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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 43 28 49
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +21
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 26 42 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.98% 4.74% 2.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.73% 6.03% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 19
Median daily rate £363 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £280 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £34.57 £37.15
% change year-on-year
+21.51% -6.94%
Configuration Management
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
697 697 735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 79.93% 78.67% 80.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 516 499
Median daily rate £375 £388 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +5.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 30
Median hourly rate £39.50 £37.74 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +50.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £41.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 2016.

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 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 25 (48.08%) Security Cleared
2 24 (46.15%) Linux
3 22 (42.31%) Git (software)
4 20 (38.46%) Python
5 19 (36.54%) HTTP
5 19 (36.54%) MongoDB
6 18 (34.62%) Integration Testing
6 18 (34.62%) Subversion
6 18 (34.62%) Ruby
6 18 (34.62%) Unix
6 18 (34.62%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (32.69%) Web Design
7 17 (32.69%) Mac OS X
7 17 (32.69%) CSS
7 17 (32.69%) HTML
7 17 (32.69%) JavaScript
7 17 (32.69%) Web Development
7 17 (32.69%) NoSQL
7 17 (32.69%) Responsive Web Design
7 17 (32.69%) Scala
7 17 (32.69%) Visualisation
7 17 (32.69%) Relational Database
8 16 (30.77%) Sass
8 16 (30.77%) Capybara
8 16 (30.77%) git-flow
8 16 (30.77%) RSpec
8 16 (30.77%) Open Source
8 16 (30.77%) Unit Testing
8 16 (30.77%) GitHub
8 16 (30.77%) Cucumber

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (28.85%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.77%) Node.js
3 2 (3.85%) Apache
3 2 (3.85%) nginx
3 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 16 (30.77%) GitHub
2 5 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (36.54%) HTTP
2 4 (7.69%) 802.11
2 4 (7.69%) Wireless
2 4 (7.69%) Wireless Security
3 2 (3.85%) SSL
3 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.92%) DNS
4 1 (1.92%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (36.54%) MongoDB
2 18 (34.62%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (32.69%) NoSQL
3 17 (32.69%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.85%) MySQL
6 1 (1.92%) GIS
Development Applications
1 22 (42.31%) Git (software)
2 18 (34.62%) Subversion
3 16 (30.77%) Capybara
3 16 (30.77%) Cucumber
3 16 (30.77%) git-flow
3 16 (30.77%) JUnit
3 16 (30.77%) RSpec
4 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.77%) ClearCase
5 3 (5.77%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (5.77%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (3.85%) GDB
6 2 (3.85%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.92%) Hudson
7 1 (1.92%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (5.77%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (32.69%) Developer
2 15 (28.85%) Ruby Developer
3 7 (13.46%) Consultant
4 6 (11.54%) Configuration Manager
5 5 (9.62%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Network Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Wireless Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Wireless Network Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Configuration and Release Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Release and Configuration Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Release Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Azure Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) ClearCase Configuration Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Environment And Release Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.69%) CSS
1 17 (32.69%) HTML
2 16 (30.77%) Ruby on Rails
2 16 (30.77%) Sass
3 4 (7.69%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.69%) Visualisation
2 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 24 (46.15%) Linux
2 18 (34.62%) Unix
3 17 (32.69%) Mac OS X
4 3 (5.77%) Windows
4 3 (5.77%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.85%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.92%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) Integration Testing
2 17 (32.69%) Responsive Web Design
2 17 (32.69%) Web Design
2 17 (32.69%) Web Development
3 16 (30.77%) Open Source
3 16 (30.77%) Unit Testing
4 15 (28.85%) Data Migration
4 15 (28.85%) ETL
4 15 (28.85%) Migration
5 7 (13.46%) Quality Management
5 7 (13.46%) Requirements Management
6 6 (11.54%) DevOps
6 6 (11.54%) Project Planning
6 6 (11.54%) Release Management
7 4 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.69%) High Availability
7 4 (7.69%) Network Design
7 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.77%) Performance Testing
9 2 (3.85%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (38.46%) Python
2 18 (34.62%) Ruby
3 17 (32.69%) JavaScript
3 17 (32.69%) Scala
4 16 (30.77%) Java
4 16 (30.77%) SQL
5 2 (3.85%) Ada
5 2 (3.85%) C
6 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.92%) C#
6 1 (1.92%) C++
6 1 (1.92%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.92%) Perl
6 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (48.08%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) Degree
3 4 (7.69%) HND
4 1 (1.92%) CISSP
4 1 (1.92%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) vCloud
2 1 (1.92%) Docker
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (17.31%) Puppet
2 7 (13.46%) Ansible
3 6 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.85%) logstash
4 2 (3.85%) Nagios
4 2 (3.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) IBM
2 3 (5.77%) VMware
3 2 (3.85%) Serena