The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands 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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 24 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.69% - 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% - 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£500 - £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £37.29 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -3.76%
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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 Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
116 147 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 80.00% 71.36% 67.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 46 69
Average daily rate £470 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.29% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £340 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -46.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) SUSE
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) Pega
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) Coaching
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) CGI
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) Internet

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 (33.33%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic Workshop
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) SUSE
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) Coaching
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Pega
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat