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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 33 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.11% 1.33% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 1.93% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £26.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -33.54%
Configuration Management
South East

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
216 207 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 76.06% 68.77% 60.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 112 111
Average daily rate £340 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 42
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +57.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.40 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.96% +1.37%

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
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 25 November 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
West Malling - 2 £350 -
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 1
Configuration Management
South East

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) Operations Management
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) vSphere
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) OOP
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) Ada
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) Delphi
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (33.33%) Change Control
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Build Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Information Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Operations Management
3 2 (33.33%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) OOP
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) Change Control
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Ada
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) Delphi
1 2 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (16.67%) XenApp
4 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix