The first table below looks at the demand for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 25 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 Middlesex 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 27 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 1 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.43% - 2.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% - 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£470 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £334 £356
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -6.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.93 £37.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-7.48% -5.62%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
185 157 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 79.40% 67.67% 75.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 92 87
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.50 £18.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £37.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Configuration Management
South East

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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%) Perl
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) ClearCase
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (16.67%) HAProxy
3 1 (16.67%) Ansible
3 1 (16.67%) Salt
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) CentOS
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) CMS
3 1 (16.67%) STB
3 1 (16.67%) Document Management
3 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) nginx
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Route 53
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) ClearCase
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Software Configuration Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Web Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Document Controller
2 1 (16.67%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) STB
1 1 (16.67%) CMDB
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (16.67%) CentOS
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Document Management
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
1 1 (16.67%) ZABBIX
1 1 (16.67%) Cacti
1 1 (16.67%) Munin
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) HAProxy
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy