The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 22 24 33
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 3 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 1.88% 3.97% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 5.36% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £231 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.97% -33.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -17.64%
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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 Leicester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
107 112 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 66.88% 74.17% 78.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 49 50
Average daily rate £325 £356 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.77% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £505 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 12
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

Configuration Management
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) SCADA
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) HP Helion
3 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Linux

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) HP Helion
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) SCADA
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP