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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
England / South West
Rank 81 76 83
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 54 72 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.00% 2.40% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 2.94% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 54 42
Median daily rate £475 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £328 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £471 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 5
Median hourly rate £40.50 £44.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.95% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £38.80 £38.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £44.80 £43.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +25.71%

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
2228 2451 2498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 82.55% 81.84% 78.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1474 1670 1633
Median daily rate £400 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £280 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 124 91
Median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +16.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £16.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 23 February 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 24 £465 +32.85% 4
Devon +7 14 £550 +37.50% 1
Wiltshire -3 7 £375 - 5
Dorset +3 3 £494 -
Gloucestershire 0 3 £475 +20.25% 5
Somerset -6 3 £350 -26.31%
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 40 (39.60%) Linux
2 37 (36.63%) Security Cleared
3 35 (34.65%) Java
4 30 (29.70%) Jenkins
5 29 (28.71%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (26.73%) SQL
7 23 (22.77%) SC Cleared
8 21 (20.79%) Open Source
8 21 (20.79%) DevOps
9 20 (19.80%) Unix
10 19 (18.81%) Python
10 19 (18.81%) HTTP
10 19 (18.81%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (18.81%) Bash Shell
11 17 (16.83%) Relational Database
12 16 (15.84%) Ruby
12 16 (15.84%) Oracle
13 15 (14.85%) SQL Server
13 15 (14.85%) HTML
13 15 (14.85%) .NET
13 15 (14.85%) MongoDB
14 14 (13.86%) Docker
14 14 (13.86%) JavaScript
14 14 (13.86%) SSL
14 14 (13.86%) ITIL
15 13 (12.87%) Finance
15 13 (12.87%) Amazon AWS
15 13 (12.87%) Responsive Web Design
16 12 (11.88%) Puppet
16 12 (11.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 (7.92%) Confluence
2 7 (6.93%) JBoss
2 7 (6.93%) WebSphere
3 6 (5.94%) Apache
3 6 (5.94%) IIS
3 6 (5.94%) Jetty
3 6 (5.94%) Mongrel
3 6 (5.94%) nginx
3 6 (5.94%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.96%) CMS
4 4 (3.96%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.97%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (3.96%) MS Office
2 3 (2.97%) Simulink
3 1 (0.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.87%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.91%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (6.93%) Amazon S3
3 7 (6.93%) Route 53
4 5 (4.95%) GitHub
4 5 (4.95%) Google App Engine
4 5 (4.95%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (3.96%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 4 (3.96%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 4 (3.96%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (3.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (2.97%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (2.97%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (18.81%) HTTP
2 14 (13.86%) SSL
3 10 (9.90%) TCP/IP
4 9 (8.91%) VPN
5 5 (4.95%) DHCP
5 5 (4.95%) DNS
5 5 (4.95%) Firewall
5 5 (4.95%) FTP
5 5 (4.95%) IPsec
6 4 (3.96%) BGP
6 4 (3.96%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (3.96%) LAN
6 4 (3.96%) Network Security
6 4 (3.96%) OSPF
6 4 (3.96%) WAN
6 4 (3.96%) Wireless
7 3 (2.97%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (2.97%) Wireshark
8 2 (1.98%) Internet
9 1 (0.99%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.83%) Relational Database
2 15 (14.85%) MongoDB
2 15 (14.85%) SQL Server
3 12 (11.88%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (6.93%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (6.93%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.95%) MySQL
5 5 (4.95%) Neo4j
5 5 (4.95%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.95%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (3.96%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.97%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (2.97%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 3 (2.97%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 30 (29.70%) Jenkins
2 11 (10.89%) Git (software)
3 10 (9.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 10 (9.90%) Rational DOORS
4 9 (8.91%) JIRA
5 8 (7.92%) Artifactory
5 8 (7.92%) Gradle
5 8 (7.92%) SonarQube
6 7 (6.93%) Rational Rhapsody
6 7 (6.93%) Subversion
6 7 (6.93%) Vagrant
7 6 (5.94%) Cucumber
7 6 (5.94%) LoadRunner
7 6 (5.94%) Rational Functional Tester
7 6 (5.94%) Selenium
7 6 (5.94%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (5.94%) Travis CI
8 4 (3.96%) GDB
8 4 (3.96%) JMeter
8 4 (3.96%) PeopleTools
General
1 13 (12.87%) Finance
2 4 (3.96%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.98%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.98%) Military
4 1 (0.99%) Banking
4 1 (0.99%) Marketing
4 1 (0.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (20.79%) Developer
2 16 (15.84%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (10.89%) Analyst
3 11 (10.89%) Java Developer
4 8 (7.92%) Software Engineer
5 7 (6.93%) Coordinator
5 7 (6.93%) Security Assurance Coordinator
6 6 (5.94%) Ada Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) Configuration Manager
6 6 (5.94%) Test Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) Ada Software Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) Tester
8 4 (3.96%) Automation Tester
8 4 (3.96%) Lead DevOps
8 4 (3.96%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Test Leader
9 3 (2.97%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (2.97%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 3 (2.97%) Lead Test Analyst
9 3 (2.97%) PeopleSoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.85%) .NET
1 15 (14.85%) HTML
2 11 (10.89%) Dropwizard
3 9 (8.91%) Spring
4 7 (6.93%) ASP.NET
4 7 (6.93%) CSS
4 7 (6.93%) Hibernate
4 7 (6.93%) J2EE
4 7 (6.93%) REST
5 6 (5.94%) Servlets
5 6 (5.94%) XML
6 5 (4.95%) Grails
6 5 (4.95%) JAX-RS
6 5 (4.95%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (4.95%) Web Services
7 4 (3.96%) AngularJS
7 4 (3.96%) CSS3
7 4 (3.96%) jQuery
7 4 (3.96%) JSON
7 4 (3.96%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.89%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.94%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.96%) CESG
3 4 (3.96%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.98%) CMDB
5 1 (0.99%) Clustering
5 1 (0.99%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.99%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.99%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 40 (39.60%) Linux
2 20 (19.80%) Unix
3 12 (11.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (9.90%) Windows
5 9 (8.91%) Mac OS X
6 5 (4.95%) CentOS
7 4 (3.96%) AIX
7 4 (3.96%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.99%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.99%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.99%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.71%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (20.79%) DevOps
2 21 (20.79%) Open Source
3 19 (18.81%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (13.86%) ITIL
5 13 (12.87%) Responsive Web Design
6 11 (10.89%) Migration
7 9 (8.91%) Scrum
7 9 (8.91%) Software Engineering
7 9 (8.91%) Web Design
8 8 (7.92%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (7.92%) Continuous Deployment
8 8 (7.92%) Functional Testing
8 8 (7.92%) Integration Testing
8 8 (7.92%) OO
9 7 (6.93%) Change Control
9 7 (6.93%) Load Balancing
9 7 (6.93%) Release Management
9 7 (6.93%) Risk Management
9 7 (6.93%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (34.65%) Java
2 27 (26.73%) SQL
3 19 (18.81%) Bash Shell
3 19 (18.81%) Python
4 16 (15.84%) Ruby
5 14 (13.86%) JavaScript
6 10 (9.90%) C++
7 9 (8.91%) C
8 8 (7.92%) Perl
9 7 (6.93%) PL/SQL
9 7 (6.93%) PowerShell
10 6 (5.94%) Ada
11 5 (4.95%) Groovy
12 4 (3.96%) PeopleCode
12 4 (3.96%) Shell Script
12 4 (3.96%) SQR
13 3 (2.97%) C#
13 3 (2.97%) MATLAB
13 3 (2.97%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.98%) Scala
Qualifications
1 37 (36.63%) Security Cleared
2 23 (22.77%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.90%) DV Cleared
4 8 (7.92%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (6.93%) Degree
6 6 (5.94%) ISEB
6 6 (5.94%) ISTQB
7 4 (3.96%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (2.97%) CCNA
8 3 (2.97%) CCNP
8 3 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.98%) AWS Certification
9 2 (1.98%) Chartered Engineer
9 2 (1.98%) HNC
10 1 (0.99%) APMP
10 1 (0.99%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (3.96%) JSP 440
2 3 (2.97%) ISO 9000
2 3 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.97%) ISO19770
3 2 (1.98%) Def Stans
3 2 (1.98%) MISRA
3 2 (1.98%) MISRA C
3 2 (1.98%) QA
3 2 (1.98%) RMADS
4 1 (0.99%) Basel II
4 1 (0.99%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (13.86%) Docker
2 9 (8.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.95%) Xen
4 4 (3.96%) LXC
4 4 (3.96%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.99%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (11.88%) Puppet
2 7 (6.93%) Ansible
2 7 (6.93%) Terraform
3 4 (3.96%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (3.96%) Nagios
3 4 (3.96%) OSSEC
4 2 (1.98%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.99%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (15.84%) Oracle
2 12 (11.88%) IBM
3 9 (8.91%) VMware
4 7 (6.93%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.95%) Cisco
5 5 (4.95%) Google
5 5 (4.95%) HP
5 5 (4.95%) Juniper
6 4 (3.96%) ATG
6 4 (3.96%) hybris
6 4 (3.96%) New Relic
6 4 (3.96%) Palo Alto
6 4 (3.96%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (3.96%) Serena
7 3 (2.97%) Black Duck
7 3 (2.97%) Sybase
7 3 (2.97%) Teradata
8 1 (0.99%) Citrix
8 1 (0.99%) Sonatype
8 1 (0.99%) Talend
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