The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 14 - 15
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 5 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 6.10% - 4.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.46% - 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Average daily rate
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£365 - £271
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.61 £34.93 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-26.67% -8.09%
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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 Knutsford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
67 51 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 81.71% 71.83% 85.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 29 43
Average daily rate £400 £425 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.77 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Configuration Management
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (80.00%) Open Source
1 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (80.00%) Puppet
1 4 (80.00%) CFEngine
1 4 (80.00%) Vagrant
1 4 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (80.00%) SaltStack
1 4 (80.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 4 (80.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 4 (80.00%) AWS CloudTrail
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Finance

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (80.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 4 (80.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 4 (80.00%) AWS CloudTrail
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Management Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Puppet
1 4 (80.00%) CFEngine
1 4 (80.00%) Vagrant
1 4 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) SaltStack