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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 49 57 81
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +24
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 107 96 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.44% 3.02% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.52% 3.93% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 52 26
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£431 £395 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.17% +2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £311 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £489 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 3
Average hourly rate £37.65 £36.40 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% -23.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.57 £37.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.30% -0.56%
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
2366 2445 1630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 76.13% 76.96% 70.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1529 1513 1007
Average daily rate £400 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 107 61
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £18.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +17 47 £450 +5.88% 11
Wiltshire -1 25 £350 - 8
Somerset +11 14 £297 -33.25% 1
Gloucestershire -12 9 £438 +54.86% 1
Dorset -3 6 £500 +26.58%
Devon +8 5 £500 - 3
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 55 (32.74%) Linux
2 48 (28.57%) Puppet
3 46 (27.38%) Security Cleared
3 46 (27.38%) Java
4 36 (21.43%) UNIX
4 36 (21.43%) Finance
5 35 (20.83%) Git (software)
6 34 (20.24%) Ruby
7 33 (19.64%) DevOps
8 32 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
8 32 (19.05%) Subversion
9 31 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (18.45%) Python
10 28 (16.67%) Windows
11 27 (16.07%) Jenkins
12 26 (15.48%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (13.10%) SC Cleared
14 20 (11.90%) Project Management
14 20 (11.90%) HTTP
15 19 (11.31%) Software Engineering
15 19 (11.31%) Ansible
15 19 (11.31%) Bash Shell
16 18 (10.71%) Relational Database
16 18 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
16 18 (10.71%) Management Information System
16 18 (10.71%) VMware
16 18 (10.71%) JavaScript
17 17 (10.12%) Red Hat
17 17 (10.12%) CentOS
17 17 (10.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 14 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 11 (6.55%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (5.36%) Apache
4 4 (2.38%) WebLogic Portal
4 4 (2.38%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.38%) IIS
4 4 (2.38%) JBoss
4 4 (2.38%) WebSphere Portal
5 3 (1.79%) nginx
5 3 (1.79%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.79%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.19%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.60%) CMS
7 1 (0.60%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.60%) DNN
7 1 (0.60%) WordPress
7 1 (0.60%) Confluence
7 1 (0.60%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (5.95%) MS Office
2 5 (2.98%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.79%) MS Project
4 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.98%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.38%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.19%) GitHub
3 1 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.60%) SaaS
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.90%) HTTP
2 10 (5.95%) DNS
2 10 (5.95%) LAN
2 10 (5.95%) WAN
2 10 (5.95%) Firewall
3 8 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.98%) SSL
5 3 (1.79%) Network Security
6 2 (1.19%) Wireless
6 2 (1.19%) IPsec
6 2 (1.19%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.19%) H.323
6 2 (1.19%) IPv4
6 2 (1.19%) IPv6
6 2 (1.19%) Internet
6 2 (1.19%) MPLS
6 2 (1.19%) OSPF
6 2 (1.19%) BGP
6 2 (1.19%) VPN
6 2 (1.19%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.71%) Relational Database
2 15 (8.93%) MySQL
3 6 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.57%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.98%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.79%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.60%) QlikView
8 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.60%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.60%) HBase
8 1 (0.60%) Big Data
8 1 (0.60%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 35 (20.83%) Git (software)
2 32 (19.05%) Subversion
3 27 (16.07%) Jenkins
4 16 (9.52%) Rational DOORS
5 9 (5.36%) TeamCity
6 7 (4.17%) Hudson
6 7 (4.17%) LoadRunner
6 7 (4.17%) Rational Functional Tester
7 3 (1.79%) Maven
7 3 (1.79%) JIRA
7 3 (1.79%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (1.79%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.60%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.60%) Ant
8 1 (0.60%) JUnit
General
1 36 (21.43%) Finance
2 9 (5.36%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.17%) Aerospace
4 6 (3.57%) Retail
5 5 (2.98%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.38%) Avionics
7 3 (1.79%) Marketing
8 2 (1.19%) Military
8 2 (1.19%) Billing
8 2 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.19%) Electronics
9 1 (0.60%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (14.88%) Administrator
1 25 (14.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (13.10%) Systems Administrator
3 20 (11.90%) Developer
4 16 (9.52%) Software Engineer
5 13 (7.74%) Systems Engineer
6 11 (6.55%) Coordinator
7 10 (5.95%) Analyst
7 10 (5.95%) Senior Developer
7 10 (5.95%) Linux Administrator
8 9 (5.36%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 8 (4.76%) Ruby Developer
9 8 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 8 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (4.17%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 7 (4.17%) UNIX Administrator
11 6 (3.57%) DBA
11 6 (3.57%) Architect
12 5 (2.98%) Project Manager
12 5 (2.98%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.55%) Web Services
2 7 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (3.57%) RESTful
3 6 (3.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 5 (2.98%) Middleware
5 4 (2.38%) XML
6 3 (1.79%) .NET
7 2 (1.19%) CSS
7 2 (1.19%) HTML
7 2 (1.19%) WebCenter
7 2 (1.19%) HTML5
7 2 (1.19%) CSS3
8 1 (0.60%) Backbone.js
8 1 (0.60%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (0.60%) Ember.js
8 1 (0.60%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.60%) BSON
8 1 (0.60%) REST
8 1 (0.60%) jQuery
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 15 (8.93%) Visualisation
3 14 (8.33%) Open Source
4 8 (4.76%) Mobile App
5 7 (4.17%) CMDB
5 7 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.79%) DataPower
6 3 (1.79%) RMADS
6 3 (1.79%) Cryptography
6 3 (1.79%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (1.79%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (1.19%) DTV
7 2 (1.19%) Derivative
7 2 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.60%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 55 (32.74%) Linux
2 36 (21.43%) UNIX
3 28 (16.67%) Windows
4 17 (10.12%) CentOS
4 17 (10.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (4.17%) Solaris
8 6 (3.57%) Windows 7
8 6 (3.57%) Debian
9 4 (2.38%) AIX
9 4 (2.38%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.79%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.79%) VMS
11 2 (1.19%) zOS
11 2 (1.19%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.60%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (19.64%) DevOps
2 31 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (15.48%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (11.90%) Project Management
5 19 (11.31%) Software Engineering
6 16 (9.52%) ITIL
7 15 (8.93%) Web Design
7 15 (8.93%) Risk Management
7 15 (8.93%) Responsive Web Design
8 14 (8.33%) UML
9 13 (7.74%) PRINCE2
10 11 (6.55%) Scrum
10 11 (6.55%) Programme Management
11 9 (5.36%) Change Control
12 8 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
12 8 (4.76%) Integration Testing
12 8 (4.76%) Change Management
13 7 (4.17%) TDD
13 7 (4.17%) Test Management
13 7 (4.17%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (27.38%) Java
2 34 (20.24%) Ruby
3 31 (18.45%) Python
4 19 (11.31%) Bash Shell
5 18 (10.71%) JavaScript
6 16 (9.52%) Perl
7 14 (8.33%) PHP
8 11 (6.55%) SQL
9 10 (5.95%) C
9 10 (5.95%) C++
10 9 (5.36%) Ada
11 5 (2.98%) Embedded C
12 4 (2.38%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.19%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.19%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.60%) PHP5
14 1 (0.60%) Groovy
14 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (27.38%) Security Cleared
2 22 (13.10%) SC Cleared
3 17 (10.12%) DV Cleared
4 11 (6.55%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (5.36%) CCNA
6 7 (4.17%) Degree
7 6 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.98%) ISEB
8 5 (2.98%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.19%) APMP
9 2 (1.19%) CCNP
9 2 (1.19%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.60%) RHCT
10 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.60%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.98%) DO-178B
2 3 (1.79%) SLA
3 1 (0.60%) TickIT
3 1 (0.60%) QA
3 1 (0.60%) ARP4754
System Software
1 5 (2.98%) Active Directory
1 5 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.38%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.38%) XenServer
3 3 (1.79%) Postfix
3 3 (1.79%) Samba
3 3 (1.79%) Xen
3 3 (1.79%) vCloud
4 2 (1.19%) Varnish
4 2 (1.19%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 48 (28.57%) Puppet
2 32 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (11.31%) Ansible
4 9 (5.36%) Salt
5 4 (2.38%) Tivoli
5 4 (2.38%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 3 (1.79%) Nagios
6 3 (1.79%) Bcfg2
6 3 (1.79%) Ganeti
7 2 (1.19%) SCCM
8 1 (0.60%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.60%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.60%) AppManager
Vendors
1 18 (10.71%) VMware
2 17 (10.12%) Red Hat
3 12 (7.14%) Oracle
4 10 (5.95%) IBM
5 7 (4.17%) Microsoft
6 6 (3.57%) Serena
7 4 (2.38%) Citrix
8 3 (1.79%) Novell
8 3 (1.79%) Wind River
9 2 (1.19%) Tandberg
9 2 (1.19%) Juniper
9 2 (1.19%) SAP
9 2 (1.19%) Cisco
10 1 (0.60%) HP
10 1 (0.60%) Lotus
10 1 (0.60%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.60%) NetIQ
10 1 (0.60%) BT
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