Period
to 17 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 80 50
Rank change year-on-year -18 -30 +20
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 22 34 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.11% 1.95% 3.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 2.34% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 46
Bristol median daily rate £358 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.67% - -10.71%
10th Percentile £286 £213 £250
90th Percentile £556 £483 £594
South West median daily rate £413 £400 £404
% change year-on-year +3.13% -0.93% -6.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Bristol median hourly rate £41.75 £48.50 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.92% +16.17% +3.09%
10th Percentile £33.93 £41.25 £40.50
90th Percentile £48.98 £52.37 £86.63
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £48.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year -27.84% +16.87% +15.24%

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 1575 1450 1405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 79.79% 83.05% 81.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1066 1050 1094
Bristol median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £263 £260 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £534
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 66 36
Bristol median hourly rate £23.00 £26.58 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.45% +47.64% -20.00%
10th Percentile £11.90 £12.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £48.50 £46.25 £48.75
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +49.51%

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 November 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 17 November 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 12 (54.55%) Linux
2 10 (45.45%) Python
3 9 (40.91%) Unix
3 9 (40.91%) Java
3 9 (40.91%) DevOps
3 9 (40.91%) Docker
4 8 (36.36%) Perl
5 7 (31.82%) Puppet
6 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
6 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 6 (27.27%) Tomcat
7 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
7 5 (22.73%) CentOS
7 5 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
8 4 (18.18%) Groovy
8 4 (18.18%) Service Management
8 4 (18.18%) Scrum
8 4 (18.18%) ITIL
8 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
8 4 (18.18%) Oracle
8 4 (18.18%) OO
9 3 (13.64%) Apache
9 3 (13.64%) Windows
9 3 (13.64%) C++
9 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
9 3 (13.64%) Firewall
9 3 (13.64%) MATLAB

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 6 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 3 (13.64%) Alfresco
2 3 (13.64%) Apache
2 3 (13.64%) Mule
2 3 (13.64%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.55%) CICS
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Simulink
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365
1 3 (13.64%) PaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) DHCP
1 3 (13.64%) DNS
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) LAN
2 2 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (4.55%) 2G
3 1 (4.55%) 3G
3 1 (4.55%) 4G
3 1 (4.55%) BIG-IP
3 1 (4.55%) Extranet
3 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (4.55%) Intranet
3 1 (4.55%) LDAP
3 1 (4.55%) MVNO
3 1 (4.55%) NAS
3 1 (4.55%) SAN
3 1 (4.55%) Skype
3 1 (4.55%) SMS
3 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) MySQL
1 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 3 (13.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (13.64%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (9.09%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (9.09%) Subversion
5 1 (4.55%) Gradle
5 1 (4.55%) Maven
5 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.55%) webpack
General
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Administrator
1 5 (22.73%) Linux/Unix DevOps
1 5 (22.73%) Software Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) AWS DevOps
2 4 (18.18%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Server Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Cloud Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Java Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Performance Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (9.09%) LAMP
2 2 (9.09%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (9.09%) Node.js
2 2 (9.09%) React
2 2 (9.09%) RESTful
2 2 (9.09%) Spring
2 2 (9.09%) Spring Boot
2 2 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.55%) D3.js
3 1 (4.55%) J2EE
3 1 (4.55%) jQuery
3 1 (4.55%) JSON
3 1 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.09%) Virtual Team
3 1 (4.55%) Cloud Native
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) CMDB
3 1 (4.55%) DataPower
3 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Linux
2 9 (40.91%) Unix
3 5 (22.73%) CentOS
4 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (13.64%) Windows
5 2 (9.09%) Debian
5 2 (9.09%) VMS
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) DevOps
2 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (18.18%) ITIL
4 4 (18.18%) OO
4 4 (18.18%) Scrum
4 4 (18.18%) Service Management
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
5 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Mathematical Modelling
5 3 (13.64%) Mathematics
5 3 (13.64%) Microservices
5 3 (13.64%) Performance Optimisation
6 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 2 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.55%) Change Management
7 1 (4.55%) Fault Management
7 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Python
2 9 (40.91%) Java
3 8 (36.36%) Perl
4 4 (18.18%) Groovy
5 3 (13.64%) C++
5 3 (13.64%) MATLAB
6 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
6 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.55%) Kotlin
7 1 (4.55%) SQL
7 1 (4.55%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) Docker
2 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.09%) ISA Server
3 2 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (9.09%) Xen
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) Puppet
2 5 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (13.64%) Ansible
3 3 (13.64%) SCCM
4 2 (9.09%) Bcfg2
4 2 (9.09%) SCOM
4 2 (9.09%) SCOrch
5 1 (4.55%) AirWatch
5 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
5 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
5 1 (4.55%) Rancher
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle
3 3 (13.64%) IBM
4 2 (9.09%) Dell
4 2 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) BMC
5 1 (4.55%) F5
5 1 (4.55%) Huawei
5 1 (4.55%) Nokia
5 1 (4.55%) Remedy
5 1 (4.55%) Veritas
5 1 (4.55%) VMware