Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 20 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 66 52
Rank change year-on-year +12 -14 +7
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 10 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.45% 0.76% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 0.88% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 10
Northamptonshire median daily rate £344 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.61% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £319 £422 £350
90th Percentile £467 £484 £455
East Midlands median daily rate £488 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +14.71% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% -16.67% +172.27%

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 582 798 631
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 84.35% 87.02% 81.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 587 440
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% -
10th Percentile £220 £281 £263
90th Percentile £550 £575 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 12
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.79 £11.75 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.36% -36.56% +23.47%
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year +10.71% -13.58% +4.52%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Northamptonshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Northamptonshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in Northamptonshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Northamptonshire

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +9 9 £338 -27.03%
Configuration Management
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 6 (60.00%) Release Management
2 4 (40.00%) Ansible
2 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) Ruby
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (30.00%) GitHub
3 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Docker
3 3 (30.00%) DevOps
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) SAP
5 1 (10.00%) Unix
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) Operations Management
5 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (10.00%) RESTful
5 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (10.00%) High Availability
5 1 (10.00%) Infor M3
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) GitHub
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
1 1 (10.00%) SMTP
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) AWS DevOps
1 3 (30.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) AWS Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Environment And Release Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Environment Manager
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Release and Configuration Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Mason
1 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Release Management
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) API Design
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Management
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Python
1 4 (40.00%) Ruby
2 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Ansible
1 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (10.00%) Mesos
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft