Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 14 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 58 72
Rank change year-on-year -25 +14 -15
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 88 105 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.56% 3.47% 2.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 4.01% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 100 52
West Yorkshire median daily rate £483 £530 £516
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.96% +2.71% +31.05%
10th Percentile £300 £399 £360
90th Percentile £588 £638 £689
Yorkshire median daily rate £463 £500 £516
% change year-on-year -7.50% -3.10% +25.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 1
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £40.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +263.64% +15.79%
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,002 2,616 3,041
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 87.50% 86.54% 87.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,047 1,811 1,976
West Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.47% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 67 73
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.21 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £11.18 £9.92 £10.20
90th Percentile £27.55 £40.00 £29.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £14.57
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.85% +4.04%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in West Yorkshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in West Yorkshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in West Yorkshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in West Yorkshire

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 14 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
Leeds -19 73 £491 -8.18% 24
Wakefield - 2 £475 -
Bradford - 1 - -
Halifax - 1 £415 - 1
Configuration Management
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 65 (73.86%) DevOps
2 64 (72.73%) Linux
3 55 (62.50%) Puppet
4 52 (59.09%) Jenkins
5 38 (43.18%) Amazon AWS
6 37 (42.05%) Opscode Chef
7 35 (39.77%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (36.36%) Docker
9 30 (34.09%) Open Source
9 30 (34.09%) Python
10 29 (32.95%) Microservices
11 27 (30.68%) Ansible
11 27 (30.68%) Bash Shell
12 26 (29.55%) Java
13 24 (27.27%) HTTP
14 23 (26.14%) Test Automation
15 21 (23.86%) Public Cloud
15 21 (23.86%) Terraform
15 21 (23.86%) TCP/IP
15 21 (23.86%) Microsoft
15 21 (23.86%) Agile Software Development
16 20 (22.73%) JIRA
16 20 (22.73%) Windows
16 20 (22.73%) Confluence
17 19 (21.59%) Amazon EC2
17 19 (21.59%) Mentoring
18 18 (20.45%) MongoDB
19 17 (19.32%) Coaching
19 17 (19.32%) DNS
19 17 (19.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 20 (22.73%) Confluence
2 11 (12.50%) nginx
3 5 (5.68%) OpenStack
3 5 (5.68%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.55%) CloudStack
4 4 (4.55%) JBoss
4 4 (4.55%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.55%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.14%) Apache
5 1 (1.14%) CMS
5 1 (1.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Magento
1 1 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 38 (43.18%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (21.59%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (18.18%) AWS CloudFormation
3 16 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (15.91%) Amazon S3
4 14 (15.91%) Route 53
4 14 (15.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 12 (13.64%) SaaS
6 11 (12.50%) Amazon SQS
6 11 (12.50%) IaaS
6 11 (12.50%) PaaS
6 11 (12.50%) Slack
7 10 (11.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 10 (11.36%) AWS Lambda
7 10 (11.36%) Serverless
8 7 (7.95%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (5.68%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (4.55%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (4.55%) Google Analytics
11 3 (3.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 24 (27.27%) HTTP
2 21 (23.86%) TCP/IP
3 17 (19.32%) DNS
4 14 (15.91%) Firewall
5 10 (11.36%) ICMP
5 10 (11.36%) VPN
6 9 (10.23%) SSL
7 6 (6.82%) DHCP
7 6 (6.82%) FTP
7 6 (6.82%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.45%) MongoDB
2 14 (15.91%) Amazon RDS
2 14 (15.91%) MySQL
3 10 (11.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 9 (10.23%) NoSQL
5 8 (9.09%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.68%) RDBMS
7 4 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.27%) Big Data
8 2 (2.27%) Neo4j
8 2 (2.27%) Redis
9 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 52 (59.09%) Jenkins
2 20 (22.73%) JIRA
3 14 (15.91%) GitLab
4 12 (13.64%) Octopus Deploy
4 12 (13.64%) SonarQube
5 11 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 7 (7.95%) Cucumber
7 6 (6.82%) Travis CI
8 5 (5.68%) Selenium
9 4 (4.55%) Ant
9 4 (4.55%) Gatling
9 4 (4.55%) IntelliJ
10 3 (3.41%) TeamCity
10 3 (3.41%) Vagrant
10 3 (3.41%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (1.14%) Grunt
11 1 (1.14%) Maven
11 1 (1.14%) RSpec
11 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (4.55%) Retail
2 2 (2.27%) Finance
3 1 (1.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (55.68%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (21.59%) AWS DevOps
3 14 (15.91%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 14 (15.91%) AWS Engineer
4 10 (11.36%) Developer
5 8 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
5 8 (9.09%) Platform Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 5 (5.68%) Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) Azure DevOps
7 5 (5.68%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Azure Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) DevOps Specialist
8 4 (4.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Scala Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Information Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.41%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (2.27%) Windows DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.50%) Node.js
2 9 (10.23%) .NET
3 6 (6.82%) CSS
3 6 (6.82%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (5.68%) Regular Expression
5 4 (4.55%) Gherkin
5 4 (4.55%) HTML
5 4 (4.55%) JSON
5 4 (4.55%) Play Framework
5 4 (4.55%) Servlets
5 4 (4.55%) XML
6 3 (3.41%) Kafka
6 3 (3.41%) REST
6 3 (3.41%) Web Services
7 2 (2.27%) Dropwizard
7 2 (2.27%) Hibernate
7 2 (2.27%) JAX-RS
7 2 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (2.27%) Sensu
8 1 (1.14%) Compass CSS Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.86%) Public Cloud
2 4 (4.55%) Clustering
2 4 (4.55%) CMDB
3 2 (2.27%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 64 (72.73%) Linux
2 20 (22.73%) Windows
3 17 (19.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (10.23%) CentOS
5 7 (7.95%) Unix
6 5 (5.68%) Ubuntu
7 3 (3.41%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.27%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.14%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (1.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (73.86%) DevOps
2 35 (39.77%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (34.09%) Open Source
4 29 (32.95%) Microservices
5 23 (26.14%) Test Automation
6 21 (23.86%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (21.59%) Mentoring
8 17 (19.32%) Coaching
9 16 (18.18%) Load Balancing
10 11 (12.50%) Software Delivery
11 10 (11.36%) Analytics
11 10 (11.36%) Auto-Scaling
11 10 (11.36%) Systems Engineering
12 7 (7.95%) Migration
12 7 (7.95%) Software Engineering
13 6 (6.82%) Incident Management
13 6 (6.82%) Workflow
14 5 (5.68%) Information Security
14 5 (5.68%) OOP
14 5 (5.68%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (34.09%) Python
2 27 (30.68%) Bash Shell
3 26 (29.55%) Java
4 16 (18.18%) Perl
5 14 (15.91%) Ruby
6 11 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 8 (9.09%) C#
8 5 (5.68%) SQL
9 4 (4.55%) Go
9 4 (4.55%) Groovy
9 4 (4.55%) Haskell
9 4 (4.55%) Scala
10 3 (3.41%) PHP
10 3 (3.41%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.14%) Java 8
11 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.14%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 8 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.14%) CCDP
3 1 (1.14%) CCNP
3 1 (1.14%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.14%) CISM
3 1 (1.14%) CISSP
System Software
1 32 (36.36%) Docker
2 8 (9.09%) Xen
3 6 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.68%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (4.55%) Active Directory
5 4 (4.55%) vSphere
5 4 (4.55%) XenServer
6 2 (2.27%) Varnish
7 1 (1.14%) KVM
7 1 (1.14%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 55 (62.50%) Puppet
2 37 (42.05%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (30.68%) Ansible
4 21 (23.86%) Terraform
5 14 (15.91%) Kubernetes
6 10 (11.36%) Grafana
7 6 (6.82%) Packer
7 6 (6.82%) Rancher
8 5 (5.68%) Salt
9 4 (4.55%) Kibana
9 4 (4.55%) Prometheus
10 3 (3.41%) Cobbler
11 2 (2.27%) CFEngine
11 2 (2.27%) Consul
11 2 (2.27%) Graphite
11 2 (2.27%) HAProxy
11 2 (2.27%) Mesos
12 1 (1.14%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (1.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (23.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.23%) Google
3 6 (6.82%) VMware
4 4 (4.55%) Adobe
4 4 (4.55%) Black Duck
4 4 (4.55%) Intel
4 4 (4.55%) McAfee
4 4 (4.55%) Netskope
5 3 (3.41%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.27%) BMC
6 2 (2.27%) Oracle
7 1 (1.14%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.14%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (1.14%) Cisco
7 1 (1.14%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (1.14%) Remedy
7 1 (1.14%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.14%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.14%) Splunk