Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 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
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 98 91
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7 +1
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 29 30 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.43% 1.49% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 1.81% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 16
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £275 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.49% -17.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £262 £189 £306
90th Percentile £488 £648 £458
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £403
% change year-on-year +5.56% +11.80% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +19.58% - +18.40%

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 1,673 1,661 1,676
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 82.58% 82.60% 85.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 902 790 892
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £435 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +5.45% +3.13% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 47 33
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.28 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.78% +14.29% -15.15%
10th Percentile £10.14 £9.00 £10.23
90th Percentile £47.65 £77.50 £44.10
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year +25.00% -22.33% +18.25%

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 17 June 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 17 June 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 +2 26 £275 +30.86% 2
Configuration Management
South East

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 14 (48.28%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) ITIL
2 13 (44.83%) Linux
3 12 (41.38%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (41.38%) Jenkins
3 12 (41.38%) Ansible
3 12 (41.38%) DevOps
4 11 (37.93%) Docker
5 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (34.48%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (34.48%) ITIL V3
5 10 (34.48%) JBoss
5 10 (34.48%) Python
5 10 (34.48%) IBM
5 10 (34.48%) Middleware
5 10 (34.48%) Change Management
6 9 (31.03%) ITSM
6 9 (31.03%) Service Management
6 9 (31.03%) Back Office
6 9 (31.03%) Java
6 9 (31.03%) WebLogic
6 9 (31.03%) TeamCity
6 9 (31.03%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (31.03%) Amazon S3
6 9 (31.03%) WebSphere
6 9 (31.03%) Virtual Environments
6 9 (31.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 9 (31.03%) Data Centre
6 9 (31.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 9 (31.03%) Opscode Chef

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 10 (34.48%) JBoss
2 9 (31.03%) WebLogic
2 9 (31.03%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.90%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.45%) CMS
4 1 (3.45%) EPiServer
4 1 (3.45%) IIS
4 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.45%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 12 (41.38%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (31.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 9 (31.03%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (31.03%) Amazon ELB
2 9 (31.03%) Amazon S3
2 9 (31.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (6.90%) NuoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) Jenkins
2 9 (31.03%) TeamCity
3 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
3 4 (13.79%) GitLab
4 2 (6.90%) JIRA
5 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.45%) git-flow
General
1 9 (31.03%) Back Office
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) Cloud Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) Java Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Data Centre Technician
4 4 (13.79%) Data Centre Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Data Technician
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 2 (6.90%) Release Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Software Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.45%) AWS DevOps
7 1 (3.45%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support Technician
7 1 (3.45%) Desktop Technician
7 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Junior
7 1 (3.45%) Support Technician
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) Middleware
2 1 (3.45%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (31.03%) Data Centre
3 4 (13.79%) CMDB
4 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) AIX
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) ITIL
2 12 (41.38%) DevOps
3 10 (34.48%) Change Management
3 10 (34.48%) ITIL V3
3 10 (34.48%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (31.03%) ITSM
4 9 (31.03%) Service Management
4 9 (31.03%) Virtual Environments
5 6 (20.69%) Service Delivery
6 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.90%) Network Virtualisation
8 2 (6.90%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
8 2 (6.90%) Runbook
8 2 (6.90%) Scrum
8 2 (6.90%) Validation
9 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
9 1 (3.45%) Software Asset Management
9 1 (3.45%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) Python
2 9 (31.03%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
3 5 (17.24%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (37.93%) Docker
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (41.38%) Ansible
2 9 (31.03%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.90%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) IBM
2 4 (13.79%) VMware
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) NetApp
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.45%) Remedy