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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
England / South East
Rank 79 59 54
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -5
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 172 249 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.36% 3.03% 3.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 3.80% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 136 142
Median daily rate £475 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 10
Median hourly rate £42.25 £30.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.83% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.21 £14.70 £8.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £47.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £36.45
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +12.48%

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
5859 6552 7230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.36% 79.85% 78.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3462 3947 3964
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 288 244
Median hourly rate £38.50 £45.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.44% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.85 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 -26 56 £475 +35.71% 4
Berkshire -9 36 £500 +25.00% 8
West Sussex +13 28 £575 +27.77% 1
Surrey +24 27 £430 -8.99% 14
Oxfordshire +10 15 £375 +50.00% 5
Buckinghamshire -6 5 £290 +100.00%
Middlesex -2 2 - -
East Sussex - 1 - - 2
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 135 (35.34%) Linux
2 97 (25.39%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (23.04%) ITIL
4 87 (22.77%) Git (software)
5 75 (19.63%) Java
6 71 (18.59%) Security Cleared
6 71 (18.59%) Puppet
7 67 (17.54%) SQL
8 64 (16.75%) Unix
9 63 (16.49%) Jenkins
10 62 (16.23%) Continuous Integration
11 61 (15.97%) JavaScript
12 60 (15.71%) Ansible
13 59 (15.45%) Oracle
14 56 (14.66%) Service Management
15 55 (14.40%) Scrum
15 55 (14.40%) Windows
16 54 (14.14%) VMware
16 54 (14.14%) SC Cleared
17 52 (13.61%) Amazon AWS
18 51 (13.35%) Python
19 50 (13.09%) DevOps
20 49 (12.83%) HTML
21 48 (12.57%) Subversion
22 46 (12.04%) CMDB
22 46 (12.04%) MySQL
23 43 (11.26%) Microsoft
23 43 (11.26%) MVC
23 43 (11.26%) Opscode Chef
23 43 (11.26%) Relational Database

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 34 (8.90%) Apache
2 28 (7.33%) nginx
3 18 (4.71%) Confluence
4 17 (4.45%) WebLogic
5 13 (3.40%) Tomcat
6 11 (2.88%) Apache Pig
7 10 (2.62%) IIS
7 10 (2.62%) OpenStack
7 10 (2.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (2.36%) SharePoint
9 8 (2.09%) Apache Solr
9 8 (2.09%) Apache Spark
10 4 (1.05%) CMS
10 4 (1.05%) SAP Portal
10 4 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.05%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.79%) JBoss
12 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 25 (6.54%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.62%) MS Office
3 5 (1.31%) MS Project
4 4 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.05%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.83%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (1.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (1.05%) SAP PSCD
5 2 (0.52%) Remedy AR System
5 2 (0.52%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 52 (13.61%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (10.73%) IaaS
3 39 (10.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 33 (8.64%) PaaS
5 21 (5.50%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (2.36%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (1.83%) GitHub
8 3 (0.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.79%) SaaS
9 2 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.52%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.52%) Office 365
10 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.54%) HTTP
2 19 (4.97%) DNS
3 18 (4.71%) Kerberos
3 18 (4.71%) LAN
4 13 (3.40%) Firewall
4 13 (3.40%) WAN
5 10 (2.62%) DHCP
5 10 (2.62%) Network Security
5 10 (2.62%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.83%) FTP
6 7 (1.83%) SNMP
7 5 (1.31%) iSCSI
7 5 (1.31%) SSL
7 5 (1.31%) VLAN
7 5 (1.31%) VPN
8 4 (1.05%) Internet
8 4 (1.05%) IPv4
8 4 (1.05%) IPv6
8 4 (1.05%) LDAP
9 3 (0.79%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (12.04%) MySQL
2 43 (11.26%) Relational Database
3 30 (7.85%) NoSQL
4 29 (7.59%) SQL Server
5 24 (6.28%) PostgreSQL
6 23 (6.02%) Oracle Database
7 22 (5.76%) MongoDB
8 17 (4.45%) Redis
9 16 (4.19%) Big Data
10 14 (3.66%) CouchDB
10 14 (3.66%) Hadoop
11 13 (3.40%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (3.14%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (2.88%) Apache Hive
13 11 (2.88%) Sqoop
14 10 (2.62%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 9 (2.36%) HBase
15 9 (2.36%) Oracle Exadata
15 9 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
16 8 (2.09%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 87 (22.77%) Git (software)
2 63 (16.49%) Jenkins
3 48 (12.57%) Subversion
4 38 (9.95%) JIRA
5 23 (6.02%) Ant
6 19 (4.97%) JUnit
7 18 (4.71%) Maven
7 18 (4.71%) Mercurial
7 18 (4.71%) Visual Studio
8 16 (4.19%) TeamCity
9 15 (3.93%) ClearCase
10 14 (3.66%) NUnit
10 14 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (3.14%) Oracle APEX
12 11 (2.88%) MSI
12 11 (2.88%) Selenium
12 11 (2.88%) Vagrant
13 9 (2.36%) Mockito
13 9 (2.36%) Sonatype Nexus
13 9 (2.36%) WiX
General
1 29 (7.59%) Finance
2 20 (5.24%) Back Office
3 17 (4.45%) Telecoms
4 16 (4.19%) Front Office
5 12 (3.14%) Retail
6 10 (2.62%) Military
7 7 (1.83%) Aerospace
8 6 (1.57%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.57%) Marketing
9 5 (1.31%) Electronics
10 4 (1.05%) Automotive
10 4 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.79%) Publishing
12 2 (0.52%) Billing
12 2 (0.52%) German Language
12 2 (0.52%) Legal
13 1 (0.26%) Banking
13 1 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 95 (24.87%) Developer
2 33 (8.64%) Administrator
3 30 (7.85%) Architect
4 29 (7.59%) DevOps Engineer
5 27 (7.07%) Java Developer
6 21 (5.50%) Scala Developer
7 16 (4.19%) Cloud Architect
8 14 (3.66%) Linux Engineer
8 14 (3.66%) PHP Developer
8 14 (3.66%) Software Engineer
9 13 (3.40%) Analyst
9 13 (3.40%) Oracle Developer
10 12 (3.14%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 12 (3.14%) Support Engineer
10 12 (3.14%) Symfony Developer
10 12 (3.14%) Systems Administrator
11 11 (2.88%) AWS Architect
11 11 (2.88%) Configuration Manager
11 11 (2.88%) Data Administrator
11 11 (2.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (12.83%) HTML
2 37 (9.69%) CSS
3 33 (8.64%) jQuery
3 33 (8.64%) Web Services
3 33 (8.64%) XML
4 27 (7.07%) Ajax
5 26 (6.81%) Node.js
6 25 (6.54%) .NET
6 25 (6.54%) AngularJS
6 25 (6.54%) REST
7 23 (6.02%) Spring
8 18 (4.71%) JSON
8 18 (4.71%) Play Framework
9 17 (4.45%) Middleware
9 17 (4.45%) Spring MVC
10 15 (3.93%) JMS
10 15 (3.93%) LAMP
10 15 (3.93%) LEMP Stack
10 15 (3.93%) React
11 14 (3.66%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 46 (12.04%) CMDB
2 24 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.19%) Statistics
4 15 (3.93%) Data Centre
5 14 (3.66%) Visualisation
6 13 (3.40%) Private Cloud
7 12 (3.14%) Management Information System
7 12 (3.14%) Replication
8 9 (2.36%) Grid Computing
8 9 (2.36%) Public Cloud
9 7 (1.83%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.83%) Clustering
10 6 (1.57%) Derivative
11 5 (1.31%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.31%) Handset
11 5 (1.31%) Smartphone
12 4 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (1.05%) Life Science
12 4 (1.05%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 135 (35.34%) Linux
2 64 (16.75%) Unix
3 55 (14.40%) Windows
4 23 (6.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (2.88%) Mac OS X
6 10 (2.62%) AIX
7 9 (2.36%) Ubuntu
7 9 (2.36%) Windows Server
8 8 (2.09%) CentOS
9 6 (1.57%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (1.31%) Solaris
10 5 (1.31%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.31%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.52%) Android
12 2 (0.52%) Debian
12 2 (0.52%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.52%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (25.39%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (23.04%) ITIL
3 62 (16.23%) Continuous Integration
4 56 (14.66%) Service Management
5 55 (14.40%) Scrum
6 50 (13.09%) DevOps
7 43 (11.26%) MVC
8 42 (10.99%) Web Development
9 38 (9.95%) Release Management
10 37 (9.69%) Open Source
11 36 (9.42%) Service Design
11 36 (9.42%) Validation
12 32 (8.38%) Performance Tuning
13 28 (7.33%) Change Management
14 27 (7.07%) ITIL V3
14 27 (7.07%) ITSM
14 27 (7.07%) SDLC
15 26 (6.81%) OO
16 24 (6.28%) Project Management
16 24 (6.28%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 75 (19.63%) Java
2 67 (17.54%) SQL
3 61 (15.97%) JavaScript
4 51 (13.35%) Python
5 42 (10.99%) C++
6 40 (10.47%) Perl
7 34 (8.90%) C
8 31 (8.12%) C#
8 31 (8.12%) Shell Script
9 26 (6.81%) PHP
10 25 (6.54%) Scala
11 23 (6.02%) Ruby
12 21 (5.50%) Bash Shell
13 20 (5.24%) PowerShell
14 17 (4.45%) PL/SQL
15 8 (2.09%) VB
15 8 (2.09%) XPath
16 7 (1.83%) T-SQL
16 7 (1.83%) TypeScript
17 6 (1.57%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 71 (18.59%) Security Cleared
2 54 (14.14%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.40%) Degree
3 13 (3.40%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (2.36%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.57%) CCNA
5 6 (1.57%) CCNP
5 6 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.05%) AWS Certification
6 4 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.79%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.79%) MCSE
7 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.52%) APMP
8 2 (0.52%) MCITP
8 2 (0.52%) MCP
8 2 (0.52%) MCSA
8 2 (0.52%) RHCE
8 2 (0.52%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.14%) QA
1 12 (3.14%) SLA
2 7 (1.83%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.05%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 4 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.79%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.52%) COBIT
5 2 (0.52%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.52%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (6.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (5.76%) Docker
3 11 (2.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 11 (2.88%) HDFS
4 9 (2.36%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (2.09%) Active Directory
5 8 (2.09%) Apache Flume
6 7 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.05%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.05%) vSphere
8 3 (0.79%) KVM
9 2 (0.52%) iptables
9 2 (0.52%) UAG
9 2 (0.52%) vCloud
9 2 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.52%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.26%) Firmware
10 1 (0.26%) NFS
10 1 (0.26%) Squid
10 1 (0.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 71 (18.59%) Puppet
2 60 (15.71%) Ansible
3 43 (11.26%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (2.88%) Ambari
4 11 (2.88%) Hadoop YARN
4 11 (2.88%) Oozie
5 8 (2.09%) SCCM
6 7 (1.83%) Terraform
7 6 (1.57%) vRealize
8 5 (1.31%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (1.05%) Packer
9 4 (1.05%) Pingdom
9 4 (1.05%) Trend Micro Deep Security
10 3 (0.79%) Consul
10 3 (0.79%) Kibana
10 3 (0.79%) Netcool
11 2 (0.52%) SCOM
11 2 (0.52%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.52%) SCSM
Vendors
1 59 (15.45%) Oracle
2 54 (14.14%) VMware
3 43 (11.26%) Microsoft
4 18 (4.71%) Cisco
5 17 (4.45%) Remedy
6 16 (4.19%) IBM
7 14 (3.66%) SAP
7 14 (3.66%) Zend
8 12 (3.14%) BMC
8 12 (3.14%) Huawei
9 11 (2.88%) Red Hat
9 11 (2.88%) ServiceNow
10 10 (2.62%) Hortonworks
10 10 (2.62%) HP
11 9 (2.36%) CA
11 9 (2.36%) Teradata
12 8 (2.09%) Atlassian
12 8 (2.09%) webMethods
13 7 (1.83%) DevExpress
13 7 (1.83%) Google
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