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 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 24 73 42
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -31
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 135 32 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 6.80% 1.79% 4.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.15% 2.30% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 16 46
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £148 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £350
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
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
1656 1392 928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.38% 77.77% 72.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1135 976 507
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 20 27
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.75 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.44% -30.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £13.00 £12.14
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 West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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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
Leeds +44 127 £350 +7.69% 7
Bradford -9 5 - -
Halifax -3 2 £375 -
Configuration Management
Yorkshire

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

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

1 118 (55.14%) Linux
2 111 (51.87%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (35.51%) Java
4 75 (35.05%) Python
5 74 (34.58%) Puppet
6 73 (34.11%) Opscode Chef
7 71 (33.18%) Bash Shell
8 67 (31.31%) UNIX
9 61 (28.50%) Continuous Integration
10 55 (25.70%) DevOps
11 43 (20.09%) HTTP
11 43 (20.09%) Amazon AWS
12 41 (19.16%) Web Design
13 40 (18.69%) Ruby
14 38 (17.76%) MongoDB
14 38 (17.76%) ITIL
14 38 (17.76%) HTML
14 38 (17.76%) Oracle
15 37 (17.29%) SQL
15 37 (17.29%) VMware
16 36 (16.82%) VMware Infrastructure
16 36 (16.82%) Relational Database
17 34 (15.89%) OpenStack
18 33 (15.42%) Jenkins
18 33 (15.42%) Amazon EC2
19 32 (14.95%) Mac OS X
19 32 (14.95%) Apache
19 32 (14.95%) Responsive Web Design
20 29 (13.55%) Open Source
21 27 (12.62%) Microsoft

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 34 (15.89%) OpenStack
2 32 (14.95%) Apache
3 19 (8.88%) nginx
4 18 (8.41%) Tomcat
5 14 (6.54%) IIS
6 12 (5.61%) WebSphere
6 12 (5.61%) Jetty
7 11 (5.14%) Node.js
8 10 (4.67%) SharePoint
9 9 (4.21%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.93%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.47%) CMS
11 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 17 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (3.74%) MS Office
3 8 (3.74%) Photoshop
4 7 (3.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.80%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 43 (20.09%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (15.42%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (9.35%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (5.61%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (5.61%) Google App Engine
5 8 (3.74%) Route 53
5 8 (3.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 8 (3.74%) Amazon S3
6 7 (3.27%) SaaS
7 1 (0.47%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 43 (20.09%) HTTP
2 18 (8.41%) TCP/IP
2 18 (8.41%) Firewall
3 13 (6.07%) DNS
4 12 (5.61%) DHCP
4 12 (5.61%) FTP
4 12 (5.61%) IPsec
5 11 (5.14%) SSL
6 8 (3.74%) Internet
7 7 (3.27%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (2.34%) HTTPS
8 5 (2.34%) LAN
9 2 (0.93%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (17.76%) MongoDB
2 36 (16.82%) Relational Database
3 27 (12.62%) MySQL
4 22 (10.28%) Neo4j
5 15 (7.01%) NoSQL
6 11 (5.14%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (5.14%) Redis
7 9 (4.21%) SimpleDB
7 9 (4.21%) Couchbase
8 8 (3.74%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (2.80%) Oracle ODI
9 6 (2.80%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.34%) Oracle OWB
10 5 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (2.34%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.40%) Oracle BI EE
12 1 (0.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (15.42%) Jenkins
2 24 (11.21%) Subversion
3 21 (9.81%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.27%) Hudson
4 7 (3.27%) Maven
5 6 (2.80%) PVCS
5 6 (2.80%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (2.34%) JIRA
7 2 (0.93%) Ant
8 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.47%) Mockito
8 1 (0.47%) Cucumber
General
1 19 (8.88%) Telecoms
2 14 (6.54%) Finance
3 3 (1.40%) Banking
3 3 (1.40%) Retail
4 1 (0.47%) Legal
4 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 56 (26.17%) Developer
2 38 (17.76%) DevOps Engineer
3 27 (12.62%) Java Developer
4 15 (7.01%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 14 (6.54%) Analyst
5 14 (6.54%) Software Engineer
6 10 (4.67%) Front-End Developer
6 10 (4.67%) Release Manager
6 10 (4.67%) Configuration Manager
7 9 (4.21%) UI Developer
7 9 (4.21%) UI Programmer
8 7 (3.27%) Support Analyst
8 7 (3.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (3.27%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (3.27%) Platform Engineer
9 6 (2.80%) Cloud Software Engineer
9 6 (2.80%) Lead Java Developer
9 6 (2.80%) Lead Developer
9 6 (2.80%) Architect
10 5 (2.34%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (17.76%) HTML
2 23 (10.75%) REST
3 22 (10.28%) Hibernate
3 22 (10.28%) JAX-RS
4 21 (9.81%) Servlets
5 18 (8.41%) CSS
6 17 (7.94%) .NET
7 16 (7.48%) Web Services
8 14 (6.54%) J2EE
9 12 (5.61%) Spring
10 10 (4.67%) jQuery
11 9 (4.21%) Spring MVC
12 8 (3.74%) MooTools
12 8 (3.74%) CSS3
12 8 (3.74%) JSP
13 7 (3.27%) Mustache
13 7 (3.27%) Sass
14 6 (2.80%) POSIX
14 6 (2.80%) Middleware
15 5 (2.34%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.55%) Open Source
2 6 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.34%) BYOD
4 4 (1.87%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.40%) CMDB
6 2 (0.93%) User Experience
6 2 (0.93%) Cryptography
6 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.47%) NHS
7 1 (0.47%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.47%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 118 (55.14%) Linux
2 67 (31.31%) UNIX
3 32 (14.95%) Mac OS X
4 16 (7.48%) Windows
5 5 (2.34%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.34%) Android
5 5 (2.34%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.93%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.47%) SUSE
7 1 (0.47%) Debian
7 1 (0.47%) Fedora
7 1 (0.47%) CentOS
7 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (51.87%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (28.50%) Continuous Integration
3 55 (25.70%) DevOps
4 41 (19.16%) Web Design
5 38 (17.76%) ITIL
6 32 (14.95%) Responsive Web Design
7 24 (11.21%) Change Management
7 24 (11.21%) TDD
8 23 (10.75%) Release Management
9 22 (10.28%) Service Management
10 20 (9.35%) Project Management
11 19 (8.88%) Unit Testing
12 18 (8.41%) Business Analysis
12 18 (8.41%) Software Engineering
13 16 (7.48%) Automated Testing
14 13 (6.07%) ITSM
14 13 (6.07%) Incident Management
14 13 (6.07%) Problem Management
15 12 (5.61%) Stakeholder Management
16 11 (5.14%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 76 (35.51%) Java
2 75 (35.05%) Python
3 71 (33.18%) Bash Shell
4 40 (18.69%) Ruby
5 37 (17.29%) SQL
6 24 (11.21%) Shell Script
7 19 (8.88%) JavaScript
8 9 (4.21%) Perl
8 9 (4.21%) C#
9 8 (3.74%) PHP
9 8 (3.74%) PL/SQL
10 7 (3.27%) C++
11 5 (2.34%) Scala
12 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (7.94%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.14%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.67%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (2.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.40%) ISEB
5 3 (1.40%) Degree
6 2 (0.93%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.07%) SLA
2 12 (5.61%) QA
System Software
1 36 (16.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (8.88%) KVM
2 19 (8.88%) QEMU
3 13 (6.07%) Xen
4 7 (3.27%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.47%) vSphere
5 1 (0.47%) XenServer
5 1 (0.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 74 (34.58%) Puppet
2 73 (34.11%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (9.35%) Ansible
4 19 (8.88%) Cobbler
5 17 (7.94%) Tivoli
6 11 (5.14%) Salt
7 7 (3.27%) HAProxy
8 6 (2.80%) OpenView
9 5 (2.34%) AirWatch
10 3 (1.40%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (17.76%) Oracle
2 37 (17.29%) VMware
3 27 (12.62%) Microsoft
4 15 (7.01%) hybris
5 13 (6.07%) Rackspace
6 12 (5.61%) Google
7 8 (3.74%) Adobe
8 6 (2.80%) Splunk
8 6 (2.80%) Perforce
9 3 (1.40%) IBM
9 3 (1.40%) BMC
9 3 (1.40%) SAP
10 2 (0.93%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.93%) Sun
10 2 (0.93%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.47%) HP
11 1 (0.47%) Cisco
11 1 (0.47%) EnterpriseDB
11 1 (0.47%) SonicWALL
11 1 (0.47%) Percona
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