Period
to 18 January 2020

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 January 2020 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 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 89 69 77
Rank change year-on-year -20 +8 -7
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 65 155 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.06% 3.19% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 3.67% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 108 99
Yorkshire median daily rate £481 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.94% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £358 £320 £346
90th Percentile £700 £566 £638
England median daily rate £500 £500 £518
% change year-on-year - -3.38% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 12
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.50% +180.70%
England median hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +16.18% -15.00% -5.88%

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 2,731 4,228 3,762
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.37% 87.00% 85.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,817 2,849 2,467
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £288 £275 £258
90th Percentile £588 £573 £545
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 111 108
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £17.25 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.35% - +16.04%
10th Percentile £10.30 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £43.25 £41.15
England median hourly rate £22.80 £23.50 £23.14
% change year-on-year -2.98% +1.56% -2.57%

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 January 2020.

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 18 January 2020. 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 0 51 £525 +10.53% 30
South Yorkshire -24 5 £500 +11.11% 4
East Yorkshire - 1 £525 - 1
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2020, 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 34 (52.31%) Linux
2 30 (46.15%) DevOps
3 26 (40.00%) AWS
4 25 (38.46%) Jenkins
5 24 (36.92%) Puppet
6 23 (35.38%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (32.31%) Opscode Chef
8 18 (27.69%) Open Source
8 18 (27.69%) Microsoft
9 17 (26.15%) Java
10 16 (24.62%) Travis CI
11 15 (23.08%) Terraform
12 14 (21.54%) Ansible
12 14 (21.54%) .NET
12 14 (21.54%) TCP/IP
12 14 (21.54%) DNS
13 13 (20.00%) HTTP
13 13 (20.00%) Bash Shell
14 12 (18.46%) AWS CloudFormation
14 12 (18.46%) Kubernetes
14 12 (18.46%) SSL
15 11 (16.92%) DHCP
15 11 (16.92%) FTP
15 11 (16.92%) Python
15 11 (16.92%) IPsec
15 11 (16.92%) Docker
16 10 (15.38%) Microservices
16 10 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
16 10 (15.38%) Infrastructure as Code

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 6 (9.23%) Apache
1 6 (9.23%) IIS
1 6 (9.23%) Jetty
1 6 (9.23%) Mongrel
1 6 (9.23%) nginx
1 6 (9.23%) Tomcat
1 6 (9.23%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 26 (40.00%) AWS
2 12 (18.46%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (13.85%) Azure
4 7 (10.77%) GCP
5 5 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (7.69%) Google App Engine
6 3 (4.62%) GitHub
7 2 (3.08%) SaaS
8 1 (1.54%) Office 365
8 1 (1.54%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.54%) DNS
1 14 (21.54%) TCP/IP
2 13 (20.00%) HTTP
3 12 (18.46%) SSL
4 11 (16.92%) DHCP
4 11 (16.92%) FTP
4 11 (16.92%) IPsec
5 6 (9.23%) Firewall
6 3 (4.62%) Internet
7 2 (3.08%) BGP
7 2 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.08%) LAN
7 2 (3.08%) MPLS
7 2 (3.08%) Network Security
7 2 (3.08%) SNMP
7 2 (3.08%) VoIP
7 2 (3.08%) VPN
7 2 (3.08%) WAN
7 2 (3.08%) WLAN
8 1 (1.54%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) MySQL
2 6 (9.23%) MongoDB
2 6 (9.23%) NoSQL
2 6 (9.23%) RDBMS
2 6 (9.23%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 16 (24.62%) Travis CI
3 5 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (7.69%) CircleCI
3 5 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.15%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (4.62%) GitLab
6 2 (3.08%) Subversion
7 1 (1.54%) Ant
7 1 (1.54%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.54%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (13.85%) Public Sector
1 9 (13.85%) Retail
2 3 (4.62%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (27.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (13.85%) Senior DevOps
3 8 (12.31%) AWS Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Platform Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Architect
5 5 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (6.15%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Consultant
6 4 (6.15%) DevOps Consultant
7 3 (4.62%) Configuration Manager
7 3 (4.62%) Site Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (3.08%) Network Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (3.08%) Senior DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.54%) .NET
2 6 (9.23%) J2EE
2 6 (9.23%) Servlets
3 4 (6.15%) Node.js
4 2 (3.08%) Web Services
5 1 (1.54%) Kafka
5 1 (1.54%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) CMDB
2 3 (4.62%) Clustering
2 3 (4.62%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.62%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.08%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.08%) Replication
4 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (1.54%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.54%) iPad
4 1 (1.54%) iPhone
4 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (52.31%) Linux
2 10 (15.38%) Windows
3 4 (6.15%) Unix
4 3 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.08%) CentOS
5 2 (3.08%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.08%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.54%) Android
6 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.54%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.15%) DevOps
2 23 (35.38%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (27.69%) Open Source
5 10 (15.38%) Infrastructure as Code
5 10 (15.38%) Microservices
5 10 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (13.85%) Test Automation
7 7 (10.77%) ITIL
7 7 (10.77%) Migration
7 7 (10.77%) Scrum
7 7 (10.77%) Service Management
7 7 (10.77%) Target Operating Model
7 7 (10.77%) Thought Leadership
8 6 (9.23%) Coaching
8 6 (9.23%) Deployment Automation
8 6 (9.23%) OO
8 6 (9.23%) OOP
8 6 (9.23%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 5 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.15%) Java
2 13 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 11 (16.92%) Python
4 9 (13.85%) PowerShell
4 9 (13.85%) Ruby
5 4 (6.15%) Perl
5 4 (6.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.23%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (4.62%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.08%) Degree
5 1 (1.54%) MCP
5 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (16.92%) Docker
2 8 (12.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.23%) Xen
4 5 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.08%) iptables
6 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (36.92%) Puppet
2 21 (32.31%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (23.08%) Terraform
4 14 (21.54%) Ansible
5 12 (18.46%) Kubernetes
6 7 (10.77%) Nagios
7 6 (9.23%) Grafana
7 6 (9.23%) Prometheus
7 6 (9.23%) Salt
8 4 (6.15%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (4.62%) Rancher
10 2 (3.08%) HAProxy
10 2 (3.08%) Packer
10 2 (3.08%) WhatsUp Gold
11 1 (1.54%) CASB
11 1 (1.54%) EMC VPLEX
11 1 (1.54%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 18 (27.69%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.85%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (12.31%) VMware
4 7 (10.77%) ServiceNow
5 5 (7.69%) Google
5 5 (7.69%) Splunk
6 4 (6.15%) Oracle
7 3 (4.62%) BMC
7 3 (4.62%) Cisco
8 2 (3.08%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.08%) Citrix
8 2 (3.08%) F5
8 2 (3.08%) Fortinet
8 2 (3.08%) HP
8 2 (3.08%) Juniper
8 2 (3.08%) Meraki
8 2 (3.08%) Palo Alto
8 2 (3.08%) Riverbed
8 2 (3.08%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.08%) Symantec