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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 42 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.60% 0.49% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £195 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -21.42%
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
267 306 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 80.42% 75.00% 66.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 152 83
Median daily rate £385 £468 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +24.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £700 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £26.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 - £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 - £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 July 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 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) SCVMM
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) vRealize
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (16.67%) DFS Replication
3 1 (16.67%) Puppet

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 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) DMZ
2 1 (16.67%) IPsec
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Technical Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Configuration Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Problem Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) CMDB
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Application Discovery
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Presales
2 1 (16.67%) QMS
2 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Security Patching
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) DFS Replication
2 1 (16.67%) Firmware
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) SCVMM
3 1 (16.67%) Ansible
3 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (16.67%) Puppet
3 1 (16.67%) TADDM
3 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
3 1 (16.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) HP
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy
2 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (16.67%) VMware