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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 52 84 86
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +2
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 82 34 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.24% 1.48% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.13% 2.03% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 19 19
Average daily rate
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£375 £374 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +49.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £174 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £31.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+13.49% -13.69%
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
1985 1675 1510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 78.33% 73.05% 71.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1332 995 746
Average daily rate £375 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 39 62
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £35.40 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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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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 +28 81 £375 +0.20% 17
South Yorkshire -4 1 - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 7
Configuration Management
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Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 83 (43.92%) Linux
2 76 (40.21%) Puppet
3 69 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (34.92%) UNIX
4 66 (34.92%) Java
5 64 (33.86%) DevOps
6 60 (31.75%) Opscode Chef
7 57 (30.16%) Ruby
8 54 (28.57%) Python
9 48 (25.40%) Bash Shell
10 41 (21.69%) Oracle
11 38 (20.11%) MongoDB
12 37 (19.58%) SQL
13 36 (19.05%) ITIL
14 33 (17.46%) Web Design
15 31 (16.40%) HTML
16 27 (14.29%) Shell Script
17 26 (13.76%) MySQL
17 26 (13.76%) Relational Database
18 25 (13.23%) HTTP
19 24 (12.70%) Mac OS X
19 24 (12.70%) Responsive Web Design
20 23 (12.17%) Cobbler
20 23 (12.17%) Change Management
20 23 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
21 22 (11.64%) Release Management
22 21 (11.11%) Tivoli
22 21 (11.11%) Apache
23 20 (10.58%) Microsoft
23 20 (10.58%) PostgreSQL

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 21 (11.11%) Apache
2 16 (8.47%) OpenStack
3 12 (6.35%) Node.js
4 9 (4.76%) Apache Solr
5 8 (4.23%) SharePoint
6 7 (3.70%) nginx
7 5 (2.65%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.59%) IIS
8 3 (1.59%) Adobe CQ
9 2 (1.06%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (1.06%) CMS
9 2 (1.06%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.06%) Jetty
10 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.53%) CICS
10 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.53%) EPiServer CMS
10 1 (0.53%) Lync
10 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.82%) MS Office
3 7 (3.70%) MS Visio
3 7 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.17%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.53%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 13 (6.88%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.05%) Amazon EC2
2 18 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.70%) Amazon S3
3 7 (3.70%) Route 53
4 5 (2.65%) SaaS
5 2 (1.06%) IaaS
6 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.53%) PaaS
6 1 (0.53%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 25 (13.23%) HTTP
2 16 (8.47%) LDAP
3 14 (7.41%) TCP/IP
4 10 (5.29%) Firewall
5 8 (4.23%) LAN
6 6 (3.17%) DNS
6 6 (3.17%) HTTPS
7 4 (2.12%) SSL
7 4 (2.12%) Internet
7 4 (2.12%) DHCP
7 4 (2.12%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.06%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.06%) Wireless
8 2 (1.06%) RIP
8 2 (1.06%) MPLS
8 2 (1.06%) OSPF
8 2 (1.06%) BGP
8 2 (1.06%) EIGRP
8 2 (1.06%) TACACS
9 1 (0.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (20.11%) MongoDB
2 26 (13.76%) MySQL
2 26 (13.76%) Relational Database
3 20 (10.58%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (10.58%) Neo4j
4 15 (7.94%) NoSQL
5 13 (6.88%) Redis
6 12 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (5.82%) Oracle ODI
8 8 (4.23%) Oracle Database
8 8 (4.23%) Oracle BI EE
9 7 (3.70%) Couchbase
9 7 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (3.70%) SimpleDB
10 6 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.59%) SQL Server
11 3 (1.59%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.53%) Oracle OWB
12 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.53%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 16 (8.47%) Subversion
2 14 (7.41%) Hudson
2 14 (7.41%) Jenkins
3 13 (6.88%) Oracle Forms
3 13 (6.88%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.17%) Maven
5 5 (2.65%) JIRA
5 5 (2.65%) RSpec
6 3 (1.59%) PVCS
7 2 (1.06%) Ant
8 1 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.53%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 19 (10.05%) Finance
2 15 (7.94%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.59%) Banking
3 3 (1.59%) Retail
4 1 (0.53%) Electronics
4 1 (0.53%) Automotive
4 1 (0.53%) Publishing
4 1 (0.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (24.34%) DevOps Engineer
2 36 (19.05%) Developer
3 19 (10.05%) Java Developer
4 17 (8.99%) Analyst
4 17 (8.99%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 14 (7.41%) Release Manager
6 12 (6.35%) Configuration Manager
7 11 (5.82%) Systems Engineer
8 10 (5.29%) Support Analyst
8 10 (5.29%) Configuration and Release Manager
9 9 (4.76%) UI Programmer
9 9 (4.76%) UI Developer
10 7 (3.70%) Front-End Developer
10 7 (3.70%) Software Manager
10 7 (3.70%) Architect
10 7 (3.70%) Software Engineer
11 6 (3.17%) Technical Architect
12 5 (2.65%) Contracts Manager
12 5 (2.65%) Cloud Engineer
12 5 (2.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (16.40%) HTML
2 20 (10.58%) Hibernate
2 20 (10.58%) REST
3 18 (9.52%) JAX-RS
3 18 (9.52%) Web Services
4 14 (7.41%) Middleware
5 13 (6.88%) CSS
6 11 (5.82%) Spring
6 11 (5.82%) Oracle Fusion
7 10 (5.29%) jQuery
8 9 (4.76%) Spring MVC
9 8 (4.23%) MooTools
9 8 (4.23%) CSS3
9 8 (4.23%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 8 (4.23%) JSP
10 6 (3.17%) Ruby on Rails
10 6 (3.17%) .NET
10 6 (3.17%) J2EE
11 5 (2.65%) Django
11 5 (2.65%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.76%) Client/Server
2 7 (3.70%) NHS
3 6 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.65%) Open Source
5 3 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.59%) User Experience
6 2 (1.06%) CMDB
6 2 (1.06%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.06%) e-Health
7 1 (0.53%) PKI
7 1 (0.53%) Statistics
7 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.53%) Clustering
7 1 (0.53%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.53%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 83 (43.92%) Linux
2 66 (34.92%) UNIX
3 24 (12.70%) Mac OS X
4 12 (6.35%) Windows
5 6 (3.17%) Android
5 6 (3.17%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.17%) Windows Phone
6 3 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.59%) Solaris
7 2 (1.06%) Debian
8 1 (0.53%) Fedora
8 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.53%) CentOS
8 1 (0.53%) SUSE
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (33.86%) DevOps
3 36 (19.05%) ITIL
4 33 (17.46%) Web Design
5 24 (12.70%) Responsive Web Design
6 23 (12.17%) Change Management
6 23 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (11.64%) Release Management
8 17 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (8.47%) Project Management
10 15 (7.94%) PRINCE2
11 14 (7.41%) Service Management
11 14 (7.41%) TDD
12 13 (6.88%) Problem Management
13 12 (6.35%) Business Analysis
13 12 (6.35%) ETL
13 12 (6.35%) Mentoring
14 11 (5.82%) Transition Management
14 11 (5.82%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (5.82%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (34.92%) Java
2 57 (30.16%) Ruby
3 54 (28.57%) Python
4 48 (25.40%) Bash Shell
5 37 (19.58%) SQL
6 27 (14.29%) Shell Script
7 18 (9.52%) PHP
8 14 (7.41%) JavaScript
9 11 (5.82%) Perl
9 11 (5.82%) C++
10 8 (4.23%) C#
11 5 (2.65%) Scala
12 4 (2.12%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.06%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.53%) NATURAL
14 1 (0.53%) JCL
14 1 (0.53%) VBScript
14 1 (0.53%) VB
14 1 (0.53%) REXX
14 1 (0.53%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (8.99%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.47%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.65%) Degree
6 3 (1.59%) ISEB
7 2 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.06%) CCNA
7 2 (1.06%) VCP4
8 1 (0.53%) CCNP
8 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.76%) SLA
1 9 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.59%) Xen
3 2 (1.06%) XenServer
3 2 (1.06%) vSphere
4 1 (0.53%) UAG
4 1 (0.53%) Varnish
4 1 (0.53%) Corosync
4 1 (0.53%) KVM
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 76 (40.21%) Puppet
2 60 (31.75%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (12.17%) Cobbler
4 21 (11.11%) Tivoli
5 10 (5.29%) Salt
6 5 (2.65%) HAProxy
7 4 (2.12%) OpenView
8 3 (1.59%) Graphite
9 2 (1.06%) Ansible
9 2 (1.06%) CA Spectrum
10 1 (0.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.53%) SCCM
10 1 (0.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (21.69%) Oracle
2 20 (10.58%) Microsoft
3 17 (8.99%) Splunk
4 13 (6.88%) Perforce
4 13 (6.88%) VMware
5 11 (5.82%) Rackspace
6 10 (5.29%) hybris
7 8 (4.23%) Red Hat
8 6 (3.17%) Adobe
9 4 (2.12%) Cisco
9 4 (2.12%) IBM
10 3 (1.59%) SAP
10 3 (1.59%) HP
10 3 (1.59%) Citrix
10 3 (1.59%) Percona
11 2 (1.06%) BT
11 2 (1.06%) ProCurve
11 2 (1.06%) Riverbed
11 2 (1.06%) EnterpriseDB
11 2 (1.06%) Sun
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