Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Configuration Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Configuration Management over the 6 months to 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Configuration Management
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 101 90
Rank change year-on-year +14 -11 +16
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 39 36 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.06% 1.60% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 1.93% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 5 19
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £298 £353 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.60% -19.89% +42.39%
10th Percentile £256 £263 £385
90th Percentile £479 £703 £490
South East median daily rate £455 £460 £430
% change year-on-year -1.09% +6.98% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £46.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +15.00% - +15.72%

Configuration Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,618 1,861 1,540
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 85.43% 82.75% 84.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 894 859 864
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £249 £228 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £435 £414 £400
% change year-on-year +5.20% +3.38% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 70 50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.33% +7.14% -30.00%
10th Percentile £9.09 £9.27 £9.00
90th Percentile £46.38 £77.50 £46.90
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.25 £22.75
% change year-on-year +23.47% -10.99% +1.11%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Configuration Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Buckinghamshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Configuration Management in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Buckinghamshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in Buckinghamshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Buckinghamshire

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 20 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +20 33 £280 -11.81% 2
High Wycombe - 2 £575 -
Configuration Management
South East

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 22 (56.41%) ITIL
2 17 (43.59%) Service Management
3 15 (38.46%) ITIL V3
4 13 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 13 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 13 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 13 (33.33%) Change Management
4 13 (33.33%) ITSM
5 12 (30.77%) DevOps
6 11 (28.21%) Ansible
6 11 (28.21%) Docker
6 11 (28.21%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (28.21%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (25.64%) Jenkins
7 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (23.08%) Data Centre
8 9 (23.08%) Virtual Environments
8 9 (23.08%) JIRA
8 9 (23.08%) Python
8 9 (23.08%) Linux
9 8 (20.51%) Management Information System
9 8 (20.51%) DV Cleared
9 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (17.95%) CMDB
10 7 (17.95%) Windows
10 7 (17.95%) GitLab
11 6 (15.38%) Service Delivery
11 6 (15.38%) Finance

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 5 (12.82%) Confluence
2 4 (10.26%) OpenStack
3 3 (7.69%) JBoss
3 3 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 3 (7.69%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.56%) CMS
4 1 (2.56%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.56%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.21%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (12.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (7.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (7.69%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (7.69%) Amazon S3
5 2 (5.13%) GitHub
5 2 (5.13%) OpenShift
5 2 (5.13%) SaaS
6 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) DHCP
1 2 (5.13%) DNS
1 2 (5.13%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (7.69%) NuoDB
2 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 13 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 10 (25.64%) Jenkins
3 9 (23.08%) JIRA
4 7 (17.95%) GitLab
5 3 (7.69%) git-flow
5 3 (7.69%) TeamCity
6 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Back Office
3 2 (5.13%) Advertising
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Change Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Configuration Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Data Centre Technician
5 4 (10.26%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Data Centre Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Release Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Data Technician
6 3 (7.69%) Java Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Azure DevOps
7 2 (5.13%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) ITIL Change Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Release Management Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Software Manager
8 1 (2.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) Middleware
2 2 (5.13%) .NET
2 2 (5.13%) .NET Core
2 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.56%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (23.08%) Data Centre
3 8 (20.51%) Management Information System
4 7 (17.95%) CMDB
5 2 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.56%) iPad
6 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Linux
2 7 (17.95%) Windows
3 4 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.56%) AIX
4 1 (2.56%) Solaris
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) ITIL
2 17 (43.59%) Service Management
3 15 (38.46%) ITIL V3
4 13 (33.33%) Change Management
4 13 (33.33%) ITSM
5 12 (30.77%) DevOps
6 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (28.21%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (23.08%) Virtual Environments
8 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (15.38%) Service Delivery
10 5 (12.82%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (10.26%) Release Management
11 4 (10.26%) Scrum
12 3 (7.69%) Asset Management
12 3 (7.69%) Information Security
12 3 (7.69%) SOA
12 3 (7.69%) Software Deployment
13 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
13 2 (5.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) Python
2 4 (10.26%) Bash Shell
3 3 (7.69%) Java
3 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.13%) C#
4 2 (5.13%) SQL
5 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 13 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (20.51%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) HNC
3 1 (2.56%) HND
3 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 11 (28.21%) Docker
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (28.21%) Ansible
2 5 (12.82%) Terraform
3 3 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.13%) Kubernetes
4 2 (5.13%) Rundeck
5 1 (2.56%) SCCM
5 1 (2.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
2 3 (7.69%) IBM
3 2 (5.13%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco
3 2 (5.13%) F5
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.13%) Nokia
3 2 (5.13%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) Apple
4 1 (2.56%) McAfee
4 1 (2.56%) MobileIron
4 1 (2.56%) Remedy