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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
North West / Merseyside
Rank 30 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 8 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.16% 1.18% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% 1.44% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 6
Median daily rate £600 £340 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% +24.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +12.32%

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
200 277 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 79.05% 81.95% 71.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 164 94
Median daily rate £480 £425 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.94% +39.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 4
Median hourly rate £12.50 £40.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.75% +166.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £32.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £71.50 £16.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 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 +9 8 £600 +76.47%
Configuration Management
North West

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 10 (62.50%) Linux
1 10 (62.50%) VMware
1 10 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (50.00%) Open Source
2 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (37.50%) MongoDB
4 6 (37.50%) NoSQL
4 6 (37.50%) BDD
4 6 (37.50%) Kanban
4 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 6 (37.50%) RESTful
4 6 (37.50%) DevOps
4 6 (37.50%) Coaching
4 6 (37.50%) Microservices
4 6 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (37.50%) Spring Boot
4 6 (37.50%) API Design
4 6 (37.50%) Front End Development
4 6 (37.50%) TDD
4 6 (37.50%) Scrum
4 6 (37.50%) Spring
4 6 (37.50%) .NET
4 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 6 (37.50%) HTML
4 6 (37.50%) CSS

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 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) IIS
1 2 (12.50%) Jetty
1 2 (12.50%) Mongrel
1 2 (12.50%) nginx
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (12.50%) Google App Engine
1 2 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) DHCP
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
1 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (18.75%) LAN
2 3 (18.75%) VoIP
2 3 (18.75%) WAN
3 2 (12.50%) BIG-IP
3 2 (12.50%) FTP
3 2 (12.50%) HTTP
3 2 (12.50%) IPsec
3 2 (12.50%) SNMP
3 2 (12.50%) SSL
4 1 (6.25%) Firewall
4 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) MongoDB
1 6 (37.50%) MySQL
1 6 (37.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (12.50%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Java Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Principal Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Java Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Senior DevOps
3 2 (12.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Process Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Workstream Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
1 6 (37.50%) CSS
1 6 (37.50%) HTML
1 6 (37.50%) RESTful
1 6 (37.50%) Spring
1 6 (37.50%) Spring Boot
2 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (12.50%) J2EE
3 2 (12.50%) Servlets
4 1 (6.25%) ELK Stack
4 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
4 1 (6.25%) LINQ
4 1 (6.25%) SOAP
4 1 (6.25%) WCF
4 1 (6.25%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) IVR
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Unix
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Open Source
3 7 (43.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (37.50%) API Design
4 6 (37.50%) BDD
4 6 (37.50%) Coaching
4 6 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (37.50%) DevOps
4 6 (37.50%) Front End Development
4 6 (37.50%) Kanban
4 6 (37.50%) Microservices
4 6 (37.50%) Scrum
4 6 (37.50%) TDD
5 5 (31.25%) Business Continuity
5 5 (31.25%) Business Continuity Planning
5 5 (31.25%) Capacity Management
5 5 (31.25%) Change Management
5 5 (31.25%) Release Management
5 5 (31.25%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) CISSP
2 1 (6.25%) SANS
2 1 (6.25%) SSCP
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (12.50%) Xen
2 2 (12.50%) XenApp
2 2 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) QRadar
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 2 (12.50%) Google
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Sun
4 1 (6.25%) Apple
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) LogRhythm
4 1 (6.25%) Splunk