Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 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
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 89 61
Rank change year-on-year +18 -28 +41
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 66 56 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.66% 1.86% 2.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% 2.21% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 43 55
East Midlands median daily rate £410 £500 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.00% +20.48% +3.75%
10th Percentile £291 £319 £178
90th Percentile £543 £585 £485
England median daily rate £500 £513 £475
% change year-on-year -2.44% +7.89% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
East Midlands median hourly rate £29.11 £30.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.98% -20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £18.25 £30.00 £36.25
90th Percentile £39.48 £30.00 £38.75
England median hourly rate £32.75 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -18.13% -5.88% +2.41%

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 2,059 2,539 2,587
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 83.12% 84.16% 82.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,339 1,635 1,655
East Midlands median daily rate £413 £392 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.23% +1.16% +3.33%
10th Percentile £275 £238 £220
90th Percentile £550 £550 £563
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 97 77
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.76 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.62% +7.14% -12.80%
10th Percentile £9.55 £9.72 £9.50
90th Percentile £33.63 £47.70 £38.75
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.50 £23.34
% change year-on-year - +0.69% +3.73%

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 15 January 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
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 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 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 -13 21 £338 -37.50% 12
Northamptonshire +2 20 £420 +22.18% 1
Derbyshire +16 11 £263 -41.67% 3
Leicestershire +14 9 £475 +33.80% 2
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 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 28 (42.42%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (33.33%) Ansible
3 22 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 21 (31.82%) Test Automation
5 18 (27.27%) DevOps
5 18 (27.27%) Puppet
5 18 (27.27%) SQL
5 18 (27.27%) Linux
6 17 (25.76%) Java
7 16 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
8 15 (22.73%) Git (software)
9 13 (19.70%) JIRA
9 13 (19.70%) Subversion
9 13 (19.70%) Maven
9 13 (19.70%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (19.70%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (18.18%) Oracle
10 12 (18.18%) SQL Server
10 12 (18.18%) Windows
11 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 11 (16.67%) Degree
12 10 (15.15%) Test Scripting
12 10 (15.15%) JavaScript
12 10 (15.15%) Software Testing
12 10 (15.15%) Terraform
13 9 (13.64%) Issue Tracking
13 9 (13.64%) Google Cloud Platform
13 9 (13.64%) Software Engineering
13 9 (13.64%) 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 7 (10.61%) Confluence
2 3 (4.55%) Apache Pig
2 3 (4.55%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (4.55%) JBoss
2 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (3.03%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 16 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (13.64%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (7.58%) Google App Engine
4 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (7.58%) OpenShift
5 3 (4.55%) Tricentis Tosca
6 2 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.52%) IaaS
7 1 (1.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) Firewall
2 2 (3.03%) DWDM
2 2 (3.03%) MPLS
2 2 (3.03%) SNMP
2 2 (3.03%) SSL
3 1 (1.52%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.52%) LAN
3 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.12%) MySQL
3 7 (10.61%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (6.06%) SQLite
5 3 (4.55%) Apache Hive
5 3 (4.55%) Big Data
5 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.55%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (4.55%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.55%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.55%) PowerPivot
5 3 (4.55%) QlikView
5 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 15 (22.73%) Git (software)
3 13 (19.70%) JIRA
3 13 (19.70%) Maven
3 13 (19.70%) Subversion
4 6 (9.09%) Cucumber
5 5 (7.58%) Bitbucket
5 5 (7.58%) Selenium
6 4 (6.06%) Artifactory
7 3 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (4.55%) DbUnit
