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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 69 54
Rank change year-on-year +4 -15  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 61 78 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.07% 2.77% 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.64% 3.20% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 56 67
Median daily rate £475 £473 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.52% +35.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £381 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £613 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +18.75% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76%  

Configuration Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1678 2437 2459
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 84.41% 86.57% 83.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1103 1695 1712
Median daily rate £413 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +16.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £570 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 34 54
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -7.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £10.52 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £23.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +5 37 £425 -1.16% 12
South Yorkshire +10 19 £500 -16.66%
North Yorkshire +10 2 £155 -63.52%
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 120 (67.42%) Linux
2 114 (64.04%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (63.48%) Git (software)
4 99 (55.62%) CSS
5 96 (53.93%) Continuous Integration
6 93 (52.25%) Ruby
7 88 (49.44%) Python
8 81 (45.51%) Test Automation
9 80 (44.94%) Relational Database
10 78 (43.82%) Java
11 77 (43.26%) HTML
12 74 (41.57%) HTTP
13 73 (41.01%) DevOps
14 69 (38.76%) Unix
15 68 (38.20%) JavaScript
16 60 (33.71%) TDD
17 58 (32.58%) Jenkins
18 57 (32.02%) Web Design
18 57 (32.02%) Mac OS X
19 56 (31.46%) REST
20 54 (30.34%) Responsive Web Design
20 54 (30.34%) Web Development
21 48 (26.97%) Subversion
22 46 (25.84%) Scala
22 46 (25.84%) Mentoring
23 43 (24.16%) Line Management
23 43 (24.16%) Open Source
24 41 (23.03%) HTML5
24 41 (23.03%) CSS3
25 39 (21.91%) Continuous Delivery

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 33 (18.54%) Confluence
2 7 (3.93%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.37%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (2.25%) Apache
5 3 (1.69%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.69%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.69%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.12%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.12%) JBoss
6 2 (1.12%) Liferay
6 2 (1.12%) nginx
6 2 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.12%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.12%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (1.12%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.56%) CMS
7 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.56%) IIS
7 1 (0.56%) Live Communications Server
7 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (3.93%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.12%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (6.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.56%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.43%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.62%) GitHub
3 9 (5.06%) IaaS
4 7 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (3.37%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (2.81%) PaaS
7 4 (2.25%) SaaS
8 3 (1.69%) Loggly
8 3 (1.69%) Sumo Logic
9 2 (1.12%) Slack
10 1 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.56%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.56%) Office 365
10 1 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 74 (41.57%) HTTP
2 11 (6.18%) TCP/IP
3 9 (5.06%) Firewall
4 4 (2.25%) LDAP
4 4 (2.25%) SSL
5 2 (1.12%) DNS
5 2 (1.12%) SAN
5 2 (1.12%) SSH
6 1 (0.56%) DHCP
6 1 (0.56%) Internet
6 1 (0.56%) NAS
6 1 (0.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (44.94%) Relational Database
2 21 (11.80%) MongoDB
2 21 (11.80%) MySQL
3 19 (10.67%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (6.74%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (5.06%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.37%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.69%) Big Data
7 3 (1.69%) Riak
8 2 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.12%) DB2
8 2 (1.12%) DB2 UDB
8 2 (1.12%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.12%) OLTP
8 2 (1.12%) QlikView
9 1 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.56%) MS Access
9 1 (0.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 113 (63.48%) Git (software)
2 58 (32.58%) Jenkins
3 48 (26.97%) Subversion
4 36 (20.22%) JIRA
5 25 (14.04%) JUnit
6 8 (4.49%) Maven
7 7 (3.93%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (3.93%) Selenium
8 6 (3.37%) Cucumber
8 6 (3.37%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (3.37%) WebDriver
9 5 (2.81%) Grunt
10 4 (2.25%) GoCD
11 3 (1.69%) Vagrant
12 2 (1.12%) Hudson
12 2 (1.12%) IntelliJ
12 2 (1.12%) SonarQube
12 2 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.12%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.56%) Ant
General
1 19 (10.67%) Finance
2 13 (7.30%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.18%) Electronics
3 11 (6.18%) Manufacturing
3 11 (6.18%) Marketing
4 1 (0.56%) Banking
4 1 (0.56%) Law
4 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 92 (51.69%) Developer
2 48 (26.97%) Java Developer
3 34 (19.10%) DevOps Engineer
4 30 (16.85%) Scala Developer
5 27 (15.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 13 (7.30%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
7 11 (6.18%) Architect
8 10 (5.62%) Java Scala Developer
9 9 (5.06%) WebOps Engineer
10 8 (4.49%) Administrator
11 7 (3.93%) HTML Developer
12 6 (3.37%) Analyst
12 6 (3.37%) Automation Tester
12 6 (3.37%) Java Automation Tester
12 6 (3.37%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 6 (3.37%) Selenium Tester
12 6 (3.37%) Technical Architect
12 6 (3.37%) Tester
12 6 (3.37%) Web Automation Tester
12 6 (3.37%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (55.62%) CSS
2 77 (43.26%) HTML
3 56 (31.46%) REST
4 41 (23.03%) CSS3
4 41 (23.03%) HTML5
5 39 (21.91%) Web Services
6 33 (18.54%) Django
7 32 (17.98%) Ajax
7 32 (17.98%) JSON
7 32 (17.98%) Play Framework
7 32 (17.98%) Ruby on Rails
8 31 (17.42%) Spring
9 26 (14.61%) Guice
9 26 (14.61%) RESTful
10 25 (14.04%) Spring MVC
11 10 (5.62%) AngularJS
11 10 (5.62%) React
12 8 (4.49%) jQuery
13 7 (3.93%) Node.js
14 4 (2.25%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (18.54%) User Experience
2 6 (3.37%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.81%) CMDB
4 4 (2.25%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.69%) Clustering
5 3 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.12%) HACMP
6 2 (1.12%) Replication
6 2 (1.12%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.56%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.56%) iSeries
7 1 (0.56%) PMI
7 1 (0.56%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.56%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 120 (67.42%) Linux
2 69 (38.76%) Unix
3 57 (32.02%) Mac OS X
4 17 (9.55%) Windows
5 4 (2.25%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.56%) CentOS
8 1 (0.56%) Solaris
8 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.56%) VMS
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (64.04%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (53.93%) Continuous Integration
3 81 (45.51%) Test Automation
4 73 (41.01%) DevOps
5 60 (33.71%) TDD
6 57 (32.02%) Web Design
7 54 (30.34%) Responsive Web Design
7 54 (30.34%) Web Development
8 46 (25.84%) Mentoring
9 43 (24.16%) Line Management
9 43 (24.16%) Open Source
10 39 (21.91%) Continuous Delivery
11 37 (20.79%) Scrum
12 31 (17.42%) BDD
12 31 (17.42%) Data Visualisation
12 31 (17.42%) Visualisation
13 29 (16.29%) Prototyping
14 27 (15.17%) Front End Development
15 26 (14.61%) OWASP
16 25 (14.04%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 93 (52.25%) Ruby
2 88 (49.44%) Python
3 78 (43.82%) Java
4 68 (38.20%) JavaScript
5 46 (25.84%) Scala
6 29 (16.29%) C#
7 23 (12.92%) Bash Shell
8 12 (6.74%) SQL
9 10 (5.62%) Go
10 8 (4.49%) PHP
11 4 (2.25%) C++
11 4 (2.25%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.69%) C
12 3 (1.69%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.69%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.12%) AWK
13 2 (1.12%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.56%) Groovy
14 1 (0.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 22 (12.36%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.18%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.62%) CTC Cleared
4 7 (3.93%) BC Cleared
5 3 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.12%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.56%) CCDP
7 1 (0.56%) CCNP
7 1 (0.56%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.56%) CISM
7 1 (0.56%) CISSP
7 1 (0.56%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.49%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.69%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (12.92%) Docker
2 8 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.37%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (3.37%) vSphere
4 4 (2.25%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.69%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.56%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.56%) KVM
6 1 (0.56%) Xen
6 1 (0.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 37 (20.79%) Puppet
2 34 (19.10%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (12.92%) Ansible
4 18 (10.11%) Salt
5 7 (3.93%) SCCM
6 3 (1.69%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.69%) Nagios
6 3 (1.69%) Prometheus
6 3 (1.69%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.12%) Rancher
7 2 (1.12%) Terraform
7 2 (1.12%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.56%) Graphite
8 1 (0.56%) Mesos
8 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.56%) Netcool
8 1 (0.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.56%) Opsview
8 1 (0.56%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 32 (17.98%) Google
2 12 (6.74%) Oracle
2 12 (6.74%) SAP
3 10 (5.62%) Microsoft
4 9 (5.06%) VMware
5 6 (3.37%) Splunk
6 5 (2.81%) Rackspace
6 5 (2.81%) SaltStack
7 4 (2.25%) Atlassian
7 4 (2.25%) IBM
7 4 (2.25%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.69%) HP
8 3 (1.69%) New Relic
8 3 (1.69%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.12%) ATG
9 2 (1.12%) Cisco
9 2 (1.12%) NetApp
10 1 (0.56%) EMC
10 1 (0.56%) Meridio
10 1 (0.56%) Veritas
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