The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 64 51 63
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 69 112 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.72% 3.75% 3.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 4.77% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 78 33
Median daily rate £400 £381 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% +12.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £406 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 13
Median hourly rate £45.95 £42.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.40% +13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £33.70 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £49.25 £41.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £34.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -6.59%
Configuration Management
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2019 2346 2219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.52% 78.49% 76.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1163 1417 1268
Median daily rate £425 £400 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 162 153
Median hourly rate £31.00 £33.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -11 19 £345 -8.00% 2
Norfolk +13 15 £185 -50.66%
Essex -6 13 £400 - 3
Hertfordshire +2 12 £425 +30.76% 1
Bedfordshire +4 6 £438 +9.37%
Suffolk -8 4 £525 +50.00% 1
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 52 (36.62%) Linux
2 49 (34.51%) Puppet
3 39 (27.46%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (26.06%) DevOps
5 35 (24.65%) Windows
6 30 (21.13%) Change Control
7 26 (18.31%) Finance
8 24 (16.90%) Python
9 22 (15.49%) Docker
10 21 (14.79%) Amazon AWS
11 19 (13.38%) ITIL
12 18 (12.68%) Red Hat
12 18 (12.68%) Git (software)
13 17 (11.97%) Firewall
14 16 (11.27%) Jenkins
15 15 (10.56%) Microsoft Azure
15 15 (10.56%) JIRA
15 15 (10.56%) Project Management
16 14 (9.86%) Microsoft
16 14 (9.86%) Unix
16 14 (9.86%) SQL
16 14 (9.86%) Security Cleared
16 14 (9.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 14 (9.86%) Continuous Improvement
17 13 (9.15%) Software Delivery
17 13 (9.15%) Nagios
17 13 (9.15%) Middleware
17 13 (9.15%) CMDB
17 13 (9.15%) Risk Management
18 12 (8.45%) VMware

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (8.45%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.04%) IIS
3 5 (3.52%) Apache
3 5 (3.52%) OpenStack
4 4 (2.82%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.11%) nginx
5 3 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.41%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.70%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.70%) CMS
7 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.70%) JBoss
7 1 (0.70%) Jetty
7 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (4.93%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.52%) MS Office
3 4 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.41%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.70%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.70%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.79%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (10.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (8.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (6.34%) SaaS
5 7 (4.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (2.82%) IaaS
7 3 (2.11%) Amazon S3
7 3 (2.11%) Office 365
7 3 (2.11%) Route 53
8 2 (1.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (1.41%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.70%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.70%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.97%) Firewall
2 12 (8.45%) DNS
2 12 (8.45%) SAN
3 10 (7.04%) HTTP
3 10 (7.04%) TCP/IP
4 7 (4.93%) SSL
5 4 (2.82%) Internet
6 3 (2.11%) FTP
6 3 (2.11%) VPN
6 3 (2.11%) WAN
7 2 (1.41%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.41%) LAN
8 1 (0.70%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.70%) DHCP
8 1 (0.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.70%) IPsec
8 1 (0.70%) RS-422
8 1 (0.70%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.93%) MySQL
2 3 (2.11%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (2.11%) Redis
3 2 (1.41%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.41%) MarkLogic
3 2 (1.41%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.41%) Neo4j
3 2 (1.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.70%) Hazelcast
4 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (12.68%) Git (software)
2 16 (11.27%) Jenkins
3 15 (10.56%) JIRA
4 10 (7.04%) Subversion
5 8 (5.63%) Vagrant
6 5 (3.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.11%) Maven
8 3 (2.11%) Selenium
9 2 (1.41%) Hudson
9 2 (1.41%) JProfiler
9 2 (1.41%) YourKit
10 1 (0.70%) Ant
10 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.70%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.70%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.70%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.70%) VisualVM
General
1 26 (18.31%) Finance
2 10 (7.04%) Automotive
3 5 (3.52%) Legal
4 4 (2.82%) Banking
4 4 (2.82%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.70%) Avionics
5 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (15.49%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (11.97%) Consultant
3 15 (10.56%) Analyst
4 14 (9.86%) Project Manager
5 13 (9.15%) Administrator
5 13 (9.15%) Configuration Manager
6 11 (7.75%) Developer
6 11 (7.75%) Systems Administrator
7 10 (7.04%) Lead DevOps
8 9 (6.34%) Applications Support
8 9 (6.34%) AWS DevOps
8 9 (6.34%) AWS Engineer
8 9 (6.34%) Cloud Engineer
8 9 (6.34%) Cloud Specialist
8 9 (6.34%) DevOps Specialist
8 9 (6.34%) Technical Leader
8 9 (6.34%) Technical Specialist
9 8 (5.63%) Cutover Manager
10 7 (4.93%) Azure DevOps
10 7 (4.93%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.15%) Middleware
2 9 (6.34%) .NET
2 9 (6.34%) Web Services
3 7 (4.93%) Classic ASP
3 7 (4.93%) HTML
4 6 (4.23%) HTML5
4 6 (4.23%) WCF
5 4 (2.82%) JSON
6 2 (1.41%) ELK Stack
6 2 (1.41%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (1.41%) Node.js
6 2 (1.41%) Spring
7 1 (0.70%) Akka
7 1 (0.70%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (0.70%) Backbone.js
7 1 (0.70%) CSS3
7 1 (0.70%) Guava
7 1 (0.70%) Spring Boot
7 1 (0.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.15%) CMDB
2 8 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.63%) User Experience
3 7 (4.93%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.52%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (3.52%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.52%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.52%) Statistics
5 4 (2.82%) CAN bus
5 4 (2.82%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.82%) Device Driver
5 4 (2.82%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.41%) Biology
7 2 (1.41%) CESG
7 2 (1.41%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (1.41%) EMV
7 2 (1.41%) Life Science
8 1 (0.70%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 52 (36.62%) Linux
2 35 (24.65%) Windows
3 14 (9.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (9.86%) Unix
4 10 (7.04%) Solaris
5 8 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (4.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (4.23%) Windows Server
8 4 (2.82%) CentOS
9 2 (1.41%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.70%) HPUX
10 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.70%) VMS
10 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.70%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.70%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (27.46%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (26.06%) DevOps
3 30 (21.13%) Change Control
4 19 (13.38%) ITIL
5 15 (10.56%) Project Management
6 14 (9.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (9.15%) Risk Management
7 13 (9.15%) Software Delivery
8 12 (8.45%) Open Source
8 12 (8.45%) Waterfall
9 11 (7.75%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (7.75%) High Availability
9 11 (7.75%) Incident Management
10 10 (7.04%) Coaching
10 10 (7.04%) Load Balancing
10 10 (7.04%) Migration
10 10 (7.04%) Requirements Management
10 10 (7.04%) Scrum
11 9 (6.34%) Kalman Filter
11 9 (6.34%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 24 (16.90%) Python
2 14 (9.86%) SQL
3 11 (7.75%) C
3 11 (7.75%) Java
3 11 (7.75%) Shell Script
4 10 (7.04%) Ruby
5 9 (6.34%) PL/SQL
6 8 (5.63%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.52%) ANSI C
7 5 (3.52%) C#
7 5 (3.52%) C++
7 5 (3.52%) Perl
8 4 (2.82%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.11%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.70%) Ada
10 1 (0.70%) Ada 95
10 1 (0.70%) AWK
10 1 (0.70%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (9.86%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.34%) Degree
2 9 (6.34%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.52%) MCP
3 5 (3.52%) RHCE
4 4 (2.82%) A+ Certification
4 4 (2.82%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.82%) PMP
4 4 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.41%) CLAS
6 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.34%) SLA
2 4 (2.82%) JTAG
2 4 (2.82%) QA
3 2 (1.41%) Def Stans
3 2 (1.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (1.41%) ISO 9000
3 2 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.41%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.41%) RMADS
4 1 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.70%) ECSS
4 1 (0.70%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.70%) MISRA
4 1 (0.70%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (15.49%) Docker
2 9 (6.34%) iptables
2 9 (6.34%) Postfix
2 9 (6.34%) Sendmail
2 9 (6.34%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (6.34%) vSphere
3 6 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.82%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.82%) KVM
4 4 (2.82%) LXC
4 4 (2.82%) vCloud
4 4 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.11%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.41%) GPFS
6 2 (1.41%) NFS
7 1 (0.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.70%) Cygwin
7 1 (0.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 49 (34.51%) Puppet
2 13 (9.15%) Nagios
3 10 (7.04%) Ansible
3 10 (7.04%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (6.34%) Cobbler
4 9 (6.34%) OSSEC
5 5 (3.52%) Packer
6 4 (2.82%) WSUS
7 2 (1.41%) Ganglia
7 2 (1.41%) Kibana
7 2 (1.41%) logstash
8 1 (0.70%) Opsview
8 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.70%) Salt
8 1 (0.70%) SCCM
8 1 (0.70%) SCOM
8 1 (0.70%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 1 (0.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (12.68%) Red Hat
2 14 (9.86%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.45%) VMware
4 11 (7.75%) Oracle
4 11 (7.75%) Splunk
5 10 (7.04%) LogRhythm
6 9 (6.34%) EMC
6 9 (6.34%) HP
6 9 (6.34%) IBM
6 9 (6.34%) ServiceNow
6 9 (6.34%) SolarWinds
6 9 (6.34%) TippingPoint
7 8 (5.63%) Rally
8 3 (2.11%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.41%) Google
9 2 (1.41%) Juniper
9 2 (1.41%) Lotus
9 2 (1.41%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.70%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.70%) Serena