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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Manager
Rank 541 496 451
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -45
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Manager 66 86 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.18% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 56 54
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £291 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £528 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £369
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 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
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -39 61 £400 - 3
South East -7 29 £365 -2.66% 1
Hampshire +5 15 £365 +12.30%
London -21 10 £475 +5.55% 1
Hook -1 7 £350 +28.55%
East of England +11 6 £455 +45.60%
City of London +1 6 £475 +31.03% 1
West Yorkshire -7 6 - -
Yorkshire -11 6 - -
Southampton -1 5 £398 +22.30%
West Sussex - 5 £350 -
Berkshire -11 4 - -
Worthing - 4 £350 -
Bradford - 4 - -
Luton +7 3 £455 +45.60%
Bedfordshire +7 3 £455 +45.60%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £323 -
Essex - 3 - -
North East - 3 £323 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £323 -
Surrey +6 2 £450 -3.74%
Reading +3 2 - -
South West +2 2 £425 -2.85%
Bristol +1 2 £425 -10.52%
East Midlands -13 2 £500 +66.66%
Scotland -14 2 £350 +6.66%
North West -19 2 £319 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 1
East Sussex - 2 £363 -
Brighton - 2 £363 -

Configuration Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 95 (74.22%) Configuration Management
2 52 (40.63%) ITIL
3 31 (24.22%) Security Cleared
4 29 (22.66%) Release Management
5 25 (19.53%) CMDB
6 23 (17.97%) SC Cleared
6 23 (17.97%) Change Management
7 21 (16.41%) UNIX
8 18 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (12.50%) StarTeam
9 16 (12.50%) Service Management
10 15 (11.72%) Asset Management
10 15 (11.72%) Windows
11 14 (10.94%) Finance
12 13 (10.16%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (9.38%) Degree
13 12 (9.38%) Management Information System
13 12 (9.38%) CMMI
13 12 (9.38%) Subversion
13 12 (9.38%) Microsoft
14 11 (8.59%) Borland
15 10 (7.81%) Remedy
15 10 (7.81%) Scrum
16 9 (7.03%) Stakeholder Management
16 9 (7.03%) Project Management
16 9 (7.03%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (7.03%) MS Excel
16 9 (7.03%) ClearCase
16 9 (7.03%) Java
16 9 (7.03%) Team Foundation Server

Configuration Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (4.69%) CMS
2 3 (2.34%) IIS
2 3 (2.34%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.34%) Confluence
3 2 (1.56%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (7.03%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.69%) MS Office
3 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.91%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.56%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.78%) Maximo
3 1 (0.78%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.34%) SaaS
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.78%) Intranet
1 1 (0.78%) X.400
1 1 (0.78%) X.500
1 1 (0.78%) SMTP
1 1 (0.78%) FTP
1 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.78%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.78%) SSL
1 1 (0.78%) BIG-IP
1 1 (0.78%) Firewall
1 1 (0.78%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.91%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (2.34%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.56%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.56%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.78%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (12.50%) StarTeam
2 12 (9.38%) Subversion
3 9 (7.03%) ClearCase
3 9 (7.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (7.03%) Jenkins
4 7 (5.47%) Git (software)
5 6 (4.69%) ClearQuest
6 5 (3.91%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (3.91%) JIRA
6 5 (3.91%) Hudson
7 4 (3.13%) Maven
7 4 (3.13%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.56%) BitKeeper
8 2 (1.56%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.56%) Selenium
8 2 (1.56%) CruiseControl
8 2 (1.56%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.56%) PVCS
8 2 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (1.56%) Ant
General
1 14 (10.94%) Finance
2 3 (2.34%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.56%) Military
3 2 (1.56%) Banking
4 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.78%) Retail
4 1 (0.78%) Marketing
4 1 (0.78%) Legal
4 1 (0.78%) Electronics
4 1 (0.78%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.25%) .NET
1 8 (6.25%) Middleware
2 6 (4.69%) Web Services
3 4 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (3.13%) XML
4 3 (2.34%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (1.56%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.78%) CSS
6 1 (0.78%) HTML
6 1 (0.78%) Ajax
6 1 (0.78%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.78%) JSON
6 1 (0.78%) WCF
6 1 (0.78%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.53%) CMDB
2 12 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 9 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.91%) NHS
5 4 (3.13%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.34%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.56%) Open Source
8 1 (0.78%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.78%) PKI
8 1 (0.78%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.78%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.41%) UNIX
2 15 (11.72%) Windows
3 4 (3.13%) Linux
4 2 (1.56%) AIX
5 1 (0.78%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (74.22%) Configuration Management
2 52 (40.63%) ITIL
3 29 (22.66%) Release Management
4 23 (17.97%) Change Management
5 18 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (12.50%) Service Management
7 15 (11.72%) Asset Management
8 13 (10.16%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (9.38%) CMMI
10 10 (7.81%) Scrum
11 9 (7.03%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (7.03%) Project Management
12 8 (6.25%) Service Delivery
12 8 (6.25%) ITSM
13 7 (5.47%) Programme Management
13 7 (5.47%) Mentoring
13 7 (5.47%) Coaching
14 6 (4.69%) Waterfall
14 6 (4.69%) ITIL V3
14 6 (4.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.03%) Java
2 6 (4.69%) JavaScript
2 6 (4.69%) SQL
3 5 (3.91%) Perl
4 4 (3.13%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.34%) Python
5 3 (2.34%) C
6 2 (1.56%) C#
7 1 (0.78%) C++
7 1 (0.78%) PHP
7 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (24.22%) Security Cleared
2 23 (17.97%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.38%) Degree
4 9 (7.03%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (3.13%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.56%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.78%) ISEB
7 1 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.25%) SLA
2 4 (3.13%) QA
3 3 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.78%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.78%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) Firmware
1 1 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 6 (4.69%) SCCM
2 2 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.56%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.78%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.78%) Puppet
3 1 (0.78%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 12 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.59%) Borland
3 10 (7.81%) Remedy
4 6 (4.69%) Oracle
5 5 (3.91%) BMC
5 5 (3.91%) Perforce
5 5 (3.91%) ServiceNow
6 3 (2.34%) IBM
6 3 (2.34%) VMware
7 2 (1.56%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.56%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.56%) Serena
7 2 (1.56%) Cerner
8 1 (0.78%) SAP
8 1 (0.78%) Symantec
8 1 (0.78%) Clearswift
8 1 (0.78%) HP
8 1 (0.78%) Teradata
8 1 (0.78%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.78%) F5
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