The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 122 151 142
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -9
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 879 683 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.75% 1.40% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 1.90% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 389 386
Average daily rate
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£413 £420 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £271 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 21 62
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £26.25 £32.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
Configuration Management
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37564 35968 38529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.68% 73.76% 71.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 23690 22532 22798
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1063 991 1384
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in England

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in England

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in England

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in England

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
London +45 433 £450 - 51
South East -8 153 £350 -2.77% 32
South West +8 81 £415 +10.66% 11
East of England +24 74 £425 +16.43% 13
North West -14 34 £200 -37.50% 13
Yorkshire +17 31 £430 +36.50% 13
East Midlands +9 27 £330 -5.71% 10
North East -1 25 £360 +53.19% 5
West Midlands -21 17 £350 +27.27% 3
Configuration Management
UK

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 621 (33.59%) Linux
2 399 (21.58%) UNIX
2 399 (21.58%) Java
3 363 (19.63%) Puppet
4 351 (18.98%) Security Cleared
5 340 (18.39%) ITIL
6 334 (18.06%) Windows
7 324 (17.52%) Microsoft
8 320 (17.31%) SQL
9 307 (16.60%) DevOps
10 305 (16.50%) Git (software)
11 297 (16.06%) Continuous Integration
12 284 (15.36%) Oracle
13 261 (14.12%) Finance
14 241 (13.03%) Opscode Chef
15 234 (12.66%) HTML
16 227 (12.28%) Subversion
17 223 (12.06%) Web Services
18 219 (11.84%) SC Cleared
19 211 (11.41%) Jenkins
19 211 (11.41%) Ruby
20 210 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
21 190 (10.28%) VMware
22 189 (10.22%) Project Management
23 187 (10.11%) .NET
24 174 (9.41%) JavaScript
24 174 (9.41%) Python
24 174 (9.41%) Open Source
25 171 (9.25%) CSS
26 168 (9.09%) HTTP

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 109 (5.90%) Apache
2 98 (5.30%) SharePoint
3 82 (4.43%) WebLogic
4 77 (4.16%) IIS
5 64 (3.46%) Confluence
6 58 (3.14%) CMS
7 57 (3.08%) WebSphere
8 52 (2.81%) Tomcat
8 52 (2.81%) nginx
9 45 (2.43%) Node.js
10 37 (2.00%) OpenStack
10 37 (2.00%) MS Exchange
11 31 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
12 28 (1.51%) IBM Notes
12 28 (1.51%) Oracle Workflow
13 25 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
13 25 (1.35%) Apache Solr
14 19 (1.03%) Jetty
15 18 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 17 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 146 (7.90%) MS Excel
2 100 (5.41%) MS Office
3 40 (2.16%) MS Project
4 33 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 25 (1.35%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.22%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.22%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.22%) Windchill
8 3 (0.16%) Open Workbench
9 2 (0.11%) Simulink
10 1 (0.054%) Stateflow
10 1 (0.054%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 37 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 18 (0.97%) Oracle Payables
4 16 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
5 15 (0.81%) Oracle General Ledger
5 15 (0.81%) Oracle Receivables
6 12 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
7 10 (0.54%) assyst
8 9 (0.49%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 9 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
9 8 (0.43%) Oracle Assets
9 8 (0.43%) Oracle iProcurement
10 5 (0.27%) ION MarketView
11 4 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
11 4 (0.22%) Summit
12 3 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
12 3 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 2 (0.11%) ReMetrica
13 2 (0.11%) Markit EDM
13 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 140 (7.57%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (4.92%) Amazon EC2
3 59 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 47 (2.54%) Amazon S3
5 38 (2.06%) SaaS
6 37 (2.00%) PaaS
7 26 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
8 24 (1.30%) Route 53
9 23 (1.24%) Amazon ELB
10 22 (1.19%) IaaS
11 21 (1.14%) Office 365
12 13 (0.70%) Google App Engine
13 7 (0.38%) GitHub
14 2 (0.11%) Joyent
15 1 (0.054%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 168 (9.09%) HTTP
2 127 (6.87%) DNS
3 100 (5.41%) TCP/IP
4 98 (5.30%) Firewall
5 75 (4.06%) SSL
6 73 (3.95%) DHCP
7 62 (3.35%) LDAP
7 62 (3.35%) SAN
8 45 (2.43%) Internet
9 34 (1.84%) LAN
10 33 (1.78%) WAN
11 27 (1.46%) VPN
12 22 (1.19%) SS7
13 21 (1.14%) 3G
14 20 (1.08%) Network Security
15 19 (1.03%) SGSN
16 18 (0.97%) GGSN
16 18 (0.97%) NAS
17 16 (0.87%) MGW
18 15 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (8.22%) Relational Database
2 102 (5.52%) MongoDB
3 100 (5.41%) SQL Server
4 97 (5.25%) Oracle Database
5 96 (5.19%) MySQL
6 76 (4.11%) NoSQL
7 52 (2.81%) Oracle Database 11g
7 52 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
8 36 (1.95%) SSDT
9 35 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
9 35 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
10 33 (1.78%) RDBMS
11 31 (1.68%) Neo4j
12 30 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
13 19 (1.03%) Couchbase
13 19 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 18 (0.97%) InterSystems Cache
14 18 (0.97%) Oracle Exadata
15 16 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
16 14 (0.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 305 (16.50%) Git (software)
2 227 (12.28%) Subversion
3 211 (11.41%) Jenkins
4 160 (8.65%) Maven
5 111 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 108 (5.84%) JIRA
7 85 (4.60%) Visual Studio
8 64 (3.46%) TeamCity
9 55 (2.97%) Hudson
10 54 (2.92%) Ant
11 45 (2.43%) ClearCase
12 41 (2.22%) Artifactory
13 40 (2.16%) Gradle
13 40 (2.16%) MSBuild
14 37 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
15 35 (1.89%) Rational DOORS
16 33 (1.78%) NuGet
17 30 (1.62%) JUnit
18 27 (1.46%) Eclipse
18 27 (1.46%) NUnit
General
1 261 (14.12%) Finance
2 101 (5.46%) Telecoms
3 95 (5.14%) Banking
4 38 (2.06%) Investment Banking
5 34 (1.84%) Front Office
6 33 (1.78%) Financial Institution
7 22 (1.19%) Manufacturing
8 19 (1.03%) Back Office
9 18 (0.97%) Retail
10 16 (0.87%) Military
11 15 (0.81%) General Ledger
12 12 (0.65%) Publishing
13 10 (0.54%) Electronics
13 10 (0.54%) Aerospace
13 10 (0.54%) Marketing
14 9 (0.49%) Advertising
14 9 (0.49%) Legal
15 8 (0.43%) Local Government
15 8 (0.43%) International Banking
16 6 (0.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 397 (21.47%) Developer
2 209 (11.30%) Analyst
3 167 (9.03%) DevOps Engineer
4 97 (5.25%) Java Developer
5 87 (4.71%) Architect
6 82 (4.43%) Consultant
7 79 (4.27%) Configuration Manager
8 74 (4.00%) Software Engineer
9 64 (3.46%) Configuration Analyst
10 54 (2.92%) Project Manager
11 53 (2.87%) Senior Developer
12 48 (2.60%) Build Engineer
13 45 (2.43%) Linux Engineer
14 42 (2.27%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 39 (2.11%) Administrator
16 36 (1.95%) Release Engineer
16 36 (1.95%) Build and Release Engineer
17 35 (1.89%) Front-End Developer
18 32 (1.73%) Systems Engineer
19 28 (1.51%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (12.66%) HTML
2 223 (12.06%) Web Services
3 187 (10.11%) .NET
4 171 (9.25%) CSS
5 103 (5.57%) XML
6 97 (5.25%) REST
7 89 (4.81%) jQuery
8 85 (4.60%) Spring
9 78 (4.22%) Middleware
10 76 (4.11%) Ajax
11 72 (3.89%) ASP.NET
12 70 (3.79%) JSON
13 68 (3.68%) .NET Framework
14 67 (3.62%) CSS3
15 65 (3.52%) HTML5
16 53 (2.87%) Hibernate
17 52 (2.81%) J2EE
18 47 (2.54%) JSP
19 43 (2.33%) Servlets
19 43 (2.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 174 (9.41%) Open Source
2 136 (7.36%) CMDB
3 88 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 44 (2.38%) Visualisation
5 41 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 36 (1.95%) Clustering
7 24 (1.30%) Replication
8 20 (1.08%) Mainframe
8 20 (1.08%) PKI
8 20 (1.08%) Mobile App
9 18 (0.97%) Hedge funds
9 18 (0.97%) Blackberry
10 17 (0.92%) Mathematics
11 16 (0.87%) N-Tier
11 16 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
12 14 (0.76%) RMADS
13 13 (0.70%) Fixed Income
13 13 (0.70%) Derivative
14 12 (0.65%) Fat Client
14 12 (0.65%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 621 (33.59%) Linux
2 399 (21.58%) UNIX
3 334 (18.06%) Windows
4 105 (5.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 99 (5.35%) Mac OS X
6 84 (4.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 83 (4.49%) CentOS
8 69 (3.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 65 (3.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 41 (2.22%) Ubuntu
11 40 (2.16%) Solaris
12 36 (1.95%) AIX
13 29 (1.57%) Windows XP
13 29 (1.57%) Windows 7
14 24 (1.30%) SELinux
15 15 (0.81%) VMS
16 13 (0.70%) Debian
17 9 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
17 9 (0.49%) HPUX
18 4 (0.22%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (18.39%) ITIL
2 307 (16.60%) DevOps
3 297 (16.06%) Continuous Integration
4 210 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
5 189 (10.22%) Project Management
6 167 (9.03%) Change Management
7 147 (7.95%) Service Management
8 137 (7.41%) Release Management
9 129 (6.98%) Web Development
9 129 (6.98%) Scrum
10 120 (6.49%) TDD
11 114 (6.17%) Web Design
12 113 (6.11%) Software Engineering
13 109 (5.90%) Responsive Web Design
14 106 (5.73%) Automated Testing
15 96 (5.19%) Unit Testing
16 95 (5.14%) Change Control
17 94 (5.08%) SOA
18 93 (5.03%) UML
19 88 (4.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 399 (21.58%) Java
2 320 (17.31%) SQL
3 211 (11.41%) Ruby
4 174 (9.41%) Python
4 174 (9.41%) JavaScript
5 111 (6.00%) PHP
6 104 (5.62%) Perl
7 92 (4.98%) C#
8 85 (4.60%) C
9 83 (4.49%) Shell Script
10 76 (4.11%) PL/SQL
10 76 (4.11%) PowerShell
11 72 (3.89%) Bash Shell
12 71 (3.84%) C++
13 67 (3.62%) Scala
14 36 (1.95%) VB
15 25 (1.35%) VBScript
16 19 (1.03%) T-SQL
17 14 (0.76%) Groovy
18 10 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 351 (18.98%) Security Cleared
2 219 (11.84%) SC Cleared
3 144 (7.79%) Degree
4 76 (4.11%) DV Cleared
5 44 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 36 (1.95%) MCSE
7 34 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
8 23 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 20 (1.08%) MCP
10 16 (0.87%) PMI Certification
10 16 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 14 (0.76%) ISEB
12 13 (0.70%) CISSP
12 13 (0.70%) MCSA
13 12 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (0.65%) CCNP
14 11 (0.59%) ISTQB
15 10 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 10 (0.54%) RHCE
16 9 (0.49%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (6.44%) QA
2 68 (3.68%) SLA
3 24 (1.30%) ISO 9001
4 12 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.65%) JSP 440
5 11 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.49%) COBIT
7 5 (0.27%) DO-178B
7 5 (0.27%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.22%) ISO 14001
8 4 (0.22%) ISO 9000
9 3 (0.16%) TickIT
9 3 (0.16%) HL7
10 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.054%) DO-254
System Software
1 130 (7.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 120 (6.49%) Active Directory
3 40 (2.16%) Oracle RAC
4 32 (1.73%) VMware ESX
5 18 (0.97%) KVM
6 17 (0.92%) Hyper-V
7 16 (0.87%) vSphere
8 15 (0.81%) XenApp
9 12 (0.65%) Xen
10 11 (0.59%) XenDesktop
11 10 (0.54%) UAG
11 10 (0.54%) RHEV
11 10 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (0.54%) vCloud
12 9 (0.49%) Varnish
13 6 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 5 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
14 5 (0.27%) GPFS
15 4 (0.22%) NFS
Systems Management
1 363 (19.63%) Puppet
2 241 (13.03%) Opscode Chef
3 83 (4.49%) Nagios
4 58 (3.14%) Vagrant
5 50 (2.70%) SCCM
6 36 (1.95%) HP UCMDB
7 33 (1.78%) Salt
8 28 (1.51%) Ansible
8 28 (1.51%) Cacti
9 23 (1.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 20 (1.08%) Tivoli
11 19 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
12 15 (0.81%) SCOM
13 13 (0.70%) WMI
14 12 (0.65%) Ganglia
14 12 (0.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 10 (0.54%) ZABBIX
16 9 (0.49%) Control-M
17 8 (0.43%) Zenoss
18 7 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 324 (17.52%) Microsoft
2 284 (15.36%) Oracle
3 190 (10.28%) VMware
4 148 (8.00%) Red Hat
5 94 (5.08%) HP
6 60 (3.24%) Remedy
7 59 (3.19%) IBM
8 58 (3.14%) Citrix
9 47 (2.54%) JBoss
10 45 (2.43%) Cisco
11 33 (1.78%) Serena
11 33 (1.78%) Atlassian
11 33 (1.78%) Red Gate
12 31 (1.68%) ServiceNow
13 29 (1.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 28 (1.51%) hybris
14 28 (1.51%) Lotus
15 26 (1.41%) Percona
16 25 (1.35%) Borland
16 25 (1.35%) Perforce
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: neg
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Computer People
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £1 - £18.00 per hour
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 19 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £280 to £320 per day direct - no agency margin.
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
LA International
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
360 Resourcing Solutions
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £17.07 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago