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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 121 149 150
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +1
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 900 672 741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.72% 1.39% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 1.87% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 399 390
Average daily rate
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£409 £405 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £272 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 13 51
Average hourly rate £34.85 £26.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.50% -33.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £10.30 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.85 £26.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+31.50% -33.75%
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
38954 35940 38894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.26% 74.48% 72.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 24704 22658 22956
Average daily rate £413 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% +0.56%
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 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1103 1007 1440
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 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 22 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 22 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +34 422 £440 -2.22% 69
South East +3 151 £350 -6.66% 44
East of England +20 77 £425 +13.33% 19
South West -2 63 £413 +10.00% 17
North West -4 50 £363 +12.40% 17
Yorkshire +34 47 £413 +18.70% 21
North East +1 39 £360 +53.19% 9
East Midlands +9 31 £350 - 15
West Midlands -22 17 £325 +30.00% 5
Configuration Management
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Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 667 (35.84%) Linux
2 447 (24.02%) Agile Software Development
3 429 (23.05%) UNIX
4 410 (22.03%) Java
5 398 (21.39%) Puppet
6 362 (19.45%) Windows
7 350 (18.81%) Security Cleared
7 350 (18.81%) Git (software)
8 342 (18.38%) Microsoft
9 341 (18.32%) DevOps
10 330 (17.73%) ITIL
11 321 (17.25%) SQL
12 318 (17.09%) Continuous Integration
13 282 (15.15%) Oracle
14 256 (13.76%) HTML
15 251 (13.49%) Finance
16 244 (13.11%) Opscode Chef
17 239 (12.84%) Ruby
18 223 (11.98%) SC Cleared
19 222 (11.93%) Subversion
19 222 (11.93%) Web Services
20 220 (11.82%) VMware
21 210 (11.28%) Jenkins
22 199 (10.69%) Python
23 198 (10.64%) HTTP
24 196 (10.53%) .NET
25 194 (10.42%) JavaScript
26 190 (10.21%) Relational Database
27 185 (9.94%) Project Management
28 174 (9.35%) Analytical Skills

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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
2 101 (5.43%) IIS
3 88 (4.73%) SharePoint
4 71 (3.82%) WebLogic
5 66 (3.55%) WebSphere
6 60 (3.22%) Tomcat
6 60 (3.22%) nginx
7 55 (2.96%) Confluence
8 52 (2.79%) CMS
9 45 (2.42%) Node.js
10 43 (2.31%) MS Exchange
11 35 (1.88%) OpenStack
12 32 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
13 29 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
14 27 (1.45%) IBM Notes
15 26 (1.40%) Oracle Workflow
16 24 (1.29%) Apache Solr
17 23 (1.24%) Jetty
18 17 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
19 16 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 136 (7.31%) MS Excel
2 91 (4.89%) MS Office
3 41 (2.20%) MS Project
4 27 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 26 (1.40%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.21%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.21%) Windchill
8 3 (0.16%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.054%) SPSS
9 1 (0.054%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 35 (1.88%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (1.34%) Remedy ITSM
3 18 (0.97%) Oracle Payables
4 15 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
5 14 (0.75%) Oracle General Ledger
5 14 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
6 12 (0.64%) assyst
7 11 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
8 10 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
9 9 (0.48%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 8 (0.43%) Oracle iProcurement
10 8 (0.43%) Oracle Assets
11 5 (0.27%) ION MarketView
12 4 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
12 4 (0.21%) Summit
13 3 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
13 3 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 2 (0.11%) ReMetrica
14 2 (0.11%) Markit EDM
14 2 (0.11%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 147 (7.90%) Amazon AWS
2 102 (5.48%) Amazon EC2
3 63 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 47 (2.53%) Amazon S3
5 35 (1.88%) PaaS
6 33 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
7 30 (1.61%) SaaS
8 27 (1.45%) Office 365
9 24 (1.29%) IaaS
10 20 (1.07%) Google App Engine
11 19 (1.02%) Route 53
12 17 (0.91%) Amazon ELB
13 9 (0.48%) GitHub
14 5 (0.27%) Joyent
15 1 (0.054%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 198 (10.64%) HTTP
2 122 (6.56%) DNS
3 99 (5.32%) TCP/IP
4 89 (4.78%) Firewall
5 77 (4.14%) DHCP
6 72 (3.87%) SSL
7 63 (3.39%) SAN
8 52 (2.79%) LDAP
9 46 (2.47%) Internet
10 30 (1.61%) WAN
11 28 (1.50%) LAN
12 25 (1.34%) 3G
13 24 (1.29%) VPN
14 22 (1.18%) FTP
15 20 (1.07%) IPsec
15 20 (1.07%) Network Security
15 20 (1.07%) NAS
16 19 (1.02%) LTE
17 16 (0.86%) Radio Access Network
18 14 (0.75%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (10.21%) Relational Database
2 114 (6.13%) SQL Server
3 110 (5.91%) MongoDB
4 103 (5.53%) MySQL
5 86 (4.62%) Oracle Database
6 66 (3.55%) NoSQL
7 50 (2.69%) Oracle Database 11g
8 49 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
9 43 (2.31%) RDBMS
10 42 (2.26%) Neo4j
11 38 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
11 38 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
12 36 (1.93%) SSDT
13 23 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
14 21 (1.13%) Couchbase
15 20 (1.07%) Redis
15 20 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 19 (1.02%) DB2
17 18 (0.97%) Oracle Exadata
18 15 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 350 (18.81%) Git (software)
2 222 (11.93%) Subversion
3 210 (11.28%) Jenkins
4 159 (8.54%) Maven
5 117 (6.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 99 (5.32%) JIRA
7 84 (4.51%) Visual Studio
8 62 (3.33%) TeamCity
9 52 (2.79%) Hudson
10 45 (2.42%) Ant
10 45 (2.42%) ClearCase
11 42 (2.26%) Gradle
11 42 (2.26%) Artifactory
12 40 (2.15%) MSBuild
13 37 (1.99%) Octopus Deploy
14 34 (1.83%) Rational DOORS
15 33 (1.77%) NuGet
16 28 (1.50%) JUnit
17 26 (1.40%) Cucumber
18 22 (1.18%) StarTeam
General
1 251 (13.49%) Finance
2 87 (4.67%) Telecoms
3 83 (4.46%) Banking
4 35 (1.88%) Investment Banking
5 33 (1.77%) Financial Institution
6 31 (1.67%) Manufacturing
7 22 (1.18%) Retail
7 22 (1.18%) Front Office
8 17 (0.91%) Back Office
8 17 (0.91%) Publishing
8 17 (0.91%) Military
9 14 (0.75%) General Ledger
10 13 (0.70%) Marketing
10 13 (0.70%) Advertising
11 10 (0.54%) Law
11 10 (0.54%) Aerospace
12 9 (0.48%) Electronics
12 9 (0.48%) Legal
13 8 (0.43%) Billing
13 8 (0.43%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 400 (21.49%) Developer
2 210 (11.28%) Analyst
3 173 (9.30%) DevOps Engineer
4 106 (5.70%) Java Developer
5 84 (4.51%) Consultant
6 76 (4.08%) Architect
7 73 (3.92%) Software Engineer
8 72 (3.87%) Configuration Manager
9 56 (3.01%) Senior Developer
10 54 (2.90%) Configuration Analyst
11 49 (2.63%) Project Manager
12 48 (2.58%) Build Engineer
13 46 (2.47%) Linux Engineer
14 42 (2.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 42 (2.26%) Systems Engineer
15 41 (2.20%) Administrator
16 35 (1.88%) Release Engineer
16 35 (1.88%) Build and Release Engineer
17 33 (1.77%) Front-End Developer
18 30 (1.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (13.76%) HTML
2 222 (11.93%) Web Services
3 196 (10.53%) .NET
4 173 (9.30%) CSS
5 114 (6.13%) REST
6 101 (5.43%) XML
7 78 (4.19%) Middleware
8 75 (4.03%) .NET Framework
9 73 (3.92%) ASP.NET
10 69 (3.71%) JSON
11 68 (3.65%) jQuery
12 65 (3.49%) Spring
13 64 (3.44%) Hibernate
14 63 (3.39%) Ajax
15 59 (3.17%) HTML5
16 53 (2.85%) CSS3
17 51 (2.74%) SOAP
18 49 (2.63%) JSP
18 49 (2.63%) Servlets
18 49 (2.63%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 174 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
2 170 (9.13%) Open Source
3 138 (7.42%) CMDB
4 98 (5.27%) Management Information System
5 64 (3.44%) Visualisation
6 39 (2.10%) Computer Science
7 37 (1.99%) Clustering
8 32 (1.72%) User Experience
9 31 (1.67%) Replication
10 26 (1.40%) Mainframe
11 20 (1.07%) PKI
12 18 (0.97%) N-Tier
12 18 (0.97%) Hedge funds
13 17 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
14 16 (0.86%) Mathematics
15 14 (0.75%) RMADS
15 14 (0.75%) Client/Server
15 14 (0.75%) Blackberry
16 13 (0.70%) Mobile App
17 12 (0.64%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 667 (35.84%) Linux
2 429 (23.05%) UNIX
3 362 (19.45%) Windows
4 126 (6.77%) Mac OS X
5 109 (5.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 84 (4.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 84 (4.51%) CentOS
7 75 (4.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 73 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 38 (2.04%) Solaris
10 37 (1.99%) Ubuntu
11 34 (1.83%) AIX
11 34 (1.83%) Windows XP
12 30 (1.61%) Windows 7
13 25 (1.34%) SELinux
14 14 (0.75%) Debian
14 14 (0.75%) VMS
15 9 (0.48%) HPUX
16 8 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
17 4 (0.21%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 447 (24.02%) Agile Software Development
2 341 (18.32%) DevOps
3 330 (17.73%) ITIL
4 318 (17.09%) Continuous Integration
5 185 (9.94%) Project Management
6 153 (8.22%) Change Management
7 146 (7.85%) Web Development
8 144 (7.74%) Scrum
9 139 (7.47%) Service Management
10 138 (7.42%) Web Design
11 135 (7.25%) Release Management
11 135 (7.25%) Responsive Web Design
12 123 (6.61%) Automated Testing
13 120 (6.45%) TDD
14 109 (5.86%) Software Engineering
15 105 (5.64%) Unit Testing
16 103 (5.53%) Change Control
17 101 (5.43%) Service Delivery
18 96 (5.16%) OO
18 96 (5.16%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 410 (22.03%) Java
2 321 (17.25%) SQL
3 239 (12.84%) Ruby
4 199 (10.69%) Python
5 194 (10.42%) JavaScript
6 119 (6.39%) PHP
7 104 (5.59%) Perl
8 103 (5.53%) C#
9 86 (4.62%) PowerShell
10 85 (4.57%) C
11 83 (4.46%) Shell Script
12 82 (4.41%) Bash Shell
13 80 (4.30%) Scala
14 75 (4.03%) C++
15 58 (3.12%) PL/SQL
16 35 (1.88%) VB
17 24 (1.29%) VBScript
18 19 (1.02%) T-SQL
19 16 (0.86%) Groovy
20 10 (0.54%) Korn
Qualifications
1 350 (18.81%) Security Cleared
2 223 (11.98%) SC Cleared
3 151 (8.11%) Degree
4 72 (3.87%) DV Cleared
5 50 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 34 (1.83%) MCSE
7 28 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
8 23 (1.24%) MCP
9 22 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 17 (0.91%) PMI Certification
10 17 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 15 (0.81%) ISEB
12 13 (0.70%) CISSP
12 13 (0.70%) MCSA
12 13 (0.70%) ISTQB
13 12 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 12 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (0.59%) CCNP
15 10 (0.54%) BC Cleared
16 8 (0.43%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (6.93%) QA
2 72 (3.87%) SLA
3 18 (0.97%) ISO 9001
4 14 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.64%) JSP 440
6 10 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.48%) COBIT
8 5 (0.27%) DO-178B
8 5 (0.27%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.21%) ISO 14001
10 3 (0.16%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.16%) TickIT
10 3 (0.16%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.11%) HL7
12 1 (0.054%) DO-254
System Software
1 150 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 132 (7.09%) Active Directory
3 42 (2.26%) Oracle RAC
4 35 (1.88%) VMware ESX
5 23 (1.24%) vSphere
6 21 (1.13%) Xen
7 16 (0.86%) XenApp
7 16 (0.86%) KVM
8 15 (0.81%) Hyper-V
9 14 (0.75%) Varnish
10 11 (0.59%) XenDesktop
10 11 (0.59%) RHEV
11 10 (0.54%) vCloud
11 10 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (0.54%) UAG
12 8 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
14 6 (0.32%) Terminal Services
14 6 (0.32%) NFS
15 4 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 398 (21.39%) Puppet
2 244 (13.11%) Opscode Chef
3 86 (4.62%) Nagios
4 62 (3.33%) Vagrant
5 53 (2.85%) SCCM
6 33 (1.77%) Ansible
6 33 (1.77%) Salt
7 31 (1.67%) HP UCMDB
8 29 (1.56%) Cacti
9 27 (1.45%) Tivoli
10 25 (1.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 23 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
12 19 (1.02%) SCOM
13 14 (0.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 9 (0.48%) Ganglia
14 9 (0.48%) Zenoss
14 9 (0.48%) WMI
15 8 (0.43%) Control-M
16 7 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 7 (0.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 342 (18.38%) Microsoft
2 282 (15.15%) Oracle
3 220 (11.82%) VMware
4 157 (8.44%) Red Hat
5 107 (5.75%) HP
6 63 (3.39%) Remedy
7 61 (3.28%) Citrix
8 59 (3.17%) IBM
9 56 (3.01%) JBoss
10 40 (2.15%) Cisco
11 35 (1.88%) Atlassian
12 33 (1.77%) Red Gate
13 30 (1.61%) Google
14 28 (1.50%) Percona
14 28 (1.50%) Perforce
15 27 (1.45%) Lotus
16 25 (1.34%) BMC
16 25 (1.34%) Serena
17 24 (1.29%) McAfee
18 23 (1.24%) ServiceNow
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £301 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
North East
Harvey Nash RPO
Rate: £400 to £450
Posted: 9 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £1 - £18.00 per hour
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Square One Resources
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
RBW Consulting
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Yorkshire Staffing Services
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £325 to £400 per day This depends on what shift is worked.
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £0000 - £1111 per annum + attractive rates of pay
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rate value
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £1 to £1 per day market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Cyber Team
Rate: From £190 to £230 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago