Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 66 71
Rank change year-on-year -17 +5 -37
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 93 97 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.73% 3.43% 2.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 3.92% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 72 69
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £483 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.74% +4.89% +31.43%
10th Percentile £313 £363 £372
90th Percentile £578 £638 £588
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £470 £500
% change year-on-year -4.26% -6.00% +42.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 - £11.00
10th Percentile £39.00 - £10.50
90th Percentile £41.00 - £11.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year - +218.18% +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 3,031 2,473 3,584
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 88.91% 87.57% 88.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,076 1,700 2,444
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £305 £275 £288
90th Percentile £544 £550 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 56 55
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £13.93 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.98% +7.15% -14.75%
10th Percentile £11.17 £8.41 £10.20
90th Percentile £36.28 £33.82 £19.90
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.51 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +25.04% -3.45% +1.75%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -17 77 £450 -12.62% 22
Halifax +5 4 £400 -11.11%
Bradford -9 2 - - 1
Wakefield -2 1 - -
Pudsey - 1 - - 1
Configuration Management
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 56 (60.22%) Puppet
2 53 (56.99%) Linux
3 51 (54.84%) DevOps
4 48 (51.61%) Jenkins
5 45 (48.39%) Continuous Integration
6 44 (47.31%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (43.01%) Java
8 38 (40.86%) Python
8 38 (40.86%) Git (software)
9 35 (37.63%) Docker
10 31 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
11 28 (30.11%) Amazon AWS
12 27 (29.03%) Ansible
13 22 (23.66%) Microservices
13 22 (23.66%) Bash Shell
13 22 (23.66%) Ruby
14 21 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 20 (21.51%) Perl
16 19 (20.43%) Open Source
16 19 (20.43%) nginx
17 18 (19.35%) HTTP
18 17 (18.28%) Windows
18 17 (18.28%) Test Automation
19 16 (17.20%) PHP
19 16 (17.20%) TCP/IP
19 16 (17.20%) Microsoft
19 16 (17.20%) SSL
19 16 (17.20%) Red Hat
20 14 (15.05%) JavaScript
20 14 (15.05%) Tomcat

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 19 (20.43%) nginx
2 14 (15.05%) Tomcat
3 11 (11.83%) WebSphere
4 9 (9.68%) OpenStack
5 8 (8.60%) Apache
5 8 (8.60%) IIS
5 8 (8.60%) Jetty
5 8 (8.60%) Mongrel
6 5 (5.38%) CMS
7 3 (3.23%) CloudStack
7 3 (3.23%) Confluence
7 3 (3.23%) JBoss
7 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 28 (30.11%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (10.75%) PaaS
4 9 (9.68%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (8.60%) Google App Engine
5 8 (8.60%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (8.60%) IaaS
6 7 (7.53%) SaaS
7 6 (6.45%) GitHub
7 6 (6.45%) Google Analytics
8 5 (5.38%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (5.38%) Slack
8 5 (5.38%) Trello
9 4 (4.30%) Office 365
10 3 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (1.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (1.08%) Amazon S3
11 1 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (1.08%) CloudFront
11 1 (1.08%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.35%) HTTP
2 16 (17.20%) SSL
2 16 (17.20%) TCP/IP
3 10 (10.75%) DNS
3 10 (10.75%) FTP
3 10 (10.75%) IPsec
4 9 (9.68%) DHCP
5 4 (4.30%) Firewall
6 1 (1.08%) BGP
6 1 (1.08%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.08%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.08%) Internet
6 1 (1.08%) LAN
6 1 (1.08%) MPLS
6 1 (1.08%) OSPF
6 1 (1.08%) SMS
6 1 (1.08%) SSH
6 1 (1.08%) VPN
6 1 (1.08%) VRRP
6 1 (1.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.75%) NoSQL
2 8 (8.60%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.38%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.30%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.23%) MySQL
5 3 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.15%) Big Data
6 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.15%) Redis
7 1 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.08%) Riak
Development Applications
1 48 (51.61%) Jenkins
2 38 (40.86%) Git (software)
3 10 (10.75%) Selenium
4 9 (9.68%) JIRA
4 9 (9.68%) Travis CI
5 7 (7.53%) Cucumber
5 7 (7.53%) TeamCity
6 6 (6.45%) Ant
6 6 (6.45%) Gatling
6 6 (6.45%) IntelliJ
6 6 (6.45%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (4.30%) WebDriver
8 3 (3.23%) Maven
8 3 (3.23%) SonarQube
9 2 (2.15%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.15%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (2.15%) Vagrant
