Period
to 21 August 2019

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 21 August 2019 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
21 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 64 111
Rank change year-on-year +1 +47 -41
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 55 92 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.66% 3.24% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% 3.89% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 55 21
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00% -5.33%
10th Percentile £361 £305 £310
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.00 £18.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.33% -55.00% -
England median hourly rate £42.25 £29.15 £40.00
% change year-on-year +44.94% -27.13% -

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 1,715 2,366 2,634
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 83.01% 83.31% 85.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,034 1,467 1,653
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £213 £269 £253
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 91 87
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.28 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.87% +6.90% -
10th Percentile £10.60 £10.33 £10.31
90th Percentile £46.48 £45.43 £52.50
England median hourly rate £24.68 £21.15 £24.00
% change year-on-year +16.71% -11.90% +2.13%

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 21 August 2019.

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 6 months to 21 August 2019. 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 -23 22 £469 -6.25% 3
Northamptonshire +34 20 £405 -19.00%
Leicestershire +11 10 £550 +42.76% 5
Derbyshire +2 2 £450 +2.27%
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2019, 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 35 (63.64%) DevOps
2 34 (61.82%) Ansible
3 31 (56.36%) Linux
4 29 (52.73%) Jenkins
5 27 (49.09%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (45.45%) Terraform
7 24 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (41.82%) AWS
9 20 (36.36%) Docker
9 20 (36.36%) Git (software)
9 20 (36.36%) Java
10 19 (34.55%) Problem-Solving
11 18 (32.73%) Puppet
12 17 (30.91%) Maven
13 16 (29.09%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (25.45%) JIRA
14 14 (25.45%) Reverse Engineering
15 13 (23.64%) CentOS
15 13 (23.64%) AWS CloudFormation
15 13 (23.64%) Scrum
15 13 (23.64%) Red Hat
16 12 (21.82%) Confluence
16 12 (21.82%) OpenShift
16 12 (21.82%) Bitbucket
17 11 (20.00%) Splunk
17 11 (20.00%) MSBuild
17 11 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
18 10 (18.18%) Systems Engineering
18 10 (18.18%) Infrastructure as Code
19 9 (16.36%) AppDynamics

