Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 October 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 of England
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 67 78
Rank change year-on-year +12 +11 -19
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 203 165 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.98% 3.28% 2.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.69% 3.85% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 90 62
East of England median daily rate £475 £513 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.32% +20.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £400 £273
90th Percentile £600 £600 £567
England median daily rate £500 £500 £461
% change year-on-year - +8.46% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 18
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -15.79% +16.56%
10th Percentile £25.50 £18.11 £36.25
90th Percentile £51.50 £47.50 £53.75
England median hourly rate £29.15 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -27.13% +6.67% -8.54%

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 4,332 4,286 4,041
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 85.02% 85.12% 83.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,531 2,467 2,301
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £248 £250 £220
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 269 327
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £31.03 £26.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.60% +15.46% +5.39%
10th Percentile £11.31 £12.00 £13.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.75 £46.85
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.99 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.97% +11.07% +3.52%

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 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 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
Essex +10 125 £525 +2.44% 14
Hertfordshire -27 26 £500 -4.76% 11
Cambridgeshire +9 24 £488 -15.95% 22
Norfolk +27 15 £275 - 3
Bedfordshire +8 8 £300 -29.41% 2
Suffolk -15 3 £503 +25.63% 2
East Anglia - 2 £475 - 4
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 of England region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 98 (48.28%) DevOps
2 94 (46.31%) Linux
3 83 (40.89%) Amazon AWS
4 79 (38.92%) Ansible
5 70 (34.48%) Jenkins
6 68 (33.50%) Agile Software Development
7 61 (30.05%) Java
8 54 (26.60%) Continuous Integration
9 45 (22.17%) Git (software)
9 45 (22.17%) Puppet
10 42 (20.69%) Unix
11 40 (19.70%) Windows
11 40 (19.70%) Business Intelligence
12 39 (19.21%) Web Services
13 38 (18.72%) Security Cleared
13 38 (18.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 37 (18.23%) Terraform
15 36 (17.73%) Docker
15 36 (17.73%) Oracle
15 36 (17.73%) Scrum
16 35 (17.24%) Shell Script
17 34 (16.75%) Microsoft
17 34 (16.75%) SQL
18 33 (16.26%) Perl
18 33 (16.26%) ITIL
19 32 (15.76%) C
19 32 (15.76%) Middleware
19 32 (15.76%) JIRA
20 31 (15.27%) J2EE
20 31 (15.27%) Open Source

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 24 (11.82%) Apache
2 22 (10.84%) Tomcat
3 21 (10.34%) Confluence
4 20 (9.85%) WebLogic
5 15 (7.39%) nginx
6 12 (5.91%) IIS
6 12 (5.91%) WebSphere
7 11 (5.42%) Jetty
7 11 (5.42%) Mongrel
8 7 (3.45%) JBoss
9 5 (2.46%) MS Exchange
10 4 (1.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (1.97%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.99%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.99%) WildFly
12 1 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.49%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (4.43%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.99%) HipChat
4 2 (0.99%) Simulink
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.49%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 83 (40.89%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (9.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (7.88%) GitHub
4 15 (7.39%) Google Cloud Platform
5 13 (6.40%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (5.42%) Google App Engine
7 8 (3.94%) Office 365
8 6 (2.96%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (1.97%) iTunes
10 3 (1.48%) PaaS
11 2 (0.99%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.99%) IaaS
11 2 (0.99%) SaaS
12 1 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.49%) Datadog
12 1 (0.49%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.49%) Stackdriver
12 1 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (13.79%) HTTP
2 24 (11.82%) DNS
3 21 (10.34%) TCP/IP
4 20 (9.85%) SSL
5 19 (9.36%) DHCP
6 18 (8.87%) FTP
7 12 (5.91%) WAN
8 11 (5.42%) IPsec
9 9 (4.43%) Internet
9 9 (4.43%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (4.43%) Wireshark
10 7 (3.45%) Broadband
10 7 (3.45%) DLNA
10 7 (3.45%) DSL
10 7 (3.45%) IPv4
10 7 (3.45%) IPv6
10 7 (3.45%) SAN
10 7 (3.45%) SSH
10 7 (3.45%) UPnP
10 7 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.33%) MySQL
2 15 (7.39%) BusinessObjects
3 10 (4.93%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.45%) Hadoop
4 7 (3.45%) RDBMS
5 6 (2.96%) Ingres
6 5 (2.46%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.97%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.97%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.97%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.48%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.48%) Pentaho
8 3 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.99%) Cosmos DB
9 2 (0.99%) DB2
9 2 (0.99%) GIS
10 1 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.49%) Big Data
10 1 (0.49%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 70 (34.48%) Jenkins
2 45 (22.17%) Git (software)
3 32 (15.76%) JIRA
4 15 (7.39%) CA Gen
5 14 (6.90%) Rational DOORS
6 13 (6.40%) Maven
7 12 (5.91%) GitLab
8 11 (5.42%) Rational Rhapsody
8 11 (5.42%) Rational Team Concert
9 9 (4.43%) GDB
9 9 (4.43%) Travis CI
10 8 (3.94%) Artifactory
10 8 (3.94%) Bitbucket
11 7 (3.45%) Subversion
11 7 (3.45%) TeamCity
12 6 (2.96%) Checkstyle
12 6 (2.96%) Cucumber
12 6 (2.96%) JMeter
12 6 (2.96%) Selenium
13 4 (1.97%) Ant
General
1 28 (13.79%) Finance
2 25 (12.32%) Telecoms
3 24 (11.82%) Manufacturing
4 23 (11.33%) Electronics
4 23 (11.33%) Marketing
5 5 (2.46%) Legal
5 5 (2.46%) Publishing
6 2 (0.99%) Military
7 1 (0.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (30.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 34 (16.75%) Developer
3 22 (10.84%) Analyst
4 19 (9.36%) Senior DevOps
5 17 (8.37%) AWS Engineer
5 17 (8.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 14 (6.90%) Software Engineer
7 13 (6.40%) AWS DevOps
8 12 (5.91%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 12 (5.91%) Configuration Analyst
8 12 (5.91%) Configuration Management Analyst
8 12 (5.91%) Java Developer
9 11 (5.42%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 10 (4.93%) C++ Software Engineer
10 10 (4.93%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 10 (4.93%) Linux Engineer
11 9 (4.43%) Unix Developer
12 8 (3.94%) Administrator
12 8 (3.94%) Cloud Engineer
13 7 (3.45%) Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (19.21%) Web Services
2 32 (15.76%) Middleware
3 31 (15.27%) J2EE
4 17 (8.37%) .NET
5 13 (6.40%) Servlets
6 12 (5.91%) JSON
6 12 (5.91%) XML
7 11 (5.42%) HTML
8 10 (4.93%) SOAP
8 10 (4.93%) Spring
9 7 (3.45%) Ajax
9 7 (3.45%) CGI
10 6 (2.96%) Spring Boot
11 5 (2.46%) AngularJS
11 5 (2.46%) Hibernate
11 5 (2.46%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (1.97%) Node.js
12 4 (1.97%) REST
13 3 (1.48%) Elastic Stack
13 3 (1.48%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.40%) Self-Motivation
2 12 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.93%) CMDB
3 10 (4.93%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.94%) Hybrid Cloud
4 8 (3.94%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.45%) Media Streaming
5 7 (3.45%) Replication
6 5 (2.46%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.97%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.97%) Smartphone
7 4 (1.97%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.48%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.99%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.99%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.99%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.49%) FMCG
10 1 (0.49%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.49%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 94 (46.31%) Linux
2 42 (20.69%) Unix
3 40 (19.70%) Windows
4 38 (18.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (6.40%) Solaris
6 11 (5.42%) CentOS
7 10 (4.93%) AIX
7 10 (4.93%) Windows Server
8 7 (3.45%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (1.97%) Android
10 3 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.99%) DC/OS
11 2 (0.99%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.49%) VMS
12 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (48.28%) DevOps
2 68 (33.50%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (26.60%) Continuous Integration
4 40 (19.70%) Business Intelligence
5 36 (17.73%) Scrum
6 33 (16.26%) ITIL
7 31 (15.27%) Open Source
8 29 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 27 (13.30%) Programme Management
10 26 (12.81%) Deployment Automation
10 26 (12.81%) Problem-Solving
11 24 (11.82%) Problem Management
12 23 (11.33%) Digital Marketing
12 23 (11.33%) Test Automation
13 22 (10.84%) Data Modelling
13 22 (10.84%) Process Improvement
14 21 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery
14 21 (10.34%) Continuous Deployment
14 21 (10.34%) Test Strategy
15 16 (7.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 61 (30.05%) Java
2 35 (17.24%) Shell Script
3 34 (16.75%) SQL
4 33 (16.26%) Perl
5 32 (15.76%) C
6 29 (14.29%) Python
7 20 (9.85%) C++
8 16 (7.88%) PL/SQL
8 16 (7.88%) Ruby
9 13 (6.40%) PowerShell
10 12 (5.91%) JavaScript
11 9 (4.43%) Bash Shell
11 9 (4.43%) Embedded C
12 7 (3.45%) Java 8
13 4 (1.97%) C#
14 3 (1.48%) Groovy
14 3 (1.48%) MATLAB
14 3 (1.48%) Scala
15 2 (0.99%) Haskell
16 1 (0.49%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 38 (18.72%) Security Cleared
2 26 (12.81%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.42%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (3.94%) AWS Certification
5 5 (2.46%) Degree
6 4 (1.97%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.99%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.99%) ISEB
7 2 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.49%) CCIE
8 1 (0.49%) CCNP
8 1 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.49%) MCP
8 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.49%) OCP
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.45%) QA
2 6 (2.96%) Def Stans
3 4 (1.97%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.99%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.99%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.49%) PMO
5 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (17.73%) Docker
2 15 (7.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.42%) Xen
4 6 (2.96%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.48%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.49%) KVM
Systems Management
1 79 (38.92%) Ansible
2 45 (22.17%) Puppet
3 37 (18.23%) Terraform
4 31 (15.27%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (4.43%) Kubernetes
6 8 (3.94%) SCCM
7 6 (2.96%) Opsview
8 5 (2.46%) Packer
9 4 (1.97%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (1.48%) Kibana
11 2 (0.99%) Grafana
11 2 (0.99%) Nagios
11 2 (0.99%) Prometheus
11 2 (0.99%) SCOM
11 2 (0.99%) Stealthwatch
12 1 (0.49%) HP ALM
12 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
12 1 (0.49%) NetBackup
12 1 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.49%) yum
Vendors
1 36 (17.73%) Oracle
2 34 (16.75%) Microsoft
3 25 (12.32%) SAP
4 20 (9.85%) webMethods
5 16 (7.88%) Google
5 16 (7.88%) VMware
6 15 (7.39%) BEA
6 15 (7.39%) Informatica
7 12 (5.91%) Pega
8 11 (5.42%) Atlassian
9 6 (2.96%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.46%) Apple
11 4 (1.97%) Clearswift
11 4 (1.97%) Proofpoint
11 4 (1.97%) Remedy
12 3 (1.48%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.48%) Dynatrace
12 3 (1.48%) Intel
12 3 (1.48%) New Relic
12 3 (1.48%) ShoreTel