The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 56 77 64
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -13
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 48 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.72% 1.19% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.35% 1.58% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 8 7
Median daily rate £400 £488 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% +21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £361 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £11.50 £34.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.17% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £34.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -6.59%
Configuration Management
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1431 1141 971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.98% 75.66% 74.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 861 681 514
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 32 35
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.80 £40.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 Manchester

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 2 £120 -
Wigan - 1 £450 -
Configuration Management
North West

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 32 (36.36%) ITIL
2 30 (34.09%) Unix
3 28 (31.82%) DevOps
4 27 (30.68%) Linux
5 25 (28.41%) Puppet
6 22 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (19.32%) Service Management
8 16 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (17.05%) Jenkins
10 14 (15.91%) Windows
11 13 (14.77%) Oracle
11 13 (14.77%) Bash Shell
12 12 (13.64%) Security Cleared
13 11 (12.50%) Release Management
13 11 (12.50%) Ruby
13 11 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 11 (12.50%) Python
13 11 (12.50%) Project Management
13 11 (12.50%) Red Hat
13 11 (12.50%) ITSM
13 11 (12.50%) Scrum
14 10 (11.36%) PRINCE2
14 10 (11.36%) Solaris
15 9 (10.23%) VMware
15 9 (10.23%) Shell Script
15 9 (10.23%) Automated Testing
15 9 (10.23%) Banking
15 9 (10.23%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (10.23%) Test Scripting

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 5 (5.68%) CMS
1 5 (5.68%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.55%) CloudStack
2 4 (4.55%) JBoss
2 4 (4.55%) OpenStack
2 4 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.55%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.41%) IIS
4 2 (2.27%) Apache
4 2 (2.27%) Confluence
4 2 (2.27%) GlassFish
4 2 (2.27%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (2.27%) Jetty
4 2 (2.27%) Liferay
4 2 (2.27%) nginx
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.27%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.27%) Google App Engine
2 2 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.14%) SaaS
3 1 (1.14%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.09%) DNS
2 7 (7.95%) Firewall
3 4 (4.55%) DHCP
3 4 (4.55%) Ethernet
3 4 (4.55%) HTTP
3 4 (4.55%) LAN
3 4 (4.55%) RS-422
3 4 (4.55%) SAN
4 3 (3.41%) Network Security
4 3 (3.41%) SSH
4 3 (3.41%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.41%) WAN
5 2 (2.27%) FTP
5 2 (2.27%) IP Telephony
5 2 (2.27%) IPsec
6 1 (1.14%) ICMP
6 1 (1.14%) Internet
6 1 (1.14%) VPN
6 1 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.14%) DB2
2 1 (1.14%) MySQL
2 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.14%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 15 (17.05%) Jenkins
2 7 (7.95%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.95%) Selenium
3 5 (5.68%) Hudson
3 5 (5.68%) JIRA
4 3 (3.41%) Maven
4 3 (3.41%) Travis CI
5 2 (2.27%) Gradle
5 2 (2.27%) Introscope
5 2 (2.27%) PeopleTools
6 1 (1.14%) Android Studio
6 1 (1.14%) CA Gen
6 1 (1.14%) CocoaPods
6 1 (1.14%) GoCD
6 1 (1.14%) Grunt
6 1 (1.14%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.14%) QUnit
6 1 (1.14%) Subversion
6 1 (1.14%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (10.23%) Banking
2 7 (7.95%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.14%) Finance
4 1 (1.14%) Games
4 1 (1.14%) Local Government
4 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (15.91%) Analyst
3 7 (7.95%) Configuration Manager
3 7 (7.95%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (7.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 7 (7.95%) Service Manager
3 7 (7.95%) Support Analyst
3 7 (7.95%) Test Automation Engineer
3 7 (7.95%) Test Engineer
4 6 (6.82%) Administrator
4 6 (6.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (5.68%) Developer
5 5 (5.68%) Software Engineer
6 4 (4.55%) Consultant
6 4 (4.55%) Software Developer
6 4 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (4.55%) Systems Support
6 4 (4.55%) Systems Support Analyst
6 4 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (4.55%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.41%) .NET
2 2 (2.27%) J2EE
2 2 (2.27%) Middleware
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (2.27%) Servlets
2 2 (2.27%) Web Services
3 1 (1.14%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.14%) Cocoa
3 1 (1.14%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (1.14%) CSS
3 1 (1.14%) HTML
3 1 (1.14%) HTML5
3 1 (1.14%) lodash
3 1 (1.14%) RequireJS
3 1 (1.14%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.95%) Life Science
2 5 (5.68%) NHS
2 5 (5.68%) Public Cloud
3 4 (4.55%) Clustering
3 4 (4.55%) EMC VNX
4 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.27%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.27%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.27%) LPAR
5 2 (2.27%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.14%) CMDB
6 1 (1.14%) DataPower
6 1 (1.14%) iPhone
6 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.14%) Semantic Web
6 1 (1.14%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 30 (34.09%) Unix
2 27 (30.68%) Linux
3 14 (15.91%) Windows
4 10 (11.36%) Solaris
5 6 (6.82%) AIX
5 6 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.55%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.27%) Android
7 2 (2.27%) HPUX
7 2 (2.27%) SUSE
7 2 (2.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.14%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (36.36%) ITIL
2 28 (31.82%) DevOps
3 22 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (19.32%) Service Management
5 16 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (12.50%) ITSM
6 11 (12.50%) Project Management
6 11 (12.50%) Release Management
6 11 (12.50%) Scrum
7 10 (11.36%) PRINCE2
8 9 (10.23%) Automated Testing
8 9 (10.23%) Test Scripting
9 8 (9.09%) BDD
9 8 (9.09%) TDD
10 7 (7.95%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (7.95%) RUP
10 7 (7.95%) SDLC
10 7 (7.95%) Software Engineering
10 7 (7.95%) System Integration Testing
10 7 (7.95%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.77%) Bash Shell
2 11 (12.50%) Python
2 11 (12.50%) Ruby
3 9 (10.23%) Shell Script
4 8 (9.09%) Java
4 8 (9.09%) SQL
5 6 (6.82%) C
6 4 (4.55%) C++
7 2 (2.27%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.27%) PeopleCode
7 2 (2.27%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.27%) SQR
7 2 (2.27%) VB
8 1 (1.14%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.14%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.55%) EMCSA
3 4 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.41%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.27%) Degree
5 2 (2.27%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.14%) ACSA
6 1 (1.14%) ACSP
6 1 (1.14%) CCIP
6 1 (1.14%) CCNA
6 1 (1.14%) CCNP
6 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.14%) IBM Certification
6 1 (1.14%) MCDST
6 1 (1.14%) MCITP
6 1 (1.14%) MCTS
6 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.14%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.68%) COBIT
2 5 (5.68%) SLA
3 2 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 9 (10.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.68%) Docker
3 4 (4.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (4.55%) vSphere
3 4 (4.55%) Xen
3 4 (4.55%) XenServer
4 2 (2.27%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.27%) Firmware
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.14%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 25 (28.41%) Puppet
2 22 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (10.23%) Cobbler
4 8 (9.09%) Tivoli
5 6 (6.82%) Ansible
6 5 (5.68%) Salt
7 4 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (4.55%) NetBackup
7 4 (4.55%) Oracle ZFS
8 3 (3.41%) Graylog
8 3 (3.41%) Nagios
8 3 (3.41%) yum
9 2 (2.27%) CA Wily
9 2 (2.27%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (2.27%) nmon
9 2 (2.27%) SmoothWall
10 1 (1.14%) CFEngine
10 1 (1.14%) Packer
10 1 (1.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (14.77%) Oracle
2 11 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 9 (10.23%) VMware
4 6 (6.82%) Citrix
4 6 (6.82%) ServiceNow
5 5 (5.68%) EMC
5 5 (5.68%) HP
5 5 (5.68%) IBM
6 4 (4.55%) EnterpriseDB
6 4 (4.55%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.55%) Serena
6 4 (4.55%) Veritas
7 3 (3.41%) CA
7 3 (3.41%) Wyse
8 2 (2.27%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.27%) Endeca
8 2 (2.27%) Google
8 2 (2.27%) LANDesk
8 2 (2.27%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (1.14%) SolarWinds