The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 52 68 82
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +14
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 35 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.55% 0.62% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.59% 0.90% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 2 3
Average daily rate £350 £376 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.79% +36.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £369 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £382 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £331
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.29 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.29 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-0.56% +3.44%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
975 670 894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 71.01% 69.29% 65.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 328 428
Average daily rate £365 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 46 48
Average hourly rate £16.63 £20.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.90% +17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.90 £12.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.31 £77.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Configuration Management
North West

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 2014. 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
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Configuration Management
North West

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 (32.56%) Finance
2 11 (25.58%) SQL
2 11 (25.58%) Puppet
2 11 (25.58%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (18.60%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 8 (18.60%) Oracle
3 8 (18.60%) Oracle Financials
3 8 (18.60%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (16.28%) Service Management
4 7 (16.28%) Project Management
4 7 (16.28%) PHP
5 6 (13.95%) Perl
5 6 (13.95%) Python
5 6 (13.95%) Linux
5 6 (13.95%) Change Management
5 6 (13.95%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (13.95%) Workflow
5 6 (13.95%) Scala
5 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.63%) Incident Management
6 5 (11.63%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (11.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (11.63%) Change Control
6 5 (11.63%) vCloud
6 5 (11.63%) OpenStack
6 5 (11.63%) VMware
6 5 (11.63%) Red Hat

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 6 (13.95%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (11.63%) OpenStack
3 3 (6.98%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle Financials
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (9.30%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) LAN
1 1 (2.33%) WAN
1 1 (2.33%) PABX
1 1 (2.33%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.33%) Selenium
2 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.33%) JUnit
General
1 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Analyst
1 11 (25.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Support Analyst
2 8 (18.60%) Applications Support
2 8 (18.60%) Applications Support Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Senior Support Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Data Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle Support Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Service Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Service Desk Manager
6 2 (4.65%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.65%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) Web Services
2 4 (9.30%) Spring
3 3 (6.98%) JSF
3 3 (6.98%) Ajax
3 3 (6.98%) Spring MVC
3 3 (6.98%) DHTML
3 3 (6.98%) HTML
3 3 (6.98%) Struts
3 3 (6.98%) jQuery
4 2 (4.65%) .NET
4 2 (4.65%) WCF
5 1 (2.33%) WPF
5 1 (2.33%) Grails
5 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.33%) JSP
5 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.98%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.98%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.65%) SCADA
3 2 (4.65%) CMDB
4 1 (2.33%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.33%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Linux
2 5 (11.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (16.28%) Project Management
2 7 (16.28%) Service Management
3 6 (13.95%) Change Management
3 6 (13.95%) Workflow
3 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.63%) Incident Management
4 5 (11.63%) Change Control
5 4 (9.30%) Problem Management
5 4 (9.30%) Data Management
5 4 (9.30%) MVC
5 4 (9.30%) ITIL
5 4 (9.30%) Data Modelling
6 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.98%) Automated Testing
6 3 (6.98%) TDD
6 3 (6.98%) Web Development
6 3 (6.98%) User Stories
7 2 (4.65%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) SQL
2 7 (16.28%) PHP
3 6 (13.95%) Perl
3 6 (13.95%) Python
3 6 (13.95%) Scala
4 4 (9.30%) Java
5 2 (4.65%) C#
6 1 (2.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (11.63%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (25.58%) Puppet
1 11 (25.58%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (11.63%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle
2 5 (11.63%) Red Hat
2 5 (11.63%) VMware
3 3 (6.98%) hybris
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.98%) Lotus
4 2 (4.65%) Baan
5 1 (2.33%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco
5 1 (2.33%) IBM
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