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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 68 61 54
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 39 38 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.11% 2.29% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 3.00% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 19
Median daily rate £395 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.84% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £330 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £34.78 £37.29
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -6.72%
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
1513 1266 1041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.01% 76.17% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 925 685 541
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 40
Median hourly rate £27.00 £15.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.19% -6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.06 £12.00 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £37.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 - 3 £120 - 1
Bolton +8 1 £450 +50.00%
Configuration Management
North West

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 28 (39.44%) ITIL
2 27 (38.03%) DevOps
3 25 (35.21%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (35.21%) Linux
4 24 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (32.39%) Unix
6 22 (30.99%) Puppet
7 16 (22.54%) Bash Shell
7 16 (22.54%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (19.72%) Ruby
8 14 (19.72%) Oracle
8 14 (19.72%) Python
8 14 (19.72%) Scrum
9 13 (18.31%) Cobbler
10 12 (16.90%) Service Management
10 12 (16.90%) Windows
10 12 (16.90%) Jenkins
11 11 (15.49%) SQL
11 11 (15.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 10 (14.08%) RUP
12 10 (14.08%) Shell Script
13 9 (12.68%) Tivoli
13 9 (12.68%) DSDM
13 9 (12.68%) Release Management
13 9 (12.68%) Automated Testing
13 9 (12.68%) Banking
14 8 (11.27%) TDD
14 8 (11.27%) Test Scripting
14 8 (11.27%) BDD
14 8 (11.27%) PRINCE2

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 6 (8.45%) CloudStack
1 6 (8.45%) OpenStack
2 5 (7.04%) CMS
3 4 (5.63%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.23%) IIS
4 3 (4.23%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.82%) JBoss
5 2 (2.82%) Jetty
5 2 (2.82%) nginx
5 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.82%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.41%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.82%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.82%) Google App Engine
2 2 (2.82%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.86%) DNS
2 5 (7.04%) Firewall
3 4 (5.63%) DHCP
3 4 (5.63%) Ethernet
3 4 (5.63%) RS-422
4 3 (4.23%) Network Security
4 3 (4.23%) SSH
5 2 (2.82%) FTP
5 2 (2.82%) HTTP
5 2 (2.82%) Internet
5 2 (2.82%) IP Telephony
5 2 (2.82%) IPsec
5 2 (2.82%) LAN
5 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.41%) SAN
6 1 (1.41%) WAN
6 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.41%) DB2
3 1 (1.41%) MySQL
3 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (16.90%) Jenkins
2 7 (9.86%) Selenium
3 5 (7.04%) Hudson
4 4 (5.63%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.23%) Maven
5 3 (4.23%) Travis CI
6 2 (2.82%) Gradle
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (2.82%) PeopleTools
7 1 (1.41%) CA Gen
7 1 (1.41%) Grunt
7 1 (1.41%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.41%) QUnit
7 1 (1.41%) Subversion
7 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (12.68%) Banking
2 4 (5.63%) Finance
3 1 (1.41%) Games
3 1 (1.41%) Local Government
3 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (30.99%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (11.27%) Analyst
3 7 (9.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 7 (9.86%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (9.86%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 7 (9.86%) Service Manager
3 7 (9.86%) Test Automation Engineer
3 7 (9.86%) Test Engineer
4 6 (8.45%) Consultant
4 6 (8.45%) Developer
5 5 (7.04%) Platform Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Software Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Software Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Systems Support
6 4 (5.63%) Systems Support Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) .NET
1 3 (4.23%) Web Services
2 2 (2.82%) J2EE
2 2 (2.82%) Servlets
3 1 (1.41%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.41%) CSS
3 1 (1.41%) HTML
3 1 (1.41%) HTML5
3 1 (1.41%) lodash
3 1 (1.41%) Middleware
3 1 (1.41%) RequireJS
3 1 (1.41%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) NHS
1 5 (7.04%) Public Cloud
2 4 (5.63%) EMC VNX
3 3 (4.23%) CMDB
4 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.82%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.82%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) Clustering
5 1 (1.41%) DataPower
5 1 (1.41%) Life Science
5 1 (1.41%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 25 (35.21%) Linux
2 23 (32.39%) Unix
3 12 (16.90%) Windows
4 5 (7.04%) Solaris
5 4 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.63%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.82%) AIX
7 1 (1.41%) Android
7 1 (1.41%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (39.44%) ITIL
2 27 (38.03%) DevOps
3 24 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (22.54%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (19.72%) Scrum
6 12 (16.90%) Service Management
7 10 (14.08%) RUP
8 9 (12.68%) Automated Testing
8 9 (12.68%) DSDM
8 9 (12.68%) Release Management
9 8 (11.27%) BDD
9 8 (11.27%) PRINCE2
9 8 (11.27%) Service Delivery
9 8 (11.27%) TDD
9 8 (11.27%) Test Scripting
10 7 (9.86%) Project Management
10 7 (9.86%) SDLC
10 7 (9.86%) System Integration Testing
10 7 (9.86%) Test Automation
11 6 (8.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.54%) Bash Shell
2 14 (19.72%) Python
2 14 (19.72%) Ruby
3 11 (15.49%) SQL
4 10 (14.08%) Shell Script
5 6 (8.45%) Java
6 5 (7.04%) C
7 4 (5.63%) C++
8 3 (4.23%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.82%) PeopleCode
9 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.82%) SQR
10 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) SC Cleared
1 7 (9.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.63%) EMCSA
3 3 (4.23%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.82%) Degree
5 1 (1.41%) ACSA
5 1 (1.41%) ACSP
5 1 (1.41%) CCIP
5 1 (1.41%) CCNA
5 1 (1.41%) CCNP
5 1 (1.41%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.41%) IBM Certification
5 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.41%) MCDST
5 1 (1.41%) MCITP
5 1 (1.41%) MCSA
5 1 (1.41%) MCSE
5 1 (1.41%) MCTS
5 1 (1.41%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (7.04%) COBIT
3 4 (5.63%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.45%) vSphere
2 6 (8.45%) Xen
2 6 (8.45%) XenServer
3 5 (7.04%) Docker
4 1 (1.41%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (1.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 25 (35.21%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (30.99%) Puppet
3 13 (18.31%) Cobbler
4 9 (12.68%) Tivoli
5 5 (7.04%) Salt
6 4 (5.63%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (4.23%) Ansible
8 2 (2.82%) SmoothWall
9 1 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (1.41%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.41%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (1.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (19.72%) Oracle
2 7 (9.86%) VMware
3 6 (8.45%) EnterpriseDB
3 6 (8.45%) Red Hat
4 5 (7.04%) EMC
5 4 (5.63%) Citrix
5 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.63%) Serena
5 4 (5.63%) ServiceNow
6 3 (4.23%) IBM
7 2 (2.82%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.82%) Google
7 2 (2.82%) HP
7 2 (2.82%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (2.82%) Remedy
8 1 (1.41%) Apple
8 1 (1.41%) CA
8 1 (1.41%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.41%) Veritas
8 1 (1.41%) Wyse
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