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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 70 72 78
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 60 73 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.46% 2.53% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.10% 3.27% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 43 45
Median daily rate £475 £416 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.11% -2.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £290 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.70% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 8
Median hourly rate £47.50 £24.32 £35.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.35% -31.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £21.45 £20.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £28.86 £39.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +15.71%
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
1938 2230 2451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.59% 77.40% 79.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1096 1294 1489
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 167 151
Median hourly rate £36.14 £35.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.25% +32.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £45.44 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 24 September 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
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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
Essex +20 27 £520 +48.57% 2
Hertfordshire -14 13 £425 -5.55% 7
Norfolk +3 6 £258 -10.43%
Bedfordshire +1 6 £475 - 2
Suffolk +5 4 £425 +9.67% 1
Cambridgeshire -1 4 £331 -11.66% 9
Configuration Management
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 64 (48.48%) Linux
2 59 (44.70%) Puppet
3 46 (34.85%) DevOps
4 36 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (26.52%) Windows
6 32 (24.24%) Jenkins
7 29 (21.97%) Finance
8 27 (20.45%) Middleware
8 27 (20.45%) Git (software)
8 27 (20.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 26 (19.70%) Open Source
10 25 (18.94%) Amazon AWS
11 24 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
11 24 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (17.42%) ITIL
13 22 (16.67%) Python
13 22 (16.67%) Change Control
14 21 (15.91%) Oracle
14 21 (15.91%) Software Engineering
15 20 (15.15%) SSL
15 20 (15.15%) Docker
16 19 (14.39%) Microsoft
16 19 (14.39%) Red Hat
16 19 (14.39%) Scrum
17 18 (13.64%) Integration Testing
17 18 (13.64%) Firewall
17 18 (13.64%) TCP/IP
18 17 (12.88%) Perl
18 17 (12.88%) Security Cleared
19 16 (12.12%) Continuous Delivery

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 14 (10.61%) Apache
2 12 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 9 (6.82%) JBoss
4 5 (3.79%) OpenStack
5 4 (3.03%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.52%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.52%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.76%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.76%) IIS
8 1 (0.76%) nginx
8 1 (0.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (11.36%) MS Office
2 11 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 9 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (5.30%) MS Project
5 6 (4.55%) Simulink
6 5 (3.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.27%) LabWindows
2 2 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.76%) assyst
3 1 (0.76%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 25 (18.94%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (11.36%) AWS CloudFormation
3 11 (8.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 9 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (5.30%) Office 365
6 2 (1.52%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (1.52%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.52%) IaaS
6 2 (1.52%) Route 53
6 2 (1.52%) SaaS
7 1 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.76%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.15%) SSL
2 18 (13.64%) Firewall
2 18 (13.64%) TCP/IP
3 16 (12.12%) HTTP
4 13 (9.85%) DNS
5 11 (8.33%) SAN
6 7 (5.30%) Internet
7 6 (4.55%) VPN
8 3 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (2.27%) RS-422
9 2 (1.52%) Network Security
10 1 (0.76%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.76%) DHCP
10 1 (0.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (0.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.82%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.03%) MySQL
3 2 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.52%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.76%) Hazelcast
4 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 32 (24.24%) Jenkins
2 27 (20.45%) Git (software)
3 15 (11.36%) Subversion
4 14 (10.61%) JIRA
5 6 (4.55%) Rational DOORS
5 6 (4.55%) Rational Rhapsody
5 6 (4.55%) Vagrant
6 3 (2.27%) Maven
7 2 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.52%) Hudson
7 2 (1.52%) JProfiler
7 2 (1.52%) YourKit
8 1 (0.76%) Ant
General
1 29 (21.97%) Finance
2 7 (5.30%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.79%) Retail
4 4 (3.03%) Automotive
4 4 (3.03%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.52%) Banking
5 2 (1.52%) Electronics
5 2 (1.52%) Legal
5 2 (1.52%) Marketing
6 1 (0.76%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 32 (24.24%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (14.39%) Analyst
3 15 (11.36%) Consultant
4 13 (9.85%) AWS DevOps
4 13 (9.85%) AWS Engineer
5 11 (8.33%) Administrator
5 11 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 10 (7.58%) Lead DevOps
6 10 (7.58%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (6.82%) AWS Consultant
7 9 (6.82%) Cloud Engineer
7 9 (6.82%) DevOps Consultant
7 9 (6.82%) Project Manager
8 8 (6.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 7 (5.30%) Architect
9 7 (5.30%) Configuration Engineer
9 7 (5.30%) Linux Administrator
9 7 (5.30%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (4.55%) Developer
10 6 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (20.45%) Middleware
2 9 (6.82%) J2EE
3 7 (5.30%) HTML
3 7 (5.30%) Web Services
4 6 (4.55%) HTML5
5 4 (3.03%) JSON
6 1 (0.76%) .NET
6 1 (0.76%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.76%) Akka
6 1 (0.76%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.76%) Backbone.js
6 1 (0.76%) Dojo
6 1 (0.76%) Guava
6 1 (0.76%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.76%) LAMP
6 1 (0.76%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.76%) RESTful
6 1 (0.76%) Spring
6 1 (0.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.58%) CMDB
3 8 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.79%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.03%) EMV
6 3 (2.27%) Data Conversion
6 3 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.52%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.52%) CAN bus
7 2 (1.52%) CESG
7 2 (1.52%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (1.52%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.52%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.52%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.52%) Reinsurance
7 2 (1.52%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.52%) Statistics
8 1 (0.76%) Clustering
8 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.76%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 64 (48.48%) Linux
2 35 (26.52%) Windows
3 27 (20.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (11.36%) Unix
5 11 (8.33%) Solaris
6 7 (5.30%) Windows Server
7 5 (3.79%) CentOS
8 2 (1.52%) Fedora
9 1 (0.76%) HPUX
9 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.76%) VMS
9 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.76%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.76%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (34.85%) DevOps
2 36 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (19.70%) Open Source
4 24 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (17.42%) ITIL
6 22 (16.67%) Change Control
7 21 (15.91%) Software Engineering
8 19 (14.39%) Scrum
9 18 (13.64%) Integration Testing
10 16 (12.12%) Continuous Delivery
11 14 (10.61%) Coaching
11 14 (10.61%) Mentoring
11 14 (10.61%) SOA
12 13 (9.85%) High Availability
12 13 (9.85%) Kanban
13 12 (9.09%) TDD
14 11 (8.33%) Build Automation
14 11 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (8.33%) Incident Management
15 10 (7.58%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.67%) Python
2 17 (12.88%) Perl
3 14 (10.61%) C
3 14 (10.61%) SQL
4 10 (7.58%) JavaScript
4 10 (7.58%) PL/SQL
4 10 (7.58%) Ruby
4 10 (7.58%) Shell Script
5 8 (6.06%) Java
6 7 (5.30%) Bash Shell
7 6 (4.55%) C#
7 6 (4.55%) C++
7 6 (4.55%) MATLAB
8 5 (3.79%) Ada
8 5 (3.79%) Ada 95
8 5 (3.79%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.27%) PHP
10 2 (1.52%) ANSI C
11 1 (0.76%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.76%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 17 (12.88%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.85%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (3.79%) A+ Certification
4 5 (3.79%) Degree
4 5 (3.79%) MCP
4 5 (3.79%) RHCE
5 2 (1.52%) CLAS
5 2 (1.52%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.76%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.58%) PCI DSS
2 9 (6.82%) SLA
3 7 (5.30%) ISO 9000
4 5 (3.79%) Def Stans
4 5 (3.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (3.79%) QA
5 2 (1.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (1.52%) JSP 440
5 2 (1.52%) JTAG
5 2 (1.52%) RMADS
6 1 (0.76%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.76%) MISRA
6 1 (0.76%) MISRA C
System Software
1 20 (15.15%) Docker
2 10 (7.58%) iptables
2 10 (7.58%) Postfix
2 10 (7.58%) Sendmail
2 10 (7.58%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (7.58%) vSphere
3 7 (5.30%) Active Directory
4 4 (3.03%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.03%) KVM
4 4 (3.03%) LXC
4 4 (3.03%) vCloud
4 4 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 59 (44.70%) Puppet
2 24 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (7.58%) Ansible
3 10 (7.58%) Cobbler
3 10 (7.58%) Nagios
3 10 (7.58%) OSSEC
4 5 (3.79%) WSUS
5 3 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (2.27%) Packer
6 2 (1.52%) SCCM
7 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.76%) Salt
7 1 (0.76%) SCOM
7 1 (0.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (15.91%) Oracle
2 19 (14.39%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.39%) Red Hat
3 14 (10.61%) HP
4 11 (8.33%) ServiceNow
4 11 (8.33%) Splunk
5 10 (7.58%) EMC
5 10 (7.58%) LogRhythm
5 10 (7.58%) SolarWinds
5 10 (7.58%) TippingPoint
5 10 (7.58%) WSO2
6 5 (3.79%) CheckPoint
6 5 (3.79%) Juniper
6 5 (3.79%) Palo Alto
7 4 (3.03%) VMware
8 3 (2.27%) SAP
8 3 (2.27%) Serena
9 2 (1.52%) Apple
9 2 (1.52%) Lotus
9 2 (1.52%) Rally
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