The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 36 47 34
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 36 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.10% 3.10% 3.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.21% 4.02% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 14 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £416 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +18.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £315 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £34.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.78% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.22 £36.20 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-27.56% -3.46%
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South 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 Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
691 622 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 78.79% 77.17% 70.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 444 217
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 34 9
Average hourly rate £37.04 £24.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.18% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.96 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 42 (49.41%) Linux
2 38 (44.71%) Puppet
3 35 (41.18%) Git (software)
4 28 (32.94%) Java
5 26 (30.59%) DevOps
6 25 (29.41%) Subversion
6 25 (29.41%) Ruby
7 24 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (28.24%) Opscode Chef
8 22 (25.88%) HTTP
9 21 (24.71%) Ansible
10 20 (23.53%) Jenkins
11 19 (22.35%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (22.35%) Red Hat
11 19 (22.35%) VMware
12 18 (21.18%) Python
12 18 (21.18%) Open Source
13 17 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
13 17 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 16 (18.82%) Visualisation
14 16 (18.82%) Responsive Web Design
14 16 (18.82%) Relational Database
14 16 (18.82%) Windows
14 16 (18.82%) JavaScript
14 16 (18.82%) Web Design
15 15 (17.65%) CentOS
16 14 (16.47%) Security Cleared
16 14 (16.47%) UNIX
17 13 (15.29%) PHP
18 12 (14.12%) Scrum

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 7 (8.24%) Apache
2 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.53%) nginx
3 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.18%) WordPress
4 1 (1.18%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (7.06%) MS Project
2 5 (5.88%) MS Office
3 2 (2.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.18%) SaaS
2 1 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.18%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 22 (25.88%) HTTP
2 11 (12.94%) WAN
3 9 (10.59%) LAN
4 7 (8.24%) Firewall
5 6 (7.06%) TCP/IP
5 6 (7.06%) DNS
5 6 (7.06%) SSL
6 3 (3.53%) Wireshark
7 2 (2.35%) Wireless
7 2 (2.35%) VoIP
7 2 (2.35%) Intranet
8 1 (1.18%) SAN
8 1 (1.18%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.82%) Relational Database
2 9 (10.59%) MySQL
3 2 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.18%) Hazelcast
4 1 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 35 (41.18%) Git (software)
2 25 (29.41%) Subversion
3 20 (23.53%) Jenkins
4 7 (8.24%) Hudson
5 4 (4.71%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (3.53%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.53%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (2.35%) JIRA
8 1 (1.18%) GDB
General
1 10 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (2.35%) Military
2 2 (2.35%) Marketing
3 1 (1.18%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.18%) Electronics
3 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (18.82%) Developer
3 12 (14.12%) Administrator
4 11 (12.94%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
5 10 (11.76%) Senior Developer
6 9 (10.59%) Linux Administrator
6 9 (10.59%) Ruby Developer
7 8 (9.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 8 (9.41%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (8.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 6 (7.06%) Web Engineer
10 4 (4.71%) Software Engineer
11 3 (3.53%) Analyst
11 3 (3.53%) Project Support Officer
11 3 (3.53%) Project Manager
11 3 (3.53%) Project Officer
12 2 (2.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 2 (2.35%) Verification Engineer
12 2 (2.35%) Programme Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.76%) Web Services
2 3 (3.53%) XML
3 1 (1.18%) Middleware
3 1 (1.18%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.18%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.18%) Django
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.18%) HTML
3 1 (1.18%) .NET
3 1 (1.18%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.82%) Visualisation
2 10 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.71%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.18%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 42 (49.41%) Linux
2 17 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (18.82%) Windows
4 15 (17.65%) CentOS
5 14 (16.47%) UNIX
6 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (8.24%) Debian
7 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (5.88%) Ubuntu
9 3 (3.53%) VMS
10 2 (2.35%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.35%) Fedora
10 2 (2.35%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.18%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.59%) DevOps
2 24 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (22.35%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (21.18%) Open Source
5 16 (18.82%) Responsive Web Design
5 16 (18.82%) Web Design
6 12 (14.12%) Scrum
7 9 (10.59%) ITIL
7 9 (10.59%) PRINCE2
7 9 (10.59%) Project Management
8 6 (7.06%) Migration
8 6 (7.06%) SOA
9 5 (5.88%) Programme Management
9 5 (5.88%) Web Development
9 5 (5.88%) Change Control
10 4 (4.71%) Integration Testing
10 4 (4.71%) Test Scripting
10 4 (4.71%) Software Engineering
10 4 (4.71%) Identity Management
11 3 (3.53%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (32.94%) Java
2 25 (29.41%) Ruby
3 18 (21.18%) Python
4 16 (18.82%) JavaScript
5 13 (15.29%) PHP
6 10 (11.76%) Bash Shell
7 8 (9.41%) Perl
8 4 (4.71%) Ada
9 2 (2.35%) C
9 2 (2.35%) Groovy
10 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.18%) Scala
10 1 (1.18%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 14 (16.47%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.24%) CCNA
2 7 (8.24%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (7.06%) Degree
4 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.06%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.71%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.71%) XenServer
4 3 (3.53%) Postfix
4 3 (3.53%) Samba
4 3 (3.53%) Xen
Systems Management
1 38 (44.71%) Puppet
2 24 (28.24%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (24.71%) Ansible
4 7 (8.24%) Salt
5 3 (3.53%) Ganeti
5 3 (3.53%) Bcfg2
6 2 (2.35%) SCCM
7 1 (1.18%) Zenoss
7 1 (1.18%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.18%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (22.35%) Red Hat
1 19 (22.35%) VMware
2 8 (9.41%) Citrix
3 7 (8.24%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.71%) Serena
5 3 (3.53%) Oracle
6 2 (2.35%) Cisco
7 1 (1.18%) SAP
7 1 (1.18%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.18%) NetApp
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Rate: £45 per hour
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago