The first table below looks at the demand for the Configuration Specialist role 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Yorkshire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Specialist
Rank 96 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Specialist 1 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.059% 0.73% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £340 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £340 £400
% change year-on-year
- -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1581 1423 1764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.27% 94.11% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1001 747 1000
Average daily rate £340 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 64 86
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £45.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Configuration Specialist
Yorkshire

Configuration Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Specialist in the job title across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Configuration Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Configuration Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Configuration Specialist Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Configuration Specialist
Top 8 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Configuration Specialist in their job title 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 with Configuration Specialist in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script

Configuration Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Configuration Specialist in their job title 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 with Configuration Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script