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 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 38 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 4 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.20% 1.96% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 2.79% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £415 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £34.57 £37.29
% change year-on-year
+21.51% -7.30%
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
274 251 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 82.04% 70.11% 67.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 117 69
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £236 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £18.80 £51.67 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.61% +106.66%
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 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
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 5 May 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
Liverpool -2 3 - -
Configuration Management
North West

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 6 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
3 4 (44.44%) QA
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Puppet
5 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (11.11%) Change Control
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (11.11%) Ansible
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Coaching
5 1 (11.11%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (11.11%) Application Discovery
5 1 (11.11%) Presales
5 1 (11.11%) TADDM
5 1 (11.11%) vRealize
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (11.11%) MCTS

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 (55.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) OLAP
1 1 (11.11%) OLAP Cube
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Configuration Manager
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Problem Manager
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) CMDB
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Application Discovery
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Change Control
2 1 (11.11%) Coaching
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) ETL
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Presales
2 1 (11.11%) QMS
2 1 (11.11%) Release Management
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (11.11%) MCDBA
2 1 (11.11%) MCTS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certified Architect
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) TADDM
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
1 1 (11.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Remedy
2 1 (11.11%) VMware