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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 88 127 165
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +38
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 1031 722 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.22% 1.64% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 2.19% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 399 309
Average daily rate
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£425 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £546 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 15 40
Average hourly rate £40.00 £31.90 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.39% -11.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £12.90 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.26 £125.18 £41.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £31.70 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+23.02% -12.55%
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
35083 32902 29513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.54% 74.81% 72.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 22853 20351 17832
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 935 1039 1211
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.25 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -10.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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
London +50 439 £456 +10.63% 82
South East +32 284 £365 +7.03% 50
Yorkshire +29 69 £375 +7.29% 25
South West +9 65 £450 +17.64% 21
North West +5 56 £375 +11.11% 13
West Midlands +21 43 £325 -7.14% 7
East of England -25 39 £425 +9.67% 13
North East +2 23 £430 +52.21% 3
East Midlands +4 17 £477 +28.54% 8
Midlands +1 2 £110 -
Configuration Management
UK

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 886 (42.58%) Linux
2 614 (29.51%) Puppet
3 584 (28.06%) Agile Software Development
4 543 (26.09%) UNIX
5 508 (24.41%) Java
5 508 (24.41%) DevOps
6 475 (22.83%) Continuous Integration
7 433 (20.81%) Windows
8 426 (20.47%) Security Cleared
9 373 (17.92%) Opscode Chef
10 360 (17.30%) ITIL
11 358 (17.20%) Jenkins
12 355 (17.06%) Ruby
13 345 (16.58%) Git (software)
14 344 (16.53%) Python
15 334 (16.05%) Microsoft
16 325 (15.62%) VMware
17 320 (15.38%) SQL
18 313 (15.04%) Oracle
19 301 (14.46%) Subversion
20 284 (13.65%) SC Cleared
21 264 (12.69%) HTTP
22 247 (11.87%) HTML
23 238 (11.44%) Finance
24 237 (11.39%) Relational Database
25 213 (10.24%) Open Source
26 211 (10.14%) Scrum
26 211 (10.14%) Project Management
27 208 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
28 203 (9.75%) MongoDB

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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
1 152 (7.30%) Apache
2 91 (4.37%) Tomcat
3 84 (4.04%) WebLogic
4 76 (3.65%) OpenStack
5 70 (3.36%) JBoss
6 69 (3.32%) Node.js
7 65 (3.12%) nginx
8 64 (3.08%) SharePoint
9 62 (2.98%) IIS
10 56 (2.69%) WebSphere
11 41 (1.97%) Confluence
11 41 (1.97%) MS Exchange
12 39 (1.87%) Apache Solr
13 38 (1.83%) CMS
14 27 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
15 24 (1.15%) IBM Notes
16 23 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 21 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
18 19 (0.91%) Drupal
19 17 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 135 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 66 (3.17%) MS Office
3 32 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 30 (1.44%) MS Project
5 18 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.19%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.096%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.048%) FastStats
9 1 (0.048%) SPSS
9 1 (0.048%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.048%) Simulink
9 1 (0.048%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 28 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (0.82%) Oracle BPM
3 16 (0.77%) Oracle Payables
4 15 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
4 15 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
4 15 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
5 11 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
5 11 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
6 9 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 8 (0.38%) assyst
7 8 (0.38%) Oracle Assets
7 8 (0.38%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 7 (0.34%) Oracle iProcurement
9 4 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
10 3 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
10 3 (0.14%) Hyperion Enterprise
10 3 (0.14%) HFM
10 3 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.14%) Agresso
11 2 (0.096%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 144 (6.92%) Amazon AWS
2 107 (5.14%) Amazon EC2
3 75 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 45 (2.16%) PaaS
5 44 (2.11%) Amazon S3
6 33 (1.59%) SaaS
6 33 (1.59%) IaaS
7 30 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
8 23 (1.11%) Office 365
9 21 (1.01%) Amazon ELB
10 19 (0.91%) Route 53
11 14 (0.67%) Heroku
12 12 (0.58%) GitHub
12 12 (0.58%) Joyent
13 11 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
14 10 (0.48%) Google App Engine
15 4 (0.19%) OpenShift
16 1 (0.048%) Yammer
16 1 (0.048%) LucidChart
16 1 (0.048%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 264 (12.69%) HTTP
2 148 (7.11%) TCP/IP
3 110 (5.29%) DNS
4 109 (5.24%) SSL
5 91 (4.37%) Firewall
6 72 (3.46%) DHCP
7 59 (2.84%) SAN
8 58 (2.79%) LDAP
9 52 (2.50%) Internet
10 39 (1.87%) FTP
11 35 (1.68%) NAS
11 35 (1.68%) LAN
11 35 (1.68%) VPN
12 31 (1.49%) IPsec
12 31 (1.49%) WAN
13 24 (1.15%) VoIP
14 23 (1.11%) 3G
15 22 (1.06%) LTE
16 21 (1.01%) 4G
16 21 (1.01%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (11.39%) Relational Database
2 203 (9.75%) MongoDB
3 178 (8.55%) MySQL
4 100 (4.81%) SQL Server
5 95 (4.57%) PostgreSQL
6 91 (4.37%) NoSQL
7 83 (3.99%) Oracle Database
8 77 (3.70%) Neo4j
9 72 (3.46%) RDBMS
10 48 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
11 38 (1.83%) Redis
12 37 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
13 33 (1.59%) DB2
14 30 (1.44%) Ingres
15 27 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
16 25 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
17 24 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
18 21 (1.01%) MariaDB
18 21 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
19 19 (0.91%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 358 (17.20%) Jenkins
2 345 (16.58%) Git (software)
3 301 (14.46%) Subversion
4 128 (6.15%) Maven
5 103 (4.95%) ClearCase
6 89 (4.28%) Ant
7 73 (3.51%) TeamCity
8 69 (3.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 67 (3.22%) JIRA
10 64 (3.08%) NUnit
11 62 (2.98%) Team Foundation Server
12 58 (2.79%) Hudson
13 57 (2.74%) StarTeam
14 49 (2.35%) CppUnit
14 49 (2.35%) GoogleTest
15 46 (2.21%) CruiseControl
16 38 (1.83%) ClearQuest
17 35 (1.68%) Cucumber
17 35 (1.68%) Selenium
18 33 (1.59%) Mercurial
General
1 238 (11.44%) Finance
2 92 (4.42%) Telecoms
3 60 (2.88%) Banking
4 45 (2.16%) Manufacturing
5 31 (1.49%) Retail
6 25 (1.20%) Publishing
7 23 (1.11%) Marketing
8 21 (1.01%) Advertising
9 20 (0.96%) Aerospace
10 18 (0.86%) Billing
11 17 (0.82%) Investment Banking
12 14 (0.67%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.62%) General Ledger
14 12 (0.58%) Law
14 12 (0.58%) Legal
15 11 (0.53%) Military
16 9 (0.43%) Electronics
17 7 (0.34%) Avionics
17 7 (0.34%) Front Office
18 6 (0.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 416 (19.99%) Developer
2 284 (13.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 162 (7.78%) Analyst
4 144 (6.92%) Java Developer
5 85 (4.08%) Administrator
5 85 (4.08%) Consultant
6 79 (3.80%) Configuration Manager
7 76 (3.65%) Software Engineer
8 63 (3.03%) Architect
9 61 (2.93%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 60 (2.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 58 (2.79%) Senior Developer
12 48 (2.31%) Systems Engineer
13 47 (2.26%) Project Manager
14 45 (2.16%) Support Engineer
14 45 (2.16%) Release Manager
15 43 (2.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 42 (2.02%) Systems Administrator
17 36 (1.73%) Linux Engineer
18 35 (1.68%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (11.87%) HTML
2 194 (9.32%) Web Services
3 146 (7.02%) CSS
4 136 (6.54%) REST
5 135 (6.49%) .NET
6 106 (5.09%) XML
7 101 (4.85%) Hibernate
8 80 (3.84%) JAX-RS
9 75 (3.60%) Middleware
10 71 (3.41%) JSON
11 67 (3.22%) Spring
12 52 (2.50%) Ajax
12 52 (2.50%) Ruby on Rails
13 51 (2.45%) J2EE
13 51 (2.45%) LAMP
14 50 (2.40%) ActiveMQ
14 50 (2.40%) HTML5
15 47 (2.26%) CSS3
16 46 (2.21%) jQuery
17 43 (2.07%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 213 (10.24%) Open Source
2 177 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 110 (5.29%) CMDB
4 92 (4.42%) Management Information System
5 64 (3.08%) Visualisation
6 60 (2.88%) Clustering
7 40 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
8 37 (1.78%) Replication
9 34 (1.63%) Computer Science
10 32 (1.54%) PKI
11 29 (1.39%) Client/Server
12 27 (1.30%) Mainframe
13 23 (1.11%) Mobile App
14 21 (1.01%) Derivative
15 20 (0.96%) NHS
16 16 (0.77%) CESG
17 14 (0.67%) N-Tier
17 14 (0.67%) Taxonomies
17 14 (0.67%) User Experience
18 13 (0.62%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 886 (42.58%) Linux
2 543 (26.09%) UNIX
3 433 (20.81%) Windows
4 160 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 153 (7.35%) Mac OS X
6 134 (6.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 128 (6.15%) CentOS
8 85 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 71 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 62 (2.98%) Windows 7
