Period
to 16 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Configuration Manager was £391 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Manager
England > South East
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 346 331 371
Rank change year-on-year -15 +40 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Manager 26 25 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 17
South East median daily rate £391 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.57% -2.78% +12.50%
10th Percentile £340 £280 £270
90th Percentile £516 £519 £489
England median daily rate £425 £425 £431
% change year-on-year - -1.45% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £30.00 - £30.15

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15838 15215 18303
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.34% 93.79% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9450 9032 10835
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £240 £225 £235
90th Percentile £575 £556 £535
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 622 766 933
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £18.74 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.94% +5.44% +11.06%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.27 £10.00
90th Percentile £49.28 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Configuration Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Configuration Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Manager in the South East

Configuration Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Configuration Manager in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Manager in the South East

Configuration Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Manager in the South East over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Manager in the South East

Configuration Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Manager in the South East

Configuration Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Manager within the South East region over the 6 months to 16 December 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
Surrey -29 9 £375 -20.21% 1
Hampshire +11 8 £425 -5.56%
Thames Valley -18 6 £340 -7.80% 1
Middlesex - 3 £500 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £340 -
Berkshire -1 2 £500 +35.59% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Configuration Manager
England

Configuration Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, Configuration Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Configuration Manager in the job title.

1 14 (53.85%) Configuration Management
2 12 (46.15%) Finance
3 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 10 (38.46%) CMDB
4 7 (26.92%) IT Governance
4 7 (26.92%) Analytics
4 7 (26.92%) Legal
5 6 (23.08%) Change Management
5 6 (23.08%) Release Management
6 5 (19.23%) Windows
6 5 (19.23%) Back Office
7 4 (15.38%) IaaS
7 4 (15.38%) Software Licensing
7 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
7 4 (15.38%) Firewall
7 4 (15.38%) CRM
7 4 (15.38%) SAP
7 4 (15.38%) Service Management
7 4 (15.38%) ForgeRock
7 4 (15.38%) Boomi
7 4 (15.38%) PaaS
7 4 (15.38%) Performance Management
7 4 (15.38%) Sitecore
7 4 (15.38%) Asset Management
8 3 (11.54%) Degree
8 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (11.54%) Data Migration
8 3 (11.54%) RTP
8 3 (11.54%) Citrix
8 3 (11.54%) ITIL

Configuration Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (3.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (3.85%) CMS
1 1 (3.85%) IIS
1 1 (3.85%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Boomi
1 4 (15.38%) IaaS
1 4 (15.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Firewall
2 3 (11.54%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Legal
3 5 (19.23%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) CMDB
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Configuration Management
2 7 (26.92%) Analytics
2 7 (26.92%) IT Governance
3 6 (23.08%) Change Management
3 6 (23.08%) Release Management
4 4 (15.38%) Asset Management
4 4 (15.38%) CRM
4 4 (15.38%) Performance Management
4 4 (15.38%) Service Management
4 4 (15.38%) Software Licensing
5 3 (11.54%) Data Migration
5 3 (11.54%) Digital Analytics
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL
5 3 (11.54%) Migration
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (7.69%) Document Management
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL V3
6 2 (7.69%) ITSM
6 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.85%) System Integration Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) ForgeRock
2 4 (15.38%) SAP
2 4 (15.38%) Sitecore
3 3 (11.54%) Citrix
3 3 (11.54%) Kofax
4 1 (3.85%) Adobe
4 1 (3.85%) Dynatrace
4 1 (3.85%) Informatica
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) Pega
4 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow