The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 31 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 18 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.66% 2.48% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.58% 3.10% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 1
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£500 £420 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +52.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.62 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.35% -1.33%
Configuration Management
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
393 258 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 79.88% 80.12% 66.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 164 86
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 8
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.57 £11.90 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.80 £16.17 £14.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 March 2015. 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
Northampton -4 13 £500 +42.85%
Configuration Management
East Midlands

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 11 (61.11%) Linux
1 11 (61.11%) Retail
2 9 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (44.44%) Apache
3 8 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 8 (44.44%) Red Hat
4 7 (38.89%) UNIX
4 7 (38.89%) Apache Solr
4 7 (38.89%) hybris
4 7 (38.89%) Puppet
4 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (38.89%) Workflow
4 7 (38.89%) Open Source
4 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 6 (33.33%) DevOps
5 6 (33.33%) Finance
5 6 (33.33%) Change Management
6 5 (27.78%) Java
6 5 (27.78%) QA
7 4 (22.22%) Endeca
7 4 (22.22%) Marketing
7 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
7 4 (22.22%) Scrum
7 4 (22.22%) AWK
7 4 (22.22%) Subversion
7 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
7 4 (22.22%) SQL
7 4 (22.22%) MySQL

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 8 (44.44%) Apache
2 7 (38.89%) Apache Solr
3 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.56%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) SMTP
1 3 (16.67%) FTP
1 3 (16.67%) HTTP
1 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 3 (16.67%) DNS
1 3 (16.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MySQL
2 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (22.22%) Subversion
3 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.11%) Artifactory
4 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.56%) Ant
4 1 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (5.56%) ClearCase
General
1 11 (61.11%) Retail
2 6 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (22.22%) Marketing
4 3 (16.67%) Banking
4 3 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Build Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) AWS Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Build Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Installation Technician
4 1 (5.56%) Build and Release Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Release Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Open Source
2 3 (16.67%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (38.89%) UNIX
4 3 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 7 (38.89%) Workflow
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (33.33%) DevOps
3 6 (33.33%) Change Management
4 4 (22.22%) Scrum
4 4 (22.22%) B2B
4 4 (22.22%) B2C
5 3 (16.67%) Load Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.11%) Dependency Management
7 1 (5.56%) Information Management
7 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.56%) Project Management
7 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) AWK
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (38.89%) Puppet
3 3 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 7 (38.89%) hybris
3 4 (22.22%) Endeca
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle
4 3 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) Remedy
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