The first table below looks at the demand for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Northamptonshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 38 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.55% 0.87% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 1.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £450 £344 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +2.04%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
290 158 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 80.33% 68.40% 65.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 97 151
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 £275 £300 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 6
Average hourly rate £16.17 £13.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.74% -46.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.42 £14.50 £150.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Configuration Management
East Midlands

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -9 1 £450 +9.09% 1
Configuration Management
East Midlands

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 5 (55.56%) Service Management
2 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
4 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
4 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
5 1 (11.11%) hybris
5 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
5 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
5 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
5 1 (11.11%) COBIT
5 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
5 1 (11.11%) EPoS
5 1 (11.11%) Internet
5 1 (11.11%) Middleware
5 1 (11.11%) Client/Server

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (11.11%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Service Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Configuration Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Software Asset Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Software Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Software Configuration Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior SAP Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (11.11%) EPoS
2 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Service Management
2 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
3 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Data Security
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) hybris
1 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
1 1 (11.11%) SAP