The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 78 93 74
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -19
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 200 208 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.58% 2.18% 2.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% 2.74% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 106 141
Median daily rate £450 £410 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £300 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 6
Median hourly rate £42.00 £41.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.12 £14.94 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £50.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.75 £41.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +12.63%
Configuration Management
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6221 7604 7629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.26% 79.69% 76.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3695 4479 4277
Median daily rate £420 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 257 316 289
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.09 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.63% +56.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.25 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 South East

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 2 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hampshire -11 60 £450 +20.00% 10
Surrey +36 45 £378 -22.56% 4
Berkshire +17 36 £475 +11.76% 5
Oxfordshire +11 23 £450 +16.12% 2
West Sussex +11 21 £488 +8.50%
Buckinghamshire +17 4 £438 +6.70% 1
Middlesex 0 4 - -
East Sussex +7 3 - - 2
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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 South East region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 172 (39.27%) Linux
2 112 (25.57%) Git (software)
3 105 (23.97%) Agile Software Development
4 95 (21.69%) Unix
5 94 (21.46%) Puppet
6 86 (19.63%) Jenkins
7 85 (19.41%) Security Cleared
8 81 (18.49%) ITIL
9 77 (17.58%) Continuous Integration
10 75 (17.12%) Ansible
11 73 (16.67%) SQL
12 72 (16.44%) Java
13 70 (15.98%) DevOps
14 67 (15.30%) Windows
15 65 (14.84%) Subversion
16 64 (14.61%) Amazon AWS
17 63 (14.38%) SC Cleared
18 62 (14.16%) JavaScript
19 60 (13.70%) Python
20 59 (13.47%) Scrum
21 58 (13.24%) Oracle
22 53 (12.10%) C++
23 52 (11.87%) Microsoft
24 50 (11.42%) Web Services
24 50 (11.42%) Opscode Chef
25 49 (11.19%) MVC
26 48 (10.96%) VMware
26 48 (10.96%) HTML
26 48 (10.96%) Perl
27 47 (10.73%) Service Management

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 37 (8.45%) Apache
2 26 (5.94%) nginx
3 22 (5.02%) WebLogic
4 21 (4.79%) Tomcat
5 17 (3.88%) Confluence
6 13 (2.97%) OpenStack
7 12 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (2.74%) SharePoint
8 11 (2.51%) Apache Pig
8 11 (2.51%) IIS
9 9 (2.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (1.83%) Apache Solr
10 8 (1.83%) Apache Spark
11 6 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (1.37%) Umbraco
11 6 (1.37%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.91%) JBoss
13 3 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.68%) CMS
14 2 (0.46%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 22 (5.02%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.51%) MS Office
3 7 (1.60%) MS Project
4 4 (0.91%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (2.51%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.60%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.91%) SAP CRM
5 4 (0.91%) SAP PSCD
6 2 (0.46%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 64 (14.61%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (10.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (6.85%) IaaS
4 23 (5.25%) PaaS
5 22 (5.02%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (2.28%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (0.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (0.91%) GitHub
8 3 (0.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.46%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.23%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.23%) SaaS
10 1 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.71%) Firewall
1 25 (5.71%) HTTP
2 22 (5.02%) DNS
3 20 (4.57%) Kerberos
4 19 (4.34%) LAN
5 14 (3.20%) WAN
6 13 (2.97%) Network Security
7 9 (2.05%) DHCP
7 9 (2.05%) TCP/IP
8 7 (1.60%) LDAP
8 7 (1.60%) SAN
8 7 (1.60%) VLAN
8 7 (1.60%) VPN
9 6 (1.37%) FTP
9 6 (1.37%) iSCSI
9 6 (1.37%) SNMP
9 6 (1.37%) SSL
10 4 (0.91%) BGP
10 4 (0.91%) MPLS
10 4 (0.91%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (10.50%) MySQL
1 46 (10.50%) Relational Database
2 33 (7.53%) NoSQL
3 31 (7.08%) SQL Server
4 26 (5.94%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (5.25%) MongoDB
6 22 (5.02%) Oracle Database
7 19 (4.34%) Redis
8 17 (3.88%) Big Data
9 16 (3.65%) CouchDB
10 15 (3.42%) Hadoop
11 13 (2.97%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (2.51%) Apache Hive
13 11 (2.51%) Sqoop
14 10 (2.28%) Oracle BI EE
14 10 (2.28%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 10 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 9 (2.05%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 112 (25.57%) Git (software)
2 86 (19.63%) Jenkins
3 65 (14.84%) Subversion
4 45 (10.27%) JIRA
5 39 (8.90%) Ant
6 30 (6.85%) ClearCase
7 29 (6.62%) NUnit
8 24 (5.48%) Maven
9 20 (4.57%) Mercurial
9 20 (4.57%) Visual Studio
10 19 (4.34%) CppUnit
10 19 (4.34%) GoogleTest
10 19 (4.34%) Team Foundation Server
11 18 (4.11%) JUnit
11 18 (4.11%) Sonatype Nexus
11 18 (4.11%) Vagrant
12 17 (3.88%) TeamCity
13 16 (3.65%) Selenium
14 13 (2.97%) MSI
15 12 (2.74%) Oracle APEX
General
1 29 (6.62%) Finance
2 20 (4.57%) Back Office
3 17 (3.88%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.65%) Front Office
5 10 (2.28%) Marketing
5 10 (2.28%) Military
5 10 (2.28%) Retail
6 7 (1.60%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.14%) Aerospace
7 5 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.91%) Automotive
8 4 (0.91%) Billing
8 4 (0.91%) Electronics
9 3 (0.68%) Publishing
10 2 (0.46%) Banking
10 2 (0.46%) German Language
10 2 (0.46%) Legal
10 2 (0.46%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 107 (24.43%) Developer
2 37 (8.45%) DevOps Engineer
3 31 (7.08%) Administrator
3 31 (7.08%) Architect
4 23 (5.25%) Java Developer
5 21 (4.79%) Cloud Architect
6 20 (4.57%) Configuration Manager
6 20 (4.57%) Consultant
7 19 (4.34%) Linux Engineer
8 17 (3.88%) Analyst
8 17 (3.88%) AWS Architect
8 17 (3.88%) Software Engineer
9 16 (3.65%) PHP Developer
10 15 (3.42%) Scala Developer
11 14 (3.20%) Support Engineer
12 13 (2.97%) C++ Developer
12 13 (2.97%) Software Developer
13 12 (2.74%) C Developer
14 11 (2.51%) .NET Developer
14 11 (2.51%) Data Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (11.42%) Web Services
2 48 (10.96%) HTML
3 41 (9.36%) CSS
4 37 (8.45%) XML
5 33 (7.53%) jQuery
6 30 (6.85%) REST
7 29 (6.62%) .NET
7 29 (6.62%) Ajax
8 27 (6.16%) AngularJS
9 25 (5.71%) JSON
10 24 (5.48%) Middleware
10 24 (5.48%) Node.js
11 22 (5.02%) JMS
11 22 (5.02%) Spring
12 19 (4.34%) React
13 18 (4.11%) Spring MVC
14 17 (3.88%) LAMP
14 17 (3.88%) LEMP Stack
15 16 (3.65%) LAPP Stack
15 16 (3.65%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.68%) CMDB
2 27 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (5.02%) Private Cloud
4 20 (4.57%) Data Centre
5 18 (4.11%) Derivative
6 16 (3.65%) Visualisation
7 15 (3.42%) Statistics
8 11 (2.51%) Management Information System
9 9 (2.05%) Computer Science
9 9 (2.05%) Embedded Systems
9 9 (2.05%) Grid Computing
9 9 (2.05%) Public Cloud
9 9 (2.05%) Replication
10 7 (1.60%) Clustering
11 6 (1.37%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.37%) Handset
11 6 (1.37%) Life Science
11 6 (1.37%) Smartphone
12 4 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 172 (39.27%) Linux
2 95 (21.69%) Unix
3 67 (15.30%) Windows
4 31 (7.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (3.20%) Ubuntu
6 13 (2.97%) Mac OS X
7 11 (2.51%) Windows Server
8 10 (2.28%) AIX
9 8 (1.83%) CentOS
9 8 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (1.60%) Solaris
10 7 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (1.37%) Oracle Linux
11 6 (1.37%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.68%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.46%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.23%) RancherOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (23.97%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (18.49%) ITIL
3 77 (17.58%) Continuous Integration
4 70 (15.98%) DevOps
5 59 (13.47%) Scrum
6 49 (11.19%) MVC
7 47 (10.73%) Service Management
8 44 (10.05%) Web Development
9 42 (9.59%) Release Management
10 40 (9.13%) Project Management
11 39 (8.90%) Software Engineering
12 38 (8.68%) OO
13 37 (8.45%) Validation
14 36 (8.22%) Service Design
15 35 (7.99%) Use Case
16 34 (7.76%) Open Source
17 31 (7.08%) Performance Tuning
17 31 (7.08%) Unit Testing
18 29 (6.62%) Integration Testing
18 29 (6.62%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 73 (16.67%) SQL
2 72 (16.44%) Java
3 62 (14.16%) JavaScript
4 60 (13.70%) Python
5 53 (12.10%) C++
6 48 (10.96%) Perl
7 43 (9.82%) C
8 42 (9.59%) Shell Script
9 32 (7.31%) C#
10 28 (6.39%) PHP
11 27 (6.16%) Ruby
12 23 (5.25%) Bash Shell
13 18 (4.11%) PowerShell
13 18 (4.11%) Scala
14 17 (3.88%) PL/SQL
15 11 (2.51%) T-SQL
15 11 (2.51%) VB
16 10 (2.28%) TypeScript
17 8 (1.83%) XPath
18 6 (1.37%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 85 (19.41%) Security Cleared
2 63 (14.38%) SC Cleared
3 16 (3.65%) Degree
4 13 (2.97%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (2.05%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.60%) CCNA
6 7 (1.60%) CCNP
6 7 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.37%) AWS Certification
8 5 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (1.14%) DBS Check
9 4 (0.91%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.46%) APMP
10 2 (0.46%) CCIE
10 2 (0.46%) ISEB
10 2 (0.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.46%) RHCE
10 2 (0.46%) SAP Certification
11 1 (0.23%) MCSE
11 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.74%) Disclosure Scotland
1 12 (2.74%) QA
1 12 (2.74%) SLA
2 7 (1.60%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.91%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 4 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.46%) COBIT
4 2 (0.46%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.46%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (4.11%) Docker
3 11 (2.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 11 (2.51%) HDFS
4 9 (2.05%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (1.83%) Apache Flume
6 6 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.91%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.91%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.91%) vCloud
8 3 (0.68%) KVM
9 2 (0.46%) iptables
9 2 (0.46%) NFS
9 2 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.46%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.46%) vSphere
10 1 (0.23%) Firmware
10 1 (0.23%) Squid
10 1 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 94 (21.46%) Puppet
2 75 (17.12%) Ansible
3 50 (11.42%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (2.51%) Ambari
4 11 (2.51%) Hadoop YARN
4 11 (2.51%) Oozie
5 8 (1.83%) CFEngine
6 7 (1.60%) Terraform
7 6 (1.37%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (1.37%) Netcool
8 5 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (1.14%) SCCM
8 5 (1.14%) vRealize
9 4 (0.91%) Packer
9 4 (0.91%) Pingdom
9 4 (0.91%) Trend Micro Deep Security
10 3 (0.68%) Consul
10 3 (0.68%) logstash
10 3 (0.68%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.46%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 58 (13.24%) Oracle
2 52 (11.87%) Microsoft
3 48 (10.96%) VMware
4 35 (7.99%) IBM
5 22 (5.02%) Cisco
6 19 (4.34%) Remedy
7 17 (3.88%) Red Hat
8 16 (3.65%) BMC
8 16 (3.65%) SAP
8 16 (3.65%) Zend
9 15 (3.42%) CA
10 12 (2.74%) Huawei
11 11 (2.51%) HP
11 11 (2.51%) ServiceNow
12 10 (2.28%) Hortonworks
13 9 (2.05%) DevExpress
13 9 (2.05%) Teradata
14 7 (1.60%) Atlassian
15 5 (1.14%) Google
15 5 (1.14%) Telerik
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