The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Software Configuration Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Configuration Manager
Rank 636 646 625
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Software Configuration Manager 25 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.005% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.006% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Median daily rate £430 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 - £440
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51031 54127 51833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.79% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33206 34317 31392
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1549 2019 2086
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Software Configuration Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Software Configuration Manager in the job title.

Software Configuration Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Software Configuration Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Configuration Manager within the UK.

Software Configuration Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Software Configuration Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Configuration Manager within the UK.

Software Configuration Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Software Configuration Manager
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Configuration Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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
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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
England +20 25 £430 +4.12% 1
West Yorkshire - 19 £430 - 1
Yorkshire - 19 £430 - 1
Halifax - 11 £430 - 1
Reading - 5 - -
South East - 5 - -
Berkshire - 5 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -

Software Configuration Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, Software Configuration Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Software Configuration Manager in the job title.

1 36 (81.82%) Configuration Management
2 26 (59.09%) Perl
2 26 (59.09%) Unix
3 24 (54.55%) Shell Script
3 24 (54.55%) Service Management
4 23 (52.27%) SDLC
5 21 (47.73%) Translating Business Requirements
5 21 (47.73%) Finance
5 21 (47.73%) Windows
5 21 (47.73%) AIX
6 20 (45.45%) Capacity Planning
7 18 (40.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 16 (36.36%) ClearCase
9 14 (31.82%) ClearQuest
9 14 (31.82%) Law
9 14 (31.82%) Data Centre
10 8 (18.18%) Subversion
10 8 (18.18%) ITIL
11 7 (15.91%) CMDB
12 6 (13.64%) Banking
13 5 (11.36%) Release Management
13 5 (11.36%) Linux
14 4 (9.09%) Remedy
14 4 (9.09%) Data Modelling
15 3 (6.82%) ITIL V3
15 3 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (6.82%) SLA
15 3 (6.82%) IBM
15 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
16 2 (4.55%) Change Management

Software Configuration Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Office
1 1 (2.27%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) DB2
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (36.36%) ClearCase
2 14 (31.82%) ClearQuest
3 8 (18.18%) Subversion
4 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.27%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.27%) StarTeam
General
1 21 (47.73%) Finance
2 14 (31.82%) Law
3 6 (13.64%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
1 1 (2.27%) CGI
1 1 (2.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) Data Centre
2 7 (15.91%) CMDB
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 26 (59.09%) Unix
2 21 (47.73%) AIX
2 21 (47.73%) Windows
3 5 (11.36%) Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Solaris
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (81.82%) Configuration Management
2 24 (54.55%) Service Management
3 23 (52.27%) SDLC
4 21 (47.73%) Translating Business Requirements
5 20 (45.45%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (18.18%) ITIL
7 5 (11.36%) Release Management
8 4 (9.09%) Data Modelling
9 3 (6.82%) ITIL V3
9 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
10 2 (4.55%) Change Management
11 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (2.27%) ITSM
11 1 (2.27%) Non-Functional Testing
11 1 (2.27%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 1 (2.27%) PLM
11 1 (2.27%) Process Improvement
11 1 (2.27%) Resource Management
11 1 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (59.09%) Perl
2 24 (54.55%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.27%) C#
3 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.27%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) HNC
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (40.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (6.82%) SLA
3 1 (2.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Remedy
2 3 (6.82%) IBM
3 1 (2.27%) BMC
3 1 (2.27%) Capita
3 1 (2.27%) HP
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) MKS
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) Perforce
Halifax, West Yorkshire
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