Period
to 17 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 17 August 2019 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 73 86
Rank change year-on-year +2 +13 -8
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 17 32 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.58% 2.11% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 2.49% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 4
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £280 £266
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.71% +5.16% -38.44%
10th Percentile £181 £249 £185
90th Percentile £506 £440 £461
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £285 £283
% change year-on-year +57.89% +0.88% -33.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 962 1,286 1,401
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 89.32% 84.61% 85.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 732 690
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -1.84%
10th Percentile £278 £225 £255
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £440 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 62 32
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.50 £13.66 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.79% -2.43% +16.67%
10th Percentile £10.80 £9.36 £9.00
90th Percentile £38.00 £16.00 £19.42
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £14.05 £15.75
% change year-on-year +28.11% -10.79% +11.11%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Milton Keynes

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Milton Keynes

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in Milton Keynes

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 9 (52.94%) DevOps
2 8 (47.06%) WebSphere
3 7 (41.18%) Linux
3 7 (41.18%) Ansible
4 6 (35.29%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
4 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (35.29%) Windows
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) JIRA
5 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 5 (29.41%) DNS
5 5 (29.41%) IBM
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (29.41%) Docker
6 4 (23.53%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
6 4 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (23.53%) High Availability
6 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
6 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
6 4 (23.53%) ITIL
6 4 (23.53%) Unix
6 4 (23.53%) Java
6 4 (23.53%) Python
6 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (23.53%) Banking
6 4 (23.53%) Maven
7 3 (17.65%) VMware

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 8 (47.06%) WebSphere
2 3 (17.65%) OpenStack
3 2 (11.76%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (11.76%) JBoss
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (5.88%) Confluence
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (17.65%) IaaS
3 3 (17.65%) Office 365
3 3 (17.65%) OpenShift
3 3 (17.65%) PaaS
4 1 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (5.88%) Route 53
4 1 (5.88%) SaaS
4 1 (5.88%) Serverless
4 1 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) DNS
2 3 (17.65%) DHCP
3 2 (11.76%) Internet
3 2 (11.76%) Intranet
3 2 (11.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
1 6 (35.29%) JIRA
2 4 (23.53%) Maven
3 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
4 2 (11.76%) FishEye
4 2 (11.76%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (11.76%) Subversion
4 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
5 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (23.53%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Back Office
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Database Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) DBA
5 1 (5.88%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Web Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Java EE
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) Windows
3 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (23.53%) Unix
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
4 3 (17.65%) AIX
5 2 (11.76%) Solaris
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) DevOps
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (23.53%) High Availability
4 4 (23.53%) ITIL
4 4 (23.53%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) Change Management
5 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
5 3 (17.65%) Migration
5 3 (17.65%) Release Management
5 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
7 1 (5.88%) Coaching
7 1 (5.88%) Critical Thinking
7 1 (5.88%) Data Architecture
7 1 (5.88%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) Python
2 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) AWS Certification
1 1 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Docker
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) Ansible
2 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (11.76%) Terraform
2 2 (11.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) IBM
2 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
3 3 (17.65%) F5
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) Brocade
4 2 (11.76%) Planview
4 2 (11.76%) White Clarke
5 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow