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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 69 83 108
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +25
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 1462 1210 972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.87% 2.39% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 3.02% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 930 716 579
Median daily rate £460 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £532
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 29 27
Median hourly rate £42.00 £34.57 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.51% -6.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £14.50 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £41.80 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £34.78 £37.29
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -6.72%
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
41645 40103 38723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.71% 79.12% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27844 25420 24585
Median daily rate £445 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.22% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 911 1177 1144
Median hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.88 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

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 4 May 2016.

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 4 May 2016.

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 4 May 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
(Click see detailed
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
London +60 681 £500 +5.26% 116
South East +13 278 £416 +8.11% 30
East of England +20 86 £425 +21.42% 18
North West -22 83 £390 +4.00% 22
West Midlands +13 78 £428 +6.87% 15
North East -12 70 £295 +0.68% 2
South West -21 69 £400 -5.88% 19
Yorkshire -46 69 £542 +54.71% 20
East Midlands -12 42 £375 -21.05% 1
Midlands -5 1 £500 +33.33%
Configuration Management
UK

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 England region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 1335 (49.61%) Linux
2 999 (37.12%) Agile Software Development
3 996 (37.01%) DevOps
4 981 (36.45%) Puppet
5 717 (26.64%) Git (software)
6 681 (25.31%) Continuous Integration
7 665 (24.71%) Java
8 642 (23.86%) Jenkins
9 602 (22.37%) Unix
10 597 (22.19%) Python
11 580 (21.55%) Ruby
12 542 (20.14%) Security Cleared
13 530 (19.70%) Opscode Chef
14 517 (19.21%) Amazon AWS
15 493 (18.32%) Windows
16 469 (17.43%) Ansible
17 458 (17.02%) VMware
18 429 (15.94%) SQL
19 402 (14.94%) SC Cleared
20 399 (14.83%) ITIL
20 399 (14.83%) Microsoft
21 392 (14.57%) Open Source
22 380 (14.12%) Finance
23 368 (13.68%) Docker
24 341 (12.67%) Oracle
25 338 (12.56%) HTTP
26 337 (12.52%) Subversion
27 330 (12.26%) Bash Shell
28 325 (12.08%) VMware Infrastructure
29 316 (11.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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
1 232 (8.62%) Tomcat
2 231 (8.58%) Apache
3 194 (7.21%) nginx
4 137 (5.09%) OpenStack
5 125 (4.65%) SharePoint
6 120 (4.46%) Confluence
7 116 (4.31%) IIS
8 97 (3.60%) Node.js
9 90 (3.34%) WebSphere
10 88 (3.27%) WebLogic
11 76 (2.82%) JBoss
12 72 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
13 67 (2.49%) Jetty
14 50 (1.86%) CMS
15 42 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
16 34 (1.26%) Oracle Workflow
17 30 (1.11%) MS Exchange
18 28 (1.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
19 23 (0.85%) Oracle Application Server
19 23 (0.85%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 164 (6.09%) MS Excel
2 65 (2.42%) MS Office
3 37 (1.37%) MS Project
4 25 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (0.85%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.37%) ProjectWise
7 7 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.22%) AutoCAD
9 5 (0.19%) HipChat
10 4 (0.15%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
11 3 (0.11%) CATIA
11 3 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
11 3 (0.11%) Siemens NX
11 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.074%) Simulink
13 1 (0.037%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 34 (1.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 25 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
3 24 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
4 23 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
5 22 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
6 11 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 8 (0.30%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 8 (0.30%) Markit EDM
8 7 (0.26%) OpenText MBPM
9 6 (0.22%) CA PPM
10 5 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
10 5 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
10 5 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
10 5 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
11 3 (0.11%) Teamcenter
12 2 (0.074%) Beauchamp
12 2 (0.074%) Maximo
12 2 (0.074%) OpenText Process Suite
12 2 (0.074%) SAP ERP
13 1 (0.037%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 517 (19.21%) Amazon AWS
2 163 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 139 (5.17%) GitHub
4 95 (3.53%) IaaS
5 68 (2.53%) PaaS
6 64 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
7 54 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
7 54 (2.01%) SaaS
8 39 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
9 34 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
10 30 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
11 29 (1.08%) Office 365
12 26 (0.97%) Google App Engine
13 14 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 13 (0.48%) Amazon S3
15 8 (0.30%) Amazon Kinesis
16 7 (0.26%) Route 53
16 7 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 6 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
17 6 (0.22%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 338 (12.56%) HTTP
2 247 (9.18%) TCP/IP
3 189 (7.02%) DNS
4 175 (6.50%) SSL
5 150 (5.57%) Firewall
6 102 (3.79%) Internet
7 90 (3.34%) DHCP
8 83 (3.08%) FTP
9 73 (2.71%) SAN
10 71 (2.64%) VPN
11 70 (2.60%) IPsec
12 62 (2.30%) LAN
12 62 (2.30%) LDAP
13 59 (2.19%) WAN
14 35 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
15 29 (1.08%) NAS
15 29 (1.08%) Network Security
16 25 (0.93%) SSH
17 23 (0.85%) NetScaler
18 22 (0.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (8.81%) Relational Database
2 220 (8.18%) MongoDB
3 179 (6.65%) MySQL
4 165 (6.13%) PostgreSQL
5 152 (5.65%) NoSQL
6 143 (5.31%) SQL Server
7 65 (2.42%) Big Data
8 60 (2.23%) Oracle Database
9 50 (1.86%) BusinessObjects
9 50 (1.86%) Hadoop
10 45 (1.67%) Neo4j
11 41 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
12 35 (1.30%) Redis
13 34 (1.26%) RDBMS
14 33 (1.23%) Azure SQL Database
15 29 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
16 28 (1.04%) DB2
16 28 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
17 20 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
18 17 (0.63%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 717 (26.64%) Git (software)
2 642 (23.86%) Jenkins
3 337 (12.52%) Subversion
4 274 (10.18%) JIRA
5 247 (9.18%) Maven
6 119 (4.42%) Ant
7 88 (3.27%) Artifactory
8 87 (3.23%) ClearCase
9 86 (3.20%) GitLab
10 85 (3.16%) Hudson
11 80 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
12 71 (2.64%) Travis CI
13 69 (2.56%) Selenium
14 68 (2.53%) JUnit
15 64 (2.38%) TeamCity
16 63 (2.34%) Vagrant
17 46 (1.71%) Visual Studio
18 45 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 41 (1.52%) Gradle
20 39 (1.45%) NUnit
General
1 380 (14.12%) Finance
2 120 (4.46%) Banking
3 65 (2.42%) Telecoms
4 48 (1.78%) Manufacturing
4 48 (1.78%) Retail
5 38 (1.41%) Back Office
6 34 (1.26%) Publishing
7 32 (1.19%) Investment Banking
8 29 (1.08%) Marketing
9 28 (1.04%) Financial Institution
10 27 (1.00%) Front Office
11 24 (0.89%) Games
12 21 (0.78%) Automotive
13 19 (0.71%) Legal
14 18 (0.67%) Military
15 16 (0.59%) Billing
16 14 (0.52%) Electronics
17 12 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
18 10 (0.37%) Law
19 9 (0.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 615 (22.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 380 (14.12%) Developer
3 211 (7.84%) Linux Engineer
4 203 (7.54%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 192 (7.13%) Architect
6 152 (5.65%) Analyst
7 145 (5.39%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 127 (4.72%) Consultant
9 109 (4.05%) AWS Engineer
10 101 (3.75%) Java Developer
11 98 (3.64%) Administrator
12 94 (3.49%) Configuration Manager
13 92 (3.42%) Project Manager
14 87 (3.23%) Operations Engineer
15 84 (3.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 82 (3.05%) Support Engineer
17 80 (2.97%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 71 (2.64%) Cloud Engineer
19 67 (2.49%) Systems Administrator
20 58 (2.16%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (8.58%) HTML
2 225 (8.36%) .NET
3 195 (7.25%) Web Services
4 163 (6.06%) CSS
5 146 (5.43%) REST
6 119 (4.42%) Sensu
7 117 (4.35%) Middleware
8 104 (3.86%) J2EE
9 95 (3.53%) JSON
10 82 (3.05%) MCollective
11 80 (2.97%) LAMP
12 79 (2.94%) ELK Stack
13 77 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
14 74 (2.75%) HTML5
15 72 (2.68%) Ajax
16 66 (2.45%) XML
17 64 (2.38%) Hibernate
17 64 (2.38%) Play Framework
18 60 (2.23%) RESTful
19 59 (2.19%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 197 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 150 (5.57%) Management Information System
3 119 (4.42%) Data Centre
4 98 (3.64%) CMDB
5 64 (2.38%) Visualisation
6 63 (2.34%) Private Cloud
7 56 (2.08%) Computer Science
7 56 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
8 51 (1.90%) Derivative
9 48 (1.78%) Clustering
10 46 (1.71%) Public Cloud
11 34 (1.26%) Statistics
12 30 (1.11%) User Experience
13 29 (1.08%) Client/Server
14 27 (1.00%) Data Structures
15 25 (0.93%) HACMP
16 24 (0.89%) Wiki
17 19 (0.71%) Replication
18 18 (0.67%) Smart Meter
19 17 (0.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1335 (49.61%) Linux
2 602 (22.37%) Unix
3 493 (18.32%) Windows
4 316 (11.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 208 (7.73%) Windows Server
6 188 (6.99%) CentOS
7 142 (5.28%) Ubuntu
8 122 (4.53%) Mac OS X
9 107 (3.98%) Solaris
10 96 (3.57%) AIX
11 79 (2.94%) CoreOS
12 71 (2.64%) Windows Server 2008
13 61 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
14 48 (1.78%) Windows 7
14 48 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
15 41 (1.52%) Windows XP
16 32 (1.19%) Oracle Linux
16 32 (1.19%) VMS
17 22 (0.82%) SUSE
18 14 (0.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 999 (37.12%) Agile Software Development
2 996 (37.01%) DevOps
3 681 (25.31%) Continuous Integration
4 399 (14.83%) ITIL
5 392 (14.57%) Open Source
6 301 (11.19%) Scrum
7 223 (8.29%) Project Management
8 215 (7.99%) Release Management
9 212 (7.88%) Change Management
10 211 (7.84%) Service Management
11 199 (7.40%) Migration
12 161 (5.98%) OO
13 160 (5.95%) Continuous Delivery
14 147 (5.46%) Change Control
15 146 (5.43%) Web Design
16 140 (5.20%) Responsive Web Design
17 137 (5.09%) Automated Testing
18 130 (4.83%) Mentoring
18 130 (4.83%) Problem Management
19 129 (4.79%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 665 (24.71%) Java
2 597 (22.19%) Python
3 580 (21.55%) Ruby
4 429 (15.94%) SQL
5 330 (12.26%) Bash Shell
6 311 (11.56%) Perl
7 246 (9.14%) PowerShell
8 201 (7.47%) JavaScript
9 146 (5.43%) C#
9 146 (5.43%) Shell Script
10 140 (5.20%) C
11 131 (4.87%) C++
12 115 (4.27%) Scala
13 107 (3.98%) Go
14 86 (3.20%) PL/SQL
15 80 (2.97%) PHP
16 28 (1.04%) Groovy
16 28 (1.04%) VBScript
17 25 (0.93%) VB
18 23 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 542 (20.14%) Security Cleared
2 402 (14.94%) SC Cleared
3 132 (4.91%) Degree
4 67 (2.49%) DV Cleared
5 56 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
6 48 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 42 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
8 37 (1.37%) CCNA
9 34 (1.26%) MCSE
10 27 (1.00%) RHCE
11 25 (0.93%) CCNP
12 18 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
12 18 (0.67%) PMI Certification
12 18 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 17 (0.63%) ISTQB
14 16 (0.59%) BC Cleared
14 16 (0.59%) IBM AIX Certification
15 15 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 14 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 14 (0.52%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (4.12%) QA
2 61 (2.27%) SLA
3 41 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
4 23 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 11 (0.41%) Data Quality
7 10 (0.37%) COBIT
8 7 (0.26%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.22%) JSP 440
10 5 (0.19%) JTAG
11 4 (0.15%) Def Stans
11 4 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 4 (0.15%) TickIT
11 4 (0.15%) WCAG
12 3 (0.11%) ECSS
13 2 (0.074%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.074%) SDET
14 1 (0.037%) IEC 61508
14 1 (0.037%) ISO 8583
14 1 (0.037%) PMBOK
System Software
1 368 (13.68%) Docker
2 325 (12.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 189 (7.02%) Active Directory
4 83 (3.08%) vSphere
5 74 (2.75%) GlusterFS
6 72 (2.68%) Ceph
7 50 (1.86%) VMware ESX
8 48 (1.78%) NFS
9 44 (1.64%) Hyper-V
9 44 (1.64%) Xen
10 39 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
11 32 (1.19%) KVM
12 22 (0.82%) Samba
13 21 (0.78%) GPFS
13 21 (0.78%) XenApp
14 20 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
15 16 (0.59%) iptables
15 16 (0.59%) XenDesktop
16 15 (0.56%) XenServer
17 14 (0.52%) Squid
Systems Management
1 981 (36.45%) Puppet
2 530 (19.70%) Opscode Chef
3 469 (17.43%) Ansible
4 144 (5.35%) logstash
5 141 (5.24%) Nagios
6 114 (4.24%) Kubernetes
7 105 (3.90%) Graphite
8 95 (3.53%) HAProxy
9 84 (3.12%) SCCM
10 78 (2.90%) ZABBIX
11 76 (2.82%) Salt
12 48 (1.78%) SCOM
13 47 (1.75%) Kibana
14 45 (1.67%) Terraform
15 35 (1.30%) Tivoli
16 34 (1.26%) Packer
17 33 (1.23%) Cobbler
18 32 (1.19%) Ganglia
19 30 (1.11%) Grafana
20 28 (1.04%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 458 (17.02%) VMware
2 399 (14.83%) Microsoft
3 341 (12.67%) Oracle
4 286 (10.63%) Red Hat
5 131 (4.87%) IBM
6 121 (4.50%) HP
7 115 (4.27%) Splunk
8 96 (3.57%) Cisco
9 85 (3.16%) Google
10 66 (2.45%) Citrix
11 59 (2.19%) BMC
12 55 (2.04%) ServiceNow
13 53 (1.97%) Informatica
14 51 (1.90%) Atlassian
15 47 (1.75%) Remedy
16 45 (1.67%) Dell
16 45 (1.67%) Rackspace
17 36 (1.34%) SAP
18 33 (1.23%) Serena
19 30 (1.11%) Axway
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £20 - £30 per hour
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Preferred Choice
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Square One Resources
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £420 - £421 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £47.83 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Rate: Up to £550 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £17.45 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £550 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: / day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands (County)
IT Retail People Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day Excellent Team plus up to £75 pd receipted exps.
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Intelletec
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £620 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £401.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago