Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 79 61
Rank change year-on-year +7 -18 +1
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 127 153 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.91% 2.79% 3.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.49% 3.32% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 85 150
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £500 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +26.98% -3.96%
10th Percentile £388 £358 £305
90th Percentile £638 £608 £538
England median daily rate £500 £475 £430
% change year-on-year +5.26% +10.47% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £11.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +263.64% +15.79% -75.00%
England median hourly rate £40.00 £39.75 £41.00
% change year-on-year +0.63% -3.05% +16.11%

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 3644 4610 5171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 83.44% 84.19% 83.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2425 3014 3558
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £261 £263 £259
90th Percentile £550 £550 £535
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 130 177
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.93 £14.81 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.58% +2.12% -
10th Percentile £9.81 £10.98 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £42.63 £35.07
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%

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 18 November 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 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 18 November 2017. 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 +2 99 £525 +13.51% 13
South Yorkshire +7 24 £535 +7.00% 1
North Yorkshire +12 6 £488 +143.75% 1
Humberside - 1 £415 -
East Yorkshire - 1 £118 -
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 89 (70.08%) Linux
2 88 (69.29%) Python
3 74 (58.27%) Git (software)
4 70 (55.12%) DevOps
5 67 (52.76%) Continuous Integration
6 59 (46.46%) Agile Software Development
7 54 (42.52%) Jenkins
8 46 (36.22%) Ruby
9 44 (34.65%) Bash Shell
9 44 (34.65%) Puppet
10 43 (33.86%) HTTP
11 40 (31.50%) Shell Script
11 40 (31.50%) JIRA
12 37 (29.13%) Ansible
13 35 (27.56%) Confluence
14 34 (26.77%) Opscode Chef
15 31 (24.41%) Java
16 30 (23.62%) Open Source
17 29 (22.83%) Test Automation
18 28 (22.05%) Mentoring
19 27 (21.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 26 (20.47%) Scrum
21 25 (19.69%) CSS
22 24 (18.90%) HTML
22 24 (18.90%) Relational Database
22 24 (18.90%) Docker
23 23 (18.11%) Continuous Delivery
23 23 (18.11%) Web Design
24 22 (17.32%) Responsive Web Design
25 21 (16.54%) Microservices

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 35 (27.56%) Confluence
2 18 (14.17%) OpenStack
3 16 (12.60%) Apache Spark
3 16 (12.60%) nginx
4 5 (3.94%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (3.94%) CloudStack
5 3 (2.36%) Apache Solr
5 3 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.57%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.79%) CMS
7 1 (0.79%) IIS
7 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (16.54%) GitHub
2 16 (12.60%) Slack
3 15 (11.81%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (7.09%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (6.30%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (2.36%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (2.36%) Heroku
7 2 (1.57%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.57%) IaaS
7 2 (1.57%) PaaS
7 2 (1.57%) SaaS
8 1 (0.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.79%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 43 (33.86%) HTTP
2 13 (10.24%) LAN
3 12 (9.45%) VPN
3 12 (9.45%) WAN
4 7 (5.51%) DNS
5 4 (3.15%) Firewall
6 3 (2.36%) 3G
6 3 (2.36%) SSH
7 2 (1.57%) Network Security
8 1 (0.79%) FTP
8 1 (0.79%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.90%) Relational Database
2 21 (16.54%) Big Data
3 16 (12.60%) Apache Hive
3 16 (12.60%) Hadoop
3 16 (12.60%) HBase
3 16 (12.60%) Impala
3 16 (12.60%) Sqoop
4 12 (9.45%) MongoDB
5 8 (6.30%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (4.72%) MySQL
7 3 (2.36%) Redis
8 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 74 (58.27%) Git (software)
2 54 (42.52%) Jenkins
3 40 (31.50%) JIRA
4 19 (14.96%) Subversion
5 16 (12.60%) JUnit
5 16 (12.60%) SonarQube
6 7 (5.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (4.72%) Selenium
8 5 (3.94%) Cucumber
8 5 (3.94%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (3.94%) WebDriver
9 4 (3.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (3.15%) TeamCity
10 3 (2.36%) GoCD
10 3 (2.36%) JMeter
10 3 (2.36%) Maven
10 3 (2.36%) MSTest
10 3 (2.36%) NUnit
10 3 (2.36%) RSpec
11 2 (1.57%) Travis CI
General
1 14 (11.02%) Finance
2 9 (7.09%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.30%) Marketing
4 7 (5.51%) Electronics
4 7 (5.51%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.15%) Games
6 1 (0.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 54 (42.52%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (22.05%) Developer
3 23 (18.11%) Linux Engineer
4 22 (17.32%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 20 (15.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 16 (12.60%) Senior DevOps
7 15 (11.81%) Scala Developer
7 15 (11.81%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 12 (9.45%) Java Developer
9 8 (6.30%) AWS Engineer
9 8 (6.30%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 7 (5.51%) Lead DevOps
11 6 (4.72%) Automation Tester
11 6 (4.72%) Java Scala Developer
11 6 (4.72%) Tester
12 5 (3.94%) AWS DevOps
12 5 (3.94%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 5 (3.94%) Lead DevOps Engineer
12 5 (3.94%) Release Manager
12 5 (3.94%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (19.69%) CSS
2 24 (18.90%) HTML
3 18 (14.17%) REST
4 17 (13.39%) Ajax
4 17 (13.39%) CSS3
4 17 (13.39%) HTML5
4 17 (13.39%) JSON
4 17 (13.39%) Play Framework
4 17 (13.39%) RESTful
4 17 (13.39%) Ruby on Rails
4 17 (13.39%) Spring
5 16 (12.60%) Django
5 16 (12.60%) Guice
5 16 (12.60%) Kafka
5 16 (12.60%) Spark Streaming
6 15 (11.81%) Sensu
7 12 (9.45%) Node.js
7 12 (9.45%) Spring MVC
8 6 (4.72%) Web Services
9 4 (3.15%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.75%) Clustering
2 8 (6.30%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.30%) Public Cloud
3 4 (3.15%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.36%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.57%) Replication
5 2 (1.57%) User Experience
6 1 (0.79%) PMI
6 1 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 89 (70.08%) Linux
2 27 (21.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (16.54%) Unix
4 11 (8.66%) CentOS
5 8 (6.30%) Mac OS X
6 6 (4.72%) Windows
7 3 (2.36%) Fedora
8 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (55.12%) DevOps
2 67 (52.76%) Continuous Integration
3 59 (46.46%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (23.62%) Open Source
5 29 (22.83%) Test Automation
6 28 (22.05%) Mentoring
7 26 (20.47%) Scrum
8 23 (18.11%) Continuous Delivery
8 23 (18.11%) Web Design
9 22 (17.32%) Responsive Web Design
10 21 (16.54%) Microservices
11 18 (14.17%) Coaching
11 18 (14.17%) Load Balancing
12 16 (12.60%) Disaster Recovery
12 16 (12.60%) ETL
12 16 (12.60%) MapReduce
12 16 (12.60%) OWASP
12 16 (12.60%) Static Code Analysis
13 15 (11.81%) Software Engineering
14 14 (11.02%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 88 (69.29%) Python
2 46 (36.22%) Ruby
3 44 (34.65%) Bash Shell
4 40 (31.50%) Shell Script
5 31 (24.41%) Java
6 19 (14.96%) Perl
6 19 (14.96%) Scala
7 13 (10.24%) C#
8 11 (8.66%) JavaScript
9 7 (5.51%) PHP
10 4 (3.15%) SQL
11 3 (2.36%) Go
12 2 (1.57%) C++
13 1 (0.79%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 21 (16.54%) Security Cleared
2 15 (11.81%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.51%) Degree
4 3 (2.36%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.57%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.57%) CCDP
5 2 (1.57%) CCNP
5 2 (1.57%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.57%) CISM
5 2 (1.57%) CISSP
5 2 (1.57%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.79%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.72%) QA
2 2 (1.57%) GCP
3 1 (0.79%) PMO
System Software
1 24 (18.90%) Docker
2 16 (12.60%) Apache Flume
3 11 (8.66%) Xen
4 3 (2.36%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.36%) vSphere
4 3 (2.36%) XenServer
5 2 (1.57%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.57%) RHEV
6 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 44 (34.65%) Puppet
2 37 (29.13%) Ansible
3 34 (26.77%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (11.81%) Prometheus
5 13 (10.24%) Terraform
6 8 (6.30%) Kubernetes
7 6 (4.72%) Graphite
7 6 (4.72%) Opsview
7 6 (4.72%) Salt
8 3 (2.36%) Cobbler
8 3 (2.36%) Grafana
8 3 (2.36%) Kibana
8 3 (2.36%) logstash
8 3 (2.36%) Nagios
8 3 (2.36%) Rancher
8 3 (2.36%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.57%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (12.60%) Google
2 13 (10.24%) Splunk
3 12 (9.45%) Microsoft
3 12 (9.45%) Red Hat
4 7 (5.51%) CA
4 7 (5.51%) SAP
5 6 (4.72%) Oracle
5 6 (4.72%) SaltStack
6 4 (3.15%) Cisco
7 3 (2.36%) EnterpriseDB
7 3 (2.36%) New Relic
8 2 (1.57%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.57%) F5
8 2 (1.57%) Juniper
9 1 (0.79%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.79%) Capita
9 1 (0.79%) Remedy
9 1 (0.79%) ServiceNow