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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 38 21
Rank change year-on-year +25 -17  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 12 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Erskine 17.65% 1.44% 7.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.82% 1.60% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 2
Median daily rate £405 £335 £357
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.89% -6.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £335 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £335 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £404 £375
% change year-on-year +8.66% +7.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £43.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +1.16% +24.63%  

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 55 125 68
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Erskine 80.88% 89.93% 83.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 90 41
Median daily rate £400 £400 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £273 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £447 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £30.21 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +67.80%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

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

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Erskine over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in Erskine

For the 6 months to 29 March 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%) Active Directory
1 11 (78.57%) PowerShell
1 11 (78.57%) Prototyping
2 10 (71.43%) Patch Management
2 10 (71.43%) Windows 10
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
2 10 (71.43%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (71.43%) Windows 7
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (71.43%) Software Distribution
2 10 (71.43%) REXX
2 10 (71.43%) Tcl
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (71.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 10 (71.43%) MSI
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) VB
2 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 10 (71.43%) Windows XP
2 10 (71.43%) HTTP
2 10 (71.43%) HTTPS
2 10 (71.43%) SSL
3 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) Workflow
4 2 (14.29%) StarTeam
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) MS Excel

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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) HTTP
1 10 (71.43%) HTTPS
1 10 (71.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) MSI
2 2 (14.29%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Software Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Software Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Linux
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
1 10 (71.43%) Windows 10
1 10 (71.43%) Windows 7
1 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
1 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
1 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
1 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
1 10 (71.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Prototyping
2 10 (71.43%) Patch Management
2 10 (71.43%) Software Distribution
2 10 (71.43%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) Defect Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Release Management
4 1 (7.14%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) PowerShell
2 10 (71.43%) REXX
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) Tcl
2 10 (71.43%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (71.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (7.14%) SCOrch
2 1 (7.14%) SCSM
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) F5
2 1 (7.14%) VMware