The table below looks at the statistics for the Configuration Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Manager
Rank 233 220 212
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Manager 24 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.22% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £361 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £410 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £391
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Configuration Manager
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9046 7839 7738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.24% 91.96% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4999 4158 3740
Average daily rate £375 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 471 449 657
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Configuration Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Manager in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Configuration Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Configuration Manager
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 Manager across the South East region.

Configuration Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Configuration Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Manager across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Configuration Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Configuration Manager
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 Manager across the South East region.

Configuration Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Configuration Manager
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 Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 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 -5 15 £400 -
Berkshire -8 2 £450 +11.11%
Surrey - 2 - - 1
Configuration Manager
England

Configuration Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Configuration Manager in their job title 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 with Configuration Manager in their job title.

1 28 (82.35%) Configuration Management
2 12 (35.29%) ITIL
2 12 (35.29%) CMDB
3 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
4 10 (29.41%) Change Management
5 8 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
6 6 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 6 (17.65%) Workflow
7 5 (14.71%) Change Control
7 5 (14.71%) Document Management
8 4 (11.76%) Data Analysis
8 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
9 3 (8.82%) Oracle
9 3 (8.82%) Time Management
9 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
10 2 (5.88%) Service Management
10 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
10 2 (5.88%) Open Source
10 2 (5.88%) Mercurial
10 2 (5.88%) BitKeeper
10 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
10 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
10 2 (5.88%) UNIX
10 2 (5.88%) Windows
10 2 (5.88%) CMS

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Configuration Manager in their job title 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 with Configuration Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.88%) CMS
2 1 (2.94%) Commerce Server 2007
2 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.94%) Commerce Server
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Firewall
1 1 (2.94%) X.400
1 1 (2.94%) X.500
1 1 (2.94%) SMTP
1 1 (2.94%) FTP
1 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.94%) VPN
1 1 (2.94%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.94%) SSL
1 1 (2.94%) BIG-IP
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.94%) DB2
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.88%) Mercurial
2 2 (5.88%) BitKeeper
2 2 (5.88%) Subversion
3 1 (2.94%) NUnit
3 1 (2.94%) StarTeam
3 1 (2.94%) Bazaar
3 1 (2.94%) Selenium
General
1 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
1 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
1 1 (2.94%) Billing
1 1 (2.94%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) Ajax
2 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.94%) JSON
2 1 (2.94%) HTML
2 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.94%) CSS
2 1 (2.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (2.94%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) CMDB
2 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Open Source
3 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) PKI
4 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) UNIX
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (82.35%) Configuration Management
2 12 (35.29%) ITIL
3 10 (29.41%) Change Management
4 6 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (17.65%) Workflow
5 5 (14.71%) Change Control
5 5 (14.71%) Document Management
6 4 (11.76%) Data Analysis
7 3 (8.82%) Time Management
8 2 (5.88%) Service Management
8 2 (5.88%) Migration
8 2 (5.88%) ITSM
9 1 (2.94%) Programme Management
9 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
9 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.94%) Automated Testing
9 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.94%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) PHP
2 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.94%) C
2 1 (2.94%) C#
2 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
2 8 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.94%) Siebel Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) VMware
3 1 (2.94%) Fujitsu
3 1 (2.94%) Citrix
3 1 (2.94%) Borland
3 1 (2.94%) Clearswift
3 1 (2.94%) Siebel
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco
3 1 (2.94%) Ektron
3 1 (2.94%) F5