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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 77 65 66
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 28 24 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.54% 1.69% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 2.19% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 12
Average daily rate £333 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £142 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £500 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £48.00 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +20.63%
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
1490 1098 877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.82% 77.43% 75.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 879 668 468
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 31 33
Average hourly rate £29.50 £17.50 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.57% +2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £10.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.00 £48.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 2 - -
Configuration Management
North West

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 22 (38.60%) Linux
1 22 (38.60%) Opscode Chef
1 22 (38.60%) DevOps
2 21 (36.84%) Puppet
3 18 (31.58%) ITIL
3 18 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (28.07%) Unix
5 14 (24.56%) Python
5 14 (24.56%) Oracle
5 14 (24.56%) Ruby
5 14 (24.56%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (22.81%) Release Management
6 13 (22.81%) Cobbler
6 13 (22.81%) Bash Shell
6 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
7 11 (19.30%) Service Delivery
8 10 (17.54%) Shell Script
8 10 (17.54%) Project Management
9 9 (15.79%) Tivoli
9 9 (15.79%) DSDM
9 9 (15.79%) SQL
9 9 (15.79%) RUP
9 9 (15.79%) Change Management
9 9 (15.79%) Finance
9 9 (15.79%) Scrum
9 9 (15.79%) Automated Testing
10 8 (14.04%) Data Analysis
10 8 (14.04%) PRINCE2
10 8 (14.04%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (14.04%) Jenkins

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 7 (12.28%) OpenStack
2 6 (10.53%) CloudStack
2 6 (10.53%) nginx
2 6 (10.53%) WebSphere
3 5 (8.77%) IIS
3 5 (8.77%) Jetty
3 5 (8.77%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (3.51%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.75%) Apache
5 1 (1.75%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (3.51%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.04%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (8.77%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (8.77%) Google App Engine
3 5 (8.77%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) DHCP
1 5 (8.77%) DNS
1 5 (8.77%) FTP
1 5 (8.77%) HTTP
1 5 (8.77%) IPsec
1 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.26%) DMZ
2 3 (5.26%) Ethernet
2 3 (5.26%) RS-422
2 3 (5.26%) WAN
3 2 (3.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.75%) Base SAS
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (1.75%) MySQL
2 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.75%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.02%) Selenium
3 3 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.51%) PeopleTools
5 1 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 9 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Banking
2 1 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (29.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (10.53%) Release Manager
2 6 (10.53%) Services Delivery Manager
3 5 (8.77%) Consultant
3 5 (8.77%) Delivery Manager
3 5 (8.77%) Developer
3 5 (8.77%) DevOps Consultant
3 5 (8.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 5 (8.77%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (8.77%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 5 (8.77%) Platform Engineer
3 5 (8.77%) Senior Consultant
3 5 (8.77%) Senior DevOps Consultant
3 5 (8.77%) Service Manager
4 4 (7.02%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Environment Manager
4 4 (7.02%) Project Manager
4 4 (7.02%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Test Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) .NET
1 5 (8.77%) J2EE
1 5 (8.77%) Servlets
2 3 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.51%) CMDB
2 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.75%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.75%) DataPower
3 1 (1.75%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 22 (38.60%) Linux
2 16 (28.07%) Unix
3 7 (12.28%) Windows
4 3 (5.26%) Android
5 2 (3.51%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) DevOps
2 18 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (31.58%) ITIL
3 14 (24.56%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (22.81%) Release Management
5 11 (19.30%) Service Delivery
6 10 (17.54%) Project Management
7 9 (15.79%) Automated Testing
7 9 (15.79%) Change Management
7 9 (15.79%) DSDM
7 9 (15.79%) RUP
7 9 (15.79%) Scrum
8 8 (14.04%) Data Analysis
8 8 (14.04%) PRINCE2
9 7 (12.28%) SDLC
10 6 (10.53%) Asset Management
10 6 (10.53%) Incident Management
10 6 (10.53%) Problem Management
11 5 (8.77%) ITSM
11 5 (8.77%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.56%) Python
1 14 (24.56%) Ruby
2 13 (22.81%) Bash Shell
3 10 (17.54%) Shell Script
4 9 (15.79%) SQL
5 7 (12.28%) Java
6 3 (5.26%) C
6 3 (5.26%) C++
7 2 (3.51%) PeopleCode
7 2 (3.51%) SQR
8 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.75%) REXX
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.26%) ACSA
2 3 (5.26%) ACSP
2 3 (5.26%) CCDP
2 3 (5.26%) CCIP
2 3 (5.26%) CCNA
2 3 (5.26%) CCNP
2 3 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.26%) IBM Certification
2 3 (5.26%) MCDST
2 3 (5.26%) MCITP
2 3 (5.26%) MCSA
2 3 (5.26%) MCSE
2 3 (5.26%) MCTS
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.26%) RHCE
2 3 (5.26%) RHCSA
3 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.75%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.75%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) TickIT
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (10.53%) vSphere
1 6 (10.53%) Xen
1 6 (10.53%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (38.60%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (36.84%) Puppet
3 13 (22.81%) Cobbler
4 9 (15.79%) Tivoli
5 3 (5.26%) Ansible
6 1 (1.75%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (24.56%) Oracle
2 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.53%) EnterpriseDB
3 6 (10.53%) VMware
4 5 (8.77%) Google
5 4 (7.02%) IBM
6 3 (5.26%) Apple
6 3 (5.26%) Avaya
6 3 (5.26%) Cisco
6 3 (5.26%) EMC
6 3 (5.26%) HP
6 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.26%) SAP
6 3 (5.26%) Serena
6 3 (5.26%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.51%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (3.51%) Remedy
8 1 (1.75%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.75%) Citrix
8 1 (1.75%) Wyse
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