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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 80 98 106
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +8
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 1355 1112 956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.73% 2.22% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.32% 2.79% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 798 696 556
Median daily rate £450 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.80% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £582 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 30 44
Median hourly rate £37.75 £34.28 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.11% -2.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £10.40 £17.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.95 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £34.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -6.59%
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
40834 39914 38314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.42% 79.72% 78.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 27442 26221 24456
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
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 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 936 1059 1135
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.21 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £50.00 £46.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +44 571 £500 +5.26% 92
South East +22 290 £413 +3.77% 32
North East -7 109 £320 +3.22% 1
North West -8 94 £400 +3.22% 19
Yorkshire -13 78 £475 +35.71% 8
East of England -7 72 £413 +10.00% 6
West Midlands +7 55 £380 +4.82% 17
South West -19 54 £425 +6.25% 25
East Midlands -22 31 £438 -2.77% 8
Configuration Management
UK

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 1319 (48.73%) Linux
2 978 (36.13%) Puppet
3 954 (35.24%) DevOps
4 945 (34.91%) Agile Software Development
5 725 (26.78%) Git (software)
6 669 (24.71%) Unix
7 616 (22.76%) Continuous Integration
8 586 (21.65%) Jenkins
9 580 (21.43%) Java
10 571 (21.09%) Python
11 565 (20.87%) Amazon AWS
12 550 (20.32%) Security Cleared
12 550 (20.32%) Ruby
13 522 (19.28%) Windows
14 497 (18.36%) Ansible
15 496 (18.32%) Opscode Chef
16 465 (17.18%) SQL
17 426 (15.74%) ITIL
18 411 (15.18%) Open Source
19 408 (15.07%) Docker
20 395 (14.59%) SC Cleared
21 384 (14.19%) VMware
22 380 (14.04%) Microsoft
23 375 (13.85%) Finance
24 346 (12.78%) Perl
25 332 (12.26%) Subversion
26 330 (12.19%) Oracle
27 305 (11.27%) Red Hat
28 301 (11.12%) HTTP
29 275 (10.16%) Bash Shell

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
1 208 (7.68%) Apache
2 202 (7.46%) Tomcat
3 186 (6.87%) nginx
4 132 (4.88%) OpenStack
5 121 (4.47%) Confluence
6 117 (4.32%) SharePoint
7 109 (4.03%) IIS
8 88 (3.25%) WebLogic
9 78 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
10 69 (2.55%) WebSphere
11 67 (2.48%) JBoss
12 42 (1.55%) Jetty
13 40 (1.48%) CMS
14 34 (1.26%) WebSphere Application Server
15 32 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
16 26 (0.96%) MS Exchange
17 21 (0.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 20 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
19 17 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
20 16 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 168 (6.21%) MS Excel
2 54 (1.99%) MS Office
3 35 (1.29%) MS Project
4 32 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 32 (1.18%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.30%) ProjectWise
6 7 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (0.22%) AutoCAD
7 6 (0.22%) Simulink
8 3 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
8 3 (0.11%) CATIA
8 3 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
8 3 (0.11%) HipChat
8 3 (0.11%) Siemens NX
8 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.074%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.037%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 33 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
3 22 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
3 22 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
4 21 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
5 11 (0.41%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 11 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
5 11 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
5 11 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
5 11 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 9 (0.33%) OpenText MBPM
7 6 (0.22%) CA PPM
8 4 (0.15%) Markit EDM
8 4 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.11%) Teamcenter
10 2 (0.074%) Beauchamp
10 2 (0.074%) Exchequer
10 2 (0.074%) LatentZero
10 2 (0.074%) Maximo
10 2 (0.074%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 565 (20.87%) Amazon AWS
2 194 (7.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 153 (5.65%) GitHub
4 106 (3.92%) IaaS
5 65 (2.40%) PaaS
6 59 (2.18%) AWS CloudFormation
7 57 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
8 45 (1.66%) SaaS
9 43 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
10 34 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
11 33 (1.22%) Office 365
12 31 (1.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 22 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
14 20 (0.74%) Amazon S3
14 20 (0.74%) Google App Engine
15 12 (0.44%) Amazon Kinesis
15 12 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 11 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
17 9 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 8 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 301 (11.12%) HTTP
2 238 (8.79%) TCP/IP
3 203 (7.50%) DNS
4 169 (6.24%) Firewall
5 140 (5.17%) SSL
6 90 (3.32%) Internet
7 86 (3.18%) SAN
8 85 (3.14%) DHCP
9 80 (2.96%) VPN
10 69 (2.55%) LDAP
11 66 (2.44%) WAN
12 57 (2.11%) FTP
13 55 (2.03%) LAN
14 53 (1.96%) IPsec
15 49 (1.81%) Network Security
16 32 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
17 28 (1.03%) VLAN
18 26 (0.96%) SSH
19 25 (0.92%) MPLS
20 21 (0.78%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (8.79%) Relational Database
2 216 (7.98%) MySQL
3 192 (7.09%) MongoDB
4 188 (6.94%) NoSQL
5 162 (5.98%) SQL Server
6 161 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
7 64 (2.36%) Big Data
8 54 (1.99%) Oracle Database
9 53 (1.96%) Hadoop
10 49 (1.81%) Apache Cassandra
11 41 (1.51%) RDBMS
12 37 (1.37%) Azure SQL Database
13 34 (1.26%) Redis
14 30 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
15 27 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
16 26 (0.96%) DB2
16 26 (0.96%) Neo4j
17 24 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
18 20 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
19 18 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 725 (26.78%) Git (software)
2 586 (21.65%) Jenkins
3 332 (12.26%) Subversion
4 273 (10.08%) JIRA
5 171 (6.32%) Maven
6 124 (4.58%) Ant
7 109 (4.03%) Artifactory
8 104 (3.84%) GitLab
9 103 (3.80%) ClearCase
10 84 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
11 82 (3.03%) Vagrant
12 77 (2.84%) Hudson
13 74 (2.73%) JUnit
14 72 (2.66%) TeamCity
15 62 (2.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 61 (2.25%) Selenium
17 49 (1.81%) Sonatype Nexus
18 48 (1.77%) NUnit
19 47 (1.74%) Travis CI
20 46 (1.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 375 (13.85%) Finance
2 115 (4.25%) Banking
3 74 (2.73%) Telecoms
4 56 (2.07%) Retail
5 49 (1.81%) Manufacturing
6 47 (1.74%) Back Office
7 38 (1.40%) Marketing
8 36 (1.33%) Financial Institution
9 31 (1.15%) Front Office
10 30 (1.11%) Publishing
11 25 (0.92%) Games
12 22 (0.81%) Investment Banking
13 20 (0.74%) Automotive
13 20 (0.74%) Legal
13 20 (0.74%) Military
14 17 (0.63%) Law
15 14 (0.52%) Electronics
15 14 (0.52%) General Ledger
16 12 (0.44%) Billing
16 12 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 611 (22.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 389 (14.37%) Developer
3 188 (6.94%) Architect
4 184 (6.80%) Linux Engineer
5 167 (6.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 162 (5.98%) Analyst
7 133 (4.91%) AWS Engineer
8 132 (4.88%) Consultant
9 118 (4.36%) AWS DevOps
10 114 (4.21%) Administrator
11 112 (4.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 103 (3.80%) Senior DevOps
13 98 (3.62%) Configuration Manager
14 85 (3.14%) Support Engineer
15 84 (3.10%) Java Developer
16 82 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 82 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
17 76 (2.81%) Cloud Engineer
18 75 (2.77%) Project Manager
18 75 (2.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (9.46%) HTML
2 211 (7.79%) .NET
3 197 (7.28%) CSS
4 185 (6.83%) Web Services
5 161 (5.95%) REST
6 131 (4.84%) Middleware
7 123 (4.54%) JSON
8 121 (4.47%) Node.js
9 117 (4.32%) Sensu
10 101 (3.73%) Ajax
11 95 (3.51%) HTML5
11 95 (3.51%) Ruby on Rails
12 88 (3.25%) Play Framework
13 87 (3.21%) LAMP
14 84 (3.10%) Spring
15 78 (2.88%) J2EE
16 76 (2.81%) XML
17 75 (2.77%) CSS3
18 69 (2.55%) Django
19 60 (2.22%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 182 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
2 141 (5.21%) Management Information System
3 130 (4.80%) Data Centre
4 99 (3.66%) CMDB
5 68 (2.51%) Private Cloud
6 65 (2.40%) Clustering
7 62 (2.29%) Visualisation
8 53 (1.96%) Derivative
9 52 (1.92%) Computer Science
10 42 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
11 37 (1.37%) Public Cloud
12 33 (1.22%) Statistics
13 30 (1.11%) User Experience
14 28 (1.03%) Client/Server
14 28 (1.03%) Wiki
15 25 (0.92%) HACMP
16 23 (0.85%) Virtual Team
17 21 (0.78%) Replication
18 19 (0.70%) Data Structures
18 19 (0.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1319 (48.73%) Linux
2 669 (24.71%) Unix
3 522 (19.28%) Windows
4 265 (9.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 228 (8.42%) Windows Server
6 167 (6.17%) CentOS
7 130 (4.80%) Solaris
8 120 (4.43%) AIX
9 116 (4.29%) Mac OS X
10 109 (4.03%) CoreOS
11 86 (3.18%) Ubuntu
12 77 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
13 55 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
14 46 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
15 45 (1.66%) Windows 7
16 36 (1.33%) VMS
17 31 (1.15%) Windows XP
18 26 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
19 19 (0.70%) Fedora
20 16 (0.59%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 954 (35.24%) DevOps
2 945 (34.91%) Agile Software Development
3 616 (22.76%) Continuous Integration
4 426 (15.74%) ITIL
5 411 (15.18%) Open Source
6 271 (10.01%) Scrum
7 246 (9.09%) Project Management
8 236 (8.72%) Service Management
9 224 (8.27%) Release Management
10 216 (7.98%) Change Management
11 162 (5.98%) Migration
12 157 (5.80%) Continuous Delivery
13 147 (5.43%) Change Control
14 146 (5.39%) Mentoring
15 145 (5.36%) Problem Management
15 145 (5.36%) Web Design
16 143 (5.28%) Software Engineering
17 138 (5.10%) Responsive Web Design
18 135 (4.99%) Automated Testing
19 134 (4.95%) OO
Programming Languages
1 580 (21.43%) Java
2 571 (21.09%) Python
3 550 (20.32%) Ruby
4 465 (17.18%) SQL
5 346 (12.78%) Perl
6 275 (10.16%) Bash Shell
7 247 (9.12%) PowerShell
8 206 (7.61%) JavaScript
9 172 (6.35%) Shell Script
10 162 (5.98%) C#
11 140 (5.17%) Scala
12 131 (4.84%) C
12 131 (4.84%) Go
13 118 (4.36%) C++
14 87 (3.21%) PL/SQL
15 86 (3.18%) PHP
16 39 (1.44%) VB
17 31 (1.15%) VBScript
18 27 (1.00%) Korn
19 26 (0.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 550 (20.32%) Security Cleared
2 395 (14.59%) SC Cleared
3 144 (5.32%) Degree
4 69 (2.55%) BPSS Clearance
5 62 (2.29%) DV Cleared
6 48 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 46 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
8 40 (1.48%) CCNA
9 35 (1.29%) RHCE
10 32 (1.18%) MCSE
11 27 (1.00%) PMI Certification
12 25 (0.92%) CCNP
13 23 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
14 21 (0.78%) ISTQB
15 20 (0.74%) AWS Certification
16 19 (0.70%) BC Cleared
16 19 (0.70%) PMP
17 18 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 16 (0.59%) IBM AIX Certification
19 15 (0.55%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (3.69%) QA
2 80 (2.96%) SLA
3 37 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
4 29 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 16 (0.59%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.41%) COBIT
8 9 (0.33%) Data Quality
9 7 (0.26%) Def Stans
9 7 (0.26%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.18%) JTAG
10 5 (0.18%) TickIT
11 3 (0.11%) WCAG
12 2 (0.074%) ECSS
12 2 (0.074%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 2 (0.074%) ISO 9000
12 2 (0.074%) JSP 440
12 2 (0.074%) MISRA
12 2 (0.074%) MISRA C
12 2 (0.074%) RMADS
System Software
1 408 (15.07%) Docker
2 262 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 209 (7.72%) Active Directory
4 102 (3.77%) etcd
4 102 (3.77%) flannel
5 88 (3.25%) Ceph
6 86 (3.18%) GlusterFS
7 73 (2.70%) vSphere
8 67 (2.48%) Virtual Machines
9 45 (1.66%) KVM
10 42 (1.55%) Hyper-V
11 41 (1.51%) VMware ESX
12 38 (1.40%) NFS
13 37 (1.37%) Xen
14 36 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
15 25 (0.92%) Firmware
16 24 (0.89%) iptables
17 22 (0.81%) Samba
18 21 (0.78%) vCloud
19 19 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 978 (36.13%) Puppet
2 497 (18.36%) Ansible
3 496 (18.32%) Opscode Chef
4 164 (6.06%) Nagios
5 151 (5.58%) logstash
6 149 (5.50%) Kubernetes
7 116 (4.29%) HAProxy
8 113 (4.17%) Graphite
9 95 (3.51%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 95 (3.51%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 89 (3.29%) rkt
11 75 (2.77%) SCCM
12 60 (2.22%) Salt
12 60 (2.22%) SCOM
13 59 (2.18%) Terraform
14 48 (1.77%) Packer
15 47 (1.74%) Kibana
16 46 (1.70%) ZABBIX
17 39 (1.44%) Tivoli
18 31 (1.15%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 384 (14.19%) VMware
2 380 (14.04%) Microsoft
3 330 (12.19%) Oracle
4 305 (11.27%) Red Hat
5 146 (5.39%) HP
6 138 (5.10%) IBM
7 118 (4.36%) Splunk
8 95 (3.51%) Cisco
9 87 (3.21%) Google
10 64 (2.36%) Citrix
11 56 (2.07%) BMC
12 54 (1.99%) ServiceNow
13 48 (1.77%) Atlassian
14 43 (1.59%) EMC
15 41 (1.51%) Remedy
16 40 (1.48%) Informatica
17 37 (1.37%) Rackspace
18 34 (1.26%) Dell
19 33 (1.22%) F5
20 32 (1.18%) Veritas
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Code IT Recruitment
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Wiltshire
LA International
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
AdRoc Group
Rate: £400 - £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Initial Contract to 31st December 2016
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £496.15 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Rate: £515 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leek, Staffordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Intelletec
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £630 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £615 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £450 - £490 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £150.00 - £190 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago