The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Configuration Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Configuration Manager
Rank 582 597 531
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -66
Contract jobs requiring a Software Configuration Manager 15 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.004% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.004% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 10
Average daily rate
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£450 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £325 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £325 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £369
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -11.86%
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
51405 50272 44109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.27% 92.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 31215 30675 25226
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 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2022 1987 2178
Average hourly rate £17.45 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Software Configuration Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Configuration Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Configuration Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Software Configuration Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Configuration Manager within the UK.

Software Configuration Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Software Configuration Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Configuration Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Software Configuration Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Software Configuration Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Configuration Manager within the UK.

Software Configuration Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Software Configuration Manager
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Configuration Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 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 +10 13 £450 +38.46% 3
Hampshire -5 5 £398 +22.30%
London -8 5 £475 - 1
South East -15 5 £398 +22.30%
Southampton -9 4 £398 +22.30%
Nottingham - 2 £500 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £500 -
City of London - 2 £475 -
East Midlands - 2 £500 -
Scotland - 2 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -

Software Configuration Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Software 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 Software Configuration Manager in their job title.

1 14 (63.64%) Configuration Management
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
3 7 (31.82%) Subversion
3 7 (31.82%) ITIL
4 6 (27.27%) UNIX
5 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
5 5 (22.73%) Remedy
5 5 (22.73%) Scrum
5 5 (22.73%) Programme Management
5 5 (22.73%) CMDB
6 4 (18.18%) Release Management
6 4 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (18.18%) Finance
6 4 (18.18%) TDD
6 4 (18.18%) Java
6 4 (18.18%) .NET
6 4 (18.18%) Project Management
6 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 4 (18.18%) Coaching
7 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
7 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
7 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
7 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
7 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Maven

Software Configuration Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Software 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 Software Configuration Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Subversion
1 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (9.09%) Hudson
3 2 (9.09%) Maven
3 2 (9.09%) Ant
3 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.09%) PVCS
3 2 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (9.09%) ClearCase
4 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) Middleware
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) CMDB
2 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) UNIX
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) AIX
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Configuration Management
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (31.82%) ITIL
4 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
4 5 (22.73%) Scrum
4 5 (22.73%) Programme Management
5 4 (18.18%) TDD
5 4 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
5 4 (18.18%) Project Management
5 4 (18.18%) Release Management
5 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 4 (18.18%) Coaching
6 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
6 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
7 2 (9.09%) Migration
7 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) C++
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Remedy
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Perforce
3 2 (9.09%) Cloudera
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) IBM