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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 67 68 83
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 241 263 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.81% 2.79% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.53% 3.61% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 130 87
Average daily rate £389 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £500 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £105.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -62.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £8.51 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.43% +15.87%
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
6834 7291 6310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.61% 77.42% 74.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4208 4016 3367
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 289 236 265
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 February 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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the South East region over the 3 months to 14 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
Hampshire -1 101 £325 -8.45% 11
Berkshire +28 83 £436 +46.39% 16
Surrey -7 22 £475 +15.15% 13
Buckinghamshire +5 10 £145 -71.00% 6
West Sussex +5 10 £450 +55.17% 1
Oxfordshire +1 6 £275 -5.17% 2
Middlesex - 4 £330 -
Kent -13 3 £360 -48.57% 2
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 167 (38.13%) Linux
2 130 (29.68%) Python
3 121 (27.63%) Security Cleared
4 107 (24.43%) Agile Software Development
5 96 (21.92%) Subversion
6 93 (21.23%) Unix
7 90 (20.55%) Microsoft
7 90 (20.55%) Puppet
8 89 (20.32%) Windows
9 85 (19.41%) SC Cleared
10 77 (17.58%) SQL
10 77 (17.58%) Git (software)
11 72 (16.44%) C
12 66 (15.07%) ITIL
12 66 (15.07%) Project Management
13 65 (14.84%) DevOps
14 64 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
14 64 (14.61%) Ant
14 64 (14.61%) Active Directory
15 62 (14.16%) Software Engineering
16 61 (13.93%) C++
17 59 (13.47%) JavaScript
18 57 (13.01%) UML
19 55 (12.56%) Continuous Integration
20 54 (12.33%) Amazon AWS
21 53 (12.10%) Integration Testing
21 53 (12.10%) Use Case
22 52 (11.87%) PowerShell
23 50 (11.42%) Unit Testing
23 50 (11.42%) ClearCase

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 31 (7.08%) OpenStack
1 31 (7.08%) SharePoint
2 28 (6.39%) JBoss
3 23 (5.25%) Tomcat
4 22 (5.02%) WebLogic
5 18 (4.11%) Apache
6 14 (3.20%) nginx
7 13 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (2.97%) IIS
8 11 (2.51%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (2.05%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.14%) Confluence
10 5 (1.14%) MS Exchange
10 5 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.91%) SAS
12 3 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.68%) CMS
12 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.46%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 29 (6.62%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.34%) MS Office
3 16 (3.65%) MS Project
4 10 (2.28%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.23%) Open Workbench
5 1 (0.23%) ProjectWise
5 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.23%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.23%) Minerva
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.23%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.23%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 54 (12.33%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (5.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (3.65%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (2.05%) IaaS
5 5 (1.14%) Office 365
6 4 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.68%) SaaS
8 2 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.46%) PaaS
9 1 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.23%) GitHub
9 1 (0.23%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 49 (11.19%) HTTP
2 39 (8.90%) DNS
3 20 (4.57%) LDAP
4 19 (4.34%) TCP/IP
5 18 (4.11%) SMTP
6 16 (3.65%) Firewall
6 16 (3.65%) SSL
7 14 (3.20%) FTP
7 14 (3.20%) SNMP
8 11 (2.51%) DHCP
8 11 (2.51%) SAN
9 9 (2.05%) ATM
9 9 (2.05%) VLAN
9 9 (2.05%) WAN
10 7 (1.60%) Internet
10 7 (1.60%) NAS
10 7 (1.60%) VoIP
11 6 (1.37%) IPsec
11 6 (1.37%) MPLS
11 6 (1.37%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.62%) Relational Database
3 19 (4.34%) MySQL
4 17 (3.88%) Oracle Database
5 16 (3.65%) Azure SQL Database
6 14 (3.20%) Big Data
6 14 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (2.74%) MongoDB
8 11 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (1.60%) Neo4j
9 7 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.37%) Ingres
10 6 (1.37%) InterSystems Cache
10 6 (1.37%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (0.91%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.91%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 96 (21.92%) Subversion
2 77 (17.58%) Git (software)
3 64 (14.61%) Ant
4 50 (11.42%) ClearCase
5 46 (10.50%) Jenkins
5 46 (10.50%) JIRA
6 45 (10.27%) NUnit
7 43 (9.82%) CppUnit
7 43 (9.82%) GoogleTest
8 36 (8.22%) Maven
9 20 (4.57%) Hudson
10 18 (4.11%) StarTeam
11 14 (3.20%) CruiseControl
12 12 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (2.51%) Rational DOORS
13 11 (2.51%) Vagrant
14 10 (2.28%) Selenium
15 7 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 7 (1.60%) ClearQuest
16 6 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (8.68%) Finance
2 30 (6.85%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.28%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.05%) Military
5 8 (1.83%) Back Office
5 8 (1.83%) Front Office
6 6 (1.37%) Billing
7 4 (0.91%) Banking
8 3 (0.68%) Electronics
8 3 (0.68%) Retail
9 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.23%) Automotive
9 1 (0.23%) Legal
9 1 (0.23%) Marketing
9 1 (0.23%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (18.95%) Developer
2 47 (10.73%) DevOps Engineer
3 36 (8.22%) Linux Engineer
4 33 (7.53%) Support Engineer
5 28 (6.39%) Software Engineer
6 26 (5.94%) Configuration Manager
7 25 (5.71%) C Developer
8 22 (5.02%) AWS Engineer
9 21 (4.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 20 (4.57%) Project Manager
11 18 (4.11%) Administrator
11 18 (4.11%) C++ Software Engineer
11 18 (4.11%) Cloud Engineer
11 18 (4.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 17 (3.88%) Analyst
12 17 (3.88%) Consultant
12 17 (3.88%) Scala Developer
13 16 (3.65%) Java Developer
13 16 (3.65%) Systems Administrator
14 15 (3.42%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (9.36%) Web Services
2 34 (7.76%) HTML
3 27 (6.16%) CSS
4 23 (5.25%) .NET
5 17 (3.88%) Hibernate
5 17 (3.88%) Motif
6 16 (3.65%) Ruby on Rails
7 15 (3.42%) REST
7 15 (3.42%) RESTful
8 14 (3.20%) LAMP
8 14 (3.20%) LEMP Stack
8 14 (3.20%) MCollective
8 14 (3.20%) Sensu
8 14 (3.20%) XML
9 13 (2.97%) ELK Stack
9 13 (2.97%) JMS
9 13 (2.97%) SOAP
10 12 (2.74%) Ajax
10 12 (2.74%) jQuery
11 11 (2.51%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 64 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (7.99%) Derivative
3 30 (6.85%) Computer Science
4 27 (6.16%) Data Centre
5 26 (5.94%) Management Information System
6 23 (5.25%) CMDB
7 20 (4.57%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (4.11%) Statistics
9 16 (3.65%) Visualisation
10 13 (2.97%) Smart Meter
11 8 (1.83%) Device Driver
12 6 (1.37%) Handset
13 5 (1.14%) DataPower
13 5 (1.14%) Mathematics
13 5 (1.14%) Mobile App
13 5 (1.14%) N-Tier
13 5 (1.14%) PKI
13 5 (1.14%) Replication
13 5 (1.14%) User Experience
14 4 (0.91%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 167 (38.13%) Linux
2 93 (21.23%) Unix
3 89 (20.32%) Windows
4 35 (7.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (5.94%) Mac OS X
6 22 (5.02%) Windows Server
7 20 (4.57%) CentOS
7 20 (4.57%) Windows 7
8 18 (4.11%) Ubuntu
8 18 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (3.65%) VMS
9 16 (3.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (2.28%) Solaris
10 10 (2.28%) Windows XP
11 7 (1.60%) Oracle Linux
11 7 (1.60%) Windows 8
12 6 (1.37%) SUSE
13 5 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.91%) AIX
14 4 (0.91%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (24.43%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (15.07%) ITIL
2 66 (15.07%) Project Management
3 65 (14.84%) DevOps
4 62 (14.16%) Software Engineering
5 57 (13.01%) UML
6 55 (12.56%) Continuous Integration
7 53 (12.10%) Integration Testing
7 53 (12.10%) Use Case
8 50 (11.42%) Unit Testing
9 43 (9.82%) OO
10 42 (9.59%) OOD
11 39 (8.90%) Multithreading
11 39 (8.90%) Service Management
12 38 (8.68%) Scrum
12 38 (8.68%) System Integration Testing
13 36 (8.22%) Memory Management
13 36 (8.22%) Requirements Analysis
14 34 (7.76%) Change Management
14 34 (7.76%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 130 (29.68%) Python
2 77 (17.58%) SQL
3 72 (16.44%) C
4 61 (13.93%) C++
5 59 (13.47%) JavaScript
6 52 (11.87%) PowerShell
7 43 (9.82%) Java
8 42 (9.59%) Ruby
9 32 (7.31%) Perl
10 28 (6.39%) Shell Script
11 26 (5.94%) Bash Shell
12 19 (4.34%) Scala
13 17 (3.88%) C#
14 13 (2.97%) PHP
15 12 (2.74%) VBScript
16 6 (1.37%) T-SQL
16 6 (1.37%) TypeScript
16 6 (1.37%) VB.NET
17 5 (1.14%) Embedded C
18 3 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 121 (27.63%) Security Cleared
2 85 (19.41%) SC Cleared
3 41 (9.36%) Degree
4 26 (5.94%) DV Cleared
5 24 (5.48%) MCSE
5 24 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (3.65%) CCNA
8 12 (2.74%) MCP
9 10 (2.28%) CCNP
10 5 (1.14%) LPIC
10 5 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (1.14%) RHCT
11 4 (0.91%) HNC
11 4 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.91%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.68%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.68%) MCSA
13 2 (0.46%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.31%) QA
2 24 (5.48%) SLA
3 7 (1.60%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.91%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.46%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.46%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.23%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.23%) P3O
System Software
1 64 (14.61%) Active Directory
2 25 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (4.34%) Docker
4 14 (3.20%) Squid
5 13 (2.97%) qmail
6 10 (2.28%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (0.68%) NFS
8 3 (0.68%) UAG
8 3 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.68%) XenServer
9 2 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle Clusterware
9 2 (0.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.46%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.46%) XenApp
10 1 (0.23%) Btrfs
10 1 (0.23%) iptables
10 1 (0.23%) Snort
10 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 90 (20.55%) Puppet
2 46 (10.50%) Ansible
3 35 (7.99%) Opscode Chef
4 33 (7.53%) SCCM
5 27 (6.16%) Graphite
5 27 (6.16%) logstash
6 21 (4.79%) Nagios
7 17 (3.88%) SCOM
8 15 (3.42%) Ganglia
9 14 (3.20%) Cacti
9 14 (3.20%) collectd
9 14 (3.20%) ZABBIX
10 13 (2.97%) Terraform
11 8 (1.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 5 (1.14%) vRealize
13 4 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
14 3 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
14 3 (0.68%) Netcool
14 3 (0.68%) SCVMM
14 3 (0.68%) WSUS
Vendors
1 90 (20.55%) Microsoft
2 48 (10.96%) VMware
3 46 (10.50%) Oracle
4 34 (7.76%) Splunk
5 30 (6.85%) Red Hat
6 24 (5.48%) HP
7 23 (5.25%) Cisco
7 23 (5.25%) Citrix
8 18 (4.11%) Dell
9 13 (2.97%) Serena
10 11 (2.51%) IBM
11 8 (1.83%) Adobe
11 8 (1.83%) ServiceNow
12 6 (1.37%) Huawei
12 6 (1.37%) Intel Security
12 6 (1.37%) Juniper
12 6 (1.37%) LANDesk
13 5 (1.14%) CheckPoint
13 5 (1.14%) Remedy
13 5 (1.14%) Veritas
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