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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 79 69 70
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 68 81 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.23% 2.53% 2.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.85% 3.26% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 60 46
Median daily rate £425 £420 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Median hourly rate £46.25 £34.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.03% -2.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £27.50 £33.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.52 £82.30 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -21.42%
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
2385 2486 2357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.20% 77.52% 77.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1599 1660 1579
Median daily rate £390 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 114 106
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.25 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +15.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £18.89 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 July 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 July 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 -15 21 £375 -3.22% 4
Wiltshire -9 19 £438 -5.40% 3
Gloucestershire +1 13 £419 +1.51% 6
Dorset +2 7 £430 - 3
Somerset +19 4 £351 - 2
Devon -1 2 £190 -54.76%
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (43.70%) Security Cleared
2 40 (29.63%) Linux
3 34 (25.19%) Perl
4 33 (24.44%) Puppet
5 27 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 27 (20.00%) ITIL
6 26 (19.26%) Unix
6 26 (19.26%) Python
7 24 (17.78%) Red Hat
7 24 (17.78%) SC Cleared
8 23 (17.04%) Solaris
8 23 (17.04%) Oracle
9 20 (14.81%) TCP/IP
10 19 (14.07%) SQL
11 18 (13.33%) MySQL
11 18 (13.33%) Apache
11 18 (13.33%) Microsoft
12 17 (12.59%) Tomcat
12 17 (12.59%) Java
12 17 (12.59%) Samba
12 17 (12.59%) CentOS
13 16 (11.85%) Wiki
13 16 (11.85%) JIRA
13 16 (11.85%) LAMP
13 16 (11.85%) RHCE
14 15 (11.11%) MS Excel
14 15 (11.11%) Ruby
14 15 (11.11%) DV Cleared
14 15 (11.11%) Git (software)
15 14 (10.37%) JavaScript

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 18 (13.33%) Apache
2 17 (12.59%) Tomcat
3 10 (7.41%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (4.44%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.48%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.74%) CMS
7 1 (0.74%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.74%) nginx
7 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.70%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.22%) CATIA
3 3 (2.22%) MS Office
3 3 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.74%) Simulink
4 1 (0.74%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.74%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 1 (0.74%) Maximo
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.44%) GitHub
3 4 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.22%) PaaS
4 3 (2.22%) SaaS
5 2 (1.48%) IaaS
5 2 (1.48%) Office 365
6 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.81%) TCP/IP
2 11 (8.15%) Firewall
3 9 (6.67%) HTTP
4 8 (5.93%) VoIP
4 8 (5.93%) WAN
5 7 (5.19%) DNS
5 7 (5.19%) VPN
6 6 (4.44%) BIG-IP
6 6 (4.44%) DHCP
6 6 (4.44%) LAN
7 4 (2.96%) BGP
7 4 (2.96%) OSPF
8 3 (2.22%) HTTPS
8 3 (2.22%) IPsec
8 3 (2.22%) SSL
9 2 (1.48%) Internet
9 2 (1.48%) MPLS
9 2 (1.48%) RTP
9 2 (1.48%) SNMP
9 2 (1.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.33%) MySQL
2 9 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.93%) MongoDB
4 7 (5.19%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.19%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (2.22%) MS Access
6 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.74%) DB2
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (11.85%) JIRA
2 15 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 13 (9.63%) Subversion
4 9 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 9 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
5 7 (5.19%) JUnit
6 6 (4.44%) Capybara
6 6 (4.44%) Cucumber
6 6 (4.44%) git-flow
6 6 (4.44%) RSpec
7 5 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (3.70%) ClearCase
8 4 (2.96%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.22%) FinalBuilder
9 3 (2.22%) LoadRunner
9 3 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (2.22%) Rational Functional Tester
9 3 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.22%) TestComplete
9 3 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (9.63%) Finance
2 9 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.19%) Military
4 2 (1.48%) Billing
4 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (20.74%) Analyst
2 17 (12.59%) Developer
3 14 (10.37%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (7.41%) Designer
4 10 (7.41%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 9 (6.67%) Consultant
6 8 (5.93%) Configuration Manager
6 8 (5.93%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 7 (5.19%) Senior Designer
7 7 (5.19%) Software Engineer
7 7 (5.19%) Test Analyst
8 6 (4.44%) Administrator
8 6 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.44%) Test Engineer
8 6 (4.44%) Unix Analyst
9 5 (3.70%) Applications Support
9 5 (3.70%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (3.70%) Tester
10 4 (2.96%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.85%) LAMP
2 11 (8.15%) HTML
3 10 (7.41%) CSS
4 6 (4.44%) Dropwizard
4 6 (4.44%) Ruby on Rails
4 6 (4.44%) Sass
5 3 (2.22%) .NET
6 2 (1.48%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (1.48%) XML
7 1 (0.74%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.74%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (0.74%) JavaFX
7 1 (0.74%) jQuery
7 1 (0.74%) Node.js
7 1 (0.74%) React
7 1 (0.74%) REST
7 1 (0.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.74%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.74%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.85%) Wiki
2 10 (7.41%) Visualisation
3 7 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.19%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.44%) CMDB
5 4 (2.96%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.22%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.48%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.74%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.74%) BYOD
8 1 (0.74%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.74%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.74%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.74%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (29.63%) Linux
2 26 (19.26%) Unix
3 23 (17.04%) Solaris
4 17 (12.59%) CentOS
5 9 (6.67%) Windows
6 7 (5.19%) Mac OS X
7 5 (3.70%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.70%) Windows Server
7 5 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.48%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.74%) AIX
10 1 (0.74%) Android
10 1 (0.74%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.74%) RancherOS
10 1 (0.74%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.00%) ITIL
2 13 (9.63%) Change Management
2 13 (9.63%) Functional Testing
3 12 (8.89%) Integration Testing
3 12 (8.89%) Service Management
3 12 (8.89%) Unit Testing
4 11 (8.15%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (8.15%) DevOps
4 11 (8.15%) Test Scripting
5 10 (7.41%) Project Management
5 10 (7.41%) Software Engineering
5 10 (7.41%) Software Testing
6 9 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (6.67%) Release Management
6 9 (6.67%) Requirements Management
7 8 (5.93%) Web Development
8 7 (5.19%) Data Migration
8 7 (5.19%) Incident Management
8 7 (5.19%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (25.19%) Perl
2 26 (19.26%) Python
3 19 (14.07%) SQL
4 17 (12.59%) Java
5 15 (11.11%) Ruby
6 14 (10.37%) C++
6 14 (10.37%) JavaScript
7 8 (5.93%) Bash Shell
8 7 (5.19%) C
8 7 (5.19%) Scala
8 7 (5.19%) VB
9 6 (4.44%) C#
10 3 (2.22%) Ada
10 3 (2.22%) VB6
10 3 (2.22%) VBScript
10 3 (2.22%) VC++
11 2 (1.48%) Delphi
11 2 (1.48%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.48%) PL/1
12 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 59 (43.70%) Security Cleared
2 24 (17.78%) SC Cleared
3 16 (11.85%) RHCE
4 15 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 6 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.44%) Degree
6 5 (3.70%) ISEB
7 4 (2.96%) CCNA
8 3 (2.22%) HND
8 3 (2.22%) ISTQB
8 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.48%) CCNP
9 2 (1.48%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.74%) HNC
10 1 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.74%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.74%) MCSA
10 1 (0.74%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.70%) QA
2 4 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.96%) SLA
3 3 (2.22%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.48%) COBIT
4 2 (1.48%) Def Stans
4 2 (1.48%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.48%) TickIT
5 1 (0.74%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.74%) ECSS
5 1 (0.74%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.74%) MISRA
5 1 (0.74%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (12.59%) Samba
3 3 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.48%) BitLocker
4 2 (1.48%) DFS Replication
4 2 (1.48%) Docker
4 2 (1.48%) Firmware
4 2 (1.48%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.48%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.48%) UAG
4 2 (1.48%) vCloud
4 2 (1.48%) XenApp
4 2 (1.48%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 33 (24.44%) Puppet
2 9 (6.67%) Nagios
3 7 (5.19%) Ansible
3 7 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.22%) SCCM
5 2 (1.48%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (1.48%) SCDPM
5 2 (1.48%) SCOM
5 2 (1.48%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.48%) SCSM
5 2 (1.48%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.48%) WSUS
6 1 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.74%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.74%) logstash
6 1 (0.74%) Mesos
6 1 (0.74%) Rancher
6 1 (0.74%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (17.78%) Red Hat
2 23 (17.04%) Oracle
3 18 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 10 (7.41%) IBM
5 8 (5.93%) Cisco
5 8 (5.93%) F5
6 6 (4.44%) Remedy
7 4 (2.96%) Juniper
7 4 (2.96%) Mitel
8 3 (2.22%) BT
8 3 (2.22%) CA
8 3 (2.22%) HP
8 3 (2.22%) PTC
9 2 (1.48%) Apple
9 2 (1.48%) AppSense
9 2 (1.48%) Citrix
9 2 (1.48%) Dell
9 2 (1.48%) Forcepoint
9 2 (1.48%) Sophos
9 2 (1.48%) VMware
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