Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 21 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
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 53 59
Rank change year-on-year -5 +6 -7
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 6 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.06% 0.76% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.01% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Leicestershire median daily rate £355 £310 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.52% -29.14% +84.21%
10th Percentile £287 £305 £404
90th Percentile £394 £364 £450
East Midlands median daily rate £488 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +14.71% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Leicestershire median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% -16.67% +172.27%

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 465 397 384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 81.87% 75.19% 73.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 250 207
Leicestershire median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% - -
10th Percentile £240 £129 £153
90th Percentile £525 £500 £513
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 24
Leicestershire median hourly rate £22.00 £14.25 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.39% -5.79% -24.38%
10th Percentile £8.44 £9.93 £10.30
90th Percentile £45.00 £38.75 £41.88
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year +10.71% -13.58% +1.25%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Leicestershire

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Leicestershire

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Leicestershire

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 21 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
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 2 £390 -
Configuration Management
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) Puppet
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) NUnit
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
4 1 (16.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Task Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) TickIT
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) nginx
1 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) AMQP
1 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
1 1 (16.67%) MQTT
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (33.33%) NUnit
2 1 (16.67%) CruiseControl
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Grunt
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Build and Release Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Build Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Release Automation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Release Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Software Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Trainee
2 1 (16.67%) Trainee Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) JMS
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (16.67%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) High Availability
4 1 (16.67%) Logistics
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Task Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (16.67%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle