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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 47 50 52
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 7 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.22% 1.73% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 2.33% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 12
Average daily rate - £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +54.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +20.63%
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
407 473 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 70.66% 74.49% 72.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 255 254
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 24 28
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Stevenage -1 4 - -
Watford -3 3 - - 1
Configuration Management
East of England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 20 (52.63%) SQL
2 17 (44.74%) Oracle
3 13 (34.21%) Linux
3 13 (34.21%) ETL
4 12 (31.58%) PL/SQL
4 12 (31.58%) Oracle Database
5 11 (28.95%) Oracle RMAN
6 10 (26.32%) Oracle Forms
7 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
8 8 (21.05%) C++
9 7 (18.42%) MySQL
9 7 (18.42%) ETL Development
10 6 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (15.79%) Puppet
10 6 (15.79%) Java
10 6 (15.79%) C
10 6 (15.79%) Web Development
10 6 (15.79%) Integration Testing
10 6 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (13.16%) Serena
11 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
11 5 (13.16%) Windows
11 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
11 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
11 5 (13.16%) Test Strategy
11 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
12 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
12 4 (10.53%) Radio Access Network
12 4 (10.53%) C#

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (7.89%) Apache
1 3 (7.89%) nginx
1 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.89%) MS Office
1 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.63%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) Cognos Planning
1 3 (7.89%) LabWindows
2 2 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (7.89%) 2G
2 3 (7.89%) 3G
2 3 (7.89%) RS-422
3 2 (5.26%) 4G
3 2 (5.26%) SpaceWire
4 1 (2.63%) DHCP
4 1 (2.63%) DNS
4 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.63%) LTE
4 1 (2.63%) SNMP
4 1 (2.63%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) Oracle Database
2 7 (18.42%) MySQL
3 6 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
5 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (7.89%) Big Data
6 3 (7.89%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (7.89%) CouchDB
6 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
6 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
6 3 (7.89%) Redis
7 2 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.89%) Mercurial
3 3 (7.89%) Subversion
4 2 (5.26%) Bugzilla
4 2 (5.26%) ClearCase
4 2 (5.26%) ClearQuest
4 2 (5.26%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (2.63%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Automotive
2 2 (5.26%) Avionics
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Developer
2 13 (34.21%) Oracle Developer
3 12 (31.58%) DBA
4 11 (28.95%) Oracle DBA
5 9 (23.68%) ETL Developer
5 9 (23.68%) Oracle ETL Developer
6 8 (21.05%) Software Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) .NET Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Architect
7 3 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (7.89%) C# Developer
7 3 (7.89%) PHP Developer
7 3 (7.89%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Symfony Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Test Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Big Data Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Cognos Planning Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Embedded Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) .NET
1 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
1 3 (7.89%) Classic ASP
1 3 (7.89%) J2EE
1 3 (7.89%) LAMP
1 3 (7.89%) LAPP Stack
1 3 (7.89%) Laravel
1 3 (7.89%) LEMP Stack
1 3 (7.89%) Memcached
1 3 (7.89%) Symfony
1 3 (7.89%) Web Services
1 3 (7.89%) Yii
2 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.89%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (5.26%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.26%) CMDB
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.26%) Data Extraction
2 2 (5.26%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Linux
2 5 (13.16%) Windows
3 3 (7.89%) Unix
4 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) ETL
2 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
3 7 (18.42%) ETL Development
4 6 (15.79%) Integration Testing
4 6 (15.79%) Web Development
5 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (13.16%) Test Strategy
6 4 (10.53%) Performance Management
6 4 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (10.53%) Requirements Management
7 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.89%) Change Control
7 3 (7.89%) MVC
7 3 (7.89%) OO
7 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (7.89%) Quality Management
7 3 (7.89%) Refactoring
7 3 (7.89%) Release Management
7 3 (7.89%) UML
7 3 (7.89%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) SQL
2 12 (31.58%) PL/SQL
3 8 (21.05%) C++
4 6 (15.79%) C
4 6 (15.79%) Java
5 4 (10.53%) C#
6 3 (7.89%) Ada
6 3 (7.89%) PHP
7 2 (5.26%) ANSI C
8 1 (2.63%) Ada 95
8 1 (2.63%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) ECSS
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Docker
2 2 (5.26%) Cygwin
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (28.95%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (15.79%) Puppet
3 3 (7.89%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) Serena
3 4 (10.53%) ION Trading
4 3 (7.89%) Cognos
4 3 (7.89%) SAP
4 3 (7.89%) Zend
5 2 (5.26%) BMC
5 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.26%) Remedy
5 2 (5.26%) VMware
6 1 (2.63%) Ericsson
6 1 (2.63%) Greenplum
6 1 (2.63%) Huawei
6 1 (2.63%) IBM
6 1 (2.63%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (2.63%) Nortel