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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 38 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 5 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.33% - 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% - 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£350 - £250
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 - £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 - £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -17.64%
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
275 163 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 73.33% 66.26% 71.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 94 107
Average daily rate £350 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Average hourly rate £135.00 £26.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+409.43% +32.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Configuration Management
North West

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Configuration Management.

1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Maven
2 2 (28.57%) BladeLogic
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Unisys
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Ant
2 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Puppet
3 1 (14.29%) Node.js
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
3 1 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Configuration Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 1 (14.29%) Jetty
1 1 (14.29%) nginx
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
1 1 (14.29%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) DMZ
2 1 (14.29%) IPsec
2 1 (14.29%) FTP
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Ant
1 2 (28.57%) Maven
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Build Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Software Configuration Manager
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Informix Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration and Release Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Build and Release Manager
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Software Release Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Release Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) Servlets
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) CSS3
2 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
2 1 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (14.29%) Ember.js
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Security Patching
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) API Development
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) Uniface
2 1 (14.29%) LINC
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
1 1 (14.29%) Xen
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) BladeLogic
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) SCVMM
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Unisys
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Google