The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chelmsford 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 29 April 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
Essex / Chelmsford
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 11 18
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chelmsford - 2.27% 3.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.23% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.00 £34.57
% change year-on-year +2.38% +21.51%  

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 Chelmsford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Chelmsford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 12 31 65
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chelmsford 85.71% 70.45% 77.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 31
Median daily rate £466 £338 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.14% +22.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £238 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
Median hourly rate - £22.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -48.23%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +2.77% +18.03%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Chelmsford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chelmsford 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 Chelmsford

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Chelmsford

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Chelmsford