Period
to 15 July 2020

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 15 July 2020 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
15 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 31 14 76
Rank change year-on-year -17 +62 -24
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 4 68 24
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.49% 8.84% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 10.58% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 61 24
Median daily rate £640 £250 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +156.00% -47.92% +3.23%
10th Percentile £484 £135 £143
90th Percentile £674 £700 £564
South East median daily rate £475 £431 £475
% change year-on-year +10.27% -9.32% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £32.05 £32.50 £47.83
% change year-on-year -1.38% -32.05% +19.58%

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 209 643 1,150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 77.70% 83.62% 88.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 468 845
Median daily rate £425 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £213 £159 £269
90th Percentile £571 £588 £600
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 31
Median hourly rate £47.50 £22.67 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +109.57% -43.34% +110.53%
10th Percentile £10.75 £16.45 £13.00
90th Percentile £174.38 £49.50 £57.50
Median hourly rate £30.58 £30.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year -0.57% +23.00% +26.39%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Oxfordshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Configuration Management in Oxfordshire.

Daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Oxfordshire

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Configuration Management in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 15 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in Oxfordshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Configuration Management in Oxfordshire.

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 15 July 2020. 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 -9 4 £640 +184.44% 2
Configuration Management
South East

For the 6 months to 15 July 2020, 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 4 (100.00%) AWS
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
1 4 (100.00%) Terraform
2 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 3 (75.00%) GitHub
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Release Management
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Build Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Automation
4 1 (25.00%) AWS Certification
4 1 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (25.00%) Ansible
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Informatics

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) AWS
2 3 (75.00%) GitHub
3 1 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) AWS DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Release Management
3 2 (50.00%) Build Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Automation
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Informatics
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) AWS Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
1 4 (100.00%) Terraform
2 1 (25.00%) Ansible
2 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef