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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 63 71 89
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +18
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 257 215 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.75% 2.40% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.64% 3.34% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 106 84
Average daily rate
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£385 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 15
Average hourly rate £21.55 £42.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.69% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £26.20 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.57 £46.60 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.89 £37.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year
-35.44% -1.98%
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
7059 6436 5756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.65% 71.88% 70.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3994 3588 3039
Average daily rate £393 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 263 240
Average hourly rate £27.25 £27.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% -1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +22 125 £377 +23.00% 10
Berkshire -31 43 £410 +42.76% 21
West Sussex -9 27 £388 +43.51% 3
Buckinghamshire +12 23 £325 -14.47% 3
Surrey +7 18 £408 +23.48% 15
Oxfordshire -12 12 £423 +55.04% 6
Home Counties - 2 £350 -
East Sussex - 2 £363 - 4
Middlesex +3 1 - -
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 213 (40.88%) Linux
2 194 (37.24%) Security Cleared
3 191 (36.66%) Windows
4 131 (25.14%) SC Cleared
5 127 (24.38%) UNIX
6 125 (23.99%) Microsoft
7 111 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
8 107 (20.54%) SQL
9 105 (20.15%) Puppet
10 100 (19.19%) Continuous Integration
11 96 (18.43%) ITIL
12 91 (17.47%) Active Directory
12 91 (17.47%) VMware
13 85 (16.31%) DV Cleared
13 85 (16.31%) Jenkins
14 84 (16.12%) Subversion
15 82 (15.74%) PowerShell
16 78 (14.97%) Analytical Skills
17 76 (14.59%) Python
18 70 (13.44%) Software Engineering
18 70 (13.44%) Windows Server 2008
19 69 (13.24%) C
20 61 (11.71%) Git (software)
21 60 (11.52%) DevOps
22 58 (11.13%) Amazon AWS
22 58 (11.13%) ClearCase
23 55 (10.56%) UML
23 55 (10.56%) Oracle
24 53 (10.17%) Java
25 52 (9.98%) Ruby

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (6.72%) WebLogic
2 29 (5.57%) SharePoint
3 19 (3.65%) IIS
4 13 (2.50%) CMS
5 12 (2.30%) SharePoint 2013
6 11 (2.11%) MS Exchange
7 10 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
7 10 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (1.92%) Confluence
8 9 (1.73%) WebSphere
9 8 (1.54%) OpenStack
9 8 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (1.34%) Documentum
11 6 (1.15%) JBoss
12 5 (0.96%) Oracle 10gAS
13 3 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.58%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.58%) Apache
14 2 (0.38%) Oracle Application Server
14 2 (0.38%) SAS
Applications
1 44 (8.45%) MS Excel
2 25 (4.80%) MS Office
3 23 (4.41%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.38%) SPSS
6 1 (0.19%) Simulink
6 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.34%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (1.34%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.19%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.19%) SAP PSCD
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.19%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.19%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 58 (11.13%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (9.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (4.22%) Heroku
4 12 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (1.73%) IaaS
6 6 (1.15%) PaaS
6 6 (1.15%) Office 365
7 4 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.58%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.38%) HP Helion
9 2 (0.38%) SaaS
9 2 (0.38%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.19%) GitHub
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.95%) TCP/IP
1 31 (5.95%) Internet
2 29 (5.57%) Firewall
2 29 (5.57%) DNS
3 22 (4.22%) VPN
4 21 (4.03%) HTTP
5 20 (3.84%) WAN
6 19 (3.65%) LAN
7 13 (2.50%) Wireless
7 13 (2.50%) VLAN
8 11 (2.11%) SAN
8 11 (2.11%) VoIP
8 11 (2.11%) DHCP
9 10 (1.92%) Ethernet
9 10 (1.92%) IPsec
9 10 (1.92%) MPLS
10 9 (1.73%) SSL
10 9 (1.73%) IP Telephony
11 8 (1.54%) ISDN
12 7 (1.34%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (4.22%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.03%) Oracle Database
3 15 (2.88%) MySQL
3 15 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (2.69%) Big Data
4 14 (2.69%) Relational Database
5 10 (1.92%) Ingres
6 7 (1.34%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.34%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.15%) Oracle Discoverer
7 6 (1.15%) Hadoop
8 5 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.58%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.58%) DB2
9 3 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.58%) InterSystems Cache
9 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 85 (16.31%) Jenkins
2 84 (16.12%) Subversion
3 61 (11.71%) Git (software)
4 58 (11.13%) ClearCase
5 50 (9.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 49 (9.40%) NUnit
7 48 (9.21%) Ant
8 45 (8.64%) CppUnit
8 45 (8.64%) GoogleTest
9 39 (7.49%) StarTeam
10 28 (5.37%) Cucumber
11 22 (4.22%) JIRA
12 20 (3.84%) ClearQuest
13 16 (3.07%) CruiseControl
14 15 (2.88%) Rational Rose
14 15 (2.88%) JUnit
15 13 (2.50%) Maven
16 11 (2.11%) TeamCity
17 10 (1.92%) Selenium
17 10 (1.92%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 27 (5.18%) Finance
2 12 (2.30%) Telecoms
3 5 (0.96%) Aerospace
3 5 (0.96%) Front Office
3 5 (0.96%) Retail
4 4 (0.77%) Back Office
5 3 (0.58%) Military
5 3 (0.58%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.58%) Banking
6 2 (0.38%) Billing
6 2 (0.38%) Legal
6 2 (0.38%) Electronics
7 1 (0.19%) Avionics
7 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.19%) Publishing
7 1 (0.19%) German Language
7 1 (0.19%) Marketing
7 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 110 (21.11%) Developer
2 40 (7.68%) Software Engineer
3 39 (7.49%) Analyst
4 33 (6.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 31 (5.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 28 (5.37%) Configuration Manager
7 23 (4.41%) Support Engineer
8 22 (4.22%) Administrator
9 20 (3.84%) Architect
10 19 (3.65%) Integration Engineer
11 17 (3.26%) Wintel Engineer
12 16 (3.07%) Java Developer
12 16 (3.07%) Consultant
13 15 (2.88%) 2nd Line Support
13 15 (2.88%) Configuration Analyst
14 14 (2.69%) C Developer
14 14 (2.69%) Network Engineer
14 14 (2.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 13 (2.50%) Support Analyst
15 13 (2.50%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (6.33%) XML
2 27 (5.18%) Ruby on Rails
2 27 (5.18%) Motif
3 25 (4.80%) Web Services
4 24 (4.61%) .NET
5 21 (4.03%) HTML
6 15 (2.88%) J2EE
6 15 (2.88%) CSS
7 14 (2.69%) Middleware
8 13 (2.50%) JMS
9 11 (2.11%) SOAP
10 10 (1.92%) wxWidgets
11 9 (1.73%) jQuery
12 8 (1.54%) WSDL
12 8 (1.54%) Oracle Fusion
13 7 (1.34%) ASP.NET
13 7 (1.34%) EJB
13 7 (1.34%) .NET Framework
14 6 (1.15%) JSON
14 6 (1.15%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 78 (14.97%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (6.91%) CMDB
3 33 (6.33%) Open Source
4 25 (4.80%) Derivative
5 23 (4.41%) Management Information System
6 22 (4.22%) Computer Science
7 16 (3.07%) Client/Server
8 10 (1.92%) PKI
9 9 (1.73%) Visualisation
9 9 (1.73%) Statistics
10 8 (1.54%) Clustering
10 8 (1.54%) DataPower
11 5 (0.96%) NHS
11 5 (0.96%) e-Health
12 4 (0.77%) Replication
13 3 (0.58%) New Media
13 3 (0.58%) Social Media
13 3 (0.58%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.58%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.58%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 213 (40.88%) Linux
2 191 (36.66%) Windows
3 127 (24.38%) UNIX
4 70 (13.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (8.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (7.87%) Mac OS X
