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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 39 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.02% 0.28% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £367
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +20.63%
Configuration Management
Oxfordshire

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
251 292 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 85.67% 82.25% 74.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 193 80
Average daily rate £425 £450 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +21.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 7
Average hourly rate £67.50 £18.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+264.86% -50.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.68 £13.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £24.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 6 (60.00%) Linux
1 6 (60.00%) Puppet
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) Ruby
4 3 (30.00%) VLAN
4 3 (30.00%) CentOS
4 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (30.00%) IaaS
4 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (30.00%) Ansible
4 3 (30.00%) DevOps
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) DNS
4 3 (30.00%) PHP
4 3 (30.00%) IIS
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) Firewall
5 2 (20.00%) Nagios
5 2 (20.00%) Middleware
5 2 (20.00%) MPLS
5 2 (20.00%) McAfee
5 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (20.00%) CTI
5 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
5 2 (20.00%) ADSL
5 2 (20.00%) ISDN

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 3 (30.00%) IIS
2 2 (20.00%) Apache
2 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (30.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
1 3 (30.00%) VLAN
2 2 (20.00%) ADSL
2 2 (20.00%) CTI
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) FTP
2 2 (20.00%) ISDN
2 2 (20.00%) MPLS
2 2 (20.00%) MRTG
2 2 (20.00%) PBX
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
2 2 (20.00%) VSAT
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) HTTP
3 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (10.00%) LDAP
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security
3 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (20.00%) Billing
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Administrator
1 5 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) AWS Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Support Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Support Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) Ajax
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) CSS3
2 1 (10.00%) Django
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) Play Framework
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) CentOS
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Solaris
4 1 (10.00%) Unix
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) DevOps
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (10.00%) Coaching
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Kanban
3 1 (10.00%) Line Management
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) Product Management
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) System Testing
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Python
1 4 (40.00%) Ruby
2 3 (30.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) LPIC
1 1 (10.00%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
2 1 (10.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Puppet
2 3 (30.00%) Ansible
2 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
1 2 (20.00%) McAfee
1 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) Wyse
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