The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 16 60 26
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -34
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 127 26 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 9.36% 2.14% 6.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.22% 2.64% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 11 43
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£350 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 - £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.89 £37.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year
-35.44% -1.98%
Configuration Management
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1132 985 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.42% 80.94% 75.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 824 699 323
Average daily rate £375 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 12
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -51.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.68 £12.63 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Configuration Management across the Leeds region.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Leeds region.

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

1 118 (59.30%) Linux
2 110 (55.28%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (38.19%) Java
4 75 (37.69%) Python
5 74 (37.19%) Puppet
6 73 (36.68%) Opscode Chef
7 71 (35.68%) Bash Shell
8 64 (32.16%) UNIX
9 61 (30.65%) Continuous Integration
10 55 (27.64%) DevOps
11 43 (21.61%) HTTP
11 43 (21.61%) Amazon AWS
12 41 (20.60%) Web Design
13 40 (20.10%) Ruby
14 38 (19.10%) MongoDB
14 38 (19.10%) HTML
15 36 (18.09%) Relational Database
15 36 (18.09%) VMware
15 36 (18.09%) VMware Infrastructure
16 35 (17.59%) Oracle
17 34 (17.09%) SQL
17 34 (17.09%) OpenStack
18 33 (16.58%) Amazon EC2
18 33 (16.58%) Jenkins
19 32 (16.08%) Responsive Web Design
19 32 (16.08%) Apache
19 32 (16.08%) Mac OS X
20 29 (14.57%) ITIL
20 29 (14.57%) Open Source
21 27 (13.57%) MySQL

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 34 (17.09%) OpenStack
2 32 (16.08%) Apache
3 19 (9.55%) nginx
4 18 (9.05%) Tomcat
5 13 (6.53%) IIS
6 12 (6.03%) WebSphere
6 12 (6.03%) Jetty
7 11 (5.53%) Node.js
8 9 (4.52%) Apache Solr
9 8 (4.02%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.01%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 11 (5.53%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.02%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (4.02%) Photoshop
3 7 (3.52%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.51%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 43 (21.61%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (16.58%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (10.05%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (6.03%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (6.03%) Google App Engine
5 8 (4.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 8 (4.02%) Route 53
5 8 (4.02%) Amazon S3
6 6 (3.02%) SaaS
7 1 (0.50%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 43 (21.61%) HTTP
2 18 (9.05%) TCP/IP
2 18 (9.05%) Firewall
3 13 (6.53%) DNS
4 12 (6.03%) DHCP
4 12 (6.03%) FTP
4 12 (6.03%) IPsec
5 11 (5.53%) SSL
6 8 (4.02%) Internet
7 7 (3.52%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (2.51%) HTTPS
8 5 (2.51%) LAN
9 2 (1.01%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (19.10%) MongoDB
2 36 (18.09%) Relational Database
3 27 (13.57%) MySQL
4 22 (11.06%) Neo4j
5 15 (7.54%) NoSQL
6 11 (5.53%) Redis
7 9 (4.52%) SimpleDB
7 9 (4.52%) Couchbase
8 8 (4.02%) Amazon RDS
8 8 (4.02%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (3.02%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.51%) Oracle OWB
10 5 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (2.51%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.51%) Oracle ODI
12 1 (0.50%) SQL Server
12 1 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 33 (16.58%) Jenkins
2 22 (11.06%) Subversion
3 21 (10.55%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.52%) Maven
5 6 (3.02%) PVCS
6 5 (2.51%) JIRA
7 4 (2.01%) Hudson
8 3 (1.51%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.01%) Ant
10 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.50%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.50%) Mockito
General
1 17 (8.54%) Telecoms
2 11 (5.53%) Finance
3 3 (1.51%) Banking
3 3 (1.51%) Retail
4 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 56 (28.14%) Developer
2 38 (19.10%) DevOps Engineer
3 27 (13.57%) Java Developer
4 15 (7.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 12 (6.03%) Analyst
5 12 (6.03%) Software Engineer
6 10 (5.03%) Front-End Developer
7 9 (4.52%) UI Developer
7 9 (4.52%) UI Programmer
8 7 (3.52%) Support Analyst
8 7 (3.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (3.52%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (3.52%) Platform Engineer
9 6 (3.02%) Cloud Software Engineer
9 6 (3.02%) Lead Java Developer
9 6 (3.02%) Release Manager
9 6 (3.02%) Lead Developer
9 6 (3.02%) Architect
10 5 (2.51%) Technical Architect
10 5 (2.51%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (19.10%) HTML
2 23 (11.56%) REST
3 22 (11.06%) Hibernate
3 22 (11.06%) JAX-RS
4 21 (10.55%) Servlets
5 18 (9.05%) CSS
6 14 (7.04%) Web Services
6 14 (7.04%) .NET
6 14 (7.04%) J2EE
7 12 (6.03%) Spring
8 10 (5.03%) jQuery
9 9 (4.52%) Spring MVC
10 8 (4.02%) MooTools
10 8 (4.02%) CSS3
10 8 (4.02%) JSP
11 7 (3.52%) Mustache
11 7 (3.52%) Sass
12 6 (3.02%) POSIX
13 5 (2.51%) Django
13 5 (2.51%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.57%) Open Source
2 6 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.51%) BYOD
4 4 (2.01%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.01%) User Experience
5 2 (1.01%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.50%) NHS
6 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.50%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.50%) Statistics
6 1 (0.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 118 (59.30%) Linux
2 64 (32.16%) UNIX
3 32 (16.08%) Mac OS X
4 15 (7.54%) Windows
5 5 (2.51%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.51%) Android
5 5 (2.51%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.01%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.50%) Fedora
7 1 (0.50%) SUSE
7 1 (0.50%) Debian
7 1 (0.50%) CentOS
7 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (55.28%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (30.65%) Continuous Integration
3 55 (27.64%) DevOps
4 41 (20.60%) Web Design
5 32 (16.08%) Responsive Web Design
6 29 (14.57%) ITIL
7 24 (12.06%) TDD
8 20 (10.05%) Change Management
8 20 (10.05%) Service Management
9 19 (9.55%) Release Management
9 19 (9.55%) Project Management
10 18 (9.05%) Business Analysis
11 17 (8.54%) Unit Testing
12 16 (8.04%) Automated Testing
12 16 (8.04%) Software Engineering
13 13 (6.53%) Incident Management
14 12 (6.03%) Problem Management
14 12 (6.03%) ITSM
15 11 (5.53%) Trend Analysis
15 11 (5.53%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (38.19%) Java
2 75 (37.69%) Python
3 71 (35.68%) Bash Shell
4 40 (20.10%) Ruby
5 34 (17.09%) SQL
6 24 (12.06%) Shell Script
7 19 (9.55%) JavaScript
8 9 (4.52%) Perl
9 8 (4.02%) PHP
9 8 (4.02%) PL/SQL
10 7 (3.52%) C#
10 7 (3.52%) C++
11 5 (2.51%) Scala
12 1 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (7.54%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.52%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.52%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.51%) ISEB
4 3 (1.51%) Degree
4 3 (1.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.01%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.03%) QA
1 12 (6.03%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (18.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (9.55%) KVM
2 19 (9.55%) QEMU
3 13 (6.53%) Xen
4 7 (3.52%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.50%) XenServer
5 1 (0.50%) vSphere
5 1 (0.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 74 (37.19%) Puppet
2 73 (36.68%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (10.05%) Ansible
4 19 (9.55%) Cobbler
5 17 (8.54%) Tivoli
6 11 (5.53%) Salt
7 7 (3.52%) HAProxy
8 6 (3.02%) OpenView
9 5 (2.51%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 36 (18.09%) VMware
2 35 (17.59%) Oracle
3 23 (11.56%) Microsoft
4 15 (7.54%) hybris
5 13 (6.53%) Rackspace
6 12 (6.03%) Google
7 8 (4.02%) Adobe
8 6 (3.02%) Splunk
9 3 (1.51%) Perforce
9 3 (1.51%) IBM
9 3 (1.51%) SAP
10 2 (1.01%) Sun
10 2 (1.01%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.50%) HP
11 1 (0.50%) BMC
11 1 (0.50%) EnterpriseDB
11 1 (0.50%) Percona
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