Period
to 16 November 2019

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 16 November 2019 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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 46 67 25
Rank change year-on-year +21 -42 +43
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 15 23 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.47% 1.92% 8.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.11% 2.19% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 82
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £470 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.26% -6.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £409 £354 £370
90th Percentile £725 £528 £636
South East median daily rate £462 £430 £475
% change year-on-year +7.33% -9.47% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year -23.08% +5.81% +7.50%

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 483 1,049 1,066
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 79.57% 87.71% 85.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 771 857
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £162 £300 £277
90th Percentile £575 £588 £589
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 38 16
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £21.63 £21.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.60% -6.52% +17.95%
10th Percentile £17.30 £13.75 £13.67
90th Percentile £120.88 £46.38 £77.50
South East median hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -3.51% +23.91% -6.12%

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 16 November 2019.

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 16 November 2019. 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 +24 11 £450 -6.25% 4
Abingdon - 3 - - 1
Configuration Management
South East

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 14 (93.33%) DevOps
2 12 (80.00%) Azure
3 11 (73.33%) Git (software)
3 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (73.33%) Kubernetes
4 10 (66.67%) Docker
4 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 10 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (66.67%) Visual Studio Team System
5 9 (60.00%) TeamCity
5 9 (60.00%) Google
5 9 (60.00%) Java
5 9 (60.00%) .NET
5 9 (60.00%) GCP
6 8 (53.33%) Data Structures
6 8 (53.33%) Algorithms
6 8 (53.33%) Go
6 8 (53.33%) Cypress Semiconductor
6 8 (53.33%) Complexity Analysis
6 8 (53.33%) .NET Core
6 8 (53.33%) C++
6 8 (53.33%) Python
6 8 (53.33%) Test Automation
6 8 (53.33%) Mathematics
6 8 (53.33%) Physics
6 8 (53.33%) Selenium
6 8 (53.33%) Unit Testing
6 8 (53.33%) Integration Testing
6 8 (53.33%) WebDriver
6 8 (53.33%) Mocha

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 1 (6.67%) Confluence
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Mule
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (80.00%) Azure
2 9 (60.00%) GCP
3 4 (26.67%) AWS
4 2 (13.33%) Office 365
4 2 (13.33%) PaaS
5 1 (6.67%) IaaS
5 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Git (software)
2 10 (66.67%) Visual Studio Team System
3 9 (60.00%) TeamCity
4 8 (53.33%) Cucumber
4 8 (53.33%) Mocha
4 8 (53.33%) Selenium
4 8 (53.33%) SpecFlow
4 8 (53.33%) WebDriver
5 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 1 (6.67%) Bitbucket
6 1 (6.67%) JIRA
6 1 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) French Language
2 1 (6.67%) German Language
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 8 (53.33%) Scientific Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) AWS DevOps
3 3 (20.00%) Azure Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Azure DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Support
5 1 (6.67%) Azure Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Support
5 1 (6.67%) First Line Help Desk Support
5 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Cloud Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) .NET Core
2 8 (53.33%) REST
3 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.67%) Java EE
4 1 (6.67%) JSON
4 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (6.67%) RAML
4 1 (6.67%) React
4 1 (6.67%) RESTful
4 1 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Algorithms
1 8 (53.33%) Data Structures
2 3 (20.00%) Life Science
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) DevOps
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 8 (53.33%) Build Automation
4 8 (53.33%) Complexity Analysis
4 8 (53.33%) Integration Testing
4 8 (53.33%) Mathematics
4 8 (53.33%) Physics
4 8 (53.33%) Test Automation
4 8 (53.33%) Unit Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (20.00%) Release Management
5 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 3 (20.00%) Web Development
6 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure as Code
6 2 (13.33%) Kanban
6 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (6.67%) Deployment Automation
7 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) C++
2 8 (53.33%) Go
2 8 (53.33%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Docker
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (73.33%) Kubernetes
2 5 (33.33%) Ansible
2 5 (33.33%) Puppet
3 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (26.67%) Terraform
4 1 (6.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Google
2 8 (53.33%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) New Relic
4 1 (6.67%) Splunk