Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 84 102
Rank change year-on-year -17 +18 -33
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 17 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.97% 0.78% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.92% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 6
Milton Keynes median daily rate £300 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.84% +46.15% -13.33%
10th Percentile £266 £350 £235
90th Percentile £423 £500 £410
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £300 £475 £325
% change year-on-year -36.84% +46.15% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - £50.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +122.22% -33.82%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £50.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +122.22% -33.82%

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 1465 1084 1564
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.24% 84.89% 80.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 765 636 849
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £418 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.19% +8.44% +10.00%
10th Percentile £263 £237 £250
90th Percentile £530 £550 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £408 £375
% change year-on-year -1.84% +8.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 33 38
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £15.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.12% +24.94%
10th Percentile £8.87 £9.00 £9.43
90th Percentile £24.60 £38.75 £24.73
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.83 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year +12.20% -7.38% +29.56%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 12 (70.59%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (70.59%) Ansible
2 11 (64.71%) OpenStack
3 9 (52.94%) DevOps
3 9 (52.94%) Finance
3 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (41.18%) Firewall
5 6 (35.29%) DHCP
5 6 (35.29%) DNS
6 5 (29.41%) Python
6 5 (29.41%) Linux
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) Spanish Language
7 4 (23.53%) Project Management
7 4 (23.53%) Windows
7 4 (23.53%) GitLab
8 3 (17.65%) Docker
8 3 (17.65%) Rundeck
8 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
8 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (17.65%) CMDB
8 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
8 3 (17.65%) Validation
8 3 (17.65%) VMware
9 2 (11.76%) Information Security
9 2 (11.76%) Change Management
9 2 (11.76%) QA
9 2 (11.76%) Banking

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 11 (64.71%) OpenStack
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.88%) IBM Domino
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (70.59%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (11.76%) OpenShift
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Firewall
2 6 (35.29%) DHCP
2 6 (35.29%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) Network Security
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) GitLab
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) SonarQube
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) MSI
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Spanish Language
3 2 (11.76%) Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Automation Engineer
1 3 (17.65%) Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) AWS Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Cloud Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Developer
2 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Network Support
2 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) AWS Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Azure Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Cloud Automation Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Linux Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Architect
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) CMDB
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
3 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.88%) CentOS
5 1 (5.88%) Solaris
5 1 (5.88%) SUSE
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) DevOps
2 4 (23.53%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
3 3 (17.65%) Validation
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security
4 2 (11.76%) Runbook
4 2 (11.76%) SFIA
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (5.88%) Customer-Centric Approach
5 1 (5.88%) Customer-Centricity
5 1 (5.88%) Email Filtering
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) ITSM
5 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.88%) Logistics
5 1 (5.88%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Python
2 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) APMP
3 1 (5.88%) AWS Certification
3 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) HNC
3 1 (5.88%) HND
3 1 (5.88%) MCSA
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.88%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Docker
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (5.88%) Terminal Server
2 1 (5.88%) vCloud
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) XenApp
2 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (70.59%) Ansible
2 3 (17.65%) Rundeck
3 2 (11.76%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (11.76%) Puppet
4 1 (5.88%) CFEngine
4 1 (5.88%) EdgeSight
4 1 (5.88%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (5.88%) MOM
4 1 (5.88%) Nagios
4 1 (5.88%) SCCM
4 1 (5.88%) SCOM
4 1 (5.88%) SCOrch
4 1 (5.88%) SCVMM
4 1 (5.88%) Unicenter
4 1 (5.88%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
3 1 (5.88%) Altiris
3 1 (5.88%) AppSense
3 1 (5.88%) CA
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) Dell
3 1 (5.88%) EMC
3 1 (5.88%) Genesys
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Infoblox
3 1 (5.88%) Lotus
3 1 (5.88%) NetApp
3 1 (5.88%) Nimsoft
3 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.88%) Sun
3 1 (5.88%) SunGard