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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 42 57 61
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +4
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 23 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.16% 2.03% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.12% 2.60% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 7
Average daily rate
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£410 £275 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.09% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £275 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £275 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £26.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -33.54%
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
558 770 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 76.75% 78.33% 65.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 350 296
Average daily rate £395 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 48 16
Average hourly rate £28.00 £31.56 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -7.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.15 £18.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.40 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.96% +1.37%

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 25 November 2014.

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 25 November 2014. 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 -6 10 £369 -
Chester +5 9 £425 - 1
Configuration Management
North West

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 23 (63.89%) Red Hat
2 16 (44.44%) CentOS
3 14 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (38.89%) Puppet
3 14 (38.89%) Jenkins
3 14 (38.89%) Vagrant
3 14 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (36.11%) DevOps
5 12 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
5 12 (33.33%) Route 53
5 12 (33.33%) RightScale
5 12 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (33.33%) Amazon S3
5 12 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (33.33%) QA
6 11 (30.56%) DHCP
6 11 (30.56%) DNS
6 11 (30.56%) Linux
6 11 (30.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (27.78%) Windows
8 8 (22.22%) PKI
8 8 (22.22%) Maven
8 8 (22.22%) Firewall
8 8 (22.22%) CESG
8 8 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
8 8 (22.22%) Windows Phone
8 8 (22.22%) Open Source
8 8 (22.22%) Android
8 8 (22.22%) Apple iOS
8 8 (22.22%) Hudson

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 3 (8.33%) Apache
1 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.56%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.56%) Jetty
2 2 (5.56%) nginx
2 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.78%) ArcSDE
3 1 (2.78%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 12 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
1 12 (33.33%) Route 53
1 12 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (33.33%) Amazon S3
1 12 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (16.67%) SaaS
2 6 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) DHCP
1 11 (30.56%) DNS
2 8 (22.22%) Firewall
3 5 (13.89%) SSL
3 5 (13.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (5.56%) Big Data
2 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (38.89%) Jenkins
2 8 (22.22%) Maven
2 8 (22.22%) Hudson
3 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.56%) JUnit
4 1 (2.78%) Subversion
4 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Programme Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Developer
5 3 (8.33%) SAP Manager
5 3 (8.33%) SAP Test Manager
5 3 (8.33%) SAP Programme Manager
5 3 (8.33%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Test Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Test Programme Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Programme Test Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Management Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) GIS Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Servlets
2 1 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (22.22%) PKI
2 8 (22.22%) CESG
2 8 (22.22%) Open Source
3 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (13.89%) Mobile App
4 4 (11.11%) CMDB
5 1 (2.78%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 16 (44.44%) CentOS
2 11 (30.56%) Linux
2 11 (30.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (27.78%) Windows
4 8 (22.22%) Windows Phone
4 8 (22.22%) Android
4 8 (22.22%) Apple iOS
4 8 (22.22%) Windows Phone 8
5 4 (11.11%) UNIX
6 3 (8.33%) Solaris
7 2 (5.56%) AIX
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (36.11%) DevOps
3 8 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (13.89%) Performance Testing
4 5 (13.89%) Service Management
5 4 (11.11%) ITIL
6 3 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (8.33%) Capacity Management
6 3 (8.33%) Functional Testing
6 3 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (5.56%) JVM Tuning
7 2 (5.56%) ERP
8 1 (2.78%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.78%) Release Management
8 1 (2.78%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.78%) Migration
8 1 (2.78%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.78%) Change Management
8 1 (2.78%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) C
1 3 (8.33%) Java
2 2 (5.56%) Ruby
3 1 (2.78%) Perl
3 1 (2.78%) Python
3 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
1 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (33.33%) QA
2 4 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (16.67%) Firmware
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (38.89%) Puppet
1 14 (38.89%) Vagrant
2 6 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (63.89%) Red Hat
2 12 (33.33%) RightScale
3 6 (16.67%) VMware
4 5 (13.89%) F5
5 4 (11.11%) HP
6 3 (8.33%) SAP
7 2 (5.56%) IBM
8 1 (2.78%) Oracle
8 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.78%) EMC
8 1 (2.78%) Informatica
8 1 (2.78%) ESRI
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