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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 91 54 97
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +43
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 48 107 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.72% 3.35% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 4.15% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 83 40
Median daily rate £450 £400 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £321 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Median hourly rate - £41.80 £41.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £41.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+6.70% +12.63%
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
2221 2578 2508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 79.52% 80.76% 76.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1512 1797 1698
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 £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 107 123
Median hourly rate £38.00 £41.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.87% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £23.25 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -2 14 £463 +36.02% 6
Wiltshire -13 10 £499 +36.71% 1
Devon -5 9 £455 +7.05%
Gloucestershire 0 8 £338 -18.18% 4
Dorset -1 4 £472 -12.59% 1
Somerset +10 1 £300 -25.00% 6
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 47 (41.96%) Security Cleared
2 30 (26.79%) SQL
3 29 (25.89%) Linux
3 29 (25.89%) SC Cleared
4 28 (25.00%) Java
5 26 (23.21%) Unix
6 24 (21.43%) ITIL
6 24 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (16.96%) Perl
7 19 (16.96%) Oracle
7 19 (16.96%) Python
7 19 (16.96%) Relational Database
8 18 (16.07%) Jenkins
9 16 (14.29%) Bash Shell
9 16 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 16 (14.29%) HTML
10 15 (13.39%) JavaScript
10 15 (13.39%) Ruby
10 15 (13.39%) Open Source
10 15 (13.39%) Functional Testing
11 13 (11.61%) Responsive Web Design
11 13 (11.61%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (11.61%) JIRA
11 13 (11.61%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (11.61%) HTTP
12 12 (10.71%) VPN
12 12 (10.71%) Finance
12 12 (10.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (10.71%) Git (software)
13 11 (9.82%) DV Cleared

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 9 (8.04%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.14%) Confluence
3 6 (5.36%) Apache
4 5 (4.46%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.57%) CMS
5 4 (3.57%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.68%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.68%) SAS
7 1 (0.89%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (8.04%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.57%) MS Office
3 3 (2.68%) CATIA
3 3 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.79%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.89%) Simulink
5 1 (0.89%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (3.57%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (0.89%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.89%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 1 (0.89%) Maximo
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.46%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.46%) GitHub
2 4 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (3.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 4 (3.57%) Amazon S3
2 4 (3.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 4 (3.57%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (3.57%) Route 53
2 4 (3.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.68%) PaaS
3 3 (2.68%) SaaS
4 2 (1.79%) IaaS
4 2 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.61%) HTTP
2 12 (10.71%) VPN
3 11 (9.82%) SSL
3 11 (9.82%) TCP/IP
4 9 (8.04%) LAN
4 9 (8.04%) WAN
5 8 (7.14%) Firewall
6 7 (6.25%) BGP
6 7 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (6.25%) OSPF
6 7 (6.25%) Wireless
7 5 (4.46%) DHCP
7 5 (4.46%) DNS
8 4 (3.57%) Network Security
8 4 (3.57%) VoIP
9 2 (1.79%) RS-232
9 2 (1.79%) RS-422
9 2 (1.79%) SNMP
9 2 (1.79%) Spanning Tree
9 2 (1.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.96%) Relational Database
2 16 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 13 (11.61%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (9.82%) MongoDB
5 10 (8.93%) MySQL
6 7 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (5.36%) NoSQL
8 5 (4.46%) Neo4j
8 5 (4.46%) RDBMS
9 4 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (3.57%) Oracle Database
10 3 (2.68%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 3 (2.68%) BusinessObjects XI
11 1 (0.89%) DB2
11 1 (0.89%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (16.07%) Jenkins
2 13 (11.61%) JIRA
3 12 (10.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 12 (10.71%) Git (software)
4 9 (8.04%) Artifactory
5 8 (7.14%) Gradle
5 8 (7.14%) SonarQube
5 8 (7.14%) Subversion
6 7 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (5.36%) Cucumber
7 6 (5.36%) Selenium
8 5 (4.46%) JMeter
9 4 (3.57%) LoadRunner
9 4 (3.57%) PeopleTools
9 4 (3.57%) Rational Functional Tester
9 4 (3.57%) Vagrant
9 4 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (3.57%) Zephyr
10 3 (2.68%) JUnit
10 3 (2.68%) TestComplete
General
1 12 (10.71%) Finance
2 5 (4.46%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.79%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.89%) Banking
4 1 (0.89%) Local Government
4 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.89%) Military
4 1 (0.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (19.64%) Analyst
2 21 (18.75%) Developer
3 13 (11.61%) Java Developer
4 9 (8.04%) Tester
5 8 (7.14%) Coordinator
6 7 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (6.25%) Security Assurance Coordinator
7 6 (5.36%) Network Analyst
7 6 (5.36%) Test Analyst
7 6 (5.36%) Test Specialist
8 5 (4.46%) Automation Tester
8 5 (4.46%) Cisco Analyst
8 5 (4.46%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 5 (4.46%) Consultant
9 4 (3.57%) Administrator
9 4 (3.57%) Applications Support
9 4 (3.57%) Configuration Manager
9 4 (3.57%) Lead DevOps
9 4 (3.57%) Oracle Developer
9 4 (3.57%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.29%) HTML
2 11 (9.82%) Dropwizard
2 11 (9.82%) Spring
3 10 (8.93%) REST
4 7 (6.25%) Hibernate
5 6 (5.36%) CSS
5 6 (5.36%) XML
6 5 (4.46%) Grails
6 5 (4.46%) JAX-RS
6 5 (4.46%) jQuery
6 5 (4.46%) LAMP
6 5 (4.46%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (3.57%) .NET
7 4 (3.57%) AngularJS
7 4 (3.57%) CSS3
7 4 (3.57%) ELK Stack
7 4 (3.57%) HTML5
7 4 (3.57%) JSON
7 4 (3.57%) RESTful
8 3 (2.68%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.93%) Data Centre
1 10 (8.93%) Management Information System
2 8 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.36%) CMDB
4 5 (4.46%) CESG
4 5 (4.46%) Wiki
5 4 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.68%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.79%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.89%) Clustering
8 1 (0.89%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.89%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.89%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.89%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.89%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 29 (25.89%) Linux
2 26 (23.21%) Unix
3 11 (9.82%) Mac OS X
4 10 (8.93%) CentOS
5 7 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (6.25%) Solaris
6 5 (4.46%) AIX
6 5 (4.46%) CoreOS
7 3 (2.68%) Windows
7 3 (2.68%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.89%) RancherOS
8 1 (0.89%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.89%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (21.43%) ITIL
2 15 (13.39%) Functional Testing
2 15 (13.39%) Open Source
3 13 (11.61%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (11.61%) Responsive Web Design
4 11 (9.82%) Migration
5 10 (8.93%) Continuous Deployment
5 10 (8.93%) OO
5 10 (8.93%) Service Management
5 10 (8.93%) Test Management
6 9 (8.04%) DevOps
6 9 (8.04%) Project Management
6 9 (8.04%) Risk Management
6 9 (8.04%) Web Design
7 8 (7.14%) Integration Testing
7 8 (7.14%) Test Scripting
8 7 (6.25%) Load Balancing
8 7 (6.25%) Network Management
8 7 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 30 (26.79%) SQL
2 28 (25.00%) Java
3 19 (16.96%) Perl
3 19 (16.96%) Python
4 16 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 15 (13.39%) JavaScript
5 15 (13.39%) Ruby
6 10 (8.93%) C++
7 7 (6.25%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.46%) Groovy
9 4 (3.57%) C
9 4 (3.57%) PeopleCode
9 4 (3.57%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.57%) SQR
10 3 (2.68%) VB
10 3 (2.68%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.68%) VBScript
11 2 (1.79%) Ada
11 2 (1.79%) C#
11 2 (1.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 47 (41.96%) Security Cleared
2 29 (25.89%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.82%) BPSS Clearance
3 11 (9.82%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.46%) CCNA
4 5 (4.46%) CESG Certified Professional
4 5 (4.46%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.46%) Degree
4 5 (4.46%) RHCE
5 3 (2.68%) CCNP
5 3 (2.68%) ISEB
5 3 (2.68%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.89%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.89%) HNC
6 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.68%) ISO 9000
2 3 (2.68%) JSP 440
2 3 (2.68%) RMADS
3 2 (1.79%) QA
4 1 (0.89%) Basel II
4 1 (0.89%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (9.82%) Docker
2 10 (8.93%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.46%) Samba
4 4 (3.57%) LXC
4 4 (3.57%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.89%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.89%) vCloud
5 1 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (8.04%) Puppet
2 7 (6.25%) Ansible
2 7 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (5.36%) Nagios
4 4 (3.57%) OSSEC
4 4 (3.57%) Terraform
5 3 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.79%) SCCM
7 1 (0.89%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.89%) Mesos
7 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.89%) Rancher
7 1 (0.89%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.89%) SCOM
7 1 (0.89%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.89%) SCSM
7 1 (0.89%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (16.96%) Oracle
2 10 (8.93%) HP
3 9 (8.04%) Cisco
4 8 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 8 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 7 (6.25%) Juniper
5 7 (6.25%) Palo Alto
5 7 (6.25%) Remedy
6 6 (5.36%) IBM
7 4 (3.57%) ATG
7 4 (3.57%) CA
7 4 (3.57%) hybris
7 4 (3.57%) New Relic
7 4 (3.57%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (2.68%) Black Duck
8 3 (2.68%) PTC
8 3 (2.68%) Teradata
9 2 (1.79%) F5
9 2 (1.79%) Mitel
10 1 (0.89%) VMware
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