (29.45%) Continuous Integration
2 41 (28.08%) Release Management
3 39 (26.71%) Automated Testing
4 34 (23.29%) Automation Testing
5 33 (22.60%) ITIL
6 19 (13.01%) Change Management
7 17 (11.64%) Service Management
8 16 (10.96%) UML
8 16 (10.96%) Incident Management
9 13 (8.90%) E-Commerce
10 11 (7.53%) Waterfall
11 10 (6.85%) Software Engineering
11 10 (6.85%) Web Development
11 10 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (6.16%) TDD
12 9 (6.16%) Project Management
12 9 (6.16%) DevOps
13 8 (5.48%) User Stories
13 8 (5.48%) Validation
13 8 (5.48%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 60 (41.10%) SQL
2 24 (16.44%) Java
3 14 (9.59%) PowerShell
4 8 (5.48%) C#
4 8 (5.48%) PL/SQL
4 8 (5.48%) Shell Script
5 7 (4.79%) VB
5 7 (4.79%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.42%) C++
7 4 (2.74%) C
7 4 (2.74%) Ada
8 3 (2.05%) ABAP
8 3 (2.05%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.37%) Perl
9 2 (1.37%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.68%) VBA
10 1 (0.68%) Python
10 1 (0.68%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.68%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.68%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (6.16%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.48%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (5.48%) Degree
3 7 (4.79%) Sun Certification
4 4 (2.74%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.68%) ISEB
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.53%) QA
2 7 (4.79%) SLA
3 2 (1.37%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.68%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 14 (9.59%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.74%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (2.74%) KVM
3 3 (2.05%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.68%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (9.59%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (6.16%) Puppet
3 2 (1.37%) Control-M
3 2 (1.37%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (1.37%) SCCM
4 1 (0.68%) SCOM
4 1 (0.68%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.68%) OpenView
Vendors
1 60 (41.10%) Microsoft
2 33 (22.60%) Red Gate
3 16 (10.96%) Oracle
4 7 (4.79%) JBoss
5 6 (4.11%) Lotus
5 6 (4.11%) Serena
6 5 (3.42%) AccuRev
7 4 (2.74%) Business Objects
7 4 (2.74%) SAP
7 4 (2.74%) HP
8 3 (2.05%) hybris
8 3 (2.05%) Google
8 3 (2.05%) Citrix
8 3 (2.05%) BMC
8 3 (2.05%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.37%) EMC
10 1 (0.68%) Intel
10 1 (0.68%) Cisco
10 1 (0.68%) Akamai
10 1 (0.68%) Coverity
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