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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 64 73 84
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +11
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 79 40 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.61% 1.86% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 2.63% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 21 28
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£434 £375 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.66% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £356
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -5.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 1
Average hourly rate £34.93 £42.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.82% +8.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.93 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.86% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2215 1522 2101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 73.05% 70.76% 69.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1490 987 1282
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 70 125
Average hourly rate £33.84 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.37% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 24 July 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
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 24 July 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
Bristol -16 21 £420 +19.85% 1
Somerset -4 15 £488 +62.50% 1
Wiltshire -4 13 £438 +2.94% 1
Gloucestershire -12 11 £622 - 3
Cornwall - 7 £375 -
Dorset - 3 £393 - 2
Devon -6 2 £295 -
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 47 (26.86%) Security Cleared
2 41 (23.43%) Java
3 39 (22.29%) Linux
4 37 (21.14%) Jenkins
5 34 (19.43%) Subversion
6 33 (18.86%) Oracle
7 30 (17.14%) Spring
8 29 (16.57%) UNIX
8 29 (16.57%) SC Cleared
9 26 (14.86%) Web Services
9 26 (14.86%) SQL
10 25 (14.29%) UML
10 25 (14.29%) Maven
10 25 (14.29%) jQuery
10 25 (14.29%) Puppet
11 24 (13.71%) Opscode Chef
11 24 (13.71%) DevOps
11 24 (13.71%) Windows
11 24 (13.71%) ITIL
11 24 (13.71%) XML
12 23 (13.14%) Validation
12 23 (13.14%) JAX-WS
13 22 (12.57%) LDAP
13 22 (12.57%) Microsoft
13 22 (12.57%) Active Directory
14 21 (12.00%) Change Control
14 21 (12.00%) Rational DOORS
15 20 (11.43%) Oracle Database
15 20 (11.43%) Project Management
15 20 (11.43%) WebLogic

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 20 (11.43%) WebLogic
2 9 (5.14%) Confluence
3 8 (4.57%) Apache
3 8 (4.57%) nginx
4 5 (2.86%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.29%) IIS
5 4 (2.29%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (1.71%) SAS
7 2 (1.14%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.14%) CICS
7 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.14%) Lync
8 1 (0.57%) Node.js
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 11 (6.29%) MS Excel
1 11 (6.29%) MS Office
2 3 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.57%) Simulink
4 1 (0.57%) Stateflow
4 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.57%) MS Project
4 1 (0.57%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (2.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.14%) Summit
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.57%) Agresso
3 1 (0.57%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.57%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (4.57%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.57%) LDAP
2 12 (6.86%) SSL
2 12 (6.86%) X.509
3 4 (2.29%) 2G
3 4 (2.29%) 3G
4 3 (1.71%) SAN
5 2 (1.14%) VLAN
5 2 (1.14%) WAN
6 1 (0.57%) Network Security
6 1 (0.57%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.57%) DNS
6 1 (0.57%) DHCP
6 1 (0.57%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.57%) HTTP
6 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.57%) Internet
6 1 (0.57%) DMZ
6 1 (0.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.43%) Oracle Database
2 10 (5.71%) MySQL
3 3 (1.71%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (1.14%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.14%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.14%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.57%) TKPROF
5 1 (0.57%) OLTP
5 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 37 (21.14%) Jenkins
2 34 (19.43%) Subversion
3 25 (14.29%) Maven
4 21 (12.00%) Rational DOORS
5 19 (10.86%) Ant
5 19 (10.86%) Eclipse
6 12 (6.86%) ClearCase
7 10 (5.71%) JIRA
8 9 (5.14%) JUnit
9 8 (4.57%) WebDriver
9 8 (4.57%) Git (software)
9 8 (4.57%) Selenium
10 7 (4.00%) Mockito
11 5 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 4 (2.29%) Rational Rhapsody
13 3 (1.71%) Gradle
14 2 (1.14%) NetBeans
14 2 (1.14%) Oracle APEX
15 1 (0.57%) Mercurial
15 1 (0.57%) Gerrit
General
1 13 (7.43%) Telecoms
2 12 (6.86%) Military
3 8 (4.57%) Finance
4 4 (2.29%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.14%) Marketing
5 2 (1.14%) Avionics
6 1 (0.57%) Banking
6 1 (0.57%) Legal
6 1 (0.57%) Back Office
6 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 37 (21.14%) Developer
2 14 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (7.43%) Systems Engineer
4 12 (6.86%) Analyst
5 11 (6.29%) Coordinator
5 11 (6.29%) Project Manager
5 11 (6.29%) Software Engineer
6 10 (5.71%) WebLogic Developer
7 9 (5.14%) Configuration Manager
8 8 (4.57%) Consultant
8 8 (4.57%) Java Developer
8 8 (4.57%) Architect
9 7 (4.00%) Designer
9 7 (4.00%) Security Designer
9 7 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
10 6 (3.43%) Senior Developer
10 6 (3.43%) Senior WebLogic Developer
10 6 (3.43%) Principal Systems Engineer
10 6 (3.43%) Senior Oracle Developer
10 6 (3.43%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (17.14%) Spring
2 26 (14.86%) Web Services
3 25 (14.29%) jQuery
4 24 (13.71%) XML
5 23 (13.14%) JAX-WS
6 19 (10.86%) CSS
6 19 (10.86%) XML Schema
7 17 (9.71%) JSF
8 15 (8.57%) CSS3
9 13 (7.43%) LAMP
10 12 (6.86%) JSP
11 10 (5.71%) WSDL
12 9 (5.14%) SAML
13 8 (4.57%) HTML
14 7 (4.00%) J2EE
15 6 (3.43%) Spring MVC
16 3 (1.71%) JPA
16 3 (1.71%) Guice
16 3 (1.71%) PowerMock
16 3 (1.71%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.57%) CMDB
2 12 (6.86%) RMADS
3 11 (6.29%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.57%) Open Source
5 5 (2.86%) Digital Media
5 5 (2.86%) CESG
6 4 (2.29%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.14%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.14%) Wiki
8 1 (0.57%) W3C
8 1 (0.57%) Physics
8 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.57%) Clustering
8 1 (0.57%) Replication
8 1 (0.57%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 39 (22.29%) Linux
2 29 (16.57%) UNIX
3 24 (13.71%) Windows
4 8 (4.57%) CentOS
5 4 (2.29%) Windows XP
5 4 (2.29%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.14%) AIX
6 2 (1.14%) Solaris
6 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.57%) SELinux
7 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.57%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (14.29%) UML
2 24 (13.71%) DevOps
2 24 (13.71%) ITIL
3 23 (13.14%) Validation
4 21 (12.00%) Change Control
5 20 (11.43%) Project Management
6 19 (10.86%) Software Engineering
7 18 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (9.71%) Risk Management
9 16 (9.14%) PRINCE2
10 15 (8.57%) Service Delivery
11 14 (8.00%) Change Management
11 14 (8.00%) OO
12 13 (7.43%) Scrum
13 12 (6.86%) Service Management
13 12 (6.86%) ITIL V3
13 12 (6.86%) Unit Testing
14 11 (6.29%) ITSM
14 11 (6.29%) Risk Assessment
14 11 (6.29%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 41 (23.43%) Java
2 26 (14.86%) SQL
3 17 (9.71%) PL/SQL
4 16 (9.14%) Python
5 14 (8.00%) PHP
6 10 (5.71%) C++
7 9 (5.14%) PowerShell
7 9 (5.14%) VBScript
7 9 (5.14%) Ruby
8 8 (4.57%) Perl
9 7 (4.00%) MATLAB
10 6 (3.43%) Scala
11 5 (2.86%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 5 (2.86%) JavaScript
11 5 (2.86%) C
12 2 (1.14%) Ada
12 2 (1.14%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.14%) REXX
12 2 (1.14%) JCL
12 2 (1.14%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 47 (26.86%) Security Cleared
2 29 (16.57%) SC Cleared
3 17 (9.71%) DV Cleared
4 15 (8.57%) Degree
5 5 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (2.29%) ISEB
6 4 (2.29%) APMP
7 2 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.57%) CISSP
8 1 (0.57%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.43%) SLA
2 11 (6.29%) JSP 440
3 4 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.14%) ISO 14001
4 2 (1.14%) QA
4 2 (1.14%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.14%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (12.57%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.14%) VMware ESX
3 6 (3.43%) XenApp
3 6 (3.43%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.71%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.14%) RACF
5 2 (1.14%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 25 (14.29%) Puppet
2 24 (13.71%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (8.00%) Nagios
4 8 (4.57%) Cacti
5 6 (3.43%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (3.43%) SCOM
6 4 (2.29%) NSN NetAct
6 4 (2.29%) SCCM
6 4 (2.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.14%) WSUS
7 2 (1.14%) CA Endevor
7 2 (1.14%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.14%) SCSM
7 2 (1.14%) Ansible
8 1 (0.57%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.57%) MOM
8 1 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.57%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 33 (18.86%) Oracle
2 22 (12.57%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.86%) Red Hat
4 9 (5.14%) Sophos
4 9 (5.14%) McAfee
4 9 (5.14%) VMware
5 8 (4.57%) Altiris
5 8 (4.57%) Citrix
5 8 (4.57%) Percona
6 6 (3.43%) Symantec
7 4 (2.29%) Remedy
7 4 (2.29%) Mapinfo
7 4 (2.29%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.71%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 3 (1.71%) hybris
8 3 (1.71%) HP
9 2 (1.14%) Cisco
9 2 (1.14%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.57%) Wind River
10 1 (0.57%) Intel
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