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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 31 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 25 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.81% 0.48% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 0.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
- +9.89%
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
195 165 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 88.24% 79.33% 81.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 90 118
Median daily rate £415 £396 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.79% -6.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £484 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 7
Median hourly rate £37.50 £44.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.73% +4.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £21.30 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £47.50 £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex 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 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 31 August 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) CA
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
4 1 (16.67%) MCollective
4 1 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) Xilinx
4 1 (16.67%) Mentor Graphics
4 1 (16.67%) Electronic Design Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Xen
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Military
4 1 (16.67%) Clustering
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Subversion

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 1 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (16.67%) Engine Yard
2 1 (16.67%) GitHub
2 1 (16.67%) Heroku
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) LDAP
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) Redmine
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Military
1 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Firmware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
1 1 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) CentOS
2 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Electronic Design Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) V-Model
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) AWS Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Firmware
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) KVM
2 1 (16.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (16.67%) Cobbler
2 1 (16.67%) Nagios
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) CA
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Actel
3 1 (16.67%) BMC
3 1 (16.67%) Mentor Graphics
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Xilinx