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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 82 71 66
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 24 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.27% 1.14% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 1.49% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 4
Average daily rate
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£475 £198 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+140.50% -37.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £176 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £360 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -17.64%
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
1467 1009 889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 77.33% 76.38% 73.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 887 607 472
Average daily rate £395 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 26 46
Average hourly rate £33.64 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.00% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £28.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 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
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 2 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 1 - -
Salford - 1 £645 -
Configuration Management
North West

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 14 (31.82%) Linux
2 12 (27.27%) Puppet
3 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (22.73%) Windows
5 9 (20.45%) UNIX
5 9 (20.45%) Java
5 9 (20.45%) Service Delivery
5 9 (20.45%) Finance
5 9 (20.45%) Jenkins
5 9 (20.45%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (20.45%) DevOps
5 9 (20.45%) Software Delivery
6 8 (18.18%) Data Analysis
6 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (18.18%) Change Management
6 8 (18.18%) VMware
6 8 (18.18%) ITIL
6 8 (18.18%) HTTP
7 7 (15.91%) PRINCE2
7 7 (15.91%) .NET
7 7 (15.91%) J2EE
7 7 (15.91%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (15.91%) nginx
7 7 (15.91%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (13.64%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (13.64%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 6 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (13.64%) Google App Engine
8 6 (13.64%) Amazon AWS

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 7 (15.91%) nginx
2 6 (13.64%) IIS
2 6 (13.64%) Tomcat
2 6 (13.64%) SAS
2 6 (13.64%) WebSphere
2 6 (13.64%) Jetty
3 2 (4.55%) Confluence
3 2 (4.55%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.27%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP PS
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (2.27%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (13.64%) Google App Engine
2 6 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.64%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) HTTP
2 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 6 (13.64%) DNS
2 6 (13.64%) DHCP
2 6 (13.64%) IPsec
2 6 (13.64%) FTP
3 2 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (4.55%) AMQP
3 2 (4.55%) SSL
3 2 (4.55%) Internet
3 2 (4.55%) Firewall
4 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) Base SAS
1 6 (13.64%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 4 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.55%) Big Data
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.27%) DataStage
5 1 (2.27%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.82%) Subversion
3 2 (4.55%) JIRA
3 2 (4.55%) Selenium
3 2 (4.55%) Ant
3 2 (4.55%) JUnit
3 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.55%) HP UFT
3 2 (4.55%) Mercurial
3 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.55%) Gradle
4 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (20.45%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.55%) Banking
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Developer
2 8 (18.18%) Analyst
2 8 (18.18%) Consultant
3 6 (13.64%) Senior Consultant
3 6 (13.64%) SAS Developer
3 6 (13.64%) DevOps Consultant
4 5 (11.36%) Service Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
5 4 (9.09%) SAS Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.55%) Security Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Service Transition Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) .NET
1 7 (15.91%) J2EE
2 6 (13.64%) Servlets
3 3 (6.82%) Web Services
3 3 (6.82%) HTML
4 2 (4.55%) EJB
4 2 (4.55%) CSS
4 2 (4.55%) Java EE
4 2 (4.55%) JSON
4 2 (4.55%) JMS
4 2 (4.55%) REST
5 1 (2.27%) JAX-RS
5 1 (2.27%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.27%) Ajax
5 1 (2.27%) WCF
5 1 (2.27%) LINQ
5 1 (2.27%) jQuery
5 1 (2.27%) XML
5 1 (2.27%) XSLT
5 1 (2.27%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Mainframe
1 6 (13.64%) IBM Mainframe
1 6 (13.64%) Data Extraction
2 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.55%) PKI
4 2 (4.55%) Life Science
5 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) Linux
2 10 (22.73%) Windows
3 9 (20.45%) UNIX
4 2 (4.55%) Mac OS X
4 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.27%) Scientific Linux
5 1 (2.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.45%) Service Delivery
2 9 (20.45%) DevOps
2 9 (20.45%) Software Delivery
3 8 (18.18%) Change Management
3 8 (18.18%) ITIL
3 8 (18.18%) Data Analysis
4 7 (15.91%) PRINCE2
4 7 (15.91%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (13.64%) Project Management
5 6 (13.64%) Service Management
5 6 (13.64%) Automated Testing
5 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
6 5 (11.36%) Migration
6 5 (11.36%) Transition Management
6 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (11.36%) System Testing
6 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 4 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) Java
2 5 (11.36%) REXX
3 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.55%) C#
3 2 (4.55%) Python
4 1 (2.27%) C
4 1 (2.27%) C++
4 1 (2.27%) PHP
4 1 (2.27%) SQL
4 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.27%) Ruby
4 1 (2.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (4.55%) CISSP
2 2 (4.55%) CISM
2 2 (4.55%) CISMP
2 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.27%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (27.27%) Puppet
2 9 (20.45%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.55%) Ansible
3 2 (4.55%) Vagrant
3 2 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.18%) VMware
3 6 (13.64%) Google
3 6 (13.64%) IBM
4 4 (9.09%) Oracle
5 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.82%) Atlassian
6 2 (4.55%) Kaspersky
6 2 (4.55%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.55%) Clearswift
6 2 (4.55%) SAP
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco
6 2 (4.55%) HP
6 2 (4.55%) Citrix
7 1 (2.27%) Hyperion
7 1 (2.27%) Serena
7 1 (2.27%) Teradata
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