Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Configuration Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Manager
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 769 772 743
Rank change year-on-year +3 -29 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Manager 62 101 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.066% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 64 86
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £328 £323 £333
90th Percentile £515 £536 £516
UK median daily rate £425 £427 £420
% change year-on-year -0.53% +1.73% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
England median hourly rate £30.00 - £30.15
UK median hourly rate £30.00 - £30.15

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 88968 93021 99725
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 59275 61281 64512
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2638 3004 3828
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Configuration Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Configuration Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Manager in England

Configuration Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Manager in England

Configuration Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Manager in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Manager in England

Configuration Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Manager in England

Configuration Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Manager within the England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +14 27 £408 -4.12% 3
London -16 14 £438 +8.02%
South West +14 9 £425 -
Midlands +24 7 £305 -28.24% 1
East Midlands +9 6 £293 -11.36%
North of England +35 4 £438 -0.51%
North West +26 4 £438 -1.41%
West Midlands +31 1 £425 -10.15% 1
East of England -19 1 - -
Configuration Manager
UK

Configuration Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 across the England region featuring Configuration Manager in the job title.

1 35 (56.45%) Configuration Management
2 30 (48.39%) ITIL
3 24 (38.71%) Finance
4 17 (27.42%) Release Management
5 14 (22.58%) Change Management
6 13 (20.97%) Project Management
6 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
6 13 (20.97%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (19.35%) SAP
7 12 (19.35%) Degree
8 11 (17.74%) CMDB
9 10 (16.13%) CMS
9 10 (16.13%) Management Information System
10 9 (14.52%) Legal
10 9 (14.52%) Programme Management
10 9 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (14.52%) DV Cleared
10 9 (14.52%) Security Cleared
11 8 (12.90%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (12.90%) Computer Science
11 8 (12.90%) Marketing
11 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (12.90%) Asset Management
11 8 (12.90%) Service Management
11 8 (12.90%) Manufacturing
11 8 (12.90%) Electronics
11 8 (12.90%) Telecoms
12 7 (11.29%) IT Governance
13 6 (9.68%) Service Delivery
13 6 (9.68%) Windows

Configuration Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 10 (16.13%) CMS
2 1 (1.61%) Confluence
2 1 (1.61%) Documentum
2 1 (1.61%) IIS
2 1 (1.61%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.61%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Boomi
1 4 (6.45%) IaaS
1 4 (6.45%) PaaS
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.61%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) Firewall
2 3 (4.84%) RTP
3 1 (1.61%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) IDOL
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.61%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.84%) Bitbucket
2 3 (4.84%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.84%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.23%) Subversion
4 1 (1.61%) git-flow
4 1 (1.61%) JIRA
4 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 24 (38.71%) Finance
2 9 (14.52%) Legal
3 8 (12.90%) Electronics
3 8 (12.90%) Manufacturing
3 8 (12.90%) Marketing
3 8 (12.90%) Telecoms
4 5 (8.06%) Back Office
5 3 (4.84%) Military
6 2 (3.23%) Banking
7 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) .NET
1 1 (1.61%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) CMDB
2 10 (16.13%) Management Information System
3 8 (12.90%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.61%) Fintech
4 1 (1.61%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) Windows
2 4 (6.45%) Linux
2 4 (6.45%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (56.45%) Configuration Management
2 30 (48.39%) ITIL
3 17 (27.42%) Release Management
4 14 (22.58%) Change Management
5 13 (20.97%) Project Management
6 9 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (14.52%) Programme Management
7 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (12.90%) Asset Management
7 8 (12.90%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (12.90%) Service Management
8 7 (11.29%) IT Governance
9 6 (9.68%) Analytics
9 6 (9.68%) ITIL V3
9 6 (9.68%) Process Improvement
9 6 (9.68%) Service Delivery
10 5 (8.06%) CRM
10 5 (8.06%) DevOps
10 5 (8.06%) Matrix Organization
10 5 (8.06%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.61%) C
1 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.61%) Python
1 1 (1.61%) R
1 1 (1.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (20.97%) ITIL Certification
2 12 (19.35%) Degree
3 9 (14.52%) DV Cleared
3 9 (14.52%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.84%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (4.84%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) Def Stans
2 1 (1.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Docker
1 1 (1.61%) KVM
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Puppet
2 2 (3.23%) logstash
3 1 (1.61%) Ansible
3 1 (1.61%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.61%) SCCM
3 1 (1.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.35%) SAP
3 4 (6.45%) ForgeRock
3 4 (6.45%) Sitecore
4 3 (4.84%) Citrix
4 3 (4.84%) Kofax
4 3 (4.84%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle
6 1 (1.61%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.61%) Dynatrace
6 1 (1.61%) HP
6 1 (1.61%) Informatica
6 1 (1.61%) OpenLink
6 1 (1.61%) Pega
6 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.61%) VMware