The median contractor rate for a Configuration Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 June 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
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 587 563 565
Rank change year-on-year -24 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Manager 28 82 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 33 43
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £335 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £430 £375
% change year-on-year +1.86% +14.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44408 51163 53304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.74% 94.88% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28718 33369 33474
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1380 1506 2056
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Configuration Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Configuration Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Manager in the UK

Configuration Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Manager in the UK

Configuration Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Manager over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Manager in the UK

Configuration Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Manager in the UK

Configuration Manager
Top 22 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -4 24 £450 +5.88% 6
London +15 12 £475 +18.75% 2
North West +17 6 £425 +6.25% 1
Scotland +35 4 £475 +33.80%
Manchester +6 4 £438 +34.61%
Edinburgh +15 3 £475 -
South East +11 3 £450 - 2
West Midlands +26 2 £413 -25.00%
Cheshire +22 2 £425 +6.25% 1
Birmingham +13 2 £413 -25.00%
Hampshire +8 2 £450 -
City of London +2 2 £475 +22.58% 1
Renfrewshire +52 1 £215 -8.51%
Erskine +51 1 £215 -8.51%
Southampton 0 1 £425 -
East of England -4 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Wilmslow - 1 £425 - 1
Warrington - 1 £425 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Dunstable - 1 - -

Configuration Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 featuring Configuration Manager in the job title.

1 23 (45.10%) Configuration Management
2 16 (31.37%) Finance
3 15 (29.41%) ITIL
4 9 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (17.65%) Release Management
4 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 7 (13.73%) DV Cleared
6 6 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (11.76%) Service Management
6 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (11.76%) Programme Delivery
7 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
7 5 (9.80%) HP
7 5 (9.80%) ITSM
7 5 (9.80%) Supplier Management
7 5 (9.80%) Git (software)
7 5 (9.80%) Change Control
7 5 (9.80%) ServiceNow
8 4 (7.84%) TeamCity
8 4 (7.84%) VMware
8 4 (7.84%) Document Management
8 4 (7.84%) Degree
8 4 (7.84%) CMDB
8 4 (7.84%) Legal
8 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
8 4 (7.84%) Banking
8 4 (7.84%) Python
8 4 (7.84%) Unix
8 4 (7.84%) Linux

Configuration Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (1.96%) IIS
1 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.88%) GitHub
3 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) DVB
1 1 (1.96%) MPLS
1 1 (1.96%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.96%) Power BI
1 1 (1.96%) QlikView
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.84%) TeamCity
3 3 (5.88%) Bitbucket
3 3 (5.88%) git-flow
4 2 (3.92%) ClearCase
4 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.96%) Ant
5 1 (1.96%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.96%) Gerrit
5 1 (1.96%) StarTeam
5 1 (1.96%) Subversion
5 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (31.37%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Banking
2 4 (7.84%) Legal
2 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.92%) Advertising
3 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) Node.js
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.96%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) CMDB
2 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.92%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.96%) Digital TV
4 1 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.96%) Life Science
4 1 (1.96%) RIA
4 1 (1.96%) STB
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Linux
1 4 (7.84%) Unix
2 3 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) Configuration Management
2 15 (29.41%) ITIL
3 9 (17.65%) Release Management
3 9 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (11.76%) Programme Delivery
4 6 (11.76%) Service Management
5 5 (9.80%) Change Control
5 5 (9.80%) ITSM
5 5 (9.80%) Supplier Management
6 4 (7.84%) Document Management
7 3 (5.88%) Change Management
7 3 (5.88%) CMMI
7 3 (5.88%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (5.88%) Data Migration
7 3 (5.88%) DevOps
7 3 (5.88%) Load Balancing
7 3 (5.88%) Migration
7 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.92%) Contract Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) Python
1 4 (7.84%) SQL
2 3 (5.88%) Java
2 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.88%) Ruby
3 1 (1.96%) C++
3 1 (1.96%) Perl
3 1 (1.96%) PHP
3 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.73%) DV Cleared
3 4 (7.84%) Degree
4 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 19770
2 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Docker
1 3 (5.88%) KVM
1 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) BladeLogic
1 3 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) HP
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
1 5 (9.80%) ServiceNow
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle
2 4 (7.84%) VMware
3 3 (5.88%) Rackspace
3 3 (5.88%) Remedy
3 3 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.96%) BMC
4 1 (1.96%) MicroStrategy
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