Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 20 November 2018 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 West > Wiltshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 49 65
Rank change year-on-year -11 +16 -11
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 53 45 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 3.05% 3.62% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.54% 4.15% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 27 18
Wiltshire median daily rate £502 £425 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.07% -4.23% +19.93%
10th Percentile £313 £351 £157
90th Percentile £588 £450 £558
South West median daily rate £425 £413 £405
% change year-on-year +3.03% +1.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - £37.50 -
South West median hourly rate £47.33 £35.00 £48.50
% change year-on-year +35.23% -27.84% +16.87%

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,499 1,084 1,068
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 86.30% 87.14% 83.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 967 729 773
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £257
90th Percentile £630 £588 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 16 23
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.00 £33.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.37% -12.99% +13.24%
10th Percentile £17.50 £13.00 £13.30
90th Percentile £47.50 £40.75 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £29.60
% change year-on-year +18.66% +18.24% -22.87%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Wiltshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Wiltshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in Wiltshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Wiltshire

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2018. 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
Salisbury - 14 £550 - 2
Swindon -8 13 £400 -5.88% 4
Corsham -11 10 £353 -14.10% 3
Chippenham -4 1 - -
Configuration Management
South West

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 31 (58.49%) Security Cleared
2 21 (39.62%) SC Cleared
3 17 (32.08%) Linux
3 17 (32.08%) Puppet
4 14 (26.42%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (26.42%) Python
5 13 (24.53%) DV Cleared
6 12 (22.64%) Technical Architecture
6 12 (22.64%) RHCE
6 12 (22.64%) Red Hat
6 12 (22.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (22.64%) IT Strategy
6 12 (22.64%) Critical Thinking
7 10 (18.87%) Service Management
7 10 (18.87%) Degree
7 10 (18.87%) Computer Science
8 9 (16.98%) CMDB
8 9 (16.98%) Windows
8 9 (16.98%) VPN
9 8 (15.09%) Availability Management
9 8 (15.09%) Capacity Management
10 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (11.32%) DevOps
10 6 (11.32%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (11.32%) ITIL
10 6 (11.32%) ISEB
10 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (9.43%) Banking
11 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (9.43%) Finance

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (7.55%) MS Exchange
1 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.66%) Apache
3 2 (3.77%) CMS
3 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.77%) IIS
3 2 (3.77%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.89%) Confluence
4 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.89%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.43%) IaaS
2 5 (9.43%) PaaS
2 5 (9.43%) SaaS
3 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.77%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (3.77%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.77%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.77%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (3.77%) GitHub
4 2 (3.77%) Office 365
4 2 (3.77%) Route 53
4 2 (3.77%) Serverless
4 2 (3.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) VPN
2 4 (7.55%) Firewall
3 3 (5.66%) Internet
3 3 (5.66%) SAN
4 2 (3.77%) DHCP
4 2 (3.77%) DNS
4 2 (3.77%) LAN
4 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.89%) Broadband
5 1 (1.89%) HTTP
5 1 (1.89%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.89%) ISDN
5 1 (1.89%) Junos
5 1 (1.89%) NAS
5 1 (1.89%) Network Security
5 1 (1.89%) SSH
5 1 (1.89%) SSL
5 1 (1.89%) VoIP
5 1 (1.89%) WAN
5 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.89%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.89%) DataStax
2 1 (1.89%) MySQL
2 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.89%) Gradle
3 1 (1.89%) JIRA
3 1 (1.89%) Maven
General
1 5 (9.43%) Banking
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Architect
2 11 (20.75%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (9.43%) Configuration Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Azure Architect
4 4 (7.55%) Change Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Environment Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Test Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Test Specialist
5 3 (5.66%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Test Environment Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Change and Configuration Manager
6 2 (3.77%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) ITIL Change Manager
6 2 (3.77%) ITIL Configuration Manager
6 2 (3.77%) ITIL Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.77%) Software Configuration Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Wintel Support
6 2 (3.77%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) .NET
1 2 (3.77%) .NET Core
2 1 (1.89%) LAMP
2 1 (1.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (18.87%) Computer Science
3 9 (16.98%) CMDB
4 5 (9.43%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.77%) PKI
6 2 (3.77%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.89%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.89%) Derivative
7 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.08%) Linux
2 12 (22.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (16.98%) Windows
4 5 (9.43%) Windows Server
4 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.55%) Unix
6 2 (3.77%) Solaris
6 2 (3.77%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.89%) CentOS
7 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.89%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) Critical Thinking
1 12 (22.64%) IT Strategy
1 12 (22.64%) Technical Architecture
2 10 (18.87%) Service Management
3 8 (15.09%) Availability Management
3 8 (15.09%) Capacity Management
4 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (11.32%) DevOps
4 6 (11.32%) ITIL
5 5 (9.43%) API Design
5 5 (9.43%) Microservices
5 5 (9.43%) Process Improvement
5 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.55%) Acceptance Criteria
6 4 (7.55%) Test Automation
7 3 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (5.66%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.66%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.42%) Python
2 3 (5.66%) SQL
3 2 (3.77%) C
3 2 (3.77%) Perl
4 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 31 (58.49%) Security Cleared
2 21 (39.62%) SC Cleared
3 13 (24.53%) DV Cleared
4 12 (22.64%) RHCE
5 10 (18.87%) Degree
6 6 (11.32%) ISEB
7 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.89%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.89%) JNCIE
7 1 (1.89%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.89%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.66%) Docker
3 3 (5.66%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (5.66%) vSphere
4 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (32.08%) Puppet
2 5 (9.43%) Ansible
2 5 (9.43%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.66%) Terraform
4 2 (3.77%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.77%) SCOM
4 2 (3.77%) WSUS
5 1 (1.89%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.89%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 1 (1.89%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.89%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) Red Hat
2 4 (7.55%) McAfee
2 4 (7.55%) VMware
3 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.77%) Cisco
5 1 (1.89%) Apple
5 1 (1.89%) Dell
5 1 (1.89%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.89%) HP
5 1 (1.89%) hybris
5 1 (1.89%) Juniper
5 1 (1.89%) NetIQ
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle
5 1 (1.89%) QNAP
5 1 (1.89%) SaltStack