Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 90 60
Rank change year-on-year +13 -30 +24
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 105 115 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.57% 2.33% 3.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.98% 2.64% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 85 96
Yorkshire median daily rate £488 £450 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.26% -6.00%
10th Percentile £393 £318 £350
90th Percentile £575 £575 £615
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.29% - +218.18%
England median hourly rate £42.50 £31.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +34.92% -21.25% -

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 3,529 4,348 3,647
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.24% 87.91% 85.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,352 2,925 2,390
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £263 £280 £263
90th Percentile £575 £540 £550
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 122 89
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £17.51 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.88% +25.04% -3.45%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £8.42
90th Percentile £36.20 £43.25 £38.70
England median hourly rate £25.00 £21.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year +16.28% -10.42% +2.13%

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 August 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 August 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 +3 60 £495 +10.00% 27
South Yorkshire +9 31 £500 +14.29% 5
North Yorkshire +3 3 - - 3
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 51 (48.57%) DevOps
2 49 (46.67%) Linux
3 45 (42.86%) Puppet
4 40 (38.10%) Opscode Chef
4 40 (38.10%) Python
5 38 (36.19%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (34.29%) Open Source
7 32 (30.48%) Jenkins
8 30 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (26.67%) HTTP
10 27 (25.71%) TCP/IP
10 27 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
11 26 (24.76%) Windows
11 26 (24.76%) Java
12 25 (23.81%) SSL
13 23 (21.90%) Git (software)
14 22 (20.95%) Microsoft
15 21 (20.00%) MySQL
15 21 (20.00%) MongoDB
16 20 (19.05%) Ruby
17 17 (16.19%) Test Automation
17 17 (16.19%) Web Services
17 17 (16.19%) Ansible
17 17 (16.19%) Windows Server
18 16 (15.24%) Deployment Automation
19 15 (14.29%) Salt
19 15 (14.29%) Microservices
20 13 (12.38%) Subversion
21 12 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
21 12 (11.43%) Docker

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 9 (8.57%) IIS
2 3 (2.86%) Apache
2 3 (2.86%) nginx
2 3 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.90%) Confluence
3 2 (1.90%) Jetty
3 2 (1.90%) Mongrel
3 2 (1.90%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.95%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.95%) JBoss
4 1 (0.95%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.95%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.95%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (3.81%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.95%) assyst
2 1 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 27 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (10.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (9.52%) GitHub
4 5 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (3.81%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (3.81%) Amazon S3
5 4 (3.81%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (3.81%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (3.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (2.86%) IaaS
6 3 (2.86%) SaaS
7 2 (1.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (1.90%) Amazon ECS
7 2 (1.90%) PaaS
7 2 (1.90%) Route 53
8 1 (0.95%) Azure Stack
8 1 (0.95%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.95%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.95%) Sauce Labs
8 1 (0.95%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 28 (26.67%) HTTP
2 27 (25.71%) TCP/IP
3 25 (23.81%) SSL
4 10 (9.52%) DNS
5 9 (8.57%) DHCP
5 9 (8.57%) FTP
5 9 (8.57%) IPsec
6 6 (5.71%) NAS
6 6 (5.71%) SAN
7 4 (3.81%) Internet
8 3 (2.86%) WAN
9 2 (1.90%) BGP
9 2 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.90%) Firewall
9 2 (1.90%) LAN
9 2 (1.90%) MPLS
9 2 (1.90%) SNMP
9 2 (1.90%) VoIP
9 2 (1.90%) VPN
9 2 (1.90%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 21 (20.00%) MySQL
2 12 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (10.48%) SQL Server
4 9 (8.57%) NoSQL
5 8 (7.62%) RDBMS
5 8 (7.62%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.81%) Big Data
6 4 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.86%) DB2
7 3 (2.86%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.90%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.95%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.95%) HBase
9 1 (0.95%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.95%) Power BI
9 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 32 (30.48%) Jenkins
2 23 (21.90%) Git (software)
3 13 (12.38%) Subversion
4 11 (10.48%) Travis CI
5 6 (5.71%) JIRA
5 6 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (2.86%) SonarQube
6 3 (2.86%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.90%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.90%) GitLab
7 2 (1.90%) IBM UrbanCode
7 2 (1.90%) JUnit
7 2 (1.90%) MSTest
7 2 (1.90%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.90%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.95%) Ant
8 1 (0.95%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.95%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.95%) TestNG
General
1 12 (11.43%) Public Sector
2 10 (9.52%) Finance
3 9 (8.57%) Retail
4 7 (6.67%) Publishing
5 4 (3.81%) Banking
6 3 (2.86%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.95%) Advertising
7 1 (0.95%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (30.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (7.62%) Configuration Manager
3 6 (5.71%) Analyst
3 6 (5.71%) Developer
4 5 (4.76%) Information Analyst
4 5 (4.76%) Information Security Analyst
4 5 (4.76%) Security Analyst
4 5 (4.76%) Senior DevOps
4 5 (4.76%) WebOps Engineer
5 4 (3.81%) Architect
5 4 (3.81%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (2.86%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 3 (2.86%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (2.86%) Consultant
6 3 (2.86%) IT Manager
6 3 (2.86%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (2.86%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (2.86%) Project Manager
6 3 (2.86%) Windows DevOps Engineer
6 3 (2.86%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.19%) Web Services
2 7 (6.67%) RESTful
2 7 (6.67%) Swagger
3 5 (4.76%) .NET
3 5 (4.76%) Node.js
4 4 (3.81%) CSS
4 4 (3.81%) XML
5 3 (2.86%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (2.86%) J2EE
5 3 (2.86%) Servlets
5 3 (2.86%) Spring
5 3 (2.86%) XSLT
6 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.90%) LDAP
7 1 (0.95%) EJB
7 1 (0.95%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.95%) HTML
7 1 (0.95%) J2SE
7 1 (0.95%) JSON
7 1 (0.95%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.57%) Clustering
1 9 (8.57%) CMDB
2 7 (6.67%) Blog
2 7 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 7 (6.67%) Replication
3 4 (3.81%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.90%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.90%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.95%) Cyberattack
6 1 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.95%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (0.95%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.95%) NHS
6 1 (0.95%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.95%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 49 (46.67%) Linux
2 26 (24.76%) Windows
3 17 (16.19%) Windows Server
4 6 (5.71%) CentOS
5 5 (4.76%) Unix
5 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.90%) Mesosphere
7 2 (1.90%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.95%) Android
8 1 (0.95%) Debian
8 1 (0.95%) Solaris
8 1 (0.95%) SUSE
8 1 (0.95%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.95%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (48.57%) DevOps
2 38 (36.19%) Continuous Integration
3 36 (34.29%) Open Source
4 30 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (16.19%) Test Automation
6 16 (15.24%) Deployment Automation
7 15 (14.29%) Microservices
8 12 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (10.48%) ITIL
10 10 (9.52%) Change Management
10 10 (9.52%) Service Management
10 10 (9.52%) Web Operations
11 9 (8.57%) Data Management
11 9 (8.57%) Software Engineering
12 8 (7.62%) Infrastructure as Code
12 8 (7.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 8 (7.62%) Target Operating Model
12 8 (7.62%) Thought Leadership
13 7 (6.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 7 (6.67%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 40 (38.10%) Python
2 26 (24.76%) Java
3 20 (19.05%) Ruby
4 11 (10.48%) PowerShell
4 11 (10.48%) SQL
5 10 (9.52%) Perl
6 8 (7.62%) Bash Shell
7 7 (6.67%) C#
7 7 (6.67%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.76%) Go
9 1 (0.95%) Groovy
9 1 (0.95%) PHP
9 1 (0.95%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (7.62%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (4.76%) Degree
2 5 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.90%) APMP
3 2 (1.90%) DBS Check
3 2 (1.90%) ISEB
3 2 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.95%) MCP
4 1 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (2.86%) ISO 9001
1 3 (2.86%) QA
2 2 (1.90%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.90%) Dublin Core
2 2 (1.90%) GDPR
3 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (11.43%) Docker
2 10 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (4.76%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.90%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.90%) iptables
5 2 (1.90%) vSphere
5 2 (1.90%) Xen
6 1 (0.95%) Firmware
6 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.95%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 45 (42.86%) Puppet
2 40 (38.10%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (16.19%) Ansible
4 15 (14.29%) Salt
5 7 (6.67%) Kubernetes
6 6 (5.71%) CASB
6 6 (5.71%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (5.71%) SCCM
6 6 (5.71%) Terraform
7 5 (4.76%) Packer
8 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (3.81%) Prometheus
9 3 (2.86%) Grafana
10 2 (1.90%) Automic
10 2 (1.90%) Consul
10 2 (1.90%) HAProxy
10 2 (1.90%) Nagios
10 2 (1.90%) WhatsUp Gold
11 1 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.95%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 22 (20.95%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.48%) VMware
3 10 (9.52%) BMC
4 7 (6.67%) Citrix
4 7 (6.67%) HP
4 7 (6.67%) Symantec
5 6 (5.71%) EMC
5 6 (5.71%) McAfee
5 6 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (4.76%) IBM
7 4 (3.81%) Google
7 4 (3.81%) MuleSoft
7 4 (3.81%) Netskope
7 4 (3.81%) Oracle
7 4 (3.81%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.86%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.90%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.90%) Cisco
9 2 (1.90%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.90%) Juniper