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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Manager
Rank 554 547 487
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -60
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Manager 66 64 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 36 57
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£395 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £459 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £402 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.60% +0.37%
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
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -25 53 £400 -1.53% 8
London -1 14 £413 +6.45% 1
South East -5 12 £350 -18.12% 1
Yorkshire -18 11 £340 -19.76%
West Yorkshire -19 11 £340 -19.76%
South West -8 8 £458 +4.57% 2
Scotland -10 8 £431 +22.72%
Wiltshire +3 7 £458 +6.08%
Leeds -21 7 £425 -2.29%
Bradford 0 5 £340 -17.57%
Swindon - 5 £458 -
West Sussex - 5 £350 -
Edinburgh -5 4 £463 +8.82%
City of London -11 4 £400 -5.88%
Worthing - 4 £350 -
Berkshire +5 3 - -
South Wales +3 3 £325 -
East of England +2 3 £400 -5.88% 1
Wales -1 3 £325 -
Essex - 3 £400 - 1
Cardiff - 3 £325 -
Glasgow +6 2 £400 +45.23%
Newcastle upon Tyne -22 2 £240 -
North East -25 2 £240 -
Tyne and Wear -26 2 £240 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
East Sussex - 2 £363 -
Slough - 2 - -
Brighton - 2 £363 -
Erskine +7 1 - -

Configuration Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 92 (69.17%) Configuration Management
2 52 (39.10%) ITIL
3 36 (27.07%) Security Cleared
4 30 (22.56%) CMDB
5 26 (19.55%) SC Cleared
6 25 (18.80%) Change Management
7 24 (18.05%) Release Management
8 19 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (14.29%) Finance
9 18 (13.53%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (13.53%) Microsoft
10 17 (12.78%) UNIX
11 16 (12.03%) Service Management
12 15 (11.28%) CMMI
12 15 (11.28%) StarTeam
12 15 (11.28%) ServiceNow
13 13 (9.77%) Degree
13 13 (9.77%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (9.77%) Remedy
13 13 (9.77%) Windows
13 13 (9.77%) Java
14 12 (9.02%) Scrum
15 11 (8.27%) Asset Management
15 11 (8.27%) MS Excel
15 11 (8.27%) SCCM
15 11 (8.27%) SDLC
16 10 (7.52%) Borland
16 10 (7.52%) ITSM
17 9 (6.77%) Service Delivery
17 9 (6.77%) SLA

Configuration Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (3.76%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (3.01%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.01%) Confluence
3 3 (2.26%) CMS
3 3 (2.26%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.26%) IIS
3 3 (2.26%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.50%) Apache
4 2 (1.50%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.75%) JBoss
5 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (8.27%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.02%) MS Office
3 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.75%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.75%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.75%) Maximo
3 1 (0.75%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.50%) SaaS
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.50%) DHCP
1 2 (1.50%) HTTP
1 2 (1.50%) DNS
1 2 (1.50%) SSH
1 2 (1.50%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (0.75%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.50%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (1.50%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.50%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.50%) MySQL
3 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.75%) DB2
3 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.75%) DataStage
3 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (11.28%) StarTeam
2 13 (9.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (6.77%) Jenkins
4 8 (6.02%) Subversion
4 8 (6.02%) Maven
4 8 (6.02%) ClearCase
4 8 (6.02%) ClearQuest
5 7 (5.26%) Git (software)
6 6 (4.51%) JIRA
7 5 (3.76%) Visual Studio
8 4 (3.01%) Ant
9 3 (2.26%) CruiseControl
9 3 (2.26%) AdminStudio
9 3 (2.26%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (1.50%) Artifactory
10 2 (1.50%) Hudson
11 1 (0.75%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.75%) Gradle
11 1 (0.75%) ChangeMan
General
1 19 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (3.01%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.50%) Banking
4 1 (0.75%) Marketing
4 1 (0.75%) French Language
4 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.75%) Legal
4 1 (0.75%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.51%) Middleware
2 5 (3.76%) .NET
3 4 (3.01%) XML
4 3 (2.26%) Flash
4 3 (2.26%) J2EE
5 2 (1.50%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.50%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (0.75%) CSS
6 1 (0.75%) Web Services
6 1 (0.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (22.56%) CMDB
2 9 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.76%) NHS
5 3 (2.26%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.26%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.78%) UNIX
2 13 (9.77%) Windows
3 9 (6.77%) Linux
4 3 (2.26%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.50%) AIX
6 1 (0.75%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (69.17%) Configuration Management
2 52 (39.10%) ITIL
3 25 (18.80%) Change Management
4 24 (18.05%) Release Management
5 19 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (13.53%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (12.03%) Service Management
8 15 (11.28%) CMMI
9 12 (9.02%) Scrum
10 11 (8.27%) Asset Management
10 11 (8.27%) SDLC
11 10 (7.52%) ITSM
12 9 (6.77%) Service Delivery
13 8 (6.02%) Project Management
13 8 (6.02%) Change Control
14 7 (5.26%) Mentoring
14 7 (5.26%) PRINCE2
14 7 (5.26%) Data Analysis
14 7 (5.26%) Programme Management
15 6 (4.51%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.77%) Java
2 9 (6.77%) SQL
3 6 (4.51%) Perl
4 5 (3.76%) Python
4 5 (3.76%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.26%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.50%) C
6 2 (1.50%) C#
6 2 (1.50%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.75%) Ruby
7 1 (0.75%) LINC
7 1 (0.75%) C++
7 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 36 (27.07%) Security Cleared
2 26 (19.55%) SC Cleared
3 13 (9.77%) Degree
4 5 (3.76%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.26%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.50%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.75%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.77%) SLA
2 5 (3.76%) QA
3 1 (0.75%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.75%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (2.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (8.27%) SCCM
2 5 (3.76%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.26%) SCSM
3 3 (2.26%) Windows Intune
4 2 (1.50%) Puppet
4 2 (1.50%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.75%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.75%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (0.75%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 18 (13.53%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.28%) ServiceNow
3 13 (9.77%) Remedy
4 10 (7.52%) Borland
5 5 (3.76%) BMC
5 5 (3.76%) IBM
6 4 (3.01%) Oracle
7 2 (1.50%) Cerner
7 2 (1.50%) VMware
7 2 (1.50%) Serena
7 2 (1.50%) Teradata
7 2 (1.50%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.50%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.75%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.75%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.75%) Symantec
8 1 (0.75%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.75%) Informatica
8 1 (0.75%) SAP
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