The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 18 25 18
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.15% 0.75% 4.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.08% 0.95% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £325 - £648
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
Configuration Management
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
98 105 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 77.17% 78.95% 67.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 81 37
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 5 (71.43%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) VB
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (42.86%) MS Access
3 3 (42.86%) VC++
3 3 (42.86%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 3 (42.86%) VB6
3 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
3 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
3 3 (42.86%) FinalBuilder
3 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Planning
4 2 (28.57%) Rational Functional Tester
4 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Ruby
4 2 (28.57%) Test Management
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
4 2 (28.57%) ISEB
4 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
4 2 (28.57%) Unix
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) Perl

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MS Access
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) FinalBuilder
1 3 (42.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
2 2 (28.57%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) C++ Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
1 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Test Management
2 2 (28.57%) Test Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) OOD
3 1 (14.29%) People Management
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Service Design
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
3 3 (42.86%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) VB
3 3 (42.86%) VB6
3 3 (42.86%) VC++
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) Perl
4 2 (28.57%) Ruby
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft