The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 77 66 71
Rank change year-on-year -11 +5  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 7 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.68% 1.05% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.25% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 5
Median daily rate £210 £388 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.80% -22.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.37% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.48 £43.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +3.43% +22.85%  

Configuration Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 854 880 965
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 82.91% 84.37% 80.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 468 470
Median daily rate £405 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.21% +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 19
Median hourly rate £19.00 £33.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.42% +26.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £13.57 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Buckinghamshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Buckinghamshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in Buckinghamshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Buckinghamshire

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 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
Milton Keynes -3 6 £210 -50.61%
Configuration Management
South East

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 6 (60.00%) MS Office
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) PMO
3 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Programme Management
3 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (30.00%) Change Management
4 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (30.00%) Time Management
4 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Change Control
5 2 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (20.00%) QA
5 2 (20.00%) CMDB
5 2 (20.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Smartphone
5 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (20.00%) MS Project
5 2 (20.00%) Wyse
5 2 (20.00%) Handset
5 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Office
2 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (20.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) GIS
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (10.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) JUnit
1 1 (10.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (10.00%) Mockito
1 1 (10.00%) Moq
1 1 (10.00%) MSI
1 1 (10.00%) NUnit
1 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (10.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Automotive
2 1 (10.00%) German Language
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Administrator
1 2 (20.00%) IT Administrator
1 2 (20.00%) IT Support
1 2 (20.00%) PMO Administrator
1 2 (20.00%) Project Administrator
1 2 (20.00%) Project Support Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Deskside Support
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Development Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) E-Business Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (10.00%) PMO Lead
2 1 (10.00%) Project Support Officer
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Software Development Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Support Officer
2 1 (10.00%) UAT Manager
2 1 (10.00%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (10.00%) JavaFX
1 1 (10.00%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) CMDB
1 2 (20.00%) Handset
1 2 (20.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (40.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (30.00%) Change Control
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
2 3 (30.00%) Time Management
3 2 (20.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (10.00%) B2C
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) MCP
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (10.00%) APMP
4 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) PMO
2 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Apple
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Wyse
3 1 (10.00%) BT
3 1 (10.00%) Luciad
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle