Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 43 47
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4 -3
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 15 22 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.30% 3.09% 3.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 3.59% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 40 19
Sheffield median daily rate £450 £625 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.00% +19.05% +23.53%
10th Percentile £361 £430 £386
90th Percentile £495 £638 £578
South Yorkshire median daily rate £440 £625 £500
% change year-on-year -29.60% +25.00% +19.05%
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 576 613 807
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 88.34% 85.97% 83.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 335 545
Sheffield median daily rate £431 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.43% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £255 £275 £283
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £423 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -0.59% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 18
Sheffield median hourly rate £14.50 £23.08 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.16% -16.09% +120.00%
10th Percentile £9.31 £17.20 £12.69
90th Percentile £29.00 £40.99 £48.25
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £23.08 £22.00
% change year-on-year -37.16% +4.89% +58.56%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 12 (80.00%) Java
1 12 (80.00%) DevOps
2 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (66.67%) Python
4 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (60.00%) Windows
4 9 (60.00%) Web Operations
5 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (53.33%) Shell Script
5 8 (53.33%) HTML
5 8 (53.33%) CSS
5 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
5 8 (53.33%) Ruby
5 8 (53.33%) SCCM
5 8 (53.33%) Node.js
6 7 (46.67%) Puppet
7 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (40.00%) nginx
7 6 (40.00%) HTTP
7 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
8 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 5 (33.33%) DNS
8 5 (33.33%) SSL
8 5 (33.33%) .NET
8 5 (33.33%) J2EE
8 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (26.67%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (26.67%) Google App Engine
9 4 (26.67%) Jetty

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 6 (40.00%) nginx
2 4 (26.67%) Apache
2 4 (26.67%) IIS
2 4 (26.67%) Jetty
2 4 (26.67%) Mongrel
2 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (26.67%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (26.67%) Google App Engine
2 4 (26.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (6.67%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) HTTP
2 5 (33.33%) DNS
2 5 (33.33%) SSL
2 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (26.67%) DHCP
3 4 (26.67%) FTP
3 4 (26.67%) IPsec
4 1 (6.67%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (26.67%) Travis CI
3 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (13.33%) JIRA
4 1 (6.67%) GitLab
4 1 (6.67%) JUnit
4 1 (6.67%) Maven
4 1 (6.67%) Selenium
4 1 (6.67%) SonarQube
4 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Web Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) CSS
1 8 (53.33%) HTML
1 8 (53.33%) Node.js
2 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) J2EE
3 4 (26.67%) Servlets
4 1 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
4 1 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) Cloud Native
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) DevOps
2 9 (60.00%) Web Operations
3 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (26.67%) Open Source
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Coaching
5 2 (13.33%) Decision-Making
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) Microservices
5 2 (13.33%) SFIA
6 1 (6.67%) API Development
6 1 (6.67%) API Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Deployment Automation
6 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Leadership
6 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Java
2 10 (66.67%) Python
3 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (53.33%) Ruby
3 8 (53.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (13.33%) Perl
5 1 (6.67%) Go
5 1 (6.67%) R
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (26.67%) Xen
3 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) SCCM
2 7 (46.67%) Puppet
3 4 (26.67%) Ansible
4 2 (13.33%) Terraform
5 1 (6.67%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Google
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) F5