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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 46 37 26
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 11 7 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.30% 2.19% 6.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 3.08% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 18
Average daily rate
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£525 £238 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+121.05% -52.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £31.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+13.49% -13.69%
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
330 227 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 68.89% 70.94% 76.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 108 188
Average daily rate £400 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 38
Average hourly rate £40.00 £14.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.86% -61.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £12.75 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.30 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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
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 26 February 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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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 -7 8 £525 -
Cirencester - - - -
Configuration Management
South West

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 16 (76.19%) Security Cleared
2 15 (71.43%) DV Cleared
3 9 (42.86%) Java
4 8 (38.10%) Python
5 7 (33.33%) C
5 7 (33.33%) UNIX
6 6 (28.57%) SQL
6 6 (28.57%) Oracle
6 6 (28.57%) Automated Testing
6 6 (28.57%) Ruby
6 6 (28.57%) Bash Shell
7 5 (23.81%) Functional Testing
7 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database
7 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
7 5 (23.81%) ISTQB
7 5 (23.81%) Release Management
7 5 (23.81%) Test Management
7 5 (23.81%) Rational Functional Tester
7 5 (23.81%) Windows
7 5 (23.81%) Linux
7 5 (23.81%) LoadRunner
7 5 (23.81%) ISEB
8 4 (19.05%) Embedded C
8 4 (19.05%) Perl
8 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL
8 4 (19.05%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (19.05%) Aerospace
8 4 (19.05%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
8 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 3 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) LDAP
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database
2 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) QlikView
3 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) LoadRunner
1 5 (23.81%) Rational Functional Tester
2 4 (19.05%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 3 (14.29%) Maven
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.76%) Gerrit
General
1 4 (19.05%) Aerospace
2 2 (9.52%) Avionics
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) DBA
2 4 (19.05%) Project Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle Applications DBA
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Test Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Senior IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (4.76%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) CESG
3 1 (4.76%) PKI
3 1 (4.76%) Wiki
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) UNIX
2 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Linux
3 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (14.29%) CentOS
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Automated Testing
2 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
2 5 (23.81%) Release Management
2 5 (23.81%) Test Management
2 5 (23.81%) Functional Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Database Tuning
3 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) TDD
4 3 (14.29%) Scrum
4 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) Python
3 7 (33.33%) C
4 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 6 (28.57%) Ruby
4 6 (28.57%) Bash Shell
5 4 (19.05%) Embedded C
5 4 (19.05%) Perl
5 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL
6 3 (14.29%) C++
7 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (76.19%) Security Cleared
2 15 (71.43%) DV Cleared
3 5 (23.81%) ISEB
3 5 (23.81%) ISTQB
4 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) Degree
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) vCloud
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Puppet
1 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) Serena
2 3 (14.29%) Wind River
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.76%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco