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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 66 66 114
Rank change year-on-year
0 +48
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 253 223 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.64% 2.49% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.49% 3.42% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 99 58
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£358 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £219 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £44.25 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.60% +63.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.51 £31.50 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £180.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £31.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+13.49% -13.69%
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
7240 6528 5524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.44% 72.87% 71.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3993 3487 2703
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 265 309
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £48.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 26 February 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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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 +17 125 £360 +2.85% 21
Berkshire -42 46 £300 -14.28% 13
Surrey +6 21 £415 +10.66% 7
Buckinghamshire 0 14 £500 +25.00% 5
West Sussex - 12 £290 - 1
Oxfordshire -12 11 £340 +2.64% 4
Kent -1 10 £700 - 2
East Sussex +1 7 £400 -33.33% 3
Middlesex +2 1 - -
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 218 (43.34%) Security Cleared
2 210 (41.75%) Linux
3 169 (33.60%) Windows
4 151 (30.02%) SC Cleared
5 132 (26.24%) Microsoft
6 126 (25.05%) SQL
7 123 (24.45%) Continuous Integration
8 115 (22.86%) UNIX
9 108 (21.47%) ITIL
10 98 (19.48%) Puppet
11 97 (19.28%) VMware
11 97 (19.28%) Agile Software Development
12 89 (17.69%) Jenkins
13 87 (17.30%) Subversion
14 81 (16.10%) DV Cleared
14 81 (16.10%) Analytical Skills
15 79 (15.71%) Software Engineering
15 79 (15.71%) C
15 79 (15.71%) Active Directory
16 74 (14.71%) Project Management
17 73 (14.51%) ClearCase
18 71 (14.12%) UML
19 67 (13.32%) Oracle
19 67 (13.32%) DevOps
20 66 (13.12%) NUnit
21 63 (12.52%) Python
22 60 (11.93%) PowerShell
23 57 (11.33%) C++
24 56 (11.13%) MS Excel
24 56 (11.13%) CppUnit

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 26 (5.17%) WebLogic
2 23 (4.57%) SharePoint
3 21 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 15 (2.98%) MS Exchange
5 12 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (2.19%) IIS
6 11 (2.19%) SharePoint Server
7 8 (1.59%) CMS
7 8 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (1.39%) OpenStack
8 7 (1.39%) Confluence
9 4 (0.80%) Apache
9 4 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.60%) Documentum
10 3 (0.60%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.60%) Oracle Application Server
10 3 (0.60%) Oracle 10gAS
10 3 (0.60%) K2 blackpearl
10 3 (0.60%) Lync
Applications
1 56 (11.13%) MS Excel
2 23 (4.57%) MS Office
3 21 (4.17%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.60%) MS Project
6 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.20%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.60%) assyst
3 2 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 31 (6.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (5.96%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (2.98%) Heroku
4 14 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (1.19%) IaaS
7 5 (0.99%) Office 365
8 3 (0.60%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.40%) SaaS
9 2 (0.40%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.20%) PaaS
10 1 (0.20%) GitHub
10 1 (0.20%) LucidChart
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.36%) Firewall
2 26 (5.17%) DNS
3 22 (4.37%) Internet
4 16 (3.18%) TCP/IP
5 14 (2.78%) VLAN
5 14 (2.78%) Radio Access Network
6 12 (2.39%) 3G
7 11 (2.19%) VPN
7 11 (2.19%) WAN
7 11 (2.19%) LAN
7 11 (2.19%) 4G
8 10 (1.99%) LTE
8 10 (1.99%) VoIP
9 9 (1.79%) ISDN
9 9 (1.79%) IP Telephony
10 8 (1.59%) DHCP
11 7 (1.39%) SSL
12 5 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (0.99%) DAB
12 5 (0.99%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.16%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (4.77%) Ingres
3 23 (4.57%) Oracle Database
4 22 (4.37%) MySQL
5 20 (3.98%) SQL Server
6 19 (3.78%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (1.19%) Oracle OWB
9 6 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (1.19%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 5 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (0.80%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.80%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.80%) DB2
12 3 (0.60%) Oracle Discoverer
12 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 89 (17.69%) Jenkins
2 87 (17.30%) Subversion
3 73 (14.51%) ClearCase
4 66 (13.12%) NUnit
5 56 (11.13%) CppUnit
5 56 (11.13%) GoogleTest
6 53 (10.54%) Ant
7 51 (10.14%) StarTeam
8 44 (8.75%) Git (software)
9 42 (8.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 35 (6.96%) CruiseControl
11 29 (5.77%) ClearQuest
12 26 (5.17%) Cucumber
13 20 (3.98%) MSI
13 20 (3.98%) Rational Rose
14 17 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
14 17 (3.38%) TeamCity
15 13 (2.58%) Selenium
16 12 (2.39%) JIRA
17 11 (2.19%) RSpec
General
1 25 (4.97%) Finance
2 24 (4.77%) Telecoms
3 10 (1.99%) Aerospace
4 7 (1.39%) Military
5 6 (1.19%) Billing
6 4 (0.80%) Legal
7 3 (0.60%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.60%) Banking
8 2 (0.40%) Retail
8 2 (0.40%) Avionics
8 2 (0.40%) Publishing
9 1 (0.20%) Advertising
9 1 (0.20%) Automotive
9 1 (0.20%) Front Office
9 1 (0.20%) Electronics
9 1 (0.20%) Local Government
9 1 (0.20%) Marketing
9 1 (0.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 99 (19.68%) Developer
2 43 (8.55%) Software Engineer
3 41 (8.15%) DevOps Engineer
4 34 (6.76%) Analyst
5 26 (5.17%) Configuration Manager
6 22 (4.37%) Administrator
6 22 (4.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 21 (4.17%) Support Engineer
8 18 (3.58%) Software Developer
9 16 (3.18%) Change Manager
9 16 (3.18%) Integration Engineer
10 15 (2.98%) C Developer
11 13 (2.58%) Consultant
11 13 (2.58%) 2nd Line Support
11 13 (2.58%) Support Analyst
12 12 (2.39%) Release Manager
12 12 (2.39%) Java Developer
12 12 (2.39%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 10 (1.99%) Change and Configuration Manager
13 10 (1.99%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (8.55%) Motif
2 30 (5.96%) XML
3 29 (5.77%) .NET
4 24 (4.77%) wxWidgets
5 20 (3.98%) Web Services
6 19 (3.78%) Ruby on Rails
7 16 (3.18%) HTML
8 14 (2.78%) WCF
9 13 (2.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 13 (2.58%) CSS
10 12 (2.39%) .NET Framework
11 8 (1.59%) jQuery
12 7 (1.39%) ASP.NET
13 6 (1.19%) Ajax
14 5 (0.99%) J2EE
15 4 (0.80%) STL
15 4 (0.80%) Middleware
15 4 (0.80%) JSON
15 4 (0.80%) Oracle Fusion
16 3 (0.60%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 81 (16.10%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (6.56%) CMDB
3 25 (4.97%) Open Source
4 22 (4.37%) Management Information System
4 22 (4.37%) Derivative
5 16 (3.18%) PKI
6 12 (2.39%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.39%) Client/Server
7 10 (1.99%) Mainframe
8 7 (1.39%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.19%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.99%) Replication
10 5 (0.99%) CESG
11 4 (0.80%) Clustering
11 4 (0.80%) New Media
12 3 (0.60%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.60%) Performance Metrics
12 3 (0.60%) Statistics
13 2 (0.40%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 210 (41.75%) Linux
2 169 (33.60%) Windows
3 115 (22.86%) UNIX
4 55 (10.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (8.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 40 (7.95%) Windows 7
7 36 (7.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 33 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (4.37%) Windows XP
10 21 (4.17%) Mac OS X
11 20 (3.98%) Oracle Linux
11 20 (3.98%) CentOS
12 10 (1.99%) Solaris
12 10 (1.99%) Windows Vista
13 8 (1.59%) Windows 8
14 7 (1.39%) Android
15 6 (1.19%) Apple iOS
16 5 (0.99%) Windows Phone 8
16 5 (0.99%) Windows Phone
16 5 (0.99%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (24.45%) Continuous Integration
2 108 (21.47%) ITIL
3 97 (19.28%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (15.71%) Software Engineering
5 74 (14.71%) Project Management
6 71 (14.12%) UML
7 67 (13.32%) DevOps
8 51 (10.14%) OOD
9 48 (9.54%) OO
10 42 (8.35%) Use Case
11 39 (7.75%) SOA
11 39 (7.75%) Scrum
12 34 (6.76%) Release Management
13 33 (6.56%) Change Management
13 33 (6.56%) Integration Testing
14 32 (6.36%) Multithreading
14 32 (6.36%) Migration
15 31 (6.16%) Memory Management
16 30 (5.96%) Service Management
17 23 (4.57%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 126 (25.05%) SQL
2 79 (15.71%) C
3 63 (12.52%) Python
4 60 (11.93%) PowerShell
5 57 (11.33%) C++
6 49 (9.74%) Java
7 42 (8.35%) Shell Script
8 38 (7.55%) Ruby
9 23 (4.57%) C#
10 20 (3.98%) VBScript
10 20 (3.98%) VB
11 19 (3.78%) Perl
12 15 (2.98%) JavaScript
13 13 (2.58%) PL/SQL
14 12 (2.39%) PHP
15 6 (1.19%) VB.NET
15 6 (1.19%) Ada
16 5 (0.99%) Delphi
16 5 (0.99%) Embedded C
17 4 (0.80%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 218 (43.34%) Security Cleared
2 151 (30.02%) SC Cleared
3 81 (16.10%) DV Cleared
4 27 (5.37%) MCSE
4 27 (5.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (5.17%) MCP
6 23 (4.57%) ITIL Certification
7 19 (3.78%) Degree
8 15 (2.98%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (2.78%) CCNA
10 7 (1.39%) RHCA
10 7 (1.39%) RHCE
10 7 (1.39%) RHCSA
11 5 (0.99%) RHCT
11 5 (0.99%) MCSA
12 3 (0.60%) ISEB
13 2 (0.40%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.40%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.17%) QA
2 22 (4.37%) SLA
3 3 (0.60%) COBIT
3 3 (0.60%) DO-178B
4 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.20%) P3O
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 79 (15.71%) Active Directory
2 47 (9.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (4.97%) Hyper-V
4 20 (3.98%) Oracle RAC
5 16 (3.18%) Firmware
6 12 (2.39%) VMware ESX
7 8 (1.59%) UAG
8 6 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.99%) vSphere
9 5 (0.99%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.60%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (0.60%) Nmap
11 2 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.20%) Postfix
12 1 (0.20%) XenApp
12 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.20%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 98 (19.48%) Puppet
2 41 (8.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 38 (7.55%) SCCM
4 37 (7.36%) Vagrant
5 31 (6.16%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (2.98%) HP Quality Center
6 15 (2.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 13 (2.58%) SCOM
8 9 (1.79%) FortiGate
9 6 (1.19%) Nagios
10 5 (0.99%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.80%) WMI
11 4 (0.80%) HP UCMDB
11 4 (0.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 3 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 3 (0.60%) Nessus
12 3 (0.60%) NSN NetAct
12 3 (0.60%) Netcool
13 2 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 2 (0.40%) MIIS
Vendors
1 132 (26.24%) Microsoft
2 97 (19.28%) VMware
3 67 (13.32%) Oracle
4 45 (8.95%) HP
5 42 (8.35%) Red Hat
6 23 (4.57%) Borland
7 18 (3.58%) Cisco
7 18 (3.58%) Citrix
8 15 (2.98%) Symantec
9 14 (2.78%) Remedy
10 10 (1.99%) F5
11 8 (1.59%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 7 (1.39%) Ericsson
12 7 (1.39%) IBM
13 5 (0.99%) Dell
13 5 (0.99%) Sun
13 5 (0.99%) CheckPoint
13 5 (0.99%) Crossbeam
14 4 (0.80%) Greenplum
15 3 (0.60%) Veritas
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