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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 70 113 101
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -12
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 249 182 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.83% 1.86% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.46% 2.34% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 82 94
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 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+14.86% +1.64%
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
7198 7767 7024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.77% 79.42% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4380 4775 3924
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 252 264
Median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.68 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +35 78 £500 +25.00% 12
Hampshire +15 77 £350 -6.66% 18
Surrey +1 30 £456 +34.19% 10
West Sussex +11 20 £388 +10.71%
Oxfordshire -10 19 £413 - 5
Kent +21 8 £580 +28.88% 1
Buckinghamshire +14 7 £475 +58.33%
Middlesex +5 5 £475 - 1
East Sussex - 2 £525 - 2
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 234 (43.41%) Linux
2 146 (27.09%) Git (software)
3 127 (23.56%) Agile Software Development
4 124 (23.01%) Security Cleared
5 122 (22.63%) Continuous Integration
5 122 (22.63%) Jenkins
6 116 (21.52%) Unix
7 115 (21.34%) Python
8 114 (21.15%) DevOps
9 113 (20.96%) Puppet
10 107 (19.85%) Windows
11 103 (19.11%) Subversion
12 97 (18.00%) SC Cleared
13 96 (17.81%) Microsoft
14 87 (16.14%) ITIL
15 86 (15.96%) SQL
16 84 (15.58%) VMware
17 78 (14.47%) Java
18 72 (13.36%) Ruby
18 72 (13.36%) Ansible
19 68 (12.62%) JSON
20 66 (12.24%) Scrum
21 64 (11.87%) JIRA
22 62 (11.50%) CSS
22 62 (11.50%) Amazon AWS
22 62 (11.50%) Open Source
23 60 (11.13%) HTML
24 59 (10.95%) MVC
25 58 (10.76%) C#
25 58 (10.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 36 (6.68%) Confluence
1 36 (6.68%) WebLogic
2 34 (6.31%) Tomcat
3 30 (5.57%) SharePoint
4 26 (4.82%) Apache
5 21 (3.90%) IIS
6 20 (3.71%) OpenStack
7 19 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
8 15 (2.78%) nginx
9 12 (2.23%) SharePoint 2013
10 10 (1.86%) JBoss
11 8 (1.48%) Skype for Business
12 7 (1.30%) MS Exchange
13 6 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (1.11%) Umbraco
14 5 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
15 4 (0.74%) WebSphere
16 3 (0.56%) CMS
16 3 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 32 (5.94%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.86%) MS Office
3 8 (1.48%) ProjectWise
4 4 (0.74%) MS Project
5 3 (0.56%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.56%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.56%) SAP PSCD
6 2 (0.37%) Maximo
6 2 (0.37%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 62 (11.50%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (9.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (5.57%) IaaS
4 21 (3.90%) PaaS
5 16 (2.97%) Azure Active Directory
6 13 (2.41%) Amazon Kinesis
7 12 (2.23%) GitHub
8 8 (1.48%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (0.93%) HP Helion
10 5 (0.93%) Office 365
11 4 (0.74%) SaaS
12 3 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.56%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.56%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.37%) Heroku
14 1 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.19%) AWS OpsWorks
14 1 (0.19%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 51 (9.46%) Firewall
2 50 (9.28%) DNS
3 45 (8.35%) HTTP
4 27 (5.01%) VPN
5 20 (3.71%) Internet
5 20 (3.71%) WAN
6 19 (3.53%) LAN
6 19 (3.53%) SSL
7 17 (3.15%) MPLS
8 16 (2.97%) DHCP
8 16 (2.97%) Network Security
9 13 (2.41%) BGP
9 13 (2.41%) Cisco Nexus
9 13 (2.41%) IPsec
9 13 (2.41%) Kerberos
10 12 (2.23%) FTP
10 12 (2.23%) VLAN
11 11 (2.04%) LDAP
11 11 (2.04%) OSPF
12 10 (1.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (8.53%) Relational Database
2 39 (7.24%) MySQL
3 32 (5.94%) SQL Server
4 25 (4.64%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (3.90%) Oracle Database
6 18 (3.34%) Big Data
6 18 (3.34%) MongoDB
6 18 (3.34%) NoSQL
7 15 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (2.60%) Azure SQL Database
8 14 (2.60%) Oracle BI EE
9 12 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (1.67%) CouchDB
10 9 (1.67%) Redis
11 7 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (1.11%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
13 5 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 146 (27.09%) Git (software)
2 122 (22.63%) Jenkins
3 103 (19.11%) Subversion
4 64 (11.87%) JIRA
5 46 (8.53%) Ant
6 41 (7.61%) ClearCase
7 36 (6.68%) NUnit
8 32 (5.94%) JUnit
9 31 (5.75%) Maven
9 31 (5.75%) Sonatype Nexus
10 25 (4.64%) CppUnit
10 25 (4.64%) GoogleTest
10 25 (4.64%) Vagrant
11 23 (4.27%) Visual Studio
12 22 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
13 17 (3.15%) Selenium
14 14 (2.60%) Gradle
14 14 (2.60%) SpecFlow
15 12 (2.23%) MSI
15 12 (2.23%) WiX
General
1 41 (7.61%) Finance
2 22 (4.08%) Back Office
3 19 (3.53%) Telecoms
4 16 (2.97%) Retail
5 15 (2.78%) Front Office
6 10 (1.86%) Military
7 7 (1.30%) Marketing
8 5 (0.93%) Billing
9 4 (0.74%) Banking
9 4 (0.74%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.56%) Electronics
11 2 (0.37%) Publishing
12 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.19%) Local Government
12 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 130 (24.12%) Developer
2 68 (12.62%) DevOps Engineer
3 45 (8.35%) Architect
4 35 (6.49%) Java Developer
5 27 (5.01%) Scala Developer
6 26 (4.82%) Linux Engineer
7 25 (4.64%) Administrator
8 24 (4.45%) C Developer
8 24 (4.45%) Support Engineer
9 23 (4.27%) Software Developer
10 22 (4.08%) Cloud Architect
10 22 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 20 (3.71%) Consultant
12 18 (3.34%) Configuration Manager
13 17 (3.15%) .NET Developer
13 17 (3.15%) Analyst
13 17 (3.15%) Designer
13 17 (3.15%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 16 (2.97%) AWS Architect
15 15 (2.78%) Azure DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (12.62%) JSON
2 62 (11.50%) CSS
3 60 (11.13%) HTML
4 57 (10.58%) Ajax
5 52 (9.65%) Web Services
6 51 (9.46%) REST
7 43 (7.98%) .NET
8 41 (7.61%) RabbitMQ
9 40 (7.42%) Middleware
10 39 (7.24%) Spring
11 38 (7.05%) Play Framework
11 38 (7.05%) Ruby on Rails
12 37 (6.86%) Django
13 35 (6.49%) HTML5
13 35 (6.49%) Spring MVC
14 34 (6.31%) CSS3
15 33 (6.12%) Guice
16 32 (5.94%) RESTful
17 27 (5.01%) JMS
18 23 (4.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (8.16%) Data Centre
2 41 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (6.31%) Private Cloud
4 24 (4.45%) Derivative
5 18 (3.34%) CMDB
5 18 (3.34%) Computer Science
6 16 (2.97%) Management Information System
7 15 (2.78%) Replication
7 15 (2.78%) Statistics
8 14 (2.60%) Clustering
9 10 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.86%) Visualisation
10 9 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
10 9 (1.67%) EMC VNX
10 9 (1.67%) STB
11 8 (1.48%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
12 7 (1.30%) Mathematics
13 6 (1.11%) Economics
13 6 (1.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 234 (43.41%) Linux
2 116 (21.52%) Unix
3 107 (19.85%) Windows
4 58 (10.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 35 (6.49%) Windows Server
6 21 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (3.53%) AIX
8 17 (3.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (2.97%) VMS
10 13 (2.41%) Solaris
11 12 (2.23%) Ubuntu
12 11 (2.04%) CentOS
12 11 (2.04%) Mac OS X
12 11 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (1.86%) Windows 7
14 6 (1.11%) Oracle Linux
14 6 (1.11%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.37%) CoreOS
16 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (23.56%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (22.63%) Continuous Integration
3 114 (21.15%) DevOps
4 87 (16.14%) ITIL
5 66 (12.24%) Scrum
6 62 (11.50%) Open Source
7 59 (10.95%) MVC
8 55 (10.20%) Project Management
9 54 (10.02%) Use Case
10 52 (9.65%) Release Management
11 42 (7.79%) Automated Testing
11 42 (7.79%) Service Design
11 42 (7.79%) Service Management
12 38 (7.05%) Responsive Web Design
12 38 (7.05%) Web Design
13 37 (6.86%) Web Development
14 36 (6.68%) OO
15 35 (6.49%) Migration
16 34 (6.31%) Software Engineering
16 34 (6.31%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 115 (21.34%) Python
2 86 (15.96%) SQL
3 78 (14.47%) Java
4 72 (13.36%) Ruby
5 58 (10.76%) C#
6 55 (10.20%) JavaScript
7 54 (10.02%) Perl
8 53 (9.83%) Shell Script
9 47 (8.72%) C
10 46 (8.53%) C++
10 46 (8.53%) PowerShell
11 39 (7.24%) PHP
12 38 (7.05%) Scala
13 23 (4.27%) Bash Shell
14 19 (3.53%) VB
15 17 (3.15%) T-SQL
16 16 (2.97%) VBScript
17 14 (2.60%) TypeScript
18 11 (2.04%) PL/SQL
19 6 (1.11%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 124 (23.01%) Security Cleared
2 97 (18.00%) SC Cleared
3 36 (6.68%) Degree
4 18 (3.34%) DV Cleared
5 15 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (2.60%) CCNA
7 11 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (1.67%) CCNP
8 9 (1.67%) MCSE
9 7 (1.30%) AWS Certification
10 5 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (0.93%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.56%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 3 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.56%) MCP
11 3 (0.56%) MCSA
11 3 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
1 11 (2.04%) QA
2 10 (1.86%) SLA
3 8 (1.48%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.19%) COBIT
5 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.19%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.19%) JTAG
System Software
1 48 (8.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (7.98%) Active Directory
3 19 (3.53%) Docker
4 10 (1.86%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.48%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (1.30%) Firmware
7 6 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (1.11%) vSphere
8 5 (0.93%) NFS
8 5 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.74%) Oracle Clusterware
10 3 (0.56%) Postfix
10 3 (0.56%) vCloud
11 2 (0.37%) iptables
11 2 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.37%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.37%) Xen
12 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.19%) KVM
12 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 113 (20.96%) Puppet
2 72 (13.36%) Ansible
3 51 (9.46%) Opscode Chef
4 36 (6.68%) SCCM
5 21 (3.90%) SCOM
6 15 (2.78%) Nagios
7 8 (1.48%) CFEngine
7 8 (1.48%) SCSM
8 6 (1.11%) EMC NetWorker
8 6 (1.11%) SCDPM
8 6 (1.11%) SCVMM
8 6 (1.11%) Tivoli
9 5 (0.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 4 (0.74%) HP Data Protector
10 4 (0.74%) Netcool
10 4 (0.74%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 3 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (0.56%) Zenoss
12 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 96 (17.81%) Microsoft
2 84 (15.58%) VMware
3 54 (10.02%) Oracle
4 49 (9.09%) Cisco
5 44 (8.16%) IBM
6 41 (7.61%) Red Hat
7 38 (7.05%) Google
8 28 (5.19%) HP
9 21 (3.90%) Remedy
10 18 (3.34%) EMC
11 17 (3.15%) F5
12 16 (2.97%) Juniper
13 14 (2.60%) BMC
14 13 (2.41%) Splunk
15 12 (2.23%) Zend
16 11 (2.04%) CheckPoint
16 11 (2.04%) Citrix
16 11 (2.04%) DevExpress
17 10 (1.86%) Informatica
17 10 (1.86%) SAP
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