The first table below looks at the demand for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford 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 Oxford 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 25 33 35
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 5 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.07% 0.81% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.18% 1.07% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Average daily rate £325 - £350
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
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
157 187 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 65.15% 75.40% 54.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 106 110
Average daily rate £325 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £270 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £498 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 14
Average hourly rate £17.00 £10.43 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.06% -56.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.41 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £12.09 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Configuration Management
Oxfordshire

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Configuration Management
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (80.00%) Project Planning
1 4 (80.00%) CMDB
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (20.00%) MS Project
3 1 (20.00%) MS Project Server
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project Server
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (20.00%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft