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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 55 48 64
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +16
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 24 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.39% 0.81% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% 1.17% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 5
Average daily rate
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£413 £346 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.13% +53.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £326 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £492 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £331 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.37% -5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.31 £23.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+50.26% -41.25%
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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 Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
747 428 633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 74.25% 69.59% 68.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 310 371
Average daily rate £400 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 8 43
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014, 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 17 (39.53%) Linux
1 17 (39.53%) Puppet
1 17 (39.53%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (39.53%) DevOps
2 16 (37.21%) Project Management
3 13 (30.23%) Red Hat
4 12 (27.91%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (25.58%) Ruby
5 11 (25.58%) Change Control
5 11 (25.58%) PRINCE2
5 11 (25.58%) Web Services
6 10 (23.26%) PHP
6 10 (23.26%) UNIX
6 10 (23.26%) Python
6 10 (23.26%) Apache
6 10 (23.26%) Programme Management
6 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (23.26%) CentOS
7 9 (20.93%) Cacti
7 9 (20.93%) nginx
7 9 (20.93%) Load Balancing
7 9 (20.93%) Percona
7 9 (20.93%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (20.93%) Amazon S3
7 9 (20.93%) Open Source
7 9 (20.93%) LAMP
7 9 (20.93%) Risk Management
7 9 (20.93%) Nagios
7 9 (20.93%) MySQL
8 7 (16.28%) Finance

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 10 (23.26%) Apache
2 9 (20.93%) nginx
3 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Project
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Agresso
2 1 (2.33%) Teamcenter
2 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (27.91%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (20.93%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (20.93%) Amazon S3
3 2 (4.65%) PaaS
4 1 (2.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.65%) WAN
3 1 (2.33%) Internet
3 1 (2.33%) 802.11
3 1 (2.33%) Wireless
3 1 (2.33%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.98%) Subversion
2 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.65%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (4.65%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.33%) RSpec
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.65%) Military
2 2 (4.65%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Electronics
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Project Manager
2 6 (13.95%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Data Migration Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Programme Support Officer
4 3 (6.98%) Systems Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Data Manager
5 2 (4.65%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Verification Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Configuration Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Senior Configuration Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Programme Office Support
6 1 (2.33%) Wireless Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) Web Services
2 9 (20.93%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Open Source
2 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) NHS
3 1 (2.33%) DTV
3 1 (2.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 17 (39.53%) Linux
2 10 (23.26%) UNIX
2 10 (23.26%) CentOS
3 3 (6.98%) Ubuntu
3 3 (6.98%) Debian
4 1 (2.33%) Fedora
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) DevOps
2 16 (37.21%) Project Management
3 11 (25.58%) PRINCE2
3 11 (25.58%) Change Control
4 10 (23.26%) Programme Management
4 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (20.93%) Risk Management
5 9 (20.93%) Load Balancing
6 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.30%) ITIL
7 4 (9.30%) Change Management
8 3 (6.98%) Data Security
8 3 (6.98%) Migration
8 3 (6.98%) Scrum
8 3 (6.98%) Release Management
8 3 (6.98%) Data Migration
8 3 (6.98%) Dependency Management
9 2 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (4.65%) SysML
9 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) Ruby
2 10 (23.26%) PHP
2 10 (23.26%) Python
3 3 (6.98%) Bourne shell
4 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.33%) Java
4 1 (2.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) APMP
2 2 (4.65%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) ISEB
3 1 (2.33%) CWNA
Systems Management
1 17 (39.53%) Puppet
1 17 (39.53%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (20.93%) Nagios
2 9 (20.93%) Cacti
3 2 (4.65%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Red Hat
2 9 (20.93%) Percona
3 4 (9.30%) SAP
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.65%) Citrix
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle
5 1 (2.33%) Software AG
5 1 (2.33%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.33%) webMethods