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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 65 50 75
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +25
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 11 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.30% 0.97% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 1.38% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate
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£413 - £474
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 - £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 - £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £329 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.05% -6.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £19.17 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+82.57% -52.07%
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
644 362 680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.21% 70.02% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 169 342
Average daily rate £400 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 36
Average hourly rate £16.00 £41.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.67% +108.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.65 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £50.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

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 23 October 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
Watford +1 3 - - 1
Hitchin - - - -
Configuration Management
East of England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 11 (44.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) Oracle
3 6 (24.00%) C++
3 6 (24.00%) Java
3 6 (24.00%) Perl
4 5 (20.00%) C
4 5 (20.00%) XML
4 5 (20.00%) Linux
4 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.00%) Change Management
4 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (16.00%) Integration Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Validation
5 4 (16.00%) Replication
5 4 (16.00%) Service Management
5 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (16.00%) UML
5 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (16.00%) ITIL
5 4 (16.00%) UNIX
5 4 (16.00%) WebLogic
6 3 (12.00%) Business Objects
6 3 (12.00%) Windows
6 3 (12.00%) MQSeries
6 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (12.00%) Ant

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 4 (16.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (12.00%) MQSeries
3 2 (8.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.00%) 3G
2 2 (8.00%) 2G
2 2 (8.00%) LTE
2 2 (8.00%) 4G
2 2 (8.00%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (4.00%) VLAN
3 1 (4.00%) LDAP
3 1 (4.00%) 3GPP
3 1 (4.00%) DHCP
3 1 (4.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.00%) OLTP
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Ant
1 3 (12.00%) Maven
1 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) Subversion
2 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.00%) JUnit
3 1 (4.00%) WebLogic Workshop
3 1 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (4.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Business Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Business Objects Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Service Manager
4 2 (8.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) SCM Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) IT Support
4 2 (8.00%) Configuration Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Software Configuration Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Ada Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) XML
2 3 (12.00%) JMS
2 3 (12.00%) Web Services
3 2 (8.00%) HTML
3 2 (8.00%) .NET
4 1 (4.00%) J2EE
4 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.00%) Spring
4 1 (4.00%) Ajax
4 1 (4.00%) Dojo
4 1 (4.00%) Spring MVC
4 1 (4.00%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Replication
2 3 (12.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (8.00%) Clustering
4 1 (4.00%) PKI
4 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.00%) Life Science
4 1 (4.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) UNIX
3 3 (12.00%) Windows
4 1 (4.00%) FreeBSD
4 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) CentOS
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Change Management
1 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (16.00%) Validation
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) UML
2 4 (16.00%) Service Management
2 4 (16.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (12.00%) Build Automation
3 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (12.00%) Database Tuning
3 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (12.00%) ETL
3 3 (12.00%) Project Management
3 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.00%) Scrum
4 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) C++
2 6 (24.00%) Java
2 6 (24.00%) Perl
3 5 (20.00%) C
4 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (8.00%) C#
6 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.00%) VBScript
7 1 (4.00%) Python
7 1 (4.00%) Ada
7 1 (4.00%) Ruby
7 1 (4.00%) Korn
7 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.00%) vSphere
3 1 (4.00%) VMFS
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.00%) NFS
3 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) Business Objects
3 3 (12.00%) Serena
4 2 (8.00%) Lotus
4 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) IBM
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) Intel
5 1 (4.00%) Nortel
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) Ericsson
5 1 (4.00%) NetApp
5 1 (4.00%) Huawei
5 1 (4.00%) Coverity
5 1 (4.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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