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 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 56 62 68
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 48 29 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.61% 1.91% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 2.54% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 10 9
Median daily rate £395 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.22% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £300 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £34.00 £37.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £34.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -8.10%
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
1473 1142 933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.23% 75.13% 71.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 888 629 473
Median daily rate £400 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 35 41
Median hourly rate £34.25 £16.29 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.21% -9.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.85 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 3 £120 - 2
Bolton +11 1 £450 +50.00%
Configuration Management
North West

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 31 (36.90%) DevOps
2 29 (34.52%) Linux
3 28 (33.33%) Unix
3 28 (33.33%) Puppet
4 26 (30.95%) ITIL
5 25 (29.76%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (29.76%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (19.05%) Bash Shell
8 14 (16.67%) Ruby
8 14 (16.67%) Python
8 14 (16.67%) Service Management
8 14 (16.67%) Scrum
9 13 (15.48%) ITSM
9 13 (15.48%) Jenkins
9 13 (15.48%) Cobbler
10 12 (14.29%) Shell Script
10 12 (14.29%) Oracle
11 11 (13.10%) Windows
11 11 (13.10%) Tivoli
11 11 (13.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 11 (13.10%) Security Cleared
12 10 (11.90%) SQL
12 10 (11.90%) RUP
13 9 (10.71%) DSDM
13 9 (10.71%) VMware
13 9 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (10.71%) Test Scripting
13 9 (10.71%) Banking
13 9 (10.71%) Automated Testing

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 6 (7.14%) CloudStack
1 6 (7.14%) OpenStack
2 5 (5.95%) CMS
2 5 (5.95%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.76%) JBoss
3 4 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.76%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.57%) IIS
5 2 (2.38%) Apache
5 2 (2.38%) Confluence
5 2 (2.38%) GlassFish
5 2 (2.38%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (2.38%) Jetty
5 2 (2.38%) Liferay
5 2 (2.38%) nginx
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.38%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.38%) Google App Engine
2 2 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.33%) DNS
1 7 (8.33%) Firewall
2 4 (4.76%) DHCP
2 4 (4.76%) Ethernet
2 4 (4.76%) HTTP
2 4 (4.76%) RS-422
3 3 (3.57%) Network Security
3 3 (3.57%) SSH
4 2 (2.38%) FTP
4 2 (2.38%) Internet
4 2 (2.38%) IP Telephony
4 2 (2.38%) IPsec
4 2 (2.38%) LAN
4 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.19%) SAN
5 1 (1.19%) WAN
5 1 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.19%) DB2
2 1 (1.19%) MySQL
2 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.19%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (15.48%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.33%) Selenium
3 5 (5.95%) Hudson
4 3 (3.57%) JIRA
4 3 (3.57%) Maven
4 3 (3.57%) Travis CI
5 2 (2.38%) Gradle
5 2 (2.38%) Introscope
5 2 (2.38%) PeopleTools
6 1 (1.19%) Android Studio
6 1 (1.19%) CA Gen
6 1 (1.19%) CocoaPods
6 1 (1.19%) Grunt
6 1 (1.19%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.19%) QUnit
6 1 (1.19%) Subversion
6 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.19%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.19%) Xcode
General
1 9 (10.71%) Banking
2 5 (5.95%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.19%) Finance
4 1 (1.19%) Games
4 1 (1.19%) Local Government
4 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (32.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (14.29%) Analyst
3 9 (10.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 8 (9.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 8 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) Configuration Manager
5 7 (8.33%) Service Manager
5 7 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) Test Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Platform Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Software Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Configuration Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Consultant
7 4 (4.76%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Systems Support
7 4 (4.76%) Systems Support Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.57%) .NET
1 3 (3.57%) Web Services
2 2 (2.38%) J2EE
2 2 (2.38%) Middleware
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (2.38%) Servlets
3 1 (1.19%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.19%) Cocoa
3 1 (1.19%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (1.19%) CSS
3 1 (1.19%) HTML
3 1 (1.19%) HTML5
3 1 (1.19%) lodash
3 1 (1.19%) RequireJS
3 1 (1.19%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.95%) Life Science
1 5 (5.95%) NHS
1 5 (5.95%) Public Cloud
2 4 (4.76%) EMC VNX
3 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.57%) CMDB
3 3 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.38%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.38%) LPAR
5 1 (1.19%) Clustering
5 1 (1.19%) DataPower
5 1 (1.19%) iPhone
5 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.19%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.19%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 29 (34.52%) Linux
2 28 (33.33%) Unix
3 11 (13.10%) Windows
4 7 (8.33%) Solaris
5 6 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.76%) AIX
6 4 (4.76%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.38%) Android
7 2 (2.38%) HPUX
7 2 (2.38%) SUSE
7 2 (2.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.19%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (36.90%) DevOps
2 26 (30.95%) ITIL
3 25 (29.76%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (16.67%) Scrum
5 14 (16.67%) Service Management
6 13 (15.48%) ITSM
7 10 (11.90%) RUP
8 9 (10.71%) Automated Testing
8 9 (10.71%) DSDM
8 9 (10.71%) Test Scripting
9 8 (9.52%) BDD
9 8 (9.52%) PRINCE2
9 8 (9.52%) Project Management
9 8 (9.52%) Release Management
9 8 (9.52%) Service Delivery
9 8 (9.52%) TDD
10 7 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (8.33%) SDLC
10 7 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.05%) Bash Shell
2 14 (16.67%) Python
2 14 (16.67%) Ruby
3 12 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 10 (11.90%) SQL
5 8 (9.52%) Java
6 6 (7.14%) C
7 4 (4.76%) C++
8 2 (2.38%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.38%) PeopleCode
8 2 (2.38%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.38%) SQR
8 2 (2.38%) VB
9 1 (1.19%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.19%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (13.10%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.76%) EMCSA
4 3 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.38%) Degree
5 2 (2.38%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.19%) ACSA
6 1 (1.19%) ACSP
6 1 (1.19%) CCIP
6 1 (1.19%) CCNP
6 1 (1.19%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.19%) IBM Certification
6 1 (1.19%) MCDST
6 1 (1.19%) MCITP
6 1 (1.19%) MCSA
6 1 (1.19%) MCSE
6 1 (1.19%) MCTS
6 1 (1.19%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.95%) COBIT
2 5 (5.95%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.14%) vSphere
2 6 (7.14%) Xen
2 6 (7.14%) XenServer
3 5 (5.95%) Docker
4 2 (2.38%) Firmware
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.19%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (1.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 28 (33.33%) Puppet
2 25 (29.76%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (15.48%) Cobbler
4 11 (13.10%) Tivoli
5 5 (5.95%) Salt
6 4 (4.76%) Ansible
6 4 (4.76%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (3.57%) Graylog
7 3 (3.57%) Nagios
7 3 (3.57%) yum
8 2 (2.38%) CA Wily
8 2 (2.38%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (2.38%) nmon
8 2 (2.38%) SmoothWall
9 1 (1.19%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.19%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (1.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (14.29%) Oracle
2 9 (10.71%) VMware
3 8 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 6 (7.14%) EnterpriseDB
4 6 (7.14%) ServiceNow
5 5 (5.95%) EMC
5 5 (5.95%) HP
5 5 (5.95%) IBM
6 4 (4.76%) Citrix
6 4 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.76%) Serena
7 3 (3.57%) CA
8 2 (2.38%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.38%) Endeca
8 2 (2.38%) Google
8 2 (2.38%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (2.38%) Remedy
9 1 (1.19%) Apple
9 1 (1.19%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.19%) Wyse
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