Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 51 70
Rank change year-on-year -25 +19 -33
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 25 53 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.56% 3.31% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 3.99% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 12
Hertfordshire median daily rate £500 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +29.41% -1.45%
10th Percentile £450 £359 £384
90th Percentile £550 £620 £473
East of England median daily rate £500 £525 £425
% change year-on-year -4.76% +23.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 14
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -7.69% +18.90%
10th Percentile £47.50 £42.50 £42.88
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.50 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £43.00 £40.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year +6.17% -14.74% +15.85%

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 1,317 1,329 1,102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 82.00% 82.91% 78.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 805 675 629
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% -
10th Percentile £205 £206 £223
90th Percentile £569 £575 £550
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 63 58
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.71 £19.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.82% -36.13% +39.98%
10th Percentile £12.51 £13.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £48.18 £47.00 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.97 £33.33 £31.50
% change year-on-year -46.08% +5.81% +29.55%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -15 9 - - 3
Hatfield - 5 £550 - 3
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £475 -
St Albans +2 1 - - 1
Royston -1 1 - -
Watford -3 1 £425 -25.27%
Configuration Management
East of England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 7 (28.00%) Linux
1 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
1 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
1 7 (28.00%) DevOps
2 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (24.00%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (24.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (24.00%) UML
2 6 (24.00%) C
2 6 (24.00%) C++
2 6 (24.00%) Rational Team Concert
3 5 (20.00%) Contingency Planning
3 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (20.00%) Project Management
3 5 (20.00%) Python
3 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (20.00%) JIRA
3 5 (20.00%) Wireshark
3 5 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 5 (20.00%) GDB
3 5 (20.00%) 4G
3 5 (20.00%) Change Control
4 4 (16.00%) Bitbucket
4 4 (16.00%) Docker
4 4 (16.00%) AWS Certification
4 4 (16.00%) Kubernetes
4 4 (16.00%) TeamCity
4 4 (16.00%) Git (software)

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 3 (12.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) HipChat
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (4.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (12.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (8.00%) GitHub
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) 4G
1 5 (20.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (12.00%) 3G
2 3 (12.00%) 5G
3 2 (8.00%) 3GPP
3 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (8.00%) GSM
3 2 (8.00%) LTE
3 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.00%) WCDMA
3 2 (8.00%) Wireless
4 1 (4.00%) 2.5G
4 1 (4.00%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) DB2
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
1 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (24.00%) Rational DOORS
1 6 (24.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 6 (24.00%) Rational Team Concert
2 5 (20.00%) GDB
2 5 (20.00%) JIRA
3 4 (16.00%) Bitbucket
3 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (16.00%) TeamCity
4 3 (12.00%) Maven
5 2 (8.00%) ClearCase
5 2 (8.00%) ClearQuest
5 2 (8.00%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (4.00%) Artifactory
6 1 (4.00%) Checkstyle
6 1 (4.00%) Gradle
6 1 (4.00%) IBM UrbanCode
6 1 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 6 (24.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Technical Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Technical Project Manager
4 3 (12.00%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (12.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Technical Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Technical Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) 3G Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) 4G Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Telecoms Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Web Services
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) JSON
2 2 (8.00%) SOAP
2 2 (8.00%) XML
3 1 (4.00%) boto
3 1 (4.00%) wxPython
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) CMDB
1 2 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.00%) Cloud Native
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) FMCG
2 1 (4.00%) PMI
2 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Windows
3 2 (8.00%) Unix
4 1 (4.00%) DC/OS
4 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) DevOps
1 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (24.00%) UML
3 5 (20.00%) Change Control
3 5 (20.00%) Contingency Planning
3 5 (20.00%) Project Management
3 5 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (16.00%) Validation
5 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL V3
6 2 (8.00%) Coaching
6 2 (8.00%) High Availability
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (8.00%) ITSM
6 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.00%) Quality Management
6 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) C
1 6 (24.00%) C++
2 5 (20.00%) Python
3 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) AWS Certification
4 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Kubernetes
1 4 (16.00%) Terraform
2 3 (12.00%) Ansible
2 3 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.00%) Puppet
4 1 (4.00%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (4.00%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (4.00%) Mesos
4 1 (4.00%) Nagios
4 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.00%) Rancher
4 1 (4.00%) yum
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) BT
2 2 (8.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (8.00%) Perforce
2 2 (8.00%) Remedy
3 1 (4.00%) CA
3 1 (4.00%) Dynatrace
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Sonatype