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 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
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 22 14
Rank change year-on-year -5 -8  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 3 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 1.91% 5.30% 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 6.72% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +18.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 2
Median hourly rate - £47.83 £34.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +38.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76%  

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 129 119 80
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 82.17% 78.81% 86.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 68 56
Median daily rate £425 £419 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.49% +23.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 29 15
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.83 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.91% +13.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.69 £52.50 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Portsmouth over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in Portsmouth

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Portsmouth

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

1 9 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) LAN
3 5 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Release Management
4 4 (26.67%) WCF
4 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 4 (26.67%) Service Management
4 4 (26.67%) MVC
4 4 (26.67%) Scrum
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) C#
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
4 4 (26.67%) .NET
5 3 (20.00%) MFC
5 3 (20.00%) MySQL
5 3 (20.00%) XML
5 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 3 (20.00%) Linux
5 3 (20.00%) SAP
5 3 (20.00%) C++
5 3 (20.00%) Java
5 3 (20.00%) Dell
5 3 (20.00%) Juniper
5 3 (20.00%) CA
5 3 (20.00%) WAN
5 3 (20.00%) DHCP

Configuration Management
Co-occurring 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 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) IaaS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) LAN
2 3 (20.00%) DHCP
2 3 (20.00%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (20.00%) HTTP
2 3 (20.00%) NAS
2 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (20.00%) VPN
2 3 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
3 1 (6.67%) VoIP
3 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (20.00%) JIRA
3 2 (13.33%) ClearCase
4 1 (6.67%) Bitbucket
4 1 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) C++ Developer
2 3 (20.00%) C++ Software Developer
2 3 (20.00%) C++/Java Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Java Software Developer
2 3 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Architect
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
1 4 (26.67%) WCF
2 3 (20.00%) MFC
2 3 (20.00%) XML
2 3 (20.00%) XML Messaging
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) WinForms
3 1 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (6.67%) CMDB
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Taxonomies
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 5 (33.33%) Release Management
2 4 (26.67%) MVC
2 4 (26.67%) Scrum
2 4 (26.67%) Service Management
3 3 (20.00%) Change Management
3 3 (20.00%) Code Coverage
3 3 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (20.00%) Data Transformation
3 3 (20.00%) Document Management
3 3 (20.00%) Information Security
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) SDLC
3 3 (20.00%) Validation
4 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
4 2 (13.33%) SOA
4 2 (13.33%) UML
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) C++
2 3 (20.00%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (26.67%) VMware
2 3 (20.00%) CA
2 3 (20.00%) Dell
2 3 (20.00%) Juniper
2 3 (20.00%) SAP
2 3 (20.00%) Telerik
3 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto