Period
to 19 January 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 19 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 > Devon
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 44 42
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2 +18
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 13 13 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.57% 2.80% 4.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 3.39% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 25
Devon median daily rate £375 £455 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.58% -4.21% +32.87%
10th Percentile £266 £335 £355
90th Percentile £550 £489 £500
South West median daily rate £423 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -3.43% +9.38% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
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 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 426 384 491
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 84.19% 82.76% 84.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 239 374
Devon median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £205 £185 £263
90th Percentile £575 £500 £519
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 37 18
Devon median hourly rate £37.50 £23.28 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.12% -37.09% +40.95%
10th Percentile £22.15 £10.80 £14.13
90th Percentile £47.75 £48.00 £45.25
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £37.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year -17.33% -4.46% +37.72%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +4 10 £425 -9.57% 2
Plymouth +6 1 £440 +46.67% 3
Configuration Management
South West

For the 6 months to 19 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 Devon region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
3 7 (53.85%) Linux
4 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2
4 6 (46.15%) Python
4 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
4 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
5 5 (38.46%) Dependency Management
5 5 (38.46%) Puppet
5 5 (38.46%) Ansible
5 5 (38.46%) Docker
5 5 (38.46%) DevOps
5 5 (38.46%) PMO
5 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (38.46%) Open Source
5 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (38.46%) Ruby
5 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
5 5 (38.46%) Java
5 5 (38.46%) Firewall
5 5 (38.46%) TDD
6 4 (30.77%) JIRA
6 4 (30.77%) Groovy
6 4 (30.77%) Server Hardening
6 4 (30.77%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (23.08%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
8 2 (15.38%) Reverse Engineering

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Confluence
1 1 (7.69%) JBoss
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) GitHub
2 1 (7.69%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) SMS
3 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) DB2
1 1 (7.69%) GIS
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.69%) Neo4j
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
1 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
2 4 (30.77%) JIRA
3 2 (15.38%) Artifactory
4 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
4 1 (7.69%) Gradle
4 1 (7.69%) Maven
4 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 2 (15.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Administrator
1 5 (38.46%) Project Officer
1 5 (38.46%) Project Support Officer
1 5 (38.46%) Support Officer
1 5 (38.46%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) PMO Officer
3 1 (7.69%) Coordinator
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Scripter
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (7.69%) Scientific Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (15.38%) YAML
2 1 (7.69%) Dropwizard
2 1 (7.69%) EJB
2 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) Java EE
2 1 (7.69%) JAX-RS
2 1 (7.69%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) Struts
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) CentOS
3 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2
2 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (38.46%) Dependency Management
2 5 (38.46%) DevOps
2 5 (38.46%) Open Source
2 5 (38.46%) TDD
3 4 (30.77%) Server Hardening
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Deployment
4 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Load Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) System Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Change Control
6 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (7.69%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Python
2 5 (38.46%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) Ruby
2 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
3 4 (30.77%) Groovy
4 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Docker
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Ansible
1 5 (38.46%) Puppet
2 2 (15.38%) Nagios
3 1 (7.69%) SELinux
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) IBM