The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 105 86 117
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +31
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 31 44 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.99% 1.52% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 2.16% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 9
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£225 £318 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.13% -15.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £198 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £339 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.22% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £26.25 £75.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% +581.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.63 £40.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-11.49% +0.62%
Configuration Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2236 2039 2143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.32% 70.43% 64.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1229 1033 1140
Average daily rate £375 £330 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 97 109
Average hourly rate £26.50 £19.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.47% -28.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £45.00 £49.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Configuration Management across the North West region.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the North West region.

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -7 15 £198 -37.79% 5
Cheshire -8 13 £188 -40.23% 2
Lancashire -12 2 £350 - 2
Merseyside - - - -
Cumbria - - - -
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 39 (40.63%) Red Hat
2 38 (39.58%) Puppet
3 34 (35.42%) DevOps
4 32 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 29 (30.21%) Open Source
5 29 (30.21%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (30.21%) Linux
6 28 (29.17%) CentOS
7 27 (28.13%) Amazon EC2
8 26 (27.08%) Amazon S3
8 26 (27.08%) DHCP
8 26 (27.08%) DNS
8 26 (27.08%) Firewall
9 25 (26.04%) Maven
10 24 (25.00%) Jenkins
10 24 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
10 24 (25.00%) Vagrant
10 24 (25.00%) Route 53
10 24 (25.00%) Hudson
11 23 (23.96%) RightScale
12 16 (16.67%) PaaS
12 16 (16.67%) QA
12 16 (16.67%) Java
13 15 (15.63%) SaaS
14 14 (14.58%) ITIL
14 14 (14.58%) HTTP
14 14 (14.58%) Finance
14 14 (14.58%) OpenStack
15 13 (13.54%) Opscode Chef
15 13 (13.54%) Windows

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 14 (14.58%) OpenStack
2 12 (12.50%) Apache
3 10 (10.42%) nginx
4 9 (9.38%) Tomcat
5 8 (8.33%) Jetty
5 8 (8.33%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.13%) CICS
7 2 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (2.08%) Confluence
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.04%) ArcSDE
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (1.04%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.04%) CMS
8 1 (1.04%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (1.04%) ArcGIS
8 1 (1.04%) Site Server
Applications
1 3 (3.13%) MS Office
2 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.08%) assyst
2 1 (1.04%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 32 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (28.13%) Amazon EC2
3 26 (27.08%) Amazon S3
4 24 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
4 24 (25.00%) Route 53
5 16 (16.67%) PaaS
6 15 (15.63%) SaaS
7 1 (1.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (27.08%) DHCP
1 26 (27.08%) DNS
1 26 (27.08%) Firewall
2 14 (14.58%) HTTP
3 3 (3.13%) SSL
3 3 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.13%) Wireless
3 3 (3.13%) SAN
4 2 (2.08%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.08%) AMQP
5 1 (1.04%) Modbus
5 1 (1.04%) PABX
5 1 (1.04%) LAN
5 1 (1.04%) WAN
5 1 (1.04%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (8.33%) Big Data
2 4 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.13%) InterSystems Cache
3 3 (3.13%) MySQL
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.08%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 25 (26.04%) Maven
2 24 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 24 (25.00%) Hudson
3 10 (10.42%) JUnit
4 8 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.13%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.13%) Subversion
6 2 (2.08%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (2.08%) JIRA
6 2 (2.08%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.08%) Gradle
7 1 (1.04%) Gerrit
7 1 (1.04%) RSpec
7 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.04%) Introscope
General
1 14 (14.58%) Finance
2 8 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (26.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (14.58%) Analyst
3 12 (12.50%) Developer
4 7 (7.29%) Project Manager
5 6 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 4 (4.17%) Consultant
6 4 (4.17%) Java Developer
7 3 (3.13%) Hybris Developer
7 3 (3.13%) CICS Programmer
7 3 (3.13%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (3.13%) Service Desk Manager
7 3 (3.13%) Systems Programmer
7 3 (3.13%) CICS Systems Programmer
7 3 (3.13%) Service Manager
7 3 (3.13%) Programmer
7 3 (3.13%) Administrator
7 3 (3.13%) IT Consultant
7 3 (3.13%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.08%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.08%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.33%) Servlets
1 8 (8.33%) Web Services
2 6 (6.25%) HTML
3 5 (5.21%) jQuery
4 4 (4.17%) Spring
5 3 (3.13%) Spring MVC
5 3 (3.13%) JSF
5 3 (3.13%) Ajax
5 3 (3.13%) JSON
5 3 (3.13%) EJB
5 3 (3.13%) CSS
5 3 (3.13%) Struts
5 3 (3.13%) DHTML
5 3 (3.13%) JMS
6 2 (2.08%) LAMP
6 2 (2.08%) Java EE
6 2 (2.08%) Django
7 1 (1.04%) HornetQ
7 1 (1.04%) JPA
7 1 (1.04%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 29 (30.21%) Open Source
2 6 (6.25%) CMDB
3 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.08%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.04%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.04%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.04%) CCTV
4 1 (1.04%) SCADA
4 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.04%) Clustering
4 1 (1.04%) GIS
4 1 (1.04%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.04%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.04%) NHS
4 1 (1.04%) Firmware
4 1 (1.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (30.21%) Linux
2 28 (29.17%) CentOS
3 13 (13.54%) Windows
3 13 (13.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (12.50%) UNIX
5 7 (7.29%) AIX
5 7 (7.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (5.21%) Solaris
8 3 (3.13%) HPUX
8 3 (3.13%) zOS
9 2 (2.08%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.08%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.08%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.08%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.04%) SUSE
10 1 (1.04%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (35.42%) DevOps
2 29 (30.21%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (14.58%) ITIL
4 12 (12.50%) Project Management
5 11 (11.46%) Service Management
6 10 (10.42%) Change Control
7 9 (9.38%) Performance Testing
8 8 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (8.33%) JVM Tuning
9 7 (7.29%) Incident Management
9 7 (7.29%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.21%) Capacity Management
10 5 (5.21%) Scrum
10 5 (5.21%) Web Development
10 5 (5.21%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (4.17%) Migration
11 4 (4.17%) Change Management
11 4 (4.17%) Supplier Management
11 4 (4.17%) TDD
11 4 (4.17%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.67%) Java
2 13 (13.54%) Ruby
3 5 (5.21%) PHP
3 5 (5.21%) Python
3 5 (5.21%) Shell Script
4 4 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.17%) Perl
5 3 (3.13%) C
5 3 (3.13%) SQL
5 3 (3.13%) VB
6 2 (2.08%) C++
6 2 (2.08%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.04%) Scala
7 1 (1.04%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 12 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.17%) Degree
3 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.08%) MCSE
3 2 (2.08%) HNC
3 2 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.04%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (1.04%) APMP
4 1 (1.04%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.04%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.67%) QA
2 4 (4.17%) SLA
3 3 (3.13%) COBIT
4 1 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (7.29%) vCloud
2 5 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.04%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 38 (39.58%) Puppet
2 24 (25.00%) Vagrant
3 13 (13.54%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (5.21%) Ansible
4 5 (5.21%) Tivoli
5 3 (3.13%) Unicenter
6 2 (2.08%) Nagios
6 2 (2.08%) Cacti
7 1 (1.04%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 39 (40.63%) Red Hat
2 23 (23.96%) RightScale
3 11 (11.46%) HP
4 9 (9.38%) Oracle
5 8 (8.33%) IBM
6 6 (6.25%) VMware
7 4 (4.17%) CA
8 3 (3.13%) hybris
9 2 (2.08%) Sun
9 2 (2.08%) Serena
9 2 (2.08%) JBoss
9 2 (2.08%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.08%) Altiris
9 2 (2.08%) Atlassian
9 2 (2.08%) Percona
10 1 (1.04%) Rackspace
10 1 (1.04%) SAP
10 1 (1.04%) Cisco
10 1 (1.04%) Dell
10 1 (1.04%) Citrix
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