Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 54 86
Rank change year-on-year -34 +32 -42
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 130 172 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.59% 4.06% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.98% 4.79% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 90 100
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% -10.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £313 £319 £349
90th Percentile £563 £590 £638
England median daily rate £500 £495 £450
% change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £23.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.04% - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00

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 4,369 3,590 4,948
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.96% 84.69% 85.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,925 2,338 3,350
Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £276 £264 £280
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 91 106
Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.49 £13.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.39% -6.90% -6.12%
10th Percentile £11.17 £8.88 £10.20
90th Percentile £42.41 £35.00 £41.88
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.49 £23.50
% change year-on-year -8.11% +4.19% +9.30%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 -24 104 £425 -5.56% 25
South Yorkshire -27 22 £425 -10.53% 4
North Yorkshire -3 3 £175 -34.27% 4
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 72 (55.38%) Linux
2 63 (48.46%) Puppet
3 55 (42.31%) DevOps
4 54 (41.54%) Python
5 51 (39.23%) Continuous Integration
5 51 (39.23%) Git (software)
6 50 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (37.69%) Jenkins
8 42 (32.31%) Amazon AWS
9 40 (30.77%) Ansible
10 37 (28.46%) Java
11 35 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
12 32 (24.62%) Bash Shell
13 31 (23.85%) Docker
14 30 (23.08%) Perl
15 29 (22.31%) HTTP
16 27 (20.77%) Ruby
17 26 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 23 (17.69%) Open Source
19 22 (16.92%) Microservices
20 21 (16.15%) TCP/IP
20 21 (16.15%) ITIL
21 20 (15.38%) SSL
21 20 (15.38%) Splunk
22 19 (14.62%) Windows
22 19 (14.62%) Red Hat
22 19 (14.62%) Shell Script
23 18 (13.85%) Microsoft Azure
23 18 (13.85%) nginx
24 17 (13.08%) 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 18 (13.85%) nginx
2 13 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 9 (6.92%) Apache
3 9 (6.92%) IIS
4 8 (6.15%) Jetty
4 8 (6.15%) Mongrel
4 8 (6.15%) WebSphere
5 7 (5.38%) OpenStack
6 5 (3.85%) CMS
7 4 (3.08%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.31%) Confluence
9 1 (0.77%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.77%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.77%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.77%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.77%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 42 (32.31%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (13.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (7.69%) PaaS
4 9 (6.92%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (6.92%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (6.92%) IaaS
5 8 (6.15%) Google App Engine
6 7 (5.38%) SaaS
7 6 (4.62%) GitHub
8 5 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (3.85%) Slack
8 5 (3.85%) Trello
9 4 (3.08%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (3.08%) Google Analytics
9 4 (3.08%) Office 365
10 2 (1.54%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.77%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.77%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 29 (22.31%) HTTP
2 21 (16.15%) TCP/IP
3 20 (15.38%) SSL
4 9 (6.92%) DNS
4 9 (6.92%) FTP
4 9 (6.92%) IPsec
5 8 (6.15%) DHCP
6 7 (5.38%) Kerberos
7 6 (4.62%) SMS
8 5 (3.85%) Firewall
9 4 (3.08%) WAN
10 3 (2.31%) LAN
11 2 (1.54%) Internet
11 2 (1.54%) VPN
12 1 (0.77%) BGP
12 1 (0.77%) EIGRP
12 1 (0.77%) MPLS
12 1 (0.77%) OSPF
12 1 (0.77%) VRRP
12 1 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.92%) NoSQL
2 8 (6.15%) MySQL
3 6 (4.62%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.08%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.31%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.31%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.54%) Redis
6 2 (1.54%) Riak
7 1 (0.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.77%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.77%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 51 (39.23%) Git (software)
2 49 (37.69%) Jenkins
3 9 (6.92%) JIRA
3 9 (6.92%) Selenium
3 9 (6.92%) Travis CI
4 7 (5.38%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (4.62%) Subversion
6 5 (3.85%) Cucumber
6 5 (3.85%) TeamCity
7 4 (3.08%) Ant
7 4 (3.08%) Gatling
7 4 (3.08%) IntelliJ
7 4 (3.08%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (3.08%) SonarQube
7 4 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.08%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.31%) Maven
8 3 (2.31%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.54%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.77%) Grunt
General
1 6 (4.62%) Finance
2 3 (2.31%) Games
2 3 (2.31%) Retail
3 2 (1.54%) Banking
3 2 (1.54%) Online Betting
4 1 (0.77%) Advertising
4 1 (0.77%) Military
4 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (28.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (12.31%) Developer
3 11 (8.46%) Consultant
4 9 (6.92%) Senior DevOps
5 8 (6.15%) Analyst
5 8 (6.15%) Implementation Specialist
5 8 (6.15%) Platform Engineer
6 7 (5.38%) Architect
6 7 (5.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 6 (4.62%) IT Manager
7 6 (4.62%) IT Services Manager
7 6 (4.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 6 (4.62%) Service Manager
7 6 (4.62%) Tester
8 5 (3.85%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (3.85%) Automation Tester
8 5 (3.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (3.85%) Python Developer
9 4 (3.08%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.23%) Servlets
2 11 (8.46%) Web Services
3 8 (6.15%) .NET
3 8 (6.15%) J2EE
3 8 (6.15%) SAML
4 7 (5.38%) LDAP
4 7 (5.38%) Middleware
5 5 (3.85%) CSS
5 5 (3.85%) Node.js
5 5 (3.85%) Play Framework
6 4 (3.08%) Gherkin
6 4 (3.08%) JSON
7 3 (2.31%) Doctrine
7 3 (2.31%) Kafka
7 3 (2.31%) XML
8 2 (1.54%) Ajax
8 2 (1.54%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (1.54%) HTML
8 2 (1.54%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (1.54%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.15%) Replication
2 7 (5.38%) Public Cloud
3 5 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.85%) Clustering
4 3 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.31%) User Experience
5 2 (1.54%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.54%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.54%) NHS
6 1 (0.77%) CMDB
6 1 (0.77%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (0.77%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 72 (55.38%) Linux
2 26 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (14.62%) Windows
4 9 (6.92%) CentOS
5 7 (5.38%) Solaris
6 5 (3.85%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.31%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.77%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.77%) Android
8 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.77%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (42.31%) DevOps
2 51 (39.23%) Continuous Integration
3 50 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (17.69%) Open Source
5 22 (16.92%) Microservices
6 21 (16.15%) ITIL
7 16 (12.31%) TDD
8 15 (11.54%) Test Automation
9 14 (10.77%) Deployment Automation
9 14 (10.77%) Mentoring
10 12 (9.23%) Continuous Delivery
10 12 (9.23%) User Stories
11 11 (8.46%) Service Delivery
11 11 (8.46%) Web Operations
12 10 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
12 10 (7.69%) Release Management
13 9 (6.92%) Project Management
13 9 (6.92%) SFIA
14 8 (6.15%) Coaching
15 7 (5.38%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (41.54%) Python
2 37 (28.46%) Java
3 32 (24.62%) Bash Shell
4 30 (23.08%) Perl
5 27 (20.77%) Ruby
6 19 (14.62%) Shell Script
7 17 (13.08%) PHP
8 12 (9.23%) JavaScript
9 9 (6.92%) Go
10 8 (6.15%) C#
11 6 (4.62%) Groovy
12 5 (3.85%) Scala
13 4 (3.08%) Haskell
13 4 (3.08%) SQL
14 3 (2.31%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.77%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (12.31%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.77%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.15%) Degree
4 4 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.31%) CCNA
6 2 (1.54%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.77%) CCDP
7 1 (0.77%) CCNP
7 1 (0.77%) CCSA
7 1 (0.77%) CCSE
7 1 (0.77%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.77%) CISM
7 1 (0.77%) CISSP
7 1 (0.77%) ISEB
7 1 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.54%) SLA
2 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.77%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.77%) PMO
2 1 (0.77%) QA
System Software
1 31 (23.85%) Docker
2 13 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.69%) Xen
4 6 (4.62%) KVM
5 3 (2.31%) Varnish
6 1 (0.77%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.77%) QEMU
6 1 (0.77%) vSphere
6 1 (0.77%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 63 (48.46%) Puppet
2 40 (30.77%) Ansible
3 35 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (13.08%) Terraform
5 14 (10.77%) Salt
6 6 (4.62%) Grafana
7 5 (3.85%) CFEngine
8 4 (3.08%) Kibana
9 3 (2.31%) Packer
10 2 (1.54%) Consul
10 2 (1.54%) Graphite
10 2 (1.54%) HAProxy
10 2 (1.54%) Marathon
10 2 (1.54%) Mesos
10 2 (1.54%) Rancher
10 2 (1.54%) SCCM
11 1 (0.77%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.77%) Rundeck
11 1 (0.77%) SolarWinds Orion
11 1 (0.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 20 (15.38%) Splunk
2 19 (14.62%) Red Hat
3 16 (12.31%) Microsoft
4 14 (10.77%) CA
4 14 (10.77%) VMware
5 13 (10.00%) Google
5 13 (10.00%) Oracle
6 7 (5.38%) ForgeRock
6 7 (5.38%) Sun
7 4 (3.08%) Cisco
7 4 (3.08%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.31%) Adobe
8 3 (2.31%) F5
8 3 (2.31%) Zend
9 2 (1.54%) Brocade
9 2 (1.54%) Intel
9 2 (1.54%) Juniper
9 2 (1.54%) McAfee
9 2 (1.54%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.77%) CheckPoint