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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 43 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 8 34 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.86% 5.07% 3.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 6.44% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £29.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £31.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+15.87% -13.69%
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
319 528 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 74.36% 78.69% 62.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 298 96
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £268 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 54 49
Average hourly rate £32.65 £28.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.60% -13.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £10.93 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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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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
Chelmsford -2 1 £225 -
Brentwood -5 1 £500 -
Basildon - - - -
Configuration Management
East of England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 34 (66.67%) UNIX
2 30 (58.82%) Mac OS X
2 30 (58.82%) Hibernate
2 30 (58.82%) HTML
2 30 (58.82%) Java
2 30 (58.82%) Linux
2 30 (58.82%) REST
2 30 (58.82%) Relational Database
3 29 (56.86%) HTTP
4 28 (54.90%) Web Design
4 28 (54.90%) Responsive Web Design
5 23 (45.10%) JAX-RS
5 23 (45.10%) MongoDB
5 23 (45.10%) Oracle
6 22 (43.14%) SQL
7 21 (41.18%) Neo4j
7 21 (41.18%) Spring
8 20 (39.22%) Web Development
8 20 (39.22%) Spring MVC
8 20 (39.22%) XML
8 20 (39.22%) MVC
9 19 (37.25%) CSS
9 19 (37.25%) LDAP
10 18 (35.29%) JBoss
10 18 (35.29%) PL/SQL
10 18 (35.29%) MySQL
10 18 (35.29%) JAAS
10 18 (35.29%) Enterprise Software
10 18 (35.29%) Mentoring
10 18 (35.29%) MariaDB

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 18 (35.29%) JBoss
2 15 (29.41%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.92%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.96%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Project
2 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 29 (56.86%) HTTP
2 19 (37.25%) LDAP
3 2 (3.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (58.82%) Relational Database
2 23 (45.10%) MongoDB
3 21 (41.18%) Neo4j
4 18 (35.29%) MariaDB
4 18 (35.29%) MySQL
5 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
5 4 (7.84%) DB2
5 4 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (5.88%) DTS
7 1 (1.96%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.84%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.96%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Legal
2 1 (1.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 34 (66.67%) Developer
2 30 (58.82%) Java Developer
3 7 (13.73%) Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) Senior Developer
4 4 (7.84%) ETL Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Software Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Software Asset Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Test Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Lead Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Build Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Implementation Specialist
7 1 (1.96%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Senior Java Web Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Business Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) Change Manager
7 1 (1.96%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (58.82%) HTML
1 30 (58.82%) Hibernate
1 30 (58.82%) REST
2 23 (45.10%) JAX-RS
3 21 (41.18%) Spring
4 20 (39.22%) Spring MVC
4 20 (39.22%) XML
5 19 (37.25%) CSS
6 18 (35.29%) JPA
6 18 (35.29%) JAAS
7 17 (33.33%) Struts
8 16 (31.37%) Web Services
9 15 (29.41%) JAX-RPC
9 15 (29.41%) Struts2
10 4 (7.84%) JAXB
11 3 (5.88%) Java EE
12 2 (3.92%) X-Windows
12 2 (3.92%) XSLT
13 1 (1.96%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (35.29%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (29.41%) Visualisation
3 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.92%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.96%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 34 (66.67%) UNIX
2 30 (58.82%) Linux
2 30 (58.82%) Mac OS X
3 4 (7.84%) Windows
4 2 (3.92%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.96%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (54.90%) Web Design
1 28 (54.90%) Responsive Web Design
2 20 (39.22%) MVC
2 20 (39.22%) Web Development
3 18 (35.29%) Mentoring
4 15 (29.41%) Microservices
4 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (29.41%) TDD
5 9 (17.65%) Waterfall
6 7 (13.73%) Dependency Management
7 6 (11.76%) Coaching
7 6 (11.76%) Change Management
8 5 (9.80%) Information Management
9 4 (7.84%) Scrum
9 4 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.84%) Dimensional Modelling
9 4 (7.84%) ITIL
9 4 (7.84%) ETL
10 3 (5.88%) Project Management
10 3 (5.88%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (58.82%) Java
2 22 (43.14%) SQL
3 18 (35.29%) PL/SQL
4 15 (29.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (5.88%) ISEB
3 2 (3.92%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.61%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Control-M
2 3 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (45.10%) Oracle
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) HP
3 2 (3.92%) Lotus
3 2 (3.92%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.96%) Symantec
4 1 (1.96%) McAfee
4 1 (1.96%) VMware
4 1 (1.96%) Adobe
4 1 (1.96%) SAP