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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 80 107 160
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +53
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 1058 834 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.29% 1.86% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% 2.46% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 482 281
Average daily rate
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£425 £377 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.73% -5.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £250 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.83% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 17 34
Average hourly rate £37.25 £37.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +2.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £10.75 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £98.55 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.25 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -6.16%
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
35314 33935 29852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.35% 75.53% 73.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 22438 20877 18206
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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 £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 961 1028 1078
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.31 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 6 March 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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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 +39 393 £475 +15.15% 69
South East -9 233 £365 +4.28% 49
Yorkshire +54 115 £350 -6.41% 34
North West -7 82 £420 +20.08% 15
South West +1 74 £450 +12.50% 27
North East +27 45 £370 +37.03% 2
West Midlands +24 45 £310 -11.11% 9
East Midlands -1 36 £475 +26.66% 11
East of England -20 35 £425 +3.97% 21
Midlands +6 2 £110 -
Configuration Management
UK

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 938 (42.12%) Linux
2 644 (28.92%) Puppet
3 628 (28.20%) UNIX
4 625 (28.06%) Agile Software Development
5 537 (24.11%) Java
6 508 (22.81%) DevOps
7 499 (22.41%) Windows
8 471 (21.15%) Security Cleared
9 466 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
10 415 (18.63%) Python
11 403 (18.10%) ITIL
12 391 (17.56%) Opscode Chef
13 379 (17.02%) VMware
14 373 (16.75%) Ruby
15 358 (16.08%) Jenkins
16 356 (15.99%) SQL
17 350 (15.72%) Microsoft
18 329 (14.77%) Git (software)
19 328 (14.73%) Oracle
20 321 (14.41%) Subversion
21 308 (13.83%) SC Cleared
22 274 (12.30%) Finance
23 272 (12.21%) HTTP
24 245 (11.00%) Relational Database
24 245 (11.00%) Open Source
25 241 (10.82%) HTML
26 238 (10.69%) MongoDB
27 228 (10.24%) VMware Infrastructure
28 224 (10.06%) Project Management
29 212 (9.52%) Perl

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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
1 134 (6.02%) Apache
2 104 (4.67%) WebLogic
3 103 (4.63%) OpenStack
4 83 (3.73%) Tomcat
5 71 (3.19%) SharePoint
5 71 (3.19%) IIS
6 70 (3.14%) Node.js
7 56 (2.51%) JBoss
8 54 (2.42%) WebSphere
9 51 (2.29%) nginx
10 39 (1.75%) Apache Solr
11 38 (1.71%) MS Exchange
12 37 (1.66%) Confluence
13 35 (1.57%) CMS
14 27 (1.21%) SAS
15 23 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
16 22 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
17 20 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 20 (0.90%) Drupal
18 19 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 153 (6.87%) MS Excel
2 74 (3.32%) MS Office
3 34 (1.53%) MS Visio
4 26 (1.17%) MS Project
5 25 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.27%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.090%) Simulink
8 2 (0.090%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.045%) FastStats
9 1 (0.045%) Weka
9 1 (0.045%) SPSS
9 1 (0.045%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 30 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
3 17 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
3 17 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
4 11 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
4 11 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
5 10 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 10 (0.45%) Agresso
6 7 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
6 7 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (0.22%) HFM
7 5 (0.22%) Hyperion Enterprise
7 5 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
10 2 (0.090%) SAP FI
10 2 (0.090%) Oracle HRMS
10 2 (0.090%) Oracle ERP
11 1 (0.045%) Teamcenter
11 1 (0.045%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 135 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 101 (4.54%) Amazon EC2
3 83 (3.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 48 (2.16%) PaaS
5 39 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
6 36 (1.62%) SaaS
7 34 (1.53%) Amazon S3
7 34 (1.53%) IaaS
8 21 (0.94%) Office 365
9 19 (0.85%) Amazon ELB
10 18 (0.81%) Route 53
11 15 (0.67%) Heroku
12 13 (0.58%) GitHub
13 11 (0.49%) Joyent
14 9 (0.40%) OpenShift
14 9 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
15 8 (0.36%) Google App Engine
16 3 (0.13%) HP Helion
17 1 (0.045%) Google Apps
17 1 (0.045%) LucidChart
Communications & Networking
1 272 (12.21%) HTTP
2 144 (6.47%) TCP/IP
3 109 (4.89%) SSL
4 103 (4.63%) DNS
5 96 (4.31%) Firewall
6 77 (3.46%) Internet
7 66 (2.96%) SAN
8 65 (2.92%) DHCP
9 52 (2.33%) LDAP
10 47 (2.11%) WAN
11 42 (1.89%) LAN
12 40 (1.80%) FTP
13 39 (1.75%) VPN
14 37 (1.66%) NAS
15 34 (1.53%) IPsec
16 29 (1.30%) 3G
17 28 (1.26%) LTE
17 28 (1.26%) Radio Access Network
18 27 (1.21%) 4G
19 24 (1.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (11.00%) Relational Database
2 238 (10.69%) MongoDB
3 195 (8.76%) MySQL
4 111 (4.98%) SQL Server
5 109 (4.89%) PostgreSQL
6 103 (4.63%) NoSQL
7 93 (4.18%) Oracle Database
8 85 (3.82%) Neo4j
9 72 (3.23%) RDBMS
10 46 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
11 40 (1.80%) Redis
12 34 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
13 32 (1.44%) DB2
14 30 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
15 28 (1.26%) Ingres
16 26 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
17 25 (1.12%) Big Data
17 25 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
18 24 (1.08%) MariaDB
19 22 (0.99%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 358 (16.08%) Jenkins
2 329 (14.77%) Git (software)
3 321 (14.41%) Subversion
4 119 (5.34%) ClearCase
5 116 (5.21%) Maven
6 109 (4.89%) Ant
7 71 (3.19%) NUnit
7 71 (3.19%) TeamCity
8 70 (3.14%) JIRA
9 67 (3.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 63 (2.83%) StarTeam
11 59 (2.65%) CppUnit
11 59 (2.65%) GoogleTest
12 51 (2.29%) Hudson
13 47 (2.11%) ClearQuest
14 46 (2.07%) CruiseControl
15 43 (1.93%) Cucumber
16 40 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
16 40 (1.80%) Mercurial
17 34 (1.53%) JUnit
General
1 274 (12.30%) Finance
2 98 (4.40%) Telecoms
3 71 (3.19%) Banking
4 51 (2.29%) Manufacturing
5 30 (1.35%) Retail
6 28 (1.26%) Marketing
7 23 (1.03%) Publishing
8 20 (0.90%) Aerospace
9 18 (0.81%) Advertising
9 18 (0.81%) Legal
9 18 (0.81%) Investment Banking
10 15 (0.67%) Billing
11 12 (0.54%) Financial Institution
12 11 (0.49%) Electronics
13 10 (0.45%) Front Office
14 9 (0.40%) Law
14 9 (0.40%) Military
14 9 (0.40%) General Ledger
15 6 (0.27%) Automotive
16 5 (0.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 425 (19.08%) Developer
2 306 (13.74%) DevOps Engineer
3 185 (8.31%) Analyst
4 147 (6.60%) Java Developer
5 105 (4.71%) Administrator
6 99 (4.45%) Consultant
7 86 (3.86%) Architect
8 82 (3.68%) Software Engineer
9 80 (3.59%) Configuration Manager
10 73 (3.28%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 63 (2.83%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 62 (2.78%) Systems Engineer
13 58 (2.60%) Systems Administrator
14 54 (2.42%) Project Manager
15 53 (2.38%) Release Manager
16 46 (2.07%) Senior Developer
17 42 (1.89%) Support Analyst
17 42 (1.89%) Support Engineer
18 41 (1.84%) Linux Engineer
19 40 (1.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (10.82%) HTML
2 182 (8.17%) Web Services
3 134 (6.02%) CSS
4 133 (5.97%) REST
5 132 (5.93%) .NET
6 112 (5.03%) XML
6 112 (5.03%) Hibernate
7 88 (3.95%) JAX-RS
8 78 (3.50%) Middleware
9 64 (2.87%) Spring
10 63 (2.83%) J2EE
11 57 (2.56%) JSON
12 53 (2.38%) Ruby on Rails
13 44 (1.98%) HTML5
14 43 (1.93%) Motif
15 42 (1.89%) LAMP
16 41 (1.84%) CSS3
17 39 (1.75%) Ajax
18 37 (1.66%) jQuery
19 36 (1.62%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 245 (11.00%) Open Source
2 210 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
3 102 (4.58%) CMDB
4 89 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 67 (3.01%) Clustering
6 57 (2.56%) Visualisation
7 44 (1.98%) Replication
8 42 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
9 34 (1.53%) Computer Science
10 32 (1.44%) PKI
11 31 (1.39%) Mainframe
12 30 (1.35%) Client/Server
13 29 (1.30%) Derivative
14 21 (0.94%) NHS
14 21 (0.94%) Mobile App
15 16 (0.72%) CESG
15 16 (0.72%) Data Extraction
16 14 (0.63%) Taxonomies
17 13 (0.58%) User Experience
18 12 (0.54%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 938 (42.12%) Linux
2 628 (28.20%) UNIX
3 499 (22.41%) Windows
4 163 (7.32%) Mac OS X
5 153 (6.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 139 (6.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 109 (4.89%) CentOS
8 79 (3.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 79 (3.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 63 (2.83%) Windows 7
10 56 (2.51%) Solaris
11 44 (1.98%) Ubuntu
12 39 (1.75%) Windows XP
13 35 (1.57%) AIX
14 26 (1.17%) Oracle Linux
15 24 (1.08%) Apple iOS
15 24 (1.08%) Android
16 20 (0.90%) Windows Phone
17 15 (0.67%) HPUX
18 14 (0.63%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 625 (28.06%) Agile Software Development
2 508 (22.81%) DevOps
3 466 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
4 403 (18.10%) ITIL
5 224 (10.06%) Project Management
6 194 (8.71%) Scrum
7 189 (8.49%) Change Management
8 162 (7.27%) Web Design
9 156 (7.00%) Release Management
9 156 (7.00%) Software Engineering
10 153 (6.87%) Responsive Web Design
11 147 (6.60%) OO
12 145 (6.51%) Service Management
13 128 (5.75%) Change Control
14 125 (5.61%) Migration
15 119 (5.34%) TDD
16 108 (4.85%) Problem Management
17 107 (4.80%) UML
18 105 (4.71%) Service Delivery
18 105 (4.71%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 537 (24.11%) Java
2 415 (18.63%) Python
3 373 (16.75%) Ruby
4 356 (15.99%) SQL
5 212 (9.52%) Perl
6 188 (8.44%) Bash Shell
7 153 (6.87%) JavaScript
8 137 (6.15%) PHP
9 136 (6.11%) C
10 125 (5.61%) Shell Script
11 120 (5.39%) PowerShell
12 102 (4.58%) C++
13 92 (4.13%) C#
14 90 (4.04%) PL/SQL
15 48 (2.16%) Scala
16 32 (1.44%) VB
17 22 (0.99%) VBScript
18 19 (0.85%) Groovy
19 12 (0.54%) Ada
20 9 (0.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 471 (21.15%) Security Cleared
2 308 (13.83%) SC Cleared
3 141 (6.33%) DV Cleared
4 105 (4.71%) Degree
5 72 (3.23%) VCP4
6 71 (3.19%) ITIL Certification
7 52 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 41 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
9 39 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 38 (1.71%) CCNA
11 34 (1.53%) MCP
11 34 (1.53%) MCSE
12 22 (0.99%) ISEB
13 12 (0.54%) ISTQB
14 10 (0.45%) PMI Certification
15 9 (0.40%) MCSA
15 9 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 8 (0.36%) RHCE
17 7 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 7 (0.31%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (6.15%) QA
2 79 (3.55%) SLA
3 9 (0.40%) DO-178B
4 8 (0.36%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.31%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.22%) COBIT
7 5 (0.22%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.045%) P3O
System Software
1 228 (10.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 185 (8.31%) Active Directory
3 62 (2.78%) vSphere
4 61 (2.74%) VMware ESX
5 50 (2.25%) Hyper-V
6 38 (1.71%) Oracle RAC
7 36 (1.62%) KVM
8 35 (1.57%) Firmware
9 31 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
10 27 (1.21%) Varnish
11 26 (1.17%) vCloud
12 22 (0.99%) Xen
13 20 (0.90%) Docker
14 17 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
14 17 (0.76%) NFS
14 17 (0.76%) XenApp
15 16 (0.72%) Terminal Services
16 15 (0.67%) XenServer
17 14 (0.63%) QEMU
18 11 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 644 (28.92%) Puppet
2 391 (17.56%) Opscode Chef
3 122 (5.48%) Ansible
4 108 (4.85%) Vagrant
5 85 (3.82%) Salt
6 76 (3.41%) Nagios
7 69 (3.10%) SCCM
8 44 (1.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 41 (1.84%) Tivoli
10 28 (1.26%) Cobbler
11 27 (1.21%) SCOM
12 25 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
13 21 (0.94%) ZABBIX
14 15 (0.67%) Cacti
14 15 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 15 (0.67%) Icinga
15 13 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 13 (0.58%) WSUS
16 12 (0.54%) FortiGate
17 10 (0.45%) SELinux
Vendors
1 379 (17.02%) VMware
2 350 (15.72%) Microsoft
3 328 (14.73%) Oracle
4 175 (7.86%) Red Hat
5 112 (5.03%) HP
6 74 (3.32%) IBM
6 74 (3.32%) Citrix
7 54 (2.42%) Cisco
8 46 (2.07%) New Relic
9 39 (1.75%) Business Objects
10 37 (1.66%) Rackspace
11 36 (1.62%) Remedy
12 34 (1.53%) SAP
13 32 (1.44%) Perforce
14 29 (1.30%) Borland
15 26 (1.17%) EMC
15 26 (1.17%) F5
16 24 (1.08%) ServiceNow
16 24 (1.08%) Dell
16 24 (1.08%) Adobe
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