The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 15 - 17
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 12 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 7.41% - 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.92% - 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £581 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £405 £370
% change year-on-year +8.02% +9.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £42.75 - £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.48 £42.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +20.71%  

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 121 85 73
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 74.69% 83.33% 84.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 49 43
Median daily rate £425 £365 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.43% +17.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 10 19
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.05 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.00% +15.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.25 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £47.50 £39.00
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 Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Portsmouth

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Portsmouth

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 23 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 14 (73.68%) SC Cleared
1 14 (73.68%) Security Cleared
2 10 (52.63%) Data Modelling
3 9 (47.37%) LAN
4 8 (42.11%) Validation
5 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (31.58%) Telerik
6 6 (31.58%) XML Messaging
6 6 (31.58%) Scrum
6 6 (31.58%) Replication
6 6 (31.58%) MVC
6 6 (31.58%) Client/Server
6 6 (31.58%) Eclipse
6 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
6 6 (31.58%) Code Coverage
6 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
6 6 (31.58%) XML
6 6 (31.58%) Windows
6 6 (31.58%) Linux
6 6 (31.58%) C#
6 6 (31.58%) C++
6 6 (31.58%) Java
6 6 (31.58%) SQL
6 6 (31.58%) .NET
6 6 (31.58%) MFC
6 6 (31.58%) MySQL
6 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
6 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
6 6 (31.58%) JIRA
6 6 (31.58%) WCF

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) IaaS
1 3 (15.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) LAN
2 3 (15.79%) DHCP
2 3 (15.79%) DNS
2 3 (15.79%) Ethernet
2 3 (15.79%) HTTP
2 3 (15.79%) NAS
2 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.79%) VPN
2 3 (15.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) MySQL
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Eclipse
1 6 (31.58%) JIRA
1 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
2 4 (21.05%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (10.53%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) C++ Developer
1 6 (31.58%) C++ Software Developer
1 6 (31.58%) C++/Java Developer
1 6 (31.58%) Developer
1 6 (31.58%) Java Developer
1 6 (31.58%) Java Software Developer
1 6 (31.58%) Software Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Systems Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) SOA Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Test Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) UML Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Architect
4 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
1 6 (31.58%) MFC
1 6 (31.58%) WCF
1 6 (31.58%) XML
1 6 (31.58%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Client/Server
1 6 (31.58%) Replication
2 3 (15.79%) CMDB
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Data Modelling
2 8 (42.11%) Validation
3 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (31.58%) Code Coverage
4 6 (31.58%) Customer Requirements
4 6 (31.58%) Data Transformation
4 6 (31.58%) MVC
4 6 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (31.58%) Scrum
4 6 (31.58%) SDLC
5 4 (21.05%) Release Management
5 4 (21.05%) Service Management
5 4 (21.05%) SOA
5 4 (21.05%) UML
6 3 (15.79%) Change Management
6 3 (15.79%) Document Management
6 3 (15.79%) Information Security
6 3 (15.79%) ITIL
6 3 (15.79%) Project Management
6 3 (15.79%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) C#
1 6 (31.58%) C++
1 6 (31.58%) Java
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) SC Cleared
1 14 (73.68%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
1 6 (31.58%) Telerik
2 4 (21.05%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) CA
3 3 (15.79%) Dell
3 3 (15.79%) Juniper
3 3 (15.79%) SAP