The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leicester region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 28 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 1.88% 1.90% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 2.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.10 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.93 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-8.09% -5.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
98 83 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 61.25% 79.05% 76.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 37 28
Average daily rate £363 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £422 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 1 10
Average hourly rate £21.00 £9.10 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% -74.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £9.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £9.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Configuration Management
Leicestershire

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 28 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) UNIX
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (70.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (70.00%) MS Office
4 6 (60.00%) TickIT
4 6 (60.00%) ISO 9001
4 6 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (60.00%) ISEB
4 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (60.00%) Degree
4 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (20.00%) CMDB
5 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (20.00%) IT Governance
5 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (20.00%) AIX
6 1 (10.00%) .NET
6 1 (10.00%) UML
6 1 (10.00%) C#

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 8 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (70.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (70.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
1 8 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (60.00%) UAT Analyst
2 6 (60.00%) UAT Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) UNIX
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) AIX
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) IT Governance
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) ISEB
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
1 6 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) ISO 9001
1 6 (60.00%) TickIT
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat