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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 74 67 71
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 19 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.25% 1.30% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 1.80% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £266 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £415 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.22 £36.20 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-27.56% -3.46%
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
1151 891 734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 75.43% 72.15% 73.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 478 393
Average daily rate £375 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 28 37
Average hourly rate £19.50 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £46.25 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 July 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 23 (37.10%) UNIX
2 16 (25.81%) Linux
3 14 (22.58%) Windows
3 14 (22.58%) Oracle
3 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
3 14 (22.58%) Migration
4 13 (20.97%) Finance
4 13 (20.97%) IBM
5 12 (19.35%) Internet
5 12 (19.35%) Oracle Database
6 11 (17.74%) Puppet
7 10 (16.13%) Firewall
7 10 (16.13%) Mainframe
7 10 (16.13%) VMware
7 10 (16.13%) SAS
7 10 (16.13%) Change Control
7 10 (16.13%) Data Analysis
7 10 (16.13%) IBM Mainframe
7 10 (16.13%) Base SAS
7 10 (16.13%) Data Extraction
7 10 (16.13%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 10 (16.13%) Data Centre
8 9 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (14.52%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (14.52%) Cisco
8 9 (14.52%) Citrix
8 9 (14.52%) CheckPoint
8 9 (14.52%) Management Information System
9 8 (12.90%) Business Continuity
9 8 (12.90%) Red Hat

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 10 (16.13%) SAS
2 8 (12.90%) IIS
3 5 (8.06%) WebLogic
3 5 (8.06%) Confluence
4 2 (3.23%) nginx
4 2 (3.23%) Apache
4 2 (3.23%) CICS
5 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.61%) Jetty
5 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.61%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (1.61%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.23%) Amazon S3
1 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.61%) Route 53
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.35%) Internet
2 10 (16.13%) Firewall
3 9 (14.52%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (11.29%) NAS
4 7 (11.29%) Fibre Channel
4 7 (11.29%) Wireless
4 7 (11.29%) VPLS
4 7 (11.29%) iSCSI
4 7 (11.29%) MPLS
4 7 (11.29%) OSPF
4 7 (11.29%) BGP
4 7 (11.29%) EIGRP
4 7 (11.29%) WAN
4 7 (11.29%) SAN
4 7 (11.29%) DMZ
5 6 (9.68%) HTTP
6 5 (8.06%) AMQP
7 2 (3.23%) DHCP
7 2 (3.23%) DNS
7 2 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.35%) Oracle Database
2 10 (16.13%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 10 (16.13%) Base SAS
3 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
4 7 (11.29%) MongoDB
5 6 (9.68%) NoSQL
6 5 (8.06%) Big Data
6 5 (8.06%) Hadoop
6 5 (8.06%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.23%) DB2
8 1 (1.61%) DataStage
8 1 (1.61%) MySQL
8 1 (1.61%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Subversion
2 5 (8.06%) JIRA
2 5 (8.06%) Ant
2 5 (8.06%) JUnit
2 5 (8.06%) Eclipse
2 5 (8.06%) Mercurial
2 5 (8.06%) Cucumber
2 5 (8.06%) Gradle
3 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.45%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.23%) HP UFT
4 2 (3.23%) Selenium
5 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.61%) Maven
5 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.61%) Hudson
General
1 13 (20.97%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Banking
3 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (30.65%) Developer
2 13 (20.97%) Architect
3 11 (17.74%) Technical Architect
4 8 (12.90%) SAS Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Java Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Designer
7 4 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Consultant
8 3 (4.84%) PMO Consultant
9 2 (3.23%) CICS Programmer
9 2 (3.23%) Test Leader
9 2 (3.23%) Service Transition Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Programmer
9 2 (3.23%) Service Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Security Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Service Manager
9 2 (3.23%) Team Leader
9 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) Web Services
2 6 (9.68%) HTML
2 6 (9.68%) JSON
3 5 (8.06%) JMS
3 5 (8.06%) EJB
3 5 (8.06%) CSS
3 5 (8.06%) Java EE
4 3 (4.84%) REST
4 3 (4.84%) .NET
4 3 (4.84%) Django
5 2 (3.23%) Ajax
5 2 (3.23%) J2EE
6 1 (1.61%) XML
6 1 (1.61%) XSLT
6 1 (1.61%) XHTML
6 1 (1.61%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.61%) LAMP
6 1 (1.61%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.61%) jQuery
6 1 (1.61%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Mainframe
1 10 (16.13%) IBM Mainframe
1 10 (16.13%) Data Extraction
1 10 (16.13%) Data Centre
2 9 (14.52%) Management Information System
3 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (11.29%) EMC VNX
4 7 (11.29%) Celerra
4 7 (11.29%) Replication
4 7 (11.29%) Clustering
5 4 (6.45%) Visualisation
6 3 (4.84%) Life Science
7 2 (3.23%) Blog
7 2 (3.23%) VSAM
7 2 (3.23%) PKI
8 1 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.61%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (37.10%) UNIX
2 16 (25.81%) Linux
3 14 (22.58%) Windows
4 7 (11.29%) Solaris
5 5 (8.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (8.06%) Mac OS X
6 2 (3.23%) zOS
6 2 (3.23%) CentOS
7 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.61%) Scientific Linux
7 1 (1.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.58%) Migration
2 10 (16.13%) Data Analysis
2 10 (16.13%) Change Control
3 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (12.90%) Business Continuity
4 7 (11.29%) Scrum
4 7 (11.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (11.29%) Service Management
4 7 (11.29%) System Testing
4 7 (11.29%) Open Source
5 6 (9.68%) Software Delivery
5 6 (9.68%) Test Scripting
5 6 (9.68%) TDD
5 6 (9.68%) Software Engineering
5 6 (9.68%) Service Delivery
5 6 (9.68%) ITIL
6 5 (8.06%) OO
6 5 (8.06%) Change Management
6 5 (8.06%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.90%) Java
2 7 (11.29%) REXX
3 6 (9.68%) Python
3 6 (9.68%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.06%) Ruby
5 3 (4.84%) PHP
6 2 (3.23%) C#
7 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.61%) SQL
7 1 (1.61%) Perl
7 1 (1.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) DV Cleared
1 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (3.23%) CISSP
2 2 (3.23%) CISM
2 2 (3.23%) CISMP
3 1 (1.61%) Degree
3 1 (1.61%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.23%) QA
3 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (12.90%) Hyper-V
2 8 (12.90%) Active Directory
3 7 (11.29%) Terminal Services
3 7 (11.29%) VMware ESX
3 7 (11.29%) XenApp
3 7 (11.29%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (3.23%) RACF
5 1 (1.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (17.74%) Puppet
2 6 (9.68%) Vagrant
3 4 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.84%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (3.23%) Ansible
6 1 (1.61%) SCCM
6 1 (1.61%) Cacti
6 1 (1.61%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.61%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (22.58%) Oracle
1 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.97%) IBM
3 10 (16.13%) VMware
4 9 (14.52%) CheckPoint
4 9 (14.52%) Cisco
4 9 (14.52%) Citrix
5 8 (12.90%) Red Hat
6 7 (11.29%) EMC
6 7 (11.29%) Nortel
6 7 (11.29%) SolarWinds
7 5 (8.06%) Atlassian
8 3 (4.84%) Avaya
9 2 (3.23%) CA
9 2 (3.23%) HP
9 2 (3.23%) Clearswift
9 2 (3.23%) Kaspersky
10 1 (1.61%) Percona
10 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.61%) Teradata
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £380 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago