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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank - 35 -
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 0.86% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £37.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-41.75% -5.12%
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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
174 164 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 71.31% 70.69% 67.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 99 95
Average daily rate £350 £375 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +22.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 14
Average hourly rate £11.50 £17.50 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% -9.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 26 May 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 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (54.55%) TeamCity
1 6 (54.55%) Hyper-V
1 6 (54.55%) Puppet
1 6 (54.55%) Octopus Deploy
1 6 (54.55%) DevOps
2 5 (45.45%) Build Automation
2 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) UML
4 3 (27.27%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (18.18%) Change Control
5 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) OOP
5 2 (18.18%) OO
5 2 (18.18%) C
5 2 (18.18%) C++
5 2 (18.18%) Delphi
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) Ada
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) Embedded C
6 1 (9.09%) NHS
6 1 (9.09%) ClearQuest

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (9.09%) Simulink
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) TeamCity
1 6 (54.55%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (27.27%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (9.09%) ClearQuest
3 1 (9.09%) ClearCase
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (54.55%) DevOps
2 5 (45.45%) Build Automation
3 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) UML
5 2 (18.18%) Change Control
5 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) OOP
5 2 (18.18%) OO
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 1 (9.09%) Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
6 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) C
2 2 (18.18%) C++
2 2 (18.18%) Delphi
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Ada
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded C
3 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (54.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft