Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 44 47
Rank change year-on-year +7 +3 -1
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 20 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 3.66% 2.76% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.26% 3.25% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 12
Devon median daily rate £495 £550 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +37.50% -20.00%
South West median daily rate £438 £450 £389
% change year-on-year -2.78% +15.76% -13.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Devon median hourly rate - £20.00 -
South West median hourly rate £28.25 £42.25 £42.25
% change year-on-year -33.14% - +10.82%

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 470 431 388
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 86.08% 84.84% 86.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 284 283
Devon median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +3.81%
10th Percentile £281 £218 £275
90th Percentile £570 £543 £488
South West median daily rate £408 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.88% +6.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 15 18
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +1.35% +37.04%
10th Percentile £10.92 £12.10 £13.76
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.60 £45.25
South West median hourly rate £30.25 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -22.44% -2.50% +23.08%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 +8 19 £495 +2.91%
Configuration Management
South West

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 14 (70.00%) DevOps
2 12 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (60.00%) Linux
2 12 (60.00%) Python
2 12 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (50.00%) Puppet
4 10 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 10 (50.00%) Docker
5 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (45.00%) TDD
6 8 (40.00%) Open Source
6 8 (40.00%) Ansible
7 7 (35.00%) Firewall
7 7 (35.00%) Shell Script
7 7 (35.00%) Ruby
7 7 (35.00%) JIRA
8 6 (30.00%) Groovy
8 6 (30.00%) Java
8 6 (30.00%) Server Hardening
9 5 (25.00%) OpenShift
9 5 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
10 4 (20.00%) Web Services
10 4 (20.00%) Unix
10 4 (20.00%) Nagios
10 4 (20.00%) Migration

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 (5.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 12 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (25.00%) OpenShift
3 4 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (20.00%) Route 53
3 4 (20.00%) Serverless
3 4 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (15.00%) GitHub
5 2 (10.00%) Trello
6 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (35.00%) JIRA
4 4 (20.00%) Artifactory
5 2 (10.00%) Gradle
5 2 (10.00%) Maven
6 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
6 1 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Local Government
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Administrator
1 8 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (15.00%) AWS Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (15.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Project Officer
3 2 (10.00%) Project Support Officer
3 2 (10.00%) Support Officer
3 2 (10.00%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) AWS Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Scripter
4 1 (5.00%) PMO Officer
4 1 (5.00%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
1 4 (20.00%) Web Services
2 3 (15.00%) YAML
3 2 (10.00%) Doctrine
3 2 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) LPAR
1 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Unix
3 3 (15.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) AIX
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) DevOps
2 12 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (45.00%) TDD
5 8 (40.00%) Open Source
6 6 (30.00%) Server Hardening
7 4 (20.00%) Migration
7 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (15.00%) Coaching
8 3 (15.00%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Load Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Reverse Engineering
8 3 (15.00%) Scrum
8 3 (15.00%) System Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
9 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
10 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Python
2 7 (35.00%) Ruby
2 7 (35.00%) Shell Script
3 6 (30.00%) Groovy
3 6 (30.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) AWS Certification
4 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (5.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) PMO
2 1 (5.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Docker
2 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) Puppet
2 8 (40.00%) Ansible
3 4 (20.00%) Nagios
4 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
4 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.00%) Packer
4 1 (5.00%) SELinux
4 1 (5.00%) Terraform
4 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (10.00%) Zend
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) VMware