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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 87 59 111
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +52
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 211 257 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.14% 2.84% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.85% 3.91% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 116 66
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.88 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.61% -5.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.35% -1.33%
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
7415 6578 5721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.33% 72.71% 71.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4123 3588 2901
Average daily rate £395 £383 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 272 287
Average hourly rate £33.00 £26.50 £26.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.52% -1.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.53 £12.52 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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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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
Hampshire +16 112 £370 +20.91% 9
Berkshire -68 36 £313 -10.71% 19
Buckinghamshire +4 17 £500 +25.00%
West Sussex -14 13 £300 -20.00% 2
Oxfordshire -14 12 £340 +4.61% 4
Surrey -3 10 £415 +18.57% 9
Kent -1 6 £700 - 3
East Sussex -3 3 - - 1
Middlesex -2 1 - - 1
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 230 (43.64%) Security Cleared
2 219 (41.56%) Linux
3 188 (35.67%) Windows
4 159 (30.17%) SC Cleared
5 140 (26.57%) Microsoft
6 131 (24.86%) UNIX
6 131 (24.86%) SQL
7 124 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
8 110 (20.87%) ITIL
9 109 (20.68%) VMware
10 103 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
10 103 (19.54%) Puppet
11 97 (18.41%) Subversion
12 91 (17.27%) Jenkins
13 89 (16.89%) Analytical Skills
13 89 (16.89%) DV Cleared
14 88 (16.70%) Active Directory
15 87 (16.51%) C
16 86 (16.32%) Software Engineering
17 80 (15.18%) ClearCase
18 73 (13.85%) UML
19 72 (13.66%) Python
19 72 (13.66%) Project Management
20 69 (13.09%) NUnit
20 69 (13.09%) PowerShell
21 68 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
22 64 (12.14%) Oracle
22 64 (12.14%) DevOps
23 61 (11.57%) C++
24 60 (11.39%) CppUnit

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 33 (6.26%) WebLogic
2 23 (4.36%) SharePoint
3 20 (3.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 14 (2.66%) IIS
5 11 (2.09%) MS Exchange
5 11 (2.09%) SharePoint Server
6 10 (1.90%) Confluence
6 10 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (1.90%) CMS
7 8 (1.52%) OpenStack
7 8 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (1.14%) Oracle 10gAS
8 6 (1.14%) Documentum
9 4 (0.76%) JBoss
9 4 (0.76%) Apache
9 4 (0.76%) Oracle Application Server
9 4 (0.76%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.57%) Lync
10 3 (0.57%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 59 (11.20%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.98%) MS Office
3 18 (3.42%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.57%) MS Project
6 1 (0.19%) SPSS
6 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.19%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 9 (1.71%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.52%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.19%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.19%) assyst
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 39 (7.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (3.23%) Heroku
4 13 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (1.14%) IaaS
7 5 (0.95%) Office 365
8 3 (0.57%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.38%) SaaS
10 1 (0.19%) PaaS
10 1 (0.19%) GitHub
10 1 (0.19%) LucidChart
10 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.88%) Firewall
2 27 (5.12%) Internet
3 25 (4.74%) DNS
4 19 (3.61%) TCP/IP
5 14 (2.66%) VPN
5 14 (2.66%) LAN
5 14 (2.66%) WAN
6 13 (2.47%) VLAN
7 9 (1.71%) IP Telephony
7 9 (1.71%) VoIP
7 9 (1.71%) ISDN
8 8 (1.52%) DHCP
8 8 (1.52%) 3G
8 8 (1.52%) Radio Access Network
9 7 (1.33%) 4G
9 7 (1.33%) LTE
9 7 (1.33%) Ethernet
10 6 (1.14%) SSL
11 5 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (0.95%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (5.50%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (4.55%) Ingres
2 24 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 20 (3.80%) MySQL
4 18 (3.42%) SQL Server
4 18 (3.42%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (1.33%) Oracle Discoverer
6 7 (1.33%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.33%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.33%) Big Data
7 6 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.95%) Hadoop
8 5 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 4 (0.76%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (0.76%) Oracle OWB
10 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 97 (18.41%) Subversion
2 91 (17.27%) Jenkins
3 80 (15.18%) ClearCase
4 69 (13.09%) NUnit
5 60 (11.39%) CppUnit
5 60 (11.39%) GoogleTest
6 58 (11.01%) Ant
7 54 (10.25%) StarTeam
8 43 (8.16%) Git (software)
9 42 (7.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 35 (6.64%) CruiseControl
11 33 (6.26%) ClearQuest
12 25 (4.74%) Cucumber
13 22 (4.17%) Rational Rose
14 20 (3.80%) MSI
15 19 (3.61%) JIRA
16 17 (3.23%) TeamCity
17 13 (2.47%) Selenium
18 11 (2.09%) RSpec
18 11 (2.09%) JUnit
General
1 28 (5.31%) Finance
2 21 (3.98%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.09%) Aerospace
4 7 (1.33%) Military
5 4 (0.76%) Banking
5 4 (0.76%) Retail
5 4 (0.76%) Billing
5 4 (0.76%) Legal
6 3 (0.57%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.38%) Publishing
7 2 (0.38%) Avionics
8 1 (0.19%) Local Government
8 1 (0.19%) Marketing
8 1 (0.19%) German Language
8 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.19%) Front Office
8 1 (0.19%) Electronics
8 1 (0.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 101 (19.17%) Developer
2 48 (9.11%) Software Engineer
3 40 (7.59%) DevOps Engineer
4 37 (7.02%) Analyst
5 27 (5.12%) Configuration Manager
6 23 (4.36%) Administrator
6 23 (4.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 21 (3.98%) Support Engineer
8 17 (3.23%) Support Analyst
8 17 (3.23%) Consultant
9 16 (3.04%) Software Developer
9 16 (3.04%) Change Manager
9 16 (3.04%) Java Developer
9 16 (3.04%) Integration Engineer
9 16 (3.04%) Wintel Engineer
10 15 (2.85%) C Developer
11 14 (2.66%) Release Manager
12 13 (2.47%) 3rd Line Support
13 12 (2.28%) DBA
14 11 (2.09%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (8.73%) Motif
2 31 (5.88%) XML
3 25 (4.74%) Web Services
4 24 (4.55%) .NET
4 24 (4.55%) wxWidgets
5 21 (3.98%) Ruby on Rails
6 14 (2.66%) HTML
7 10 (1.90%) CSS
7 10 (1.90%) J2EE
7 10 (1.90%) WCF
8 9 (1.71%) .NET Framework
8 9 (1.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 7 (1.33%) JMS
10 6 (1.14%) EJB
10 6 (1.14%) JSON
10 6 (1.14%) Middleware
10 6 (1.14%) Oracle Fusion
10 6 (1.14%) jQuery
11 5 (0.95%) SOAP
11 5 (0.95%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 89 (16.89%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (7.02%) CMDB
3 28 (5.31%) Open Source
4 25 (4.74%) Derivative
5 20 (3.80%) Management Information System
6 16 (3.04%) PKI
7 15 (2.85%) Client/Server
8 13 (2.47%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.71%) Mainframe
10 7 (1.33%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.14%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.95%) Statistics
12 5 (0.95%) CESG
13 4 (0.76%) New Media
14 3 (0.57%) Performance Metrics
14 3 (0.57%) Data Structures
14 3 (0.57%) e-Health
14 3 (0.57%) Replication
14 3 (0.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 219 (41.56%) Linux
2 188 (35.67%) Windows
3 131 (24.86%) UNIX
4 68 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (8.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 42 (7.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 38 (7.21%) Windows 7
8 37 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (4.74%) Mac OS X
10 24 (4.55%) Windows XP
11 18 (3.42%) CentOS
11 18 (3.42%) Oracle Linux
12 10 (1.90%) Windows Vista
13 9 (1.71%) Solaris
14 8 (1.52%) Windows 8
14 8 (1.52%) HPUX
15 7 (1.33%) Android
16 6 (1.14%) Apple iOS
17 5 (0.95%) Windows Phone 8
17 5 (0.95%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
2 110 (20.87%) ITIL
3 103 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (16.32%) Software Engineering
5 73 (13.85%) UML
6 72 (13.66%) Project Management
7 64 (12.14%) DevOps
8 54 (10.25%) OOD
9 53 (10.06%) OO
10 44 (8.35%) Use Case
11 39 (7.40%) Integration Testing
12 38 (7.21%) SOA
12 38 (7.21%) Change Management
12 38 (7.21%) Scrum
13 37 (7.02%) Release Management
14 35 (6.64%) Migration
14 35 (6.64%) Multithreading
15 34 (6.45%) Memory Management
16 30 (5.69%) Service Management
17 25 (4.74%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 131 (24.86%) SQL
2 87 (16.51%) C
3 72 (13.66%) Python
4 69 (13.09%) PowerShell
5 61 (11.57%) C++
6 55 (10.44%) Java
7 47 (8.92%) Shell Script
8 45 (8.54%) Ruby
9 22 (4.17%) VBScript
10 20 (3.80%) VB
10 20 (3.80%) C#
11 17 (3.23%) Perl
12 15 (2.85%) PL/SQL
13 13 (2.47%) JavaScript
14 12 (2.28%) Golang
15 11 (2.09%) PHP
16 6 (1.14%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.95%) Ada
17 5 (0.95%) Embedded C
18 4 (0.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 230 (43.64%) Security Cleared
2 159 (30.17%) SC Cleared
3 89 (16.89%) DV Cleared
4 25 (4.74%) MCSE
4 25 (4.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (4.55%) MCP
6 23 (4.36%) ITIL Certification
7 20 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (3.23%) CCNA
9 16 (3.04%) Degree
10 7 (1.33%) RHCA
10 7 (1.33%) RHCE
10 7 (1.33%) RHCSA
11 5 (0.95%) RHCT
11 5 (0.95%) MCSA
12 3 (0.57%) ISEB
13 2 (0.38%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.38%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.17%) QA
2 19 (3.61%) SLA
3 5 (0.95%) DO-178B
4 3 (0.57%) COBIT
5 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.19%) P3O
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 88 (16.70%) Active Directory
2 47 (8.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (5.12%) Hyper-V
4 22 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
5 16 (3.04%) Firmware
6 13 (2.47%) VMware ESX
7 8 (1.52%) UAG
8 6 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.76%) vSphere
10 3 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (0.57%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.19%) Postfix
12 1 (0.19%) XenApp
12 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.19%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 103 (19.54%) Puppet
2 40 (7.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 38 (7.21%) SCCM
3 38 (7.21%) Vagrant
4 33 (6.26%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (3.04%) HP Quality Center
6 15 (2.85%) SCOM
6 15 (2.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 9 (1.71%) FortiGate
8 8 (1.52%) Nagios
8 8 (1.52%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (1.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (0.95%) HP UCMDB
11 4 (0.76%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.76%) WMI
12 3 (0.57%) Nessus
12 3 (0.57%) Nmap
12 3 (0.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 3 (0.57%) CA Spectrum
12 3 (0.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 140 (26.57%) Microsoft
2 109 (20.68%) VMware
3 64 (12.14%) Oracle
4 46 (8.73%) Red Hat
5 45 (8.54%) HP
6 27 (5.12%) Cisco
6 27 (5.12%) Citrix
7 25 (4.74%) Borland
8 13 (2.47%) Symantec
8 13 (2.47%) Remedy
9 10 (1.90%) IBM
9 10 (1.90%) F5
10 6 (1.14%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 5 (0.95%) Crossbeam
11 5 (0.95%) Dell
11 5 (0.95%) Sun
11 5 (0.95%) Ericsson
11 5 (0.95%) CheckPoint
12 4 (0.76%) Atlassian
13 3 (0.57%) Greenplum
Oxfordshire
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Rate: Up to £230 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 15 hours ago
Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £165 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.81 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £410.45 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £410.44 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £18.55 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £280 to £320 per annum direct - no agency margin
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading
Tata Consultancy services
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 25 days ago