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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 26 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 3 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 1.84% - 3.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% - 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £367
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +20.63%
Configuration Management
Leicestershire

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
121 93 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 74.23% 65.96% 76.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 62 45
Average daily rate £335 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £20.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £20.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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%) Unix
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) TickIT
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (25.00%) NFS
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Publishing
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) vCloud
3 1 (25.00%) Hyperic
3 1 (25.00%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) IBM PureFlex
3 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Software-Defined Networking
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) UAT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Software Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (50.00%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) NFS
1 1 (25.00%) vCloud
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Isilon
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) VMware