Period
to 24 April 2019

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 24 April 2019 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
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 79 54
Rank change year-on-year +11 -25 +8
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 125 125 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.06% 2.83% 3.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.63% 3.31% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 72 93
East of England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £326 £327 £300
90th Percentile £600 £660 £584
England median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 26
East of England median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £47.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -26.51% +5.83%
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% -6.98% +1.78%

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 3,445 3,777 3,653
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 84.33% 85.38% 84.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,992 2,123 2,185
East of England median daily rate £450 £438 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +8.56% -2.30%
10th Percentile £263 £238 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
England median daily rate £475 £463 £445
% change year-on-year +2.70% +3.93% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 225 258
East of England median hourly rate £19.38 £19.00 £34.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.97% -45.02% +38.24%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.43 £12.85
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.40 £47.92
England median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +6.38%

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 24 April 2019.

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
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 24 April 2019. 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 -16 41 £500 -4.76% 2
Hertfordshire +6 35 £500 +26.98% 3
Cambridgeshire +17 28 £600 +26.32% 5
Norfolk +7 14 £375 +7.14% 1
Bedfordshire +21 5 £494 +64.58% 1
Suffolk +12 2 £565 +31.40% 1
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, 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 43 (34.40%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (31.20%) Jenkins
2 39 (31.20%) Ansible
3 37 (29.60%) Linux
4 35 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (27.20%) DevOps
6 32 (25.60%) Java
7 30 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
8 29 (23.20%) JIRA
9 28 (22.40%) Git (software)
9 28 (22.40%) Python
10 25 (20.00%) Project Management
10 25 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
11 23 (18.40%) ITIL
11 23 (18.40%) Scrum
12 22 (17.60%) Shell Script
12 22 (17.60%) Puppet
13 21 (16.80%) Windows
14 20 (16.00%) Unix
14 20 (16.00%) Change Control
15 18 (14.40%) Confluence
15 18 (14.40%) Microsoft
15 18 (14.40%) Telecoms
15 18 (14.40%) Project Planning
16 17 (13.60%) Ruby
16 17 (13.60%) Business Intelligence
16 17 (13.60%) Oracle
16 17 (13.60%) Continuous Deployment
17 16 (12.80%) Contingency Planning
18 15 (12.00%) Docker

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 18 (14.40%) Confluence
2 7 (5.60%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.20%) SAS
4 3 (2.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (2.40%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.80%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.80%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.80%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (3.20%) Simulink
2 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.80%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 30 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (10.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (8.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (6.40%) Office 365
4 8 (6.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (4.80%) iTunes
6 3 (2.40%) GitHub
7 2 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.60%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.80%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.80%) IaaS
8 1 (0.80%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.80%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.80%) PaaS
8 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.20%) 4G
2 7 (5.60%) VPN
3 6 (4.80%) 5G
4 5 (4.00%) LAN
4 5 (4.00%) Wireless
5 4 (3.20%) 3G
5 4 (3.20%) Ethernet
6 3 (2.40%) DNS
6 3 (2.40%) Firewall
7 2 (1.60%) 3GPP
7 2 (1.60%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.60%) GSM
7 2 (1.60%) LTE
7 2 (1.60%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.60%) WCDMA
8 1 (0.80%) GGSN
8 1 (0.80%) SGSN
8 1 (0.80%) VoIP
8 1 (0.80%) WAN
8 1 (0.80%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.00%) Pentaho
2 8 (6.40%) Big Data
2 8 (6.40%) MySQL
3 7 (5.60%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (4.80%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.00%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.40%) Power BI
7 2 (1.60%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.80%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.80%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.80%) HBase
8 1 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 39 (31.20%) Jenkins
2 29 (23.20%) JIRA
3 28 (22.40%) Git (software)
4 10 (8.00%) Artifactory
5 8 (6.40%) Sonatype Nexus
6 7 (5.60%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (4.00%) GitLab
8 4 (3.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (3.20%) CA Gen
8 4 (3.20%) Hudson
8 4 (3.20%) Rational Rhapsody
8 4 (3.20%) Rational Team Concert
8 4 (3.20%) Subversion
8 4 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.40%) Bitbucket
9 3 (2.40%) Bugzilla
9 3 (2.40%) Checkstyle
9 3 (2.40%) Maven
10 2 (1.60%) ClearCase
10 2 (1.60%) ClearQuest
General
1 18 (14.40%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.40%) Finance
2 8 (6.40%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (4.00%) Law
4 3 (2.40%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.60%) Electronics
5 2 (1.60%) Marketing
6 1 (0.80%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.80%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (16.80%) Developer
1 21 (16.80%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (14.40%) Project Manager
3 14 (11.20%) Analyst
4 12 (9.60%) Technical Manager
4 12 (9.60%) Technical Project Manager
5 9 (7.20%) Consultant
5 9 (7.20%) Java Developer
6 8 (6.40%) Architect
6 8 (6.40%) Software Engineer
7 7 (5.60%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (5.60%) Senior Manager
7 7 (5.60%) Senior Project Manager
7 7 (5.60%) Senior Technical Manager
7 7 (5.60%) Senior Technical Project Manager
8 5 (4.00%) Configuration Analyst
8 5 (4.00%) Configuration Management Analyst
8 5 (4.00%) Configuration Manager
8 5 (4.00%) Release Manager
8 5 (4.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.60%) J2EE
2 4 (3.20%) AngularJS
2 4 (3.20%) Node.js
2 4 (3.20%) React
3 3 (2.40%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (2.40%) HTML
3 3 (2.40%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (2.40%) Spring
3 3 (2.40%) Spring Boot
3 3 (2.40%) XML
3 3 (2.40%) YAML
4 2 (1.60%) Middleware
5 1 (0.80%) EJB
5 1 (0.80%) JMS
5 1 (0.80%) REST
5 1 (0.80%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.20%) CMDB
2 8 (6.40%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (5.60%) Smartphone
4 6 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.80%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (4.80%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.40%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.40%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (2.40%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.40%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.60%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.80%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.80%) NHS
7 1 (0.80%) PMI
7 1 (0.80%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (29.60%) Linux
2 21 (16.80%) Windows
3 20 (16.00%) Unix
4 6 (4.80%) Windows 10
5 4 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.60%) Debian
6 2 (1.60%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (1.60%) Solaris
6 2 (1.60%) SUSE
6 2 (1.60%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (34.40%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (27.20%) DevOps
4 25 (20.00%) Project Management
5 23 (18.40%) ITIL
5 23 (18.40%) Scrum
6 20 (16.00%) Change Control
7 18 (14.40%) Project Planning
8 17 (13.60%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (13.60%) Continuous Deployment
9 16 (12.80%) Contingency Planning
10 14 (11.20%) Deployment Automation
10 14 (11.20%) Test Automation
11 11 (8.80%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (8.80%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 10 (8.00%) High Availability
12 10 (8.00%) ITIL V3
12 10 (8.00%) OO
12 10 (8.00%) Open Source
12 10 (8.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (25.60%) Java
2 28 (22.40%) Python
3 22 (17.60%) Shell Script
4 17 (13.60%) Ruby
5 14 (11.20%) SQL
6 10 (8.00%) PowerShell
7 7 (5.60%) Bash Shell
7 7 (5.60%) C
7 7 (5.60%) JavaScript
7 7 (5.60%) Perl
7 7 (5.60%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.20%) Ada
8 4 (3.20%) C++
9 3 (2.40%) Groovy
9 3 (2.40%) Java 8
10 2 (1.60%) C#
11 1 (0.80%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 11 (8.80%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.40%) AWS Certification
3 8 (6.40%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.80%) CCNA
5 1 (0.80%) Degree
5 1 (0.80%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.00%) QA
2 2 (1.60%) PMO
3 1 (0.80%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.80%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (12.00%) Docker
2 4 (3.20%) Firmware
2 4 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.40%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.60%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.60%) KVM
5 1 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 39 (31.20%) Ansible
2 25 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (17.60%) Puppet
4 12 (9.60%) Terraform
5 11 (8.80%) Kubernetes
6 9 (7.20%) Salt
7 8 (6.40%) Docker Swarm
8 7 (5.60%) SCCM
9 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (1.60%) NetBackup
10 2 (1.60%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.80%) Linux-HA
11 1 (0.80%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 18 (14.40%) Microsoft
2 17 (13.60%) Oracle
3 12 (9.60%) BT
4 7 (5.60%) BEA
4 7 (5.60%) webMethods
5 6 (4.80%) Apple
6 5 (4.00%) Perforce
6 5 (4.00%) SAP
6 5 (4.00%) VMware
7 4 (3.20%) Cisco
7 4 (3.20%) Informatica
7 4 (3.20%) Pega
8 3 (2.40%) Atlassian
8 3 (2.40%) Clearswift
8 3 (2.40%) Proofpoint
8 3 (2.40%) Remedy
8 3 (2.40%) Tableau
9 2 (1.60%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.60%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.60%) Symantec