Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 6 months to 22 November 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
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 61 66
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5 -12
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 7 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.05% 2.37% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 2.99% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 13
Gloucestershire median daily rate £478 £405 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.90% -4.71% -8.11%
10th Percentile £425 £269 £209
90th Percentile £528 £600 £481
South West median daily rate £413 £405 £413
% change year-on-year +1.85% -1.82% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £15.00 - £27.50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £48.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year -27.84% +16.87% +14.01%

Configuration Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 540 737 762
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 81.08% 79.33% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 431 461
Gloucestershire median daily rate £400 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £229 £219 £213
90th Percentile £553 £550 £503
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 68 41
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £31.00 £38.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.42% -8.43% +12.16%
10th Percentile £10.50 £13.40 £26.25
90th Percentile £56.23 £46.45 £54.90
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +47.17%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing Configuration Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Gloucestershire

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Gloucestershire

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Gloucestershire

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 22 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
Gloucester -6 4 £478 +73.64%
Cheltenham +8 1 - - 1
Berkeley - 1 - -
Configuration Management
South West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
2 4 (57.14%) Problem Management
3 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
3 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Contingency Planning
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (14.29%) Scorecard
5 1 (14.29%) PMO
5 1 (14.29%) User Stories
5 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (14.29%) Docker
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) Coaching
5 1 (14.29%) Microservices
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Applications Support
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint Support
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Data Quality Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Lead DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Security Researcher
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Node.js
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
1 4 (57.14%) Problem Management
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 1 (14.29%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Microservices
4 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
1 1 (14.29%) PMO
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Atlassian
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy