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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 94 127 145
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +18
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 107 81 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.11% 1.37% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 1.77% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 59 34
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £322 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £31.70 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+23.02% -12.55%
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
4006 4577 4299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.90% 77.39% 76.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3133 3335 3287
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 48 74
Average hourly rate £22.25 £24.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.29% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 87 (44.62%) Linux
2 70 (35.90%) Puppet
3 64 (32.82%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (27.18%) DevOps
5 49 (25.13%) Finance
6 48 (24.62%) Continuous Integration
7 46 (23.59%) Ruby
7 46 (23.59%) Java
8 45 (23.08%) UNIX
8 45 (23.08%) Jenkins
9 43 (22.05%) Python
10 39 (20.00%) ITIL
11 38 (19.49%) Windows
12 37 (18.97%) Opscode Chef
13 36 (18.46%) Perl
13 36 (18.46%) Oracle
14 35 (17.95%) Git (software)
15 30 (15.38%) Relational Database
16 29 (14.87%) Bash Shell
17 26 (13.33%) SQL
17 26 (13.33%) Subversion
18 24 (12.31%) Maven
18 24 (12.31%) MongoDB
18 24 (12.31%) HTTP
19 23 (11.79%) HTML
19 23 (11.79%) CMDB
19 23 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
20 22 (11.28%) Release Management
20 22 (11.28%) Microsoft
21 21 (10.77%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 18 (9.23%) Apache
2 16 (8.21%) Tomcat
3 12 (6.15%) WebSphere
4 11 (5.64%) JBoss
5 10 (5.13%) SharePoint
6 9 (4.62%) WebLogic
7 7 (3.59%) CMS
7 7 (3.59%) IBM Notes
7 7 (3.59%) Apache Solr
7 7 (3.59%) Adobe CQ
7 7 (3.59%) OpenStack
8 6 (3.08%) nginx
9 5 (2.56%) IIS
10 3 (1.54%) MS Exchange
10 3 (1.54%) WebLogic Portal
10 3 (1.54%) Node.js
10 3 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (1.03%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (1.03%) Confluence
11 2 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (5.64%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.59%) MS Office
3 5 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.03%) MS Project
5 1 (0.51%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (4.62%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.56%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (2.56%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (2.56%) Oracle Assets
2 5 (2.56%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 5 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (2.56%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (2.05%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (1.03%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.51%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.74%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.67%) IaaS
3 8 (4.10%) PaaS
4 4 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.54%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.03%) SaaS
7 1 (0.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (12.31%) HTTP
2 10 (5.13%) SSL
2 10 (5.13%) TCP/IP
3 8 (4.10%) DNS
4 6 (3.08%) SAN
4 6 (3.08%) DHCP
5 4 (2.05%) IPsec
5 4 (2.05%) Firewall
6 3 (1.54%) FTP
7 2 (1.03%) IMAP
7 2 (1.03%) SNMP
7 2 (1.03%) VPN
7 2 (1.03%) VoIP
7 2 (1.03%) WAN
7 2 (1.03%) LDAP
8 1 (0.51%) Multicast
8 1 (0.51%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.51%) DAB
8 1 (0.51%) BGP
8 1 (0.51%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 24 (12.31%) MongoDB
3 20 (10.26%) RDBMS
4 15 (7.69%) MySQL
4 15 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 13 (6.67%) NoSQL
6 9 (4.62%) Oracle Database
7 7 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (3.59%) Neo4j
8 6 (3.08%) Oracle Exadata
8 6 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (2.05%) Redis
10 4 (2.05%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (2.05%) DB2
10 4 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 45 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 35 (17.95%) Git (software)
3 26 (13.33%) Subversion
4 24 (12.31%) Maven
5 13 (6.67%) JIRA
6 12 (6.15%) TeamCity
7 11 (5.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (5.64%) Ant
8 8 (4.10%) Hudson
9 7 (3.59%) ClearCase
9 7 (3.59%) Mercurial
10 6 (3.08%) JProfiler
10 6 (3.08%) Gradle
10 6 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (3.08%) JMeter
10 6 (3.08%) VisualVM
11 4 (2.05%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (2.05%) Visual Studio
12 3 (1.54%) Toad
12 3 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 49 (25.13%) Finance
2 14 (7.18%) Banking
3 11 (5.64%) Publishing
4 7 (3.59%) Financial Institution
5 6 (3.08%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.08%) Advertising
6 5 (2.56%) General Ledger
7 4 (2.05%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.54%) Law
9 2 (1.03%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.03%) Billing
9 2 (1.03%) Legal
9 2 (1.03%) Back Office
9 2 (1.03%) Retail
10 1 (0.51%) Front Office
10 1 (0.51%) German Language
10 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (22.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 35 (17.95%) Developer
3 27 (13.85%) Analyst
4 15 (7.69%) Consultant
5 13 (6.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 11 (5.64%) Java Developer
7 10 (5.13%) Administrator
7 10 (5.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 9 (4.62%) Business Analyst
9 7 (3.59%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (3.08%) Configuration Manager
10 6 (3.08%) Configuration Analyst
11 5 (2.56%) Delivery Manager
11 5 (2.56%) Service Manager
11 5 (2.56%) Services Delivery Manager
11 5 (2.56%) Release Manager
11 5 (2.56%) Linux Administrator
11 5 (2.56%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (2.56%) Development Engineer
12 4 (2.05%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.79%) HTML
2 17 (8.72%) Web Services
3 15 (7.69%) .NET
4 14 (7.18%) REST
5 13 (6.67%) XML
6 10 (5.13%) Hibernate
6 10 (5.13%) Middleware
7 9 (4.62%) WebSphere MQ
7 9 (4.62%) CSS
7 9 (4.62%) JSON
8 8 (4.10%) JAX-RS
9 6 (3.08%) SOAP
9 6 (3.08%) JSP
10 5 (2.56%) MCollective
10 5 (2.56%) jQuery
10 5 (2.56%) Ajax
11 4 (2.05%) ActiveMQ
11 4 (2.05%) Dojo
11 4 (2.05%) Apache Camel
12 3 (1.54%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.79%) CMDB
1 23 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (9.23%) Clustering
3 12 (6.15%) Open Source
4 10 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.08%) Hedge funds
5 6 (3.08%) Replication
6 3 (1.54%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.03%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.03%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.03%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.51%) Equities
8 1 (0.51%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.51%) Online Gambling
8 1 (0.51%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.51%) Blog
8 1 (0.51%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.51%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 87 (44.62%) Linux
2 45 (23.08%) UNIX
3 38 (19.49%) Windows
4 13 (6.67%) CentOS
4 13 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (5.13%) Mac OS X
6 9 (4.62%) AIX
6 9 (4.62%) Ubuntu
7 7 (3.59%) Solaris
8 5 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.54%) VMS
9 3 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.03%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.03%) OpenVMS
11 1 (0.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.51%) SUSE
11 1 (0.51%) Debian
11 1 (0.51%) Android
11 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (32.82%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (27.18%) DevOps
3 48 (24.62%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (20.00%) ITIL
5 22 (11.28%) Release Management
6 21 (10.77%) Project Management
7 18 (9.23%) Change Management
8 17 (8.72%) Scrum
9 15 (7.69%) Service Management
10 14 (7.18%) Content Management
10 14 (7.18%) Incident Management
11 12 (6.15%) OO
11 12 (6.15%) Web Design
12 11 (5.64%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (5.64%) Web Development
12 11 (5.64%) Software Engineering
12 11 (5.64%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (5.13%) SOA
13 10 (5.13%) Service Delivery
14 9 (4.62%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 46 (23.59%) Ruby
1 46 (23.59%) Java
2 43 (22.05%) Python
3 36 (18.46%) Perl
4 29 (14.87%) Bash Shell
5 26 (13.33%) SQL
6 17 (8.72%) JavaScript
7 14 (7.18%) PHP
8 11 (5.64%) Groovy
9 10 (5.13%) C#
10 9 (4.62%) Shell Script
10 9 (4.62%) C
11 7 (3.59%) PowerShell
12 6 (3.08%) PL/SQL
12 6 (3.08%) T-SQL
13 5 (2.56%) Scala
14 4 (2.05%) C++
15 2 (1.03%) R
16 1 (0.51%) VB
16 1 (0.51%) Korn
Qualifications
1 14 (7.18%) Degree
2 13 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.59%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.56%) PMP
4 5 (2.56%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (2.05%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.54%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.03%) MCP
7 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.51%) ISEB
8 1 (0.51%) MCSA
8 1 (0.51%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.51%) MCTS
8 1 (0.51%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.62%) QA
2 5 (2.56%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.54%) SLA
4 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (8.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.10%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.08%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (3.08%) KVM
4 5 (2.56%) XenApp
4 5 (2.56%) XenDesktop
5 4 (2.05%) vSphere
5 4 (2.05%) RHEV
6 3 (1.54%) Docker
6 3 (1.54%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.54%) XenServer
6 3 (1.54%) vCloud
6 3 (1.54%) VirtualBox
6 3 (1.54%) Varnish
7 2 (1.03%) Xen
8 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.51%) NFS
8 1 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.51%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 70 (35.90%) Puppet
2 37 (18.97%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (7.18%) Ansible
4 7 (3.59%) Salt
5 6 (3.08%) SCCM
5 6 (3.08%) Vagrant
6 5 (2.56%) SCOM
6 5 (2.56%) ZABBIX
7 4 (2.05%) Nagios
7 4 (2.05%) SELinux
8 3 (1.54%) Kibana
8 3 (1.54%) SCVMM
9 2 (1.03%) Cobbler
9 2 (1.03%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (1.03%) logstash
10 1 (0.51%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.51%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.51%) Graphite
10 1 (0.51%) collectd
10 1 (0.51%) StatsD
Vendors
1 36 (18.46%) Oracle
2 22 (11.28%) Microsoft
3 21 (10.77%) VMware
4 10 (5.13%) IBM
4 10 (5.13%) Red Hat
5 9 (4.62%) HP
5 9 (4.62%) Adobe
6 8 (4.10%) Citrix
6 8 (4.10%) Remedy
7 7 (3.59%) SaltStack
7 7 (3.59%) Lotus
8 6 (3.08%) ServiceNow
9 4 (2.05%) Perforce
10 3 (1.54%) New Relic
11 2 (1.03%) Rackspace
11 2 (1.03%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.03%) Sun
11 2 (1.03%) EMC
11 2 (1.03%) Cisco
11 2 (1.03%) AppSense
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: From £500 to £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Noir Consulting
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 9 days ago