The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
South East / Middlesex
Rank 14 19 21
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 6 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 4.58% 1.89% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.41% 2.22% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £213 £330 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.50% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £405 £370
% change year-on-year +8.02% +9.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.48 £42.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +20.71%  

Configuration Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 111 135 127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 84.73% 84.91% 80.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 95 77
Median daily rate £400 £405 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% -1.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £315 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £526 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 2
Median hourly rate - £48.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +49.23%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Middlesex

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Middlesex

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Middlesex

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 7 (77.78%) Linux
1 7 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (66.67%) Puppet
3 5 (55.56%) GitHub
3 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
3 5 (55.56%) Python
3 5 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (55.56%) Ansible
3 5 (55.56%) DevOps
4 4 (44.44%) Salt
4 4 (44.44%) Graphite
4 4 (44.44%) InfluxDB
4 4 (44.44%) Sensu
4 4 (44.44%) logstash
4 4 (44.44%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (44.44%) Software Delivery
4 4 (44.44%) Fluentd
4 4 (44.44%) StatsD
4 4 (44.44%) Virtual Team
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) Ant
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) Maven
4 4 (44.44%) Ruby
4 4 (44.44%) Gradle
4 4 (44.44%) OpenStack
4 4 (44.44%) Rackspace
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 (44.44%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (44.44%) OpenStack
2 1 (11.11%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 7 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (55.56%) GitHub
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
4 1 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (11.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) InfluxDB
2 2 (22.22%) Big Data
3 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 4 (44.44%) Ant
2 4 (44.44%) Gradle
2 4 (44.44%) Maven
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) AWS Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) AWS Architect
3 1 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Azure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Hadoop Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Sensu
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Virtual Team
2 1 (11.11%) CMDB
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Private Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) DevOps
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Deployment
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (44.44%) Software Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Python
2 4 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) Puppet
2 5 (55.56%) Ansible
2 5 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (44.44%) Fluentd
3 4 (44.44%) Graphite
3 4 (44.44%) logstash
3 4 (44.44%) Salt
3 4 (44.44%) StatsD
3 4 (44.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Rackspace
2 1 (11.11%) Hortonworks
2 1 (11.11%) HP