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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 24 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 9 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.04% 7.27% 12.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.50% 10.81% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£525 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £31.70 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+23.02% -12.55%
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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
120 37 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 80.54% 67.27% 68.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 17 25
Average daily rate £450 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £440 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 27
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.39% -10.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £12.75 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015, 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 8 (57.14%) DV Cleared
1 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) Integration Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
2 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 5 (35.71%) Ruby
2 5 (35.71%) C
2 5 (35.71%) Python
2 5 (35.71%) Embedded C
2 5 (35.71%) Aerospace
2 5 (35.71%) DO-178B
2 5 (35.71%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (28.57%) Functional Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) ISEB
3 4 (28.57%) LoadRunner
3 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 4 (28.57%) Rational Functional Tester
3 4 (28.57%) Avionics
3 4 (28.57%) Test Management
3 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 3 (21.43%) CentOS
4 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (21.43%) Wind River
4 3 (21.43%) RESTful
4 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
4 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (21.43%) OpenStack
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (28.57%) LoadRunner
2 4 (28.57%) Rational Functional Tester
3 3 (21.43%) Maven
3 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 1 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (7.14%) ClearCase
General
1 5 (35.71%) Aerospace
2 4 (28.57%) Avionics
3 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Test Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) RESTful
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) CentOS
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Integration Testing
1 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
1 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Functional Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Test Management
2 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
3 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (21.43%) Change Control
4 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 2 (14.29%) Coaching
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
1 5 (35.71%) Ruby
1 5 (35.71%) C
1 5 (35.71%) Python
1 5 (35.71%) Embedded C
2 3 (21.43%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) Perl
3 2 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) DV Cleared
1 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) ISEB
2 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) vCloud
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (21.43%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Wind River
1 3 (21.43%) Serena
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Altiris
3 1 (7.14%) McAfee
3 1 (7.14%) Sophos
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
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