The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
England / Midlands
Rank 16 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.20% 1.54% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.95% 2.22% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Median daily rate £600 £525 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +377.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £35.70
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +14.84%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
84 90 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 70.59% 69.23% 70.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 51 36
Median daily rate £450 £500 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +19.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £660 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £34.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands 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 the Midlands

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 7 (100.00%) MySQL
1 7 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (100.00%) Ruby
1 7 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 7 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 5 (71.43%) Open Source
2 5 (71.43%) HTML5
2 5 (71.43%) CSS3
2 5 (71.43%) Ajax
2 5 (71.43%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (71.43%) JSON
2 5 (71.43%) Scala
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (71.43%) Django
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) Play Framework
2 5 (71.43%) REST
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 2 (28.57%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (28.57%) New Relic
5 2 (28.57%) Ansible
5 2 (28.57%) Docker
5 2 (28.57%) DevOps

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Solr
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (28.57%) IIS
1 2 (28.57%) JBoss
1 2 (28.57%) nginx
1 2 (28.57%) OpenStack
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (28.57%) IaaS
3 2 (28.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 7 (100.00%) MySQL
1 7 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 7 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) Riak
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Ant
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) GoCD
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) Maven
1 2 (28.57%) SonarQube
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) C# Architect
2 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Lead Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Lead C# Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Lead Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Architect
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Technical Architect
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Ajax
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) CSS3
1 5 (71.43%) Django
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) HTML5
1 5 (71.43%) JSON
1 5 (71.43%) Play Framework
1 5 (71.43%) REST
1 5 (71.43%) Ruby on Rails
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) LAMP
3 2 (28.57%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (28.57%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (28.57%) Node.js
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) CoreOS
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Solaris
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Kanban
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Ruby
2 5 (71.43%) Scala
3 3 (42.86%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) Go
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) Perl
4 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Ansible
1 2 (28.57%) Control-M
1 2 (28.57%) Kubernetes
1 2 (28.57%) Mesos
1 2 (28.57%) Nagios
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (28.57%) rkt
1 2 (28.57%) Unicenter
1 2 (28.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) New Relic
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle