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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 31 23 29
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 10 25 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.78% 5.73% 3.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.53% 7.35% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 8
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£390 £388 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -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 £34.28 £37.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-8.06% -0.56%
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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
283 340 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 78.61% 77.98% 77.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 264 165
Average daily rate £440 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £255 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 3
Average hourly rate £20.19 £22.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% +69.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £18.70 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £40.00 £17.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 3 (21.43%) IBM
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Middleware
2 3 (21.43%) DataPower
2 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (14.29%) Cryptography
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security
3 2 (14.29%) Tandberg
3 2 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) MPLS
3 2 (14.29%) OSPF
3 2 (14.29%) BGP
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
3 2 (14.29%) VPN
3 2 (14.29%) SLA
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) IPv4
3 2 (14.29%) IPv6

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) DNN
2 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
1 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 2 (14.29%) VPN
1 2 (14.29%) IPv4
1 2 (14.29%) IPv6
1 2 (14.29%) MPLS
1 2 (14.29%) OSPF
1 2 (14.29%) BGP
1 2 (14.29%) H.323
1 2 (14.29%) IPsec
1 2 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
2 1 (7.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Ant
1 1 (7.14%) JUnit
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 2 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (14.29%) Billing
4 1 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Lead Designer
1 2 (14.29%) Developer
1 2 (14.29%) Designer
1 2 (14.29%) DevOps Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
2 1 (7.14%) Build Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Administrator
2 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) X-Windows
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.14%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) CSS3
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) JSP
2 1 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) DataPower
2 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (14.29%) Cryptography
2 2 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) CentOS
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
3 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Network Management
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.14%) Perl
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) Python
1 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
1 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) JNCIS
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) CCNP
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Nagios
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) IBM
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Juniper
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) Tandberg
3 1 (7.14%) Lotus
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat