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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
Rank 23 31 48
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +17
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 37 26 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 8.67% 4.97% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.16% 6.13% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 4
Median daily rate £430 £475 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.47% +79.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £425 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £625 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £48.31 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.70% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +12.32%

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
364 424 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 85.25% 81.07% 78.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 248 175
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 61 40
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +29.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £62.50 £48.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 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
Southend-on-Sea +5 24 £475 +2.70%
Harlow 0 1 - -
Configuration Management
East of England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Essex region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 36 (59.02%) Linux
2 35 (57.38%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (52.46%) Continuous Integration
3 32 (52.46%) DevOps
4 27 (44.26%) J2EE
5 26 (42.62%) Scrum
6 25 (40.98%) Oracle
6 25 (40.98%) TCP/IP
7 24 (39.34%) Jenkins
8 23 (37.70%) HTTP
9 22 (36.07%) SSL
9 22 (36.07%) Perl
9 22 (36.07%) Puppet
9 22 (36.07%) Open Source
10 21 (34.43%) Mentoring
11 20 (32.79%) Opscode Chef
12 19 (31.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 18 (29.51%) Kanban
13 18 (29.51%) Continuous Delivery
13 18 (29.51%) Apache
14 17 (27.87%) Security Cleared
14 17 (27.87%) Relational Database
15 16 (26.23%) Middleware
16 15 (24.59%) TDD
17 14 (22.95%) Docker
17 14 (22.95%) Coaching
18 13 (21.31%) Microservices
18 13 (21.31%) WSO2
18 13 (21.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 13 (21.31%) Git (software)

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 18 (29.51%) Apache
2 13 (21.31%) JBoss
2 13 (21.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (18.03%) WebLogic
4 6 (9.84%) SharePoint
5 5 (8.20%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.28%) IIS
6 2 (3.28%) Jetty
6 2 (3.28%) Mongrel
6 2 (3.28%) nginx
6 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.48%) MS Project
3 6 (9.84%) MS Office
3 6 (9.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.64%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.39%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.28%) Google App Engine
2 2 (3.28%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (40.98%) TCP/IP
2 23 (37.70%) HTTP
3 22 (36.07%) SSL
4 3 (4.92%) DHCP
4 3 (4.92%) DNS
4 3 (4.92%) Internet
5 2 (3.28%) FTP
5 2 (3.28%) IPsec
5 2 (3.28%) SAN
6 1 (1.64%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.64%) Firewall
6 1 (1.64%) Network Security
6 1 (1.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.87%) Relational Database
2 11 (18.03%) Oracle Database
3 5 (8.20%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (4.92%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (4.92%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (4.92%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (4.92%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (4.92%) Pentaho
4 3 (4.92%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.64%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (39.34%) Jenkins
2 13 (21.31%) Git (software)
2 13 (21.31%) Subversion
3 8 (13.11%) JIRA
3 8 (13.11%) JMeter
3 8 (13.11%) LoadRunner
3 8 (13.11%) PVCS
3 8 (13.11%) Selenium
4 4 (6.56%) Maven
5 3 (4.92%) CA Gen
6 2 (3.28%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.64%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (16.39%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Manufacturing
3 5 (8.20%) Automotive
4 2 (3.28%) Electronics
4 2 (3.28%) Marketing
4 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (21.31%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (19.67%) Lead DevOps
3 8 (13.11%) Architect
3 8 (13.11%) Technical Architect
4 7 (11.48%) Performance Tester
4 7 (11.48%) Tester
5 6 (9.84%) Configuration Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Digital Architect
5 6 (9.84%) Digital Technical Architect
5 6 (9.84%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Developer
7 3 (4.92%) ETL Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (4.92%) Pentaho Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) J2EE Technical Architect
8 2 (3.28%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (44.26%) J2EE
2 16 (26.23%) Middleware
3 13 (21.31%) XML
4 10 (16.39%) Servlets
5 8 (13.11%) JSP
5 8 (13.11%) XML Schema
5 8 (13.11%) XSLT
6 4 (6.56%) .NET
7 2 (3.28%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.28%) Web Services
8 1 (1.64%) Dropwizard
8 1 (1.64%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.64%) HTML
8 1 (1.64%) JAX-RS
8 1 (1.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Mainframe
2 4 (6.56%) CMDB
3 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.64%) PMI
5 1 (1.64%) RIA
5 1 (1.64%) User Experience
5 1 (1.64%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 36 (59.02%) Linux
2 19 (31.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (9.84%) VME
4 4 (6.56%) Unix
5 3 (4.92%) CentOS
5 3 (4.92%) Fedora
5 3 (4.92%) Windows
6 2 (3.28%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (57.38%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (52.46%) Continuous Integration
2 32 (52.46%) DevOps
3 26 (42.62%) Scrum
4 22 (36.07%) Open Source
5 21 (34.43%) Mentoring
6 18 (29.51%) Continuous Delivery
6 18 (29.51%) Kanban
7 15 (24.59%) TDD
8 14 (22.95%) Coaching
9 13 (21.31%) Microservices
9 13 (21.31%) SOA
9 13 (21.31%) Software Engineering
10 11 (18.03%) API Design
10 11 (18.03%) OO
11 10 (16.39%) Integration Testing
12 9 (14.75%) SDLC
12 9 (14.75%) System Integration Testing
13 8 (13.11%) Continuous Deployment
13 8 (13.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (36.07%) Perl
2 10 (16.39%) C
2 10 (16.39%) Java
3 7 (11.48%) Python
4 3 (4.92%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.92%) PHP
4 3 (4.92%) PL/SQL
4 3 (4.92%) Ruby
4 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (27.87%) Security Cleared
2 13 (21.31%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.84%) ISEB
3 6 (9.84%) ISTQB
3 6 (9.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (3.28%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.28%) Degree
6 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.64%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.11%) QA
2 6 (9.84%) ISO 9000
3 4 (6.56%) Def Stans
4 2 (3.28%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (22.95%) Docker
2 8 (13.11%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (8.20%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (36.07%) Puppet
2 20 (32.79%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (8.20%) Ansible
Vendors
1 25 (40.98%) Oracle
2 13 (21.31%) WSO2
3 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
4 6 (9.84%) VMware
5 5 (8.20%) Fujitsu
6 4 (6.56%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.92%) BEA
7 3 (4.92%) Informatica
7 3 (4.92%) Pega
7 3 (4.92%) webMethods
8 2 (3.28%) Google
8 2 (3.28%) SAP
8 2 (3.28%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.64%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.64%) Juniper
9 1 (1.64%) Palo Alto