Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 93 73
Rank change year-on-year +15 -20 +16
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 32 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.18% 1.40% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 1.66% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 17
Milton Keynes median daily rate £280 £318 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.81% -25.29% +34.07%
10th Percentile £249 £259 £370
90th Percentile £440 £484 £493
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £298 £353 £425
% change year-on-year -15.60% -17.06% +37.54%
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 1,261 1,444 1,089
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 85.72% 84.30% 84.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 731 635
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -2.44% +9.33%
10th Percentile £235 £251 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 41 36
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.50 £13.85 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.53% +15.42% -24.34%
10th Percentile £8.88 £8.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £16.66 £19.50 £15.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.33% +7.14% -20.00%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 20 (62.50%) ITIL
2 15 (46.88%) Service Management
3 14 (43.75%) ITIL V3
4 13 (40.63%) SC Cleared
4 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
5 12 (37.50%) ITSM
6 11 (34.38%) Change Management
7 10 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
8 9 (28.13%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (28.13%) Ansible
8 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (25.00%) DevOps
9 8 (25.00%) DV Cleared
9 8 (25.00%) Data Centre
9 8 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
10 7 (21.88%) Jenkins
10 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (21.88%) Python
10 7 (21.88%) Linux
11 6 (18.75%) Windows
11 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
11 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
11 6 (18.75%) Docker
11 6 (18.75%) GitLab
11 6 (18.75%) CMDB
11 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (15.63%) JIRA
13 4 (12.50%) Finance

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 (12.50%) OpenStack
2 2 (6.25%) Confluence
2 2 (6.25%) JBoss
2 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.13%) CMS
3 1 (3.13%) EPiServer
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 9 (28.13%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (6.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (6.25%) Amazon S3
4 2 (6.25%) OpenShift
5 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) DHCP
1 2 (6.25%) DNS
1 2 (6.25%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (6.25%) NuoDB
2 1 (3.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
2 7 (21.88%) Jenkins
3 6 (18.75%) GitLab
4 5 (15.63%) JIRA
5 2 (6.25%) git-flow
5 2 (6.25%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Back Office
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Change Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Configuration Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Data Centre Technician
5 3 (9.38%) Data Technician
5 3 (9.38%) Release Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) ITIL Change Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Java Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Release Management Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Deskside Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Deskside Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) ITIL Business Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) ITIL Process Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (18.75%) CMDB
3 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.13%) iPad
5 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Linux
2 6 (18.75%) Windows
3 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.13%) AIX
4 1 (3.13%) Solaris
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) ITIL
2 15 (46.88%) Service Management
3 14 (43.75%) ITIL V3
4 12 (37.50%) ITSM
5 11 (34.38%) Change Management
6 10 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (25.00%) DevOps
7 8 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
8 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
10 4 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (12.50%) Release Management
11 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
11 3 (9.38%) Scrum
11 3 (9.38%) SOA
12 2 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
12 2 (6.25%) Software Asset Management
12 2 (6.25%) Software Deployment
12 2 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) Python
2 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) SC Cleared
1 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
2 8 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) HNC
3 1 (3.13%) HND
3 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Docker
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) Ansible
2 4 (12.50%) Terraform
3 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.25%) Rundeck
4 1 (3.13%) SCCM
4 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco
2 2 (6.25%) F5
2 2 (6.25%) IBM
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Nokia
2 2 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) Apple
3 1 (3.13%) McAfee
3 1 (3.13%) MobileIron
3 1 (3.13%) Remedy