The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 30 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.49% 0.75% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.97% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.75 £41.00 £35.20
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +16.47%
Configuration Management
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
157 103 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 76.96% 76.87% 66.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 74 50
Median daily rate £338 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £277 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 5
Median hourly rate £55.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Configuration Management across the Staffordshire region.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Staffordshire region.

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
Stafford - 1 £400 -
Configuration Management
West Midlands

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
1 3 (50.00%) Ansible
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Release Management
2 2 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Veritas
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) NHS
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) JBoss
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (16.67%) PMP

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 ServiceMix
1 1 (16.67%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Solaris Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Facilities Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Facilities Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Architect
2 1 (16.67%) NHS Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Release Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Transformation Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Solaris
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Release Management
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Document Management
3 1 (16.67%) Facilities Management
3 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
1 1 (16.67%) PMP
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Ansible
2 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 2 (33.33%) Veritas
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) MuleSoft
2 1 (16.67%) WSO2