The first table below looks at the demand for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 113 144 153
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +9
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 80 78 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.39% 1.10% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 1.45% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 56 51
Average daily rate
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£460 £430 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.97% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £359
% change year-on-year
+5.10% -7.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £34.50 £25.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -32.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4343 5387 5824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.37% 76.00% 74.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3231 4024 4330
Average daily rate £450 £450 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 92 87
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.97 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.98% +1.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £16.90 £16.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £52.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Configuration Management
London

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Configuration Management across the City of London region.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the City of London region.

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Configuration Management.

1 67 (34.36%) ITIL
2 65 (33.33%) Linux
3 40 (20.51%) HTML
3 40 (20.51%) Microsoft
4 39 (20.00%) UNIX
5 38 (19.49%) Java
5 38 (19.49%) Finance
6 36 (18.46%) Banking
6 36 (18.46%) Security Cleared
7 31 (15.90%) CMDB
7 31 (15.90%) MS Excel
8 30 (15.38%) CSS
8 30 (15.38%) Subversion
8 30 (15.38%) Git (software)
9 29 (14.87%) Puppet
10 27 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (13.33%) JavaScript
12 25 (12.82%) CMS
13 24 (12.31%) Change Management
13 24 (12.31%) SQL
13 24 (12.31%) Windows
13 24 (12.31%) Relational Database
14 23 (11.79%) MS Office
14 23 (11.79%) HTTP
14 23 (11.79%) Service Management
14 23 (11.79%) ServiceNow
15 22 (11.28%) SharePoint
16 21 (10.77%) .NET
16 21 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (10.77%) Responsive Web Design

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Configuration Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (12.82%) CMS
2 22 (11.28%) SharePoint
3 16 (8.21%) IBM Notes
4 8 (4.10%) Confluence
4 8 (4.10%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.05%) Node.js
5 4 (2.05%) Adobe CQ
5 4 (2.05%) OpenStack
5 4 (2.05%) IIS
6 3 (1.54%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.54%) Apache
7 2 (1.03%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.03%) WordPress
7 2 (1.03%) nginx
7 2 (1.03%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.51%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.51%) ArcSDE
8 1 (0.51%) eRoom
Applications
1 31 (15.90%) MS Excel
2 23 (11.79%) MS Office
3 21 (10.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.05%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (2.05%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.05%) MS Project
5 1 (0.51%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.05%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.03%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.51%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.51%) ReMetrica
3 1 (0.51%) Siebel Analytics
3 1 (0.51%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.56%) SaaS
3 4 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.54%) PaaS
4 3 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.03%) CloudFront
5 2 (1.03%) IaaS
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.51%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.79%) HTTP
2 8 (4.10%) Internet
2 8 (4.10%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.59%) SSL
3 7 (3.59%) SAN
4 5 (2.56%) Firewall
5 4 (2.05%) DNS
5 4 (2.05%) DHCP
6 3 (1.54%) FWSM
6 3 (1.54%) NAS
6 3 (1.54%) Network Security
6 3 (1.54%) VLAN
7 2 (1.03%) AMQP
7 2 (1.03%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.03%) LAN
7 2 (1.03%) WAN
7 2 (1.03%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.51%) IPsec
8 1 (0.51%) FTP
8 1 (0.51%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.31%) Relational Database
2 14 (7.18%) MongoDB
3 12 (6.15%) SQL Server
4 11 (5.64%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (5.64%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.10%) Oracle Database
6 7 (3.59%) MySQL
7 5 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.56%) Neo4j
7 5 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.05%) QlikView
8 4 (2.05%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.54%) ProClarity
9 3 (1.54%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.03%) Big Data
10 2 (1.03%) DB2
11 1 (0.51%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 30 (15.38%) Subversion
1 30 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 20 (10.26%) Jenkins
3 12 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (6.15%) JIRA
4 9 (4.62%) CruiseControl
5 7 (3.59%) Visual Studio
5 7 (3.59%) ClearCase
5 7 (3.59%) Maven
6 6 (3.08%) Ant
7 3 (1.54%) MSBuild
7 3 (1.54%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.54%) RSpec
7 3 (1.54%) Mercurial
7 3 (1.54%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.03%) Hudson
8 2 (1.03%) WiX
8 2 (1.03%) FishEye
8 2 (1.03%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.51%) Serena SBM
General
1 38 (19.49%) Finance
2 36 (18.46%) Banking
3 8 (4.10%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.59%) International Banking
5 5 (2.56%) Front Office
6 4 (2.05%) Marketing
7 3 (1.54%) Publishing
7 3 (1.54%) Retail
8 2 (1.03%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.03%) Legal
8 2 (1.03%) Advertising
8 2 (1.03%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.51%) Back Office
9 1 (0.51%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (22.56%) Developer
1 44 (22.56%) Analyst
2 26 (13.33%) Configuration Analyst
3 12 (6.15%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (6.15%) Configuration Manager
4 11 (5.64%) Architect
4 11 (5.64%) Front-End Developer
5 8 (4.10%) Senior Developer
6 7 (3.59%) Java Developer
7 6 (3.08%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (3.08%) Project Manager
8 5 (2.56%) Consultant
8 5 (2.56%) Team Leader
9 4 (2.05%) Release Engineer
9 4 (2.05%) C# Developer
9 4 (2.05%) Service Manager
9 4 (2.05%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (2.05%) Support Analyst
10 3 (1.54%) Lead Developer
10 3 (1.54%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (20.51%) HTML
2 30 (15.38%) CSS
3 21 (10.77%) .NET
4 14 (7.18%) Ajax
4 14 (7.18%) HTML5
4 14 (7.18%) CSS3
5 12 (6.15%) REST
5 12 (6.15%) jQuery
5 12 (6.15%) Web Services
6 9 (4.62%) ASP.NET
6 9 (4.62%) JSON
7 8 (4.10%) RESTful
8 7 (3.59%) XML
9 6 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (3.08%) XHTML
9 6 (3.08%) Hibernate
10 5 (2.56%) JAX-RS
10 5 (2.56%) Sass
10 5 (2.56%) .NET Framework
11 4 (2.05%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.90%) CMDB
2 17 (8.72%) Open Source
3 14 (7.18%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.08%) Visualisation
5 5 (2.56%) Replication
6 4 (2.05%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.54%) CLARiiON
7 3 (1.54%) Clustering
7 3 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.03%) Derivative
8 2 (1.03%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.03%) Biometrics
9 1 (0.51%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.51%) GIS
9 1 (0.51%) Equities
9 1 (0.51%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.51%) Firmware
9 1 (0.51%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 65 (33.33%) Linux
2 39 (20.00%) UNIX
3 24 (12.31%) Windows
4 16 (8.21%) Mac OS X
5 10 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (4.62%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.56%) AIX
8 4 (2.05%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.03%) SELinux
9 2 (1.03%) CentOS
9 2 (1.03%) Solaris
10 1 (0.51%) Debian
10 1 (0.51%) VMS
10 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.51%) SmartOS
10 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.51%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (34.36%) ITIL
2 27 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (12.31%) Change Management
4 23 (11.79%) Service Management
5 21 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (10.77%) Responsive Web Design
5 21 (10.77%) DevOps
6 18 (9.23%) Project Management
7 17 (8.72%) Web Design
8 15 (7.69%) Release Management
9 12 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (6.15%) Scrum
10 11 (5.64%) PRINCE2
10 11 (5.64%) Web Development
11 10 (5.13%) SOA
11 10 (5.13%) Migration
11 10 (5.13%) Service Delivery
12 9 (4.62%) ITIL V2
13 8 (4.10%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 38 (19.49%) Java
2 26 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 24 (12.31%) SQL
4 20 (10.26%) Ruby
5 15 (7.69%) C#
6 13 (6.67%) C
7 12 (6.15%) Python
8 8 (4.10%) Scala
8 8 (4.10%) Perl
8 8 (4.10%) PHP
9 5 (2.56%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.56%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.05%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.05%) VB
10 4 (2.05%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.54%) C++
11 3 (1.54%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.03%) VBScript
13 1 (0.51%) VBA
13 1 (0.51%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 36 (18.46%) Security Cleared
2 21 (10.77%) DV Cleared
3 12 (6.15%) SC Cleared
4 11 (5.64%) Degree
5 8 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.56%) MCSE
6 5 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (2.05%) LPIC
7 4 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.54%) CCSE
8 3 (1.54%) CISSP
8 3 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.54%) CCSP
8 3 (1.54%) CCNP
8 3 (1.54%) MCP
8 3 (1.54%) JNCIS
9 2 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (1.03%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.03%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.23%) ISO 9001
2 7 (3.59%) QA
3 4 (2.05%) COBIT
4 3 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.51%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (5.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.08%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.56%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.56%) KVM
4 3 (1.54%) XenApp
4 3 (1.54%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.03%) RHEV
5 2 (1.03%) vSphere
5 2 (1.03%) Samba
6 1 (0.51%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.51%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.51%) Varnish
6 1 (0.51%) XenServer
6 1 (0.51%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (14.87%) Puppet
2 13 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (4.62%) Nagios
4 6 (3.08%) Ganglia
5 5 (2.56%) HP UCMDB
6 4 (2.05%) SCCM
6 4 (2.05%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.54%) Control-M
7 3 (1.54%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (1.03%) CFEngine
8 2 (1.03%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (0.51%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.51%) YUM
9 1 (0.51%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.51%) SCOM
9 1 (0.51%) WMI
9 1 (0.51%) Salt
Vendors
1 40 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 23 (11.79%) ServiceNow
3 17 (8.72%) Oracle
4 16 (8.21%) Lotus
5 15 (7.69%) VMware
6 10 (5.13%) HP
7 9 (4.62%) Remedy
8 8 (4.10%) Red Hat
9 6 (3.08%) Atlassian
9 6 (3.08%) Citrix
9 6 (3.08%) Cisco
10 5 (2.56%) IBM
10 5 (2.56%) Adobe
10 5 (2.56%) BMC
10 5 (2.56%) CheckPoint
11 4 (2.05%) Informatica
11 4 (2.05%) EMC
11 4 (2.05%) RedDot
11 4 (2.05%) MKS
11 4 (2.05%) Open Text
City, London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £340 - £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £450 - £470 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 24 days ago