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 3 months to 25 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
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 54 54
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 15 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.56% 0.71% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 0.93% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 12
Median daily rate £475 £290 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.79% -14.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £199 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £344 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +9.75% +9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £42.00 £34.78
% change year-on-year +3.57% +20.75%  

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 464 429 618
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 79.32% 75.66% 82.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 326 408
Median daily rate £450 £413 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +0.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 44
Median hourly rate £55.00 £14.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +292.85% -44.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.52 £30.35
% change year-on-year -1.42% +20.32%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 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 3 months to 25 April 2017.

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 3 months to 25 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
Oxford -1 5 £375 +7.14%
Configuration Management
South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 24 (80.00%) Linux
1 24 (80.00%) Puppet
2 19 (63.33%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (56.67%) Git (software)
4 17 (56.67%) Ansible
4 17 (56.67%) MySQL
4 17 (56.67%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (56.67%) Subversion
5 15 (50.00%) MVC
5 15 (50.00%) Node.js
5 15 (50.00%) AngularJS
6 14 (46.67%) Jenkins
6 14 (46.67%) nginx
7 13 (43.33%) Mercurial
7 13 (43.33%) CouchDB
7 13 (43.33%) Memcached
7 13 (43.33%) Web Development
7 13 (43.33%) Refactoring
7 13 (43.33%) Symfony
7 13 (43.33%) Zend
7 13 (43.33%) Release Management
7 13 (43.33%) Redis
7 13 (43.33%) Laravel
7 13 (43.33%) MongoDB
7 13 (43.33%) NoSQL
7 13 (43.33%) Yii
7 13 (43.33%) Web Application Development
7 13 (43.33%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (43.33%) Relational Database

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 14 (46.67%) nginx
2 13 (43.33%) Apache
3 2 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (13.33%) GitHub
2 2 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) IPv4
1 4 (13.33%) IPv6
1 4 (13.33%) Network Security
2 1 (3.33%) BGP
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) SSL
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (56.67%) MySQL
1 17 (56.67%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (43.33%) CouchDB
2 13 (43.33%) MongoDB
2 13 (43.33%) NoSQL
2 13 (43.33%) Redis
2 13 (43.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (56.67%) Git (software)
1 17 (56.67%) Subversion
2 14 (46.67%) Jenkins
3 13 (43.33%) Mercurial
4 3 (10.00%) JUnit
5 2 (6.67%) Ant
5 2 (6.67%) Maven
5 2 (6.67%) Mockito
6 1 (3.33%) JMeter
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (3.33%) Local Government
1 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Developer
2 13 (43.33%) PHP Developer
2 13 (43.33%) PHP Symfony Developer
2 13 (43.33%) PHP Zend Developer
2 13 (43.33%) Symfony Developer
3 9 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 4 (13.33%) Administrator
5 4 (13.33%) AWS DevOps
5 4 (13.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) DevOps Administrator
5 4 (13.33%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (13.33%) Linux DevOps Administrator
5 4 (13.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 15 (50.00%) Node.js
2 13 (43.33%) LAMP
2 13 (43.33%) LAPP Stack
2 13 (43.33%) Laravel
2 13 (43.33%) LEMP Stack
2 13 (43.33%) Memcached
2 13 (43.33%) Symfony
2 13 (43.33%) Yii
3 3 (10.00%) JSF
4 2 (6.67%) Grails
4 2 (6.67%) J2EE
4 2 (6.67%) Java EE
4 2 (6.67%) JMS
4 2 (6.67%) jQuery
4 2 (6.67%) Play Framework
4 2 (6.67%) REST
4 2 (6.67%) Spring
4 2 (6.67%) Spring MVC
4 2 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Replication
2 3 (10.00%) CMDB
2 3 (10.00%) Handset
2 3 (10.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (50.00%) MVC
3 13 (43.33%) OO
3 13 (43.33%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (43.33%) Refactoring
3 13 (43.33%) Release Management
3 13 (43.33%) Web Application Development
3 13 (43.33%) Web Development
4 9 (30.00%) DevOps
5 4 (13.33%) Automated Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.67%) Process Improvement
7 2 (6.67%) Product Management
7 2 (6.67%) SOA
7 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
8 1 (3.33%) Migration
8 1 (3.33%) Open Source
8 1 (3.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) PHP
2 7 (23.33%) Python
2 7 (23.33%) SQL
3 4 (13.33%) Java
4 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.67%) XPath
6 1 (3.33%) Perl
6 1 (3.33%) Ruby
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (80.00%) Puppet
2 19 (63.33%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (56.67%) Ansible
4 4 (13.33%) Terraform
5 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (6.67%) Packer
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Zend
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.33%) VMware