Period
to 23 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 > Devon
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 43 45
Rank change year-on-year +6 +2 -5
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 17 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 3.42% 3.69% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.02% 4.37% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 5
Devon median daily rate £435 £500 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.00% +29.03% -7.74%
10th Percentile £331 £291 £256
90th Percentile £675 £590 £400
South West median daily rate £438 £416 £400
% change year-on-year +5.11% +4.06% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Devon median hourly rate - £20.00 -
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 Devon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 423 549 331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 85.11% 84.33% 80.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 359 208
Devon median daily rate £385 £400 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +11.42% +2.57%
10th Percentile £281 £268 £214
90th Percentile £538 £525 £482
South West median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 27
Devon median hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.86% -12.50% +142.42%
10th Percentile £9.82 £11.62 £13.90
90th Percentile £43.75 £45.13 £51.50
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 Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Devon

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Devon

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in Devon

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Devon

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Devon region over the 6 months to 23 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +7 12 £465 +61.74% 2
Plymouth +9 1 £110 -78.80%
Configuration Management
South West

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 Devon region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 9 (52.94%) Linux
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (52.94%) DevOps
2 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
3 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
3 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
3 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (35.29%) Python
4 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
5 5 (29.41%) Puppet
5 5 (29.41%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
5 5 (29.41%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (29.41%) Docker
6 4 (23.53%) Serverless
6 4 (23.53%) Security Auditing
6 4 (23.53%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (23.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (23.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (23.53%) AWS Certification
6 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (23.53%) OpenShift
6 4 (23.53%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (23.53%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (23.53%) Route 53
6 4 (23.53%) LPAR
6 4 (23.53%) TDD
6 4 (23.53%) VMware
6 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (29.41%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (29.41%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (23.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (23.53%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (23.53%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (23.53%) OpenShift
3 4 (23.53%) Route 53
3 4 (23.53%) Serverless
3 4 (23.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (11.76%) GitHub
4 2 (11.76%) Trello
5 1 (5.88%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
2 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
3 3 (17.65%) JIRA
4 2 (11.76%) Artifactory
5 1 (5.88%) Gradle
5 1 (5.88%) Maven
5 1 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Local Government
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Administrator
1 6 (35.29%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (29.41%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (29.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) AWS Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) AWS Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) AWS Expert
5 1 (5.88%) IT Technician
5 1 (5.88%) PMO Officer
5 1 (5.88%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Project Officer
5 1 (5.88%) Project Support Officer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Officer
5 1 (5.88%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) Doctrine
2 2 (11.76%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (11.76%) Middleware
3 1 (5.88%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) LPAR
2 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) AIX
2 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Unix
4 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (52.94%) DevOps
2 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (23.53%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Security Auditing
3 4 (23.53%) TDD
4 3 (17.65%) Open Source
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) Coaching
5 2 (11.76%) Server Hardening
5 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.88%) Build Automation
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.88%) Dependency Management
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (5.88%) Programme Governance
6 1 (5.88%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Python
2 2 (11.76%) Groovy
2 2 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) PHP
2 2 (11.76%) Ruby
2 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) AWS Certification
3 4 (23.53%) RHCE
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) PMO
2 1 (5.88%) GDPR
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Docker
2 4 (23.53%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Puppet
2 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (23.53%) Tivoli
2 4 (23.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Ansible
4 2 (11.76%) Nagios
5 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes
5 1 (5.88%) Packer
5 1 (5.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
2 4 (23.53%) IBM
2 4 (23.53%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Zend
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft