Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 25 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 50 54
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4 -18
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 49 66 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 4.51% 4.64% 3.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.16% 5.18% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 22
West Sussex median daily rate £512 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.67% +20.00% +70.45%
10th Percentile £363 £279 £276
90th Percentile £570 £500 £545
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £385
% change year-on-year +5.88% +10.39% +14.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £15.45 - -
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £34.57
% change year-on-year - +15.72% -23.40%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 949 1274 927
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 87.30% 89.66% 84.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 760 609
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £409 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.98% +6.17% +10.00%
10th Percentile £290 £255 £263
90th Percentile £538 £538 £536
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 33 21
West Sussex median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +75.05% +36.42%
10th Percentile £15.00 £14.40 £12.75
90th Percentile £53.63 £52.25 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +7.14%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing Configuration Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in West Sussex

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in West Sussex

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in West Sussex over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in West Sussex

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in West Sussex

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 6 months to 25 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
Worthing -6 19 £512 +13.67%
Gatwick +6 8 £550 +103.70%
Crawley +4 4 £353 -17.06%
East Grinstead - 4 £498 -
Configuration Management
South East

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

1 39 (79.59%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (75.51%) HTML
3 36 (73.47%) Git (software)
4 31 (63.27%) Linux
5 30 (61.22%) CSS
6 29 (59.18%) HTTP
6 29 (59.18%) Scala
6 29 (59.18%) Open Source
7 24 (48.98%) JavaScript
8 23 (46.94%) Test Automation
8 23 (46.94%) Relational Database
9 22 (44.90%) Responsive Web Design
9 22 (44.90%) Web Design
10 21 (42.86%) Subversion
10 21 (42.86%) Ruby
10 21 (42.86%) Web Development
10 21 (42.86%) REST
10 21 (42.86%) Play Framework
11 20 (40.82%) JSON
11 20 (40.82%) Spring
11 20 (40.82%) HTML5
11 20 (40.82%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (38.78%) Google
13 17 (34.69%) Java
13 17 (34.69%) Unix
14 16 (32.65%) Python
14 16 (32.65%) Jenkins
15 15 (30.61%) Docker
15 15 (30.61%) Perl
16 14 (28.57%) WebLogic

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 (28.57%) Apache
1 14 (28.57%) nginx
1 14 (28.57%) Tomcat
1 14 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 13 (26.53%) Confluence
3 7 (14.29%) JBoss
4 1 (2.04%) SAP Portal
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) assyst
1 1 (2.04%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) GitHub
1 7 (14.29%) Google Analytics
2 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (59.18%) HTTP
2 7 (14.29%) SSL
2 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.04%) LAN
3 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (46.94%) Relational Database
2 7 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 7 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.16%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 36 (73.47%) Git (software)
2 21 (42.86%) Subversion
3 16 (32.65%) Jenkins
4 14 (28.57%) JIRA
5 9 (18.37%) JUnit
6 7 (14.29%) Ant
6 7 (14.29%) Cucumber
6 7 (14.29%) Eclipse
6 7 (14.29%) Gatling
6 7 (14.29%) Grunt
6 7 (14.29%) gulp
6 7 (14.29%) IntelliJ
6 7 (14.29%) Karma Test Runner
6 7 (14.29%) ProC
6 7 (14.29%) Selenium
6 7 (14.29%) Sublime Text
7 1 (2.04%) Toad
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (63.27%) Developer
2 27 (55.10%) Scala Developer
3 8 (16.33%) Architect
4 7 (14.29%) Oracle Architect
5 5 (10.20%) Digital Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Senior Scala Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Scala Software Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Software Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Test Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Environment And Release Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Environment Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (6.12%) Interaction Designer
7 3 (6.12%) Interaction Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Release Manager
7 3 (6.12%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (75.51%) HTML
2 30 (61.22%) CSS
3 21 (42.86%) Play Framework
3 21 (42.86%) REST
4 20 (40.82%) HTML5
4 20 (40.82%) JSON
4 20 (40.82%) Spring
5 13 (26.53%) Ajax
5 13 (26.53%) CSS3
5 13 (26.53%) RESTful
5 13 (26.53%) Ruby on Rails
6 12 (24.49%) Django
6 12 (24.49%) Guice
6 12 (24.49%) Spring MVC
7 10 (20.41%) Akka
7 10 (20.41%) Node.js
8 8 (16.33%) J2EE
9 7 (14.29%) EJB
9 7 (14.29%) Servlets
9 7 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) CMDB
2 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.04%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 31 (63.27%) Linux
2 17 (34.69%) Unix
3 8 (16.33%) Windows
4 7 (14.29%) AIX
4 7 (14.29%) Ubuntu
5 3 (6.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (79.59%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (59.18%) Open Source
3 23 (46.94%) Test Automation
4 22 (44.90%) Responsive Web Design
4 22 (44.90%) Web Design
5 21 (42.86%) Web Development
6 20 (40.82%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (26.53%) MVC
7 13 (26.53%) Scrum
8 12 (24.49%) OWASP
9 10 (20.41%) Data Visualisation
9 10 (20.41%) Visualisation
10 8 (16.33%) DevOps
10 8 (16.33%) Waterfall
11 7 (14.29%) Analytics
11 7 (14.29%) Microservices
11 7 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (14.29%) SDLC
11 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
12 6 (12.24%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 29 (59.18%) Scala
2 24 (48.98%) JavaScript
3 21 (42.86%) Ruby
4 17 (34.69%) Java
5 16 (32.65%) Python
6 15 (30.61%) Perl
7 9 (18.37%) SQL
8 8 (16.33%) C#
9 7 (14.29%) C
9 7 (14.29%) Groovy
9 7 (14.29%) Haskell
9 7 (14.29%) PHP
10 1 (2.04%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) SLA
2 5 (10.20%) PMO
2 5 (10.20%) QA
System Software
1 15 (30.61%) Docker
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (16.33%) Puppet
2 7 (14.29%) Grafana
2 7 (14.29%) Kibana
3 1 (2.04%) Ansible
3 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (38.78%) Google
2 8 (16.33%) Adobe
2 8 (16.33%) Oracle
2 8 (16.33%) SAP
2 8 (16.33%) webMethods
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.04%) VMware