The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 35 27 19
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 11 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 2.88% 2.75% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.36% 3.43% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 0
Average daily rate
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£468 £100 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+367.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -17.64%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Warrington region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
327 175 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 85.60% 80.28% 71.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 105 36
Average daily rate £475 £493 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.55% +51.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £225 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £635 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £13.74
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 15 (65.22%) Linux
2 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (43.48%) HTTP
4 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (34.78%) Open Source
5 8 (34.78%) MongoDB
6 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
7 6 (26.09%) Java
8 5 (21.74%) HTML
8 5 (21.74%) UNIX
8 5 (21.74%) Python
8 5 (21.74%) Mac OS X
8 5 (21.74%) Hibernate
8 5 (21.74%) VMware
8 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (21.74%) REST
8 5 (21.74%) Bash Shell
8 5 (21.74%) QEMU
8 5 (21.74%) Neo4j
8 5 (21.74%) OpenStack
8 5 (21.74%) JAX-RS
8 5 (21.74%) Puppet
8 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
8 5 (21.74%) KVM
9 4 (17.39%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
9 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
9 4 (17.39%) Test Management
9 4 (17.39%) Web Design
9 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 (21.74%) OpenStack
2 2 (8.70%) Apache
2 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.70%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) HTTP
2 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.04%) SSL
3 1 (4.35%) 3G
3 1 (4.35%) 2G
3 1 (4.35%) HSPA
3 1 (4.35%) LTE
3 1 (4.35%) 4G
3 1 (4.35%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) GPRS
3 1 (4.35%) GSM
3 1 (4.35%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) MongoDB
2 5 (21.74%) Neo4j
2 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
3 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Web Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Java Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Test Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Head of Operations
5 1 (4.35%) RAN Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Head of Technology
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) RAN Performance Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) HTML
1 5 (21.74%) Hibernate
1 5 (21.74%) REST
1 5 (21.74%) JAX-RS
2 2 (8.70%) Servlets
3 1 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (4.35%) Django
3 1 (4.35%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Mac OS X
2 5 (21.74%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (34.78%) Open Source
4 4 (17.39%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
4 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Test Management
4 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Web Design
4 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
5 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL
6 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) Supplier Management
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (4.35%) User Stories
7 1 (4.35%) DevOps
7 1 (4.35%) Software Architecture
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) Python
2 5 (21.74%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.35%) Ruby
3 1 (4.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) P3O
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (21.74%) QEMU
1 5 (21.74%) KVM
2 2 (8.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Puppet
2 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.70%) logstash
2 2 (8.70%) Nagios
2 2 (8.70%) ZABBIX
3 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) VMware
2 1 (4.35%) Huawei
2 1 (4.35%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Nortel
2 1 (4.35%) Ericsson