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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 20 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 6 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.26% 2.00% 4.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.06% 2.38% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£449 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+8.28% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £21.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+60.46% -46.25%
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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
85 42 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 74.56% 84.00% 70.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 23 13
Average daily rate £448 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -39.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 October 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 (46.15%) DV Cleared
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Altiris
2 5 (38.46%) ClearCase
2 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
3 4 (30.77%) Aerospace
3 4 (30.77%) C
3 4 (30.77%) Embedded C
3 4 (30.77%) SCOM
3 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Avionics
3 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) DO-178B
3 4 (30.77%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (30.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner
5 2 (15.38%) McAfee
5 2 (15.38%) Sophos
5 2 (15.38%) Perl
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 2 (15.38%) ISEB
5 2 (15.38%) C++
5 2 (15.38%) UNIX
5 2 (15.38%) Windows
5 2 (15.38%) Python
5 2 (15.38%) Ruby

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Windchill
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) ClearCase
2 4 (30.77%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner
3 2 (15.38%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 1 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (30.77%) Aerospace
1 4 (30.77%) Avionics
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Software Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Design Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Design Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Wintel Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) UNIX
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
1 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
3 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) Test Management
3 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
3 2 (15.38%) Security Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) PLM
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C
1 4 (30.77%) Embedded C
2 3 (23.08%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) Perl
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Ruby
3 2 (15.38%) C++
3 2 (15.38%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) DV Cleared
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) ISEB
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (7.69%) XenApp
2 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCOM
1 4 (30.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (15.38%) SCCM
3 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Altiris
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Wind River
3 2 (15.38%) McAfee
3 2 (15.38%) Sophos
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Serena
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Symantec
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago