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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
Cheshire / Chester
Rank - 19 -
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 2.83% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £463 -
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 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +5.12%

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
71 92 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 71.72% 86.79% 86.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 70 50
Median daily rate £403 £400 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £320 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £480 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 14
Median hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £22.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.56 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester 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 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 18 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 Chester region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 2 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) RightScale
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) OSGi
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Gradle
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Akka
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Gradle
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Akka
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) OSGi
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
1 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) RightScale