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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 87 96 85
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 1200 1160 1183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.60% 2.29% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.14% 2.81% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 752 779 754
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 37 25
Median hourly rate £43.50 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.09% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £17.50 £21.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £41.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+6.70% +12.63%
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
38173 41342 39811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.79% 81.45% 77.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25638 27209 26333
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1000 1236 1136
Median hourly rate £29.00 £31.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.76% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +9 551 £500 - 89
South East +15 196 £450 +9.75% 25
North West +22 84 £425 -5.55% 26
West Midlands -8 73 £465 +9.41% 4
Yorkshire +2 69 £550 +29.41% 12
North East -18 65 £425 +23.18%
East of England -16 54 £430 -4.44% 12
East Midlands +24 53 £440 +10.00% 3
South West -37 48 £450 +12.50% 18
Midlands +7 4 £550 -
Configuration Management
UK

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 1288 (49.60%) Linux
2 1049 (40.39%) Agile Software Development
3 1029 (39.62%) Puppet
4 984 (37.89%) DevOps
5 796 (30.65%) Git (software)
6 752 (28.96%) Continuous Integration
7 723 (27.84%) Jenkins
8 671 (25.84%) Ansible
9 663 (25.53%) Amazon AWS
10 558 (21.49%) Java
11 541 (20.83%) Security Cleared
12 528 (20.33%) Unix
13 511 (19.68%) Opscode Chef
14 503 (19.37%) Python
15 480 (18.48%) Docker
16 479 (18.44%) Ruby
17 453 (17.44%) VMware
18 442 (17.02%) ITIL
19 433 (16.67%) Scrum
20 423 (16.29%) Windows
21 413 (15.90%) SC Cleared
22 402 (15.48%) Open Source
23 398 (15.33%) Oracle
24 376 (14.48%) JIRA
25 349 (13.44%) Service Management
26 348 (13.40%) Continuous Delivery
27 339 (13.05%) Finance
27 339 (13.05%) Apache
28 327 (12.59%) DNS
29 313 (12.05%) PostgreSQL

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
1 339 (13.05%) Apache
2 243 (9.36%) Confluence
3 194 (7.47%) Elasticsearch
4 141 (5.43%) Tomcat
5 118 (4.54%) nginx
6 116 (4.47%) OpenStack
7 90 (3.47%) WebSphere
8 88 (3.39%) IIS
9 67 (2.58%) WebLogic
10 66 (2.54%) JBoss
11 54 (2.08%) SharePoint
12 50 (1.93%) CMS
13 31 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
14 30 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
15 27 (1.04%) Apache Spark
16 23 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 22 (0.85%) Apache Solr
18 19 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
19 18 (0.69%) Apache Pig
19 18 (0.69%) Jetty
Applications
1 146 (5.62%) MS Excel
2 114 (4.39%) HipChat
3 61 (2.35%) MS Office
4 36 (1.39%) MS Visio
5 35 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 27 (1.04%) MS Project
7 16 (0.62%) Simulink
8 3 (0.12%) CATIA
8 3 (0.12%) Siemens NX
9 2 (0.077%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.039%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.039%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 18 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.65%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 15 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
3 15 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 12 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
4 12 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
5 10 (0.39%) OpenText MBPM
6 9 (0.35%) Oracle 11i
7 6 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.19%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 5 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
8 5 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
8 5 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
8 5 (0.19%) SAP MM
9 4 (0.15%) LabWindows
9 4 (0.15%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 4 (0.15%) SAP CRM
9 4 (0.15%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 663 (25.53%) Amazon AWS
2 201 (7.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 116 (4.47%) IaaS
4 107 (4.12%) PaaS
5 89 (3.43%) GitHub
6 78 (3.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 71 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
8 70 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
9 43 (1.66%) Amazon S3
10 28 (1.08%) SaaS
11 27 (1.04%) Route 53
12 26 (1.00%) Office 365
13 24 (0.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 18 (0.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 18 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
14 18 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 15 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
15 15 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
16 14 (0.54%) Amazon ELB
17 10 (0.39%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 327 (12.59%) DNS
2 290 (11.17%) HTTP
3 216 (8.32%) TCP/IP
4 156 (6.01%) Firewall
4 156 (6.01%) SSL
5 132 (5.08%) SSH
6 116 (4.47%) OpenLDAP
6 116 (4.47%) OpenVPN
7 89 (3.43%) VPN
8 79 (3.04%) SAN
9 78 (3.00%) LDAP
10 74 (2.85%) DHCP
11 61 (2.35%) WAN
12 57 (2.19%) Network Security
13 56 (2.16%) LAN
14 49 (1.89%) Internet
15 37 (1.42%) IPsec
16 34 (1.31%) iSCSI
16 34 (1.31%) Reverse Proxy
17 33 (1.27%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 313 (12.05%) PostgreSQL
2 268 (10.32%) MySQL
3 259 (9.97%) Relational Database
4 196 (7.55%) MongoDB
5 177 (6.82%) NoSQL
6 156 (6.01%) Hadoop
7 138 (5.31%) SQL Server
8 95 (3.66%) Apache Cassandra
9 90 (3.47%) Oracle Database
10 54 (2.08%) Big Data
11 52 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
12 45 (1.73%) Amazon RDS
13 43 (1.66%) RDBMS
14 41 (1.58%) Redis
15 33 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
16 25 (0.96%) DB2
17 20 (0.77%) CouchDB
17 20 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
18 19 (0.73%) HBase
19 18 (0.69%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 796 (30.65%) Git (software)
2 723 (27.84%) Jenkins
3 376 (14.48%) JIRA
4 274 (10.55%) Subversion
5 231 (8.89%) Maven
6 192 (7.39%) JUnit
6 192 (7.39%) Sonatype Nexus
7 190 (7.32%) Ant
8 139 (5.35%) Vagrant
9 131 (5.04%) SonarQube
10 117 (4.51%) JIRA Agile
11 113 (4.35%) Bitbucket
12 112 (4.31%) Liquibase
13 93 (3.58%) Selenium
14 81 (3.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 74 (2.85%) Team Foundation Server
16 70 (2.70%) TeamCity
17 65 (2.50%) ClearCase
18 60 (2.31%) Hudson
19 49 (1.89%) Mercurial
General
1 339 (13.05%) Finance
2 99 (3.81%) Banking
3 62 (2.39%) Retail
4 54 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 43 (1.66%) Manufacturing
6 35 (1.35%) Back Office
6 35 (1.35%) Marketing
7 31 (1.19%) Front Office
8 20 (0.77%) Law
8 20 (0.77%) Publishing
9 19 (0.73%) Aerospace
10 15 (0.58%) Electronics
11 14 (0.54%) Investment Banking
11 14 (0.54%) Legal
12 13 (0.50%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.42%) Military
14 8 (0.31%) Advertising
14 8 (0.31%) Billing
14 8 (0.31%) Games
15 6 (0.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 602 (23.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 456 (17.56%) Developer
3 161 (6.20%) Architect
4 149 (5.74%) Administrator
5 145 (5.58%) Analyst
6 142 (5.47%) AWS Engineer
7 129 (4.97%) AWS DevOps
8 128 (4.93%) Linux Engineer
9 127 (4.89%) Consultant
10 126 (4.85%) Java Developer
11 105 (4.04%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 98 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
13 95 (3.66%) Senior DevOps
14 78 (3.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 71 (2.73%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 70 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 67 (2.58%) Lead DevOps
18 66 (2.54%) Cloud Engineer
19 62 (2.39%) Configuration Manager
19 62 (2.39%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 307 (11.82%) HTML
2 263 (10.13%) CSS
3 233 (8.97%) Web Services
4 215 (8.28%) REST
5 178 (6.85%) ELK Stack
6 165 (6.35%) JSON
7 144 (5.54%) .NET
7 144 (5.54%) Software Packaging
7 144 (5.54%) Spring
8 134 (5.16%) HTML5
8 134 (5.16%) MCollective
9 132 (5.08%) Ajax
10 118 (4.54%) CSS3
10 118 (4.54%) XML
11 111 (4.27%) Middleware
12 97 (3.74%) Play Framework
13 95 (3.66%) Node.js
14 93 (3.58%) RESTful
15 85 (3.27%) Django
16 81 (3.12%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 152 (5.85%) CMDB
2 143 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
3 110 (4.24%) Management Information System
4 86 (3.31%) Visualisation
5 85 (3.27%) Data Centre
5 85 (3.27%) Private Cloud
6 58 (2.23%) Public Cloud
7 47 (1.81%) Computer Science
8 41 (1.58%) User Experience
9 38 (1.46%) Clustering
10 36 (1.39%) Derivative
11 26 (1.00%) Client/Server
11 26 (1.00%) Replication
12 23 (0.89%) Statistics
13 22 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
14 19 (0.73%) Hedge funds
15 18 (0.69%) Wiki
16 17 (0.65%) Semantic Web
17 16 (0.62%) Equities
18 15 (0.58%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1288 (49.60%) Linux
2 528 (20.33%) Unix
3 423 (16.29%) Windows
4 287 (11.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 265 (10.20%) CentOS
6 169 (6.51%) Windows Server
7 118 (4.54%) AIX
8 105 (4.04%) Mac OS X
9 90 (3.47%) Ubuntu
10 89 (3.43%) Solaris
11 61 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
12 54 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
13 39 (1.50%) CoreOS
14 36 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
15 31 (1.19%) SUSE
16 28 (1.08%) Windows 7
17 18 (0.69%) Apple iOS
18 17 (0.65%) VyOS
19 16 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
19 16 (0.62%) RancherOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1049 (40.39%) Agile Software Development
2 984 (37.89%) DevOps
3 752 (28.96%) Continuous Integration
4 442 (17.02%) ITIL
5 433 (16.67%) Scrum
6 402 (15.48%) Open Source
7 349 (13.44%) Service Management
8 348 (13.40%) Continuous Delivery
9 194 (7.47%) Release Management
10 189 (7.28%) Change Management
11 182 (7.01%) Web Development
12 177 (6.82%) TDD
13 171 (6.58%) OO
14 159 (6.12%) SDLC
15 152 (5.85%) Workflow
16 146 (5.62%) Mentoring
16 146 (5.62%) Software Engineering
17 145 (5.58%) Stakeholder Management
18 143 (5.51%) Responsive Web Design
19 140 (5.39%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 558 (21.49%) Java
2 503 (19.37%) Python
3 479 (18.44%) Ruby
4 304 (11.71%) Bash Shell
5 298 (11.47%) Perl
6 297 (11.44%) SQL
7 295 (11.36%) JavaScript
8 247 (9.51%) Shell Script
9 195 (7.51%) PHP
10 166 (6.39%) PowerShell
11 149 (5.74%) Scala
12 119 (4.58%) C#
13 98 (3.77%) C++
14 92 (3.54%) C
15 77 (2.96%) Go
16 60 (2.31%) PL/SQL
17 27 (1.04%) VB
18 25 (0.96%) Korn
19 23 (0.89%) T-SQL
20 18 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 541 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 413 (15.90%) SC Cleared
3 92 (3.54%) Degree
4 89 (3.43%) BPSS Clearance
5 50 (1.93%) CTC Cleared
5 50 (1.93%) DV Cleared
6 44 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
7 33 (1.27%) AWS Certification
8 28 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
9 27 (1.04%) CCNA
10 26 (1.00%) CCNP
11 25 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
12 23 (0.89%) RHCE
13 20 (0.77%) ISEB
14 16 (0.62%) RHCSA
15 13 (0.50%) MCP
15 13 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 12 (0.46%) AAT
16 12 (0.46%) CCA
16 12 (0.46%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (3.39%) QA
2 78 (3.00%) SLA
3 53 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
4 20 (0.77%) PCI DSS
5 16 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (0.42%) ISO 9000
8 9 (0.35%) COBIT
9 6 (0.23%) Def Stans
10 5 (0.19%) Data Quality
10 5 (0.19%) DO-178B
10 5 (0.19%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 12207
10 5 (0.19%) JSP 440
10 5 (0.19%) MISRA
10 5 (0.19%) MISRA C
10 5 (0.19%) RMADS
11 4 (0.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 2 (0.077%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 2 (0.077%) ISO22301
System Software
1 480 (18.48%) Docker
2 242 (9.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 137 (5.28%) Active Directory
4 133 (5.12%) vCloud
5 118 (4.54%) Squid
6 115 (4.43%) Postfix
7 47 (1.81%) Virtual Machines
8 38 (1.46%) KVM
9 30 (1.16%) vSphere
10 29 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
11 27 (1.04%) iptables
12 26 (1.00%) Xen
13 25 (0.96%) Samba
14 24 (0.92%) NFS
15 20 (0.77%) etcd
15 20 (0.77%) flannel
16 17 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
17 16 (0.62%) HDFS
18 15 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 14 (0.54%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1029 (39.62%) Puppet
2 671 (25.84%) Ansible
3 511 (19.68%) Opscode Chef
4 219 (8.43%) Kubernetes
4 219 (8.43%) Terraform
5 174 (6.70%) logstash
6 158 (6.08%) Kibana
6 158 (6.08%) ZABBIX
7 128 (4.93%) Rancher
8 91 (3.50%) Nagios
9 90 (3.47%) Salt
10 54 (2.08%) HAProxy
11 46 (1.77%) Packer
12 36 (1.39%) Consul
12 36 (1.39%) SCCM
13 31 (1.19%) Graphite
14 24 (0.92%) SCOM
15 23 (0.89%) Grafana
15 23 (0.89%) Red Hat Satellite
16 22 (0.85%) Mesos
Vendors
1 453 (17.44%) VMware
2 398 (15.33%) Oracle
3 271 (10.44%) Microsoft
4 254 (9.78%) Red Hat
5 144 (5.54%) Atlassian
6 117 (4.51%) Sonatype
7 109 (4.20%) IBM
8 102 (3.93%) HP
9 87 (3.35%) ServiceNow
10 68 (2.62%) Cisco
11 66 (2.54%) Splunk
12 62 (2.39%) Google
13 51 (1.96%) AppDynamics
14 45 (1.73%) Rackspace
15 43 (1.66%) Remedy
16 42 (1.62%) SAP
17 38 (1.46%) New Relic
17 38 (1.46%) Sun
18 35 (1.35%) Citrix
19 33 (1.27%) Zend
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