The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 24 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.19% 1.26% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.75% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate £340 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 - £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 - £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £34.57 £37.29
% change year-on-year
+21.51% -7.30%
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 Middlesex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
143 114 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 85.12% 71.70% 80.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 66 121
Average daily rate £400 £387 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% -10.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 17
Average hourly rate £48.50 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.77% +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Configuration Management.

1 7 (100.00%) Subversion
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
3 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (71.43%) Puppet
3 5 (71.43%) Hudson
3 5 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
3 5 (71.43%) DevOps
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Maven
3 5 (71.43%) JIRA
3 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (71.43%) Ant
4 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) Python
4 4 (57.14%) VMS
4 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 4 (57.14%) SCCM
4 4 (57.14%) SCOM
4 4 (57.14%) Ruby
4 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (57.14%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (57.14%) Ansible
4 4 (57.14%) Docker
4 4 (57.14%) Splunk
4 4 (57.14%) OpenStack
4 4 (57.14%) Software Deployment
4 4 (57.14%) Azure SQL Database

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Configuration Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (57.14%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DVB
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Subversion
2 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
3 5 (71.43%) Ant
3 5 (71.43%) Hudson
3 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
3 5 (71.43%) JIRA
3 5 (71.43%) Maven
4 1 (14.29%) ClearCase
4 1 (14.29%) Redmine
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Azure Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Firmware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Integration Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 1 (14.29%) DTV
3 1 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
3 1 (14.29%) STB
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) VMS
2 1 (14.29%) CentOS
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) DevOps
3 4 (57.14%) Software Deployment
4 3 (42.86%) Service Management
4 3 (42.86%) Use Case
5 1 (14.29%) Electronic Design Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Validation
5 1 (14.29%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 4 (57.14%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) Docker
2 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (71.43%) Puppet
2 4 (57.14%) Ansible
2 4 (57.14%) SCCM
2 4 (57.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Splunk
3 3 (42.86%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) Actel
4 1 (14.29%) Mentor Graphics
4 1 (14.29%) Xilinx