The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Manager
Rank 231 222 217
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Manager 9 12 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.098% 0.14% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.15% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 20
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £223 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £478 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
- +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.44
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8418 7840 9048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.72% 92.67% 91.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4588 4093 4133
Average daily rate £350 £358 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +1.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 522 635
Average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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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 1 August 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 1 August 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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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
Berkshire -2 2 £425 +13.33%
Surrey -11 1 £468 +3.88%
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
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Configuration Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 22 (64.71%) Configuration Management
2 16 (47.06%) Security Cleared
3 13 (38.24%) CMDB
4 12 (35.29%) SC Cleared
5 10 (29.41%) ITIL
6 6 (17.65%) SCCM
6 6 (17.65%) Project Planning
7 5 (14.71%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (11.76%) Subversion
8 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (8.82%) ITIL V3
9 3 (8.82%) Change Control
9 3 (8.82%) Document Management
9 3 (8.82%) Service Management
9 3 (8.82%) Workflow
10 2 (5.88%) Migration
10 2 (5.88%) Change Management
10 2 (5.88%) BMC
10 2 (5.88%) Project Management
10 2 (5.88%) Time Management
10 2 (5.88%) JIRA
10 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.88%) Confluence
10 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
11 1 (2.94%) Banking
11 1 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (2.94%) Release Management
11 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Subversion
2 2 (5.88%) JIRA
2 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.94%) Ant
3 1 (2.94%) Maven
General
1 1 (2.94%) Banking
1 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
1 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) Configuration Management
2 10 (29.41%) ITIL
3 6 (17.65%) Project Planning
4 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (8.82%) ITIL V3
5 3 (8.82%) Change Control
5 3 (8.82%) Document Management
5 3 (8.82%) Service Management
5 3 (8.82%) Workflow
6 2 (5.88%) Migration
6 2 (5.88%) Change Management
6 2 (5.88%) Project Management
6 2 (5.88%) Time Management
6 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.94%) Release Management
7 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.94%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
1 1 (2.94%) SQL
1 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 12 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 5 (14.71%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.94%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) BMC
2 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.94%) Remedy
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) VMware