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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 111 119 149
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +30
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 105 83 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.77% 1.41% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 1.82% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 60 55
Average daily rate
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£468 £455 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.74% +4.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £553 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £34.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.22 £34.93 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-24.92% -6.86%
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
4649 4570 5553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.36% 77.68% 78.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3696 3389 4146
Average daily rate £473 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 45 99
Average hourly rate £21.30 £22.69 £39.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.12% -42.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 28 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 28 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 84 (42.42%) Linux
2 81 (40.91%) Puppet
3 73 (36.87%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (33.33%) DevOps
5 54 (27.27%) Java
6 47 (23.74%) UNIX
6 47 (23.74%) Windows
6 47 (23.74%) Opscode Chef
7 44 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
8 43 (21.72%) Python
9 41 (20.71%) SQL
10 40 (20.20%) Ruby
11 39 (19.70%) Git (software)
11 39 (19.70%) Finance
12 38 (19.19%) MongoDB
12 38 (19.19%) Open Source
13 36 (18.18%) Subversion
14 35 (17.68%) Microsoft
15 34 (17.17%) Scrum
16 33 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
16 33 (16.67%) Relational Database
17 32 (16.16%) SQL Server
17 32 (16.16%) ITIL
18 31 (15.66%) HTTP
18 31 (15.66%) Jenkins
19 30 (15.15%) TCP/IP
20 29 (14.65%) MySQL
20 29 (14.65%) Security Cleared
21 27 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 25 (12.63%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 14 (7.07%) WebLogic
2 12 (6.06%) Apache
2 12 (6.06%) Tomcat
3 10 (5.05%) OpenStack
4 8 (4.04%) IIS
4 8 (4.04%) Confluence
5 5 (2.53%) nginx
5 5 (2.53%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.53%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.02%) SAS
6 4 (2.02%) Jetty
7 3 (1.52%) CMS
8 2 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.51%) JBoss
9 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.51%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 9 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.03%) MS Office
3 2 (1.01%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.02%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.51%) Maximo
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.51%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 33 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.56%) PaaS
4 6 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (2.02%) IaaS
6 3 (1.52%) GitHub
7 2 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.01%) SaaS
8 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.51%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.51%) Office 365
8 1 (0.51%) Route 53
8 1 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.51%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.51%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 31 (15.66%) HTTP
2 30 (15.15%) TCP/IP
3 16 (8.08%) SSL
4 15 (7.58%) DNS
5 11 (5.56%) Firewall
6 9 (4.55%) LAN
7 8 (4.04%) WAN
7 8 (4.04%) DHCP
7 8 (4.04%) Internet
8 6 (3.03%) VoIP
9 5 (2.53%) LDAP
9 5 (2.53%) Network Security
9 5 (2.53%) IPsec
9 5 (2.53%) AMQP
10 4 (2.02%) SAN
10 4 (2.02%) OSPF
10 4 (2.02%) BGP
11 3 (1.52%) IP Telephony
11 3 (1.52%) Wireshark
11 3 (1.52%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (19.19%) MongoDB
2 33 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 32 (16.16%) SQL Server
4 29 (14.65%) MySQL
5 27 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (12.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 21 (10.61%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (9.60%) RDBMS
8 19 (9.60%) NoSQL
9 18 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
10 17 (8.59%) SQL Server 2012
11 16 (8.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (6.57%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (5.56%) Neo4j
14 10 (5.05%) ProClarity
15 9 (4.55%) Oracle Database
16 8 (4.04%) DTS
17 7 (3.54%) EDRMS
18 5 (2.53%) Data Mart
18 5 (2.53%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 39 (19.70%) Git (software)
2 36 (18.18%) Subversion
3 31 (15.66%) Jenkins
4 25 (12.63%) JIRA
5 21 (10.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (7.58%) Mercurial
6 15 (7.58%) TeamCity
7 11 (5.56%) Maven
8 10 (5.05%) Ant
9 9 (4.55%) Cucumber
10 5 (2.53%) Gradle
11 4 (2.02%) Selenium
11 4 (2.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (1.52%) JUnit
12 3 (1.52%) ClearCase
12 3 (1.52%) Eclipse
12 3 (1.52%) MSBuild
12 3 (1.52%) WebDriver
13 2 (1.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 2 (1.01%) Hudson
General
1 39 (19.70%) Finance
2 13 (6.57%) Banking
3 9 (4.55%) Retail
4 7 (3.54%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.53%) Legal
6 4 (2.02%) Billing
7 3 (1.52%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.52%) Advertising
7 3 (1.52%) Publishing
8 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (22.73%) Developer
2 42 (21.21%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (9.09%) Analyst
4 15 (7.58%) Java Developer
5 14 (7.07%) SQL Developer
5 14 (7.07%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 12 (6.06%) Architect
7 9 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
7 9 (4.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 9 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (4.04%) Agile Java Developer
8 8 (4.04%) Configuration Analyst
8 8 (4.04%) Administrator
9 7 (3.54%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.03%) Applications Support
10 6 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (2.53%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (2.53%) Business Analyst
11 5 (2.53%) Consultant
12 4 (2.02%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.61%) HTML
2 16 (8.08%) .NET
2 16 (8.08%) Web Services
2 16 (8.08%) Middleware
2 16 (8.08%) REST
3 12 (6.06%) Hibernate
4 11 (5.56%) JAX-RS
5 9 (4.55%) JSON
6 7 (3.54%) JRules
6 7 (3.54%) CSS
7 6 (3.03%) SOAP
7 6 (3.03%) JMS
8 5 (2.53%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (2.53%) CSS3
8 5 (2.53%) HTML5
9 4 (2.02%) Django
9 4 (2.02%) Spring
9 4 (2.02%) Java EE
9 4 (2.02%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (2.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.61%) CMDB
2 20 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.05%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (5.05%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.54%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.54%) Clustering
5 6 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.02%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.52%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.52%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.52%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.01%) Freedom of Information Act
8 2 (1.01%) IVR
8 2 (1.01%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (1.01%) IPTV
8 2 (1.01%) Replication
8 2 (1.01%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.01%) Video on Demand
8 2 (1.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.51%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 84 (42.42%) Linux
2 47 (23.74%) UNIX
2 47 (23.74%) Windows
3 21 (10.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (7.07%) Mac OS X
5 9 (4.55%) Ubuntu
5 9 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (4.04%) CentOS
7 7 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (3.03%) AIX
9 5 (2.53%) Solaris
10 3 (1.52%) VMS
10 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.52%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.52%) Debian
11 2 (1.01%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.01%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.01%) SUSE
11 2 (1.01%) Mac OS X Server
11 2 (1.01%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (36.87%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (33.33%) DevOps
3 44 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 38 (19.19%) Open Source
5 34 (17.17%) Scrum
6 32 (16.16%) ITIL
7 23 (11.62%) TDD
8 19 (9.60%) OO
8 19 (9.60%) Project Management
9 18 (9.09%) Software Engineering
10 16 (8.08%) PRINCE2
10 16 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (8.08%) Waterfall
11 15 (7.58%) Migration
12 13 (6.57%) Web Design
12 13 (6.57%) Responsive Web Design
13 12 (6.06%) BDD
13 12 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
13 12 (6.06%) Change Management
14 11 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (27.27%) Java
2 43 (21.72%) Python
3 41 (20.71%) SQL
4 40 (20.20%) Ruby
5 24 (12.12%) Perl
6 18 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 17 (8.59%) Bash Shell
8 12 (6.06%) JavaScript
9 11 (5.56%) PowerShell
10 9 (4.55%) Scala
11 8 (4.04%) Go
12 5 (2.53%) C#
12 5 (2.53%) PL/SQL
13 4 (2.02%) C
13 4 (2.02%) PHP
14 3 (1.52%) VBScript
15 2 (1.01%) Tcl
15 2 (1.01%) Shell Script
15 2 (1.01%) C++
15 2 (1.01%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 29 (14.65%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.08%) DV Cleared
3 15 (7.58%) Degree
4 7 (3.54%) SC Cleared
5 6 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.02%) MCSE
8 3 (1.52%) CCNA
8 3 (1.52%) RHCE
8 3 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.52%) CCNP
9 2 (1.01%) CCIP
9 2 (1.01%) CCIE
9 2 (1.01%) PMP
9 2 (1.01%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.01%) CCSA
9 2 (1.01%) CCDA
9 2 (1.01%) ISEB
10 1 (0.51%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.05%) QA
2 3 (1.52%) SLA
3 2 (1.01%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.01%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (6.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.05%) Docker
3 8 (4.04%) Active Directory
4 6 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.52%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.52%) GlusterFS
5 3 (1.52%) GFS2
5 3 (1.52%) Varnish
5 3 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.52%) vCloud
5 3 (1.52%) OCFS2
6 2 (1.01%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.01%) Samba
7 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.51%) Firmware
7 1 (0.51%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.51%) vSphere
7 1 (0.51%) Gluster
7 1 (0.51%) KVM
7 1 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 81 (40.91%) Puppet
2 47 (23.74%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (9.60%) Ansible
4 15 (7.58%) Vagrant
5 14 (7.07%) Salt
6 10 (5.05%) Nagios
7 7 (3.54%) SCCM
8 3 (1.52%) Tivoli
8 3 (1.52%) ZABBIX
8 3 (1.52%) SELinux
9 2 (1.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (1.01%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (1.01%) Cobbler
9 2 (1.01%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 2 (1.01%) BladeLogic
9 2 (1.01%) WSUS
10 1 (0.51%) SCOM
10 1 (0.51%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.51%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 35 (17.68%) Microsoft
2 25 (12.63%) Oracle
3 21 (10.61%) Red Hat
3 21 (10.61%) VMware
4 15 (7.58%) IBM
5 10 (5.05%) Cognos
5 10 (5.05%) webMethods
5 10 (5.05%) Remedy
6 8 (4.04%) Cisco
7 6 (3.03%) Atlassian
8 5 (2.53%) HP
8 5 (2.53%) Citrix
8 5 (2.53%) Avaya
8 5 (2.53%) ServiceNow
9 4 (2.02%) Akamai
9 4 (2.02%) WorldPay
9 4 (2.02%) BMC
10 3 (1.52%) BEA
10 3 (1.52%) Dell
10 3 (1.52%) EMC
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