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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 53 47 64
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +17
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 15 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.63% 1.31% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 1.85% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 5
Average daily rate
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£394 £325 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £289 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.80% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.85 £26.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+31.50% -33.75%
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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
670 432 634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 72.83% 70.47% 71.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 315 405
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 35
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £13.20 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £45.00 £50.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 (47.50%) Puppet
1 19 (47.50%) DevOps
1 19 (47.50%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (35.00%) PHP
2 14 (35.00%) Web Services
2 14 (35.00%) Python
2 14 (35.00%) Nagios
2 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (32.50%) Project Management
3 13 (32.50%) Red Hat
3 13 (32.50%) Linux
4 12 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (25.00%) Amazon S3
5 10 (25.00%) Open Source
5 10 (25.00%) Percona
5 10 (25.00%) CentOS
5 10 (25.00%) Cacti
5 10 (25.00%) nginx
5 10 (25.00%) MySQL
5 10 (25.00%) UNIX
5 10 (25.00%) Apache
5 10 (25.00%) LAMP
5 10 (25.00%) Ruby
5 10 (25.00%) Load Balancing
6 9 (22.50%) PRINCE2
7 8 (20.00%) Programme Management
8 7 (17.50%) Risk Management
8 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (17.50%) Change Control

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (25.00%) nginx
1 10 (25.00%) Apache
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (10.00%) MS Project
2 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (25.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) WAN
2 1 (2.50%) 802.11
2 1 (2.50%) Wireless
2 1 (2.50%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) MySQL
2 2 (5.00%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (7.50%) Subversion
4 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Military
2 2 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 7 (17.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Programme Support Officer
3 3 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Hybris Developer
4 2 (5.00%) Verification Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Systems Architect
4 2 (5.00%) Developer
4 2 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (2.50%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Network Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Senior Systems Architect
5 1 (2.50%) Transition Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Systems Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.00%) Web Services
2 10 (25.00%) LAMP
3 2 (5.00%) Spring MVC
3 2 (5.00%) jQuery
3 2 (5.00%) Ajax
3 2 (5.00%) Spring
3 2 (5.00%) JSF
3 2 (5.00%) Struts
3 2 (5.00%) DHTML
3 2 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Linux
2 10 (25.00%) CentOS
2 10 (25.00%) UNIX
3 3 (7.50%) Debian
3 3 (7.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) DevOps
2 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (32.50%) Project Management
4 10 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 9 (22.50%) PRINCE2
6 8 (20.00%) Programme Management
7 7 (17.50%) Risk Management
7 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (17.50%) Change Control
8 4 (10.00%) SysML
8 4 (10.00%) UML
9 3 (7.50%) Requirements Management
9 3 (7.50%) Validation
9 3 (7.50%) Change Management
9 3 (7.50%) Release Management
9 3 (7.50%) Dependency Management
10 2 (5.00%) Software Architecture
10 2 (5.00%) User Stories
10 2 (5.00%) Scrum
10 2 (5.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) PHP
1 14 (35.00%) Python
2 10 (25.00%) Ruby
3 4 (10.00%) Scala
3 4 (10.00%) Perl
4 3 (7.50%) Bourne shell
5 2 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) APMP
2 2 (5.00%) ISEB
3 1 (2.50%) CWNA
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 19 (47.50%) Puppet
1 19 (47.50%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (35.00%) Nagios
3 10 (25.00%) Cacti
4 2 (5.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Red Hat
2 10 (25.00%) Percona
3 2 (5.00%) hybris
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (2.50%) Software AG
4 1 (2.50%) webMethods
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