The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Erskine 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
Renfrewshire / Erskine
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 46 24
Rank change year-on-year +32 -22  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 2 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Erskine 7.41% 4.10% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.69% 4.37% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 16 1
Median daily rate £315 £230 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.73% -23.53%  
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 Erskine with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Erskine
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 26 412 79
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Erskine 96.30% 93.85% 85.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 278 50
Median daily rate £400 £320 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -6.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £222 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £440 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 34 2
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £44.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.67%  
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 Erskine

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Erskine 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 Erskine

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Erskine

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 Erskine region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 11 (78.57%) SQL
1 11 (78.57%) VB
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
1 11 (78.57%) Windows XP
1 11 (78.57%) HTTP
1 11 (78.57%) HTTPS
1 11 (78.57%) SSL
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
1 11 (78.57%) REXX
1 11 (78.57%) Tcl
1 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2003
1 11 (78.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 11 (78.57%) MSI
1 11 (78.57%) PowerShell
1 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 11 (78.57%) Windows 7
1 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2012
1 11 (78.57%) Software Distribution
1 11 (78.57%) Patch Management
1 11 (78.57%) Windows 10
1 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
1 11 (78.57%) Virtual Infrastructure
1 11 (78.57%) Prototyping
2 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
2 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow
3 2 (14.29%) StarTeam
4 1 (7.14%) ISTQB

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Erskine 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 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) HTTP
1 11 (78.57%) HTTPS
1 11 (78.57%) SSL
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) MSI
2 2 (14.29%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Software Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Software Configuration Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
1 11 (78.57%) Windows 10
1 11 (78.57%) Windows 7
1 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
1 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2003
1 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2012
1 11 (78.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Patch Management
1 11 (78.57%) Prototyping
1 11 (78.57%) Software Distribution
1 11 (78.57%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) PowerShell
1 11 (78.57%) REXX
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
1 11 (78.57%) Tcl
1 11 (78.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
1 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (78.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft