The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 Management
Rank 79 85 90
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 67 38 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.03% 1.61% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 2.30% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 21 19
Average daily rate
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£475 £350 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -8.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £488 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 8
Average hourly rate £38.00 £31.90 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.12% -14.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.72 £29.26 £34.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £37.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £27.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+32.36% -25.67%
Configuration Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2399 1651 1812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.85% 69.90% 67.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1630 1082 1071
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 110 119
Average hourly rate £35.00 £28.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.00 £11.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 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
Bristol -9 19 £500 +44.40% 2
Gloucestershire -8 14 £463 -
Wiltshire -12 9 £361 +3.21% 9
Devon -4 7 £501 +43.21% 2
Somerset -5 5 £375 - 6
Dorset +2 3 £375 - 1
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 50 (38.46%) Linux
1 50 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 34 (26.15%) Puppet
3 33 (25.38%) UNIX
4 32 (24.62%) Java
5 28 (21.54%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (20.77%) SC Cleared
6 27 (20.77%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (18.46%) DevOps
8 23 (17.69%) Change Control
9 22 (16.92%) DV Cleared
9 22 (16.92%) Risk Management
10 21 (16.15%) Project Management
11 20 (15.38%) Perl
12 18 (13.85%) Python
12 18 (13.85%) Management Information System
12 18 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (13.85%) Bash Shell
13 17 (13.08%) Windows
14 16 (12.31%) OO
14 16 (12.31%) PHP
14 16 (12.31%) Oracle
14 16 (12.31%) Finance
14 16 (12.31%) Software Engineering
15 15 (11.54%) Ruby
15 15 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (11.54%) SQL
15 15 (11.54%) Web Services
15 15 (11.54%) ITIL
15 15 (11.54%) Red Hat

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 13 (10.00%) Apache
2 8 (6.15%) WebSphere
3 7 (5.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (3.85%) nginx
5 4 (3.08%) WebSphere Portal
6 3 (2.31%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.31%) IIS
6 3 (2.31%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.54%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.54%) JBoss
7 2 (1.54%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.54%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.54%) CICS
8 1 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.77%) CMS
8 1 (0.77%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.77%) K2 blackpearl
8 1 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.77%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 6 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.08%) MS Project
3 2 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (3.08%) Agresso
3 3 (2.31%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (2.31%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.77%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.77%) Summit
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.92%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (3.85%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.54%) PaaS
4 1 (0.77%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.15%) SAN
1 8 (6.15%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.38%) DNS
3 6 (4.62%) Internet
3 6 (4.62%) SSH
4 5 (3.85%) HTTPS
4 5 (3.85%) PuTTY
5 4 (3.08%) NAS
5 4 (3.08%) LAN
6 3 (2.31%) WAN
6 3 (2.31%) LDAP
7 2 (1.54%) LTE
7 2 (1.54%) Network Security
8 1 (0.77%) Wireless
8 1 (0.77%) IPsec
8 1 (0.77%) 2G
8 1 (0.77%) Firewall
8 1 (0.77%) SS7
8 1 (0.77%) H.323
8 1 (0.77%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.46%) RDBMS
1 11 (8.46%) Relational Database
2 9 (6.92%) MySQL
3 8 (6.15%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.62%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.62%) Ingres
5 5 (3.85%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.85%) JasperReports
6 4 (3.08%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.31%) HBase
7 3 (2.31%) Voldemort
7 3 (2.31%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.31%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.54%) Big Data
8 2 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.77%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 14 (10.77%) Jenkins
2 13 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
3 8 (6.15%) TeamCity
3 8 (6.15%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.85%) Maven
4 5 (3.85%) LoadRunner
4 5 (3.85%) PHPUnit
4 5 (3.85%) Rational Functional Tester
5 4 (3.08%) StarTeam
6 3 (2.31%) Subversion
6 3 (2.31%) ClearCase
6 3 (2.31%) Gerrit
6 3 (2.31%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.54%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.77%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.77%) Ant
8 1 (0.77%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.77%) RSpec
General
1 16 (12.31%) Finance
2 11 (8.46%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.38%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.62%) Marketing
4 6 (4.62%) Aerospace
4 6 (4.62%) Electronics
5 5 (3.85%) Retail
5 5 (3.85%) Avionics
6 4 (3.08%) Banking
7 1 (0.77%) Billing
7 1 (0.77%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (13.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (9.23%) Software Engineer
2 12 (9.23%) Developer
2 12 (9.23%) Administrator
3 11 (8.46%) Analyst
3 11 (8.46%) Coordinator
4 9 (6.92%) UNIX Administrator
4 9 (6.92%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (6.15%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 7 (5.38%) Architect
6 7 (5.38%) Project Manager
7 6 (4.62%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (3.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.08%) DBA
9 4 (3.08%) Consultant
9 4 (3.08%) Applications Developer
9 4 (3.08%) Test Analyst
10 3 (2.31%) Linux Administrator
10 3 (2.31%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.54%) Web Services
2 10 (7.69%) JSP
3 8 (6.15%) HTML
4 7 (5.38%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (5.38%) CSS
5 6 (4.62%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 6 (4.62%) LAMP
6 5 (3.85%) DAO
6 5 (3.85%) Hibernate
6 5 (3.85%) CGI
6 5 (3.85%) JDBC
6 5 (3.85%) Laravel
7 4 (3.08%) jQuery
8 3 (2.31%) .NET
8 3 (2.31%) RESTful
8 3 (2.31%) JPA
9 2 (1.54%) ISPF
9 2 (1.54%) GWT
9 2 (1.54%) EJB 3.0
9 2 (1.54%) HornetQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.85%) Management Information System
2 11 (8.46%) RMADS
3 10 (7.69%) Open Source
4 7 (5.38%) Clustering
5 6 (4.62%) DTV
6 5 (3.85%) N-Tier
6 5 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.08%) User Experience
7 4 (3.08%) CESG
8 3 (2.31%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (2.31%) CESG CLAS
8 3 (2.31%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.31%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (2.31%) Freedom of Information Act
9 2 (1.54%) CMDB
9 2 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.54%) NHS
9 2 (1.54%) IVR
10 1 (0.77%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.77%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 50 (38.46%) Linux
2 33 (25.38%) UNIX
3 17 (13.08%) Windows
4 15 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (8.46%) CentOS
6 9 (6.92%) Solaris
7 5 (3.85%) VMS
8 4 (3.08%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.31%) Fedora
9 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.54%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.54%) zOS
10 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.54%) Debian
11 1 (0.77%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.77%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.77%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.77%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (18.46%) DevOps
3 23 (17.69%) Change Control
4 22 (16.92%) Risk Management
5 21 (16.15%) Project Management
6 18 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (12.31%) OO
7 16 (12.31%) Software Engineering
8 15 (11.54%) ITIL
9 13 (10.00%) UML
10 12 (9.23%) Programme Management
11 11 (8.46%) Risk Assessment
12 10 (7.69%) PRINCE2
12 10 (7.69%) Scrum
12 10 (7.69%) Information Security
13 9 (6.92%) Migration
13 9 (6.92%) Requirements Analysis
14 8 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
15 7 (5.38%) Penetration Testing
15 7 (5.38%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (24.62%) Java
2 20 (15.38%) Perl
3 18 (13.85%) Python
3 18 (13.85%) Bash Shell
4 16 (12.31%) PHP
5 15 (11.54%) Ruby
5 15 (11.54%) SQL
6 13 (10.00%) C++
7 12 (9.23%) JavaScript
8 11 (8.46%) C
9 6 (4.62%) Korn
10 5 (3.85%) PL/SQL
11 4 (3.08%) Embedded C
12 3 (2.31%) Ada
13 2 (1.54%) Bourne shell
13 2 (1.54%) C#
13 2 (1.54%) Delphi
13 2 (1.54%) REXX
13 2 (1.54%) JCL
13 2 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 50 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 27 (20.77%) SC Cleared
3 22 (16.92%) DV Cleared
4 7 (5.38%) ISEB
5 6 (4.62%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.54%) Degree
6 2 (1.54%) CCNP
6 2 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.77%) CWNA
7 1 (0.77%) CCNA
7 1 (0.77%) CCDA
7 1 (0.77%) APMP
7 1 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.77%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.77%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.69%) JSP 440
2 6 (4.62%) SLA
3 4 (3.08%) DO-178B
4 3 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.54%) QA
6 1 (0.77%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.77%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.77%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.62%) NFS
3 5 (3.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (3.08%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.31%) vCloud
6 2 (1.54%) RACF
7 1 (0.77%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.77%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.77%) vSphere
7 1 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 34 (26.15%) Puppet
2 28 (21.54%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (6.92%) Tivoli
4 8 (6.15%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 6 (4.62%) Nagios
6 5 (3.85%) SCCM
6 5 (3.85%) Cacti
7 3 (2.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (2.31%) Ansible
7 3 (2.31%) SCOM
8 2 (1.54%) CA Endevor
9 1 (0.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.77%) SELinux
9 1 (0.77%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.77%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 16 (12.31%) Oracle
2 15 (11.54%) Red Hat
3 14 (10.77%) VMware
4 12 (9.23%) IBM
5 10 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 9 (6.92%) SAP
7 5 (3.85%) Remedy
7 5 (3.85%) Percona
8 4 (3.08%) Cisco
8 4 (3.08%) Altiris
9 2 (1.54%) Wind River
9 2 (1.54%) McAfee
9 2 (1.54%) Sophos
9 2 (1.54%) Serena
10 1 (0.77%) Mapinfo
10 1 (0.77%) Juniper
10 1 (0.77%) Citrix
10 1 (0.77%) CA
10 1 (0.77%) NetApp
10 1 (0.77%) Lotus
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