Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 40 55
Rank change year-on-year -3 +15 -14
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 31 24 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 3.44% 2.79% 2.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.95% 3.31% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 40 21
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £625 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.00% +25.00% +19.05%
10th Percentile £280 £430 £306
90th Percentile £488 £638 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +24.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £40.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year - +263.64% +15.79%

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 785 726 994
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 87.03% 84.42% 82.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 402 673
South Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £262
90th Percentile £575 £600 £573
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +1.85% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 40
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £23.08 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.33% +4.89% +58.56%
10th Percentile £9.31 £13.50 £11.94
90th Percentile £24.93 £46.70 £47.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £14.53
% change year-on-year +6.25% +10.10% +0.22%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -6 15 £450 -28.00% 5
Barnsley - 14 £350 - 7
Configuration Management
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 14 (45.16%) DevOps
2 13 (41.94%) Linux
3 12 (38.71%) Java
3 12 (38.71%) ITIL
3 12 (38.71%) Service Management
3 12 (38.71%) CMDB
4 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
5 10 (32.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 10 (32.26%) Python
5 10 (32.26%) PRINCE2
6 9 (29.03%) Windows
6 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
6 9 (29.03%) Puppet
6 9 (29.03%) Web Operations
7 8 (25.81%) Node.js
7 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
7 8 (25.81%) SCCM
7 8 (25.81%) Shell Script
7 8 (25.81%) HTML
7 8 (25.81%) CSS
7 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
7 8 (25.81%) Ruby
8 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (19.35%) nginx
9 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (19.35%) HTTP
10 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
10 5 (16.13%) DNS
10 5 (16.13%) SSL

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 6 (19.35%) nginx
2 4 (12.90%) Apache
2 4 (12.90%) IIS
2 4 (12.90%) Jetty
2 4 (12.90%) Mongrel
2 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
2 4 (12.90%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.90%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (12.90%) Google App Engine
2 4 (12.90%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (9.68%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.23%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) HTTP
2 5 (16.13%) DNS
2 5 (16.13%) SSL
2 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
3 4 (12.90%) DHCP
3 4 (12.90%) FTP
3 4 (12.90%) IPsec
4 1 (3.23%) BIG-IP
4 1 (3.23%) Connectrix
4 1 (3.23%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
2 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.90%) Travis CI
3 2 (6.45%) JIRA
3 2 (6.45%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (3.23%) GitLab
4 1 (3.23%) JUnit
4 1 (3.23%) Maven
4 1 (3.23%) Selenium
4 1 (3.23%) SonarQube
4 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (3.23%) Billing
1 1 (3.23%) Electronics
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.23%) Marketing
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Configuration Management Specialist
1 11 (35.48%) Configuration Specialist
2 7 (22.58%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (6.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Web Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Storage Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) CSS
1 8 (25.81%) HTML
1 8 (25.81%) Node.js
2 5 (16.13%) .NET
2 5 (16.13%) J2EE
3 4 (12.90%) Servlets
4 1 (3.23%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (3.23%) Gherkin
4 1 (3.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) CMDB
2 2 (6.45%) NHS
2 2 (6.45%) Public Cloud
2 2 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.23%) Cloud Native
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Linux
2 9 (29.03%) Windows
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.45%) Unix
6 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) DevOps
2 12 (38.71%) ITIL
2 12 (38.71%) Service Management
3 10 (32.26%) PRINCE2
4 9 (29.03%) Web Operations
5 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (12.90%) Open Source
7 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.45%) Coaching
7 2 (6.45%) Decision-Making
7 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.45%) Microservices
7 2 (6.45%) Migration
7 2 (6.45%) OWASP
7 2 (6.45%) SFIA
7 2 (6.45%) Time Management
8 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.23%) Change Management
8 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.23%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) Java
2 10 (32.26%) Python
3 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
3 8 (25.81%) Ruby
3 8 (25.81%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.45%) Perl
5 1 (3.23%) Go
5 1 (3.23%) R
5 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) AWS Certification
4 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.90%) Xen
3 3 (9.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) Puppet
2 8 (25.81%) SCCM
3 4 (12.90%) Ansible
3 4 (12.90%) Terraform
4 1 (3.23%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Google
2 4 (12.90%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) Brocade
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco
3 1 (3.23%) EMC
3 1 (3.23%) F5
3 1 (3.23%) SAP