Period
to 18 June 2019

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 18 June 2019 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
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 79 54
Rank change year-on-year -11 -25 +27
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 55 104 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.93% 3.08% 3.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 3.47% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 72 43
West Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £423 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.34% -0.59% -1.16%
10th Percentile £419 £314 £315
90th Percentile £588 £550 £600
Yorkshire median daily rate £506 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +19.12% -3.41% -3.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +175.86% -21.62%

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 2,441 2,995 2,444
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 85.86% 88.74% 87.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,623 2,019 1,634
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £275 £293 £283
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 63 47
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +40.00% -13.79%
10th Percentile £11.25 £9.81 £8.41
90th Percentile £28.73 £41.00 £31.18
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.86 £20.61 £13.00
% change year-on-year -18.20% +58.54% -17.46%

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 18 June 2019.

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 18 June 2019. 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 -9 48 £500 +17.65% 3
Bradford -6 2 £475 -
Wetherby - 2 £383 -
Configuration Management
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 June 2019, 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 34 (61.82%) DevOps
2 30 (54.55%) Linux
3 23 (41.82%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (41.82%) Jenkins
4 22 (40.00%) Puppet
5 20 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
6 17 (30.91%) Python
6 17 (30.91%) Java
7 15 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (25.45%) HTTP
8 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
9 12 (21.82%) TCP/IP
9 12 (21.82%) Microservices
10 11 (20.00%) Test Automation
10 11 (20.00%) Open Source
10 11 (20.00%) DNS
10 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (18.18%) SSL
11 10 (18.18%) MySQL
11 10 (18.18%) MongoDB
12 9 (16.36%) NoSQL
12 9 (16.36%) Git (software)
12 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (16.36%) DHCP
12 9 (16.36%) FTP
12 9 (16.36%) Software Engineering
12 9 (16.36%) IPsec
12 9 (16.36%) Travis CI
13 8 (14.55%) Migration
13 8 (14.55%) RDBMS

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 4 (7.27%) Confluence
2 3 (5.45%) nginx
2 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.64%) Apache
3 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.82%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.82%) IIS
4 1 (1.82%) JBoss
4 1 (1.82%) Jetty
4 1 (1.82%) Mongrel
4 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (14.55%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (10.91%) Amazon ELB
4 6 (10.91%) Amazon S3
5 5 (9.09%) IaaS
5 5 (9.09%) Route 53
5 5 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (7.27%) PaaS
6 4 (7.27%) SaaS
7 3 (5.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (5.45%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (5.45%) GitHub
8 2 (3.64%) Slack
9 1 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (1.82%) Azure Stack
9 1 (1.82%) BrowserStack
9 1 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (1.82%) Sauce Labs
9 1 (1.82%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.45%) HTTP
2 12 (21.82%) TCP/IP
3 11 (20.00%) DNS
4 10 (18.18%) SSL
5 9 (16.36%) DHCP
5 9 (16.36%) FTP
5 9 (16.36%) IPsec
6 1 (1.82%) DMZ
6 1 (1.82%) Firewall
6 1 (1.82%) ICMP
6 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) MongoDB
1 10 (18.18%) MySQL
2 9 (16.36%) NoSQL
3 8 (14.55%) RDBMS
3 8 (14.55%) Relational Database
4 6 (10.91%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (7.27%) Big Data
5 4 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
6 3 (5.45%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.82%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.82%) HBase
8 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (41.82%) Jenkins
2 9 (16.36%) Git (software)
2 9 (16.36%) Travis CI
3 7 (12.73%) JIRA
4 4 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.45%) GitLab
5 3 (5.45%) SonarQube
6 2 (3.64%) JUnit
6 2 (3.64%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (3.64%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.82%) Ant
7 1 (1.82%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.82%) FishEye
7 1 (1.82%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.82%) Maven
7 1 (1.82%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.82%) Selenium
7 1 (1.82%) TestNG
General
1 6 (10.91%) Retail
2 3 (5.45%) Advertising
2 3 (5.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (49.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (10.91%) Analyst
2 6 (10.91%) AWS DevOps
3 5 (9.09%) Information Analyst
3 5 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
3 5 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) Architect
4 4 (7.27%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Developer
5 2 (3.64%) Data Architect
5 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 2 (3.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (3.64%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (3.64%) Linux Support
5 2 (3.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (3.64%) Software Engineer
6 1 (1.82%) Head of Infrastructure
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) CSS
1 4 (7.27%) XML
2 3 (5.45%) Node.js
2 3 (5.45%) Web Services
2 3 (5.45%) XSLT
3 2 (3.64%) .NET
3 2 (3.64%) J2EE
3 2 (3.64%) LDAP
3 2 (3.64%) Servlets
3 2 (3.64%) Spring
4 1 (1.82%) EJB
4 1 (1.82%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.82%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.82%) HTML
4 1 (1.82%) HTML5
4 1 (1.82%) J2SE
4 1 (1.82%) JSON
4 1 (1.82%) Kafka
4 1 (1.82%) REST
4 1 (1.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 5 (9.09%) Public Cloud
2 2 (3.64%) Clustering
2 2 (3.64%) NHS
2 2 (3.64%) Reference Data
2 2 (3.64%) Smartcard
3 1 (1.82%) CMDB
3 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.82%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (54.55%) Linux
2 8 (14.55%) CentOS
3 5 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (7.27%) Ubuntu
4 4 (7.27%) Windows
5 3 (5.45%) Unix
6 1 (1.82%) Android
6 1 (1.82%) Debian
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (61.82%) DevOps
2 15 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (21.82%) Microservices
4 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (20.00%) Open Source
4 11 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 9 (16.36%) Software Engineering
6 8 (14.55%) Migration
7 7 (12.73%) Target Operating Model
7 7 (12.73%) Thought Leadership
8 6 (10.91%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (9.09%) Data Loss Prevention
9 5 (9.09%) OO
9 5 (9.09%) OOP
9 5 (9.09%) Scrum
9 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (7.27%) Change Management
10 4 (7.27%) Incident Management
10 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure as Code
10 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.91%) Java
1 17 (30.91%) Python
2 7 (12.73%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.91%) Bash Shell
4 5 (9.09%) C#
4 5 (9.09%) Perl
4 5 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 5 (9.09%) Ruby
4 5 (9.09%) SQL
5 3 (5.45%) Go
6 1 (1.82%) Groovy
6 1 (1.82%) PHP
6 1 (1.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) Data Quality
1 2 (3.64%) Dublin Core
2 1 (1.82%) GDPR
2 1 (1.82%) PMO
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 8 (14.55%) Docker
2 7 (12.73%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.82%) vSphere
5 1 (1.82%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (41.82%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (40.00%) Puppet
3 8 (14.55%) Ansible
4 6 (10.91%) Terraform
5 5 (9.09%) CASB
5 5 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (7.27%) Kubernetes
7 3 (5.45%) Grafana
7 3 (5.45%) Packer
8 2 (3.64%) Prometheus
8 2 (3.64%) Salt
8 2 (3.64%) SCCM
9 1 (1.82%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (1.82%) Kibana
9 1 (1.82%) Oozie
9 1 (1.82%) Rancher
9 1 (1.82%) SCOrch
9 1 (1.82%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) Symantec
3 5 (9.09%) McAfee
3 5 (9.09%) VMware
4 3 (5.45%) Google
4 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.64%) Black Duck
5 2 (3.64%) Netskope
5 2 (3.64%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.64%) Splunk
6 1 (1.82%) Alibaba
6 1 (1.82%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.82%) Automation Anywhere
6 1 (1.82%) Blue Prism
6 1 (1.82%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.82%) Remedy
6 1 (1.82%) Sonatype
6 1 (1.82%) UiPath
6 1 (1.82%) webMethods
6 1 (1.82%) Xamarin