The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 16 47
Rank change year-on-year -12 +31  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 39 35 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 9.54% 8.24% 3.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.68% 10.17% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 33 7
Median daily rate £500 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £348 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £670 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +9.75% +9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.00 £34.57
% change year-on-year +2.38% +21.51%  

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 Essex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 365 344 396
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 89.24% 80.94% 76.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 173 211
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £498 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 50 34
Median hourly rate £37.00 £19.00 £40.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +94.73% -53.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.60 £16.50 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year +2.77% +19.20%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Configuration Management in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Essex

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Essex over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in Essex

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Essex

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Southend-on-Sea -12 22 £524 +10.26% 1
Colchester +3 3 £425 +22.30%
Configuration Management
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Essex region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 47 (64.38%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (60.27%) Linux
3 43 (58.90%) Oracle
4 39 (53.42%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (50.68%) J2EE
6 34 (46.58%) Scrum
6 34 (46.58%) DevOps
7 32 (43.84%) Jenkins
8 31 (42.47%) Relational Database
8 31 (42.47%) Mentoring
9 30 (41.10%) HTTP
10 26 (35.62%) TCP/IP
10 26 (35.62%) TDD
11 25 (34.25%) SSL
11 25 (34.25%) JBoss
11 25 (34.25%) XML
12 24 (32.88%) Middleware
12 24 (32.88%) Microservices
12 24 (32.88%) Open Source
13 23 (31.51%) Git (software)
14 22 (30.14%) Coaching
14 22 (30.14%) Apache
15 21 (28.77%) Perl
15 21 (28.77%) Kanban
16 20 (27.40%) Docker
16 20 (27.40%) Puppet
16 20 (27.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 20 (27.40%) SOA
17 19 (26.03%) WSO2
17 19 (26.03%) Opscode Chef

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 25 (34.25%) JBoss
2 22 (30.14%) Apache
3 20 (27.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 18 (24.66%) WebLogic
5 4 (5.48%) Tomcat
6 3 (4.11%) IIS
6 3 (4.11%) Jetty
6 3 (4.11%) Mongrel
6 3 (4.11%) nginx
6 3 (4.11%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.37%) Confluence
7 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.70%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.11%) Google App Engine
2 3 (4.11%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.74%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 30 (41.10%) HTTP
2 26 (35.62%) TCP/IP
3 25 (34.25%) SSL
4 6 (8.22%) LDAP
5 3 (4.11%) DHCP
5 3 (4.11%) DNS
5 3 (4.11%) Ethernet
5 3 (4.11%) Internet
6 2 (2.74%) FTP
6 2 (2.74%) IPsec
7 1 (1.37%) 2G
7 1 (1.37%) 3G
7 1 (1.37%) 4G
7 1 (1.37%) GSM
7 1 (1.37%) LTE
7 1 (1.37%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (1.37%) UTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (42.47%) Relational Database
2 14 (19.18%) Oracle Database
3 6 (8.22%) MariaDB
3 6 (8.22%) MySQL
4 5 (6.85%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (6.85%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (5.48%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (4.11%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (4.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 3 (4.11%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (4.11%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (4.11%) Pentaho
6 3 (4.11%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (2.74%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.74%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 32 (43.84%) Jenkins
2 23 (31.51%) Git (software)
3 17 (23.29%) Subversion
4 9 (12.33%) JIRA
5 8 (10.96%) JMeter
5 8 (10.96%) LoadRunner
5 8 (10.96%) PVCS
5 8 (10.96%) Selenium
6 7 (9.59%) Maven
7 6 (8.22%) JUnit
7 6 (8.22%) Mockito
8 4 (5.48%) PowerDesigner
9 3 (4.11%) CA Gen
9 3 (4.11%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (2.74%) Travis CI
General
1 10 (13.70%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.48%) Automotive
4 2 (2.74%) Electronics
4 2 (2.74%) Marketing
4 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (24.66%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (17.81%) Architect
3 12 (16.44%) Developer
4 11 (15.07%) Technical Architect
5 9 (12.33%) Java Developer
6 7 (9.59%) Lead DevOps
6 7 (9.59%) Performance Tester
6 7 (9.59%) Tester
7 6 (8.22%) Digital Architect
7 6 (8.22%) Digital Technical Architect
8 5 (6.85%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) Operations Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) Project Manager
10 3 (4.11%) Citrix Support
10 3 (4.11%) ETL Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Pentaho Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Software Engineer
11 2 (2.74%) Citrix Engineer
11 2 (2.74%) J2EE Architect
11 2 (2.74%) J2EE Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (50.68%) J2EE
2 25 (34.25%) XML
3 24 (32.88%) Middleware
4 12 (16.44%) XML Schema
5 10 (13.70%) Servlets
6 9 (12.33%) Hibernate
6 9 (12.33%) HTML
6 9 (12.33%) XSLT
7 8 (10.96%) JSP
7 8 (10.96%) REST
8 7 (9.59%) EclipseLink
8 7 (9.59%) Spring
8 7 (9.59%) Web Services
9 6 (8.22%) JAAS
9 6 (8.22%) JAXB
9 6 (8.22%) JAX-RPC
9 6 (8.22%) JPA
9 6 (8.22%) Spring MVC
9 6 (8.22%) Struts
9 6 (8.22%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (8.22%) Mainframe
2 5 (6.85%) N-Tier
3 3 (4.11%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.11%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.74%) RIA
5 1 (1.37%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.37%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.37%) User Experience
5 1 (1.37%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 44 (60.27%) Linux
2 19 (26.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (19.18%) Unix
4 9 (12.33%) Mac OS X
5 6 (8.22%) VME
5 6 (8.22%) Windows
6 5 (6.85%) Windows Server
7 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.11%) CentOS
8 3 (4.11%) Fedora
9 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.37%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (64.38%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (53.42%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (46.58%) DevOps
3 34 (46.58%) Scrum
4 31 (42.47%) Mentoring
5 26 (35.62%) TDD
6 24 (32.88%) Microservices
6 24 (32.88%) Open Source
7 22 (30.14%) Coaching
8 21 (28.77%) Kanban
9 20 (27.40%) SOA
10 17 (23.29%) Software Engineering
11 16 (21.92%) Continuous Delivery
11 16 (21.92%) Continuous Deployment
12 15 (20.55%) API Design
12 15 (20.55%) User Stories
13 12 (16.44%) UML
14 11 (15.07%) OO
15 8 (10.96%) Data Modelling
15 8 (10.96%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.77%) Perl
2 17 (23.29%) C
2 17 (23.29%) Java
3 10 (13.70%) PL/SQL
3 10 (13.70%) SQL
4 9 (12.33%) Python
5 6 (8.22%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.85%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.37%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.37%) PHP
7 1 (1.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (23.29%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.70%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.22%) ISEB
3 6 (8.22%) ISTQB
3 6 (8.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (5.48%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.37%) Degree
5 1 (1.37%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.33%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.74%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (27.40%) Docker
2 9 (12.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.96%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (4.11%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.11%) Xen
4 3 (4.11%) XenApp
5 1 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.37%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 20 (27.40%) Puppet
2 19 (26.03%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (9.59%) Ansible
4 5 (6.85%) SCCM
5 3 (4.11%) SCOM
6 1 (1.37%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 43 (58.90%) Oracle
2 19 (26.03%) WSO2
3 9 (12.33%) VMware
4 5 (6.85%) Fujitsu
4 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.85%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.11%) BEA
5 3 (4.11%) Citrix
5 3 (4.11%) Google
5 3 (4.11%) Informatica
5 3 (4.11%) Pega
5 3 (4.11%) webMethods
6 2 (2.74%) SAP
7 1 (1.37%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.37%) Nokia
7 1 (1.37%) Nokia Networks
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