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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 43 37 48
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 13 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.72% 3.70% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.49% 4.79% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 4
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £280 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £400 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £41.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £34.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -6.59%
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
373 501 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 78.03% 77.31% 74.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 299 221
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £283 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 40 45
Median hourly rate £31.00 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.56 £46.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 June 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea -2 4 £486 +21.56%
Chelmsford +9 1 - -
Harlow +4 1 £360 -
Colchester - 1 £400 - 2
Configuration Management
East of England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.00%) Change Control
3 12 (24.00%) Waterfall
3 12 (24.00%) Project Management
4 10 (20.00%) Windows
4 10 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (20.00%) Coaching
5 9 (18.00%) IIS
5 9 (18.00%) SharePoint
5 9 (18.00%) HTTP
5 9 (18.00%) Automotive
6 8 (16.00%) Risk Management
6 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
6 8 (16.00%) .NET
6 8 (16.00%) User Experience
6 8 (16.00%) Process Improvement
6 8 (16.00%) Software Delivery
6 8 (16.00%) Rally
6 8 (16.00%) Contingency Planning
7 7 (14.00%) SDLC
7 7 (14.00%) Capacity Management
7 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (14.00%) Service Delivery
7 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (14.00%) Classic ASP
7 7 (14.00%) Finance
7 7 (14.00%) VMware
7 7 (14.00%) Network Load Balancing
8 6 (12.00%) CMDB
8 6 (12.00%) WCF

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (18.00%) IIS
1 9 (18.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.00%) Apache
2 2 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.00%) JBoss
3 1 (2.00%) Jetty
3 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.00%) nginx
3 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.00%) MS Office
3 2 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.00%) Google App Engine
2 1 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) HTTP
2 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.00%) Firewall
4 3 (6.00%) VPN
5 2 (4.00%) SAN
5 2 (4.00%) SSL
6 1 (2.00%) DHCP
6 1 (2.00%) DNS
6 1 (2.00%) FTP
6 1 (2.00%) IPsec
6 1 (2.00%) LAN
6 1 (2.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.00%) Subversion
2 1 (2.00%) Travis CI
2 1 (2.00%) VisualVM
General
1 9 (18.00%) Automotive
2 7 (14.00%) Finance
3 4 (8.00%) Legal
3 4 (8.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.00%) Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) Project Manager
2 10 (20.00%) Configuration Manager
3 8 (16.00%) Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Applications Support
4 5 (10.00%) Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Web Applications Support
6 3 (6.00%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Configuration Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) CRM Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) .NET
2 7 (14.00%) Classic ASP
3 6 (12.00%) Middleware
3 6 (12.00%) WCF
4 1 (2.00%) COM+
4 1 (2.00%) J2EE
4 1 (2.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) User Experience
2 6 (12.00%) CMDB
3 4 (8.00%) CAN bus
3 4 (8.00%) Device Driver
3 4 (8.00%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (8.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (8.00%) Virtual Team
4 2 (4.00%) EMV
4 2 (4.00%) Statistics
5 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.00%) DataPower
5 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Windows
2 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (8.00%) Linux
4 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.00%) Change Control
3 12 (24.00%) Project Management
3 12 (24.00%) Waterfall
4 10 (20.00%) Coaching
4 10 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (16.00%) Contingency Planning
5 8 (16.00%) Process Improvement
5 8 (16.00%) Risk Management
5 8 (16.00%) Software Delivery
6 7 (14.00%) Capacity Management
6 7 (14.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 7 (14.00%) SDLC
6 7 (14.00%) Service Delivery
7 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
8 5 (10.00%) Process Management
8 5 (10.00%) SOA
9 4 (8.00%) Change Management
9 4 (8.00%) PRINCE
9 4 (8.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) C
2 4 (8.00%) ANSI C
2 4 (8.00%) C++
3 1 (2.00%) Java
3 1 (2.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.00%) PMI Certification
2 4 (8.00%) PMP
2 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) JTAG
1 4 (8.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) Def Stans
2 2 (4.00%) ISO 9000
2 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.00%) SLA
3 1 (2.00%) MISRA
3 1 (2.00%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.00%) Nagios
2 1 (2.00%) Opsview
2 1 (2.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) Rally
2 7 (14.00%) VMware
3 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.00%) Juniper
4 2 (4.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.00%) Apple
5 1 (2.00%) Google
5 1 (2.00%) IBM
5 1 (2.00%) Splunk
5 1 (2.00%) WSO2