Period
to 25 September 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 25 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 Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 28 59
Rank change year-on-year -24 +31 -17
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 10 30 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.65% 5.22% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 6.05% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 29 17
Sheffield median daily rate £413 £535 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.90% -10.83% +41.18%
10th Percentile £325 £365 £392
90th Percentile £563 £638 £638
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £535 £575
% change year-on-year -22.90% -6.96% +35.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 525 496 719
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 86.78% 86.26% 83.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 272 517
Sheffield median daily rate £420 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £226 £168 £303
90th Percentile £538 £611 £588
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £410 £425
% change year-on-year +0.61% -3.53% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 16
Sheffield median hourly rate £17.50 £18.38 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -33.18% +120.00%
10th Percentile £9.31 £10.73 £12.36
90th Percentile £25.97 £36.00 £48.75
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +21.43% -37.78% +50.00%

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 25 September 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 25 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 8 (80.00%) Deployment Automation
3 7 (70.00%) Solaris
3 7 (70.00%) HTTP
3 7 (70.00%) Kerberos
3 7 (70.00%) Sun
3 7 (70.00%) SAML
3 7 (70.00%) LDAP
3 7 (70.00%) Middleware
3 7 (70.00%) Identity Management
3 7 (70.00%) Replication
3 7 (70.00%) PLM
3 7 (70.00%) ForgeRock
4 5 (50.00%) SMS
5 3 (30.00%) MySQL
6 2 (20.00%) Play Framework
6 2 (20.00%) DevOps
6 2 (20.00%) User Experience
6 2 (20.00%) Terraform
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) Ansible
6 2 (20.00%) Docker
6 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (20.00%) Ruby
6 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (20.00%) Puppet
7 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
7 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (10.00%) NoSQL

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 1 (10.00%) Alfresco
1 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (10.00%) nginx
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) HTTP
1 7 (70.00%) Kerberos
2 5 (50.00%) SMS
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) CircleCI
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) LDAP Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Middleware Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) IAM Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Identity Management Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) LDAP Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) LDAP Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) LDAP Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) LDAP
1 7 (70.00%) Middleware
1 7 (70.00%) SAML
2 2 (20.00%) Play Framework
3 1 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (10.00%) Ajax
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Camel
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) CSS3
3 1 (10.00%) Django
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) JSON
3 1 (10.00%) JSP
3 1 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Replication
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) Solaris
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Deployment Automation
2 7 (70.00%) Identity Management
2 7 (70.00%) PLM
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (10.00%) Line Management
4 1 (10.00%) Memory Management
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Prototyping
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Service Design
4 1 (10.00%) Task Automation
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Scala
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (10.00%) KVM
2 1 (10.00%) Varnish
2 1 (10.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Ansible
1 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
1 2 (20.00%) Terraform
2 1 (10.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 7 (70.00%) ForgeRock
2 7 (70.00%) Sun
3 1 (10.00%) SaltStack
3 1 (10.00%) VMware