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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 71 12 62
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +50
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 31 144 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.99% 10.75% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 12.51% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 102 11
Average daily rate £525 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £34.57 £37.29
% change year-on-year
+21.51% -7.30%
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
1330 1151 966
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 85.31% 85.90% 82.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 956 788 656
Average daily rate £425 £365 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £263 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 14
Average hourly rate £12.10 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £13.60 £15.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.07 £35.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016, 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 45 (69.23%) Linux
2 36 (55.38%) Continuous Integration
3 35 (53.85%) DevOps
4 31 (47.69%) Java
5 28 (43.08%) Puppet
6 27 (41.54%) Jenkins
6 27 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (35.38%) Opscode Chef
8 21 (32.31%) Bash Shell
8 21 (32.31%) Ruby
9 19 (29.23%) HTTP
10 16 (24.62%) Amazon AWS
11 14 (21.54%) TCP/IP
11 14 (21.54%) Python
11 14 (21.54%) Unix
12 13 (20.00%) SSL
13 12 (18.46%) .NET
13 12 (18.46%) Git (software)
14 11 (16.92%) J2EE
14 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
14 11 (16.92%) Automated Testing
14 11 (16.92%) VMware
14 11 (16.92%) Travis CI
15 10 (15.38%) Finance
15 10 (15.38%) Google
15 10 (15.38%) Apache
15 10 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
15 10 (15.38%) Google App Engine
15 10 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 10 (15.38%) Apache
2 7 (10.77%) Tomcat
3 6 (9.23%) IIS
3 6 (9.23%) Jetty
3 6 (9.23%) nginx
3 6 (9.23%) WebSphere
4 4 (6.15%) Node.js
4 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.62%) CloudStack
5 3 (4.62%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.54%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.54%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.54%) JBoss
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.54%) PowerExchange
6 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
1 4 (6.15%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (6.15%) MS Project
1 4 (6.15%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 16 (24.62%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (15.38%) Google App Engine
2 10 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (10.77%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.08%) IaaS
4 2 (3.08%) PaaS
5 1 (1.54%) GitHub
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (29.23%) HTTP
2 14 (21.54%) TCP/IP
3 13 (20.00%) SSL
4 8 (12.31%) DNS
5 7 (10.77%) DHCP
5 7 (10.77%) FTP
5 7 (10.77%) IPsec
6 2 (3.08%) Internet
7 1 (1.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) Relational Database
2 8 (12.31%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.69%) MySQL
4 3 (4.62%) Neo4j
4 3 (4.62%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.62%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.08%) DB2
5 2 (3.08%) Informix
6 1 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.54%) Big Data
6 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.54%) HBase
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (41.54%) Jenkins
2 12 (18.46%) Git (software)
3 11 (16.92%) Travis CI
4 6 (9.23%) Maven
5 5 (7.69%) Selenium
6 3 (4.62%) Subversion
7 1 (1.54%) Hudson
7 1 (1.54%) JIRA
7 1 (1.54%) JUnit
7 1 (1.54%) Log4j
7 1 (1.54%) MSI
7 1 (1.54%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Games
2 1 (1.54%) iGaming
2 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (33.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (13.85%) Digital Transformation
3 8 (12.31%) Developer
4 7 (10.77%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Java Developer
5 6 (9.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (6.15%) Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Head of DevOps
6 4 (6.15%) Head of Digital
6 4 (6.15%) Head of Digital Transformation
6 4 (6.15%) Head of Engineering
6 4 (6.15%) PMO Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) PMO Planner
6 4 (6.15%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Author
7 2 (3.08%) Configuration Manager
7 2 (3.08%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.46%) .NET
2 11 (16.92%) J2EE
3 7 (10.77%) HTML
3 7 (10.77%) Servlets
4 4 (6.15%) REST
5 3 (4.62%) CSS
5 3 (4.62%) ELK Stack
5 3 (4.62%) Hibernate
5 3 (4.62%) JAX-RS
6 2 (3.08%) MCollective
6 2 (3.08%) Web Services
7 1 (1.54%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.54%) HTML5
7 1 (1.54%) Middleware
7 1 (1.54%) Mustache
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.54%) Pandas
7 1 (1.54%) Sass
7 1 (1.54%) Scrapy
7 1 (1.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.62%) Visualisation
2 2 (3.08%) CMDB
3 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (69.23%) Linux
2 14 (21.54%) Unix
3 10 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (7.69%) CentOS
4 5 (7.69%) Mac OS X
4 5 (7.69%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.08%) Windows
6 1 (1.54%) AIX
6 1 (1.54%) Solaris
6 1 (1.54%) SUSE
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (55.38%) Continuous Integration
2 35 (53.85%) DevOps
3 27 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (16.92%) Automated Testing
5 9 (13.85%) TDD
6 8 (12.31%) Scrum
7 7 (10.77%) Open Source
7 7 (10.77%) Project Management
8 6 (9.23%) BDD
8 6 (9.23%) SDLC
8 6 (9.23%) Target Operating Model
8 6 (9.23%) Waterfall
9 5 (7.69%) DSDM
9 5 (7.69%) Microservices
9 5 (7.69%) OOP
9 5 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (7.69%) RUP
9 5 (7.69%) Test Automation
9 5 (7.69%) Unit Testing
9 5 (7.69%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 31 (47.69%) Java
2 21 (32.31%) Bash Shell
2 21 (32.31%) Ruby
3 14 (21.54%) Python
4 7 (10.77%) Perl
4 7 (10.77%) Shell Script
4 7 (10.77%) SQL
5 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.62%) PHP
7 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.08%) Scala
8 1 (1.54%) C#
8 1 (1.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.62%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.08%) BC Cleared
3 2 (3.08%) Degree
3 2 (3.08%) ISEB
4 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 9 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (13.85%) Xen
2 3 (4.62%) vSphere
2 3 (4.62%) XenServer
3 1 (1.54%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 28 (43.08%) Puppet
2 23 (35.38%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (13.85%) Cobbler
4 7 (10.77%) Nagios
5 5 (7.69%) Cacti
5 5 (7.69%) Tivoli
6 3 (4.62%) Ansible
7 2 (3.08%) collectd
7 2 (3.08%) Graphite
7 2 (3.08%) Icinga
7 2 (3.08%) Opsview
8 1 (1.54%) Salt
8 1 (1.54%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
1 11 (16.92%) VMware
2 10 (15.38%) Google
3 8 (12.31%) Oracle
4 3 (4.62%) EnterpriseDB
4 3 (4.62%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.08%) Splunk
5 2 (3.08%) Sybase
6 1 (1.54%) Axway
6 1 (1.54%) IBM
6 1 (1.54%) Informatica
6 1 (1.54%) Perforce
6 1 (1.54%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.54%) SaltStack
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