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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
North West / Cheshire
Rank 40 54 42
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 7 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.42% 2.27% 3.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 2.86% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 8
Median daily rate £450 £500 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +23.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £425 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £725 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £36.45
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +12.48%

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
390 700 586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 79.11% 79.46% 80.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 452 345
Median daily rate £400 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 31
Median hourly rate £20.33 £22.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.64% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +14 2 £298 -44.13% 1
Configuration Management
North West

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (42.11%) Java
3 15 (39.47%) JavaScript
3 15 (39.47%) HTML
3 15 (39.47%) CSS
3 15 (39.47%) Project Management
3 15 (39.47%) Scrum
3 15 (39.47%) Selenium
3 15 (39.47%) RESTful
3 15 (39.47%) Dependency Injection
3 15 (39.47%) HTML5
3 15 (39.47%) TDD
3 15 (39.47%) Spring
3 15 (39.47%) Web Development
3 15 (39.47%) CSS3
3 15 (39.47%) Change Control
4 14 (36.84%) AngularJS
4 14 (36.84%) Technical Architecture
4 14 (36.84%) Content Management
5 13 (34.21%) JSON
5 13 (34.21%) Pair Programming
5 13 (34.21%) Test Automation
5 13 (34.21%) jQuery
5 13 (34.21%) Kanban
5 13 (34.21%) SDLC
5 13 (34.21%) Responsive Web Design
5 13 (34.21%) Cucumber
6 12 (31.58%) Dropwizard
6 12 (31.58%) hybris

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (31.58%) CMS
2 1 (2.63%) JBoss
2 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
1 10 (26.32%) MS Office
1 10 (26.32%) MS PowerPoint
1 10 (26.32%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) LAN
1 4 (10.53%) WAN
2 3 (7.89%) DHCP
2 3 (7.89%) DNS
2 3 (7.89%) SAN
3 2 (5.26%) Firewall
3 2 (5.26%) iSCSI
3 2 (5.26%) Network Security
4 1 (2.63%) IPsec
4 1 (2.63%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (39.47%) Selenium
2 13 (34.21%) Cucumber
3 9 (23.68%) JIRA
4 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
5 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
6 3 (7.89%) Ant
6 3 (7.89%) Maven
7 2 (5.26%) ClearCase
7 2 (5.26%) CruiseControl
7 2 (5.26%) EasyMock
7 2 (5.26%) JBehave
7 2 (5.26%) JUnit
7 2 (5.26%) Mockito
7 2 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (5.26%) StarTeam
8 1 (2.63%) Gradle
General
1 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Developer
1 11 (28.95%) Java Developer
2 9 (23.68%) Delivery Manager
3 5 (13.16%) Service Manager
3 5 (13.16%) Services Delivery Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support
4 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) HPUX Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Java Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Java Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Release Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Software Release Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (39.47%) CSS
1 15 (39.47%) CSS3
1 15 (39.47%) HTML
1 15 (39.47%) HTML5
1 15 (39.47%) RESTful
1 15 (39.47%) Spring
2 14 (36.84%) AngularJS
3 13 (34.21%) jQuery
3 13 (34.21%) JSON
4 12 (31.58%) Dropwizard
5 2 (5.26%) Backbone.js
5 2 (5.26%) Express
5 2 (5.26%) JMS
5 2 (5.26%) JMX
5 2 (5.26%) Material Design
5 2 (5.26%) Spring MVC
5 2 (5.26%) Web Services
6 1 (2.63%) .NET
6 1 (2.63%) OSGi
6 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Wiki
2 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.53%) Blackberry
3 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.53%) Smartphone
4 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Linux
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Phone
4 2 (5.26%) CentOS
4 2 (5.26%) HPUX
4 2 (5.26%) Solaris
4 2 (5.26%) Unix
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (39.47%) Change Control
3 15 (39.47%) Dependency Injection
3 15 (39.47%) Project Management
3 15 (39.47%) Scrum
3 15 (39.47%) TDD
3 15 (39.47%) Web Development
4 14 (36.84%) Content Management
4 14 (36.84%) Technical Architecture
5 13 (34.21%) Kanban
5 13 (34.21%) Pair Programming
5 13 (34.21%) Responsive Web Design
5 13 (34.21%) SDLC
5 13 (34.21%) Test Automation
6 12 (31.58%) E-Commerce
6 12 (31.58%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (26.32%) Service Delivery
8 9 (23.68%) Programme Management
9 6 (15.79%) Budgeting and Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) Java
2 15 (39.47%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.26%) SQL
4 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.63%) Python
4 1 (2.63%) Ruby
4 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) Puppet
2 2 (5.26%) Capistrano
2 2 (5.26%) Nagios
2 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.63%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) ATG
1 12 (31.58%) hybris
2 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.89%) HP
4 3 (7.89%) VMware
5 2 (5.26%) Google
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle
5 2 (5.26%) RightScale
6 1 (2.63%) Lumension
6 1 (2.63%) Symantec
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