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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 79 98 146
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +48
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 1225 985 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.42% 1.98% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.15% 2.63% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 717 593 354
Average daily rate
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£400 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £543 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 28 35
Average hourly rate £34.28 £37.00 £35.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.34% +5.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £27.00 £21.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.05 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.57 £37.15 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.94% -0.94%
Configuration Management
UK

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
38847 37469 31698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.62% 75.37% 74.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 24672 23859 19373
Average daily rate £420 £401 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% -2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1135 1110 993
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.31 £13.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £47.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. 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 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
London +12 386 £475 +7.95% 73
South East -13 248 £385 +12.40% 45
Yorkshire +55 155 £350 +16.66% 15
North West +6 104 £375 +7.14% 21
South West +7 101 £405 +2.53% 33
East of England +21 70 £350 - 16
East Midlands +25 65 £475 +26.66% 6
West Midlands +18 57 £400 +23.07% 10
North East +5 45 £293 +7.52% 2
Midlands - 1 £500 -
Configuration Management
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Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 944 (41.90%) Linux
2 652 (28.94%) Puppet
3 633 (28.10%) Agile Software Development
4 584 (25.92%) UNIX
5 517 (22.95%) DevOps
6 515 (22.86%) Java
7 502 (22.28%) Windows
8 492 (21.84%) Continuous Integration
9 456 (20.24%) Security Cleared
10 432 (19.17%) Python
11 416 (18.46%) Opscode Chef
12 403 (17.89%) ITIL
13 396 (17.58%) Ruby
14 385 (17.09%) Jenkins
15 368 (16.33%) VMware
16 341 (15.14%) Microsoft
17 334 (14.82%) Git (software)
18 315 (13.98%) Subversion
19 309 (13.72%) Amazon AWS
20 305 (13.54%) SQL
21 286 (12.69%) Oracle
22 278 (12.34%) SC Cleared
22 278 (12.34%) Open Source
23 273 (12.12%) HTTP
24 267 (11.85%) Finance
25 233 (10.34%) MongoDB
26 220 (9.76%) MySQL
27 218 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
28 215 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
29 209 (9.28%) Perl

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 148 (6.57%) Apache
2 127 (5.64%) OpenStack
3 116 (5.15%) Tomcat
4 106 (4.70%) WebLogic
5 98 (4.35%) IIS
6 80 (3.55%) WebSphere
7 74 (3.28%) SharePoint
8 73 (3.24%) nginx
9 62 (2.75%) Node.js
10 48 (2.13%) Confluence
11 40 (1.78%) JBoss
12 33 (1.46%) Apache Solr
12 33 (1.46%) Jetty
13 30 (1.33%) MS Exchange
14 29 (1.29%) CMS
15 22 (0.98%) SAS
16 21 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
17 20 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
18 18 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
18 18 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 138 (6.13%) MS Excel
2 88 (3.91%) MS Office
3 42 (1.86%) MS Visio
4 23 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.62%) MS Project
6 7 (0.31%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.18%) SPSS
9 2 (0.089%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.044%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.044%) Simulink
10 1 (0.044%) Windchill
10 1 (0.044%) FastStats
10 1 (0.044%) Weka
Business Applications
1 28 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
3 18 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
4 16 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
5 15 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
6 7 (0.31%) Agresso
7 4 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
9 2 (0.089%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.089%) HFM
9 2 (0.089%) Hyperion Enterprise
10 1 (0.044%) assyst
10 1 (0.044%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.044%) Summit
10 1 (0.044%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 309 (13.72%) Amazon AWS
2 110 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
3 100 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 63 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
5 57 (2.53%) PaaS
6 45 (2.00%) IaaS
7 33 (1.46%) SaaS
8 29 (1.29%) Amazon S3
9 28 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
10 25 (1.11%) Google App Engine
11 21 (0.93%) Heroku
12 13 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
12 13 (0.58%) OpenShift
12 13 (0.58%) GitHub
13 11 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
13 11 (0.49%) Route 53
13 11 (0.49%) Office 365
14 8 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 8 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 5 (0.22%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 273 (12.12%) HTTP
2 173 (7.68%) TCP/IP
3 127 (5.64%) SSL
4 124 (5.50%) DNS
5 115 (5.10%) Firewall
6 97 (4.31%) Internet
7 81 (3.60%) DHCP
8 66 (2.93%) WAN
9 62 (2.75%) LAN
10 61 (2.71%) FTP
11 54 (2.40%) IPsec
12 53 (2.35%) SAN
13 48 (2.13%) VPN
14 32 (1.42%) NAS
15 30 (1.33%) VoIP
16 29 (1.29%) LDAP
17 28 (1.24%) 3G
17 28 (1.24%) LTE
18 26 (1.15%) Radio Access Network
19 25 (1.11%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (10.34%) MongoDB
2 220 (9.76%) MySQL
3 192 (8.52%) Relational Database
4 110 (4.88%) SQL Server
5 105 (4.66%) NoSQL
6 82 (3.64%) Oracle Database
6 82 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
7 56 (2.49%) Neo4j
8 53 (2.35%) RDBMS
9 43 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
10 37 (1.64%) Redis
11 35 (1.55%) Big Data
12 31 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
13 28 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
14 27 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
15 25 (1.11%) Hadoop
16 23 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
17 18 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
18 17 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
19 15 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 385 (17.09%) Jenkins
2 334 (14.82%) Git (software)
3 315 (13.98%) Subversion
4 108 (4.79%) Ant
5 106 (4.70%) JIRA
6 100 (4.44%) Maven
7 93 (4.13%) ClearCase
8 72 (3.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 65 (2.89%) TeamCity
10 62 (2.75%) NUnit
11 60 (2.66%) StarTeam
12 55 (2.44%) CppUnit
12 55 (2.44%) GoogleTest
13 54 (2.40%) Hudson
14 51 (2.26%) Cucumber
15 43 (1.91%) Mercurial
16 39 (1.73%) JUnit
17 38 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
18 35 (1.55%) Gradle
19 33 (1.46%) ClearQuest
General
1 267 (11.85%) Finance
2 90 (3.99%) Telecoms
3 71 (3.15%) Banking
4 54 (2.40%) Retail
5 44 (1.95%) Manufacturing
6 25 (1.11%) Legal
7 21 (0.93%) Publishing
8 20 (0.89%) Aerospace
8 20 (0.89%) Investment Banking
9 16 (0.71%) Marketing
9 16 (0.71%) Front Office
10 12 (0.53%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.36%) Back Office
11 8 (0.36%) Billing
12 7 (0.31%) Law
12 7 (0.31%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.27%) General Ledger
13 6 (0.27%) Avionics
13 6 (0.27%) Games
13 6 (0.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 384 (17.04%) Developer
2 326 (14.47%) DevOps Engineer
3 178 (7.90%) Analyst
4 123 (5.46%) Administrator
5 109 (4.84%) Java Developer
6 105 (4.66%) Architect
7 89 (3.95%) Consultant
7 89 (3.95%) Configuration Manager
8 85 (3.77%) Software Engineer
9 82 (3.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 78 (3.46%) Systems Administrator
11 76 (3.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 57 (2.53%) Linux Engineer
13 55 (2.44%) Linux Administrator
14 53 (2.35%) Systems Engineer
15 48 (2.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 48 (2.13%) Release Manager
16 45 (2.00%) Support Engineer
17 42 (1.86%) Project Manager
18 39 (1.73%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (8.43%) HTML
2 178 (7.90%) Web Services
3 148 (6.57%) .NET
4 116 (5.15%) CSS
5 103 (4.57%) REST
6 91 (4.04%) XML
7 78 (3.46%) J2EE
8 77 (3.42%) Middleware
9 74 (3.28%) Hibernate
10 65 (2.89%) Ruby on Rails
11 60 (2.66%) JAX-RS
12 58 (2.57%) JSON
13 45 (2.00%) Spring
14 38 (1.69%) Servlets
14 38 (1.69%) CSS3
14 38 (1.69%) HTML5
15 35 (1.55%) LAMP
16 34 (1.51%) Ajax
17 33 (1.46%) Django
17 33 (1.46%) Motif
Miscellaneous
1 278 (12.34%) Open Source
2 215 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
3 131 (5.81%) CMDB
4 110 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 61 (2.71%) Clustering
6 56 (2.49%) Visualisation
7 41 (1.82%) Derivative
8 35 (1.55%) Computer Science
9 34 (1.51%) Replication
10 31 (1.38%) PKI
11 25 (1.11%) Mobile App
12 24 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
12 24 (1.07%) Mainframe
13 23 (1.02%) Client/Server
14 22 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
15 20 (0.89%) Statistics
16 19 (0.84%) DataPower
17 18 (0.80%) Data Extraction
18 16 (0.71%) Private Cloud
19 15 (0.67%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 944 (41.90%) Linux
2 584 (25.92%) UNIX
3 502 (22.28%) Windows
4 173 (7.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 137 (6.08%) Mac OS X
6 135 (5.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 94 (4.17%) CentOS
8 84 (3.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 77 (3.42%) Windows 7
10 70 (3.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 60 (2.66%) Solaris
12 51 (2.26%) Ubuntu
13 38 (1.69%) Windows XP
14 35 (1.55%) SUSE
15 32 (1.42%) AIX
16 20 (0.89%) Android
17 18 (0.80%) Apple iOS
17 18 (0.80%) Oracle Linux
18 15 (0.67%) HPUX
19 13 (0.58%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 633 (28.10%) Agile Software Development
2 517 (22.95%) DevOps
3 492 (21.84%) Continuous Integration
4 403 (17.89%) ITIL
5 191 (8.48%) Project Management
6 174 (7.72%) Scrum
7 170 (7.55%) Change Management
8 155 (6.88%) Release Management
9 154 (6.84%) Software Engineering
10 153 (6.79%) Service Management
11 145 (6.44%) OO
12 134 (5.95%) Web Design
13 133 (5.90%) Continuous Delivery
13 133 (5.90%) Responsive Web Design
14 111 (4.93%) Migration
15 108 (4.79%) TDD
16 100 (4.44%) Automated Testing
17 97 (4.31%) Change Control
18 94 (4.17%) Web Development
18 94 (4.17%) UML
Programming Languages
1 515 (22.86%) Java
2 432 (19.17%) Python
3 396 (17.58%) Ruby
4 305 (13.54%) SQL
5 209 (9.28%) Perl
6 202 (8.97%) Bash Shell
7 137 (6.08%) JavaScript
8 136 (6.04%) PowerShell
9 129 (5.73%) C
10 126 (5.59%) PHP
11 123 (5.46%) Shell Script
12 100 (4.44%) C++
13 87 (3.86%) C#
14 77 (3.42%) PL/SQL
15 49 (2.17%) Scala
16 34 (1.51%) VB
17 27 (1.20%) Go
18 26 (1.15%) VBScript
19 16 (0.71%) Groovy
20 14 (0.62%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 456 (20.24%) Security Cleared
2 278 (12.34%) SC Cleared
3 151 (6.70%) DV Cleared
4 106 (4.70%) Degree
5 64 (2.84%) ITIL Certification
6 56 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
7 48 (2.13%) CCNA
8 44 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 37 (1.64%) MCSE
10 36 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 31 (1.38%) MCP
12 14 (0.62%) ISEB
13 13 (0.58%) ISTQB
14 12 (0.53%) MCSA
15 10 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 9 (0.40%) RHCE
17 8 (0.36%) CCNP
17 8 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 8 (0.36%) MCITP
17 8 (0.36%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (6.30%) QA
2 73 (3.24%) SLA
3 11 (0.49%) DO-178B
4 10 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.31%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.22%) COBIT
8 5 (0.22%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.044%) ARP4754
9 1 (0.044%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.044%) TickIT
9 1 (0.044%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 218 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 181 (8.03%) Active Directory
3 72 (3.20%) Hyper-V
4 51 (2.26%) vSphere
5 47 (2.09%) VMware ESX
6 38 (1.69%) KVM
7 36 (1.60%) Firmware
8 35 (1.55%) Docker
8 35 (1.55%) vCloud
9 29 (1.29%) Oracle RAC
10 28 (1.24%) Xen
11 24 (1.07%) QEMU
12 21 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
13 17 (0.75%) Varnish
13 17 (0.75%) XenApp
14 15 (0.67%) XenServer
15 14 (0.62%) NFS
16 13 (0.58%) Terminal Services
17 12 (0.53%) Samba
17 12 (0.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 652 (28.94%) Puppet
2 416 (18.46%) Opscode Chef
3 153 (6.79%) Ansible
4 101 (4.48%) Vagrant
5 92 (4.08%) Salt
6 74 (3.28%) Nagios
6 74 (3.28%) SCCM
7 38 (1.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 34 (1.51%) Tivoli
9 31 (1.38%) ZABBIX
10 27 (1.20%) Cobbler
11 24 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
12 23 (1.02%) SCOM
13 20 (0.89%) Kibana
14 17 (0.75%) Icinga
15 16 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
16 15 (0.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 15 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 13 (0.58%) WSUS
17 13 (0.58%) Cacti
Vendors
1 368 (16.33%) VMware
2 341 (15.14%) Microsoft
3 286 (12.69%) Oracle
4 201 (8.92%) Red Hat
5 104 (4.62%) HP
6 89 (3.95%) IBM
7 82 (3.64%) Citrix
8 62 (2.75%) Cisco
9 51 (2.26%) New Relic
10 47 (2.09%) Remedy
11 39 (1.73%) Business Objects
12 36 (1.60%) Perforce
13 34 (1.51%) Rackspace
14 33 (1.46%) Borland
15 31 (1.38%) Google
16 30 (1.33%) EMC
17 27 (1.20%) Atlassian
18 25 (1.11%) Adobe
18 25 (1.11%) webMethods
19 24 (1.07%) hybris
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £500 - £800 per day
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West Midlands
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City, London
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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Burnley, Lancashire
X4 Group
Rate: £450 - 500 per day
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Rate: £300 per day
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Burnley, Lancashire
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Chester, Cheshire
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Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
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London
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West Midlands
Venn Group
Rate: £20 - £25 Per Hour
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Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £375.00 per day
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Hampshire
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Hampshire
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City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
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London
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City, London
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