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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 40 33 37
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 3 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.76% 1.69% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 2.18% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £335 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.56 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.61 £34.93 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-26.67% -8.09%
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
290 275 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 73.79% 77.68% 72.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 186 106
Average daily rate £450 £425 £432
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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
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Last Year
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Northampton 0 3 £375 -
Configuration Management
East Midlands

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (57.14%) Linux
2 14 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (46.43%) Retail
4 12 (42.86%) Puppet
5 11 (39.29%) Open Source
5 11 (39.29%) DevOps
5 11 (39.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (39.29%) Change Management
5 11 (39.29%) Workflow
5 11 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (39.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (39.29%) Apache
5 11 (39.29%) E-Commerce
5 11 (39.29%) Red Hat
6 10 (35.71%) Jenkins
7 9 (32.14%) hybris
7 9 (32.14%) QA
7 9 (32.14%) Apache Solr
8 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (28.57%) UNIX
9 6 (21.43%) Tomcat
9 6 (21.43%) Java
9 6 (21.43%) MySQL
9 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
9 6 (21.43%) Finance
10 5 (17.86%) Scrum
10 5 (17.86%) Subversion
10 5 (17.86%) AWK
10 5 (17.86%) Banking
10 5 (17.86%) Endeca

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (39.29%) Apache
2 9 (32.14%) Apache Solr
3 6 (21.43%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.57%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) SMTP
1 4 (14.29%) FTP
1 4 (14.29%) HTTP
1 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 4 (14.29%) DNS
1 4 (14.29%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) MySQL
2 4 (14.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Jenkins
2 5 (17.86%) Subversion
3 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) Artifactory
4 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.57%) Ant
4 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (3.57%) ClearCase
General
1 13 (46.43%) Retail
2 6 (21.43%) Finance
3 5 (17.86%) Banking
3 5 (17.86%) Marketing
4 3 (10.71%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Build Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (3.57%) AWS Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Build and Release Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Build Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Installation Technician
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Release Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Security Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Replication
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Linux
2 11 (39.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (28.57%) UNIX
4 3 (10.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) E-Commerce
1 11 (39.29%) Change Management
1 11 (39.29%) Workflow
1 11 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (39.29%) Open Source
1 11 (39.29%) DevOps
1 11 (39.29%) Continuous Delivery
2 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.86%) Scrum
3 5 (17.86%) B2B
3 5 (17.86%) B2C
4 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (14.29%) Load Testing
4 4 (14.29%) Patch Management
5 3 (10.71%) Release Management
6 2 (7.14%) Dependency Management
6 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.57%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) Java
2 5 (17.86%) PL/SQL
2 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) AWK
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (32.14%) QA
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (42.86%) Puppet
3 4 (14.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Red Hat
2 9 (32.14%) hybris
3 5 (17.86%) Endeca
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle
4 4 (14.29%) VMware
5 2 (7.14%) HP
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.57%) Remedy