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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 74 88 108
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +20
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 1434 1143 948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.91% 2.32% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% 2.92% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 873 706 560
Median daily rate £450 £412 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.15% +3.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £278 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 30 40
Median hourly rate £38.00 £34.57 £35.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.93% -3.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £9.55 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £34.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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
40423 39105 37846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.09% 79.40% 77.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27171 25311 24283
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 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £576 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 899 1103 1146
Median hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.88 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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 31 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 31 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 31 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 +62 632 £500 +5.26% 115
South East +11 299 £425 +10.38% 29
North West -16 102 £400 +3.42% 19
East of England +11 88 £413 +17.85% 9
North East -18 72 £321 +7.08% 4
Yorkshire -34 71 £500 +33.33% 12
South West -26 66 £394 -2.77% 17
West Midlands +5 65 £425 +6.25% 6
East Midlands -14 35 £438 -7.89% 4
Configuration Management
UK

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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 1348 (49.67%) Linux
2 1004 (36.99%) Puppet
2 1004 (36.99%) DevOps
3 969 (35.70%) Agile Software Development
4 733 (27.01%) Git (software)
5 689 (25.39%) Continuous Integration
6 645 (23.77%) Java
7 632 (23.29%) Unix
8 625 (23.03%) Jenkins
9 604 (22.25%) Python
10 585 (21.55%) Ruby
11 571 (21.04%) Amazon AWS
12 545 (20.08%) Security Cleared
13 514 (18.94%) Opscode Chef
14 508 (18.72%) Windows
15 492 (18.13%) Ansible
16 450 (16.58%) SQL
17 426 (15.70%) VMware
18 410 (15.11%) Open Source
19 406 (14.96%) ITIL
20 401 (14.78%) Docker
21 399 (14.70%) SC Cleared
22 390 (14.37%) Microsoft
23 371 (13.67%) Finance
24 342 (12.60%) Oracle
25 332 (12.23%) Perl
25 332 (12.23%) HTTP
26 313 (11.53%) Bash Shell
27 309 (11.39%) Subversion
28 296 (10.91%) 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 (8.55%) Tomcat
2 227 (8.36%) Apache
3 211 (7.77%) nginx
4 141 (5.20%) OpenStack
5 127 (4.68%) Confluence
6 119 (4.38%) SharePoint
7 116 (4.27%) IIS
8 111 (4.09%) Node.js
9 89 (3.28%) WebLogic
10 81 (2.98%) Elasticsearch
10 81 (2.98%) WebSphere
11 77 (2.84%) JBoss
12 65 (2.39%) Jetty
13 48 (1.77%) CMS
14 45 (1.66%) WebSphere Application Server
15 34 (1.25%) Oracle Workflow
16 31 (1.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 29 (1.07%) MS Exchange
18 24 (0.88%) Tuxedo
19 22 (0.81%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 166 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 59 (2.17%) MS Office
3 35 (1.29%) MS Project
4 29 (1.07%) MS Visio
5 28 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.29%) ProjectWise
7 7 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.22%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
9 3 (0.11%) CATIA
9 3 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
9 3 (0.11%) HipChat
9 3 (0.11%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.11%) Siemens NX
9 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.074%) Simulink
11 1 (0.037%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 31 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
2 26 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
3 25 (0.92%) Oracle EBS R12
4 21 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
5 12 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 9 (0.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 8 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
7 8 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
7 8 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
8 7 (0.26%) OpenText MBPM
9 6 (0.22%) CA PPM
9 6 (0.22%) Markit EDM
10 3 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
10 3 (0.11%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.11%) Teamcenter
11 2 (0.074%) Beauchamp
11 2 (0.074%) Exchequer
11 2 (0.074%) Maximo
12 1 (0.037%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 571 (21.04%) Amazon AWS
2 184 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 161 (5.93%) GitHub
4 96 (3.54%) IaaS
5 61 (2.25%) PaaS
6 59 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
7 55 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
8 51 (1.88%) AWS CloudFormation
9 45 (1.66%) SaaS
10 36 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
11 28 (1.03%) Office 365
12 25 (0.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 25 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
13 23 (0.85%) Google App Engine
14 13 (0.48%) Amazon S3
15 12 (0.44%) Amazon Kinesis
15 12 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 9 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
16 9 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 7 (0.26%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 332 (12.23%) HTTP
2 252 (9.29%) TCP/IP
3 205 (7.55%) DNS
4 172 (6.34%) SSL
5 154 (5.67%) Firewall
6 101 (3.72%) Internet
7 96 (3.54%) DHCP
8 73 (2.69%) FTP
9 70 (2.58%) VPN
10 67 (2.47%) IPsec
11 66 (2.43%) SAN
12 61 (2.25%) LDAP
13 59 (2.17%) WAN
14 56 (2.06%) LAN
15 38 (1.40%) Network Security
16 33 (1.22%) Intrusion Detection
17 26 (0.96%) SSH
18 25 (0.92%) VLAN
19 23 (0.85%) MPLS
20 22 (0.81%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (8.36%) Relational Database
2 206 (7.59%) MongoDB
3 202 (7.44%) MySQL
4 172 (6.34%) PostgreSQL
5 171 (6.30%) NoSQL
6 147 (5.42%) SQL Server
7 66 (2.43%) Big Data
8 61 (2.25%) Oracle Database
9 47 (1.73%) Hadoop
10 42 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
11 36 (1.33%) RDBMS
11 36 (1.33%) Redis
12 35 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
13 34 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
14 33 (1.22%) Neo4j
15 30 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
15 30 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
16 21 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
17 19 (0.70%) DB2
18 17 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 733 (27.01%) Git (software)
2 625 (23.03%) Jenkins
3 309 (11.39%) Subversion
4 278 (10.24%) JIRA
5 213 (7.85%) Maven
6 118 (4.35%) Ant
7 101 (3.72%) Artifactory
8 99 (3.65%) GitLab
9 89 (3.28%) ClearCase
10 82 (3.02%) Hudson
11 78 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
12 76 (2.80%) JUnit
13 74 (2.73%) Vagrant
14 69 (2.54%) Selenium
15 66 (2.43%) Travis CI
16 64 (2.36%) TeamCity
17 50 (1.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 49 (1.81%) Visual Studio
19 42 (1.55%) Sonatype Nexus
20 40 (1.47%) Gradle
General
1 371 (13.67%) Finance
2 124 (4.57%) Banking
3 79 (2.91%) Telecoms
4 55 (2.03%) Retail
5 51 (1.88%) Manufacturing
6 46 (1.69%) Back Office
7 36 (1.33%) Publishing
8 34 (1.25%) Financial Institution
9 33 (1.22%) Marketing
10 29 (1.07%) Front Office
11 25 (0.92%) Games
11 25 (0.92%) Investment Banking
12 22 (0.81%) Automotive
13 21 (0.77%) Legal
14 20 (0.74%) Military
15 15 (0.55%) Electronics
15 15 (0.55%) Law
16 12 (0.44%) Billing
16 12 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
17 11 (0.41%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 643 (23.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 380 (14.00%) Developer
3 207 (7.63%) Linux Engineer
4 199 (7.33%) Architect
5 190 (7.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 162 (5.97%) Analyst
7 136 (5.01%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 130 (4.79%) AWS Engineer
9 124 (4.57%) Consultant
10 100 (3.68%) Configuration Manager
11 99 (3.65%) Administrator
12 96 (3.54%) Java Developer
13 86 (3.17%) Support Engineer
14 84 (3.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 81 (2.98%) Project Manager
16 80 (2.95%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 78 (2.87%) Cloud Engineer
18 75 (2.76%) Operations Engineer
19 71 (2.62%) Systems Administrator
20 57 (2.10%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (8.55%) HTML
2 217 (8.00%) .NET
3 204 (7.52%) Web Services
4 173 (6.37%) CSS
5 151 (5.56%) REST
6 137 (5.05%) Middleware
7 128 (4.72%) Sensu
8 108 (3.98%) JSON
9 97 (3.57%) J2EE
10 86 (3.17%) Ruby on Rails
11 83 (3.06%) LAMP
12 81 (2.98%) Ajax
12 81 (2.98%) ELK Stack
12 81 (2.98%) Spring
13 79 (2.91%) HTML5
14 78 (2.87%) Play Framework
15 72 (2.65%) XML
16 66 (2.43%) RESTful
17 62 (2.28%) CSS3
17 62 (2.28%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 193 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
2 146 (5.38%) Management Information System
3 127 (4.68%) Data Centre
4 108 (3.98%) CMDB
5 76 (2.80%) Private Cloud
6 62 (2.28%) Visualisation
7 57 (2.10%) Clustering
8 56 (2.06%) Computer Science
9 48 (1.77%) Derivative
10 45 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
11 43 (1.58%) Public Cloud
12 37 (1.36%) Statistics
13 28 (1.03%) Client/Server
13 28 (1.03%) Wiki
14 25 (0.92%) HACMP
14 25 (0.92%) User Experience
15 20 (0.74%) Replication
16 19 (0.70%) Data Structures
17 18 (0.66%) EMC VNX
17 18 (0.66%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1348 (49.67%) Linux
2 632 (23.29%) Unix
3 508 (18.72%) Windows
4 296 (10.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 219 (8.07%) Windows Server
6 188 (6.93%) CentOS
7 123 (4.53%) Ubuntu
8 118 (4.35%) Solaris
9 116 (4.27%) AIX
10 115 (4.24%) Mac OS X
11 91 (3.35%) CoreOS
12 78 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
13 59 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
14 51 (1.88%) Windows 7
15 50 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
16 38 (1.40%) Windows XP
17 34 (1.25%) VMS
18 27 (0.99%) Oracle Linux
19 19 (0.70%) Fedora
20 18 (0.66%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1004 (36.99%) DevOps
2 969 (35.70%) Agile Software Development
3 689 (25.39%) Continuous Integration
4 410 (15.11%) Open Source
5 406 (14.96%) ITIL
6 284 (10.46%) Scrum
7 229 (8.44%) Service Management
8 226 (8.33%) Project Management
9 215 (7.92%) Release Management
10 210 (7.74%) Change Management
11 185 (6.82%) Migration
12 153 (5.64%) Continuous Delivery
13 146 (5.38%) Change Control
14 142 (5.23%) Automated Testing
15 140 (5.16%) Problem Management
16 139 (5.12%) Web Design
17 138 (5.08%) Mentoring
18 137 (5.05%) OO
19 133 (4.90%) Responsive Web Design
20 126 (4.64%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 645 (23.77%) Java
2 604 (22.25%) Python
3 585 (21.55%) Ruby
4 450 (16.58%) SQL
5 332 (12.23%) Perl
6 313 (11.53%) Bash Shell
7 260 (9.58%) PowerShell
8 206 (7.59%) JavaScript
9 166 (6.12%) Shell Script
10 150 (5.53%) C#
11 133 (4.90%) C
12 130 (4.79%) Scala
13 123 (4.53%) Go
14 122 (4.50%) C++
15 92 (3.39%) PHP
16 84 (3.10%) PL/SQL
17 33 (1.22%) VB
18 31 (1.14%) VBScript
19 23 (0.85%) T-SQL
20 22 (0.81%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 545 (20.08%) Security Cleared
2 399 (14.70%) SC Cleared
3 137 (5.05%) Degree
4 65 (2.39%) DV Cleared
5 57 (2.10%) BPSS Clearance
6 49 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 43 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
8 38 (1.40%) CCNA
9 34 (1.25%) MCSE
10 31 (1.14%) RHCE
11 24 (0.88%) CCNP
11 24 (0.88%) PMI Certification
12 19 (0.70%) BC Cleared
13 18 (0.66%) ISTQB
13 18 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
13 18 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 16 (0.59%) IBM AIX Certification
15 15 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 15 (0.55%) MCP
15 15 (0.55%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (3.87%) QA
2 75 (2.76%) SLA
3 37 (1.36%) Disclosure Scotland
4 26 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (0.52%) PCI DSS
7 12 (0.44%) COBIT
8 10 (0.37%) Data Quality
9 9 (0.33%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.22%) Def Stans
11 5 (0.18%) JSP 440
11 5 (0.18%) JTAG
11 5 (0.18%) TickIT
12 4 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 4 (0.15%) WCAG
13 3 (0.11%) ECSS
14 2 (0.074%) MISRA
14 2 (0.074%) MISRA C
15 1 (0.037%) ISO 8583
15 1 (0.037%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 401 (14.78%) Docker
2 282 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 194 (7.15%) Active Directory
4 89 (3.28%) etcd
4 89 (3.28%) flannel
5 83 (3.06%) Ceph
5 83 (3.06%) GlusterFS
6 82 (3.02%) vSphere
7 52 (1.92%) Xen
8 45 (1.66%) VMware ESX
9 42 (1.55%) Hyper-V
10 41 (1.51%) KVM
10 41 (1.51%) NFS
11 36 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
12 19 (0.70%) GPFS
13 18 (0.66%) iptables
13 18 (0.66%) vCloud
14 17 (0.63%) Firmware
14 17 (0.63%) Squid
15 16 (0.59%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1004 (36.99%) Puppet
2 514 (18.94%) Opscode Chef
3 492 (18.13%) Ansible
4 163 (6.01%) logstash
5 161 (5.93%) Nagios
6 127 (4.68%) Kubernetes
7 119 (4.38%) Graphite
8 107 (3.94%) HAProxy
9 87 (3.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 87 (3.21%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 77 (2.84%) SCCM
11 63 (2.32%) Salt
12 59 (2.17%) ZABBIX
13 57 (2.10%) SCOM
14 53 (1.95%) Terraform
15 52 (1.92%) Kibana
16 41 (1.51%) Tivoli
17 40 (1.47%) Packer
18 37 (1.36%) Cobbler
19 34 (1.25%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 426 (15.70%) VMware
2 390 (14.37%) Microsoft
3 342 (12.60%) Oracle
4 291 (10.72%) Red Hat
5 132 (4.86%) HP
6 130 (4.79%) IBM
7 122 (4.50%) Splunk
8 96 (3.54%) Cisco
9 92 (3.39%) Google
10 63 (2.32%) ServiceNow
11 59 (2.17%) BMC
12 57 (2.10%) Citrix
13 52 (1.92%) Atlassian
14 51 (1.88%) Informatica
15 47 (1.73%) Rackspace
15 47 (1.73%) Remedy
16 38 (1.40%) Dell
16 38 (1.40%) EMC
17 36 (1.33%) SAP
18 30 (1.11%) Axway
London
Salt
Rate: £275 - £315 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £100 - £146 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Talent International
Rate: £475 - £575 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
LA International Computer Consultants Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Empiric Solutions
Posted: 7 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £470 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Computer People
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Holborn, London
Reed Business Information
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
South East London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £45,671 to £60,774 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago