The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 55 57 35
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -22
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 6 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.04% 1.56% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 1.96% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 9
Average daily rate £250 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £511 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £34.78 £37.15
% change year-on-year
+20.03% -6.36%
Configuration Management
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
421 613 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 72.84% 79.82% 71.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 406 235
Average daily rate £410 £410 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 44 20
Average hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Oxfordshire region.

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kidlington - 2 £151 -
Oxford +2 1 £350 +2.94% 1
Wallingford - 1 £250 -
Configuration Management
South East

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) WAN
3 4 (36.36%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
4 3 (27.27%) VLAN
4 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
4 3 (27.27%) Billing
4 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
4 3 (27.27%) VSAT
4 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
4 3 (27.27%) Puppet
4 3 (27.27%) MRTG
4 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (27.27%) DHCP
4 3 (27.27%) FTP
4 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (27.27%) VPN
4 3 (27.27%) DNS
4 3 (27.27%) Client/Server
4 3 (27.27%) ADSL
4 3 (27.27%) ISDN
4 3 (27.27%) PBX
4 3 (27.27%) IIS
4 3 (27.27%) MPLS
4 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
4 3 (27.27%) CTI

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (27.27%) IIS
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) IaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
1 4 (36.36%) WAN
2 3 (27.27%) ADSL
2 3 (27.27%) CTI
2 3 (27.27%) DHCP
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) FTP
2 3 (27.27%) ISDN
2 3 (27.27%) MPLS
2 3 (27.27%) MRTG
2 3 (27.27%) PBX
2 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 3 (27.27%) VLAN
2 3 (27.27%) VPN
2 3 (27.27%) VSAT
3 1 (9.09%) HTTP
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) LDAP
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Billing
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) AWS Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Implementation Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) ITSM Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Network Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) Ajax
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Client/Server
2 2 (18.18%) CMDB
2 2 (18.18%) Handset
2 2 (18.18%) Public Cloud
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 1 (9.09%) EPoS
3 1 (9.09%) EqualLogic
3 1 (9.09%) Hedge funds
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) CRM
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) CMMI
3 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
3 1 (9.09%) ITSM
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Server Building
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) System Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
1 1 (9.09%) PMP
1 1 (9.09%) RHCSA
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) Postfix
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
2 2 (18.18%) Ansible
2 2 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (9.09%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Intel Security
5 1 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) Rackspace
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) Remedy
5 1 (9.09%) SonicWALL