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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 62 72 72
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 24 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.75% 1.07% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.37% 1.46% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 8
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £150 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £522 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £31.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -13.69%
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
1014 824 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.91% 73.51% 69.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 432 390
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 31 34
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.15 £25.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -33.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £48.70 £44.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 28 January 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
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 28 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 January 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 1
Configuration Management
North West

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 17 (36.17%) Linux
2 14 (29.79%) ITIL
3 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (25.53%) Puppet
4 11 (23.40%) Scrum
4 11 (23.40%) Ruby
4 11 (23.40%) JSON
5 10 (21.28%) TDD
5 10 (21.28%) HTML
6 9 (19.15%) Red Hat
6 9 (19.15%) Java
6 9 (19.15%) Service Management
6 9 (19.15%) Problem Management
6 9 (19.15%) Open Source
6 9 (19.15%) Line Management
7 8 (17.02%) MongoDB
7 8 (17.02%) REST
7 8 (17.02%) Django
7 8 (17.02%) CSS
7 8 (17.02%) Python
7 8 (17.02%) HTTP
8 7 (14.89%) Web Services
8 7 (14.89%) Windows
8 7 (14.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
9 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (12.77%) Kanban
9 6 (12.77%) NoSQL
9 6 (12.77%) HTML5
9 6 (12.77%) DevOps

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 5 (10.64%) Site Server
1 5 (10.64%) Apache
1 5 (10.64%) Confluence
2 4 (8.51%) WebLogic
3 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.38%) nginx
4 2 (4.26%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (4.26%) CMS
4 2 (4.26%) JBoss
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (2.13%) IIS
5 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.13%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) assyst
2 2 (4.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (4.26%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (4.26%) Amazon S3
1 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) IaaS
2 1 (2.13%) Office 365
2 1 (2.13%) PaaS
2 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) HTTP
2 5 (10.64%) AMQP
3 4 (8.51%) Internet
4 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.13%) DNS
5 1 (2.13%) SSL
5 1 (2.13%) WAN
5 1 (2.13%) DHCP
5 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.13%) FTP
5 1 (2.13%) IPsec
5 1 (2.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) MongoDB
2 6 (12.77%) NoSQL
3 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.51%) Hadoop
4 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
4 4 (8.51%) Big Data
4 4 (8.51%) MySQL
5 2 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.13%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) JUnit
1 5 (10.64%) Eclipse
1 5 (10.64%) JIRA
1 5 (10.64%) Gradle
1 5 (10.64%) Mercurial
2 4 (8.51%) Cucumber
2 4 (8.51%) Subversion
2 4 (8.51%) Ant
3 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.26%) Introscope
4 2 (4.26%) PVCS
4 2 (4.26%) ClearCase
5 1 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Retail
2 2 (4.26%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Developer
1 10 (21.28%) Analyst
2 7 (14.89%) Architect
2 7 (14.89%) Java Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Support Analyst
3 6 (12.77%) Technical Architect
4 4 (8.51%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Applications Support
4 4 (8.51%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Desktop Support
5 3 (6.38%) Transition Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Incident Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Problem Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Digital Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) SAP Support
6 2 (4.26%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) SAP Support Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.40%) JSON
2 10 (21.28%) HTML
3 8 (17.02%) REST
3 8 (17.02%) Django
3 8 (17.02%) CSS
4 7 (14.89%) Web Services
5 6 (12.77%) HTML5
5 6 (12.77%) Ajax
6 5 (10.64%) EJB
6 5 (10.64%) JMS
6 5 (10.64%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (10.64%) Java EE
6 5 (10.64%) CSS3
7 3 (6.38%) Play Framework
8 2 (4.26%) LAMP
8 2 (4.26%) Middleware
9 1 (2.13%) .NET
9 1 (2.13%) J2EE
9 1 (2.13%) Hibernate
9 1 (2.13%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Open Source
2 5 (10.64%) CMDB
2 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.51%) Fat Client
3 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.51%) Thin Client
4 3 (6.38%) Visualisation
5 2 (4.26%) Blog
5 2 (4.26%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.17%) Linux
2 7 (14.89%) Windows
2 7 (14.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (12.77%) UNIX
4 4 (8.51%) Mac OS X
5 2 (4.26%) CentOS
5 2 (4.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (4.26%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) ITIL
2 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (23.40%) Scrum
4 10 (21.28%) TDD
5 9 (19.15%) Service Management
5 9 (19.15%) Problem Management
5 9 (19.15%) Line Management
6 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (12.77%) Kanban
6 6 (12.77%) DevOps
6 6 (12.77%) Asset Management
7 5 (10.64%) OO
7 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
7 5 (10.64%) Service Delivery
7 5 (10.64%) Change Control
7 5 (10.64%) User Stories
8 4 (8.51%) Test Scripting
8 4 (8.51%) MapReduce
8 4 (8.51%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (8.51%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) Ruby
2 9 (19.15%) Java
3 8 (17.02%) Python
4 4 (8.51%) SQL
5 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.38%) PHP
5 3 (6.38%) Scala
6 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.26%) Perl
6 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.13%) C
7 1 (2.13%) C#
7 1 (2.13%) C++
7 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.64%) DV Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) Degree
4 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Firmware
2 1 (2.13%) Xen
2 1 (2.13%) vSphere
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (25.53%) Puppet
2 5 (10.64%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (8.51%) Vagrant
4 3 (6.38%) Tivoli
5 2 (4.26%) Cacti
5 2 (4.26%) CA Wily
5 2 (4.26%) Ansible
5 2 (4.26%) Nagios
6 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (2.13%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Red Hat
2 6 (12.77%) Oracle
2 6 (12.77%) HP
3 5 (10.64%) Citrix
3 5 (10.64%) Atlassian
4 4 (8.51%) VMware
4 4 (8.51%) Dell
5 3 (6.38%) IBM
5 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.26%) Percona
6 2 (4.26%) FatWire
6 2 (4.26%) SAP
6 2 (4.26%) CA
7 1 (2.13%) Avaya
7 1 (2.13%) Serena