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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 92 105 139
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +34
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 1133 923 725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.24% 1.93% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% 2.52% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 533 374
Average daily rate
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£403 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 40 41
Average hourly rate £22.50 £34.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.25% -7.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.70 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.22 £36.20 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-27.56% -3.46%
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
39339 36598 33493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.63% 76.43% 75.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 25883 23216 20586
Average daily rate £415 £405 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1049 1105 1023
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -22 413 £465 +3.33% 96
South East +25 237 £398 +22.30% 45
East of England +11 114 £375 +13.20% 19
Yorkshire +40 96 £340 +0.74% 10
South West -1 84 £420 +1.81% 32
North West +24 82 £385 +40.00% 18
East Midlands +21 47 £425 +39.34% 5
North East -15 39 £311 -12.39% 4
West Midlands +12 29 £395 +12.85% 9
Configuration Management
UK

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 931 (40.06%) Linux
2 683 (29.39%) Puppet
3 675 (29.04%) Agile Software Development
4 553 (23.80%) UNIX
5 549 (23.62%) Java
6 541 (23.28%) DevOps
7 511 (21.99%) Windows
8 485 (20.87%) Continuous Integration
9 459 (19.75%) Opscode Chef
10 449 (19.32%) Python
11 407 (17.51%) Security Cleared
12 404 (17.38%) Ruby
13 400 (17.21%) ITIL
14 387 (16.65%) Jenkins
15 356 (15.32%) VMware
16 350 (15.06%) Amazon AWS
17 340 (14.63%) Microsoft
18 339 (14.59%) Git (software)
19 313 (13.47%) Subversion
20 308 (13.25%) SQL
21 289 (12.44%) Oracle
22 287 (12.35%) Finance
23 282 (12.13%) Open Source
24 277 (11.92%) HTTP
25 247 (10.63%) SC Cleared
26 240 (10.33%) MongoDB
27 239 (10.28%) MySQL
28 233 (10.03%) Perl
29 217 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
30 212 (9.12%) Red Hat

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 147 (6.33%) Apache
2 122 (5.25%) Tomcat
2 122 (5.25%) OpenStack
3 107 (4.60%) IIS
4 104 (4.48%) WebLogic
5 82 (3.53%) WebSphere
6 74 (3.18%) SharePoint
7 66 (2.84%) Confluence
8 62 (2.67%) nginx
9 56 (2.41%) Node.js
10 48 (2.07%) JBoss
11 35 (1.51%) Jetty
12 33 (1.42%) MS Exchange
13 27 (1.16%) SAS
13 27 (1.16%) CMS
13 27 (1.16%) Apache Solr
14 21 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
15 16 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
15 16 (0.69%) Drupal
16 14 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 129 (5.55%) MS Excel
2 80 (3.44%) MS Office
3 51 (2.19%) MS Visio
4 21 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (0.69%) MS Project
6 12 (0.52%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.13%) SPSS
9 2 (0.086%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.043%) Simulink
10 1 (0.043%) Windchill
10 1 (0.043%) Weka
Business Applications
1 23 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
1 23 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
2 20 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
3 15 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (0.30%) Agresso
6 6 (0.26%) assyst
7 5 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.13%) Maximo
9 3 (0.13%) Teamcenter
9 3 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.086%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.086%) HFM
10 2 (0.086%) Hyperion Enterprise
11 1 (0.043%) Remedy AR System
11 1 (0.043%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 350 (15.06%) Amazon AWS
2 112 (4.82%) Amazon EC2
3 100 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 55 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
5 48 (2.07%) PaaS
6 43 (1.85%) IaaS
7 34 (1.46%) Amazon S3
8 30 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
9 27 (1.16%) SaaS
10 26 (1.12%) Google App Engine
11 20 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
12 16 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 15 (0.65%) Heroku
14 14 (0.60%) Route 53
14 14 (0.60%) Amazon ELB
15 13 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 12 (0.52%) OpenShift
17 10 (0.43%) GitHub
18 8 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
18 8 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 277 (11.92%) HTTP
2 169 (7.27%) TCP/IP
3 135 (5.81%) DNS
4 128 (5.51%) SSL
5 123 (5.29%) Firewall
6 112 (4.82%) Internet
7 80 (3.44%) DHCP
8 77 (3.31%) WAN
9 68 (2.93%) LAN
10 64 (2.75%) SAN
11 61 (2.62%) IPsec
12 60 (2.58%) FTP
13 41 (1.76%) VPN
14 34 (1.46%) LDAP
15 31 (1.33%) NAS
16 29 (1.25%) Wireless
17 26 (1.12%) MPLS
18 25 (1.08%) VoIP
19 24 (1.03%) AMQP
20 22 (0.95%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (10.33%) MongoDB
2 239 (10.28%) MySQL
3 210 (9.04%) Relational Database
4 145 (6.24%) SQL Server
5 121 (5.21%) NoSQL
6 93 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
7 79 (3.40%) Oracle Database
8 62 (2.67%) RDBMS
9 46 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
10 45 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
10 45 (1.94%) Neo4j
11 39 (1.68%) Big Data
12 38 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
13 32 (1.38%) Redis
13 32 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 28 (1.20%) Hadoop
15 26 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 24 (1.03%) DB2
17 23 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
18 22 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 387 (16.65%) Jenkins
2 339 (14.59%) Git (software)
3 313 (13.47%) Subversion
4 131 (5.64%) JIRA
5 105 (4.52%) Ant
6 101 (4.35%) Maven
7 72 (3.10%) ClearCase
8 62 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 56 (2.41%) Cucumber
10 54 (2.32%) JUnit
11 49 (2.11%) Mercurial
12 48 (2.07%) TeamCity
13 47 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
14 42 (1.81%) Gradle
15 40 (1.72%) Hudson
15 40 (1.72%) NUnit
16 38 (1.64%) Visual Studio
17 37 (1.59%) GoogleTest
17 37 (1.59%) Selenium
18 36 (1.55%) CppUnit
General
1 287 (12.35%) Finance
2 78 (3.36%) Banking
3 75 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 69 (2.97%) Retail
5 48 (2.07%) Manufacturing
6 25 (1.08%) Legal
7 20 (0.86%) Marketing
8 19 (0.82%) Front Office
9 17 (0.73%) Investment Banking
10 15 (0.65%) Aerospace
10 15 (0.65%) Publishing
11 13 (0.56%) Back Office
12 9 (0.39%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.39%) Billing
13 8 (0.34%) Military
14 7 (0.30%) Advertising
14 7 (0.30%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.26%) Electronics
15 6 (0.26%) Law
16 5 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 418 (17.99%) Developer
2 319 (13.73%) DevOps Engineer
3 212 (9.12%) Analyst
4 154 (6.63%) Architect
5 133 (5.72%) Administrator
6 109 (4.69%) Java Developer
7 96 (4.13%) Consultant
8 93 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
9 82 (3.53%) Software Engineer
10 81 (3.49%) Configuration Manager
11 77 (3.31%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 75 (3.23%) Linux Administrator
13 74 (3.18%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 66 (2.84%) Linux Engineer
15 62 (2.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 60 (2.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 58 (2.50%) Technical Architect
18 47 (2.02%) Systems Engineer
18 47 (2.02%) Configuration Analyst
19 42 (1.81%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (8.99%) HTML
2 202 (8.69%) Web Services
3 150 (6.45%) .NET
4 138 (5.94%) CSS
5 103 (4.43%) REST
6 92 (3.96%) Middleware
7 91 (3.92%) XML
8 84 (3.61%) J2EE
9 79 (3.40%) Hibernate
10 69 (2.97%) Spring
10 69 (2.97%) Ruby on Rails
10 69 (2.97%) JSON
11 56 (2.41%) HTML5
11 56 (2.41%) Django
12 52 (2.24%) CSS3
13 50 (2.15%) JAX-RS
14 49 (2.11%) jQuery
15 48 (2.07%) Play Framework
16 43 (1.85%) JMS
17 38 (1.64%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 217 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
2 139 (5.98%) CMDB
3 115 (4.95%) Management Information System
4 108 (4.65%) Data Centre
5 70 (3.01%) Visualisation
6 54 (2.32%) Clustering
7 42 (1.81%) Derivative
8 37 (1.59%) Computer Science
9 31 (1.33%) Mainframe
10 27 (1.16%) Replication
11 26 (1.12%) Statistics
12 24 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
13 23 (0.99%) DataPower
14 22 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
15 20 (0.86%) Private Cloud
15 20 (0.86%) Data Structures
16 19 (0.82%) Mobile App
17 18 (0.77%) PKI
18 17 (0.73%) Data Extraction
19 16 (0.69%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 931 (40.06%) Linux
2 553 (23.80%) UNIX
3 511 (21.99%) Windows
4 169 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 129 (5.55%) Mac OS X
6 113 (4.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 76 (3.27%) CentOS
8 69 (2.97%) Windows 7
9 65 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 65 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 58 (2.50%) Solaris
11 54 (2.32%) Ubuntu
12 47 (2.02%) AIX
13 43 (1.85%) Windows XP
14 29 (1.25%) SUSE
15 19 (0.82%) Android
16 17 (0.73%) Debian
17 15 (0.65%) Apple iOS
18 13 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
19 12 (0.52%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 675 (29.04%) Agile Software Development
2 541 (23.28%) DevOps
