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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 48 56 67
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +11
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 16 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.31% 1.10% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 1.66% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
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£425 £305 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.34% -35.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £189 £459
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £421 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £27.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+32.36% -25.67%
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
512 422 634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.99% 66.46% 68.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 220 353
Average daily rate £405 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 20 34
Average hourly rate £33.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £13.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.35 £37.25 £43.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 - 11 £400 -
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Configuration Management
East of England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 10 (41.67%) SQL
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) Oracle
2 8 (33.33%) Linux
3 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
3 7 (29.17%) Perl
3 7 (29.17%) C++
3 7 (29.17%) Windows
3 7 (29.17%) Validation
4 6 (25.00%) VMware
4 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (25.00%) Project Management
4 6 (25.00%) ITIL
5 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
5 5 (20.83%) UNIX
5 5 (20.83%) C#
5 5 (20.83%) .NET
5 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
5 5 (20.83%) Change Management
5 5 (20.83%) Shell Script
5 5 (20.83%) 3G
5 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (20.83%) LTE
5 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
5 5 (20.83%) Degree
5 5 (20.83%) 2G
5 5 (20.83%) 4G
5 5 (20.83%) Change Control
5 5 (20.83%) Radio Access Network
5 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (8.33%) WorkSite
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.67%) MS Office
2 4 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) 3G
1 5 (20.83%) LTE
1 5 (20.83%) 2G
1 5 (20.83%) 4G
1 5 (20.83%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (12.50%) 3GPP
3 2 (8.33%) SSH
3 2 (8.33%) VPN
3 2 (8.33%) MPLS
3 2 (8.33%) Firewall
3 2 (8.33%) WAN
3 2 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (4.17%) LDAP
4 1 (4.17%) DHCP
4 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.17%) DNS
4 1 (4.17%) SAN
4 1 (4.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
2 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.33%) Maven
1 2 (8.33%) Subversion
1 2 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.33%) Ant
General
1 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Project Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Business Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Business Objects Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Configuration Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Junior IT Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Software Configuration Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Junior Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Service Manager
4 2 (8.33%) SCM Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Junior
4 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) XML
2 2 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.17%) PKI
2 1 (4.17%) CMDB
2 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) Windows
3 5 (20.83%) UNIX
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.33%) FreeBSD
6 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.17%) CentOS
6 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Validation
2 6 (25.00%) Project Management
2 6 (25.00%) ITIL
3 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
3 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
3 5 (20.83%) Change Management
3 5 (20.83%) Change Control
4 4 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 4 (16.67%) Service Management
5 3 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL V2
6 2 (8.33%) Build Automation
6 2 (8.33%) Data Analytics
6 2 (8.33%) Analytics
6 2 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.33%) Workflow
6 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) Perl
2 7 (29.17%) C++
3 5 (20.83%) C#
3 5 (20.83%) Shell Script
4 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 2 (8.33%) C
5 2 (8.33%) Java
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.17%) VBScript
6 1 (4.17%) Korn
6 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
3 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (12.50%) vSphere
4 2 (8.33%) XenServer
5 1 (4.17%) NFS
5 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.17%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) Oracle
3 6 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (12.50%) Business Objects
4 3 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (8.33%) Huawei
5 2 (8.33%) Dell
5 2 (8.33%) Nortel
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco
5 2 (8.33%) Ericsson
6 1 (4.17%) NetApp
6 1 (4.17%) Lotus
6 1 (4.17%) IBM
6 1 (4.17%) Citrix
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