The table below looks at the statistics for the Configuration Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Manager
Rank 150 135 119
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Manager 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.055% 0.032% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.035% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£319 - £299
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 - £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 - £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3390 2870 2157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.29% 92.55% 93.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1930 1548 1020
Average daily rate £378 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 190 171
Average hourly rate £16.84 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.25% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Configuration Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Manager in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Configuration Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Configuration Manager
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 Manager across the North West region.

Configuration Manager Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Configuration Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Configuration Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Configuration Manager
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 Manager across the North West region.

Configuration Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Configuration Manager
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Configuration Manager in their job title 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 with Configuration Manager in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Solvency II
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) CMMI
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Configuration Manager in their job title 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 with Configuration Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) CMMI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Solvency II