3 485 (20.87%) Continuous Integration
4 400 (17.21%) ITIL
5 282 (12.13%) Open Source
6 206 (8.86%) Scrum
7 188 (8.09%) Project Management
8 170 (7.31%) Change Management
9 156 (6.71%) Software Engineering
10 153 (6.58%) Service Management
11 146 (6.28%) OO
12 139 (5.98%) Web Design
13 134 (5.77%) Responsive Web Design
14 131 (5.64%) Continuous Delivery
14 131 (5.64%) Release Management
15 129 (5.55%) TDD
16 115 (4.95%) Migration
17 112 (4.82%) Web Development
17 112 (4.82%) Change Control
18 99 (4.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 549 (23.62%) Java
2 449 (19.32%) Python
3 404 (17.38%) Ruby
4 308 (13.25%) SQL
5 233 (10.03%) Perl
6 194 (8.35%) JavaScript
7 193 (8.30%) Bash Shell
8 136 (5.85%) PowerShell
9 112 (4.82%) C
10 109 (4.69%) Shell Script
11 108 (4.65%) PHP
12 90 (3.87%) C#
12 90 (3.87%) C++
12 90 (3.87%) Scala
13 75 (3.23%) PL/SQL
14 28 (1.20%) Go
15 25 (1.08%) T-SQL
15 25 (1.08%) VBScript
15 25 (1.08%) VB
16 13 (0.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 407 (17.51%) Security Cleared
2 247 (10.63%) SC Cleared
3 130 (5.59%) DV Cleared
4 110 (4.73%) Degree
5 56 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
6 55 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
6 55 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 50 (2.15%) MCSE
8 44 (1.89%) CCNA
9 32 (1.38%) MCP
10 16 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 15 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 14 (0.60%) MCSA
13 13 (0.56%) CCNP
14 12 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 11 (0.47%) ISTQB
16 10 (0.43%) ISEB
17 9 (0.39%) RHCE
18 8 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 7 (0.30%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (6.97%) QA
2 90 (3.87%) SLA
3 14 (0.60%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.39%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.34%) DO-178B
6 7 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.22%) COBIT
7 5 (0.22%) P3O
8 4 (0.17%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.086%) TickIT
9 2 (0.086%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.043%) ARP4754
10 1 (0.043%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.043%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 210 (9.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 196 (8.43%) Active Directory
3 56 (2.41%) Docker
4 54 (2.32%) Hyper-V
5 52 (2.24%) VMware ESX
6 50 (2.15%) vSphere
7 43 (1.85%) KVM
8 33 (1.42%) vCloud
9 28 (1.20%) QEMU
10 26 (1.12%) Xen
11 23 (0.99%) XenApp
12 21 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
13 16 (0.69%) Firmware
13 16 (0.69%) Varnish
14 15 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
14 15 (0.65%) VirtualBox
15 14 (0.60%) Samba
15 14 (0.60%) XenServer
16 13 (0.56%) Terminal Services
17 10 (0.43%) NFS
Systems Management
1 683 (29.39%) Puppet
2 459 (19.75%) Opscode Chef
3 210 (9.04%) Ansible
4 115 (4.95%) Vagrant
5 98 (4.22%) Salt
6 73 (3.14%) SCCM
7 62 (2.67%) Nagios
8 32 (1.38%) Tivoli
8 32 (1.38%) ZABBIX
9 29 (1.25%) SCOM
10 24 (1.03%) Cobbler
11 23 (0.99%) Kibana
12 22 (0.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 19 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
14 17 (0.73%) HAProxy
15 16 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
15 16 (0.69%) logstash
16 14 (0.60%) Rundeck
16 14 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 13 (0.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 356 (15.32%) VMware
2 340 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 289 (12.44%) Oracle
4 212 (9.12%) Red Hat
5 109 (4.69%) HP
6 91 (3.92%) IBM
7 86 (3.70%) Citrix
8 76 (3.27%) Cisco
9 53 (2.28%) New Relic
10 51 (2.19%) Remedy
11 43 (1.85%) Atlassian
12 41 (1.76%) Google
13 36 (1.55%) SaltStack
13 36 (1.55%) Business Objects
14 33 (1.42%) hybris
15 32 (1.38%) ServiceNow
16 28 (1.20%) Rackspace
16 28 (1.20%) webMethods
16 28 (1.20%) Perforce
17 26 (1.12%) BMC
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Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 12 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Connectus
Rate: £28 - £40 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Gillingham, Kent
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Rate: £30 - £42 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
LA International
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
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First Point
Rate: £500 - £700 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Blackpool, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
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Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: Excellent
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Square One Resources
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