7 37 (7.10%) Windows 7
8 33 (6.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 31 (5.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (3.84%) Windows XP
11 14 (2.69%) CentOS
12 9 (1.73%) Solaris
13 7 (1.34%) HPUX
14 6 (1.15%) Oracle Linux
15 5 (0.96%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.58%) Android
16 3 (0.58%) SUSE
17 2 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
17 2 (0.38%) Apple iOS
18 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (19.19%) Continuous Integration
3 96 (18.43%) ITIL
4 70 (13.44%) Software Engineering
5 60 (11.52%) DevOps
6 55 (10.56%) UML
7 49 (9.40%) Project Management
7 49 (9.40%) OO
8 48 (9.21%) Scrum
9 43 (8.25%) Integration Testing
10 42 (8.06%) OOD
11 35 (6.72%) Continuous Delivery
12 33 (6.33%) Change Management
13 31 (5.95%) Use Case
14 29 (5.57%) Memory Management
14 29 (5.57%) Multithreading
14 29 (5.57%) Release Management
15 28 (5.37%) Migration
16 23 (4.41%) Problem Management
16 23 (4.41%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 107 (20.54%) SQL
2 82 (15.74%) PowerShell
3 76 (14.59%) Python
4 69 (13.24%) C
5 53 (10.17%) Java
6 52 (9.98%) Ruby
7 51 (9.79%) Shell Script
8 48 (9.21%) C++
9 31 (5.95%) JavaScript
10 26 (4.99%) C#
11 23 (4.41%) VBScript
12 19 (3.65%) VB
12 19 (3.65%) Perl
13 17 (3.26%) Go
14 14 (2.69%) PL/SQL
15 9 (1.73%) Scala
16 8 (1.54%) PHP
17 7 (1.34%) Embedded C
18 6 (1.15%) T-SQL
18 6 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 194 (37.24%) Security Cleared
2 131 (25.14%) SC Cleared
3 85 (16.31%) DV Cleared
4 33 (6.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 32 (6.14%) Cisco Certification
6 31 (5.95%) MCSE
7 26 (4.99%) CCNA
7 26 (4.99%) MCP
8 25 (4.80%) Degree
9 9 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (1.34%) MCSA
11 6 (1.15%) CCNP
11 6 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (0.96%) RHCSA
12 5 (0.96%) RHCE
12 5 (0.96%) RHCA
12 5 (0.96%) RHCT
13 4 (0.77%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.77%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.03%) QA
2 20 (3.84%) SLA
3 4 (0.77%) DO-178B
4 3 (0.58%) COBIT
5 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.19%) TickIT
System Software
1 91 (17.47%) Active Directory
2 37 (7.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (4.99%) Hyper-V
4 13 (2.50%) Firmware
5 12 (2.30%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (1.54%) VMware ESX
7 7 (1.34%) vSphere
7 7 (1.34%) UAG
8 4 (0.77%) XenApp
9 3 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (0.58%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.38%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.19%) XenServer
11 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.19%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 105 (20.15%) Puppet
2 37 (7.10%) SCCM
3 34 (6.53%) Opscode Chef
4 33 (6.33%) Vagrant
5 28 (5.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 17 (3.26%) SCOM
7 16 (3.07%) HP Quality Center
8 12 (2.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 8 (1.54%) Oracle RMAN
9 8 (1.54%) Tivoli
9 8 (1.54%) Nagios
9 8 (1.54%) FortiGate
10 6 (1.15%) Netcool
10 6 (1.15%) Ansible
11 5 (0.96%) CA Spectrum
11 5 (0.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 5 (0.96%) OVSD
12 4 (0.77%) vMotion
12 4 (0.77%) HP UCMDB
12 4 (0.77%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 125 (23.99%) Microsoft
2 91 (17.47%) VMware
3 55 (10.56%) Oracle
4 44 (8.45%) HP
5 38 (7.29%) Cisco
6 34 (6.53%) Citrix
7 32 (6.14%) Red Hat
8 23 (4.41%) Borland
9 15 (2.88%) Symantec
10 13 (2.50%) Remedy
10 13 (2.50%) IBM
11 6 (1.15%) CheckPoint
11 6 (1.15%) Nokia
12 5 (0.96%) Veritas
12 5 (0.96%) CA
13 4 (0.77%) Atlassian
13 4 (0.77%) SAP
13 4 (0.77%) Business Objects
13 4 (0.77%) Juniper
13 4 (0.77%) BMC
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Rate: £21.55 per hour
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Hampshire
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Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
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Rate: Unspecified DOE
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