Period
to 19 March 2019

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 6 months to 19 March 2019 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 57 24
Rank change year-on-year +33 -33 +20
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 84 20 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 8.37% 2.16% 6.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.70% 2.53% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 25 34
South Yorkshire median daily rate £495 £625 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.80% +35.14% +8.82%
10th Percentile £350 £385 £305
90th Percentile £550 £638 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +175.86% -21.62%

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 866 791 880
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 86.25% 85.42% 82.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 450 564
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £256 £287 £260
90th Percentile £625 £588 £570
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 31 20
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £30.13 £19.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.87% +51.21% +42.30%
10th Percentile £10.30 £14.00 £11.79
90th Percentile £42.00 £50.00 £35.38
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.38 £20.25 £14.60
% change year-on-year -14.20% +38.75% -2.70%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 19 March 2019.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 19 March 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +20 58 £525 -16.00% 16
Barnsley - 21 £375 - 1
Configuration Management
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 53 (63.10%) Linux
2 46 (54.76%) Continuous Integration
3 45 (53.57%) DevOps
4 40 (47.62%) Node.js
4 40 (47.62%) Git (software)
5 39 (46.43%) Java
6 38 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (44.05%) Amazon AWS
8 35 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 35 (41.67%) HTTP
8 35 (41.67%) Python
9 34 (40.48%) SSL
9 34 (40.48%) TCP/IP
10 31 (36.90%) Microsoft
10 31 (36.90%) Open Source
11 30 (35.71%) Ruby
12 25 (29.76%) Bash Shell
13 23 (27.38%) Puppet
13 23 (27.38%) Test Automation
14 20 (23.81%) CSS
14 20 (23.81%) HTML
14 20 (23.81%) Web Operations
15 19 (22.62%) Service Management
15 19 (22.62%) CMDB
16 18 (21.43%) ITIL
17 17 (20.24%) Jenkins
18 15 (17.86%) Unix
18 15 (17.86%) Web Development
19 14 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
20 13 (15.48%) Security Cleared

Configuration Management
Co-occurring 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 9 (10.71%) nginx
2 7 (8.33%) Apache
2 7 (8.33%) IIS
2 7 (8.33%) Jetty
2 7 (8.33%) Mongrel
2 7 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 7 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.76%) Confluence
4 3 (3.57%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 37 (44.05%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (15.48%) PaaS
4 12 (14.29%) GitHub
5 9 (10.71%) Google App Engine
5 9 (10.71%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.19%) IaaS
8 1 (1.19%) SaaS
8 1 (1.19%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 35 (41.67%) HTTP
2 34 (40.48%) SSL
2 34 (40.48%) TCP/IP
3 9 (10.71%) DNS
4 8 (9.52%) DHCP
4 8 (9.52%) FTP
4 8 (9.52%) IPsec
5 1 (1.19%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.19%) Connectrix
5 1 (1.19%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.33%) MySQL
2 3 (3.57%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 40 (47.62%) Git (software)
2 17 (20.24%) Jenkins
3 7 (8.33%) Travis CI
4 5 (5.95%) JIRA
4 5 (5.95%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (3.57%) Bitbucket
5 3 (3.57%) GoCD
5 3 (3.57%) Subversion
6 1 (1.19%) GitLab
6 1 (1.19%) JUnit
6 1 (1.19%) Maven
6 1 (1.19%) Selenium
6 1 (1.19%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.19%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (4.76%) Finance
2 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.19%) Billing
3 1 (1.19%) Electronics
3 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (22.62%) Configuration Management Specialist
1 19 (22.62%) Configuration Specialist
2 18 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (17.86%) Developer
4 14 (16.67%) Web Engineer
5 13 (15.48%) Operations Engineer
6 10 (11.90%) Senior Developer
6 10 (11.90%) WebOps Engineer
7 9 (10.71%) Senior DevOps
8 4 (4.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 3 (3.57%) Digital Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 2 (2.38%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (2.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 1 (1.19%) AWS Engineer
11 1 (1.19%) Azure Engineer
11 1 (1.19%) Linux Developer
11 1 (1.19%) Web Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (47.62%) Node.js
2 20 (23.81%) CSS
2 20 (23.81%) HTML
3 8 (9.52%) .NET
3 8 (9.52%) J2EE
4 7 (8.33%) Servlets
5 6 (7.14%) Web Services
6 3 (3.57%) YAML
7 1 (1.19%) Apache Flex
7 1 (1.19%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (1.19%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.19%) Java SE
7 1 (1.19%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.62%) CMDB
2 5 (5.95%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.57%) NHS
4 2 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.19%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.19%) Clustering
5 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.19%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 53 (63.10%) Linux
2 15 (17.86%) Unix
3 12 (14.29%) Mac OS X
3 12 (14.29%) Windows
4 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.57%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (54.76%) Continuous Integration
2 45 (53.57%) DevOps
3 38 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (36.90%) Open Source
5 23 (27.38%) Test Automation
6 20 (23.81%) Web Operations
7 19 (22.62%) Service Management
8 18 (21.43%) ITIL
9 15 (17.86%) Web Development
10 14 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (15.48%) TDD
12 12 (14.29%) PRINCE2
13 11 (13.10%) Responsive Web Design
13 11 (13.10%) Web Design
14 10 (11.90%) Deployment Automation
15 8 (9.52%) Service Design
16 5 (5.95%) The Twelve-Factor App
17 4 (4.76%) Continuous Deployment
18 3 (3.57%) Issue Tracking
18 3 (3.57%) Sprint Retrospective
Programming Languages
1 39 (46.43%) Java
2 35 (41.67%) Python
3 30 (35.71%) Ruby
4 25 (29.76%) Bash Shell
5 11 (13.10%) JavaScript
6 8 (9.52%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.57%) PHP
8 2 (2.38%) Perl
9 1 (1.19%) Go
9 1 (1.19%) R
9 1 (1.19%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (15.48%) Security Cleared
2 12 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 10 (11.90%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (4.76%) DBS Check
4 4 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.57%) BC Cleared
6 2 (2.38%) AWS Certification
6 2 (2.38%) Degree
6 2 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.19%) OCA
7 1 (1.19%) OCAJ
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.38%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.33%) Xen
3 6 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (27.38%) Puppet
2 11 (13.10%) Ansible
3 10 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (9.52%) SCCM
4 8 (9.52%) Terraform
5 3 (3.57%) Salt
6 1 (1.19%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 31 (36.90%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.52%) Google
2 8 (9.52%) VMware
3 3 (3.57%) Atlassian
3 3 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (1.19%) Brocade
4 1 (1.19%) Cisco
4 1 (1.19%) EMC
4 1 (1.19%) F5
4 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.19%) SAP