The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 36 38 37
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 5 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.55% 1.51% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 1.75% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Median daily rate £375 £244 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -28.30%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £376
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +24.28%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
257 229 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 79.81% 86.42% 83.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 191 199
Median daily rate £475 £420 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £177 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 9
Median hourly rate £55.00 £19.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+189.47% +31.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford 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 Oxford

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 10 (90.91%) Puppet
2 8 (72.73%) Linux
3 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 7 (63.64%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (54.55%) DevOps
4 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
5 5 (45.45%) Subversion
5 5 (45.45%) MySQL
5 5 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (45.45%) Docker
6 4 (36.36%) Node.js
6 4 (36.36%) GitHub
6 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
6 4 (36.36%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (36.36%) Replication
6 4 (36.36%) Python
6 4 (36.36%) IPv4
6 4 (36.36%) IPv6
6 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
6 4 (36.36%) Network Security
7 3 (27.27%) jQuery
7 3 (27.27%) nginx
7 3 (27.27%) Java
7 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 3 (27.27%) MVC
7 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
7 3 (27.27%) Ansible
7 3 (27.27%) Terraform
8 2 (18.18%) React

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 3 (27.27%) nginx
2 2 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) GitHub
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) IPv4
1 4 (36.36%) IPv6
1 4 (36.36%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) MySQL
1 5 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) CouchDB
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Redis
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 5 (45.45%) Subversion
3 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
4 2 (18.18%) Ant
4 2 (18.18%) Maven
5 1 (9.09%) Hudson
5 1 (9.09%) JIRA
5 1 (9.09%) JUnit
5 1 (9.09%) Mercurial
5 1 (9.09%) Mockito
General
1 2 (18.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 5 (45.45%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Administrator
3 4 (36.36%) DevOps Administrator
3 4 (36.36%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (36.36%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 4 (36.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (36.36%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (27.27%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Developer
5 2 (18.18%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Angular Developer
6 1 (9.09%) AWS Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
1 4 (36.36%) Node.js
2 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) Grails
3 2 (18.18%) Java EE
3 2 (18.18%) JMS
3 2 (18.18%) JSF
3 2 (18.18%) Play Framework
3 2 (18.18%) React
3 2 (18.18%) REST
3 2 (18.18%) Spring
3 2 (18.18%) Spring MVC
3 2 (18.18%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) J2SE
4 1 (9.09%) LAMP
4 1 (9.09%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (9.09%) Laravel
4 1 (9.09%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (9.09%) Memcached
4 1 (9.09%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (54.55%) DevOps
2 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Deployment
3 3 (27.27%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) Open Source
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (9.09%) Refactoring
5 1 (9.09%) Release Management
5 1 (9.09%) SOA
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
5 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Python
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) XPath
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (90.91%) Puppet
2 7 (63.64%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (27.27%) Ansible
3 3 (27.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Zend