The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 32 26 32
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 12 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.17% 2.07% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.82% 3.11% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 0
Average daily rate
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£345 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.57 £37.15 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.94% -0.94%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
314 161 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 83.07% 66.53% 77.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 106 105
Average daily rate £425 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 £10.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% +58.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) ITIL
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Change Management
4 4 (30.77%) UNIX
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) Nagios
5 3 (23.08%) C#
5 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
5 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
5 3 (23.08%) .NET
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) IIS
5 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
5 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 3 (23.08%) VMware ESX
5 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (23.08%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (23.08%) Icinga
5 3 (23.08%) Data Structures
6 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
6 2 (15.38%) Software Architecture

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 3 (23.08%) IIS
2 2 (15.38%) JBoss
3 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) ISDN
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) VoIP
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
1 1 (7.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
1 3 (23.08%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Support
2 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Support Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Lead Systems Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) JSF
2 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
2 2 (15.38%) EJB
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Structures
2 2 (15.38%) Freedom of Information Act
2 2 (15.38%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) UNIX
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Solaris
5 1 (7.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Change Management
3 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
4 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Software Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
4 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) UML
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) SOA
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (7.69%) Release Management
5 1 (7.69%) Network Management
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
2 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
2 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
3 2 (15.38%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware ESX
2 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Nagios
1 3 (23.08%) Icinga
2 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft