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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 68 79 103
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +24
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 76 65 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.51% 2.12% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.31% 2.74% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 38 7
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£400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £296 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £475 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £353
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +2.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Average hourly rate £33.41 £37.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.70% -3.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.81 £31.50 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £41.39 £40.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -14.63%
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
2295 2376 1701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.84% 77.65% 72.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1363 1431 847
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 148 125
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.65 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £43.98 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +15 31 £400 +39.13% 5
Hertfordshire +20 24 £406 +25.00% 5
Essex -1 13 £400 -10.61% 2
Norfolk +6 5 £325 -
Suffolk +1 2 £388 -1.58%
Bedfordshire -6 2 £190 -57.77% 1
East Anglia - 1 - -
Configuration Management
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (55.09%) Linux
2 73 (43.71%) Puppet
3 72 (43.11%) DevOps
4 68 (40.72%) Continuous Integration
5 55 (32.93%) Opscode Chef
6 42 (25.15%) Amazon AWS
7 41 (24.55%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (23.35%) Ruby
9 35 (20.96%) Web Services
9 35 (20.96%) Windows
10 31 (18.56%) UNIX
10 31 (18.56%) Ansible
11 30 (17.96%) ITIL
12 28 (16.77%) Python
13 27 (16.17%) Jenkins
14 22 (13.17%) SQL
14 22 (13.17%) Microsoft
15 21 (12.57%) VMware
16 20 (11.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 18 (10.78%) Git (software)
17 18 (10.78%) MySQL
18 15 (8.98%) WAN
19 14 (8.38%) LAN
19 14 (8.38%) Project Management
19 14 (8.38%) Firewall
19 14 (8.38%) Security Cleared
19 14 (8.38%) CMDB
19 14 (8.38%) Change Control
20 13 (7.78%) Degree
20 13 (7.78%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 13 (7.78%) SharePoint
2 11 (6.59%) Apache
3 9 (5.39%) Confluence
4 8 (4.79%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.99%) IIS
5 5 (2.99%) IBM Notes
5 5 (2.99%) nginx
6 4 (2.40%) WorkSite
6 4 (2.40%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.40%) CMS
7 3 (1.80%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.20%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.20%) Node.js
9 1 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.60%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (6.59%) MS Office
1 11 (6.59%) MS Visio
2 7 (4.19%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.80%) MS Project
3 3 (1.80%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.60%) Windchill
4 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.80%) CA PPM
2 2 (1.20%) Cognos Planning
2 2 (1.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 42 (25.15%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.59%) IaaS
3 5 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.40%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.40%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.98%) WAN
2 14 (8.38%) LAN
2 14 (8.38%) Firewall
3 9 (5.39%) DNS
4 6 (3.59%) DHCP
4 6 (3.59%) Radio Access Network
5 5 (2.99%) VPN
5 5 (2.99%) 2G
5 5 (2.99%) Internet
5 5 (2.99%) 3G
5 5 (2.99%) VoIP
5 5 (2.99%) 4G
6 4 (2.40%) MPLS
6 4 (2.40%) Network Security
7 3 (1.80%) LTE
7 3 (1.80%) Wireless
7 3 (1.80%) SNMP
7 3 (1.80%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.80%) SAN
8 2 (1.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.78%) MySQL
2 13 (7.78%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (4.19%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.59%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.59%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.59%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.99%) CouchDB
5 5 (2.99%) Redis
5 5 (2.99%) MS Access
6 4 (2.40%) Big Data
7 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.60%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.60%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.60%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.60%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.60%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 27 (16.17%) Jenkins
2 18 (10.78%) Git (software)
3 13 (7.78%) Subversion
3 13 (7.78%) JIRA
4 5 (2.99%) Selenium
4 5 (2.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (2.99%) Mercurial
5 4 (2.40%) SoapUI
5 4 (2.40%) HP UFT
6 3 (1.80%) AdminStudio
6 3 (1.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.80%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.80%) Wise Package Studio
7 2 (1.20%) Hudson
7 2 (1.20%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.20%) AccuRev
7 2 (1.20%) Maven
7 2 (1.20%) Ant
7 2 (1.20%) JUnit
General
1 13 (7.78%) Finance
2 7 (4.19%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.40%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.80%) Retail
5 2 (1.20%) Legal
5 2 (1.20%) Local Government
6 1 (0.60%) Billing
6 1 (0.60%) Electronics
6 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.60%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 39 (23.35%) Administrator
1 39 (23.35%) Linux Administrator
2 37 (22.16%) Systems Administrator
3 34 (20.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 31 (18.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 21 (12.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 18 (10.78%) Developer
6 18 (10.78%) Analyst
7 11 (6.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (4.79%) Project Manager
9 7 (4.19%) Configuration Manager
9 7 (4.19%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (2.99%) PHP Developer
10 5 (2.99%) Service Analyst
10 5 (2.99%) Software Engineer
10 5 (2.99%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (2.99%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 4 (2.40%) Designer
11 4 (2.40%) Configuration Engineer
11 4 (2.40%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (20.96%) Web Services
2 12 (7.19%) .NET
3 5 (2.99%) HTML
3 5 (2.99%) Middleware
3 5 (2.99%) Symfony
3 5 (2.99%) Memcached
3 5 (2.99%) Yii
3 5 (2.99%) Laravel
4 4 (2.40%) SOAP
4 4 (2.40%) XML
4 4 (2.40%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.80%) CSS
5 3 (1.80%) Servlets
5 3 (1.80%) Application Packaging
5 3 (1.80%) HTML5
5 3 (1.80%) REST
6 2 (1.20%) Sensu
6 2 (1.20%) Classic ASP
6 2 (1.20%) Java SE
7 1 (0.60%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.38%) CMDB
2 10 (5.99%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.99%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.59%) Statistics
3 6 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.80%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (1.80%) Clustering
5 2 (1.20%) NHS
5 2 (1.20%) FMCG
5 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.60%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.60%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.60%) IVR
6 1 (0.60%) PKI
6 1 (0.60%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 92 (55.09%) Linux
2 35 (20.96%) Windows
3 31 (18.56%) UNIX
4 20 (11.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (4.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.80%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.80%) CentOS
6 3 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.20%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.20%) Windows CE
7 2 (1.20%) Solaris
8 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.60%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (43.11%) DevOps
2 68 (40.72%) Continuous Integration
3 41 (24.55%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (17.96%) ITIL
5 14 (8.38%) Project Management
5 14 (8.38%) Change Control
6 13 (7.78%) Automated Testing
7 10 (5.99%) Web Development
8 9 (5.39%) Release Management
8 9 (5.39%) Open Source
8 9 (5.39%) Service Delivery
9 8 (4.79%) Service Management
9 8 (4.79%) Scrum
9 8 (4.79%) Integration Testing
10 7 (4.19%) Software Engineering
10 7 (4.19%) Migration
10 7 (4.19%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (4.19%) PRINCE2
10 7 (4.19%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (3.59%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 39 (23.35%) Ruby
2 28 (16.77%) Python
3 22 (13.17%) SQL
4 10 (5.99%) Perl
5 9 (5.39%) C++
5 9 (5.39%) Java
6 8 (4.79%) C#
7 7 (4.19%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.59%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.99%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.99%) PHP5
9 5 (2.99%) PHP
10 3 (1.80%) C
10 3 (1.80%) Groovy
11 2 (1.20%) VB
12 1 (0.60%) Ada
12 1 (0.60%) VB6
12 1 (0.60%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (8.38%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.78%) Degree
3 6 (3.59%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.80%) CCNP
6 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.80%) MCSA
6 3 (1.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (1.80%) CCNA
7 2 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.20%) VCAP
7 2 (1.20%) MCITP
7 2 (1.20%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.60%) CCIP
8 1 (0.60%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.60%) ACCA
8 1 (0.60%) MOS
8 1 (0.60%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.99%) SLA
2 3 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.20%) QA
4 1 (0.60%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (7.19%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (6.59%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.59%) Docker
4 5 (2.99%) vSphere
5 4 (2.40%) XenServer
5 4 (2.40%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.20%) XenApp
6 2 (1.20%) vCloud
7 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 73 (43.71%) Puppet
2 55 (32.93%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (18.56%) Ansible
4 9 (5.39%) SCCM
5 6 (3.59%) Vagrant
6 4 (2.40%) logstash
6 4 (2.40%) Graphite
7 3 (1.80%) SCOM
7 3 (1.80%) WhatsUp Gold
8 2 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (1.20%) Nagios
8 2 (1.20%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.60%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.60%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.60%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.60%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (13.17%) Microsoft
2 21 (12.57%) VMware
3 13 (7.78%) Oracle
4 10 (5.99%) Red Hat
5 9 (5.39%) HP
6 8 (4.79%) Citrix
6 8 (4.79%) Atlassian
7 7 (4.19%) Cisco
8 5 (2.99%) Lotus
8 5 (2.99%) WSO2
8 5 (2.99%) Symantec
8 5 (2.99%) Zend
9 4 (2.40%) Google
9 4 (2.40%) LANDesk
10 3 (1.80%) Altiris
10 3 (1.80%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.80%) IBM
10 3 (1.80%) SAP
10 3 (1.80%) WorldPay
11 2 (1.20%) Cognos
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