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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 36 30 30
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.34% 0.44% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 0.67% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.22 £36.20 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-27.56% -3.46%
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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
269 150 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 78.65% 65.50% 73.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 83 105
Average daily rate £403 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.38% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.42% -15.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 2015.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 14 (73.68%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) Hibernate
2 8 (42.11%) Java
3 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 7 (36.84%) jQuery
3 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (36.84%) SDLC
4 6 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (31.58%) Ansible
4 6 (31.58%) Mockito
4 6 (31.58%) Puppet
4 6 (31.58%) Spring MVC
4 6 (31.58%) JUnit
4 6 (31.58%) XML
4 6 (31.58%) XSLT
4 6 (31.58%) Spring
4 6 (31.58%) MVC
5 5 (26.32%) ITIL
5 5 (26.32%) Oracle
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
6 4 (21.05%) .NET
6 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
6 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
6 4 (21.05%) C#
6 4 (21.05%) UNIX
6 4 (21.05%) Linux
6 4 (21.05%) Change Management
6 4 (21.05%) TDD
6 4 (21.05%) Amazon S3
6 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (15.79%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) JBoss
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (21.05%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (21.05%) Amazon S3
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) OLAP
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.26%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) JUnit
1 6 (31.58%) Mockito
2 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
3 3 (15.79%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Web Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Support
4 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Java Web Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Lead Systems Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) Hibernate
2 7 (36.84%) jQuery
3 6 (31.58%) Spring MVC
3 6 (31.58%) XML
3 6 (31.58%) XSLT
3 6 (31.58%) Spring
4 4 (21.05%) .NET
5 3 (15.79%) Web Services
6 2 (10.53%) EJB
6 2 (10.53%) J2EE
6 2 (10.53%) JSF
7 1 (5.26%) MDX
7 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Data Structures
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (10.53%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) UNIX
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.53%) Solaris
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) SDLC
2 6 (31.58%) MVC
3 5 (26.32%) ITIL
4 4 (21.05%) TDD
4 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
4 4 (21.05%) BDD
4 4 (21.05%) Web Development
4 4 (21.05%) Change Management
5 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
5 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
6 2 (10.53%) UML
6 2 (10.53%) SOA
6 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
6 2 (10.53%) Software Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) Software Delivery
7 1 (5.26%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) Java
3 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
4 4 (21.05%) C#
5 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
5 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.26%) Python
6 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Puppet
1 6 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (31.58%) Ansible
2 3 (15.79%) Icinga
2 3 (15.79%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
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