The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 42 39 35
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 1 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.26% 0.82% 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.95% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 8
Median daily rate £438 £200 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +118.75% -60.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.37% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £9.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.48 £42.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year +4.34% +21.78%  

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 306 315 394
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 80.10% 86.30% 81.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 243 250
Median daily rate £415 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 12
Median hourly rate £18.50 £13.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.30% -31.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £11.00 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £35.00 £29.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Northamptonshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Northamptonshire

Configuration Management
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

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

1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Target Operating Model
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Banking Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Banking Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Payments Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Payments Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Target Operating Model
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing