The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 21 19 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 7 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 4.02% 2.56% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.64% 2.78% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Median daily rate £531 £455 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.75% +45.60%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £34.57 £37.29
% change year-on-year
+21.51% -7.30%
Configuration Management
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
151 144 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 86.78% 92.31% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 109 136
Median daily rate £500 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £675 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 6
Median hourly rate £50.78 £32.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.24% -13.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Luton 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 Luton

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

Configuration Management
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 Luton region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 8 (66.67%) SaaS
2 7 (58.33%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) CMDB
4 1 (8.33%) Release Management
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Data Conversion
4 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Cutover Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Change Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Change and Release Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Release Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Environment And Release Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Environment Manager
3 1 (8.33%) HR Manager
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Configuration Manager
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Payroll Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Release Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) CMDB
2 1 (8.33%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Release Management
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft