Period
to 20 November 2018

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 6 months to 20 November 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 73 78
Rank change year-on-year -20 +5 -13
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 114 127 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.29% 2.89% 2.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 3.39% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 110 85
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% - +31.15%
10th Percentile £250 £388 £358
90th Percentile £575 £638 £608
England median daily rate £500 £500 £474
% change year-on-year - +5.60% +8.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £40.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +263.64% +15.79%
England median hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year -17.50% +0.63% -3.05%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,308 3,742 4,601
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.63% 85.28% 85.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,914 2,489 2,986
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £280 £256 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 102 135
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.25 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.48% +3.39% +1.72%
10th Percentile £10.68 £9.82 £10.85
90th Percentile £43.25 £40.00 £40.30
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -6.38% +2.17% +4.55%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 20 November 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 20 November 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
West Yorkshire -23 82 £450 -14.29% 30
South Yorkshire -7 25 £425 -20.56% 16
North Yorkshire +2 5 £175 -64.10% 3
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 71 (62.28%) Linux
2 70 (61.40%) DevOps
3 58 (50.88%) Puppet
4 57 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 44 (38.60%) Java
6 42 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
6 42 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
7 39 (34.21%) Python
8 37 (32.46%) Opscode Chef
8 37 (32.46%) Docker
9 35 (30.70%) Open Source
10 34 (29.82%) Microsoft
11 29 (25.44%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (25.44%) Ansible
12 28 (24.56%) Ruby
13 27 (23.68%) Test Automation
13 27 (23.68%) Windows
14 26 (22.81%) TCP/IP
14 26 (22.81%) Bash Shell
15 24 (21.05%) HTTP
16 23 (20.18%) JavaScript
16 23 (20.18%) Amazon EC2
17 22 (19.30%) Microservices
18 21 (18.42%) Node.js
19 20 (17.54%) Git (software)
19 20 (17.54%) Terraform
20 19 (16.67%) Mentoring
20 19 (16.67%) JIRA
20 19 (16.67%) DNS
21 18 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 (15.79%) Confluence
2 15 (13.16%) nginx
3 11 (9.65%) Tomcat
4 8 (7.02%) WebSphere
5 7 (6.14%) OpenStack
6 5 (4.39%) Apache
7 4 (3.51%) CloudStack
7 4 (3.51%) IIS
7 4 (3.51%) JBoss
7 4 (3.51%) Jetty
7 4 (3.51%) Mongrel
7 4 (3.51%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.75%) CMS
9 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 42 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (20.18%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (14.91%) PaaS
4 16 (14.04%) AWS CloudFormation
5 15 (13.16%) Amazon S3
5 15 (13.16%) IaaS
5 15 (13.16%) Route 53
5 15 (13.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 14 (12.28%) SaaS
7 13 (11.40%) Microsoft Azure
8 12 (10.53%) Amazon SQS
9 11 (9.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 11 (9.65%) AWS Lambda
9 11 (9.65%) Serverless
10 10 (8.77%) Google Cloud Platform
11 8 (7.02%) Slack
12 6 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (5.26%) Google Analytics
13 5 (4.39%) Google App Engine
14 4 (3.51%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (22.81%) TCP/IP
2 24 (21.05%) HTTP
3 19 (16.67%) DNS
4 16 (14.04%) Firewall
5 12 (10.53%) SSL
5 12 (10.53%) VPN
6 11 (9.65%) ICMP
7 6 (5.26%) DHCP
7 6 (5.26%) FTP
7 6 (5.26%) IPsec
8 2 (1.75%) Kerberos
8 2 (1.75%) SMS
9 1 (0.88%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.88%) Broadband
9 1 (0.88%) Connectrix
9 1 (0.88%) ISDN
9 1 (0.88%) LAN
9 1 (0.88%) Network Security
9 1 (0.88%) VoIP
9 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.28%) MongoDB
2 11 (9.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 11 (9.65%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (7.89%) MySQL
4 7 (6.14%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.51%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (3.51%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.75%) Big Data
6 2 (1.75%) Neo4j
6 2 (1.75%) Redis
6 2 (1.75%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 57 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 20 (17.54%) Git (software)
3 19 (16.67%) JIRA
4 16 (14.04%) GitLab
5 14 (12.28%) Octopus Deploy
6 9 (7.89%) Cucumber
7 8 (7.02%) Selenium
8 7 (6.14%) SonarQube
9 6 (5.26%) Ant
9 6 (5.26%) Gatling
9 6 (5.26%) IntelliJ
9 6 (5.26%) Travis CI
10 4 (3.51%) TeamCity
11 3 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (2.63%) Vagrant
11 3 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (1.75%) Grunt
12 2 (1.75%) Maven
12 2 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.88%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 5 (4.39%) Finance
2 3 (2.63%) Military
3 2 (1.75%) Games
3 2 (1.75%) Online Betting
4 1 (0.88%) Advertising
4 1 (0.88%) Billing
4 1 (0.88%) Electronics
4 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.88%) Marketing
4 1 (0.88%) Retail
4 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (41.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (13.16%) Developer
3 14 (12.28%) AWS DevOps
4 12 (10.53%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 12 (10.53%) AWS Engineer
5 8 (7.02%) Cloud Engineer
5 8 (7.02%) Platform Engineer
6 7 (6.14%) Senior DevOps
6 7 (6.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 6 (5.26%) Scala Developer
7 6 (5.26%) Tester
8 5 (4.39%) Analyst
8 5 (4.39%) Automation Tester
8 5 (4.39%) Configuration Management Specialist
8 5 (4.39%) Configuration Specialist
9 4 (3.51%) Agile Tester
9 4 (3.51%) Automation Engineer
9 4 (3.51%) DevOps Specialist
9 4 (3.51%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (2.63%) Web Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.42%) Node.js
2 15 (13.16%) CSS
3 14 (12.28%) .NET
4 12 (10.53%) HTML
5 10 (8.77%) Servlets
6 7 (6.14%) Elastic Stack
6 7 (6.14%) Gherkin
7 6 (5.26%) J2EE
8 5 (4.39%) JSON
8 5 (4.39%) Kafka
8 5 (4.39%) Play Framework
8 5 (4.39%) XML
9 4 (3.51%) Regular Expression
9 4 (3.51%) REST
10 3 (2.63%) SAML
10 3 (2.63%) Web Services
11 2 (1.75%) Hibernate
11 2 (1.75%) LDAP
11 2 (1.75%) Middleware
11 2 (1.75%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.04%) Public Cloud
2 7 (6.14%) CMDB
3 3 (2.63%) Replication
4 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.75%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.88%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.88%) Clustering
5 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 71 (62.28%) Linux
2 27 (23.68%) Windows
3 18 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (7.89%) Unix
5 8 (7.02%) Ubuntu
5 8 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (6.14%) CentOS
7 3 (2.63%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.75%) Solaris
8 2 (1.75%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.88%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (61.40%) DevOps
2 42 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
3 35 (30.70%) Open Source
4 29 (25.44%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (23.68%) Test Automation
6 22 (19.30%) Microservices
7 19 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 14 (12.28%) Load Balancing
9 13 (11.40%) Coaching
9 13 (11.40%) Software Delivery
10 11 (9.65%) Analytics
10 11 (9.65%) Auto-Scaling
10 11 (9.65%) Deployment Automation
10 11 (9.65%) ITIL
10 11 (9.65%) Systems Engineering
11 10 (8.77%) Incident Management
11 10 (8.77%) Web Operations
12 7 (6.14%) PRINCE2
12 7 (6.14%) Problem Management
12 7 (6.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 44 (38.60%) Java
2 39 (34.21%) Python
3 28 (24.56%) Ruby
4 26 (22.81%) Bash Shell
5 23 (20.18%) JavaScript
6 15 (13.16%) Shell Script
7 12 (10.53%) Perl
8 10 (8.77%) C#
9 9 (7.89%) Go
9 9 (7.89%) PHP
10 8 (7.02%) Groovy
10 8 (7.02%) SQL
11 6 (5.26%) Haskell
11 6 (5.26%) Scala
12 3 (2.63%) C
13 2 (1.75%) R
14 1 (0.88%) Java 8
14 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (14.04%) Security Cleared
2 14 (12.28%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.75%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.75%) Degree
5 2 (1.75%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.88%) CCDP
6 1 (0.88%) CCNA
6 1 (0.88%) CCNP
6 1 (0.88%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.88%) CISM
6 1 (0.88%) CISSP
6 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 37 (32.46%) Docker
2 11 (9.65%) Xen
3 9 (7.89%) Active Directory
4 8 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (3.51%) vSphere
5 4 (3.51%) XenServer
6 2 (1.75%) Varnish
7 1 (0.88%) KVM
7 1 (0.88%) QEMU
7 1 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 58 (50.88%) Puppet
2 37 (32.46%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (25.44%) Ansible
4 20 (17.54%) Terraform
5 12 (10.53%) Grafana
5 12 (10.53%) Kubernetes
6 11 (9.65%) Salt
7 8 (7.02%) SCCM
8 6 (5.26%) Kibana
8 6 (5.26%) Packer
8 6 (5.26%) Rancher
9 4 (3.51%) CFEngine
9 4 (3.51%) Prometheus
10 3 (2.63%) Cobbler
10 3 (2.63%) HAProxy
11 2 (1.75%) Consul
11 2 (1.75%) Graphite
11 2 (1.75%) Mesos
12 1 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 34 (29.82%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.16%) Google
3 9 (7.89%) Red Hat
4 8 (7.02%) VMware
5 5 (4.39%) Adobe
6 4 (3.51%) Black Duck
6 4 (3.51%) Oracle
7 3 (2.63%) Intel
7 3 (2.63%) McAfee
7 3 (2.63%) Netskope
8 2 (1.75%) Cisco
8 2 (1.75%) ForgeRock
8 2 (1.75%) Sun
9 1 (0.88%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.88%) Brocade
9 1 (0.88%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (0.88%) EnterpriseDB
9 1 (0.88%) F5
9 1 (0.88%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.88%) Splunk