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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 37 40 30
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 11 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.80% 1.45% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.53% 1.81% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 3
Average daily rate £365 £335 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.95% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £200 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £418 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £367
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +20.63%
Configuration Management
Wiltshire

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
312 332 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 79.39% 80.00% 75.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 251 182
Average daily rate £388 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £325 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 6
Average hourly rate £10.50 £22.69 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.72% -5.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 5 February 2016, 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 10 (58.82%) ITIL
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) Puppet
2 9 (52.94%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (47.06%) sed
3 8 (47.06%) Oracle Linux
3 8 (47.06%) ITIL V3
3 8 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (47.06%) Bash Shell
3 8 (47.06%) Perl
3 8 (47.06%) Oracle
3 8 (47.06%) Python
3 8 (47.06%) NFS
3 8 (47.06%) Red Hat
3 8 (47.06%) Samba
3 8 (47.06%) AWK
3 8 (47.06%) Load Balancing
4 7 (41.18%) NetApp
4 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
4 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) Subversion
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) TDD
6 2 (11.76%) Retail
6 2 (11.76%) QA
6 2 (11.76%) Selenium
6 2 (11.76%) CSS
6 2 (11.76%) Juniper
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (11.76%) Node.js
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) SAS
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) BGP
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
1 1 (5.88%) IPsec
1 1 (5.88%) MPLS
1 1 (5.88%) OSPF
1 1 (5.88%) VPN
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.88%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Subversion
2 2 (11.76%) Bower
2 2 (11.76%) Grunt
2 2 (11.76%) gulp
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) Selenium
2 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) Maven
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Billing
3 1 (5.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL Expert
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Web Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL Service Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Release Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) SAS Developer
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior UI Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Service Transition Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Transition Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) UI Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
1 2 (11.76%) CSS
1 2 (11.76%) LESS
1 2 (11.76%) Sass
1 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
1 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
1 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle Linux
2 8 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) ITIL
2 8 (47.06%) ITIL V3
2 8 (47.06%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) BDD
3 2 (11.76%) System Testing
3 2 (11.76%) TDD
3 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.88%) Change Control
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) Network Management
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.88%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) AWK
1 8 (47.06%) Bash Shell
1 8 (47.06%) Perl
1 8 (47.06%) Python
1 8 (47.06%) sed
2 2 (11.76%) ECMAScript
2 2 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) TypeScript
3 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) CCNP
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) HND
2 1 (5.88%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) NFS
1 8 (47.06%) Samba
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Docker
2 1 (5.88%) XenApp
2 1 (5.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (52.94%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle
1 8 (47.06%) Red Hat
2 7 (41.18%) NetApp
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) Juniper
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) McAfee
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Sourcefire
4 1 (5.88%) Wyse