Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 49 77
Rank change year-on-year -41 +28 -38
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 128 172 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.63% 3.99% 2.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 4.72% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 74 116
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £445 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.49% -1.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £303 £305 £303
90th Percentile £630 £600 £609
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 2 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £14.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +175.86% -21.62% +105.56%
10th Percentile £35.38 £11.30 £17.75
90th Percentile £40.70 £18.10 £19.25
England median hourly rate £40.00 £43.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year -6.98% +1.78% +16.07%

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 4,185 3,641 4,841
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.02% 84.38% 83.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,735 2,364 3,249
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £268 £263 £270
90th Percentile £538 £557 £575
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.83% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 88 140
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.63 £13.50 £15.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.83% -11.50% -7.55%
10th Percentile £10.50 £8.65 £10.20
90th Percentile £43.53 £35.52 £38.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -11.76% +10.87% +9.79%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 -18 103 £425 -5.56% 26
South Yorkshire -33 21 £538 +24.28% 2
North Yorkshire -3 4 £300 +11.63% 3
East Yorkshire - 1 £118 - 1
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 69 (53.91%) Python
2 67 (52.34%) Linux
3 58 (45.31%) Git (software)
3 58 (45.31%) Puppet
4 48 (37.50%) Jenkins
5 45 (35.16%) DevOps
6 43 (33.59%) Continuous Integration
7 41 (32.03%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (32.03%) Perl
8 39 (30.47%) Amazon AWS
9 37 (28.91%) Splunk
10 35 (27.34%) Ansible
11 34 (26.56%) Bash Shell
12 31 (24.22%) Opscode Chef
13 30 (23.44%) Docker
14 29 (22.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 29 (22.66%) ITIL
14 29 (22.66%) CA
14 29 (22.66%) Shell Script
15 27 (21.09%) HTTP
16 25 (19.53%) Java
16 25 (19.53%) Ruby
17 23 (17.97%) Capacity Planning
18 21 (16.41%) Degree
19 20 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
19 20 (15.63%) Microservices
20 18 (14.06%) Open Source
20 18 (14.06%) nginx
20 18 (14.06%) TCP/IP
21 17 (13.28%) Red Hat

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 (14.06%) nginx
2 9 (7.03%) Apache
3 8 (6.25%) Confluence
3 8 (6.25%) IIS
3 8 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 7 (5.47%) Jetty
4 7 (5.47%) Mongrel
4 7 (5.47%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.91%) OpenStack
6 4 (3.13%) CloudStack
7 3 (2.34%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.78%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 39 (30.47%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (8.59%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (7.03%) Slack
5 8 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (6.25%) IaaS
5 8 (6.25%) SaaS
6 7 (5.47%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (5.47%) Google App Engine
6 7 (5.47%) PaaS
7 5 (3.91%) GitHub
8 4 (3.13%) Trello
9 2 (1.56%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.56%) Office 365
10 1 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.78%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.78%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.78%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 27 (21.09%) HTTP
2 18 (14.06%) TCP/IP
3 17 (13.28%) SSL
4 8 (6.25%) DNS
4 8 (6.25%) FTP
4 8 (6.25%) IPsec
5 7 (5.47%) DHCP
6 3 (2.34%) Firewall
6 3 (2.34%) SMS
7 2 (1.56%) Internet
7 2 (1.56%) Kerberos
7 2 (1.56%) LAN
7 2 (1.56%) WAN
8 1 (0.78%) BGP
8 1 (0.78%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.78%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.78%) MPLS
8 1 (0.78%) OSPF
8 1 (0.78%) SAN
8 1 (0.78%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.81%) MySQL
2 7 (5.47%) MongoDB
2 7 (5.47%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (4.69%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.91%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (3.13%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.13%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.34%) Redis
6 3 (2.34%) Riak
6 3 (2.34%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 58 (45.31%) Git (software)
2 48 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 15 (11.72%) JIRA
4 11 (8.59%) Sonatype Nexus
4 11 (8.59%) Subversion
5 9 (7.03%) SonarQube
6 8 (6.25%) Travis CI
7 6 (4.69%) Selenium
8 5 (3.91%) Maven
8 5 (3.91%) WebDriver
9 4 (3.13%) SoapUI
10 3 (2.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.56%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.56%) JUnit
11 2 (1.56%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.78%) Appium
