The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Swindon 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 38 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 6 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.53% 2.56% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 3.47% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 4
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£450 £433 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% +20.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £371 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £445 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £353
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -0.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
304 288 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 77.55% 73.85% 69.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 208 150
Average daily rate £417 £425 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 5
Average hourly rate £30.10 £14.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.55% -32.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £13.05 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £17.80 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Configuration Management
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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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014, 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 24 (75.00%) Oracle
1 24 (75.00%) Spring
1 24 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 23 (71.88%) Subversion
3 20 (62.50%) Java
3 20 (62.50%) JAX-WS
4 19 (59.38%) WebLogic
5 18 (56.25%) LDAP
6 16 (50.00%) Ant
6 16 (50.00%) XML
6 16 (50.00%) Maven
7 15 (46.88%) jQuery
7 15 (46.88%) CSS
7 15 (46.88%) Eclipse
7 15 (46.88%) XML Schema
8 13 (40.63%) PL/SQL
8 13 (40.63%) SQL
8 13 (40.63%) Oracle Database
9 12 (37.50%) CSS3
9 12 (37.50%) SSL
9 12 (37.50%) X.509
9 12 (37.50%) Validation
10 11 (34.38%) JSF
10 11 (34.38%) Web Services
10 11 (34.38%) Linux
11 10 (31.25%) UNIX
11 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
11 10 (31.25%) WSDL
12 9 (28.13%) JIRA
12 9 (28.13%) Confluence

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 19 (59.38%) WebLogic
2 9 (28.13%) Confluence
3 4 (12.50%) WebLogic Portal
3 4 (12.50%) IIS
3 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (9.38%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 18 (56.25%) LDAP
2 12 (37.50%) SSL
2 12 (37.50%) X.509
3 4 (12.50%) 2G
3 4 (12.50%) 3G
4 1 (3.13%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 23 (71.88%) Subversion
3 16 (50.00%) Maven
3 16 (50.00%) Ant
4 15 (46.88%) Eclipse
5 9 (28.13%) JIRA
6 8 (25.00%) JUnit
7 7 (21.88%) Mockito
8 5 (15.63%) WebDriver
8 5 (15.63%) Selenium
9 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
9 3 (9.38%) Gradle
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) WebLogic Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Security Designer
3 7 (21.88%) Designer
4 6 (18.75%) Senior WebLogic Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Senior Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Senior Designer
5 5 (15.63%) UI Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Consultant
6 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Web Developer
7 3 (9.38%) WebLogic Consultant
7 3 (9.38%) UI Programmer
8 2 (6.25%) Radio Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 1 (3.13%) 3G Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (75.00%) Spring
2 20 (62.50%) JAX-WS
3 16 (50.00%) XML
4 15 (46.88%) jQuery
4 15 (46.88%) CSS
4 15 (46.88%) XML Schema
5 12 (37.50%) CSS3
6 11 (34.38%) Web Services
6 11 (34.38%) JSF
7 10 (31.25%) WSDL
8 9 (28.13%) SAML
9 6 (18.75%) J2EE
10 3 (9.38%) Spring MVC
10 3 (9.38%) Guice
10 3 (9.38%) PowerMock
11 1 (3.13%) JPA
11 1 (3.13%) SOAP
11 1 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
11 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Linux
2 10 (31.25%) UNIX
3 1 (3.13%) Solaris
3 1 (3.13%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Validation
2 9 (28.13%) Scrum
2 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.50%) Network Planning
3 4 (12.50%) Fault Management
3 4 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 4 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (9.38%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (9.38%) SOA
4 3 (9.38%) MVC
5 2 (6.25%) UML
6 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.13%) ITIL
6 1 (3.13%) B2B
6 1 (3.13%) Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) Service Management
6 1 (3.13%) Change Management
6 1 (3.13%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) ITSM
6 1 (3.13%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) Java
2 13 (40.63%) PL/SQL
2 13 (40.63%) SQL
3 5 (15.63%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (75.00%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) Mapinfo
3 3 (9.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.13%) NetApp
4 1 (3.13%) Nokia
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat