Period
to 31 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Configuration Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Configuration Management over the 6 months to 31 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Configuration Management
South West > Bristol
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 73 73 79
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6 -17
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 19 46 27
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Bristol 1.60% 2.48% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 2.91% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 30 20
Median daily rate £588 £550 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.82% +25.71% +12.90%
10th Percentile £425 £361 £349
90th Percentile £685 £588 £514
South West median daily rate £455 £475 £460
% change year-on-year -4.21% +3.26% +14.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
South West median hourly rate £39.50 £42.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year -7.06% +50.44% -33.14%

Configuration Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 974 1,581 1,461
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 82.19% 85.14% 84.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 649 1,065 931
Median daily rate £475 £449 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.89% +12.15% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £265
90th Percentile £625 £600 £525
South West median daily rate £468 £450 £404
% change year-on-year +4.00% +11.46% +4.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 57 37
Median hourly rate £22.50 £38.50 £32.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.56% +16.79% -12.09%
10th Percentile £15.04 £11.85 £11.17
90th Percentile £52.46 £57.00 £47.20
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -17.65% +30.77% -17.72%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Bristol

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Configuration Management in Bristol.

Daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Bristol

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Configuration Management in Bristol over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in Bristol

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Configuration Management in Bristol.

Hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 9 (47.37%) DevOps
2 8 (42.11%) Ansible
3 7 (36.84%) AWS
3 7 (36.84%) Jenkins
3 7 (36.84%) Terraform
3 7 (36.84%) Linux
3 7 (36.84%) Public Sector
4 6 (31.58%) Change Management
5 5 (26.32%) Electronics
5 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
5 5 (26.32%) Finance
5 5 (26.32%) Manufacturing
5 5 (26.32%) Scrum
5 5 (26.32%) Programme Management
5 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (26.32%) TDD
5 5 (26.32%) Marketing
5 5 (26.32%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (26.32%) SOA
5 5 (26.32%) Middleware
5 5 (26.32%) SAP
5 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (26.32%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (26.32%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 5 (26.32%) Deployment Automation
5 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
5 5 (26.32%) Change Control
6 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (21.05%) Puppet

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) BGP
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (5.26%) DMVPN
1 1 (5.26%) EIGRP
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) OSPF
1 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.26%) Big Data
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Jenkins
2 4 (21.05%) GitLab
3 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.26%) Artifactory
4 1 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 7 (36.84%) Public Sector
2 5 (26.32%) Electronics
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Manufacturing
2 5 (26.32%) Marketing
2 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Senior DevOps
2 4 (21.05%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Configuration Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Coordinator
4 2 (10.53%) Change and Configuration Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Change Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Junior
4 2 (10.53%) Junior Project Coordinator
4 2 (10.53%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Collaboration Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Lead DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) Network Communications Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Python Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (5.26%) Kafka
2 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (5.26%) Sensu
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) DevOps
2 6 (31.58%) Change Management
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (26.32%) Change Control
3 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (26.32%) Deployment Automation
3 5 (26.32%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (26.32%) Programme Management
3 5 (26.32%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 5 (26.32%) Scrum
3 5 (26.32%) SOA
3 5 (26.32%) TDD
4 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure as Code
4 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Validation
5 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Python
2 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.26%) Groovy
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) Ruby
3 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) AWS Certification
3 1 (5.26%) CCDA
3 1 (5.26%) CCIE
3 1 (5.26%) CCIE Collaboration
3 1 (5.26%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) Ansible
2 7 (36.84%) Terraform
3 4 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (21.05%) Puppet
4 1 (5.26%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (5.26%) Grafana
4 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) Dell
2 1 (5.26%) Juniper
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
2 1 (5.26%) Splunk