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 3 months to 25 June 2017 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 56 38
Rank change year-on-year +3 -18  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 20 11 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.41% 1.31% 4.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.95% 1.59% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 31
Median daily rate £374 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £425 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +18.75% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Median hourly rate £48.50 £42.00 £38.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.47% +9.03%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year +15.94% +1.47%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 677 690 759
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 81.66% 82.14% 82.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 511 585
Median daily rate £388 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £279 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 18
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.26% +6.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.88 £18.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £44.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 19 (41.30%) Linux
2 16 (34.78%) Windows
2 16 (34.78%) Software Engineering
2 16 (34.78%) Rational DOORS
3 14 (30.43%) Java
4 13 (28.26%) C++
5 12 (26.09%) Rational Rhapsody
5 12 (26.09%) Integration Testing
6 10 (21.74%) C
6 10 (21.74%) MATLAB
6 10 (21.74%) Simulink
7 8 (17.39%) Eclipse
7 8 (17.39%) NetBeans
7 8 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (17.39%) Puppet
8 7 (15.22%) DevOps
8 7 (15.22%) Def Stans
8 7 (15.22%) MISRA C
8 7 (15.22%) MISRA
8 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
8 7 (15.22%) DNS
9 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
10 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
10 5 (10.87%) Bash Shell
10 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
10 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (10.87%) Ada
10 5 (10.87%) UML
11 4 (8.70%) OO
11 4 (8.70%) Web Services

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 1 (2.17%) Apache
1 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
1 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Simulink
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.70%) Office 365
3 3 (6.52%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (6.52%) Amazon S3
3 3 (6.52%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (6.52%) Route 53
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) DNS
2 4 (8.70%) Firewall
2 4 (8.70%) LAN
2 4 (8.70%) VPN
2 4 (8.70%) WAN
2 4 (8.70%) Wireshark
3 3 (6.52%) DHCP
3 3 (6.52%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (6.52%) Value-Added Service
4 2 (4.35%) 4G
4 2 (4.35%) GGSN
4 2 (4.35%) Internet
5 1 (2.17%) 3G
5 1 (2.17%) Intelligent Network
5 1 (2.17%) LTE
5 1 (2.17%) MVNO
5 1 (2.17%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (2.17%) SGSN
5 1 (2.17%) Skype
5 1 (2.17%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.17%) MS Access
3 1 (2.17%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (34.78%) Rational DOORS
2 12 (26.09%) Rational Rhapsody
3 8 (17.39%) Eclipse
3 8 (17.39%) NetBeans
4 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
5 4 (8.70%) GDB
6 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
6 3 (6.52%) Vagrant
7 2 (4.35%) HP UFT
7 2 (4.35%) Maven
7 2 (4.35%) Redmine
7 2 (4.35%) Selenium
7 2 (4.35%) TestComplete
8 1 (2.17%) Subversion
8 1 (2.17%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.70%) Military
3 2 (4.35%) Billing
3 2 (4.35%) Finance
4 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.17%) Electronics
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Software Engineer
2 6 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Ada Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Ada Software Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 4 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Active Directory Specialist
5 3 (6.52%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) C Software Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Support Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Specialist
6 2 (4.35%) Automation Tester
6 2 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Project Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 2 (4.35%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) Web Services
2 2 (4.35%) HTML
2 2 (4.35%) MCollective
3 1 (2.17%) .NET
3 1 (2.17%) Ajax
3 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.17%) CSS
3 1 (2.17%) LAMP
3 1 (2.17%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (2.17%) Middleware
3 1 (2.17%) Serverless Framework
3 1 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (8.70%) Public Cloud
2 2 (4.35%) CMDB
2 2 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 19 (41.30%) Linux
2 16 (34.78%) Windows
3 3 (6.52%) CentOS
3 3 (6.52%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.35%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.35%) Unix
5 1 (2.17%) Debian
5 1 (2.17%) VMS
5 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) Software Engineering
2 12 (26.09%) Integration Testing
3 7 (15.22%) DevOps
4 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.87%) UML
5 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (8.70%) Mathematics
5 4 (8.70%) OO
5 4 (8.70%) SDLC
6 3 (6.52%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (6.52%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.52%) ITIL
6 3 (6.52%) Mathematical Modelling
6 3 (6.52%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (4.35%) Change Management
7 2 (4.35%) Migration
7 2 (4.35%) Scrum
7 2 (4.35%) SOA
7 2 (4.35%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) Java
2 13 (28.26%) C++
3 10 (21.74%) C
3 10 (21.74%) MATLAB
4 5 (10.87%) Ada
4 5 (10.87%) Bash Shell
5 4 (8.70%) Python
6 3 (6.52%) C#
6 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.52%) SQL
6 3 (6.52%) VB
7 2 (4.35%) Ruby
7 2 (4.35%) VBScript
8 1 (2.17%) Ada 95
8 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.17%) Perl
8 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) Degree
4 2 (4.35%) AWS Certification
4 2 (4.35%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (4.35%) HNC
4 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.17%) APMP
5 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) Def Stans
1 7 (15.22%) MISRA
1 7 (15.22%) MISRA C
2 2 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.70%) ISA Server
1 4 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (4.35%) Docker
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) Puppet
2 4 (8.70%) SCCM
2 4 (8.70%) SCOM
2 4 (8.70%) SCOrch
3 3 (6.52%) Terraform
4 2 (4.35%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.17%) Ansible
5 1 (2.17%) Bcfg2
5 1 (2.17%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Dell
1 4 (8.70%) HP
1 4 (8.70%) IBM
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle
1 4 (8.70%) Serena
2 3 (6.52%) Huawei
2 3 (6.52%) Nokia
3 2 (4.35%) Redknee
3 2 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (2.17%) Acme Packet
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco
4 1 (2.17%) Ericsson
4 1 (2.17%) NetScout
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.17%) Remedy
4 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.17%) Talend
4 1 (2.17%) Tekelec