The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 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 April 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
Hertfordshire / Stevenage
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 4 10
Rank change year-on-year -4 +6  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 3 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 6.67% 17.31% 5.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.33% 20.93% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +9.75% +9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Median hourly rate £50.50 £40.95 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.32% +16.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.66 £38.19 £34.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.10 £43.71 £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.00 £34.57
% change year-on-year +2.38% +21.51%  

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 Stevenage with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Stevenage
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36 43 28
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 80.00% 82.69% 71.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 12
Median daily rate £425 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% +12.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 9
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +182.82%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year +2.77% +19.20%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stevenage 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 Stevenage

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Stevenage

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Stevenage

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

1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 7 (100.00%) Integration Testing
2 5 (71.43%) UML
2 5 (71.43%) MATLAB
2 5 (71.43%) Simulink
2 5 (71.43%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (71.43%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (57.14%) Ada 95
3 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Ada
3 4 (57.14%) Yourdon
4 3 (42.86%) C
4 3 (42.86%) C++
5 2 (28.57%) RS-422
5 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 2 (28.57%) LabWindows
5 2 (28.57%) RIA
5 2 (28.57%) Serena

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage 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 5 (71.43%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) RS-422
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Rational DOORS
1 5 (71.43%) Rational Rhapsody
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Ada Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Ada Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) UML
3 4 (57.14%) Yourdon
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) MATLAB
2 4 (57.14%) Ada
2 4 (57.14%) Ada 95
3 3 (42.86%) C
3 3 (42.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Serena