Period
to 20 May 2018

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 20 May 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 25 51
Rank change year-on-year -30 +26 +10
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 23 64 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.41% 7.27% 3.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 8.84% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 28
South Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £463 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% -5.13% -11.36%
10th Percentile £323 £296 £281
90th Percentile £638 £525 £638
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £14.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +175.86% -21.62% +89.74%

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 816 724 831
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 85.53% 82.27% 80.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 437 595
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £410 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% -0.61% +26.92%
10th Percentile £268 £214 £263
90th Percentile £550 £575 £591
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 16 20
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.33 £15.15 £16.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.81% -6.57% -7.37%
10th Percentile £12.55 £10.75 £12.48
90th Percentile £51.75 £26.50 £25.53
Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.33 £13.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year +57.96% -13.60% -6.55%

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 20 May 2018.

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 20 May 2018. 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 -25 21 £475 +2.70% 2
Doncaster - 1 £275 -
Configuration Management
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 19 (82.61%) Linux
2 15 (65.22%) HTTP
3 12 (52.17%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (47.83%) Web Operations
5 10 (43.48%) Git (software)
5 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
6 9 (39.13%) Open Source
6 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
6 9 (39.13%) User Stories
7 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
7 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (34.78%) Puppet
7 8 (34.78%) SSL
7 8 (34.78%) Web Services
8 7 (30.43%) Subversion
9 6 (26.09%) Windows
9 6 (26.09%) Python
9 6 (26.09%) Oracle
9 6 (26.09%) Ansible
9 6 (26.09%) DevOps
9 6 (26.09%) Deployment Automation
10 5 (21.74%) Docker
10 5 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (21.74%) ForgeRock
10 5 (21.74%) Bash Shell
10 5 (21.74%) PLM
10 5 (21.74%) LDAP
10 5 (21.74%) Solaris
10 5 (21.74%) Kerberos

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 2 (8.70%) nginx
2 1 (4.35%) Alfresco
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (4.35%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (65.22%) HTTP
2 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
3 8 (34.78%) SSL
4 5 (21.74%) Kerberos
5 3 (13.04%) SMS
6 1 (4.35%) Firewall
6 1 (4.35%) Internet
6 1 (4.35%) LAN
6 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) MySQL
2 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
2 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Git (software)
2 7 (30.43%) Subversion
3 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.35%) CircleCI
4 1 (4.35%) JIRA
4 1 (4.35%) JMeter
4 1 (4.35%) Selenium
4 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.35%) SonarQube
4 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.35%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Azure Architect
3 3 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Architect
3 3 (13.04%) WebOps Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Azure Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) DevOps Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) LDAP Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (8.70%) Middleware Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (8.70%) WebOps Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) Web Services
2 5 (21.74%) LDAP
2 5 (21.74%) Middleware
2 5 (21.74%) SAML
3 2 (8.70%) Play Framework
4 1 (4.35%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (4.35%) Ajax
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Camel
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) CSS3
4 1 (4.35%) Django
4 1 (4.35%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) HTML5
4 1 (4.35%) JSON
4 1 (4.35%) JSP
4 1 (4.35%) REST
4 1 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Replication
2 2 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (8.70%) Public Cloud
2 2 (8.70%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Linux
2 6 (26.09%) Windows
3 5 (21.74%) Solaris
4 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (47.83%) Web Operations
3 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (39.13%) Open Source
4 9 (39.13%) User Stories
5 6 (26.09%) Deployment Automation
5 6 (26.09%) DevOps
6 5 (21.74%) Identity Management
6 5 (21.74%) PLM
7 4 (17.39%) Coaching
7 4 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
8 3 (13.04%) Microservices
9 2 (8.70%) Decision-Making
9 2 (8.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 2 (8.70%) SFIA
9 2 (8.70%) Task Automation
9 2 (8.70%) TDD
9 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
10 1 (4.35%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) Python
2 5 (21.74%) Bash Shell
3 4 (17.39%) Ruby
4 2 (8.70%) Perl
5 1 (4.35%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) PHP
5 1 (4.35%) Scala
5 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) CCNA
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Docker
2 2 (8.70%) Xen
3 1 (4.35%) KVM
3 1 (4.35%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) Puppet
2 6 (26.09%) Ansible
3 5 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (13.04%) Salt
5 2 (8.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) ForgeRock
2 5 (21.74%) Sun
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) Dell
3 1 (4.35%) F5
3 1 (4.35%) Juniper
3 1 (4.35%) SaltStack
3 1 (4.35%) VMware