The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 3 months to 27 June 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 67 44
Rank change year-on-year -16 -23  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 20 31 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.30% 2.00% 3.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 2.45% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 38
Median daily rate £400 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% -2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £343 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +18.75% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year +15.94% +1.47%  

Configuration Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1315 1264 1216
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 85.50% 81.71% 77.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 822 784 744
Median daily rate £410 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £292 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 32 28
Median hourly rate £35.00 £14.75 £19.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +137.28% -22.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.47 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £33.15 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in the East Midlands

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in the East Midlands

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in the East Midlands

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in the East Midlands

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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
Nottinghamshire -1 9 £388 -12.42% 2
Leicestershire -4 4 - - 3
Northamptonshire -6 3 £525 +16.66%
Derbyshire -16 2 - - 1
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 21 (55.26%) Linux
2 19 (50.00%) Unix
3 17 (44.74%) Windows
4 14 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (34.21%) Manufacturing
6 12 (31.58%) Oracle
6 12 (31.58%) Docker
7 11 (28.95%) DevOps
7 11 (28.95%) SQL
7 11 (28.95%) ISO 9001
8 9 (23.68%) Web Services
8 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
8 9 (23.68%) Ansible
8 9 (23.68%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (23.68%) Puppet
8 9 (23.68%) Change Control
9 8 (21.05%) Open Source
9 8 (21.05%) Relational Database
9 8 (21.05%) QMS
9 8 (21.05%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
10 7 (18.42%) Migration
10 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (18.42%) VMware
10 7 (18.42%) Retail
10 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database
11 6 (15.79%) High Availability
11 6 (15.79%) Microservices
11 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (15.79%) Finance

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 3 (7.89%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.63%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (7.89%) Demantra
3 3 (7.89%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 14 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.53%) IaaS
2 4 (10.53%) PaaS
2 4 (10.53%) SaaS
3 3 (7.89%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (7.89%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.63%) Datadog
4 1 (2.63%) GitHub
4 1 (2.63%) Heroku
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.63%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.63%) Route 53
4 1 (2.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Firewall
2 3 (7.89%) HTTP
2 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.26%) SSL
4 1 (2.63%) DNS
4 1 (2.63%) Internet
4 1 (2.63%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.63%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) Relational Database
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database
3 6 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (10.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (7.89%) MySQL
6 3 (7.89%) RDBMS
7 2 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
7 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
7 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (2.63%) Apache Hive
8 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
8 1 (2.63%) HBase
8 1 (2.63%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (5.26%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (5.26%) Subversion
4 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.63%) git-flow
4 1 (2.63%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (34.21%) Manufacturing
2 7 (18.42%) Retail
3 6 (15.79%) Finance
4 3 (7.89%) Banking
5 2 (5.26%) Marketing
5 2 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Analyst
2 5 (13.16%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Support Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (10.53%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 4 (10.53%) Software Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Software Test Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Test Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Applications Support
4 3 (7.89%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Implementation Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Project Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Network Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) Release Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) Web Services
2 3 (7.89%) XML
3 2 (5.26%) Software Packaging
4 1 (2.63%) Akka
4 1 (2.63%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (2.63%) Mason
4 1 (2.63%) Node.js
4 1 (2.63%) Play Framework
4 1 (2.63%) REST
4 1 (2.63%) RESTful
4 1 (2.63%) Sensu
4 1 (2.63%) spray
4 1 (2.63%) Spring
4 1 (2.63%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.89%) IVR
4 2 (5.26%) User Experience
5 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (55.26%) Linux
2 19 (50.00%) Unix
3 17 (44.74%) Windows
4 5 (13.16%) Amazon Linux
4 5 (13.16%) Ubuntu
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.89%) HPUX
5 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) DevOps
2 9 (23.68%) Change Control
3 8 (21.05%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 8 (21.05%) Open Source
3 8 (21.05%) QMS
4 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (18.42%) Migration
5 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.79%) High Availability
5 6 (15.79%) Microservices
6 5 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (13.16%) Project Management
6 5 (13.16%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (10.53%) Functional Testing
7 4 (10.53%) Logistics
7 4 (10.53%) SDLC
7 4 (10.53%) SIEM
7 4 (10.53%) SOA
7 4 (10.53%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) SQL
2 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL
3 4 (10.53%) Java
3 4 (10.53%) PHP
4 3 (7.89%) Python
4 3 (7.89%) Ruby
5 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.63%) Perl
5 1 (2.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 4 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) ISEB
4 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.63%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.95%) ISO 9001
2 4 (10.53%) TickIT
3 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.63%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (31.58%) Docker
2 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
3 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (7.89%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.63%) HDFS
6 1 (2.63%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) Ansible
1 9 (23.68%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (23.68%) Puppet
2 3 (7.89%) Kubernetes
3 2 (5.26%) Salt
4 1 (2.63%) Ambari
4 1 (2.63%) collectd
4 1 (2.63%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (2.63%) Graphite
4 1 (2.63%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (2.63%) Kibana
4 1 (2.63%) logstash
4 1 (2.63%) Mesos
4 1 (2.63%) Packer
4 1 (2.63%) StatsD
4 1 (2.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Oracle
2 7 (18.42%) VMware
3 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.89%) Siemens
5 2 (5.26%) Genesys
5 2 (5.26%) PTC
5 2 (5.26%) Rackspace
5 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.63%) Apigee
6 1 (2.63%) HP
6 1 (2.63%) SaltStack
6 1 (2.63%) SAP
6 1 (2.63%) Software AG
6 1 (2.63%) Splunk
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