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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 29 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 9 23 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.67% 8.98% 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.33% 10.50% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 0
Average daily rate
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£469 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.78 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.99% -1.33%
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Cheshire

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
208 219 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 84.90% 85.55% 74.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 70 28
Average daily rate £401 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £222 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 32 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £21.04 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.25 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

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 21 April 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 7 (77.78%) Maven
2 6 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (55.56%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (55.56%) Gradle
3 5 (55.56%) Ant
3 5 (55.56%) OO
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Web Development
3 5 (55.56%) JSON
3 5 (55.56%) Spring
3 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
3 5 (55.56%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) QA
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (22.22%) CentOS
6 2 (22.22%) RightScale
6 2 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (22.22%) Amazon S3
6 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (22.22%) Open Source
6 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
6 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
6 2 (22.22%) DNS
6 2 (22.22%) Firewall
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) DHCP
6 2 (22.22%) Jenkins

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) Jetty
2 1 (11.11%) nginx
2 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon S3
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Route 53
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (11.11%) SaaS
2 1 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DHCP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) NAS
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Maven
2 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 5 (55.56%) Ant
2 5 (55.56%) Gradle
3 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (22.22%) Hudson
4 1 (11.11%) JUnit
4 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Technical Leader
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Team Leader
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Team Leader
3 2 (22.22%) Java Team Leader
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Developer
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Spring
1 5 (55.56%) JSON
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) Servlets
3 1 (11.11%) RESTful
3 1 (11.11%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) CMDB
3 1 (11.11%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) CentOS
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Web Development
2 5 (55.56%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (55.56%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (55.56%) OO
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) Auto-Scaling
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) JVM Tuning
5 1 (11.11%) Kanban
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
5 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Jython
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
1 2 (22.22%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
1 2 (22.22%) RightScale
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Remedy
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