The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 24 44 41
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -3
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 27 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 6.35% 1.93% 4.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.38% 2.52% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 11
Median daily rate £520 £350 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.57% -21.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £304 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £491 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £410 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.70% +10.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £43.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £35.31
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +16.10%
Configuration Management
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
366 397 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 86.12% 76.79% 80.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 211 202
Median daily rate £350 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 65 45
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.67 £33.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.82% +8.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £24.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £44.80 £43.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex 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 Essex

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Configuration Management across the Essex region.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Essex region.

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
Southend-on-Sea -1 8 £540 +9.92%
Harlow - 2 - -
Brentwood +7 1 - -
Colchester - 1 - - 1
Rayleigh - 1 £413 -
Configuration Management
East of England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Essex region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 22 (52.38%) Linux
2 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (40.48%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (40.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (40.48%) TCP/IP
3 17 (40.48%) Puppet
3 17 (40.48%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (38.10%) DevOps
5 15 (35.71%) Open Source
5 15 (35.71%) Jenkins
5 15 (35.71%) SSL
5 15 (35.71%) HTTP
5 15 (35.71%) Middleware
6 14 (33.33%) SOA
6 14 (33.33%) Perl
6 14 (33.33%) Scrum
6 14 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 14 (33.33%) Coaching
7 13 (30.95%) Kanban
8 11 (26.19%) TDD
8 11 (26.19%) Software Engineering
8 11 (26.19%) Apache
8 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
8 11 (26.19%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (23.81%) WSO2
9 10 (23.81%) Subversion
9 10 (23.81%) Git (software)
10 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
10 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
10 9 (21.43%) Programme Management

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 11 (26.19%) Apache
2 9 (21.43%) JBoss
3 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
1 8 (19.05%) MS Office
2 7 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.76%) MS Project
4 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.38%) assyst
2 1 (2.38%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.38%) iTunes
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (40.48%) TCP/IP
2 15 (35.71%) HTTP
2 15 (35.71%) SSL
3 7 (16.67%) Firewall
4 6 (14.29%) VPN
5 2 (4.76%) DNS
5 2 (4.76%) Internet
5 2 (4.76%) Network Security
6 1 (2.38%) DHCP
6 1 (2.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (35.71%) Jenkins
2 10 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 10 (23.81%) Subversion
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Automotive
2 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.76%) Electronics
3 2 (4.76%) Marketing
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (19.05%) Lead DevOps
2 7 (16.67%) Analyst
2 7 (16.67%) Configuration Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 4 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Firewall Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Security Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Senior DevOps
6 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Developer
7 1 (2.38%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Network Security Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (35.71%) Middleware
2 9 (21.43%) J2EE
3 1 (2.38%) .NET
3 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) CMDB
2 4 (9.52%) EMV
3 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.76%) CAN bus
3 2 (4.76%) Device Driver
3 2 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.76%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) PMI
4 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (52.38%) Linux
2 17 (40.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (19.05%) Windows
4 2 (4.76%) CentOS
4 2 (4.76%) Fedora
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Phone
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (40.48%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (38.10%) DevOps
4 15 (35.71%) Open Source
5 14 (33.33%) Coaching
5 14 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 14 (33.33%) Scrum
5 14 (33.33%) SOA
6 13 (30.95%) Kanban
7 11 (26.19%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (26.19%) Software Engineering
7 11 (26.19%) TDD
8 9 (21.43%) API Design
8 9 (21.43%) Microservices
8 9 (21.43%) Programme Management
9 7 (16.67%) CMMI
9 7 (16.67%) Integration Testing
10 6 (14.29%) Data Management
10 6 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
11 5 (11.90%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) Perl
2 6 (14.29%) C
3 2 (4.76%) ANSI C
3 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.76%) C++
3 2 (4.76%) Java
3 2 (4.76%) PHP
3 2 (4.76%) Python
3 2 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.38%) PMP
3 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) ISO 9000
2 5 (11.90%) Def Stans
2 5 (11.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (9.52%) PCI DSS
3 4 (9.52%) QA
4 2 (4.76%) JTAG
5 1 (2.38%) MISRA
5 1 (2.38%) MISRA C
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) Docker
2 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (40.48%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (40.48%) Puppet
2 2 (4.76%) Ansible
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.38%) SCCM
3 1 (2.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.81%) WSO2
3 9 (21.43%) Oracle
4 5 (11.90%) CheckPoint
4 5 (11.90%) Juniper
4 5 (11.90%) Palo Alto
5 2 (4.76%) Apple
5 2 (4.76%) Rally
5 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.76%) SAP
6 1 (2.38%) Clearswift
6 1 (2.38%) F5
6 1 (2.38%) HP
6 1 (2.38%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.38%) Symantec