Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 24 February 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 Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 26 41
Rank change year-on-year -23 +15 +6
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 16 56 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.34% 6.37% 3.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 7.58% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 26
Sheffield median daily rate £625 £495 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.26% +7.61% -9.80%
10th Percentile £446 £285 £281
90th Percentile £638 £575 £518
South Yorkshire median daily rate £625 £485 £425
% change year-on-year +28.87% +14.12% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 Sheffield with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 574 739 701
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 84.04% 84.07% 82.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 482 515
Sheffield median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £263
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 23
Sheffield median hourly rate £23.08 £25.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.51% +82.14% -10.97%
10th Percentile £14.40 £14.86 £9.40
90th Percentile £47.05 £50.00 £17.90
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.32 £21.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +64.26% +53.57% -10.97%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Sheffield

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Sheffield

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Sheffield over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in Sheffield

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 13 (81.25%) Linux
1 13 (81.25%) HTTP
2 12 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (68.75%) Git (software)
4 9 (56.25%) Python
5 7 (43.75%) Puppet
5 7 (43.75%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (43.75%) Docker
5 7 (43.75%) DevOps
5 7 (43.75%) Mentoring
5 7 (43.75%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (37.50%) Clustering
6 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
7 5 (31.25%) nginx
7 5 (31.25%) JIRA
7 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
7 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
7 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
7 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
7 5 (31.25%) Web Operations
7 5 (31.25%) Slack
7 5 (31.25%) SonarQube
7 5 (31.25%) Coaching
7 5 (31.25%) Microservices
7 5 (31.25%) Bash Shell
7 5 (31.25%) Confluence
7 5 (31.25%) Static Code Analysis
7 5 (31.25%) Jenkins

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 5 (31.25%) Confluence
1 5 (31.25%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Slack
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.25%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) HTTP
2 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
3 4 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Git (software)
2 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
2 5 (31.25%) JIRA
2 5 (31.25%) SonarQube
3 3 (18.75%) Subversion
4 1 (6.25%) JMeter
4 1 (6.25%) Selenium
4 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
4 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 5 (31.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Lead DevOps
3 4 (25.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Azure Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (12.50%) WebOps Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) DevOps Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior DevOps
6 1 (6.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Web Architect
6 1 (6.25%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Web Services
2 3 (18.75%) CSS
2 3 (18.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Unix
4 3 (18.75%) Mac OS X
4 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (43.75%) Continuous Delivery
2 7 (43.75%) DevOps
2 7 (43.75%) Mentoring
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Coaching
3 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
3 5 (31.25%) Microservices
3 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
3 5 (31.25%) Static Code Analysis
3 5 (31.25%) Web Operations
4 4 (25.00%) Open Source
5 3 (18.75%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (18.75%) TDD
5 3 (18.75%) User Stories
5 3 (18.75%) Visualisation
5 3 (18.75%) Web Design
5 3 (18.75%) Web Development
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Python
2 5 (31.25%) Bash Shell
2 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
3 3 (18.75%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Docker
2 4 (25.00%) Xen
3 1 (6.25%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (43.75%) Puppet
2 2 (12.50%) Ansible
3 1 (6.25%) Salt
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
1 1 (6.25%) SAP