The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 107 110 103
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 185 156 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.87% 1.69% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 2.28% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 93 87
Average daily rate
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£410 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £353
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +2.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.07 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -50.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £17.07 £26.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £47.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -14.63%
Configuration Management
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7592 6850 6365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.66% 74.38% 72.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4673 3872 3526
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 267 252
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -25.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £12.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
Hampshire -7 50 £400 +30.29% 4
Berkshire +3 47 £405 +9.89% 8
Surrey +5 32 £370 +13.84% 5
Oxfordshire +9 26 £413 - 6
Buckinghamshire -6 17 £410 +2.50% 4
West Sussex -14 9 £220 - 2
East Sussex -3 2 £335 -4.28% 2
Kent - 1 £450 - 2
Middlesex - 1 - -
Sussex - 1 £423 -
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 146 (33.72%) Linux
2 144 (33.26%) Windows
3 119 (27.48%) Security Cleared
4 98 (22.63%) Agile Software Development
5 96 (22.17%) SQL
6 94 (21.71%) Microsoft
7 83 (19.17%) UNIX
8 81 (18.71%) ITIL
9 73 (16.86%) SC Cleared
10 71 (16.40%) Puppet
11 68 (15.70%) Active Directory
12 67 (15.47%) Git (software)
13 61 (14.09%) Oracle
14 59 (13.63%) Subversion
15 58 (13.39%) VMware
15 58 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
16 57 (13.16%) JavaScript
17 55 (12.70%) Scrum
18 53 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
19 52 (12.01%) Jenkins
20 50 (11.55%) PowerShell
20 50 (11.55%) DevOps
20 50 (11.55%) Python
21 45 (10.39%) C++
21 45 (10.39%) Windows Server 2008
21 45 (10.39%) Amazon AWS
22 44 (10.16%) SQL Server
22 44 (10.16%) HP
23 43 (9.93%) DV Cleared
24 41 (9.47%) Data Centre

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 38 (8.78%) WebLogic
2 29 (6.70%) SharePoint
3 19 (4.39%) WebSphere
4 18 (4.16%) IIS
5 12 (2.77%) OpenStack
6 10 (2.31%) JBoss
6 10 (2.31%) Apache
7 9 (2.08%) CMS
7 9 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (1.85%) Oracle Application Server
8 8 (1.85%) MS Exchange
9 6 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (1.15%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.92%) Documentum
11 4 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.92%) WordPress
11 4 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.69%) SAS
13 2 (0.46%) Oracle 10gAS
13 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 39 (9.01%) MS Excel
2 24 (5.54%) MS Visio
3 15 (3.46%) MS Office
4 4 (0.92%) MS Project
4 4 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.46%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.69%) assyst
2 3 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.23%) Fredhopper
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.23%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.23%) SAP PSCD
3 1 (0.23%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 45 (10.39%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (6.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.31%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (1.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 8 (1.85%) IaaS
4 8 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (1.62%) PaaS
5 7 (1.62%) Heroku
5 7 (1.62%) Amazon SQS
6 6 (1.39%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.69%) HP Helion
8 3 (0.69%) Office 365
9 2 (0.46%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.46%) SaaS
10 1 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 32 (7.39%) TCP/IP
2 31 (7.16%) DNS
3 28 (6.47%) Internet
4 24 (5.54%) HTTP
5 23 (5.31%) Firewall
6 17 (3.93%) VPN
7 16 (3.70%) WAN
8 15 (3.46%) LAN
8 15 (3.46%) SAN
8 15 (3.46%) Wireless
9 11 (2.54%) IPsec
10 10 (2.31%) MPLS
11 9 (2.08%) DHCP
11 9 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (1.85%) Ethernet
12 8 (1.85%) LDAP
12 8 (1.85%) ATM
12 8 (1.85%) SNMP
12 8 (1.85%) SSL
13 7 (1.62%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (10.16%) SQL Server
2 24 (5.54%) Relational Database
3 20 (4.62%) Oracle Database
4 16 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (3.00%) MySQL
5 13 (3.00%) Big Data
6 12 (2.77%) DB2
7 11 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (2.31%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (2.08%) OLAP
9 9 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (1.85%) MongoDB
11 7 (1.62%) Oracle BI EE
11 7 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (1.62%) Oracle OLAP
12 6 (1.39%) SSDT
12 6 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (1.15%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 67 (15.47%) Git (software)
2 59 (13.63%) Subversion
3 52 (12.01%) Jenkins
4 32 (7.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 31 (7.16%) Ant
6 29 (6.70%) ClearCase
7 23 (5.31%) JIRA
8 20 (4.62%) Maven
8 20 (4.62%) Cucumber
8 20 (4.62%) NUnit
9 18 (4.16%) GoogleTest
10 17 (3.93%) CppUnit
11 14 (3.23%) JUnit
11 14 (3.23%) Visual Studio
12 13 (3.00%) StarTeam
12 13 (3.00%) Hudson
13 12 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (2.31%) Mockito
14 10 (2.31%) TeamCity
15 9 (2.08%) Rational Rose
General
1 24 (5.54%) Finance
2 15 (3.46%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.77%) Front Office
3 12 (2.77%) Back Office
4 10 (2.31%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.39%) Retail
6 5 (1.15%) Military
7 2 (0.46%) Banking
7 2 (0.46%) Billing
7 2 (0.46%) Local Government
8 1 (0.23%) German Language
8 1 (0.23%) Publishing
8 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.23%) Legal
8 1 (0.23%) Electronics
8 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 95 (21.94%) Developer
2 33 (7.62%) Analyst
3 29 (6.70%) Software Engineer
4 28 (6.47%) Architect
5 24 (5.54%) DevOps Engineer
6 22 (5.08%) Consultant
6 22 (5.08%) Configuration Manager
7 21 (4.85%) Support Engineer
7 21 (4.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 20 (4.62%) Administrator
9 15 (3.46%) Java Developer
10 14 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
10 14 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 13 (3.00%) Web Developer
11 13 (3.00%) Configuration Analyst
12 12 (2.77%) Network Engineer
13 11 (2.54%) Support Analyst
14 10 (2.31%) Senior Developer
14 10 (2.31%) Linux Engineer
15 9 (2.08%) Back Office Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (8.08%) .NET
2 32 (7.39%) XML
3 29 (6.70%) HTML
4 28 (6.47%) jQuery
5 27 (6.24%) CSS
6 23 (5.31%) Middleware
7 20 (4.62%) Web Services
8 18 (4.16%) JMS
9 15 (3.46%) J2EE
9 15 (3.46%) Spring
9 15 (3.46%) Ajax
10 14 (3.23%) Hibernate
11 12 (2.77%) Oracle Fusion
12 11 (2.54%) Spring MVC
12 11 (2.54%) REST
12 11 (2.54%) ASP.NET
12 11 (2.54%) XSLT
13 10 (2.31%) SOAP
13 10 (2.31%) WebSphere MQ
13 10 (2.31%) Motif
Miscellaneous
1 53 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (9.47%) Data Centre
3 39 (9.01%) CMDB
4 29 (6.70%) Management Information System
5 23 (5.31%) Statistics
6 22 (5.08%) Computer Science
7 17 (3.93%) DataPower
8 16 (3.70%) Clustering
9 14 (3.23%) Visualisation
10 12 (2.77%) Derivative
10 12 (2.77%) Client/Server
11 11 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.92%) NHS
12 4 (0.92%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.92%) Social Media
13 3 (0.69%) Embedded Systems
13 3 (0.69%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.69%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.69%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 146 (33.72%) Linux
2 144 (33.26%) Windows
3 83 (19.17%) UNIX
4 45 (10.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (6.00%) Windows 7
6 24 (5.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (5.08%) Mac OS X
8 15 (3.46%) Solaris
8 15 (3.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (2.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (2.08%) AIX
11 6 (1.39%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.15%) Windows XP
12 5 (1.15%) SUSE
12 5 (1.15%) CentOS
13 4 (0.92%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (0.92%) VMS
14 3 (0.69%) HPUX
15 2 (0.46%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (22.63%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (18.71%) ITIL
3 58 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
4 55 (12.70%) Scrum
5 50 (11.55%) DevOps
6 41 (9.47%) OO
6 41 (9.47%) Software Engineering
7 37 (8.55%) Project Management
8 33 (7.62%) Service Management
9 32 (7.39%) Change Management
10 30 (6.93%) Problem Management
11 27 (6.24%) Capacity Management
12 26 (6.00%) UML
13 25 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
13 25 (5.77%) Web Development
13 25 (5.77%) SDLC
14 22 (5.08%) Network Design
14 22 (5.08%) Use Case
14 22 (5.08%) Release Management
14 22 (5.08%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 96 (22.17%) SQL
2 57 (13.16%) JavaScript
3 50 (11.55%) Python
3 50 (11.55%) PowerShell
4 45 (10.39%) C++
5 41 (9.47%) Java
6 38 (8.78%) Perl
7 37 (8.55%) C
8 36 (8.31%) C#
9 32 (7.39%) Ruby
10 25 (5.77%) Shell Script
11 19 (4.39%) PL/SQL
12 17 (3.93%) VBScript
13 13 (3.00%) PHP
14 12 (2.77%) Scala
15 11 (2.54%) C++/CLI
16 7 (1.62%) Go
16 7 (1.62%) T-SQL
17 6 (1.39%) C-shell
18 5 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 119 (27.48%) Security Cleared
2 73 (16.86%) SC Cleared
3 43 (9.93%) DV Cleared
4 30 (6.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (6.47%) MCSE
6 27 (6.24%) Degree
7 23 (5.31%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (3.93%) MCP
8 17 (3.93%) CCNA
9 9 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (2.08%) VCP4
10 8 (1.85%) IBM Certification
10 8 (1.85%) CCNP
11 6 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.92%) MCSA
13 3 (0.69%) PhD
13 3 (0.69%) AWS Certification
14 2 (0.46%) CISM
14 2 (0.46%) CCSA
14 2 (0.46%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.39%) SLA
2 27 (6.24%) QA
3 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.46%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.23%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.23%) TickIT
System Software
1 68 (15.70%) Active Directory
2 33 (7.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.77%) vSphere
5 8 (1.85%) XenApp
6 7 (1.62%) VMware ESX
7 5 (1.15%) Firmware
7 5 (1.15%) Docker
8 3 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.69%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.46%) Postfix
9 2 (0.46%) iptables
9 2 (0.46%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.23%) vCloud
10 1 (0.23%) XenServer
10 1 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.23%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 71 (16.40%) Puppet
2 32 (7.39%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (6.24%) SCCM
4 23 (5.31%) Ansible
5 20 (4.62%) Vagrant
6 15 (3.46%) SCOM
7 12 (2.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 9 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
8 9 (2.08%) vMotion
9 7 (1.62%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (1.39%) XenMobile
11 5 (1.15%) OVSD
11 5 (1.15%) Tivoli
11 5 (1.15%) Netcool
12 4 (0.92%) SCVMM
12 4 (0.92%) SCDPM
12 4 (0.92%) SCSM
13 3 (0.69%) CA Spectrum
13 3 (0.69%) HP UCMDB
13 3 (0.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 94 (21.71%) Microsoft
2 61 (14.09%) Oracle
3 58 (13.39%) VMware
4 44 (10.16%) HP
5 37 (8.55%) Cisco
6 22 (5.08%) Red Hat
7 20 (4.62%) IBM
7 20 (4.62%) Citrix
8 15 (3.46%) Symantec
9 14 (3.23%) Remedy
9 14 (3.23%) Perforce
10 10 (2.31%) Splunk
10 10 (2.31%) CheckPoint
11 9 (2.08%) Informatica
11 9 (2.08%) Nokia
11 9 (2.08%) 3PAR
12 7 (1.62%) Teradata
12 7 (1.62%) Juniper
13 6 (1.39%) BEA
13 6 (1.39%) SAP
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