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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 49 55 59
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 15 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.33% 1.47% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% 2.09% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 1
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£375 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -27.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £35.25 £37.00 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.72% +0.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 £37.00 £33.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £37.00 £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.28 £37.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-8.06% -0.56%
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
467 527 501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 72.52% 70.27% 79.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 266 261
Average daily rate £400 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 26 20
Average hourly rate £18.50 £32.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.07% +80.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £37.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

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 28 April 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
Hemel Hempstead - 4 - -
Watford - 3 - -
Stevenage +1 2 - -
Configuration Management
East of England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 14 (45.16%) ITIL
2 12 (38.71%) Degree
3 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
4 9 (29.03%) LAN
4 9 (29.03%) WAN
4 9 (29.03%) SQL
5 8 (25.81%) MS Office
5 8 (25.81%) MS Visio
5 8 (25.81%) Service Delivery
6 7 (22.58%) Service Management
6 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
6 7 (22.58%) Project Management
6 7 (22.58%) PRINCE2
6 7 (22.58%) Oracle
6 7 (22.58%) Windows
6 7 (22.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (22.58%) QA
6 7 (22.58%) CMDB
6 7 (22.58%) VMware
6 7 (22.58%) Change Control
7 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
7 6 (19.35%) .NET
7 6 (19.35%) C++
8 5 (16.13%) C#
8 5 (16.13%) Linux
8 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
8 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
8 5 (16.13%) VPN
8 5 (16.13%) 3G

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (22.58%) SharePoint
2 5 (16.13%) WorkSite
3 4 (12.90%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.23%) Alfresco
4 1 (3.23%) Mule
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) MS Office
1 8 (25.81%) MS Visio
2 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) SaaS
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) LAN
1 9 (29.03%) WAN
2 5 (16.13%) VPN
2 5 (16.13%) 3G
2 5 (16.13%) MPLS
2 5 (16.13%) Firewall
2 5 (16.13%) 2G
2 5 (16.13%) LTE
2 5 (16.13%) 4G
2 5 (16.13%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (9.68%) 3GPP
4 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.23%) SNMP
4 1 (3.23%) Telnet
4 1 (3.23%) SSL
4 1 (3.23%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
1 5 (16.13%) Big Data
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
2 4 (12.90%) MS Access
3 2 (6.45%) QlikView
4 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) ClearCase
1 1 (3.23%) InstallShield
1 1 (3.23%) CruiseControl
1 1 (3.23%) Subversion
1 1 (3.23%) Maven
General
1 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Aerospace
2 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Project Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Developer
2 5 (16.13%) Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Service Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Quality Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Release Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Software Quality Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Deployment Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Configuration Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Junior
5 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Development Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Junior IT Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Designer
5 2 (6.45%) Junior Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) CSS
2 1 (3.23%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) Middleware
2 1 (3.23%) Ajax
2 1 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (3.23%) JSON
2 1 (3.23%) Django
2 1 (3.23%) HTML5
2 1 (3.23%) REST
2 1 (3.23%) CSS3
2 1 (3.23%) Apache Camel
2 1 (3.23%) Play Framework
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) CMDB
2 5 (16.13%) Statistics
2 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Open Source
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Linux
3 4 (12.90%) UNIX
4 1 (3.23%) FreeBSD
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) ITIL
2 8 (25.81%) Service Delivery
3 7 (22.58%) Change Control
3 7 (22.58%) PRINCE2
3 7 (22.58%) Project Management
3 7 (22.58%) Service Management
4 5 (16.13%) Quality Management
4 5 (16.13%) Process Management
4 5 (16.13%) Data Analytics
4 5 (16.13%) Analytics
5 4 (12.90%) Performance Management
5 4 (12.90%) Data Analysis
5 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.90%) Validation
6 3 (9.68%) CMMI
6 3 (9.68%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (9.68%) Change Management
7 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
7 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) C++
3 5 (16.13%) C#
4 3 (9.68%) Perl
5 2 (6.45%) Java
6 1 (3.23%) C
6 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.23%) Ruby
6 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.23%) Scala
6 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Degree
2 7 (22.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) QA
2 3 (9.68%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
2 5 (16.13%) XenServer
2 5 (16.13%) vSphere
2 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 7 (22.58%) Oracle
2 7 (22.58%) VMware
3 5 (16.13%) HP
4 4 (12.90%) Lotus
5 2 (6.45%) Huawei
5 2 (6.45%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (6.45%) Business Objects
5 2 (6.45%) Nortel
5 2 (6.45%) Ericsson
6 1 (3.23%) Macrovision
6 1 (3.23%) Dell
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