The table below looks at the statistics for the Configuration Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Manager
Rank 512 496 475
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Manager 64 70 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 44 44
Average daily rate
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£350 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £338 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £353
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +13.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48490 46430 41591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.38% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29830 27397 23746
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1842 1977 2253
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

Configuration Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Configuration Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Configuration Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Configuration Manager within the UK.

Configuration Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Configuration Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Configuration Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Configuration Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Manager within the UK.

Configuration Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Configuration Manager
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
England -21 57 £340 -19.04% 6
South East -33 15 £263 -34.37% 1
London -22 13 £425 -3.40% 1
Yorkshire -6 8 £330 -37.14% 1
Hampshire -11 8 £263 -41.66% 1
Scotland -2 6 £368 +31.72%
West Yorkshire -11 5 £411 -21.66% 1
East of England +7 4 £425 +25.92% 2
Edinburgh -2 4 £356 -
West Midlands - 4 £375 -
City of London +15 3 - -
East Midlands -1 3 £350 -16.66% 1
Surrey - 3 £450 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £325 -
Bradford - 3 £410 -
Cambridgeshire -3 2 £400 +18.51% 2
Leeds -7 2 £413 -21.42%
South West -21 2 £420 +14.28%
Berkshire -7 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £375 -
Bournemouth - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Egham - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Peterborough - - - - 2

Configuration Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Configuration Manager in their job title 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 with Configuration Manager in their job title.

1 85 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 50 (42.02%) ITIL
3 32 (26.89%) UNIX
4 29 (24.37%) Release Management
5 28 (23.53%) Change Management
6 22 (18.49%) CMDB
7 21 (17.65%) Finance
7 21 (17.65%) Windows
8 20 (16.81%) Microsoft
9 19 (15.97%) Security Cleared
10 15 (12.61%) Service Management
10 15 (12.61%) Web Services
10 15 (12.61%) Oracle
11 14 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
11 14 (11.76%) MS Excel
11 14 (11.76%) SC Cleared
12 13 (10.92%) Hudson
12 13 (10.92%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (10.92%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (10.08%) Perforce
13 12 (10.08%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (10.08%) Middleware
13 12 (10.08%) Oracle Forms
13 12 (10.08%) MS Office
13 12 (10.08%) .NET
13 12 (10.08%) Oracle BPM
14 11 (9.24%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (9.24%) StarTeam
14 11 (9.24%) PRINCE2
14 11 (9.24%) Java

Configuration Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Configuration Manager in their job title 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 with Configuration Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.88%) CMS
2 4 (3.36%) IIS
3 3 (2.52%) Confluence
3 3 (2.52%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.68%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (1.68%) JBoss
5 1 (0.84%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.84%) Apache
5 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.84%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.84%) Commerce Server
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.84%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.84%) Commerce Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (10.08%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.84%) SMTP
1 1 (0.84%) FTP
1 1 (0.84%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.84%) VPN
1 1 (0.84%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.84%) SSL
1 1 (0.84%) Intranet
1 1 (0.84%) X.400
1 1 (0.84%) X.500
1 1 (0.84%) Firewall
1 1 (0.84%) BIG-IP
1 1 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.92%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (8.40%) Oracle ODI
3 8 (6.72%) Oracle BI EE
4 6 (5.04%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.68%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.84%) Big Data
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.84%) DB2
6 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.84%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.84%) Sybase IQ
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (10.92%) Hudson
2 12 (10.08%) Oracle Forms
3 11 (9.24%) Subversion
3 11 (9.24%) StarTeam
3 11 (9.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (7.56%) ClearCase
5 6 (5.04%) Maven
5 6 (5.04%) Jenkins
5 6 (5.04%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.36%) JIRA
6 4 (3.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (3.36%) Ant
6 4 (3.36%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.52%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.68%) ClearQuest
8 2 (1.68%) PVCS
8 2 (1.68%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.68%) Selenium
8 2 (1.68%) BitKeeper
8 2 (1.68%) Mercurial
General
1 21 (17.65%) Finance
2 5 (4.20%) Banking
3 2 (1.68%) Retail
3 2 (1.68%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.68%) Law
3 2 (1.68%) Military
4 1 (0.84%) Marketing
4 1 (0.84%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.84%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.61%) Web Services
2 12 (10.08%) .NET
2 12 (10.08%) Middleware
3 10 (8.40%) Oracle Fusion
4 8 (6.72%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 4 (3.36%) CSS
6 3 (2.52%) WCF
7 2 (1.68%) HTML
7 2 (1.68%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.68%) XML
7 2 (1.68%) XSLT
7 2 (1.68%) WSDL
8 1 (0.84%) WebCenter
8 1 (0.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (0.84%) Spring
8 1 (0.84%) Ajax
8 1 (0.84%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.84%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.49%) CMDB
2 11 (9.24%) Management Information System
3 10 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.20%) Mainframe
5 4 (3.36%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.68%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.68%) Open Source
7 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.84%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.84%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.84%) PKI
7 1 (0.84%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.84%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 32 (26.89%) UNIX
2 21 (17.65%) Windows
3 10 (8.40%) Linux
4 2 (1.68%) AIX
5 1 (0.84%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 50 (42.02%) ITIL
3 29 (24.37%) Release Management
4 28 (23.53%) Change Management
5 15 (12.61%) Service Management
6 13 (10.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (10.08%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (9.24%) PRINCE2
9 10 (8.40%) ETL
9 10 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (8.40%) ITIL V3
9 10 (8.40%) Transition Management
10 9 (7.56%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (7.56%) Project Management
10 9 (7.56%) Asset Management
11 8 (6.72%) Software Deployment
11 8 (6.72%) Change Control
12 7 (5.88%) CMMI
12 7 (5.88%) Data Modelling
13 5 (4.20%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.24%) Java
2 8 (6.72%) Perl
3 7 (5.88%) C#
4 5 (4.20%) SQL
5 4 (3.36%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.52%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.52%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.68%) C
7 2 (1.68%) Python
8 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.84%) C++
8 1 (0.84%) VB
8 1 (0.84%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (15.97%) Security Cleared
2 14 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 14 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (8.40%) Degree
4 8 (6.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (3.36%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.84%) VCP4
6 1 (0.84%) ISEB
6 1 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) QA
2 3 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (1.68%) SLA
3 2 (1.68%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.84%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (1.68%) CA Endevor
2 1 (0.84%) SCCM
2 1 (0.84%) Puppet
2 1 (0.84%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (0.84%) Ansible
2 1 (0.84%) Unicenter
2 1 (0.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (0.84%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 20 (16.81%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.61%) Oracle
3 12 (10.08%) Perforce
4 7 (5.88%) Borland
5 4 (3.36%) VMware
5 4 (3.36%) Serena
5 4 (3.36%) IBM
6 3 (2.52%) Remedy
6 3 (2.52%) Citrix
7 2 (1.68%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.68%) CollabNet
8 1 (0.84%) Ektron
8 1 (0.84%) hybris
8 1 (0.84%) F5
8 1 (0.84%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.84%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.84%) Clearswift
8 1 (0.84%) BMC
8 1 (0.84%) CA
8 1 (0.84%) Lotus
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