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 June 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
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 36 44
Rank change year-on-year +10 +8  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 19 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 5.90% 3.16% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.06% 3.78% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 2
Median daily rate £500 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +9.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +18.75% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76%  

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 269 370 340
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 83.54% 83.52% 80.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 277 221
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 10
Median hourly rate £22.75 £18.21 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.93% +45.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £10.40 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £22.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 June 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 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 3 months to 24 June 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 +15 17 £500 -18.36%
Configuration Management
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 56 (93.33%) Linux
2 54 (90.00%) Git (software)
3 48 (80.00%) Unix
4 46 (76.67%) CSS
5 45 (75.00%) JavaScript
5 45 (75.00%) Mac OS X
6 43 (71.67%) Java
6 43 (71.67%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (71.67%) Relational Database
7 41 (68.33%) TDD
7 41 (68.33%) Continuous Integration
8 40 (66.67%) Mentoring
9 37 (61.67%) DevOps
10 36 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 36 (60.00%) Line Management
11 34 (56.67%) Web Development
12 30 (50.00%) Python
13 29 (48.33%) Ruby
14 28 (46.67%) User Experience
15 27 (45.00%) Web Services
16 25 (41.67%) HTML
17 24 (40.00%) HTTP
17 24 (40.00%) BDD
18 23 (38.33%) Test Automation
18 23 (38.33%) REST
19 22 (36.67%) Prototyping
20 21 (35.00%) Front End Development
20 21 (35.00%) Responsive Web Design
20 21 (35.00%) Web Design
21 20 (33.33%) 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 4 (6.67%) Confluence
2 1 (1.67%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.67%) JBoss
2 1 (1.67%) Liferay
2 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.67%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 11 (18.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 24 (40.00%) HTTP
2 4 (6.67%) Firewall
2 4 (6.67%) SSL
2 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (71.67%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 4 (6.67%) MySQL
2 4 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 54 (90.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 5 (8.33%) Subversion
4 4 (6.67%) GoCD
4 4 (6.67%) JIRA
5 1 (1.67%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.67%) Selenium
General
1 12 (20.00%) Finance
2 11 (18.33%) Electronics
2 11 (18.33%) Manufacturing
2 11 (18.33%) Marketing
2 11 (18.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (76.67%) Developer
2 34 (56.67%) Java Developer
3 22 (36.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 12 (20.00%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
5 8 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) HTML Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Lead Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Python Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Ruby Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (3.33%) WebOps Engineer
11 1 (1.67%) Angular Developer
11 1 (1.67%) Digital Developer
11 1 (1.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 1 (1.67%) Senior Full Stack Developer
11 1 (1.67%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (76.67%) CSS
2 27 (45.00%) Web Services
3 25 (41.67%) HTML
4 23 (38.33%) REST
5 10 (16.67%) React
6 2 (3.33%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.67%) D3.js
7 1 (1.67%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.67%) J2EE
7 1 (1.67%) Node.js
7 1 (1.67%) OSCache
7 1 (1.67%) Software Packaging
7 1 (1.67%) Spring
7 1 (1.67%) Spring Integration
7 1 (1.67%) Spring MVC
7 1 (1.67%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 28 (46.67%) User Experience
2 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 56 (93.33%) Linux
2 48 (80.00%) Unix
3 45 (75.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (71.67%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (68.33%) Continuous Integration
2 41 (68.33%) TDD
3 40 (66.67%) Mentoring
4 37 (61.67%) DevOps
5 36 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 36 (60.00%) Line Management
6 34 (56.67%) Web Development
7 24 (40.00%) BDD
8 23 (38.33%) Test Automation
9 22 (36.67%) Prototyping
10 21 (35.00%) Front End Development
10 21 (35.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 21 (35.00%) Web Design
11 20 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
11 20 (33.33%) Visualisation
12 17 (28.33%) Rapid Prototyping
13 11 (18.33%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (18.33%) Digital Marketing
13 11 (18.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 43 (71.67%) Java
3 30 (50.00%) Python
4 29 (48.33%) Ruby
5 6 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.00%) C
7 1 (1.67%) PHP
7 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.67%) SQL
7 1 (1.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.33%) SC Cleared
3 10 (16.67%) CTC Cleared
4 6 (10.00%) BC Cleared
5 2 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.67%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Docker
2 4 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (15.00%) Puppet
2 5 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (6.67%) Ansible
3 4 (6.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) SAP
2 4 (6.67%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.67%) ATG
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle