The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 49 53 70
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +17
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 79 79 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.85% 3.43% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.52% 4.13% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 56 16
Median daily rate £438 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £318 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £466 £685
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 £9.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+14.86% +1.64%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1749 1915 1332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 85.19% 83.26% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1162 1364 846
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 53 25
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £11.00 £8.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -12 51 £550 +51.72% 9
Halifax - 11 £430 - 1
Bradford +11 9 £385 +13.23% 2
Configuration Management
Yorkshire

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 63 (51.64%) Linux
2 46 (37.70%) Continuous Integration
3 45 (36.89%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (33.61%) Unix
5 38 (31.15%) Java
5 38 (31.15%) DevOps
6 37 (30.33%) Windows
7 36 (29.51%) Git (software)
8 35 (28.69%) Service Management
9 34 (27.87%) HTTP
10 32 (26.23%) Jenkins
11 31 (25.41%) Relational Database
11 31 (25.41%) Finance
12 30 (24.59%) Puppet
12 30 (24.59%) SDLC
13 29 (23.77%) Subversion
13 29 (23.77%) HTML
14 28 (22.95%) Perl
14 28 (22.95%) Amazon AWS
14 28 (22.95%) Opscode Chef
15 26 (21.31%) Responsive Web Design
15 26 (21.31%) CSS
15 26 (21.31%) Shell Script
15 26 (21.31%) Web Design
16 25 (20.49%) AIX
16 25 (20.49%) Translating Business Requirements
17 24 (19.67%) Capacity Planning
18 23 (18.85%) Ruby
19 21 (17.21%) Scrum
19 21 (17.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (13.93%) Confluence
2 7 (5.74%) Apache
3 6 (4.92%) IIS
3 6 (4.92%) OpenStack
4 5 (4.10%) Jetty
4 5 (4.10%) Mongrel
4 5 (4.10%) nginx
4 5 (4.10%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.10%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.10%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.64%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.82%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.82%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (3.28%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 28 (22.95%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (9.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.92%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (4.92%) Google App Engine
3 6 (4.92%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (4.10%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.46%) PaaS
6 2 (1.64%) Slack
7 1 (0.82%) GitHub
7 1 (0.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (27.87%) HTTP
2 15 (12.30%) DNS
3 8 (6.56%) TCP/IP
3 8 (6.56%) VPN
4 7 (5.74%) DHCP
4 7 (5.74%) SSL
5 6 (4.92%) FTP
5 6 (4.92%) IPsec
6 3 (2.46%) Firewall
7 2 (1.64%) SAN
8 1 (0.82%) Intranet
8 1 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.82%) LDAP
8 1 (0.82%) Network Security
8 1 (0.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (25.41%) Relational Database
2 10 (8.20%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.28%) MySQL
4 3 (2.46%) Neo4j
4 3 (2.46%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.46%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.46%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.64%) DB2
5 2 (1.64%) Informix
5 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.82%) Big Data
6 1 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 36 (29.51%) Git (software)
2 32 (26.23%) Jenkins
3 29 (23.77%) Subversion
4 17 (13.93%) JIRA
5 13 (10.66%) JUnit
6 10 (8.20%) ClearCase
7 8 (6.56%) Selenium
7 8 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (6.56%) Visual Studio
8 7 (5.74%) Travis CI
9 6 (4.92%) ClearQuest
10 5 (4.10%) Maven
11 4 (3.28%) Appium
11 4 (3.28%) Mocha
11 4 (3.28%) SonarQube
12 2 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (1.64%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (0.82%) SoapUI
13 1 (0.82%) Vagrant
General
1 31 (25.41%) Finance
2 16 (13.11%) Law
3 9 (7.38%) Banking
4 2 (1.64%) Games
4 2 (1.64%) iGaming
4 2 (1.64%) Legal
4 2 (1.64%) Publishing
5 1 (0.82%) French Language
5 1 (0.82%) German Language
5 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.82%) Retail
5 1 (0.82%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 29 (23.77%) Developer
2 26 (21.31%) Configuration Manager
3 25 (20.49%) Software Manager
4 24 (19.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 24 (19.67%) Software Configuration Manager
5 17 (13.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 9 (7.38%) AWS Engineer
6 9 (7.38%) ClearCase Configuration Manager
6 9 (7.38%) Java Developer
7 8 (6.56%) AWS DevOps
7 8 (6.56%) Senior Configuration Manager
7 8 (6.56%) Senior Manager
8 6 (4.92%) Configuration and Release Manager
8 6 (4.92%) Deployment Manager
8 6 (4.92%) Digital Developer
8 6 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.92%) Release and Configuration Manager
8 6 (4.92%) Release Manager
8 6 (4.92%) Software Deployment Manager
9 5 (4.10%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (23.77%) HTML
2 26 (21.31%) CSS
3 18 (14.75%) REST
4 16 (13.11%) CSS3
4 16 (13.11%) HTML5
5 15 (12.30%) Spring
6 14 (11.48%) .NET
6 14 (11.48%) Ajax
6 14 (11.48%) Django
6 14 (11.48%) JSON
6 14 (11.48%) Play Framework
6 14 (11.48%) RESTful
6 14 (11.48%) Ruby on Rails
7 13 (10.66%) Guice
7 13 (10.66%) Spring MVC
8 11 (9.02%) Node.js
9 7 (5.74%) Mustache
9 7 (5.74%) Sass
10 6 (4.92%) J2EE
11 5 (4.10%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.11%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.20%) User Experience
3 8 (6.56%) CMDB
3 8 (6.56%) Public Cloud
3 8 (6.56%) Replication
4 3 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.46%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.82%) BBC
5 1 (0.82%) Clustering
5 1 (0.82%) DataPower
5 1 (0.82%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.82%) NHS
5 1 (0.82%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 63 (51.64%) Linux
2 41 (33.61%) Unix
3 37 (30.33%) Windows
4 25 (20.49%) AIX
5 13 (10.66%) Mac OS X
6 10 (8.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (5.74%) CentOS
8 4 (3.28%) Ubuntu
8 4 (3.28%) Windows Server
9 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (37.70%) Continuous Integration
2 45 (36.89%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (31.15%) DevOps
4 35 (28.69%) Service Management
5 30 (24.59%) SDLC
6 26 (21.31%) Responsive Web Design
6 26 (21.31%) Web Design
7 25 (20.49%) Translating Business Requirements
8 24 (19.67%) Capacity Planning
9 21 (17.21%) Scrum
10 20 (16.39%) Automated Testing
11 18 (14.75%) Web Development
12 17 (13.93%) Front End Development
12 17 (13.93%) Open Source
13 16 (13.11%) TDD
14 15 (12.30%) Mentoring
15 13 (10.66%) MVC
15 13 (10.66%) OWASP
16 12 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
17 11 (9.02%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 38 (31.15%) Java
2 28 (22.95%) Perl
3 26 (21.31%) Shell Script
4 23 (18.85%) Ruby
5 18 (14.75%) Python
6 16 (13.11%) Scala
7 14 (11.48%) JavaScript
8 13 (10.66%) C#
9 11 (9.02%) Bash Shell
10 10 (8.20%) PowerShell
11 5 (4.10%) SQL
12 3 (2.46%) PHP
13 1 (0.82%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (12.30%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (4.92%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.64%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.64%) Degree
5 1 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.82%) ISEB
5 1 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (17.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.46%) SLA
3 2 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.64%) QA
4 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.82%) ISO22301
System Software
1 19 (15.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.38%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.38%) Docker
2 9 (7.38%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (4.10%) Xen
4 4 (3.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (24.59%) Puppet
2 28 (22.95%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (17.21%) Ansible
4 3 (2.46%) Graphite
4 3 (2.46%) Nagios
4 3 (2.46%) Opsview
4 3 (2.46%) Salt
5 2 (1.64%) collectd
5 2 (1.64%) Icinga
6 1 (0.82%) Cacti
Vendors
1 19 (15.57%) Google
1 19 (15.57%) VMware
2 8 (6.56%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.74%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.28%) Atlassian
4 4 (3.28%) Oracle
4 4 (3.28%) Splunk
5 2 (1.64%) AppDynamics
5 2 (1.64%) F5
5 2 (1.64%) IBM
5 2 (1.64%) MuleSoft
5 2 (1.64%) New Relic
5 2 (1.64%) Sybase
6 1 (0.82%) Cisco
6 1 (0.82%) IBM Sterling
6 1 (0.82%) RightScale
6 1 (0.82%) ServiceNow