The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 46 49 47
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 4 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.12% 0.88% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 1.12% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Median daily rate £475 £395 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.25% -24.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £386
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +23.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
300 357 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 84.03% 78.81% 73.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 192 225
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 30 23
Median hourly rate £27.50 £42.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.91% +5.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £23.75 £29.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £46.20 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 9 (69.23%) Unix
2 8 (61.54%) Python
2 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 8 (61.54%) Bash Shell
3 7 (53.85%) Functional Testing
3 7 (53.85%) Perl
3 7 (53.85%) Ruby
3 7 (53.85%) Test Management
4 6 (46.15%) ISTQB
4 6 (46.15%) C++
4 6 (46.15%) Java
4 6 (46.15%) ISEB
4 6 (46.15%) LoadRunner
4 6 (46.15%) Rational Functional Tester
5 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
5 5 (38.46%) HP
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle
5 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (30.77%) Degree
6 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared
7 3 (23.08%) Dimensional Modelling
7 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
7 3 (23.08%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (23.08%) Zephyr
7 3 (23.08%) Quality Management
7 3 (23.08%) JMeter
7 3 (23.08%) Finance
7 3 (23.08%) C

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (23.08%) SAS
2 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
2 3 (23.08%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (23.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 3 (23.08%) BusinessObjects XI
2 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
3 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) LoadRunner
1 6 (46.15%) Rational Functional Tester
2 3 (23.08%) JMeter
2 3 (23.08%) Subversion
2 3 (23.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (23.08%) Zephyr
3 2 (15.38%) PeopleTools
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Test Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Lead Test Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Tester
2 3 (23.08%) Test Leader
2 3 (23.08%) Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (15.38%) PeopleSoft Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Lead
4 1 (7.69%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) AIX
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Functional Testing
1 7 (53.85%) Test Management
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (23.08%) Dimensional Modelling
3 3 (23.08%) Kimball Methodology
3 3 (23.08%) Quality Management
4 2 (15.38%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
4 2 (15.38%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) People Management
4 2 (15.38%) Release Management
4 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Bash Shell
1 8 (61.54%) Python
2 7 (53.85%) Perl
2 7 (53.85%) Ruby
3 6 (46.15%) C++
3 6 (46.15%) Java
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) C
5 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
5 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
5 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
6 2 (15.38%) PeopleCode
6 2 (15.38%) SQR
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) ISEB
2 6 (46.15%) ISTQB
3 4 (30.77%) Degree
3 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) ISO 9000
2 2 (15.38%) QA
3 1 (7.69%) Basel II
3 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) HP
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Teradata
3 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 2 (15.38%) PeopleSoft