Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 64 52
Rank change year-on-year -31 -12 +12
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 16 32 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.84% 2.05% 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 2.47% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 40
Bristol median daily rate £365 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.89% +28.57% -22.22%
10th Percentile £289 £257 £310
90th Percentile £565 £635 £600
South West median daily rate £425 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 3
Bristol median hourly rate - £48.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.94% -10.53%
South West median hourly rate £15.00 £47.50 £41.80
% change year-on-year -68.42% +13.64% +4.50%

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 1,499 1,294 1,343
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 79.14% 82.79% 82.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 980 892 1,025
Bristol median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £263
90th Percentile £538 £562 £525
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 57 46
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £28.15 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.83% +8.27% -13.33%
10th Percentile £11.55 £12.75 £12.50
90th Percentile £48.50 £49.35 £50.00
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £36.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year -15.65% -5.77% +36.84%

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 17 January 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 17 January 2018, 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 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) Python
2 10 (62.50%) Docker
3 9 (56.25%) DevOps
4 8 (50.00%) Unix
4 8 (50.00%) Perl
5 6 (37.50%) Java
5 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
5 6 (37.50%) Puppet
6 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
6 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
6 5 (31.25%) Groovy
6 5 (31.25%) CentOS
6 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
7 4 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
7 4 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (25.00%) Scrum
7 4 (25.00%) Service Management
7 4 (25.00%) Oracle
7 4 (25.00%) Alfresco
7 4 (25.00%) Mule
7 4 (25.00%) Data Protection
7 4 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (18.75%) OpenStack
8 3 (18.75%) PaaS
8 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (18.75%) ITIL

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 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
2 4 (25.00%) Alfresco
2 4 (25.00%) Mule
3 3 (18.75%) OpenStack
4 2 (12.50%) Apache
5 1 (6.25%) CICS
5 1 (6.25%) IIS
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) PaaS
2 2 (12.50%) Office 365
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DHCP
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) BIG-IP
2 1 (6.25%) Extranet
2 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) Intranet
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) LDAP
2 1 (6.25%) NAS
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) Skype
2 1 (6.25%) SMS
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) DB2
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
3 4 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (12.50%) Maven
5 1 (6.25%) Gradle
5 1 (6.25%) Subversion
5 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
5 1 (6.25%) webpack
General
1 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 4 (25.00%) Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) AWS DevOps
3 3 (18.75%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Server Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Cloud Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Java Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (12.50%) Node.js
2 2 (12.50%) React
2 2 (12.50%) RESTful
2 2 (12.50%) Spring
2 2 (12.50%) Spring Boot
3 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.25%) D3.js
3 1 (6.25%) J2EE
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) JSON
3 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (6.25%) LAMP
3 1 (6.25%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (6.25%) REST
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team
2 1 (6.25%) Cloud Native
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) CMDB
2 1 (6.25%) DataPower
2 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Unix
3 5 (31.25%) CentOS
4 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Debian
5 1 (6.25%) VMS
5 1 (6.25%) Windows
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) DevOps
2 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 4 (25.00%) Scrum
3 4 (25.00%) Service Management
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (12.50%) Microservices
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) Acceptance Criteria
6 1 (6.25%) Build Automation
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
6 1 (6.25%) Network Virtualisation
6 1 (6.25%) Server Hardening
6 1 (6.25%) Software Licensing
6 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Python
2 8 (50.00%) Perl
3 6 (37.50%) Java
4 5 (31.25%) Groovy
5 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.25%) Kotlin
6 1 (6.25%) SQL
6 1 (6.25%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Docker
2 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) ISA Server
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Puppet
2 4 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (12.50%) Ansible
3 2 (12.50%) SCCM
4 1 (6.25%) AirWatch
4 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
4 1 (6.25%) Bcfg2
4 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
4 1 (6.25%) Rancher
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (6.25%) SCOM
4 1 (6.25%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) BMC
5 1 (6.25%) Dell
5 1 (6.25%) F5
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Remedy
5 1 (6.25%) Veritas
5 1 (6.25%) VMware