The median contractor rate for a Configuration Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Manager
UK / England
Rank 561 551 552
Rank change year-on-year -10 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Manager 24 64 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.057% 0.13% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.14% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 42 23
Median daily rate £450 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £326 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £673 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £425 £323
% change year-on-year -26.41% +31.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39636 46701 45542
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.21% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25783 30610 27944
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1372 1458 1840
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Configuration Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Configuration Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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
South East +19 10 £250 -39.39%
London +26 6 £475 +26.66%
South West +2 6 £450 +5.88%
Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
Configuration Manager
UK

Configuration Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 36 (61.02%) Configuration Management
2 31 (52.54%) ITIL
3 20 (33.90%) CMDB
4 16 (27.12%) Finance
5 14 (23.73%) Release Management
6 13 (22.03%) Security Cleared
7 12 (20.34%) ServiceNow
8 11 (18.64%) ITIL V3
8 11 (18.64%) Windows
9 10 (16.95%) Change Management
10 8 (13.56%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (13.56%) Service Management
10 8 (13.56%) SQL
11 7 (11.86%) MS Office
11 7 (11.86%) Banking
11 7 (11.86%) DV Cleared
11 7 (11.86%) Windows Server
11 7 (11.86%) GitHub
12 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (10.17%) Git (software)
12 6 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (10.17%) SC Cleared
12 6 (10.17%) Subversion
12 6 (10.17%) SharePoint
12 6 (10.17%) CMMI
13 5 (8.47%) Service Delivery
13 5 (8.47%) Validation
13 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
13 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development

Configuration Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 6 (10.17%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.78%) IIS
3 1 (1.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.86%) GitHub
2 5 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.08%) IaaS
3 3 (5.08%) PaaS
4 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) DHCP
1 3 (5.08%) DNS
1 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.69%) DVB
2 1 (1.69%) MPLS
2 1 (1.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) MySQL
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.69%) QlikView
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Git (software)
1 6 (10.17%) Subversion
2 4 (6.78%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.78%) JIRA
3 3 (5.08%) StarTeam
3 3 (5.08%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.39%) ClearCase
4 2 (3.39%) Maven
4 2 (3.39%) SonarQube
4 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.69%) Ant
5 1 (1.69%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.69%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.69%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.69%) Gerrit
5 1 (1.69%) Gradle
5 1 (1.69%) Hudson
5 1 (1.69%) MSI
5 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (27.12%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.39%) Advertising
5 1 (1.69%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.69%) Automotive
5 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) Node.js
1 1 (1.69%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.90%) CMDB
2 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.39%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.69%) Digital TV
4 1 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.69%) RIA
4 1 (1.69%) STB
4 1 (1.69%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.64%) Windows
2 7 (11.86%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.08%) Linux
5 2 (3.39%) VME
6 1 (1.69%) Unix
6 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (61.02%) Configuration Management
2 31 (52.54%) ITIL
3 14 (23.73%) Release Management
4 11 (18.64%) ITIL V3
5 10 (16.95%) Change Management
6 8 (13.56%) Service Management
7 6 (10.17%) CMMI
7 6 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (8.47%) Asset Management
8 5 (8.47%) Change Control
8 5 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (8.47%) Service Delivery
8 5 (8.47%) Validation
9 4 (6.78%) DevOps
9 4 (6.78%) Document Management
9 4 (6.78%) PRINCE2
10 3 (5.08%) Scrum
11 2 (3.39%) Information Security
11 2 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.56%) SQL
2 4 (6.78%) Java
2 4 (6.78%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.39%) Python
4 1 (1.69%) C
4 1 (1.69%) C++
4 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.69%) Perl
4 1 (1.69%) PHP
4 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.69%) VB
4 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (22.03%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.56%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (11.86%) DV Cleared
4 6 (10.17%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.78%) Degree
6 2 (3.39%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) SLA
2 2 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.39%) ISO19770
3 1 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) Tivoli
1 3 (5.08%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (1.69%) Control-M
2 1 (1.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) ServiceNow
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.78%) Remedy
4 3 (5.08%) LANDesk
4 3 (5.08%) Rackspace
4 3 (5.08%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.39%) HP
5 2 (3.39%) ICL
6 1 (1.69%) Black Duck
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle
6 1 (1.69%) Percona
6 1 (1.69%) VMware