The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 28 March 2017 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 67 34
Rank change year-on-year +32 -33  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 114 74 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 5.36% 2.58% 5.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.49% 3.18% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 62 87
Median daily rate £425 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.52% +35.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £303 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.50 - £9.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £43.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +2.32% +22.85%  

Configuration Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1757 2325 2218
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 82.68% 81.10% 82.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1123 1591 1436
Median daily rate £410 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.60% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 64 64
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.21% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £10.20 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Yorkshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Yorkshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in Yorkshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Yorkshire

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +29 67 £450 - 17
South Yorkshire +23 39 £433 -8.94% 2
North Yorkshire +11 5 £338 -7.53% 2
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 109 (58.92%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (58.38%) Linux
3 99 (53.51%) Git (software)
4 80 (43.24%) Continuous Integration
4 80 (43.24%) DevOps
5 78 (42.16%) Java
6 77 (41.62%) CSS
7 76 (41.08%) Ruby
8 70 (37.84%) Python
8 70 (37.84%) JavaScript
9 67 (36.22%) HTML
10 66 (35.68%) HTTP
11 65 (35.14%) Unix
11 65 (35.14%) Relational Database
12 54 (29.19%) Puppet
13 53 (28.65%) Jenkins
13 53 (28.65%) Web Development
14 51 (27.57%) Mac OS X
15 46 (24.86%) TDD
16 42 (22.70%) Web Design
17 41 (22.16%) Ansible
18 39 (21.08%) Mentoring
18 39 (21.08%) Opscode Chef
18 39 (21.08%) Responsive Web Design
18 39 (21.08%) Web Services
19 38 (20.54%) REST
19 38 (20.54%) Open Source
20 37 (20.00%) Automated Testing
21 35 (18.92%) Subversion
21 35 (18.92%) Scala

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 18 (9.73%) Confluence
2 6 (3.24%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (2.16%) Apache
4 4 (2.16%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (2.16%) nginx
5 3 (1.62%) IIS
5 3 (1.62%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.08%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.08%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.54%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.54%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.54%) Liferay
7 1 (0.54%) Live Communications Server
7 1 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (3.24%) MS Office
2 4 (2.16%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.49%) IaaS
3 11 (5.95%) GitHub
4 10 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (3.78%) PaaS
6 6 (3.24%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.62%) Loggly
7 3 (1.62%) SaaS
7 3 (1.62%) Sumo Logic
8 2 (1.08%) Slack
9 1 (0.54%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.54%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.54%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.54%) Office 365
9 1 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 66 (35.68%) HTTP
2 14 (7.57%) TCP/IP
3 10 (5.41%) Firewall
4 7 (3.78%) SSL
5 5 (2.70%) LDAP
6 3 (1.62%) DHCP
6 3 (1.62%) DNS
7 2 (1.08%) Network Security
7 2 (1.08%) SAN
8 1 (0.54%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.54%) Internet
8 1 (0.54%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.54%) NAS
8 1 (0.54%) SMS
8 1 (0.54%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (35.14%) Relational Database
2 27 (14.59%) MongoDB
3 23 (12.43%) MySQL
4 22 (11.89%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (7.03%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (5.95%) NoSQL
7 9 (4.86%) SQL Server
8 5 (2.70%) Big Data
8 5 (2.70%) DB2
8 5 (2.70%) DB2 UDB
8 5 (2.70%) OLTP
9 3 (1.62%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.62%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.62%) QlikView
9 3 (1.62%) Riak
10 1 (0.54%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.54%) MS Access
10 1 (0.54%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.54%) Redis
Development Applications
1 99 (53.51%) Git (software)
2 53 (28.65%) Jenkins
3 35 (18.92%) Subversion
4 27 (14.59%) JIRA
5 13 (7.03%) Maven
6 12 (6.49%) JUnit
7 9 (4.86%) Vagrant
8 7 (3.78%) Selenium
9 6 (3.24%) Cucumber
9 6 (3.24%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (3.24%) WebDriver
10 5 (2.70%) Grunt
10 5 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (2.16%) GoCD
12 3 (1.62%) Artifactory
12 3 (1.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (1.62%) GitLab
13 2 (1.08%) Hudson
13 2 (1.08%) Jasmine
13 2 (1.08%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (6.49%) Finance
2 4 (2.16%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.62%) Banking
3 3 (1.62%) Electronics
3 3 (1.62%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.62%) Marketing
4 1 (0.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (40.54%) Developer
2 45 (24.32%) DevOps Engineer
3 43 (23.24%) Java Developer
4 18 (9.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 17 (9.19%) Scala Developer
6 16 (8.65%) Architect
7 11 (5.95%) Administrator
8 9 (4.86%) HTML Developer
8 9 (4.86%) WebOps Engineer
9 8 (4.32%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
10 6 (3.24%) Analyst
10 6 (3.24%) Automation Engineer
10 6 (3.24%) Automation Tester
10 6 (3.24%) Full Stack Developer
10 6 (3.24%) Java Automation Tester
10 6 (3.24%) Java Scala Developer
10 6 (3.24%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 6 (3.24%) Selenium Tester
10 6 (3.24%) Technical Architect
10 6 (3.24%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (41.62%) CSS
2 67 (36.22%) HTML
3 39 (21.08%) Web Services
4 38 (20.54%) REST
5 29 (15.68%) CSS3
5 29 (15.68%) HTML5
6 20 (10.81%) Spring
7 17 (9.19%) Django
8 16 (8.65%) Ajax
8 16 (8.65%) JSON
8 16 (8.65%) Play Framework
8 16 (8.65%) Ruby on Rails
9 11 (5.95%) Node.js
10 10 (5.41%) Guice
10 10 (5.41%) RESTful
10 10 (5.41%) Spring MVC
11 8 (4.32%) AngularJS
11 8 (4.32%) jQuery
12 7 (3.78%) Spring Boot
13 6 (3.24%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.51%) User Experience
2 9 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.24%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.24%) Replication
4 5 (2.70%) CMDB
4 5 (2.70%) HACMP
5 4 (2.16%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.16%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.62%) Clustering
6 3 (1.62%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.62%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.08%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.08%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.54%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.54%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.54%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.54%) PKI
8 1 (0.54%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.54%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 108 (58.38%) Linux
2 65 (35.14%) Unix
3 51 (27.57%) Mac OS X
4 20 (10.81%) Windows
5 6 (3.24%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.08%) CentOS
8 2 (1.08%) CoreOS
8 2 (1.08%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.54%) Solaris
9 1 (0.54%) VMS
9 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (58.92%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (43.24%) Continuous Integration
2 80 (43.24%) DevOps
3 53 (28.65%) Web Development
4 46 (24.86%) TDD
5 42 (22.70%) Web Design
6 39 (21.08%) Mentoring
6 39 (21.08%) Responsive Web Design
7 38 (20.54%) Open Source
8 37 (20.00%) Automated Testing
9 34 (18.38%) Continuous Delivery
9 34 (18.38%) Visualisation
10 31 (16.76%) Line Management
11 25 (13.51%) Scrum
12 21 (11.35%) BDD
12 21 (11.35%) Front End Development
12 21 (11.35%) SDLC
13 19 (10.27%) Prototyping
14 14 (7.57%) Continuous Deployment
15 12 (6.49%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 78 (42.16%) Java
2 76 (41.08%) Ruby
3 70 (37.84%) JavaScript
3 70 (37.84%) Python
4 35 (18.92%) Scala
5 21 (11.35%) Bash Shell
6 15 (8.11%) SQL
7 12 (6.49%) C#
7 12 (6.49%) Go
8 7 (3.78%) PHP
9 6 (3.24%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.70%) AWK
11 4 (2.16%) C++
12 3 (1.62%) C
12 3 (1.62%) Groovy
12 3 (1.62%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.54%) Korn
13 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.24%) BC Cleared
3 5 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.62%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.62%) CCA
5 1 (0.54%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.54%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.54%) ISEB
5 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.32%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.16%) QA
3 2 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (12.97%) Docker
2 8 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.24%) vSphere
4 5 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.62%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.62%) etcd
5 3 (1.62%) flannel
5 3 (1.62%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.08%) Ceph
6 2 (1.08%) GlusterFS
6 2 (1.08%) Xen
7 1 (0.54%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.54%) KVM
7 1 (0.54%) NFS
7 1 (0.54%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.54%) vCloud
7 1 (0.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 54 (29.19%) Puppet
2 41 (22.16%) Ansible
3 39 (21.08%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (15.14%) Salt
5 8 (4.32%) SCCM
6 6 (3.24%) Kubernetes
7 5 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (2.16%) Nagios
9 3 (1.62%) Graphite
9 3 (1.62%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (1.62%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (1.62%) rkt
9 3 (1.62%) ZABBIX
10 2 (1.08%) HAProxy
10 2 (1.08%) logstash
10 2 (1.08%) Rancher
10 2 (1.08%) SCOM
10 2 (1.08%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.54%) Netcool
11 1 (0.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 16 (8.65%) Google
2 10 (5.41%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.41%) Splunk
3 9 (4.86%) Oracle
3 9 (4.86%) VMware
4 7 (3.78%) New Relic
5 5 (2.70%) Atlassian
5 5 (2.70%) IBM
5 5 (2.70%) NetApp
5 5 (2.70%) Rackspace
5 5 (2.70%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.70%) SaltStack
6 4 (2.16%) AppDynamics
6 4 (2.16%) MuleSoft
7 3 (1.62%) HP
7 3 (1.62%) SAP
8 2 (1.08%) Cisco
8 2 (1.08%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.54%) RightScale
9 1 (0.54%) WSO2
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