Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 20 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
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 62 49
Rank change year-on-year +7 -13 -24
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 81 79 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.68% 3.30% 3.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.34% 3.83% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 35 82
Leeds median daily rate £535 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.73% +29.41% +6.25%
10th Percentile £374 £415 £298
90th Percentile £638 £700 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £535 £516 £410
% change year-on-year +3.68% +25.85% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 0
Leeds median hourly rate £40.00 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +263.64% - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £11.00 -
% change year-on-year +263.64% - -

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 Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,866 2,062 2,656
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 84.86% 86.10% 86.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,307 1,366 1,808
Leeds median daily rate £401 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.25% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £270 £269 £275
90th Percentile £550 £550 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 38 58
Leeds median hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.19% -10.74% +7.67%
10th Percentile £15.00 £10.63 £9.99
90th Percentile £40.00 £30.98 £37.04
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.36
% change year-on-year +10.34% -5.57% +5.90%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Leeds

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Leeds

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Leeds over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in Leeds

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 58 (71.60%) Python
2 47 (58.02%) Linux
3 45 (55.56%) Git (software)
4 41 (50.62%) DevOps
5 40 (49.38%) Puppet
6 39 (48.15%) Jenkins
7 37 (45.68%) Bash Shell
8 33 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (37.04%) Docker
10 29 (35.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 28 (34.57%) Perl
11 28 (34.57%) Shell Script
11 28 (34.57%) Opscode Chef
12 27 (33.33%) Ansible
13 25 (30.86%) Splunk
14 24 (29.63%) Load Balancing
14 24 (29.63%) Clustering
15 22 (27.16%) Mentoring
16 20 (24.69%) HTTP
17 19 (23.46%) JIRA
17 19 (23.46%) Coaching
17 19 (23.46%) Microservices
18 18 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
18 18 (22.22%) Confluence
18 18 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
18 18 (22.22%) nginx
19 17 (20.99%) Ruby
19 17 (20.99%) Capacity Planning
19 17 (20.99%) Static Code Analysis
19 17 (20.99%) SonarQube

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 18 (22.22%) Confluence
1 18 (22.22%) nginx
2 7 (8.64%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (7.41%) OpenStack
4 4 (4.94%) CloudStack
5 1 (1.23%) Apache
5 1 (1.23%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (20.99%) Slack
3 14 (17.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (9.88%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (6.17%) GitHub
5 5 (6.17%) IaaS
5 5 (6.17%) PaaS
6 4 (4.94%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (4.94%) SaaS
7 3 (3.70%) Heroku
8 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (24.69%) HTTP
2 5 (6.17%) DNS
3 3 (3.70%) 3G
4 2 (2.47%) Firewall
4 2 (2.47%) Network Security
5 1 (1.23%) LAN
5 1 (1.23%) VPN
5 1 (1.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.41%) MongoDB
2 5 (6.17%) Redis
3 4 (4.94%) Big Data
4 2 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.23%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.23%) HBase
5 1 (1.23%) Impala
5 1 (1.23%) MySQL
5 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.23%) Riak
5 1 (1.23%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 45 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 39 (48.15%) Jenkins
3 19 (23.46%) JIRA
4 17 (20.99%) SonarQube
5 6 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.70%) MSTest
6 3 (3.70%) NUnit
6 3 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (2.47%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.47%) GoCD
7 2 (2.47%) Selenium
7 2 (2.47%) Travis CI
7 2 (2.47%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.23%) Appium
8 1 (1.23%) GitLab
8 1 (1.23%) JUnit
8 1 (1.23%) Maven
8 1 (1.23%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.23%) Subversion
General
1 7 (8.64%) Games
2 6 (7.41%) Finance
3 2 (2.47%) Marketing
3 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.23%) Electronics
4 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.23%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 37 (45.68%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (28.40%) Linux Engineer
3 21 (25.93%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 21 (25.93%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 15 (18.52%) Senior DevOps
4 15 (18.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 10 (12.35%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Lead DevOps
6 6 (7.41%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Implementation Specialist
7 5 (6.17%) Release Manager
7 5 (6.17%) Software Manager
8 4 (4.94%) Consultant
8 4 (4.94%) Linux Scripter
8 4 (4.94%) Monitoring Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Software Release Manager
8 4 (4.94%) Splunk Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.35%) Node.js
2 5 (6.17%) LAMP
2 5 (6.17%) Memcached
2 5 (6.17%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (6.17%) Regular Expression
3 4 (4.94%) Web Services
4 3 (3.70%) .NET
5 1 (1.23%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.23%) Kafka
5 1 (1.23%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (1.23%) Middleware
5 1 (1.23%) Sensu
5 1 (1.23%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (1.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (29.63%) Clustering
2 10 (12.35%) Public Cloud
3 7 (8.64%) Management Information System
3 7 (8.64%) Private Cloud
4 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.23%) User Experience
6 1 (1.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 47 (58.02%) Linux
2 29 (35.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (13.58%) CentOS
4 6 (7.41%) Unix
5 5 (6.17%) Windows
6 1 (1.23%) Android
6 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (50.62%) DevOps
2 33 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (29.63%) Load Balancing
4 22 (27.16%) Mentoring
5 19 (23.46%) Coaching
5 19 (23.46%) Microservices
6 18 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
7 17 (20.99%) Capacity Planning
7 17 (20.99%) Static Code Analysis
8 15 (18.52%) ITIL
9 14 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (14.81%) Release Management
10 12 (14.81%) Software Engineering
11 10 (12.35%) User Stories
12 9 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (8.64%) High Availability
13 7 (8.64%) Kanban
14 6 (7.41%) Service Delivery
14 6 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 4 (4.94%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (71.60%) Python
2 37 (45.68%) Bash Shell
3 28 (34.57%) Perl
3 28 (34.57%) Shell Script
4 17 (20.99%) Ruby
5 15 (18.52%) Java
6 12 (14.81%) PHP
7 6 (7.41%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.70%) C#
9 2 (2.47%) C++
9 2 (2.47%) Go
10 1 (1.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (16.05%) Degree
2 5 (6.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) ISEB
3 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) GCP
2 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 30 (37.04%) Docker
2 7 (8.64%) Xen
3 1 (1.23%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 40 (49.38%) Puppet
2 28 (34.57%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (33.33%) Ansible
4 9 (11.11%) Kubernetes
4 9 (11.11%) Salt
5 8 (9.88%) Graphite
5 8 (9.88%) Opsview
5 8 (9.88%) Terraform
6 5 (6.17%) Grafana
6 5 (6.17%) Marathon
6 5 (6.17%) Mesos
7 3 (3.70%) CFEngine
7 3 (3.70%) Nagios
8 2 (2.47%) Rancher
9 1 (1.23%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.23%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 25 (30.86%) Splunk
2 16 (19.75%) CA
3 12 (14.81%) Red Hat
4 9 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 7 (8.64%) F5
6 6 (7.41%) SaltStack
7 5 (6.17%) New Relic
8 4 (4.94%) Brocade
9 2 (2.47%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.47%) Cisco
9 2 (2.47%) Intel
9 2 (2.47%) Juniper
9 2 (2.47%) McAfee
10 1 (1.23%) ArcSight
10 1 (1.23%) SAP