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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 73 62 99
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +37
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 247 256 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.49% 2.78% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.32% 3.84% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 123 80
Average daily rate
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£385 £340 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.23% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £225 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £427 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 12
Average hourly rate £21.55 £43.13 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.02% +30.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.15 £24.50 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.91 £46.18 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.57 £37.15 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.94% -0.94%
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
7432 6658 5873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.04% 72.28% 71.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4184 3709 3086
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 £260
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 278 262 245
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.95
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 6 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 6 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 6 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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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 +19 120 £376 +21.29% 13
Berkshire -49 42 £412 +21.17% 9
Buckinghamshire +11 24 £413 +8.55% 2
Surrey +10 21 £408 +23.48% 7
West Sussex -17 20 £376 +13.15% 3
Oxfordshire -18 14 £345 +6.15% 3
Middlesex +3 2 - -
Kent -4 1 - - 1
East Sussex -12 1 - - 4
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 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
2 211 (40.50%) Security Cleared
3 195 (37.43%) Windows
4 141 (27.06%) SC Cleared
5 135 (25.91%) Microsoft
6 129 (24.76%) UNIX
7 107 (20.54%) Agile Software Development
8 104 (19.96%) Continuous Integration
9 103 (19.77%) ITIL
9 103 (19.77%) SQL
10 97 (18.62%) Puppet
11 94 (18.04%) VMware
12 91 (17.47%) Subversion
13 90 (17.27%) DV Cleared
14 89 (17.08%) Active Directory
15 88 (16.89%) Analytical Skills
16 84 (16.12%) Jenkins
17 82 (15.74%) PowerShell
18 77 (14.78%) C
19 74 (14.20%) Python
20 71 (13.63%) Software Engineering
21 68 (13.05%) Windows Server 2008
21 68 (13.05%) ClearCase
22 61 (11.71%) UML
23 59 (11.32%) DevOps
24 57 (10.94%) Git (software)
24 57 (10.94%) Project Management
24 57 (10.94%) NUnit
25 55 (10.56%) Amazon AWS
26 54 (10.36%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 6 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 33 (6.33%) WebLogic
2 27 (5.18%) SharePoint
3 18 (3.45%) IIS
4 11 (2.11%) MS Exchange
4 11 (2.11%) CMS
4 11 (2.11%) SharePoint Server
4 11 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 10 (1.92%) Confluence
5 10 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (1.92%) OpenStack
6 8 (1.54%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.34%) Documentum
8 6 (1.15%) Oracle 10gAS
9 5 (0.96%) JBoss
10 3 (0.58%) Apache
10 3 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.58%) Lync
11 2 (0.38%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.38%) Kentico
Applications
1 53 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 25 (4.80%) MS Office
3 19 (3.65%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.38%) SPSS
6 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.19%) Simulink
6 1 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.73%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.54%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (1.54%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.19%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.19%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.19%) assyst
