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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 23 48 26
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -22
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 32 5 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 6.07% 1.13% 5.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.36% 1.51% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 14
Average daily rate £475 £225 £468
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+111.11% -51.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £180 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £410 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +20.63%
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
435 332 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 82.54% 75.11% 78.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 185 270
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 42 60
Average hourly rate £36.50 £30.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £47.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 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
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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 - 10 £463 - 1
Chelmsford +1 5 - - 1
Brentwood - 3 - -
Harlow - 1 - -
Configuration Management
East of England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 18 (34.62%) Linux
1 18 (34.62%) Puppet
2 17 (32.69%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (30.77%) Jenkins
3 16 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (30.77%) HTTP
3 16 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 16 (30.77%) SSL
4 15 (28.85%) Mentoring
5 14 (26.92%) Open Source
5 14 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (26.92%) C
6 13 (25.00%) Perl
6 13 (25.00%) Middleware
6 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (25.00%) DevOps
7 11 (21.15%) Finance
7 11 (21.15%) J2EE
8 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
8 10 (19.23%) Change Control
8 10 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (17.31%) Change Management
9 9 (17.31%) SharePoint
10 8 (15.38%) Apache
10 8 (15.38%) Coaching
10 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
11 7 (13.46%) SOA
11 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
11 7 (13.46%) Scrum
11 7 (13.46%) TDD

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 9 (17.31%) SharePoint
2 8 (15.38%) Apache
3 6 (11.54%) JBoss
4 4 (7.69%) IIS
4 4 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 4 (7.69%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.85%) Jetty
5 2 (3.85%) nginx
5 2 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.77%) MS Project
3 2 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) CA PPM
2 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (7.69%) Google App Engine
2 4 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.85%) IaaS
3 2 (3.85%) IBM PureFlex
3 2 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (30.77%) HTTP
1 16 (30.77%) SSL
1 16 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.77%) DHCP
2 3 (5.77%) DNS
2 3 (5.77%) Firewall
2 3 (5.77%) FTP
2 3 (5.77%) IPsec
2 3 (5.77%) SAN
3 2 (3.85%) Extranet
3 2 (3.85%) Internet
3 2 (3.85%) Intranet
4 1 (1.92%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.92%) LAN
4 1 (1.92%) Network Security
4 1 (1.92%) VLAN
4 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.92%) Big Data
2 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.92%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 16 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.77%) Subversion
4 2 (3.85%) PVCS
4 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.85%) VisualVM
5 1 (1.92%) AdminStudio
5 1 (1.92%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.92%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 11 (21.15%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Automotive
3 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) Configuration Manager
2 7 (13.46%) IT Manager
3 6 (11.54%) Project Manager
4 5 (9.62%) Developer
4 5 (9.62%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Applications Support
5 4 (7.69%) Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Environment Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (5.77%) Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.85%) CRM Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Digital Transformation
7 2 (3.85%) ITIL Project Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Storage Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) Middleware
2 11 (21.15%) J2EE
3 4 (7.69%) .NET
3 4 (7.69%) Servlets
4 2 (3.85%) COM+
4 2 (3.85%) JSP
4 2 (3.85%) XML
4 2 (3.85%) XML Schema
4 2 (3.85%) XSLT
5 1 (1.92%) Ajax
5 1 (1.92%) CSS
5 1 (1.92%) CSS3
5 1 (1.92%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.92%) HTML
5 1 (1.92%) HTML5
5 1 (1.92%) JAX-RS
5 1 (1.92%) JSON
5 1 (1.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) CMDB
1 4 (7.69%) Statistics
2 3 (5.77%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.85%) CAN bus
3 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.85%) DataPower
3 2 (3.85%) Device Driver
3 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (3.85%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.85%) PMI
3 2 (3.85%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (34.62%) Linux
2 14 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.77%) Unix
4 2 (3.85%) Solaris
4 2 (3.85%) VME
4 2 (3.85%) Windows
5 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (28.85%) Mentoring
3 14 (26.92%) Open Source
4 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (25.00%) DevOps
5 10 (19.23%) Change Control
5 10 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (17.31%) Change Management
7 8 (15.38%) Coaching
8 7 (13.46%) Scrum
8 7 (13.46%) SOA
8 7 (13.46%) TDD
9 6 (11.54%) Project Management
10 5 (9.62%) ITIL
10 5 (9.62%) Kanban
10 5 (9.62%) Microservices
10 5 (9.62%) User Stories
11 4 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.92%) C
2 13 (25.00%) Perl
3 5 (9.62%) Java
4 4 (7.69%) ANSI C
5 2 (3.85%) C++
5 2 (3.85%) SQL
6 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.85%) Degree
3 2 (3.85%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.77%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (3.85%) JTAG
3 2 (3.85%) SLA
4 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Docker
2 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.77%) Xen
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (34.62%) Puppet
2 16 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.77%) Nagios
4 2 (3.85%) Opsview
5 1 (1.92%) Cacti
5 1 (1.92%) Mesos
5 1 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle
2 5 (9.62%) Rally
3 4 (7.69%) Google
3 4 (7.69%) IBM
3 4 (7.69%) VMware
3 4 (7.69%) WSO2
4 2 (3.85%) BEA
4 2 (3.85%) Citrix
4 2 (3.85%) Fujitsu
4 2 (3.85%) Splunk
5 1 (1.92%) Altiris
5 1 (1.92%) Capita
5 1 (1.92%) LANDesk
5 1 (1.92%) Symantec
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