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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 78 108 118
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +10
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 213 171 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.56% 1.73% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 2.17% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 81 86
Median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.70% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 3
Median hourly rate £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.95% +10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +17.14%
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
6804 7879 7079
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.65% 79.76% 76.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4173 4831 3969
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 267 274
Median hourly rate £38.75 £37.09 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +69.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.70 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 25 September 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
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 25 September 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 +31 61 £500 +21.21% 7
Hampshire -1 46 £375 +0.26% 10
Surrey +19 41 £450 +12.50% 13
West Sussex +15 21 £423 +2.73%
Oxfordshire -6 20 £425 +3.03% 2
Buckinghamshire +22 8 £475 +33.80% 1
Middlesex +4 5 £475 - 2
Kent - 4 - - 3
East Sussex +4 3 £525 +56.71%
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 212 (42.66%) Linux
2 133 (26.76%) Git (software)
3 117 (23.54%) Agile Software Development
4 113 (22.74%) Unix
5 107 (21.53%) Security Cleared
6 105 (21.13%) Continuous Integration
7 104 (20.93%) Jenkins
8 101 (20.32%) DevOps
9 95 (19.11%) Puppet
10 92 (18.51%) Windows
11 90 (18.11%) Python
12 86 (17.30%) SC Cleared
13 84 (16.90%) ITIL
13 84 (16.90%) Microsoft
14 80 (16.10%) SQL
15 76 (15.29%) Subversion
16 70 (14.08%) VMware
17 69 (13.88%) Ansible
18 67 (13.48%) Java
19 65 (13.08%) Amazon AWS
20 63 (12.68%) Scrum
21 57 (11.47%) JavaScript
21 57 (11.47%) Shell Script
22 56 (11.27%) Perl
23 55 (11.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 54 (10.87%) HTML
25 53 (10.66%) Oracle
25 53 (10.66%) CSS
25 53 (10.66%) Web Services
26 52 (10.46%) Microsoft Azure

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 (7.44%) WebLogic
2 33 (6.64%) Apache
3 31 (6.24%) Tomcat
4 24 (4.83%) Confluence
5 22 (4.43%) SharePoint
6 18 (3.62%) IIS
7 16 (3.22%) nginx
8 13 (2.62%) Elasticsearch
9 12 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
10 10 (2.01%) OpenStack
11 9 (1.81%) Apache Pig
12 6 (1.21%) Apache Solr
12 6 (1.21%) Apache Spark
12 6 (1.21%) JBoss
12 6 (1.21%) Skype for Business
12 6 (1.21%) Umbraco
13 5 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
13 5 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (1.01%) MS Exchange
14 3 (0.60%) CMS
Applications
1 27 (5.43%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.21%) MS Office
3 6 (1.21%) ProjectWise
4 4 (0.80%) MS Project
4 4 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.80%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.60%) SAP PSCD
6 2 (0.40%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.20%) Maximo
7 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 65 (13.08%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (10.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (5.43%) IaaS
4 17 (3.42%) PaaS
5 15 (3.02%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (2.21%) GitHub
7 10 (2.01%) Amazon Kinesis
8 9 (1.81%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (1.81%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (1.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (1.01%) HP Helion
10 4 (0.80%) Office 365
11 3 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.60%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.40%) Heroku
13 1 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.20%) AWS OpsWorks
13 1 (0.20%) Engine Yard
13 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (7.65%) DNS
2 36 (7.24%) Firewall
3 33 (6.64%) HTTP
4 22 (4.43%) Kerberos
5 19 (3.82%) LAN
5 19 (3.82%) WAN
6 16 (3.22%) Internet
7 15 (3.02%) VPN
8 13 (2.62%) Network Security
8 13 (2.62%) SSL
9 12 (2.41%) MPLS
10 11 (2.21%) DHCP
10 11 (2.21%) FTP
11 10 (2.01%) BGP
12 9 (1.81%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (1.81%) LDAP
12 9 (1.81%) TCP/IP
13 8 (1.61%) IPsec
13 8 (1.61%) OSPF
13 8 (1.61%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (8.85%) MySQL
2 40 (8.05%) Relational Database
3 33 (6.64%) SQL Server
4 26 (5.23%) NoSQL
5 24 (4.83%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (4.23%) Big Data
7 20 (4.02%) MongoDB
7 20 (4.02%) Oracle Database
8 14 (2.82%) Oracle BI EE
8 14 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (2.41%) Hadoop
9 12 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (2.21%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (2.01%) Apache Hive
11 10 (2.01%) Azure SQL Database
11 10 (2.01%) CouchDB
11 10 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (2.01%) Oracle Database 10g
11 10 (2.01%) Redis
Development Applications
1 133 (26.76%) Git (software)
2 104 (20.93%) Jenkins
3 76 (15.29%) Subversion
4 50 (10.06%) JIRA
5 40 (8.05%) ClearCase
6 36 (7.24%) Ant
7 33 (6.64%) NUnit
8 29 (5.84%) Sonatype Nexus
9 26 (5.23%) Team Foundation Server
10 23 (4.63%) Visual Studio
11 22 (4.43%) CppUnit
11 22 (4.43%) GoogleTest
11 22 (4.43%) Maven
11 22 (4.43%) Vagrant
12 21 (4.23%) JUnit
13 18 (3.62%) Selenium
14 15 (3.02%) MSI
15 14 (2.82%) SpecFlow
15 14 (2.82%) TeamCity
16 13 (2.62%) Mercurial
General
1 39 (7.85%) Finance
2 22 (4.43%) Telecoms
3 20 (4.02%) Back Office
4 17 (3.42%) Military
5 16 (3.22%) Retail
6 14 (2.82%) Front Office
7 8 (1.61%) Marketing
8 5 (1.01%) Billing
8 5 (1.01%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.80%) Electronics
10 3 (0.60%) Automotive
10 3 (0.60%) Publishing
11 2 (0.40%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.40%) Banking
11 2 (0.40%) Legal
11 2 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.20%) German Language
12 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 115 (23.14%) Developer
2 56 (11.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 43 (8.65%) Architect
4 32 (6.44%) Administrator
5 24 (4.83%) Java Developer
6 22 (4.43%) C Developer
6 22 (4.43%) Cloud Architect
7 21 (4.23%) Consultant
8 20 (4.02%) Support Engineer
9 19 (3.82%) Linux Engineer
10 17 (3.42%) AWS Architect
10 17 (3.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 17 (3.42%) Scala Developer
10 17 (3.42%) Software Developer
11 16 (3.22%) .NET Developer
11 16 (3.22%) Configuration Manager
12 15 (3.02%) C++ Developer
13 14 (2.82%) Analyst
14 13 (2.62%) Systems Administrator
15 12 (2.41%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (10.87%) HTML
2 53 (10.66%) CSS
2 53 (10.66%) Web Services
3 51 (10.26%) JSON
4 49 (9.86%) Ajax
5 43 (8.65%) Middleware
6 40 (8.05%) REST
7 36 (7.24%) RabbitMQ
8 35 (7.04%) .NET
9 28 (5.63%) jQuery
10 27 (5.43%) Spring
11 25 (5.03%) JMS
11 25 (5.03%) Play Framework
11 25 (5.03%) Ruby on Rails
12 24 (4.83%) Django
12 24 (4.83%) HTML5
13 23 (4.63%) Spring MVC
14 22 (4.43%) CSS3
14 22 (4.43%) XML
15 21 (4.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.65%) Data Centre
2 33 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (6.64%) Private Cloud
3 22 (4.43%) Derivative
4 18 (3.62%) Computer Science
5 16 (3.22%) CMDB
6 14 (2.82%) Statistics
7 12 (2.41%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.21%) Embedded Systems
9 10 (2.01%) Replication
10 9 (1.81%) STB
10 9 (1.81%) Visualisation
11 8 (1.61%) Clustering
11 8 (1.61%) Public Cloud
12 7 (1.41%) EMC VNX
12 7 (1.41%) Mathematics
13 6 (1.21%) Economics
13 6 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.21%) Grid Computing
14 5 (1.01%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 212 (42.66%) Linux
2 113 (22.74%) Unix
3 92 (18.51%) Windows
4 55 (11.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (5.43%) Windows Server
6 17 (3.42%) AIX
7 16 (3.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (3.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (2.62%) Ubuntu
10 11 (2.21%) Oracle Linux
10 11 (2.21%) Solaris
11 10 (2.01%) CentOS
11 10 (2.01%) Mac OS X
12 9 (1.81%) VMS
12 9 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (1.61%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.80%) Windows 10
14 4 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.40%) CoreOS
15 2 (0.40%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (23.54%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (21.13%) Continuous Integration
3 101 (20.32%) DevOps
4 84 (16.90%) ITIL
5 63 (12.68%) Scrum
6 52 (10.46%) Open Source
7 48 (9.66%) Project Management
8 47 (9.46%) MVC
9 44 (8.85%) Service Management
9 44 (8.85%) Use Case
10 43 (8.65%) Release Management
11 40 (8.05%) Service Design
12 36 (7.24%) Web Development
13 34 (6.84%) TDD
14 33 (6.64%) Integration Testing
14 33 (6.64%) Migration
14 33 (6.64%) Software Engineering
15 31 (6.24%) OO
16 29 (5.84%) Change Management
17 28 (5.63%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 90 (18.11%) Python
2 80 (16.10%) SQL
3 67 (13.48%) Java
4 57 (11.47%) JavaScript
4 57 (11.47%) Shell Script
5 56 (11.27%) Perl
6 50 (10.06%) C
7 49 (9.86%) Ruby
8 45 (9.05%) C++
9 39 (7.85%) C#
10 36 (7.24%) PHP
11 30 (6.04%) PowerShell
12 25 (5.03%) Scala
13 22 (4.43%) Bash Shell
14 17 (3.42%) T-SQL
14 17 (3.42%) VB
15 16 (3.22%) PL/SQL
16 14 (2.82%) TypeScript
17 7 (1.41%) VBScript
18 6 (1.21%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 107 (21.53%) Security Cleared
2 86 (17.30%) SC Cleared
3 37 (7.44%) Degree
4 12 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (2.41%) DV Cleared
5 11 (2.21%) CCNA
6 9 (1.81%) CCNP
7 8 (1.61%) AWS Certification
8 6 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (1.01%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.80%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.80%) MCSE
11 3 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.60%) MCP
11 3 (0.60%) MCSA
12 2 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 2 (0.40%) RHCE
12 2 (0.40%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.62%) QA
1 13 (2.62%) SLA
2 12 (2.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (1.61%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.40%) COBIT
5 2 (0.40%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.40%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.20%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.20%) JTAG
System Software
1 40 (8.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (5.03%) Active Directory
3 16 (3.22%) Docker
4 11 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (1.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 9 (1.81%) HDFS
6 7 (1.41%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.21%) Apache Flume
7 6 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (1.21%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (1.21%) vSphere
8 4 (0.80%) Firmware
8 4 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.60%) NFS
9 3 (0.60%) vCloud
10 2 (0.40%) iptables
10 2 (0.40%) Oracle Clusterware
10 2 (0.40%) Postfix
10 2 (0.40%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 95 (19.11%) Puppet
2 69 (13.88%) Ansible
3 34 (6.84%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (5.03%) SCCM
5 9 (1.81%) Ambari
5 9 (1.81%) Hadoop YARN
5 9 (1.81%) Nagios
5 9 (1.81%) Oozie
5 9 (1.81%) SCOM
6 8 (1.61%) CFEngine
7 5 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.80%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (0.80%) Packer
8 4 (0.80%) Trend Micro Deep Security
8 4 (0.80%) vRealize
9 3 (0.60%) logstash
9 3 (0.60%) Netcool
9 3 (0.60%) SCSM
9 3 (0.60%) Terraform
Vendors
1 84 (16.90%) Microsoft
2 70 (14.08%) VMware
3 53 (10.66%) Oracle
4 43 (8.65%) IBM
5 38 (7.65%) Cisco
5 38 (7.65%) Red Hat
6 25 (5.03%) HP
7 21 (4.23%) Remedy
8 20 (4.02%) Google
9 15 (3.02%) BMC
10 13 (2.62%) EMC
10 13 (2.62%) Juniper
10 13 (2.62%) SAP
11 12 (2.41%) F5
11 12 (2.41%) Zend
12 11 (2.21%) DevExpress
13 10 (2.01%) CA
14 9 (1.81%) ServiceNow
15 8 (1.61%) Citrix
15 8 (1.61%) SolarWinds
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