The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 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 28 April 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
West Sussex / Gatwick
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 16 19
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 10.00% 1.43% 2.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.94% 1.54% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Median daily rate £550 £270 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +103.70% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +9.75% +9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.00 £34.57
% change year-on-year +2.38% +21.51%  

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 Gatwick with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Gatwick
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 67 65 65
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 83.75% 92.86% 87.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 54 46
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £335 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £57.00 £42.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year +2.77% +19.20%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gatwick 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 Gatwick

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Gatwick

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Gatwick over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Gatwick region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 8 (80.00%) Linux
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
1 8 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (80.00%) Jenkins
1 8 (80.00%) Docker
1 8 (80.00%) SDLC
2 7 (70.00%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (70.00%) Waterfall
2 7 (70.00%) nginx
2 7 (70.00%) Open Source
2 7 (70.00%) AIX
2 7 (70.00%) Unix
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) ProC
2 7 (70.00%) Apache
2 7 (70.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (70.00%) Python
2 7 (70.00%) C
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 7 (70.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (70.00%) Perl
2 7 (70.00%) PHP
2 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 7 (70.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) SCCM
4 1 (10.00%) Puppet

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gatwick 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 7 (70.00%) Apache
1 7 (70.00%) nginx
1 7 (70.00%) Tomcat
1 7 (70.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (70.00%) ProC
3 1 (10.00%) Artifactory
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Architect
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Environment And Release Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Environment Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Release Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Test Environment Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) CMDB
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) AIX
2 7 (70.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) SDLC
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Open Source
2 7 (70.00%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (70.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (10.00%) Static Code Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C
1 7 (70.00%) Java
1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (70.00%) Perl
1 7 (70.00%) PHP
1 7 (70.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PMO
1 1 (10.00%) QA
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (10.00%) Snow