Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 February 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 84 93
Rank change year-on-year -12 +9 -19
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 15 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.93% 0.71% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.83% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 3
Milton Keynes median daily rate £385 £350 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -14.63% +2.50%
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £385 £360 £410
% change year-on-year +6.94% -12.20% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - £50.00 -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.50 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year -73.00% - -

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 1,351 1,079 1,394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.55% 84.89% 82.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 739 643 711
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +0.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £263 £281 £275
90th Percentile £538 £575 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 27 44
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.45% -8.33%
10th Percentile £9.41 £9.00 £9.50
90th Percentile £24.50 £38.75 £19.85
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year +16.67% -7.06% +26.59%

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 24 February 2018.

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 24 February 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Linux
3 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (46.67%) Python
4 7 (46.67%) VMware
4 7 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (46.67%) Ansible
5 6 (40.00%) DevOps
5 6 (40.00%) Change Management
5 6 (40.00%) ITIL
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (33.33%) NetApp
6 5 (33.33%) CMDB
6 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Cloud
6 5 (33.33%) Docker
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
7 4 (26.67%) ITIL V3
7 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
7 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
7 4 (26.67%) IBM
7 4 (26.67%) OpenStack
7 4 (26.67%) Network Virtualisation
7 4 (26.67%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
8 3 (20.00%) Citrix
8 3 (20.00%) JBoss
8 3 (20.00%) Java

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 4 (26.67%) OpenStack
2 3 (20.00%) JBoss
2 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (13.33%) IIS
3 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
4 1 (6.67%) CMS
4 1 (6.67%) EPiServer
4 1 (6.67%) IBM Domino
4 1 (6.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (6.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (20.00%) GitLab
2 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (13.33%) SonarQube
4 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (6.67%) MSI
General
1 3 (20.00%) Back Office
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 4 (26.67%) Team Leader
2 3 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Java Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Server Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Architect
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) Velocity
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) CMDB
1 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Cloud
2 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.67%) CentOS
5 1 (6.67%) Solaris
5 1 (6.67%) SUSE
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Change Management
1 6 (40.00%) DevOps
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL V3
2 4 (26.67%) Network Virtualisation
2 4 (26.67%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) Runbook
4 2 (13.33%) Validation
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.67%) Logistics
5 1 (6.67%) Network Management
5 1 (6.67%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Python
2 3 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (13.33%) VBScript
4 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) APMP
4 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) HNC
4 1 (6.67%) HND
4 1 (6.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Docker
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (6.67%) Terminal Server
2 1 (6.67%) vCloud
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.67%) XenApp
2 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Ansible
2 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (13.33%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (13.33%) Rundeck
4 1 (6.67%) CFEngine
4 1 (6.67%) EdgeSight
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (6.67%) MOM
4 1 (6.67%) Puppet
4 1 (6.67%) SCCM
4 1 (6.67%) SCOM
4 1 (6.67%) SCOrch
4 1 (6.67%) SCVMM
4 1 (6.67%) Unicenter
4 1 (6.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) NetApp
4 4 (26.67%) IBM
5 3 (20.00%) Citrix
6 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (6.67%) 3PAR
7 1 (6.67%) Altiris
7 1 (6.67%) CA
7 1 (6.67%) Dell
7 1 (6.67%) EMC
7 1 (6.67%) Genesys
7 1 (6.67%) HP
7 1 (6.67%) Infoblox
7 1 (6.67%) Ivanti
7 1 (6.67%) Lotus
7 1 (6.67%) Nimsoft
7 1 (6.67%) Sun
7 1 (6.67%) SunGard