Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 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 of England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 95 66
Rank change year-on-year +21 -29 -1
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 160 106 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.09% 2.19% 3.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.74% 2.69% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 52 113
East of England median daily rate £513 £428 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.88% +6.88% -5.88%
10th Percentile £400 £325 £302
90th Percentile £600 £568 £538
England median daily rate £500 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +3.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 15
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £47.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +15.85% +15.90%
10th Percentile £31.68 £36.25 £24.78
90th Percentile £47.50 £53.75 £50.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +2.44% +13.85%

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 of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4279 3935 4640
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 82.67% 81.39% 78.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2463 2286 2717
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £224 £233
90th Percentile £575 £542 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 313 390
East of England median hourly rate £31.03 £31.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.49% +23.53% +3.83%
10th Percentile £11.52 £13.80 £11.98
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £45.47
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.74% +8.53% +18.42%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in the East of England

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in the East of England

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in the East of England

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in the East of England

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Configuration Management in the East of England

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 21 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
Essex +14 77 £513 +6.77%
Hertfordshire +18 56 £550 +29.41% 7
Cambridgeshire -10 16 £493 +42.75% 6
Suffolk +9 5 £400 -27.27%
Norfolk -14 3 - - 2
Bedfordshire -15 3 - - 1
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 of England region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 91 (56.88%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (53.13%) DevOps
3 74 (46.25%) Continuous Integration
4 73 (45.63%) Jenkins
5 69 (43.13%) Puppet
6 65 (40.63%) Opscode Chef
7 63 (39.38%) Middleware
8 62 (38.75%) Linux
8 62 (38.75%) Scrum
9 56 (35.00%) TDD
10 45 (28.13%) SOA
11 43 (26.88%) Ansible
12 42 (26.25%) Test Automation
13 37 (23.13%) C
13 37 (23.13%) Software Engineering
14 36 (22.50%) Mentoring
15 34 (21.25%) Relational Database
16 33 (20.63%) Programme Management
16 33 (20.63%) Oracle
16 33 (20.63%) Telecoms
16 33 (20.63%) Finance
17 32 (20.00%) Java
17 32 (20.00%) SAP
18 31 (19.38%) HTTP
18 31 (19.38%) Amazon AWS
19 30 (18.75%) Docker
20 29 (18.13%) Open Source
20 29 (18.13%) Electronics
21 28 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
21 28 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 27 (16.88%) JBoss
2 17 (10.63%) Apache
3 16 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 11 (6.88%) WebLogic
5 8 (5.00%) OpenStack
6 7 (4.38%) Cloud Foundry
7 6 (3.75%) Confluence
8 5 (3.13%) CMS
8 5 (3.13%) Mule
9 4 (2.50%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.88%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.63%) IIS
11 1 (0.63%) Jetty
11 1 (0.63%) Mongrel
11 1 (0.63%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.63%) nginx
11 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (6.88%) Simulink
2 7 (4.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (4.38%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (3.75%) HipChat
4 4 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.63%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (3.75%) LabWindows
2 5 (3.13%) SDL Web 8
3 2 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.25%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.63%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 31 (19.38%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (8.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (6.88%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (4.38%) GitHub
4 7 (4.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (3.13%) IaaS
5 5 (3.13%) PaaS
5 5 (3.13%) SaaS
6 4 (2.50%) Amazon S3
6 4 (2.50%) Route 53
7 3 (1.88%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.25%) Boomi
8 2 (1.25%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.25%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.63%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.63%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 31 (19.38%) HTTP
2 24 (15.00%) SSL
2 24 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (4.38%) DNS
4 6 (3.75%) LDAP
4 6 (3.75%) RS-422
5 3 (1.88%) GGSN
5 3 (1.88%) Internet
5 3 (1.88%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.88%) Network Security
5 3 (1.88%) Value-Added Service
6 2 (1.25%) Junos
6 2 (1.25%) SpaceWire
6 2 (1.25%) VoWiFi
7 1 (0.63%) 4G
7 1 (0.63%) Diameter Protocol
7 1 (0.63%) Intelligent Network
7 1 (0.63%) LTE
7 1 (0.63%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.63%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (21.25%) Relational Database
2 15 (9.38%) MySQL
3 11 (6.88%) RDBMS
4 9 (5.63%) Oracle Database
4 9 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (3.75%) DB2
5 6 (3.75%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.13%) MariaDB
7 4 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.63%) DTS
8 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.63%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 73 (45.63%) Jenkins
2 21 (13.13%) Git (software)
3 18 (11.25%) JIRA
4 17 (10.63%) Subversion
5 14 (8.75%) Rational DOORS
5 14 (8.75%) Rational Rhapsody
6 9 (5.63%) GitLab
7 7 (4.38%) Bitbucket
7 7 (4.38%) Maven
8 6 (3.75%) JUnit
8 6 (3.75%) Mockito
8 6 (3.75%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (2.50%) PowerDesigner
9 4 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (1.88%) Bugzilla
10 3 (1.88%) ClearCase
10 3 (1.88%) ClearQuest
10 3 (1.88%) Robot Framework
11 2 (1.25%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.63%) Zephyr
General
1 33 (20.63%) Finance
1 33 (20.63%) Telecoms
2 29 (18.13%) Electronics
3 27 (16.88%) Manufacturing
3 27 (16.88%) Marketing
4 4 (2.50%) Avionics
5 3 (1.88%) Automotive
5 3 (1.88%) Retail
6 2 (1.25%) Billing
6 2 (1.25%) Military
7 1 (0.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (12.50%) Middleware Engineer
3 18 (11.25%) Software Engineer
4 16 (10.00%) Architect
4 16 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
5 11 (6.88%) Developer
6 9 (5.63%) C++ Software Engineer
6 9 (5.63%) Linux Engineer
6 9 (5.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 8 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 8 (5.00%) Test Engineer
8 7 (4.38%) Analyst
8 7 (4.38%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (4.38%) Java Developer
8 7 (4.38%) Senior DevOps
8 7 (4.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 7 (4.38%) Software Test Engineer
8 7 (4.38%) Technical Architect
9 5 (3.13%) AWS DevOps
9 5 (3.13%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (39.38%) Middleware
2 23 (14.38%) Web Services
3 20 (12.50%) J2EE
4 19 (11.88%) XML
5 11 (6.88%) Spring
6 8 (5.00%) JSON
6 8 (5.00%) REST
6 8 (5.00%) XSLT
7 7 (4.38%) Hibernate
7 7 (4.38%) HTML
8 6 (3.75%) boto
8 6 (3.75%) CSS
8 6 (3.75%) JAAS
8 6 (3.75%) JAXB
8 6 (3.75%) JAX-RPC
8 6 (3.75%) JPA
8 6 (3.75%) SOAP
8 6 (3.75%) Spring MVC
9 5 (3.13%) Elastic Stack
9 5 (3.13%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.63%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (5.00%) N-Tier
3 5 (3.13%) CMDB
3 5 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.13%) Virtual Team
4 3 (1.88%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.88%) DataPower
4 3 (1.88%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (1.88%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.25%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.25%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.25%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.25%) RIA
6 1 (0.63%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.63%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.63%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.63%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 62 (38.75%) Linux
2 28 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (15.63%) Unix
4 13 (8.13%) Solaris
5 10 (6.25%) Windows
6 7 (4.38%) Mac OS X
7 5 (3.13%) AIX
7 5 (3.13%) HPUX
8 3 (1.88%) CentOS
9 2 (1.25%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (56.88%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (53.13%) DevOps
3 74 (46.25%) Continuous Integration
4 62 (38.75%) Scrum
5 56 (35.00%) TDD
6 45 (28.13%) SOA
7 42 (26.25%) Test Automation
8 37 (23.13%) Software Engineering
9 36 (22.50%) Mentoring
10 33 (20.63%) Programme Management
11 29 (18.13%) Open Source
12 28 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
13 27 (16.88%) Digital Marketing
14 24 (15.00%) Kanban
14 24 (15.00%) Microservices
15 22 (13.75%) Coaching
15 22 (13.75%) Integration Testing
16 20 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
17 19 (11.88%) UML
18 15 (9.38%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 37 (23.13%) C
2 32 (20.00%) Java
3 24 (15.00%) Perl
3 24 (15.00%) Python
4 18 (11.25%) C++
5 17 (10.63%) SQL
6 12 (7.50%) Ruby
7 11 (6.88%) MATLAB
7 11 (6.88%) PL/SQL
8 8 (5.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (3.75%) Ada
9 6 (3.75%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.13%) Groovy
10 5 (3.13%) VBScript
10 5 (3.13%) XPath
11 4 (2.50%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.25%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.63%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 16 (10.00%) Degree
1 16 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.13%) AWS Certification
4 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.25%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.25%) JNCIA
5 2 (1.25%) JNCIE
5 2 (1.25%) JNCIP
5 2 (1.25%) JNCIS
6 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.63%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.63%) ISEB
6 1 (0.63%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.63%) PMP
6 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.75%) GCP
2 5 (3.13%) Def Stans
3 3 (1.88%) ISO 9000
3 3 (1.88%) QA
4 2 (1.25%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.25%) ECSS
4 2 (1.25%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.63%) PMO
System Software
1 30 (18.75%) Docker
2 6 (3.75%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.88%) Cygwin
5 2 (1.25%) Firmware
6 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.63%) vSphere
6 1 (0.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 69 (43.13%) Puppet
2 65 (40.63%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (26.88%) Ansible
4 11 (6.88%) Terraform
5 9 (5.63%) Kubernetes
6 7 (4.38%) Mesos
7 6 (3.75%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (3.75%) Rancher
8 4 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (1.88%) WebSphere Cast Iron
10 1 (0.63%) NSN NetAct
10 1 (0.63%) Rundeck
10 1 (0.63%) SCCM
10 1 (0.63%) yum
Vendors
1 33 (20.63%) Oracle
2 32 (20.00%) SAP
3 22 (13.75%) WSO2
4 18 (11.25%) Atlassian
5 16 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (4.38%) Red Hat
7 6 (3.75%) Serena
7 6 (3.75%) VMware
8 5 (3.13%) IBM
8 5 (3.13%) webMethods
9 3 (1.88%) Huawei
9 3 (1.88%) Nokia
9 3 (1.88%) Redknee
10 2 (1.25%) Dell
10 2 (1.25%) HP
10 2 (1.25%) Juniper
11 1 (0.63%) BMC
11 1 (0.63%) Ericsson
11 1 (0.63%) Remedy
11 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com