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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 52 55 45
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 6 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.12% 1.24% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 1.53% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 1
Average daily rate £275 £290 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -22.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.16%
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
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 Oxfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
435 523 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 81.16% 81.21% 71.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 336 162
Average daily rate £400 £425 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 23
Average hourly rate £67.50 £25.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.00% -25.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £27.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford 0 3 £250 -26.47% 1
Kidlington - 1 £178 -
Configuration Management
South East

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 10 (62.50%) Puppet
2 9 (56.25%) Linux
3 7 (43.75%) Python
4 6 (37.50%) PHP
4 6 (37.50%) VLAN
4 6 (37.50%) CentOS
5 5 (31.25%) Nagios
5 5 (31.25%) VMware
5 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
6 4 (25.00%) HTTP
6 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (25.00%) Perl
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 4 (25.00%) IaaS
6 4 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (25.00%) Subversion
6 4 (25.00%) RHCT
6 4 (25.00%) Ruby
6 4 (25.00%) LPIC
6 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (18.75%) DevOps
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
7 3 (18.75%) Ansible
7 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (18.75%) Web Services
7 3 (18.75%) ITIL

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (18.75%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (25.00%) IaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) VLAN
2 4 (25.00%) HTTP
3 3 (18.75%) DNS
4 2 (12.50%) ADSL
4 2 (12.50%) CTI
4 2 (12.50%) DHCP
4 2 (12.50%) Firewall
4 2 (12.50%) FTP
4 2 (12.50%) ISDN
4 2 (12.50%) MPLS
4 2 (12.50%) MRTG
4 2 (12.50%) PBX
4 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) VPN
4 2 (12.50%) VSAT
4 2 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (6.25%) LDAP
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security
5 1 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (6.25%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Subversion
2 2 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (12.50%) Billing
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Administrator
1 8 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
2 6 (37.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 6 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) DevOps Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) AWS Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (12.50%) VMWare Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Coordinator
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Support Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) Middleware
3 1 (6.25%) Ajax
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) CSS3
3 1 (6.25%) Django
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) HTML5
3 1 (6.25%) JSON
3 1 (6.25%) Play Framework
3 1 (6.25%) REST
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Public Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) CMDB
3 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.25%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (6.25%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (6.25%) Handset
3 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
3 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) CentOS
3 4 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
5 2 (12.50%) Solaris
5 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
5 2 (12.50%) Unix
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (18.75%) DevOps
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) CRM
3 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.25%) Kanban
4 1 (6.25%) Open Source
4 1 (6.25%) Product Management
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) Software Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) System Testing
4 1 (6.25%) TDD
4 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Python
2 6 (37.50%) PHP
3 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) Perl
3 4 (25.00%) Ruby
4 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) LPIC
1 4 (25.00%) RHCT
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
3 1 (6.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) Puppet
2 5 (31.25%) Nagios
3 4 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (18.75%) Ansible
5 2 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (6.25%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) Intel Security
4 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) Wyse
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