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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
England / East of England
Rank 42 70 84
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +14
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 85 52 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.03% 2.21% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.93% 2.74% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 32 24
Median daily rate £450 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £426 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £675 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £386
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 2
Median hourly rate £48.78 £47.50 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% +34.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.50 £34.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +23.57%

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
1724 1898 1954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 81.78% 80.49% 77.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1016 1158 1180
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 158 144
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £55.40 £43.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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
Essex +9 44 £491 -13.14% 5
Hertfordshire +21 26 £400 - 4
Cambridgeshire +3 6 £550 +4.76% 5
Bedfordshire +2 4 £300 -42.85% 2
Suffolk 0 3 £288 -36.11%
Norfolk - 2 £550 -
Configuration Management
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 55 (39.86%) Linux
2 51 (36.96%) DevOps
3 45 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (29.71%) Software Engineering
5 40 (28.99%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (27.54%) Puppet
7 36 (26.09%) Jenkins
8 31 (22.46%) Scrum
9 30 (21.74%) Integration Testing
9 30 (21.74%) TCP/IP
9 30 (21.74%) J2EE
9 30 (21.74%) Oracle
10 28 (20.29%) UML
10 28 (20.29%) SSL
11 27 (19.57%) HTTP
11 27 (19.57%) Security Cleared
12 26 (18.84%) Open Source
12 26 (18.84%) C
12 26 (18.84%) Perl
13 24 (17.39%) Mentoring
14 23 (16.67%) SC Cleared
14 23 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
15 22 (15.94%) Git (software)
16 21 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 20 (14.49%) Opscode Chef
17 20 (14.49%) Apache
17 20 (14.49%) Middleware
18 19 (13.77%) Finance
18 19 (13.77%) Relational Database
18 19 (13.77%) Docker

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 20 (14.49%) Apache
2 14 (10.14%) JBoss
2 14 (10.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (8.70%) WebLogic
4 9 (6.52%) SharePoint
5 8 (5.80%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.62%) Confluence
7 4 (2.90%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.45%) IIS
8 2 (1.45%) Jetty
8 2 (1.45%) Mongrel
8 2 (1.45%) nginx
9 1 (0.72%) SAS
9 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (11.59%) Simulink
2 9 (6.52%) MS Office
2 9 (6.52%) MS Project
3 8 (5.80%) MS Excel
4 5 (3.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.17%) LabWindows
2 2 (1.45%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.72%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.77%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.62%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (2.90%) Office 365
4 3 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.45%) Google App Engine
5 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.72%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.72%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.72%) Boomi
6 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.72%) Route 53
6 1 (0.72%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.72%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 30 (21.74%) TCP/IP
2 28 (20.29%) SSL
3 27 (19.57%) HTTP
4 5 (3.62%) DNS
5 4 (2.90%) DHCP
5 4 (2.90%) Firewall
5 4 (2.90%) Internet
5 4 (2.90%) SAN
6 3 (2.17%) RS-422
7 2 (1.45%) FTP
7 2 (1.45%) IPsec
8 1 (0.72%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.72%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.72%) LDAP
8 1 (0.72%) Network Security
8 1 (0.72%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.72%) RS-232
8 1 (0.72%) VPN
8 1 (0.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.77%) Relational Database
2 14 (10.14%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.62%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (2.90%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.90%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (2.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 3 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.17%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (2.17%) Pentaho
5 3 (2.17%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (1.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.45%) MySQL
6 2 (1.45%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 36 (26.09%) Jenkins
2 22 (15.94%) Git (software)
3 17 (12.32%) Rational DOORS
3 17 (12.32%) Rational Rhapsody
4 15 (10.87%) Subversion
5 13 (9.42%) JIRA
6 10 (7.25%) Selenium
7 8 (5.80%) JMeter
7 8 (5.80%) LoadRunner
7 8 (5.80%) PVCS
8 6 (4.35%) Maven
9 4 (2.90%) Bitbucket
10 3 (2.17%) CA Gen
10 3 (2.17%) PowerDesigner
11 2 (1.45%) FishEye
11 2 (1.45%) Hudson
11 2 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (1.45%) Travis CI
11 2 (1.45%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.72%) Gerrit
General
1 19 (13.77%) Finance
2 5 (3.62%) Manufacturing
2 5 (3.62%) Retail
3 4 (2.90%) Automotive
3 4 (2.90%) Electronics
4 2 (1.45%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.45%) Banking
4 2 (1.45%) Marketing
4 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.72%) Legal
5 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (18.84%) Software Engineer
2 24 (17.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (10.87%) Architect
3 15 (10.87%) Technical Architect
4 14 (10.14%) Lead DevOps
5 13 (9.42%) Analyst
6 10 (7.25%) Ada Engineer
6 10 (7.25%) Ada Software Engineer
7 9 (6.52%) Project Manager
8 8 (5.80%) C++ Software Engineer
9 7 (5.07%) Developer
9 7 (5.07%) Performance Tester
9 7 (5.07%) Tester
10 6 (4.35%) Digital Architect
10 6 (4.35%) Digital Technical Architect
11 5 (3.62%) Business Analyst
11 5 (3.62%) C Software Engineer
11 5 (3.62%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 5 (3.62%) Configuration Engineer
11 5 (3.62%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (21.74%) J2EE
2 20 (14.49%) Middleware
3 18 (13.04%) XML
4 11 (7.97%) XML Schema
5 10 (7.25%) Servlets
5 10 (7.25%) XSLT
6 8 (5.80%) JSP
7 5 (3.62%) .NET
8 4 (2.90%) LAPP Stack
8 4 (2.90%) REST
9 3 (2.17%) Hibernate
9 3 (2.17%) HTML
9 3 (2.17%) Web Services
9 3 (2.17%) XSD
10 2 (1.45%) Dropwizard
10 2 (1.45%) JAX-RS
10 2 (1.45%) LAMP
10 2 (1.45%) Spring
11 1 (0.72%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.72%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.07%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.35%) CMDB
2 6 (4.35%) Mainframe
3 5 (3.62%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (2.90%) Device Driver
5 3 (2.17%) Clustering
5 3 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.17%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.17%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.45%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.45%) RIA
7 1 (0.72%) CESG
7 1 (0.72%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.72%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.72%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.72%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.72%) User Experience
7 1 (0.72%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 55 (39.86%) Linux
2 21 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (10.87%) Windows
4 10 (7.25%) Unix
5 6 (4.35%) VME
6 5 (3.62%) CentOS
6 5 (3.62%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.17%) Fedora
7 3 (2.17%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.45%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.72%) Android
9 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.72%) Solaris
9 1 (0.72%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (36.96%) DevOps
2 45 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (29.71%) Software Engineering
4 40 (28.99%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (22.46%) Scrum
6 30 (21.74%) Integration Testing
7 28 (20.29%) UML
8 26 (18.84%) Open Source
9 24 (17.39%) Mentoring
10 23 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
11 17 (12.32%) Coaching
11 17 (12.32%) Kanban
11 17 (12.32%) TDD
12 14 (10.14%) SOA
13 13 (9.42%) Microservices
13 13 (9.42%) OO
14 12 (8.70%) API Design
15 11 (7.97%) Yourdon
16 10 (7.25%) SDLC
17 9 (6.52%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (18.84%) C
1 26 (18.84%) Perl
2 17 (12.32%) Java
3 16 (11.59%) MATLAB
3 16 (11.59%) Python
4 13 (9.42%) C++
5 11 (7.97%) Ada
5 11 (7.97%) Ada 95
6 8 (5.80%) Bash Shell
7 7 (5.07%) SQL
8 6 (4.35%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.62%) Ruby
10 4 (2.90%) ANSI C
10 4 (2.90%) JavaScript
10 4 (2.90%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.45%) PHP
12 1 (0.72%) C#
12 1 (0.72%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.72%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (19.57%) Security Cleared
2 23 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.35%) ISEB
3 6 (4.35%) ISTQB
3 6 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.17%) RHCE
6 2 (1.45%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.45%) MCP
7 1 (0.72%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.72%) CLAS
7 1 (0.72%) Degree
7 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.72%) PMP
7 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.52%) QA
2 5 (3.62%) ISO 9000
3 4 (2.90%) Def Stans
4 3 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (2.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (2.17%) RMADS
5 2 (1.45%) SLA
6 1 (0.72%) JSP 440
System Software
1 19 (13.77%) Docker
2 9 (6.52%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.35%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.17%) XenApp
5 2 (1.45%) vSphere
5 2 (1.45%) Xen
6 1 (0.72%) Firmware
6 1 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.72%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 38 (27.54%) Puppet
2 20 (14.49%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (10.14%) Ansible
4 3 (2.17%) Salt
5 2 (1.45%) Pingdom
5 2 (1.45%) SCCM
5 2 (1.45%) WSUS
6 1 (0.72%) collectd
6 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.72%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.72%) Terraform
6 1 (0.72%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 30 (21.74%) Oracle
2 13 (9.42%) WSO2
3 12 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.52%) VMware
5 5 (3.62%) Fujitsu
6 4 (2.90%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.90%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.17%) BEA
7 3 (2.17%) Citrix
7 3 (2.17%) Dell
7 3 (2.17%) Google
7 3 (2.17%) HP
7 3 (2.17%) Informatica
7 3 (2.17%) NGA Human Resources
7 3 (2.17%) Pega
7 3 (2.17%) SAP
7 3 (2.17%) Serena
7 3 (2.17%) webMethods
8 2 (1.45%) AppDynamics
8 2 (1.45%) PagerDuty
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