Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 53 60
Rank change year-on-year -22 +7 +14
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 125 175 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.84% 4.03% 2.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 4.75% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 101 94
East of England median daily rate £475 £475 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.04% +18.33%
10th Percentile £312 £300 £325
90th Percentile £661 £587 £599
England median daily rate £500 £492 £450
% change year-on-year +1.63% +9.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 26 8
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £46.60 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.90% -1.89% +34.75%
10th Percentile £27.01 £36.25 £34.53
90th Percentile £39.10 £53.38 £49.88
England median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year -5.88% +4.94% +15.71%

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 3,754 3,684 3,992
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 85.18% 84.77% 81.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,111 2,195 2,328
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £243 £225 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 233 304
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.97% +20.26% +9.76%
10th Percentile £11.18 £13.00 £14.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £49.75 £50.78
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £23.62
% change year-on-year -13.73% +7.98% +12.45%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -11 56 £525 +5.00% 10
Hertfordshire -28 32 £413 +1.85% 14
Cambridgeshire +8 20 £475 -6.40% 12
Norfolk +9 11 £350 -38.46% 3
East Anglia - 4 - -
Suffolk -4 1 £430 +49.57% 3
Bedfordshire -9 1 £300 - 12
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 46 (36.80%) Linux
2 43 (34.40%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (34.40%) Continuous Integration
2 43 (34.40%) Jenkins
3 41 (32.80%) DevOps
4 39 (31.20%) C
5 35 (28.00%) Puppet
6 33 (26.40%) Ansible
7 31 (24.80%) Test Automation
7 31 (24.80%) Opscode Chef
8 30 (24.00%) Deployment Automation
9 29 (23.20%) Java
10 28 (22.40%) Git (software)
11 27 (21.60%) ITIL
11 27 (21.60%) Microsoft
12 25 (20.00%) Perl
12 25 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
13 23 (18.40%) Python
13 23 (18.40%) SSL
14 22 (17.60%) TCP/IP
14 22 (17.60%) Change Management
14 22 (17.60%) Mentoring
15 21 (16.80%) PDM
15 21 (16.80%) HTTP
16 20 (16.00%) SQL
16 20 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
16 20 (16.00%) Programme Management
16 20 (16.00%) TDD
16 20 (16.00%) Management Information System
16 20 (16.00%) Software Engineering

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 9 (7.20%) JBoss
2 8 (6.40%) Apache
2 8 (6.40%) WebLogic
3 7 (5.60%) Confluence
4 5 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (3.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.20%) MS Exchange
5 4 (3.20%) nginx
5 4 (3.20%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.40%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.60%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.80%) IIS
8 1 (0.80%) Jetty
8 1 (0.80%) Mongrel
8 1 (0.80%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 20 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (12.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (3.20%) Windchill
4 3 (2.40%) HipChat
5 1 (0.80%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (3.20%) Teamcenter
2 2 (1.60%) assyst
3 1 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.80%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.80%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 25 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (8.00%) GitHub
3 8 (6.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (4.80%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (3.20%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (3.20%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (3.20%) iTunes
5 4 (3.20%) Office 365
6 3 (2.40%) Route 53
6 3 (2.40%) Stackdriver
6 3 (2.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (1.60%) G Suite
7 2 (1.60%) PaaS
8 1 (0.80%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 23 (18.40%) SSL
2 22 (17.60%) TCP/IP
3 21 (16.80%) HTTP
4 8 (6.40%) Firewall
4 8 (6.40%) Wireshark
5 5 (4.00%) FTP
5 5 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (3.20%) DNS
6 4 (3.20%) VPN
6 4 (3.20%) Wireless
7 3 (2.40%) Ethernet
7 3 (2.40%) HTTPS
7 3 (2.40%) Internet
7 3 (2.40%) LAN
7 3 (2.40%) WAN
8 1 (0.80%) DHCP
8 1 (0.80%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.80%) Relational Database
2 10 (8.00%) MySQL
3 7 (5.60%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (5.60%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (4.80%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.20%) DB2
5 4 (3.20%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.40%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (2.40%) Big Data
6 3 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.40%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.60%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.80%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.80%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.80%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 43 (34.40%) Jenkins
2 28 (22.40%) Git (software)
3 15 (12.00%) JIRA
4 13 (10.40%) Rational DOORS
5 10 (8.00%) Rational Rhapsody
5 10 (8.00%) Rational Team Concert
6 8 (6.40%) GDB
6 8 (6.40%) Subversion
7 7 (5.60%) GitLab
7 7 (5.60%) Selenium
8 6 (4.80%) Cucumber
8 6 (4.80%) JMeter
8 6 (4.80%) SoapUI
8 6 (4.80%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (4.80%) Zephyr
9 4 (3.20%) Bitbucket
9 4 (3.20%) CA Gen
9 4 (3.20%) Maven
10 3 (2.40%) Apache Ivy
10 3 (2.40%) Gradle
General
1 18 (14.40%) Military
2 12 (9.60%) Finance
3 11 (8.80%) Manufacturing
4 9 (7.20%) Telecoms
5 7 (5.60%) Electronics
6 6 (4.80%) Marketing
7 4 (3.20%) Aerospace
7 4 (3.20%) Automotive
7 4 (3.20%) French Language
7 4 (3.20%) German Language
7 4 (3.20%) Legal
8 3 (2.40%) Law
9 2 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.80%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (23.20%) DevOps Engineer
2 25 (20.00%) Analyst
3 15 (12.00%) Configuration Analyst
3 15 (12.00%) Configuration Management Analyst
3 15 (12.00%) Data Analyst
4 14 (11.20%) Software Engineer
5 11 (8.80%) AWS Engineer
6 9 (7.20%) C++ Software Engineer
7 8 (6.40%) Developer
8 7 (5.60%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 6 (4.80%) AWS DevOps
9 6 (4.80%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 6 (4.80%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (4.80%) Java Developer
9 6 (4.80%) Lead DevOps
9 6 (4.80%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (4.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 4 (3.20%) Automation Engineer
11 4 (3.20%) Embedded Engineer
11 4 (3.20%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.20%) Middleware
2 15 (12.00%) Web Services
3 14 (11.20%) J2EE
4 9 (7.20%) XML
5 5 (4.00%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (4.00%) HTML
5 5 (4.00%) Spring
6 4 (3.20%) .NET
6 4 (3.20%) CSS
6 4 (3.20%) Spring MVC
7 3 (2.40%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.40%) JAAS
7 3 (2.40%) JAXB
7 3 (2.40%) JAX-RPC
7 3 (2.40%) JSON
7 3 (2.40%) LDAP
7 3 (2.40%) Node.js
7 3 (2.40%) SOAP
7 3 (2.40%) XML Schema
7 3 (2.40%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 17 (13.60%) CMDB
3 14 (11.20%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (4.80%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.80%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (4.80%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.20%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.20%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (3.20%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.40%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.40%) Cloud Native
6 3 (2.40%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.40%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.40%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (2.40%) Reference Data
6 3 (2.40%) Replication
7 2 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.60%) Clustering
7 2 (1.60%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 46 (36.80%) Linux
2 20 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (13.60%) Windows
4 15 (12.00%) Unix
5 4 (3.20%) Android
5 4 (3.20%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.40%) CentOS
6 3 (2.40%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.40%) Solaris
6 3 (2.40%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.80%) DC/OS
7 1 (0.80%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (34.40%) Agile Software Development
1 43 (34.40%) Continuous Integration
2 41 (32.80%) DevOps
3 31 (24.80%) Test Automation
4 30 (24.00%) Deployment Automation
5 27 (21.60%) ITIL
6 22 (17.60%) Change Management
6 22 (17.60%) Mentoring
7 21 (16.80%) PDM
8 20 (16.00%) Process Improvement
8 20 (16.00%) Programme Management
8 20 (16.00%) Software Engineering
8 20 (16.00%) TDD
9 19 (15.20%) Data Management
10 16 (12.80%) Open Source
11 15 (12.00%) Scrum
12 14 (11.20%) Customer Requirements
12 14 (11.20%) Information Management
13 13 (10.40%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (10.40%) UML
Programming Languages
1 39 (31.20%) C
2 29 (23.20%) Java
3 25 (20.00%) Perl
4 23 (18.40%) Python
5 20 (16.00%) Ruby
5 20 (16.00%) SQL
6 11 (8.80%) C++
7 10 (8.00%) Bash Shell
8 7 (5.60%) PL/SQL
9 5 (4.00%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.20%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.40%) Go
11 3 (2.40%) PHP
12 2 (1.60%) Lua
13 1 (0.80%) C#
13 1 (0.80%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.80%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.80%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.80%) Scala
13 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (13.60%) Degree
3 16 (12.80%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (4.00%) ISEB
5 4 (3.20%) HNC
6 3 (2.40%) AWS Certification
7 2 (1.60%) CCENT
7 2 (1.60%) CCNA
7 2 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.60%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (1.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.60%) RHCE
8 1 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.80%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.80%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.00%) Def Stans
2 14 (11.20%) ISO 9001
3 8 (6.40%) QA
4 3 (2.40%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.80%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.80%) PMO
5 1 (0.80%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (9.60%) Docker
2 3 (2.40%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.80%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (28.00%) Puppet
2 33 (26.40%) Ansible
3 31 (24.80%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (11.20%) Terraform
5 7 (5.60%) SCCM
6 5 (4.00%) Kubernetes
6 5 (4.00%) Salt
7 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (2.40%) HAProxy
8 3 (2.40%) HP ALM
8 3 (2.40%) Kibana
8 3 (2.40%) logstash
8 3 (2.40%) Rancher
8 3 (2.40%) SCOM
9 2 (1.60%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (1.60%) Mesos
9 2 (1.60%) Packer
10 1 (0.80%) Consul
10 1 (0.80%) HP Fortify
10 1 (0.80%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 27 (21.60%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.20%) Oracle
3 11 (8.80%) Atlassian
4 8 (6.40%) SAP
5 6 (4.80%) Google
6 5 (4.00%) webMethods
6 5 (4.00%) WSO2
7 4 (3.20%) Adobe
7 4 (3.20%) Apple
7 4 (3.20%) BEA
7 4 (3.20%) Clearswift
7 4 (3.20%) Informatica
7 4 (3.20%) Pega
7 4 (3.20%) Proofpoint
8 3 (2.40%) Cisco
8 3 (2.40%) HP
8 3 (2.40%) Intel
8 3 (2.40%) Percona
8 3 (2.40%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.40%) SolarWinds