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 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 40 45 39
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 12 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.60% 2.29% 3.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.37% 3.09% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 6
Median daily rate £405 £425 £535
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.70% -20.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £368 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £438 £648
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.89%
Configuration Management
South West

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
356 356 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 77.22% 74.17% 64.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 234 144
Median daily rate £400 £408 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +7.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 22 23
Median hourly rate £27.50 £38.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.63% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £53.27 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 30 August 2016.

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 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cheltenham +3 3 £363 -17.14%
Gloucester 0 3 - - 1
Configuration Management
South West

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 15 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 11 (45.83%) Bash Shell
2 11 (45.83%) Unix
3 10 (41.67%) Python
3 10 (41.67%) Perl
3 10 (41.67%) Ruby
4 9 (37.50%) C++
4 9 (37.50%) DV Cleared
5 8 (33.33%) Functional Testing
6 7 (29.17%) Java
6 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
6 7 (29.17%) HP
6 7 (29.17%) Test Management
7 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (25.00%) LoadRunner
7 6 (25.00%) SQL
7 6 (25.00%) ITIL
7 6 (25.00%) Rational Functional Tester
8 5 (20.83%) Oracle
8 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
8 5 (20.83%) Windows
8 5 (20.83%) ISEB
8 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
9 4 (16.67%) Finance
9 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
9 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
9 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
9 4 (16.67%) Change Management
9 4 (16.67%) VB
9 4 (16.67%) Data Protection

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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Internet
1 2 (8.33%) LAN
1 2 (8.33%) Unified Communications
1 2 (8.33%) VoIP
1 2 (8.33%) VPN
1 2 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) DHCP
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) MS Access
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) LoadRunner
1 6 (25.00%) Rational Functional Tester
2 3 (12.50%) FinalBuilder
2 3 (12.50%) JMeter
2 3 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (12.50%) Zephyr
3 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Test Specialist
3 4 (16.67%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) C++ Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Automation Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support
5 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) LoadRunner Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Design Authority
6 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.17%) CSS
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) jQuery
1 1 (4.17%) SOAP
1 1 (4.17%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) CMDB
2 2 (8.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.17%) BYOD
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Unix
2 5 (20.83%) Windows
3 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.17%) Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 7 (29.17%) Test Management
3 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (16.67%) Change Management
4 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (12.50%) Service Management
5 3 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) Test Planning
6 2 (8.33%) Content Management
6 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.33%) ITSM
6 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.33%) SOA
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.33%) TOGAF
6 2 (8.33%) UML
6 2 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) Bash Shell
2 10 (41.67%) Perl
2 10 (41.67%) Python
2 10 (41.67%) Ruby
3 9 (37.50%) C++
4 7 (29.17%) Java
5 6 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (16.67%) VB
7 3 (12.50%) VB6
7 3 (12.50%) VC++
8 2 (8.33%) C#
8 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 9 (37.50%) DV Cleared
3 5 (20.83%) ISEB
4 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) Degree
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) COBIT
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) BitLocker
2 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (8.33%) UAG
2 2 (8.33%) XenApp
2 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.17%) DFS Replication
3 1 (4.17%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) SCDPM
1 1 (4.17%) SCOM
1 1 (4.17%) SCOrch
1 1 (4.17%) SCSM
1 1 (4.17%) SCVMM
1 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) HP
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) Apple
3 2 (8.33%) AppSense
3 2 (8.33%) Canon
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco
3 2 (8.33%) Citrix
3 2 (8.33%) Dell
3 2 (8.33%) Forcepoint
3 2 (8.33%) Sophos