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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 111 113 134
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +21
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 102 93 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.75% 1.59% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 2.05% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 73 58
Average daily rate
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£474 £425 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £558 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.22 £36.20 £37.75
% change year-on-year
-27.56% -4.10%
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
4534 4544 5400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.65% 77.53% 77.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3587 3408 4061
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 38 102
Average hourly rate £24.50 £21.50 £36.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.95% -40.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £53.50 £59.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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 July 2015.

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 July 2015, 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 93 (46.27%) Linux
2 87 (43.28%) Puppet
3 76 (37.81%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (34.33%) DevOps
5 53 (26.37%) Java
5 53 (26.37%) Opscode Chef
6 52 (25.87%) Continuous Integration
7 47 (23.38%) Python
8 45 (22.39%) UNIX
9 44 (21.89%) Ruby
10 43 (21.39%) Finance
11 40 (19.90%) ITIL
12 39 (19.40%) Windows
13 38 (18.91%) MongoDB
13 38 (18.91%) Open Source
14 36 (17.91%) Amazon AWS
14 36 (17.91%) Git (software)
15 35 (17.41%) Jenkins
16 34 (16.92%) Scrum
17 33 (16.42%) Subversion
18 31 (15.42%) MySQL
18 31 (15.42%) Relational Database
19 30 (14.93%) SQL Server
19 30 (14.93%) HTTP
20 29 (14.43%) SQL
20 29 (14.43%) Security Cleared
21 28 (13.93%) Oracle
22 27 (13.43%) Microsoft
23 26 (12.94%) Perl
24 25 (12.44%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 17 (8.46%) Tomcat
2 14 (6.97%) Apache
3 13 (6.47%) WebLogic
4 10 (4.98%) OpenStack
5 8 (3.98%) nginx
6 7 (3.48%) Confluence
7 6 (2.99%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.99%) Jetty
8 4 (1.99%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.99%) SAS
9 3 (1.49%) IIS
9 3 (1.49%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.49%) Node.js
9 3 (1.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.00%) CMS
11 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.50%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (3.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.00%) MS Project
2 2 (1.00%) MS Office
3 1 (0.50%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (1.99%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.50%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 36 (17.91%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.47%) PaaS
4 9 (4.48%) IaaS
5 6 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.99%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (1.00%) GitHub
7 2 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.50%) Route 53
8 1 (0.50%) SaaS
8 1 (0.50%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 30 (14.93%) HTTP
2 23 (11.44%) TCP/IP
3 17 (8.46%) SSL
4 8 (3.98%) DNS
4 8 (3.98%) LAN
4 8 (3.98%) WAN
4 8 (3.98%) Internet
5 7 (3.48%) IPsec
6 6 (2.99%) SAN
6 6 (2.99%) Firewall
6 6 (2.99%) DHCP
6 6 (2.99%) VoIP
7 5 (2.49%) LDAP
7 5 (2.49%) AMQP
8 4 (1.99%) FTP
8 4 (1.99%) Wireshark
9 3 (1.49%) IP Telephony
9 3 (1.49%) OSPF
9 3 (1.49%) BGP
9 3 (1.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (18.91%) MongoDB
2 31 (15.42%) Relational Database
2 31 (15.42%) MySQL
3 30 (14.93%) SQL Server
4 24 (11.94%) NoSQL
5 23 (11.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 23 (11.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (9.45%) RDBMS
7 18 (8.96%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (6.97%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (6.47%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (5.97%) Oracle Database
10 12 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (4.98%) ProClarity
12 9 (4.48%) Neo4j
13 7 (3.48%) EDRMS
13 7 (3.48%) DTS
14 5 (2.49%) Big Data
14 5 (2.49%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 36 (17.91%) Git (software)
2 35 (17.41%) Jenkins
3 33 (16.42%) Subversion
4 23 (11.44%) JIRA
5 18 (8.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (7.96%) TeamCity
7 15 (7.46%) Mercurial
8 11 (5.47%) Maven
8 11 (5.47%) Ant
9 8 (3.98%) Cucumber
10 5 (2.49%) Hudson
10 5 (2.49%) Gradle
10 5 (2.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (1.99%) Selenium
11 4 (1.99%) JUnit
12 3 (1.49%) ClearCase
12 3 (1.49%) Eclipse
12 3 (1.49%) WebDriver
13 2 (1.00%) CA Gen
13 2 (1.00%) Gerrit
General
1 43 (21.39%) Finance
2 9 (4.48%) Publishing
2 9 (4.48%) Banking
2 9 (4.48%) Retail
3 7 (3.48%) Financial Institution
4 6 (2.99%) Legal
5 3 (1.49%) Advertising
5 3 (1.49%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.49%) Billing
6 2 (1.00%) Law
7 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (24.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 39 (19.40%) Developer
3 21 (10.45%) Analyst
4 18 (8.96%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 13 (6.47%) SQL Developer
6 12 (5.97%) Java Developer
7 11 (5.47%) Architect
8 10 (4.98%) Administrator
8 10 (4.98%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 9 (4.48%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (4.48%) Business Analyst
9 9 (4.48%) SQL Server Developer
10 8 (3.98%) Linux Engineer
11 7 (3.48%) Agile Java Developer
11 7 (3.48%) Configuration Analyst
11 7 (3.48%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (2.99%) Service Manager
12 6 (2.99%) Linux Administrator
13 5 (2.49%) Consultant
13 5 (2.49%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.45%) HTML
2 17 (8.46%) Web Services
3 16 (7.96%) .NET
4 14 (6.97%) Middleware
4 14 (6.97%) REST
5 10 (4.98%) Hibernate
6 9 (4.48%) JAX-RS
7 8 (3.98%) JSON
8 7 (3.48%) JRules
8 7 (3.48%) CSS
9 6 (2.99%) JMS
9 6 (2.99%) WebSphere MQ
9 6 (2.99%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (2.49%) HTML5
10 5 (2.49%) SOAP
10 5 (2.49%) CSS3
11 4 (1.99%) Play Framework
11 4 (1.99%) XML
11 4 (1.99%) Java EE
12 3 (1.49%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (10.95%) CMDB
3 15 (7.46%) Data Centre
4 10 (4.98%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (4.98%) Clustering
5 6 (2.99%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.49%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.99%) Replication
7 4 (1.99%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.00%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.00%) Video on Demand
8 2 (1.00%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.00%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (1.00%) IPTV
8 2 (1.00%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.00%) Freedom of Information Act
8 2 (1.00%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.00%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.50%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 93 (46.27%) Linux
2 45 (22.39%) UNIX
3 39 (19.40%) Windows
4 20 (9.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (5.97%) Mac OS X
6 9 (4.48%) Ubuntu
7 8 (3.98%) CentOS
7 8 (3.98%) AIX
8 6 (2.99%) Solaris
9 4 (1.99%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.49%) Debian
11 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.00%) SUSE
11 2 (1.00%) Mac OS X Server
11 2 (1.00%) Android
11 2 (1.00%) VMS
11 2 (1.00%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.00%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (37.81%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (34.33%) DevOps
3 52 (25.87%) Continuous Integration
4 40 (19.90%) ITIL
5 38 (18.91%) Open Source
6 34 (16.92%) Scrum
7 22 (10.95%) PRINCE2
8 21 (10.45%) OO
8 21 (10.45%) Project Management
9 20 (9.95%) TDD
10 18 (8.96%) Software Engineering
10 18 (8.96%) Waterfall
11 16 (7.96%) Release Management
11 16 (7.96%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (7.46%) Service Management
13 14 (6.97%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (6.47%) Change Management
15 12 (5.97%) Web Design
15 12 (5.97%) SOA
15 12 (5.97%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 53 (26.37%) Java
2 47 (23.38%) Python
3 44 (21.89%) Ruby
4 29 (14.43%) SQL
5 26 (12.94%) Perl
6 23 (11.44%) Bash Shell
7 15 (7.46%) T-SQL
8 10 (4.98%) JavaScript
9 8 (3.98%) Scala
10 7 (3.48%) C
10 7 (3.48%) Go
11 6 (2.99%) PHP
11 6 (2.99%) Groovy
11 6 (2.99%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.49%) C#
13 4 (1.99%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.00%) C++
14 2 (1.00%) Korn
14 2 (1.00%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.50%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 29 (14.43%) Security Cleared
2 20 (9.95%) Degree
3 17 (8.46%) DV Cleared
4 7 (3.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (2.99%) PMP
5 6 (2.99%) PMI Certification
6 5 (2.49%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.49%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.99%) MCSE
8 3 (1.49%) CCNA
9 2 (1.00%) ISEB
9 2 (1.00%) RHCE
10 1 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.50%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.50%) CCA
10 1 (0.50%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.50%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.47%) QA
2 3 (1.49%) SLA
3 2 (1.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.48%) Docker
3 7 (3.48%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.49%) Varnish
4 5 (2.49%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (1.99%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.49%) VirtualBox
6 3 (1.49%) vCloud
6 3 (1.49%) OCFS2
6 3 (1.49%) KVM
6 3 (1.49%) GlusterFS
6 3 (1.49%) GFS2
7 2 (1.00%) RHEV
7 2 (1.00%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.00%) Samba
8 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.50%) Firmware
8 1 (0.50%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 87 (43.28%) Puppet
2 53 (26.37%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (8.96%) Ansible
4 15 (7.46%) Vagrant
5 14 (6.97%) Salt
6 7 (3.48%) SCCM
7 5 (2.49%) Nagios
8 3 (1.49%) ZABBIX
8 3 (1.49%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (1.49%) Cobbler
8 3 (1.49%) SELinux
9 2 (1.00%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.00%) Iperf
9 2 (1.00%) FortiGate
9 2 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (1.00%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.00%) SCOM
9 2 (1.00%) BladeLogic
9 2 (1.00%) WSUS
10 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 28 (13.93%) Oracle
2 27 (13.43%) Microsoft
3 24 (11.94%) VMware
4 23 (11.44%) Red Hat
5 11 (5.47%) Remedy
5 11 (5.47%) IBM
6 10 (4.98%) Cognos
6 10 (4.98%) webMethods
7 8 (3.98%) WorldPay
8 7 (3.48%) Cisco
8 7 (3.48%) HP
9 5 (2.49%) Citrix
9 5 (2.49%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.99%) Avaya
10 4 (1.99%) BMC
10 4 (1.99%) Business Objects
10 4 (1.99%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.49%) Rackspace
11 3 (1.49%) BEA
11 3 (1.49%) SaltStack
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