The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 28 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.

Configuration Management
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 61 58
Rank change year-on-year -9 -3  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 6 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.81% 0.93% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.09% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
Median daily rate £210 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.61% -14.95%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £43.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +2.32% +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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 632 643 668
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 84.83% 85.85% 79.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 365 346
Median daily rate £413 £413 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -62.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Milton Keynes

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in Milton Keynes

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 6 (66.67%) MS Office
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 4 (44.44%) PMO
3 3 (33.33%) Time Management
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (33.33%) Change Management
3 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (22.22%) Smartphone
4 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
4 2 (22.22%) MS Project
4 2 (22.22%) Wyse
4 2 (22.22%) Handset
4 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) MCP
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Apple
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Office
2 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (22.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 2 (22.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) GIS
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 1 (11.11%) IntelliJ
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Mercurial
1 1 (11.11%) Mockito
1 1 (11.11%) Moq
1 1 (11.11%) MSI
1 1 (11.11%) NUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (11.11%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Automotive
2 1 (11.11%) German Language
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) IT Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) IT Support
1 2 (22.22%) PMO Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) Project Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) Project Support Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Deskside Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Deskside Support
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Development Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) E-Business Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (11.11%) PMO Lead
2 1 (11.11%) PMO Manager
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Software Development Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) UAT Manager
2 1 (11.11%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
1 1 (11.11%) JavaFX
1 1 (11.11%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) CMDB
1 2 (22.22%) Handset
1 2 (22.22%) Smartphone
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 3 (33.33%) Time Management
3 2 (22.22%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
3 2 (22.22%) Change Control
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) B2C
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Logistics
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) UML
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) MCP
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) APMP
3 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) PMO
2 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Apple
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) Wyse
3 1 (11.11%) BT
3 1 (11.11%) Luciad
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle