The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.81% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £31.70 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+23.02% -12.55%
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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 Luton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
146 80 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 87.95% 72.73% 77.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 57 40
Average daily rate £450 £413 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +21.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 7 (53.85%) Windows
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) E-Commerce
2 6 (46.15%) IIS
2 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
3 5 (38.46%) SCOM
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
3 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 4 (30.77%) DHCP
4 4 (30.77%) FTP
4 4 (30.77%) DNS
4 4 (30.77%) Web Services
4 4 (30.77%) Publishing
4 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (30.77%) SCCM
4 4 (30.77%) DevOps
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
5 3 (23.08%) Linux
5 3 (23.08%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) Eclipse
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (15.38%) C#
6 2 (15.38%) VBScript
6 2 (15.38%) VB
6 2 (15.38%) .NET
6 2 (15.38%) J2EE
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (46.15%) IIS
2 2 (15.38%) Confluence
3 1 (7.69%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) DHCP
1 4 (30.77%) FTP
1 4 (30.77%) DNS
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
1 3 (23.08%) Eclipse
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (15.38%) FinalBuilder
2 2 (15.38%) TeamCity
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) Log4Net
General
1 4 (30.77%) Publishing
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Configuration Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Environment Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior C++ Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Build Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) J2EE
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) Qt
3 1 (7.69%) MSMQ
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
1 6 (46.15%) E-Commerce
2 4 (30.77%) DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
3 2 (15.38%) Release Management
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) UML
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
2 3 (23.08%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) VBScript
3 2 (15.38%) VB
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) SCOM
2 4 (30.77%) SCCM
3 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Akamai