The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 45 30 45
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +15
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 32 40 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.21% 4.93% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.88% 6.30% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 1
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£400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £37.29 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -3.76%
Configuration Management
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
825 635 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.83% 78.30% 75.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 302 253
Average daily rate £408 £388 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.16% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £285 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £537 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 48 27
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.49 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £56.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -5 18 £318 -18.06% 1
Chester -8 9 £469 +29.31% 3
Configuration Management
North West

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 22 (48.89%) Linux
2 18 (40.00%) Java
2 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (26.67%) Windows
3 12 (26.67%) Red Hat
3 12 (26.67%) Git (software)
4 11 (24.44%) Responsive Web Design
5 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (22.22%) VMware
5 10 (22.22%) Spring
5 10 (22.22%) Maven
6 9 (20.00%) UNIX
7 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
7 8 (17.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (15.56%) HSPA
8 7 (15.56%) LTE
8 7 (15.56%) Android
8 7 (15.56%) Performance Management
8 7 (15.56%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 7 (15.56%) Windows Phone 8
8 7 (15.56%) Gradle
8 7 (15.56%) Windows Phone
8 7 (15.56%) Mobile Device Management
8 7 (15.56%) Dependency Injection
8 7 (15.56%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (15.56%) 4G
8 7 (15.56%) Apple iOS
8 7 (15.56%) Radio Access Network
8 7 (15.56%) GPRS
8 7 (15.56%) GSM

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 4 (8.89%) OpenStack
2 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.67%) ArcGIS
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Spatial
3 2 (4.44%) Apache
4 1 (2.22%) Jetty
4 1 (2.22%) nginx
4 1 (2.22%) JBoss
4 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (4.44%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (6.67%) Amazon S3
1 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
1 3 (6.67%) Route 53
2 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.22%) SaaS
2 1 (2.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) HSPA
1 7 (15.56%) LTE
1 7 (15.56%) 4G
1 7 (15.56%) Radio Access Network
1 7 (15.56%) GPRS
1 7 (15.56%) GSM
1 7 (15.56%) WCDMA
1 7 (15.56%) 3G
1 7 (15.56%) 2G
2 6 (13.33%) HTTP
2 6 (13.33%) SSL
2 6 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (6.67%) DNS
3 3 (6.67%) DHCP
3 3 (6.67%) Firewall
4 2 (4.44%) Network Security
5 1 (2.22%) NAS
5 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.22%) SAN
5 1 (2.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) MySQL
2 6 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 6 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.11%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.22%) Big Data
4 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 10 (22.22%) Maven
3 7 (15.56%) Gradle
3 7 (15.56%) Ant
4 4 (8.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (8.89%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.67%) Hudson
6 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.22%) ClearCase
6 1 (2.22%) JUnit
6 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.67%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Developer
2 9 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (15.56%) Performance Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) RAN Performance Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) RAN Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Technical Leader
5 3 (6.67%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Lead Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 3 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (4.44%) SAP Programme Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Programme Test Manager
6 2 (4.44%) SAP Test Manager
6 2 (4.44%) SAP Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Team Leader
6 2 (4.44%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) Spring
2 5 (11.11%) JAX-RS
2 5 (11.11%) REST
2 5 (11.11%) HTML
2 5 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 5 (11.11%) JSON
3 4 (8.89%) Web Services
4 3 (6.67%) Dojo
5 2 (4.44%) Servlets
5 2 (4.44%) XML
6 1 (2.22%) RESTful
6 1 (2.22%) OSGi
6 1 (2.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.56%) CESG
2 7 (15.56%) PKI
3 6 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (13.33%) Open Source
3 6 (13.33%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.67%) GIS
4 3 (6.67%) CMDB
5 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (48.89%) Linux
2 12 (26.67%) Windows
3 9 (20.00%) UNIX
4 8 (17.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (15.56%) Android
5 7 (15.56%) Windows Phone 8
5 7 (15.56%) Windows Phone
5 7 (15.56%) Apple iOS
6 5 (11.11%) Mac OS X
7 4 (8.89%) CentOS
8 1 (2.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (24.44%) Responsive Web Design
3 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
4 7 (15.56%) Performance Management
4 7 (15.56%) Mobile Device Management
4 7 (15.56%) Dependency Injection
4 7 (15.56%) OO
4 7 (15.56%) Network Design
4 7 (15.56%) Web Development
4 7 (15.56%) Resource Management
5 6 (13.33%) Service Management
5 6 (13.33%) ITIL
5 6 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (11.11%) DevOps
6 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.89%) Web Design
7 4 (8.89%) eTOM
7 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
7 4 (8.89%) Performance Improvement
7 4 (8.89%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.00%) Java
2 5 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 5 (11.11%) Python
3 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.67%) Perl
3 3 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.22%) C
4 1 (2.22%) C++
4 1 (2.22%) PHP
4 1 (2.22%) Jython
4 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (13.33%) Firmware
3 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.67%) QEMU
4 3 (6.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Puppet
2 3 (6.67%) Vagrant
2 3 (6.67%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.22%) OpenView
3 1 (2.22%) OVSD
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Red Hat
2 10 (22.22%) VMware
3 7 (15.56%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 7 (15.56%) Nortel
3 7 (15.56%) Ericsson
3 7 (15.56%) Huawei
4 6 (13.33%) F5
5 5 (11.11%) Oracle
6 4 (8.89%) Business Objects
6 4 (8.89%) Mapinfo
7 3 (6.67%) TIBCO
7 3 (6.67%) ESRI
8 2 (4.44%) SAP
8 2 (4.44%) Remedy
8 2 (4.44%) RightScale
9 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.22%) HP
9 1 (2.22%) EMC
9 1 (2.22%) Citrix
9 1 (2.22%) BMC
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £225.00 - £275.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago