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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 44 61 54
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 26 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.21% 1.39% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.44% 1.77% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -17.64%
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
586 620 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 72.26% 78.48% 74.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 349 188
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £235 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £510 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 27 27
Average hourly rate £21.53 £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.50% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.05 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 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
Watford - 7 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City -5 4 £406 - 1
Stevenage -2 3 - -
Hemel Hempstead +5 1 - -
Configuration Management
East of England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 22 (52.38%) SQL
2 18 (42.86%) Windows
3 13 (30.95%) ITIL
4 12 (28.57%) VMware
4 12 (28.57%) Linux
4 12 (28.57%) Oracle
4 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 11 (26.19%) MS Visio
6 10 (23.81%) MS Office
6 10 (23.81%) Subversion
6 10 (23.81%) Degree
6 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (21.43%) Git (software)
7 9 (21.43%) Puppet
7 9 (21.43%) CMDB
7 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (21.43%) LAN
7 9 (21.43%) WAN
8 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
8 8 (19.05%) .NET
8 8 (19.05%) UNIX
8 8 (19.05%) Web Development
8 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
8 8 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (16.67%) Hyper-V
9 7 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (16.67%) MySQL
9 7 (16.67%) C++
9 7 (16.67%) SharePoint
9 7 (16.67%) Service Management

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (14.29%) Apache
3 5 (11.90%) IBM Notes
3 5 (11.90%) nginx
4 4 (9.52%) WorkSite
5 3 (7.14%) CMS
5 3 (7.14%) IIS
6 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (26.19%) MS Visio
2 10 (23.81%) MS Office
3 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
4 2 (4.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Cognos Planning
1 2 (4.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) WAN
1 9 (21.43%) LAN
2 6 (14.29%) Firewall
2 6 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
3 5 (11.90%) 4G
3 5 (11.90%) 2G
3 5 (11.90%) 3G
4 4 (9.52%) MPLS
4 4 (9.52%) VPN
4 4 (9.52%) DNS
5 3 (7.14%) LTE
5 3 (7.14%) DHCP
6 2 (4.76%) 3GPP
6 2 (4.76%) SNMP
6 2 (4.76%) Telnet
6 2 (4.76%) SAN
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.38%) SSL
7 1 (2.38%) NAS
7 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) MySQL
1 7 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (11.90%) CouchDB
2 5 (11.90%) MongoDB
2 5 (11.90%) NoSQL
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) MS Access
2 5 (11.90%) Redis
2 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.52%) Big Data
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) Subversion
2 9 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 6 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 5 (11.90%) Mercurial
5 3 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (4.76%) JIRA
7 1 (2.38%) ClearCase
7 1 (2.38%) CruiseControl
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Electronics
3 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Developer
2 7 (16.67%) Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Project Manager
3 5 (11.90%) PHP Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Service Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Technical Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Portfolio Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Designer
5 2 (4.76%) Web Manager
5 2 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Change and Release Manager
6 1 (2.38%) ScrumMaster
6 1 (2.38%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Configuration Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) .NET
2 5 (11.90%) Laravel
2 5 (11.90%) Symfony
2 5 (11.90%) Memcached
2 5 (11.90%) Yii
3 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.14%) Web Services
4 2 (4.76%) XML
4 2 (4.76%) REST
4 2 (4.76%) Classic ASP
5 1 (2.38%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) CMDB
2 6 (14.29%) Statistics
3 5 (11.90%) Data Centre
4 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.76%) Clustering
5 2 (4.76%) FMCG
5 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.38%) PKI
6 1 (2.38%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 18 (42.86%) Windows
2 12 (28.57%) Linux
3 8 (19.05%) UNIX
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) ITIL
2 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (19.05%) Web Development
4 7 (16.67%) Service Management
5 6 (14.29%) Quality Management
5 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 6 (14.29%) Project Management
5 6 (14.29%) Performance Management
5 6 (14.29%) Change Control
5 6 (14.29%) Release Management
6 5 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (11.90%) Web Application Development
6 5 (11.90%) MVC
6 5 (11.90%) Service Delivery
6 5 (11.90%) OO
6 5 (11.90%) Process Management
6 5 (11.90%) Refactoring
6 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (11.90%) Data Analysis
7 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (52.38%) SQL
2 7 (16.67%) C++
3 6 (14.29%) C#
3 6 (14.29%) Perl
4 5 (11.90%) PHP
4 5 (11.90%) PHP5
5 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
6 3 (7.14%) Python
7 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.76%) Java
7 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.38%) C
8 1 (2.38%) VB
8 1 (2.38%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) Degree
2 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (4.76%) VCAP
5 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) RHCE
5 1 (2.38%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
3 7 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 5 (11.90%) vSphere
5 4 (9.52%) XenServer
6 2 (4.76%) vCloud
7 1 (2.38%) Docker
7 1 (2.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) Puppet
2 8 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (11.90%) Ansible
4 3 (7.14%) SCCM
4 3 (7.14%) SCOM
5 1 (2.38%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (2.38%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Oracle
1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 12 (28.57%) VMware
2 5 (11.90%) Lotus
2 5 (11.90%) HP
2 5 (11.90%) Zend
3 2 (4.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (4.76%) hybris
3 2 (4.76%) Nortel
3 2 (4.76%) SAP
3 2 (4.76%) Cognos
3 2 (4.76%) IBM
3 2 (4.76%) Ericsson
3 2 (4.76%) Huawei
3 2 (4.76%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.38%) Symantec
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco
4 1 (2.38%) Citrix
4 1 (2.38%) Intel