The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 Oxfordshire 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 39 45 50
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 12 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.24% 1.10% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.25% 1.46% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 6
Average daily rate £325 £290 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £290 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £290 £413
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
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
369 342 381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 68.84% 75.16% 60.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 191 200
Average daily rate £330 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £227 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 20 39
Average hourly rate £22.50 £13.50 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.37 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £67.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Configuration Management
South East

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +5 5 £325 - 2
Bicester - - - -
Configuration Management
South East

Configuration Management
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (50.00%) CMDB
2 6 (42.86%) Project Planning
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (28.57%) Project Management
4 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (28.57%) MS Project
4 4 (28.57%) Supplier Management
4 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 4 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (28.57%) MS Project Server
5 2 (14.29%) Trac
5 2 (14.29%) Subversion
5 2 (14.29%) Electronics
5 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 1 (7.14%) BC Cleared

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 4 (28.57%) MS Project Server
1 4 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Project
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
1 2 (14.29%) Trac
General
1 2 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Configuration Manager
2 4 (28.57%) PMO Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
1 6 (42.86%) Project Planning
2 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (28.57%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft