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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 60 49
Rank change year-on-year +4 -11  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 87 71 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.74% 2.84% 4.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.44% 3.55% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 45 79
Median daily rate £500 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £525 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +18.75% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 £45.95 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.38% +9.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £36.75 £33.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.75 £49.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year +15.94% +1.47%  

Configuration Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1961 2001 2447
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 84.27% 80.07% 79.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1135 1153 1457
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 153 180
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.62 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.71% -16.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £47.50 £49.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +18 53 £500 +17.64% 2
Hertfordshire +2 18 £396 -6.76% 4
Cambridgeshire -7 11 £608 +73.57% 5
Bedfordshire -8 4 £478 +9.14% 2
Norfolk -11 1 £588 +217.56% 4
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 96 (51.89%) Linux
2 88 (47.57%) Continuous Integration
3 86 (46.49%) DevOps
4 80 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (38.92%) Jenkins
6 67 (36.22%) Puppet
7 65 (35.14%) Scrum
8 60 (32.43%) Software Engineering
9 59 (31.89%) Oracle
10 57 (30.81%) TDD
11 56 (30.27%) Middleware
12 55 (29.73%) Test Automation
13 54 (29.19%) TCP/IP
14 53 (28.65%) SSL
15 50 (27.03%) Opscode Chef
16 49 (26.49%) HTTP
16 49 (26.49%) Perl
17 46 (24.86%) Java
17 46 (24.86%) J2EE
17 46 (24.86%) SOA
17 46 (24.86%) Relational Database
18 45 (24.32%) Mentoring
19 43 (23.24%) Open Source
19 43 (23.24%) Apache
20 42 (22.70%) C
21 41 (22.16%) Finance
22 40 (21.62%) JBoss
22 40 (21.62%) Git (software)
23 39 (21.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 38 (20.54%) Microservices

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 43 (23.24%) Apache
2 40 (21.62%) JBoss
3 29 (15.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 23 (12.43%) WebLogic
5 19 (10.27%) Tomcat
6 9 (4.86%) WebSphere
7 6 (3.24%) Confluence
8 4 (2.16%) IIS
8 4 (2.16%) Jetty
8 4 (2.16%) Mongrel
8 4 (2.16%) nginx
9 3 (1.62%) Mule
10 2 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.08%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.08%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.54%) CMS
11 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.54%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 10 (5.41%) Simulink
2 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.54%) HipChat
5 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 17 (9.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (3.78%) LabWindows
2 7 (3.78%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.16%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.54%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.35%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.78%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (2.16%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (2.16%) Boomi
3 4 (2.16%) Google App Engine
3 4 (2.16%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (2.16%) IaaS
3 4 (2.16%) PaaS
3 4 (2.16%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.62%) Office 365
4 3 (1.62%) SaaS
5 2 (1.08%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (1.08%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.08%) G Suite
5 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.08%) Route 53
6 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.54%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 54 (29.19%) TCP/IP
2 53 (28.65%) SSL
3 49 (26.49%) HTTP
4 12 (6.49%) Firewall
5 8 (4.32%) LDAP
6 7 (3.78%) Internet
6 7 (3.78%) RS-422
7 6 (3.24%) DNS
7 6 (3.24%) Wireless
8 5 (2.70%) DHCP
9 4 (2.16%) Bluetooth
10 3 (1.62%) Ethernet
10 3 (1.62%) FTP
10 3 (1.62%) IPsec
11 2 (1.08%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (1.08%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (1.08%) SAN
11 2 (1.08%) SpaceWire
12 1 (0.54%) Value-Added Service
12 1 (0.54%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (24.86%) Relational Database
2 17 (9.19%) MySQL
3 14 (7.57%) Oracle Database
3 14 (7.57%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (4.32%) MariaDB
5 5 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (2.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (2.16%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.62%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.62%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 3 (1.62%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.62%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.62%) Neo4j
7 3 (1.62%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.62%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (1.62%) Pentaho
7 3 (1.62%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.62%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 72 (38.92%) Jenkins
2 40 (21.62%) Git (software)
3 26 (14.05%) Subversion
4 13 (7.03%) Rational DOORS
5 11 (5.95%) Maven
6 10 (5.41%) Rational Rhapsody
7 8 (4.32%) JUnit
7 8 (4.32%) Mockito
7 8 (4.32%) PVCS
8 7 (3.78%) JIRA
9 6 (3.24%) Bugzilla
10 5 (2.70%) Bitbucket
11 4 (2.16%) PowerDesigner
12 3 (1.62%) CA Gen
12 3 (1.62%) ClearCase
12 3 (1.62%) ClearQuest
12 3 (1.62%) Travis CI
13 2 (1.08%) Selenium
13 2 (1.08%) Vagrant
14 1 (0.54%) GitLab
General
1 41 (22.16%) Finance
2 21 (11.35%) Telecoms
3 18 (9.73%) Manufacturing
4 17 (9.19%) Electronics
4 17 (9.19%) Marketing
5 5 (2.70%) Automotive
6 3 (1.62%) Avionics
6 3 (1.62%) Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Billing
7 1 (0.54%) Retail
7 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (29.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (16.76%) Software Engineer
3 20 (10.81%) Developer
4 16 (8.65%) Architect
5 14 (7.57%) Technical Architect
6 12 (6.49%) Java Developer
7 10 (5.41%) Middleware Engineer
7 10 (5.41%) Software Test Engineer
7 10 (5.41%) Test Engineer
8 9 (4.86%) Analyst
8 9 (4.86%) Operations Engineer
9 8 (4.32%) Lead DevOps
10 7 (3.78%) C++ Software Engineer
10 7 (3.78%) Senior DevOps
11 6 (3.24%) Digital Architect
11 6 (3.24%) Digital Technical Architect
11 6 (3.24%) Integration Engineer
11 6 (3.24%) Lead DevOps Engineer
11 6 (3.24%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
11 6 (3.24%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (30.27%) Middleware
2 46 (24.86%) J2EE
3 30 (16.22%) XML
4 16 (8.65%) REST
4 16 (8.65%) XSLT
5 14 (7.57%) Spring
5 14 (7.57%) Web Services
6 12 (6.49%) Hibernate
6 12 (6.49%) HTML
6 12 (6.49%) LAPP Stack
6 12 (6.49%) XML Schema
7 11 (5.95%) Servlets
8 10 (5.41%) Spring MVC
9 9 (4.86%) EclipseLink
10 8 (4.32%) .NET
10 8 (4.32%) CSS
10 8 (4.32%) JPA
10 8 (4.32%) JSP
10 8 (4.32%) Struts
10 8 (4.32%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.11%) Computer Science
2 13 (7.03%) Embedded Systems
3 12 (6.49%) Clustering
4 9 (4.86%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.78%) RIA
6 6 (3.24%) Mainframe
7 5 (2.70%) N-Tier
8 4 (2.16%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.16%) DataPower
8 4 (2.16%) Device Driver
8 4 (2.16%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.62%) Internet of Things
9 3 (1.62%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.62%) User Experience
10 2 (1.08%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.54%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.54%) CESG
11 1 (0.54%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.54%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.54%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 96 (51.89%) Linux
2 39 (21.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (12.43%) Unix
4 22 (11.89%) Windows
5 12 (6.49%) Mac OS X
6 8 (4.32%) Windows Server
7 7 (3.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (3.24%) CentOS
8 6 (3.24%) VME
9 5 (2.70%) Solaris
10 4 (2.16%) Ubuntu
10 4 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.62%) AIX
11 3 (1.62%) HPUX
12 2 (1.08%) Fedora
12 2 (1.08%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.54%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (47.57%) Continuous Integration
2 86 (46.49%) DevOps
3 80 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (35.14%) Scrum
5 60 (32.43%) Software Engineering
6 57 (30.81%) TDD
7 55 (29.73%) Test Automation
8 46 (24.86%) SOA
9 45 (24.32%) Mentoring
10 43 (23.24%) Open Source
11 38 (20.54%) Microservices
12 32 (17.30%) Coaching
12 32 (17.30%) Kanban
13 27 (14.59%) API Design
13 27 (14.59%) Continuous Deployment
14 26 (14.05%) Continuous Delivery
15 23 (12.43%) UML
15 23 (12.43%) User Stories
16 21 (11.35%) Business Intelligence
17 20 (10.81%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (26.49%) Perl
2 46 (24.86%) Java
3 42 (22.70%) C
4 28 (15.14%) Python
5 24 (12.97%) SQL
6 16 (8.65%) C++
6 16 (8.65%) JavaScript
7 15 (8.11%) Bash Shell
7 15 (8.11%) PL/SQL
8 12 (6.49%) Ruby
9 10 (5.41%) MATLAB
10 7 (3.78%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.70%) Ada
11 5 (2.70%) Ada 95
11 5 (2.70%) ANSI C
11 5 (2.70%) C#
11 5 (2.70%) VB
12 3 (1.62%) Groovy
12 3 (1.62%) Tcl
12 3 (1.62%) XPath
Qualifications
1 25 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 18 (9.73%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.49%) RHCE
4 6 (3.24%) Degree
5 5 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.08%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.08%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.08%) PMP
7 1 (0.54%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.54%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.54%) CLAS
7 1 (0.54%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.54%) ISEB
7 1 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.70%) QA
2 3 (1.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (1.62%) RMADS
3 2 (1.08%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.08%) ECSS
4 1 (0.54%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.54%) PMO
4 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (17.84%) Docker
2 11 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.32%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (2.16%) Firmware
4 4 (2.16%) Xen
4 4 (2.16%) XenApp
5 3 (1.62%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.62%) Cygwin
6 2 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.54%) vSphere
7 1 (0.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 67 (36.22%) Puppet
2 50 (27.03%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (10.81%) Ansible
4 12 (6.49%) Salt
5 8 (4.32%) SCCM
6 6 (3.24%) SCOM
7 4 (2.16%) Pingdom
7 4 (2.16%) WebSphere Cast Iron
8 3 (1.62%) Kubernetes
9 2 (1.08%) Terraform
10 1 (0.54%) collectd
10 1 (0.54%) NSN NetAct
10 1 (0.54%) Rundeck
10 1 (0.54%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.54%) yum
Vendors
1 59 (31.89%) Oracle
2 33 (17.84%) WSO2
3 22 (11.89%) SAP
4 15 (8.11%) Microsoft
5 12 (6.49%) VMware
6 8 (4.32%) Red Hat
7 7 (3.78%) Atlassian
7 7 (3.78%) Serena
8 6 (3.24%) Google
8 6 (3.24%) IBM
8 6 (3.24%) webMethods
9 5 (2.70%) Fujitsu
10 4 (2.16%) AppDynamics
10 4 (2.16%) Citrix
10 4 (2.16%) Dell
10 4 (2.16%) PagerDuty
11 3 (1.62%) BEA
11 3 (1.62%) Informatica
11 3 (1.62%) Pega
12 2 (1.08%) Nokia
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