The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 South East 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 59 107 88
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -19
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 275 136 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.84% 1.63% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.01% 2.30% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 71 87
Average daily rate £345 £295 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.94% -15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 12
Average hourly rate £45.63 £40.00 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £26.25 £32.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £40.00 £49.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +2.04%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6857 5921 6979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.79% 70.75% 65.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3812 3079 3326
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 256 361
Average hourly rate £27.00 £29.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.24% +8.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Configuration Management
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 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
Berkshire +45 126 £300 -13.04% 9
Hampshire +10 75 £310 +5.08% 9
Surrey -11 22 £340 +51.11% 9
Buckinghamshire -6 13 £380 - 1
West Sussex +5 12 £388 +49.03% 1
Oxfordshire +5 12 £325 +12.06% 1
Middlesex - 6 £420 - 2
East Sussex -6 3 £600 +33.33% 1
Kent +8 2 - - 2
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 150 (34.64%) Security Cleared
2 94 (21.71%) Change Management
3 92 (21.25%) SC Cleared
4 91 (21.02%) Linux
5 81 (18.71%) Windows
6 77 (17.78%) Microsoft
7 76 (17.55%) Telecoms
8 75 (17.32%) Project Management
9 73 (16.86%) ITIL
10 62 (14.32%) Fault Management
11 61 (14.09%) Subversion
11 61 (14.09%) Oracle
12 60 (13.86%) SQL
13 54 (12.47%) DNS
14 44 (10.16%) UNIX
15 43 (9.93%) C
16 42 (9.70%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
17 39 (9.01%) Software Engineering
17 39 (9.01%) Performance Management
17 39 (9.01%) MS Excel
17 39 (9.01%) Finance
18 38 (8.78%) PRINCE2
18 38 (8.78%) Problem Management
18 38 (8.78%) Degree
19 37 (8.55%) Oracle Database
20 35 (8.08%) DV Cleared
20 35 (8.08%) NUnit
21 34 (7.85%) Continuous Integration
21 34 (7.85%) ClearCase
21 34 (7.85%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 26 (6.00%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.46%) WebLogic
3 13 (3.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 12 (2.77%) MS Project Server
5 10 (2.31%) IIS
6 9 (2.08%) Apache
7 8 (1.85%) WebSphere
7 8 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (1.39%) Lotus Domino
9 5 (1.15%) Oracle Application Server
9 5 (1.15%) SAS
9 5 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (0.69%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.69%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.69%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.69%) nginx
11 2 (0.46%) Confluence
11 2 (0.46%) Documentum
11 2 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 39 (9.01%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.62%) MS Project
3 19 (4.39%) MS Office
4 5 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.69%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.46%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (0.92%) Maximo
2 3 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.23%) Metrica
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.46%) SaaS
3 1 (0.23%) IaaS
3 1 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.23%) Route 53
3 1 (0.23%) Heroku
3 1 (0.23%) PaaS
3 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 54 (12.47%) DNS
2 32 (7.39%) LDAP
2 32 (7.39%) GGSN
2 32 (7.39%) SGSN
3 30 (6.93%) SS7
3 30 (6.93%) MGW
4 28 (6.47%) TCP/IP
5 25 (5.77%) L2TP
6 19 (4.39%) Firewall
6 19 (4.39%) MPLS
7 15 (3.46%) 4G
8 14 (3.23%) WAN
8 14 (3.23%) Ethernet
9 11 (2.54%) LAN
9 11 (2.54%) VPN
10 10 (2.31%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (2.31%) Radio Access Network
10 10 (2.31%) LTE
11 9 (2.08%) SSL
11 9 (2.08%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (8.55%) Oracle Database
2 23 (5.31%) Oracle Database 11g
3 21 (4.85%) SQL Server
4 18 (4.16%) Oracle Database 10g
5 15 (3.46%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (2.77%) MySQL
7 10 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (2.08%) Relational Database
9 8 (1.85%) OLAP
9 8 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (1.39%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 6 (1.39%) Oracle9i Database
10 6 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (1.15%) Oracle OWB
11 5 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 4 (0.92%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 61 (14.09%) Subversion
2 35 (8.08%) NUnit
3 34 (7.85%) ClearCase
4 24 (5.54%) Jenkins
5 23 (5.31%) Ant
6 22 (5.08%) CppUnit
6 22 (5.08%) GoogleTest
7 20 (4.62%) StarTeam
8 17 (3.93%) MSI
9 16 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (3.46%) Git (software)
11 12 (2.77%) Rational Rose
12 10 (2.31%) Visual Studio
12 10 (2.31%) JIRA
13 7 (1.62%) Maven
13 7 (1.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 7 (1.62%) Eclipse
13 7 (1.62%) Hudson
14 6 (1.39%) ClearQuest
14 6 (1.39%) JUnit
General
1 76 (17.55%) Telecoms
2 39 (9.01%) Finance
3 20 (4.62%) Front Office
4 11 (2.54%) Back Office
5 10 (2.31%) Military
6 7 (1.62%) Banking
6 7 (1.62%) Electronics
7 5 (1.15%) Billing
7 5 (1.15%) Aerospace
7 5 (1.15%) Publishing
8 3 (0.69%) Retail
9 2 (0.46%) Advertising
9 2 (0.46%) Legal
9 2 (0.46%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.46%) Marketing
10 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 60 (13.86%) Developer
2 43 (9.93%) NOC Engineer
3 30 (6.93%) Analyst
4 23 (5.31%) Configuration Manager
5 22 (5.08%) Software Engineer
6 15 (3.46%) Release Manager
7 14 (3.23%) Java Developer
8 12 (2.77%) CS Core Engineer
8 12 (2.77%) Administrator
8 12 (2.77%) Consultant
8 12 (2.77%) .NET Developer
9 11 (2.54%) Network Support
9 11 (2.54%) Configuration Analyst
10 9 (2.08%) Applications Manager
10 9 (2.08%) Test Engineer
10 9 (2.08%) Integration Engineer
10 9 (2.08%) Environment Manager
10 9 (2.08%) Support Engineer
10 9 (2.08%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (2.08%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.31%) .NET
1 23 (5.31%) Web Services
2 22 (5.08%) Motif
3 20 (4.62%) XML
4 19 (4.39%) HTML
5 17 (3.93%) Ajax
6 14 (3.23%) jQuery
7 13 (3.00%) WCF
7 13 (3.00%) .NET Framework
7 13 (3.00%) J2EE
8 11 (2.54%) Spring
8 11 (2.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 10 (2.31%) ASP.NET
10 9 (2.08%) Struts
11 8 (1.85%) Middleware
11 8 (1.85%) WAP
11 8 (1.85%) SOAP
12 7 (1.62%) Hibernate
13 6 (1.39%) CSS
13 6 (1.39%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.08%) CMDB
2 20 (4.62%) Management Information System
3 13 (3.00%) Derivative
3 13 (3.00%) N-Tier
4 11 (2.54%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.62%) Open Source
6 6 (1.39%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.15%) Clustering
7 5 (1.15%) Replication
8 4 (0.92%) iPad
8 4 (0.92%) Firmware
8 4 (0.92%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.69%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.69%) Handset
9 3 (0.69%) STB
9 3 (0.69%) PMI
9 3 (0.69%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (0.46%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.46%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 91 (21.02%) Linux
2 81 (18.71%) Windows
3 44 (10.16%) UNIX
4 22 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (3.93%) Windows XP
5 17 (3.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (3.46%) Solaris
7 14 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (2.77%) Windows 7
9 8 (1.85%) VMS
10 7 (1.62%) Oracle Linux
11 6 (1.39%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.39%) Windows NT
12 5 (1.15%) SUSE
13 4 (0.92%) CentOS
14 3 (0.69%) AIX
15 2 (0.46%) Android
15 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.46%) HPUX
15 2 (0.46%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (21.71%) Change Management
2 75 (17.32%) Project Management
3 73 (16.86%) ITIL
4 62 (14.32%) Fault Management
5 39 (9.01%) Software Engineering
5 39 (9.01%) Performance Management
6 38 (8.78%) PRINCE2
6 38 (8.78%) Problem Management
7 34 (7.85%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (7.85%) Service Management
8 33 (7.62%) OO
9 30 (6.93%) UML
10 25 (5.77%) Unit Testing
11 24 (5.54%) Validation
12 23 (5.31%) OOD
13 22 (5.08%) SOA
13 22 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (4.85%) Release Management
15 20 (4.62%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (13.86%) SQL
2 43 (9.93%) C
3 25 (5.77%) C++
3 25 (5.77%) Java
4 22 (5.08%) Perl
4 22 (5.08%) C#
5 21 (4.85%) JavaScript
6 17 (3.93%) Shell Script
7 15 (3.46%) PL/SQL
8 12 (2.77%) Python
9 10 (2.31%) PHP
10 9 (2.08%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.39%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.92%) Ruby
13 2 (0.46%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.46%) VBScript
13 2 (0.46%) VB
13 2 (0.46%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.46%) VBA
14 1 (0.23%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 150 (34.64%) Security Cleared
2 92 (21.25%) SC Cleared
3 38 (8.78%) Degree
4 35 (8.08%) DV Cleared
5 28 (6.47%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (2.54%) ISEB
7 8 (1.85%) PMI Certification
8 5 (1.15%) BC Cleared
8 5 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (1.15%) PMP
9 4 (0.92%) RHCE
10 3 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.69%) SAS Certification
10 3 (0.69%) APMP
11 2 (0.46%) CCNP
11 2 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.23%) JNCIP
12 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 1 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.24%) QA
2 13 (3.00%) SLA
3 2 (0.46%) P3O
4 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.23%) DO-254
System Software
1 30 (6.93%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.31%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (1.62%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (1.15%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.69%) KVM
6 3 (0.69%) vSphere
6 3 (0.69%) Sendmail
7 2 (0.46%) XenApp
7 2 (0.46%) Varnish
7 2 (0.46%) NFS
7 2 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.46%) Xen
8 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.23%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 25 (5.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 17 (3.93%) Puppet
3 12 (2.77%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (2.77%) SCCM
4 8 (1.85%) Data Guard
5 7 (1.62%) Legato
5 7 (1.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (1.62%) Nagios
5 7 (1.62%) BMC PATROL
5 7 (1.62%) Foglight
6 6 (1.39%) HP UCMDB
6 6 (1.39%) NetBackup
7 5 (1.15%) WMI
8 4 (0.92%) BladeLogic
9 3 (0.69%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.69%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.46%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 77 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 61 (14.09%) Oracle
3 42 (9.70%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 33 (7.62%) Juniper
5 32 (7.39%) VMware
6 31 (7.16%) Cisco
6 31 (7.16%) HP
7 23 (5.31%) Velocent
8 20 (4.62%) Red Hat
9 19 (4.39%) Borland
10 15 (3.46%) Serena
11 13 (3.00%) Huawei
12 12 (2.77%) Remedy
12 12 (2.77%) Citrix
13 10 (2.31%) Apple
14 9 (2.08%) SAP
15 8 (1.85%) CheckPoint
15 8 (1.85%) NetApp
16 7 (1.62%) EMC
17 6 (1.39%) IBM
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