Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 62 60
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2 -20
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 89 105 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.92% 3.34% 3.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.46% 3.95% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 47 107
West Yorkshire median daily rate £535 £516 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.68% +25.85% +2.50%
10th Percentile £365 £358 £307
90th Percentile £638 £696 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £500 £425
% change year-on-year - +17.65% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +263.64% - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £14.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year +180.70% -22.97% -51.32%

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 2,569 2,656 3,572
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 84.20% 84.59% 84.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,744 1,737 2,403
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +5.48%
10th Percentile £263 £262 £266
90th Percentile £550 £539 £560
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 70 104
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -5.57% +5.90%
10th Percentile £9.81 £10.19 £9.99
90th Percentile £40.00 £29.55 £27.51
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.81 £15.00
% change year-on-year +18.18% -1.28% +0.45%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +6 83 £535 -2.73% 25
Configuration Management
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 60 (67.42%) Python
2 51 (57.30%) Linux
3 49 (55.06%) Git (software)
4 42 (47.19%) Jenkins
5 41 (46.07%) DevOps
6 40 (44.94%) Puppet
7 37 (41.57%) Bash Shell
8 36 (40.45%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (33.71%) Docker
10 29 (32.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 29 (32.58%) Perl
10 29 (32.58%) Shell Script
11 28 (31.46%) Opscode Chef
12 27 (30.34%) Ansible
13 26 (29.21%) Splunk
14 24 (26.97%) HTTP
14 24 (26.97%) Clustering
14 24 (26.97%) Load Balancing
15 23 (25.84%) Mentoring
16 22 (24.72%) JIRA
16 22 (24.72%) Ruby
17 21 (23.60%) Confluence
18 19 (21.35%) Coaching
18 19 (21.35%) Microservices
18 19 (21.35%) Java
19 18 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
19 18 (20.22%) Continuous Delivery
19 18 (20.22%) Capacity Planning
19 18 (20.22%) Amazon AWS
19 18 (20.22%) nginx

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 21 (23.60%) Confluence
2 18 (20.22%) nginx
3 7 (7.87%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (6.74%) OpenStack
5 4 (4.49%) CloudStack
6 1 (1.12%) Apache
6 1 (1.12%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (20.22%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (19.10%) Slack
3 14 (15.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (8.99%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (5.62%) GitHub
5 5 (5.62%) IaaS
5 5 (5.62%) PaaS
6 4 (4.49%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (4.49%) SaaS
7 3 (3.37%) Heroku
8 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (26.97%) HTTP
2 5 (5.62%) DNS
3 3 (3.37%) 3G
4 2 (2.25%) Firewall
4 2 (2.25%) Network Security
5 1 (1.12%) LAN
5 1 (1.12%) VPN
5 1 (1.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.74%) MongoDB
2 5 (5.62%) Redis
3 4 (4.49%) Big Data
3 4 (4.49%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.12%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.12%) HBase
5 1 (1.12%) Impala
5 1 (1.12%) MySQL
5 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.12%) Riak
5 1 (1.12%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 49 (55.06%) Git (software)
2 42 (47.19%) Jenkins
3 22 (24.72%) JIRA
4 17 (19.10%) SonarQube
5 6 (6.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (6.74%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (5.62%) Subversion
7 4 (4.49%) JUnit
8 3 (3.37%) MSTest
8 3 (3.37%) NUnit
8 3 (3.37%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (2.25%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.25%) GoCD
9 2 (2.25%) Selenium
9 2 (2.25%) Travis CI
9 2 (2.25%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.12%) Appium
10 1 (1.12%) Gradle
10 1 (1.12%) Maven
10 1 (1.12%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (7.87%) Games
2 6 (6.74%) Finance
3 2 (2.25%) Marketing
3 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.12%) Electronics
4 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.12%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 37 (41.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (25.84%) Linux Engineer
3 21 (23.60%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 21 (23.60%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 15 (16.85%) Senior DevOps
4 15 (16.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 10 (11.24%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 7 (7.87%) Developer
7 6 (6.74%) Lead DevOps
7 6 (6.74%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Implementation Specialist
8 5 (5.62%) Release Manager
8 5 (5.62%) Software Manager
9 4 (4.49%) Consultant
9 4 (4.49%) Linux Scripter
9 4 (4.49%) Monitoring Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) NOC Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Scala Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Software Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.24%) Node.js
2 6 (6.74%) Regular Expression
3 5 (5.62%) CSS
3 5 (5.62%) HTML
3 5 (5.62%) LAMP
3 5 (5.62%) Memcached
3 5 (5.62%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (4.49%) Ajax
4 4 (4.49%) CSS3
4 4 (4.49%) HTML5
4 4 (4.49%) JSON
4 4 (4.49%) Play Framework
4 4 (4.49%) REST
4 4 (4.49%) RESTful
4 4 (4.49%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (4.49%) Spring
4 4 (4.49%) Web Services
5 3 (3.37%) Django
5 3 (3.37%) Guice
5 3 (3.37%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.97%) Clustering
2 10 (11.24%) Public Cloud
3 7 (7.87%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.87%) Private Cloud
4 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.37%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.37%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.12%) User Experience
6 1 (1.12%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 51 (57.30%) Linux
2 29 (32.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (12.36%) CentOS
4 7 (7.87%) Unix
5 5 (5.62%) Windows
6 2 (2.25%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.12%) Android
7 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (46.07%) DevOps
2 36 (40.45%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (26.97%) Load Balancing
4 23 (25.84%) Mentoring
5 19 (21.35%) Coaching
5 19 (21.35%) Microservices
6 18 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (20.22%) Capacity Planning
6 18 (20.22%) Continuous Delivery
7 17 (19.10%) ITIL
7 17 (19.10%) Static Code Analysis
8 12 (13.48%) Release Management
8 12 (13.48%) Software Engineering
9 10 (11.24%) User Stories
10 9 (10.11%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (8.99%) Test Automation
12 7 (7.87%) High Availability
12 7 (7.87%) Kanban
13 6 (6.74%) Open Source
13 6 (6.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 60 (67.42%) Python
2 37 (41.57%) Bash Shell
3 29 (32.58%) Perl
3 29 (32.58%) Shell Script
4 22 (24.72%) Ruby
5 19 (21.35%) Java
6 12 (13.48%) PHP
7 7 (7.87%) JavaScript
8 5 (5.62%) Scala
9 3 (3.37%) C#
10 2 (2.25%) C++
10 2 (2.25%) Go
11 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (15.73%) Degree
2 5 (5.62%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.12%) ISEB
3 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) GCP
2 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 30 (33.71%) Docker
2 7 (7.87%) Xen
3 1 (1.12%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 40 (44.94%) Puppet
2 28 (31.46%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (30.34%) Ansible
4 9 (10.11%) Kubernetes
4 9 (10.11%) Salt
5 8 (8.99%) Graphite
5 8 (8.99%) Opsview
5 8 (8.99%) Terraform
6 5 (5.62%) Grafana
6 5 (5.62%) Marathon
6 5 (5.62%) Mesos
7 3 (3.37%) CFEngine
7 3 (3.37%) Nagios
8 2 (2.25%) Rancher
9 1 (1.12%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.12%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 26 (29.21%) Splunk
2 17 (19.10%) CA
3 12 (13.48%) Red Hat
4 11 (12.36%) Microsoft
5 7 (7.87%) F5
6 6 (6.74%) SaltStack
7 5 (5.62%) New Relic
8 4 (4.49%) Brocade
9 3 (3.37%) Google
9 3 (3.37%) Intel
9 3 (3.37%) McAfee
10 2 (2.25%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.25%) Cisco
10 2 (2.25%) Juniper
11 1 (1.12%) ArcSight
11 1 (1.12%) Capita
11 1 (1.12%) SAP