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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 52 69 92
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +23
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 78 30 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.45% 1.80% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.29% 2.29% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 22 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £421 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.91% +29.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £304 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £733 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £353
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +2.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £9.50 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -14.63%
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
1819 1309 1192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 80.56% 78.62% 78.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1290 822 639
Average daily rate £375 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 27 50
Average hourly rate £15.36 £14.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.89% -59.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £8.95 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 September 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 +10 68 £375 -12.79% 10
Bradford -13 4 £340 -17.57%
Huddersfield - 1 - -
Wakefield - 1 - -
Configuration Management
Yorkshire

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 90 (51.43%) Linux
2 86 (49.14%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (41.14%) Java
4 57 (32.57%) Continuous Integration
5 54 (30.86%) Puppet
6 49 (28.00%) UNIX
6 49 (28.00%) Opscode Chef
7 45 (25.71%) Python
7 45 (25.71%) Bash Shell
8 42 (24.00%) DevOps
9 38 (21.71%) Jenkins
9 38 (21.71%) SQL
10 37 (21.14%) HTTP
11 35 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
12 31 (17.71%) Microsoft
12 31 (17.71%) Web Design
13 30 (17.14%) Oracle
14 28 (16.00%) HTML
14 28 (16.00%) JavaScript
14 28 (16.00%) Apache
15 27 (15.43%) CSS
15 27 (15.43%) Relational Database
16 26 (14.86%) VMware
16 26 (14.86%) Amazon EC2
17 25 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
17 25 (14.29%) Ruby
18 24 (13.71%) ITIL
19 23 (13.14%) Service Management
19 23 (13.14%) TDD
19 23 (13.14%) Git (software)

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 28 (16.00%) Apache
2 22 (12.57%) Tomcat
2 22 (12.57%) nginx
3 19 (10.86%) WebSphere
4 17 (9.71%) IIS
5 16 (9.14%) Jetty
6 15 (8.57%) OpenStack
7 11 (6.29%) Apache Solr
8 9 (5.14%) Node.js
9 6 (3.43%) MS Exchange
10 5 (2.86%) SharePoint
11 3 (1.71%) Confluence
12 2 (1.14%) WebLogic
12 2 (1.14%) WordPress
13 1 (0.57%) SAS
13 1 (0.57%) CMS
13 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (6.86%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.29%) Photoshop
3 8 (4.57%) MS Office
4 3 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.71%) assyst
1 3 (1.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 35 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (14.86%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (8.00%) Google App Engine
4 14 (8.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (3.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (3.43%) Amazon S3
5 6 (3.43%) Route 53
6 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (21.14%) HTTP
2 18 (10.29%) TCP/IP
3 17 (9.71%) DNS
4 15 (8.57%) SSL
4 15 (8.57%) Firewall
5 14 (8.00%) IPsec
5 14 (8.00%) DHCP
5 14 (8.00%) FTP
6 9 (5.14%) Internet
7 6 (3.43%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.14%) LDAP
9 1 (0.57%) LAN
9 1 (0.57%) PBX
9 1 (0.57%) VoIP
9 1 (0.57%) WAN
9 1 (0.57%) DPNSS
9 1 (0.57%) QSIG
9 1 (0.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.43%) Relational Database
2 20 (11.43%) MySQL
3 15 (8.57%) MongoDB
4 8 (4.57%) Neo4j
5 6 (3.43%) Couchbase
5 6 (3.43%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (3.43%) SimpleDB
5 6 (3.43%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.43%) Redis
5 6 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.43%) RDBMS
6 5 (2.86%) SQL Server
7 4 (2.29%) Oracle OWB
8 2 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 38 (21.71%) Jenkins
2 23 (13.14%) Git (software)
3 22 (12.57%) Subversion
4 6 (3.43%) Maven
5 5 (2.86%) Ant
6 4 (2.29%) PVCS
7 3 (1.71%) JIRA
8 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.57%) Mockito
8 1 (0.57%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (6.29%) Telecoms
2 9 (5.14%) Finance
3 1 (0.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 50 (28.57%) Developer
2 31 (17.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (9.71%) Analyst
4 16 (9.14%) UI Programmer
4 16 (9.14%) UI Developer
4 16 (9.14%) Front-End Developer
5 14 (8.00%) Software Engineer
5 14 (8.00%) Configuration Manager
5 14 (8.00%) Java Developer
6 11 (6.29%) Support Analyst
7 8 (4.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 7 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
8 7 (4.00%) Software Developer
8 7 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (3.43%) Lead Developer
9 6 (3.43%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (3.43%) Platform Engineer
9 6 (3.43%) Cloud Software Engineer
9 6 (3.43%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 6 (3.43%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (16.00%) HTML
2 27 (15.43%) CSS
3 19 (10.86%) J2EE
4 18 (10.29%) .NET
4 18 (10.29%) Servlets
5 16 (9.14%) Spring
6 13 (7.43%) jQuery
7 11 (6.29%) MooTools
7 11 (6.29%) JSP
7 11 (6.29%) Web Services
7 11 (6.29%) CSS3
7 11 (6.29%) Spring MVC
8 9 (5.14%) Mustache
9 8 (4.57%) JAX-RS
9 8 (4.57%) Sass
9 8 (4.57%) HTML5
9 8 (4.57%) REST
9 8 (4.57%) Hibernate
10 6 (3.43%) POSIX
11 4 (2.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.00%) CMDB
2 5 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.14%) Cryptography
3 2 (1.14%) Social Media
3 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.14%) Clustering
4 1 (0.57%) IVR
4 1 (0.57%) User Experience
4 1 (0.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 90 (51.43%) Linux
2 49 (28.00%) UNIX
3 20 (11.43%) Mac OS X
4 17 (9.71%) Windows
5 6 (3.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.43%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.57%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (49.14%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (32.57%) Continuous Integration
3 42 (24.00%) DevOps
4 31 (17.71%) Web Design
5 24 (13.71%) ITIL
6 23 (13.14%) Service Management
6 23 (13.14%) TDD
6 23 (13.14%) Responsive Web Design
7 18 (10.29%) Software Engineering
8 16 (9.14%) Business Analysis
8 16 (9.14%) Open Source
9 15 (8.57%) ITSM
10 14 (8.00%) Unit Testing
11 13 (7.43%) Project Management
12 12 (6.86%) MVC
13 10 (5.71%) Integration Testing
13 10 (5.71%) Build Automation
13 10 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (5.14%) OO
14 9 (5.14%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (41.14%) Java
2 45 (25.71%) Python
2 45 (25.71%) Bash Shell
3 38 (21.71%) SQL
4 28 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 25 (14.29%) Ruby
6 21 (12.00%) Shell Script
7 8 (4.57%) PL/SQL
8 6 (3.43%) PHP
9 5 (2.86%) C
10 3 (1.71%) C#
11 2 (1.14%) C++
11 2 (1.14%) Perl
11 2 (1.14%) AWK
11 2 (1.14%) Jython
12 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.57%) FQL
12 1 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (9.14%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.57%) Degree
4 1 (0.57%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.00%) QA
2 6 (3.43%) SLA
3 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (9.14%) Xen
3 7 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.00%) QEMU
3 7 (4.00%) KVM
4 3 (1.71%) Docker
5 2 (1.14%) XenServer
5 2 (1.14%) vSphere
6 1 (0.57%) vCloud
6 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 54 (30.86%) Puppet
2 49 (28.00%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (10.86%) Ansible
4 15 (8.57%) Cobbler
4 15 (8.57%) Tivoli
5 8 (4.57%) Salt
6 6 (3.43%) HAProxy
7 4 (2.29%) SCCM
7 4 (2.29%) OpenView
8 3 (1.71%) Vagrant
8 3 (1.71%) logstash
Vendors
1 31 (17.71%) Microsoft
2 30 (17.14%) Oracle
3 26 (14.86%) VMware
4 17 (9.71%) hybris
5 14 (8.00%) Google
6 12 (6.86%) ServiceNow
7 11 (6.29%) Adobe
8 6 (3.43%) Rackspace
9 4 (2.29%) Splunk
10 3 (1.71%) Remedy
11 2 (1.14%) F5
11 2 (1.14%) EnterpriseDB
11 2 (1.14%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.14%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.14%) Sun
11 2 (1.14%) Cisco
11 2 (1.14%) IBM
11 2 (1.14%) Avaya
11 2 (1.14%) Juniper
12 1 (0.57%) BMC
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