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 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
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank - 19 22
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 0 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton - 4.76% 3.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 5.30% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 4
Median daily rate - £525 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +50.00%  
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 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 91 151 149
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 89.22% 89.88% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 100 121
Median daily rate £450 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Median hourly rate £14.00 £50.39 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.21% +123.95%  
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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management in Luton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Luton