Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 57 52 76
Rank change year-on-year -5 +24 -12
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 66 29 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 3.54% 2.59% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.15% 3.10% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 21 13
Wiltshire median daily rate £488 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% -7.89% +28.38%
10th Percentile £313 £368 £373
90th Percentile £588 £600 £570
South West median daily rate £435 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +2.35% -2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £38.63 £15.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +157.50% -68.42% +13.64%

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 1,590 936 1,067
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 85.39% 83.65% 84.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,030 659 760
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £294 £255
90th Percentile £651 £613 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 13 32
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.64% -28.57% +13.24%
10th Percentile £35.00 £13.00 £18.50
90th Percentile £49.50 £38.75 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +29.03% -11.43% -8.50%

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 - 18 £550 -
Corsham -10 15 £438 +13.64% 4
Swindon -17 12 £365 -18.89% 7
Chippenham -2 3 - -
Configuration Management
South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 45 (68.18%) Security Cleared
2 27 (40.91%) SC Cleared
3 22 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 22 (33.33%) Linux
4 20 (30.30%) Puppet
5 19 (28.79%) Python
6 17 (25.76%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (24.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (24.24%) Windows
7 16 (24.24%) Red Hat
8 15 (22.73%) RHCE
8 15 (22.73%) Technical Architecture
8 15 (22.73%) IT Strategy
8 15 (22.73%) Critical Thinking
9 13 (19.70%) Degree
9 13 (19.70%) Computer Science
10 11 (16.67%) VMware
10 11 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (15.15%) Windows Server
12 9 (13.64%) VPN
12 9 (13.64%) Incident Management
12 9 (13.64%) CMDB
13 8 (12.12%) SolarWinds
13 8 (12.12%) VMware ESXi
13 8 (12.12%) Capacity Management
13 8 (12.12%) DevOps
13 8 (12.12%) ISEB
13 8 (12.12%) Service Management

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 3 (4.55%) Apache
1 3 (4.55%) Confluence
1 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.03%) CMS
2 2 (3.03%) IIS
2 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.52%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 2 (3.03%) Amazon S3
2 2 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (3.03%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (3.03%) GitHub
2 2 (3.03%) IaaS
2 2 (3.03%) PaaS
2 2 (3.03%) Route 53
2 2 (3.03%) SaaS
2 2 (3.03%) Serverless
2 2 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.64%) VPN
2 5 (7.58%) DNS
2 5 (7.58%) Firewall
3 4 (6.06%) SSH
3 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.55%) DHCP
4 3 (4.55%) HTTP
4 3 (4.55%) Internet
4 3 (4.55%) LAN
4 3 (4.55%) SAN
5 2 (3.03%) FTP
5 2 (3.03%) SMTP
5 2 (3.03%) VoIP
5 2 (3.03%) WAN
6 1 (1.52%) Broadband
6 1 (1.52%) IPv4
6 1 (1.52%) ISDN
6 1 (1.52%) Network Security
6 1 (1.52%) SSL
6 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.52%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.52%) DataStax
2 1 (1.52%) MySQL
2 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.03%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.52%) Ant
4 1 (1.52%) Gradle
4 1 (1.52%) JIRA
4 1 (1.52%) Maven
General
1 5 (7.58%) Banking
1 5 (7.58%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (27.27%) Architect
2 13 (19.70%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (6.06%) Configuration Manager
3 4 (6.06%) Environment Manager
3 4 (6.06%) Support Engineer
3 4 (6.06%) Test Manager
3 4 (6.06%) Test Specialist
4 3 (4.55%) Change Manager
4 3 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (4.55%) Lead Architect
4 3 (4.55%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 3 (4.55%) Test Environment Manager
5 2 (3.03%) Change and Configuration Manager
5 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Technician
5 2 (3.03%) ITIL Change Manager
5 2 (3.03%) ITIL Configuration Manager
5 2 (3.03%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (3.03%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (3.03%) Wintel Support
5 2 (3.03%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) .NET
1 2 (3.03%) .NET Core
2 1 (1.52%) LAMP
2 1 (1.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.76%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.64%) CMDB
3 7 (10.61%) PKI
4 6 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.55%) User Experience
6 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.03%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.52%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.52%) Derivative
7 1 (1.52%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 22 (33.33%) Linux
2 16 (24.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 16 (24.24%) Windows
3 10 (15.15%) Windows Server
3 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (7.58%) Unix
5 4 (6.06%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.03%) Solaris
6 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.03%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.52%) AIX
7 1 (1.52%) CentOS
7 1 (1.52%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.52%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.73%) Critical Thinking
1 15 (22.73%) IT Strategy
1 15 (22.73%) Technical Architecture
2 13 (19.70%) Computer Science
3 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (13.64%) Incident Management
5 8 (12.12%) Availability Management
5 8 (12.12%) Capacity Management
5 8 (12.12%) DevOps
5 8 (12.12%) Service Management
6 7 (10.61%) Process Improvement
7 6 (9.09%) ITIL
8 5 (7.58%) Asset Management
8 5 (7.58%) Change Management
8 5 (7.58%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (7.58%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (6.06%) Acceptance Criteria
9 4 (6.06%) Demand Management
9 4 (6.06%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 19 (28.79%) Python
2 4 (6.06%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.55%) Java
3 3 (4.55%) SQL
4 2 (3.03%) C#
4 2 (3.03%) Perl
5 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.52%) C
5 1 (1.52%) Jython
Qualifications
1 45 (68.18%) Security Cleared
2 27 (40.91%) SC Cleared
3 22 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 15 (22.73%) RHCE
5 13 (19.70%) Degree
6 8 (12.12%) ISEB
7 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.03%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.52%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.52%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.52%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.52%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.52%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) Def Stans
2 2 (3.03%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.03%) QA
3 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (12.12%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (12.12%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (7.58%) Active Directory
3 5 (7.58%) Firmware
4 3 (4.55%) Docker
4 3 (4.55%) vSphere
5 2 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.52%) Cygwin
6 1 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (30.30%) Puppet
2 5 (7.58%) Ansible
2 5 (7.58%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.55%) Terraform
4 2 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.03%) SCCM
4 2 (3.03%) SCOM
4 2 (3.03%) vCenter Server
4 2 (3.03%) WSUS
5 1 (1.52%) Ganglia
5 1 (1.52%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.52%) Nagios
5 1 (1.52%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 1 (1.52%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (24.24%) Red Hat
2 11 (16.67%) VMware
3 8 (12.12%) SolarWinds
4 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
5 5 (7.58%) CA
6 4 (6.06%) McAfee
7 3 (4.55%) Cisco
7 3 (4.55%) Oracle
8 2 (3.03%) HP
9 1 (1.52%) Apple
9 1 (1.52%) Dell
9 1 (1.52%) hybris
9 1 (1.52%) IBM
9 1 (1.52%) Intel
9 1 (1.52%) Juniper
9 1 (1.52%) NetApp
9 1 (1.52%) NetIQ
9 1 (1.52%) QNAP
9 1 (1.52%) SaltStack