The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 3 months to 30 April 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 / Nottinghamshire
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 38 31
Rank change year-on-year -3 -7  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 4 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 1.01% 2.41% 3.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 2.82% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 15
Median daily rate £475 £600 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.83% +26.31%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £41.75 £34.78
% change year-on-year +2.39% +20.03%  

Configuration Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 337 461 374
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 84.89% 85.37% 79.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 240 221
Median daily rate £375 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.63% +10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 7
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.13 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.23% +16.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £16.20 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year - +18.03%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Nottinghamshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Nottinghamshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Nottinghamshire

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

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 Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham -2 4 £475 -20.83%
Configuration Management
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 7 (43.75%) VMware
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (43.75%) Puppet
2 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 6 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (37.50%) DevOps
2 6 (37.50%) Kubernetes
2 6 (37.50%) Ansible
2 6 (37.50%) Docker
2 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 6 (37.50%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) Project Management
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (25.00%) Software AG
4 4 (25.00%) Apigee
4 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (25.00%) SDLC
4 4 (25.00%) Packer
4 4 (25.00%) git-flow
4 4 (25.00%) Graphite
4 4 (25.00%) Datadog
4 4 (25.00%) Docker Swarm
4 4 (25.00%) OpenShift
4 4 (25.00%) Heroku
4 4 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 4 (25.00%) GitHub
4 4 (25.00%) Bitbucket

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) nginx
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (25.00%) Datadog
2 4 (25.00%) GitHub
2 4 (25.00%) Heroku
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (25.00%) OpenShift
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (6.25%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 4 (25.00%) Bitbucket
2 4 (25.00%) git-flow
3 2 (12.50%) Vagrant
4 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (6.25%) GitLab
4 1 (6.25%) Hudson
4 1 (6.25%) MSBuild
4 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Lead DevOps
2 3 (18.75%) Coordinator
2 3 (18.75%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Implementation Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Release Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Server Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Rollout Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Akka
1 1 (6.25%) LAMP
1 1 (6.25%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (6.25%) Node.js
1 1 (6.25%) Play Framework
1 1 (6.25%) REST
1 1 (6.25%) spray
1 1 (6.25%) Spring
1 1 (6.25%) Symfony
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (18.75%) IVR
3 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.25%) CentOS
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) SUSE
3 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) DevOps
2 6 (37.50%) Project Management
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
4 4 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 4 (25.00%) SDLC
5 3 (18.75%) Migration
5 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
5 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
5 3 (18.75%) Software Deployment
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (6.25%) Functional Programming
7 1 (6.25%) Microservices
7 1 (6.25%) Network Design
7 1 (6.25%) Open Source
7 1 (6.25%) Service Design
7 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
3 1 (6.25%) Scala
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) MCP
1 2 (12.50%) MCSA
1 2 (12.50%) MCSE
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Docker
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Puppet
2 6 (37.50%) Ansible
2 6 (37.50%) Kubernetes
2 6 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (25.00%) Docker Swarm
3 4 (25.00%) Graphite
3 4 (25.00%) Packer
4 1 (6.25%) Mesos
4 1 (6.25%) Rancher
4 1 (6.25%) rkt
4 1 (6.25%) Salt
4 1 (6.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) Apigee
3 4 (25.00%) Software AG
3 4 (25.00%) Splunk
4 2 (12.50%) EMC
4 2 (12.50%) Genesys
5 1 (6.25%) Rackspace
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.25%) SaltStack