Period
to 26 July 2017

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 6 months to 26 July 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
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 35 51
Rank change year-on-year +5 +16 -4
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 94 47 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 10.84% 5.19% 3.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.19% 6.33% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 36 25
Essex median daily rate £513 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.59% +6.25% -10.61%
10th Percentile £413 £336 £223
90th Percentile £588 £681 £465
East of England median daily rate £500 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Essex median hourly rate - £45.00 -
East of England median hourly rate £45.35 £45.95 £34.00
% change year-on-year -1.30% +35.15% -8.11%

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 771 742 888
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 88.93% 81.99% 78.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 379 510
Essex median daily rate £450 £355 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.76% -11.25% +4.58%
10th Percentile £268 £224 £213
90th Percentile £588 £525 £550
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 147 85
Essex median hourly rate £34.00 £19.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.95% -47.22% +20.00%
10th Percentile £14.46 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £63.48 £42.79 £46.25
East of England median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +6.38% -14.55%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Configuration Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

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 6 months to 26 July 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 6 months to 26 July 2017. 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
Southend-on-Sea -14 39 £500 +2.83%
Colchester +11 7 £450 +29.50%
Configuration Management
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 73 (77.66%) Continuous Integration
1 73 (77.66%) Jenkins
2 69 (73.40%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (68.09%) TDD
4 63 (67.02%) Middleware
4 63 (67.02%) DevOps
5 62 (65.96%) Puppet
6 61 (64.89%) Opscode Chef
6 61 (64.89%) Scrum
7 52 (55.32%) SOA
8 51 (54.26%) Linux
9 46 (48.94%) Test Automation
10 43 (45.74%) HTTP
11 38 (40.43%) Relational Database
12 37 (39.36%) Oracle
13 36 (38.30%) TCP/IP
13 36 (38.30%) SSL
14 35 (37.23%) JBoss
15 34 (36.17%) Mentoring
15 34 (36.17%) Microservices
16 33 (35.11%) Finance
17 32 (34.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 31 (32.98%) Open Source
19 29 (30.85%) Git (software)
19 29 (30.85%) Digital Marketing
19 29 (30.85%) Manufacturing
19 29 (30.85%) Electronics
19 29 (30.85%) Telecoms
19 29 (30.85%) Programme Management
19 29 (30.85%) Marketing

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 35 (37.23%) JBoss
2 25 (26.60%) Apache
3 24 (25.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 13 (13.83%) WebLogic
5 4 (4.26%) Mule
6 3 (3.19%) IIS
6 3 (3.19%) Jetty
6 3 (3.19%) Mongrel
6 3 (3.19%) nginx
6 3 (3.19%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.19%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.06%) Confluence
7 1 (1.06%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) IaaS
1 4 (4.26%) PaaS
1 4 (4.26%) SaaS
2 3 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.19%) Google App Engine
2 3 (3.19%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.06%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 43 (45.74%) HTTP
2 36 (38.30%) SSL
2 36 (38.30%) TCP/IP
3 8 (8.51%) LDAP
4 3 (3.19%) DHCP
4 3 (3.19%) DNS
5 2 (2.13%) Ethernet
5 2 (2.13%) FTP
5 2 (2.13%) Internet
5 2 (2.13%) IPsec
6 1 (1.06%) 2G
6 1 (1.06%) 3G
6 1 (1.06%) 4G
6 1 (1.06%) GSM
6 1 (1.06%) LTE
6 1 (1.06%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (1.06%) UTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (40.43%) Relational Database
2 8 (8.51%) MariaDB
2 8 (8.51%) MySQL
3 5 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.26%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.26%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.13%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.13%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 73 (77.66%) Jenkins
2 29 (30.85%) Git (software)
3 21 (22.34%) Subversion
4 8 (8.51%) JUnit
4 8 (8.51%) Mockito
5 7 (7.45%) Maven
6 4 (4.26%) PowerDesigner
7 2 (2.13%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (2.13%) Travis CI
8 1 (1.06%) JIRA
General
1 33 (35.11%) Finance
2 29 (30.85%) Electronics
2 29 (30.85%) Manufacturing
2 29 (30.85%) Marketing
2 29 (30.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (54.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (21.28%) Middleware Engineer
3 16 (17.02%) Integration Engineer
4 11 (11.70%) Developer
4 11 (11.70%) Java Developer
5 9 (9.57%) Architect
6 7 (7.45%) Operations Engineer
6 7 (7.45%) Senior DevOps
6 7 (7.45%) Technical Architect
7 6 (6.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Lead DevOps
8 4 (4.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 3 (3.19%) Citrix Support
9 3 (3.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.19%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.19%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.19%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (3.19%) SCCM Engineer
10 2 (2.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 2 (2.13%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (67.02%) Middleware
2 29 (30.85%) J2EE
3 18 (19.15%) XML
4 14 (14.89%) REST
5 13 (13.83%) Spring
5 13 (13.83%) Web Services
6 11 (11.70%) Hibernate
6 11 (11.70%) HTML
7 9 (9.57%) EclipseLink
8 8 (8.51%) CSS
8 8 (8.51%) JAAS
8 8 (8.51%) JAXB
8 8 (8.51%) JAX-RPC
8 8 (8.51%) JPA
8 8 (8.51%) Spring MVC
8 8 (8.51%) Struts
8 8 (8.51%) Struts2
9 5 (5.32%) SOAP
9 5 (5.32%) XSD
9 5 (5.32%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.64%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.32%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.32%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.06%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.06%) RIA
4 1 (1.06%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 51 (54.26%) Linux
2 32 (34.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (19.15%) Unix
4 14 (14.89%) Windows
5 11 (11.70%) Mac OS X
6 9 (9.57%) Windows Server
7 7 (7.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (4.26%) AIX
8 4 (4.26%) HPUX
8 4 (4.26%) Solaris
8 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.13%) CentOS
9 2 (2.13%) Fedora
10 1 (1.06%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (77.66%) Continuous Integration
2 69 (73.40%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (68.09%) TDD
4 63 (67.02%) DevOps
5 61 (64.89%) Scrum
6 52 (55.32%) SOA
7 46 (48.94%) Test Automation
8 34 (36.17%) Mentoring
8 34 (36.17%) Microservices
9 31 (32.98%) Open Source
10 29 (30.85%) Business Intelligence
10 29 (30.85%) Digital Marketing
10 29 (30.85%) Programme Management
11 28 (29.79%) Coaching
11 28 (29.79%) Kanban
12 24 (25.53%) Continuous Deployment
13 22 (23.40%) API Design
13 22 (23.40%) User Stories
14 19 (20.21%) Software Engineering
15 18 (19.15%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (28.72%) Perl
2 18 (19.15%) Java
3 16 (17.02%) C
4 13 (13.83%) PL/SQL
4 13 (13.83%) SQL
5 8 (8.51%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.32%) Python
7 4 (4.26%) Groovy
7 4 (4.26%) XPath
8 3 (3.19%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.06%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 6 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.19%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.06%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (24.47%) Docker
2 5 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.19%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.19%) Xen
3 3 (3.19%) XenApp
4 1 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.06%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 62 (65.96%) Puppet
2 61 (64.89%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (11.70%) Ansible
4 9 (9.57%) SCCM
5 6 (6.38%) SCOM
6 1 (1.06%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (1.06%) Terraform
Vendors
1 37 (39.36%) Oracle
2 29 (30.85%) SAP
3 27 (28.72%) WSO2
4 9 (9.57%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.32%) Red Hat
5 5 (5.32%) VMware
6 4 (4.26%) webMethods
7 3 (3.19%) Citrix
7 3 (3.19%) Google
8 1 (1.06%) Ericsson
8 1 (1.06%) HP
8 1 (1.06%) Nokia
8 1 (1.06%) Nokia Networks
Essex
People Source Consulting
Rate: £525 per day
Posted: 22 days ago