Period
to 23 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 90 77
Rank change year-on-year -1 -13 -27
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 33 27 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.59% 1.41% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 1.71% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 11
Bristol median daily rate £450 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% +6.90% -6.45%
10th Percentile £363 £320 £205
90th Percentile £518 £543 £475
South West median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Bristol median hourly rate - £48.50 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.59% +10.98%
South West median hourly rate £51.17 £38.75 £45.50
% change year-on-year +32.04% -14.84% +10.98%

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 1,754 1,579 1,443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 84.37% 82.67% 84.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,182 1,071 1,042
Bristol median daily rate £410 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% - -
10th Percentile £275 £255 £253
90th Percentile £538 £538 £550
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 44 67
Bristol median hourly rate £41.25 £26.50 £28.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.66% -5.86% +48.16%
10th Percentile £14.35 £12.41 £12.00
90th Percentile £67.88 £49.25 £45.55
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +18.66% - -6.67%

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 October 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 October 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 24 (72.73%) Linux
2 19 (57.58%) Puppet
3 18 (54.55%) DevOps
4 15 (45.45%) Jenkins
4 15 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (45.45%) Google
4 15 (45.45%) Java
5 14 (42.42%) Scrum
6 13 (39.39%) Windows
6 13 (39.39%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (39.39%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (39.39%) Ansible
6 13 (39.39%) Terraform
7 12 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (36.36%) VMware
8 11 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (30.30%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (30.30%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (30.30%) Windows Server
10 9 (27.27%) Packer
10 9 (27.27%) Travis CI
10 9 (27.27%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (27.27%) Vagrant
10 9 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (27.27%) Selenium
10 9 (27.27%) Fat Client
10 9 (27.27%) Citrix
10 9 (27.27%) Thin Client
10 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003

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 (27.27%) JBoss
1 9 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 4 (12.12%) Confluence
3 3 (9.09%) Apache
4 2 (6.06%) Drupal
5 1 (3.03%) CMS
5 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Simulink
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (30.30%) AWS CloudFormation
3 10 (30.30%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.03%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Firewall
2 4 (12.12%) HTTP
3 3 (9.09%) iSCSI
4 2 (6.06%) Junos
4 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.06%) VLAN
5 1 (3.03%) DAB
5 1 (3.03%) DNS
5 1 (3.03%) SSL
5 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.09%) MySQL
2 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.03%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 15 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 9 (27.27%) Ant
2 9 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 9 (27.27%) Selenium
2 9 (27.27%) Travis CI
2 9 (27.27%) Vagrant
3 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
4 4 (12.12%) Hudson
4 4 (12.12%) JIRA
4 4 (12.12%) JUnit
4 4 (12.12%) Subversion
5 2 (6.06%) Bitbucket
5 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
5 2 (6.06%) NetBeans
5 2 (6.06%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (6.06%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (6.06%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Electronics
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Administrator
2 7 (21.21%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (18.18%) Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (18.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (12.12%) Agile Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Scala Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Drupal Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Java Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) PMO Lead
5 2 (6.06%) Python Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (6.06%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) JSP
1 9 (27.27%) Struts
2 6 (18.18%) JSON
2 6 (18.18%) RESTful
3 4 (12.12%) Django
3 4 (12.12%) Guice
3 4 (12.12%) Play Framework
3 4 (12.12%) REST
3 4 (12.12%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (12.12%) Spring
3 4 (12.12%) Spring MVC
4 3 (9.09%) LAMP
4 3 (9.09%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (9.09%) LDAP
5 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.06%) React
5 2 (6.06%) Symfony
5 2 (6.06%) XML
6 1 (3.03%) .NET Core
6 1 (3.03%) PyQt
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Fat Client
1 9 (27.27%) Thin Client
2 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Digital Media
3 2 (6.06%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Linux
2 15 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (39.39%) Windows
4 10 (30.30%) Windows Server
5 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (18.18%) CentOS
7 4 (12.12%) Debian
8 3 (9.09%) Ubuntu
8 3 (9.09%) Unix
9 1 (3.03%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) DevOps
2 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (42.42%) Scrum
4 13 (39.39%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (27.27%) Change Management
6 5 (15.15%) Kanban
6 5 (15.15%) Open Source
6 5 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (12.12%) BDD
7 4 (12.12%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 4 (12.12%) Functional Programming
7 4 (12.12%) MVC
7 4 (12.12%) OWASP
7 4 (12.12%) Pair Programming
7 4 (12.12%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (12.12%) TDD
7 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
7 4 (12.12%) Web Design
8 3 (9.09%) Security Hardening
9 2 (6.06%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) Java
2 7 (21.21%) Python
3 6 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 6 (18.18%) Ruby
4 5 (15.15%) PHP
5 4 (12.12%) Perl
5 4 (12.12%) Scala
6 3 (9.09%) C++
6 3 (9.09%) MATLAB
7 2 (6.06%) C
7 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.03%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) PMO
2 2 (6.06%) Def Stans
2 2 (6.06%) MISRA
2 2 (6.06%) MISRA C
System Software
1 12 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (27.27%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.09%) Docker
4 3 (9.09%) NFS
4 3 (9.09%) Samba
Systems Management
1 19 (57.58%) Puppet
2 13 (39.39%) Ansible
2 13 (39.39%) Terraform
3 9 (27.27%) Packer
4 7 (21.21%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (12.12%) Kubernetes
6 3 (9.09%) Salt
7 1 (3.03%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Google
2 12 (36.36%) VMware
3 9 (27.27%) Citrix
3 9 (27.27%) MKS
4 2 (6.06%) Atlassian
4 2 (6.06%) Juniper
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.03%) SAP
5 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow