Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 24 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 38 41
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3 -4
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 1 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.38% 1.86% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 2.23% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Staffordshire median daily rate £525 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.25% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £465 £400
% change year-on-year +2.15% +16.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.20 - £40.00

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 213 358 249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 81.30% 83.45% 82.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 227 160
Staffordshire median daily rate £365 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% -3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £253 £204 £263
90th Percentile £475 £500 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 15
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £25.00 £14.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.00% +73.61% +15.20%
10th Percentile £12.22 £25.00 £9.10
90th Percentile £48.00 £55.50 £20.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Staffordshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Staffordshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Task Automation

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Azure DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Azure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Task Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) VB
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet