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 3 months to 24 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
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 23 26
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire - 1.13% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.41% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +18.75% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 85 142 147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 72.65% 80.23% 82.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 96 93
Median daily rate £335 £325 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.07% -9.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £11.23 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +211.73% -29.82%  
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 Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 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