Period
to 23 July 2018

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 23 July 2018 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 70 58
Rank change year-on-year -10 -12 -21
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 30 39 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.64% 2.27% 2.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 2.75% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 30
Bristol median daily rate £444 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.94% +10.34% -14.71%
10th Percentile £364 £263 £275
90th Percentile £514 £483 £475
South West median daily rate £438 £416 £400
% change year-on-year +5.11% +4.06% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 6
Bristol median hourly rate - £45.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +6.71%
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.33% +7.99%

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 1,534 1,418 1,526
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 83.73% 82.68% 83.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,011 957 1,109
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £275 £250 £260
90th Percentile £531 £530 £538
South West median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 37 58
Bristol median hourly rate £39.75 £34.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.91% -9.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.95 £12.00
90th Percentile £54.60 £48.11 £52.19
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.88
% change year-on-year - +2.89% +11.07%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Bristol

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Bristol

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Bristol over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in Bristol

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, 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 20 (66.67%) DevOps
2 19 (63.33%) Linux
3 18 (60.00%) Puppet
4 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (50.00%) Ansible
6 14 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (43.33%) Google Cloud Platform
8 12 (40.00%) Terraform
8 12 (40.00%) Windows
8 12 (40.00%) Java
8 12 (40.00%) Scrum
9 11 (36.67%) VMware
9 11 (36.67%) Change Management
9 11 (36.67%) Google
9 11 (36.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (36.67%) Jenkins
10 10 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
11 9 (30.00%) Windows Server
11 9 (30.00%) Packer
11 9 (30.00%) Vagrant
11 9 (30.00%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (30.00%) Travis CI
11 9 (30.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (30.00%) Fat Client
11 9 (30.00%) Selenium
11 9 (30.00%) Citrix
11 9 (30.00%) Thin Client

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 9 (30.00%) JBoss
1 9 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.67%) Drupal
3 1 (3.33%) Confluence
3 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.67%) Simulink
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 15 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (43.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.33%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (6.67%) Junos
2 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.67%) VLAN
3 1 (3.33%) DAB
3 1 (3.33%) DHCP
3 1 (3.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (3.33%) Big Data
1 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.33%) Neo4j
1 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Jenkins
2 9 (30.00%) Ant
2 9 (30.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 9 (30.00%) Selenium
2 9 (30.00%) Travis CI
2 9 (30.00%) Vagrant
3 2 (6.67%) Bitbucket
3 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.67%) NetBeans
3 2 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (6.67%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (6.67%) Rational Team Concert
4 1 (3.33%) ClearCase
4 1 (3.33%) CruiseControl
4 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.33%) JIRA
4 1 (3.33%) Subversion
4 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Drupal Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Java Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) PMO Lead
5 2 (6.67%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (6.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Environment Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) JSP
1 9 (30.00%) Struts
2 2 (6.67%) Symfony
3 1 (3.33%) CSS
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) PyQt
3 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Fat Client
1 9 (30.00%) Thin Client
2 5 (16.67%) Digital Media
3 2 (6.67%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.33%) User Experience
4 1 (3.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) Linux
2 12 (40.00%) Windows
3 11 (36.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (10.00%) Unix
6 2 (6.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) DevOps
2 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (40.00%) Scrum
5 11 (36.67%) Change Management
6 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Release Management
6 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.67%) Creative Thinking
7 2 (6.67%) Gantt Chart
7 2 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (6.67%) Project Governance
7 2 (6.67%) Strategic Thinking
7 2 (6.67%) Validation
8 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.33%) ITSM
8 1 (3.33%) PLM
8 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) Java
2 8 (26.67%) Python
3 6 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (20.00%) Ruby
4 4 (13.33%) Korn
4 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
5 3 (10.00%) C++
5 3 (10.00%) MATLAB
6 2 (6.67%) C
6 2 (6.67%) PHP
7 1 (3.33%) Perl
7 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) APMP
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) GCP
2 3 (10.00%) PMO
3 2 (6.67%) Def Stans
3 2 (6.67%) MISRA
3 2 (6.67%) MISRA C
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (30.00%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (13.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (60.00%) Puppet
2 15 (50.00%) Ansible
3 12 (40.00%) Terraform
4 9 (30.00%) Packer
5 8 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (13.33%) Kubernetes
7 3 (10.00%) Salt
8 1 (3.33%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Google
1 11 (36.67%) VMware
2 9 (30.00%) Citrix
2 9 (30.00%) MKS
3 2 (6.67%) Atlassian
3 2 (6.67%) Juniper
4 1 (3.33%) EnterpriseDB
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) SAP
4 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.33%) Sybase