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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 23 24 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 1 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.02% 5.41% 4.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 6.56% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £475 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £367
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +20.63%
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
68 122 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 69.39% 82.43% 72.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 82 19
Average daily rate £418 £450 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.22% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Configuration Management.

1 4 (80.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) Middleware
2 3 (60.00%) High Availability
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) vCloud
3 2 (40.00%) Google Apps
3 2 (40.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) Google
3 2 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Use Case
3 2 (40.00%) Pentaho
3 2 (40.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) OpenShift
3 2 (40.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) API Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (40.00%) Puppet

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Configuration Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Google Apps
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (40.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Pentaho
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) OLTP
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (20.00%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 1st Line Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) AWS Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Architect
1 2 (40.00%) IT Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) XML Schema
3 1 (20.00%) XSD
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) Private Cloud
1 2 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (20.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) High Availability
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) API Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (40.00%) Use Case
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) BPEL
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) OOD
4 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) vCloud
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle