Period
to 24 January 2019

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 24 January 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 84 57
Rank change year-on-year +17 -27 +7
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 157 113 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.21% 2.51% 3.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.71% 2.97% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 98 79
Yorkshire median daily rate £463 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £320 £344 £350
90th Percentile £563 £638 £620
England median daily rate £500 £518 £475
% change year-on-year -3.38% +8.95% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 3
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +247.83% -37.84%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% -5.88% +2.41%

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 4,237 3,799 4,160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.63% 84.40% 84.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,866 2,488 2,697
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £260 £258
90th Percentile £575 £550 £540
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 107 137
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.36% -0.90%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.50 £10.61
90th Percentile £43.25 £41.20 £31.90
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.14 £23.78
% change year-on-year +1.56% -2.67% +3.37%

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 24 January 2019.

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 24 January 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
West Yorkshire -1 89 £475 -11.21% 19
South Yorkshire +22 56 £450 -28.00% 12
North Yorkshire -2 6 £425 -15.00% 4
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 104 (66.24%) Linux
2 97 (61.78%) DevOps
3 72 (45.86%) Puppet
4 68 (43.31%) Jenkins
5 55 (35.03%) Continuous Integration
6 54 (34.39%) Amazon AWS
7 53 (33.76%) Microsoft
8 45 (28.66%) Java
8 45 (28.66%) Open Source
9 42 (26.75%) Python
10 41 (26.11%) Opscode Chef
11 39 (24.84%) HTTP
12 38 (24.20%) TCP/IP
13 37 (23.57%) Bash Shell
14 35 (22.29%) DNS
15 33 (21.02%) Agile Software Development
16 32 (20.38%) Microsoft Azure
16 32 (20.38%) Amazon EC2
17 30 (19.11%) Windows
17 30 (19.11%) Microservices
18 29 (18.47%) Docker
18 29 (18.47%) Node.js
19 28 (17.83%) Test Automation
19 28 (17.83%) Ansible
19 28 (17.83%) Public Cloud
20 26 (16.56%) Git (software)
21 25 (15.92%) JIRA
21 25 (15.92%) Mentoring
22 24 (15.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 24 (15.29%) Confluence

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 24 (15.29%) Confluence
2 16 (10.19%) nginx
3 13 (8.28%) Tomcat
4 12 (7.64%) Apache
5 11 (7.01%) WebSphere
6 7 (4.46%) IIS
6 7 (4.46%) Jetty
6 7 (4.46%) Mongrel
7 4 (2.55%) CloudStack
7 4 (2.55%) JBoss
7 4 (2.55%) OpenStack
7 4 (2.55%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.91%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Magento
1 1 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 54 (34.39%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (20.38%) Amazon EC2
2 32 (20.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (14.65%) PaaS
4 22 (14.01%) AWS CloudFormation
5 19 (12.10%) Route 53
6 18 (11.46%) Amazon S3
7 17 (10.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 15 (9.55%) Google Cloud Platform
9 14 (8.92%) SaaS
10 13 (8.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 13 (8.28%) Amazon SQS
10 13 (8.28%) AWS Lambda
10 13 (8.28%) GitHub
10 13 (8.28%) Serverless
11 12 (7.64%) IaaS
12 11 (7.01%) Slack
13 10 (6.37%) Cloud Computing
14 9 (5.73%) Google App Engine
15 6 (3.82%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 39 (24.84%) HTTP
2 38 (24.20%) TCP/IP
3 35 (22.29%) DNS
4 23 (14.65%) SSL
5 20 (12.74%) DHCP
5 20 (12.74%) FTP
5 20 (12.74%) IPsec
6 17 (10.83%) Firewall
7 13 (8.28%) ICMP
7 13 (8.28%) VPN
8 1 (0.64%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.64%) Connectrix
8 1 (0.64%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.38%) MongoDB
2 20 (12.74%) MySQL
3 19 (12.10%) Amazon RDS
4 13 (8.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 13 (8.28%) Relational Database
5 12 (7.64%) NoSQL
6 11 (7.01%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.55%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.91%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.27%) Big Data
9 2 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.27%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.64%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.64%) Redis
Development Applications
1 68 (43.31%) Jenkins
2 26 (16.56%) Git (software)
3 25 (15.92%) JIRA
4 19 (12.10%) Travis CI
5 18 (11.46%) GitLab
6 15 (9.55%) Octopus Deploy
7 13 (8.28%) SonarQube
8 4 (2.55%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.91%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (1.91%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.91%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (1.27%) Maven
10 2 (1.27%) Selenium
10 2 (1.27%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.64%) Ant
11 1 (0.64%) JUnit
11 1 (0.64%) RSpec
11 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.64%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (4.46%) Finance
1 7 (4.46%) Retail
2 2 (1.27%) Military
3 1 (0.64%) Billing
3 1 (0.64%) Electronics
3 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.64%) Marketing
3 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 64 (40.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (14.01%) AWS DevOps
3 21 (13.38%) Developer
4 19 (12.10%) Configuration Management Specialist
4 19 (12.10%) Configuration Specialist
5 16 (10.19%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 16 (10.19%) AWS Engineer
6 12 (7.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 11 (7.01%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (5.73%) Senior Developer
9 8 (5.10%) Analyst
9 8 (5.10%) Cloud Engineer
10 7 (4.46%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 6 (3.82%) Senior DevOps
12 5 (3.18%) Azure DevOps
12 5 (3.18%) Information Analyst
12 5 (3.18%) Java Developer
12 5 (3.18%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 4 (2.55%) Azure Engineer
13 4 (2.55%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (18.47%) Node.js
2 22 (14.01%) HTML
3 21 (13.38%) CSS
4 17 (10.83%) .NET
5 9 (5.73%) J2EE
6 8 (5.10%) Servlets
7 6 (3.82%) Elastic Stack
8 5 (3.18%) Regular Expression
9 4 (2.55%) Web Services
10 3 (1.91%) REST
11 2 (1.27%) Dropwizard
11 2 (1.27%) Gherkin
11 2 (1.27%) Hibernate
11 2 (1.27%) JAX-RS
11 2 (1.27%) Kafka
12 1 (0.64%) Compass CSS Framework
12 1 (0.64%) LESS
12 1 (0.64%) Play Framework
12 1 (0.64%) Sass
12 1 (0.64%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.83%) Public Cloud
2 22 (14.01%) CMDB
3 5 (3.18%) Clustering
4 4 (2.55%) NHS
5 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.27%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.27%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.64%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.64%) Fintech
6 1 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.64%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 104 (66.24%) Linux
2 30 (19.11%) Windows
3 24 (15.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (14.65%) Unix
5 14 (8.92%) Mac OS X
6 10 (6.37%) CentOS
7 8 (5.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.55%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.91%) AIX
9 3 (1.91%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (61.78%) DevOps
2 55 (35.03%) Continuous Integration
3 45 (28.66%) Open Source
4 33 (21.02%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (19.11%) Microservices
6 28 (17.83%) Test Automation
7 25 (15.92%) Mentoring
8 22 (14.01%) Coaching
8 22 (14.01%) ITIL
9 21 (13.38%) Service Management
10 19 (12.10%) Load Balancing
11 14 (8.92%) Web Development
12 13 (8.28%) Auto-Scaling
12 13 (8.28%) Migration
12 13 (8.28%) PRINCE2
12 13 (8.28%) Software Delivery
12 13 (8.28%) Systems Engineering
13 12 (7.64%) Continuous Delivery
13 12 (7.64%) TDD
13 12 (7.64%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 45 (28.66%) Java
2 42 (26.75%) Python
3 37 (23.57%) Bash Shell
4 18 (11.46%) JavaScript
4 18 (11.46%) Ruby
5 15 (9.55%) Perl
5 15 (9.55%) Shell Script
6 13 (8.28%) SQL
7 4 (2.55%) C#
7 4 (2.55%) Go
7 4 (2.55%) Korn
8 3 (1.91%) C
8 3 (1.91%) PHP
9 2 (1.27%) R
10 1 (0.64%) Groovy
10 1 (0.64%) Haskell
10 1 (0.64%) Java 8
10 1 (0.64%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (14.01%) Security Cleared
2 16 (10.19%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (2.55%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (2.55%) Degree
5 3 (1.91%) IBM AIX Certification
6 2 (1.27%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.27%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.64%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.64%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (1.27%) GDPR
1 2 (1.27%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) PMO
System Software
1 29 (18.47%) Docker
2 19 (12.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (9.55%) Xen
4 13 (8.28%) Active Directory
5 11 (7.01%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (3.18%) Hyper-V
7 4 (2.55%) vSphere
7 4 (2.55%) XenServer
8 2 (1.27%) XenApp
9 1 (0.64%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 72 (45.86%) Puppet
2 41 (26.11%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (17.83%) Ansible
4 22 (14.01%) Terraform
5 15 (9.55%) Kubernetes
6 8 (5.10%) SCCM
7 6 (3.82%) Grafana
7 6 (3.82%) Rancher
8 5 (3.18%) Packer
8 5 (3.18%) Salt
9 4 (2.55%) Prometheus
10 3 (1.91%) Cobbler
11 2 (1.27%) CASB
11 2 (1.27%) CFEngine
11 2 (1.27%) HAProxy
11 2 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (1.27%) Mesos
12 1 (0.64%) Consul
12 1 (0.64%) Graphite
12 1 (0.64%) Kibana
Vendors
1 53 (33.76%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.74%) VMware
3 14 (8.92%) Google
4 6 (3.82%) McAfee
4 6 (3.82%) Oracle
5 5 (3.18%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.55%) Black Duck
6 4 (2.55%) Intel
6 4 (2.55%) Netskope
7 2 (1.27%) BMC
7 2 (1.27%) Citrix
7 2 (1.27%) Splunk
7 2 (1.27%) Symantec
8 1 (0.64%) Adobe
8 1 (0.64%) Brocade
8 1 (0.64%) EMC
8 1 (0.64%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (0.64%) F5
8 1 (0.64%) Remedy
8 1 (0.64%) SAP