The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 42 40 39
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.29% 0.93% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 1.20% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £375 £378 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.66% +27.96%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.37% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.48 £43.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +3.43% +22.85%  

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 Swindon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 275 251 321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 79.48% 77.71% 80.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 175 230
Median daily rate £418 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.37% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £283 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 8
Median hourly rate £55.00 £13.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +323.07% -23.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Swindon

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Swindon

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

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

1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (75.00%) DevOps
2 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Ansible
2 5 (62.50%) Docker
2 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) MySQL
3 4 (50.00%) Nagios
3 4 (50.00%) Ruby
3 4 (50.00%) JIRA
3 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (50.00%) HTTP
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (50.00%) SSL
3 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 4 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (50.00%) OSSEC
3 4 (50.00%) Confluence
3 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (50.00%) NoSQL

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 4 (50.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon S3
1 4 (50.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 4 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
1 4 (50.00%) Route 53
1 4 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) HTTP
1 4 (50.00%) SSL
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
1 4 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
1 4 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (50.00%) Artifactory
2 4 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 4 (50.00%) SonarQube
2 4 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (50.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Lead DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) CESG
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (50.00%) CentOS
3 4 (50.00%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (75.00%) DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) Auto-Scaling
2 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Open Source
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Data Security
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Governance
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) Ruby
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Docker
2 4 (50.00%) LXC
2 4 (50.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Ansible
2 4 (50.00%) Nagios
2 4 (50.00%) OSSEC
2 4 (50.00%) Terraform
3 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) New Relic
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat