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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 66 73 70
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 86 79 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.54% 2.44% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.37% 3.35% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 45 18
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£438 £418 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.79% +11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 1
Average hourly rate £39.25 £36.01 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.98% -15.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -17.64%
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
2552 2361 1622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.46% 72.85% 72.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1699 1560 1067
Average daily rate £400 £393 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +7.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 90 73
Average hourly rate £39.25 £34.85 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.62% +49.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £15.98 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.27 £42.50 £44.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +13 32 £463 +12.12% 10
Wiltshire +4 24 £375 -2.28% 10
Devon +10 12 £475 +32.86% 1
Gloucestershire -9 10 £425 -20.56% 6
Dorset -3 3 £545 +38.85% 2
Somerset -11 2 £225 -53.84% 6
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 68 (39.53%) Linux
2 59 (34.30%) Security Cleared
3 53 (30.81%) Puppet
4 51 (29.65%) Java
5 44 (25.58%) DevOps
6 40 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (22.09%) Opscode Chef
8 37 (21.51%) Open Source
9 35 (20.35%) SC Cleared
9 35 (20.35%) Jenkins
9 35 (20.35%) ITIL
10 33 (19.19%) Ruby
10 33 (19.19%) Ansible
11 32 (18.60%) Red Hat
12 31 (18.02%) Finance
13 28 (16.28%) VMware
13 28 (16.28%) Python
13 28 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (15.70%) Git (software)
15 25 (14.53%) Amazon AWS
15 25 (14.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 24 (13.95%) Subversion
17 23 (13.37%) HTTP
17 23 (13.37%) MySQL
18 22 (12.79%) UNIX
18 22 (12.79%) DV Cleared
19 21 (12.21%) MongoDB
19 21 (12.21%) Windows
19 21 (12.21%) Web Services
20 20 (11.63%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 19 (11.05%) Apache
2 11 (6.40%) JBoss
3 10 (5.81%) Tomcat
3 10 (5.81%) WebSphere
3 10 (5.81%) nginx
4 7 (4.07%) Confluence
5 6 (3.49%) WebSphere Portal
6 5 (2.91%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.74%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.74%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.16%) IIS
8 2 (1.16%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.58%) DNN
9 1 (0.58%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.58%) Node.js
9 1 (0.58%) Liferay
9 1 (0.58%) CMS
9 1 (0.58%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (8.72%) MS Office
2 4 (2.33%) MS Project
3 3 (1.74%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.58%) Simulink
4 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.91%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 25 (14.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.58%) CloudFront
3 1 (0.58%) Route 53
3 1 (0.58%) GitHub
3 1 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (13.37%) HTTP
2 12 (6.98%) TCP/IP
2 12 (6.98%) WAN
3 10 (5.81%) DNS
3 10 (5.81%) SSL
4 9 (5.23%) IPv6
4 9 (5.23%) LAN
4 9 (5.23%) OSPF
4 9 (5.23%) IPsec
5 6 (3.49%) SSH
6 5 (2.91%) Network Security
6 5 (2.91%) OpenVPN
6 5 (2.91%) Firewall
6 5 (2.91%) DHCP
6 5 (2.91%) SAN
7 4 (2.33%) IPv4
7 4 (2.33%) Ethernet
7 4 (2.33%) VPN
7 4 (2.33%) MPLS
7 4 (2.33%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.37%) MySQL
2 21 (12.21%) MongoDB
3 15 (8.72%) Relational Database
4 13 (7.56%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (3.49%) Neo4j
5 6 (3.49%) DB2
6 5 (2.91%) MariaDB
7 3 (1.74%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.74%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.16%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 35 (20.35%) Jenkins
2 27 (15.70%) Git (software)
3 24 (13.95%) Subversion
4 12 (6.98%) JIRA
5 11 (6.40%) Rational DOORS
6 7 (4.07%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (2.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (2.91%) RSpec
7 5 (2.91%) GitLab
8 4 (2.33%) Hudson
8 4 (2.33%) Rational Rhapsody
8 4 (2.33%) Rational Functional Tester
8 4 (2.33%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.58%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.58%) Ant
9 1 (0.58%) Toad
9 1 (0.58%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.58%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.58%) GDB
9 1 (0.58%) Maven
General
1 31 (18.02%) Finance
2 11 (6.40%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.91%) Military
3 5 (2.91%) Retail
3 5 (2.91%) Billing
4 3 (1.74%) Marketing
4 3 (1.74%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.74%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.16%) Avionics
6 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.58%) Electronics
6 1 (0.58%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (15.70%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (9.30%) Developer
3 14 (8.14%) Analyst
4 13 (7.56%) Systems Engineer
5 10 (5.81%) Administrator
6 9 (5.23%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (5.23%) Coordinator
6 9 (5.23%) Web Engineer
7 8 (4.65%) Designer
7 8 (4.65%) Software Engineer
7 8 (4.65%) Java Developer
8 6 (3.49%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (2.91%) Project Officer
9 5 (2.91%) Project Manager
9 5 (2.91%) Lead Designer
9 5 (2.91%) Configuration Manager
9 5 (2.91%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 4 (2.33%) Test Analyst
10 4 (2.33%) Lead Test Analyst
10 4 (2.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.21%) Web Services
2 20 (11.63%) HTML
3 17 (9.88%) Java EE
4 12 (6.98%) REST
5 7 (4.07%) Drools
5 7 (4.07%) CSS
5 7 (4.07%) SOAP
6 6 (3.49%) Struts
6 6 (3.49%) EJB
6 6 (3.49%) Hibernate
6 6 (3.49%) JAX-RS
7 5 (2.91%) MCollective
8 4 (2.33%) Middleware
9 3 (1.74%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (1.74%) RESTful
10 2 (1.16%) WebCenter
10 2 (1.16%) HTML5
10 2 (1.16%) CSS3
10 2 (1.16%) XML
10 2 (1.16%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.98%) Management Information System
1 12 (6.98%) Mobile App
2 8 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.91%) CMDB
3 5 (2.91%) Cryptography
3 5 (2.91%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.74%) Wiki
5 3 (1.74%) RMADS
5 3 (1.74%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (1.16%) Derivative
7 1 (0.58%) DTV
7 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.58%) VHDL
7 1 (0.58%) Verilog
7 1 (0.58%) IVR
7 1 (0.58%) DataPower
7 1 (0.58%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 68 (39.53%) Linux
2 25 (14.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (12.79%) UNIX
4 21 (12.21%) Windows
5 11 (6.40%) CentOS
6 9 (5.23%) Mac OS X
7 7 (4.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.91%) Windows XP
9 5 (2.91%) Ubuntu
9 5 (2.91%) SmartOS
9 5 (2.91%) Windows 7
9 5 (2.91%) CoreOS
10 4 (2.33%) Debian
11 3 (1.74%) AIX
11 3 (1.74%) Solaris
12 2 (1.16%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.58%) Fedora
13 1 (0.58%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (25.58%) DevOps
2 40 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (21.51%) Open Source
4 35 (20.35%) ITIL
5 28 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (11.05%) Risk Management
7 18 (10.47%) PRINCE2
8 14 (8.14%) SOA
8 14 (8.14%) Scrum
9 11 (6.40%) TDD
9 11 (6.40%) Migration
9 11 (6.40%) Project Management
9 11 (6.40%) Incident Management
9 11 (6.40%) Change Control
10 10 (5.81%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (5.23%) Responsive Web Design
11 9 (5.23%) Programme Management
11 9 (5.23%) Software Engineering
11 9 (5.23%) UML
11 9 (5.23%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 51 (29.65%) Java
2 33 (19.19%) Ruby
3 28 (16.28%) Python
4 19 (11.05%) Perl
5 17 (9.88%) Bash Shell
6 16 (9.30%) C++
7 14 (8.14%) SQL
8 8 (4.65%) Shell Script
8 8 (4.65%) C
9 7 (4.07%) JavaScript
9 7 (4.07%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.91%) PHP
10 5 (2.91%) C#
10 5 (2.91%) Ada
11 3 (1.74%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.74%) Scala
12 1 (0.58%) C-shell
12 1 (0.58%) Groovy
12 1 (0.58%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.58%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 59 (34.30%) Security Cleared
2 35 (20.35%) SC Cleared
3 22 (12.79%) DV Cleared
4 10 (5.81%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (5.23%) Degree
5 9 (5.23%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.91%) CCNA
7 4 (2.33%) CCNP
7 4 (2.33%) JNCIS
7 4 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.74%) RHCE
9 2 (1.16%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.16%) ISEB
9 2 (1.16%) HNC
10 1 (0.58%) MCSE
10 1 (0.58%) MCSA
10 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.58%) OCP
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.58%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.91%) SLA
2 2 (1.16%) QA
3 1 (0.58%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.58%) DO-254
3 1 (0.58%) ARP4754
3 1 (0.58%) TickIT
System Software
1 16 (9.30%) Docker
2 11 (6.40%) Active Directory
3 10 (5.81%) VirtualBox
4 7 (4.07%) vCloud
4 7 (4.07%) Varnish
5 6 (3.49%) Samba
6 5 (2.91%) Snort
6 5 (2.91%) Squid
6 5 (2.91%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.91%) KVM
6 5 (2.91%) LXC
6 5 (2.91%) iptables
6 5 (2.91%) Btrfs
7 4 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (1.74%) Postfix
8 3 (1.74%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.58%) Firmware
9 1 (0.58%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.58%) vSphere
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 53 (30.81%) Puppet
2 38 (22.09%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (19.19%) Ansible
4 11 (6.40%) Vagrant
5 5 (2.91%) HAProxy
5 5 (2.91%) CFEngine
5 5 (2.91%) Nessus
5 5 (2.91%) systemd
5 5 (2.91%) Kubernetes
6 4 (2.33%) Salt
7 3 (1.74%) Nagios
7 3 (1.74%) ZABBIX
7 3 (1.74%) logstash
8 2 (1.16%) Zenoss
8 2 (1.16%) SCCM
9 1 (0.58%) SCOM
9 1 (0.58%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.58%) WSUS
9 1 (0.58%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 32 (18.60%) Red Hat
2 28 (16.28%) VMware
3 17 (9.88%) Oracle
4 15 (8.72%) IBM
5 14 (8.14%) Microsoft
6 8 (4.65%) OpenText
7 7 (4.07%) Cisco
8 5 (2.91%) Juniper
8 5 (2.91%) Citrix
8 5 (2.91%) SaltStack
9 4 (2.33%) Tandberg
10 3 (1.74%) Serena
10 3 (1.74%) Sun
10 3 (1.74%) NetApp
10 3 (1.74%) Novell
11 2 (1.16%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.16%) Xilinx
12 1 (0.58%) LANDesk
12 1 (0.58%) Altera
12 1 (0.58%) Splunk
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £600 to £600 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
LA International
Rate: £40 - £43 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Chippenham
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago