The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 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 24 June 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
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 21
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim - - 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +18.75% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76%  

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 County Antrim with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
County Antrim
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 278 73 60
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 83.99% 85.88% 72.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 38 27
Median daily rate £413 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.85% -17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £438 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Median hourly rate £13.78 £17.00 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.97% -31.31%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in County Antrim 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 County Antrim

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware