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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 103 108 85
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -23
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 154 146 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.66% 1.67% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 2.33% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 78 95
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£350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 16
Average hourly rate £17.07 £26.50 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.58% -39.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.04 £26.30 £39.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.30 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.93 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-0.21% -12.50%
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
6787 6273 7170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.21% 71.73% 71.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3849 3487 3414
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 248 322
Average hourly rate £21.00 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.58% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 16 September 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
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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 55 £350 -5.59% 5
Berkshire +18 44 £369 +1.72% 8
Surrey +9 28 £325 -27.77% 4
Buckinghamshire +4 10 £400 - 2
East Sussex - 8 £356 -
West Sussex +9 7 £220 -20.00% 2
Oxfordshire -8 1 - - 4
Kent -14 1 - - 4
Middlesex - - - - 1
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 140 (40.11%) Security Cleared
2 100 (28.65%) Linux
3 91 (26.07%) SC Cleared
4 87 (24.93%) Windows
5 86 (24.64%) ITIL
6 85 (24.36%) Microsoft
7 52 (14.90%) SQL
7 52 (14.90%) Project Management
8 51 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
9 50 (14.33%) Oracle
10 48 (13.75%) DNS
11 43 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
12 42 (12.03%) DevOps
13 40 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
13 40 (11.46%) Change Management
13 40 (11.46%) Active Directory
14 38 (10.89%) VMware
15 37 (10.60%) HP
15 37 (10.60%) Puppet
16 36 (10.32%) Jenkins
17 35 (10.03%) Telecoms
18 34 (9.74%) UNIX
19 33 (9.46%) SCCM
19 33 (9.46%) CMDB
20 31 (8.88%) Degree
20 31 (8.88%) DV Cleared
21 30 (8.60%) Git (software)
21 30 (8.60%) Scrum
21 30 (8.60%) Software Engineering
22 29 (8.31%) PRINCE2

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 21 (6.02%) MS Exchange
2 20 (5.73%) IIS
2 20 (5.73%) SharePoint
3 17 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (4.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 13 (3.72%) Apache
6 11 (3.15%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (2.58%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.72%) Documentum
8 6 (1.72%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.15%) nginx
10 3 (0.86%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.86%) Confluence
10 3 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.86%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.57%) MS Project Server
11 2 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.57%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 29 (8.31%) MS Office
2 28 (8.02%) MS Excel
3 15 (4.30%) MS Project
4 10 (2.87%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.86%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.86%) assyst
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.29%) Maximo
3 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.87%) IaaS
2 16 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.72%) Office 365
4 11 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.72%) PaaS
6 5 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.43%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.29%) SaaS
7 1 (0.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 48 (13.75%) DNS
2 20 (5.73%) DHCP
3 15 (4.30%) Internet
4 14 (4.01%) TCP/IP
5 13 (3.72%) 3G
6 12 (3.44%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (3.44%) LTE
7 11 (3.15%) Radio Access Network
8 10 (2.87%) Firewall
8 10 (2.87%) SS7
8 10 (2.87%) LDAP
9 9 (2.58%) VoIP
10 8 (2.29%) WAN
10 8 (2.29%) LAN
10 8 (2.29%) Network Security
11 7 (2.01%) GGSN
11 7 (2.01%) SGSN
11 7 (2.01%) SNMP
12 6 (1.72%) SSL
12 6 (1.72%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.59%) Oracle Database
2 19 (5.44%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (3.44%) MySQL
4 10 (2.87%) SQL Server
4 10 (2.87%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (1.72%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.86%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (0.86%) Oracle OWB
8 3 (0.86%) DB2
8 3 (0.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (0.57%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.57%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (0.57%) OLAP
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.29%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 36 (10.32%) Jenkins
2 30 (8.60%) Git (software)
3 27 (7.74%) Subversion
4 23 (6.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (6.02%) NUnit
6 20 (5.73%) StarTeam
7 16 (4.58%) Ant
8 15 (4.30%) ClearCase
9 14 (4.01%) Cucumber
10 13 (3.72%) Visual Studio
11 12 (3.44%) MSI
11 12 (3.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (2.01%) CppUnit
12 7 (2.01%) RSpec
12 7 (2.01%) Rational Rose
12 7 (2.01%) GoogleTest
13 6 (1.72%) JIRA
14 5 (1.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 5 (1.43%) Gradle
15 4 (1.15%) AppScan
General
1 35 (10.03%) Telecoms
2 27 (7.74%) Finance
3 5 (1.43%) Front Office
3 5 (1.43%) Billing
4 4 (1.15%) Back Office
4 4 (1.15%) Electronics
5 3 (0.86%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.86%) Aerospace
5 3 (0.86%) Military
6 1 (0.29%) Banking
6 1 (0.29%) Retail
6 1 (0.29%) Marketing
6 1 (0.29%) Automotive
6 1 (0.29%) Legal
6 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (13.18%) Developer
2 34 (9.74%) Analyst
3 22 (6.30%) Consultant
4 21 (6.02%) Software Engineer
5 20 (5.73%) Configuration Manager
6 18 (5.16%) DevOps Engineer
7 15 (4.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (4.30%) Configuration Analyst
8 14 (4.01%) Software Developer
9 12 (3.44%) Build Engineer
10 10 (2.87%) Project Manager
11 9 (2.58%) Architect
11 9 (2.58%) Support Engineer
12 7 (2.01%) Support Analyst
12 7 (2.01%) Service Manager
12 7 (2.01%) Integration Engineer
12 7 (2.01%) Linux Engineer
12 7 (2.01%) Databuild Engineer
13 6 (1.72%) Deployment Engineer
13 6 (1.72%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.73%) WCF
1 20 (5.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 19 (5.44%) .NET
3 15 (4.30%) Web Services
4 14 (4.01%) .NET Framework
5 10 (2.87%) XML
6 8 (2.29%) CSS
6 8 (2.29%) jQuery
7 7 (2.01%) HTML
7 7 (2.01%) ASP.NET
7 7 (2.01%) Middleware
7 7 (2.01%) Motif
8 6 (1.72%) Ajax
9 5 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (1.43%) SOAP
10 4 (1.15%) JSP
11 3 (0.86%) DCOM
11 3 (0.86%) SAML
11 3 (0.86%) LAMP
11 3 (0.86%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 40 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (9.46%) CMDB
3 21 (6.02%) Management Information System
4 18 (5.16%) PKI
5 10 (2.87%) N-Tier
6 8 (2.29%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.43%) Derivative
8 4 (1.15%) STB
8 4 (1.15%) Open Source
8 4 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (1.15%) PMI
9 3 (0.86%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.86%) CLARiiON
9 3 (0.86%) Statistics
10 2 (0.57%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.57%) Clustering
10 2 (0.57%) Handset
10 2 (0.57%) DTV
10 2 (0.57%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 100 (28.65%) Linux
2 87 (24.93%) Windows
3 34 (9.74%) UNIX
4 29 (8.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (7.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (7.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (6.02%) Windows XP
8 17 (4.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (4.01%) Windows 7
10 7 (2.01%) Oracle Linux
10 7 (2.01%) Solaris
11 6 (1.72%) AIX
12 5 (1.43%) CentOS
13 3 (0.86%) Debian
14 1 (0.29%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.29%) Android
14 1 (0.29%) VMS
14 1 (0.29%) OS/400
14 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (24.64%) ITIL
2 52 (14.90%) Project Management
3 51 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (12.03%) DevOps
6 40 (11.46%) Change Management
7 30 (8.60%) Scrum
7 30 (8.60%) Software Engineering
8 29 (8.31%) PRINCE2
9 27 (7.74%) SOA
10 24 (6.88%) Service Management
10 24 (6.88%) Service Delivery
11 20 (5.73%) Change Control
12 19 (5.44%) OO
12 19 (5.44%) Asset Management
13 18 (5.16%) Validation
14 17 (4.87%) Automated Testing
15 16 (4.58%) Release Management
16 15 (4.30%) Coaching
16 15 (4.30%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 52 (14.90%) SQL
2 28 (8.02%) C
3 21 (6.02%) C#
3 21 (6.02%) Java
4 20 (5.73%) PowerShell
5 16 (4.58%) Perl
6 13 (3.72%) C++
6 13 (3.72%) Shell Script
7 12 (3.44%) PHP
8 11 (3.15%) Ruby
9 10 (2.87%) JavaScript
9 10 (2.87%) VBScript
10 7 (2.01%) Python
11 6 (1.72%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.72%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.15%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.57%) Embedded C++
13 2 (0.57%) Pascal
13 2 (0.57%) Ada
13 2 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 140 (40.11%) Security Cleared
2 91 (26.07%) SC Cleared
3 31 (8.88%) DV Cleared
3 31 (8.88%) Degree
4 19 (5.44%) MCSE
4 19 (5.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (3.72%) MCP
6 9 (2.58%) PMI Certification
6 9 (2.58%) MCSA
7 6 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.15%) PMP
9 2 (0.57%) CCNP
9 2 (0.57%) CCNA
9 2 (0.57%) ISEB
9 2 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.57%) CNA
9 2 (0.57%) Novell Certification
9 2 (0.57%) RHCE
9 2 (0.57%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.57%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.02%) QA
2 15 (4.30%) SLA
3 1 (0.29%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.29%) DO-254
System Software
1 40 (11.46%) Active Directory
2 20 (5.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.87%) UAG
3 10 (2.87%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (1.15%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.86%) Varnish
5 3 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.86%) vSphere
5 3 (0.86%) Shibboleth
6 2 (0.57%) XenApp
6 2 (0.57%) KVM
6 2 (0.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.57%) Nmap
6 2 (0.57%) Xen
7 1 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 37 (10.60%) Puppet
2 33 (9.46%) SCCM
3 23 (6.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 22 (6.30%) HP UCMDB
5 17 (4.87%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (4.01%) Vagrant
7 9 (2.58%) WMI
8 8 (2.29%) Nagios
9 6 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (1.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 5 (1.43%) Netcool
10 5 (1.43%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.86%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (0.86%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.86%) SCOM
11 3 (0.86%) Zenoss
11 3 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.57%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.57%) Nessus
Vendors
1 85 (24.36%) Microsoft
2 50 (14.33%) Oracle
3 38 (10.89%) VMware
4 37 (10.60%) HP
5 27 (7.74%) Red Hat
6 22 (6.30%) Borland
7 18 (5.16%) Citrix
8 14 (4.01%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 13 (3.72%) Serena
10 12 (3.44%) Cisco
11 11 (3.15%) Remedy
12 8 (2.29%) Google
12 8 (2.29%) IBM
13 7 (2.01%) Juniper
14 6 (1.72%) McAfee
15 5 (1.43%) Ericsson
15 5 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
15 5 (1.43%) EMC
16 4 (1.15%) Symantec
16 4 (1.15%) CA
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £17.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £1 - £18.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Kainos
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: 8 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £280 to £320 per day direct - no agency margin.
Posted: 21 days ago
Thame
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago