The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 47 51 61
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 16 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.45% 2.09% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.32% 3.00% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £275 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -38.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £36.50 - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £31.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -13.69%
Configuration Management
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
482 434 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.81% 69.66% 70.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 224 316
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 21
Average hourly rate £33.50 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £118.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Watford - 9 £425 - 2
Hitchin - - - -
Configuration Management
East of England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 9 (32.14%) ITIL
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 8 (28.57%) SQL
3 7 (25.00%) C++
3 7 (25.00%) Oracle
3 7 (25.00%) Perl
3 7 (25.00%) Validation
4 6 (21.43%) VMware
4 6 (21.43%) Service Delivery
4 6 (21.43%) Degree
4 6 (21.43%) QA
4 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (21.43%) .NET
4 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
4 6 (21.43%) UNIX
5 5 (17.86%) Project Management
5 5 (17.86%) Shell Script
5 5 (17.86%) 3G
5 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
5 5 (17.86%) C#
5 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (17.86%) Change Management
5 5 (17.86%) 2G
5 5 (17.86%) LTE
5 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
5 5 (17.86%) Radio Access Network
5 5 (17.86%) 4G
5 5 (17.86%) Change Control

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) WorkSite
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.29%) MS Office
2 4 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) SaaS
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) 3G
1 5 (17.86%) 2G
1 5 (17.86%) LTE
1 5 (17.86%) Radio Access Network
1 5 (17.86%) 4G
2 3 (10.71%) 3GPP
3 2 (7.14%) SSH
3 2 (7.14%) Firewall
3 2 (7.14%) WAN
3 2 (7.14%) LAN
3 2 (7.14%) VPN
3 2 (7.14%) MPLS
4 1 (3.57%) DNS
4 1 (3.57%) SAN
4 1 (3.57%) DHCP
4 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.57%) LDAP
4 1 (3.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.14%) Big Data
4 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.57%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Maven
1 3 (10.71%) Subversion
2 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (7.14%) Ant
3 1 (3.57%) InstallShield
3 1 (3.57%) CruiseControl
General
1 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Project Manager
1 6 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
2 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Configuration Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) SCM Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Software Configuration Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Junior IT Project Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Junior Project Manager
3 2 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Release Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Service Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Deployment Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Junior
3 2 (7.14%) Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) HTML
2 2 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) CMDB
3 1 (3.57%) PKI
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 6 (21.43%) UNIX
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.14%) FreeBSD
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.57%) CentOS
5 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) ITIL
2 7 (25.00%) Validation
3 6 (21.43%) Service Delivery
4 5 (17.86%) Project Management
4 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
4 5 (17.86%) Change Management
4 5 (17.86%) Change Control
5 4 (14.29%) Performance Management
5 4 (14.29%) Service Management
6 3 (10.71%) Release Management
6 3 (10.71%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
6 3 (10.71%) Programme Management
7 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (7.14%) ITIL V2
7 2 (7.14%) Build Automation
7 2 (7.14%) Data Analytics
7 2 (7.14%) Analytics
7 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
2 7 (25.00%) C++
2 7 (25.00%) Perl
3 5 (17.86%) Shell Script
3 5 (17.86%) C#
4 3 (10.71%) Java
4 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
4 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
5 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.14%) C
6 1 (3.57%) VBScript
6 1 (3.57%) Korn
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
2 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.71%) vSphere
4 2 (7.14%) XenServer
5 1 (3.57%) NFS
5 1 (3.57%) VMFS
5 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.00%) Oracle
3 6 (21.43%) VMware
4 3 (10.71%) HP
5 2 (7.14%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (7.14%) Huawei
5 2 (7.14%) Business Objects
5 2 (7.14%) Dell
5 2 (7.14%) Nortel
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco
5 2 (7.14%) Ericsson
6 1 (3.57%) NetApp
6 1 (3.57%) IBM
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix
6 1 (3.57%) Macrovision