The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton 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
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 - 16
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 1.85% - 6.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% - 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Median daily rate £375 - £294
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 - £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 - £309
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 £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 Taunton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Taunton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 49 32 80
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 90.74% 78.05% 89.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 136 245
Median daily rate £388 £750 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.33% +114.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £385 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £1,000 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £21.83 -
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 Taunton

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

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Taunton

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Taunton

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 Taunton region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Servlets
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Jetty
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Google App Engine
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton 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 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Jetty
1 1 (100.00%) Mongrel
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Google App Engine
1 1 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Servlets
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware