The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheltenham region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 22 14 33
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +19
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 3 2 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.59% 2.74% 6.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% 3.28% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Average daily rate - £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.29 £38.75 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-3.76% +6.89%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
63 61 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 54.31% 83.56% 88.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 40 151
Average daily rate £425 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 27
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Configuration Management
Gloucestershire

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 28 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) Aerospace
1 6 (85.71%) DO-178B
1 6 (85.71%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) V-Model
2 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) C
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded C
3 2 (28.57%) Assembly Language
3 2 (28.57%) Validation
3 2 (28.57%) Military
3 2 (28.57%) Avionics
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) Transition Management
4 1 (14.29%) Wind River
4 1 (14.29%) Serena
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) CMDB
4 1 (14.29%) CA
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (85.71%) Aerospace
2 2 (28.57%) Military
2 2 (28.57%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Verification Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) V-Model
1 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
1 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Transition Management
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
1 3 (42.86%) Embedded C
2 2 (28.57%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Wind River
1 1 (14.29%) Serena
1 1 (14.29%) CA
1 1 (14.29%) HP