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 16 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 38 42 48
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 17 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.92% 2.58% 2.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.84% 3.61% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Median daily rate £400 £393 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% -7.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £379
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +5.12%

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
443 416 487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.12% 71.48% 75.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 208 283
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £287 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 37 18
Median hourly rate £45.00 £29.00 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.17% -16.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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
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 16 January 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 16 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
Stevenage -3 3 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £400 -
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £340 -
Configuration Management
East of England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 21 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (45.71%) Integration Testing
3 12 (34.29%) Rational DOORS
3 12 (34.29%) Rational Rhapsody
3 12 (34.29%) UML
3 12 (34.29%) MATLAB
3 12 (34.29%) Simulink
4 10 (28.57%) Ada
4 10 (28.57%) C
4 10 (28.57%) Ada 95
5 9 (25.71%) Yourdon
5 9 (25.71%) Finance
6 8 (22.86%) C++
7 7 (20.00%) MS Office
7 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
8 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
8 6 (17.14%) MS Project
8 6 (17.14%) Linux
8 6 (17.14%) Retail
8 6 (17.14%) Change Management
8 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
8 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
8 6 (17.14%) Puppet
8 6 (17.14%) Supplier Management
8 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (14.29%) Bash Shell
9 5 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (14.29%) Python
10 4 (11.43%) LabWindows

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 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.71%) Apache
3 2 (5.71%) Confluence
4 1 (2.86%) JBoss
Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Simulink
2 7 (20.00%) MS Office
3 6 (17.14%) MS Project
4 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
5 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
6 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) LabWindows
2 2 (5.71%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) RS-422
2 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.71%) Firewall
3 2 (5.71%) SSL
4 1 (2.86%) DHCP
4 1 (2.86%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) MySQL
1 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Rational DOORS
1 12 (34.29%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.71%) Bitbucket
3 2 (5.71%) FishEye
3 2 (5.71%) Hudson
3 2 (5.71%) JIRA
3 2 (5.71%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.86%) CMake
4 1 (2.86%) Selenium
4 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Software Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) Ada Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) Ada Software Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.43%) C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Project Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) C Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Release Manager
6 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) AWS DevOps
7 1 (2.86%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) LAMP
1 2 (5.71%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (2.86%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.71%) Clustering
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.71%) Device Driver
3 2 (5.71%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.86%) CMDB
4 1 (2.86%) FMCG
4 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Windows
3 1 (2.86%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (45.71%) Integration Testing
3 12 (34.29%) UML
4 9 (25.71%) Yourdon
5 6 (17.14%) Change Management
5 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
5 6 (17.14%) Supplier Management
6 5 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (11.43%) DevOps
7 4 (11.43%) Test Strategy
8 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (8.57%) Data Migration
8 3 (8.57%) ERP
8 3 (8.57%) Migration
8 3 (8.57%) Programme Management
8 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
9 2 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (5.71%) High Availability
9 2 (5.71%) Requirements Management
9 2 (5.71%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) MATLAB
2 10 (28.57%) Ada
2 10 (28.57%) Ada 95
2 10 (28.57%) C
3 8 (22.86%) C++
4 5 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 5 (14.29%) Python
5 3 (8.57%) Java
6 2 (5.71%) ANSI C
6 2 (5.71%) Perl
6 2 (5.71%) Ruby
6 2 (5.71%) SQL
7 1 (2.86%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.86%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
1 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Def Stans
1 1 (2.86%) ISO 9000
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Docker
2 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Puppet
2 3 (8.57%) Ansible
2 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (5.71%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Serena
2 3 (8.57%) HP
2 3 (8.57%) NGA Human Resources
3 2 (5.71%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.86%) Google
4 1 (2.86%) SAP
4 1 (2.86%) Sonatype