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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 72 62 72
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 76 81 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.38% 2.64% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.14% 3.56% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 46 22
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£425 £428 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £308 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.61 £34.93 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-26.67% -8.09%
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
2422 2276 1539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.69% 74.19% 71.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1621 1512 999
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 107 66
Average hourly rate £39.25 £33.84 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.98% +88.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.91 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 33 £444 +6.73% 11
Wiltshire +7 21 £463 +5.71% 6
Devon +8 10 £420 +42.37% 1
Gloucestershire -6 8 £431 -30.61% 3
Dorset -1 1 - -
Somerset -12 1 - - 2
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 71 (39.23%) Linux
2 61 (33.70%) Puppet
3 57 (31.49%) Security Cleared
4 50 (27.62%) Java
5 45 (24.86%) DevOps
6 41 (22.65%) Finance
7 39 (21.55%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (20.99%) Opscode Chef
9 37 (20.44%) SC Cleared
10 35 (19.34%) Git (software)
10 35 (19.34%) Ansible
10 35 (19.34%) Red Hat
11 33 (18.23%) Jenkins
11 33 (18.23%) Open Source
12 32 (17.68%) ITIL
12 32 (17.68%) Ruby
13 31 (17.13%) Python
14 30 (16.57%) Continuous Integration
15 29 (16.02%) VMware
16 27 (14.92%) Subversion
16 27 (14.92%) Windows
17 25 (13.81%) MySQL
18 24 (13.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 24 (13.26%) Amazon AWS
19 22 (12.15%) PRINCE2
20 21 (11.60%) UNIX
20 21 (11.60%) Web Services
20 21 (11.60%) Apache
21 19 (10.50%) MS Office
21 19 (10.50%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 21 (11.60%) Apache
2 12 (6.63%) JBoss
3 9 (4.97%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.31%) WebLogic
4 6 (3.31%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.76%) nginx
6 4 (2.21%) WebLogic Portal
6 4 (2.21%) IIS
6 4 (2.21%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (2.21%) Confluence
7 3 (1.66%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.10%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.10%) CMS
9 1 (0.55%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.55%) Liferay
9 1 (0.55%) DNN
9 1 (0.55%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.55%) WordPress
9 1 (0.55%) Node.js
Applications
1 19 (10.50%) MS Office
2 7 (3.87%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.31%) MS Project
4 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.66%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 24 (13.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.10%) GitHub
3 1 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.55%) CloudFront
3 1 (0.55%) Route 53
3 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.39%) HTTP
2 15 (8.29%) TCP/IP
3 14 (7.73%) WAN
4 13 (7.18%) DNS
5 11 (6.08%) SSL
5 11 (6.08%) LAN
6 9 (4.97%) Firewall
7 6 (3.31%) OSPF
7 6 (3.31%) IPsec
7 6 (3.31%) IPv6
8 5 (2.76%) SAN
8 5 (2.76%) Network Security
9 4 (2.21%) BGP
9 4 (2.21%) MPLS
9 4 (2.21%) H.323
9 4 (2.21%) Ethernet
9 4 (2.21%) IPv4
9 4 (2.21%) HTTPS
9 4 (2.21%) VPN
10 3 (1.66%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.81%) MySQL
2 12 (6.63%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.52%) MongoDB
4 9 (4.97%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.76%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.21%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.10%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.10%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.55%) QlikView
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 35 (19.34%) Git (software)
2 33 (18.23%) Jenkins
3 27 (14.92%) Subversion
4 15 (8.29%) Rational DOORS
5 9 (4.97%) JIRA
6 6 (3.31%) Hudson
7 5 (2.76%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (2.21%) Rational Rhapsody
9 3 (1.66%) Rational Functional Tester
9 3 (1.66%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.66%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.10%) RSpec
10 2 (1.10%) GitLab
11 1 (0.55%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.55%) GDB
11 1 (0.55%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.55%) Ant
11 1 (0.55%) JUnit
11 1 (0.55%) Toad
General
1 41 (22.65%) Finance
2 11 (6.08%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.31%) Retail
4 5 (2.76%) Billing
5 4 (2.21%) Aerospace
5 4 (2.21%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.21%) Military
6 3 (1.66%) Marketing
7 2 (1.10%) Banking
7 2 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.55%) Electronics
8 1 (0.55%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 31 (17.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (9.94%) Administrator
3 15 (8.29%) Systems Administrator
4 14 (7.73%) Systems Engineer
5 13 (7.18%) Software Engineer
6 12 (6.63%) Analyst
7 11 (6.08%) Developer
7 11 (6.08%) Linux Engineer
8 10 (5.52%) Coordinator
9 9 (4.97%) Linux Administrator
10 8 (4.42%) Designer
11 7 (3.87%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 7 (3.87%) Web Engineer
12 6 (3.31%) Project Manager
12 6 (3.31%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 5 (2.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 5 (2.76%) Lead Designer
13 5 (2.76%) Project Officer
13 5 (2.76%) Configuration Manager
14 4 (2.21%) Programme Office Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.60%) Web Services
2 15 (8.29%) Java EE
3 10 (5.52%) HTML
4 6 (3.31%) XML
5 5 (2.76%) Middleware
5 5 (2.76%) CSS
5 5 (2.76%) Drools
5 5 (2.76%) RESTful
6 4 (2.21%) WebCenter
6 4 (2.21%) REST
7 3 (1.66%) .NET
8 2 (1.10%) J2EE
8 2 (1.10%) CSS3
8 2 (1.10%) SOAP
8 2 (1.10%) MCollective
8 2 (1.10%) HTML5
9 1 (0.55%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.55%) JDBC
9 1 (0.55%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.18%) Management Information System
2 12 (6.63%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.42%) CMDB
4 5 (2.76%) Cryptography
5 4 (2.21%) Derivative
5 4 (2.21%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.21%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.21%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.66%) Wiki
6 3 (1.66%) RMADS
7 2 (1.10%) DataPower
8 1 (0.55%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.55%) IVR
8 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.55%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.55%) DTV
8 1 (0.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 71 (39.23%) Linux
2 27 (14.92%) Windows
3 24 (13.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (11.60%) UNIX
5 17 (9.39%) CentOS
6 8 (4.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (4.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (3.87%) Debian
8 6 (3.31%) Windows 7
9 5 (2.76%) Ubuntu
9 5 (2.76%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.21%) AIX
10 4 (2.21%) Amazon Linux
11 3 (1.66%) Solaris
11 3 (1.66%) VMS
12 2 (1.10%) CoreOS
12 2 (1.10%) SmartOS
13 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.55%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (24.86%) DevOps
2 39 (21.55%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (18.23%) Open Source
4 32 (17.68%) ITIL
5 30 (16.57%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (12.15%) PRINCE2
7 18 (9.94%) Project Management
8 17 (9.39%) Risk Management
9 14 (7.73%) Programme Management
9 14 (7.73%) Software Engineering
10 13 (7.18%) Scrum
11 12 (6.63%) UML
11 12 (6.63%) Change Control
12 11 (6.08%) TDD
12 11 (6.08%) Incident Management
13 10 (5.52%) Continuous Delivery
14 9 (4.97%) SOA
14 9 (4.97%) Migration
15 8 (4.42%) Asset Management
16 7 (3.87%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (27.62%) Java
2 32 (17.68%) Ruby
3 31 (17.13%) Python
4 19 (10.50%) Perl
5 18 (9.94%) Bash Shell
6 12 (6.63%) C++
7 11 (6.08%) PHP
7 11 (6.08%) SQL
8 9 (4.97%) C
8 9 (4.97%) Ada
9 8 (4.42%) JavaScript
10 7 (3.87%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.76%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.21%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.66%) C#
14 2 (1.10%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.55%) Scala
15 1 (0.55%) C-shell
15 1 (0.55%) Groovy
15 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (31.49%) Security Cleared
2 37 (20.44%) SC Cleared
3 19 (10.50%) DV Cleared
4 11 (6.08%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (4.97%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (4.42%) Degree
7 7 (3.87%) CCNA
8 4 (2.21%) CCNP
8 4 (2.21%) JNCIS
8 4 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.66%) RHCE
9 3 (1.66%) APMP
10 1 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.55%) ISEB
10 1 (0.55%) MCSE
10 1 (0.55%) MCSA
10 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.55%) OCP
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.31%) SLA
2 2 (1.10%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.55%) ARP4754
3 1 (0.55%) TickIT
3 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 12 (6.63%) Active Directory
1 12 (6.63%) Docker
2 10 (5.52%) VirtualBox
3 6 (3.31%) Varnish
3 6 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.31%) Samba
4 5 (2.76%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.66%) Postfix
5 3 (1.66%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.66%) Xen
6 2 (1.10%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.10%) Snort
6 2 (1.10%) Squid
6 2 (1.10%) XenServer
6 2 (1.10%) vSphere
6 2 (1.10%) LXC
6 2 (1.10%) iptables
6 2 (1.10%) Btrfs
6 2 (1.10%) vCloud
6 2 (1.10%) KVM
Systems Management
1 61 (33.70%) Puppet
2 38 (20.99%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (19.34%) Ansible
4 11 (6.08%) Vagrant
5 7 (3.87%) Salt
6 3 (1.66%) Ganeti
6 3 (1.66%) Bcfg2
6 3 (1.66%) SCCM
7 2 (1.10%) Nagios
7 2 (1.10%) Nessus
7 2 (1.10%) HAProxy
7 2 (1.10%) Zenoss
7 2 (1.10%) CFEngine
7 2 (1.10%) systemd
7 2 (1.10%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.55%) logstash
8 1 (0.55%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.55%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.55%) WSUS
8 1 (0.55%) AppManager
Vendors
1 35 (19.34%) Red Hat
2 29 (16.02%) VMware
3 19 (10.50%) Oracle
4 18 (9.94%) Microsoft
5 10 (5.52%) IBM
6 7 (3.87%) Citrix
7 6 (3.31%) Cisco
7 6 (3.31%) OpenText
8 5 (2.76%) Serena
9 4 (2.21%) Tandberg
9 4 (2.21%) Juniper
10 3 (1.66%) NetApp
10 3 (1.66%) Novell
10 3 (1.66%) Sun
11 2 (1.10%) HP
11 2 (1.10%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.10%) SaltStack
12 1 (0.55%) Nimble Storage
12 1 (0.55%) LANDesk
12 1 (0.55%) Wind River
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Rate: £280 - £300 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Boeing
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Boeing
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Bristol
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Swindon
Computer Futures
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Computer Futures
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