The first table below looks at the demand for the Configuration Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Manager
Rank 505 462 483
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Manager 48 84 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.20% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 55 51
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£425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £630 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £408 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.10% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £19.91
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.44
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44352 42929 48944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.56% 92.62% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 27490 25712 27833
Average daily rate £400 £400 £397
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1800 1990 2512
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.22 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.44% -6.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Configuration Manager
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Configuration Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Manager in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Configuration Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Configuration Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Configuration Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

Configuration Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Configuration Manager Daily Rate Histogram in England

Configuration Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Configuration Manager Hourly Rate Trend in England

Configuration Manager
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 Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 22 July 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 -14 10 £350 -28.20% 4
South East -10 8 £430 -4.44%
North West -8 5 £315 +1.20% 1
Yorkshire -6 4 £424 +24.63% 2
East Midlands -6 2 £300 - 2
West Midlands -13 2 £425 -2.85%
East of England - - - - 1
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Configuration Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Configuration Manager in their job title 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 with Configuration Manager in their job title.

1 79 (62.70%) Configuration Management
2 49 (38.89%) ITIL
3 35 (27.78%) CMDB
4 25 (19.84%) Security Cleared
5 22 (17.46%) Change Management
6 18 (14.29%) Finance
6 18 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 18 (14.29%) Subversion
7 16 (12.70%) ITIL V3
8 15 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (11.90%) SC Cleared
8 15 (11.90%) Banking
9 14 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (10.32%) CMS
11 12 (9.52%) Service Management
11 12 (9.52%) Project Management
11 12 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (9.52%) Oracle
12 11 (8.73%) SQL Server
12 11 (8.73%) UNIX
12 11 (8.73%) Visual Studio
12 11 (8.73%) MS Excel
12 11 (8.73%) Git (software)
13 10 (7.94%) TeamCity
13 10 (7.94%) Automation Testing
13 10 (7.94%) ITSM
14 9 (7.14%) SharePoint
14 9 (7.14%) MS Office
14 9 (7.14%) SCCM
15 8 (6.35%) Release Management

Configuration Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Configuration Manager in their job title 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 with Configuration Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (10.32%) CMS
2 9 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.97%) IIS
3 5 (3.97%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.17%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (3.17%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.38%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.38%) SAS
5 3 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.59%) Confluence
7 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.79%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.79%) CICS
7 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 11 (8.73%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.14%) MS Office
3 3 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (3.17%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.79%) Internet
1 1 (0.79%) 2G
1 1 (0.79%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.38%) MySQL
2 3 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.79%) DataStage
3 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.79%) DB2
3 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (14.29%) Subversion
2 15 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (8.73%) Visual Studio
3 11 (8.73%) Git (software)
4 10 (7.94%) TeamCity
5 7 (5.56%) Artifactory
6 6 (4.76%) Jenkins
6 6 (4.76%) Maven
6 6 (4.76%) Ant
7 5 (3.97%) JIRA
7 5 (3.97%) Hudson
8 4 (3.17%) Mercurial
8 4 (3.17%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (2.38%) CruiseControl
9 3 (2.38%) ClearCase
9 3 (2.38%) AnthillPro
9 3 (2.38%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.79%) ClearQuest
10 1 (0.79%) MSI
10 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
General
1 18 (14.29%) Finance
2 15 (11.90%) Banking
3 7 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.97%) Retail
5 3 (2.38%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.59%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.79%) Electronics
7 1 (0.79%) Advertising
7 1 (0.79%) Legal
7 1 (0.79%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.35%) Web Services
2 6 (4.76%) .NET
3 5 (3.97%) XML
3 5 (3.97%) J2EE
4 4 (3.17%) WCF
4 4 (3.17%) WSDL
4 4 (3.17%) Middleware
5 3 (2.38%) XSLT
5 3 (2.38%) CSS
5 3 (2.38%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (27.78%) CMDB
2 5 (3.97%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.59%) NHS
4 1 (0.79%) DTV
4 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.73%) UNIX
2 6 (4.76%) Linux
3 5 (3.97%) Windows
4 2 (1.59%) AIX
5 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.79%) Solaris
5 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.79%) Android
5 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (62.70%) Configuration Management
2 49 (38.89%) ITIL
3 22 (17.46%) Change Management
4 16 (12.70%) ITIL V3
5 14 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (9.52%) Service Management
6 12 (9.52%) Project Management
7 10 (7.94%) Automation Testing
7 10 (7.94%) ITSM
8 8 (6.35%) Release Management
8 8 (6.35%) Asset Management
8 8 (6.35%) Migration
9 7 (5.56%) Project Planning
10 6 (4.76%) ITIL V2
11 5 (3.97%) Data Modelling
11 5 (3.97%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (3.17%) Change Control
12 4 (3.17%) Agile Project Management
12 4 (3.17%) BPEL
12 4 (3.17%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.35%) Java
2 7 (5.56%) SQL
3 4 (3.17%) Python
3 4 (3.17%) C#
4 3 (2.38%) Perl
4 3 (2.38%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.38%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.59%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.79%) C
6 1 (0.79%) C++
6 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.79%) VBScript
6 1 (0.79%) VB
6 1 (0.79%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 25 (19.84%) Security Cleared
2 15 (11.90%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (4.76%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.79%) CCIE
5 1 (0.79%) CCNP
5 1 (0.79%) CCNA
5 1 (0.79%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.79%) JNCIA
5 1 (0.79%) JNCIS
5 1 (0.79%) JNCIE
5 1 (0.79%) Degree
5 1 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) HL7
1 3 (2.38%) QA
2 2 (1.59%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.79%) SLA
3 1 (0.79%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (2.38%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.38%) vCloud
2 2 (1.59%) Samba
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (7.14%) SCCM
2 5 (3.97%) Puppet
3 4 (3.17%) HP UCMDB
4 3 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.79%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.79%) MOM
5 1 (0.79%) OpenView
5 1 (0.79%) SCOM
5 1 (0.79%) WSUS
5 1 (0.79%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.79%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.79%) SCSM
Vendors
1 18 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.52%) Oracle
3 8 (6.35%) Remedy
4 7 (5.56%) BMC
5 6 (4.76%) HP
6 5 (3.97%) Perforce
7 4 (3.17%) VMware
8 3 (2.38%) IBM
9 2 (1.59%) Cognos
10 1 (0.79%) MKS
10 1 (0.79%) SAP
10 1 (0.79%) Sybase
10 1 (0.79%) Cisco
10 1 (0.79%) CA
10 1 (0.79%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.79%) Apple
10 1 (0.79%) Juniper
10 1 (0.79%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 1 (0.79%) Huawei
10 1 (0.79%) ServiceNow
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