Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 6 months to 18 November 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 31 25
Rank change year-on-year -50 -6 -1
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 2 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.32% 3.67% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 4.72% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Northern Ireland median daily rate - £175 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -46.15% -
UK median daily rate £500 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +8.11% +8.82% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £39.75 £40.25
% change year-on-year +0.63% -1.24% +15.00%

Configuration Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 560 233 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 89.74% 77.67% 70.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 136 60
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% +10.77% +1.56%
10th Percentile £303 £139 £102
90th Percentile £500 £438 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 2
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.75% -6.56% +17.31%
10th Percentile £10.45 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £23.75 £35.00 £16.38
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Configuration Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Northern Ireland

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Northern Ireland

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -53 1 - -
Configuration Management
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Graylog
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Ticket Management
2 1 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (50.00%) Grafana
2 1 (50.00%) GoCD
2 1 (50.00%) Rancher
2 1 (50.00%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (50.00%) Prometheus
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) HBase
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) yum
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 (50.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) HBase
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) GoCD
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (50.00%) Grafana
2 1 (50.00%) Graylog
2 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Prometheus
2 1 (50.00%) Rancher
2 1 (50.00%) yum