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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 31 49 40
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 39 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.48% 2.68% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.86% 3.40% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £419 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% +36.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £468 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 0
Average hourly rate £38.52 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.05% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £37.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-41.75% -5.12%
Configuration Management
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
666 648 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 76.46% 78.83% 65.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 452 201
Average daily rate £390 £373 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.69% +14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 38 6
Average hourly rate £37.04 £25.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.16% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.96 £16.70 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 37 (49.33%) Linux
2 34 (45.33%) Puppet
3 33 (44.00%) Git (software)
4 25 (33.33%) Java
4 25 (33.33%) Subversion
5 24 (32.00%) Ruby
6 23 (30.67%) DevOps
7 21 (28.00%) Opscode Chef
7 21 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (26.67%) HTTP
9 19 (25.33%) Jenkins
10 18 (24.00%) Ansible
10 18 (24.00%) Python
11 17 (22.67%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (21.33%) Web Design
12 16 (21.33%) JavaScript
12 16 (21.33%) Responsive Web Design
12 16 (21.33%) Relational Database
12 16 (21.33%) Visualisation
13 15 (20.00%) Open Source
13 15 (20.00%) Red Hat
13 15 (20.00%) UNIX
13 15 (20.00%) VMware
14 14 (18.67%) Windows
14 14 (18.67%) Amazon AWS
15 13 (17.33%) CentOS
15 13 (17.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 12 (16.00%) PHP
16 12 (16.00%) Security Cleared
17 9 (12.00%) PRINCE2

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (9.33%) Apache
2 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.00%) nginx
3 1 (1.33%) WordPress
3 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Project
2 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (26.67%) HTTP
2 9 (12.00%) WAN
3 7 (9.33%) LAN
3 7 (9.33%) Firewall
4 6 (8.00%) DNS
5 5 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.33%) SSL
7 2 (2.67%) Wireless
7 2 (2.67%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.33%) SIGTRAN
8 1 (1.33%) GPRS
8 1 (1.33%) GSM
8 1 (1.33%) SS7
8 1 (1.33%) PuTTY
8 1 (1.33%) MVNO
8 1 (1.33%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.33%) Relational Database
2 8 (10.67%) MySQL
3 2 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.33%) Hazelcast
4 1 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 33 (44.00%) Git (software)
2 25 (33.33%) Subversion
3 19 (25.33%) Jenkins
4 7 (9.33%) Hudson
5 4 (5.33%) TeamCity
6 3 (4.00%) Rational Rhapsody
6 3 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (2.67%) JIRA
General
1 8 (10.67%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Military
3 1 (1.33%) Marketing
3 1 (1.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (25.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (21.33%) Developer
3 13 (17.33%) Administrator
4 11 (14.67%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
5 10 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 9 (12.00%) Linux Administrator
6 9 (12.00%) Ruby Developer
7 8 (10.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 7 (9.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 7 (9.33%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Web Engineer
10 3 (4.00%) Software Engineer
11 2 (2.67%) Verification Engineer
11 2 (2.67%) Programme Support Officer
11 2 (2.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 2 (2.67%) Architect
11 2 (2.67%) Project Manager
11 2 (2.67%) Delivery Manager
11 2 (2.67%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.67%) Web Services
2 3 (4.00%) XML
3 1 (1.33%) Django
3 1 (1.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.33%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.33%) CSS
3 1 (1.33%) .NET
3 1 (1.33%) HTML
3 1 (1.33%) Middleware
3 1 (1.33%) BSON
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.33%) Visualisation
2 8 (10.67%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 37 (49.33%) Linux
2 15 (20.00%) UNIX
3 14 (18.67%) Windows
4 13 (17.33%) CentOS
4 13 (17.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (8.00%) Debian
7 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.33%) Ubuntu
8 3 (4.00%) VMS
9 1 (1.33%) Fedora
9 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.67%) DevOps
2 21 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (22.67%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (21.33%) Web Design
4 16 (21.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 15 (20.00%) Open Source
6 9 (12.00%) PRINCE2
6 9 (12.00%) Scrum
7 7 (9.33%) ITIL
8 6 (8.00%) Project Management
9 5 (6.67%) Web Development
10 4 (5.33%) Change Control
10 4 (5.33%) SOA
10 4 (5.33%) Identity Management
10 4 (5.33%) Programme Management
11 3 (4.00%) SysML
11 3 (4.00%) Software Engineering
11 3 (4.00%) UML
11 3 (4.00%) Integration Testing
11 3 (4.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 25 (33.33%) Java
2 24 (32.00%) Ruby
3 18 (24.00%) Python
4 16 (21.33%) JavaScript
5 12 (16.00%) PHP
6 9 (12.00%) Bash Shell
7 8 (10.67%) Perl
8 3 (4.00%) Ada
9 1 (1.33%) PHP5
9 1 (1.33%) Groovy
9 1 (1.33%) SQL
9 1 (1.33%) C
9 1 (1.33%) Scala
9 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.33%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (9.33%) CCNA
3 6 (8.00%) Degree
4 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) QA
1 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.33%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.33%) XenServer
3 3 (4.00%) Samba
3 3 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.00%) Postfix
3 3 (4.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (45.33%) Puppet
2 21 (28.00%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (24.00%) Ansible
4 7 (9.33%) Salt
5 3 (4.00%) Bcfg2
5 3 (4.00%) Ganeti
6 1 (1.33%) Nagios
6 1 (1.33%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 15 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 15 (20.00%) VMware
2 6 (8.00%) Citrix
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle
4 3 (4.00%) Serena
5 2 (2.67%) Microsoft
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