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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Manager
Rank 234 239 223
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Manager 19 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.18% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 8
Average daily rate £425 £263 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.90% -34.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £250 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £356 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £420
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Configuration Manager
England

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
8034 8717 7813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.91% 93.76% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4854 4667 4070
Average daily rate £385 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 421 454
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.28 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +9 7 £395 -
Hampshire +5 6 £480 +87.31%
Surrey -2 4 £445 -
Buckinghamshire +12 2 - -
Configuration Manager
England

Configuration Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 27 (79.41%) Configuration Management
2 23 (67.65%) ITIL
3 14 (41.18%) Release Management
4 13 (38.24%) CMDB
5 9 (26.47%) ServiceNow
6 8 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (20.59%) ITSM
7 7 (20.59%) Telecoms
7 7 (20.59%) ITIL V3
8 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (17.65%) Maven
8 6 (17.65%) Change Management
8 6 (17.65%) Linux
8 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
8 6 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (14.71%) JBoss
9 5 (14.71%) Informatica
9 5 (14.71%) Red Hat
9 5 (14.71%) Unix
9 5 (14.71%) Oracle
9 5 (14.71%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (14.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (14.71%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (14.71%) TortoiseSVN
9 5 (14.71%) Gradle
9 5 (14.71%) Data Quality
10 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
10 4 (11.76%) Artifactory

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (14.71%) JBoss
2 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.88%) IIS
3 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Firewall
1 1 (2.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle BI EE
1 5 (14.71%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Maven
2 5 (14.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (14.71%) Gradle
2 5 (14.71%) TortoiseSVN
3 4 (11.76%) Artifactory
4 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.88%) JIRA
5 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.94%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.94%) Subversion
6 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (20.59%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) CMDB
2 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.88%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Linux
2 5 (14.71%) Unix
3 3 (8.82%) Windows
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (79.41%) Configuration Management
2 23 (67.65%) ITIL
3 14 (41.18%) Release Management
4 8 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (20.59%) ITIL V3
5 7 (20.59%) ITSM
6 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (17.65%) Change Management
7 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (11.76%) Change Control
8 4 (11.76%) Problem Management
9 3 (8.82%) Asset Management
9 3 (8.82%) Data Analysis
9 3 (8.82%) SDLC
9 3 (8.82%) Service Management
10 2 (5.88%) IT Asset Management
10 2 (5.88%) Project Management
10 2 (5.88%) Requirements Management
10 2 (5.88%) SOA
10 2 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) Perl
2 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.88%) Python
3 2 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (2.94%) Java
4 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.94%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Ansible
2 1 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) ServiceNow
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.71%) Informatica
3 5 (14.71%) Oracle
3 5 (14.71%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.94%) BMC
4 1 (2.94%) Remedy