12 1 (0.78%) CircleCI
12 1 (0.78%) GitLab
12 1 (0.78%) JMeter
12 1 (0.78%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (3.13%) Games
2 2 (1.56%) Finance
2 2 (1.56%) Retail
3 1 (0.78%) Automotive
3 1 (0.78%) Banking
3 1 (0.78%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 37 (28.91%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (9.38%) Consultant
2 12 (9.38%) Implementation Specialist
2 12 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
3 11 (8.59%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 10 (7.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 10 (7.81%) Senior DevOps
5 8 (6.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 7 (5.47%) Monitoring Engineer
7 6 (4.69%) Developer
7 6 (4.69%) NOC Engineer
7 6 (4.69%) Splunk Specialist
7 6 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (3.91%) Analyst
8 5 (3.91%) Architect
8 5 (3.91%) Lead DevOps
8 5 (3.91%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 5 (3.91%) Network Engineer
8 5 (3.91%) Platform Engineer
8 5 (3.91%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.50%) Web Services
2 8 (6.25%) .NET
3 7 (5.47%) J2EE
3 7 (5.47%) Servlets
4 4 (3.13%) Node.js
4 4 (3.13%) Regular Expression
5 3 (2.34%) Doctrine
5 3 (2.34%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (1.56%) LAMP
6 2 (1.56%) LDAP
6 2 (1.56%) Memcached
6 2 (1.56%) Middleware
6 2 (1.56%) Play Framework
6 2 (1.56%) SAML
7 1 (0.78%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.78%) Ajax
7 1 (0.78%) Apache Camel
7 1 (0.78%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.78%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.78%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.72%) Clustering
2 10 (7.81%) Public Cloud
3 8 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.91%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.13%) Private Cloud
5 4 (3.13%) User Experience
6 3 (2.34%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.34%) Replication
7 2 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.78%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (0.78%) NHS
8 1 (0.78%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 67 (52.34%) Linux
2 29 (22.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (10.94%) Windows
4 13 (10.16%) CentOS
5 2 (1.56%) Solaris
5 2 (1.56%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.78%) Android
6 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (35.16%) DevOps
2 43 (33.59%) Continuous Integration
3 41 (32.03%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (22.66%) ITIL
5 23 (17.97%) Capacity Planning
6 20 (15.63%) Microservices
7 18 (14.06%) Open Source
8 17 (13.28%) TDD
9 16 (12.50%) Load Balancing
10 15 (11.72%) Continuous Delivery
10 15 (11.72%) Mentoring
10 15 (11.72%) User Stories
11 14 (10.94%) Web Operations
12 13 (10.16%) Coaching
13 10 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (7.81%) High Availability
13 10 (7.81%) Problem-Solving
14 9 (7.03%) Release Management
14 9 (7.03%) Service Delivery
14 9 (7.03%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 69 (53.91%) Python
2 41 (32.03%) Perl
3 34 (26.56%) Bash Shell
4 29 (22.66%) Shell Script
5 25 (19.53%) Java
5 25 (19.53%) Ruby
6 13 (10.16%) PHP
7 4 (3.13%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.13%) SQL
8 3 (2.34%) C#
8 3 (2.34%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.56%) C
10 1 (0.78%) C++
10 1 (0.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (16.41%) Degree
2 16 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 14 (10.94%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.56%) CCNA
4 2 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.78%) CCSA
5 1 (0.78%) CCSE
5 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.78%) ISEB
5 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.34%) GCP
2 2 (1.56%) PMO
2 2 (1.56%) SLA
3 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 30 (23.44%) Docker
2 11 (8.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (8.59%) Xen
3 5 (3.91%) KVM
4 2 (1.56%) Varnish
5 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.78%) vSphere
5 1 (0.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 58 (45.31%) Puppet
2 35 (27.34%) Ansible
3 31 (24.22%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (10.94%) Terraform
5 11 (8.59%) Salt
6 7 (5.47%) Marathon
6 7 (5.47%) Mesos
7 5 (3.91%) Kubernetes
8 3 (2.34%) Grafana
8 3 (2.34%) Graphite
8 3 (2.34%) Rancher
9 2 (1.56%) CASB
9 2 (1.56%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.56%) Opsview
9 2 (1.56%) Packer
9 2 (1.56%) SCCM
10 1 (0.78%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.78%) Consul
10 1 (0.78%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 37 (28.91%) Splunk
2 29 (22.66%) CA
3 17 (13.28%) Red Hat
4 16 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 12 (9.38%) VMware
6 8 (6.25%) F5
6 8 (6.25%) Google
7 6 (4.69%) Brocade
7 6 (4.69%) Oracle
8 5 (3.91%) SaltStack
9 4 (3.13%) Intel
9 4 (3.13%) McAfee
10 3 (2.34%) ServiceNow
10 3 (2.34%) Zend
11 2 (1.56%) Cisco
11 2 (1.56%) ForgeRock
11 2 (1.56%) New Relic
11 2 (1.56%) Sun
12 1 (0.78%) Dell
12 1 (0.78%) Juniper