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 3 months to 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 41 41 50
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 7 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.10% 1.79% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 2.38% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Median daily rate £475 £340 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.70% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £414 £370
% change year-on-year +3.92% +11.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.48 £42.25 £34.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% +22.46%  

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 287 336 337
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 86.19% 75.17% 74.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 170 199
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 21
Median hourly rate £30.00 £43.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.03% +7.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.40 £46.20 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 22 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
Gloucester -1 3 - - 2
Configuration Management
South West

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

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

1 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) DV Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) Test Management
2 6 (46.15%) Unix
3 5 (38.46%) Python
3 5 (38.46%) Perl
3 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 5 (38.46%) ISEB
3 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
3 5 (38.46%) Ruby
3 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
4 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Rational Functional Tester
4 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) Functional Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
4 4 (30.77%) LoadRunner
4 4 (30.77%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) C++
5 3 (23.08%) C
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) .NET
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
5 3 (23.08%) LAN
5 3 (23.08%) VoIP
5 3 (23.08%) WAN
5 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 3 (23.08%) Juniper

Configuration Management
Top Related 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 2 (15.38%) SAS
1 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
1 3 (23.08%) Junos
1 3 (23.08%) LAN
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
1 3 (23.08%) VoIP
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
2 2 (15.38%) Broadband
2 2 (15.38%) ISDN
2 2 (15.38%) Network Security
2 2 (15.38%) VPN
2 2 (15.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects XI
3 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
3 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) LoadRunner
1 4 (30.77%) Rational Functional Tester
2 2 (15.38%) PeopleTools
2 2 (15.38%) Subversion
2 2 (15.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (7.69%) JMeter
3 1 (7.69%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Lead Test Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Test Leader
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (15.38%) PeopleSoft Developer
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Junior
3 1 (7.69%) Junior Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Support
3 1 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) AIX
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Test Management
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) Functional Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Demand Management
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (15.38%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (15.38%) Network Design
5 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (15.38%) OO
5 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
5 2 (15.38%) Release Management
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
1 5 (38.46%) Perl
1 5 (38.46%) Python
1 5 (38.46%) Ruby
2 4 (30.77%) C++
2 4 (30.77%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) C
4 2 (15.38%) PeopleCode
4 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
4 2 (15.38%) SQR
4 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) DV Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) ISEB
3 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
4 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) JNCIA
5 3 (23.08%) JNCIE
5 3 (23.08%) JNCIP
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO 9000
2 1 (7.69%) Basel II
2 1 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Juniper
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 2 (15.38%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (15.38%) Teradata
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft