The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 31 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 6 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.04% 0.86% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 1.03% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 6
Median daily rate £375 £450 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +65.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £450 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £490 £294
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.87% +9.33%
Configuration Management
North 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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
224 291 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 76.19% 83.14% 76.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 149 122
Median daily rate £375 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 8
Median hourly rate £22.00 £30.19 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.12% +101.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.31 £40.00 £19.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
Wirral - 2 £375 -
Liverpool +6 1 £300 -33.33%
Southport - 1 £548 -
Configuration Management
North West

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) DHCP
2 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Capacity Management
3 3 (37.50%) Business Continuity Planning
3 3 (37.50%) Release Management
3 3 (37.50%) Unix
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) VoIP
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) Security Management
3 3 (37.50%) Business Continuity
4 2 (25.00%) IVR
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (25.00%) IPsec
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (25.00%) BIG-IP
4 2 (25.00%) Google
4 2 (25.00%) WebSphere

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) Jetty
1 2 (25.00%) Mongrel
1 2 (25.00%) nginx
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (25.00%) Google App Engine
1 2 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DHCP
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) VoIP
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) BIG-IP
3 2 (25.00%) FTP
3 2 (25.00%) HTTP
3 2 (25.00%) IPsec
3 2 (25.00%) SNMP
3 2 (25.00%) SSL
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) J2EE
2 2 (25.00%) Servlets
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) ELK Stack
3 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
3 1 (12.50%) LINQ
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) WCF
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) IVR
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Business Continuity
3 3 (37.50%) Business Continuity Planning
3 3 (37.50%) Capacity Management
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) Release Management
3 3 (37.50%) Security Management
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Change Control
4 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (25.00%) Open Source
4 2 (25.00%) SIEM
4 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
5 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
5 1 (12.50%) Records Management
5 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) SANS
2 1 (12.50%) SSCP
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (25.00%) Xen
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
2 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) QRadar
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Google
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Sun
3 1 (12.50%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) LogRhythm
3 1 (12.50%) Splunk