The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Manager
Rank 512 498 499
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Manager 60 55 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.12% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 44 49
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£400 £418 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.19% +5.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £301 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £550 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £19.91
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.91
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46778 44742 49913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.00% 92.82% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 29097 27301 28553
Average daily rate £400 £400 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1872 1954 2464
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 17 September 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 17 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 +3 17 £400 -5.88% 1
Yorkshire +9 9 £413 +21.32%
South East -2 9 £333 -16.87%
East Midlands +10 4 - -
West Midlands -15 3 £425 +0.59%
East of England -24 1 £425 -5.55%
South West -25 1 - -
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Configuration Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 73 (61.34%) Configuration Management
2 31 (26.05%) ITIL
3 25 (21.01%) CMDB
3 25 (21.01%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (16.81%) Microsoft
5 18 (15.13%) Security Cleared
6 17 (14.29%) Web Services
6 17 (14.29%) Change Management
7 16 (13.45%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (13.45%) Subversion
8 15 (12.61%) Visual Studio
9 14 (11.76%) .NET
9 14 (11.76%) SC Cleared
9 14 (11.76%) Automation Testing
10 13 (10.92%) Git (software)
10 13 (10.92%) ITIL V3
10 13 (10.92%) Oracle
10 13 (10.92%) SQL Server
10 13 (10.92%) UNIX
10 13 (10.92%) Service Management
11 12 (10.08%) Finance
11 12 (10.08%) Project Management
11 12 (10.08%) MS Excel
11 12 (10.08%) TeamCity
12 11 (9.24%) IIS
12 11 (9.24%) MS Office
12 11 (9.24%) Banking
12 11 (9.24%) CMS
13 10 (8.40%) C#
13 10 (8.40%) Data Modelling

Configuration Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 11 (9.24%) IIS
1 11 (9.24%) CMS
2 8 (6.72%) Oracle Service Bus
3 7 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.20%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.36%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.36%) Confluence
6 3 (2.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (2.52%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.84%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.84%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.84%) CICS
7 1 (0.84%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (10.08%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.24%) MS Office
3 1 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (6.72%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (4.20%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.84%) DNS
1 1 (0.84%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.52%) MySQL
3 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.84%) DB2
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.84%) DataStage
3 1 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (21.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (13.45%) Subversion
3 15 (12.61%) Visual Studio
4 13 (10.92%) Git (software)
5 12 (10.08%) TeamCity
6 8 (6.72%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (6.72%) Hudson
7 7 (5.88%) JIRA
7 7 (5.88%) Artifactory
7 7 (5.88%) Jenkins
8 5 (4.20%) Maven
9 4 (3.36%) Ant
10 3 (2.52%) Gerrit
10 3 (2.52%) Mercurial
10 3 (2.52%) AnthillPro
11 2 (1.68%) ClearCase
12 1 (0.84%) FinalBuilder
12 1 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.84%) MSI
12 1 (0.84%) CruiseControl
General
1 12 (10.08%) Finance
2 11 (9.24%) Banking
3 6 (5.04%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.52%) Law
4 3 (2.52%) Retail
5 2 (1.68%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.84%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.84%) Marketing
6 1 (0.84%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.84%) Advertising
6 1 (0.84%) Legal
6 1 (0.84%) Electronics
6 1 (0.84%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.29%) Web Services
2 14 (11.76%) .NET
3 8 (6.72%) Middleware
3 8 (6.72%) WSDL
3 8 (6.72%) XML
3 8 (6.72%) WCF
4 7 (5.88%) XSLT
4 7 (5.88%) CSS
5 5 (4.20%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (2.52%) J2EE
7 1 (0.84%) HTML
7 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.84%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.01%) CMDB
2 9 (7.56%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.68%) NHS
5 1 (0.84%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.92%) UNIX
2 5 (4.20%) Windows
2 5 (4.20%) Linux
3 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.84%) Android
4 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (61.34%) Configuration Management
2 31 (26.05%) ITIL
3 17 (14.29%) Change Management
4 16 (13.45%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (11.76%) Automation Testing
6 13 (10.92%) ITIL V3
6 13 (10.92%) Service Management
7 12 (10.08%) Project Management
8 10 (8.40%) Data Modelling
9 8 (6.72%) BPEL
10 7 (5.88%) ITSM
11 6 (5.04%) Asset Management
11 6 (5.04%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (5.04%) Release Management
12 5 (4.20%) Change Control
12 5 (4.20%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (4.20%) Performance Monitoring
12 5 (4.20%) DevOps
12 5 (4.20%) Coaching
12 5 (4.20%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.40%) C#
2 8 (6.72%) SQL
3 7 (5.88%) Java
4 4 (3.36%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.52%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.52%) Python
6 2 (1.68%) VB
6 2 (1.68%) C
6 2 (1.68%) Perl
6 2 (1.68%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.84%) VBScript
7 1 (0.84%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.84%) C++
7 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (15.13%) Security Cleared
2 14 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.04%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.36%) Degree
5 2 (1.68%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.84%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.84%) Siebel Certification
6 1 (0.84%) CCIE
6 1 (0.84%) CCNP
6 1 (0.84%) CCNA
6 1 (0.84%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.84%) JNCIS
6 1 (0.84%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.88%) HL7
2 3 (2.52%) QA
3 2 (1.68%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.84%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (2.52%) vCloud
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (5.88%) SCCM
2 6 (5.04%) Puppet
3 4 (3.36%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.68%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (0.84%) WMI
5 1 (0.84%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (16.81%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.92%) Oracle
3 9 (7.56%) Perforce
4 6 (5.04%) Remedy
5 3 (2.52%) VMware
6 2 (1.68%) Serena
6 2 (1.68%) IBM
6 2 (1.68%) HP
6 2 (1.68%) BMC
7 1 (0.84%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.84%) Huawei
7 1 (0.84%) CA
7 1 (0.84%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.84%) Apple
7 1 (0.84%) Juniper
7 1 (0.84%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (0.84%) Adobe
7 1 (0.84%) Siebel
7 1 (0.84%) Cisco
7 1 (0.84%) Sybase