The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 24 June 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
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 21 20
Rank change year-on-year -6 -1  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 0.64% 2.04% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 2.38% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £530 £563 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.77% +39.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +18.75% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76%  

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 Luton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 152 126 129
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 97.44% 85.71% 90.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 90 96
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £284 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £610 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 8
Median hourly rate £14.00 £50.78 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.43% +26.95%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton 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 Luton

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Luton

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Luton region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) PeopleSoft