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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 33 43 40
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.76% 0.34% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.52% 0.42% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 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 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.77% -5.00%
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
227 236 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 78.28% 80.55% 78.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 140 122
Median daily rate £400 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Median hourly rate £20.83 £9.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.44% -48.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

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 24 July 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 9 (64.29%) Unix
2 8 (57.14%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) Project Management
4 6 (42.86%) Web Design
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (42.86%) Subversion
4 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 6 (42.86%) HTML
4 6 (42.86%) CSS
4 6 (42.86%) HTTP
4 6 (42.86%) Web Development
4 6 (42.86%) Umbraco
4 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 6 (42.86%) Visualisation
4 6 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Project Management
4 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
4 6 (42.86%) Front End Development
5 5 (35.71%) Mac OS X
6 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
7 3 (21.43%) DevOps
7 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (21.43%) Puppet
7 3 (21.43%) HACMP
7 3 (21.43%) Perl
7 3 (21.43%) Python
7 3 (21.43%) AIX
7 3 (21.43%) Solaris
7 3 (21.43%) Veritas
8 2 (14.29%) Validation

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 6 (42.86%) Umbraco
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) HTTP
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) LDAP
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) VoIP
2 2 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 6 (42.86%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
1 6 (42.86%) Umbraco Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 5 (35.71%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 5 (35.71%) HTML CSS Developer
2 5 (35.71%) HTML Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Web Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) ITSM Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Management Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) CSS
1 6 (42.86%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Visualisation
2 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 3 (21.43%) HACMP
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) Clustering
4 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Unix
2 8 (57.14%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Mac OS X
4 3 (21.43%) AIX
4 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (21.43%) Solaris
5 1 (7.14%) Windows
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Project Management
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Project Management
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Front End Development
2 6 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (42.86%) Web Design
2 6 (42.86%) Web Development
3 3 (21.43%) DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) ITSM
4 2 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Validation
5 1 (7.14%) Content Management
5 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security
5 1 (7.14%) MVC
5 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) Perl
2 3 (21.43%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CCNA
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) NFS
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Clusterware
2 1 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Puppet
2 2 (14.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Veritas
2 2 (14.29%) Aruba
2 2 (14.29%) Extreme Networks
2 2 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Palo Alto