The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 31 41 29
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 11 2 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.94% 0.51% 3.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.42% 0.68% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 11
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£220 £306 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.16% +2.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.63 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-16.17% +6.25%
Configuration Management
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
249 293 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 66.58% 74.55% 81.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 194 310
Average daily rate £325 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £489 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 19 7
Average hourly rate £16.25 £45.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.88% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.64 £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.95 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Configuration Management across the West Sussex region.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the West Sussex region.

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Crawley - 4 £223 - 1
Gatwick -3 2 £205 -25.45%
Burgess Hill - - - -
East Grinstead - - - -
Configuration Management
South East

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing Configuration Management also 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 that cited Configuration Management.

1 18 (69.23%) Windows
1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
2 15 (57.69%) DNS
2 15 (57.69%) DHCP
2 15 (57.69%) Linux
2 15 (57.69%) VMware
2 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (50.00%) SCCM
3 13 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 13 (50.00%) Citrix
3 13 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 12 (46.15%) ITIL
5 11 (42.31%) MCSE
5 11 (42.31%) IIS
5 11 (42.31%) SharePoint
5 11 (42.31%) Internet
5 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (42.31%) IaaS
5 11 (42.31%) Office 365
5 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (42.31%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (42.31%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (42.31%) PKI
5 11 (42.31%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (38.46%) Amazon RDS
6 10 (38.46%) UAG

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing Configuration Management also 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 that cited Configuration Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 13 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (42.31%) SharePoint 2013
2 11 (42.31%) SharePoint
2 11 (42.31%) IIS
3 2 (7.69%) Apache
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Office
2 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 2 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (7.69%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (42.31%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (42.31%) Office 365
1 11 (42.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (57.69%) DHCP
1 15 (57.69%) DNS
2 11 (42.31%) Wi-Fi
2 11 (42.31%) Internet
3 3 (11.54%) PBX
3 3 (11.54%) VoIP
4 2 (7.69%) WAN
4 2 (7.69%) LDAP
4 2 (7.69%) LAN
4 2 (7.69%) SNMP
4 2 (7.69%) VPN
4 2 (7.69%) MPLS
4 2 (7.69%) Firewall
4 2 (7.69%) Wireless
4 2 (7.69%) Network Security
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.85%) DMVPN
5 1 (3.85%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Subversion
2 4 (15.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 2 (7.69%) IT Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Technical Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Network Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) COBOL Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Avaya Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) PKI
2 2 (7.69%) PMI
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Statistics
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 15 (57.69%) Linux
2 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) ITIL
2 9 (34.62%) Project Management
3 7 (26.92%) Change Management
4 6 (23.08%) Incident Management
5 4 (15.38%) Problem Management
5 4 (15.38%) QMS
5 4 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Change Control
6 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Service Management
7 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.69%) Budget Control
7 2 (7.69%) Security Management
7 2 (7.69%) Migration
7 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
7 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (7.69%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) PHP
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
1 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.85%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) MCSE
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (34.62%) MCP
2 9 (34.62%) MCSA
3 4 (15.38%) Degree
4 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) CCNP
4 2 (7.69%) CCNA
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (7.69%) PMI Certification
4 2 (7.69%) RHCE
5 1 (3.85%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
2 10 (38.46%) UAG
3 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 15 (57.69%) VMware
3 13 (50.00%) Citrix
3 13 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.69%) NetApp
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco
4 2 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) Dell
5 1 (3.85%) Avaya