7 3 (4.55%) Gradle
7 3 (4.55%) HP UFT
7 3 (4.55%) JMeter
7 3 (4.55%) JUnit
8 2 (3.03%) MSBuild
8 2 (3.03%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (3.03%) Rational Quality Manager
8 2 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (3.03%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (13.64%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Marketing
3 2 (3.03%) Banking
3 2 (3.03%) Retail
4 1 (1.52%) Back Office
4 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (21.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (15.15%) AWS Engineer
3 9 (13.64%) AWS DevOps
3 9 (13.64%) Developer
4 7 (10.61%) Analyst
4 7 (10.61%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Release Manager
5 6 (9.09%) Test Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Cordova Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Test Manager
8 3 (4.55%) Applications Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Cassandra DBA
8 3 (4.55%) DBA
8 3 (4.55%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Mobile Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Technical Leader
9 2 (3.03%) Software Test Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.64%) Web Services
2 8 (12.12%) .NET
3 7 (10.61%) HTML
4 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 6 (9.09%) Spring
5 5 (7.58%) LDAP
6 4 (6.06%) AngularJS
6 4 (6.06%) Apache Cordova
6 4 (6.06%) Backbone.js
6 4 (6.06%) HTML5
6 4 (6.06%) Ionic Framework
6 4 (6.06%) jQuery
6 4 (6.06%) JSON
6 4 (6.06%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (6.06%) PhoneGap
6 4 (6.06%) Sencha Touch
6 4 (6.06%) Underscore.js
7 3 (4.55%) Apache Camel
7 3 (4.55%) React
7 3 (4.55%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.06%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.55%) Credit Risk
4 3 (4.55%) Public Cloud
4 3 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.03%) CCTV
6 1 (1.52%) CMDB
6 1 (1.52%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.52%) iPad
6 1 (1.52%) iSeries
6 1 (1.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (27.27%) Linux
2 12 (18.18%) Windows
3 6 (9.09%) Android
3 6 (9.09%) Unix
4 5 (7.58%) Apple iOS
5 4 (6.06%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (3.03%) CentOS
6 2 (3.03%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (31.82%) Test Automation
3 18 (27.27%) DevOps
4 13 (19.70%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (15.15%) Software Testing
5 10 (15.15%) Test Scripting
6 9 (13.64%) Issue Tracking
6 9 (13.64%) Release Management
6 9 (13.64%) Software Engineering
7 8 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (12.12%) Defect Tracking
7 8 (12.12%) Scrum
8 7 (10.61%) ITIL
8 7 (10.61%) Time Management
9 6 (9.09%) Computer Science
9 6 (9.09%) Regression Testing
9 6 (9.09%) Test Planning
10 5 (7.58%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (7.58%) Functional Testing
10 5 (7.58%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.27%) SQL
2 17 (25.76%) Java
3 10 (15.15%) JavaScript
4 9 (13.64%) Python
5 6 (9.09%) C#
6 5 (7.58%) PowerShell
7 4 (6.06%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.55%) VB
9 2 (3.03%) Groovy
9 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.52%) COBOL
10 1 (1.52%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 11 (16.67%) Degree
2 5 (7.58%) SC Cleared
2 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.06%) ISTQB
3 4 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (6.06%) MCSE
3 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.03%) HNC
4 2 (3.03%) HND
4 2 (3.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.52%) CCNA
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) ISO 9001
1 5 (7.58%) TickIT
2 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 9 (13.64%) Docker
2 6 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.58%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.03%) vCloud
5 1 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 28 (42.42%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (33.33%) Ansible
3 18 (27.27%) Puppet
4 10 (15.15%) Terraform
5 6 (9.09%) Consul
5 6 (9.09%) Kubernetes
6 3 (4.55%) OpenView
6 3 (4.55%) SCOM
6 3 (4.55%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.52%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (1.52%) Ganglia
7 1 (1.52%) Graphite
7 1 (1.52%) Kibana
7 1 (1.52%) Nagios
7 1 (1.52%) Riemann
7 1 (1.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) Oracle
2 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.12%) VMware
4 5 (7.58%) Google
4 5 (7.58%) Red Hat
5 4 (6.06%) AppDynamics
5 4 (6.06%) HP
5 4 (6.06%) Sencha
5 4 (6.06%) Xamarin
6 3 (4.55%) Citrix
7 2 (3.03%) Micro Focus
7 2 (3.03%) Splunk
8 1 (1.52%) IBM
8 1 (1.52%) Infor
8 1 (1.52%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.52%) SAP