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 27 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 45 48 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 31 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.43% 2.65% 2.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.45% 3.40% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 9
Average daily rate
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£425 £420 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.31% +19.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £306 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £498 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £70.50 £34.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.83% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.22 £34.93 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-24.92% -6.86%
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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
697 618 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 77.10% 78.13% 75.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 459 270
Average daily rate £398 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 12
Average hourly rate £41.00 £17.50 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.28% -52.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.20 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 27 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 27 July 2015.

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 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 46 (58.97%) Linux
2 41 (52.56%) Puppet
3 29 (37.18%) DevOps
4 26 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 23 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (28.21%) VMware
6 22 (28.21%) Open Source
6 22 (28.21%) Jenkins
6 22 (28.21%) Ansible
7 20 (25.64%) Amazon AWS
7 20 (25.64%) Red Hat
8 19 (24.36%) Python
8 19 (24.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (23.08%) Windows
9 18 (23.08%) Java
10 16 (20.51%) Ruby
11 15 (19.23%) Subversion
12 14 (17.95%) Web Services
12 14 (17.95%) HTTP
12 14 (17.95%) Security Cleared
12 14 (17.95%) CentOS
13 13 (16.67%) UNIX
14 12 (15.38%) PHP
14 12 (15.38%) Scrum
15 11 (14.10%) WAN
15 11 (14.10%) Mobile App
16 10 (12.82%) Bash Shell
16 10 (12.82%) ITIL

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (8.97%) Apache
2 4 (5.13%) nginx
3 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.56%) Confluence
4 2 (2.56%) IIS
5 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.28%) WordPress
5 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) MS Project
1 5 (6.41%) MS Office
2 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (25.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.28%) CloudFront
2 1 (1.28%) Route 53
2 1 (1.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.28%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.95%) HTTP
2 11 (14.10%) WAN
3 9 (11.54%) LAN
4 7 (8.97%) TCP/IP
4 7 (8.97%) DNS
4 7 (8.97%) SSL
4 7 (8.97%) Firewall
5 2 (2.56%) Wireless
5 2 (2.56%) VoIP
5 2 (2.56%) SAN
5 2 (2.56%) Intranet
5 2 (2.56%) SSH
5 2 (2.56%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.28%) AMQP
6 1 (1.28%) OpenVPN
6 1 (1.28%) PuTTY
6 1 (1.28%) Internet
6 1 (1.28%) OSPF
6 1 (1.28%) Telnet
6 1 (1.28%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.54%) MySQL
2 8 (10.26%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.28%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 22 (28.21%) Jenkins
3 15 (19.23%) Subversion
4 7 (8.97%) Hudson
5 4 (5.13%) JIRA
5 4 (5.13%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (3.85%) Rational Rhapsody
6 3 (3.85%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.28%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.28%) GDB
7 1 (1.28%) RSpec
7 1 (1.28%) GitLab
General
1 9 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (2.56%) Military
2 2 (2.56%) Marketing
3 1 (1.28%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.28%) Electronics
3 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (28.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (15.38%) Administrator
3 11 (14.10%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (14.10%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (11.54%) Linux Administrator
5 8 (10.26%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 7 (8.97%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Web Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.85%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Project Support Officer
9 3 (3.85%) Project Officer
9 3 (3.85%) Ruby Developer
10 2 (2.56%) Verification Engineer
10 2 (2.56%) Programme Support Officer
10 2 (2.56%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.95%) Web Services
2 4 (5.13%) XML
3 2 (2.56%) HTML
3 2 (2.56%) CSS
3 2 (2.56%) REST
4 1 (1.28%) MCollective
4 1 (1.28%) JDBC
4 1 (1.28%) SOAP
4 1 (1.28%) .NET
4 1 (1.28%) Middleware
4 1 (1.28%) Ajax
4 1 (1.28%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.28%) Django
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.28%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Mobile App
2 6 (7.69%) Visualisation
3 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.85%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.28%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.28%) DTV
5 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 46 (58.97%) Linux
2 19 (24.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (23.08%) Windows
4 14 (17.95%) CentOS
5 13 (16.67%) UNIX
6 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (8.97%) Debian
7 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (6.41%) Ubuntu
9 3 (3.85%) VMS
10 2 (2.56%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.56%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.28%) SmartOS
11 1 (1.28%) CoreOS
11 1 (1.28%) Fedora
11 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.28%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.18%) DevOps
2 23 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (28.21%) Open Source
4 18 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (15.38%) Scrum
6 10 (12.82%) ITIL
7 8 (10.26%) PRINCE2
7 8 (10.26%) Project Management
7 8 (10.26%) SOA
8 6 (7.69%) Web Design
8 6 (7.69%) Migration
8 6 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (6.41%) Programme Management
10 4 (5.13%) Identity Management
10 4 (5.13%) Change Control
11 3 (3.85%) Risk Management
11 3 (3.85%) UML
11 3 (3.85%) Project Planning
11 3 (3.85%) Integration Testing
11 3 (3.85%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.36%) Python
2 18 (23.08%) Java
3 16 (20.51%) Ruby
4 12 (15.38%) PHP
5 10 (12.82%) Bash Shell
6 9 (11.54%) Perl
7 7 (8.97%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.85%) Ada
8 3 (3.85%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.56%) C
10 1 (1.28%) SQL
10 1 (1.28%) VBScript
10 1 (1.28%) Scala
10 1 (1.28%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 14 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.97%) CCNA
2 7 (8.97%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (7.69%) Degree
4 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.97%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.41%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.13%) XenServer
5 3 (3.85%) Postfix
5 3 (3.85%) Xen
5 3 (3.85%) Samba
6 1 (1.28%) Snort
6 1 (1.28%) Squid
6 1 (1.28%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.28%) vSphere
6 1 (1.28%) Varnish
6 1 (1.28%) vCloud
6 1 (1.28%) KVM
6 1 (1.28%) Docker
6 1 (1.28%) LXC
6 1 (1.28%) iptables
6 1 (1.28%) Btrfs
Systems Management
1 41 (52.56%) Puppet
2 26 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (28.21%) Ansible
4 7 (8.97%) Salt
5 3 (3.85%) Ganeti
5 3 (3.85%) Bcfg2
6 2 (2.56%) SCCM
6 2 (2.56%) Zenoss
7 1 (1.28%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.28%) Nagios
7 1 (1.28%) Nessus
7 1 (1.28%) WSUS
7 1 (1.28%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (1.28%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.28%) systemd
7 1 (1.28%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.28%) logstash
7 1 (1.28%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.28%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 22 (28.21%) VMware
2 20 (25.64%) Red Hat
3 8 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.26%) Citrix
4 3 (3.85%) Oracle
4 3 (3.85%) Serena
5 2 (2.56%) Cisco
5 2 (2.56%) NetApp
6 1 (1.28%) BMC
6 1 (1.28%) CA
6 1 (1.28%) SAP
6 1 (1.28%) HP
6 1 (1.28%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.28%) Splunk
6 1 (1.28%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.28%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.28%) Nimble Storage