The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 36 35 33
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 14 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.84% 0.94% 3.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.64% 1.24% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
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£488 £300 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -27.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.85 £26.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+31.50% -33.75%
Configuration Management
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
302 161 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 82.74% 75.59% 67.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 119 76
Average daily rate £370 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £264 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.30 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
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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
Taunton - 7 £475 -
Bath - - - - 2
Configuration Management
South West

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
1 12 (52.17%) SC Cleared
1 12 (52.17%) Change Control
2 11 (47.83%) Requirements Analysis
3 10 (43.48%) Software Engineering
3 10 (43.48%) Rational DOORS
3 10 (43.48%) JSP 440
3 10 (43.48%) RMADS
3 10 (43.48%) Java
3 10 (43.48%) JSP
3 10 (43.48%) UML
3 10 (43.48%) OOP
3 10 (43.48%) OO
3 10 (43.48%) Risk Management
3 10 (43.48%) Risk Assessment
3 10 (43.48%) Information Security
4 9 (39.13%) Management Information System
5 8 (34.78%) C++
6 6 (26.09%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Information Assurance
7 4 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (17.39%) CESG
7 4 (17.39%) CESG CLAS
8 3 (13.04%) Military
9 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
9 2 (8.70%) Project Management
9 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
9 2 (8.70%) Web Services
9 2 (8.70%) SQL
9 2 (8.70%) MS Office

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (8.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (8.70%) Subversion
General
1 3 (13.04%) Military
2 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Coordinator
1 10 (43.48%) Software Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) C++ Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Systems Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C++ Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) CLAS Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) JSP
2 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) RMADS
2 9 (39.13%) Management Information System
3 4 (17.39%) CESG
3 4 (17.39%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Change Control
2 11 (47.83%) Requirements Analysis
3 10 (43.48%) Software Engineering
3 10 (43.48%) UML
3 10 (43.48%) OOP
3 10 (43.48%) OO
3 10 (43.48%) Risk Management
3 10 (43.48%) Risk Assessment
3 10 (43.48%) Information Security
4 6 (26.09%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Information Assurance
6 2 (8.70%) QMS
6 2 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.70%) Requirements Management
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
7 1 (4.35%) Communications Security
7 1 (4.35%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) C++
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Ada
4 1 (4.35%) Delphi
4 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) SC Cleared
1 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (43.48%) JSP 440
2 4 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.35%) ISO 9001
3 1 (4.35%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft