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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 37 39 35
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.55% 0.64% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.80% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£335 £450 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.55% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.80% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.85 £26.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+31.50% -33.75%
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
269 251 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 74.52% 80.19% 71.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 123 146
Average daily rate £425 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £17.90 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton - 1 - -
Configuration Management
East Midlands

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) QA
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Remedy
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) DTS
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) BMC
3 1 (16.67%) Replication
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (16.67%) SCOM
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DTS
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Incident Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Installation Technician
2 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) BMC
2 1 (16.67%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) Computacenter