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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 30 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 11 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.00% 1.26% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.45% 2.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Average daily rate
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£575 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.39% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £31.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -13.10%
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
202 147 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 73.45% 61.51% 55.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 86 94
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.25 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+146.15% +35.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Maidstone - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Configuration Management
South East

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 10 (62.50%) Windows
1 10 (62.50%) VMware
1 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (37.50%) TeamCity
3 6 (37.50%) Puppet
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (37.50%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (37.50%) DevOps
4 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
4 5 (31.25%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (31.25%) Build Automation
4 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
4 5 (31.25%) Firewall
4 5 (31.25%) UML
5 4 (25.00%) OOP
5 4 (25.00%) OO
5 4 (25.00%) C++
5 4 (25.00%) Delphi
5 4 (25.00%) Java
5 4 (25.00%) Linux
5 4 (25.00%) Ada
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) Migration
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (25.00%) Change Control
5 4 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (18.75%) Operations Management

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) TeamCity
1 6 (37.50%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (31.25%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Software Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) DevOps Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Build Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Information Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (37.50%) DevOps
2 5 (31.25%) Build Automation
2 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
2 5 (31.25%) UML
3 4 (25.00%) OOP
3 4 (25.00%) OO
3 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 4 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (25.00%) Change Control
4 3 (18.75%) Operations Management
5 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
5 1 (6.25%) Matrix Management
5 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Kanban
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 4 (25.00%) C++
2 4 (25.00%) Delphi
2 4 (25.00%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) Ada
3 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (18.75%) vSphere
4 1 (6.25%) XenApp
4 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
4 2 (12.50%) IBM
4 2 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix