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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 47 78 72
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -6
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 85 56 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.36% 2.11% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.33% 2.77% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 27 42
Average daily rate £425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £452 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Average hourly rate £45.95 £34.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.14% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.57 £20.00 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £36.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £34.57 £37.29
% change year-on-year
+21.51% -7.30%
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
1963 2019 2339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.68% 76.16% 75.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1170 1138 1320
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 151 141
Average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 April 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 28 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Essex +30 35 £425 -5.55% 2
Cambridgeshire +7 18 £475 +65.21% 3
Hertfordshire +6 16 £350 -6.66% 3
Bedfordshire +3 7 £531 +18.05% 3
Norfolk +1 5 - -
Suffolk - 4 £525 - 2
Configuration Management
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 47 (34.31%) Linux
2 46 (33.58%) Puppet
3 34 (24.82%) DevOps
4 32 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (17.52%) Finance
6 23 (16.79%) Change Control
7 22 (16.06%) Jenkins
8 21 (15.33%) Windows
9 20 (14.60%) Opscode Chef
9 20 (14.60%) Docker
10 19 (13.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (13.87%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (13.14%) HTTP
11 18 (13.14%) TCP/IP
12 16 (11.68%) Python
13 15 (10.95%) C
13 15 (10.95%) Perl
13 15 (10.95%) IBM
13 15 (10.95%) Git (software)
14 14 (10.22%) Microsoft Azure
14 14 (10.22%) Amazon AWS
14 14 (10.22%) Coaching
14 14 (10.22%) Red Hat
14 14 (10.22%) Nagios
14 14 (10.22%) Middleware
14 14 (10.22%) .NET
15 13 (9.49%) Project Management
15 13 (9.49%) SSL
15 13 (9.49%) Open Source
15 13 (9.49%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 12 (8.76%) IIS
1 12 (8.76%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.57%) Apache
3 7 (5.11%) nginx
4 5 (3.65%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.19%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.19%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.46%) CMS
6 2 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.46%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.46%) JBoss
6 2 (1.46%) Jetty
6 2 (1.46%) Node.js
6 2 (1.46%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.46%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.73%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.73%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (3.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.46%) MS Office
3 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.73%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.46%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.73%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.22%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (10.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.84%) SaaS
3 6 (4.38%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (4.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (3.65%) IaaS
5 4 (2.92%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (2.92%) Google App Engine
6 2 (1.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (1.46%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.46%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.46%) Route 53
7 1 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.73%) IBM PureFlex
7 1 (0.73%) Office 365
7 1 (0.73%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.14%) HTTP
1 18 (13.14%) TCP/IP
2 13 (9.49%) SSL
3 10 (7.30%) DNS
4 9 (6.57%) Firewall
5 8 (5.84%) FTP
6 7 (5.11%) SAN
7 4 (2.92%) DHCP
8 3 (2.19%) IPsec
8 3 (2.19%) WAN
9 2 (1.46%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.46%) LAN
9 2 (1.46%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (1.46%) SpaceWire
10 1 (0.73%) 2G
10 1 (0.73%) 3G
10 1 (0.73%) Internet
10 1 (0.73%) LTE
10 1 (0.73%) RS-422
10 1 (0.73%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.30%) MySQL
2 7 (5.11%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.38%) MongoDB
3 6 (4.38%) Redis
4 5 (3.65%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.19%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.19%) CouchDB
6 3 (2.19%) Neo4j
6 3 (2.19%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.46%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.46%) MarkLogic
7 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.73%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.73%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.73%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (16.06%) Jenkins
2 15 (10.95%) Git (software)
3 12 (8.76%) Subversion
4 7 (5.11%) Vagrant
5 6 (4.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (4.38%) JIRA
6 5 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.19%) Mercurial
7 3 (2.19%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (2.19%) Selenium
8 2 (1.46%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.46%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.46%) ClearQuest
8 2 (1.46%) CruiseControl
8 2 (1.46%) Maven
8 2 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.46%) Travis CI
8 2 (1.46%) VisualVM
9 1 (0.73%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.73%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (17.52%) Finance
2 10 (7.30%) Automotive
3 5 (3.65%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.92%) Banking
4 4 (2.92%) Legal
4 4 (2.92%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.46%) Avionics
6 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.73%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (10.95%) Configuration Manager
1 15 (10.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (10.22%) Project Manager
3 12 (8.76%) Administrator
3 12 (8.76%) Analyst
3 12 (8.76%) Consultant
3 12 (8.76%) Developer
4 10 (7.30%) Applications Support
5 9 (6.57%) Cloud Specialist
5 9 (6.57%) DevOps Specialist
5 9 (6.57%) Technical Leader
5 9 (6.57%) Technical Specialist
6 8 (5.84%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (5.11%) Cutover Manager
7 7 (5.11%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (5.11%) Software Engineer
8 6 (4.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 5 (3.65%) Architect
9 5 (3.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 4 (2.92%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.22%) .NET
1 14 (10.22%) Middleware
2 9 (6.57%) Web Services
3 8 (5.84%) Classic ASP
4 6 (4.38%) WCF
5 5 (3.65%) LEMP Stack
6 4 (2.92%) J2EE
6 4 (2.92%) LAMP
7 3 (2.19%) Ajax
7 3 (2.19%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.19%) CSS
7 3 (2.19%) CSS3
7 3 (2.19%) HTML
7 3 (2.19%) HTML5
7 3 (2.19%) JSON
7 3 (2.19%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (2.19%) Laravel
7 3 (2.19%) Memcached
7 3 (2.19%) Symfony
7 3 (2.19%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.30%) CMDB
2 8 (5.84%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (5.84%) User Experience
3 7 (5.11%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.38%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.65%) Biology
5 5 (3.65%) Life Science
5 5 (3.65%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.65%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.92%) CAN bus
6 4 (2.92%) Device Driver
6 4 (2.92%) Statistics
7 3 (2.19%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.46%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.46%) Data Extraction
8 2 (1.46%) DataPower
9 1 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.73%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (34.31%) Linux
2 21 (15.33%) Windows
3 19 (13.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (6.57%) Unix
4 9 (6.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (5.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.65%) Solaris
7 3 (2.19%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.19%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.46%) CentOS
8 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.73%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.73%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.73%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (24.82%) DevOps
2 32 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (16.79%) Change Control
4 19 (13.87%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (10.22%) Coaching
6 13 (9.49%) Open Source
6 13 (9.49%) Project Management
7 12 (8.76%) Change Management
7 12 (8.76%) Requirements Management
7 12 (8.76%) Waterfall
8 11 (8.03%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (8.03%) Mentoring
8 11 (8.03%) Risk Management
9 10 (7.30%) Software Delivery
9 10 (7.30%) Software Engineering
10 9 (6.57%) Quality Management
10 9 (6.57%) Service Delivery
11 8 (5.84%) ITIL
11 8 (5.84%) Migration
11 8 (5.84%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.68%) Python
2 15 (10.95%) C
2 15 (10.95%) Perl
3 12 (8.76%) Java
4 10 (7.30%) Shell Script
5 9 (6.57%) SQL
6 8 (5.84%) C++
7 6 (4.38%) ANSI C
7 6 (4.38%) Ruby
8 4 (2.92%) C#
8 4 (2.92%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.19%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.19%) PHP
10 2 (1.46%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.73%) Ada
11 1 (0.73%) Ada 95
11 1 (0.73%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.73%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 13 (9.49%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.30%) Degree
3 8 (5.84%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.92%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.92%) PMP
4 4 (2.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.46%) RHCE
6 1 (0.73%) MCP
6 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.65%) SLA
2 4 (2.92%) JTAG
2 4 (2.92%) QA
3 2 (1.46%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.46%) ECSS
4 1 (0.73%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (14.60%) Docker
2 6 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.65%) GPFS
3 5 (3.65%) NFS
4 4 (2.92%) iptables
4 4 (2.92%) Postfix
4 4 (2.92%) Sendmail
4 4 (2.92%) vSphere
5 3 (2.19%) Xen
6 2 (1.46%) Cygwin
6 2 (1.46%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.46%) KVM
6 2 (1.46%) LXC
6 2 (1.46%) vCloud
6 2 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 46 (33.58%) Puppet
2 20 (14.60%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (10.22%) Nagios
4 10 (7.30%) Ansible
5 5 (3.65%) Ganglia
6 4 (2.92%) Cobbler
6 4 (2.92%) OSSEC
6 4 (2.92%) Packer
7 2 (1.46%) Kibana
7 2 (1.46%) logstash
7 2 (1.46%) Opsview
7 2 (1.46%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 1 (0.73%) Cacti
8 1 (0.73%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.73%) Graphite
8 1 (0.73%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.73%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.73%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (10.95%) IBM
2 14 (10.22%) Red Hat
3 12 (8.76%) VMware
4 11 (8.03%) Microsoft
5 10 (7.30%) Oracle
6 8 (5.84%) Rally
7 7 (5.11%) Splunk
8 6 (4.38%) Google
9 5 (3.65%) LogRhythm
9 5 (3.65%) SolarWinds
10 4 (2.92%) EMC
10 4 (2.92%) HP
10 4 (2.92%) ServiceNow
10 4 (2.92%) TippingPoint
11 3 (2.19%) Remedy
11 3 (2.19%) Zend
12 2 (1.46%) BMC
12 2 (1.46%) Cisco
12 2 (1.46%) Lotus
13 1 (0.73%) Ericsson
Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Absolute Solution Limited
Rate: From £375 to £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £450 - 475 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago