Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 81 68
Rank change year-on-year +27 -13 -3
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 51 14 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 4.27% 1.20% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.19% 1.51% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 12 25
Oxfordshire median daily rate £465 £340 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.76% -24.44% +38.46%
10th Percentile £338 £126 £263
90th Percentile £525 £438 £523
South East median daily rate £450 £418 £385
% change year-on-year +7.78% +8.44% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £34.57
% change year-on-year - +15.72% -21.89%

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 982 928 1206
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 82.31% 79.73% 82.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 687 819
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £256 £222 £238
90th Percentile £575 £538 £530
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 22 64
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £19.75 £17.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.49% -11.54% +39.29%
10th Percentile £12.11 £13.82 £9.10
90th Percentile £74.50 £40.43 £39.70
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +6.51%

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 21 July 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 6 months to 21 July 2017. 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 +27 32 £465 +9.41% 4
Kidlington +2 7 £525 +262.07% 1
Abingdon - 1 £425 - 2
Configuration Management
South East

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 29 (56.86%) Linux
2 24 (47.06%) Puppet
3 23 (45.10%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (45.10%) Jenkins
4 22 (43.14%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (35.29%) Git (software)
6 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (29.41%) ITIL
7 15 (29.41%) Ansible
7 15 (29.41%) DevOps
8 13 (25.49%) Windows
9 12 (23.53%) Apache
9 12 (23.53%) Subversion
9 12 (23.53%) LAMP
9 12 (23.53%) Release Management
10 11 (21.57%) Terraform
11 10 (19.61%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (19.61%) Test Automation
11 10 (19.61%) JIRA
11 10 (19.61%) MySQL
11 10 (19.61%) SLA
11 10 (19.61%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (15.69%) Migration
12 8 (15.69%) Change Management
12 8 (15.69%) MVC
12 8 (15.69%) OO
12 8 (15.69%) PHP
12 8 (15.69%) Refactoring
12 8 (15.69%) Symfony
12 8 (15.69%) Zend

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 12 (23.53%) Apache
2 8 (15.69%) nginx
3 5 (9.80%) Confluence
4 4 (7.84%) IIS
5 1 (1.96%) CMS
5 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.96%) JBoss
5 1 (1.96%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (45.10%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.84%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (7.84%) PaaS
4 3 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (5.88%) GitHub
5 2 (3.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) DNS
2 3 (5.88%) Network Security
3 2 (3.92%) IPv4
3 2 (3.92%) IPv6
4 1 (1.96%) BGP
4 1 (1.96%) HTTP
4 1 (1.96%) Internet
4 1 (1.96%) SSL
4 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) MySQL
1 10 (19.61%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (15.69%) CouchDB
2 8 (15.69%) MongoDB
2 8 (15.69%) NoSQL
2 8 (15.69%) Redis
2 8 (15.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (45.10%) Jenkins
2 18 (35.29%) Git (software)
3 12 (23.53%) Subversion
4 10 (19.61%) JIRA
5 8 (15.69%) Mercurial
6 4 (7.84%) Cucumber
6 4 (7.84%) JMeter
6 4 (7.84%) JUnit
6 4 (7.84%) LoadRunner
6 4 (7.84%) Selenium
6 4 (7.84%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.92%) Hudson
8 1 (1.96%) Ant
8 1 (1.96%) GitLab
8 1 (1.96%) Maven
General
1 3 (5.88%) Publishing
2 1 (1.96%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (25.49%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (17.65%) Analyst
3 8 (15.69%) AWS Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Developer
3 8 (15.69%) PHP Developer
4 7 (13.73%) AWS DevOps
4 7 (13.73%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 7 (13.73%) PHP Zend Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Project Manager
4 7 (13.73%) Symfony Developer
5 6 (11.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 6 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) Support Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) ITIL Manager
8 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) LAMP
2 8 (15.69%) AngularJS
2 8 (15.69%) LAPP Stack
2 8 (15.69%) Laravel
2 8 (15.69%) LEMP Stack
2 8 (15.69%) Memcached
2 8 (15.69%) Node.js
2 8 (15.69%) Symfony
2 8 (15.69%) Yii
3 4 (7.84%) Gherkin
3 4 (7.84%) Middleware
4 1 (1.96%) .NET
4 1 (1.96%) J2EE
4 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) PMI
2 6 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.92%) CMDB
4 2 (3.92%) Replication
5 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.96%) Handset
5 1 (1.96%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 29 (56.86%) Linux
2 13 (25.49%) Windows
3 5 (9.80%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.96%) VMS
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (43.14%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (29.41%) DevOps
3 15 (29.41%) ITIL
4 12 (23.53%) Release Management
5 10 (19.61%) Test Automation
6 8 (15.69%) Change Management
6 8 (15.69%) ITIL V3
6 8 (15.69%) Migration
6 8 (15.69%) MVC
6 8 (15.69%) OO
6 8 (15.69%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (15.69%) Refactoring
6 8 (15.69%) Web Application Development
6 8 (15.69%) Web Development
7 7 (13.73%) Line Management
7 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2
8 5 (9.80%) Open Source
8 5 (9.80%) Time Management
9 4 (7.84%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) PHP
2 7 (13.73%) Python
3 5 (9.80%) Java
4 3 (5.88%) SQL
5 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.92%) Ruby
6 1 (1.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) PMI Certification
1 7 (13.73%) PMP
2 5 (9.80%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.61%) SLA
2 4 (7.84%) QA
3 3 (5.88%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) Docker
2 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (47.06%) Puppet
2 15 (29.41%) Ansible
3 11 (21.57%) Terraform
4 10 (19.61%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (7.84%) Kubernetes
6 3 (5.88%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (5.88%) Packer
7 1 (1.96%) Kibana
7 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.96%) SCCM
7 1 (1.96%) SCOM
7 1 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Zend
2 4 (7.84%) Google
2 4 (7.84%) HP
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.96%) Splunk
4 1 (1.96%) VMware
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