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 28 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 52 45 62
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +17
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 12 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.75% 2.96% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 3.99% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 8
Median daily rate £425 £388 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £301 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Median hourly rate £52.50 £47.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +11.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £36.70
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.99%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
508 601 638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.94% 74.11% 80.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 316 357
Median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 47 28
Median hourly rate £45.00 £22.64 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.78% +50.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £9.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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
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
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 28 August 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
Stevenage +9 5 - -
Watford -3 2 £388 -
Hemel Hempstead +3 1 £475 -
Configuration Management
East of England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 10 (34.48%) Quality Management
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
2 9 (31.03%) Integration Testing
3 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (20.69%) IBM
4 6 (20.69%) Requirements Management
4 6 (20.69%) Project Planning
5 5 (17.24%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
5 5 (17.24%) Change Control
5 5 (17.24%) Ada
5 5 (17.24%) UML
5 5 (17.24%) MATLAB
5 5 (17.24%) Simulink
5 5 (17.24%) Rational Rhapsody
5 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (17.24%) Ada 95
6 4 (13.79%) Yourdon
6 4 (13.79%) MS Office
6 4 (13.79%) SQL
6 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
6 4 (13.79%) Migration
7 3 (10.34%) LabWindows
7 3 (10.34%) Serena
7 3 (10.34%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (10.34%) Release Management
7 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
7 3 (10.34%) Puppet
7 3 (10.34%) QMS

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 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) Apache
2 2 (6.90%) IBM Notes
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.45%) CMS
3 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Simulink
2 4 (13.79%) MS Office
3 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
4 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (6.90%) MS Project
4 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) RS-422
2 1 (3.45%) BIG-IP
2 1 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (3.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) SSL
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (3.45%) Hazelcast
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
1 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.45%) Redis
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Rational DOORS
1 5 (17.24%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.90%) Maven
2 2 (6.90%) Subversion
3 1 (3.45%) Ant
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.45%) Hudson
3 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Consultant
1 8 (27.59%) Software Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Ada Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Ada Software Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Applications Architect
5 2 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Engagement Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Engagement Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Author
6 1 (3.45%) DevOps Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.45%) Backbone.js
1 1 (3.45%) Dojo
1 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
1 1 (3.45%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (3.45%) RESTful
1 1 (3.45%) Spring
1 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.45%) Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) CMDB
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.45%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) VMS
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Quality Management
2 9 (31.03%) Integration Testing
2 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
3 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (20.69%) Project Planning
4 6 (20.69%) Requirements Management
5 5 (17.24%) Change Control
5 5 (17.24%) UML
6 4 (13.79%) Migration
6 4 (13.79%) Yourdon
7 3 (10.34%) ITIL
7 3 (10.34%) Presales
7 3 (10.34%) QMS
7 3 (10.34%) Release Management
7 3 (10.34%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
7 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
8 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) Ada
1 5 (17.24%) Ada 95
1 5 (17.24%) MATLAB
2 4 (13.79%) SQL
3 3 (10.34%) C
3 3 (10.34%) C++
4 2 (6.90%) Java
4 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.90%) Python
4 2 (6.90%) Ruby
5 1 (3.45%) AWK
5 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.45%) RHCE
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO 8583
2 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (3.45%) Docker
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Ansible
1 3 (10.34%) Puppet
2 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.45%) Salt
3 1 (3.45%) SCCM
3 1 (3.45%) SCOM
3 1 (3.45%) vRealize
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) IBM
2 3 (10.34%) Serena
3 2 (6.90%) HP
3 2 (6.90%) Lotus
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) F5
4 1 (3.45%) SAP
4 1 (3.45%) Splunk
4 1 (3.45%) VMware