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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Manager
Rank 563 535 512
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Manager 60 58 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 26 36
Average daily rate £450 £363 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -13.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £250 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £425 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £420
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -13.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
47935 48321 46997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.47% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30815 30072 27703
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1687 1903 2072
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 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 13 February 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 +9 58 £460 +31.42% 4
South East +9 16 £420 +60.00% 1
East of England +14 15 £625 +47.05%
London -3 11 £500 +33.33% 1
Essex - 10 £675 -
Berkshire +17 7 £395 -
West Yorkshire -8 5 £410 -0.30%
Yorkshire -14 5 £410 +24.24%
Slough - 5 £390 -
Suffolk - 5 £450 -
Surrey -1 4 £445 -
West Midlands -18 4 - -
Bradford +12 3 £395 -3.65%
Hampshire +9 3 - - 1
South West -1 3 £400 -4.76% 1
North West -7 3 £500 +17.64% 1
Chelmsford - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire +11 2 - -
Milton Keynes +3 2 - -
Leeds -8 2 - -
Shropshire -15 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Somerset - 2 £400 - 1
Reading - 2 £575 -
Bath - 2 £400 -
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £450 -
Cobham - 2 £420 -
Leamington Spa - 2 - -
Winchester - 2 - -
Scotland -5 1 - -

Configuration Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 86 (66.15%) Configuration Management
2 56 (43.08%) ITIL
3 36 (27.69%) Release Management
4 25 (19.23%) CMDB
5 23 (17.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (16.92%) Finance
7 20 (15.38%) ITSM
8 19 (14.62%) Service Management
8 19 (14.62%) Change Management
9 18 (13.85%) Microsoft
10 16 (12.31%) Maven
10 16 (12.31%) Git (software)
11 14 (10.77%) Jenkins
11 14 (10.77%) ITIL V3
12 13 (10.00%) ServiceNow
12 13 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (10.00%) Security Cleared
12 13 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (10.00%) Subversion
13 11 (8.46%) SharePoint
13 11 (8.46%) Windows
13 11 (8.46%) MS Excel
13 11 (8.46%) SC Cleared
13 11 (8.46%) Waterfall
14 10 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
14 10 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (6.92%) DevOps
15 9 (6.92%) Lean Six Sigma
15 9 (6.92%) Six Sigma Green Belt

Configuration Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 11 (8.46%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.38%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (3.85%) IIS
4 4 (3.08%) JBoss
5 3 (2.31%) Confluence
5 3 (2.31%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.54%) CMS
7 1 (0.77%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.77%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (8.46%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.92%) MS Office
3 2 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (5.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.08%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.38%) SAN
2 6 (4.62%) Firewall
3 2 (1.54%) LAN
3 2 (1.54%) WAN
4 1 (0.77%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.08%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.31%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.77%) Big Data
4 1 (0.77%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 16 (12.31%) Git (software)
1 16 (12.31%) Maven
2 14 (10.77%) Jenkins
3 13 (10.00%) Subversion
3 13 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (6.15%) JIRA
6 7 (5.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (5.38%) Hudson
7 6 (4.62%) Artifactory
8 4 (3.08%) Gradle
8 4 (3.08%) TeamCity
8 4 (3.08%) TortoiseSVN
9 3 (2.31%) Ant
9 3 (2.31%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.54%) ClearCase
10 2 (1.54%) ClearQuest
10 2 (1.54%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.54%) PVCS
10 2 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (16.92%) Finance
2 7 (5.38%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.08%) Banking
4 3 (2.31%) Retail
5 2 (1.54%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.77%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.85%) .NET
2 2 (1.54%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.54%) J2EE
2 2 (1.54%) XML
3 1 (0.77%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.77%) CSS
3 1 (0.77%) CSS3
3 1 (0.77%) Flash
3 1 (0.77%) HTML
3 1 (0.77%) HTML5
3 1 (0.77%) jQuery
3 1 (0.77%) Middleware
3 1 (0.77%) Web Services
3 1 (0.77%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.23%) CMDB
2 10 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.62%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.85%) Statistics
4 5 (3.85%) Wiki
5 4 (3.08%) NHS
6 3 (2.31%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.54%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.46%) Windows
2 7 (5.38%) Unix
2 7 (5.38%) Windows Server
3 5 (3.85%) Linux
4 2 (1.54%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.77%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.77%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (66.15%) Configuration Management
2 56 (43.08%) ITIL
3 36 (27.69%) Release Management
4 23 (17.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (15.38%) ITSM
6 19 (14.62%) Change Management
6 19 (14.62%) Service Management
7 14 (10.77%) ITIL V3
8 13 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (8.46%) Waterfall
10 10 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (6.92%) DevOps
11 9 (6.92%) Lean Six Sigma
11 9 (6.92%) RUP
11 9 (6.92%) Six Sigma
11 9 (6.92%) Unified Process
12 8 (6.15%) Process Improvement
12 8 (6.15%) SDLC
12 8 (6.15%) Software Deployment
13 6 (4.62%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.38%) PowerShell
2 6 (4.62%) Perl
2 6 (4.62%) SQL
3 5 (3.85%) Java
3 5 (3.85%) Python
4 3 (2.31%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.31%) Ruby
5 2 (1.54%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.54%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.77%) C++
6 1 (0.77%) LINC
6 1 (0.77%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.46%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.92%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 8 (6.15%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (3.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (3.08%) Degree
6 2 (1.54%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.77%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.77%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.38%) SLA
2 6 (4.62%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.54%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.54%) QA
3 2 (1.54%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (2.31%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.77%) Docker
2 1 (0.77%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.31%) SCCM
2 2 (1.54%) Ansible
2 2 (1.54%) Puppet
2 2 (1.54%) SCOM
2 2 (1.54%) SCSM
3 1 (0.77%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.77%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.77%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.77%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 18 (13.85%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.00%) ServiceNow
3 8 (6.15%) CollabNet
3 8 (6.15%) HP
4 6 (4.62%) BMC
5 5 (3.85%) Oracle
5 5 (3.85%) Perforce
6 4 (3.08%) Informatica
6 4 (3.08%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.08%) Remedy
7 3 (2.31%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.31%) RedPrairie
8 2 (1.54%) Serena
9 1 (0.77%) IBM
9 1 (0.77%) JDA
9 1 (0.77%) Unisys
9 1 (0.77%) VMware
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