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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
North West / Manchester
Rank 44 77 72
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -5
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 47 31 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.41% 1.61% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.11% 1.95% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 15 13
Median daily rate £400 £340 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -28.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £305 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 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 £41.00 £35.70
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +14.84%

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
1144 1589 1101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 83.02% 82.72% 76.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 717 922 675
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 35 31
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £40.00 £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 20 January 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
Stockport - 1 £380 - 1
Configuration Management
North West

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 40 (51.28%) Linux
1 40 (51.28%) Continuous Integration
2 38 (48.72%) Puppet
3 35 (44.87%) DevOps
4 34 (43.59%) Ansible
5 33 (42.31%) Opscode Chef
6 32 (41.03%) Jenkins
7 31 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (38.46%) Python
9 28 (35.90%) Amazon AWS
10 25 (32.05%) Git (software)
10 25 (32.05%) Ruby
11 24 (30.77%) Java
12 21 (26.92%) Docker
13 16 (20.51%) Bash Shell
14 15 (19.23%) Red Hat
14 15 (19.23%) Kibana
15 14 (17.95%) ITIL
16 13 (16.67%) Unix
16 13 (16.67%) CentOS
17 12 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 12 (15.38%) ELK Stack
18 11 (14.10%) Splunk
18 11 (14.10%) Google
19 10 (12.82%) Subversion
19 10 (12.82%) BDD
19 10 (12.82%) Windows
19 10 (12.82%) TCP/IP
19 10 (12.82%) Service Management
20 9 (11.54%) Nagios

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 9 (11.54%) Elasticsearch
1 9 (11.54%) OpenStack
2 7 (8.97%) Drupal
3 4 (5.13%) Apache
4 2 (2.56%) IIS
4 2 (2.56%) Jetty
4 2 (2.56%) Mongrel
4 2 (2.56%) nginx
4 2 (2.56%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.28%) CICS
5 1 (1.28%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.28%) MS Office
1 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 28 (35.90%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.26%) GitHub
2 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (8.97%) Google Analytics
4 5 (6.41%) Heroku
5 4 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (5.13%) TestFlight
6 2 (2.56%) Google App Engine
6 2 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.28%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.28%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.28%) IaaS
7 1 (1.28%) PaaS
7 1 (1.28%) Route 53
7 1 (1.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.82%) TCP/IP
2 8 (10.26%) SSL
3 7 (8.97%) HTTPS
4 5 (6.41%) DHCP
4 5 (6.41%) DNS
4 5 (6.41%) Firewall
5 3 (3.85%) Network Security
6 2 (2.56%) FTP
6 2 (2.56%) HTTP
6 2 (2.56%) IPsec
7 1 (1.28%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.28%) LAN
7 1 (1.28%) SAN
7 1 (1.28%) VoIP
7 1 (1.28%) VPN
7 1 (1.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.54%) Relational Database
2 6 (7.69%) MySQL
3 4 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.13%) SQLite
4 2 (2.56%) Big Data
4 2 (2.56%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.28%) DB2
5 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 32 (41.03%) Jenkins
2 25 (32.05%) Git (software)
3 10 (12.82%) Subversion
4 9 (11.54%) GoCD
4 9 (11.54%) Travis CI
5 8 (10.26%) Cucumber
5 8 (10.26%) JMeter
6 7 (8.97%) Bitbucket
7 6 (7.69%) Selenium
8 4 (5.13%) Android Studio
8 4 (5.13%) CocoaPods
8 4 (5.13%) Gradle
8 4 (5.13%) JIRA
8 4 (5.13%) Xcode
9 3 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (3.85%) Hudson
9 3 (3.85%) WebDriver
10 2 (2.56%) Eclipse
10 2 (2.56%) Maven
10 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (7.69%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Retail
3 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.56%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.28%) Advertising
5 1 (1.28%) Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (37.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (12.82%) Developer
3 8 (10.26%) Consultant
4 7 (8.97%) Service Manager
5 6 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 5 (6.41%) Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) Services Delivery Manager
7 4 (5.13%) Android Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Applications Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Drupal Consultant
7 4 (5.13%) iOS Android Developer
7 4 (5.13%) iOS Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Java Android Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Java Applications Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Java Mobile Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.38%) ELK Stack
2 6 (7.69%) Web Services
3 4 (5.13%) Cocoa
3 4 (5.13%) Cocoa Touch
4 3 (3.85%) .NET
4 3 (3.85%) Spring
4 3 (3.85%) XML
5 2 (2.56%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.56%) J2EE
5 2 (2.56%) Servlets
6 1 (1.28%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.28%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.28%) JSON
6 1 (1.28%) LAMP
6 1 (1.28%) MCollective
6 1 (1.28%) RESTful
6 1 (1.28%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.13%) iPhone
1 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
1 4 (5.13%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.56%) CMDB
2 2 (2.56%) Mainframe
2 2 (2.56%) Private Cloud
2 2 (2.56%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.28%) BYOD
3 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.28%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.28%) NHS
3 1 (1.28%) PKI
3 1 (1.28%) User Experience
3 1 (1.28%) VSAM
3 1 (1.28%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 40 (51.28%) Linux
2 13 (16.67%) CentOS
2 13 (16.67%) Unix
3 12 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (12.82%) Windows
5 8 (10.26%) Fedora
6 4 (5.13%) Android
6 4 (5.13%) Apple iOS
6 4 (5.13%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.28%) AIX
7 1 (1.28%) Solaris
7 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (51.28%) Continuous Integration
2 35 (44.87%) DevOps
3 31 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (17.95%) ITIL
5 10 (12.82%) BDD
5 10 (12.82%) Service Management
6 9 (11.54%) Change Control
7 8 (10.26%) Release Management
7 8 (10.26%) Test Automation
7 8 (10.26%) Unit Testing
8 7 (8.97%) Analytics
8 7 (8.97%) Change Management
8 7 (8.97%) Scrum
9 6 (7.69%) Service Delivery
9 6 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 6 (7.69%) Workflow
10 5 (6.41%) Problem Management
10 5 (6.41%) TDD
11 4 (5.13%) Mobile Application Development
11 4 (5.13%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (38.46%) Python
2 25 (32.05%) Ruby
3 24 (30.77%) Java
4 16 (20.51%) Bash Shell
5 9 (11.54%) Perl
6 6 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 6 (7.69%) SQL
7 5 (6.41%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.13%) Apple Swift
8 4 (5.13%) Objective-C
9 3 (3.85%) C#
9 3 (3.85%) Go
9 3 (3.85%) Korn
10 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.28%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.28%) C++
11 1 (1.28%) COBOL
11 1 (1.28%) PHP
11 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.26%) SC Cleared
1 8 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.97%) ISEB
3 5 (6.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.28%) CISSP
4 1 (1.28%) Degree
4 1 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.28%) RHCSA
4 1 (1.28%) SANS
4 1 (1.28%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.54%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (26.92%) Docker
2 3 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.56%) KVM
3 2 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.28%) NFS
4 1 (1.28%) Varnish
4 1 (1.28%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.28%) vSphere
4 1 (1.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 38 (48.72%) Puppet
2 34 (43.59%) Ansible
3 33 (42.31%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (19.23%) Kibana
5 9 (11.54%) Ganglia
5 9 (11.54%) logstash
5 9 (11.54%) Nagios
6 7 (8.97%) Graphite
6 7 (8.97%) Riemann
7 4 (5.13%) Terraform
8 2 (2.56%) Salt
9 1 (1.28%) Chronos
9 1 (1.28%) FreeIPA
9 1 (1.28%) Marathon
9 1 (1.28%) Mesos
9 1 (1.28%) Packer
9 1 (1.28%) QRadar
9 1 (1.28%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 15 (19.23%) Red Hat
2 11 (14.10%) Google
2 11 (14.10%) Splunk
3 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.13%) Oracle
5 3 (3.85%) New Relic
5 3 (3.85%) RightScale
5 3 (3.85%) SaltStack
5 3 (3.85%) VMware
6 1 (1.28%) Apple
6 1 (1.28%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.28%) HP
6 1 (1.28%) IBM
6 1 (1.28%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.28%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.28%) Wonderware
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Excellent
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