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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 75 49 63
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +14
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 68 93 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.31% 3.01% 2.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 3.90% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 56 50
Median daily rate £400 £404 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.92% -0.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £287 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £506 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 15
Median hourly rate £42.25 £38.25 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.45% +5.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £14.50 £33.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £42.40 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £34.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -8.10%
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
2315 2383 2413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.47% 77.04% 79.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1509 1597 1611
Median daily rate £393 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £527 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 101 121
Median hourly rate £39.50 £35.70 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.64% +5.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £16.95 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 May 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 May 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 -20 20 £363 -14.70% 6
Wiltshire -6 17 £450 +11.80% 1
Gloucestershire +4 12 £350 -20.00% 8
Dorset -4 10 £500 - 1
Devon -4 6 £388 -22.50% 1
Somerset +3 3 - - 3
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 59 (46.09%) Security Cleared
2 49 (38.28%) Linux
3 34 (26.56%) Python
3 34 (26.56%) Puppet
4 32 (25.00%) Java
4 32 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 31 (24.22%) Unix
6 29 (22.66%) Git (software)
7 27 (21.09%) Ruby
8 26 (20.31%) Perl
8 26 (20.31%) HTML
8 26 (20.31%) CSS
9 24 (18.75%) Subversion
9 24 (18.75%) Unit Testing
10 23 (17.97%) SC Cleared
11 22 (17.19%) Oracle
12 21 (16.41%) SQL
12 21 (16.41%) Web Development
13 20 (15.63%) Red Hat
13 20 (15.63%) MongoDB
14 19 (14.84%) Visualisation
14 19 (14.84%) HTTP
15 18 (14.06%) ITIL
15 18 (14.06%) PostgreSQL
15 18 (14.06%) Sass
16 17 (13.28%) Data Migration
16 17 (13.28%) Migration
16 17 (13.28%) Finance
16 17 (13.28%) Integration Testing
16 17 (13.28%) JUnit

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 14 (10.94%) Apache
1 14 (10.94%) Elasticsearch
1 14 (10.94%) Tomcat
2 6 (4.69%) Node.js
3 2 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.56%) CMS
3 2 (1.56%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.56%) nginx
4 1 (0.78%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (8.59%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.72%) GitHub
2 5 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.84%) HTTP
2 15 (11.72%) TCP/IP
3 9 (7.03%) Firewall
4 6 (4.69%) VPN
5 5 (3.91%) BIG-IP
5 5 (3.91%) WAN
6 4 (3.13%) IPsec
6 4 (3.13%) VoIP
7 3 (2.34%) BGP
7 3 (2.34%) MPLS
7 3 (2.34%) OSPF
8 2 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.56%) Internet
8 2 (1.56%) LAN
8 2 (1.56%) SSL
8 2 (1.56%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.78%) DNS
9 1 (0.78%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.78%) LDAP
9 1 (0.78%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.63%) MongoDB
2 18 (14.06%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 16 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 14 (10.94%) MySQL
5 4 (3.13%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.34%) MS Access
6 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.78%) GIS
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 29 (22.66%) Git (software)
2 24 (18.75%) Subversion
3 17 (13.28%) JUnit
4 15 (11.72%) Capybara
4 15 (11.72%) Cucumber
4 15 (11.72%) git-flow
4 15 (11.72%) JIRA
4 15 (11.72%) RSpec
5 11 (8.59%) Jenkins
6 8 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (3.91%) ClearCase
7 5 (3.91%) Maven
8 3 (2.34%) FinalBuilder
8 3 (2.34%) Grunt
8 3 (2.34%) LoadRunner
8 3 (2.34%) Rational Functional Tester
8 3 (2.34%) Selenium
8 3 (2.34%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (2.34%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (13.28%) Finance
2 10 (7.81%) Military
3 8 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.13%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.34%) Billing
6 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (23.44%) Developer
2 16 (12.50%) Analyst
3 14 (10.94%) Ruby Developer
4 13 (10.16%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (6.25%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 8 (6.25%) Test Engineer
6 7 (5.47%) Consultant
6 7 (5.47%) Designer
6 7 (5.47%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (4.69%) Software Engineer
8 5 (3.91%) Configuration Manager
8 5 (3.91%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (3.91%) Programmer
8 5 (3.91%) Senior Designer
8 5 (3.91%) Software Test Engineer
8 5 (3.91%) Unix Analyst
9 4 (3.13%) Coordinator
9 4 (3.13%) Security Assurance Coordinator
9 4 (3.13%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.13%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (20.31%) CSS
1 26 (20.31%) HTML
2 18 (14.06%) Sass
3 15 (11.72%) Dropwizard
3 15 (11.72%) Ruby on Rails
4 12 (9.38%) LAMP
5 6 (4.69%) AngularJS
6 5 (3.91%) MCollective
7 4 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (3.13%) XML
8 3 (2.34%) .NET
8 3 (2.34%) J2EE
8 3 (2.34%) LESS
8 3 (2.34%) React
8 3 (2.34%) Web Services
9 2 (1.56%) HTML5
9 2 (1.56%) Java SE
9 2 (1.56%) JavaFX
10 1 (0.78%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 1 (0.78%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.84%) Visualisation
2 12 (9.38%) Wiki
3 10 (7.81%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.13%) CESG
5 4 (3.13%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (2.34%) CMDB
7 2 (1.56%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.56%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.56%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.56%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.56%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.78%) BYOD
8 1 (0.78%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 49 (38.28%) Linux
2 31 (24.22%) Unix
3 17 (13.28%) Solaris
4 16 (12.50%) Mac OS X
5 14 (10.94%) Windows
6 13 (10.16%) CentOS
7 4 (3.13%) Windows Server
7 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.34%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.56%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (1.56%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.78%) Android
10 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.75%) Unit Testing
2 21 (16.41%) Web Development
3 18 (14.06%) ITIL
4 17 (13.28%) Data Migration
4 17 (13.28%) Integration Testing
4 17 (13.28%) Migration
5 16 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 16 (12.50%) Web Design
6 15 (11.72%) Open Source
7 14 (10.94%) ETL
8 13 (10.16%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (10.16%) DevOps
9 12 (9.38%) Release Management
10 10 (7.81%) Change Management
10 10 (7.81%) Requirements Management
11 9 (7.03%) Risk Management
11 9 (7.03%) Software Engineering
11 9 (7.03%) UML
12 8 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 34 (26.56%) Python
2 32 (25.00%) Java
2 32 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 27 (21.09%) Ruby
4 26 (20.31%) Perl
5 21 (16.41%) SQL
6 16 (12.50%) Scala
7 12 (9.38%) Bash Shell
8 11 (8.59%) C++
9 7 (5.47%) C
10 5 (3.91%) C#
11 4 (3.13%) VB
12 3 (2.34%) ECMAScript
12 3 (2.34%) Groovy
12 3 (2.34%) TypeScript
12 3 (2.34%) VB6
12 3 (2.34%) VC++
13 2 (1.56%) Ada
13 2 (1.56%) AWK
13 2 (1.56%) sed
Qualifications
1 59 (46.09%) Security Cleared
2 23 (17.97%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.38%) RHCE
4 9 (7.03%) Degree
4 9 (7.03%) DV Cleared
5 6 (4.69%) HND
6 5 (3.91%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.91%) ISEB
7 4 (3.13%) CLAS
8 3 (2.34%) CCNP
8 3 (2.34%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (2.34%) ISTQB
8 3 (2.34%) JNCIS
9 2 (1.56%) CCNA
9 2 (1.56%) HNC
10 1 (0.78%) CISSP
10 1 (0.78%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.78%) MCSA
10 1 (0.78%) MCSE
10 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.91%) QA
2 4 (3.13%) Def Stans
2 4 (3.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 4 (3.13%) JSP 440
2 4 (3.13%) SLA
3 3 (2.34%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.56%) COBIT
4 2 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.56%) TickIT
5 1 (0.78%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.78%) ECSS
5 1 (0.78%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.78%) MISRA
5 1 (0.78%) MISRA C
System Software
1 17 (13.28%) Active Directory
2 15 (11.72%) Samba
3 7 (5.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.56%) BitLocker
4 2 (1.56%) Firmware
4 2 (1.56%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.56%) NFS
4 2 (1.56%) UAG
4 2 (1.56%) vCloud
4 2 (1.56%) XenApp
4 2 (1.56%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 34 (26.56%) Puppet
2 13 (10.16%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (6.25%) Nagios
4 7 (5.47%) Ansible
5 2 (1.56%) logstash
5 2 (1.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (17.19%) Oracle
2 20 (15.63%) Red Hat
3 15 (11.72%) Microsoft
4 9 (7.03%) VMware
5 7 (5.47%) IBM
6 6 (4.69%) F5
7 5 (3.91%) Cisco
8 3 (2.34%) BT
8 3 (2.34%) Juniper
8 3 (2.34%) NetApp
9 2 (1.56%) Apple
9 2 (1.56%) AppSense
9 2 (1.56%) Canon
9 2 (1.56%) Citrix
9 2 (1.56%) Dell
9 2 (1.56%) Intel Security
9 2 (1.56%) Mitel
9 2 (1.56%) Serena
9 2 (1.56%) Sophos
9 2 (1.56%) Sourcefire
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