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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 46 70 78
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +8
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 32 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.19% 0.69% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.07% 0.86% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 2 7
Average daily rate
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£421 £363 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £333 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £724 £393 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.85 £26.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+31.50% -33.75%
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
786 694 842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.44% 79.95% 77.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 383 476
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 12
Average hourly rate £11.43 £45.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.61% +210.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.20 £28.40 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014, 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 23 (44.23%) Linux
2 19 (36.54%) DevOps
3 18 (34.62%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (34.62%) Puppet
4 15 (28.85%) SQL
5 14 (26.92%) Oracle
5 14 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (25.00%) Java
6 13 (25.00%) Web Services
7 11 (21.15%) UNIX
7 11 (21.15%) Change Management
7 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (19.23%) Python
8 10 (19.23%) Bash Shell
9 9 (17.31%) PHP
9 9 (17.31%) Spring
10 8 (15.38%) Ruby
10 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
11 7 (13.46%) C++
11 7 (13.46%) MS Office
11 7 (13.46%) CSS
11 7 (13.46%) JSP
11 7 (13.46%) Client/Server
11 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
11 7 (13.46%) Software Engineering
11 7 (13.46%) MooTools
11 7 (13.46%) Spring MVC
11 7 (13.46%) Integration Testing
11 7 (13.46%) Business Analysis
11 7 (13.46%) jQuery

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 7 (13.46%) Apache Solr
1 7 (13.46%) Node.js
2 6 (11.54%) Oracle Service Bus
2 6 (11.54%) WebLogic
3 5 (9.62%) Apache
3 5 (9.62%) nginx
4 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.77%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.92%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) MS Office
2 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.69%) Photoshop
4 3 (5.77%) MS Visio
4 3 (5.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.92%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon S3
2 2 (3.85%) Route 53
3 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) DHCP
1 5 (9.62%) DNS
2 4 (7.69%) SSL
3 2 (3.85%) Firewall
3 2 (3.85%) SSH
3 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.92%) VPN
4 1 (1.92%) LAN
4 1 (1.92%) WAN
4 1 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) SimpleDB
1 6 (11.54%) MongoDB
1 6 (11.54%) NoSQL
1 6 (11.54%) Redis
1 6 (11.54%) Couchbase
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.85%) MySQL
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Oracle Forms
1 6 (11.54%) Git (software)
1 6 (11.54%) Hudson
2 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.69%) Maven
3 1 (1.92%) JUnit
3 1 (1.92%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.92%) NUnit
3 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 7 (13.46%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) Developer
2 7 (13.46%) Analyst
2 7 (13.46%) Software Engineer
2 7 (13.46%) UI Developer
2 7 (13.46%) UI Programmer
2 7 (13.46%) Cloud Software Engineer
2 7 (13.46%) Cloud Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Configuration Manager
4 5 (9.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Front-End Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Software Configuration Manager
4 5 (9.62%) Software Manager
5 3 (5.77%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Release Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Java Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Team Leader
6 2 (3.85%) Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) Web Services
2 9 (17.31%) Spring
3 7 (13.46%) Spring MVC
3 7 (13.46%) jQuery
3 7 (13.46%) MooTools
3 7 (13.46%) CSS
3 7 (13.46%) JSP
3 7 (13.46%) CSS3
4 6 (11.54%) Middleware
5 5 (9.62%) HTML
6 4 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (3.85%) Hibernate
7 2 (3.85%) SOAP
7 2 (3.85%) XML
7 2 (3.85%) JMS
7 2 (3.85%) Apache Camel
7 2 (3.85%) REST
8 1 (1.92%) POSIX
8 1 (1.92%) .NET
8 1 (1.92%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.92%) Open Source
2 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (44.23%) Linux
2 11 (21.15%) UNIX
3 4 (7.69%) Solaris
4 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.85%) CentOS
5 2 (3.85%) Windows
5 2 (3.85%) AIX
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (36.54%) DevOps
2 14 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (21.15%) Change Management
3 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (13.46%) TDD
4 7 (13.46%) Web Design
4 7 (13.46%) Software Engineering
4 7 (13.46%) Business Analysis
4 7 (13.46%) MVC
4 7 (13.46%) Integration Testing
4 7 (13.46%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (13.46%) Build Automation
5 6 (11.54%) BPEL
6 5 (9.62%) Project Management
6 5 (9.62%) Automation Testing
7 4 (7.69%) ITIL
8 3 (5.77%) Programme Management
8 3 (5.77%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (5.77%) Capacity Management
8 3 (5.77%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.85%) SQL
2 13 (25.00%) Java
3 10 (19.23%) Python
3 10 (19.23%) Bash Shell
4 9 (17.31%) PHP
5 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 8 (15.38%) Ruby
6 7 (13.46%) C++
7 6 (11.54%) PL/SQL
8 4 (7.69%) Perl
9 2 (3.85%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 1 (1.92%) C#
10 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) CCNA
3 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.85%) Degree
4 1 (1.92%) CCNP
4 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.92%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) SLA
1 2 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.92%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (34.62%) Puppet
1 18 (34.62%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (13.46%) Salt
3 1 (1.92%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.92%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.92%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 14 (26.92%) Oracle
2 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.46%) hybris
3 6 (11.54%) Perforce
4 4 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.69%) Adobe
5 3 (5.77%) Cisco
6 2 (3.85%) IBM
6 2 (3.85%) VMware
7 1 (1.92%) Lotus
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