The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 20 36 39
Rank change year-on-year +16 +3  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 41 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 8.78% 3.02% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.08% 3.86% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 0
Median daily rate £425 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.52% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.37% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.48 £42.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year +4.34% +21.78%  

Configuration Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 370 415 321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 79.23% 78.30% 78.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 280 218
Median daily rate £425 £420 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +29.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £288 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 13
Median hourly rate £11.50 £15.75 £16.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.98% -5.19%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in South Yorkshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in South Yorkshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in South Yorkshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in South Yorkshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in South Yorkshire

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +21 40 £425 -10.52% 2
Configuration Management
Yorkshire

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 54 (76.06%) Git (software)
2 51 (71.83%) Linux
3 44 (61.97%) Java
4 43 (60.56%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (56.34%) DevOps
6 39 (54.93%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (52.11%) JavaScript
7 37 (52.11%) Unix
8 34 (47.89%) Mac OS X
8 34 (47.89%) CSS
9 32 (45.07%) Relational Database
10 31 (43.66%) TDD
11 30 (42.25%) Web Development
11 30 (42.25%) Mentoring
12 29 (40.85%) Continuous Delivery
13 28 (39.44%) Ruby
14 27 (38.03%) HTTP
15 25 (35.21%) Python
16 24 (33.80%) Puppet
16 24 (33.80%) Line Management
17 23 (32.39%) Web Services
17 23 (32.39%) HTML
18 20 (28.17%) Visualisation
19 19 (26.76%) User Experience
20 18 (25.35%) BDD
20 18 (25.35%) Ansible
21 17 (23.94%) Automated Testing
22 16 (22.54%) Jenkins
22 16 (22.54%) REST
23 15 (21.13%) Front End Development

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (7.04%) Confluence
2 2 (2.82%) nginx
3 1 (1.41%) IIS
3 1 (1.41%) Liferay
3 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.27%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.45%) GitHub
3 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (5.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (38.03%) HTTP
2 7 (9.86%) SSL
2 7 (9.86%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.04%) Firewall
4 1 (1.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (45.07%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.04%) MySQL
3 4 (5.63%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 54 (76.06%) Git (software)
2 16 (22.54%) Jenkins
3 12 (16.90%) JIRA
4 7 (9.86%) Maven
5 6 (8.45%) Subversion
5 6 (8.45%) Vagrant
6 5 (7.04%) Selenium
6 5 (7.04%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (5.63%) Cucumber
7 4 (5.63%) GoCD
7 4 (5.63%) WebDriver
8 3 (4.23%) Artifactory
9 2 (2.82%) GitLab
10 1 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.41%) git-flow
General
1 6 (8.45%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Electronics
2 3 (4.23%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.23%) Marketing
2 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (52.11%) Developer
2 30 (42.25%) Java Developer
3 17 (23.94%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (18.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (9.86%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
5 7 (9.86%) HTML Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Automation Tester
7 4 (5.63%) Continuous Delivery Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Java Automation Tester
7 4 (5.63%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 4 (5.63%) Selenium Tester
7 4 (5.63%) Tester
8 3 (4.23%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Lead Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Operations Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Python Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Ruby Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (47.89%) CSS
2 23 (32.39%) HTML
2 23 (32.39%) Web Services
3 16 (22.54%) REST
4 4 (5.63%) Gherkin
4 4 (5.63%) Node.js
5 3 (4.23%) Spring
6 2 (2.82%) MCollective
6 2 (2.82%) Sensu
7 1 (1.41%) .NET
7 1 (1.41%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.41%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.76%) User Experience
2 4 (5.63%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.63%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.41%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 51 (71.83%) Linux
2 37 (52.11%) Unix
3 34 (47.89%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.82%) CoreOS
5 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (60.56%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (56.34%) DevOps
3 39 (54.93%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (43.66%) TDD
5 30 (42.25%) Mentoring
5 30 (42.25%) Web Development
6 29 (40.85%) Continuous Delivery
7 24 (33.80%) Line Management
8 20 (28.17%) Visualisation
9 18 (25.35%) BDD
10 17 (23.94%) Automated Testing
11 15 (21.13%) Front End Development
12 14 (19.72%) Responsive Web Design
12 14 (19.72%) Web Design
13 12 (16.90%) Prototyping
13 12 (16.90%) Rapid Prototyping
13 12 (16.90%) SDLC
14 8 (11.27%) Open Source
15 7 (9.86%) Software Delivery
16 4 (5.63%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (61.97%) Java
2 37 (52.11%) JavaScript
3 28 (39.44%) Ruby
4 25 (35.21%) Python
5 5 (7.04%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.23%) C
6 3 (4.23%) Groovy
6 3 (4.23%) Scala
7 2 (2.82%) Go
7 2 (2.82%) SQL
8 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (12.68%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.04%) BC Cleared
3 3 (4.23%) CCA
4 1 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.41%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (9.86%) Docker
2 5 (7.04%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (4.23%) etcd
3 3 (4.23%) flannel
4 2 (2.82%) Ceph
4 2 (2.82%) GlusterFS
5 1 (1.41%) Shibboleth
5 1 (1.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (33.80%) Puppet
2 18 (25.35%) Ansible
3 14 (19.72%) Salt
4 11 (15.49%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (4.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (4.23%) Kubernetes
5 3 (4.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (4.23%) rkt
6 2 (2.82%) Graphite
6 2 (2.82%) HAProxy
6 2 (2.82%) logstash
Vendors
1 4 (5.63%) Atlassian
2 3 (4.23%) SAP
3 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.41%) WSO2
3 1 (1.41%) xMatters