Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 43 50
Rank change year-on-year -20 +7 +16
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 37 52 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.43% 3.87% 3.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 4.94% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 20
Hertfordshire median daily rate £575 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.39% -8.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £265 £354 £335
90th Percentile £770 £460 £500
East of England median daily rate £505 £430 £456
% change year-on-year +17.44% -5.75% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 23 7
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 £47.75 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.70% +16.46% +16.31%
East of England median hourly rate £39.50 £47.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -16.84% +15.85% +12.33%

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 1,247 1,052 1,040
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.93% 78.39% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 592 526
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £428 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.43% +3.64% +5.77%
10th Percentile £213 £210 £262
90th Percentile £575 £569 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 55 88
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £24.00 £42.50 £23.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.53% +83.78% -28.85%
10th Percentile £12.96 £11.09 £12.63
90th Percentile £47.40 £53.75 £52.25
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £31.41
% change year-on-year +4.48% +6.65% +39.60%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +11 18 - - 10
Welwyn Garden City -3 3 £275 -17.91%
Watford -22 3 - - 1
Rickmansworth +1 1 - -
Royston - 1 £270 -
Configuration Management
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 15 (40.54%) Software Engineering
2 14 (37.84%) Rational DOORS
2 14 (37.84%) Rational Rhapsody
2 14 (37.84%) UML
3 12 (32.43%) C
3 12 (32.43%) C++
3 12 (32.43%) Integration Testing
3 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
3 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
4 11 (29.73%) Rational Team Concert
5 8 (21.62%) MATLAB
5 8 (21.62%) Simulink
5 8 (21.62%) Change Management
5 8 (21.62%) Linux
5 8 (21.62%) DevOps
6 7 (18.92%) Ansible
6 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (18.92%) Data Management
7 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (16.22%) JIRA
7 6 (16.22%) Puppet
8 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (13.51%) Release Management
8 5 (13.51%) PDM
8 5 (13.51%) Windchill
8 5 (13.51%) Java
8 5 (13.51%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (13.51%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (13.51%) Terraform
9 4 (10.81%) Rancher

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 4 (10.81%) Confluence
1 4 (10.81%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.41%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Simulink
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (13.51%) Windchill
4 4 (10.81%) HipChat
5 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (8.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Teamcenter
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.70%) LabWindows
2 1 (2.70%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.11%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (5.41%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.70%) Boomi
4 1 (2.70%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) FTP
2 3 (8.11%) Wireshark
3 2 (5.41%) Junos
4 1 (2.70%) Firewall
4 1 (2.70%) RS-422
4 1 (2.70%) SSL
4 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (10.81%) DB2
2 4 (10.81%) MySQL
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.81%) RDBMS
2 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (37.84%) Rational DOORS
1 14 (37.84%) Rational Rhapsody
2 11 (29.73%) Rational Team Concert
3 6 (16.22%) JIRA
4 4 (10.81%) Bitbucket
4 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
4 4 (10.81%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (8.11%) Apache Ivy
5 3 (8.11%) GDB
5 3 (8.11%) Gradle
5 3 (8.11%) Maven
6 2 (5.41%) Checkstyle
7 1 (2.70%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (10.81%) Aerospace
1 4 (10.81%) Automotive
1 4 (10.81%) French Language
1 4 (10.81%) German Language
1 4 (10.81%) Manufacturing
1 4 (10.81%) Military
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Software Engineer
2 10 (27.03%) C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Configuration Manager
3 4 (10.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Design Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Change Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Configuration Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Juniper Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Network Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Release Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) .NET
1 2 (5.41%) boto
1 2 (5.41%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (5.41%) JSON
1 2 (5.41%) RESTful
1 2 (5.41%) Web Services
1 2 (5.41%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (5.41%) XML
1 2 (5.41%) XSLT
2 1 (2.70%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) CMDB
1 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
1 2 (5.41%) DataPower
1 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.70%) Clustering
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Linux
2 4 (10.81%) Solaris
2 4 (10.81%) Unix
3 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Software Engineering
2 14 (37.84%) UML
3 12 (32.43%) Integration Testing
4 8 (21.62%) Change Management
4 8 (21.62%) DevOps
5 7 (18.92%) Data Management
6 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.51%) PDM
7 5 (13.51%) Release Management
8 3 (8.11%) Kanban
8 3 (8.11%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
8 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
8 3 (8.11%) Scrum
8 3 (8.11%) SysML
9 2 (5.41%) API Development
9 2 (5.41%) Coaching
9 2 (5.41%) Critical Success Factor
9 2 (5.41%) Customer Requirements
9 2 (5.41%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) C
1 12 (32.43%) C++
2 8 (21.62%) MATLAB
3 5 (13.51%) Java
4 4 (10.81%) Ada
5 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
5 3 (8.11%) Python
6 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.70%) Perl
7 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
1 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) HNC
3 3 (8.11%) Degree
4 2 (5.41%) AWS Certification
4 2 (5.41%) JNCIA
4 2 (5.41%) JNCIE
4 2 (5.41%) JNCIP
4 2 (5.41%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.70%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) Def Stans
1 2 (5.41%) GCP
1 2 (5.41%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) Ansible
2 6 (16.22%) Puppet
3 5 (13.51%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (13.51%) Terraform
4 4 (10.81%) Kubernetes
4 4 (10.81%) Rancher
5 3 (8.11%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (8.11%) Mesos
6 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 1 (2.70%) HP Fortify
7 1 (2.70%) Salt
7 1 (2.70%) yum
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Adobe
1 4 (10.81%) Atlassian
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle
2 3 (8.11%) IBM
3 2 (5.41%) Juniper
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) SAP
3 2 (5.41%) Sonatype
4 1 (2.70%) Dell
4 1 (2.70%) PTC
4 1 (2.70%) Serena