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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 44 34 42
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 13 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.75% 2.05% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.79% 2.88% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Average daily rate
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£438 £238 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -56.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.35% -1.33%
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
343 243 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 72.67% 71.05% 75.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 120 172
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 25
Average hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £12.48 £25.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 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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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 -5 11 £438 - 1
Cirencester - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - -
Configuration Management
South West

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 18 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 17 (65.38%) DV Cleared
3 11 (42.31%) Java
3 11 (42.31%) Python
4 10 (38.46%) UNIX
5 9 (34.62%) Ruby
5 9 (34.62%) Bash Shell
6 8 (30.77%) Functional Testing
6 8 (30.77%) Software Testing
6 8 (30.77%) Test Management
6 8 (30.77%) Rational Functional Tester
6 8 (30.77%) LoadRunner
7 7 (26.92%) Perl
7 7 (26.92%) C
7 7 (26.92%) Automated Testing
8 6 (23.08%) Aerospace
8 6 (23.08%) C++
8 6 (23.08%) SQL
8 6 (23.08%) ISEB
8 6 (23.08%) ISTQB
8 6 (23.08%) Rational DOORS
9 5 (19.23%) DO-178B
9 5 (19.23%) Integration Testing
9 5 (19.23%) Release Management
9 5 (19.23%) Embedded C
9 5 (19.23%) Oracle
9 5 (19.23%) Windows
9 5 (19.23%) Linux
9 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
10 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (11.54%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) LDAP
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) QlikView
3 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) LoadRunner
1 8 (30.77%) Rational Functional Tester
2 6 (23.08%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
3 3 (11.54%) Maven
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (23.08%) Aerospace
2 3 (11.54%) Avionics
2 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Analyst
1 6 (23.08%) Test Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) DBA
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Test Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 4 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (15.38%) Lead Test Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Test Leader
4 2 (7.69%) Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Test Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) SQL DBA
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) RESTful
2 1 (3.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) CESG
3 1 (3.85%) PKI
3 1 (3.85%) Wiki
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) UNIX
2 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Linux
3 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (11.54%) CentOS
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Software Testing
1 8 (30.77%) Test Management
1 8 (30.77%) Functional Testing
2 7 (26.92%) Automated Testing
3 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
3 5 (19.23%) Integration Testing
3 5 (19.23%) Release Management
4 4 (15.38%) Manual Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Database Tuning
4 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 4 (15.38%) Change Control
4 4 (15.38%) Scrum
4 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (15.38%) TDD
5 3 (11.54%) Project Planning
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL
5 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
5 3 (11.54%) Project Management
5 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) Java
1 11 (42.31%) Python
2 9 (34.62%) Ruby
2 9 (34.62%) Bash Shell
3 7 (26.92%) Perl
3 7 (26.92%) C
4 6 (23.08%) C++
4 6 (23.08%) SQL
5 5 (19.23%) Embedded C
6 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 17 (65.38%) DV Cleared
3 6 (23.08%) ISEB
3 6 (23.08%) ISTQB
4 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) Degree
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) DO-178B
2 1 (3.85%) ARP4754
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) vCloud
2 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Puppet
2 3 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Serena
2 3 (11.54%) Wind River
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco