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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 59 70 70
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 297 238 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.25% 2.55% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.05% 3.23% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 121 107
Median daily rate £425 £385 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £296 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 3 5
Median hourly rate £33.75 £34.57 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -17.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £17.31 £26.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £34.57 £46.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £34.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -8.10%
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
7328 7361 6934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.20% 78.73% 75.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4515 4210 3847
Median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 255 278
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +13.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 30 May 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
Berkshire +36 89 £450 +9.22% 12
Hampshire -10 87 £374 -0.33% 2
Surrey +16 44 £425 +4.29% 13
West Sussex -6 44 £450 +16.12%
Buckinghamshire +4 15 £410 +29.33% 3
East Sussex +7 6 £383 +5.51%
Oxfordshire -5 5 £300 -28.99%
Kent - 4 £463 -
Middlesex -3 2 £350 -
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 245 (45.79%) Linux
2 159 (29.72%) Python
3 135 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
4 134 (25.05%) Security Cleared
5 123 (22.99%) Puppet
6 113 (21.12%) Git (software)
7 107 (20.00%) DevOps
8 105 (19.63%) Continuous Integration
9 103 (19.25%) Subversion
10 102 (19.07%) SC Cleared
11 99 (18.50%) Unix
12 96 (17.94%) Jenkins
13 93 (17.38%) Microsoft
14 90 (16.82%) Windows
15 85 (15.89%) Java
15 85 (15.89%) VMware
16 82 (15.33%) Ruby
17 81 (15.14%) SQL
18 76 (14.21%) JIRA
19 75 (14.02%) ITIL
20 73 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 73 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
21 68 (12.71%) Ansible
21 68 (12.71%) Active Directory
21 68 (12.71%) Project Management
22 67 (12.52%) HTTP
22 67 (12.52%) Open Source
23 64 (11.96%) DNS
23 64 (11.96%) Scrum
24 63 (11.78%) HTML

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 42 (7.85%) Confluence
2 38 (7.10%) WebLogic
3 35 (6.54%) OpenStack
4 34 (6.36%) SharePoint
4 34 (6.36%) Tomcat
5 31 (5.79%) Elasticsearch
6 26 (4.86%) JBoss
7 23 (4.30%) Apache
8 20 (3.74%) nginx
9 15 (2.80%) IIS
10 10 (1.87%) MS Exchange
11 9 (1.68%) Skype for Business
12 8 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
15 4 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
16 3 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
16 3 (0.56%) WebSphere
17 2 (0.37%) CMS
18 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 36 (6.73%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.36%) MS Office
3 13 (2.43%) MS Project
4 8 (1.50%) ProjectWise
5 5 (0.93%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.37%) Maximo
3 2 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.19%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.19%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.19%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 73 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (8.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (4.11%) Azure Active Directory
3 22 (4.11%) IaaS
4 14 (2.62%) PaaS
5 12 (2.24%) Amazon Kinesis
6 10 (1.87%) GitHub
7 7 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (1.31%) Office 365
8 6 (1.12%) SaaS
9 5 (0.93%) HP Helion
10 4 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.56%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.37%) Heroku
13 1 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.19%) AWS OpsWorks
13 1 (0.19%) Engine Yard
13 1 (0.19%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 67 (12.52%) HTTP
2 64 (11.96%) DNS
3 44 (8.22%) Firewall
4 31 (5.79%) SSL
5 28 (5.23%) VPN
6 24 (4.49%) FTP
7 23 (4.30%) LDAP
7 23 (4.30%) WAN
8 20 (3.74%) DHCP
8 20 (3.74%) Internet
9 19 (3.55%) TCP/IP
10 18 (3.36%) IPsec
10 18 (3.36%) MPLS
10 18 (3.36%) SMTP
11 16 (2.99%) LAN
11 16 (2.99%) SNMP
12 13 (2.43%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (2.24%) VLAN
14 10 (1.87%) OSPF
14 10 (1.87%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (7.48%) Relational Database
2 30 (5.61%) MySQL
3 27 (5.05%) SQL Server
4 26 (4.86%) Big Data
5 20 (3.74%) Azure SQL Database
6 16 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (2.62%) MongoDB
8 13 (2.43%) Oracle Database
9 11 (2.06%) Oracle BI EE
10 8 (1.50%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.31%) Neo4j
12 6 (1.12%) NoSQL
12 6 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.75%) Ingres
14 4 (0.75%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 113 (21.12%) Git (software)
2 103 (19.25%) Subversion
3 96 (17.94%) Jenkins
4 76 (14.21%) JIRA
5 56 (10.47%) Ant
6 44 (8.22%) ClearCase
7 37 (6.92%) JUnit
8 35 (6.54%) Maven
9 34 (6.36%) NUnit
10 33 (6.17%) CppUnit
10 33 (6.17%) GoogleTest
11 22 (4.11%) Vagrant
12 21 (3.93%) StarTeam
13 17 (3.18%) Sonatype Nexus
14 15 (2.80%) Gradle
15 13 (2.43%) Hudson
16 12 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
17 11 (2.06%) Rational DOORS
18 10 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 10 (1.87%) CruiseControl
General
1 46 (8.60%) Finance
2 33 (6.17%) Telecoms
3 19 (3.55%) Back Office
4 18 (3.36%) Retail
5 14 (2.62%) Front Office
6 8 (1.50%) Military
7 7 (1.31%) Banking
7 7 (1.31%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.12%) Billing
9 5 (0.93%) Electronics
10 3 (0.56%) Marketing
11 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.19%) Automotive
11 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.19%) Legal
11 1 (0.19%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 111 (20.75%) Developer
2 74 (13.83%) DevOps Engineer
3 46 (8.60%) Linux Engineer
4 39 (7.29%) Java Developer
5 36 (6.73%) Support Engineer
6 35 (6.54%) Scala Developer
7 33 (6.17%) Architect
7 33 (6.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 28 (5.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 26 (4.86%) Cloud Engineer
10 24 (4.49%) Administrator
10 24 (4.49%) AWS Engineer
10 24 (4.49%) C Developer
11 23 (4.30%) Software Developer
12 21 (3.93%) Project Manager
13 20 (3.74%) Configuration Manager
13 20 (3.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 20 (3.74%) Network Engineer
14 17 (3.18%) Azure Engineer
14 17 (3.18%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (11.78%) HTML
2 58 (10.84%) JSON
3 56 (10.47%) CSS
4 54 (10.09%) REST
5 52 (9.72%) Ruby on Rails
6 50 (9.35%) Ajax
7 48 (8.97%) RESTful
8 46 (8.60%) Spring
8 46 (8.60%) Web Services
9 43 (8.04%) Play Framework
10 42 (7.85%) Django
11 39 (7.29%) Guice
11 39 (7.29%) HTML5
12 38 (7.10%) CSS3
12 38 (7.10%) Spring MVC
13 28 (5.23%) RabbitMQ
14 27 (5.05%) Middleware
15 21 (3.93%) .NET
16 20 (3.74%) JMS
17 17 (3.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 57 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (8.41%) Data Centre
3 29 (5.42%) Computer Science
4 28 (5.23%) Derivative
5 26 (4.86%) Management Information System
6 21 (3.93%) CMDB
7 20 (3.74%) Private Cloud
8 19 (3.55%) Smart Meter
9 17 (3.18%) Clustering
9 17 (3.18%) Statistics
10 14 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (2.06%) Replication
12 10 (1.87%) EMC VNX
12 10 (1.87%) STB
13 9 (1.68%) Client/Server
14 7 (1.31%) Economics
14 7 (1.31%) HACMP
14 7 (1.31%) Mathematics
14 7 (1.31%) PKI
14 7 (1.31%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 245 (45.79%) Linux
2 99 (18.50%) Unix
3 90 (16.82%) Windows
4 73 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 36 (6.73%) Windows Server
6 23 (4.30%) CentOS
6 23 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (4.11%) Mac OS X
7 22 (4.11%) Ubuntu
7 22 (4.11%) VMS
8 16 (2.99%) Solaris
8 16 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (2.62%) AIX
10 12 (2.24%) Oracle Linux
11 10 (1.87%) Windows 7
12 6 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.93%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.56%) Android
14 3 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (20.00%) DevOps
3 105 (19.63%) Continuous Integration
4 75 (14.02%) ITIL
5 68 (12.71%) Project Management
6 67 (12.52%) Open Source
7 64 (11.96%) Scrum
8 50 (9.35%) Use Case
9 44 (8.22%) Release Management
9 44 (8.22%) Responsive Web Design
9 44 (8.22%) Web Design
10 40 (7.48%) Automated Testing
10 40 (7.48%) MVC
11 37 (6.92%) Software Engineering
12 36 (6.73%) UML
13 35 (6.54%) Integration Testing
13 35 (6.54%) OWASP
14 34 (6.36%) Service Management
15 33 (6.17%) Change Management
15 33 (6.17%) OO
Programming Languages
1 159 (29.72%) Python
2 85 (15.89%) Java
3 82 (15.33%) Ruby
4 81 (15.14%) SQL
5 60 (11.21%) C
6 59 (11.03%) PowerShell
7 49 (9.16%) JavaScript
8 47 (8.79%) C#
8 47 (8.79%) Perl
8 47 (8.79%) Shell Script
9 44 (8.22%) Scala
10 39 (7.29%) C++
11 32 (5.98%) Bash Shell
12 18 (3.36%) PHP
13 16 (2.99%) VBScript
14 8 (1.50%) VB
15 7 (1.31%) Embedded C
16 6 (1.12%) T-SQL
17 5 (0.93%) Embedded C++
17 5 (0.93%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 134 (25.05%) Security Cleared
2 102 (19.07%) SC Cleared
3 52 (9.72%) Degree
4 26 (4.86%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (4.67%) CCNA
6 19 (3.55%) DV Cleared
7 18 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (2.99%) MCSE
9 14 (2.62%) CCNP
10 7 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.93%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.93%) MCP
12 4 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 4 (0.75%) MCSA
13 3 (0.56%) CCSA
13 3 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.56%) RHCSA
14 2 (0.37%) CISSP
14 2 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.61%) QA
2 17 (3.18%) SLA
3 8 (1.50%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (1.12%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.37%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.19%) JTAG
System Software
1 68 (12.71%) Active Directory
2 39 (7.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.18%) Docker
4 14 (2.62%) Squid
5 13 (2.43%) qmail
6 10 (1.87%) Hyper-V
7 7 (1.31%) Firmware
7 7 (1.31%) NFS
7 7 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (1.31%) vSphere
8 6 (1.12%) Oracle Clusterware
9 4 (0.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (0.56%) iptables
10 3 (0.56%) Postfix
10 3 (0.56%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.37%) XenServer
12 1 (0.19%) UAG
12 1 (0.19%) Varnish
12 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 123 (22.99%) Puppet
2 68 (12.71%) Ansible
3 50 (9.35%) Opscode Chef
4 41 (7.66%) SCCM
5 29 (5.42%) Nagios
6 28 (5.23%) SCOM
7 26 (4.86%) Graphite
7 26 (4.86%) logstash
8 14 (2.62%) Ganglia
9 13 (2.43%) Cacti
9 13 (2.43%) collectd
9 13 (2.43%) Terraform
9 13 (2.43%) ZABBIX
10 10 (1.87%) Tivoli
11 8 (1.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 8 (1.50%) SCSM
12 6 (1.12%) EMC NetWorker
12 6 (1.12%) SCDPM
12 6 (1.12%) SCVMM
12 6 (1.12%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 93 (17.38%) Microsoft
2 85 (15.89%) VMware
3 58 (10.84%) Cisco
4 51 (9.53%) Oracle
5 45 (8.41%) Red Hat
6 44 (8.22%) Google
7 33 (6.17%) Splunk
8 27 (5.05%) HP
9 22 (4.11%) Citrix
9 22 (4.11%) IBM
10 19 (3.55%) EMC
10 19 (3.55%) Juniper
11 15 (2.80%) CheckPoint
11 15 (2.80%) F5
12 14 (2.62%) Dell
13 13 (2.43%) Veritas
14 11 (2.06%) Barracuda Networks
14 11 (2.06%) Serena
15 10 (1.87%) Blue Coat
15 10 (1.87%) Borland
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Oliver James Associates
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago