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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 76 77 71
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 32 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.72% 1.51% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 1.91% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 7
Median daily rate £438 £475 £198
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +140.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £350 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £12.29 £11.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.72% -74.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £36.70
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.99%
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
1507 1416 1038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.07% 79.11% 77.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 939 858 617
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 28 31
Median hourly rate £14.50 £33.64 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.89% +124.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.70 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £42.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Stockport - 1 £360 - 1
Wigan - 1 £450 -
Configuration Management
North West

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 33 (41.77%) ITIL
2 24 (30.38%) Service Management
3 23 (29.11%) Unix
4 21 (26.58%) Linux
5 18 (22.78%) Puppet
6 16 (20.25%) DevOps
6 16 (20.25%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (18.99%) Windows
8 13 (16.46%) Git (software)
9 12 (15.19%) Jenkins
9 12 (15.19%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (15.19%) Ansible
9 12 (15.19%) Project Management
9 12 (15.19%) Red Hat
9 12 (15.19%) ITSM
10 11 (13.92%) PRINCE2
10 11 (13.92%) Oracle
10 11 (13.92%) Solaris
11 10 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (11.39%) Python
12 9 (11.39%) Java
13 8 (10.13%) Ruby
13 8 (10.13%) Bash Shell
14 7 (8.86%) Continuous Delivery
14 7 (8.86%) Life Science
14 7 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (8.86%) Manufacturing
14 7 (8.86%) VMware
14 7 (8.86%) Firewall
14 7 (8.86%) DNS

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 (7.59%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (6.33%) CMS
3 4 (5.06%) Drupal
3 4 (5.06%) JBoss
3 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.80%) OpenStack
4 3 (3.80%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.80%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.80%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.53%) Apache
5 2 (2.53%) Confluence
5 2 (2.53%) GlassFish
5 2 (2.53%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (2.53%) IIS
5 2 (2.53%) Liferay
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.53%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (2.53%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.27%) Jetty
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.06%) GitHub
2 4 (5.06%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.27%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.27%) SaaS
3 1 (1.27%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.86%) DNS
1 7 (8.86%) Firewall
2 5 (6.33%) LAN
2 5 (6.33%) SAN
2 5 (6.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.06%) WAN
4 3 (3.80%) DHCP
4 3 (3.80%) HTTP
4 3 (3.80%) Network Security
4 3 (3.80%) SSH
5 2 (2.53%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.27%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.27%) FTP
6 1 (1.27%) ICMP
6 1 (1.27%) IPsec
6 1 (1.27%) RS-422
6 1 (1.27%) VPN
6 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.06%) MySQL
1 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.27%) Big Data
2 1 (1.27%) DB2
2 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.27%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (16.46%) Git (software)
2 12 (15.19%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.33%) JIRA
4 4 (5.06%) Bitbucket
4 4 (5.06%) Cucumber
4 4 (5.06%) JMeter
4 4 (5.06%) Maven
5 3 (3.80%) Gradle
6 2 (2.53%) Introscope
6 2 (2.53%) Subversion
7 1 (1.27%) Ant
7 1 (1.27%) CA Gen
7 1 (1.27%) Grunt
7 1 (1.27%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.27%) QUnit
7 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.27%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.27%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.27%) Xcode
General
1 7 (8.86%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.06%) Banking
2 4 (5.06%) Retail
3 3 (3.80%) Finance
4 2 (2.53%) Games
4 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (20.25%) Analyst
2 11 (13.92%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (10.13%) Administrator
3 8 (10.13%) Service Manager
3 8 (10.13%) Support Analyst
4 7 (8.86%) Configuration Manager
4 7 (8.86%) Consultant
5 5 (6.33%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Configuration Analyst
6 4 (5.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (5.06%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.06%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (5.06%) Systems Support
6 4 (5.06%) Systems Support Analyst
6 4 (5.06%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (5.06%) Test Manager
6 4 (5.06%) Web Consultant
7 3 (3.80%) Drupal Consultant
7 3 (3.80%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Technical Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) ELK Stack
2 3 (3.80%) MCollective
3 2 (2.53%) .NET
3 2 (2.53%) Middleware
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.27%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.27%) Cocoa
4 1 (1.27%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (1.27%) CSS
4 1 (1.27%) HTML5
4 1 (1.27%) J2EE
4 1 (1.27%) JSON
4 1 (1.27%) lodash
4 1 (1.27%) RESTful
4 1 (1.27%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.27%) Servlets
4 1 (1.27%) Spring
4 1 (1.27%) Underscore.js
4 1 (1.27%) Web Services
4 1 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) Life Science
2 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.33%) Clustering
3 5 (6.33%) NHS
4 4 (5.06%) EMC VNX
5 3 (3.80%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.80%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.80%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.53%) CMDB
6 2 (2.53%) LPAR
6 2 (2.53%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.27%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.27%) iPhone
7 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.27%) Semantic Web
7 1 (1.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.11%) Unix
2 21 (26.58%) Linux
3 15 (18.99%) Windows
4 11 (13.92%) Solaris
5 6 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (6.33%) Windows Server
7 4 (5.06%) AIX
8 3 (3.80%) Android
9 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.53%) HPUX
9 2 (2.53%) SUSE
9 2 (2.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.27%) MVS
10 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (41.77%) ITIL
2 24 (30.38%) Service Management
3 16 (20.25%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (20.25%) DevOps
4 12 (15.19%) ITSM
4 12 (15.19%) Project Management
5 11 (13.92%) PRINCE2
6 10 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (8.86%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (7.59%) Asset Management
8 6 (7.59%) Data Analysis
8 6 (7.59%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (7.59%) Incident Management
8 6 (7.59%) Problem Management
8 6 (7.59%) Unit Testing
9 5 (6.33%) BDD
9 5 (6.33%) Change Control
9 5 (6.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (6.33%) Release Management
9 5 (6.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.39%) Java
1 9 (11.39%) Python
2 8 (10.13%) Bash Shell
2 8 (10.13%) Ruby
3 4 (5.06%) Perl
4 3 (3.80%) C
4 3 (3.80%) SQL
5 2 (2.53%) C++
5 2 (2.53%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.53%) VB
6 1 (1.27%) Apple Swift
6 1 (1.27%) C#
6 1 (1.27%) Go
6 1 (1.27%) Lua
6 1 (1.27%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.59%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.06%) EMCSA
2 4 (5.06%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.80%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.53%) Degree
4 2 (2.53%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) ACSA
5 1 (1.27%) ACSP
5 1 (1.27%) CCIP
5 1 (1.27%) CCNP
5 1 (1.27%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.27%) IBM Certification
5 1 (1.27%) MCDST
5 1 (1.27%) MCITP
5 1 (1.27%) MCSA
5 1 (1.27%) MCSE
5 1 (1.27%) MCTS
5 1 (1.27%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.86%) SLA
2 6 (7.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.53%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.33%) Docker
2 5 (6.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (5.06%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.06%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (2.53%) Firmware
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.27%) KVM
5 1 (1.27%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (22.78%) Puppet
2 12 (15.19%) Ansible
2 12 (15.19%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.33%) logstash
3 5 (6.33%) NetBackup
3 5 (6.33%) Oracle ZFS
4 4 (5.06%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (5.06%) Kibana
4 4 (5.06%) Nagios
5 3 (3.80%) Graylog
5 3 (3.80%) yum
6 2 (2.53%) CA Wily
6 2 (2.53%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (2.53%) nmon
6 2 (2.53%) SmoothWall
6 2 (2.53%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (1.27%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (15.19%) Red Hat
2 11 (13.92%) Oracle
3 7 (8.86%) VMware
4 6 (7.59%) Citrix
4 6 (7.59%) ServiceNow
4 6 (7.59%) Splunk
5 5 (6.33%) EMC
5 5 (6.33%) Google
5 5 (6.33%) HP
5 5 (6.33%) IBM
5 5 (6.33%) Veritas
6 4 (5.06%) Wyse
7 3 (3.80%) CA
7 3 (3.80%) LANDesk
7 3 (3.80%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.53%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.53%) Endeca
9 1 (1.27%) Apple
9 1 (1.27%) Serena
9 1 (1.27%) SolarWinds
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