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 55 (10.56%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (9.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (4.03%) Heroku
4 14 (2.69%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (1.73%) IaaS
7 6 (1.15%) Office 365
8 4 (0.77%) PaaS
8 4 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (0.58%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.38%) HP Helion
10 2 (0.38%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.38%) SaaS
11 1 (0.19%) GitHub
11 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.95%) DNS
2 28 (5.37%) Firewall
3 25 (4.80%) Internet
3 25 (4.80%) TCP/IP
4 21 (4.03%) VPN
5 17 (3.26%) HTTP
6 16 (3.07%) LAN
6 16 (3.07%) WAN
7 14 (2.69%) VLAN
8 12 (2.30%) DHCP
9 10 (1.92%) VoIP
10 9 (1.73%) ISDN
10 9 (1.73%) IP Telephony
11 8 (1.54%) Ethernet
12 7 (1.34%) MPLS
12 7 (1.34%) Wireless
12 7 (1.34%) LTE
13 6 (1.15%) 4G
13 6 (1.15%) 3G
13 6 (1.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (4.22%) Oracle Database
2 17 (3.26%) MySQL
2 17 (3.26%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (3.07%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (2.69%) Big Data
5 13 (2.50%) Ingres
6 12 (2.30%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.54%) MongoDB
7 8 (1.54%) NoSQL
8 7 (1.34%) Oracle Discoverer
9 6 (1.15%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.58%) DB2
12 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.38%) Mahout
13 2 (0.38%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 91 (17.47%) Subversion
2 84 (16.12%) Jenkins
3 68 (13.05%) ClearCase
4 57 (10.94%) NUnit
4 57 (10.94%) Git (software)
5 52 (9.98%) CppUnit
5 52 (9.98%) GoogleTest
6 51 (9.79%) Ant
7 46 (8.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 46 (8.83%) StarTeam
8 25 (4.80%) Cucumber
9 23 (4.41%) JIRA
9 23 (4.41%) CruiseControl
9 23 (4.41%) ClearQuest
10 17 (3.26%) Rational Rose
11 12 (2.30%) TeamCity
12 11 (2.11%) Maven
12 11 (2.11%) JUnit
12 11 (2.11%) MSI
13 10 (1.92%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 27 (5.18%) Finance
2 18 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 7 (1.34%) Aerospace
4 5 (0.96%) Legal
4 5 (0.96%) Retail
5 4 (0.77%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.58%) Front Office
6 3 (0.58%) Banking
7 2 (0.38%) Avionics
7 2 (0.38%) Publishing
7 2 (0.38%) Military
7 2 (0.38%) Billing
7 2 (0.38%) Back Office
7 2 (0.38%) Electronics
8 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.19%) Advertising
8 1 (0.19%) Local Government
8 1 (0.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 104 (19.96%) Developer
2 40 (7.68%) Analyst
3 37 (7.10%) Software Engineer
4 34 (6.53%) DevOps Engineer
5 26 (4.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 25 (4.80%) Configuration Manager
6 25 (4.80%) Administrator
7 23 (4.41%) Support Engineer
8 18 (3.45%) Architect
9 17 (3.26%) Integration Engineer
9 17 (3.26%) Wintel Engineer
10 15 (2.88%) C Developer
10 15 (2.88%) Configuration Analyst
10 15 (2.88%) 2nd Line Support
11 14 (2.69%) Java Developer
11 14 (2.69%) Consultant
11 14 (2.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 13 (2.50%) Support Analyst
12 13 (2.50%) Network Engineer
13 12 (2.30%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (5.95%) Motif
2 29 (5.57%) XML
3 26 (4.99%) Ruby on Rails
4 24 (4.61%) Web Services
5 23 (4.41%) .NET
6 18 (3.45%) HTML
7 14 (2.69%) CSS
8 13 (2.50%) JMS
8 13 (2.50%) wxWidgets
9 12 (2.30%) J2EE
10 11 (2.11%) SOAP
11 10 (1.92%) Middleware
12 8 (1.54%) WSDL
12 8 (1.54%) .NET Framework
13 7 (1.34%) Oracle Fusion
14 6 (1.15%) JSON
14 6 (1.15%) WCF
14 6 (1.15%) EJB
14 6 (1.15%) ASP.NET
15 5 (0.96%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 88 (16.89%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (7.29%) CMDB
3 31 (5.95%) Open Source
4 25 (4.80%) Derivative
5 23 (4.41%) Management Information System
6 18 (3.45%) Computer Science
7 15 (2.88%) PKI
7 15 (2.88%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.54%) DataPower
8 8 (1.54%) Visualisation
9 7 (1.34%) Statistics
10 5 (0.96%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.77%) Replication
11 4 (0.77%) Clustering
11 4 (0.77%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.58%) CESG
12 3 (0.58%) e-Health
12 3 (0.58%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.58%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 213 (40.88%) Linux
2 195 (37.43%) Windows
3 129 (24.76%) UNIX
4 68 (13.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (8.06%) Windows 7
5 42 (8.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (7.29%) Mac OS X
7 37 (7.10%) Windows Server 2003
8 34 (6.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (4.41%) Windows XP
10 16 (3.07%) CentOS
11 8 (1.54%) HPUX
11 8 (1.54%) Windows 8
12 7 (1.34%) Oracle Linux
12 7 (1.34%) Solaris
13 5 (0.96%) Android
14 4 (0.77%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.58%) Windows Phone 8
15 3 (0.58%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.58%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (20.54%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (19.96%) Continuous Integration
3 103 (19.77%) ITIL
4 71 (13.63%) Software Engineering
5 61 (11.71%) UML
6 59 (11.32%) DevOps
7 57 (10.94%) Project Management
8 51 (9.79%) OO
9 45 (8.64%) OOD
10 42 (8.06%) Scrum
10 42 (8.06%) Integration Testing
11 38 (7.29%) Use Case
12 35 (6.72%) Continuous Delivery
13 33 (6.33%) Multithreading
13 33 (6.33%) Memory Management
14 31 (5.95%) Release Management
14 31 (5.95%) Change Management
15 29 (5.57%) Migration
16 25 (4.80%) Service Management
17 21 (4.03%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 103 (19.77%) SQL
2 82 (15.74%) PowerShell
3 77 (14.78%) C
4 74 (14.20%) Python
5 50 (9.60%) C++
5 50 (9.60%) Shell Script
5 50 (9.60%) Ruby
6 48 (9.21%) Java
7 24 (4.61%) C#
8 23 (4.41%) VBScript
9 22 (4.22%) VB
10 19 (3.65%) JavaScript
11 16 (3.07%) Go
12 13 (2.50%) PL/SQL
12 13 (2.50%) Perl
13 8 (1.54%) Scala
14 7 (1.34%) Embedded C
14 7 (1.34%) PHP
15 6 (1.15%) VB.NET
15 6 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 211 (40.50%) Security Cleared
2 141 (27.06%) SC Cleared
3 90 (17.27%) DV Cleared
4 29 (5.57%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (5.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (5.18%) MCSE
6 26 (4.99%) MCP
7 23 (4.41%) CCNA
7 23 (4.41%) Degree
8 13 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.34%) RHCA
9 7 (1.34%) RHCE
9 7 (1.34%) MCSA
9 7 (1.34%) RHCSA
10 6 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (0.96%) CCNP
11 5 (0.96%) RHCT
12 4 (0.77%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.58%) ISEB
14 2 (0.38%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.84%) SLA
1 20 (3.84%) QA
2 5 (0.96%) DO-178B
3 3 (0.58%) COBIT
4 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 89 (17.08%) Active Directory
2 37 (7.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (5.57%) Hyper-V
4 17 (3.26%) Firmware
5 14 (2.69%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (1.54%) UAG
7 7 (1.34%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.77%) vSphere
9 3 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (0.58%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.38%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.19%) Postfix
11 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 97 (18.62%) Puppet
2 38 (7.29%) SCCM
3 34 (6.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 32 (6.14%) Vagrant
5 29 (5.57%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (3.07%) HP Quality Center
7 15 (2.88%) SCOM
7 15 (2.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 9 (1.73%) Oracle RMAN
8 9 (1.73%) FortiGate
9 8 (1.54%) Nagios
10 6 (1.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 6 (1.15%) Tivoli
11 5 (0.96%) OVSD
12 4 (0.77%) Netcool
12 4 (0.77%) HP UCMDB
12 4 (0.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 3 (0.58%) SCSM
13 3 (0.58%) XenMobile
13 3 (0.58%) Ansible
Vendors
1 135 (25.91%) Microsoft
2 94 (18.04%) VMware
3 54 (10.36%) Oracle
4 48 (9.21%) HP
5 37 (7.10%) Red Hat
6 31 (5.95%) Cisco
7 28 (5.37%) Citrix
8 26 (4.99%) Borland
9 17 (3.26%) Symantec
10 14 (2.69%) Remedy
11 13 (2.50%) IBM
12 6 (1.15%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 4 (0.77%) F5
13 4 (0.77%) Atlassian
13 4 (0.77%) BMC
14 3 (0.58%) CA
14 3 (0.58%) Ericsson
14 3 (0.58%) EMC
14 3 (0.58%) SAP
14 3 (0.58%) Nokia
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