Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 119 98
Rank change year-on-year +27 -21 +13
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 26 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.54% 0.84% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 1.01% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 9
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £350 £300 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -36.84% +33.80%
10th Percentile £217 £269 £353
90th Percentile £540 £437 £500
South East median daily rate £438 £484 £450
% change year-on-year -9.61% +7.56% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £50.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +5.88%

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 1,490 1,982 1,459
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 88.53% 83.28% 85.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 859 920 804
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -1.84% +8.67%
10th Percentile £240 £255 £225
90th Percentile £580 £530 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 94 68
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £16.83 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.84% +12.20% -7.06%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.00 £9.49
90th Percentile £38.00 £48.75 £41.80
South East median hourly rate £25.56 £23.00 £24.15
% change year-on-year +11.13% -4.76% -3.40%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +28 19 £314 +4.67% 3
High Wycombe - 3 £575 -
Configuration Management
South East

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 (53.85%) Git (software)
2 13 (50.00%) ITIL
3 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (38.46%) DevOps
5 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (34.62%) JIRA
6 8 (30.77%) Service Management
6 8 (30.77%) Management Information System
6 8 (30.77%) Docker
7 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
7 7 (26.92%) ITIL V3
7 7 (26.92%) CMDB
8 6 (23.08%) Python
8 6 (23.08%) Change Management
8 6 (23.08%) Finance
8 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
8 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
8 6 (23.08%) Ansible
8 6 (23.08%) Terraform
9 5 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (19.23%) Confluence
9 5 (19.23%) Scrum
10 4 (15.38%) ITSM
10 4 (15.38%) GitLab
11 3 (11.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
11 3 (11.54%) F5
11 3 (11.54%) OpenStack

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 (19.23%) Confluence
2 3 (11.54%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.85%) CMS
3 1 (3.85%) EPiServer
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (11.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (7.69%) GitHub
4 2 (7.69%) SaaS
5 1 (3.85%) Office 365
5 1 (3.85%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) DHCP
1 3 (11.54%) DNS
1 3 (11.54%) NetScaler
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) NuoDB
2 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) MS Access
3 1 (3.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (53.85%) Git (software)
2 9 (34.62%) JIRA
3 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
4 4 (15.38%) GitLab
5 3 (11.54%) git-flow
5 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Advertising
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Change Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Configuration Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Release Manager
6 3 (11.54%) Azure DevOps
6 3 (11.54%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support
7 2 (7.69%) ITIL Change Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Release Management Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Coordinator
8 1 (3.85%) Desktop Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Process Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
1 2 (7.69%) .NET Core
1 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
1 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (3.85%) Kafka
2 1 (3.85%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 7 (26.92%) CMDB
3 3 (11.54%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.85%) Handset
5 1 (3.85%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
1 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) ITIL
2 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (38.46%) DevOps
4 9 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (30.77%) Service Management
6 7 (26.92%) ITIL V3
7 6 (23.08%) Change Management
8 5 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (19.23%) Scrum
9 4 (15.38%) ITSM
10 3 (11.54%) Deployment Automation
10 3 (11.54%) Information Security
10 3 (11.54%) Network Load Balancing
10 3 (11.54%) Release Management
10 3 (11.54%) SOA
10 3 (11.54%) Software Deployment
10 3 (11.54%) Task Automation
11 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
11 2 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
11 2 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) Python
2 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
2 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.69%) C#
3 2 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) HNC
3 1 (3.85%) HND
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Ansible
1 6 (23.08%) Terraform
2 2 (7.69%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.85%) SCCM
3 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco
1 3 (11.54%) F5
1 3 (11.54%) Nokia
1 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.69%) Atlassian
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Apple
3 1 (3.85%) McAfee
3 1 (3.85%) MobileIron