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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 22 42 49
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +7
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 48 25 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 5.69% 3.00% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.66% 3.79% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 20 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £347 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £490 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £41.00 £37.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.35% -1.33%
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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
627 660 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 74.29% 79.14% 70.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 450 292
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 14
Average hourly rate £41.00 £24.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.83% +11.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.44 £37.00 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 March 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 32 (49.23%) Linux
2 30 (46.15%) Puppet
3 29 (44.62%) Git (software)
4 25 (38.46%) Ruby
5 24 (36.92%) Subversion
6 22 (33.85%) Java
6 22 (33.85%) DevOps
7 21 (32.31%) Opscode Chef
8 18 (27.69%) Jenkins
9 17 (26.15%) Python
10 16 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (24.62%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (23.08%) Web Design
11 15 (23.08%) HTTP
11 15 (23.08%) JavaScript
11 15 (23.08%) UNIX
11 15 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
11 15 (23.08%) Ansible
11 15 (23.08%) Visualisation
12 14 (21.54%) Relational Database
12 14 (21.54%) CentOS
13 12 (18.46%) Red Hat
13 12 (18.46%) PHP
14 11 (16.92%) VMware
15 10 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (15.38%) Windows
16 9 (13.85%) Bash Shell
17 8 (12.31%) Firewall
17 8 (12.31%) Perl
18 7 (10.77%) MySQL

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (10.77%) Apache
2 3 (4.62%) nginx
3 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Project
2 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Agresso
2 1 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.08%) PaaS
3 1 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.54%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.54%) SaaS
3 1 (1.54%) IaaS
3 1 (1.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.08%) HTTP
2 8 (12.31%) Firewall
3 7 (10.77%) LAN
3 7 (10.77%) WAN
4 6 (9.23%) DNS
5 3 (4.62%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.08%) Wireshark
6 2 (3.08%) Wireless
7 1 (1.54%) Internet
7 1 (1.54%) SS7
7 1 (1.54%) GPRS
7 1 (1.54%) GSM
7 1 (1.54%) SIGTRAN
7 1 (1.54%) LTE
7 1 (1.54%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.54%) Relational Database
2 7 (10.77%) MySQL
3 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.54%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.54%) Hazelcast
4 1 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 29 (44.62%) Git (software)
2 24 (36.92%) Subversion
3 18 (27.69%) Jenkins
4 7 (10.77%) Hudson
5 6 (9.23%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.54%) RSpec
6 1 (1.54%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.54%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 7 (10.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Marketing
2 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.54%) Electronics
3 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.54%) Military
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (29.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (23.08%) Developer
3 11 (16.92%) Administrator
4 10 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 9 (13.85%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (13.85%) Linux Administrator
5 9 (13.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 8 (12.31%) Ruby Developer
6 8 (12.31%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (10.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 7 (10.77%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Data Manager
8 3 (4.62%) Data Migration Manager
8 3 (4.62%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Programme Support Officer
10 1 (1.54%) Coordinator
10 1 (1.54%) Architect
10 1 (1.54%) DBA
10 1 (1.54%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) Web Services
2 3 (4.62%) XML
3 1 (1.54%) Django
3 1 (1.54%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.54%) BSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.08%) Visualisation
2 6 (9.23%) Open Source
3 5 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.54%) DTV
4 1 (1.54%) NHS
4 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 32 (49.23%) Linux
2 15 (23.08%) UNIX
3 14 (21.54%) CentOS
4 10 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (15.38%) Windows
5 6 (9.23%) Debian
6 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.62%) VMS
7 3 (4.62%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.08%) Fedora
8 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.85%) DevOps
2 16 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (24.62%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (23.08%) Web Design
3 15 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (10.77%) PRINCE2
4 7 (10.77%) Scrum
5 6 (9.23%) Project Management
6 5 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 4 (6.15%) Change Control
7 4 (6.15%) Web Development
8 3 (4.62%) Migration
8 3 (4.62%) Data Security
8 3 (4.62%) ITIL
8 3 (4.62%) Integration Testing
8 3 (4.62%) Test Scripting
8 3 (4.62%) Data Migration
8 3 (4.62%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.08%) Information Management
9 2 (3.08%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 25 (38.46%) Ruby
2 22 (33.85%) Java
3 17 (26.15%) Python
4 15 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 12 (18.46%) PHP
6 9 (13.85%) Bash Shell
7 8 (12.31%) Perl
8 3 (4.62%) Ada
9 1 (1.54%) C
9 1 (1.54%) SQL
9 1 (1.54%) PHP5
9 1 (1.54%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) CCNA
1 7 (10.77%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (10.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.62%) Degree
3 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) SLA
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.15%) XenServer
3 3 (4.62%) Samba
3 3 (4.62%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.62%) Xen
3 3 (4.62%) Postfix
4 2 (3.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 30 (46.15%) Puppet
2 21 (32.31%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (23.08%) Ansible
4 7 (10.77%) Salt
5 3 (4.62%) Bcfg2
5 3 (4.62%) Ganeti
Vendors
1 12 (18.46%) Red Hat
2 11 (16.92%) VMware
3 4 (6.15%) Oracle
3 4 (6.15%) Citrix
4 3 (4.62%) SAP
4 3 (4.62%) Serena
5 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.54%) Rackspace
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