The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 44 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.36% 0.41% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.53% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £494
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -29.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.22 £36.20 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-27.56% -3.46%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
205 189 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 74.01% 77.46% 67.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 113 100
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 18
Average hourly rate £11.50 £17.50 £28.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% -39.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Configuration Management across the Kent region.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Kent region.

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) ClearCase
3 1 (16.67%) Ada
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
3 1 (16.67%) Veritas
3 1 (16.67%) NHS
3 1 (16.67%) ClearQuest
3 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
3 1 (16.67%) Simulink
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Delphi
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 2 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) ClearCase
2 1 (16.67%) ClearQuest
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Delphi
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) Ada
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
2 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas
Gillingham, Kent
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