The first table below looks at the demand for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 11 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Suffolk 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 37 26 36
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 8 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.79% 0.65% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 1.09% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £353
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -0.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
232 92 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 80.84% 59.35% 61.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 63 75
Average daily rate £425 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 14
Average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +18.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Configuration Management
East of England

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Configuration Management across the Suffolk region.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Suffolk region.

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
Ipswich -12 4 £381 +8.92% 2
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £350 -
Configuration Management
East of England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 9 (100.00%) Web Services
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) JSON
2 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) Reverse Proxy
2 7 (77.78%) Replication
2 7 (77.78%) Sun Certification
2 7 (77.78%) SAN
2 7 (77.78%) Shell Script
2 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
2 7 (77.78%) VPN
2 7 (77.78%) DNS
2 7 (77.78%) XML
2 7 (77.78%) UNIX
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) PowerShell
2 7 (77.78%) Puppet
2 7 (77.78%) NoSQL
2 7 (77.78%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (44.44%) KVM
3 4 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
4 3 (33.33%) DevOps
5 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
5 2 (22.22%) SOAP

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
1 7 (77.78%) VPN
1 7 (77.78%) DNS
1 7 (77.78%) SAN
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
1 7 (77.78%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Web Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
1 9 (100.00%) JSON
2 7 (77.78%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 2 (22.22%) WCF
3 2 (22.22%) WPF
3 2 (22.22%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) UNIX
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
1 7 (77.78%) Shell Script
1 7 (77.78%) PowerShell
2 2 (22.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
1 4 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (44.44%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) Puppet
1 7 (77.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) ForgeRock