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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 43 38 27
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 14 4 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.73% 1.35% 5.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.18% 2.52% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 13
Average daily rate
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£463 - £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 - £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £27.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+32.36% -25.67%
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
335 159 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 65.43% 53.72% 75.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 85 144
Average daily rate £425 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £223 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 42
Average hourly rate £27.50 £13.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.70% -63.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 -9 7 £488 - 1
Configuration Management
South West

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 20 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (72.00%) DV Cleared
3 11 (44.00%) Java
4 7 (28.00%) Python
4 7 (28.00%) Oracle
4 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (28.00%) Bash Shell
4 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database
5 6 (24.00%) Automated Testing
5 6 (24.00%) Ruby
5 6 (24.00%) C
5 6 (24.00%) UNIX
5 6 (24.00%) Linux
6 5 (20.00%) Windows
6 5 (20.00%) ISEB
6 5 (20.00%) LoadRunner
6 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
6 5 (20.00%) Rational Functional Tester
6 5 (20.00%) Test Management
6 5 (20.00%) Maven
6 5 (20.00%) Functional Testing
7 4 (16.00%) DO-178B
7 4 (16.00%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
7 4 (16.00%) Aerospace
7 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (16.00%) Avionics

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (12.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (8.00%) JBoss
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) LDAP
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.00%) TKPROF
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) LoadRunner
1 5 (20.00%) Rational Functional Tester
1 5 (20.00%) Maven
2 4 (16.00%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (12.00%) Gerrit
3 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (8.00%) ClearCase
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.00%) Subversion
5 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.00%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (16.00%) Aerospace
1 4 (16.00%) Avionics
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (16.00%) Project Manager
1 4 (16.00%) Software Engineer
1 4 (16.00%) Developer
1 4 (16.00%) Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) DBA
2 3 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Wintel Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Database Developer
4 1 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) JPA
1 3 (12.00%) RESTful
2 2 (8.00%) HornetQ
2 2 (8.00%) EJB 3.0
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) EJB
2 2 (8.00%) JMS
2 2 (8.00%) GWT
2 2 (8.00%) jQuery
3 1 (4.00%) XML Schema
3 1 (4.00%) Middleware
3 1 (4.00%) XML
3 1 (4.00%) XSD
3 1 (4.00%) XSLT
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) User Experience
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) CESG
3 1 (4.00%) PKI
3 1 (4.00%) Wiki
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.00%) Replication
3 1 (4.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) UNIX
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.00%) Windows
3 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (12.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) Automated Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Test Management
3 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Integration Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (16.00%) UML
4 4 (16.00%) OO
5 3 (12.00%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL
5 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (12.00%) TDD
5 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) Project Planning
5 3 (12.00%) Release Management
5 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) Java
2 7 (28.00%) Python
2 7 (28.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (24.00%) Ruby
3 6 (24.00%) C
4 4 (16.00%) Embedded C
4 4 (16.00%) Perl
4 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (16.00%) SQL
5 3 (12.00%) C++
6 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.00%) C#
7 1 (4.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (72.00%) DV Cleared
3 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (20.00%) ISEB
4 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) Degree
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.00%) CCNP
5 1 (4.00%) CCNA
5 1 (4.00%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) vCloud
2 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Puppet
1 3 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (8.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) SCOM
3 1 (4.00%) Data Guard
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) Serena
3 2 (8.00%) Altiris
3 2 (8.00%) Wind River
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.00%) Remedy
4 1 (4.00%) McAfee
4 1 (4.00%) Sophos
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £38 - £42 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago