Period
to 19 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 41 43
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 -7
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 9 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.92% 3.23% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 3.89% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 5
Devon median daily rate £385 £355 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.45% -8.39% -18.42%
10th Percentile £224 £266 £256
90th Percentile £413 £500 £400
South West median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Devon median hourly rate - £35.00 -
South West median hourly rate £48.75 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +21.88% -5.88% +11.11%

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 390 489 389
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 83.33% 83.16% 82.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 310 237
Devon median daily rate £375 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.60% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £263 £260 £188
90th Percentile £515 £500 £463
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 42
Devon median hourly rate £15.50 £35.00 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.71% -14.11% +129.58%
10th Percentile £9.81 £11.33 £15.00
90th Percentile £35.25 £46.95 £51.50
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £39.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +6.49% +9.86% -4.05%

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 September 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 September 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 -6 4 £320 +11.30% 2
Plymouth +8 1 £110 -76.22%
Configuration Management
South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (44.44%) LPAR
3 4 (44.44%) Security Auditing
3 4 (44.44%) AIX
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) IBM
3 4 (44.44%) Tivoli
3 4 (44.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 4 (44.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (44.44%) RHCE
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) Local Government
4 3 (33.33%) PMO
5 2 (22.22%) GitHub
5 2 (22.22%) Dependency Management
5 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
5 2 (22.22%) Trello
5 2 (22.22%) Docker
5 2 (22.22%) Doctrine
5 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 2 (22.22%) Zend
5 2 (22.22%) JIRA
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) TDD

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 2 (22.22%) GitHub
1 2 (22.22%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
General
1 3 (33.33%) Local Government
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Linux Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) PHP Developer
2 2 (22.22%) PMO Officer
2 2 (22.22%) Project Officer
2 2 (22.22%) Project Support Officer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Officer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) LPAR
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) AIX
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Security Auditing
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Dependency Management
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) RHCE
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) PMO
2 1 (11.11%) GDPR
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Docker
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (44.44%) Tivoli
1 4 (44.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) IBM
1 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Zend
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft