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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 72 91 82
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -9
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 249 181 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.65% 1.98% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.43% 2.69% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 97 79
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 4 15
Average hourly rate £21.55 £44.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.02% +25.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £36.40 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-26.29% -2.93%
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
7265 6732 5991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.22% 73.79% 71.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4223 3726 3144
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 254 274
Average hourly rate £22.83 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.75% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +19 100 £385 +24.19% 11
Berkshire +4 54 £405 +8.06% 9
West Sussex -7 27 £425 +93.18% 2
Surrey +9 22 £408 +23.48% 13
Buckinghamshire +1 19 £305 -18.25% 3
Oxfordshire -5 19 £500 +53.84% 5
East Sussex -9 2 £363 +20.83% 1
Home Counties - 2 £350 -
Kent -6 1 £450 +28.57%
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 173 (37.53%) Linux
2 169 (36.66%) Windows
3 156 (33.84%) Security Cleared
4 117 (25.38%) Microsoft
5 114 (24.73%) UNIX
6 106 (22.99%) SC Cleared
7 100 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
8 93 (20.17%) ITIL
9 91 (19.74%) SQL
10 86 (18.66%) Puppet
11 85 (18.44%) Active Directory
12 74 (16.05%) Subversion
13 73 (15.84%) VMware
14 72 (15.62%) PowerShell
15 70 (15.18%) Analytical Skills
16 69 (14.97%) Continuous Integration
17 68 (14.75%) Jenkins
18 66 (14.32%) DV Cleared
19 62 (13.45%) Windows Server 2008
20 59 (12.80%) Git (software)
21 58 (12.58%) Python
22 55 (11.93%) C
23 54 (11.71%) Java
23 54 (11.71%) Software Engineering
24 53 (11.50%) Oracle
24 53 (11.50%) Amazon AWS
25 50 (10.85%) Scrum
26 49 (10.63%) ClearCase
27 47 (10.20%) HP
28 45 (9.76%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 35 (7.59%) SharePoint
2 34 (7.38%) WebLogic
3 20 (4.34%) IIS
4 16 (3.47%) WebSphere
5 13 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (2.60%) MS Exchange
7 11 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (2.17%) Confluence
9 8 (1.74%) CMS
10 7 (1.52%) Oracle 10gAS
10 7 (1.52%) Documentum
10 7 (1.52%) JBoss
11 6 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (1.30%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.87%) Apache
12 4 (0.87%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.87%) WordPress
12 4 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.65%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 44 (9.54%) MS Excel
2 29 (6.29%) MS Visio
3 24 (5.21%) MS Office
4 4 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.43%) MS Project
5 2 (0.43%) SPSS
6 1 (0.22%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 10 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.95%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (1.95%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.43%) 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%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 53 (11.50%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (8.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (3.04%) Heroku
4 11 (2.39%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (1.74%) IaaS
6 6 (1.30%) PaaS
6 6 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.08%) Amazon S3
7 5 (1.08%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (1.08%) Office 365
7 5 (1.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.65%) HP Helion
9 2 (0.43%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.22%) SaaS
10 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.72%) DNS
2 30 (6.51%) TCP/IP
3 28 (6.07%) Internet
4 23 (4.99%) HTTP
5 21 (4.56%) Firewall
6 17 (3.69%) VPN
7 15 (3.25%) WAN
7 15 (3.25%) Wireless
8 14 (3.04%) SAN
8 14 (3.04%) LAN
9 11 (2.39%) DHCP
9 11 (2.39%) IPsec
10 9 (1.95%) MPLS
10 9 (1.95%) Ethernet
11 8 (1.74%) SSL
12 7 (1.52%) SNMP
12 7 (1.52%) ADSL
12 7 (1.52%) ATM
12 7 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (1.30%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.77%) Oracle Database
3 19 (4.12%) Relational Database
4 15 (3.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 14 (3.04%) Big Data
6 12 (2.60%) MySQL
7 10 (2.17%) DB2
8 9 (1.95%) Oracle Discoverer
9 8 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.52%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.30%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.30%) NoSQL
12 5 (1.08%) SSDT
12 5 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (0.65%) InterSystems Cache
14 3 (0.65%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 74 (16.05%) Subversion
2 68 (14.75%) Jenkins
3 59 (12.80%) Git (software)
4 49 (10.63%) ClearCase
5 41 (8.89%) Ant
6 40 (8.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 36 (7.81%) NUnit
8 35 (7.59%) GoogleTest
9 34 (7.38%) CppUnit
10 27 (5.86%) Cucumber
11 23 (4.99%) JIRA
12 21 (4.56%) JUnit
13 20 (4.34%) StarTeam
14 15 (3.25%) Maven
15 14 (3.04%) Rational Rose
16 12 (2.60%) ClearQuest
17 11 (2.39%) Visual Studio
18 10 (2.17%) HP UFT
19 9 (1.95%) TeamCity
20 8 (1.74%) Mockito
General
1 26 (5.64%) Finance
2 13 (2.82%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.30%) Front Office
3 6 (1.30%) Back Office
4 4 (0.87%) Aerospace
4 4 (0.87%) Military
5 3 (0.65%) Banking
5 3 (0.65%) Retail
5 3 (0.65%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.43%) Electronics
6 2 (0.43%) Local Government
7 1 (0.22%) German Language
7 1 (0.22%) Billing
7 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.22%) Publishing
7 1 (0.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 101 (21.91%) Developer
2 42 (9.11%) Analyst
3 32 (6.94%) Software Engineer
4 27 (5.86%) Support Engineer
4 27 (5.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 22 (4.77%) Configuration Manager
6 21 (4.56%) Administrator
6 21 (4.56%) Architect
6 21 (4.56%) DevOps Engineer
7 20 (4.34%) Java Developer
8 18 (3.90%) 2nd Line Support
8 18 (3.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 16 (3.47%) Configuration Analyst
10 15 (3.25%) Consultant
11 13 (2.82%) Support Analyst
11 13 (2.82%) Linux Engineer
12 12 (2.60%) Integration Engineer
12 12 (2.60%) C Developer
13 11 (2.39%) Network Engineer
14 9 (1.95%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (6.94%) XML
2 27 (5.86%) .NET
3 23 (4.99%) HTML
3 23 (4.99%) Web Services
4 19 (4.12%) JMS
5 18 (3.90%) Middleware
5 18 (3.90%) Motif
5 18 (3.90%) Ruby on Rails
6 17 (3.69%) CSS
7 16 (3.47%) J2EE
7 16 (3.47%) jQuery
8 12 (2.60%) Hibernate
8 12 (2.60%) Spring
9 10 (2.17%) SOAP
9 10 (2.17%) Oracle Fusion
10 9 (1.95%) XSLT
10 9 (1.95%) Spring MVC
11 8 (1.74%) WSDL
12 7 (1.52%) ASP.NET
12 7 (1.52%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 70 (15.18%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (8.03%) Data Centre
2 37 (8.03%) CMDB
3 28 (6.07%) Management Information System
4 22 (4.77%) Derivative
5 21 (4.56%) Computer Science
6 17 (3.69%) Clustering
7 15 (3.25%) Statistics
8 14 (3.04%) DataPower
9 12 (2.60%) Visualisation
10 11 (2.39%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.74%) PKI
12 5 (1.08%) Data Structures
12 5 (1.08%) NHS
12 5 (1.08%) e-Health
13 4 (0.87%) Social Media
14 3 (0.65%) Private Cloud
14 3 (0.65%) N-Tier
15 2 (0.43%) Mainframe
15 2 (0.43%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 173 (37.53%) Linux
2 169 (36.66%) Windows
3 114 (24.73%) UNIX
4 62 (13.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (7.59%) Windows 7
6 34 (7.38%) Mac OS X
7 31 (6.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (5.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (3.69%) Solaris
9 17 (3.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (2.82%) Windows XP
11 9 (1.95%) HPUX
12 8 (1.74%) AIX
13 5 (1.08%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.87%) CentOS
15 3 (0.65%) SUSE
15 3 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
16 2 (0.43%) Android
17 1 (0.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (20.17%) ITIL
3 69 (14.97%) Continuous Integration
4 54 (11.71%) Software Engineering
5 50 (10.85%) Scrum
6 44 (9.54%) UML
6 44 (9.54%) DevOps
7 41 (8.89%) OO
8 38 (8.24%) Project Management
9 34 (7.38%) Change Management
10 33 (7.16%) OOD
10 33 (7.16%) Integration Testing
11 28 (6.07%) Use Case
12 26 (5.64%) SDLC
13 25 (5.42%) Multithreading
13 25 (5.42%) Memory Management
13 25 (5.42%) Problem Management
14 24 (5.21%) Service Management
14 24 (5.21%) Migration
14 24 (5.21%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 91 (19.74%) SQL
2 72 (15.62%) PowerShell
3 58 (12.58%) Python
4 55 (11.93%) C
5 54 (11.71%) Java
6 45 (9.76%) C++
7 44 (9.54%) Ruby
8 42 (9.11%) JavaScript
9 41 (8.89%) Shell Script
10 28 (6.07%) C#
11 25 (5.42%) Perl
12 20 (4.34%) VBScript
13 18 (3.90%) PL/SQL
14 12 (2.60%) VB
15 10 (2.17%) Scala
15 10 (2.17%) Go
16 9 (1.95%) PHP
17 7 (1.52%) T-SQL
18 6 (1.30%) VB.NET
18 6 (1.30%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 156 (33.84%) Security Cleared
2 106 (22.99%) SC Cleared
3 66 (14.32%) DV Cleared
4 38 (8.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 36 (7.81%) MCSE
6 28 (6.07%) MCP
7 25 (5.42%) Degree
8 23 (4.99%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (3.69%) CCNA
10 7 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (1.52%) VCP4
11 6 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (1.30%) IBM Certification
11 6 (1.30%) CCNP
11 6 (1.30%) MCSA
12 4 (0.87%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.65%) ISEB
14 2 (0.43%) CISSP
14 2 (0.43%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.29%) SLA
2 21 (4.56%) 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 85 (18.44%) Active Directory
2 35 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (4.12%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.39%) vSphere
5 10 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
6 9 (1.95%) VMware ESX
7 6 (1.30%) Firmware
7 6 (1.30%) XenApp
8 4 (0.87%) UAG
9 3 (0.65%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.43%) Postfix
10 2 (0.43%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.43%) iptables
11 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.22%) vCloud
11 1 (0.22%) XenServer
11 1 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.22%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 86 (18.66%) Puppet
2 37 (8.03%) SCCM
3 28 (6.07%) Vagrant
4 26 (5.64%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (4.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 18 (3.90%) SCOM
7 12 (2.60%) Ansible
8 10 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
8 10 (2.17%) Oracle RMAN
9 9 (1.95%) Tivoli
10 7 (1.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 7 (1.52%) Netcool
10 7 (1.52%) vMotion
11 5 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (1.08%) OVSD
11 5 (1.08%) CA Spectrum
12 4 (0.87%) SCDPM
12 4 (0.87%) SCSM
12 4 (0.87%) XenMobile
12 4 (0.87%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 117 (25.38%) Microsoft
2 73 (15.84%) VMware
3 53 (11.50%) Oracle
4 47 (10.20%) HP
5 35 (7.59%) Cisco
6 27 (5.86%) Citrix
7 21 (4.56%) Red Hat
8 19 (4.12%) IBM
9 18 (3.90%) Symantec
10 14 (3.04%) Remedy
11 13 (2.82%) Borland
12 8 (1.74%) Perforce
13 7 (1.52%) 3PAR
13 7 (1.52%) CheckPoint
13 7 (1.52%) Nokia
13 7 (1.52%) Veritas
14 6 (1.30%) Rackspace
15 5 (1.08%) Google
15 5 (1.08%) Business Objects
15 5 (1.08%) CA
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