Period
to 19 November 2018

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 6 months to 19 November 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 89 69
Rank change year-on-year +23 -20 +16
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 79 59 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.95% 1.87% 2.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.61% 2.21% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 44 50
East Midlands median daily rate £410 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.90% +14.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £260 £316 £305
90th Percentile £538 £574 £491
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
East Midlands median hourly rate £29.11 £30.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.98% -20.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £18.25 £30.00 £36.25
90th Percentile £39.48 £38.00 £38.75
England median hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year -17.50% +0.63% -3.05%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,191 2,666 2,723
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 81.81% 84.42% 83.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,430 1,694 1,727
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £250 £248
90th Percentile £550 £550 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 104 70
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.88 £15.20 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.11% +8.57% -13.58%
10th Percentile £9.52 £9.51 £8.76
90th Percentile £37.90 £49.95 £40.25
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.32 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.66% +1.39% +4.55%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Configuration Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

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 6 months to 19 November 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 19 November 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
Nottinghamshire +6 33 £400 -25.93% 6
Northamptonshire 0 21 £420 +22.18% 3
Derbyshire +25 10 £238 -47.22% 5
Leicestershire +11 9 £425 +19.79% 3
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 44 (55.70%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (45.57%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (35.44%) Ansible
4 27 (34.18%) DevOps
4 27 (34.18%) Puppet
5 26 (32.91%) Jenkins
6 23 (29.11%) Linux
7 21 (26.58%) Java
8 20 (25.32%) JavaScript
8 20 (25.32%) Test Automation
9 19 (24.05%) Amazon AWS
9 19 (24.05%) Git (software)
10 18 (22.78%) Microsoft
11 16 (20.25%) SQL
11 16 (20.25%) Subversion
11 16 (20.25%) Release Management
12 15 (18.99%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (18.99%) Maven
13 14 (17.72%) Docker
14 13 (16.46%) Windows
14 13 (16.46%) Python
15 12 (15.19%) Software Engineering
15 12 (15.19%) Google Cloud Platform
16 11 (13.92%) Spring
16 11 (13.92%) VMware
16 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
16 11 (13.92%) JIRA
17 10 (12.66%) Microsoft Azure
17 10 (12.66%) .NET
17 10 (12.66%) MySQL

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 6 (7.59%) Confluence
2 5 (6.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (6.33%) JBoss
3 4 (5.06%) Apache Pig
3 4 (5.06%) Drupal
4 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.80%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.27%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Magento
2 1 (1.27%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 19 (24.05%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (15.19%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (12.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (8.86%) OpenShift
5 6 (7.59%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (6.33%) Google App Engine
7 4 (5.06%) Tricentis Tosca
8 2 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (1.27%) IaaS
9 1 (1.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) Firewall
1 4 (5.06%) SSL
2 3 (3.80%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.53%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.27%) HTTP
4 1 (1.27%) LAN
4 1 (1.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.66%) MySQL
3 9 (11.39%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (7.59%) MongoDB
5 5 (6.33%) NoSQL
5 5 (6.33%) Relational Database
6 4 (5.06%) Apache Hive
6 4 (5.06%) Big Data
6 4 (5.06%) Hadoop
6 4 (5.06%) SQLite
7 3 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (3.80%) PowerPivot
7 3 (3.80%) QlikView
7 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.27%) HBase
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (32.91%) Jenkins
2 19 (24.05%) Git (software)
3 16 (20.25%) Subversion
4 15 (18.99%) Maven
5 11 (13.92%) JIRA
6 9 (11.39%) Cucumber
7 6 (7.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (7.59%) Bitbucket
8 5 (6.33%) Artifactory
8 5 (6.33%) DbUnit
8 5 (6.33%) Gradle
8 5 (6.33%) JMeter
8 5 (6.33%) JUnit
8 5 (6.33%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (5.06%) HP UFT
9 4 (5.06%) Selenium
10 2 (2.53%) GoCD
10 2 (2.53%) MSBuild
10 2 (2.53%) Travis CI
11 1 (1.27%) GitLab
General
1 7 (8.86%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Marketing
3 2 (2.53%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Back Office
4 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (21.52%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (18.99%) Developer
3 8 (10.13%) Analyst
4 7 (8.86%) AWS DevOps
4 7 (8.86%) AWS Engineer
4 7 (8.86%) Release Manager
4 7 (8.86%) Test Analyst
5 5 (6.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Lead DevOps
5 5 (6.33%) Technical Leader
6 4 (5.06%) Cordova Developer
6 4 (5.06%) Drupal Developer
6 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Cassandra DBA
7 3 (3.80%) Java Architect
7 3 (3.80%) Java Technical Architect
7 3 (3.80%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Mobile Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.92%) Spring
2 10 (12.66%) .NET
2 10 (12.66%) HTML
2 10 (12.66%) React
2 10 (12.66%) Web Services
3 8 (10.13%) AngularJS
4 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET
5 6 (7.59%) Node.js
6 5 (6.33%) Apache Camel
6 5 (6.33%) CSS
6 5 (6.33%) Gherkin
6 5 (6.33%) Hibernate
6 5 (6.33%) Java EE
6 5 (6.33%) JPA
6 5 (6.33%) Swagger
7 4 (5.06%) HTML5
7 4 (5.06%) Ionic Framework
7 4 (5.06%) jQuery
7 4 (5.06%) JSON
7 4 (5.06%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.59%) Public Cloud
3 4 (5.06%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.06%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.80%) Credit Risk
4 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.53%) CMDB
5 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.27%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.27%) iPad
6 1 (1.27%) iSeries
6 1 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.27%) PKI
6 1 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.11%) Linux
2 13 (16.46%) Windows
3 8 (10.13%) Android
4 7 (8.86%) Apple iOS
4 7 (8.86%) Unix
5 4 (5.06%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (2.53%) CentOS
6 2 (2.53%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (55.70%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (34.18%) DevOps
3 20 (25.32%) Test Automation
4 16 (20.25%) Release Management
5 15 (18.99%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (15.19%) Software Engineering
7 10 (12.66%) ITIL
7 10 (12.66%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (11.39%) E-Commerce
8 9 (11.39%) Mentoring
8 9 (11.39%) Scrum
8 9 (11.39%) Web Development
9 8 (10.13%) Issue Tracking
9 8 (10.13%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 8 (10.13%) SDLC
10 7 (8.86%) Defect Tracking
10 7 (8.86%) Scenario Testing
10 7 (8.86%) Software Testing
10 7 (8.86%) TDD
10 7 (8.86%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.58%) Java
2 20 (25.32%) JavaScript
3 16 (20.25%) SQL
4 13 (16.46%) Python
5 8 (10.13%) C#
6 6 (7.59%) PowerShell
7 4 (5.06%) PHP
7 4 (5.06%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.80%) VB
9 2 (2.53%) Groovy
9 2 (2.53%) Java 8
10 1 (1.27%) AWK
10 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.27%) COBOL
10 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (11.39%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.86%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.06%) Degree
3 4 (5.06%) MCSE
3 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.27%) CCNA
4 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) ISO 9001
1 5 (6.33%) TickIT
2 2 (2.53%) QA
3 1 (1.27%) PMO
3 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (17.72%) Docker
2 7 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.06%) vCloud
3 4 (5.06%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.27%) Apache Flume
4 1 (1.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.27%) HDFS
4 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 36 (45.57%) Opscode Chef
2 28 (35.44%) Ansible
3 27 (34.18%) Puppet
4 10 (12.66%) Terraform
5 9 (11.39%) Kubernetes
6 6 (7.59%) Consul
7 4 (5.06%) OpenView
7 4 (5.06%) SCOM
7 4 (5.06%) ZABBIX
8 3 (3.80%) SCCM
9 2 (2.53%) Ganglia
9 2 (2.53%) Graphite
9 2 (2.53%) Kibana
9 2 (2.53%) Nagios
9 2 (2.53%) Riemann
10 1 (1.27%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (1.27%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (1.27%) Mesos
10 1 (1.27%) Oozie
10 1 (1.27%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (22.78%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.92%) VMware
3 8 (10.13%) Google
3 8 (10.13%) Red Hat
4 6 (7.59%) Oracle
5 5 (6.33%) HP
6 4 (5.06%) AppDynamics
6 4 (5.06%) Micro Focus
6 4 (5.06%) Sencha
6 4 (5.06%) Xamarin
6 4 (5.06%) Zend
7 3 (3.80%) Citrix
8 2 (2.53%) Splunk
9 1 (1.27%) IBM
9 1 (1.27%) Infor
9 1 (1.27%) SaltStack
9 1 (1.27%) SAP
9 1 (1.27%) ServiceNow