The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 30 86 85
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -1
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 134 38 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.89% 1.50% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.20% 2.04% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 21 20
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £150 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £475 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £9.00 - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £37.29 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +0.10%
Configuration Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2162 1859 1452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 78.93% 73.59% 70.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1412 1150 738
Average daily rate £363 £340 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 36 55
Average hourly rate £17.94 £25.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.25% +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £12.21 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £45.00 £36.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 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
West Yorkshire +44 132 £363 -3.07% 12
South Yorkshire -3 1 - - 2
North Yorkshire - - - - 8
Configuration Management
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Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 125 (52.74%) Linux
2 110 (46.41%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (38.40%) UNIX
4 89 (37.55%) Puppet
5 87 (36.71%) Java
6 78 (32.91%) Opscode Chef
7 73 (30.80%) Python
8 69 (29.11%) DevOps
9 68 (28.69%) Bash Shell
10 59 (24.89%) Ruby
11 55 (23.21%) Web Design
12 54 (22.78%) MongoDB
13 53 (22.36%) HTML
14 49 (20.68%) HTTP
15 48 (20.25%) Mac OS X
15 48 (20.25%) Relational Database
16 47 (19.83%) Responsive Web Design
17 43 (18.14%) Continuous Integration
18 42 (17.72%) Oracle
19 41 (17.30%) SQL
19 41 (17.30%) ITIL
20 38 (16.03%) Hibernate
20 38 (16.03%) REST
21 37 (15.61%) Neo4j
22 35 (14.77%) OpenStack
22 35 (14.77%) JAX-RS
23 30 (12.66%) Shell Script
24 29 (12.24%) VMware
25 27 (11.39%) MySQL
26 26 (10.97%) VMware Infrastructure

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 35 (14.77%) OpenStack
2 25 (10.55%) Apache
3 14 (5.91%) Node.js
4 12 (5.06%) SharePoint
5 8 (3.38%) nginx
5 8 (3.38%) Apache Solr
6 6 (2.53%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.69%) IIS
8 3 (1.27%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.27%) Jetty
9 2 (0.84%) CMS
9 2 (0.84%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.42%) CICS
10 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.42%) EPiServer CMS
10 1 (0.42%) Lync
10 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.42%) Adobe CQ
10 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 20 (8.44%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.06%) MS Office
3 10 (4.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (3.38%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.95%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.42%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 11 (4.64%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.28%) Amazon EC2
2 20 (8.44%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (4.22%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (2.95%) SaaS
5 6 (2.53%) Route 53
5 6 (2.53%) Amazon S3
5 6 (2.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.84%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.42%) IaaS
7 1 (0.42%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 49 (20.68%) HTTP
2 17 (7.17%) Firewall
3 14 (5.91%) TCP/IP
4 11 (4.64%) LDAP
5 7 (2.95%) LAN
6 6 (2.53%) DNS
6 6 (2.53%) HTTPS
7 4 (1.69%) SSL
7 4 (1.69%) DHCP
7 4 (1.69%) Internet
7 4 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.84%) IPsec
8 2 (0.84%) FTP
9 1 (0.42%) SAN
9 1 (0.42%) MPLS
9 1 (0.42%) OSPF
9 1 (0.42%) BGP
9 1 (0.42%) EIGRP
9 1 (0.42%) TACACS
9 1 (0.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (22.78%) MongoDB
2 48 (20.25%) Relational Database
3 37 (15.61%) Neo4j
4 27 (11.39%) MySQL
5 15 (6.33%) NoSQL
6 13 (5.49%) Redis
6 13 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (5.49%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (4.64%) Oracle ODI
8 8 (3.38%) Oracle BI EE
9 7 (2.95%) SimpleDB
9 7 (2.95%) Couchbase
10 6 (2.53%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.69%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.27%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.84%) Oracle OWB
13 2 (0.84%) SQL Server
14 1 (0.42%) Adabas
14 1 (0.42%) Riak
Development Applications
1 23 (9.70%) Subversion
1 23 (9.70%) Jenkins
2 20 (8.44%) Git (software)
3 12 (5.06%) Hudson
4 11 (4.64%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (2.95%) Maven
6 5 (2.11%) JIRA
7 3 (1.27%) RSpec
7 3 (1.27%) PVCS
8 2 (0.84%) Ant
9 1 (0.42%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.42%) Mockito
9 1 (0.42%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 19 (8.02%) Finance
2 14 (5.91%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.27%) Banking
3 3 (1.27%) Retail
4 1 (0.42%) Electronics
4 1 (0.42%) Automotive
4 1 (0.42%) Legal
4 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 66 (27.85%) Developer
2 51 (21.52%) DevOps Engineer
3 41 (17.30%) Java Developer
4 19 (8.02%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 17 (7.17%) Analyst
6 15 (6.33%) Release Manager
7 13 (5.49%) Configuration Manager
8 11 (4.64%) Front-End Developer
9 10 (4.22%) Configuration and Release Manager
10 9 (3.80%) Support Analyst
10 9 (3.80%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (3.38%) UI Developer
11 8 (3.38%) UI Programmer
12 7 (2.95%) Architect
13 6 (2.53%) Technical Architect
13 6 (2.53%) Software Engineer
14 5 (2.11%) PMO Analyst
14 5 (2.11%) PMO Manager
14 5 (2.11%) Software Manager
14 5 (2.11%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (22.36%) HTML
2 38 (16.03%) Hibernate
2 38 (16.03%) REST
3 35 (14.77%) JAX-RS
4 18 (7.59%) CSS
5 16 (6.75%) Web Services
6 12 (5.06%) Spring
6 12 (5.06%) Middleware
7 11 (4.64%) Servlets
8 9 (3.80%) Oracle Fusion
9 8 (3.38%) jQuery
9 8 (3.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 8 (3.38%) Spring MVC
10 7 (2.95%) JSP
10 7 (2.95%) MooTools
10 7 (2.95%) Sass
10 7 (2.95%) CSS3
10 7 (2.95%) Mustache
11 6 (2.53%) .NET
12 5 (2.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.86%) Open Source
2 8 (3.38%) Client/Server
3 6 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.69%) User Experience
4 4 (1.69%) NHS
5 3 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.84%) CMDB
6 2 (0.84%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.42%) e-Health
7 1 (0.42%) PKI
7 1 (0.42%) Statistics
7 1 (0.42%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.42%) Clustering
7 1 (0.42%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 125 (52.74%) Linux
2 91 (38.40%) UNIX
3 48 (20.25%) Mac OS X
4 14 (5.91%) Windows
5 6 (2.53%) Android
5 6 (2.53%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.53%) Windows Phone
6 3 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.84%) Debian
8 1 (0.42%) Fedora
8 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.42%) CentOS
8 1 (0.42%) SUSE
8 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (46.41%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (29.11%) DevOps
3 55 (23.21%) Web Design
4 47 (19.83%) Responsive Web Design
5 43 (18.14%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (17.30%) ITIL
7 25 (10.55%) Change Management
8 24 (10.13%) Release Management
9 21 (8.86%) Project Management
9 21 (8.86%) TDD
10 20 (8.44%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (7.59%) Mentoring
12 17 (7.17%) Continuous Delivery
12 17 (7.17%) Service Management
13 16 (6.75%) Software Delivery
14 15 (6.33%) PRINCE2
15 14 (5.91%) Problem Management
16 13 (5.49%) Incident Management
16 13 (5.49%) Unit Testing
16 13 (5.49%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 87 (36.71%) Java
2 73 (30.80%) Python
3 68 (28.69%) Bash Shell
4 59 (24.89%) Ruby
5 41 (17.30%) SQL
6 30 (12.66%) Shell Script
7 18 (7.59%) JavaScript
8 12 (5.06%) PHP
9 11 (4.64%) Perl
10 10 (4.22%) C++
11 7 (2.95%) C#
12 5 (2.11%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.11%) Scala
13 2 (0.84%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.42%) NATURAL
14 1 (0.42%) JCL
14 1 (0.42%) VBScript
14 1 (0.42%) VB
14 1 (0.42%) REXX
14 1 (0.42%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (8.02%) Security Cleared
2 14 (5.91%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (2.95%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.11%) Degree
6 3 (1.27%) ISEB
7 2 (0.84%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.64%) SLA
1 11 (4.64%) QA
System Software
1 26 (10.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (7.17%) KVM
3 16 (6.75%) QEMU
4 8 (3.38%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.27%) Xen
6 2 (0.84%) iptables
7 1 (0.42%) Docker
7 1 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.42%) Corosync
7 1 (0.42%) XenServer
7 1 (0.42%) vSphere
7 1 (0.42%) UAG
7 1 (0.42%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 89 (37.55%) Puppet
2 78 (32.91%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (10.55%) Cobbler
4 23 (9.70%) Tivoli
5 11 (4.64%) Ansible
6 9 (3.80%) Salt
7 5 (2.11%) HAProxy
8 4 (1.69%) SCCM
9 3 (1.27%) Graphite
9 3 (1.27%) OpenView
10 1 (0.42%) SCOM
10 1 (0.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.42%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 42 (17.72%) Oracle
2 29 (12.24%) VMware
3 20 (8.44%) Microsoft
4 14 (5.91%) Rackspace
5 12 (5.06%) Splunk
6 11 (4.64%) Perforce
7 9 (3.80%) hybris
8 7 (2.95%) Adobe
9 6 (2.53%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.69%) IBM
11 3 (1.27%) Percona
11 3 (1.27%) SAP
11 3 (1.27%) BMC
12 2 (0.84%) Cisco
12 2 (0.84%) Sun
12 2 (0.84%) HP
12 2 (0.84%) Citrix
12 2 (0.84%) Google
13 1 (0.42%) SonicWALL
13 1 (0.42%) EPiServer
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