Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 66 37
Rank change year-on-year +17 -29 +38
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 55 29 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.47% 2.08% 4.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.33% 2.71% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 27
Hertfordshire median daily rate £550 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.41% - +21.43%
10th Percentile £359 £406 £320
90th Percentile £620 £478 £500
East of England median daily rate £513 £430 £400
% change year-on-year +19.19% +7.50% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 7
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £48.75 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +18.90% -3.53%
10th Percentile £42.50 £42.88 £39.30
90th Percentile £47.50 £53.75 £56.25
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £46.25 £41.00
% change year-on-year -7.57% +12.80% +9.33%

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 1270 1071 1215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 80.03% 76.77% 75.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 624 613
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £225 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £574
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 56 97
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £19.00 £32.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.09% +53.57% +31.25%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.25 £9.60
90th Percentile £46.73 £53.75 £43.00
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £31.95 £23.63
% change year-on-year -1.41% +35.24% -1.56%

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 November 2017.

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 23 November 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
Stevenage +4 20 - -
Watford -9 9 £569 +33.82%
Rickmansworth - 5 £525 -
Borehamwood - 2 £371 -
Royston - 1 £270 -
St Albans - 1 £463 - 1
Configuration Management
East of England

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

1 23 (41.82%) Software Engineering
2 20 (36.36%) C
2 20 (36.36%) Integration Testing
3 19 (34.55%) Ansible
3 19 (34.55%) DevOps
4 17 (30.91%) C++
4 17 (30.91%) Linux
5 15 (27.27%) UML
5 15 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 14 (25.45%) SC Cleared
6 14 (25.45%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (25.45%) Rational DOORS
6 14 (25.45%) Rational Rhapsody
7 13 (23.64%) Docker
8 12 (21.82%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (20.00%) MATLAB
9 11 (20.00%) Simulink
10 9 (16.36%) Python
10 9 (16.36%) MySQL
10 9 (16.36%) Unix
10 9 (16.36%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (16.36%) Degree
10 9 (16.36%) Kubernetes
11 8 (14.55%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (14.55%) Test Strategy
11 8 (14.55%) Puppet
11 8 (14.55%) Java
11 8 (14.55%) Solaris
12 7 (12.73%) Oracle

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 7 (12.73%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (10.91%) Confluence
2 6 (10.91%) OpenStack
3 3 (5.45%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (20.00%) Simulink
2 6 (10.91%) HipChat
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.82%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (10.91%) LabWindows
2 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.64%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.45%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (14.55%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (10.91%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (3.64%) Boomi
5 2 (3.64%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.82%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) RS-422
2 3 (5.45%) GGSN
2 3 (5.45%) Value-Added Service
3 2 (3.64%) Junos
3 2 (3.64%) SpaceWire
3 2 (3.64%) VoWiFi
4 1 (1.82%) 4G
4 1 (1.82%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (1.82%) DNS
4 1 (1.82%) GSM
4 1 (1.82%) Intelligent Network
4 1 (1.82%) LTE
4 1 (1.82%) SGSN
4 1 (1.82%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (1.82%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) MySQL
1 9 (16.36%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (10.91%) DB2
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle Database
2 6 (10.91%) RDBMS
2 6 (10.91%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (25.45%) Rational DOORS
1 14 (25.45%) Rational Rhapsody
2 7 (12.73%) JIRA
3 6 (10.91%) Bitbucket
4 4 (7.27%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.27%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (5.45%) Bugzilla
5 3 (5.45%) ClearCase
5 3 (5.45%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.82%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (1.82%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.82%) Checkstyle
6 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.82%) Gradle
6 1 (1.82%) Maven
6 1 (1.82%) SonarQube
General
1 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.27%) Finance
3 3 (5.45%) Automotive
3 3 (5.45%) Avionics
3 3 (5.45%) Retail
4 2 (3.64%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (27.27%) Software Engineer
2 9 (16.36%) C++ Software Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) Software Test Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) Test Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Design Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Software Validation Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Validation Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (3.64%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Integration Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Juniper Consultant
7 2 (3.64%) Senior DevOps
7 2 (3.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Telecoms Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) boto
2 3 (5.45%) .NET
2 3 (5.45%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (5.45%) JSON
2 3 (5.45%) Middleware
2 3 (5.45%) RESTful
2 3 (5.45%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (5.45%) XML
2 3 (5.45%) XSLT
3 2 (3.64%) Node.js
3 2 (3.64%) Web Services
4 1 (1.82%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
1 3 (5.45%) DataPower
1 3 (5.45%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (5.45%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.64%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.64%) CMDB
2 2 (3.64%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.91%) Linux
2 9 (16.36%) Unix
3 8 (14.55%) Solaris
4 4 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.45%) CentOS
6 2 (3.64%) Windows
6 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) Software Engineering
2 20 (36.36%) Integration Testing
3 19 (34.55%) DevOps
4 15 (27.27%) UML
5 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (14.55%) Test Strategy
7 7 (12.73%) Scrum
8 5 (9.09%) Change Management
8 5 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.27%) ITIL
9 4 (7.27%) Open Source
9 4 (7.27%) Release Management
9 4 (7.27%) SDLC
10 3 (5.45%) CMMI
10 3 (5.45%) Data Management
10 3 (5.45%) OO
10 3 (5.45%) Programme Management
10 3 (5.45%) Risk Management
10 3 (5.45%) SysML
10 3 (5.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 20 (36.36%) C
2 17 (30.91%) C++
3 11 (20.00%) MATLAB
4 9 (16.36%) Python
5 8 (14.55%) Java
6 6 (10.91%) Ada
7 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.45%) Ruby
8 1 (1.82%) ANSI C
8 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.82%) Perl
8 1 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 14 (25.45%) SC Cleared
3 9 (16.36%) Degree
4 2 (3.64%) AWS Certification
4 2 (3.64%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.64%) JNCIA
4 2 (3.64%) JNCIE
4 2 (3.64%) JNCIP
4 2 (3.64%) JNCIS
5 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) GCP
2 2 (3.64%) Def Stans
2 2 (3.64%) ECSS
2 2 (3.64%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 13 (23.64%) Docker
2 3 (5.45%) Cygwin
3 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (34.55%) Ansible
2 12 (21.82%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (16.36%) Kubernetes
4 8 (14.55%) Puppet
5 7 (12.73%) Mesos
5 7 (12.73%) Terraform
6 6 (10.91%) Docker Swarm
6 6 (10.91%) Rancher
7 3 (5.45%) WebSphere Cast Iron
8 1 (1.82%) NSN NetAct
8 1 (1.82%) yum
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Oracle
2 6 (10.91%) Atlassian
2 6 (10.91%) Serena
3 5 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.27%) IBM
4 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.45%) Huawei
5 3 (5.45%) Nokia
5 3 (5.45%) Redknee
5 3 (5.45%) SAP
6 2 (3.64%) Dell
6 2 (3.64%) Juniper
7 1 (1.82%) Acme Packet
7 1 (1.82%) Cisco
7 1 (1.82%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.82%) NetScout
7 1 (1.82%) PTC
7 1 (1.82%) Sonatype
7 1 (1.82%) Tekelec
7 1 (1.82%) VMware