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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 60 76 76
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 47 31 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.84% 1.58% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.35% 1.97% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 15 15
Median daily rate £425 £420 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £352 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £530 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.87% +9.33%
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
1402 1572 1104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 84.76% 80.25% 75.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 918 903 700
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 42 32
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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
Cheadle - 1 £425 -
Salford - 1 £548 -
Stockport - 1 £380 - 1
Configuration Management
North West

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 (42.67%) Puppet
2 31 (41.33%) Continuous Integration
2 31 (41.33%) Linux
3 27 (36.00%) DevOps
4 26 (34.67%) Ansible
5 24 (32.00%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (30.67%) ITIL
7 22 (29.33%) Python
8 20 (26.67%) Jenkins
9 19 (25.33%) Ruby
9 19 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (24.00%) Unix
11 17 (22.67%) Service Management
12 16 (21.33%) Java
12 16 (21.33%) Amazon AWS
12 16 (21.33%) Docker
13 15 (20.00%) Git (software)
14 14 (18.67%) Bash Shell
15 11 (14.67%) ELK Stack
16 10 (13.33%) BDD
16 10 (13.33%) Splunk
16 10 (13.33%) QA
16 10 (13.33%) Windows
17 9 (12.00%) Release Management
18 8 (10.67%) Google
18 8 (10.67%) Cucumber
18 8 (10.67%) GitHub
18 8 (10.67%) Security Cleared
18 8 (10.67%) Test Automation
18 8 (10.67%) Oracle

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 8 (10.67%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (9.33%) Drupal
3 4 (5.33%) OpenStack
4 3 (4.00%) Apache
4 3 (4.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.33%) IIS
5 1 (1.33%) Jetty
5 1 (1.33%) Mongrel
5 1 (1.33%) nginx
5 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.33%) MS Office
1 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.33%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.67%) GitHub
3 7 (9.33%) Google Analytics
4 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (5.33%) Heroku
6 3 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (2.67%) TestFlight
8 1 (1.33%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (1.33%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.33%) Google App Engine
8 1 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.33%) Route 53
8 1 (1.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.67%) Firewall
1 5 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.33%) DHCP
2 4 (5.33%) DNS
3 3 (4.00%) LAN
3 3 (4.00%) Network Security
3 3 (4.00%) SAN
3 3 (4.00%) WAN
4 2 (2.67%) SSL
5 1 (1.33%) FTP
5 1 (1.33%) HTTP
5 1 (1.33%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.33%) IPsec
5 1 (1.33%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.33%) VoIP
5 1 (1.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.00%) MySQL
2 5 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.67%) Big Data
4 2 (2.67%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.67%) SQLite
5 1 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 15 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (10.67%) Cucumber
3 8 (10.67%) JMeter
4 7 (9.33%) Bitbucket
5 6 (8.00%) Selenium
6 5 (6.67%) JIRA
7 4 (5.33%) Gradle
8 3 (4.00%) Subversion
8 3 (4.00%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.67%) Android Studio
9 2 (2.67%) Ant
9 2 (2.67%) CocoaPods
9 2 (2.67%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.67%) Maven
9 2 (2.67%) Travis CI
9 2 (2.67%) Xcode
10 1 (1.33%) GoCD
10 1 (1.33%) Vagrant
10 1 (1.33%) Zephyr
General
1 6 (8.00%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Retail
3 2 (2.67%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.33%) Advertising
4 1 (1.33%) Games
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (28.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (10.67%) Service Manager
3 7 (9.33%) Analyst
3 7 (9.33%) Consultant
3 7 (9.33%) Developer
4 6 (8.00%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (6.67%) Services Delivery Manager
6 4 (5.33%) Administrator
6 4 (5.33%) Drupal Consultant
6 4 (5.33%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Automation Tester
7 3 (4.00%) DevOps Specialist
7 3 (4.00%) Environment Manager
7 3 (4.00%) ITIL Manager
7 3 (4.00%) ITIL Service Manager
7 3 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) QA Automation Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) QA Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.67%) ELK Stack
2 3 (4.00%) MCollective
2 3 (4.00%) Spring
3 2 (2.67%) Cocoa
3 2 (2.67%) Cocoa Touch
3 2 (2.67%) Hibernate
3 2 (2.67%) XML
4 1 (1.33%) .NET
4 1 (1.33%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.33%) J2EE
4 1 (1.33%) JSON
4 1 (1.33%) RESTful
4 1 (1.33%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.33%) Servlets
4 1 (1.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.33%) Private Cloud
2 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.00%) CMDB
2 3 (4.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.67%) Clustering
3 2 (2.67%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.67%) iPhone
3 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.33%) BYOD
4 1 (1.33%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.33%) Life Science
4 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.33%) PKI
4 1 (1.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.33%) User Experience
4 1 (1.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 31 (41.33%) Linux
2 18 (24.00%) Unix
3 10 (13.33%) Windows
4 6 (8.00%) CentOS
5 3 (4.00%) AIX
5 3 (4.00%) Android
5 3 (4.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.67%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.67%) Solaris
6 2 (2.67%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.33%) Fedora
7 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (41.33%) Continuous Integration
2 27 (36.00%) DevOps
3 23 (30.67%) ITIL
4 19 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (22.67%) Service Management
6 10 (13.33%) BDD
7 9 (12.00%) Release Management
8 8 (10.67%) Test Automation
9 7 (9.33%) Analytics
9 7 (9.33%) Change Management
9 7 (9.33%) Unit Testing
10 6 (8.00%) Service Delivery
10 6 (8.00%) TDD
10 6 (8.00%) Workflow
11 5 (6.67%) Asset Management
11 5 (6.67%) Change Control
11 5 (6.67%) Incident Management
11 5 (6.67%) Problem Management
12 4 (5.33%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (5.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 22 (29.33%) Python
2 19 (25.33%) Ruby
3 16 (21.33%) Java
4 14 (18.67%) Bash Shell
5 7 (9.33%) Perl
6 5 (6.67%) SQL
7 4 (5.33%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.00%) C#
8 3 (4.00%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.67%) Apple Swift
9 2 (2.67%) C++
9 2 (2.67%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.33%) Go
10 1 (1.33%) Groovy
10 1 (1.33%) Lua
10 1 (1.33%) PHP
10 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.33%) R
10 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.33%) ISEB
2 7 (9.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.33%) CISSP
4 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.33%) RHCSA
4 1 (1.33%) SANS
4 1 (1.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.33%) QA
2 3 (4.00%) SLA
3 1 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (21.33%) Docker
2 3 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.67%) KVM
3 2 (2.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.33%) NFS
4 1 (1.33%) Varnish
4 1 (1.33%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.33%) vSphere
4 1 (1.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 32 (42.67%) Puppet
2 26 (34.67%) Ansible
3 24 (32.00%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (10.67%) Kibana
4 8 (10.67%) logstash
5 3 (4.00%) Ganglia
5 3 (4.00%) Nagios
6 2 (2.67%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.67%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (2.67%) Salt
7 1 (1.33%) Chronos
7 1 (1.33%) FreeIPA
7 1 (1.33%) Graphite
7 1 (1.33%) Marathon
7 1 (1.33%) Mesos
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (1.33%) QRadar
7 1 (1.33%) Riemann
Vendors
1 10 (13.33%) Splunk
2 8 (10.67%) Google
2 8 (10.67%) Oracle
2 8 (10.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (5.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.00%) New Relic
4 3 (4.00%) RightScale
4 3 (4.00%) SaltStack
5 2 (2.67%) LANDesk
5 2 (2.67%) Veritas
5 2 (2.67%) Wyse
6 1 (1.33%) Apple
6 1 (1.33%) Citrix
6 1 (1.33%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.33%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.33%) HP
6 1 (1.33%) IBM
6 1 (1.33%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.33%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.33%) VMware
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