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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 44 43 43
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 3 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.85% 1.32% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.67% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 6
Median daily rate £356 £450 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% -6.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £340 £424
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £39.27 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +12.32%

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
284 360 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 80.00% 79.47% 72.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 203 203
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 27 18
Median hourly rate £27.50 £41.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.92% +5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester - 1 £238 - 2
Configuration Management
South West

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 January 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%) Bash Shell
3 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
3 7 (53.85%) HP
3 7 (53.85%) Perl
3 7 (53.85%) Ruby
3 7 (53.85%) Test Management
4 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (46.15%) Functional Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
5 5 (38.46%) Rational Functional Tester
5 5 (38.46%) C++
5 5 (38.46%) Java
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle
5 5 (38.46%) LoadRunner
6 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
6 4 (30.77%) Degree
6 4 (30.77%) ISEB
6 4 (30.77%) JMeter
6 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
6 4 (30.77%) Zephyr
7 3 (23.08%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (23.08%) Finance
7 3 (23.08%) Teradata
7 3 (23.08%) Quality Management
7 3 (23.08%) Dimensional Modelling
7 3 (23.08%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (23.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence

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 5 (38.46%) LoadRunner
1 5 (38.46%) Rational Functional Tester
2 4 (30.77%) JMeter
2 4 (30.77%) Zephyr
3 3 (23.08%) Subversion
3 3 (23.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 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%) Technical Tester
1 4 (30.77%) Tester
2 3 (23.08%) Test Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
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 Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Test Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Lead
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Test Analyst
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
1 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) AIX
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Test Management
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Functional 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
3 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
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%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Bash Shell
1 8 (61.54%) Python
2 7 (53.85%) Perl
2 7 (53.85%) Ruby
3 5 (38.46%) C++
3 5 (38.46%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
4 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
5 2 (15.38%) PeopleCode
5 2 (15.38%) SQR
6 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) ISEB
2 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
2 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) DV 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 7 (53.85%) HP
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) Teradata
4 2 (15.38%) IBM
4 2 (15.38%) PeopleSoft