Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 23 September 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 45 69
Rank change year-on-year -23 +24 -20
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 31 52 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.93% 3.71% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 4.52% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 9
Hertfordshire median daily rate £475 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +14.71% -
10th Percentile £406 £335 £325
90th Percentile £550 £611 £448
East of England median daily rate £500 £511 £425
% change year-on-year -2.20% +20.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 8
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £40.75 £45.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.44% -10.00% +36.99%
10th Percentile £32.43 £42.80 £43.93
90th Percentile £50.48 £51.35 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £38.25 £39.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year -1.92% -17.89% +52.00%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,305 1,150 1,138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.16% 82.14% 79.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 761 570 616
Hertfordshire median daily rate £418 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.38% - +5.12%
10th Percentile £205 £212 £213
90th Percentile £569 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 67 52
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.37 £16.81 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.38% -15.98% -4.76%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.81 £11.15
90th Percentile £47.55 £44.25 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -36.36% +10.00% -

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Hertfordshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Hertfordshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in Hertfordshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Hertfordshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Configuration Management in Hertfordshire

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 September 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
Stevenage -7 16 - - 7
Hemel Hempstead - 8 £444 - 1
Hatfield +3 1 £450 +9.09% 1
Royston -2 1 - -
Configuration Management
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 16 (51.61%) Linux
2 15 (48.39%) Software Engineering
3 14 (45.16%) C
4 13 (41.94%) C++
4 13 (41.94%) UML
4 13 (41.94%) Security Cleared
4 13 (41.94%) Rational DOORS
4 13 (41.94%) Rational Rhapsody
4 13 (41.94%) Rational Team Concert
5 12 (38.71%) DevOps
6 11 (35.48%) GDB
6 11 (35.48%) SC Cleared
6 11 (35.48%) Wireshark
7 8 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
8 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
8 7 (22.58%) Ansible
8 7 (22.58%) AWS Certification
9 6 (19.35%) JIRA
9 6 (19.35%) Puppet
9 6 (19.35%) Validation
9 6 (19.35%) Python
9 6 (19.35%) Web Services
10 5 (16.13%) Confluence
10 5 (16.13%) Bitbucket
10 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (16.13%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (16.13%) Terraform
10 5 (16.13%) Kubernetes

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 5 (16.13%) Confluence
2 3 (9.68%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (9.68%) nginx
2 3 (9.68%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.23%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Simulink
2 1 (3.23%) HipChat
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (16.13%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (12.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (9.68%) GitHub
4 3 (9.68%) Stackdriver
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) Wireshark
2 4 (12.90%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (9.68%) DNS
3 3 (9.68%) Firewall
3 3 (9.68%) HTTP
3 3 (9.68%) HTTPS
3 3 (9.68%) SSL
3 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.68%) Wireless
4 2 (6.45%) LAN
4 2 (6.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Big Data
1 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) DB2
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (41.94%) Rational DOORS
1 13 (41.94%) Rational Rhapsody
1 13 (41.94%) Rational Team Concert
2 11 (35.48%) GDB
3 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
4 6 (19.35%) JIRA
5 5 (16.13%) Bitbucket
6 4 (12.90%) Artifactory
6 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
6 4 (12.90%) Maven
6 4 (12.90%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (9.68%) JIRA Agile
7 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
8 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
9 1 (3.23%) Checkstyle
9 1 (3.23%) Cobertura
9 1 (3.23%) Gradle
9 1 (3.23%) JMeter
9 1 (3.23%) LoadRunner
9 1 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 2 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Software Engineer
2 12 (38.71%) C++ Software Engineer
3 11 (35.48%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) AWS DevOps
4 6 (19.35%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Applications Architect
7 1 (3.23%) C Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Configuration Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Data Network Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Incident Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Network Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Network Support
7 1 (3.23%) Network Support Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) Web Services
2 3 (9.68%) .NET
2 3 (9.68%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (9.68%) JSON
2 3 (9.68%) Node.js
2 3 (9.68%) SOAP
2 3 (9.68%) XML
3 1 (3.23%) boto
3 1 (3.23%) wxPython
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.68%) CMDB
1 3 (9.68%) Replication
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Cloud Native
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Windows
3 3 (9.68%) CentOS
4 2 (6.45%) Unix
5 1 (3.23%) DC/OS
5 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Software Engineering
2 13 (41.94%) UML
3 12 (38.71%) DevOps
4 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
5 6 (19.35%) Validation
6 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (12.90%) Break/Fix
7 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
8 3 (9.68%) Coaching
8 3 (9.68%) Database Tuning
8 3 (9.68%) Deployment Automation
8 3 (9.68%) High Availability
8 3 (9.68%) Microservices
8 3 (9.68%) Performance Measurement
8 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (9.68%) Proactive Monitoring
8 3 (9.68%) Protective Monitoring
8 3 (9.68%) Release Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) C
2 13 (41.94%) C++
3 6 (19.35%) Python
4 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
4 4 (12.90%) SQL
5 3 (9.68%) Perl
5 3 (9.68%) PHP
5 3 (9.68%) Ruby
6 2 (6.45%) Java
6 2 (6.45%) MATLAB
6 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (41.94%) Security Cleared
2 11 (35.48%) SC Cleared
3 7 (22.58%) AWS Certification
4 2 (6.45%) CCENT
4 2 (6.45%) CCNA
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.23%) MCP
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.23%) OCP
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Ansible
2 6 (19.35%) Puppet
3 5 (16.13%) Kubernetes
3 5 (16.13%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (16.13%) Terraform
4 3 (9.68%) HAProxy
4 3 (9.68%) Kibana
4 3 (9.68%) logstash
5 1 (3.23%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (3.23%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (3.23%) Mesos
5 1 (3.23%) Nagios
5 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.23%) Rancher
5 1 (3.23%) yum
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Atlassian
1 3 (9.68%) F5
1 3 (9.68%) Google
1 3 (9.68%) New Relic
1 3 (9.68%) Percona
1 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds
1 3 (9.68%) Splunk
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Remedy
3 1 (3.23%) CA
3 1 (3.23%) Dynatrace
3 1 (3.23%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Sonatype