Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 60 66
Rank change year-on-year +8 +6 -3
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 192 168 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.85% 3.56% 2.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.53% 4.18% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 96 82
East of England median daily rate £494 £513 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.66% +20.59% +9.68%
10th Percentile £344 £386 £325
90th Percentile £600 £591 £538
England median daily rate £500 £500 £451
% change year-on-year - +10.99% +7.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 12
East of England median hourly rate £38.25 £45.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% -5.26% +46.15%
10th Percentile £24.21 £17.73 £41.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £52.80 £53.75
England median hourly rate £31.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -21.25% - +14.29%

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 4,238 4,019 4,195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 85.03% 85.15% 82.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,432 2,362 2,415
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £240 £238 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 267 300
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.69% +4.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £11.34 £11.94 £13.48
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £46.14
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -10.42% +4.35% +6.73%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +14 119 £525 +2.44% 11
Hertfordshire -23 35 £475 -2.56% 12
Cambridgeshire +11 17 £475 +2.15% 8
Norfolk +17 8 £350 -40.43% 2
Bedfordshire +1 5 £300 -17.24% 5
East Anglia - 5 £475 - 7
Suffolk -18 3 £503 +25.63%
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 96 (50.00%) Linux
2 93 (48.44%) DevOps
3 69 (35.94%) Amazon AWS
4 67 (34.90%) Ansible
4 67 (34.90%) Jenkins
5 64 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 61 (31.77%) Java
7 57 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (25.52%) Puppet
9 43 (22.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 43 (22.40%) Git (software)
10 41 (21.35%) Perl
11 40 (20.83%) C
12 38 (19.79%) Microsoft
13 37 (19.27%) Open Source
14 36 (18.75%) Deployment Automation
14 36 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
14 36 (18.75%) Security Cleared
15 35 (18.23%) ITIL
15 35 (18.23%) Unix
16 34 (17.71%) Oracle
16 34 (17.71%) Python
16 34 (17.71%) HTTP
17 33 (17.19%) Test Automation
17 33 (17.19%) Opscode Chef
18 32 (16.67%) TCP/IP
18 32 (16.67%) SQL
19 31 (16.15%) J2EE
19 31 (16.15%) Windows
19 31 (16.15%) Web Services

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 22 (11.46%) Apache
2 20 (10.42%) Tomcat
3 18 (9.38%) WebLogic
4 15 (7.81%) Confluence
4 15 (7.81%) nginx
5 12 (6.25%) IIS
5 12 (6.25%) Jetty
5 12 (6.25%) Mongrel
5 12 (6.25%) WebSphere
6 6 (3.13%) MS Exchange
7 5 (2.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.60%) OpenStack
8 4 (2.08%) JBoss
8 4 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (6.77%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (5.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (5.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.52%) HipChat
4 1 (0.52%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) assyst
1 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.52%) Servitor
1 1 (0.52%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 69 (35.94%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (10.94%) GitHub
3 15 (7.81%) Google Cloud Platform
3 15 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (6.25%) Google App Engine
5 7 (3.65%) Office 365
6 5 (2.60%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (2.60%) iTunes
6 5 (2.60%) PaaS
7 3 (1.56%) Stackdriver
8 2 (1.04%) G Suite
8 2 (1.04%) IaaS
8 2 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (17.71%) HTTP
2 32 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 31 (16.15%) SSL
4 20 (10.42%) DNS
5 17 (8.85%) DHCP
5 17 (8.85%) FTP
6 12 (6.25%) IPsec
6 12 (6.25%) WAN
6 12 (6.25%) Wireshark
7 10 (5.21%) Firewall
8 9 (4.69%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (3.65%) LAN
9 7 (3.65%) SAN
9 7 (3.65%) Wireless
10 6 (3.13%) Internet
11 5 (2.60%) DSL
11 5 (2.60%) IPv4
11 5 (2.60%) IPv6
11 5 (2.60%) VoIP
11 5 (2.60%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.90%) MySQL
2 17 (8.85%) BusinessObjects
3 10 (5.21%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (3.13%) Hadoop
5 5 (2.60%) Ingres
5 5 (2.60%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.60%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.60%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.56%) Big Data
6 3 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.56%) DB2
7 2 (1.04%) Pentaho
7 2 (1.04%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.52%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 67 (34.90%) Jenkins
2 43 (22.40%) Git (software)
3 30 (15.63%) JIRA
4 16 (8.33%) CA Gen
4 16 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
5 15 (7.81%) GitLab
6 14 (7.29%) Rational Rhapsody
6 14 (7.29%) Rational Team Concert
7 12 (6.25%) GDB
8 10 (5.21%) Travis CI
9 9 (4.69%) Subversion
10 7 (3.65%) Artifactory
10 7 (3.65%) Bitbucket
10 7 (3.65%) Maven
11 6 (3.13%) JMeter
11 6 (3.13%) Selenium
12 4 (2.08%) Cucumber
12 4 (2.08%) SoapUI
12 4 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (2.08%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (12.50%) Finance
2 21 (10.94%) Telecoms
3 19 (9.90%) Electronics
3 19 (9.90%) Manufacturing
4 18 (9.38%) Marketing
5 7 (3.65%) Military
6 6 (3.13%) Legal
7 3 (1.56%) Publishing
8 2 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 65 (33.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 25 (13.02%) Developer
3 19 (9.90%) Analyst
4 18 (9.38%) AWS Engineer
5 17 (8.85%) Software Engineer
6 16 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 14 (7.29%) AWS DevOps
7 14 (7.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 14 (7.29%) Linux Engineer
8 13 (6.77%) C++ Software Engineer
8 13 (6.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 11 (5.73%) Senior DevOps
9 11 (5.73%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 10 (5.21%) Data Analyst
11 9 (4.69%) Administrator
11 9 (4.69%) Configuration Analyst
11 9 (4.69%) Configuration Management Analyst
12 8 (4.17%) Unix Developer
13 7 (3.65%) Cloud Engineer
13 7 (3.65%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (16.15%) J2EE
1 31 (16.15%) Web Services
2 30 (15.63%) Middleware
3 15 (7.81%) .NET
4 12 (6.25%) Servlets
5 10 (5.21%) XML
6 8 (4.17%) JSON
7 7 (3.65%) Elastic Stack
7 7 (3.65%) SOAP
8 6 (3.13%) HTML
8 6 (3.13%) Spring
9 5 (2.60%) Ajax
9 5 (2.60%) CGI
10 3 (1.56%) Node.js
10 3 (1.56%) Spring Boot
10 3 (1.56%) XML Messaging
10 3 (1.56%) XML Schema
10 3 (1.56%) XSD
11 2 (1.04%) RabbitMQ
12 1 (0.52%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.29%) CMDB
1 14 (7.29%) Management Information System
2 12 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.17%) Replication
5 7 (3.65%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.60%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.60%) Media Streaming
6 5 (2.60%) Smartphone
7 4 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.56%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.56%) Mobile Computing
8 3 (1.56%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.56%) Reference Data
8 3 (1.56%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.04%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.04%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.52%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 96 (50.00%) Linux
2 43 (22.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 35 (18.23%) Unix
4 31 (16.15%) Windows
5 12 (6.25%) CentOS
6 11 (5.73%) Solaris
7 9 (4.69%) AIX
8 6 (3.13%) Windows Server
9 5 (2.60%) Android
9 5 (2.60%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (1.04%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.52%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (48.44%) DevOps
2 64 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 57 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (19.27%) Open Source
5 36 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 36 (18.75%) Deployment Automation
6 35 (18.23%) ITIL
7 33 (17.19%) Test Automation
8 29 (15.10%) Process Improvement
8 29 (15.10%) Software Engineering
9 26 (13.54%) Programme Management
10 25 (13.02%) Mentoring
11 24 (12.50%) Problem Management
12 23 (11.98%) Data Modelling
12 23 (11.98%) Scrum
12 23 (11.98%) Test Strategy
13 22 (11.46%) Continuous Deployment
13 22 (11.46%) Problem-Solving
14 18 (9.38%) Digital Marketing
15 17 (8.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 61 (31.77%) Java
2 41 (21.35%) Perl
3 40 (20.83%) C
4 34 (17.71%) Python
5 32 (16.67%) SQL
6 29 (15.10%) Shell Script
7 23 (11.98%) Ruby
8 20 (10.42%) C++
9 17 (8.85%) PL/SQL
10 9 (4.69%) Bash Shell
10 9 (4.69%) PowerShell
11 6 (3.13%) Embedded C
11 6 (3.13%) JavaScript
12 4 (2.08%) Go
12 4 (2.08%) Java 8
13 3 (1.56%) PHP
14 2 (1.04%) Scala
15 1 (0.52%) Lua
15 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 28 (14.58%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.69%) Degree
4 8 (4.17%) AWS Certification
5 7 (3.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.56%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.04%) CCENT
7 2 (1.04%) CCNA
7 2 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.52%) CCIE
8 1 (0.52%) ISEB
8 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.52%) MCP
8 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.52%) OCP
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.52%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.73%) Def Stans
2 8 (4.17%) QA
3 7 (3.65%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.56%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.56%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.52%) PMO
5 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (14.06%) Docker
2 12 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (6.25%) Xen
3 6 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 67 (34.90%) Ansible
2 49 (25.52%) Puppet
3 33 (17.19%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (15.10%) Terraform
5 9 (4.69%) Kubernetes
6 8 (4.17%) SCCM
7 5 (2.60%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (2.60%) Opsview
7 5 (2.60%) Salt
8 3 (1.56%) HAProxy
8 3 (1.56%) Kibana
8 3 (1.56%) logstash
8 3 (1.56%) Packer
8 3 (1.56%) SCOM
9 2 (1.04%) Nagios
9 2 (1.04%) Prometheus
9 2 (1.04%) Stealthwatch
9 2 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.52%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 38 (19.79%) Microsoft
2 34 (17.71%) Oracle
3 20 (10.42%) SAP
4 18 (9.38%) webMethods
5 17 (8.85%) Google
6 16 (8.33%) Atlassian
6 16 (8.33%) BEA
6 16 (8.33%) Informatica
7 13 (6.77%) Pega
7 13 (6.77%) VMware
8 6 (3.13%) Apple
9 5 (2.60%) Clearswift
9 5 (2.60%) Proofpoint
10 4 (2.08%) Cisco
10 4 (2.08%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.08%) Remedy
10 4 (2.08%) WSO2
11 3 (1.56%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.56%) Percona
11 3 (1.56%) ShoreTel