The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 31 37 39
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 22 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 4.51% 0.29% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.99% 0.36% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 2
Average daily rate £438 - £265
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 - £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.43% +15.87%
Configuration Management
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 South Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
367 274 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 75.20% 79.88% 63.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 177 116
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 14
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.79 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.50% -12.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.30 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.90 £30.00 £29.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield - 18 £488 - 3
Barnsley - 1 £325 -
Configuration Management
Yorkshire

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 36 (92.31%) Linux
2 25 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (56.41%) Puppet
3 22 (56.41%) DevOps
4 16 (41.03%) Java
5 15 (38.46%) Red Hat
5 15 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (35.90%) Jenkins
6 14 (35.90%) VMware
6 14 (35.90%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (33.33%) Apache
7 13 (33.33%) Tomcat
7 13 (33.33%) Windows
7 13 (33.33%) HTTP
8 12 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (30.77%) Git (software)
9 11 (28.21%) Maven
9 11 (28.21%) ITIL
10 10 (25.64%) Unix
10 10 (25.64%) nginx
11 9 (23.08%) Ansible
11 9 (23.08%) Docker
11 9 (23.08%) MySQL
11 9 (23.08%) Subversion
12 8 (20.51%) Mac OS X
12 8 (20.51%) DNS
12 8 (20.51%) Relational Database
12 8 (20.51%) Amazon AWS
13 7 (17.95%) MongoDB

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 13 (33.33%) Apache
1 13 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 10 (25.64%) nginx
3 6 (15.38%) Node.js
4 5 (12.82%) JBoss
4 5 (12.82%) Jetty
4 5 (12.82%) WebSphere
5 4 (10.26%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.51%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.82%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (12.82%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (12.82%) IaaS
3 4 (10.26%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (10.26%) Google App Engine
3 4 (10.26%) PaaS
3 4 (10.26%) SaaS
4 2 (5.13%) GitHub
5 1 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (33.33%) HTTP
2 8 (20.51%) DNS
3 6 (15.38%) DHCP
4 5 (12.82%) IPsec
4 5 (12.82%) SSL
5 4 (10.26%) FTP
5 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
6 3 (7.69%) Internet
7 2 (5.13%) DMZ
8 1 (2.56%) Firewall
8 1 (2.56%) IMAP
8 1 (2.56%) OpenVPN
8 1 (2.56%) SMTP
8 1 (2.56%) SNMP
8 1 (2.56%) VPN
8 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) MySQL
2 8 (20.51%) Relational Database
3 7 (17.95%) MongoDB
4 6 (15.38%) NoSQL
5 4 (10.26%) Neo4j
6 3 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.56%) Big Data
7 1 (2.56%) Couchbase
7 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.56%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 14 (35.90%) Jenkins
2 12 (30.77%) Git (software)
3 11 (28.21%) Maven
4 9 (23.08%) Subversion
5 5 (12.82%) Cucumber
5 5 (12.82%) JIRA
5 5 (12.82%) Mockito
5 5 (12.82%) Selenium
6 4 (10.26%) JUnit
6 4 (10.26%) MSI
6 4 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
7 2 (5.13%) Artifactory
7 2 (5.13%) GitLab
7 2 (5.13%) Vagrant
8 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (2.56%) JConsole
8 1 (2.56%) JProfiler
8 1 (2.56%) VisualVM
8 1 (2.56%) YourKit
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Developer
2 8 (20.51%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 6 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Data Centre Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) DevOps Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) DevOps Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Digital Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Linux DevOps Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Scala Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) LAMP
1 6 (15.38%) REST
2 5 (12.82%) CSS
2 5 (12.82%) CSS3
2 5 (12.82%) HTML
2 5 (12.82%) HTML5
3 4 (10.26%) .NET
3 4 (10.26%) Hibernate
3 4 (10.26%) J2EE
3 4 (10.26%) JAX-RS
3 4 (10.26%) jQuery
3 4 (10.26%) Servlets
4 3 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (7.69%) JSON
4 3 (7.69%) MCollective
5 2 (5.13%) Play Framework
5 2 (5.13%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (5.13%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (5.13%) SOAP
5 2 (5.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Clustering
2 4 (10.26%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.13%) NHS
3 2 (5.13%) User Experience
4 1 (2.56%) CESG
4 1 (2.56%) CMDB
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 36 (92.31%) Linux
2 13 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (33.33%) Windows
3 10 (25.64%) Unix
4 8 (20.51%) Mac OS X
5 5 (12.82%) Windows Server
6 4 (10.26%) CentOS
6 4 (10.26%) Ubuntu
7 2 (5.13%) CoreOS
7 2 (5.13%) Windows 2000
7 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.56%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (56.41%) DevOps
3 14 (35.90%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (28.21%) ITIL
5 7 (17.95%) BDD
5 7 (17.95%) TDD
6 6 (15.38%) Open Source
6 6 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (15.38%) Security Patching
6 6 (15.38%) Service Management
6 6 (15.38%) Web Design
6 6 (15.38%) Web Development
7 5 (12.82%) Automated Testing
7 5 (12.82%) Load Balancing
7 5 (12.82%) Scrum
7 5 (12.82%) Unit Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (10.26%) High Availability
8 4 (10.26%) Incident Management
8 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) Java
2 7 (17.95%) Ruby
3 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 6 (15.38%) SQL
4 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.82%) Perl
4 5 (12.82%) PHP
5 4 (10.26%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.69%) Go
7 2 (5.13%) Scala
8 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (23.08%) Docker
3 7 (17.95%) Xen
4 4 (10.26%) Varnish
5 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
5 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 3 (7.69%) KVM
6 2 (5.13%) Ceph
6 2 (5.13%) DFS Replication
6 2 (5.13%) GlusterFS
7 1 (2.56%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (2.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 22 (56.41%) Puppet
2 15 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (23.08%) Ansible
4 3 (7.69%) Kubernetes
4 3 (7.69%) logstash
5 2 (5.13%) Graphite
5 2 (5.13%) HAProxy
5 2 (5.13%) SCCM
5 2 (5.13%) SCVMM
6 1 (2.56%) Cacti
6 1 (2.56%) Cobbler
6 1 (2.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Red Hat
2 14 (35.90%) VMware
3 5 (12.82%) Google
4 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.69%) Dell
5 3 (7.69%) HP
6 1 (2.56%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.56%) SaltStack
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