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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
England / South East
Rank 73 69 71
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 202 240 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.64% 2.74% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.27% 3.37% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 137 127
Median daily rate £460 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.70% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £386
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +23.57%

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
6185 7114 7546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.81% 81.31% 79.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3650 4401 4125
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 276 249
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.03 £61.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -8 61 £461 +41.92% 10
Surrey +34 42 £468 -1.57% 12
Berkshire -17 37 £460 +5.44% 9
West Sussex +7 30 £550 +22.22% 2
Oxfordshire +9 16 £375 +50.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 7 £280 +93.10%
Middlesex +3 5 £214 -43.33%
East Sussex - 1 £375 -
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 178 (42.89%) Linux
2 122 (29.40%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (24.82%) Git (software)
4 88 (21.20%) Java
5 87 (20.96%) Oracle
6 85 (20.48%) Security Cleared
7 84 (20.24%) Unix
8 82 (19.76%) JavaScript
8 82 (19.76%) SQL
9 80 (19.28%) HTML
9 80 (19.28%) Jenkins
10 77 (18.55%) ITIL
11 72 (17.35%) Puppet
12 66 (15.90%) Python
13 63 (15.18%) SC Cleared
13 63 (15.18%) Continuous Integration
14 57 (13.73%) VMware
15 55 (13.25%) Ansible
16 54 (13.01%) DevOps
16 54 (13.01%) Scrum
17 52 (12.53%) Open Source
18 51 (12.29%) Performance Tuning
18 51 (12.29%) Relational Database
18 51 (12.29%) Perl
19 49 (11.81%) Microsoft
19 49 (11.81%) Docker
20 47 (11.33%) Opscode Chef
20 47 (11.33%) C
20 47 (11.33%) Subversion
21 46 (11.08%) CMDB

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 46 (11.08%) Apache
2 42 (10.12%) nginx
3 34 (8.19%) WebLogic
4 28 (6.75%) Tomcat
5 24 (5.78%) Confluence
6 14 (3.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 12 (2.89%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (2.65%) Apache Pig
9 10 (2.41%) OpenStack
10 9 (2.17%) JBoss
11 8 (1.93%) Apache Solr
11 8 (1.93%) Apache Spark
11 8 (1.93%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.96%) CMS
12 4 (0.96%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.96%) SAP Portal
12 4 (0.96%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.72%) IIS
14 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
14 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (6.99%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.37%) MS Office
3 6 (1.45%) MS Project
4 5 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.96%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.69%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.96%) SAP PSCD
4 3 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.48%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.48%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.24%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 46 (11.08%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (8.67%) IaaS
3 31 (7.47%) PaaS
4 30 (7.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (5.30%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (3.86%) GitHub
7 9 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.72%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (0.72%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.72%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.72%) Office 365
8 3 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.48%) SaaS
10 1 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.24%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.47%) HTTP
2 18 (4.34%) LAN
3 17 (4.10%) Firewall
4 15 (3.61%) TCP/IP
5 14 (3.37%) Kerberos
6 13 (3.13%) WAN
7 11 (2.65%) DNS
8 10 (2.41%) Network Security
9 8 (1.93%) FTP
9 8 (1.93%) SNMP
9 8 (1.93%) SSL
10 7 (1.69%) DHCP
10 7 (1.69%) SAN
10 7 (1.69%) VPN
11 6 (1.45%) IPsec
11 6 (1.45%) NAS
11 6 (1.45%) VLAN
12 4 (0.96%) 3G
12 4 (0.96%) iSCSI
12 4 (0.96%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (12.29%) Relational Database
2 37 (8.92%) MySQL
3 30 (7.23%) NoSQL
3 30 (7.23%) Oracle Database
4 29 (6.99%) SQL Server
5 22 (5.30%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (4.58%) MongoDB
7 16 (3.86%) Big Data
8 15 (3.61%) RDBMS
8 15 (3.61%) Redis
9 14 (3.37%) Apache Cassandra
9 14 (3.37%) Hadoop
10 13 (3.13%) SQLPlus
11 12 (2.89%) CouchDB
12 11 (2.65%) Apache Hive
12 11 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
12 11 (2.65%) Sqoop
13 10 (2.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 9 (2.17%) HBase
14 9 (2.17%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 103 (24.82%) Git (software)
2 80 (19.28%) Jenkins
3 47 (11.33%) Subversion
4 41 (9.88%) JIRA
5 28 (6.75%) Ant
6 22 (5.30%) JUnit
7 21 (5.06%) ProC
8 19 (4.58%) ClearCase
9 18 (4.34%) Maven
10 15 (3.61%) Mercurial
10 15 (3.61%) TeamCity
11 14 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (2.65%) Eclipse
12 11 (2.65%) Vagrant
13 10 (2.41%) Oracle APEX
14 9 (2.17%) Mockito
15 8 (1.93%) Visual Studio
16 7 (1.69%) ClearQuest
16 7 (1.69%) NUnit
16 7 (1.69%) Rational DOORS
General
1 37 (8.92%) Finance
2 26 (6.27%) Telecoms
3 19 (4.58%) Back Office
4 15 (3.61%) Front Office
5 13 (3.13%) Military
6 11 (2.65%) Retail
7 7 (1.69%) Aerospace
8 6 (1.45%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.45%) Marketing
9 5 (1.20%) Electronics
10 4 (0.96%) Automotive
10 4 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.48%) German Language
11 2 (0.48%) Legal
11 2 (0.48%) Local Government
11 2 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 99 (23.86%) Developer
2 49 (11.81%) Architect
3 30 (7.23%) Administrator
3 30 (7.23%) DevOps Engineer
4 26 (6.27%) Oracle Developer
4 26 (6.27%) Scala Developer
5 24 (5.78%) Java Developer
6 22 (5.30%) Oracle Architect
7 16 (3.86%) Linux Engineer
8 14 (3.37%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 14 (3.37%) Software Engineer
9 13 (3.13%) Analyst
9 13 (3.13%) Configuration Manager
9 13 (3.13%) Unix Architect
10 12 (2.89%) Linux Administrator
10 12 (2.89%) PHP Developer
10 12 (2.89%) SQL Developer
10 12 (2.89%) Support Engineer
10 12 (2.89%) Systems Engineer
11 11 (2.65%) Data Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (19.28%) HTML
2 38 (9.16%) jQuery
3 37 (8.92%) CSS
4 29 (6.99%) XML
5 27 (6.51%) HTML5
5 27 (6.51%) Node.js
5 27 (6.51%) Spring
6 26 (6.27%) REST
7 24 (5.78%) AngularJS
8 22 (5.30%) Ajax
9 21 (5.06%) Play Framework
9 21 (5.06%) Web Services
10 20 (4.82%) Spring MVC
11 17 (4.10%) JSON
12 16 (3.86%) .NET
13 14 (3.37%) J2EE
13 14 (3.37%) Middleware
14 13 (3.13%) LAMP
14 13 (3.13%) LEMP Stack
15 12 (2.89%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 46 (11.08%) CMDB
2 24 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.86%) Clustering
4 14 (3.37%) Data Centre
5 13 (3.13%) Replication
6 11 (2.65%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.17%) Grid Computing
7 9 (2.17%) Private Cloud
7 9 (2.17%) Public Cloud
8 7 (1.69%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.69%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
8 7 (1.69%) Handset
8 7 (1.69%) Smartphone
9 6 (1.45%) Derivative
9 6 (1.45%) Smart Meter
9 6 (1.45%) Virtual Team
10 4 (0.96%) Life Science
10 4 (0.96%) PKI
10 4 (0.96%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 178 (42.89%) Linux
2 84 (20.24%) Unix
3 44 (10.60%) Windows
4 33 (7.95%) AIX
5 24 (5.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (3.37%) Solaris
7 11 (2.65%) Mac OS X
8 10 (2.41%) Ubuntu
9 7 (1.69%) CentOS
9 7 (1.69%) Windows Server
10 6 (1.45%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (1.20%) Windows 7
11 5 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.72%) Debian
14 2 (0.48%) Android
14 2 (0.48%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.48%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.48%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (29.40%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (18.55%) ITIL
3 63 (15.18%) Continuous Integration
4 54 (13.01%) DevOps
4 54 (13.01%) Scrum
5 52 (12.53%) Open Source
6 51 (12.29%) Performance Tuning
7 45 (10.84%) Service Management
8 42 (10.12%) SDLC
9 41 (9.88%) Web Development
10 38 (9.16%) MVC
10 38 (9.16%) Release Management
11 35 (8.43%) Validation
12 32 (7.71%) Service Design
13 31 (7.47%) Waterfall
14 29 (6.99%) Project Management
15 28 (6.75%) SOA
16 27 (6.51%) Change Management
17 25 (6.02%) OO
18 23 (5.54%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 88 (21.20%) Java
2 82 (19.76%) JavaScript
2 82 (19.76%) SQL
3 66 (15.90%) Python
4 51 (12.29%) Perl
5 47 (11.33%) C
6 38 (9.16%) Shell Script
7 35 (8.43%) PHP
8 30 (7.23%) C#
8 30 (7.23%) C++
9 26 (6.27%) PL/SQL
9 26 (6.27%) Scala
10 21 (5.06%) PowerShell
10 21 (5.06%) Ruby
11 15 (3.61%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.93%) XPath
13 6 (1.45%) ABAP
13 6 (1.45%) VBScript
14 5 (1.20%) Groovy
15 3 (0.72%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 85 (20.48%) Security Cleared
2 63 (15.18%) SC Cleared
3 37 (8.92%) Degree
4 17 (4.10%) ITIL Certification
5 16 (3.86%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.69%) CCNA
6 7 (1.69%) CCNP
6 7 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.96%) MCP
9 3 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.72%) MCSE
9 3 (0.72%) RHCE
10 2 (0.48%) APMP
10 2 (0.48%) CISM
10 2 (0.48%) CISSP
10 2 (0.48%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.48%) MCITP
10 2 (0.48%) MCSA
11 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.13%) QA
2 9 (2.17%) SLA
3 8 (1.93%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.96%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.48%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.24%) COBIT
6 1 (0.24%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.24%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 49 (11.81%) Docker
2 23 (5.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (5.30%) Active Directory
4 11 (2.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 11 (2.65%) HDFS
5 9 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (1.93%) Apache Flume
7 7 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.45%) vSphere
9 3 (0.72%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.72%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.48%) iptables
10 2 (0.48%) KVM
10 2 (0.48%) UAG
11 1 (0.24%) Dovecot
11 1 (0.24%) vCloud
11 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.24%) XenApp
11 1 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 72 (17.35%) Puppet
2 55 (13.25%) Ansible
3 47 (11.33%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (2.89%) SCCM
5 11 (2.65%) Ambari
5 11 (2.65%) Hadoop YARN
5 11 (2.65%) Oozie
6 9 (2.17%) Netcool
7 7 (1.69%) Terraform
7 7 (1.69%) Tivoli
8 6 (1.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (1.20%) vRealize
10 4 (0.96%) Kibana
10 4 (0.96%) Kubernetes
10 4 (0.96%) logstash
10 4 (0.96%) Pingdom
10 4 (0.96%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.72%) Graphite
11 3 (0.72%) vMotion
Vendors
1 87 (20.96%) Oracle
2 57 (13.73%) VMware
3 49 (11.81%) Microsoft
4 21 (5.06%) Cisco
5 16 (3.86%) Red Hat
6 14 (3.37%) SAP
7 12 (2.89%) Google
7 12 (2.89%) Huawei
7 12 (2.89%) IBM
7 12 (2.89%) Zend
8 11 (2.65%) Citrix
8 11 (2.65%) Remedy
9 10 (2.41%) Hortonworks
9 10 (2.41%) HP
10 9 (2.17%) CA
10 9 (2.17%) Teradata
11 8 (1.93%) Atlassian
12 7 (1.69%) webMethods
13 6 (1.45%) Adobe
13 6 (1.45%) Veritas
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