The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bristol region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 46 52 59
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 27 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.85% 1.22% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.77% 1.77% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 8
Average daily rate £425 £318 £207
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.85% +53.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £234 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £324 £289
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +4.16%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
716 451 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 75.45% 68.65% 67.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 289 440
Average daily rate £375 £350 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 13 40
Average hourly rate £29.50 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £13.70 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Configuration Management
South West

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 13 (30.23%) Puppet
1 13 (30.23%) Jenkins
1 13 (30.23%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.93%) Release Management
3 9 (20.93%) UNIX
3 9 (20.93%) Linux
4 8 (18.60%) Project Management
4 8 (18.60%) LAMP
4 8 (18.60%) Scrum
5 7 (16.28%) Subversion
5 7 (16.28%) Nagios
5 7 (16.28%) Python
5 7 (16.28%) PHP
5 7 (16.28%) JIRA
5 7 (16.28%) Waterfall
6 6 (13.95%) Digital Media
6 6 (13.95%) Information Architecture
6 6 (13.95%) Maven
6 6 (13.95%) Automated Testing
6 6 (13.95%) Back Office
6 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
7 5 (11.63%) Perl
7 5 (11.63%) Web Services
7 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2
7 5 (11.63%) Scala
7 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
7 5 (11.63%) MODAF
7 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Engagement

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (4.65%) Apache
1 2 (4.65%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Simulink
1 2 (4.65%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon S3
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) InterSystems Cache
2 2 (4.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (30.23%) Jenkins
2 7 (16.28%) Subversion
2 7 (16.28%) JIRA
3 6 (13.95%) Maven
4 3 (6.98%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (4.65%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (2.33%) NetBeans
General
1 6 (13.95%) Back Office
1 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Military
3 2 (4.65%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) Deployment Manager
3 6 (13.95%) Project Manager
4 5 (11.63%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Release Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Systems Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Platform Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Project Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Project Support Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Project Coordinator
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Support Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) LAMP
2 5 (11.63%) Web Services
3 3 (6.98%) DHTML
3 3 (6.98%) HTML
3 3 (6.98%) Struts
3 3 (6.98%) Spring
3 3 (6.98%) JSF
3 3 (6.98%) Ajax
3 3 (6.98%) Spring MVC
3 3 (6.98%) jQuery
4 1 (2.33%) JavaFX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Digital Media
2 2 (4.65%) Open Source
3 1 (2.33%) Physics
3 1 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) UNIX
1 9 (20.93%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (20.93%) Release Management
3 8 (18.60%) Scrum
3 8 (18.60%) Project Management
4 7 (16.28%) Waterfall
5 6 (13.95%) Information Architecture
5 6 (13.95%) Automated Testing
6 5 (11.63%) MODAF
6 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2
7 4 (9.30%) UML
7 4 (9.30%) Change Management
7 4 (9.30%) SysML
8 3 (6.98%) Web Development
8 3 (6.98%) Change Control
8 3 (6.98%) User Stories
8 3 (6.98%) MVC
8 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.98%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) PHP
1 7 (16.28%) Python
2 5 (11.63%) Perl
2 5 (11.63%) Scala
3 4 (9.30%) Java
4 2 (4.65%) Ada
4 2 (4.65%) Fortran
4 2 (4.65%) MATLAB
4 2 (4.65%) Ruby
5 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) ISEB
3 2 (4.65%) Degree
3 2 (4.65%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (30.23%) Puppet
1 13 (30.23%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (16.28%) Nagios
3 2 (4.65%) Cacti
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) hybris
2 2 (4.65%) Percona
2 2 (4.65%) Red Hat