The first table below looks at the demand for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Sussex 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 34 29 38
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.00% 0.48% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 0.65% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £600 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +2.04%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
205 153 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 68.33% 73.91% 69.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 87 111
Average daily rate £350 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 7 8
Average hourly rate £20.02 £21.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.69% +35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £19.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £142.50 £23.33 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Configuration Management
South East

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Configuration Management across the East Sussex region.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the East Sussex region.

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hove - 3 £600 -
Brighton - - - - 2
Configuration Management
South East

Configuration Management
Top 29 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) MySQL
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
1 5 (62.50%) VPN
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (62.50%) MPLS
1 5 (62.50%) SUSE
1 5 (62.50%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (62.50%) Puppet
2 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
2 3 (37.50%) Validation
2 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Test Management
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) PBX
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (12.50%) SQL

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
1 5 (62.50%) VPN
1 5 (62.50%) MPLS
1 5 (62.50%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) PBX
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Test Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) SUSE
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Validation
1 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Test Management
1 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) Python
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft