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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 84 99 119
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +20
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 1334 1059 898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.67% 2.05% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.22% 2.56% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 761 665 538
Median daily rate £450 £413 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 33 34
Median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £34.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -4.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.48 £10.60 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.16 £59.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -21.42%
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
41454 41365 38999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.05% 80.00% 78.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 27626 27425 24650
Median daily rate £448 £420 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.54% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £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 961 1085 1124
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.79 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +50 585 £500 +8.69% 90
South East +24 251 £450 +14.64% 30
North West +13 97 £400 -5.88% 20
North East +3 97 £313 -40.47% 6
West Midlands +3 73 £462 +15.56% 4
Yorkshire -12 73 £435 +24.28% 9
South West -10 67 £413 -1.78% 19
East of England -14 61 £400 - 12
East Midlands -8 31 £425 +3.65% 4
Configuration Management
UK

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1375 (49.05%) Linux
2 1052 (37.53%) Puppet
3 1038 (37.03%) DevOps
4 970 (34.61%) Agile Software Development
5 798 (28.47%) Git (software)
6 655 (23.37%) Continuous Integration
7 653 (23.30%) Amazon AWS
8 625 (22.30%) Jenkins
9 623 (22.23%) Unix
10 569 (20.30%) Java
11 568 (20.26%) Ansible
12 560 (19.98%) Security Cleared
13 556 (19.84%) Ruby
14 548 (19.55%) Windows
15 544 (19.41%) Python
16 504 (17.98%) Opscode Chef
17 467 (16.66%) ITIL
18 448 (15.98%) Docker
19 431 (15.38%) Open Source
19 431 (15.38%) SQL
20 416 (14.84%) VMware
21 405 (14.45%) SC Cleared
22 400 (14.27%) Microsoft
23 398 (14.20%) Finance
24 364 (12.99%) Oracle
25 350 (12.49%) Perl
26 328 (11.70%) Subversion
27 319 (11.38%) JIRA
28 314 (11.20%) Red Hat
29 312 (11.13%) Service Management

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
1 281 (10.02%) Apache
2 217 (7.74%) Tomcat
3 169 (6.03%) Confluence
4 168 (5.99%) nginx
5 132 (4.71%) OpenStack
6 118 (4.21%) SharePoint
7 116 (4.14%) IIS
8 108 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
9 85 (3.03%) WebLogic
10 79 (2.82%) JBoss
11 67 (2.39%) WebSphere
12 38 (1.36%) Jetty
13 36 (1.28%) CMS
14 34 (1.21%) WebSphere Application Server
15 27 (0.96%) MS Exchange
16 26 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
17 24 (0.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 23 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
19 19 (0.68%) Apache Spark
19 19 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 183 (6.53%) MS Excel
2 52 (1.86%) MS Office
3 45 (1.61%) HipChat
4 34 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 32 (1.14%) MS Project
6 30 (1.07%) MS Visio
7 9 (0.32%) Simulink
8 8 (0.29%) ProjectWise
9 7 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 5 (0.18%) CATIA
11 4 (0.14%) AutoCAD
12 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
13 2 (0.071%) Siemens NX
14 1 (0.036%) FrameMaker
14 1 (0.036%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 36 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
3 18 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
4 17 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
5 16 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
6 14 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 13 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
7 13 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
7 13 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
8 12 (0.43%) OpenText MBPM
9 11 (0.39%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 6 (0.21%) CA PPM
10 6 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
11 4 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
12 3 (0.11%) LabWindows
12 3 (0.11%) LatentZero
12 3 (0.11%) Maximo
12 3 (0.11%) SAP CRM
12 3 (0.11%) SAP PSCD
13 2 (0.071%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 653 (23.30%) Amazon AWS
2 204 (7.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 137 (4.89%) GitHub
4 126 (4.50%) IaaS
5 81 (2.89%) PaaS
6 79 (2.82%) AWS CloudFormation
7 62 (2.21%) Amazon EC2
8 48 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
9 43 (1.53%) SaaS
10 36 (1.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 36 (1.28%) Office 365
11 32 (1.14%) Amazon S3
12 31 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
13 17 (0.61%) Google App Engine
13 17 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
14 16 (0.57%) Route 53
15 13 (0.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 13 (0.46%) Amazon Kinesis
15 13 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 11 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 277 (9.88%) HTTP
2 260 (9.28%) DNS
3 243 (8.67%) TCP/IP
4 182 (6.49%) Firewall
5 146 (5.21%) SSL
6 99 (3.53%) SAN
7 93 (3.32%) DHCP
8 86 (3.07%) Internet
9 85 (3.03%) VPN
10 74 (2.64%) SSH
11 61 (2.18%) WAN
12 58 (2.07%) Network Security
13 55 (1.96%) LDAP
14 52 (1.86%) IPsec
14 52 (1.86%) LAN
15 47 (1.68%) OpenLDAP
16 46 (1.64%) FTP
16 46 (1.64%) OpenVPN
17 31 (1.11%) VLAN
18 26 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (8.31%) MySQL
2 226 (8.06%) Relational Database
3 191 (6.81%) PostgreSQL
4 188 (6.71%) NoSQL
5 177 (6.31%) SQL Server
6 176 (6.28%) MongoDB
7 89 (3.18%) Hadoop
8 58 (2.07%) Big Data
9 55 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
10 53 (1.89%) Oracle Database
11 43 (1.53%) RDBMS
12 34 (1.21%) Azure SQL Database
13 32 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
14 31 (1.11%) Redis
15 29 (1.03%) DB2
16 24 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
17 22 (0.78%) Neo4j
17 22 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
18 21 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
19 18 (0.64%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 798 (28.47%) Git (software)
2 625 (22.30%) Jenkins
3 328 (11.70%) Subversion
4 319 (11.38%) JIRA
5 197 (7.03%) Maven
6 161 (5.74%) Ant
7 114 (4.07%) JUnit
8 110 (3.92%) Sonatype Nexus
9 102 (3.64%) GitLab
10 100 (3.57%) Artifactory
11 97 (3.46%) Vagrant
12 93 (3.32%) Team Foundation Server
13 89 (3.18%) ClearCase
14 79 (2.82%) Hudson
15 72 (2.57%) TeamCity
16 64 (2.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 59 (2.10%) JIRA Agile
18 58 (2.07%) Bitbucket
19 57 (2.03%) SonarQube
20 56 (2.00%) Selenium
General
1 398 (14.20%) Finance
2 123 (4.39%) Banking
3 67 (2.39%) Retail
4 64 (2.28%) Telecoms
5 52 (1.86%) Manufacturing
6 45 (1.61%) Back Office
7 43 (1.53%) Marketing
8 39 (1.39%) Financial Institution
9 34 (1.21%) Publishing
10 29 (1.03%) Front Office
11 24 (0.86%) Games
12 22 (0.78%) Legal
13 20 (0.71%) Law
14 19 (0.68%) Automotive
15 17 (0.61%) Military
16 16 (0.57%) General Ledger
17 15 (0.54%) Electronics
17 15 (0.54%) Investment Banking
18 10 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
19 9 (0.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 647 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 376 (13.41%) Developer
3 194 (6.92%) Analyst
4 186 (6.64%) Linux Engineer
5 177 (6.31%) Architect
6 171 (6.10%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 156 (5.57%) Consultant
8 152 (5.42%) AWS Engineer
9 138 (4.92%) AWS DevOps
10 130 (4.64%) Administrator
11 110 (3.92%) Senior DevOps
12 109 (3.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 101 (3.60%) Configuration Manager
14 94 (3.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 92 (3.28%) Systems Administrator
16 88 (3.14%) Java Developer
16 88 (3.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 86 (3.07%) Cloud Engineer
18 81 (2.89%) Support Engineer
19 75 (2.68%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (8.88%) HTML
2 193 (6.89%) .NET
3 192 (6.85%) CSS
4 184 (6.56%) Web Services
5 163 (5.82%) REST
6 146 (5.21%) JSON
6 146 (5.21%) Middleware
7 105 (3.75%) Sensu
8 104 (3.71%) Node.js
9 101 (3.60%) Ajax
10 96 (3.42%) HTML5
10 96 (3.42%) Spring
11 95 (3.39%) ELK Stack
12 93 (3.32%) Play Framework
13 90 (3.21%) LAMP
14 87 (3.10%) Ruby on Rails
15 83 (2.96%) XML
16 79 (2.82%) J2EE
16 79 (2.82%) RESTful
17 76 (2.71%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 175 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
2 137 (4.89%) Data Centre
3 136 (4.85%) Management Information System
4 125 (4.46%) CMDB
5 84 (3.00%) Private Cloud
6 66 (2.35%) Clustering
7 59 (2.10%) Visualisation
8 57 (2.03%) Computer Science
9 46 (1.64%) Public Cloud
10 45 (1.61%) Derivative
11 37 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
12 34 (1.21%) User Experience
13 31 (1.11%) Wiki
14 29 (1.03%) Client/Server
15 26 (0.93%) Replication
16 25 (0.89%) Statistics
17 21 (0.75%) Data Structures
18 20 (0.71%) Mainframe
19 18 (0.64%) HACMP
19 18 (0.64%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1375 (49.05%) Linux
2 623 (22.23%) Unix
3 548 (19.55%) Windows
4 270 (9.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 242 (8.63%) Windows Server
6 207 (7.38%) CentOS
7 142 (5.07%) Solaris
8 123 (4.39%) AIX
9 107 (3.82%) CoreOS
10 98 (3.50%) Mac OS X
11 85 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
12 75 (2.68%) Ubuntu
13 69 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
14 44 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
15 40 (1.43%) Windows 7
16 33 (1.18%) VMS
17 25 (0.89%) Oracle Linux
18 24 (0.86%) Windows XP
19 22 (0.78%) Fedora
20 17 (0.61%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1038 (37.03%) DevOps
2 970 (34.61%) Agile Software Development
3 655 (23.37%) Continuous Integration
4 467 (16.66%) ITIL
5 431 (15.38%) Open Source
6 312 (11.13%) Service Management
7 283 (10.10%) Scrum
8 243 (8.67%) Project Management
9 240 (8.56%) Release Management
10 224 (7.99%) Change Management
11 207 (7.38%) Continuous Delivery
12 158 (5.64%) Software Engineering
13 153 (5.46%) Migration
14 143 (5.10%) SDLC
15 141 (5.03%) Automated Testing
15 141 (5.03%) Mentoring
15 141 (5.03%) Problem Management
16 135 (4.82%) Change Control
17 132 (4.71%) Web Design
18 131 (4.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 569 (20.30%) Java
2 556 (19.84%) Ruby
3 544 (19.41%) Python
4 431 (15.38%) SQL
5 350 (12.49%) Perl
6 264 (9.42%) Bash Shell
7 245 (8.74%) PowerShell
8 209 (7.46%) JavaScript
8 209 (7.46%) Shell Script
9 158 (5.64%) C#
10 144 (5.14%) Scala
11 128 (4.57%) Go
12 108 (3.85%) C
13 105 (3.75%) PHP
14 100 (3.57%) C++
15 75 (2.68%) PL/SQL
16 43 (1.53%) VB
17 32 (1.14%) VBScript
18 30 (1.07%) Korn
19 27 (0.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 560 (19.98%) Security Cleared
2 405 (14.45%) SC Cleared
3 142 (5.07%) Degree
4 80 (2.85%) BPSS Clearance
5 70 (2.50%) DV Cleared
6 45 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 44 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
8 40 (1.43%) CCNA
8 40 (1.43%) RHCE
9 32 (1.14%) AWS Certification
10 27 (0.96%) MCSE
11 26 (0.93%) CCNP
11 26 (0.93%) PMI Certification
12 25 (0.89%) CTC Cleared
13 24 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
14 20 (0.71%) AAT
14 20 (0.71%) PMP
15 19 (0.68%) BC Cleared
16 18 (0.64%) ISTQB
16 18 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (3.28%) QA
2 88 (3.14%) SLA
3 42 (1.50%) Disclosure Scotland
4 32 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 15 (0.54%) COBIT
7 14 (0.50%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.21%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.18%) Def Stans
9 5 (0.18%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.14%) MISRA
10 4 (0.14%) MISRA C
11 3 (0.11%) DO-178B
11 3 (0.11%) JTAG
11 3 (0.11%) TickIT
12 2 (0.071%) ISO 9000
12 2 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 12207
12 2 (0.071%) JSP 440
12 2 (0.071%) RMADS
12 2 (0.071%) WCAG
System Software
1 448 (15.98%) Docker
2 269 (9.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 209 (7.46%) Active Directory
4 96 (3.42%) etcd
4 96 (3.42%) flannel
5 80 (2.85%) Ceph
6 78 (2.78%) GlusterFS
7 64 (2.28%) vCloud
7 64 (2.28%) Virtual Machines
8 63 (2.25%) vSphere
9 57 (2.03%) KVM
9 57 (2.03%) Postfix
10 49 (1.75%) Squid
11 42 (1.50%) Hyper-V
12 36 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
13 35 (1.25%) Xen
14 33 (1.18%) NFS
15 30 (1.07%) Firmware
15 30 (1.07%) VMware ESX
16 26 (0.93%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1052 (37.53%) Puppet
2 568 (20.26%) Ansible
3 504 (17.98%) Opscode Chef
4 205 (7.31%) Kubernetes
5 166 (5.92%) logstash
6 161 (5.74%) Nagios
7 130 (4.64%) Terraform
8 109 (3.89%) HAProxy
9 100 (3.57%) Graphite
10 90 (3.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 90 (3.21%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 83 (2.96%) rkt
12 81 (2.89%) SCCM
13 73 (2.60%) Kibana
14 70 (2.50%) ZABBIX
15 67 (2.39%) SCOM
16 51 (1.82%) Packer
17 49 (1.75%) Rancher
18 48 (1.71%) Salt
19 34 (1.21%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 416 (14.84%) VMware
2 400 (14.27%) Microsoft
3 364 (12.99%) Oracle
4 314 (11.20%) Red Hat
5 151 (5.39%) HP
6 142 (5.07%) IBM
7 108 (3.85%) Splunk
8 94 (3.35%) Cisco
9 86 (3.07%) Atlassian
10 81 (2.89%) Google
11 71 (2.53%) Citrix
12 69 (2.46%) ServiceNow
13 54 (1.93%) BMC
14 51 (1.82%) EMC
15 45 (1.61%) Rackspace
16 44 (1.57%) Remedy
16 44 (1.57%) Sonatype
17 39 (1.39%) CA
17 39 (1.39%) F5
18 31 (1.11%) Veritas
South West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £475 per day £475, rolling contract
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £565 per day Rates up to £565/day, 6 month contract
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £500.00 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per day + DOE
Posted: 18 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: Up to £435 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £380 - £400 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £430 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Zebra People
Rate: From £500 to £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: Up to £430 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £480.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago