The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Essex region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 40 40 36
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 13 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.69% 2.58% 3.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 3.72% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 6
Average daily rate
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£448 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £325 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £325 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £353
% change year-on-year
+5.10% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £41.58 £39.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.93 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-8.09% -5.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
364 323 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 75.36% 69.46% 66.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 160 151
Average daily rate £400 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 48 61
Average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £41.80 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Configuration Management
East of England

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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
Brentwood -3 3 - -
Chelmsford - 2 £180 -
Basildon -1 1 - -
Colchester - - - -
Configuration Management
East of England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 11 (36.67%) SQL
2 10 (33.33%) Java
2 10 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 9 (30.00%) Oracle
3 9 (30.00%) QA
4 8 (26.67%) UNIX
5 7 (23.33%) Linux
5 7 (23.33%) JBoss
5 7 (23.33%) .NET
5 7 (23.33%) Information Management
6 6 (20.00%) Web Development
6 6 (20.00%) Web Design
6 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (20.00%) DTS
6 6 (20.00%) J2EE
6 6 (20.00%) MySQL
6 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (20.00%) HTML
6 6 (20.00%) UML
6 6 (20.00%) CSS
6 6 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (20.00%) Dependency Management
6 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 6 (20.00%) REST
7 5 (16.67%) AccuRev
7 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 5 (16.67%) PL/SQL
7 5 (16.67%) LDAP
7 5 (16.67%) OO

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 (13.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.33%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Project
3 1 (3.33%) MS Office
3 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) LDAP
1 5 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) DTS
1 6 (20.00%) MySQL
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (10.00%) MariaDB
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.67%) DB2
5 1 (3.33%) Neo4j
5 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.33%) EDRMS
5 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.33%) DataStage
5 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Electronics
2 1 (3.33%) Automotive
2 1 (3.33%) Law
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Architect
2 7 (23.33%) Java Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Build Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) SCCM Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Release Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) SAP Developer
7 1 (3.33%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) ABAP Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) ABAP Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.33%) ETL Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) .NET
2 6 (20.00%) J2EE
2 6 (20.00%) HTML
2 6 (20.00%) CSS
2 6 (20.00%) REST
3 5 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 4 (13.33%) Spring
4 4 (13.33%) JAAS
4 4 (13.33%) JAX-RPC
4 4 (13.33%) Struts
4 4 (13.33%) Web Services
4 4 (13.33%) JPA
4 4 (13.33%) Struts2
5 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.67%) Spring MVC
5 2 (6.67%) XML
6 1 (3.33%) JAX-RS
6 1 (3.33%) X-Windows
6 1 (3.33%) JRules
6 1 (3.33%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (13.33%) Visualisation
3 3 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.33%) PMI
4 1 (3.33%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) UNIX
2 7 (23.33%) Linux
3 4 (13.33%) Mac OS X
4 3 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 7 (23.33%) Information Management
3 6 (20.00%) Web Development
3 6 (20.00%) Web Design
3 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.00%) UML
3 6 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (20.00%) Dependency Management
4 5 (16.67%) OO
4 5 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (13.33%) Zachman Framework
5 4 (13.33%) TOGAF
5 4 (13.33%) TDD
5 4 (13.33%) SOA
5 4 (13.33%) Change Control
6 3 (10.00%) User Stories
6 3 (10.00%) ITIL
6 3 (10.00%) ETL
6 3 (10.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) SQL
2 10 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (10.00%) ABAP
5 1 (3.33%) VBA
5 1 (3.33%) VB
5 1 (3.33%) C
5 1 (3.33%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
1 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Control-M
2 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.33%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle
2 7 (23.33%) JBoss
3 5 (16.67%) AccuRev
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.00%) SAP
5 2 (6.67%) Business Objects
6 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix
6 1 (3.33%) Lotus