The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Manager
Rank 518 477 497
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Manager 62 92 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.20% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 56 56
Average daily rate
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£402 £444 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +7.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £625 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £408 £395
% change year-on-year
-1.10% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £19.91
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.44
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49763 47179 53563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.42% 92.54% 92.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30243 27592 29833
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1973 2142 2712
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -47 50 £425 -5.55% 10
London -26 11 £350 -28.38% 5
Scotland -12 9 £304 -21.54%
South East -9 8 £430 -4.44%
City of London +26 6 - - 1
Yorkshire +2 5 £424 +24.63% 2
West Yorkshire -3 5 £424 +24.63% 2
North West -4 5 £315 +1.20% 1
Reading +11 3 £400 +6.66%
Berkshire +4 3 £400 +6.66%
Leeds +1 3 £435 +27.94%
East Midlands +1 2 £300 - 2
West Midlands -19 2 £425 -2.85%
Birmingham 0 1 £425 -10.52%
Surrey -7 1 £468 +3.88%
South Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £275 -
High Wycombe - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Leamington Spa - - - -
Cobham - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Barrow-in-Furness - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Watford - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Luton - - - -

Configuration Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 101 (65.16%) Configuration Management
2 54 (34.84%) ITIL
3 37 (23.87%) CMDB
4 35 (22.58%) Security Cleared
5 31 (20.00%) Change Management
6 30 (19.35%) Microsoft
7 27 (17.42%) Finance
8 24 (15.48%) SC Cleared
9 22 (14.19%) MS Excel
10 19 (12.26%) Subversion
11 18 (11.61%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (11.61%) Windows
12 17 (10.97%) Banking
13 16 (10.32%) ITIL V3
14 15 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (9.68%) HP
15 13 (8.39%) Project Management
15 13 (8.39%) Oracle
15 13 (8.39%) SCCM
16 12 (7.74%) Asset Management
16 12 (7.74%) UNIX
16 12 (7.74%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (7.74%) Service Management
16 12 (7.74%) CMS
17 11 (7.10%) Migration
17 11 (7.10%) SQL Server
17 11 (7.10%) Visual Studio
17 11 (7.10%) Git (software)
17 11 (7.10%) Automation Testing
18 10 (6.45%) TeamCity

Configuration Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 12 (7.74%) CMS
2 9 (5.81%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.87%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.23%) IIS
4 5 (3.23%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (2.58%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.94%) SAS
6 3 (1.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.94%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.29%) Confluence
7 2 (1.29%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.65%) CICS
8 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (14.19%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.81%) MS Office
3 6 (3.87%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (2.58%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.65%) DHCP
1 1 (0.65%) DNS
1 1 (0.65%) Internet
1 1 (0.65%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.10%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.94%) MySQL
4 1 (0.65%) DB2
4 1 (0.65%) DataStage
4 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (12.26%) Subversion
2 15 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (7.10%) Visual Studio
3 11 (7.10%) Git (software)
4 10 (6.45%) TeamCity
5 7 (4.52%) Artifactory
5 7 (4.52%) Jenkins
6 6 (3.87%) Hudson
6 6 (3.87%) Maven
6 6 (3.87%) Ant
7 5 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (3.23%) ClearCase
7 5 (3.23%) JIRA
8 4 (2.58%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.94%) Gerrit
9 3 (1.94%) AnthillPro
9 3 (1.94%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.65%) StarTeam
10 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.65%) ClearQuest
General
1 27 (17.42%) Finance
2 17 (10.97%) Banking
3 7 (4.52%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.23%) Retail
5 3 (1.94%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.29%) Marketing
6 2 (1.29%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.29%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.29%) Advertising
7 1 (0.65%) Electronics
7 1 (0.65%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.81%) Web Services
2 6 (3.87%) .NET
3 5 (3.23%) J2EE
3 5 (3.23%) XML
3 5 (3.23%) Middleware
4 4 (2.58%) WCF
4 4 (2.58%) WSDL
5 3 (1.94%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (1.94%) XSLT
5 3 (1.94%) CSS
6 1 (0.65%) HTML
6 1 (0.65%) DCOM
6 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 37 (23.87%) CMDB
2 6 (3.87%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.29%) NHS
4 1 (0.65%) DTV
4 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.65%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.61%) Windows
2 12 (7.74%) UNIX
3 6 (3.87%) Linux
4 4 (2.58%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.29%) AIX
6 1 (0.65%) Solaris
6 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.65%) Android
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (65.16%) Configuration Management
2 54 (34.84%) ITIL
3 31 (20.00%) Change Management
4 18 (11.61%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (10.32%) ITIL V3
6 13 (8.39%) Project Management
7 12 (7.74%) Service Management
7 12 (7.74%) Asset Management
8 11 (7.10%) Migration
8 11 (7.10%) Automation Testing
9 10 (6.45%) ITSM
10 9 (5.81%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (5.16%) Release Management
11 8 (5.16%) ITIL V2
12 7 (4.52%) Investment Management
12 7 (4.52%) Build Automation
12 7 (4.52%) Project Planning
13 6 (3.87%) Data Modelling
14 5 (3.23%) ETL
14 5 (3.23%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.16%) Java
1 8 (5.16%) SQL
2 6 (3.87%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.23%) VBScript
4 4 (2.58%) Python
4 4 (2.58%) C#
5 3 (1.94%) Perl
5 3 (1.94%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.94%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.29%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.65%) C++
7 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.65%) C
7 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.65%) Groovy
7 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 24 (15.48%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.74%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (3.23%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.65%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.65%) JNCIA
5 1 (0.65%) JNCIS
5 1 (0.65%) JNCIE
5 1 (0.65%) Degree
5 1 (0.65%) CCIE
5 1 (0.65%) CCNP
5 1 (0.65%) CCNA
5 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.94%) QA
1 3 (1.94%) HL7
2 2 (1.29%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.65%) SLA
3 1 (0.65%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (3.87%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.94%) vCloud
3 2 (1.29%) Samba
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (8.39%) SCCM
2 8 (5.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 8 (5.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (3.23%) Puppet
3 5 (3.23%) HP UCMDB
4 3 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.94%) WMI
5 1 (0.65%) WSUS
5 1 (0.65%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.65%) SCOM
5 1 (0.65%) OpenView
5 1 (0.65%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.65%) MOM
5 1 (0.65%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.65%) SCSM
Vendors
1 30 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.68%) HP
3 13 (8.39%) Oracle
4 8 (5.16%) Remedy
5 7 (4.52%) BMC
6 6 (3.87%) Perforce
7 4 (2.58%) VMware
7 4 (2.58%) IBM
8 2 (1.29%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.29%) Cognos
9 1 (0.65%) Cisco
9 1 (0.65%) Sybase
9 1 (0.65%) SAP
9 1 (0.65%) Juniper
9 1 (0.65%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (0.65%) Serena
9 1 (0.65%) Computacenter
9 1 (0.65%) Huawei
9 1 (0.65%) CA
9 1 (0.65%) Borland
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