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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 48 99 97
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -2
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 85 18 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.35% 0.82% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.53% 1.09% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 12 21
Average daily rate
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£381 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £724 £450 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £329 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.05% -6.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £19.17 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+82.57% -52.07%
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
1877 1650 1920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 74.07% 75.34% 76.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1169 965 976
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 62 62
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +42 80 £388 +6.89% 24
South Yorkshire +6 3 £510 +85.45% 2
North Yorkshire - 2 £223 - 7
Configuration Management
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Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 52 (48.15%) Puppet
2 48 (44.44%) Linux
3 43 (39.81%) DevOps
4 38 (35.19%) Opscode Chef
4 38 (35.19%) Java
5 37 (34.26%) UNIX
6 28 (25.93%) Oracle
6 28 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (25.00%) Ruby
8 23 (21.30%) Python
9 22 (20.37%) Bash Shell
10 19 (17.59%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (17.59%) Web Services
11 18 (16.67%) MongoDB
12 17 (15.74%) SQL
13 16 (14.81%) PHP
14 15 (13.89%) PostgreSQL
14 15 (13.89%) Web Design
15 14 (12.96%) Change Management
15 14 (12.96%) LDAP
15 14 (12.96%) Splunk
15 14 (12.96%) Security Cleared
16 12 (11.11%) HTML
16 12 (11.11%) SC Cleared
16 12 (11.11%) Relational Database
17 11 (10.19%) Amazon AWS
17 11 (10.19%) Redis
17 11 (10.19%) ITIL
17 11 (10.19%) Client/Server
17 11 (10.19%) Microsoft

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 10 (9.26%) Node.js
2 9 (8.33%) Oracle Service Bus
3 8 (7.41%) Apache
4 7 (6.48%) Apache Solr
5 5 (4.63%) nginx
6 4 (3.70%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.70%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.70%) OpenStack
7 3 (2.78%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.93%) EPiServer CMS
8 1 (0.93%) Lync
8 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.93%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.93%) CMS
8 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.93%) Jetty
8 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 10 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.33%) MS Office
3 4 (3.70%) Photoshop
4 3 (2.78%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.93%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.19%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (4.63%) Amazon S3
3 5 (4.63%) Route 53
4 2 (1.85%) IaaS
5 1 (0.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.96%) LDAP
2 8 (7.41%) HTTP
2 8 (7.41%) DNS
3 7 (6.48%) DHCP
4 6 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.70%) SSL
6 3 (2.78%) Firewall
6 3 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.85%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.85%) Wireless
7 2 (1.85%) Internet
7 2 (1.85%) MPLS
7 2 (1.85%) OSPF
7 2 (1.85%) BGP
7 2 (1.85%) EIGRP
7 2 (1.85%) TACACS
7 2 (1.85%) RIP
7 2 (1.85%) LAN
8 1 (0.93%) WAN
8 1 (0.93%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 15 (13.89%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 11 (10.19%) Redis
5 9 (8.33%) MySQL
6 8 (7.41%) NoSQL
6 8 (7.41%) SimpleDB
6 8 (7.41%) Neo4j
6 8 (7.41%) Couchbase
6 8 (7.41%) Oracle Database
7 5 (4.63%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (2.78%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.78%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
1 9 (8.33%) Hudson
2 8 (7.41%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.63%) RSpec
4 3 (2.78%) Subversion
4 3 (2.78%) Maven
5 2 (1.85%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.93%) Build Forge
6 1 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.93%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.93%) NUnit
6 1 (0.93%) Ant
6 1 (0.93%) JUnit
General
1 8 (7.41%) Finance
2 7 (6.48%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.93%) Games
3 1 (0.93%) Banking
3 1 (0.93%) Retail
3 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (20.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (16.67%) Developer
3 13 (12.04%) Analyst
4 10 (9.26%) Configuration Manager
4 10 (9.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 9 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
6 8 (7.41%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 8 (7.41%) Java Developer
6 8 (7.41%) Software Engineer
6 8 (7.41%) Software Configuration Manager
6 8 (7.41%) Software Manager
7 7 (6.48%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (6.48%) UI Programmer
7 7 (6.48%) UI Developer
8 6 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
8 6 (5.56%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 4 (3.70%) Network Engineer
10 4 (3.70%) Deployment Analyst
11 3 (2.78%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.59%) Web Services
2 12 (11.11%) HTML
3 10 (9.26%) Middleware
4 8 (7.41%) Hibernate
4 8 (7.41%) jQuery
5 7 (6.48%) MooTools
5 7 (6.48%) REST
5 7 (6.48%) CSS3
5 7 (6.48%) Spring
5 7 (6.48%) Spring MVC
5 7 (6.48%) CSS
5 7 (6.48%) JSP
6 6 (5.56%) JAX-RS
6 6 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (2.78%) J2EE
7 3 (2.78%) Java EE
8 2 (1.85%) LAMP
8 2 (1.85%) .NET
8 2 (1.85%) POSIX
8 2 (1.85%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.19%) Client/Server
2 7 (6.48%) NHS
3 3 (2.78%) Open Source
3 3 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.78%) User Experience
4 2 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.85%) e-Health
5 1 (0.93%) PKI
5 1 (0.93%) CMDB
5 1 (0.93%) Clustering
5 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 48 (44.44%) Linux
2 37 (34.26%) UNIX
3 8 (7.41%) Mac OS X
4 6 (5.56%) Solaris
5 5 (4.63%) Windows
5 5 (4.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.85%) AIX
6 2 (1.85%) CentOS
7 1 (0.93%) Debian
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (39.81%) DevOps
2 28 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (17.59%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (13.89%) Web Design
5 14 (12.96%) Change Management
6 11 (10.19%) ITIL
7 10 (9.26%) TDD
8 9 (8.33%) BPEL
9 8 (7.41%) Software Engineering
9 8 (7.41%) MVC
9 8 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (7.41%) Build Automation
9 8 (7.41%) Automation Testing
10 7 (6.48%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (6.48%) Integration Testing
10 7 (6.48%) Project Management
10 7 (6.48%) Business Analysis
11 6 (5.56%) Load Balancing
11 6 (5.56%) Service Delivery
11 6 (5.56%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (35.19%) Java
2 27 (25.00%) Ruby
3 23 (21.30%) Python
4 22 (20.37%) Bash Shell
5 17 (15.74%) SQL
6 16 (14.81%) PHP
7 11 (10.19%) Shell Script
8 10 (9.26%) JavaScript
8 10 (9.26%) C++
9 3 (2.78%) Perl
10 2 (1.85%) C#
10 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.93%) VBScript
11 1 (0.93%) AWK
11 1 (0.93%) Jython
Qualifications
1 14 (12.96%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.70%) Degree
4 3 (2.78%) CCNA
4 3 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.85%) CCNP
6 1 (0.93%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) SLA
2 3 (2.78%) QA
3 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.93%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.93%) XenServer
2 1 (0.93%) vSphere
2 1 (0.93%) UAG
2 1 (0.93%) Varnish
2 1 (0.93%) Corosync
2 1 (0.93%) KVM
2 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.93%) Xen
Systems Management
1 52 (48.15%) Puppet
2 38 (35.19%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (8.33%) Salt
4 8 (7.41%) Cobbler
4 8 (7.41%) Tivoli
5 4 (3.70%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.85%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.93%) SCCM
7 1 (0.93%) SCOM
7 1 (0.93%) OpenView
Vendors
1 28 (25.93%) Oracle
2 14 (12.96%) Splunk
3 11 (10.19%) Microsoft
4 9 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 9 (8.33%) Perforce
5 8 (7.41%) VMware
6 7 (6.48%) hybris
7 4 (3.70%) Cisco
7 4 (3.70%) Adobe
8 3 (2.78%) HP
8 3 (2.78%) Citrix
8 3 (2.78%) IBM
9 2 (1.85%) CA
9 2 (1.85%) ProCurve
9 2 (1.85%) Riverbed
9 2 (1.85%) BT
9 2 (1.85%) MKS
9 2 (1.85%) Percona
10 1 (0.93%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.93%) EPiServer
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