The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 50 49 53
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 14 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.35% 1.32% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 1.67% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 10
Median daily rate £375 £250 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -24.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £206 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £312 £404
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £408 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +8.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +27.14%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
483 420 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 81.04% 79.25% 83.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 335 352
Median daily rate £469 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £524 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+2.25% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 27
Median hourly rate £55.00 £36.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.68% +46.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +4 5 £375 +53.84%
Kidlington -5 1 £145 -18.30%
Configuration Management
South East

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 March 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 26 (72.22%) Puppet
2 25 (69.44%) Linux
3 23 (63.89%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (55.56%) AngularJS
4 20 (55.56%) Node.js
5 19 (52.78%) MVC
5 19 (52.78%) Ansible
6 17 (47.22%) nginx
7 16 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (41.67%) Subversion
8 15 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (41.67%) MySQL
8 15 (41.67%) Git (software)
9 14 (38.89%) SQL
10 12 (33.33%) Jenkins
11 11 (30.56%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (30.56%) Relational Database
11 11 (30.56%) LEMP Stack
11 11 (30.56%) LAPP Stack
11 11 (30.56%) OO
11 11 (30.56%) Java
11 11 (30.56%) PHP
11 11 (30.56%) Apache
11 11 (30.56%) LAMP
11 11 (30.56%) Web Development
11 11 (30.56%) Refactoring
11 11 (30.56%) Symfony
11 11 (30.56%) Zend
11 11 (30.56%) Release Management
11 11 (30.56%) Mercurial

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 17 (47.22%) nginx
2 11 (30.56%) Apache
3 8 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (19.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.11%) GitHub
3 3 (8.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (2.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) IPv4
1 4 (11.11%) IPv6
1 4 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (2.78%) BGP
2 1 (2.78%) DNS
2 1 (2.78%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) SSL
2 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (41.67%) MySQL
1 15 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (30.56%) CouchDB
2 11 (30.56%) MongoDB
2 11 (30.56%) NoSQL
2 11 (30.56%) Redis
2 11 (30.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (41.67%) Git (software)
1 15 (41.67%) Subversion
2 12 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 11 (30.56%) Mercurial
4 8 (22.22%) Ant
4 8 (22.22%) JUnit
4 8 (22.22%) Maven
5 7 (19.44%) Mockito
6 1 (2.78%) JMeter
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
1 1 (2.78%) Local Government
1 1 (2.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Developer
2 11 (30.56%) PHP Developer
3 10 (27.78%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 10 (27.78%) Symfony Developer
4 9 (25.00%) PHP Zend Developer
5 7 (19.44%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (19.44%) Java Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 5 (13.89%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (13.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (11.11%) Administrator
7 4 (11.11%) DevOps Administrator
7 4 (11.11%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) IT Analyst
7 4 (11.11%) IT Support
7 4 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Administrator
7 4 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (11.11%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (55.56%) AngularJS
1 20 (55.56%) Node.js
2 11 (30.56%) LAMP
2 11 (30.56%) LAPP Stack
2 11 (30.56%) Laravel
2 11 (30.56%) LEMP Stack
2 11 (30.56%) Memcached
2 11 (30.56%) Symfony
2 11 (30.56%) Yii
3 9 (25.00%) jQuery
3 9 (25.00%) JSF
4 8 (22.22%) Grails
4 8 (22.22%) Java EE
4 8 (22.22%) JMS
4 8 (22.22%) Play Framework
4 8 (22.22%) React
4 8 (22.22%) REST
4 8 (22.22%) Spring
4 8 (22.22%) Spring MVC
4 8 (22.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) CMDB
1 5 (13.89%) Handset
1 5 (13.89%) Smartphone
2 4 (11.11%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (69.44%) Linux
2 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) MVC
2 16 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (30.56%) OO
3 11 (30.56%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (30.56%) Refactoring
3 11 (30.56%) Release Management
3 11 (30.56%) Web Application Development
3 11 (30.56%) Web Development
4 8 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 7 (19.44%) DevOps
5 7 (19.44%) Process Improvement
5 7 (19.44%) SOA
6 5 (13.89%) Product Management
7 4 (11.11%) Automated Testing
7 4 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (5.56%) Change Management
8 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.56%) Information Security
8 2 (5.56%) ITSM
8 2 (5.56%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) SQL
2 11 (30.56%) Java
2 11 (30.56%) PHP
3 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 8 (22.22%) XPath
5 5 (13.89%) Python
6 1 (2.78%) Perl
6 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Docker
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (72.22%) Puppet
2 23 (63.89%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (52.78%) Ansible
4 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (5.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Zend
2 9 (25.00%) Oracle
3 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.78%) VMware