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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Manager
Rank 554 566 535
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Manager 86 69 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 37 60
Average daily rate £400 £368 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -5.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £258 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £488 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -

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
53034 52811 51540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.93% 94.73% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34546 32021 31371
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1532 2104 2098
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -12 74 £410 +6.49% 5
London -2 20 £375 -21.05% 1
South West +9 12 £418 -1.76%
East of England +14 10 £650 +42.85% 1
East Midlands +12 10 £373 -25.50%
South East -28 10 £450 +25.87% 1
Wales +8 7 £375 +18.85%
South Wales -3 7 £375 +18.85%
Northamptonshire - 6 £450 -
Croydon - 6 £375 -
Essex +7 5 £675 -
West Midlands -10 5 £500 -
Hampshire -15 5 - -
Cardiff - 5 £375 -
Bristol +1 4 £388 -8.82%
Leicestershire - 4 £300 -
Leicester - 4 £300 -
Crawley - 4 £425 -
West Sussex - 4 £425 -
Southampton +13 3 - -
North East -34 3 £320 +21.90%
Tyne and Wear -38 3 £320 +21.90%
Newcastle upon Tyne -40 3 £320 +21.90%
Staffordshire - 3 £450 -
Suffolk - 3 £450 -
City of London +42 2 £425 -10.52% 1
Yorkshire -2 2 £430 - 1
West Yorkshire -9 2 £430 - 1
North West -10 2 £400 -5.88% 1
Scotland -20 2 £235 -29.67% 1

Configuration Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 105 (66.04%) Configuration Management
2 61 (38.36%) ITIL
3 42 (26.42%) CMDB
4 40 (25.16%) Release Management
5 33 (20.75%) Service Management
6 31 (19.50%) Finance
7 22 (13.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (13.21%) ITSM
8 21 (13.21%) Change Management
9 18 (11.32%) Subversion
9 18 (11.32%) Security Cleared
10 17 (10.69%) SC Cleared
10 17 (10.69%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (9.43%) Jenkins
12 13 (8.18%) ITIL V3
12 13 (8.18%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (8.18%) CMS
13 12 (7.55%) Remedy
13 12 (7.55%) Unix
13 12 (7.55%) Microsoft
13 12 (7.55%) Git (software)
13 12 (7.55%) Maven
13 12 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (7.55%) SDLC
14 11 (6.92%) ServiceNow
14 11 (6.92%) Waterfall
14 11 (6.92%) SLA
14 11 (6.92%) Data Modelling
14 11 (6.92%) Windows
14 11 (6.92%) Linux

Configuration Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 13 (8.18%) CMS
2 10 (6.29%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.03%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.89%) JBoss
4 3 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.63%) Confluence
5 1 (0.63%) IIS
5 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.52%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.52%) MS Office
2 2 (1.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (5.03%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (4.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (3.77%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.26%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) GitHub
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.77%) Firewall
1 6 (3.77%) SAN
2 2 (1.26%) LAN
2 2 (1.26%) WAN
3 1 (0.63%) Internet
3 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.89%) Electronic Patient Records
2 3 (1.89%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (1.89%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.26%) DB2
4 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (11.32%) Subversion
2 15 (9.43%) Jenkins
3 13 (8.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (7.55%) Git (software)
4 12 (7.55%) Maven
5 9 (5.66%) ClearCase
5 9 (5.66%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (3.77%) TeamCity
7 5 (3.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (3.14%) ClearQuest
8 4 (2.52%) Gradle
8 4 (2.52%) Hudson
8 4 (2.52%) JIRA
9 3 (1.89%) TortoiseSVN
9 3 (1.89%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.26%) Ant
10 2 (1.26%) Artifactory
10 2 (1.26%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.63%) GitLab
11 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 31 (19.50%) Finance
2 5 (3.14%) Banking
2 5 (3.14%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.26%) Retail
4 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.92%) .NET
2 2 (1.26%) AngularJS
2 2 (1.26%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.26%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (1.26%) CSS
2 2 (1.26%) HTML
2 2 (1.26%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (1.26%) XML
3 1 (0.63%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.63%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (0.63%) Middleware
3 1 (0.63%) SignalR
3 1 (0.63%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 42 (26.42%) CMDB
2 12 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.29%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.14%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.14%) Statistics
5 3 (1.89%) NHS
5 3 (1.89%) Wiki
6 2 (1.26%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.26%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.26%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.63%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.63%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.55%) Unix
2 11 (6.92%) Linux
2 11 (6.92%) Windows
3 6 (3.77%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.89%) AIX
5 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.63%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (66.04%) Configuration Management
2 61 (38.36%) ITIL
3 40 (25.16%) Release Management
4 33 (20.75%) Service Management
5 22 (13.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (13.21%) Change Management
6 21 (13.21%) ITSM
7 17 (10.69%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (8.18%) ITIL V3
9 12 (7.55%) SDLC
10 11 (6.92%) Data Modelling
10 11 (6.92%) Waterfall
11 10 (6.29%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (5.66%) Lean Six Sigma
12 9 (5.66%) RUP
12 9 (5.66%) Six Sigma
12 9 (5.66%) Unified Process
13 8 (5.03%) Process Improvement
13 8 (5.03%) Service Design
14 6 (3.77%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.03%) PowerShell
2 6 (3.77%) Perl
3 5 (3.14%) C#
3 5 (3.14%) Java
3 5 (3.14%) SQL
4 4 (2.52%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.63%) C
5 1 (0.63%) C++
5 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.63%) Jython
5 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (11.32%) Security Cleared
2 17 (10.69%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.29%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (5.66%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 4 (2.52%) Degree
5 4 (2.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.63%) PMP
7 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.92%) SLA
2 4 (2.52%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.52%) QA
3 2 (1.26%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.63%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.63%) VirtualBox
1 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (3.77%) Puppet
2 3 (1.89%) Rundeck
3 2 (1.26%) SCCM
4 1 (0.63%) Ansible
4 1 (0.63%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (0.63%) MOM
4 1 (0.63%) SCOM
4 1 (0.63%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.63%) SCSM
4 1 (0.63%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (7.55%) Microsoft
1 12 (7.55%) Remedy
2 11 (6.92%) Oracle
2 11 (6.92%) ServiceNow
3 9 (5.66%) BMC
3 9 (5.66%) HP
4 8 (5.03%) CollabNet
5 3 (1.89%) Informatica
5 3 (1.89%) Perforce
5 3 (1.89%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.26%) IBM
6 2 (1.26%) RedPrairie
7 1 (0.63%) Actimize
7 1 (0.63%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.63%) CA
7 1 (0.63%) Capita
7 1 (0.63%) JDA
7 1 (0.63%) MKS
7 1 (0.63%) Progress
7 1 (0.63%) VMware
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