Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 17 January 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 64 78
Rank change year-on-year +37 +14 +13
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 101 40 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 8.26% 3.26% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.80% 3.81% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 24 17
Oxfordshire median daily rate £558 £431 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.28% +15.00% +44.23%
10th Percentile £416 £129 £243
90th Percentile £641 £488 £419
South East median daily rate £500 £461 £400
% change year-on-year +8.40% +15.31% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £15.00 -
South East median hourly rate £47.83 £42.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year +13.21% -6.11% +12.50%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,031 1,051 972
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 84.30% 85.73% 81.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 820 755 735
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £430 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +10.26% -2.50%
10th Percentile £277 £213 £214
90th Percentile £613 £570 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 36 39
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £21.75 £17.47 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.53% -36.49% +61.76%
10th Percentile £15.25 £12.00 £14.00
90th Percentile £77.50 £38.38 £76.25
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £23.59 £30.00
% change year-on-year +5.98% -21.37% +62.16%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Oxfordshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Oxfordshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in Oxfordshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Oxfordshire

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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
Oxford +42 62 £560 +24.44% 4
Kidlington +6 19 £475 +280.00% 2
Configuration Management
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 85 (84.16%) Puppet
2 65 (64.36%) Maven
3 63 (62.38%) Linux
4 60 (59.41%) Java
5 59 (58.42%) Amazon AWS
6 58 (57.43%) JavaScript
7 55 (54.46%) Ansible
8 54 (53.47%) Node.js
8 54 (53.47%) Opscode Chef
8 54 (53.47%) JUnit
9 53 (52.48%) jQuery
9 53 (52.48%) AngularJS
9 53 (52.48%) React
10 51 (50.50%) Unit Testing
11 50 (49.50%) Mockito
12 46 (45.54%) Ant
13 41 (40.59%) SQL
14 38 (37.62%) Oracle
15 32 (31.68%) Git (software)
16 31 (30.69%) DevOps
16 31 (30.69%) Terraform
17 28 (27.72%) Agile Software Development
18 26 (25.74%) JSF
18 26 (25.74%) Elasticsearch
18 26 (25.74%) Continuous Integration
19 25 (24.75%) Product Management
19 25 (24.75%) Process Improvement
19 25 (24.75%) Docker
20 24 (23.76%) Spring
21 23 (22.77%) REST

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 26 (25.74%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (19.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (3.96%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.96%) IIS
4 3 (2.97%) JBoss
4 3 (2.97%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.97%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.98%) Apache
6 1 (0.99%) CMS
6 1 (0.99%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 20 (19.80%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 59 (58.42%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (20.79%) Cloud Computing
3 20 (19.80%) AWS Lambda
3 20 (19.80%) Serverless
4 19 (18.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 19 (18.81%) Amazon EC2
4 19 (18.81%) Amazon S3
4 19 (18.81%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (2.97%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.98%) PaaS
8 1 (0.99%) Akamai
8 1 (0.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.94%) DNS
2 4 (3.96%) DHCP
2 4 (3.96%) Firewall
2 4 (3.96%) FTP
2 4 (3.96%) MPLS
2 4 (3.96%) PBX
2 4 (3.96%) Symposium
2 4 (3.96%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.96%) VLAN
2 4 (3.96%) WAN
3 3 (2.97%) Network Security
3 3 (2.97%) VPN
4 2 (1.98%) LAN
4 2 (1.98%) MRTG
5 1 (0.99%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.99%) LDAP
5 1 (0.99%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.93%) NoSQL
2 4 (3.96%) Hadoop
2 4 (3.96%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (2.97%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (2.97%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.97%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.99%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 65 (64.36%) Maven
2 54 (53.47%) JUnit
3 50 (49.50%) Mockito
4 46 (45.54%) Ant
5 32 (31.68%) Git (software)
6 20 (19.80%) Jenkins
7 17 (16.83%) Artifactory
7 17 (16.83%) Cucumber
7 17 (16.83%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (5.94%) JMeter
9 4 (3.96%) Gradle
9 4 (3.96%) Hudson
10 3 (2.97%) JIRA
11 1 (0.99%) Bitbucket
General
1 14 (13.86%) Publishing
2 4 (3.96%) Billing
2 4 (3.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (43.56%) Developer
2 39 (38.61%) Java Developer
3 28 (27.72%) DevOps Engineer
4 18 (17.82%) Java Team Leader
4 18 (17.82%) Team Leader
5 13 (12.87%) AWS Engineer
5 13 (12.87%) Cloud Engineer
6 10 (9.90%) Senior Developer
7 9 (8.91%) AWS DevOps
7 9 (8.91%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 9 (8.91%) Software Engineer
8 7 (6.93%) AWS Developer
8 7 (6.93%) Java Engineer
8 7 (6.93%) Lead Developer
8 7 (6.93%) Lead Java Developer
8 7 (6.93%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (6.93%) SQL Developer
8 7 (6.93%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (5.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 6 (5.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (53.47%) Node.js
2 53 (52.48%) AngularJS
2 53 (52.48%) jQuery
2 53 (52.48%) React
3 26 (25.74%) JSF
4 24 (23.76%) Spring
5 23 (22.77%) REST
6 22 (21.78%) XML
7 21 (20.79%) Java EE
7 21 (20.79%) Spring MVC
8 20 (19.80%) Grails
8 20 (19.80%) JMS
8 20 (19.80%) Play Framework
9 5 (4.95%) HTML
9 5 (4.95%) JSP
9 5 (4.95%) JSR 168
9 5 (4.95%) Spring Boot
9 5 (4.95%) Struts
9 5 (4.95%) Web Services
9 5 (4.95%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.95%) Clustering
2 4 (3.96%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.97%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.98%) Replication
5 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.99%) CMDB
5 1 (0.99%) Fintech
5 1 (0.99%) iPad
5 1 (0.99%) NHS
5 1 (0.99%) PMI
5 1 (0.99%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 63 (62.38%) Linux
2 7 (6.93%) Windows
3 6 (5.94%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (50.50%) Unit Testing
2 31 (30.69%) DevOps
3 28 (27.72%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (25.74%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (24.75%) Process Improvement
5 25 (24.75%) Product Management
6 21 (20.79%) MVC
6 21 (20.79%) TDD
7 20 (19.80%) SOA
8 19 (18.81%) BDD
9 11 (10.89%) Software Engineering
10 10 (9.90%) Task Automation
11 9 (8.91%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (8.91%) Open Source
11 9 (8.91%) Time Management
12 7 (6.93%) Test Automation
13 6 (5.94%) Build Automation
13 6 (5.94%) Kanban
13 6 (5.94%) Microservices
13 6 (5.94%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 60 (59.41%) Java
2 58 (57.43%) JavaScript
3 41 (40.59%) SQL
4 20 (19.80%) XPath
5 5 (4.95%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.99%) Groovy
6 1 (0.99%) Perl
6 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.99%) Python
6 1 (0.99%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (10.89%) AWS Certification
2 2 (1.98%) Degree
3 1 (0.99%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.99%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) SLA
2 1 (0.99%) GCP
System Software
1 25 (24.75%) Docker
2 4 (3.96%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.99%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 85 (84.16%) Puppet
2 55 (54.46%) Ansible
3 54 (53.47%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (30.69%) Terraform
5 3 (2.97%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.98%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.98%) logstash
7 1 (0.99%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.99%) OSSEC
7 1 (0.99%) SCCM
7 1 (0.99%) SCOM
Vendors
1 38 (37.62%) Oracle
2 4 (3.96%) Avaya
2 4 (3.96%) CheckPoint
2 4 (3.96%) Cisco
2 4 (3.96%) Splunk
3 3 (2.97%) SolarWinds
4 2 (1.98%) Dynatrace
4 2 (1.98%) Google
4 2 (1.98%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.98%) New Relic
4 2 (1.98%) Qualys
5 1 (0.99%) McAfee
5 1 (0.99%) VMware