The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 33 45 41
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.91% 0.36% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 0.46% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £580 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.88% +28.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £34.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -6.59%
Configuration Management
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
234 217 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 74.52% 77.50% 78.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 123 111
Median daily rate £453 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £514 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Median hourly rate £20.83 £11.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.13% -34.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent 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 Kent

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Kent region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 8 (66.67%) Linux
1 8 (66.67%) Unix
2 6 (50.00%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) AIX
3 4 (33.33%) Solaris
3 4 (33.33%) Python
3 4 (33.33%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) Perl
3 4 (33.33%) CSS
3 4 (33.33%) HTTP
3 4 (33.33%) Veritas
3 4 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 4 (33.33%) HACMP
3 4 (33.33%) Web Design
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Subversion
3 4 (33.33%) Web Development
3 4 (33.33%) Umbraco
3 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (33.33%) Puppet
3 4 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 4 (33.33%) DevOps
3 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 4 (33.33%) Front End Development
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle Clusterware

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 (33.33%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) HTTP
2 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) LDAP
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) VoIP
3 2 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 4 (33.33%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 4 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
1 4 (33.33%) HTML Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
1 4 (33.33%) Umbraco Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 3 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Change Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) ITSM Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Network Support
3 2 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) CSS
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 4 (33.33%) HACMP
1 4 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
1 8 (66.67%) Unix
2 4 (33.33%) AIX
2 4 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) DevOps
2 4 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 4 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (33.33%) Web Design
2 4 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Contingency Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) ITSM
3 2 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (8.33%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 4 (33.33%) Perl
1 4 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCNA
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) NFS
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Clusterware
2 2 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Puppet
2 3 (25.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Veritas
2 2 (16.67%) Aruba
2 2 (16.67%) Extreme Networks
2 2 (16.67%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto