The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 26 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
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 38 38
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - 0.92% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.11% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £260
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 £34.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year +15.94% +1.47%  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 272 270 277
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 81.44% 82.82% 71.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 156 138
Median daily rate £425 £385 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.38% -18.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £18.80 £51.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.19% -63.61%  
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 Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 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 Merseyside 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 5 (55.56%) Greenfield Project

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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%) DevOps 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
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Greenfield Project
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%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 2 (22.22%) Release Management
3 2 (22.22%) Security 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
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago