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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 22 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 13 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 5.39% 9.30% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.34% 11.05% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Average daily rate
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£463 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.89 £37.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year
-35.44% -1.98%
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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
205 181 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 85.06% 84.19% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 55 31
Average daily rate £400 £341 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.21% -11.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £230 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £44.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.92 £31.50 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 8 (61.54%) Java
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (61.54%) Maven
1 8 (61.54%) JSON
2 7 (53.85%) Spring
2 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
2 7 (53.85%) Dependency Injection
3 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (46.15%) E-Commerce
4 5 (38.46%) Ant
4 5 (38.46%) OO
4 5 (38.46%) Web Development
4 5 (38.46%) QA
4 5 (38.46%) Gradle
4 5 (38.46%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
5 4 (30.77%) RESTful
5 4 (30.77%) TDD
5 4 (30.77%) Pair Programming
5 4 (30.77%) Scrum
5 4 (30.77%) Web Services
6 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
6 3 (23.08%) Firewall
6 3 (23.08%) DHCP
6 3 (23.08%) DNS
6 3 (23.08%) Kanban
6 3 (23.08%) CentOS
6 3 (23.08%) Amazon EC2

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) Jetty
2 1 (7.69%) nginx
2 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
2 1 (7.69%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon S3
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (23.08%) Route 53
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (7.69%) SaaS
2 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
1 3 (23.08%) DHCP
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (7.69%) Redis
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Maven
2 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
3 5 (38.46%) Ant
3 5 (38.46%) Gradle
4 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
5 3 (23.08%) Hudson
6 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
7 1 (7.69%) JUnit
7 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
7 1 (7.69%) Mocha
7 1 (7.69%) Calabash
7 1 (7.69%) Appium
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Technical Leader
3 3 (23.08%) Lead Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Team Leader
3 3 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Team Leader
4 2 (15.38%) Java Team Leader
4 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) JSON
2 7 (53.85%) Spring
3 4 (30.77%) RESTful
3 4 (30.77%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
4 2 (15.38%) CSS3
4 2 (15.38%) HTML5
4 2 (15.38%) jQuery
4 2 (15.38%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) CSS
5 1 (7.69%) Servlets
5 1 (7.69%) XML
5 1 (7.69%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Open Source
3 1 (7.69%) CMDB
3 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) CentOS
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (53.85%) Dependency Injection
3 6 (46.15%) E-Commerce
4 5 (38.46%) OO
4 5 (38.46%) Web Development
4 5 (38.46%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (30.77%) TDD
5 4 (30.77%) Pair Programming
5 4 (30.77%) Scrum
6 3 (23.08%) Kanban
6 3 (23.08%) DevOps
6 3 (23.08%) Auto-Scaling
7 2 (15.38%) Refactoring
8 1 (7.69%) ITSM
8 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Requirements Management
8 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
8 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) Jython
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Puppet
1 3 (23.08%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) hybris
2 2 (15.38%) RightScale
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Remedy
3 1 (7.69%) Apigee
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