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 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 66 43 46
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +3
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.13% 0.24% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.35% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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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 £34.50 £26.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -33.54%
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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 Oxfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
600 282 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 79.58% 67.14% 71.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 151 179
Average daily rate £445 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.14% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 19
Average hourly rate £16.75 £13.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.07% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £25.50 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.40 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.96% +1.37%

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
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
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) ISDN
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) ISDN
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco