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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 84 104 131
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +27
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 1395 1095 904
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.85% 2.08% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 2.57% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 824 698 552
Median daily rate £472 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.82% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £320 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.31% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 29 28
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £36.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.15 £15.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.43 £63.53 £41.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £35.63
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +13.68%
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
40831 42666 40917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.45% 81.24% 77.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 27254 28340 26063
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1041 1188 1145
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +38.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.23 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +41 683 £500 +8.69% 107
South East +31 220 £450 +12.50% 41
West Midlands +27 87 £465 +19.23% 12
North West -6 78 £425 - 20
Yorkshire -18 78 £508 +19.52% 18
North East -11 70 £400 +12.28% 1
East of England +8 65 £475 +11.76% 16
South West +2 62 £400 -8.57% 15
East Midlands +29 57 £425 +6.25% 4
Configuration Management
UK

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 1354 (49.54%) Linux
2 1047 (38.31%) Agile Software Development
3 1038 (37.98%) Puppet
4 1016 (37.18%) DevOps
5 779 (28.50%) Git (software)
6 718 (26.27%) Continuous Integration
7 682 (24.95%) Amazon AWS
8 672 (24.59%) Jenkins
9 619 (22.65%) Ansible
10 587 (21.48%) Unix
11 546 (19.98%) Security Cleared
12 540 (19.76%) Java
13 519 (18.99%) Python
14 517 (18.92%) Windows
14 517 (18.92%) Ruby
15 496 (18.15%) Opscode Chef
16 472 (17.27%) Docker
16 472 (17.27%) ITIL
17 442 (16.17%) VMware
18 427 (15.62%) Open Source
19 416 (15.22%) Oracle
20 407 (14.89%) SC Cleared
21 390 (14.27%) Scrum
22 377 (13.79%) Finance
23 366 (13.39%) Perl
24 364 (13.32%) SQL
25 362 (13.25%) Service Management
26 351 (12.84%) JIRA
27 343 (12.55%) DNS
28 340 (12.44%) Apache

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
1 340 (12.44%) Apache
2 205 (7.50%) Confluence
3 179 (6.55%) Tomcat
4 162 (5.93%) Elasticsearch
5 121 (4.43%) OpenStack
6 114 (4.17%) IIS
7 113 (4.13%) nginx
8 82 (3.00%) WebSphere
9 81 (2.96%) WebLogic
10 80 (2.93%) SharePoint
11 76 (2.78%) JBoss
12 39 (1.43%) CMS
13 37 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
14 31 (1.13%) Cloud Foundry
15 27 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
16 25 (0.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 24 (0.88%) Apache Spark
17 24 (0.88%) Jetty
17 24 (0.88%) MS Exchange
18 20 (0.73%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 159 (5.82%) MS Excel
2 96 (3.51%) HipChat
3 69 (2.52%) MS Office
4 42 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 41 (1.50%) MS Visio
6 22 (0.80%) MS Project
7 15 (0.55%) Simulink
8 6 (0.22%) ProjectWise
9 4 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.11%) CATIA
10 3 (0.11%) Siemens NX
11 2 (0.073%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.037%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.037%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 30 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
3 17 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
4 15 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
5 14 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
6 13 (0.48%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 13 (0.48%) Oracle General Ledger
6 13 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
6 13 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
7 12 (0.44%) OpenText MBPM
7 12 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
9 5 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (0.18%) SAP CRM
10 4 (0.15%) LabWindows
10 4 (0.15%) OpenText VIM for SAP
10 4 (0.15%) SAP MM
10 4 (0.15%) Teamcenter
11 3 (0.11%) PeopleSoft HRMS
11 3 (0.11%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 682 (24.95%) Amazon AWS
2 196 (7.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 133 (4.87%) IaaS
4 101 (3.70%) GitHub
5 96 (3.51%) PaaS
6 82 (3.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 64 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
8 56 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
9 39 (1.43%) SaaS
10 36 (1.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 35 (1.28%) Office 365
12 29 (1.06%) Amazon S3
13 19 (0.70%) Route 53
14 16 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
15 15 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
16 14 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 13 (0.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 12 (0.44%) Google App Engine
19 10 (0.37%) Amazon Kinesis
19 10 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 343 (12.55%) DNS
2 257 (9.40%) HTTP
3 228 (8.34%) TCP/IP
4 191 (6.99%) Firewall
5 162 (5.93%) SSL
6 124 (4.54%) SSH
7 99 (3.62%) SAN
8 97 (3.55%) OpenLDAP
8 97 (3.55%) OpenVPN
9 89 (3.26%) VPN
10 88 (3.22%) DHCP
11 73 (2.67%) Internet
12 67 (2.45%) WAN
13 59 (2.16%) Network Security
14 58 (2.12%) LDAP
15 53 (1.94%) LAN
16 37 (1.35%) IPsec
17 36 (1.32%) iSCSI
18 34 (1.24%) FTP
19 30 (1.10%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 285 (10.43%) MySQL
2 267 (9.77%) PostgreSQL
3 219 (8.01%) Relational Database
4 196 (7.17%) NoSQL
5 173 (6.33%) MongoDB
6 155 (5.67%) SQL Server
7 136 (4.98%) Hadoop
8 82 (3.00%) Apache Cassandra
9 71 (2.60%) Oracle Database
10 54 (1.98%) Big Data
11 45 (1.65%) RDBMS
12 37 (1.35%) Redis
13 34 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
13 34 (1.24%) DB2
14 33 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
15 23 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
15 23 (0.84%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 21 (0.77%) Azure SQL Database
17 20 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
18 18 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 779 (28.50%) Git (software)
2 672 (24.59%) Jenkins
3 351 (12.84%) JIRA
4 279 (10.21%) Subversion
5 206 (7.54%) Maven
6 180 (6.59%) Ant
7 165 (6.04%) Sonatype Nexus
8 150 (5.49%) JUnit
9 116 (4.24%) Vagrant
10 105 (3.84%) JIRA Agile
10 105 (3.84%) SonarQube
11 102 (3.73%) Bitbucket
12 97 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
13 92 (3.37%) Liquibase
14 86 (3.15%) ClearCase
15 82 (3.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 80 (2.93%) TeamCity
17 74 (2.71%) Hudson
18 71 (2.60%) Selenium
19 57 (2.09%) GitLab
General
1 377 (13.79%) Finance
2 115 (4.21%) Banking
3 70 (2.56%) Retail
4 56 (2.05%) Telecoms
5 41 (1.50%) Back Office
6 38 (1.39%) Manufacturing
7 35 (1.28%) Marketing
8 30 (1.10%) Front Office
9 28 (1.02%) Financial Institution
10 26 (0.95%) Publishing
11 23 (0.84%) Military
12 22 (0.80%) Law
13 20 (0.73%) Legal
14 14 (0.51%) Aerospace
15 13 (0.48%) Electronics
15 13 (0.48%) General Ledger
15 13 (0.48%) Investment Banking
16 12 (0.44%) Games
17 8 (0.29%) Billing
18 6 (0.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 639 (23.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 424 (15.51%) Developer
3 173 (6.33%) Analyst
4 168 (6.15%) Architect
5 159 (5.82%) Administrator
5 159 (5.82%) AWS Engineer
6 146 (5.34%) Linux Engineer
7 143 (5.23%) AWS DevOps
8 121 (4.43%) Consultant
9 116 (4.24%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 109 (3.99%) Systems Administrator
11 105 (3.84%) Java Developer
12 103 (3.77%) Senior DevOps
13 99 (3.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 87 (3.18%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 83 (3.04%) Configuration Manager
16 76 (2.78%) Cloud Engineer
17 75 (2.74%) Linux DevOps Engineer
18 74 (2.71%) Lead DevOps
19 66 (2.41%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (9.88%) HTML
2 235 (8.60%) CSS
3 203 (7.43%) Web Services
4 186 (6.81%) REST
5 177 (6.48%) JSON
6 165 (6.04%) Middleware
7 155 (5.67%) .NET
8 143 (5.23%) ELK Stack
9 134 (4.90%) Ajax
10 132 (4.83%) HTML5
11 122 (4.46%) Spring
12 118 (4.32%) MCollective
13 112 (4.10%) CSS3
14 107 (3.92%) Software Packaging
15 103 (3.77%) XML
16 97 (3.55%) Play Framework
17 90 (3.29%) RESTful
18 86 (3.15%) Node.js
19 84 (3.07%) LAMP
19 84 (3.07%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 144 (5.27%) CMDB
2 140 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
3 115 (4.21%) Management Information System
4 110 (4.02%) Data Centre
5 95 (3.48%) Private Cloud
6 60 (2.20%) Visualisation
7 54 (1.98%) Clustering
8 51 (1.87%) Public Cloud
9 45 (1.65%) Computer Science
10 42 (1.54%) Derivative
11 34 (1.24%) User Experience
12 31 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
13 29 (1.06%) Wiki
14 27 (0.99%) Replication
15 20 (0.73%) Client/Server
15 20 (0.73%) Hedge funds
16 19 (0.70%) Mainframe
16 19 (0.70%) Statistics
17 17 (0.62%) Semantic Web
18 15 (0.55%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1354 (49.54%) Linux
2 587 (21.48%) Unix
3 517 (18.92%) Windows
4 287 (10.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 251 (9.18%) CentOS
6 223 (8.16%) Windows Server
7 139 (5.09%) AIX
8 133 (4.87%) Solaris
9 80 (2.93%) Ubuntu
10 77 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 71 (2.60%) Mac OS X
12 66 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
13 61 (2.23%) CoreOS
14 39 (1.43%) Windows 7
15 36 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
16 25 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
17 24 (0.88%) SUSE
18 22 (0.80%) Fedora
19 18 (0.66%) OS/390
19 18 (0.66%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1047 (38.31%) Agile Software Development
2 1016 (37.18%) DevOps
3 718 (26.27%) Continuous Integration
4 472 (17.27%) ITIL
5 427 (15.62%) Open Source
6 390 (14.27%) Scrum
7 362 (13.25%) Service Management
8 295 (10.79%) Continuous Delivery
9 230 (8.42%) Release Management
10 223 (8.16%) Change Management
11 178 (6.51%) Project Management
12 170 (6.22%) SDLC
13 166 (6.07%) TDD
14 161 (5.89%) Mentoring
15 159 (5.82%) Problem Management
16 155 (5.67%) Software Engineering
17 150 (5.49%) Coaching
18 148 (5.42%) Stakeholder Management
19 141 (5.16%) Web Development
20 140 (5.12%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 540 (19.76%) Java
2 519 (18.99%) Python
3 517 (18.92%) Ruby
4 366 (13.39%) Perl
5 364 (13.32%) SQL
6 297 (10.87%) Bash Shell
7 284 (10.39%) Shell Script
8 265 (9.70%) JavaScript
9 197 (7.21%) PowerShell
10 181 (6.62%) PHP
11 141 (5.16%) Scala
12 136 (4.98%) C#
13 111 (4.06%) C
14 105 (3.84%) C++
15 97 (3.55%) Go
16 73 (2.67%) PL/SQL
17 47 (1.72%) VB
18 35 (1.28%) Korn
19 33 (1.21%) T-SQL
20 22 (0.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 546 (19.98%) Security Cleared
2 407 (14.89%) SC Cleared
3 123 (4.50%) Degree
4 95 (3.48%) BPSS Clearance
5 51 (1.87%) DV Cleared
6 48 (1.76%) CTC Cleared
7 36 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 35 (1.28%) AWS Certification
9 34 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
10 32 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
11 31 (1.13%) CCNA
12 29 (1.06%) RHCE
13 23 (0.84%) CCNP
14 20 (0.73%) AAT
15 18 (0.66%) MCSE
16 17 (0.62%) MCP
16 17 (0.62%) PMI Certification
16 17 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 15 (0.55%) MCSA
17 15 (0.55%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (3.40%) SLA
2 86 (3.15%) QA
3 51 (1.87%) Disclosure Scotland
4 30 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 26 (0.95%) PCI DSS
6 25 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (0.48%) COBIT
8 9 (0.33%) ISO 9000
9 7 (0.26%) Def Stans
10 5 (0.18%) DO-178B
10 5 (0.18%) JSP 440
10 5 (0.18%) MISRA
10 5 (0.18%) MISRA C
10 5 (0.18%) RMADS
11 4 (0.15%) Data Quality
11 4 (0.15%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 12207
12 3 (0.11%) ISO22301
12 3 (0.11%) JTAG
13 2 (0.073%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 472 (17.27%) Docker
2 248 (9.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 167 (6.11%) Active Directory
4 117 (4.28%) vCloud
5 107 (3.92%) Postfix
6 102 (3.73%) Squid
7 66 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
8 57 (2.09%) KVM
9 49 (1.79%) etcd
9 49 (1.79%) flannel
10 43 (1.57%) vSphere
11 37 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
12 35 (1.28%) Ceph
12 35 (1.28%) iptables
12 35 (1.28%) Xen
13 34 (1.24%) GlusterFS
14 27 (0.99%) Firmware
14 27 (0.99%) Hyper-V
14 27 (0.99%) NFS
15 24 (0.88%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1038 (37.98%) Puppet
2 619 (22.65%) Ansible
3 496 (18.15%) Opscode Chef
4 219 (8.01%) Kubernetes
5 193 (7.06%) Terraform
6 169 (6.18%) logstash
7 143 (5.23%) Nagios
8 127 (4.65%) ZABBIX
9 121 (4.43%) Kibana
10 105 (3.84%) Rancher
11 74 (2.71%) SCCM
12 63 (2.31%) HAProxy
13 55 (2.01%) Graphite
14 49 (1.79%) Packer
15 48 (1.76%) Salt
16 43 (1.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 43 (1.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
17 42 (1.54%) SCOM
18 36 (1.32%) rkt
19 29 (1.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 442 (16.17%) VMware
2 416 (15.22%) Oracle
3 338 (12.37%) Microsoft
4 302 (11.05%) Red Hat
5 135 (4.94%) HP
6 132 (4.83%) IBM
7 124 (4.54%) Atlassian
8 97 (3.55%) Sonatype
9 92 (3.37%) ServiceNow
9 92 (3.37%) Splunk
10 83 (3.04%) Cisco
11 68 (2.49%) Google
12 54 (1.98%) EMC
13 50 (1.83%) Remedy
14 48 (1.76%) Citrix
15 44 (1.61%) BMC
16 43 (1.57%) Rackspace
17 41 (1.50%) CA
18 36 (1.32%) F5
18 36 (1.32%) SAP
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Stratospherec
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Teddington, Middlesex
Plan-net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + 6 month contract
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Spring Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Spring Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £500.00 - £595 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: to £600 day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Spring Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IntaPeople
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + 6 Month Contract
Posted: 3 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £449 - £501 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago