Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 64 83
Rank change year-on-year -30 +19 -22
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 108 136 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.15% 3.24% 2.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 3.80% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 93 97
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% - +42.86%
10th Percentile £268 £370 £358
90th Percentile £575 £638 £623
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £35.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +218.18% +15.79%
England median hourly rate £29.15 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year -27.13% +5.26% +1.33%

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 4,376 3,575 4,940
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 87.17% 85.28% 86.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,947 2,353 3,326
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £270
90th Percentile £550 £545 £550
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 91 112
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.46 £14.20 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.92% -2.07% +4.50%
10th Percentile £10.75 £8.88 £10.23
90th Percentile £41.76 £35.00 £42.23
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.14 £23.00
% change year-on-year -9.25% +0.61% +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 19 September 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 19 September 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 90 £450 -10.00% 16
South Yorkshire -23 12 £419 -21.73% 2
North Yorkshire -2 5 £175 -61.96% 2
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 63 (58.33%) Linux
2 56 (51.85%) Puppet
3 53 (49.07%) DevOps
4 47 (43.52%) Jenkins
4 47 (43.52%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (37.96%) Java
7 36 (33.33%) Docker
8 35 (32.41%) Python
8 35 (32.41%) Git (software)
9 32 (29.63%) Opscode Chef
10 31 (28.70%) Ansible
11 30 (27.78%) HTTP
12 28 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
13 26 (24.07%) Microservices
14 23 (21.30%) Bash Shell
15 22 (20.37%) Open Source
15 22 (20.37%) Ruby
16 20 (18.52%) Windows
16 20 (18.52%) Test Automation
16 20 (18.52%) nginx
17 19 (17.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 19 (17.59%) Perl
17 19 (17.59%) TCP/IP
18 17 (15.74%) SSL
18 17 (15.74%) Microsoft
18 17 (15.74%) TDD
18 17 (15.74%) Terraform
18 17 (15.74%) Deployment Automation
19 16 (14.81%) PHP

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 20 (18.52%) nginx
2 15 (13.89%) Tomcat
3 11 (10.19%) WebSphere
4 9 (8.33%) Apache
4 9 (8.33%) IIS
4 9 (8.33%) OpenStack
5 8 (7.41%) Jetty
5 8 (7.41%) Mongrel
6 5 (4.63%) CMS
7 4 (3.70%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.70%) WebLogic
8 3 (2.78%) CloudStack
8 3 (2.78%) Confluence
8 3 (2.78%) JBoss
9 1 (0.93%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.93%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.93%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 28 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (7.41%) Google App Engine
4 8 (7.41%) PaaS
5 6 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (5.56%) GitHub
5 6 (5.56%) Google Analytics
5 6 (5.56%) IaaS
6 5 (4.63%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (4.63%) SaaS
6 5 (4.63%) Slack
6 5 (4.63%) Trello
7 4 (3.70%) Office 365
8 2 (1.85%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.93%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 30 (27.78%) HTTP
2 19 (17.59%) TCP/IP
3 17 (15.74%) SSL
4 11 (10.19%) DNS
4 11 (10.19%) FTP
4 11 (10.19%) IPsec
5 10 (9.26%) DHCP
6 7 (6.48%) Kerberos
7 6 (5.56%) Firewall
7 6 (5.56%) SMS
8 3 (2.78%) WAN
9 2 (1.85%) LAN
9 2 (1.85%) VPN
10 1 (0.93%) Broadband
10 1 (0.93%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.93%) ISDN
10 1 (0.93%) MPLS
10 1 (0.93%) VoIP
10 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 10 (9.26%) NoSQL
3 8 (7.41%) MySQL
4 7 (6.48%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.70%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.85%) Big Data
7 2 (1.85%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.85%) Redis
8 1 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.93%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 47 (43.52%) Jenkins
2 35 (32.41%) Git (software)
3 10 (9.26%) Selenium
3 10 (9.26%) Travis CI
4 8 (7.41%) JIRA
5 7 (6.48%) Cucumber
6 6 (5.56%) Ant
6 6 (5.56%) Gatling
6 6 (5.56%) IntelliJ
6 6 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (5.56%) TeamCity
7 5 (4.63%) SonarQube
8 4 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (3.70%) WebDriver
9 3 (2.78%) Maven
9 3 (2.78%) Vagrant
10 2 (1.85%) Grunt
10 2 (1.85%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.93%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.93%) Mocha
General
1 6 (5.56%) Finance
2 4 (3.70%) Retail
3 3 (2.78%) Military
4 2 (1.85%) Games
4 2 (1.85%) Online Betting
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
5 1 (0.93%) Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (30.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (19.44%) Developer
3 10 (9.26%) Platform Engineer
4 8 (7.41%) Senior DevOps
5 7 (6.48%) Analyst
5 7 (6.48%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 7 (6.48%) Service Manager
6 6 (5.56%) Consultant
6 6 (5.56%) IT Manager
6 6 (5.56%) IT Services Manager
6 6 (5.56%) Scala Developer
6 6 (5.56%) Tester
7 5 (4.63%) Automation Engineer
7 5 (4.63%) Automation Tester
7 5 (4.63%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (4.63%) Java Engineer
7 5 (4.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.63%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (4.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 5 (4.63%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.96%) Servlets
2 12 (11.11%) .NET
3 8 (7.41%) CSS
3 8 (7.41%) J2EE
3 8 (7.41%) SAML
4 7 (6.48%) LDAP
4 7 (6.48%) Middleware
4 7 (6.48%) Node.js
4 7 (6.48%) Play Framework
5 6 (5.56%) Gherkin
5 6 (5.56%) JSON
6 5 (4.63%) HTML
6 5 (4.63%) Kafka
6 5 (4.63%) XML
7 4 (3.70%) REST
8 3 (2.78%) Doctrine
9 2 (1.85%) JAX-RS
9 2 (1.85%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (1.85%) Regular Expression
9 2 (1.85%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.41%) Public Cloud
1 8 (7.41%) Replication
2 3 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.78%) Clustering
2 3 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.78%) User Experience
3 2 (1.85%) CMDB
3 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.85%) NHS
3 2 (1.85%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 63 (58.33%) Linux
2 20 (18.52%) Windows
3 19 (17.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (6.48%) Solaris
4 7 (6.48%) Ubuntu
5 5 (4.63%) Unix
6 3 (2.78%) CentOS
6 3 (2.78%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.85%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.93%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.93%) Android
8 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.93%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (49.07%) DevOps
2 47 (43.52%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (24.07%) Microservices
5 22 (20.37%) Open Source
6 20 (18.52%) Test Automation
7 17 (15.74%) Deployment Automation
7 17 (15.74%) TDD
8 15 (13.89%) Mentoring
9 12 (11.11%) ITIL
10 10 (9.26%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (8.33%) Project Management
12 8 (7.41%) Analytics
12 8 (7.41%) Problem Management
12 8 (7.41%) Release Management
12 8 (7.41%) SFIA
13 7 (6.48%) Change Management
13 7 (6.48%) Identity Management
13 7 (6.48%) Incident Management
13 7 (6.48%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 41 (37.96%) Java
2 35 (32.41%) Python
3 23 (21.30%) Bash Shell
4 22 (20.37%) Ruby
5 19 (17.59%) Perl
6 16 (14.81%) PHP
7 15 (13.89%) JavaScript
8 11 (10.19%) Go
9 9 (8.33%) C#
9 9 (8.33%) Shell Script
10 8 (7.41%) Groovy
11 7 (6.48%) Scala
12 6 (5.56%) Haskell
12 6 (5.56%) SQL
13 2 (1.85%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.48%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.78%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.85%) CCNA
5 1 (0.93%) CCDP
5 1 (0.93%) CCNP
5 1 (0.93%) CCSA
5 1 (0.93%) CCSE
5 1 (0.93%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (0.93%) CISM
5 1 (0.93%) CISSP
5 1 (0.93%) Degree
5 1 (0.93%) ISEB
5 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.93%) PMO
1 1 (0.93%) QA
1 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (33.33%) Docker
2 12 (11.11%) Xen
3 10 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.78%) Varnish
4 3 (2.78%) vSphere
4 3 (2.78%) XenServer
5 2 (1.85%) KVM
6 1 (0.93%) QEMU
6 1 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 56 (51.85%) Puppet
2 32 (29.63%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (28.70%) Ansible
4 17 (15.74%) Terraform
5 13 (12.04%) Salt
6 8 (7.41%) Grafana
7 6 (5.56%) Kibana
8 5 (4.63%) CFEngine
9 4 (3.70%) Rancher
10 3 (2.78%) Kubernetes
11 2 (1.85%) Cobbler
11 2 (1.85%) Consul
11 2 (1.85%) Graphite
11 2 (1.85%) HAProxy
11 2 (1.85%) Packer
12 1 (0.93%) SCCM
12 1 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.93%) SolarWinds Orion
12 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 17 (15.74%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.89%) Google
3 12 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 11 (10.19%) VMware
5 10 (9.26%) Oracle
6 7 (6.48%) ForgeRock
6 7 (6.48%) Sun
7 5 (4.63%) Adobe
8 4 (3.70%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.78%) Cisco
9 3 (2.78%) Zend
10 2 (1.85%) Splunk
11 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.93%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.93%) Fortinet
11 1 (0.93%) IBM
11 1 (0.93%) Intel
11 1 (0.93%) Netskope
11 1 (0.93%) SaltStack
11 1 (0.93%) SolarWinds