Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 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
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 37 67
Rank change year-on-year -22 +30 -10
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 35 53 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.45% 4.29% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 5.33% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 10
Hertfordshire median daily rate £456 £403 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.35% +7.33% +11.94%
10th Percentile £263 £337 £325
90th Percentile £820 £575 £493
East of England median daily rate £475 £488 £425
% change year-on-year -2.56% +14.71% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 3
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 £47.48 £44.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.28% +6.93% +21.64%
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year -22.22% -5.26% +30.14%

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 1,156 995 1,055
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 80.95% 80.50% 79.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 518 542
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £206 £213 £250
90th Percentile £569 £575 £550
East of England median daily rate £430 £422 £413
% change year-on-year +1.90% +2.30% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 64 55
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.32 £30.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.27% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £11.08 £11.28 £12.63
90th Percentile £46.13 £52.50 £52.25
East of England median hourly rate £17.32 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -45.02% +26.00% +6.38%

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 17 June 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
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 17 June 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 -5 17 - - 5
Hemel Hempstead -2 6 £413 +3.13% 2
Welwyn Garden City -3 6 £275 -19.12%
Watford -15 1 £525 -4.55% 1
Configuration Management
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 17 (48.57%) Linux
2 13 (37.14%) C
2 13 (37.14%) Software Engineering
3 11 (31.43%) C++
3 11 (31.43%) UML
3 11 (31.43%) Rational DOORS
3 11 (31.43%) Rational Rhapsody
3 11 (31.43%) Puppet
3 11 (31.43%) DevOps
3 11 (31.43%) Rational Team Concert
4 9 (25.71%) Wireshark
4 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
4 9 (25.71%) Jenkins
4 9 (25.71%) GDB
5 8 (22.86%) Bash Shell
5 8 (22.86%) Ansible
5 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
6 7 (20.00%) JIRA
6 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (20.00%) Python
6 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 7 (20.00%) Firewall
6 7 (20.00%) SSL
7 6 (17.14%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (17.14%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (17.14%) Change Management
7 6 (17.14%) Java
7 6 (17.14%) Test Automation
8 5 (14.29%) Data Protection
8 5 (14.29%) Ruby

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 (14.29%) Confluence
2 3 (8.57%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (8.57%) nginx
2 3 (8.57%) OpenStack
3 2 (5.71%) Apache
3 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (11.43%) Windchill
3 3 (8.57%) HipChat
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (2.86%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.57%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (8.57%) Stackdriver
2 2 (5.71%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) Wireshark
2 7 (20.00%) Firewall
2 7 (20.00%) SSL
2 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.43%) FTP
3 4 (11.43%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (8.57%) DNS
4 3 (8.57%) HTTP
4 3 (8.57%) HTTPS
4 3 (8.57%) Wireless
5 2 (5.71%) LAN
5 2 (5.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.57%) Big Data
3 3 (8.57%) DB2
3 3 (8.57%) MongoDB
3 3 (8.57%) MySQL
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Rational DOORS
1 11 (31.43%) Rational Rhapsody
1 11 (31.43%) Rational Team Concert
2 9 (25.71%) GDB
2 9 (25.71%) Jenkins
3 7 (20.00%) JIRA
4 6 (17.14%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (11.43%) Bitbucket
5 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
5 4 (11.43%) Maven
6 3 (8.57%) Apache Ivy
6 3 (8.57%) Artifactory
6 3 (8.57%) Gradle
7 2 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (5.71%) Checkstyle
7 2 (5.71%) Selenium
8 1 (2.86%) JMeter
8 1 (2.86%) LoadRunner
8 1 (2.86%) Subversion
8 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (11.43%) Aerospace
1 4 (11.43%) Automotive
1 4 (11.43%) French Language
1 4 (11.43%) German Language
1 4 (11.43%) Manufacturing
1 4 (11.43%) Military
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Law
2 2 (5.71%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Software Engineer
2 10 (28.57%) C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Configuration Manager
5 3 (8.57%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (8.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Change Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Lead DevOps
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Administrator
7 1 (2.86%) Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.86%) Network Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Network Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (8.57%) Node.js
1 3 (8.57%) Web Services
2 2 (5.71%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (2.86%) .NET
3 1 (2.86%) JSON
3 1 (2.86%) SOAP
3 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
1 3 (8.57%) Replication
2 2 (5.71%) Clustering
2 2 (5.71%) CMDB
2 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.71%) Wiki
3 1 (2.86%) Fintech
3 1 (2.86%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) Linux
2 5 (14.29%) Windows
3 3 (8.57%) CentOS
3 3 (8.57%) Solaris
3 3 (8.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Software Engineering
2 11 (31.43%) DevOps
2 11 (31.43%) UML
3 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (17.14%) Change Management
4 6 (17.14%) Test Automation
5 5 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 5 (14.29%) High Availability
5 5 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.43%) Data Management
6 4 (11.43%) Human Resource Management
6 4 (11.43%) PDM
6 4 (11.43%) Validation
7 3 (8.57%) Break/Fix
7 3 (8.57%) Deployment Automation
7 3 (8.57%) Performance Measurement
7 3 (8.57%) Performance Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Release Automation
7 3 (8.57%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) C
2 11 (31.43%) C++
3 8 (22.86%) Bash Shell
4 7 (20.00%) Python
5 6 (17.14%) Java
6 5 (14.29%) Perl
6 5 (14.29%) Ruby
7 4 (11.43%) SQL
8 3 (8.57%) PHP
9 1 (2.86%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.86%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.43%) HNC
4 3 (8.57%) AWS Certification
5 2 (5.71%) CCENT
5 2 (5.71%) CCNA
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (5.71%) RHCE
6 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.86%) MCP
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.86%) OCP
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (31.43%) Puppet
2 8 (22.86%) Ansible
3 6 (17.14%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (14.29%) Terraform
5 4 (11.43%) Kubernetes
5 4 (11.43%) Salt
6 3 (8.57%) HAProxy
6 3 (8.57%) Kibana
6 3 (8.57%) logstash
6 3 (8.57%) Rancher
7 2 (5.71%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (5.71%) Mesos
8 1 (2.86%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Adobe
1 4 (11.43%) Atlassian
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) F5
2 3 (8.57%) Google
2 3 (8.57%) New Relic
2 3 (8.57%) Percona
2 3 (8.57%) SolarWinds
2 3 (8.57%) Splunk
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco
3 2 (5.71%) Sonatype
4 1 (2.86%) HP
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.86%) MKS