The median contractor rate for a Configuration Manager was £435 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Manager
UK
Rank 558 569 581
Rank change year-on-year +11 +12  
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Manager 25 71 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.13% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.14% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 46 26
Median daily rate £435 £401 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.41% +22.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £331 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £663 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £425 £324
% change year-on-year -26.41% +31.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - -

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 42574 50675 51233
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.19% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 32785 30936
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 1588 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.93 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Manager.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Manager in the UK

Configuration Manager
Top 21 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 27 March 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 +9 24 £450 +5.88%
South East +12 10 £250 -39.39%
London +25 6 £475 +26.66%
Hampshire +18 6 £250 -
South West +3 6 £450 +5.88%
Basingstoke - 5 £250 -
City of London +6 4 £475 -
Devon - 3 - -
Berkshire +27 2 - -
Slough +7 2 - -
Plymouth - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £448 -
Scotland +22 1 £215 -
Crawley +4 1 - -
West Sussex -1 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £215 -
Leeds - 1 £375 -
Corsham - 1 £420 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
Erskine - 1 £215 -

Configuration Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 37 (61.67%) Configuration Management
2 31 (51.67%) ITIL
3 20 (33.33%) CMDB
4 16 (26.67%) Finance
5 14 (23.33%) Release Management
5 14 (23.33%) Security Cleared
6 12 (20.00%) ServiceNow
7 11 (18.33%) ITIL V3
7 11 (18.33%) Windows
8 10 (16.67%) Change Management
9 8 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (13.33%) Service Management
9 8 (13.33%) SQL
10 7 (11.67%) MS Office
10 7 (11.67%) Banking
10 7 (11.67%) SC Cleared
10 7 (11.67%) DV Cleared
10 7 (11.67%) Windows Server
10 7 (11.67%) GitHub
11 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (10.00%) Git (software)
11 6 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (10.00%) Subversion
11 6 (10.00%) SharePoint
11 6 (10.00%) CMMI
12 5 (8.33%) Service Delivery
12 5 (8.33%) Validation
12 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
12 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (8.33%) Asset Management

Configuration Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 6 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (1.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) GitHub
2 5 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.00%) IaaS
3 3 (5.00%) PaaS
4 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) DHCP
1 3 (5.00%) DNS
1 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.67%) DVB
2 1 (1.67%) MPLS
2 1 (1.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) MySQL
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.67%) QlikView
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (10.00%) Subversion
2 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.67%) JIRA
2 4 (6.67%) StarTeam
3 3 (5.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.33%) ClearCase
4 2 (3.33%) Maven
4 2 (3.33%) SonarQube
4 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.67%) Ant
5 1 (1.67%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.67%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.67%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.67%) Gerrit
5 1 (1.67%) Gradle
5 1 (1.67%) Hudson
5 1 (1.67%) MSI
5 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (26.67%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Banking
3 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.33%) Advertising
5 1 (1.67%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.67%) Automotive
5 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) Node.js
1 1 (1.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.33%) CMDB
2 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.33%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.67%) Digital TV
4 1 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.67%) RIA
4 1 (1.67%) STB
4 1 (1.67%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) Windows
2 7 (11.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.00%) Linux
5 2 (3.33%) VME
6 1 (1.67%) Unix
6 1 (1.67%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (61.67%) Configuration Management
2 31 (51.67%) ITIL
3 14 (23.33%) Release Management
4 11 (18.33%) ITIL V3
5 10 (16.67%) Change Management
6 8 (13.33%) Service Management
7 6 (10.00%) CMMI
7 6 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (8.33%) Asset Management
8 5 (8.33%) Change Control
8 5 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (8.33%) Service Delivery
8 5 (8.33%) Validation
9 4 (6.67%) DevOps
9 4 (6.67%) Document Management
9 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2
10 3 (5.00%) Scrum
11 2 (3.33%) Quality Management
11 2 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.33%) SQL
2 4 (6.67%) Java
2 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.33%) Python
4 1 (1.67%) C
4 1 (1.67%) C++
4 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.67%) Perl
4 1 (1.67%) PHP
4 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.67%) VB
4 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (11.67%) DV Cleared
3 7 (11.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.67%) Degree
5 2 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) SLA
2 2 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.33%) ISO19770
3 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (5.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (1.67%) Control-M
2 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.67%) Remedy
4 3 (5.00%) LANDesk
4 3 (5.00%) Rackspace
4 3 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.33%) HP
5 2 (3.33%) ICL
6 1 (1.67%) Black Duck
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle
6 1 (1.67%) Percona
6 1 (1.67%) VMware