The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 57 46 43
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 8 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.11% 1.81% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 2.54% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £371 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.80% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.85 £26.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+31.50% -33.75%
Configuration Management
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
539 394 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 74.65% 71.25% 68.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 259 305
Average daily rate £418 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 27 22
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £8.00 £15.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.50 £55.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Swindon -5 7 £350 -20.00%
Chippenham - - - - 3
Malmesbury - - - -
Configuration Management
South West

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 6 (27.27%) ITIL
1 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 5 (22.73%) jQuery
2 5 (22.73%) CSS3
2 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) CSS
3 4 (18.18%) SLA
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) Mapinfo
3 4 (18.18%) 3G
3 4 (18.18%) XML
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle
3 4 (18.18%) Ant
3 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 4 (18.18%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) XML Schema
3 4 (18.18%) Eclipse
3 4 (18.18%) UNIX
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 4 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (18.18%) Fault Management
3 4 (18.18%) JAX-WS
3 4 (18.18%) Performance Management
3 4 (18.18%) 2G
3 4 (18.18%) ITSM
3 4 (18.18%) Subversion
3 4 (18.18%) Network Planning
3 4 (18.18%) Spring
3 4 (18.18%) JSF
3 4 (18.18%) Maven

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) 3G
1 4 (18.18%) 2G
2 3 (13.64%) LDAP
3 1 (4.55%) Network Security
3 1 (4.55%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) DHCP
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) SAN
3 1 (4.55%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Ant
1 4 (18.18%) Eclipse
1 4 (18.18%) Subversion
1 4 (18.18%) Maven
1 4 (18.18%) Selenium
1 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.64%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Configuration Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) UI Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Radio Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) 3G Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) UI Programmer
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) jQuery
1 5 (22.73%) CSS3
1 5 (22.73%) CSS
2 4 (18.18%) XML
2 4 (18.18%) XML Schema
2 4 (18.18%) JAX-WS
2 4 (18.18%) Spring
2 4 (18.18%) JSF
3 1 (4.55%) LAMP
3 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.55%) HTML5
3 1 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) J2EE
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) ADO.NET
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) CMDB
2 2 (9.09%) RMADS
2 2 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) IVR
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) UNIX
3 2 (9.09%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Solaris
4 1 (4.55%) SELinux
4 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (18.18%) Fault Management
2 4 (18.18%) Performance Management
2 4 (18.18%) ITSM
2 4 (18.18%) Network Planning
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL V3
3 2 (9.09%) Service Management
3 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) Data Management
4 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.55%) Content Management
4 1 (4.55%) Scrum
4 1 (4.55%) Unified Process
4 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
2 1 (4.55%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) MOM
2 1 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 4 (18.18%) Mapinfo
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 3 (13.64%) Remedy
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) Sitecore
4 1 (4.55%) BMC
4 1 (4.55%) NetApp
4 1 (4.55%) Nokia
4 1 (4.55%) Veritas
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow