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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 42 46 42
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 31 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.31% 2.76% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.40% 3.63% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 8
Average daily rate
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£463 £413 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £288 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £489 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £70.50 £33.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.63 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-7.36% -16.17%
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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
704 662 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 75.21% 76.00% 73.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 473 319
Average daily rate £400 £380 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 12
Average hourly rate £41.00 £20.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.00% -48.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £15.70 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £33.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 1 September 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 1 September 2015.

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 44 (63.77%) Linux
2 36 (52.17%) Puppet
3 28 (40.58%) Open Source
4 27 (39.13%) DevOps
5 26 (37.68%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (31.88%) Amazon AWS
7 22 (31.88%) Jenkins
7 22 (31.88%) VMware
8 20 (28.99%) Red Hat
8 20 (28.99%) Ansible
9 19 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (26.09%) Web Services
10 18 (26.09%) Git (software)
10 18 (26.09%) Security Cleared
11 16 (23.19%) Python
12 14 (20.29%) Windows
12 14 (20.29%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (18.84%) Ruby
13 13 (18.84%) SOA
13 13 (18.84%) HTTP
13 13 (18.84%) Java
14 12 (17.39%) ITIL
14 12 (17.39%) Scrum
15 11 (15.94%) MySQL
15 11 (15.94%) Mobile App
16 10 (14.49%) nginx
17 9 (13.04%) CentOS
17 9 (13.04%) DNS
17 9 (13.04%) PostgreSQL

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 10 (14.49%) nginx
2 6 (8.70%) Confluence
2 6 (8.70%) Apache
3 3 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.90%) IIS
5 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) MS Office
2 3 (4.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (31.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.45%) CloudFront
3 1 (1.45%) Route 53
3 1 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.84%) HTTP
2 9 (13.04%) DNS
3 7 (10.14%) SSL
3 7 (10.14%) WAN
3 7 (10.14%) TCP/IP
4 6 (8.70%) SSH
5 5 (7.25%) OpenVPN
5 5 (7.25%) OSPF
5 5 (7.25%) IPsec
5 5 (7.25%) DHCP
5 5 (7.25%) LAN
5 5 (7.25%) IPv6
6 3 (4.35%) Firewall
7 2 (2.90%) SAN
7 2 (2.90%) Intranet
7 2 (2.90%) VoIP
8 1 (1.45%) Internet
8 1 (1.45%) Wireless
8 1 (1.45%) LDAP
8 1 (1.45%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.94%) MySQL
2 9 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (10.14%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.25%) MariaDB
4 5 (7.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (31.88%) Jenkins
2 18 (26.09%) Git (software)
3 8 (11.59%) JIRA
4 7 (10.14%) Subversion
5 5 (7.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (7.25%) RSpec
5 5 (7.25%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (7.25%) GitLab
6 4 (5.80%) Rational Rhapsody
7 3 (4.35%) Hudson
8 1 (1.45%) GDB
8 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.45%) CruiseControl
General
1 6 (8.70%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Military
3 2 (2.90%) Marketing
3 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.45%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (24.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (17.39%) Systems Engineer
3 9 (13.04%) Web Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (10.14%) Administrator
5 4 (5.80%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (5.80%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Ruby Developer
6 3 (4.35%) Project Officer
6 3 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.35%) Project Support Officer
6 3 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.35%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Developer
6 3 (4.35%) Analyst
6 3 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Verification Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Architect
7 2 (2.90%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.09%) Web Services
2 6 (8.70%) REST
3 5 (7.25%) MCollective
4 4 (5.80%) HTML
4 4 (5.80%) CSS
5 3 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.45%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.45%) JDBC
6 1 (1.45%) SOAP
6 1 (1.45%) .NET
6 1 (1.45%) XML
6 1 (1.45%) Middleware
6 1 (1.45%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Mobile App
2 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.25%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.35%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.45%) DTV
6 1 (1.45%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (63.77%) Linux
2 23 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (20.29%) Windows
4 9 (13.04%) CentOS
5 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (10.14%) UNIX
6 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (7.25%) Ubuntu
7 5 (7.25%) SmartOS
7 5 (7.25%) CoreOS
8 4 (5.80%) Debian
9 3 (4.35%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.90%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.45%) Fedora
11 1 (1.45%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.58%) Open Source
2 27 (39.13%) DevOps
3 19 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (20.29%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (18.84%) SOA
6 12 (17.39%) Scrum
6 12 (17.39%) ITIL
7 8 (11.59%) Migration
8 6 (8.70%) PRINCE2
9 5 (7.25%) Project Management
10 4 (5.80%) UML
10 4 (5.80%) Identity Management
10 4 (5.80%) Risk Management
10 4 (5.80%) SysML
11 3 (4.35%) Project Planning
11 3 (4.35%) Software Engineering
11 3 (4.35%) Web Development
11 3 (4.35%) Integration Testing
11 3 (4.35%) Test Scripting
11 3 (4.35%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.19%) Python
2 13 (18.84%) Java
2 13 (18.84%) Ruby
3 6 (8.70%) Bash Shell
4 5 (7.25%) Perl
4 5 (7.25%) PHP
5 4 (5.80%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.35%) Ada
6 3 (4.35%) C
6 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.35%) Scala
7 1 (1.45%) Groovy
7 1 (1.45%) SQL
7 1 (1.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.70%) Degree
3 5 (7.25%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.35%) CCNA
4 3 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.45%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.14%) Active Directory
1 7 (10.14%) vCloud
2 5 (7.25%) KVM
2 5 (7.25%) Docker
2 5 (7.25%) LXC
2 5 (7.25%) iptables
2 5 (7.25%) Btrfs
2 5 (7.25%) Snort
2 5 (7.25%) Squid
2 5 (7.25%) Hyper-V
2 5 (7.25%) Varnish
3 4 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.35%) Samba
4 3 (4.35%) Postfix
5 1 (1.45%) vSphere
5 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 36 (52.17%) Puppet
2 26 (37.68%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (28.99%) Ansible
4 5 (7.25%) systemd
4 5 (7.25%) Kubernetes
4 5 (7.25%) HAProxy
4 5 (7.25%) CFEngine
4 5 (7.25%) Nessus
5 3 (4.35%) Nagios
5 3 (4.35%) ZABBIX
5 3 (4.35%) logstash
5 3 (4.35%) Salt
6 2 (2.90%) Zenoss
6 2 (2.90%) SCCM
7 1 (1.45%) WSUS
7 1 (1.45%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.45%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 22 (31.88%) VMware
2 20 (28.99%) Red Hat
3 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.25%) SaltStack
5 4 (5.80%) Citrix
6 3 (4.35%) Oracle
6 3 (4.35%) Serena
7 2 (2.90%) Cisco
7 2 (2.90%) NetApp
8 1 (1.45%) BMC
8 1 (1.45%) CA
8 1 (1.45%) SAP
8 1 (1.45%) HP
8 1 (1.45%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.45%) Splunk
8 1 (1.45%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.45%) Nimble Storage