The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
London / City of London
Rank 84 84 93
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 63 67 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.15% 2.21% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 2.60% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 50 67
Median daily rate £459 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £388 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £633 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +12.32%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2511 2573 4101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.61% 84.92% 81.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1993 2020 3207
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 27 37
Median hourly rate £55.00 £29.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.65% +41.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.41 £13.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 88 (55.00%) Linux
2 72 (45.00%) Puppet
3 66 (41.25%) DevOps
4 58 (36.25%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (35.63%) Python
6 52 (32.50%) Amazon AWS
7 51 (31.88%) Git (software)
8 47 (29.38%) Ansible
9 46 (28.75%) Finance
10 43 (26.88%) Ruby
11 40 (25.00%) Unix
12 39 (24.38%) Java
12 39 (24.38%) Continuous Integration
13 37 (23.13%) Docker
13 37 (23.13%) Windows
14 34 (21.25%) Opscode Chef
14 34 (21.25%) Jenkins
15 33 (20.63%) Open Source
16 32 (20.00%) ITIL
17 31 (19.38%) Web Services
18 30 (18.75%) REST
19 28 (17.50%) JIRA
20 27 (16.88%) MongoDB
21 26 (16.25%) VMware
22 25 (15.63%) Bash Shell
23 24 (15.00%) Security Cleared
23 24 (15.00%) High Availability
24 23 (14.38%) Continuous Delivery
25 22 (13.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 22 (13.75%) Subversion

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 14 (8.75%) Confluence
2 12 (7.50%) Apache
3 8 (5.00%) Apache Spark
4 7 (4.38%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (4.38%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.75%) OpenStack
6 5 (3.13%) IIS
6 5 (3.13%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.88%) Apache Pig
7 3 (1.88%) JBoss
7 3 (1.88%) nginx
8 2 (1.25%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (1.25%) CMS
8 2 (1.25%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.25%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.25%) WildFly
9 1 (0.63%) Drupal
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.25%) MS Office
3 1 (0.63%) HipChat
3 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.63%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 52 (32.50%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (10.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (10.00%) GitHub
4 11 (6.88%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (5.63%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (4.38%) IaaS
7 3 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.25%) Datadog
8 2 (1.25%) PaaS
8 2 (1.25%) SaaS
9 1 (0.63%) Akamai
9 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.63%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.63%) Office 365
9 1 (0.63%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.63%) DNS
2 14 (8.75%) HTTP
3 12 (7.50%) Firewall
4 9 (5.63%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.75%) DHCP
5 6 (3.75%) VPN
6 4 (2.50%) SSL
7 3 (1.88%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.88%) Internet
7 3 (1.88%) Network Security
8 2 (1.25%) LAN
9 1 (0.63%) AMQP
9 1 (0.63%) FTP
9 1 (0.63%) IPsec
9 1 (0.63%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.63%) LDAP
9 1 (0.63%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.63%) NX-OS
9 1 (0.63%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.63%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (16.88%) MongoDB
2 17 (10.63%) Apache Cassandra
3 16 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 12 (7.50%) MySQL
5 11 (6.88%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (6.25%) Relational Database
7 9 (5.63%) Hadoop
8 7 (4.38%) Big Data
8 7 (4.38%) Neo4j
8 7 (4.38%) Oracle Database
9 5 (3.13%) SQL Server
10 4 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (2.50%) Redis
11 3 (1.88%) Apache Hive
12 2 (1.25%) HBase
12 2 (1.25%) InterSystems Cache
12 2 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (1.25%) Sqoop
13 1 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.63%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 51 (31.88%) Git (software)
2 34 (21.25%) Jenkins
3 28 (17.50%) JIRA
4 22 (13.75%) Subversion
5 16 (10.00%) Vagrant
6 11 (6.88%) Maven
7 6 (3.75%) Gradle
7 6 (3.75%) Mercurial
8 5 (3.13%) FishEye
8 5 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (3.13%) TeamCity
9 4 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (2.50%) GitLab
9 4 (2.50%) Hudson
9 4 (2.50%) IntelliJ
10 3 (1.88%) Ant
10 3 (1.88%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.88%) JUnit
10 3 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.25%) Bazaar
General
1 46 (28.75%) Finance
2 19 (11.88%) Banking
3 7 (4.38%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.75%) Retail
5 4 (2.50%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.50%) Front Office
5 4 (2.50%) Marketing
6 3 (1.88%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.25%) Electronics
7 2 (1.25%) Law
7 2 (1.25%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.63%) Advertising
8 1 (0.63%) Billing
Job Titles
1 44 (27.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 37 (23.13%) Developer
3 17 (10.63%) Linux Engineer
4 16 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 15 (9.38%) AWS Engineer
6 14 (8.75%) AWS DevOps
6 14 (8.75%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 13 (8.13%) Analyst
8 12 (7.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 11 (6.88%) Administrator
9 11 (6.88%) Senior Developer
10 10 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
11 8 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (4.38%) Architect
12 7 (4.38%) Configuration Analyst
12 7 (4.38%) Consultant
12 7 (4.38%) Senior Software Developer
12 7 (4.38%) Software Developer
13 6 (3.75%) Release Manager
14 5 (3.13%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (19.38%) Web Services
2 30 (18.75%) REST
3 20 (12.50%) Spring
4 19 (11.88%) HTML
5 17 (10.63%) Play Framework
6 13 (8.13%) Akka
6 13 (8.13%) JSON
6 13 (8.13%) Symfony
7 12 (7.50%) Node.js
8 11 (6.88%) .NET
8 11 (6.88%) spray
9 9 (5.63%) Kafka
10 8 (5.00%) CSS
10 8 (5.00%) HTML5
11 7 (4.38%) Ajax
11 7 (4.38%) Dropwizard
11 7 (4.38%) Hibernate
11 7 (4.38%) JAX-RS
12 6 (3.75%) CSS3
12 6 (3.75%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.75%) Public Cloud
2 12 (7.50%) CMDB
3 11 (6.88%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.38%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.38%) Hedge funds
4 7 (4.38%) Visualisation
5 6 (3.75%) Clustering
6 5 (3.13%) Fintech
7 4 (2.50%) Semantic Web
8 3 (1.88%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.88%) User Experience
9 2 (1.25%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.25%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.25%) Equities
9 2 (1.25%) Life Science
9 2 (1.25%) Statistics
10 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.63%) NHS
10 1 (0.63%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 88 (55.00%) Linux
2 40 (25.00%) Unix
3 37 (23.13%) Windows
4 22 (13.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (11.88%) Windows Server
6 13 (8.13%) CentOS
7 12 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (5.63%) Mac OS X
8 9 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (4.38%) SUSE
10 5 (3.13%) Ubuntu
11 4 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (1.88%) AIX
13 2 (1.25%) Solaris
13 2 (1.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.63%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (41.25%) DevOps
2 58 (36.25%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (24.38%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (20.63%) Open Source
5 32 (20.00%) ITIL
6 24 (15.00%) High Availability
7 23 (14.38%) Continuous Delivery
8 20 (12.50%) Scrum
9 18 (11.25%) TDD
10 14 (8.75%) Build Automation
10 14 (8.75%) Change Management
10 14 (8.75%) Load Balancing
11 13 (8.13%) ITSM
11 13 (8.13%) SDLC
12 11 (6.88%) Pair Programming
12 11 (6.88%) Release Management
12 11 (6.88%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (6.88%) Service Management
13 10 (6.25%) Continuous Deployment
13 10 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 57 (35.63%) Python
2 43 (26.88%) Ruby
3 39 (24.38%) Java
4 25 (15.63%) Bash Shell
5 21 (13.13%) Scala
6 20 (12.50%) PHP
7 17 (10.63%) Perl
8 14 (8.75%) Shell Script
9 13 (8.13%) SQL
10 7 (4.38%) Go
10 7 (4.38%) PL/SQL
11 6 (3.75%) JavaScript
12 5 (3.13%) PowerShell
13 4 (2.50%) C#
14 2 (1.25%) C
14 2 (1.25%) Groovy
14 2 (1.25%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.63%) F#
15 1 (0.63%) Korn
Qualifications
1 24 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (11.25%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.75%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.13%) Degree
5 4 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.63%) CCA
6 1 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.63%) ECDL
6 1 (0.63%) MCSE
6 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.63%) QA
2 6 (3.75%) COBIT
3 2 (1.25%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.25%) SLA
4 1 (0.63%) MiFID
System Software
1 37 (23.13%) Docker
2 7 (4.38%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.75%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (2.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (1.25%) HDFS
5 2 (1.25%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.25%) vCloud
5 2 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.25%) vSphere
6 1 (0.63%) Ceph
6 1 (0.63%) GlusterFS
6 1 (0.63%) GPFS
6 1 (0.63%) iptables
6 1 (0.63%) LXC
6 1 (0.63%) Postfix
6 1 (0.63%) Squid
6 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.63%) Xen
6 1 (0.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 72 (45.00%) Puppet
2 47 (29.38%) Ansible
3 34 (21.25%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (11.88%) Kubernetes
5 16 (10.00%) Terraform
6 6 (3.75%) Salt
7 5 (3.13%) Oracle ZFS
7 5 (3.13%) SCCM
8 4 (2.50%) Casper Suite
8 4 (2.50%) Control-M
8 4 (2.50%) logstash
8 4 (2.50%) Nagios
8 4 (2.50%) NetBackup
8 4 (2.50%) Tivoli
8 4 (2.50%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 3 (1.88%) Grafana
9 3 (1.88%) Kibana
9 3 (1.88%) Rancher
9 3 (1.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 3 (1.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (16.25%) VMware
2 15 (9.38%) Red Hat
3 13 (8.13%) Microsoft
3 13 (8.13%) Oracle
3 13 (8.13%) ServiceNow
4 10 (6.25%) Atlassian
4 10 (6.25%) Splunk
5 6 (3.75%) Apple
5 6 (3.75%) Google
5 6 (3.75%) New Relic
5 6 (3.75%) Rackspace
5 6 (3.75%) Veritas
6 4 (2.50%) LANDesk
6 4 (2.50%) Sophos
7 3 (1.88%) HP
7 3 (1.88%) IBM
7 3 (1.88%) Remedy
7 3 (1.88%) SaltStack
7 3 (1.88%) SAP
8 2 (1.25%) WorldPay
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