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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Manager
Rank 523 502 511
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Manager 69 68 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 44 29
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £354 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £578 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £418 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +11.33%
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
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 -27 62 £400 -11.11% 5
South East -25 23 £400 -
London +6 17 £450 - 1
Hampshire -6 15 £400 -
Yorkshire -10 10 £411 -8.61% 2
West Yorkshire -13 10 £411 -8.61% 2
Scotland -9 4 £356 -16.17%
Edinburgh -10 4 £356 -
West Midlands - 4 £375 -
City of London +1 3 £400 -21.95%
East of England -10 3 £425 -10.52% 1
Birmingham - 3 £375 -
East Midlands +7 2 £450 +23.28% 1
Glasgow -6 2 - -
Surrey - 2 - -
Berkshire -15 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £400 - 1
Nottingham - 1 £425 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £425 -
Wales - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Reading - - - -
Stafford - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Essex - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Halifax - - - -

Configuration Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 98 (71.53%) Configuration Management
2 48 (35.04%) ITIL
3 33 (24.09%) Microsoft
4 31 (22.63%) UNIX
5 30 (21.90%) CMDB
6 27 (19.71%) Change Management
7 26 (18.98%) Web Services
8 25 (18.25%) MS Excel
9 23 (16.79%) Oracle
10 22 (16.06%) Security Cleared
11 21 (15.33%) Release Management
11 21 (15.33%) Team Foundation Server
12 20 (14.60%) Hudson
12 20 (14.60%) Windows
12 20 (14.60%) Perforce
13 19 (13.87%) Middleware
13 19 (13.87%) MS Office
13 19 (13.87%) Oracle Forms
13 19 (13.87%) Oracle BPM
14 18 (13.14%) Finance
15 16 (11.68%) .NET
15 16 (11.68%) SC Cleared
16 15 (10.95%) Management Information System
16 15 (10.95%) Stakeholder Management
16 15 (10.95%) Agile Software Development
17 14 (10.22%) Oracle Fusion
18 13 (9.49%) Git (software)
18 13 (9.49%) Automation Testing
18 13 (9.49%) Project Management
18 13 (9.49%) PRINCE2

Configuration Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (8.03%) CMS
2 9 (6.57%) Oracle Service Bus
2 9 (6.57%) IIS
3 4 (2.92%) Confluence
4 3 (2.19%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.46%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.46%) JBoss
6 1 (0.73%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.73%) Apache
6 1 (0.73%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.73%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.73%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.73%) Commerce Server 2007
6 1 (0.73%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 25 (18.25%) MS Excel
2 19 (13.87%) MS Office
3 3 (2.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (13.87%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.73%) SMTP
1 1 (0.73%) FTP
1 1 (0.73%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.73%) VPN
1 1 (0.73%) DNS
1 1 (0.73%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.73%) SSL
1 1 (0.73%) X.400
1 1 (0.73%) X.500
1 1 (0.73%) Firewall
1 1 (0.73%) 2G
1 1 (0.73%) BIG-IP
1 1 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.76%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (7.30%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.30%) Oracle ODI
3 8 (5.84%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.73%) Big Data
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.73%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.73%) DB2
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.73%) Sybase IQ
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 21 (15.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (14.60%) Hudson
3 19 (13.87%) Oracle Forms
4 13 (9.49%) Git (software)
5 12 (8.76%) Visual Studio
6 11 (8.03%) Subversion
7 9 (6.57%) TeamCity
7 9 (6.57%) ClearCase
8 5 (3.65%) Maven
8 5 (3.65%) JIRA
8 5 (3.65%) Artifactory
8 5 (3.65%) Jenkins
9 4 (2.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (2.19%) StarTeam
10 3 (2.19%) Eclipse
10 3 (2.19%) Ant
11 2 (1.46%) CruiseControl
11 2 (1.46%) PVCS
11 2 (1.46%) ChangeMan
11 2 (1.46%) BitKeeper
General
1 18 (13.14%) Finance
2 7 (5.11%) Banking
3 3 (2.19%) Retail
3 3 (2.19%) Law
4 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.46%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.73%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.73%) Marketing
5 1 (0.73%) Electronics
5 1 (0.73%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.73%) Military
5 1 (0.73%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.98%) Web Services
2 19 (13.87%) Middleware
3 16 (11.68%) .NET
4 14 (10.22%) Oracle Fusion
5 7 (5.11%) WCF
5 7 (5.11%) CSS
6 6 (4.38%) XML
6 6 (4.38%) XSLT
6 6 (4.38%) WSDL
7 2 (1.46%) HTML
7 2 (1.46%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.73%) DCOM
8 1 (0.73%) WebCenter
8 1 (0.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (0.73%) Spring
8 1 (0.73%) Ajax
8 1 (0.73%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.73%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 30 (21.90%) CMDB
2 15 (10.95%) Management Information System
3 12 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.19%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.46%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.46%) Open Source
6 1 (0.73%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.73%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.73%) NHS
6 1 (0.73%) PKI
6 1 (0.73%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (22.63%) UNIX
2 20 (14.60%) Windows
3 7 (5.11%) Linux
4 2 (1.46%) AIX
5 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (71.53%) Configuration Management
2 48 (35.04%) ITIL
3 27 (19.71%) Change Management
4 21 (15.33%) Release Management
5 15 (10.95%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (10.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (9.49%) Project Management
6 13 (9.49%) PRINCE2
6 13 (9.49%) Automation Testing
7 12 (8.76%) Data Modelling
7 12 (8.76%) Service Management
8 11 (8.03%) Change Control
9 10 (7.30%) Transition Management
9 10 (7.30%) ITIL V3
9 10 (7.30%) ETL
9 10 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (7.30%) Asset Management
10 9 (6.57%) BPEL
11 8 (5.84%) Software Deployment
12 6 (4.38%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.76%) C#
2 9 (6.57%) Java
3 7 (5.11%) SQL
4 5 (3.65%) Perl
5 4 (2.92%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.19%) VB
6 3 (2.19%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.19%) C
6 3 (2.19%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.46%) C++
8 1 (0.73%) PHP
8 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.73%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.73%) VBScript
8 1 (0.73%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (16.06%) Security Cleared
2 16 (11.68%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.03%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (5.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (2.92%) Degree
6 3 (2.19%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.73%) Siebel Certification
8 1 (0.73%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.73%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.73%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.73%) JNCIE
8 1 (0.73%) CCIE
8 1 (0.73%) CCNP
8 1 (0.73%) CCNA
8 1 (0.73%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.38%) HL7
2 2 (1.46%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.73%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (2.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (2.19%) WMI
1 3 (2.19%) SCCM
1 3 (2.19%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.46%) Puppet
2 2 (1.46%) CA Endevor
2 2 (1.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.73%) Unicenter
3 1 (0.73%) Ansible
Vendors
1 33 (24.09%) Microsoft
2 23 (16.79%) Oracle
3 20 (14.60%) Perforce
4 5 (3.65%) HP
5 4 (2.92%) IBM
5 4 (2.92%) Serena
6 3 (2.19%) Citrix
6 3 (2.19%) Borland
6 3 (2.19%) Remedy
7 2 (1.46%) Adobe
7 2 (1.46%) CA
7 2 (1.46%) Cisco
7 2 (1.46%) Sybase
7 2 (1.46%) CollabNet
8 1 (0.73%) Ektron
8 1 (0.73%) hybris
8 1 (0.73%) F5
8 1 (0.73%) Computacenter
8 1 (0.73%) Huawei
8 1 (0.73%) Fujitsu
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