The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
UK / England
Rank 86 81 86
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 1082 1231 1049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.60% 2.65% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 3.22% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 701 813 647
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £312 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 25
Median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.50 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £47.95 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +5.12%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
34227 38172 35882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.40% 82.02% 78.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 22819 25025 23588
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 855 1112 969
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.30 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.51% +49.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.76 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 England

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in England

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in England

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in England

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 18 January 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
London +13 532 £500 - 107
South East -25 173 £475 +18.75% 31
Yorkshire +12 78 £500 +17.64% 14
North West +12 72 £400 -4.76% 19
East of England +3 60 £400 -13.51% 11
North East -17 52 £378 -2.58% 2
West Midlands -19 45 £440 -3.29% 14
South West -45 35 £470 +25.33% 14
East Midlands +3 27 £270 -28.47% 2
Midlands +3 5 £600 +14.28%
Configuration Management
UK

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 England region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 1207 (49.55%) Linux
2 1027 (42.16%) Agile Software Development
3 950 (39.00%) Puppet
4 949 (38.96%) DevOps
5 742 (30.46%) Continuous Integration
6 740 (30.38%) Git (software)
7 722 (29.64%) Jenkins
8 659 (27.05%) Ansible
9 641 (26.31%) Amazon AWS
10 585 (24.01%) Java
11 550 (22.58%) Python
12 509 (20.89%) Opscode Chef
13 480 (19.70%) Ruby
14 479 (19.66%) Security Cleared
15 460 (18.88%) Unix
16 444 (18.23%) Docker
17 427 (17.53%) Scrum
18 422 (17.32%) ITIL
19 409 (16.79%) Open Source
20 403 (16.54%) VMware
21 373 (15.31%) SC Cleared
22 357 (14.66%) Windows
23 347 (14.24%) Oracle
24 331 (13.59%) JIRA
25 329 (13.51%) Finance
26 328 (13.46%) Continuous Delivery
27 321 (13.18%) HTTP
28 314 (12.89%) PostgreSQL
29 313 (12.85%) Bash Shell
30 309 (12.68%) HTML

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 270 (11.08%) Apache
2 225 (9.24%) Confluence
3 175 (7.18%) Elasticsearch
4 122 (5.01%) nginx
5 119 (4.89%) Tomcat
6 106 (4.35%) OpenStack
7 92 (3.78%) WebSphere
8 84 (3.45%) IIS
9 73 (3.00%) WebLogic
10 58 (2.38%) CMS
11 44 (1.81%) SharePoint
12 43 (1.77%) JBoss
13 35 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
14 29 (1.19%) Cloud Foundry
15 26 (1.07%) Apache Spark
16 22 (0.90%) Jetty
16 22 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 19 (0.78%) Apache Pig
17 19 (0.78%) Apache Solr
18 17 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 114 (4.68%) MS Excel
2 85 (3.49%) HipChat
3 57 (2.34%) MS Office
4 35 (1.44%) MS Project
5 32 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 32 (1.31%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.57%) Simulink
7 3 (0.12%) Siemens NX
8 2 (0.082%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.041%) CATIA
9 1 (0.041%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.041%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 20 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 17 (0.70%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 12 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
3 12 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
3 12 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
4 11 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.21%) OpenText MBPM
6 5 (0.21%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 5 (0.21%) SAP MM
6 5 (0.21%) SAP PSCD
7 4 (0.16%) Demantra
7 4 (0.16%) LabWindows
7 4 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (0.16%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 4 (0.16%) Teamcenter
8 3 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.12%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.082%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 641 (26.31%) Amazon AWS
2 204 (8.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 119 (4.89%) PaaS
4 116 (4.76%) IaaS
5 91 (3.74%) GitHub
6 88 (3.61%) Cloud Computing
7 70 (2.87%) Amazon EC2
8 65 (2.67%) AWS CloudFormation
9 36 (1.48%) Amazon S3
10 32 (1.31%) SaaS
11 24 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 22 (0.90%) Route 53
13 20 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 20 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
13 20 (0.82%) Office 365
14 16 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
15 15 (0.62%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 14 (0.57%) Datadog
16 14 (0.57%) Google App Engine
17 13 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 321 (13.18%) HTTP
2 278 (11.41%) DNS
3 236 (9.69%) TCP/IP
4 174 (7.14%) SSL
5 133 (5.46%) Firewall
6 100 (4.11%) SSH
7 89 (3.65%) OpenVPN
8 87 (3.57%) OpenLDAP
9 80 (3.28%) VPN
10 75 (3.08%) LDAP
11 66 (2.71%) DHCP
12 52 (2.13%) Internet
13 50 (2.05%) LAN
14 48 (1.97%) WAN
15 45 (1.85%) SAN
16 42 (1.72%) Network Security
17 41 (1.68%) IPsec
18 37 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
19 34 (1.40%) Reverse Proxy
20 29 (1.19%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 314 (12.89%) PostgreSQL
2 268 (11.00%) Relational Database
3 247 (10.14%) MySQL
4 239 (9.81%) MongoDB
5 164 (6.73%) NoSQL
6 143 (5.87%) Hadoop
7 108 (4.43%) Oracle Database
7 108 (4.43%) SQL Server
8 84 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
9 67 (2.75%) Big Data
10 60 (2.46%) Redis
11 50 (2.05%) Oracle Database 11g
12 42 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
13 37 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
14 35 (1.44%) RDBMS
15 22 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
16 21 (0.86%) Neo4j
17 20 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
17 20 (0.82%) DB2
17 20 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 740 (30.38%) Git (software)
2 722 (29.64%) Jenkins
3 331 (13.59%) JIRA
4 246 (10.10%) Subversion
5 198 (8.13%) Maven
6 170 (6.98%) Sonatype Nexus
7 166 (6.81%) JUnit
8 145 (5.95%) Ant
9 128 (5.25%) Vagrant
10 101 (4.15%) Selenium
11 100 (4.11%) SonarQube
12 95 (3.90%) Bitbucket
13 88 (3.61%) JIRA Agile
14 87 (3.57%) Liquibase
15 84 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 75 (3.08%) TeamCity
17 61 (2.50%) Hudson
17 61 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
18 50 (2.05%) Mercurial
19 47 (1.93%) Cucumber
General
1 329 (13.51%) Finance
2 96 (3.94%) Banking
3 69 (2.83%) Retail
4 58 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 45 (1.85%) Manufacturing
6 31 (1.27%) Back Office
6 31 (1.27%) Front Office
7 30 (1.23%) Marketing
8 22 (0.90%) Electronics
9 21 (0.86%) Aerospace
10 16 (0.66%) Law
11 14 (0.57%) Investment Banking
12 13 (0.53%) Legal
13 12 (0.49%) Financial Institution
13 12 (0.49%) Publishing
14 11 (0.45%) Military
15 10 (0.41%) Automotive
16 9 (0.37%) Games
17 6 (0.25%) Billing
18 5 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 591 (24.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 438 (17.98%) Developer
3 164 (6.73%) Architect
4 136 (5.58%) Administrator
5 129 (5.30%) Java Developer
6 126 (5.17%) AWS Engineer
7 125 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
8 123 (5.05%) Analyst
9 118 (4.84%) AWS DevOps
10 109 (4.47%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 94 (3.86%) Consultant
12 90 (3.69%) Senior DevOps
13 83 (3.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 83 (3.41%) Systems Administrator
14 71 (2.91%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 62 (2.55%) Senior Developer
16 58 (2.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 54 (2.22%) Cloud Engineer
18 52 (2.13%) Software Engineer
19 50 (2.05%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 309 (12.68%) HTML
2 252 (10.34%) CSS
3 237 (9.73%) Web Services
4 206 (8.46%) REST
5 163 (6.69%) ELK Stack
6 149 (6.12%) JSON
7 141 (5.79%) Spring
8 136 (5.58%) HTML5
9 132 (5.42%) .NET
10 126 (5.17%) Ajax
11 122 (5.01%) Software Packaging
12 117 (4.80%) CSS3
12 117 (4.80%) XML
13 105 (4.31%) Node.js
14 102 (4.19%) MCollective
15 89 (3.65%) Middleware
15 89 (3.65%) Play Framework
16 87 (3.57%) RESTful
17 81 (3.33%) Django
18 76 (3.12%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 166 (6.81%) CMDB
2 125 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 99 (4.06%) Management Information System
4 81 (3.33%) Visualisation
5 72 (2.96%) Data Centre
5 72 (2.96%) Private Cloud
6 60 (2.46%) Public Cloud
7 55 (2.26%) Computer Science
8 43 (1.77%) User Experience
9 28 (1.15%) Clustering
10 27 (1.11%) Replication
11 26 (1.07%) Statistics
12 24 (0.99%) Client/Server
13 21 (0.86%) Derivative
14 17 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
15 15 (0.62%) DataPower
16 14 (0.57%) Mobile App
16 14 (0.57%) PKI
16 14 (0.57%) Virtual Team
16 14 (0.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1207 (49.55%) Linux
2 460 (18.88%) Unix
3 357 (14.66%) Windows
4 272 (11.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 236 (9.69%) CentOS
6 131 (5.38%) Windows Server
7 104 (4.27%) AIX
8 97 (3.98%) Mac OS X
9 84 (3.45%) Ubuntu
10 53 (2.18%) Solaris
11 50 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
11 50 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
12 36 (1.48%) SUSE
13 34 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
14 31 (1.27%) Windows 7
15 24 (0.99%) Fedora
16 22 (0.90%) Apple iOS
17 21 (0.86%) CoreOS
17 21 (0.86%) Oracle Linux
18 17 (0.70%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1027 (42.16%) Agile Software Development
2 949 (38.96%) DevOps
3 742 (30.46%) Continuous Integration
4 427 (17.53%) Scrum
5 422 (17.32%) ITIL
6 409 (16.79%) Open Source
7 328 (13.46%) Continuous Delivery
8 302 (12.40%) Service Management
9 171 (7.02%) Web Development
10 168 (6.90%) Change Management
10 168 (6.90%) Release Management
11 161 (6.61%) TDD
12 159 (6.53%) OO
13 156 (6.40%) SDLC
14 143 (5.87%) Responsive Web Design
15 136 (5.58%) ITSM
16 135 (5.54%) Workflow
17 133 (5.46%) Software Engineering
18 131 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
19 128 (5.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 585 (24.01%) Java
2 550 (22.58%) Python
3 480 (19.70%) Ruby
4 313 (12.85%) Bash Shell
5 276 (11.33%) JavaScript
6 272 (11.17%) SQL
7 271 (11.12%) Perl
8 203 (8.33%) Shell Script
9 187 (7.68%) PHP
10 147 (6.03%) PowerShell
11 145 (5.95%) Scala
12 101 (4.15%) C#
13 100 (4.11%) C
14 83 (3.41%) C++
15 78 (3.20%) Go
16 53 (2.18%) PL/SQL
17 33 (1.35%) Korn
18 20 (0.82%) Groovy
19 17 (0.70%) T-SQL
19 17 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 479 (19.66%) Security Cleared
2 373 (15.31%) SC Cleared
3 84 (3.45%) Degree
4 73 (3.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 51 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
6 45 (1.85%) DV Cleared
7 35 (1.44%) CTC Cleared
8 23 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (0.94%) ISEB
9 22 (0.90%) CCNA
9 22 (0.90%) CCNP
10 21 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (0.70%) MCP
12 15 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 15 (0.62%) RHCE
13 14 (0.57%) MCSA
14 13 (0.53%) MCSE
14 13 (0.53%) RHCSA
15 12 (0.49%) AWS Certification
15 12 (0.49%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (3.90%) QA
2 60 (2.46%) SLA
3 48 (1.97%) Disclosure Scotland
4 19 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.41%) ISO 9000
6 9 (0.37%) COBIT
6 9 (0.37%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.25%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.25%) Def Stans
8 6 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 4 (0.16%) MISRA
9 4 (0.16%) MISRA C
10 3 (0.12%) DO-178B
10 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 12207
10 3 (0.12%) JSP 440
10 3 (0.12%) RMADS
11 2 (0.082%) GCP
11 2 (0.082%) ISO22301
System Software
1 444 (18.23%) Docker
2 203 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 107 (4.39%) vCloud
4 96 (3.94%) Active Directory
5 92 (3.78%) Squid
6 84 (3.45%) Postfix
7 55 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
8 32 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
8 32 (1.31%) vSphere
9 25 (1.03%) NFS
10 24 (0.99%) KVM
11 21 (0.86%) Xen
12 19 (0.78%) iptables
13 17 (0.70%) HDFS
14 16 (0.66%) Samba
15 14 (0.57%) LXC
16 13 (0.53%) VirtualBox
17 11 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 11 (0.45%) Hyper-V
17 11 (0.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 950 (39.00%) Puppet
2 659 (27.05%) Ansible
3 509 (20.89%) Opscode Chef
4 191 (7.84%) Terraform
5 174 (7.14%) Kubernetes
6 150 (6.16%) logstash
7 147 (6.03%) Kibana
8 130 (5.34%) ZABBIX
9 103 (4.23%) Salt
10 96 (3.94%) Rancher
11 89 (3.65%) Nagios
12 47 (1.93%) Packer
13 46 (1.89%) HAProxy
14 36 (1.48%) Consul
15 33 (1.35%) SCCM
16 30 (1.23%) Graphite
17 26 (1.07%) Grafana
18 22 (0.90%) Mesos
19 21 (0.86%) Red Hat Satellite
20 17 (0.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 403 (16.54%) VMware
2 347 (14.24%) Oracle
3 240 (9.85%) Microsoft
4 225 (9.24%) Red Hat
5 124 (5.09%) Atlassian
6 107 (4.39%) ServiceNow
7 95 (3.90%) IBM
8 89 (3.65%) Sonatype
9 81 (3.33%) HP
10 77 (3.16%) Google
11 67 (2.75%) Splunk
12 66 (2.71%) Cisco
13 53 (2.18%) AppDynamics
14 44 (1.81%) SAP
15 41 (1.68%) Rackspace
16 39 (1.60%) New Relic
17 37 (1.52%) Sun
18 36 (1.48%) Remedy
19 32 (1.31%) Zend
20 29 (1.19%) webMethods
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Excellent
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 1 hour ago
Plymouth, Devon
Reed Technology
Rate: £499 - £599 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Digital Gurus
Rate: £450 - £599 Per Day
Posted: 56 minutes ago
Central London / West End
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £575 to £650 per day Contract runs to 31st December 2017
Posted: 5 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Sogeti
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £660 to £675 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £550 to £600 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
IntaPeople
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day Contract to the end of 2017
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £500 to £510 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £20.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £475 - £525 per day + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £599 Per Day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago