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 31 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 44 32 36
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 13 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.46% 2.02% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 2.67% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 6
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£300 £375 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £355 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £395 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £37.29 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +0.10%
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
412 262 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 78.03% 75.72% 71.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 163 221
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 11
Average hourly rate £22.85 £39.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.15% +51.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.65 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 March 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
Worthing -7 4 £475 +26.66%
Crawley -3 1 £213 -
Configuration Management
South East

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 12 (52.17%) ITIL
2 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
3 10 (43.48%) Windows
3 10 (43.48%) VMware
3 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (39.13%) DNS
5 8 (34.78%) IIS
5 8 (34.78%) SharePoint
5 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
6 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
6 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
6 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
6 7 (30.43%) Linux
7 6 (26.09%) Citrix
7 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
7 6 (26.09%) DHCP
7 6 (26.09%) MCSE
7 6 (26.09%) SCCM
7 6 (26.09%) Problem Management
7 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (26.09%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (26.09%) UAG
7 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (21.74%) Change Control
8 5 (21.74%) DO-178B
8 5 (21.74%) IaaS
8 5 (21.74%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (21.74%) Office 365

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 8 (34.78%) IIS
1 8 (34.78%) SharePoint
2 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
3 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (26.09%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (8.70%) Documentum
5 1 (4.35%) Apache
5 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (21.74%) Office 365
1 5 (21.74%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) DNS
2 6 (26.09%) DHCP
3 5 (21.74%) Internet
3 5 (21.74%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (13.04%) VPN
5 2 (8.70%) LTE
6 1 (4.35%) SNMP
6 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) ClearCase
1 3 (13.04%) ClearQuest
2 2 (8.70%) Subversion
2 2 (8.70%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) CA Gen
General
1 2 (8.70%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Software Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Release Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Documentum Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Ada Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) ERP Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Change and Release Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) ERP Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Change Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Server Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Communications Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) J2EE
1 1 (4.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) PKI
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) CMDB
3 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.35%) Open Source
3 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
1 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
1 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (30.43%) Linux
3 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.35%) UNIX
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) ITIL
2 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
3 6 (26.09%) Problem Management
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (21.74%) Change Control
5 3 (13.04%) Migration
5 3 (13.04%) Network Management
5 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
5 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
5 3 (13.04%) UML
6 2 (8.70%) OO
6 2 (8.70%) RUP
6 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) Change Management
6 2 (8.70%) Validation
6 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
6 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
7 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) C
2 4 (17.39%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
3 3 (13.04%) Java
4 2 (8.70%) Ada
5 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.35%) Perl
5 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 6 (26.09%) MCSE
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (21.74%) MCSA
3 5 (21.74%) MCP
3 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) DO-178B
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) UAG
3 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) VMware
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
3 6 (26.09%) Citrix
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco
4 3 (13.04%) Rackspace
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle
6 1 (4.35%) Business Objects
6 1 (4.35%) SAP
6 1 (4.35%) IBM
6 1 (4.35%) BEA
6 1 (4.35%) Informatica
6 1 (4.35%) Epicor
6 1 (4.35%) Infor
6 1 (4.35%) Pega
6 1 (4.35%) JD Edwards
6 1 (4.35%) webMethods
6 1 (4.35%) HP