The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 34 23 35
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 7 27 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.84% 6.75% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 8.65% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 22 4
Average daily rate
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£340 £388 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% -11.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £37.29 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +0.10%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
310 312 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 81.36% 78.00% 77.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 241 188
Average daily rate £450 £400 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £251 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 £23.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.08% -24.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.50 £22.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £34.00 £38.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (25.00%) DataPower
2 3 (25.00%) IBM
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Middleware
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) SLA
3 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (16.67%) MS Office
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
3 2 (16.67%) Big Data
3 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (8.33%) CentOS
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) HTML5

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) DNN
2 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) IPv4
1 1 (8.33%) IPv6
1 1 (8.33%) MPLS
1 1 (8.33%) OSPF
1 1 (8.33%) BGP
1 1 (8.33%) H.323
1 1 (8.33%) IPsec
1 1 (8.33%) VLAN
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
1 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Ant
1 1 (8.33%) JUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (8.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Lead Designer
2 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Release Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Coordinator
2 1 (8.33%) Designer
2 1 (8.33%) Build Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Configuration and Release Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) X-Windows
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) CSS3
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) J2EE
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) JSP
2 1 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) DataPower
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) CentOS
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
3 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) OOD
3 1 (8.33%) Code Coverage
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) RHCT
1 1 (8.33%) JNCIS
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) IBM
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Juniper
2 1 (8.33%) Lotus
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (8.33%) Tandberg
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco