The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 43 46 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -25
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 13 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.48% 2.11% 6.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 2.85% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 7
Average daily rate
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£450 £410 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £330 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £494 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.57 £37.15 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.94% -0.94%
Configuration Management
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
394 492 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 75.05% 74.10% 71.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 285 136
Average daily rate £400 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 33 66
Average hourly rate £40.60 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.26% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.35 £16.50 £26.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Essex region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Southend-on-Sea +8 6 £450 +9.75%
Harlow -2 1 - -
Brentwood -4 1 £500 -
Chelmsford - 1 £275 - 1
Basildon - 1 - -
Configuration Management
East of England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 9 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) UNIX
2 8 (44.44%) HTML
2 8 (44.44%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) CSS
3 7 (38.89%) Web Development
4 6 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 6 (33.33%) Web Design
4 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (33.33%) TDD
4 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 6 (33.33%) REST
4 6 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (33.33%) Web Services
4 6 (33.33%) XML
4 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (33.33%) HTTP
4 6 (33.33%) Mac OS X
4 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (22.22%) Microservices
5 4 (22.22%) JBoss
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 4 (22.22%) JAX-RPC
5 4 (22.22%) JAXB
5 4 (22.22%) JAAS
5 4 (22.22%) Change Management
5 4 (22.22%) MVC

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 4 (22.22%) WebLogic
1 4 (22.22%) JBoss
2 2 (11.11%) IBM Notes
3 1 (5.56%) SAS
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Project
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) HTTP
2 4 (22.22%) LDAP
3 3 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (5.56%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.56%) Wireless
4 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
4 1 (5.56%) LAN
4 1 (5.56%) VoIP
4 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (22.22%) MariaDB
2 4 (22.22%) MySQL
3 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 2 (11.11%) Neo4j
4 1 (5.56%) Base SAS
4 1 (5.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (5.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
2 2 (11.11%) AccuRev
2 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 2 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (11.11%) Hudson
2 2 (11.11%) Ant
2 2 (11.11%) JUnit
2 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 2 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (11.11%) JMeter
2 2 (11.11%) Subversion
2 2 (11.11%) Maven
2 2 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) GDB
General
1 2 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Build Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Asset Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) SAS Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Manager
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) HTML
2 7 (38.89%) CSS
3 6 (33.33%) Web Services
3 6 (33.33%) XML
3 6 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 6 (33.33%) REST
4 4 (22.22%) Spring
4 4 (22.22%) Spring MVC
4 4 (22.22%) JPA
4 4 (22.22%) Struts2
4 4 (22.22%) JAX-RPC
4 4 (22.22%) JAXB
4 4 (22.22%) Struts
4 4 (22.22%) JAAS
5 3 (16.67%) Java SE
6 2 (11.11%) JAX-RS
6 2 (11.11%) SOAP
6 2 (11.11%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Visualisation
1 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) UNIX
3 6 (33.33%) Mac OS X
4 4 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (11.11%) Solaris
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.56%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Web Development
2 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (33.33%) Web Design
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (22.22%) Change Management
3 4 (22.22%) MVC
3 4 (22.22%) Microservices
4 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) Information Management
5 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.11%) Service Management
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) BDD
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Ada
4 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Lotus
2 2 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) Avaya
3 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.56%) Serena
3 1 (5.56%) Mitel
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) IBM