The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington with a requirement for Configuration Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Configuration Management
Cheshire > Warrington
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 37 22
Rank change year-on-year +23 -15  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 8 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 5.93% 1.62% 5.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.72% 1.83% 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 7
Warrington median daily rate £543 £488 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.28% +21.87%  
10th Percentile £412 £466 £275
90th Percentile £575 £499 £533
Cheshire median daily rate £513 £488 £400
% change year-on-year +5.12% +21.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warrington median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

Configuration Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Warrington
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 119 273 150
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 88.15% 88.35% 78.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 932 474
Warrington median daily rate £425 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.52% +18.75%  
10th Percentile £282 £325 £294
90th Percentile £650 £675 £675
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 15 16
Warrington median hourly rate £55.00 £62.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +257.14%  
10th Percentile £30.00 £14.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £65.00 £68.75 £35.00
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.00 £26.75 £18.48
% change year-on-year +19.62% +44.79%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

Job postings citing Configuration Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Warrington.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Warrington

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Warrington

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Warrington over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in Warrington

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Warrington

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, 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 Warrington region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
1 7 (87.50%) DevOps
2 6 (75.00%) LEMP Stack
2 6 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 6 (75.00%) Coaching
2 6 (75.00%) Microservices
2 6 (75.00%) Kubernetes
2 6 (75.00%) SonarQube
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 6 (75.00%) Rancher
2 6 (75.00%) Slack
2 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) nginx
2 6 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (75.00%) Docker
2 6 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (75.00%) Confluence
2 6 (75.00%) Puppet
2 6 (75.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (75.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (75.00%) Static Code Analysis
2 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) Xen
2 6 (75.00%) JIRA
2 6 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (75.00%) QA
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (75.00%) Kanban

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 (75.00%) Confluence
1 6 (75.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Slack
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 6 (75.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (75.00%) JIRA
2 6 (75.00%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) Senior DevOps
1 6 (75.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) DevOps
2 6 (75.00%) Coaching
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (75.00%) Kanban
2 6 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 6 (75.00%) Microservices
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) Static Code Analysis
2 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) ITSM
3 1 (12.50%) Release Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Bash Shell
1 6 (75.00%) Python
1 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Docker
1 6 (75.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Kubernetes
1 6 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (75.00%) Puppet
1 6 (75.00%) Rancher
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow