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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 66 74 84
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +10
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 80 36 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.52% 1.61% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.54% 2.27% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 18 21
Average daily rate
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£418 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £462 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 2
Average hourly rate £35.31 £42.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.91% +11.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.40 £42.50 £37.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £38.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.31 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-13.87% +2.50%
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
2263 1586 2144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 71.32% 71.06% 68.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1500 1046 1275
Average daily rate £388 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 69 154
Average hourly rate £34.50 £17.23 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.29% -44.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £8.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -6 25 £413 +22.22% 3
Somerset -3 14 £488 +62.50%
Gloucestershire -14 14 £535 - 3
Wiltshire -11 11 £434 +2.05% 4
Dorset +5 5 £393 - 1
Devon -8 4 £358 -
Cornwall - 3 £113 -
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 54 (31.76%) Security Cleared
2 42 (24.71%) Linux
3 35 (20.59%) Java
3 35 (20.59%) SC Cleared
4 28 (16.47%) Web Services
5 27 (15.88%) Subversion
6 26 (15.29%) UNIX
6 26 (15.29%) Puppet
7 25 (14.71%) Rational DOORS
7 25 (14.71%) Change Control
7 25 (14.71%) UML
7 25 (14.71%) Oracle
8 24 (14.12%) ITIL
8 24 (14.12%) Opscode Chef
8 24 (14.12%) DevOps
9 23 (13.53%) Jenkins
9 23 (13.53%) Microsoft
9 23 (13.53%) Project Management
10 22 (12.94%) Active Directory
10 22 (12.94%) Windows
10 22 (12.94%) SQL
10 22 (12.94%) Software Engineering
11 21 (12.35%) Spring
12 19 (11.18%) LDAP
13 18 (10.59%) Python
13 18 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (10.59%) Risk Management
13 18 (10.59%) Validation
13 18 (10.59%) DV Cleared
13 18 (10.59%) JAX-WS

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 11 (6.47%) Apache
1 11 (6.47%) WebLogic
2 10 (5.88%) nginx
3 9 (5.29%) Confluence
4 3 (1.76%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.18%) IIS
5 2 (1.18%) CICS
6 1 (0.59%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.59%) CMS
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.59%) Node.js
6 1 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 13 (7.65%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.29%) MS Office
3 3 (1.76%) MS Project
3 3 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.59%) Simulink
5 1 (0.59%) Stateflow
5 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.59%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (2.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.18%) Summit
3 1 (0.59%) Agresso
3 1 (0.59%) assyst
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.06%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (5.88%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.18%) LDAP
2 8 (4.71%) SSL
2 8 (4.71%) X.509
3 4 (2.35%) 2G
3 4 (2.35%) 3G
4 3 (1.76%) DNS
4 3 (1.76%) WAN
5 2 (1.18%) VLAN
5 2 (1.18%) SSH
5 2 (1.18%) DHCP
5 2 (1.18%) SAN
6 1 (0.59%) DMZ
6 1 (0.59%) Internet
6 1 (0.59%) 802.11
6 1 (0.59%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.59%) LAN
6 1 (0.59%) HTTP
6 1 (0.59%) Wireless
6 1 (0.59%) Firewall
6 1 (0.59%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.82%) Oracle Database
2 13 (7.65%) MySQL
3 5 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.35%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.76%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.76%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (1.18%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.18%) Ingres
7 1 (0.59%) OLTP
7 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.59%) JasperReports
7 1 (0.59%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 27 (15.88%) Subversion
2 25 (14.71%) Rational DOORS
3 23 (13.53%) Jenkins
4 13 (7.65%) ClearCase
4 13 (7.65%) Maven
5 11 (6.47%) Eclipse
6 10 (5.88%) Ant
7 9 (5.29%) Selenium
7 9 (5.29%) JIRA
8 8 (4.71%) WebDriver
8 8 (4.71%) Git (software)
9 6 (3.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (2.35%) Rational Rhapsody
10 4 (2.35%) StarTeam
11 2 (1.18%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (1.18%) Gerrit
11 2 (1.18%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.59%) JUnit
12 1 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.59%) Mercurial
General
1 11 (6.47%) Military
1 11 (6.47%) Finance
2 10 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.94%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.76%) Avionics
5 2 (1.18%) Marketing
5 2 (1.18%) Banking
5 2 (1.18%) Retail
6 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (18.82%) Developer
2 15 (8.82%) Software Engineer
3 12 (7.06%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (7.06%) Analyst
3 12 (7.06%) Systems Engineer
3 12 (7.06%) Coordinator
4 10 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 9 (5.29%) Configuration Manager
5 9 (5.29%) WebLogic Developer
6 7 (4.12%) Architect
6 7 (4.12%) Consultant
6 7 (4.12%) Senior Developer
6 7 (4.12%) Oracle Developer
6 7 (4.12%) Designer
6 7 (4.12%) Security Designer
7 6 (3.53%) Principal Engineer
7 6 (3.53%) Principal Systems Engineer
7 6 (3.53%) Senior WebLogic Developer
7 6 (3.53%) Senior Oracle Developer
8 5 (2.94%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (16.47%) Web Services
2 21 (12.35%) Spring
3 18 (10.59%) JAX-WS
4 15 (8.82%) jQuery
5 12 (7.06%) JSF
5 12 (7.06%) LAMP
5 12 (7.06%) CSS
5 12 (7.06%) JSP
5 12 (7.06%) XML
6 10 (5.88%) CSS3
6 10 (5.88%) XML Schema
6 10 (5.88%) WSDL
7 8 (4.71%) SAML
8 7 (4.12%) HTML
9 4 (2.35%) JPA
10 3 (1.76%) DHTML
10 3 (1.76%) .NET
10 3 (1.76%) J2EE
10 3 (1.76%) EJB
10 3 (1.76%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.65%) RMADS
2 12 (7.06%) Management Information System
3 11 (6.47%) Open Source
4 7 (4.12%) CMDB
5 5 (2.94%) CESG
6 4 (2.35%) CESG CLAS
7 3 (1.76%) Clustering
8 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.59%) W3C
9 1 (0.59%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.59%) Replication
9 1 (0.59%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.59%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 42 (24.71%) Linux
2 26 (15.29%) UNIX
3 22 (12.94%) Windows
4 10 (5.88%) CentOS
5 3 (1.76%) Solaris
5 3 (1.76%) Debian
5 3 (1.76%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.18%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.18%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.59%) VMS
7 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.59%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (14.71%) Change Control
1 25 (14.71%) UML
2 24 (14.12%) ITIL
2 24 (14.12%) DevOps
3 23 (13.53%) Project Management
4 22 (12.94%) Software Engineering
5 18 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (10.59%) Risk Management
5 18 (10.59%) Validation
6 17 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 16 (9.41%) PRINCE2
7 16 (9.41%) OO
7 16 (9.41%) Service Management
8 14 (8.24%) Unit Testing
9 12 (7.06%) ITIL V3
9 12 (7.06%) Scrum
10 11 (6.47%) OOP
10 11 (6.47%) ITSM
10 11 (6.47%) Risk Assessment
10 11 (6.47%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 35 (20.59%) Java
2 22 (12.94%) SQL
3 18 (10.59%) Python
4 17 (10.00%) PHP
5 13 (7.65%) Perl
6 11 (6.47%) PL/SQL
6 11 (6.47%) C++
6 11 (6.47%) Ruby
7 9 (5.29%) VBScript
7 9 (5.29%) PowerShell
8 7 (4.12%) MATLAB
8 7 (4.12%) C
9 6 (3.53%) Scala
10 5 (2.94%) JavaScript
11 4 (2.35%) Embedded C
12 3 (1.76%) Ada
12 3 (1.76%) Bourne shell
13 2 (1.18%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.18%) Korn
13 2 (1.18%) C#
Qualifications
1 54 (31.76%) Security Cleared
2 35 (20.59%) SC Cleared
3 18 (10.59%) DV Cleared
4 15 (8.82%) Degree
5 5 (2.94%) ISEB
5 5 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (2.35%) APMP
7 2 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.59%) CISSP
8 1 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.59%) RHCE
8 1 (0.59%) CCNP
8 1 (0.59%) CCNA
8 1 (0.59%) CCDA
8 1 (0.59%) CWNA
8 1 (0.59%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.65%) SLA
2 11 (6.47%) JSP 440
3 4 (2.35%) DO-178B
3 4 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.18%) ISO 14001
4 2 (1.18%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 22 (12.94%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.88%) VMware ESX
3 6 (3.53%) XenApp
3 6 (3.53%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.76%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.18%) NFS
5 2 (1.18%) RACF
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 26 (15.29%) Puppet
2 24 (14.12%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (9.41%) Nagios
4 10 (5.88%) Cacti
5 6 (3.53%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (2.94%) SCCM
6 5 (2.94%) SCOM
6 5 (2.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (2.35%) NSN NetAct
7 4 (2.35%) Tivoli
7 4 (2.35%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 2 (1.18%) Ansible
8 2 (1.18%) CA Endevor
9 1 (0.59%) MOM
9 1 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.59%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.59%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 25 (14.71%) Oracle
2 23 (13.53%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.24%) Red Hat
4 11 (6.47%) VMware
5 10 (5.88%) Percona
5 10 (5.88%) McAfee
5 10 (5.88%) Sophos
6 9 (5.29%) Citrix
6 9 (5.29%) Remedy
6 9 (5.29%) Altiris
7 6 (3.53%) Symantec
8 4 (2.35%) IBM
8 4 (2.35%) Mapinfo
9 3 (1.76%) Serena
9 3 (1.76%) Wind River
9 3 (1.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 3 (1.76%) hybris
10 2 (1.18%) JBoss
11 1 (0.59%) BMC
11 1 (0.59%) CA
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