Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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
South East > Middlesex
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 34 34
Rank change year-on-year +18 0 +6
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 19 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 7.36% 2.50% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.56% 2.88% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 0
Middlesex median daily rate £484 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.20% - -
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Middlesex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £43.00 £41.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +4.88% - +2.50%

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 Middlesex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Middlesex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 222 312 283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 86.05% 86.67% 79.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 185 138
Middlesex median daily rate £439 £413 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.36% +4.30% +2.06%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £263
90th Percentile £545 £550 £504
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £391
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.43% +4.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 10
Middlesex median hourly rate £31.75 £37.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.33% -2.60% -3.75%
10th Percentile £30.58 £23.70 £13.18
90th Percentile £33.53 £42.60 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £23.07 £26.50 £26.09
% change year-on-year -12.94% +1.57% +49.09%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

Job postings citing Configuration Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Middlesex.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Middlesex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 18 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 16 (84.21%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (78.95%) Linux
2 15 (78.95%) Jenkins
2 15 (78.95%) Docker
2 15 (78.95%) Kubernetes
3 14 (73.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (68.42%) Artifactory
4 13 (68.42%) OpenShift
4 13 (68.42%) Gluster
4 13 (68.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (68.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (68.42%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (63.16%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (57.89%) Use Case
7 5 (26.32%) Ansible
7 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
7 5 (26.32%) Python
8 4 (21.05%) Java
8 4 (21.05%) Perl
8 4 (21.05%) SQL
9 3 (15.79%) Oracle
9 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
9 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
9 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
9 3 (15.79%) Sensu
9 3 (15.79%) Graphite
9 3 (15.79%) Virtual Team
9 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
9 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (15.79%) StatsD

Configuration Management
Co-occurring 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 2 (10.53%) Confluence
1 2 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (10.53%) JBoss
1 2 (10.53%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 16 (84.21%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (73.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (68.42%) OpenShift
4 2 (10.53%) GitHub
5 1 (5.26%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (5.26%) IaaS
5 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DHCP
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
1 2 (10.53%) LAN
1 2 (10.53%) LDAP
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.53%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) Network Security
2 1 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) InfluxDB
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (5.26%) Big Data
3 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (78.95%) Jenkins
2 13 (68.42%) Artifactory
2 13 (68.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
4 2 (10.53%) Ant
4 2 (10.53%) Gradle
4 2 (10.53%) Maven
General
1 2 (10.53%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Platform Engineer
2 10 (52.63%) AWS Engineer
2 10 (52.63%) Azure Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) AWS Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Azure Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) CRM Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Operations Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Pricing Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Sensu
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) Node.js
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (63.16%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Virtual Team
3 2 (10.53%) Clustering
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) CMDB
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Linux
2 13 (68.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Solaris
3 2 (10.53%) Unix
3 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (57.89%) Use Case
3 3 (15.79%) DevOps
3 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.53%) Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.53%) CRM
4 2 (10.53%) High Availability
4 2 (10.53%) Release Management
4 2 (10.53%) Software Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Operations Management
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Python
2 4 (21.05%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) Perl
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
3 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 15 (78.95%) Docker
2 13 (68.42%) Gluster
3 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (78.95%) Kubernetes
2 5 (26.32%) Ansible
3 3 (15.79%) Graphite
3 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (15.79%) StatsD
4 2 (10.53%) Fluentd
4 2 (10.53%) logstash
4 2 (10.53%) Prometheus
4 2 (10.53%) Puppet
4 2 (10.53%) Salt
4 2 (10.53%) ZABBIX
5 1 (5.26%) Ganglia
5 1 (5.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Rackspace
2 2 (10.53%) Remedy
2 2 (10.53%) SaltStack
2 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow
2 2 (10.53%) Splunk
2 2 (10.53%) TOWER Software