Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 78 59
Rank change year-on-year +53 -19 -
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 68 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 9.29% 0.99% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.64% 1.13% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 6 13
Oxford median daily rate £525 £463 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.51% +12.12% -
10th Percentile £419 £400 £290
90th Percentile £650 £563 £500
Oxfordshire median daily rate £500 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +14.29% +6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire 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 Oxford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 639 618 555
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 87.30% 87.29% 82.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 474 456
Oxford median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £320 £188 £226
90th Percentile £588 £538 £516
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 23
Oxford median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -55.56% +221.43%
10th Percentile £14.30 £13.59 £12.10
90th Percentile £77.50 £47.60 £55.60
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +15.00% -11.11% +55.17%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Oxford

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Oxford

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in Oxford

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 Oxford region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 52 (76.47%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (70.59%) Puppet
3 42 (61.76%) Linux
4 29 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (41.18%) Maven
6 27 (39.71%) Ansible
7 25 (36.76%) Terraform
8 24 (35.29%) Java
9 23 (33.82%) JavaScript
9 23 (33.82%) JUnit
9 23 (33.82%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (33.82%) Opscode Chef
10 22 (32.35%) AngularJS
10 22 (32.35%) DevOps
10 22 (32.35%) Node.js
10 22 (32.35%) React
10 22 (32.35%) jQuery
11 21 (30.88%) Mockito
11 21 (30.88%) Git (software)
12 20 (29.41%) Jenkins
12 20 (29.41%) Unit Testing
12 20 (29.41%) Ant
13 16 (23.53%) TDD
13 16 (23.53%) BDD
14 15 (22.06%) Docker
15 14 (20.59%) Windows
16 13 (19.12%) ITIL
17 12 (17.65%) AWS Certification
18 11 (16.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 11 (16.18%) AWS CloudFormation

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 6 (8.82%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (7.35%) Apache
2 5 (7.35%) IIS
3 4 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.94%) Confluence
4 2 (2.94%) JBoss
4 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.94%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.47%) CMS
5 1 (1.47%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 52 (76.47%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (16.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 11 (16.18%) AWS CloudFormation
3 10 (14.71%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (14.71%) Amazon S3
3 10 (14.71%) AWS Lambda
3 10 (14.71%) Serverless
4 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (7.35%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (7.35%) PaaS
6 4 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) DNS
2 2 (2.94%) Firewall
2 2 (2.94%) FTP
2 2 (2.94%) MPLS
2 2 (2.94%) PBX
2 2 (2.94%) Symposium
2 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.94%) VLAN
2 2 (2.94%) WAN
3 1 (1.47%) DHCP
3 1 (1.47%) Network Security
3 1 (1.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (2.94%) MongoDB
1 2 (2.94%) NoSQL
1 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
1 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (41.18%) Maven
2 23 (33.82%) JUnit
3 21 (30.88%) Git (software)
3 21 (30.88%) Mockito
4 20 (29.41%) Ant
4 20 (29.41%) Jenkins
5 9 (13.24%) Cucumber
6 8 (11.76%) Artifactory
6 8 (11.76%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (10.29%) JIRA
8 3 (4.41%) JMeter
9 1 (1.47%) GitLab
9 1 (1.47%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.47%) Selenium
9 1 (1.47%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (5.88%) Publishing
2 2 (2.94%) Billing
2 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (30.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (22.06%) Java Team Leader
2 15 (22.06%) Team Leader
3 13 (19.12%) AWS Engineer
3 13 (19.12%) Cloud Engineer
3 13 (19.12%) Developer
4 11 (16.18%) Java Developer
4 11 (16.18%) Systems Engineer
5 10 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (13.24%) AWS DevOps
6 9 (13.24%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 8 (11.76%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (10.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 7 (10.29%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (10.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 7 (10.29%) Project Manager
9 6 (8.82%) DevOps Systems Engineer
9 6 (8.82%) Lead Developer
9 6 (8.82%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 5 (7.35%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (32.35%) AngularJS
1 22 (32.35%) jQuery
1 22 (32.35%) Node.js
1 22 (32.35%) React
2 5 (7.35%) JSF
2 5 (7.35%) LAMP
2 5 (7.35%) Middleware
3 4 (5.88%) Grails
3 4 (5.88%) Java EE
3 4 (5.88%) JMS
3 4 (5.88%) Play Framework
3 4 (5.88%) REST
3 4 (5.88%) Spring
3 4 (5.88%) Spring MVC
3 4 (5.88%) XML
4 2 (2.94%) Hystrix
4 2 (2.94%) Web Services
5 1 (1.47%) HTML
5 1 (1.47%) JSP
5 1 (1.47%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) PMI
2 5 (7.35%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.47%) Clustering
3 1 (1.47%) CMDB
3 1 (1.47%) Fintech
3 1 (1.47%) iPad
3 1 (1.47%) NHS
3 1 (1.47%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (61.76%) Linux
2 14 (20.59%) Windows
3 7 (10.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (33.82%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (32.35%) DevOps
4 20 (29.41%) Unit Testing
5 16 (23.53%) BDD
5 16 (23.53%) TDD
6 13 (19.12%) ITIL
7 10 (14.71%) Time Management
8 8 (11.76%) Change Management
8 8 (11.76%) ITIL V3
8 8 (11.76%) Migration
8 8 (11.76%) Open Source
8 8 (11.76%) Test Automation
9 7 (10.29%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (10.29%) PRINCE2
10 5 (7.35%) Product Management
10 5 (7.35%) SOA
10 5 (7.35%) Task Automation
11 4 (5.88%) MVC
11 4 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (35.29%) Java
2 23 (33.82%) JavaScript
3 9 (13.24%) SQL
4 4 (5.88%) Shell Script
4 4 (5.88%) XPath
5 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (17.65%) AWS Certification
2 7 (10.29%) PMI Certification
2 7 (10.29%) PMP
3 1 (1.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.76%) SLA
2 2 (2.94%) PMO
3 1 (1.47%) GCP
3 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 15 (22.06%) Docker
2 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 48 (70.59%) Puppet
2 27 (39.71%) Ansible
3 25 (36.76%) Terraform
4 23 (33.82%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (7.35%) Kubernetes
6 3 (4.41%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (2.94%) ZABBIX
8 1 (1.47%) Kibana
8 1 (1.47%) logstash
8 1 (1.47%) Packer
Vendors
1 7 (10.29%) Oracle
2 4 (5.88%) Google
3 2 (2.94%) Avaya
3 2 (2.94%) CheckPoint
3 2 (2.94%) Cisco
3 2 (2.94%) Splunk
4 1 (1.47%) Dynatrace
4 1 (1.47%) HP
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.47%) New Relic
4 1 (1.47%) Qualys
4 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds