The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 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
South West / Somerset
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 29 34
Rank change year-on-year -10 +5  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 2 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.95% 1.66% 2.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 2.16% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
Median daily rate £413 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 - £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 - £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +18.75% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £33.25
% change year-on-year +1.26% +18.79%  

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 Somerset with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 165 185 265
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 78.57% 76.76% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 399 537
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £940 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 71 125
Median hourly rate £50.00 £38.75 £38.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -0.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £21.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £42.45 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Somerset

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Somerset

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Somerset

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton - 1 £375 -
Configuration Management
South West

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

1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
1 5 (83.33%) DevOps
2 4 (66.67%) Docker
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Ruby
3 3 (50.00%) Release Management
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Sybase
3 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Core
3 3 (50.00%) Release Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 2 (33.33%) Puppet

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) Jetty
2 1 (16.67%) Mongrel
2 1 (16.67%) nginx
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (16.67%) Google App Engine
2 1 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) FTP
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) IPsec
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Core
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Release Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Release Management
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (50.00%) Python
1 3 (50.00%) Ruby
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Docker
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Sybase
3 1 (16.67%) Cloudera
3 1 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft