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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 84 100 90
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 220 168 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.31% 1.83% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% 2.45% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 92 76
Average daily rate
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£395 £325 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% -7.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 4 11
Average hourly rate £21.55 £28.54 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.47% -23.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.61 £34.93 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-26.67% -8.09%
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
7350 6861 6112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.10% 74.60% 72.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4415 3767 3293
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 250 270
Average hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £13.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +14 83 £376 +22.41% 6
Berkshire +12 53 £400 - 4
Oxfordshire - 26 £455 - 3
Surrey 0 22 £333 -1.48% 13
West Sussex -4 19 £375 +70.45% 1
Buckinghamshire -6 11 £300 -14.28% 2
East Sussex -6 2 £363 +20.83%
Home Counties - 2 £350 -
Kent -4 1 £450 +28.57% 2
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 159 (34.34%) Windows
2 158 (34.13%) Linux
3 144 (31.10%) Security Cleared
4 104 (22.46%) Microsoft
5 103 (22.25%) UNIX
6 101 (21.81%) Agile Software Development
7 97 (20.95%) SQL
8 92 (19.87%) SC Cleared
9 91 (19.65%) ITIL
10 79 (17.06%) Active Directory
11 77 (16.63%) Puppet
12 70 (15.12%) Subversion
13 69 (14.90%) VMware
14 66 (14.25%) Analytical Skills
15 65 (14.04%) Oracle
16 60 (12.96%) Git (software)
17 58 (12.53%) Jenkins
17 58 (12.53%) Scrum
18 57 (12.31%) PowerShell
18 57 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
19 56 (12.10%) DV Cleared
19 56 (12.10%) Windows Server 2008
20 53 (11.45%) Java
21 49 (10.58%) JavaScript
21 49 (10.58%) Software Engineering
22 48 (10.37%) Python
23 47 (10.15%) Amazon AWS
23 47 (10.15%) Data Centre
24 46 (9.94%) OO
24 46 (9.94%) C

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 43 (9.29%) WebLogic
2 31 (6.70%) SharePoint
3 21 (4.54%) IIS
4 17 (3.67%) WebSphere
5 12 (2.59%) SharePoint 2013
6 11 (2.38%) MS Exchange
7 10 (2.16%) Confluence
8 9 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (1.94%) JBoss
8 9 (1.94%) CMS
9 8 (1.73%) Oracle Application Server
9 8 (1.73%) OpenStack
10 7 (1.51%) Oracle 10gAS
10 7 (1.51%) Apache
11 4 (0.86%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.86%) Documentum
11 4 (0.86%) WordPress
11 4 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.65%) SAS
Applications
1 45 (9.72%) MS Excel
2 26 (5.62%) MS Visio
3 25 (5.40%) MS Office
4 4 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.43%) MS Project
5 2 (0.43%) SPSS
6 1 (0.22%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 9 (1.94%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.73%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (1.73%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.65%) assyst
5 1 (0.22%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.22%) SAP PSCD
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.22%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.22%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 47 (10.15%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (6.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (1.73%) IaaS
4 8 (1.73%) Heroku
5 7 (1.51%) Amazon SQS
5 7 (1.51%) PaaS
5 7 (1.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 6 (1.30%) Amazon S3
6 6 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.08%) Office 365
8 3 (0.65%) HP Helion
9 2 (0.43%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.43%) SaaS
10 1 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.91%) DNS
2 30 (6.48%) Internet
2 30 (6.48%) TCP/IP
3 23 (4.97%) HTTP
4 22 (4.75%) Firewall
5 19 (4.10%) VPN
6 17 (3.67%) SAN
6 17 (3.67%) Wireless
7 16 (3.46%) WAN
8 15 (3.24%) LAN
9 13 (2.81%) IPsec
10 11 (2.38%) DHCP
11 10 (2.16%) MPLS
12 9 (1.94%) SSL
12 9 (1.94%) Ethernet
12 9 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (1.73%) ATM
14 7 (1.51%) LDAP
14 7 (1.51%) ADSL
14 7 (1.51%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (8.86%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.62%) Oracle Database
3 21 (4.54%) Relational Database
4 19 (4.10%) Oracle Database 11g
5 15 (3.24%) Big Data
6 13 (2.81%) MySQL
7 11 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (2.38%) DB2
8 9 (1.94%) OLAP
8 9 (1.94%) Oracle Discoverer
8 9 (1.94%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (1.73%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (1.73%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (1.51%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (1.51%) Oracle OLAP
10 7 (1.51%) NoSQL
11 6 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.30%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.30%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 70 (15.12%) Subversion
2 60 (12.96%) Git (software)
3 58 (12.53%) Jenkins
4 42 (9.07%) ClearCase
5 38 (8.21%) Ant
6 34 (7.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 29 (6.26%) Cucumber
8 27 (5.83%) JIRA
8 27 (5.83%) NUnit
9 26 (5.62%) GoogleTest
10 25 (5.40%) CppUnit
11 23 (4.97%) JUnit
12 18 (3.89%) Maven
13 15 (3.24%) StarTeam
14 14 (3.02%) Visual Studio
15 11 (2.38%) Rational Rose
16 10 (2.16%) Mockito
17 9 (1.94%) ClearQuest
18 8 (1.73%) HP UFT
18 8 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (5.62%) Finance
2 13 (2.81%) Telecoms
3 9 (1.94%) Front Office
3 9 (1.94%) Back Office
3 9 (1.94%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.30%) Retail
5 4 (0.86%) Military
6 3 (0.65%) Banking
6 3 (0.65%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.43%) Publishing
7 2 (0.43%) Electronics
7 2 (0.43%) Billing
7 2 (0.43%) Local Government
8 1 (0.22%) German Language
8 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 107 (23.11%) Developer
2 44 (9.50%) Analyst
3 31 (6.70%) Software Engineer
4 26 (5.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 25 (5.40%) Architect
6 22 (4.75%) Administrator
7 21 (4.54%) Configuration Manager
8 20 (4.32%) Java Developer
8 20 (4.32%) DevOps Engineer
9 19 (4.10%) Support Engineer
10 18 (3.89%) Consultant
11 17 (3.67%) Configuration Analyst
12 15 (3.24%) 2nd Line Support
12 15 (3.24%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 13 (2.81%) Network Engineer
13 13 (2.81%) Support Analyst
14 12 (2.59%) Web Developer
15 11 (2.38%) C Developer
15 11 (2.38%) Linux Engineer
16 10 (2.16%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (8.21%) .NET
2 32 (6.91%) XML
3 26 (5.62%) Web Services
4 24 (5.18%) HTML
4 24 (5.18%) Middleware
5 23 (4.97%) jQuery
6 22 (4.75%) CSS
7 20 (4.32%) JMS
8 19 (4.10%) J2EE
9 15 (3.24%) Oracle Fusion
10 14 (3.02%) Motif
10 14 (3.02%) Hibernate
10 14 (3.02%) Spring
11 11 (2.38%) Ajax
11 11 (2.38%) Ruby on Rails
11 11 (2.38%) ASP.NET
11 11 (2.38%) XSLT
11 11 (2.38%) Spring MVC
12 10 (2.16%) SOAP
13 8 (1.73%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 66 (14.25%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (10.15%) Data Centre
3 39 (8.42%) CMDB
4 30 (6.48%) Management Information System
5 21 (4.54%) Statistics
5 21 (4.54%) Computer Science
6 18 (3.89%) Clustering
6 18 (3.89%) Derivative
7 15 (3.24%) DataPower
8 13 (2.81%) Visualisation
9 11 (2.38%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.30%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.08%) PKI
11 5 (1.08%) e-Health
12 4 (0.86%) NHS
12 4 (0.86%) Social Media
12 4 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.65%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.65%) N-Tier
14 2 (0.43%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 159 (34.34%) Windows
2 158 (34.13%) Linux
3 103 (22.25%) UNIX
4 56 (12.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (7.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (6.05%) Windows 7
7 25 (5.40%) Mac OS X
8 18 (3.89%) Solaris
9 17 (3.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (3.24%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (1.94%) AIX
12 8 (1.73%) HPUX
13 7 (1.51%) Windows XP
14 6 (1.30%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.86%) SUSE
15 4 (0.86%) CentOS
16 2 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
16 2 (0.43%) Android
17 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (21.81%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (19.65%) ITIL
3 58 (12.53%) Scrum
4 57 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
5 49 (10.58%) Software Engineering
6 46 (9.94%) OO
7 44 (9.50%) DevOps
8 40 (8.64%) Project Management
9 37 (7.99%) Change Management
10 33 (7.13%) UML
11 30 (6.48%) Service Management
12 29 (6.26%) Problem Management
12 29 (6.26%) Integration Testing
12 29 (6.26%) SDLC
13 28 (6.05%) OOD
14 25 (5.40%) Incident Management
15 24 (5.18%) Web Development
16 23 (4.97%) Use Case
16 23 (4.97%) Release Management
16 23 (4.97%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 97 (20.95%) SQL
2 57 (12.31%) PowerShell
3 53 (11.45%) Java
4 49 (10.58%) JavaScript
5 48 (10.37%) Python
6 46 (9.94%) C
6 46 (9.94%) C++
7 39 (8.42%) C#
8 37 (7.99%) Ruby
9 34 (7.34%) Perl
10 31 (6.70%) Shell Script
11 24 (5.18%) PL/SQL
12 16 (3.46%) VBScript
13 11 (2.38%) C++/CLI
13 11 (2.38%) Scala
14 10 (2.16%) PHP
15 9 (1.94%) T-SQL
16 7 (1.51%) Go
17 6 (1.30%) C-shell
17 6 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 144 (31.10%) Security Cleared
2 92 (19.87%) SC Cleared
3 56 (12.10%) DV Cleared
4 32 (6.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (6.48%) MCSE
5 30 (6.48%) Degree
6 24 (5.18%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (4.32%) MCP
8 18 (3.89%) CCNA
9 9 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (1.94%) VCP4
10 7 (1.51%) IBM Certification
10 7 (1.51%) CCNP
11 6 (1.30%) MCSA
11 6 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.65%) PhD
13 2 (0.43%) CCSP
13 2 (0.43%) CCDA
13 2 (0.43%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.26%) SLA
2 28 (6.05%) QA
3 3 (0.65%) COBIT
4 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.43%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.22%) TickIT
System Software
1 79 (17.06%) Active Directory
2 33 (7.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.81%) Hyper-V
3 13 (2.81%) vSphere
4 9 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (1.94%) VMware ESX
5 8 (1.73%) XenApp
6 6 (1.30%) Firmware
7 3 (0.65%) VMware Server
7 3 (0.65%) UAG
8 2 (0.43%) Postfix
8 2 (0.43%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.43%) iptables
9 1 (0.22%) Docker
9 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.22%) vCloud
9 1 (0.22%) XenServer
9 1 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 77 (16.63%) Puppet
2 30 (6.48%) SCCM
3 29 (6.26%) Vagrant
4 25 (5.40%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (3.24%) Ansible
5 15 (3.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 14 (3.02%) Oracle RMAN
7 13 (2.81%) SCOM
8 9 (1.94%) vMotion
9 8 (1.73%) Tivoli
10 7 (1.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 7 (1.51%) Netcool
10 7 (1.51%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (1.08%) OVSD
11 5 (1.08%) XenMobile
11 5 (1.08%) CA Spectrum
12 4 (0.86%) SCDPM
12 4 (0.86%) SCSM
12 4 (0.86%) Nagios
12 4 (0.86%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 104 (22.46%) Microsoft
2 69 (14.90%) VMware
3 65 (14.04%) Oracle
4 45 (9.72%) HP
5 36 (7.78%) Cisco
6 29 (6.26%) Citrix
7 23 (4.97%) Red Hat
8 20 (4.32%) IBM
9 15 (3.24%) Symantec
9 15 (3.24%) Remedy
10 14 (3.02%) Perforce
11 9 (1.94%) 3PAR
11 9 (1.94%) Borland
11 9 (1.94%) CheckPoint
11 9 (1.94%) Nokia
12 7 (1.51%) Veritas
12 7 (1.51%) Informatica
12 7 (1.51%) Teradata
13 6 (1.30%) Google
13 6 (1.30%) Rackspace
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Rate: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum 6 Month Fixed Term Contract with opt
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Woking, Surrey, Ripley
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £150 - £300 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
McAfee
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago