The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 40 29 34
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 3 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.02% 1.46% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 2.15% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £200 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.02%
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
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
227 186 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 77.21% 67.88% 76.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 125 94
Average daily rate £315 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 24
Average hourly rate £40.00 £10.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+280.95% -61.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £10.44 £11.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £16.00 £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 Leicestershire

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Leicester - 3 - - 1
Configuration Management
East Midlands

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (50.00%) Unix
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) NFS
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
1 3 (50.00%) NetApp
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (50.00%) Publishing
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
1 3 (50.00%) Operations Management
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (50.00%) vSphere
1 3 (50.00%) Isilon
1 3 (50.00%) vCloud
1 3 (50.00%) Hyperic
1 3 (50.00%) Software-Defined Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Public Cloud
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (50.00%) IBM PureFlex
2 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) ISO 9001
2 2 (33.33%) TickIT
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Software-Defined Networking
General
1 3 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Cloud Architect
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) UAT Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Software Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (50.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (50.00%) Operations Management
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO 9001
1 2 (33.33%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) NFS
1 3 (50.00%) vCloud
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
1 3 (50.00%) Isilon
1 3 (50.00%) NetApp
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) VMware