Period
to 21 January 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 21 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 59 62
Rank change year-on-year -22 +3 -3
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 111 162 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.54% 3.32% 3.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.04% 3.99% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 77 146
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £344 £350 £303
90th Percentile £638 £628 £550
England median daily rate £518 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +8.95% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £14.25 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +180.70% -22.97% -51.32%
England median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.41% +10.67%

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 3,651 4,061 5,021
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 83.41% 83.12% 83.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,387 2,658 3,367
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £261 £258 £263
90th Percentile £547 £546 £550
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +3.93% +1.88% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 130 179
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.81 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -1.28% -
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.67 £9.99
90th Percentile £41.45 £32.63 £26.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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 21 January 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 21 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
West Yorkshire -10 87 £535 +3.68% 23
South Yorkshire -13 21 £625 +26.26% 2
North Yorkshire +8 6 £500 +42.86% 4
Humberside - 1 £415 -
East Yorkshire - 1 £118 - 1
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 73 (65.77%) Python
2 66 (59.46%) Linux
3 59 (53.15%) Git (software)
4 49 (44.14%) Puppet
4 49 (44.14%) Jenkins
5 46 (41.44%) DevOps
6 44 (39.64%) Continuous Integration
7 41 (36.94%) Bash Shell
8 36 (32.43%) Opscode Chef
9 34 (30.63%) Ruby
10 33 (29.73%) HTTP
11 32 (28.83%) Ansible
11 32 (28.83%) Docker
12 31 (27.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 30 (27.03%) Java
13 30 (27.03%) Perl
13 30 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
14 28 (25.23%) Shell Script
15 26 (23.42%) Clustering
15 26 (23.42%) Mentoring
16 25 (22.52%) Splunk
17 24 (21.62%) Load Balancing
18 23 (20.72%) JIRA
19 22 (19.82%) Confluence
19 22 (19.82%) Microservices
19 22 (19.82%) Continuous Delivery
20 21 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
21 19 (17.12%) Coaching
22 18 (16.22%) nginx
23 17 (15.32%) Capacity Planning

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 22 (19.82%) Confluence
2 18 (16.22%) nginx
3 7 (6.31%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (5.41%) OpenStack
5 4 (3.60%) CloudStack
6 3 (2.70%) Apache Solr
6 3 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.90%) Apache
7 1 (0.90%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.90%) IIS
7 1 (0.90%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (15.32%) Slack
3 14 (12.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (9.91%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (6.31%) GitHub
6 5 (4.50%) IaaS
6 5 (4.50%) PaaS
7 4 (3.60%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (3.60%) SaaS
8 3 (2.70%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (2.70%) Heroku
9 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.90%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 33 (29.73%) HTTP
2 5 (4.50%) DNS
3 3 (2.70%) 3G
3 3 (2.70%) Firewall
3 3 (2.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.80%) Network Security
4 2 (1.80%) SSL
5 1 (0.90%) LAN
5 1 (0.90%) VPN
5 1 (0.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.81%) MongoDB
2 11 (9.91%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.41%) Big Data
4 5 (4.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (4.50%) Redis
5 4 (3.60%) MySQL
6 3 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.90%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.90%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.90%) HBase
7 1 (0.90%) Impala
7 1 (0.90%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.90%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.90%) Riak
7 1 (0.90%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 59 (53.15%) Git (software)
2 49 (44.14%) Jenkins
3 23 (20.72%) JIRA
4 17 (15.32%) SonarQube
5 11 (9.91%) Subversion
6 6 (5.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (5.41%) Cucumber
6 6 (5.41%) Selenium
6 6 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (5.41%) WebDriver
7 5 (4.50%) JUnit
7 5 (4.50%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (3.60%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.70%) GoCD
9 3 (2.70%) JMeter
9 3 (2.70%) MSTest
9 3 (2.70%) NUnit
9 3 (2.70%) RSpec
10 2 (1.80%) Maven
10 2 (1.80%) Travis CI
General
1 8 (7.21%) Finance
2 7 (6.31%) Games
3 3 (2.70%) Marketing
3 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.80%) Electronics
4 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.90%) Automotive
5 1 (0.90%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 37 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (23.42%) Linux Engineer
3 22 (19.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 21 (18.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 15 (13.51%) Senior DevOps
5 15 (13.51%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 13 (11.71%) Developer
7 10 (9.01%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 6 (5.41%) Automation Tester
8 6 (5.41%) AWS Engineer
8 6 (5.41%) Consultant
8 6 (5.41%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.41%) Lead DevOps
8 6 (5.41%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (5.41%) Tester
9 5 (4.50%) Implementation Specialist
9 5 (4.50%) Release Manager
9 5 (4.50%) Software Manager
10 4 (3.60%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.71%) Node.js
2 11 (9.91%) CSS
2 11 (9.91%) HTML
3 9 (8.11%) Web Services
4 5 (4.50%) Ajax
4 5 (4.50%) CSS3
4 5 (4.50%) HTML5
4 5 (4.50%) JSON
4 5 (4.50%) LAMP
4 5 (4.50%) Memcached
4 5 (4.50%) Play Framework
4 5 (4.50%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (4.50%) Regular Expression
4 5 (4.50%) REST
4 5 (4.50%) RESTful
4 5 (4.50%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (4.50%) Spring
5 4 (3.60%) Django
5 4 (3.60%) Guice
5 4 (3.60%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.42%) Clustering
2 10 (9.01%) Public Cloud
3 7 (6.31%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.31%) Private Cloud
4 6 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.50%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.80%) Replication
8 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.90%) User Experience
8 1 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 66 (59.46%) Linux
2 31 (27.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (12.61%) CentOS
3 14 (12.61%) Unix
4 7 (6.31%) Mac OS X
5 6 (5.41%) Windows
6 3 (2.70%) Fedora
7 1 (0.90%) Android
7 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (41.44%) DevOps
2 44 (39.64%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (23.42%) Mentoring
5 24 (21.62%) Load Balancing
6 22 (19.82%) Continuous Delivery
6 22 (19.82%) Microservices
7 19 (17.12%) Coaching
8 17 (15.32%) Capacity Planning
8 17 (15.32%) Static Code Analysis
9 16 (14.41%) ITIL
10 15 (13.51%) Test Automation
11 14 (12.61%) Software Engineering
12 12 (10.81%) Open Source
12 12 (10.81%) Release Management
13 11 (9.91%) High Availability
13 11 (9.91%) Web Design
14 10 (9.01%) Responsive Web Design
14 10 (9.01%) User Stories
15 9 (8.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 73 (65.77%) Python
2 41 (36.94%) Bash Shell
3 34 (30.63%) Ruby
4 30 (27.03%) Java
4 30 (27.03%) Perl
5 28 (25.23%) Shell Script
6 12 (10.81%) JavaScript
6 12 (10.81%) PHP
7 7 (6.31%) Scala
8 4 (3.60%) C#
9 3 (2.70%) C++
10 2 (1.80%) Go
11 1 (0.90%) C
11 1 (0.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (12.61%) Degree
2 9 (8.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.80%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.90%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.90%) ISEB
4 1 (0.90%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.60%) GCP
2 2 (1.80%) QA
3 1 (0.90%) PMO
System Software
1 32 (28.83%) Docker
2 7 (6.31%) Xen
3 2 (1.80%) RHEV
3 2 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.90%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 49 (44.14%) Puppet
2 36 (32.43%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (28.83%) Ansible
4 12 (10.81%) Salt
5 11 (9.91%) Terraform
6 9 (8.11%) Kubernetes
7 8 (7.21%) Graphite
7 8 (7.21%) Opsview
8 5 (4.50%) Grafana
8 5 (4.50%) Marathon
8 5 (4.50%) Mesos
9 3 (2.70%) CFEngine
9 3 (2.70%) Kibana
9 3 (2.70%) logstash
9 3 (2.70%) Nagios
10 2 (1.80%) Rancher
11 1 (0.90%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.90%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (22.52%) Splunk
2 16 (14.41%) CA
3 14 (12.61%) Red Hat
4 12 (10.81%) Microsoft
5 7 (6.31%) F5
6 6 (5.41%) SaltStack
7 5 (4.50%) New Relic
8 4 (3.60%) Brocade
8 4 (3.60%) Google
9 2 (1.80%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.80%) Cisco
9 2 (1.80%) Intel
9 2 (1.80%) Juniper
9 2 (1.80%) McAfee
9 2 (1.80%) SAP
10 1 (0.90%) ArcSight
10 1 (0.90%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.90%) Capita
10 1 (0.90%) Remedy