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 1 May 2016 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 60 48 30
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -18
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 28 35 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.54% 3.44% 5.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% 4.08% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 14
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £258 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £34.78 £37.15
% change year-on-year
+20.03% -6.36%
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
933 857 643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.51% 84.35% 81.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 638 539 304
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 38 49
Median hourly rate £22.54 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.84 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -16 13 £375 +18.11%
Macclesfield - 5 £500 -
Crewe +5 3 - -
Wilmslow - 1 - -
Configuration Management
North West

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 14 (29.17%) SQL
2 11 (22.92%) Oracle
2 11 (22.92%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
3 10 (20.83%) Workflow
3 10 (20.83%) Finance
3 10 (20.83%) Oracle Applications
3 10 (20.83%) Oracle Workflow
3 10 (20.83%) Linux
3 10 (20.83%) Oracle Forms
3 10 (20.83%) Oracle Reports
3 10 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (20.83%) PL/SQL
3 10 (20.83%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (16.67%) VMware
5 8 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 8 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 8 (16.67%) Puppet
6 7 (14.58%) Change Control
6 7 (14.58%) QA
6 7 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (14.58%) Project Management
6 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
7 6 (12.50%) Windows
7 6 (12.50%) ITIL
7 6 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 6 (12.50%) Apache
7 6 (12.50%) Tomcat
7 6 (12.50%) Risk Management

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 10 (20.83%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (12.50%) Apache
2 6 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.33%) IIS
3 4 (8.33%) Node.js
4 2 (4.17%) nginx
5 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (22.92%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (20.83%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (20.83%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) IaaS
1 5 (10.42%) PaaS
1 5 (10.42%) SaaS
2 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Firewall
1 4 (8.33%) LAN
1 4 (8.33%) WAN
2 3 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (4.17%) HTTP
3 2 (4.17%) SSL
3 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.08%) SAN
4 1 (2.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.08%) Big Data
4 1 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (20.83%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (4.17%) Bitbucket
4 2 (4.17%) CMake
4 2 (4.17%) Gradle
4 2 (4.17%) InstallShield
4 2 (4.17%) Mercurial
4 2 (4.17%) Selenium
4 2 (4.17%) SpecFlow
4 2 (4.17%) TestComplete
4 2 (4.17%) Travis CI
4 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.17%) WiX
5 1 (2.08%) JIRA
5 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.25%) Local Government
4 2 (4.17%) Billing
5 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Developer
1 10 (20.83%) Oracle Developer
2 9 (18.75%) E-Business Developer
3 8 (16.67%) Oracle Team Leader
3 8 (16.67%) Team Leader
4 7 (14.58%) E-Business Team Leader
4 7 (14.58%) Lead Developer
4 7 (14.58%) Test Manager
5 6 (12.50%) Oracle HRMS Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Consultant
7 4 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
7 4 (8.33%) Oracle Technical Consultant
7 4 (8.33%) Programme Office Support
7 4 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (8.33%) Test Automation Manager
8 3 (6.25%) Build Manager
8 3 (6.25%) Data Centre Manager
8 3 (6.25%) Migration Manager
8 3 (6.25%) Network Architect
8 3 (6.25%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) .NET
2 3 (6.25%) Middleware
3 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.17%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) HACMP
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Linux
2 6 (12.50%) Windows
3 5 (10.42%) AIX
4 4 (8.33%) CentOS
5 2 (4.17%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.08%) Android
6 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.08%) Solaris
6 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) Workflow
2 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 7 (14.58%) Change Control
4 7 (14.58%) Project Management
4 7 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (12.50%) ITIL
5 6 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 6 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 5 (10.42%) Migration
7 4 (8.33%) Capacity Management
7 4 (8.33%) Service Management
8 3 (6.25%) Change Management
9 2 (4.17%) Build Automation
9 2 (4.17%) CRM
9 2 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (4.17%) Software Deployment
9 2 (4.17%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.17%) SQL
2 10 (20.83%) PL/SQL
3 5 (10.42%) Python
4 4 (8.33%) C#
4 4 (8.33%) C++
4 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.25%) C
5 3 (6.25%) Java
6 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) Degree
3 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.08%) APMP
4 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.08%) CCIE
4 1 (2.08%) CCNA
4 1 (2.08%) CCNP
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.08%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) QA
2 2 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.17%) vCloud
2 2 (4.17%) VirtualBox
3 1 (2.08%) Docker
3 1 (2.08%) GPFS
3 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.08%) XenApp
3 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) Puppet
2 3 (6.25%) Ansible
2 3 (6.25%) vRealize
3 2 (4.17%) BladeLogic
3 2 (4.17%) logstash
3 2 (4.17%) Nagios
3 2 (4.17%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.08%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.08%) CFEngine
4 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Oracle
2 8 (16.67%) VMware
3 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.25%) Cisco
4 3 (6.25%) IBM
4 3 (6.25%) Juniper
5 2 (4.17%) BMC
5 2 (4.17%) MuleSoft
5 2 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.17%) WSO2
6 1 (2.08%) Red Hat