Period
to 10 December 2017

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 10 December 2017 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
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 48 44
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 0
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 22 33 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 3.12% 3.44% 3.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.66% 4.19% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 19 19
Sheffield median daily rate £625 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.05% +23.53% -16.67%
10th Percentile £430 £386 £260
90th Percentile £638 £578 £519
South Yorkshire median daily rate £625 £500 £420
% change year-on-year +25.00% +19.05% -17.65%
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 601 788 697
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 85.25% 82.08% 83.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 535 532
Sheffield median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +18.52%
10th Percentile £275 £283 £255
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +19.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 23
Sheffield median hourly rate £23.08 £27.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.09% +120.00% -18.75%
10th Percentile £17.20 £13.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.99 £48.50 £15.00
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 £22.50 £13.88
% change year-on-year +2.56% +62.16% -10.48%

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 10 December 2017.

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 10 December 2017, 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 16 (72.73%) Linux
2 15 (68.18%) Python
3 13 (59.09%) HTTP
3 13 (59.09%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (59.09%) Puppet
4 12 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (54.55%) Jenkins
4 12 (54.55%) Git (software)
5 11 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (50.00%) Clustering
5 11 (50.00%) Docker
5 11 (50.00%) DevOps
5 11 (50.00%) Mentoring
5 11 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (45.45%) Bash Shell
7 9 (40.91%) Confluence
7 9 (40.91%) nginx
7 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
7 9 (40.91%) JIRA
7 9 (40.91%) Load Balancing
7 9 (40.91%) Shell Script
7 9 (40.91%) SonarQube
7 9 (40.91%) Coaching
7 9 (40.91%) Microservices
7 9 (40.91%) Static Code Analysis
7 9 (40.91%) Slack
8 8 (36.36%) Java
9 7 (31.82%) Xen
9 7 (31.82%) TDD
9 7 (31.82%) Test Automation

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 9 (40.91%) Confluence
1 9 (40.91%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 9 (40.91%) Slack
2 2 (9.09%) GitHub
3 1 (4.55%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.09%) Big Data
2 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Git (software)
1 12 (54.55%) Jenkins
2 9 (40.91%) JIRA
2 9 (40.91%) SonarQube
3 5 (22.73%) Cucumber
3 5 (22.73%) Selenium
3 5 (22.73%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.55%) GoCD
4 1 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 7 (31.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (27.27%) Lead DevOps
4 6 (27.27%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 5 (22.73%) Automation Tester
5 5 (22.73%) Tester
6 3 (13.64%) Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Java Automation Tester
6 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 3 (13.64%) Selenium Tester
6 3 (13.64%) Senior DevOps
6 3 (13.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) Web Automation Tester
6 3 (13.64%) Web Tester
7 2 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (9.09%) Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) CSS
1 3 (13.64%) HTML
2 2 (9.09%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.55%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Linux
2 11 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (22.73%) Unix
4 3 (13.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 11 (50.00%) DevOps
2 11 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 9 (40.91%) Coaching
3 9 (40.91%) Load Balancing
3 9 (40.91%) Microservices
3 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
3 9 (40.91%) Static Code Analysis
4 7 (31.82%) TDD
4 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
5 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (22.73%) BDD
5 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
6 4 (18.18%) High Availability
7 3 (13.64%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (13.64%) SDLC
7 3 (13.64%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) Python
2 10 (45.45%) Bash Shell
3 9 (40.91%) Shell Script
4 8 (36.36%) Java
5 4 (18.18%) Ruby
6 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
7 2 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Docker
2 7 (31.82%) Xen
3 2 (9.09%) RHEV
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (59.09%) Puppet
2 12 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (9.09%) Ansible
4 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
4 1 (4.55%) Rancher
4 1 (4.55%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.55%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.55%) SAP