11 46 (2.21%) Solaris
12 44 (2.11%) Ubuntu
13 40 (1.92%) AIX
14 37 (1.78%) Windows XP
15 27 (1.30%) Oracle Linux
16 22 (1.06%) Apple iOS
17 21 (1.01%) Android
18 19 (0.91%) Windows Phone
19 15 (0.72%) SUSE
20 14 (0.67%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 584 (28.06%) Agile Software Development
2 508 (24.41%) DevOps
3 475 (22.83%) Continuous Integration
4 360 (17.30%) ITIL
5 211 (10.14%) Scrum
5 211 (10.14%) Project Management
6 170 (8.17%) Change Management
7 154 (7.40%) Web Design
8 151 (7.26%) OO
9 145 (6.97%) Responsive Web Design
10 143 (6.87%) Service Management
10 143 (6.87%) Release Management
11 133 (6.39%) Software Engineering
12 119 (5.72%) TDD
12 119 (5.72%) Change Control
13 111 (5.33%) Service Delivery
14 110 (5.29%) Problem Management
14 110 (5.29%) Web Development
15 103 (4.95%) Automated Testing
16 101 (4.85%) UML
Programming Languages
1 508 (24.41%) Java
2 355 (17.06%) Ruby
3 344 (16.53%) Python
4 320 (15.38%) SQL
5 190 (9.13%) Perl
6 168 (8.07%) JavaScript
7 161 (7.74%) Bash Shell
8 137 (6.58%) PHP
9 123 (5.91%) PowerShell
9 123 (5.91%) C
10 110 (5.29%) Shell Script
11 105 (5.05%) C++
12 94 (4.52%) C#
13 68 (3.27%) PL/SQL
14 63 (3.03%) Scala
15 34 (1.63%) VB
16 25 (1.20%) Groovy
17 23 (1.11%) VBScript
18 12 (0.58%) Ada
18 12 (0.58%) Korn
Qualifications
1 426 (20.47%) Security Cleared
2 284 (13.65%) SC Cleared
3 118 (5.67%) DV Cleared
4 107 (5.14%) Degree
5 51 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 48 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
7 41 (1.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 33 (1.59%) MCP
8 33 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
9 31 (1.49%) MCSE
9 31 (1.49%) CCNA
10 21 (1.01%) ISEB
11 16 (0.77%) ISTQB
12 14 (0.67%) PMI Certification
13 10 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 8 (0.38%) PMP
14 8 (0.38%) RHCE
14 8 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 7 (0.34%) RHCSA
15 7 (0.34%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (6.05%) QA
2 77 (3.70%) SLA
3 8 (0.38%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.38%) DO-178B
4 7 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.14%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.048%) P3O
7 1 (0.048%) COBIT
7 1 (0.048%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 208 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 161 (7.74%) Active Directory
3 55 (2.64%) vSphere
4 52 (2.50%) VMware ESX
5 41 (1.97%) Hyper-V
6 33 (1.59%) Firmware
7 31 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
8 30 (1.44%) Oracle RAC
8 30 (1.44%) Varnish
9 21 (1.01%) KVM
9 21 (1.01%) vCloud
9 21 (1.01%) Xen
10 19 (0.91%) NFS
11 13 (0.62%) VirtualBox
12 12 (0.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 12 (0.58%) XenApp
13 11 (0.53%) XenServer
14 10 (0.48%) Terminal Services
14 10 (0.48%) XenDesktop
15 9 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 614 (29.51%) Puppet
2 373 (17.92%) Opscode Chef
3 102 (4.90%) Vagrant
4 96 (4.61%) Ansible
5 93 (4.47%) Nagios
6 65 (3.12%) SCCM
7 60 (2.88%) Salt
8 41 (1.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 41 (1.97%) Tivoli
9 28 (1.35%) SCOM
9 28 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
10 23 (1.11%) Cacti
11 19 (0.91%) ZABBIX
12 18 (0.86%) Cobbler
13 15 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 14 (0.67%) Icinga
15 11 (0.53%) SELinux
16 10 (0.48%) FortiGate
17 9 (0.43%) Red Hat Spacewalk
18 8 (0.38%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 334 (16.05%) Microsoft
2 325 (15.62%) VMware
3 313 (15.04%) Oracle
4 183 (8.79%) Red Hat
5 119 (5.72%) HP
6 61 (2.93%) Citrix
7 58 (2.79%) IBM
8 48 (2.31%) Cisco
9 44 (2.11%) New Relic
10 43 (2.07%) Remedy
11 38 (1.83%) Perforce
12 36 (1.73%) Rackspace
13 29 (1.39%) SAP
14 26 (1.25%) SaltStack
14 26 (1.25%) Percona
14 26 (1.25%) F5
15 25 (1.20%) Atlassian
15 25 (1.20%) Business Objects
16 24 (1.15%) Lotus
16 24 (1.15%) Adobe
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £208 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
North West
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Go Partnership.
Rate: From £400 to £400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £139 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
EarthStream Global
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
EarthStream Global
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: Yesterday
Corsham, Wiltshire
Corporate Project Solutions
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Experis Ltd
Rate: £415.58 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
LA International
Rate: £370 - £420 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £500 to £550 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: From £500 to £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago