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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
UK / England
Rank 83 78 92
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 1153 1262 1064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.75% 2.64% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.32% 3.19% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 748 820 649
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 £340 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 20 33
Median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +21.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £32.45 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.55 £44.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +25.71%

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
34713 39592 38040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.93% 82.92% 79.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23191 26242 24439
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 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 871 1080 1032
Median hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.55 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +3 532 £500 +5.26% 108
South East -4 203 £461 +24.66% 33
Yorkshire +18 103 £450 +4.65% 11
East of England +32 87 £450 -14.28% 22
North West +2 59 £438 +15.13% 22
South West -5 54 £475 +26.66% 15
West Midlands -24 44 £475 +4.97% 11
North East -20 43 £400 - 9
East Midlands -20 20 £190 -48.64% 3
Midlands +1 3 £600 +17.07%
Configuration Management
UK

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 1243 (51.41%) Linux
2 1042 (43.09%) Agile Software Development
3 955 (39.50%) DevOps
4 911 (37.68%) Puppet
5 772 (31.93%) Jenkins
6 750 (31.02%) Git (software)
7 748 (30.93%) Continuous Integration
8 644 (26.63%) Ansible
9 629 (26.01%) Python
10 608 (25.14%) Amazon AWS
11 607 (25.10%) Java
12 495 (20.47%) Opscode Chef
13 481 (19.89%) Unix
14 479 (19.81%) Ruby
15 455 (18.82%) Open Source
16 449 (18.57%) Security Cleared
17 434 (17.95%) Docker
18 385 (15.92%) HTTP
19 382 (15.80%) Scrum
20 366 (15.14%) ITIL
21 365 (15.10%) Windows
22 358 (14.81%) HTML
22 358 (14.81%) VMware
23 353 (14.60%) Oracle
24 342 (14.14%) SC Cleared
25 323 (13.36%) Bash Shell
26 319 (13.19%) Finance
27 317 (13.11%) JavaScript
28 314 (12.99%) Relational Database
29 304 (12.57%) JIRA

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
1 230 (9.51%) Apache
2 206 (8.52%) Confluence
3 153 (6.33%) nginx
4 138 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
5 131 (5.42%) Tomcat
6 106 (4.38%) WebLogic
7 103 (4.26%) WebSphere
8 83 (3.43%) IIS
8 83 (3.43%) OpenStack
9 60 (2.48%) JBoss
10 53 (2.19%) CMS
11 47 (1.94%) SharePoint
12 35 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
13 32 (1.32%) Jetty
14 31 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 30 (1.24%) Cloud Foundry
16 25 (1.03%) Mongrel
17 22 (0.91%) Apache Pig
18 21 (0.87%) Apache Spark
19 19 (0.79%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 114 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 58 (2.40%) MS Office
3 48 (1.99%) HipChat
4 31 (1.28%) MS Project
5 28 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
6 27 (1.12%) MS Visio
7 19 (0.79%) Simulink
8 3 (0.12%) Siemens NX
9 2 (0.083%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.083%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.041%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 23 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 19 (0.79%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 14 (0.58%) Oracle 11i
4 13 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
5 12 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
6 11 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
7 10 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
9 5 (0.21%) Demantra
9 5 (0.21%) SnowdropKCS
10 4 (0.17%) PeopleSoft HRMS
10 4 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (0.17%) SAP PSCD
11 3 (0.12%) LabWindows
11 3 (0.12%) OpenText MBPM
11 3 (0.12%) Teamcenter
12 2 (0.083%) SAP CRM
12 2 (0.083%) SAP HCM
12 2 (0.083%) SAP IS-U
12 2 (0.083%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 608 (25.14%) Amazon AWS
2 225 (9.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 122 (5.05%) PaaS
4 120 (4.96%) IaaS
5 96 (3.97%) GitHub
6 77 (3.18%) Amazon EC2
7 72 (2.98%) AWS CloudFormation
8 69 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
9 45 (1.86%) Amazon S3
10 39 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
11 34 (1.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 32 (1.32%) SaaS
13 25 (1.03%) Office 365
14 24 (0.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 24 (0.99%) Google App Engine
15 21 (0.87%) Datadog
16 17 (0.70%) Amazon ELB
16 17 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
16 17 (0.70%) Route 53
17 16 (0.66%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 385 (15.92%) HTTP
2 255 (10.55%) TCP/IP
3 218 (9.02%) DNS
4 201 (8.31%) SSL
5 137 (5.67%) Firewall
6 82 (3.39%) VPN
7 79 (3.27%) LDAP
8 73 (3.02%) DHCP
9 57 (2.36%) Internet
10 56 (2.32%) SSH
11 52 (2.15%) IPsec
12 48 (1.99%) LAN
12 48 (1.99%) OpenVPN
13 46 (1.90%) OpenLDAP
14 42 (1.74%) Network Security
15 41 (1.70%) Intrusion Detection
16 40 (1.65%) FTP
16 40 (1.65%) WAN
17 35 (1.45%) SAN
18 31 (1.28%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 314 (12.99%) Relational Database
2 276 (11.41%) PostgreSQL
3 238 (9.84%) MongoDB
4 215 (8.89%) MySQL
5 156 (6.45%) NoSQL
6 125 (5.17%) SQL Server
7 120 (4.96%) Oracle Database
8 109 (4.51%) Hadoop
9 85 (3.52%) Apache Cassandra
10 78 (3.23%) Big Data
11 59 (2.44%) Redis
12 48 (1.99%) RDBMS
13 46 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
14 45 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
15 44 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
16 28 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
17 25 (1.03%) Neo4j
18 23 (0.95%) HBase
19 22 (0.91%) Apache Hive
19 22 (0.91%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 772 (31.93%) Jenkins
2 750 (31.02%) Git (software)
3 304 (12.57%) JIRA
4 254 (10.50%) Subversion
5 170 (7.03%) Maven
6 139 (5.75%) Sonatype Nexus
7 129 (5.33%) JUnit
8 118 (4.88%) Vagrant
9 102 (4.22%) Ant
10 95 (3.93%) Selenium
11 77 (3.18%) TeamCity
12 76 (3.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 65 (2.69%) Bitbucket
14 64 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
15 61 (2.52%) SonarQube
16 56 (2.32%) Travis CI
17 53 (2.19%) Hudson
18 51 (2.11%) Octopus Deploy
19 49 (2.03%) Cucumber
20 47 (1.94%) JIRA Agile
General
1 319 (13.19%) Finance
2 89 (3.68%) Banking
3 74 (3.06%) Telecoms
4 63 (2.61%) Retail
5 50 (2.07%) Manufacturing
6 31 (1.28%) Back Office
7 30 (1.24%) Marketing
8 26 (1.08%) Front Office
9 25 (1.03%) Electronics
10 19 (0.79%) Aerospace
11 17 (0.70%) Law
11 17 (0.70%) Legal
12 15 (0.62%) Military
13 13 (0.54%) Financial Institution
14 12 (0.50%) Investment Banking
15 11 (0.45%) Publishing
16 9 (0.37%) Automotive
17 8 (0.33%) Games
18 5 (0.21%) Advertising
18 5 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 599 (24.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 461 (19.07%) Developer
3 185 (7.65%) Architect
4 138 (5.71%) AWS Engineer
4 138 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
5 127 (5.25%) AWS DevOps
6 125 (5.17%) Java Developer
7 123 (5.09%) Administrator
7 123 (5.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 111 (4.59%) Analyst
9 98 (4.05%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 82 (3.39%) Senior DevOps
11 74 (3.06%) Systems Administrator
12 72 (2.98%) Consultant
13 60 (2.48%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 58 (2.40%) Cloud Engineer
15 57 (2.36%) Senior Developer
15 57 (2.36%) Software Engineer
16 56 (2.32%) Scala Developer
17 51 (2.11%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 358 (14.81%) HTML
2 276 (11.41%) CSS
3 250 (10.34%) Web Services
4 204 (8.44%) REST
5 156 (6.45%) HTML5
6 138 (5.71%) Spring
7 137 (5.67%) .NET
8 134 (5.54%) JSON
9 128 (5.29%) Elastic Stack
10 125 (5.17%) CSS3
11 122 (5.05%) XML
12 120 (4.96%) Node.js
13 116 (4.80%) Ajax
14 98 (4.05%) Software Packaging
15 97 (4.01%) RESTful
16 91 (3.76%) J2EE
17 87 (3.60%) Play Framework
18 85 (3.52%) Django
19 84 (3.47%) AngularJS
20 82 (3.39%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 137 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
1 137 (5.67%) CMDB
2 108 (4.47%) Management Information System
3 69 (2.85%) Data Centre
4 62 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 59 (2.44%) Public Cloud
6 46 (1.90%) User Experience
7 42 (1.74%) Private Cloud
8 41 (1.70%) Clustering
9 23 (0.95%) Replication
10 19 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
10 19 (0.79%) Virtual Team
11 18 (0.74%) DataPower
11 18 (0.74%) Derivative
12 17 (0.70%) Fintech
12 17 (0.70%) PKI
13 16 (0.66%) Client/Server
14 15 (0.62%) Mobile App
15 14 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
16 13 (0.54%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1243 (51.41%) Linux
2 481 (19.89%) Unix
3 365 (15.10%) Windows
4 290 (11.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 181 (7.49%) CentOS
6 133 (5.50%) Windows Server
7 113 (4.67%) AIX
7 113 (4.67%) Mac OS X
8 89 (3.68%) Ubuntu
9 53 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 50 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
11 47 (1.94%) Solaris
12 28 (1.16%) Windows 7
13 27 (1.12%) SUSE
14 26 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
15 23 (0.95%) CoreOS
16 19 (0.79%) Fedora
17 17 (0.70%) Apple iOS
17 17 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
17 17 (0.70%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1042 (43.09%) Agile Software Development
2 955 (39.50%) DevOps
3 748 (30.93%) Continuous Integration
4 455 (18.82%) Open Source
5 382 (15.80%) Scrum
6 366 (15.14%) ITIL
7 283 (11.70%) Continuous Delivery
8 231 (9.55%) Service Management
9 177 (7.32%) Web Development
10 163 (6.74%) Responsive Web Design
11 161 (6.66%) SDLC
12 155 (6.41%) Change Management
13 153 (6.33%) Release Management
14 149 (6.16%) TDD
15 147 (6.08%) Web Design
16 145 (6.00%) Mentoring
17 142 (5.87%) OO
18 141 (5.83%) Change Control
19 139 (5.75%) Software Engineering
20 126 (5.21%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 629 (26.01%) Python
2 607 (25.10%) Java
3 479 (19.81%) Ruby
4 323 (13.36%) Bash Shell
5 317 (13.11%) JavaScript
6 299 (12.37%) SQL
7 272 (11.25%) Perl
8 186 (7.69%) PowerShell
9 180 (7.44%) PHP
10 164 (6.78%) Shell Script
11 149 (6.16%) Scala
12 120 (4.96%) C
13 108 (4.47%) C#
14 78 (3.23%) Go
15 71 (2.94%) C++
16 61 (2.52%) PL/SQL
17 30 (1.24%) Korn
18 22 (0.91%) Groovy
19 19 (0.79%) Ada
19 19 (0.79%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 449 (18.57%) Security Cleared
2 342 (14.14%) SC Cleared
3 110 (4.55%) Degree
4 54 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
5 52 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
6 50 (2.07%) DV Cleared
7 29 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 26 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
9 24 (0.99%) ISEB
9 24 (0.99%) MCP
10 19 (0.79%) CCNA
10 19 (0.79%) CCNP
11 17 (0.70%) CTC Cleared
12 15 (0.62%) MCSE
13 14 (0.58%) AWS Certification
13 14 (0.58%) MCSA
13 14 (0.58%) RHCE
14 13 (0.54%) ISTQB
14 13 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 10 (0.41%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (4.14%) QA
2 51 (2.11%) SLA
3 48 (1.99%) Disclosure Scotland
4 19 (0.79%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.50%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.33%) ISO 9000
7 6 (0.25%) Def Stans
8 5 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.21%) JSP 440
8 5 (0.21%) RMADS
8 5 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 4 (0.17%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.17%) MISRA
9 4 (0.17%) MISRA C
10 3 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 3 (0.12%) ISO19770
11 2 (0.083%) COBIT
11 2 (0.083%) DO-178B
11 2 (0.083%) ISO27002
System Software
1 434 (17.95%) Docker
2 197 (8.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 123 (5.09%) Active Directory
4 68 (2.81%) vCloud
5 55 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
6 51 (2.11%) Squid
7 46 (1.90%) Postfix
8 35 (1.45%) vSphere
9 33 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
10 29 (1.20%) Xen
11 24 (0.99%) NFS
12 21 (0.87%) HDFS
12 21 (0.87%) KVM
13 20 (0.83%) LXC
14 18 (0.74%) Hyper-V
15 13 (0.54%) iptables
15 13 (0.54%) VirtualBox
15 13 (0.54%) VMware ESX
15 13 (0.54%) XenApp
16 12 (0.50%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 911 (37.68%) Puppet
2 644 (26.63%) Ansible
3 495 (20.47%) Opscode Chef
4 176 (7.28%) Terraform
5 141 (5.83%) Kubernetes
6 110 (4.55%) Salt
7 104 (4.30%) ZABBIX
8 103 (4.26%) Kibana
9 99 (4.09%) logstash
10 94 (3.89%) Nagios
11 52 (2.15%) Rancher
12 50 (2.07%) Docker Swarm
13 44 (1.82%) SCCM
14 42 (1.74%) Packer
15 37 (1.53%) Graphite
15 37 (1.53%) HAProxy
16 35 (1.45%) Consul
17 22 (0.91%) Mesos
18 21 (0.87%) Red Hat Satellite
19 20 (0.83%) Grafana
Vendors
1 358 (14.81%) VMware
2 353 (14.60%) Oracle
3 242 (10.01%) Microsoft
4 221 (9.14%) Red Hat
5 107 (4.43%) IBM
6 105 (4.34%) Atlassian
7 104 (4.30%) Google
8 96 (3.97%) ServiceNow
9 91 (3.76%) HP
10 79 (3.27%) Splunk
11 76 (3.14%) Cisco
12 50 (2.07%) Sonatype
13 45 (1.86%) New Relic
14 44 (1.82%) AppDynamics
15 43 (1.78%) SAP
16 41 (1.70%) Rackspace
17 33 (1.36%) Citrix
17 33 (1.36%) Sun
18 32 (1.32%) SaltStack
19 29 (1.20%) Remedy
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