Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 101 117
Rank change year-on-year -10 +16 -26
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 21 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.89% 0.57% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.68% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 6
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £300 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.84% +46.15% -7.14%
10th Percentile £266 £350 £235
90th Percentile £423 £500 £410
South East median daily rate £484 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +7.56% +12.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £50.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +122.22% -33.82%
South East median hourly rate £43.00 £41.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year +4.88% -1.80% +4.38%

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 1936 1463 2128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 81.76% 84.08% 80.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 907 799 1119
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.84% +8.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £255 £235 £237
90th Percentile £538 £550 £513
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 60 62
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.83 £15.00 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.20% -7.38% +29.56%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.31 £9.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.65 £44.95
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.60
% change year-on-year -14.02% +0.56% +52.00%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -17 17 £300 -36.84% 2
Configuration Management
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 16 (76.19%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (76.19%) Ansible
2 15 (71.43%) OpenStack
3 11 (52.38%) Finance
4 10 (47.62%) DevOps
4 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (38.10%) Firewall
5 8 (38.10%) Linux
6 7 (33.33%) DHCP
6 7 (33.33%) DNS
7 6 (28.57%) Python
8 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
8 5 (23.81%) VMware
8 5 (23.81%) Spanish Language
9 4 (19.05%) Project Management
9 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
9 4 (19.05%) Windows
9 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
9 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (19.05%) GitLab
10 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (14.29%) CMDB
10 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (14.29%) Rundeck
10 3 (14.29%) Docker
10 3 (14.29%) OpenShift
10 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
10 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
10 3 (14.29%) Validation
10 3 (14.29%) Solaris

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 15 (71.43%) OpenStack
2 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.76%) IBM Domino
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (76.19%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (14.29%) OpenShift
4 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) Firewall
2 7 (33.33%) DHCP
2 7 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) Network Security
3 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (19.05%) GitLab
2 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) SonarQube
3 1 (4.76%) MSI
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Spanish Language
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
1 3 (14.29%) Consultant
1 3 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (9.52%) Administrator
2 2 (9.52%) AWS Developer
2 2 (9.52%) Cloud Developer
2 2 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (9.52%) Network Support
2 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (4.76%) AWS Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Linux Support Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Architect
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) CMDB
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Windows
3 3 (14.29%) Solaris
4 2 (9.52%) AIX
4 2 (9.52%) Unix
4 2 (9.52%) VMS
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.76%) CentOS
5 1 (4.76%) SUSE
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) DevOps
2 4 (19.05%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 3 (14.29%) Validation
4 2 (9.52%) Change Management
4 2 (9.52%) Information Security
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Runbook
4 2 (9.52%) SFIA
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) API Integration
5 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (4.76%) Customer-Centric Approach
5 1 (4.76%) Customer-Centricity
5 1 (4.76%) Email Filtering
5 1 (4.76%) ITSM
5 1 (4.76%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.76%) Service Management
5 1 (4.76%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
2 2 (9.52%) Perl
3 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) APMP
3 1 (4.76%) AWS Certification
3 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) HNC
3 1 (4.76%) HND
3 1 (4.76%) MCSA
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.76%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Docker
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (4.76%) Terminal Server
2 1 (4.76%) vCloud
2 1 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.76%) XenApp
2 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (76.19%) Ansible
2 3 (14.29%) Rundeck
3 2 (9.52%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (9.52%) Puppet
4 1 (4.76%) CFEngine
4 1 (4.76%) EdgeSight
4 1 (4.76%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (4.76%) MOM
4 1 (4.76%) Nagios
4 1 (4.76%) SCCM
4 1 (4.76%) SCOM
4 1 (4.76%) SCOrch
4 1 (4.76%) SCVMM
4 1 (4.76%) Unicenter
4 1 (4.76%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
1 5 (23.81%) VMware
2 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.76%) 3PAR
3 1 (4.76%) Altiris
3 1 (4.76%) AppSense
3 1 (4.76%) CA
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix
3 1 (4.76%) Dell
3 1 (4.76%) EMC
3 1 (4.76%) Genesys
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) Infoblox
3 1 (4.76%) Lotus
3 1 (4.76%) NetApp
3 1 (4.76%) Nimsoft
3 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.76%) Sun
3 1 (4.76%) SunGard