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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 45 36 43
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 14 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.20% 3.91% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 4.94% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 1
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£400 £448 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.61% -22.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £42.78 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -17.64%
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
478 385 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 75.16% 79.22% 71.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 194 166
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £238 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 49 44
Average hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £27.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +11.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.15 £41.95 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +6 6 £400 -15.34%
Brentwood -5 3 £304 -
Chelmsford -16 1 £400 +122.22% 1
Harlow - 1 - -
Configuration Management
East of England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 19 (55.88%) Linux
2 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (47.06%) Jenkins
3 15 (44.12%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (44.12%) Puppet
4 14 (41.18%) DevOps
5 11 (32.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (26.47%) Open Source
7 8 (23.53%) ITIL
8 6 (17.65%) Windows
8 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
9 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
9 5 (14.71%) Finance
9 5 (14.71%) WSO2
10 4 (11.76%) Change Control
10 4 (11.76%) SoapUI
10 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
10 4 (11.76%) Scrum
10 4 (11.76%) Problem Management
10 4 (11.76%) Selenium
10 4 (11.76%) SOAP
10 4 (11.76%) Middleware
10 4 (11.76%) HP
10 4 (11.76%) Citrix
10 4 (11.76%) HP UFT
10 4 (11.76%) Internet
11 3 (8.82%) Symantec
11 3 (8.82%) AdminStudio
11 3 (8.82%) Project Management

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) SAS
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Project
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Internet
2 3 (8.82%) Network Security
3 2 (5.88%) Firewall
4 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.94%) Wireless
4 1 (2.94%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.94%) LAN
4 1 (2.94%) VoIP
4 1 (2.94%) WAN
4 1 (2.94%) HTTP
4 1 (2.94%) SAN
4 1 (2.94%) Intranet
4 1 (2.94%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Base SAS
1 1 (2.94%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.94%) Neo4j
1 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.94%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 16 (47.06%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.76%) SoapUI
2 4 (11.76%) HP UFT
2 4 (11.76%) Selenium
3 3 (8.82%) Wise Package Studio
3 3 (8.82%) AdminStudio
4 2 (5.88%) JMeter
4 2 (5.88%) Subversion
4 2 (5.88%) Maven
4 2 (5.88%) JIRA
4 2 (5.88%) LoadRunner
4 2 (5.88%) Ant
4 2 (5.88%) JUnit
4 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.88%) Hudson
4 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.88%) AccuRev
4 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.94%) GDB
5 1 (2.94%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.88%) Legal
4 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Administrator
2 13 (38.24%) Systems Administrator
2 13 (38.24%) Linux Administrator
3 12 (35.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) Configuration Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Development Specialist
5 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Release Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Configuration and Release Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Testing Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) Change and Configuration Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Test Automation Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) Automation Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) SOAP
1 4 (11.76%) Middleware
2 3 (8.82%) HTML
2 3 (8.82%) CSS
2 3 (8.82%) Application Packaging
3 2 (5.88%) Java SE
3 2 (5.88%) Web Services
3 2 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.94%) Ajax
4 1 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.94%) JSON
4 1 (2.94%) Django
4 1 (2.94%) HTML5
4 1 (2.94%) REST
4 1 (2.94%) CSS3
4 1 (2.94%) JAX-RS
4 1 (2.94%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.94%) PMI
2 1 (2.94%) NHS
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (55.88%) Linux
2 11 (32.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (17.65%) Windows
4 3 (8.82%) Windows 8
4 3 (8.82%) UNIX
5 2 (5.88%) Solaris
6 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.94%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (41.18%) DevOps
3 9 (26.47%) Open Source
4 8 (23.53%) ITIL
5 4 (11.76%) Scrum
5 4 (11.76%) Change Control
5 4 (11.76%) Problem Management
6 3 (8.82%) Release Management
6 3 (8.82%) SOA
6 3 (8.82%) Project Management
6 3 (8.82%) Migration
6 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (5.88%) Automation Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Test Planning
7 2 (5.88%) Web Development
7 2 (5.88%) TDD
7 2 (5.88%) Information Management
7 2 (5.88%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) Java
2 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.94%) Ada
3 1 (2.94%) Ruby
3 1 (2.94%) Scala
3 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.94%) CCNP
3 1 (2.94%) CCNA
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.88%) SLA
3 1 (2.94%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (44.12%) Puppet
1 15 (44.12%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (8.82%) SCCM
3 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.94%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
1 5 (14.71%) WSO2
2 4 (11.76%) HP
2 4 (11.76%) Citrix
3 3 (8.82%) Altiris
3 3 (8.82%) LANDesk
3 3 (8.82%) Symantec
4 1 (2.94%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) Serena
4 1 (2.94%) Mitel
4 1 (2.94%) Avaya
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.94%) Adobe
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) IBM
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