10 1 (1.08%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.08%) Mocha
General
1 5 (5.38%) Finance
2 2 (2.15%) Banking
2 2 (2.15%) Games
2 2 (2.15%) Online Betting
2 2 (2.15%) Retail
3 1 (1.08%) Advertising
3 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (34.41%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (19.35%) Developer
3 10 (10.75%) Platform Engineer
4 7 (7.53%) Senior DevOps
5 6 (6.45%) IT Manager
5 6 (6.45%) IT Services Manager
5 6 (6.45%) Scala Developer
5 6 (6.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 6 (6.45%) Service Manager
5 6 (6.45%) Tester
6 5 (5.38%) Analyst
6 5 (5.38%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) Automation Tester
6 5 (5.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 5 (5.38%) Python Developer
7 4 (4.30%) Agile Tester
7 4 (4.30%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.05%) Servlets
2 11 (11.83%) .NET
3 8 (8.60%) J2EE
4 7 (7.53%) Node.js
5 6 (6.45%) CSS
5 6 (6.45%) Gherkin
6 5 (5.38%) JSON
6 5 (5.38%) Kafka
6 5 (5.38%) Play Framework
6 5 (5.38%) XML
7 4 (4.30%) Web Services
8 3 (3.23%) Doctrine
9 2 (2.15%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (2.15%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (2.15%) Sensu
10 1 (1.08%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.08%) Ajax
10 1 (1.08%) DOM
10 1 (1.08%) jQuery
10 1 (1.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.45%) Public Cloud
2 5 (5.38%) Clustering
3 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.15%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.15%) NHS
5 2 (2.15%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.08%) CMDB
6 1 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.08%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.08%) Replication
6 1 (1.08%) Tandem
6 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 53 (56.99%) Linux
2 21 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (18.28%) Windows
4 7 (7.53%) Ubuntu
5 4 (4.30%) CentOS
6 2 (2.15%) Unix
7 1 (1.08%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (1.08%) Android
7 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.08%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (54.84%) DevOps
2 45 (48.39%) Continuous Integration
3 44 (47.31%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (23.66%) Microservices
5 19 (20.43%) Open Source
6 17 (18.28%) Test Automation
7 14 (15.05%) TDD
8 12 (12.90%) ITIL
9 10 (10.75%) Mentoring
9 10 (10.75%) Release Management
9 10 (10.75%) Service Delivery
10 9 (9.68%) Deployment Automation
10 9 (9.68%) Project Management
11 7 (7.53%) Change Management
11 7 (7.53%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (7.53%) Service Management
11 7 (7.53%) SFIA
11 7 (7.53%) Stakeholder Identification
12 6 (6.45%) Analytics
12 6 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 40 (43.01%) Java
2 38 (40.86%) Python
3 22 (23.66%) Bash Shell
3 22 (23.66%) Ruby
4 20 (21.51%) Perl
5 16 (17.20%) PHP
6 14 (15.05%) JavaScript
7 11 (11.83%) Go
7 11 (11.83%) Shell Script
8 9 (9.68%) C#
9 8 (8.60%) Groovy
10 6 (6.45%) Haskell
10 6 (6.45%) Scala
10 6 (6.45%) SQL
11 1 (1.08%) C
11 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (5.38%) SC Cleared
1 5 (5.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.15%) Degree
4 1 (1.08%) CCDP
4 1 (1.08%) CCNA
4 1 (1.08%) CCNP
4 1 (1.08%) CCSA
4 1 (1.08%) CCSE
4 1 (1.08%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (1.08%) CISM
4 1 (1.08%) CISSP
4 1 (1.08%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.08%) ISEB
4 1 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.08%) PMO
1 1 (1.08%) QA
1 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (37.63%) Docker
2 11 (11.83%) Xen
3 10 (10.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.23%) vSphere
4 3 (3.23%) XenServer
5 2 (2.15%) Varnish
6 1 (1.08%) KVM
6 1 (1.08%) QEMU
6 1 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 56 (60.22%) Puppet
2 31 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (29.03%) Ansible
4 14 (15.05%) Terraform
5 13 (13.98%) Salt
6 8 (8.60%) Grafana
7 6 (6.45%) Kibana
8 5 (5.38%) CFEngine
9 4 (4.30%) Rancher
10 3 (3.23%) Kubernetes
10 3 (3.23%) Packer
11 2 (2.15%) Cobbler
11 2 (2.15%) Consul
11 2 (2.15%) Graphite
11 2 (2.15%) HAProxy
11 2 (2.15%) Marathon
11 2 (2.15%) Mesos
12 1 (1.08%) SCCM
12 1 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
12 1 (1.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (17.20%) Microsoft
1 16 (17.20%) Red Hat
2 14 (15.05%) Google
3 10 (10.75%) VMware
4 6 (6.45%) Splunk
5 5 (5.38%) Adobe
6 4 (4.30%) CA
6 4 (4.30%) ServiceNow
7 3 (3.23%) Zend
8 2 (2.15%) Brocade
8 2 (2.15%) Cisco
8 2 (2.15%) F5
9 1 (1.08%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.08%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.08%) CommVault
9 1 (1.08%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.08%) Oracle
9 1 (1.08%) SaltStack
9 1 (1.08%) SolarWinds