The first table below looks at the demand for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 60 86 82
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -4
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 97 37 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.93% 1.59% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.87% 2.27% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 21 31
Average daily rate £395 £351 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.69% -6.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £300 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £440 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 2
Average hourly rate £35.70 £47.50 £39.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.84% +21.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.58 £47.50 £36.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £41.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +2.04%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2508 1631 2548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.72% 70.12% 70.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1546 1015 1521
Average daily rate £375 £350 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 60 154
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.20 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Configuration Management across the South West region.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the South West region.

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +8 35 £350 -20.45% 3
Bristol +7 28 £425 +40.49% 1
Somerset 0 11 £445 - 3
Dorset -2 7 £395 -5.38% 4
Gloucestershire - 7 £283 - 5
Cornwall -6 4 - -
Devon -10 1 - - 1
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 45 (32.61%) Subversion
2 44 (31.88%) Jenkins
3 37 (26.81%) Java
4 35 (25.36%) Spring
5 33 (23.91%) Linux
6 32 (23.19%) Oracle
7 31 (22.46%) Maven
8 30 (21.74%) jQuery
8 30 (21.74%) UNIX
9 29 (21.01%) XML
9 29 (21.01%) Security Cleared
10 28 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (18.84%) Validation
11 26 (18.84%) LDAP
11 26 (18.84%) CSS
12 24 (17.39%) Ant
12 24 (17.39%) WebLogic
13 23 (16.67%) Eclipse
13 23 (16.67%) JAX-WS
14 22 (15.94%) XML Schema
15 19 (13.77%) SQL
15 19 (13.77%) SC Cleared
15 19 (13.77%) Rational DOORS
15 19 (13.77%) Oracle Database
16 18 (13.04%) Web Services
16 18 (13.04%) Microsoft
17 17 (12.32%) Active Directory
17 17 (12.32%) X.509
17 17 (12.32%) JSF
17 17 (12.32%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 24 (17.39%) WebLogic
2 9 (6.52%) IIS
2 9 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.52%) Confluence
3 8 (5.80%) SAS
4 4 (2.90%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (2.17%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.17%) Lync
6 2 (1.45%) nginx
6 2 (1.45%) Apache
7 1 (0.72%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (7.97%) MS Office
2 6 (4.35%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.45%) Simulink
3 2 (1.45%) Stateflow
4 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Summit
1 1 (0.72%) assyst
1 1 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.45%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (18.84%) LDAP
2 17 (12.32%) X.509
3 16 (11.59%) SSL
4 3 (2.17%) Ethernet
4 3 (2.17%) SAN
4 3 (2.17%) Internet
4 3 (2.17%) LAN
4 3 (2.17%) WAN
5 2 (1.45%) Network Security
5 2 (1.45%) HTTP
5 2 (1.45%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.45%) VPN
5 2 (1.45%) IPv4
5 2 (1.45%) IPv6
5 2 (1.45%) BGP
5 2 (1.45%) MPLS
5 2 (1.45%) OSPF
5 2 (1.45%) H.323
5 2 (1.45%) VLAN
5 2 (1.45%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.77%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.90%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.17%) InterSystems Cache
3 3 (2.17%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.17%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.45%) MS Access
4 2 (1.45%) MySQL
4 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 45 (32.61%) Subversion
2 44 (31.88%) Jenkins
3 31 (22.46%) Maven
4 24 (17.39%) Ant
5 23 (16.67%) Eclipse
6 19 (13.77%) Rational DOORS
7 16 (11.59%) JIRA
8 11 (7.97%) Git (software)
8 11 (7.97%) JUnit
9 9 (6.52%) Mockito
10 8 (5.80%) WebDriver
10 8 (5.80%) Gradle
10 8 (5.80%) Selenium
11 4 (2.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (2.17%) ClearCase
13 2 (1.45%) Rational Rhapsody
13 2 (1.45%) Bugzilla
13 2 (1.45%) NetBeans
14 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
14 1 (0.72%) Gerrit
General
1 11 (7.97%) Telecoms
1 11 (7.97%) Finance
2 10 (7.25%) Aerospace
3 9 (6.52%) Military
4 6 (4.35%) Back Office
5 4 (2.90%) Avionics
6 2 (1.45%) Billing
7 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.72%) Electronics
7 1 (0.72%) Retail
7 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (26.81%) Developer
2 14 (10.14%) Systems Engineer
3 12 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (7.25%) Analyst
4 10 (7.25%) WebLogic Developer
5 9 (6.52%) Designer
6 8 (5.80%) Software Engineer
6 8 (5.80%) Java Developer
7 7 (5.07%) Deployment Manager
7 7 (5.07%) Consultant
7 7 (5.07%) Security Designer
8 6 (4.35%) UI Developer
8 6 (4.35%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.35%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.35%) Senior WebLogic Developer
8 6 (4.35%) Senior Oracle Developer
8 6 (4.35%) Release Manager
8 6 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (3.62%) Architect
9 5 (3.62%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (25.36%) Spring
2 30 (21.74%) jQuery
3 29 (21.01%) XML
4 26 (18.84%) CSS
5 23 (16.67%) JAX-WS
6 22 (15.94%) XML Schema
7 18 (13.04%) Web Services
8 17 (12.32%) JSF
9 15 (10.87%) CSS3
10 14 (10.14%) SAML
11 11 (7.97%) Spring MVC
12 10 (7.25%) WSDL
13 9 (6.52%) HTML
14 8 (5.80%) LAMP
15 7 (5.07%) J2EE
16 5 (3.62%) Guice
17 3 (2.17%) Ajax
17 3 (2.17%) Struts
17 3 (2.17%) DHTML
17 3 (2.17%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.59%) CMDB
2 6 (4.35%) Digital Media
3 4 (2.90%) Wiki
4 3 (2.17%) CESG
5 2 (1.45%) Open Source
5 2 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.45%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.45%) Clustering
6 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.72%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.72%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.72%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (0.72%) PKI
6 1 (0.72%) Physics
6 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.72%) RIA
6 1 (0.72%) RMADS
6 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 33 (23.91%) Linux
2 30 (21.74%) UNIX
3 14 (10.14%) Windows
4 4 (2.90%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.90%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.45%) CentOS
6 2 (1.45%) AIX
6 2 (1.45%) Solaris
7 1 (0.72%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (18.84%) Validation
3 17 (12.32%) Scrum
4 16 (11.59%) ITIL
4 16 (11.59%) UML
5 15 (10.87%) Software Engineering
6 14 (10.14%) Change Control
7 13 (9.42%) Project Management
7 13 (9.42%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (9.42%) Release Management
8 12 (8.70%) Change Management
9 11 (7.97%) MVC
9 11 (7.97%) OO
10 9 (6.52%) Automated Testing
10 9 (6.52%) Waterfall
11 8 (5.80%) PRINCE2
11 8 (5.80%) Incident Management
11 8 (5.80%) Web Development
12 7 (5.07%) Asset Management
12 7 (5.07%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 37 (26.81%) Java
2 19 (13.77%) SQL
3 16 (11.59%) PL/SQL
4 11 (7.97%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.97%) C
5 9 (6.52%) Python
6 8 (5.80%) PHP
7 7 (5.07%) Perl
8 6 (4.35%) Scala
8 6 (4.35%) MATLAB
9 5 (3.62%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 4 (2.90%) C++
10 4 (2.90%) Embedded C
11 3 (2.17%) VBScript
11 3 (2.17%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.45%) Ada
12 2 (1.45%) Fortran
12 2 (1.45%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.45%) Delphi
12 2 (1.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 29 (21.01%) Security Cleared
2 19 (13.77%) SC Cleared
3 12 (8.70%) Degree
4 8 (5.80%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.17%) ISEB
5 3 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.45%) APMP
6 2 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.45%) CCNP
6 2 (1.45%) JNCIS
7 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.72%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.07%) SLA
1 7 (5.07%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.72%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.72%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.72%) JSP 440
System Software
1 17 (12.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.90%) VMware ESX
3 3 (2.17%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.17%) XenApp
3 3 (2.17%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (10.14%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (10.14%) Puppet
2 9 (6.52%) Nagios
3 3 (2.17%) WSUS
3 3 (2.17%) SCOM
3 3 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.17%) SCOrch
3 3 (2.17%) SCSM
4 2 (1.45%) Cacti
5 1 (0.72%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 32 (23.19%) Oracle
2 18 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.35%) Cisco
4 5 (3.62%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.90%) HP
5 4 (2.90%) Citrix
5 4 (2.90%) VMware
6 3 (2.17%) Symantec
6 3 (2.17%) McAfee
6 3 (2.17%) Sophos
6 3 (2.17%) ServiceNow
6 3 (2.17%) hybris
6 3 (2.17%) 3PAR
7 2 (1.45%) Tandberg
7 2 (1.45%) Percona
7 2 (1.45%) Juniper
8 1 (0.72%) BT
8 1 (0.72%) Serena
8 1 (0.72%) Computacenter
8 1 (0.72%) Altiris
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