Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Configuration Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Configuration Management over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Configuration Management
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 53 55
Rank change year-on-year -13 +2 -6
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 2 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.29% 1.11% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 1.34% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 5
Bedfordshire median daily rate - £475 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +40.74% -20.59%
East of England median daily rate £513 £430 £400
% change year-on-year +19.19% +7.50% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £40.00 - £30.00
10th Percentile £37.50 - £27.50
90th Percentile £42.50 - £32.50
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £46.25 £41.00
% change year-on-year -7.57% +12.80% +9.33%

Configuration Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 576 523 573
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 83.97% 82.62% 85.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 335 372
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% -5.29%
10th Percentile £266 £210 £240
90th Percentile £595 £588 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 49
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.71% -60.00% +105.88%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.02 £9.85
90th Percentile £50.48 £43.11 £50.68
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £31.95 £23.63
% change year-on-year -1.41% +35.24% -1.56%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Configuration Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Bedfordshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Bedfordshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Robotics
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Avionics
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (50.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) GitLab
2 1 (50.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Windows

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (50.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) OpenShift
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) GitLab
General
1 1 (50.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Public Cloud
1 1 (50.00%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat