The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 78 77 84
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 63 79 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.26% 2.39% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% 3.11% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 53 39
Median daily rate £388 £438 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +11.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £297 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £569 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.70% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 11
Median hourly rate £48.50 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.47% +5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £35.63
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +13.68%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2189 2540 2604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.57% 76.71% 76.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1456 1695 1733
Median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 137 86
Median hourly rate £38.00 £39.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.18% +20.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £25.50 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £48.00 £40.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Configuration Management across the South West region.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the South West region.

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 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
Bristol -9 22 £293 -36.75% 4
Wiltshire +11 13 £438 +25.00% 1
Gloucestershire +2 12 £410 +2.50% 5
Dorset +12 8 £400 -26.26%
Devon -3 4 - -
Somerset +25 3 £325 +18.27% 3
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 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 West region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 51 (43.22%) Security Cleared
2 28 (23.73%) ITIL
3 26 (22.03%) Unix
3 26 (22.03%) Perl
3 26 (22.03%) Linux
4 24 (20.34%) SC Cleared
5 22 (18.64%) Python
5 22 (18.64%) SQL
6 21 (17.80%) Java
7 19 (16.10%) Oracle
7 19 (16.10%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (14.41%) Functional Testing
9 16 (13.56%) DV Cleared
9 16 (13.56%) Puppet
9 16 (13.56%) Active Directory
10 15 (12.71%) Ruby
11 14 (11.86%) Finance
11 14 (11.86%) Microsoft
11 14 (11.86%) Red Hat
11 14 (11.86%) C++
11 14 (11.86%) Solaris
11 14 (11.86%) Bash Shell
12 13 (11.02%) MS Excel
12 13 (11.02%) JavaScript
12 13 (11.02%) SQL Server
12 13 (11.02%) Firewall
13 11 (9.32%) Change Management
13 11 (9.32%) HTML
13 11 (9.32%) SharePoint
13 11 (9.32%) TCP/IP

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 11 (9.32%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.78%) Apache
3 7 (5.93%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.24%) CMS
5 4 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.39%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.54%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.54%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.69%) Confluence
7 2 (1.69%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.85%) SAS
8 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (11.02%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.24%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.54%) CATIA
3 3 (2.54%) MS Office
3 3 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.85%) Simulink
4 1 (0.85%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 3 (2.54%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (0.85%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 1 (0.85%) Maximo
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.54%) GitHub
2 3 (2.54%) PaaS
2 3 (2.54%) SaaS
3 2 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (1.69%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (1.69%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (1.69%) IaaS
3 2 (1.69%) Office 365
3 2 (1.69%) Route 53
3 2 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.02%) Firewall
2 11 (9.32%) TCP/IP
3 9 (7.63%) VPN
3 9 (7.63%) WAN
4 7 (5.93%) BGP
4 7 (5.93%) LAN
4 7 (5.93%) OSPF
4 7 (5.93%) SSL
5 6 (5.08%) BIG-IP
5 6 (5.08%) DHCP
5 6 (5.08%) DNS
5 6 (5.08%) VoIP
6 5 (4.24%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (4.24%) HTTP
6 5 (4.24%) Wireless
7 2 (1.69%) IPsec
7 2 (1.69%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (1.69%) RS-232
7 2 (1.69%) RS-422
7 2 (1.69%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.02%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.47%) Relational Database
3 9 (7.63%) MySQL
4 6 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.24%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (4.24%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.24%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.39%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.54%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.69%) MS Access
8 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (7.63%) JIRA
2 7 (5.93%) Cucumber
2 7 (5.93%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.93%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.93%) Subversion
3 6 (5.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (5.08%) LoadRunner
3 6 (5.08%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (5.08%) Rational Functional Tester
3 6 (5.08%) Selenium
4 4 (3.39%) JMeter
4 4 (3.39%) TeamCity
4 4 (3.39%) Zephyr
5 3 (2.54%) Artifactory
5 3 (2.54%) Capybara
5 3 (2.54%) git-flow
5 3 (2.54%) RSpec
5 3 (2.54%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.54%) TestComplete
General
1 14 (11.86%) Finance
2 7 (5.93%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.24%) Military
4 2 (1.69%) Billing
5 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.85%) Local Government
5 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (25.42%) Analyst
2 17 (14.41%) Developer
3 9 (7.63%) Tester
4 8 (6.78%) Designer
5 7 (5.93%) Java Developer
5 7 (5.93%) Test Analyst
6 6 (5.08%) Configuration Manager
6 6 (5.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (5.08%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (5.08%) Test Specialist
6 6 (5.08%) Unix Analyst
7 5 (4.24%) Applications Support
7 5 (4.24%) Automation Tester
7 5 (4.24%) Consultant
7 5 (4.24%) Network Analyst
7 5 (4.24%) Senior Designer
7 5 (4.24%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 5 (4.24%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.39%) Administrator
8 4 (3.39%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.32%) HTML
2 9 (7.63%) CSS
3 7 (5.93%) Dropwizard
3 7 (5.93%) LAMP
4 6 (5.08%) Spring
5 5 (4.24%) .NET
5 5 (4.24%) jQuery
6 4 (3.39%) AngularJS
6 4 (3.39%) CSS3
6 4 (3.39%) HTML5
6 4 (3.39%) JSON
6 4 (3.39%) RESTful
7 3 (2.54%) REST
7 3 (2.54%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (2.54%) Sass
8 2 (1.69%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.69%) ELK Stack
8 2 (1.69%) SOAP
8 2 (1.69%) XML
9 1 (0.85%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.63%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.93%) Wiki
3 6 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (5.08%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.24%) CMDB
5 4 (3.39%) CESG
6 3 (2.54%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.69%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.85%) BYOD
8 1 (0.85%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.85%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (22.03%) Linux
1 26 (22.03%) Unix
2 14 (11.86%) Solaris
3 9 (7.63%) CentOS
4 6 (5.08%) Windows
5 5 (4.24%) Mac OS X
5 5 (4.24%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.39%) AIX
7 3 (2.54%) CoreOS
7 3 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.54%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.69%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.85%) RancherOS
9 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.73%) ITIL
2 19 (16.10%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (14.41%) Functional Testing
4 11 (9.32%) Change Management
4 11 (9.32%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (9.32%) Integration Testing
5 10 (8.47%) Project Management
5 10 (8.47%) Service Management
5 10 (8.47%) Software Testing
5 10 (8.47%) Test Management
6 9 (7.63%) Risk Management
6 9 (7.63%) Test Scripting
7 8 (6.78%) Coaching
7 8 (6.78%) Network Monitoring
7 8 (6.78%) OO
7 8 (6.78%) Test Automation
8 7 (5.93%) DevOps
8 7 (5.93%) Mentoring
8 7 (5.93%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (5.93%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 26 (22.03%) Perl
2 22 (18.64%) Python
2 22 (18.64%) SQL
3 21 (17.80%) Java
4 15 (12.71%) Ruby
5 14 (11.86%) Bash Shell
5 14 (11.86%) C++
6 13 (11.02%) JavaScript
7 7 (5.93%) C#
8 6 (5.08%) C
8 6 (5.08%) VB
9 4 (3.39%) Ada
10 3 (2.54%) PeopleCode
10 3 (2.54%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.54%) Scala
10 3 (2.54%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.54%) SQR
10 3 (2.54%) VBScript
11 2 (1.69%) VB6
11 2 (1.69%) VC++
Qualifications
1 51 (43.22%) Security Cleared
2 24 (20.34%) SC Cleared
3 16 (13.56%) DV Cleared
4 7 (5.93%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (5.93%) RHCE
5 5 (4.24%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (4.24%) CCNA
5 5 (4.24%) Degree
5 5 (4.24%) ISEB
6 4 (3.39%) CESG Certified Professional
7 3 (2.54%) CCNP
7 3 (2.54%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.69%) HND
8 2 (1.69%) JNCIS
8 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.85%) HNC
9 1 (0.85%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.54%) JSP 440
2 3 (2.54%) QA
2 3 (2.54%) RMADS
3 2 (1.69%) COBIT
3 2 (1.69%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.85%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.85%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.85%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.85%) SLA
4 1 (0.85%) TickIT
System Software
1 16 (13.56%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.93%) Samba
3 3 (2.54%) Docker
4 2 (1.69%) DFS Replication
4 2 (1.69%) Firmware
4 2 (1.69%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.69%) LXC
4 2 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.69%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.85%) vCloud
5 1 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 16 (13.56%) Puppet
2 9 (7.63%) Nagios
3 5 (4.24%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (3.39%) Ansible
5 3 (2.54%) SCCM
6 2 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.69%) OSSEC
6 2 (1.69%) SCDPM
6 2 (1.69%) SCOM
6 2 (1.69%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.69%) SCSM
6 2 (1.69%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.69%) Terraform
6 2 (1.69%) WSUS
7 1 (0.85%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.85%) Mesos
7 1 (0.85%) Rancher
Vendors
1 19 (16.10%) Oracle
2 14 (11.86%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.86%) Red Hat
3 9 (7.63%) Cisco
3 9 (7.63%) HP
4 7 (5.93%) F5
4 7 (5.93%) IBM
4 7 (5.93%) Juniper
4 7 (5.93%) Remedy
5 5 (4.24%) Palo Alto
6 4 (3.39%) ATG
6 4 (3.39%) BT
6 4 (3.39%) CA
6 4 (3.39%) hybris
6 4 (3.39%) Mitel
7 3 (2.54%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (2.54%) PTC
8 2 (1.69%) Apple
8 2 (1.69%) New Relic
8 2 (1.69%) Serena
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