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 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
North West / Merseyside
Rank 32 30 34
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 9 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.88% 2.17% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.49% 2.75% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 2
Median daily rate £600 £345 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% -16.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +25.71%

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
258 255 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 82.69% 79.19% 72.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 157 111
Median daily rate £468 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £40.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.50% +142.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 23 February 2017.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 February 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
Liverpool -3 9 £600 +73.91%
Configuration Management
North West

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 9 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (53.33%) Open Source
2 8 (53.33%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) VMware
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) DevOps
4 6 (40.00%) Coaching
4 6 (40.00%) Microservices
4 6 (40.00%) BDD
4 6 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (40.00%) Spring Boot
4 6 (40.00%) API Design
4 6 (40.00%) Front End Development
4 6 (40.00%) RESTful
4 6 (40.00%) Kanban
4 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (40.00%) MongoDB
4 6 (40.00%) NoSQL
4 6 (40.00%) .NET
4 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (40.00%) HTML
4 6 (40.00%) CSS
4 6 (40.00%) MySQL
4 6 (40.00%) Oracle
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) TDD
4 6 (40.00%) Spring
4 6 (40.00%) Scrum

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 (13.33%) Apache
1 2 (13.33%) IIS
1 2 (13.33%) Jetty
1 2 (13.33%) Mongrel
1 2 (13.33%) nginx
1 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (13.33%) Google App Engine
2 2 (13.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (6.67%) Datadog
3 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) DHCP
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
1 2 (13.33%) FTP
1 2 (13.33%) HTTP
1 2 (13.33%) IPsec
1 2 (13.33%) SSL
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) VoIP
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (40.00%) MySQL
1 6 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (13.33%) Travis CI
4 1 (6.67%) Artifactory
4 1 (6.67%) Bitbucket
4 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.67%) Gradle
4 1 (6.67%) JMeter
4 1 (6.67%) Maven
4 1 (6.67%) Selenium
4 1 (6.67%) SonarQube
4 1 (6.67%) Spock
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Java Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Principal Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Java Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Process Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Workstream Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
1 6 (40.00%) CSS
1 6 (40.00%) HTML
1 6 (40.00%) RESTful
1 6 (40.00%) Spring
1 6 (40.00%) Spring Boot
2 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (13.33%) J2EE
3 2 (13.33%) Servlets
4 1 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
4 1 (6.67%) LINQ
4 1 (6.67%) SOAP
4 1 (6.67%) WCF
4 1 (6.67%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (53.33%) Open Source
2 7 (46.67%) DevOps
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) API Design
3 6 (40.00%) BDD
3 6 (40.00%) Coaching
3 6 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (40.00%) Front End Development
3 6 (40.00%) Kanban
3 6 (40.00%) Microservices
3 6 (40.00%) Scrum
3 6 (40.00%) TDD
4 5 (33.33%) Business Continuity
4 5 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
4 5 (33.33%) Capacity Management
4 5 (33.33%) Change Management
4 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (33.33%) Release Management
4 5 (33.33%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) SANS
2 1 (6.67%) SSCP
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Ansible
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) QRadar
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Google
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Apple
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) LogRhythm
4 1 (6.67%) Splunk