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 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Manager
Rank 527 500 458
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -42
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Manager 59 93 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 54 55
Average daily rate
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£340 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £300 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £383 £338
% change year-on-year
-14.37% +13.33%
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
51554 49982 43833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.36% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 31354 30067 25181
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £226 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2020 2056 2247
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £17.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -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 1 April 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 1 April 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 -31 54 £350 -12.39% 9
South East -29 16 £350 - 4
Hampshire -3 12 £350 -12.50% 2
Yorkshire -6 7 £325 -27.77% 1
London -8 6 £475 +18.82% 2
East of England +14 5 £455 +40.00% 2
West Yorkshire -5 4 - - 1
Scotland -21 4 £334 +2.18%
West Midlands -7 3 - -
South Yorkshire - 3 £325 -
Bradford - 3 - - 1
Sheffield - 3 £325 -
City of London +11 1 - -
Cambridgeshire +3 1 - -
South Wales +1 1 £316 -
South West -3 1 - -
Wales -9 1 £316 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Essex - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £450 -
Twickenham - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - - 1
Peterborough - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Brentwood - - - -
Cwmbran - - - -
Egham - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Walsall - - - -

Configuration Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 96 (76.19%) Configuration Management
2 53 (42.06%) ITIL
3 31 (24.60%) Release Management
4 29 (23.02%) UNIX
4 29 (23.02%) Change Management
5 27 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 23 (18.25%) Finance
7 21 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 21 (16.67%) CMDB
8 20 (15.87%) Windows
8 20 (15.87%) Microsoft
9 16 (12.70%) StarTeam
10 15 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (11.90%) Service Management
10 15 (11.90%) MS Excel
11 14 (11.11%) Java
12 13 (10.32%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (10.32%) Subversion
12 13 (10.32%) ClearCase
12 13 (10.32%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (9.52%) Borland
13 12 (9.52%) Oracle
13 12 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (9.52%) Asset Management
13 12 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (8.73%) Hudson
14 11 (8.73%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (8.73%) Degree
14 11 (8.73%) CMMI

Configuration Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 5 (3.97%) Confluence
2 4 (3.17%) CMS
3 3 (2.38%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.38%) IIS
4 2 (1.59%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.59%) JBoss
5 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.79%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.79%) Apache
5 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.73%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (7.94%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.79%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.38%) SaaS
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (0.79%) X.400
1 1 (0.79%) X.500
1 1 (0.79%) Firewall
1 1 (0.79%) BIG-IP
1 1 (0.79%) Intranet
1 1 (0.79%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.79%) SSL
1 1 (0.79%) SMTP
1 1 (0.79%) FTP
1 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.32%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (7.94%) Oracle ODI
3 8 (6.35%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (2.38%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.59%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.79%) Big Data
6 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.79%) Sybase IQ
6 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 16 (12.70%) StarTeam
2 13 (10.32%) Subversion
2 13 (10.32%) ClearCase
3 11 (8.73%) Hudson
3 11 (8.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (7.94%) Oracle Forms
4 10 (7.94%) Git (software)
5 9 (7.14%) Jenkins
6 7 (5.56%) JIRA
6 7 (5.56%) Maven
7 6 (4.76%) ClearQuest
8 5 (3.97%) Visual Studio
8 5 (3.97%) Ant
8 5 (3.97%) Eclipse
9 4 (3.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (2.38%) CruiseControl
11 2 (1.59%) PVCS
11 2 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (1.59%) BitKeeper
11 2 (1.59%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (18.25%) Finance
2 5 (3.97%) Banking
3 2 (1.59%) Retail
3 2 (1.59%) Military
3 2 (1.59%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.79%) Marketing
4 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.79%) Legal
4 1 (0.79%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.73%) .NET
1 11 (8.73%) Web Services
2 10 (7.94%) Middleware
3 8 (6.35%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 8 (6.35%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (1.59%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.79%) WCF
5 1 (0.79%) JSON
5 1 (0.79%) Ajax
5 1 (0.79%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.79%) WebCenter
5 1 (0.79%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.79%) Spring
5 1 (0.79%) HTML
5 1 (0.79%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.67%) CMDB
2 12 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.17%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.59%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.59%) Open Source
6 1 (0.79%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.79%) PKI
6 1 (0.79%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.79%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (23.02%) UNIX
2 20 (15.87%) Windows
3 10 (7.94%) Linux
4 2 (1.59%) AIX
5 1 (0.79%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (76.19%) Configuration Management
2 53 (42.06%) ITIL
3 31 (24.60%) Release Management
4 29 (23.02%) Change Management
5 15 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (11.90%) Service Management
6 13 (10.32%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (9.52%) Asset Management
8 11 (8.73%) CMMI
8 11 (8.73%) PRINCE2
9 10 (7.94%) ETL
9 10 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (7.94%) ITIL V3
9 10 (7.94%) Transition Management
10 9 (7.14%) Change Control
11 8 (6.35%) Workflow
11 8 (6.35%) Software Deployment
12 7 (5.56%) Project Management
13 6 (4.76%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.11%) Java
2 8 (6.35%) Perl
3 5 (3.97%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.17%) SQL
4 4 (3.17%) C
4 4 (3.17%) C#
5 3 (2.38%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.59%) Python
6 2 (1.59%) C++
6 2 (1.59%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.79%) PHP
7 1 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 21 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (8.73%) Degree
5 8 (6.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (3.17%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.17%) QA
2 3 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 3 (2.38%) SLA
3 1 (0.79%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (2.38%) SCCM
2 2 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.59%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.79%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.79%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (0.79%) Puppet
3 1 (0.79%) Ansible
3 1 (0.79%) Unicenter
3 1 (0.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 20 (15.87%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.52%) Borland
2 12 (9.52%) Oracle
3 10 (7.94%) Perforce
4 4 (3.17%) IBM
4 4 (3.17%) VMware
5 3 (2.38%) Remedy
5 3 (2.38%) Serena
5 3 (2.38%) Citrix
5 3 (2.38%) BMC
6 2 (1.59%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.59%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.59%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.59%) CollabNet
7 1 (0.79%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.79%) hybris
7 1 (0.79%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.79%) F5
7 1 (0.79%) Symantec
7 1 (0.79%) Clearswift
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