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 12 (21.82%) Confluence
2 6 (10.91%) JBoss
3 4 (7.27%) Apache
4 3 (5.45%) iPlanet
5 2 (3.64%) IIS
6 1 (1.82%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.82%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.82%) nginx
6 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 23 (41.82%) AWS
2 13 (23.64%) AWS CloudFormation
3 12 (21.82%) OpenShift
4 8 (14.55%) GCP
5 6 (10.91%) Google App Engine
6 4 (7.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (7.27%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (7.27%) Amazon S3
7 3 (5.45%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (5.45%) Amazon Glacier
7 3 (5.45%) Azure
7 3 (5.45%) Coveralls
7 3 (5.45%) Datadog
7 3 (5.45%) PaaS
7 3 (5.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (3.64%) OneDrive
9 1 (1.82%) SaaS
9 1 (1.82%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) DNS
2 3 (5.45%) Firewall
2 3 (5.45%) HTTP
2 3 (5.45%) VPN
3 2 (3.64%) Skype
4 1 (1.82%) DHCP
4 1 (1.82%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.82%) Internet
4 1 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.82%) IPsec
4 1 (1.82%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.82%) SSL
4 1 (1.82%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) MySQL
2 5 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.27%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.45%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (5.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (5.45%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.45%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.82%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (52.73%) Jenkins
2 20 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 17 (30.91%) Maven
4 14 (25.45%) JIRA
5 12 (21.82%) Bitbucket
6 11 (20.00%) MSBuild
7 7 (12.73%) TeamCity
8 5 (9.09%) Gradle
8 5 (9.09%) JUnit
9 3 (5.45%) Bitbucket Server
9 3 (5.45%) GitLab
9 3 (5.45%) SonarQube
10 2 (3.64%) Bugzilla
10 2 (3.64%) Cucumber
10 2 (3.64%) DbUnit
10 2 (3.64%) JMeter
10 2 (3.64%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Billing
3 1 (1.82%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (38.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (21.82%) AWS Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) Cloud Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Platform Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Implementation Manager
6 4 (7.27%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (7.27%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) CRM Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Architect
8 2 (3.64%) AWS Architect
8 2 (3.64%) AWS Specialist
8 2 (3.64%) Cloud Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Configuration Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Service Manager
9 1 (1.82%) Administrator
9 1 (1.82%) Lead Developer
9 1 (1.82%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) Kafka
2 8 (14.55%) Web Services
3 4 (7.27%) SOAP
4 3 (5.45%) HTML
4 3 (5.45%) REST
4 3 (5.45%) Spring
5 2 (3.64%) Apache Camel
5 2 (3.64%) CSS
5 2 (3.64%) Gherkin
5 2 (3.64%) Hibernate
5 2 (3.64%) Java EE
5 2 (3.64%) JAX-RS
5 2 (3.64%) JPA
5 2 (3.64%) JSF
5 2 (3.64%) RESTful
5 2 (3.64%) Swagger
6 1 (1.82%) CGI
6 1 (1.82%) JDBC
6 1 (1.82%) LDAP
6 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) PMI
2 3 (5.45%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) CMDB
3 2 (3.64%) Wiki
4 1 (1.82%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.82%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 31 (56.36%) Linux
2 13 (23.64%) CentOS
3 8 (14.55%) Unix
4 4 (7.27%) Debian
4 4 (7.27%) Ubuntu
5 3 (5.45%) Windows
6 1 (1.82%) AIX
6 1 (1.82%) Solaris
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (63.64%) DevOps
2 24 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (34.55%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (29.09%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (25.45%) Reverse Engineering
6 13 (23.64%) Scrum
7 11 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
8 10 (18.18%) Infrastructure as Code
8 10 (18.18%) Systems Engineering
9 8 (14.55%) Release Management
10 6 (10.91%) Software Engineering
10 6 (10.91%) Waterfall
11 5 (9.09%) Budgeting and Forecasting
11 5 (9.09%) Change Control
11 5 (9.09%) Change Management
11 5 (9.09%) CMMI
11 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2
11 5 (9.09%) RUP
11 5 (9.09%) Supplier Management
11 5 (9.09%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (36.36%) Java
2 9 (16.36%) Groovy
2 9 (16.36%) Python
3 6 (10.91%) SQL
4 4 (7.27%) Bash Shell
4 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.45%) VBScript
6 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.82%) C
7 1 (1.82%) C++
7 1 (1.82%) Perl
7 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) PMI Certification
2 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) Degree
3 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (36.36%) Docker
2 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.82%) NFS
3 1 (1.82%) Samba
3 1 (1.82%) Squid
3 1 (1.82%) Varnish
3 1 (1.82%) vCloud
3 1 (1.82%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (61.82%) Ansible
2 27 (49.09%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (45.45%) Terraform
4 18 (32.73%) Puppet
5 8 (14.55%) Consul
6 6 (10.91%) Kubernetes
7 3 (5.45%) Cacti
7 3 (5.45%) Mesos
7 3 (5.45%) Nagios
7 3 (5.45%) Packer
8 2 (3.64%) Salt
9 1 (1.82%) CFEngine
9 1 (1.82%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.82%) MIIS
9 1 (1.82%) Munin
9 1 (1.82%) WMI
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) Red Hat
2 11 (20.00%) Splunk
3 9 (16.36%) AppDynamics
4 3 (5.45%) New Relic
4 3 (5.45%) VMware
5 2 (3.64%) Google
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle
6 1 (1.82%) Adobe
6 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.82%) Perforce
6 1 (1.82%) Remedy
6 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.82%) Sun
6 1 (1.82%) WSO2