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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 39 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.90% 0.53% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £260 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £34.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -6.59%
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
271 267 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 81.63% 70.63% 67.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 135 65
Median daily rate £388 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £700 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Median hourly rate £18.80 £51.67 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.61% +244.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
3 4 (36.36%) QA
4 3 (27.27%) SCCM
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 2 (18.18%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) SAN
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) DHCP
5 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) SCVMM
5 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
5 2 (18.18%) Clustering
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (9.09%) vRealize
6 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds

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 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) DMZ
2 1 (9.09%) IPsec
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (9.09%) OLAP
1 1 (9.09%) OLAP Cube
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Business Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Business Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Wintel Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) CMDB
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Application Discovery
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Coaching
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) ETL
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Presales
3 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) Security Patching
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MCDBA
2 1 (9.09%) MCTS
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certified Architect
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) DFS Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Firmware
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) SCVMM
3 1 (9.09%) Ansible
3 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (9.09%) Puppet
3 1 (9.09%) TADDM
3 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
3 1 (9.09%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Dell
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp
3 1 (9.09%) Remedy
3 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
3 1 (9.09%) VMware