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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 47 34 61
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +27
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 23 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.88% 2.93% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.80% 4.03% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 3
Average daily rate
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£413 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £295 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £377 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £359
% change year-on-year
+5.10% -7.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £34.25 - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
606 397 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 75.84% 72.58% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 268 381
Average daily rate £375 £358 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.74% -1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 34
Average hourly rate £23.25 £36.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.73% +47.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 22 (44.90%) Puppet
1 22 (44.90%) Opscode Chef
1 22 (44.90%) DevOps
2 14 (28.57%) PHP
2 14 (28.57%) Python
2 14 (28.57%) Nagios
3 13 (26.53%) Project Management
3 13 (26.53%) Web Services
4 12 (24.49%) LAMP
5 11 (22.45%) Linux
6 10 (20.41%) PRINCE2
6 10 (20.41%) Red Hat
6 10 (20.41%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (18.37%) UNIX
8 8 (16.33%) MySQL
8 8 (16.33%) Apache
8 8 (16.33%) CentOS
8 8 (16.33%) Load Balancing
8 8 (16.33%) Ruby
8 8 (16.33%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (16.33%) Amazon S3
8 8 (16.33%) Cacti
8 8 (16.33%) nginx
8 8 (16.33%) Open Source
8 8 (16.33%) Percona
9 7 (14.29%) Jenkins
9 7 (14.29%) Programme Management
9 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (12.24%) Change Management

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (16.33%) Apache
1 8 (16.33%) nginx
2 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Project
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.04%) Simulink
2 1 (2.04%) Stateflow
2 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.41%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (16.33%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (16.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) MySQL
2 3 (6.12%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.16%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (8.16%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (8.16%) Maven
3 3 (6.12%) Subversion
4 1 (2.04%) NetBeans
4 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.12%) Military
4 2 (4.08%) Marketing
5 1 (2.04%) Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Back Office
5 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (20.41%) Project Manager
3 4 (8.16%) Developer
3 4 (8.16%) Architect
4 2 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (4.08%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (4.08%) Systems Architect
4 2 (4.08%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (4.08%) Verification Engineer
4 2 (4.08%) Programme Support Officer
5 1 (2.04%) Senior Architect
5 1 (2.04%) Transition Manager
5 1 (2.04%) Senior Systems Architect
5 1 (2.04%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (2.04%) Release Manager
5 1 (2.04%) Deployment Manager
5 1 (2.04%) Systems Manager
5 1 (2.04%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.53%) Web Services
2 12 (24.49%) LAMP
3 3 (6.12%) Spring
3 3 (6.12%) JSF
3 3 (6.12%) Ajax
3 3 (6.12%) Spring MVC
3 3 (6.12%) jQuery
3 3 (6.12%) DHTML
3 3 (6.12%) HTML
3 3 (6.12%) Struts
4 1 (2.04%) JavaFX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Open Source
2 4 (8.16%) Digital Media
3 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.04%) Physics
4 1 (2.04%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.45%) Linux
2 9 (18.37%) UNIX
3 8 (16.33%) CentOS
4 2 (4.08%) Debian
4 2 (4.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) DevOps
2 13 (26.53%) Project Management
3 10 (20.41%) PRINCE2
4 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (16.33%) Load Balancing
6 7 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (12.24%) Change Management
7 6 (12.24%) Risk Management
7 6 (12.24%) Change Control
7 6 (12.24%) Release Management
8 5 (10.20%) UML
8 5 (10.20%) SysML
9 4 (8.16%) Automated Testing
9 4 (8.16%) Scrum
9 4 (8.16%) Dependency Management
10 3 (6.12%) User Stories
10 3 (6.12%) Validation
10 3 (6.12%) Requirements Management
10 3 (6.12%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) PHP
1 14 (28.57%) Python
2 8 (16.33%) Ruby
3 6 (12.24%) Scala
3 6 (12.24%) Perl
4 4 (8.16%) Java
5 2 (4.08%) Bourne shell
6 1 (2.04%) Ada
6 1 (2.04%) Fortran
6 1 (2.04%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (8.16%) ISEB
2 4 (8.16%) APMP
3 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.12%) Degree
4 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 22 (44.90%) Puppet
1 22 (44.90%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (28.57%) Nagios
3 8 (16.33%) Cacti
4 2 (4.08%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) Red Hat
2 8 (16.33%) Percona
3 3 (6.12%) hybris
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.08%) Citrix
5 1 (2.04%) Software AG
5 1 (2.04%) webMethods
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