Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 71 85
Rank change year-on-year -22 +14 +5
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 59 91 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.85% 2.75% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 3.34% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 50 41
East Midlands median daily rate £488 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.71% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £316 £305 £280
90th Percentile £574 £491 £498
England median daily rate £500 £474 £425
% change year-on-year +5.43% +11.59% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
East Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -16.67% +172.27%
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - -2.44% +16.11%

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 2658 2721 2548
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 83.27% 82.08% 78.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1688 1727 1610
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £250 £249 £225
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 67 85
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -13.58% +4.52%
10th Percentile £9.31 £8.76 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £41.00 £39.50
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.12% +6.80% +18.42%

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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 -3 39 £540 +20.00% 7
Northamptonshire +12 10 £344 -23.61% 1
Leicestershire 0 6 £355 +14.52%
Derbyshire -22 3 £450 +26.76%
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 37 (62.71%) Linux
2 35 (59.32%) DevOps
3 28 (47.46%) Windows
4 23 (38.98%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (35.59%) Degree
5 21 (35.59%) Computer Science
6 19 (32.20%) Virtual Machines
6 19 (32.20%) Active Directory
7 18 (30.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 18 (30.51%) HIPAA
7 18 (30.51%) Risk Management
7 18 (30.51%) Information Security
8 17 (28.81%) Actionable Recommendations
9 15 (25.42%) Ansible
9 15 (25.42%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (22.03%) Life Science
10 13 (22.03%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (16.95%) Jenkins
11 10 (16.95%) Docker
11 10 (16.95%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (16.95%) Open Source
11 10 (16.95%) Python
12 9 (15.25%) Web Services
12 9 (15.25%) ITIL
12 9 (15.25%) Unix
12 9 (15.25%) Project Management
12 9 (15.25%) Ruby
12 9 (15.25%) Scrum
13 8 (13.56%) 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 2 (3.39%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (3.39%) nginx
2 1 (1.69%) IIS
2 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Infor M3
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 23 (38.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (22.03%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (10.17%) IaaS
3 6 (10.17%) SaaS
4 5 (8.47%) PaaS
5 4 (6.78%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (6.78%) Amazon S3
6 3 (5.08%) GitHub
7 2 (3.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (3.39%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (3.39%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (3.39%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (3.39%) iPaaS
7 2 (3.39%) Route 53
7 2 (3.39%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (3.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.78%) HTTP
2 4 (6.78%) SSL
3 1 (1.69%) AMQP
3 1 (1.69%) DNS
3 1 (1.69%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.69%) Internet
3 1 (1.69%) MQTT
3 1 (1.69%) SMS
3 1 (1.69%) SMTP
3 1 (1.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 5 (8.47%) MySQL
2 4 (6.78%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.08%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.39%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.69%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Jenkins
2 7 (11.86%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.78%) Subversion
4 3 (5.08%) NUnit
4 3 (5.08%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.69%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.69%) Grunt
5 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (13.56%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Retail
3 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.39%) Marketing
3 2 (3.39%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.69%) Local Government
4 1 (1.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (37.29%) Architect
2 20 (33.90%) Azure Architect
3 15 (25.42%) Senior Architect
4 11 (18.64%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (13.56%) AWS DevOps
5 8 (13.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 8 (13.56%) AWS Engineer
6 7 (11.86%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 5 (8.47%) Configuration Manager
7 5 (8.47%) WebOps Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Developer
8 4 (6.78%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Service Manager
8 4 (6.78%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (5.08%) Asset and Configuration Manager
9 3 (5.08%) Cloud Architect
10 2 (3.39%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.39%) Environment And Release Manager
10 2 (3.39%) Senior WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.25%) Web Services
2 3 (5.08%) .NET
3 2 (3.39%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (3.39%) Middleware
3 2 (3.39%) Sensu
4 1 (1.69%) HTML
4 1 (1.69%) JMS
4 1 (1.69%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.69%) Mason
4 1 (1.69%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.69%) RESTful
4 1 (1.69%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.69%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (35.59%) Computer Science
2 13 (22.03%) Life Science
3 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.39%) CMDB
4 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.69%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (62.71%) Linux
2 28 (47.46%) Windows
3 9 (15.25%) Unix
4 5 (8.47%) Amazon Linux
4 5 (8.47%) Ubuntu
5 3 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.69%) HPUX
6 1 (1.69%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (59.32%) DevOps
2 21 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (30.51%) Information Security
3 18 (30.51%) Risk Management
4 15 (25.42%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (16.95%) Open Source
6 9 (15.25%) ITIL
6 9 (15.25%) Project Management
6 9 (15.25%) Scrum
7 8 (13.56%) Change Management
8 7 (11.86%) Migration
8 7 (11.86%) Release Management
9 6 (10.17%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (10.17%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (10.17%) Service Management
10 5 (8.47%) Matrix Organization
10 5 (8.47%) Service Delivery
10 5 (8.47%) Web Operations
11 4 (6.78%) ITSM
11 4 (6.78%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.95%) Python
2 9 (15.25%) Ruby
3 7 (11.86%) Bash Shell
4 5 (8.47%) PHP
4 5 (8.47%) SQL
5 4 (6.78%) C#
5 4 (6.78%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.39%) Java
6 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.69%) Perl
7 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (35.59%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.69%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.69%) ISEB
4 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (30.51%) HIPAA
1 18 (30.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 17 (28.81%) Actionable Recommendations
3 2 (3.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (3.39%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.39%) SLA
4 1 (1.69%) TickIT
System Software
1 19 (32.20%) Active Directory
1 19 (32.20%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (16.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (25.42%) Ansible
2 10 (16.95%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (11.86%) Puppet
4 3 (5.08%) Salt
4 3 (5.08%) Terraform
5 2 (3.39%) collectd
5 2 (3.39%) Kibana
5 2 (3.39%) logstash
5 2 (3.39%) StatsD
6 1 (1.69%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.69%) Mesos
6 1 (1.69%) Packer
Vendors
1 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.47%) Oracle
3 4 (6.78%) SAP
4 3 (5.08%) Rackspace
5 2 (3.39%) SaltStack
5 2 (3.39%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.39%) Workday
6 1 (1.69%) Casewise