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 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 118 159 154
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -5
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 921 668 721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.75% 1.38% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 1.86% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 403 387
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 10 46
Average hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -47.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £9.91 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.55 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £19.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year
+79.48% -53.84%
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
39047 35944 38456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.01% 74.50% 72.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 24929 22718 22716
Average daily rate £413 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1092 1003 1444
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.50 £30.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.33% -3.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.95 £48.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +35 418 £440 -2.22% 66
South East +3 156 £363 -0.68% 37
East of England +33 76 £431 +62.73% 24
South West +6 68 £390 +4.00% 12
North West -2 54 £400 +23.07% 15
Yorkshire +32 53 £413 +18.70% 26
North East +4 47 £350 +48.93% 9
East Midlands +14 31 £350 +2.94% 11
West Midlands -30 18 £325 +30.00% 12
Configuration Management
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Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 673 (36.18%) Linux
2 448 (24.09%) Agile Software Development
3 437 (23.49%) UNIX
4 404 (21.72%) Java
5 401 (21.56%) Puppet
6 367 (19.73%) Windows
7 360 (19.35%) Git (software)
8 351 (18.87%) DevOps
9 347 (18.66%) Microsoft
10 346 (18.60%) Security Cleared
11 337 (18.12%) ITIL
12 327 (17.58%) Continuous Integration
13 324 (17.42%) SQL
14 290 (15.59%) Oracle
15 258 (13.87%) HTML
16 256 (13.76%) Finance
17 252 (13.55%) Opscode Chef
18 242 (13.01%) Ruby
19 228 (12.26%) VMware
20 223 (11.99%) Subversion
21 220 (11.83%) SC Cleared
22 219 (11.77%) Web Services
23 218 (11.72%) Jenkins
24 202 (10.86%) Python
25 201 (10.81%) JavaScript
26 199 (10.70%) .NET
26 199 (10.70%) HTTP
27 198 (10.65%) Relational Database
28 182 (9.78%) CSS
29 180 (9.68%) Project Management

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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
1 123 (6.61%) Apache
2 100 (5.38%) IIS
3 89 (4.78%) SharePoint
4 78 (4.19%) WebLogic
5 67 (3.60%) WebSphere
6 62 (3.33%) Tomcat
7 58 (3.12%) nginx
8 55 (2.96%) Confluence
9 48 (2.58%) CMS
10 46 (2.47%) Node.js
11 43 (2.31%) MS Exchange
12 34 (1.83%) OpenStack
13 32 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
14 29 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
15 28 (1.51%) Oracle Workflow
16 27 (1.45%) IBM Notes
17 26 (1.40%) Apache Solr
18 22 (1.18%) Jetty
19 17 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
20 16 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 145 (7.80%) MS Excel
2 93 (5.00%) MS Office
3 39 (2.10%) MS Project
4 30 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 27 (1.45%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.22%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.22%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.22%) Windchill
8 3 (0.16%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.054%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 34 (1.83%) Oracle EBS
2 26 (1.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 17 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
4 14 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
4 14 (0.75%) Oracle General Ledger
4 14 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
5 12 (0.65%) assyst
6 11 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
7 9 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
8 8 (0.43%) Oracle iProcurement
8 8 (0.43%) Oracle Assets
8 8 (0.43%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 5 (0.27%) ION MarketView
10 4 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
10 4 (0.22%) Summit
11 3 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
11 3 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 2 (0.11%) ReMetrica
12 2 (0.11%) Markit EDM
12 2 (0.11%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 148 (7.96%) Amazon AWS
2 102 (5.48%) Amazon EC2
3 64 (3.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 46 (2.47%) Amazon S3
5 35 (1.88%) PaaS
6 33 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
7 28 (1.51%) Office 365
8 27 (1.45%) SaaS
9 26 (1.40%) IaaS
10 20 (1.08%) Google App Engine
11 19 (1.02%) Route 53
12 17 (0.91%) Amazon ELB
13 9 (0.48%) GitHub
14 6 (0.32%) Joyent
15 1 (0.054%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 199 (10.70%) HTTP
2 123 (6.61%) DNS
3 102 (5.48%) TCP/IP
4 89 (4.78%) Firewall
5 78 (4.19%) DHCP
6 72 (3.87%) SSL
7 67 (3.60%) SAN
8 52 (2.80%) LDAP
9 47 (2.53%) Internet
10 30 (1.61%) WAN
11 28 (1.51%) LAN
12 27 (1.45%) VPN
13 24 (1.29%) 3G
14 23 (1.24%) FTP
15 21 (1.13%) IPsec
16 20 (1.08%) Network Security
17 19 (1.02%) NAS
18 18 (0.97%) LTE
19 15 (0.81%) 2G
19 15 (0.81%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (10.65%) Relational Database
2 117 (6.29%) SQL Server
3 112 (6.02%) MongoDB
4 101 (5.43%) MySQL
5 88 (4.73%) Oracle Database
6 68 (3.66%) NoSQL
7 50 (2.69%) RDBMS
7 50 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
7 50 (2.69%) Oracle Database 11g
8 42 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 42 (2.26%) Neo4j
9 40 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
10 36 (1.94%) SSDT
11 25 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
12 21 (1.13%) Couchbase
13 20 (1.08%) Redis
13 20 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 19 (1.02%) DB2
15 18 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
15 18 (0.97%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 360 (19.35%) Git (software)
2 223 (11.99%) Subversion
3 218 (11.72%) Jenkins
4 160 (8.60%) Maven
5 115 (6.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 95 (5.11%) JIRA
7 82 (4.41%) Visual Studio
8 62 (3.33%) TeamCity
9 51 (2.74%) Hudson
10 45 (2.42%) Ant
11 42 (2.26%) ClearCase
11 42 (2.26%) Gradle
11 42 (2.26%) Artifactory
12 40 (2.15%) MSBuild
13 37 (1.99%) Octopus Deploy
14 33 (1.77%) NuGet
14 33 (1.77%) Rational DOORS
15 28 (1.51%) JUnit
16 25 (1.34%) Cucumber
17 22 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 256 (13.76%) Finance
2 83 (4.46%) Telecoms
3 81 (4.35%) Banking
4 34 (1.83%) Financial Institution
5 31 (1.67%) Manufacturing
5 31 (1.67%) Investment Banking
6 24 (1.29%) Retail
7 18 (0.97%) Publishing
8 17 (0.91%) Front Office
9 16 (0.86%) Back Office
10 15 (0.81%) Military
11 14 (0.75%) Marketing
11 14 (0.75%) General Ledger
12 13 (0.70%) Advertising
13 11 (0.59%) Billing
14 10 (0.54%) Law
14 10 (0.54%) Aerospace
15 9 (0.48%) Electronics
16 8 (0.43%) Legal
16 8 (0.43%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 397 (21.34%) Developer
2 210 (11.29%) Analyst
3 179 (9.62%) DevOps Engineer
4 102 (5.48%) Java Developer
5 85 (4.57%) Consultant
6 75 (4.03%) Architect
7 73 (3.92%) Software Engineer
8 68 (3.66%) Configuration Manager
9 55 (2.96%) Senior Developer
10 52 (2.80%) Configuration Analyst
11 50 (2.69%) Project Manager
12 49 (2.63%) Build Engineer
13 46 (2.47%) Linux Engineer
14 42 (2.26%) Systems Engineer
15 40 (2.15%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 38 (2.04%) Administrator
17 35 (1.88%) Release Engineer
17 35 (1.88%) Build and Release Engineer
18 33 (1.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 32 (1.72%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (13.87%) HTML
2 219 (11.77%) Web Services
3 199 (10.70%) .NET
4 182 (9.78%) CSS
5 115 (6.18%) REST
6 101 (5.43%) XML
7 78 (4.19%) Middleware
8 76 (4.09%) .NET Framework
9 74 (3.98%) ASP.NET
10 70 (3.76%) JSON
11 69 (3.71%) jQuery
12 66 (3.55%) Hibernate
13 61 (3.28%) Spring
13 61 (3.28%) Ajax
14 60 (3.23%) HTML5
15 56 (3.01%) CSS3
16 53 (2.85%) SOAP
17 51 (2.74%) JSP
18 49 (2.63%) J2EE
19 48 (2.58%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 169 (9.09%) Open Source
2 168 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
3 138 (7.42%) CMDB
4 94 (5.05%) Management Information System
5 66 (3.55%) Visualisation
6 41 (2.20%) Clustering
7 38 (2.04%) Computer Science
8 33 (1.77%) Replication
8 33 (1.77%) User Experience
9 27 (1.45%) Mainframe
10 20 (1.08%) N-Tier
10 20 (1.08%) PKI
11 18 (0.97%) Hedge funds
12 17 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
13 15 (0.81%) Mathematics
13 15 (0.81%) Client/Server
14 14 (0.75%) RMADS
15 13 (0.70%) Blackberry
15 13 (0.70%) Mobile App
16 12 (0.65%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 673 (36.18%) Linux
2 437 (23.49%) UNIX
3 367 (19.73%) Windows
4 128 (6.88%) Mac OS X
5 107 (5.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 86 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 84 (4.52%) CentOS
8 75 (4.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 74 (3.98%) Windows Server 2003
10 37 (1.99%) Solaris
11 36 (1.94%) AIX
12 35 (1.88%) Ubuntu
13 34 (1.83%) Windows XP
14 28 (1.51%) Windows 7
15 25 (1.34%) SELinux
16 16 (0.86%) VMS
17 12 (0.65%) Debian
17 12 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
18 7 (0.38%) HPUX
19 4 (0.22%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 448 (24.09%) Agile Software Development
2 351 (18.87%) DevOps
3 337 (18.12%) ITIL
4 327 (17.58%) Continuous Integration
5 180 (9.68%) Project Management
6 156 (8.39%) Change Management
7 152 (8.17%) Scrum
8 140 (7.53%) Web Development
9 139 (7.47%) Release Management
9 139 (7.47%) Web Design
10 137 (7.37%) Responsive Web Design
11 135 (7.26%) Service Management
12 122 (6.56%) Automated Testing
13 114 (6.13%) TDD
14 112 (6.02%) Change Control
15 107 (5.75%) Unit Testing
16 105 (5.65%) Software Engineering
17 104 (5.59%) Problem Management
17 104 (5.59%) Service Delivery
18 97 (5.22%) OO
Programming Languages
1 404 (21.72%) Java
2 324 (17.42%) SQL
3 242 (13.01%) Ruby
4 202 (10.86%) Python
5 201 (10.81%) JavaScript
6 123 (6.61%) PHP
7 112 (6.02%) Perl
8 103 (5.54%) C#
9 89 (4.78%) PowerShell
10 87 (4.68%) Shell Script
11 85 (4.57%) C
11 85 (4.57%) Bash Shell
12 82 (4.41%) Scala
13 73 (3.92%) C++
14 59 (3.17%) PL/SQL
15 34 (1.83%) VB
16 23 (1.24%) VBScript
17 19 (1.02%) T-SQL
18 16 (0.86%) Groovy
19 12 (0.65%) Korn
Qualifications
1 346 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 220 (11.83%) SC Cleared
3 143 (7.69%) Degree
4 68 (3.66%) DV Cleared
5 51 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 33 (1.77%) MCSE
7 28 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
8 24 (1.29%) MCP
9 22 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 17 (0.91%) PMI Certification
10 17 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 16 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
12 15 (0.81%) CCNP
12 15 (0.81%) ISEB
13 13 (0.70%) MCSA
13 13 (0.70%) ISTQB
14 12 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 12 (0.65%) CISSP
15 10 (0.54%) BC Cleared
16 9 (0.48%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (6.77%) QA
2 74 (3.98%) SLA
3 19 (1.02%) ISO 9001
4 14 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.65%) JSP 440
6 10 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.48%) COBIT
8 5 (0.27%) DO-178B
9 4 (0.22%) ISO 14001
9 4 (0.22%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.16%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.16%) TickIT
11 2 (0.11%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.11%) HL7
12 1 (0.054%) DO-254
System Software
1 153 (8.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 137 (7.37%) Active Directory
3 42 (2.26%) Oracle RAC
4 40 (2.15%) VMware ESX
5 25 (1.34%) vSphere
6 20 (1.08%) Xen
7 17 (0.91%) KVM
8 16 (0.86%) XenApp
9 15 (0.81%) Hyper-V
10 14 (0.75%) Varnish
11 12 (0.65%) RHEV
12 11 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
12 11 (0.59%) XenDesktop
13 10 (0.54%) UAG
13 10 (0.54%) vCloud
14 8 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
14 8 (0.43%) NFS
15 6 (0.32%) Terminal Services
15 6 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
16 5 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 401 (21.56%) Puppet
2 252 (13.55%) Opscode Chef
3 85 (4.57%) Nagios
4 62 (3.33%) Vagrant
5 54 (2.90%) SCCM
6 33 (1.77%) Ansible
7 32 (1.72%) Salt
8 30 (1.61%) HP UCMDB
9 29 (1.56%) Tivoli
10 28 (1.51%) Cacti
11 23 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
11 23 (1.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 22 (1.18%) SCOM
13 14 (0.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 9 (0.48%) Zenoss
14 9 (0.48%) ZABBIX
15 8 (0.43%) Ganglia
15 8 (0.43%) WMI
16 7 (0.38%) WSUS
16 7 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 347 (18.66%) Microsoft
2 290 (15.59%) Oracle
3 228 (12.26%) VMware
4 152 (8.17%) Red Hat
5 109 (5.86%) HP
6 62 (3.33%) Remedy
7 61 (3.28%) IBM
7 61 (3.28%) Citrix
8 51 (2.74%) JBoss
9 42 (2.26%) Cisco
10 35 (1.88%) Atlassian
11 33 (1.77%) Red Gate
12 29 (1.56%) Google
13 28 (1.51%) Perforce
14 27 (1.45%) McAfee
14 27 (1.45%) Lotus
14 27 (1.45%) Percona
15 26 (1.40%) ServiceNow
16 24 (1.29%) Serena
17 23 (1.24%) BMC
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