The first table below looks at the demand for the Configuration Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Manager
Rank 129 105 123
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Manager 9 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.32% 0.14% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.15% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Average daily rate
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£438 - £408
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 - £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 - £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £408 £374
% change year-on-year
-1.84% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.44
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2636 1975 2830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.31% 94.32% 93.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1727 1200 1696
Average daily rate £350 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 122 179
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -27.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £42.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
Configuration Manager
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Configuration Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Manager in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Configuration Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Configuration Manager
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 Manager across the South West region.

Configuration Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Configuration Manager
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 Manager across the South West region.

Configuration Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Configuration Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Configuration Manager in their job title 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 with Configuration Manager in their job title.

1 9 (64.29%) Configuration Management
2 8 (57.14%) ITIL
3 7 (50.00%) ITIL V3
4 4 (28.57%) ITSM
4 4 (28.57%) Remedy
4 4 (28.57%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (21.43%) Service Management
5 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
5 3 (21.43%) CMDB
5 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) Finance
6 2 (14.29%) Windows
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 2 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) SCCM
6 2 (14.29%) Banking
7 1 (7.14%) Retail
7 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
7 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.14%) VBScript
7 1 (7.14%) Time Management
7 1 (7.14%) Kanban
7 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
7 1 (7.14%) HP
7 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (7.14%) BMC
7 1 (7.14%) zOS
7 1 (7.14%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Configuration Manager in their job title 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 with Configuration Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LDAP
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) zOS
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Configuration Management
2 8 (57.14%) ITIL
3 7 (50.00%) ITIL V3
4 4 (28.57%) ITSM
5 3 (21.43%) Service Management
6 2 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (7.14%) Time Management
7 1 (7.14%) Kanban
7 1 (7.14%) Migration
7 1 (7.14%) Scrum
7 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) VBScript
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Remedy
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) BMC