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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 46 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.09% - 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% - 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £463 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £34.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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
270 181 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 73.77% 72.98% 72.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 99 101
Median daily rate £425 £350 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Median hourly rate £32.50 £11.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+182.60% -34.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Kent region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 May 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 4 (57.14%) Unix
1 4 (57.14%) AIX
1 4 (57.14%) Solaris
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Python
1 4 (57.14%) Perl
1 4 (57.14%) Veritas
1 4 (57.14%) HACMP
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Clusterware
2 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 3 (42.86%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 3 (42.86%) LDAP
2 3 (42.86%) NFS
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (28.57%) Aruba

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) LDAP
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) VoIP
2 2 (28.57%) Wireless
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Network Support
3 2 (28.57%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) AIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Management Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) HACMP
2 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) AIX
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Solaris
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Contingency Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Perl
1 4 (57.14%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) NFS
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Clusterware
2 2 (28.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
2 3 (42.86%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Veritas
2 2 (28.57%) Aruba
2 2 (28.57%) Extreme Networks
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto