The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 16 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 1.82% 2.50% 6.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 2.78% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£200 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.85 £26.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+31.50% -33.75%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Gatwick region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gatwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
43 36 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 78.18% 90.00% 79.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 45
Average daily rate £375 £348 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% -0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Gatwick region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Configuration Management across the Gatwick region.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Gatwick region.

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) PKI
2 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) IaaS
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (60.00%) IIS
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) UAG

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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 3 (60.00%) IIS
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
1 3 (60.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
1 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) PKI
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) ITSM
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) MCP
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) UAG
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Dell