The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 27 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 2 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.36% 1.44% 4.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 1.85% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -17.64%
Configuration Management
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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 Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
137 108 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 93.20% 77.70% 76.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 41 43
Average daily rate £375 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £410 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 14
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £39.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% -19.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.54 £19.74 £30.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 10 (66.67%) Java
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (66.67%) JSON
1 10 (66.67%) SDLC
2 8 (53.33%) Maven
3 7 (46.67%) Spring
3 7 (46.67%) QA
3 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
3 7 (46.67%) Dependency Injection
4 6 (40.00%) RESTful
4 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (40.00%) Scrum
4 6 (40.00%) TDD
4 6 (40.00%) Pair Programming
4 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
5 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (33.33%) Ant
5 5 (33.33%) OO
5 5 (33.33%) Web Development
5 5 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (33.33%) Gradle
6 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
6 4 (26.67%) Refactoring
6 4 (26.67%) Web Services
7 3 (20.00%) DHCP
7 3 (20.00%) DNS
7 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (20.00%) Firewall
7 3 (20.00%) Requirements Management

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 (20.00%) Node.js
2 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.67%) Jetty
3 1 (6.67%) nginx
3 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
3 1 (6.67%) JBoss
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (20.00%) Route 53
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
2 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DHCP
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) NAS
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (6.67%) Redis
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Maven
2 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
3 5 (33.33%) Ant
3 5 (33.33%) Gradle
4 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
5 3 (20.00%) Hudson
6 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
7 1 (6.67%) Mocha
7 1 (6.67%) JUnit
7 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
7 1 (6.67%) Calabash
7 1 (6.67%) Appium
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Java Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Leader
3 3 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 3 (20.00%) Lead Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Team Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Java Team Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Mobile Developer
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) JSON
2 7 (46.67%) Spring
3 6 (40.00%) RESTful
4 4 (26.67%) Web Services
5 2 (13.33%) HTML
5 2 (13.33%) CSS
5 2 (13.33%) HTML5
5 2 (13.33%) jQuery
5 2 (13.33%) CSS3
5 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (6.67%) OSGi
6 1 (6.67%) Servlets
6 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) CMDB
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) CentOS
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (66.67%) SDLC
2 7 (46.67%) Dependency Injection
2 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (40.00%) TDD
3 6 (40.00%) Pair Programming
3 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (40.00%) Scrum
4 5 (33.33%) OO
4 5 (33.33%) Web Development
4 5 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (26.67%) Refactoring
6 3 (20.00%) Time Management
6 3 (20.00%) Kanban
6 3 (20.00%) Open Source
6 3 (20.00%) Requirements Management
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (20.00%) DevOps
6 3 (20.00%) Coaching
6 3 (20.00%) Auto-Scaling
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Jython
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Puppet
1 3 (20.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (13.33%) hybris
2 2 (13.33%) RightScale
3 1 (6.67%) Apigee
3 1 (6.67%) Remedy
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix