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 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
England / South West
Rank 102 59 83
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +24
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 35 97 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.36% 3.30% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 4.01% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 79 39
Median daily rate £470 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £619 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £376
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Median hourly rate £46.50 £42.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.40 £39.94 £36.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £43.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +5.12%

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
2053 2418 2294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 80.04% 82.22% 75.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1379 1708 1540
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 113 111
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.80 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% +19.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £20.63 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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 17 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the South West region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 17 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
Bristol -3 17 £475 +35.71% 2
Devon +6 5 £470 +17.50% 1
Dorset +1 5 £472 -
Wiltshire -11 5 £450 +21.62% 2
Gloucestershire -1 3 £356 -20.83% 2
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 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 West region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 39 (44.32%) Security Cleared
2 30 (34.09%) Java
3 28 (31.82%) Linux
3 28 (31.82%) SC Cleared
4 25 (28.41%) SQL
5 24 (27.27%) Unix
6 19 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (21.59%) Relational Database
7 17 (19.32%) Python
8 16 (18.18%) ITIL
8 16 (18.18%) HTML
9 15 (17.05%) Oracle
9 15 (17.05%) Jenkins
9 15 (17.05%) Open Source
10 14 (15.91%) JavaScript
11 13 (14.77%) HTTP
11 13 (14.77%) Ruby
11 13 (14.77%) Bash Shell
11 13 (14.77%) Responsive Web Design
12 12 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (13.64%) SQL Server
13 11 (12.50%) Perl
13 11 (12.50%) C++
13 11 (12.50%) VPN
13 11 (12.50%) Mac OS X
13 11 (12.50%) Migration
13 11 (12.50%) Spring
13 11 (12.50%) MongoDB
13 11 (12.50%) Git (software)
13 11 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance

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 8 (9.09%) Confluence
2 4 (4.55%) CMS
2 4 (4.55%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.41%) SAS
3 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.27%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.14%) Apache
5 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.27%) MS Office
2 2 (2.27%) Simulink
3 1 (1.14%) CATIA
3 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.14%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (5.68%) GitHub
2 4 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (4.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 4 (4.55%) Amazon S3
2 4 (4.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 4 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (4.55%) Route 53
2 4 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.77%) HTTP
2 11 (12.50%) VPN
3 10 (11.36%) SSL
4 8 (9.09%) Firewall
5 7 (7.95%) LAN
5 7 (7.95%) WAN
6 6 (6.82%) BGP
6 6 (6.82%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (6.82%) OSPF
6 6 (6.82%) TCP/IP
6 6 (6.82%) Wireless
7 4 (4.55%) Network Security
8 3 (3.41%) DHCP
8 3 (3.41%) DNS
9 2 (2.27%) Wireshark
10 1 (1.14%) HTTPS
10 1 (1.14%) NAS
10 1 (1.14%) RTP
10 1 (1.14%) SAN
10 1 (1.14%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.59%) Relational Database
2 12 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 11 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 6 (6.82%) MySQL
4 6 (6.82%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.68%) Neo4j
5 5 (5.68%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 3 (3.41%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (1.14%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (17.05%) Jenkins
2 11 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 10 (11.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 9 (10.23%) JIRA
5 8 (9.09%) Artifactory
5 8 (9.09%) Gradle
5 8 (9.09%) SonarQube
6 7 (7.95%) Rational DOORS
6 7 (7.95%) Subversion
7 6 (6.82%) Cucumber
7 6 (6.82%) Selenium
7 6 (6.82%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (5.68%) JMeter
8 5 (5.68%) LoadRunner
8 5 (5.68%) Rational Functional Tester
9 4 (4.55%) PeopleTools
9 4 (4.55%) Vagrant
9 4 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (4.55%) Zephyr
10 3 (3.41%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 10 (11.36%) Finance
2 3 (3.41%) Aerospace
2 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.14%) Banking
3 1 (1.14%) Local Government
3 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.14%) Military
3 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (23.86%) Developer
2 17 (19.32%) Analyst
3 13 (14.77%) Java Developer
4 8 (9.09%) Coordinator
5 7 (7.95%) Security Assurance Coordinator
6 6 (6.82%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) Tester
7 5 (5.68%) Network Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) Software Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Test Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Ada Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Automation Tester
8 4 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Cisco Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Lead DevOps
8 4 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Technical Tester
8 4 (4.55%) Test Leader
9 3 (3.41%) PeopleSoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.18%) HTML
2 11 (12.50%) Dropwizard
2 11 (12.50%) Spring
3 9 (10.23%) REST
4 7 (7.95%) Hibernate
5 6 (6.82%) CSS
5 6 (6.82%) XML
6 5 (5.68%) Grails
6 5 (5.68%) JAX-RS
6 5 (5.68%) jQuery
6 5 (5.68%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (4.55%) .NET
7 4 (4.55%) AngularJS
7 4 (4.55%) CSS3
7 4 (4.55%) ELK Stack
7 4 (4.55%) HTML5
7 4 (4.55%) JSON
7 4 (4.55%) RESTful
8 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET
9 2 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.23%) Management Information System
2 8 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.68%) CESG
4 4 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.41%) CMDB
5 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.27%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.27%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.14%) Clustering
7 1 (1.14%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.14%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.14%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.14%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 28 (31.82%) Linux
2 24 (27.27%) Unix
3 11 (12.50%) Mac OS X
4 6 (6.82%) CentOS
4 6 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.68%) Windows
6 4 (4.55%) AIX
6 4 (4.55%) CoreOS
7 3 (3.41%) Solaris
8 2 (2.27%) Windows Server
8 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (18.18%) ITIL
3 15 (17.05%) Open Source
4 13 (14.77%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (12.50%) Migration
6 10 (11.36%) Continuous Deployment
6 10 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (11.36%) OO
7 9 (10.23%) Functional Testing
7 9 (10.23%) Web Design
8 8 (9.09%) Integration Testing
8 8 (9.09%) Load Balancing
8 8 (9.09%) Test Management
9 7 (7.95%) DevOps
9 7 (7.95%) Risk Management
9 7 (7.95%) SDLC
10 6 (6.82%) Network Management
10 6 (6.82%) Service Delivery
10 6 (6.82%) Web Development
11 5 (5.68%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 30 (34.09%) Java
2 25 (28.41%) SQL
3 17 (19.32%) Python
4 14 (15.91%) JavaScript
5 13 (14.77%) Bash Shell
5 13 (14.77%) Ruby
6 11 (12.50%) C++
6 11 (12.50%) Perl
7 7 (7.95%) PL/SQL
8 6 (6.82%) C
9 5 (5.68%) Groovy
10 4 (4.55%) Ada
10 4 (4.55%) PeopleCode
10 4 (4.55%) Shell Script
10 4 (4.55%) SQR
11 3 (3.41%) VB.NET
12 2 (2.27%) C#
12 2 (2.27%) MATLAB
12 2 (2.27%) VB
12 2 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (44.32%) Security Cleared
2 28 (31.82%) SC Cleared
3 11 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (9.09%) DV Cleared
5 5 (5.68%) CESG Certified Professional
6 4 (4.55%) Degree
6 4 (4.55%) ISEB
6 4 (4.55%) ISTQB
7 3 (3.41%) CCNA
7 3 (3.41%) CCNP
7 3 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.14%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.14%) HNC
8 1 (1.14%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (3.41%) ISO 9000
1 3 (3.41%) JSP 440
1 3 (3.41%) RMADS
2 2 (2.27%) QA
3 1 (1.14%) Basel II
3 1 (1.14%) Def Stans
3 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.14%) MISRA
3 1 (1.14%) MISRA C
3 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (11.36%) Docker
2 4 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.55%) LXC
2 4 (4.55%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.14%) Samba
3 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (6.82%) Ansible
1 6 (6.82%) Cisco Prime
1 6 (6.82%) Nagios
2 4 (4.55%) OSSEC
2 4 (4.55%) Puppet
2 4 (4.55%) Terraform
3 2 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (17.05%) Oracle
2 8 (9.09%) Cisco
3 7 (7.95%) HP
3 7 (7.95%) Juniper
4 6 (6.82%) Palo Alto
5 5 (5.68%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.55%) ATG
6 4 (4.55%) hybris
6 4 (4.55%) IBM
6 4 (4.55%) New Relic
6 4 (4.55%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (4.55%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.41%) Black Duck
7 3 (3.41%) Teradata
8 2 (2.27%) F5
8 2 (2.27%) Remedy
8 2 (2.27%) Serena
9 1 (1.14%) arcserve
9 1 (1.14%) BT
9 1 (1.14%) Intel Security
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