The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 35 24 32
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 15 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.17% 2.70% 2.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.43% 4.38% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 6
Average daily rate
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£535 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 - £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.63 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-16.17% +6.25%
Configuration Management
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
276 137 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 58.35% 61.71% 71.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 71 158
Average daily rate £393 £365 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.53% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £243 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 29
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.81 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+189.59% -56.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £12.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Cheltenham +3 10 £562 -
Gloucester -11 1 - -
Filton - - - -
Configuration Management
South West

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 14 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 11 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 9 (40.91%) Service Delivery
4 8 (36.36%) Unit Testing
4 8 (36.36%) ClearCase
5 7 (31.82%) Windows
6 6 (27.27%) C
6 6 (27.27%) Java
6 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 6 (27.27%) Altiris
7 5 (22.73%) VMware
7 5 (22.73%) VMware ESX
7 5 (22.73%) Aerospace
7 5 (22.73%) Integration Testing
7 5 (22.73%) SCOM
7 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
7 5 (22.73%) Embedded C
7 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
7 5 (22.73%) McAfee
7 5 (22.73%) Sophos
7 5 (22.73%) SQL
7 5 (22.73%) Oracle
7 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
7 5 (22.73%) DO-178B
7 5 (22.73%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (22.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (18.18%) VBScript
8 4 (18.18%) Linux
8 4 (18.18%) ITIL
8 4 (18.18%) SCCM

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) LDAP
1 1 (4.55%) LAN
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) OLTP
3 1 (4.55%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) ClearCase
2 5 (22.73%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (9.09%) Gerrit
3 2 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (9.09%) Maven
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.55%) Mercurial
4 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 5 (22.73%) Aerospace
2 4 (18.18%) Avionics
3 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Software Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Design Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Design Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Wintel Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Active Directory Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Service Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Configuration Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
4 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) JPA
2 2 (9.09%) EJB 3.0
2 2 (9.09%) Drools
2 2 (9.09%) HornetQ
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) EJB
2 2 (9.09%) JMS
2 2 (9.09%) GWT
2 2 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (4.55%) XML Schema
3 1 (4.55%) Middleware
3 1 (4.55%) XML
3 1 (4.55%) XSD
3 1 (4.55%) XSLT
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) CMDB
2 1 (4.55%) W3C
2 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Service Delivery
2 8 (36.36%) Unit Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Integration Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
4 4 (18.18%) ITIL
5 3 (13.64%) UML
5 3 (13.64%) OO
5 3 (13.64%) Security Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) Service Management
6 2 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.55%) BPEL
7 1 (4.55%) Network Planning
7 1 (4.55%) Time Management
7 1 (4.55%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.55%) Change Management
7 1 (4.55%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) Java
1 6 (27.27%) C
2 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) Embedded C
3 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 4 (18.18%) VBScript
4 2 (9.09%) Python
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) Perl
4 2 (9.09%) C++
4 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby
5 1 (4.55%) XPath
5 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 11 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) CCNP
4 1 (4.55%) CCNA
4 1 (4.55%) CCDA
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) DO-178B
2 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
1 5 (22.73%) VMware ESX
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (9.09%) XenApp
3 2 (9.09%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) SCOM
1 5 (22.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (18.18%) SCCM
3 2 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 6 (27.27%) Altiris
2 5 (22.73%) McAfee
2 5 (22.73%) Sophos
2 5 (22.73%) VMware
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle
3 3 (13.64%) Serena
3 3 (13.64%) Wind River
4 2 (9.09%) JBoss
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 2 (9.09%) Symantec
5 1 (4.55%) Remedy
5 1 (4.55%) CA
5 1 (4.55%) HP