The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 28 49 50
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +1
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 28 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.71% 0.84% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.09% 1.14% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 5
Median daily rate £400 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 2
Median hourly rate £49.63 £37.50 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.33% +6.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £34.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £37.50 £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +20.71%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
460 440 483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.31% 73.83% 75.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 229 248
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 39 24
Median hourly rate £46.73 £37.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.60% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £15.00 £15.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.50 £40.00
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 Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Stevenage +3 6 - -
Watford +4 5 £550 - 4
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £335 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £400 -
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
Configuration Management
East of England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

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

1 26 (60.47%) Software Engineering
2 19 (44.19%) Integration Testing
3 16 (37.21%) Rational DOORS
3 16 (37.21%) Rational Rhapsody
3 16 (37.21%) MATLAB
3 16 (37.21%) Simulink
3 16 (37.21%) UML
4 14 (32.56%) C
5 12 (27.91%) C++
6 11 (25.58%) Ada
6 11 (25.58%) Yourdon
6 11 (25.58%) Ada 95
7 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
7 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
8 9 (20.93%) DevOps
9 8 (18.60%) Finance
9 8 (18.60%) Linux
10 7 (16.28%) Puppet
11 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (13.95%) Bash Shell
11 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (13.95%) Java
11 6 (13.95%) Python
12 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
12 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2
12 5 (11.63%) MS Office
12 5 (11.63%) Retail
12 5 (11.63%) Ansible
13 4 (9.30%) Docker
13 4 (9.30%) Embedded Systems

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.30%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.98%) Apache
3 3 (6.98%) Confluence
4 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.33%) JBoss
5 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (37.21%) Simulink
2 5 (11.63%) MS Office
3 4 (9.30%) MS Project
3 4 (9.30%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
4 2 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) LabWindows
2 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.65%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (4.65%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.65%) Boomi
1 2 (4.65%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (2.33%) G Suite
2 1 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.98%) Firewall
2 3 (6.98%) RS-422
2 3 (6.98%) SSL
3 1 (2.33%) DHCP
3 1 (2.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.65%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (37.21%) Rational DOORS
1 16 (37.21%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.98%) Bitbucket
3 3 (6.98%) JIRA
4 2 (4.65%) FishEye
4 2 (4.65%) Hudson
4 2 (4.65%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.33%) CMake
5 1 (2.33%) Selenium
5 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (53.49%) Software Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Ada Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Ada Software Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) C Software Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Project Manager
5 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Project Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Integration Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Release Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) IBM Integration Bus
1 3 (6.98%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (4.65%) .NET
2 2 (4.65%) JSON
2 2 (4.65%) LAMP
2 2 (4.65%) RESTful
2 2 (4.65%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (4.65%) XML
2 2 (4.65%) XSLT
3 1 (2.33%) Middleware
3 1 (2.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (9.30%) Device Driver
1 4 (9.30%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (6.98%) Clustering
2 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) DataPower
3 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) CMDB
4 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) Windows
3 1 (2.33%) CentOS
3 1 (2.33%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Solaris
3 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (60.47%) Software Engineering
2 19 (44.19%) Integration Testing
3 16 (37.21%) UML
4 11 (25.58%) Yourdon
5 9 (20.93%) DevOps
6 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2
8 4 (9.30%) Change Management
8 4 (9.30%) Requirements Management
8 4 (9.30%) Supplier Management
9 3 (6.98%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.98%) High Availability
9 3 (6.98%) Open Source
9 3 (6.98%) Programme Management
9 3 (6.98%) Release Management
9 3 (6.98%) Scrum
9 3 (6.98%) Test Strategy
10 2 (4.65%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) MATLAB
2 14 (32.56%) C
3 12 (27.91%) C++
4 11 (25.58%) Ada
4 11 (25.58%) Ada 95
5 6 (13.95%) Bash Shell
5 6 (13.95%) Java
5 6 (13.95%) Python
6 4 (9.30%) ANSI C
7 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.98%) Perl
7 3 (6.98%) Ruby
8 2 (4.65%) SQL
9 1 (2.33%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.33%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
1 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (6.98%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Def Stans
1 1 (2.33%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Docker
2 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) Puppet
2 5 (11.63%) Ansible
3 3 (6.98%) Salt
4 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.33%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.33%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Atlassian
2 3 (6.98%) IBM
2 3 (6.98%) NGA Human Resources
2 3 (6.98%) Serena
3 2 (4.65%) Dell
3 2 (4.65%) Google
3 2 (4.65%) SAP
4 1 (2.33%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.33%) HP
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.33%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.33%) PagerDuty
4 1 (2.33%) Sonatype
4 1 (2.33%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.33%) WSO2