The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 25 29 26
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 9 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 3.47% 3.21% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.05% 3.94% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 2
Median daily rate £600 £345 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +73.91% -16.90%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.37% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.48 £43.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +3.43% +22.85%  

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 Liverpool with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 222 203 185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 85.71% 81.53% 79.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 157 98
Median daily rate £455 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.46% +0.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £291 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £27.50 £30.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.72% -11.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £27.50 £14.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £27.50 £47.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool 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 Liverpool

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Liverpool

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Liverpool over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in Liverpool

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 25 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 7 (77.78%) Jenkins
1 7 (77.78%) DevOps
2 6 (66.67%) Coaching
2 6 (66.67%) Microservices
2 6 (66.67%) BDD
2 6 (66.67%) Open Source
2 6 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 6 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 6 (66.67%) Spring Boot
2 6 (66.67%) API Design
2 6 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) MySQL
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
2 6 (66.67%) Spring
2 6 (66.67%) Scrum
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (66.67%) Kanban
2 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (66.67%) RESTful
3 3 (33.33%) .NET

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Datadog
1 1 (11.11%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 6 (66.67%) MySQL
1 6 (66.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Jenkins
2 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) Artifactory
3 1 (11.11%) Bitbucket
3 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 1 (11.11%) Gradle
3 1 (11.11%) JMeter
3 1 (11.11%) Maven
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) SonarQube
3 1 (11.11%) Spock
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Java Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Principal Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Java Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Process Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Workstream Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) CSS
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
1 6 (66.67%) RESTful
1 6 (66.67%) Spring
1 6 (66.67%) Spring Boot
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) DevOps
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) API Design
2 6 (66.67%) BDD
2 6 (66.67%) Coaching
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 6 (66.67%) Kanban
2 6 (66.67%) Microservices
2 6 (66.67%) Open Source
2 6 (66.67%) Scrum
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
3 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 2 (22.22%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
1 6 (66.67%) VMware