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 11 December 2016 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 90 105 107
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +2
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 76 57 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.40% 1.67% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.76% 1.99% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 48 72
Median daily rate £463 £481 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £409 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £583 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.87% +9.33%
Configuration Management
London

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
2755 2865 4621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.10% 84.02% 80.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2181 2303 3615
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 £363 £310 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £387
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 21 48
Median hourly rate £26.25 £24.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +32.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.70 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +32.00%

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 11 December 2016.

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 11 December 2016, 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 92 (50.27%) Linux
2 79 (43.17%) Puppet
3 70 (38.25%) DevOps
4 64 (34.97%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (32.24%) Python
6 57 (31.15%) Git (software)
7 55 (30.05%) Amazon AWS
7 55 (30.05%) Finance
8 50 (27.32%) Ansible
9 49 (26.78%) Ruby
10 47 (25.68%) Unix
11 43 (23.50%) Docker
12 42 (22.95%) Open Source
12 42 (22.95%) Continuous Integration
13 41 (22.40%) Windows
14 39 (21.31%) Opscode Chef
14 39 (21.31%) Jenkins
15 38 (20.77%) REST
15 38 (20.77%) ITIL
16 37 (20.22%) Java
17 36 (19.67%) VMware
18 34 (18.58%) Web Services
19 30 (16.39%) Scala
20 29 (15.85%) JIRA
20 29 (15.85%) HTML
21 28 (15.30%) MongoDB
22 27 (14.75%) Scrum
22 27 (14.75%) Continuous Delivery
23 26 (14.21%) Bash Shell
23 26 (14.21%) Security Cleared

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 17 (9.29%) Confluence
2 15 (8.20%) Apache
3 10 (5.46%) Apache Spark
4 9 (4.92%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (4.37%) OpenStack
5 8 (4.37%) Tomcat
6 7 (3.83%) SharePoint
7 6 (3.28%) IIS
8 5 (2.73%) WebLogic
9 4 (2.19%) JBoss
10 3 (1.64%) Apache Pig
10 3 (1.64%) WebSphere
11 2 (1.09%) WildFly
12 1 (0.55%) Drupal
12 1 (0.55%) nginx
12 1 (0.55%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (1.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.09%) HipChat
3 1 (0.55%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.55%) MS Project
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) LatentZero
1 1 (0.55%) Minerva
1 1 (0.55%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 55 (30.05%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (9.84%) GitHub
3 17 (9.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (7.10%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (4.37%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (3.83%) IaaS
7 5 (2.73%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.64%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.09%) SaaS
10 1 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.55%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.38%) DNS
2 17 (9.29%) HTTP
3 14 (7.65%) Firewall
4 11 (6.01%) TCP/IP
5 7 (3.83%) VPN
6 6 (3.28%) DHCP
6 6 (3.28%) Network Security
7 5 (2.73%) LDAP
8 3 (1.64%) BGP
8 3 (1.64%) MPLS
8 3 (1.64%) OSPF
8 3 (1.64%) VPLS
9 2 (1.09%) Internet
9 2 (1.09%) Intranet
9 2 (1.09%) Kerberos
9 2 (1.09%) LAN
9 2 (1.09%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.09%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (1.09%) OpenVPN
9 2 (1.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.30%) MongoDB
2 23 (12.57%) NoSQL
3 21 (11.48%) Apache Cassandra
4 15 (8.20%) MySQL
5 14 (7.65%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (6.56%) Hadoop
7 10 (5.46%) Relational Database
8 8 (4.37%) Neo4j
8 8 (4.37%) Oracle Database
9 7 (3.83%) Big Data
10 5 (2.73%) SQL Server
11 4 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.64%) Apache Hive
13 2 (1.09%) HBase
13 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (1.09%) Sqoop
14 1 (0.55%) DB2
14 1 (0.55%) InterSystems Cache
14 1 (0.55%) OLTP
14 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 57 (31.15%) Git (software)
2 39 (21.31%) Jenkins
3 29 (15.85%) JIRA
4 22 (12.02%) Subversion
5 21 (11.48%) Vagrant
6 13 (7.10%) Maven
7 7 (3.83%) FishEye
7 7 (3.83%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (3.28%) Gradle
9 5 (2.73%) Ant
10 4 (2.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (2.19%) Bitbucket
10 4 (2.19%) GitLab
10 4 (2.19%) IntelliJ
10 4 (2.19%) JUnit
10 4 (2.19%) Mercurial
10 4 (2.19%) SonarQube
11 3 (1.64%) GoCD
11 3 (1.64%) Hudson
11 3 (1.64%) TeamCity
General
1 55 (30.05%) Finance
2 21 (11.48%) Banking
3 8 (4.37%) Front Office
3 8 (4.37%) Retail
4 7 (3.83%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.73%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.64%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.64%) Marketing
7 2 (1.09%) Law
8 1 (0.55%) Advertising
8 1 (0.55%) Back Office
8 1 (0.55%) Billing
8 1 (0.55%) Games
8 1 (0.55%) Legal
8 1 (0.55%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 50 (27.32%) DevOps Engineer
2 42 (22.95%) Developer
3 18 (9.84%) Linux Engineer
4 17 (9.29%) Java Developer
5 15 (8.20%) Analyst
5 15 (8.20%) AWS Engineer
5 15 (8.20%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 14 (7.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 14 (7.65%) Senior Developer
7 13 (7.10%) AWS DevOps
8 10 (5.46%) Administrator
9 9 (4.92%) Configuration Analyst
9 9 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (4.92%) Senior Software Developer
9 9 (4.92%) Software Developer
9 9 (4.92%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (4.37%) Operations Engineer
11 7 (3.83%) Consultant
11 7 (3.83%) Lead Developer
12 6 (3.28%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (20.77%) REST
2 34 (18.58%) Web Services
3 29 (15.85%) HTML
4 25 (13.66%) Play Framework
5 22 (12.02%) Spring
6 19 (10.38%) JSON
7 18 (9.84%) CSS
8 16 (8.74%) Ajax
9 15 (8.20%) Akka
9 15 (8.20%) Symfony
10 13 (7.10%) Node.js
10 13 (7.10%) spray
11 12 (6.56%) HTML5
12 11 (6.01%) CSS3
12 11 (6.01%) Django
12 11 (6.01%) Ruby on Rails
13 10 (5.46%) .NET
14 9 (4.92%) Kafka
14 9 (4.92%) XML
15 8 (4.37%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.38%) Management Information System
2 15 (8.20%) Hedge funds
3 13 (7.10%) CMDB
3 13 (7.10%) Public Cloud
4 10 (5.46%) Semantic Web
4 10 (5.46%) Visualisation
5 7 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.28%) Clustering
7 5 (2.73%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.73%) Fintech
8 3 (1.64%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.64%) Equities
8 3 (1.64%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.09%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.09%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.09%) Life Science
9 2 (1.09%) Statistics
10 1 (0.55%) Derivative
10 1 (0.55%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.55%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 92 (50.27%) Linux
2 47 (25.68%) Unix
3 41 (22.40%) Windows
4 25 (13.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (12.02%) Windows Server
6 15 (8.20%) CentOS
7 14 (7.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (5.46%) Mac OS X
9 9 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (3.83%) SUSE
11 5 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (2.19%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.64%) AIX
14 2 (1.09%) Solaris
14 2 (1.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (38.25%) DevOps
2 64 (34.97%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (22.95%) Continuous Integration
3 42 (22.95%) Open Source
4 38 (20.77%) ITIL
5 27 (14.75%) Continuous Delivery
5 27 (14.75%) Scrum
6 21 (11.48%) High Availability
6 21 (11.48%) TDD
7 19 (10.38%) Change Management
8 17 (9.29%) Service Management
9 16 (8.74%) ITSM
9 16 (8.74%) Kanban
9 16 (8.74%) Software Engineering
10 15 (8.20%) Build Automation
10 15 (8.20%) Load Balancing
10 15 (8.20%) Project Management
10 15 (8.20%) SDLC
11 14 (7.65%) Line Management
11 14 (7.65%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 59 (32.24%) Python
2 49 (26.78%) Ruby
3 37 (20.22%) Java
4 30 (16.39%) Scala
5 26 (14.21%) Bash Shell
6 24 (13.11%) PHP
7 21 (11.48%) Perl
8 19 (10.38%) Shell Script
9 18 (9.84%) SQL
10 10 (5.46%) JavaScript
11 9 (4.92%) PowerShell
12 7 (3.83%) PL/SQL
13 5 (2.73%) C#
13 5 (2.73%) Go
14 2 (1.09%) C
14 2 (1.09%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.55%) F#
15 1 (0.55%) Groovy
15 1 (0.55%) Korn
Qualifications
1 26 (14.21%) Security Cleared
2 20 (10.93%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.46%) Degree
4 6 (3.28%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.19%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.19%) PMP
6 3 (1.64%) CCNA
6 3 (1.64%) CCNP
6 3 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.09%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.55%) CCA
8 1 (0.55%) CCIE
8 1 (0.55%) ECDL
8 1 (0.55%) MCSE
8 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.83%) QA
2 6 (3.28%) COBIT
3 2 (1.09%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (23.50%) Docker
2 13 (7.10%) Active Directory
3 12 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (2.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (1.09%) HDFS
6 2 (1.09%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.09%) Postfix
6 2 (1.09%) Squid
6 2 (1.09%) vCloud
6 2 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.09%) vSphere
7 1 (0.55%) Ceph
7 1 (0.55%) GlusterFS
7 1 (0.55%) iptables
7 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.55%) Xen
7 1 (0.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 79 (43.17%) Puppet
2 50 (27.32%) Ansible
3 39 (21.31%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (10.38%) Kubernetes
5 17 (9.29%) Terraform
6 7 (3.83%) Nagios
6 7 (3.83%) Oracle ZFS
7 5 (2.73%) Salt
7 5 (2.73%) SCCM
8 4 (2.19%) Casper Suite
8 4 (2.19%) Control-M
8 4 (2.19%) NetBackup
8 4 (2.19%) Tivoli
8 4 (2.19%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 3 (1.64%) Kibana
9 3 (1.64%) logstash
9 3 (1.64%) Rancher
9 3 (1.64%) SCOM
9 3 (1.64%) ZABBIX
10 2 (1.09%) Grafana
Vendors
1 36 (19.67%) VMware
2 16 (8.74%) Oracle
3 14 (7.65%) Atlassian
3 14 (7.65%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.65%) Red Hat
3 14 (7.65%) ServiceNow
4 11 (6.01%) Splunk
5 6 (3.28%) Google
5 6 (3.28%) New Relic
5 6 (3.28%) Rackspace
5 6 (3.28%) Veritas
6 5 (2.73%) IBM
7 4 (2.19%) Apple
7 4 (2.19%) LANDesk
7 4 (2.19%) SaltStack
7 4 (2.19%) Sophos
7 4 (2.19%) WorldPay
8 3 (1.64%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.64%) F5
8 3 (1.64%) Remedy
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Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £550.00 - £551.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £550.00 - £551.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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E-Frontiers
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
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