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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
North West / Manchester
Rank 54 68 65
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 39 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.90% 1.84% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 2.16% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 13
Median daily rate £400 £340 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -28.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £386
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £43.00 £48.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £48.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.40 £48.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +23.57%

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
1112 1528 1144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.80% 84.98% 79.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 894 690
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 41 29
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% +68.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 22 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 - 4 £550 -
Configuration Management
North West

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 47 (56.63%) Linux
2 45 (54.22%) Puppet
3 42 (50.60%) Continuous Integration
4 40 (48.19%) DevOps
5 38 (45.78%) Jenkins
6 36 (43.37%) Amazon AWS
7 34 (40.96%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (40.96%) Opscode Chef
7 34 (40.96%) Ansible
8 31 (37.35%) Java
9 30 (36.14%) Python
10 27 (32.53%) Ruby
11 26 (31.33%) Git (software)
12 22 (26.51%) Docker
13 17 (20.48%) Red Hat
14 16 (19.28%) Unix
15 15 (18.07%) Kibana
16 14 (16.87%) Travis CI
16 14 (16.87%) TCP/IP
16 14 (16.87%) Bash Shell
16 14 (16.87%) Google
16 14 (16.87%) CentOS
16 14 (16.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 13 (15.66%) SSL
17 13 (15.66%) ITIL
17 13 (15.66%) Elastic Stack
18 12 (14.46%) Windows
18 12 (14.46%) Splunk
19 11 (13.25%) Security Cleared
19 11 (13.25%) Microsoft

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 10 (12.05%) OpenStack
2 9 (10.84%) Apache
3 7 (8.43%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (8.43%) nginx
3 7 (8.43%) Tomcat
4 6 (7.23%) Drupal
4 6 (7.23%) IIS
4 6 (7.23%) Jetty
4 6 (7.23%) Mongrel
4 6 (7.23%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.41%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.20%) CICS
6 1 (1.20%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.20%) MS Office
1 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 36 (43.37%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.64%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (9.64%) GitHub
2 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.23%) Google Analytics
3 6 (7.23%) Google App Engine
3 6 (7.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (6.02%) Heroku
5 4 (4.82%) TestFlight
6 1 (1.20%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.20%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.20%) IaaS
6 1 (1.20%) PaaS
6 1 (1.20%) Route 53
6 1 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.87%) TCP/IP
2 13 (15.66%) SSL
3 9 (10.84%) DHCP
3 9 (10.84%) DNS
4 8 (9.64%) HTTPS
5 7 (8.43%) Firewall
6 6 (7.23%) FTP
6 6 (7.23%) HTTP
6 6 (7.23%) IPsec
7 3 (3.61%) LAN
7 3 (3.61%) Network Security
7 3 (3.61%) VoIP
7 3 (3.61%) VPN
7 3 (3.61%) WAN
8 1 (1.20%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.64%) Relational Database
2 5 (6.02%) MySQL
3 4 (4.82%) Big Data
3 4 (4.82%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.82%) SQLite
4 3 (3.61%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.41%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.20%) DB2
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 38 (45.78%) Jenkins
2 26 (31.33%) Git (software)
3 14 (16.87%) Travis CI
4 11 (13.25%) Subversion
5 10 (12.05%) GoCD
6 8 (9.64%) Selenium
7 7 (8.43%) Cucumber
7 7 (8.43%) JMeter
8 6 (7.23%) Bitbucket
9 4 (4.82%) Android Studio
9 4 (4.82%) CocoaPods
9 4 (4.82%) JIRA
9 4 (4.82%) Vagrant
9 4 (4.82%) Xcode
10 3 (3.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (3.61%) Gradle
10 3 (3.61%) Hudson
10 3 (3.61%) WebDriver
11 2 (2.41%) Eclipse
11 2 (2.41%) Maven
General
1 8 (9.64%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Retail
3 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.41%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.20%) Advertising
5 1 (1.20%) Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (37.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (13.25%) Developer
3 8 (9.64%) Consultant
4 7 (8.43%) Java Developer
4 7 (8.43%) Service Manager
5 6 (7.23%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (6.02%) Services Delivery Manager
7 4 (4.82%) Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Android Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Applications Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Drupal Consultant
7 4 (4.82%) iOS Android Developer
7 4 (4.82%) iOS Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Java Android Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Java Applications Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Java Mobile Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.66%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (8.43%) .NET
2 7 (8.43%) Web Services
3 6 (7.23%) J2EE
3 6 (7.23%) Servlets
4 4 (4.82%) Cocoa
4 4 (4.82%) Cocoa Touch
5 3 (3.61%) Spring
6 2 (2.41%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.41%) XML
7 1 (1.20%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.20%) Akka
7 1 (1.20%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.20%) LAMP
7 1 (1.20%) Node.js
7 1 (1.20%) Play Framework
7 1 (1.20%) REST
7 1 (1.20%) Software Packaging
7 1 (1.20%) spray
7 1 (1.20%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.82%) iPhone
2 4 (4.82%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.41%) CMDB
3 2 (2.41%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.41%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.41%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.20%) BYOD
4 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.20%) NHS
4 1 (1.20%) PKI
4 1 (1.20%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.20%) User Experience
4 1 (1.20%) VSAM
4 1 (1.20%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 47 (56.63%) Linux
2 16 (19.28%) Unix
3 14 (16.87%) CentOS
3 14 (16.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (14.46%) Windows
5 9 (10.84%) Fedora
6 4 (4.82%) Android
6 4 (4.82%) Apple iOS
6 4 (4.82%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.41%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.20%) AIX
8 1 (1.20%) Solaris
8 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (50.60%) Continuous Integration
2 40 (48.19%) DevOps
3 34 (40.96%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (15.66%) ITIL
5 9 (10.84%) BDD
5 9 (10.84%) Change Control
6 8 (9.64%) Release Management
6 8 (9.64%) Service Management
6 8 (9.64%) Test Automation
7 7 (8.43%) Change Management
7 7 (8.43%) Open Source
7 7 (8.43%) Unit Testing
8 6 (7.23%) Analytics
8 6 (7.23%) Scrum
8 6 (7.23%) Service Delivery
8 6 (7.23%) Software Engineering
8 6 (7.23%) Workflow
9 5 (6.02%) Problem Management
10 4 (4.82%) Mobile Application Development
10 4 (4.82%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 31 (37.35%) Java
2 30 (36.14%) Python
3 27 (32.53%) Ruby
4 14 (16.87%) Bash Shell
5 9 (10.84%) Perl
6 7 (8.43%) Shell Script
7 5 (6.02%) JavaScript
7 5 (6.02%) SQL
8 4 (4.82%) Apple Swift
8 4 (4.82%) Objective-C
8 4 (4.82%) PHP
9 3 (3.61%) C#
9 3 (3.61%) Korn
10 2 (2.41%) Go
10 2 (2.41%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.20%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.20%) C++
11 1 (1.20%) COBOL
11 1 (1.20%) JCL
Qualifications
1 11 (13.25%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.84%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.43%) ISEB
4 5 (6.02%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (3.61%) CISSP
5 3 (3.61%) SANS
5 3 (3.61%) SSCP
6 1 (1.20%) Degree
6 1 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.20%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.84%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (26.51%) Docker
2 7 (8.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.02%) Xen
4 2 (2.41%) KVM
4 2 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.20%) NFS
5 1 (1.20%) Varnish
5 1 (1.20%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 45 (54.22%) Puppet
2 34 (40.96%) Ansible
2 34 (40.96%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (18.07%) Kibana
4 10 (12.05%) Ganglia
4 10 (12.05%) Nagios
5 8 (9.64%) Graphite
5 8 (9.64%) Riemann
6 7 (8.43%) logstash
7 5 (6.02%) Terraform
8 3 (3.61%) QRadar
9 2 (2.41%) Kubernetes
9 2 (2.41%) Salt
10 1 (1.20%) FreeIPA
10 1 (1.20%) Mesos
10 1 (1.20%) Packer
10 1 (1.20%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 17 (20.48%) Red Hat
2 14 (16.87%) Google
3 12 (14.46%) Splunk
4 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
5 8 (9.64%) VMware
6 5 (6.02%) IBM
7 3 (3.61%) Apple
7 3 (3.61%) HP
7 3 (3.61%) LogRhythm
7 3 (3.61%) New Relic
7 3 (3.61%) Oracle
7 3 (3.61%) RightScale
7 3 (3.61%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.20%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.20%) Hortonworks
8 1 (1.20%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.20%) Wonderware