The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Leicestershire 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 39 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 4 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.32% 2.82% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 3.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £356
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -5.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.10 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.93 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.86% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
186 187 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 61.59% 75.40% 72.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 91 60
Average daily rate £350 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 11 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -43.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.55 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Configuration Management
East Midlands

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 24 July 2014. 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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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 3 £225 -
Configuration Management
East Midlands

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 10 (90.91%) UNIX
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) MS Excel
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 8 (72.73%) Oracle
3 8 (72.73%) MS Office
3 8 (72.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 8 (72.73%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (63.64%) Degree
4 7 (63.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (54.55%) TickIT
5 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
5 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
5 6 (54.55%) ISEB
5 6 (54.55%) ISO 9001
5 6 (54.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
6 2 (18.18%) AIX
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (18.18%) CMDB
6 2 (18.18%) IT Governance
7 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
7 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 1 (9.09%) SCADA
7 1 (9.09%) Time Management
7 1 (9.09%) Chartered Engineer

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 9 (81.82%) MS Excel
2 8 (72.73%) MS Office
3 7 (63.64%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
1 8 (72.73%) Test Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) UAT Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) UAT Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) SCADA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) CMDB
3 1 (9.09%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) UNIX
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) AIX
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) IT Governance
4 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
2 6 (54.55%) ISEB
2 6 (54.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) TickIT
1 6 (54.55%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
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