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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 101 103 125
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +22
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 91 115 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.66% 1.79% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 2.32% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 99 55
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£463 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.78 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.99% -1.33%
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
4264 4966 4755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.01% 77.17% 76.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3308 3618 3644
Average daily rate £463 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 49 52
Average hourly rate £27.37 £24.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.04% -82.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 92 (48.17%) Linux
2 80 (41.88%) Puppet
3 59 (30.89%) DevOps
4 58 (30.37%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (27.23%) Continuous Integration
6 51 (26.70%) UNIX
7 50 (26.18%) Java
8 48 (25.13%) Ruby
9 47 (24.61%) Opscode Chef
10 45 (23.56%) Jenkins
10 45 (23.56%) Python
11 44 (23.04%) ITIL
12 43 (22.51%) Windows
13 37 (19.37%) Perl
14 36 (18.85%) Finance
14 36 (18.85%) Git (software)
15 32 (16.75%) MongoDB
15 32 (16.75%) Amazon AWS
16 30 (15.71%) Subversion
17 29 (15.18%) Bash Shell
18 27 (14.14%) VMware
18 27 (14.14%) Oracle
19 26 (13.61%) HTTP
20 25 (13.09%) Open Source
20 25 (13.09%) Analytical Skills
21 24 (12.57%) MySQL
22 23 (12.04%) CMDB
22 23 (12.04%) Relational Database
23 22 (11.52%) Project Management
24 21 (10.99%) Tomcat

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 21 (10.99%) Tomcat
2 20 (10.47%) Apache
3 13 (6.81%) WebLogic
4 11 (5.76%) OpenStack
5 10 (5.24%) WebSphere
6 8 (4.19%) nginx
6 8 (4.19%) SharePoint
7 7 (3.66%) JBoss
7 7 (3.66%) Apache Solr
7 7 (3.66%) Adobe CQ
8 6 (3.14%) IIS
9 5 (2.62%) IBM Notes
9 5 (2.62%) Jetty
10 3 (1.57%) Node.js
10 3 (1.57%) SAS
10 3 (1.57%) CMS
11 2 (1.05%) Confluence
11 2 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (1.05%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (4.19%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.14%) MS Office
3 3 (1.57%) MS Project
3 3 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.52%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (2.62%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 32 (16.75%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.81%) IaaS
3 10 (5.24%) PaaS
4 8 (4.19%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (3.66%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (2.09%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.52%) Office 365
8 1 (0.52%) Route 53
8 1 (0.52%) SaaS
8 1 (0.52%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 26 (13.61%) HTTP
2 17 (8.90%) TCP/IP
3 14 (7.33%) SSL
4 11 (5.76%) DNS
5 7 (3.66%) IPsec
5 7 (3.66%) DHCP
6 6 (3.14%) WAN
6 6 (3.14%) SAN
7 5 (2.62%) Firewall
7 5 (2.62%) VoIP
7 5 (2.62%) FTP
8 4 (2.09%) Wireshark
9 3 (1.57%) IP Telephony
9 3 (1.57%) SNMP
9 3 (1.57%) LDAP
9 3 (1.57%) LAN
9 3 (1.57%) VPN
9 3 (1.57%) Internet
10 2 (1.05%) OSPF
10 2 (1.05%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (16.75%) MongoDB
2 24 (12.57%) MySQL
3 23 (12.04%) Relational Database
4 17 (8.90%) NoSQL
5 14 (7.33%) RDBMS
6 13 (6.81%) SQL Server
7 9 (4.71%) Oracle Database
8 7 (3.66%) Neo4j
8 7 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (3.14%) Oracle Exadata
10 4 (2.09%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.57%) Redis
11 3 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.52%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 45 (23.56%) Jenkins
2 36 (18.85%) Git (software)
3 30 (15.71%) Subversion
4 18 (9.42%) Maven
5 16 (8.38%) JIRA
6 14 (7.33%) TeamCity
7 13 (6.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (5.24%) Ant
9 9 (4.71%) Mercurial
10 7 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (3.66%) Hudson
10 7 (3.66%) Gradle
11 5 (2.62%) JProfiler
11 5 (2.62%) JMeter
11 5 (2.62%) VisualVM
12 4 (2.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 3 (1.57%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (1.57%) ClearCase
13 3 (1.57%) Visual Studio
13 3 (1.57%) Toad
General
1 36 (18.85%) Finance
2 13 (6.81%) Publishing
3 9 (4.71%) Banking
4 8 (4.19%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.09%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.09%) Legal
6 3 (1.57%) Law
7 2 (1.05%) Back Office
7 2 (1.05%) Retail
8 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Marketing
8 1 (0.52%) German Language
8 1 (0.52%) Front Office
8 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (25.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (10.99%) Developer
2 21 (10.99%) Analyst
3 18 (9.42%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 10 (5.24%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 10 (5.24%) Administrator
5 9 (4.71%) Business Analyst
5 9 (4.71%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (4.19%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (4.19%) Java Developer
7 7 (3.66%) UNIX Engineer
7 7 (3.66%) Linux Administrator
7 7 (3.66%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (3.66%) Development Engineer
8 6 (3.14%) Service Manager
8 6 (3.14%) Configuration Analyst
9 5 (2.62%) Delivery Manager
9 5 (2.62%) Services Delivery Manager
9 5 (2.62%) Release Manager
9 5 (2.62%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.38%) HTML
2 13 (6.81%) .NET
3 12 (6.28%) REST
4 10 (5.24%) Web Services
4 10 (5.24%) XML
4 10 (5.24%) Hibernate
5 8 (4.19%) CSS
5 8 (4.19%) WebSphere MQ
5 8 (4.19%) JAX-RS
6 7 (3.66%) Middleware
7 6 (3.14%) JSON
8 4 (2.09%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (2.09%) Ajax
8 4 (2.09%) J2EE
8 4 (2.09%) HTML5
9 3 (1.57%) Play Framework
9 3 (1.57%) Spring
9 3 (1.57%) SOAP
9 3 (1.57%) Java EE
9 3 (1.57%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.09%) Open Source
1 25 (13.09%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (12.04%) CMDB
3 18 (9.42%) Clustering
4 8 (4.19%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.14%) Hedge funds
6 5 (2.62%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (2.09%) Replication
8 3 (1.57%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.05%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.05%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.05%) Derivative
10 1 (0.52%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.52%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.52%) Equities
10 1 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.52%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 92 (48.17%) Linux
2 51 (26.70%) UNIX
3 43 (22.51%) Windows
4 14 (7.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (5.24%) CentOS
5 10 (5.24%) Mac OS X
6 9 (4.71%) Ubuntu
7 7 (3.66%) Solaris
8 4 (2.09%) Debian
8 4 (2.09%) VMS
8 4 (2.09%) AIX
9 3 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.57%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.05%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.05%) Mac OS X Server
10 2 (1.05%) Android
10 2 (1.05%) OpenVMS
11 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (30.89%) DevOps
2 58 (30.37%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (27.23%) Continuous Integration
4 44 (23.04%) ITIL
5 22 (11.52%) Project Management
6 18 (9.42%) Release Management
7 17 (8.90%) Continuous Delivery
8 16 (8.38%) Service Management
8 16 (8.38%) Scrum
9 15 (7.85%) Change Management
10 13 (6.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (6.81%) PRINCE2
10 13 (6.81%) Software Engineering
10 13 (6.81%) Microservices
11 12 (6.28%) OO
12 11 (5.76%) TDD
12 11 (5.76%) Web Design
12 11 (5.76%) Kanban
13 10 (5.24%) Responsive Web Design
13 10 (5.24%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (26.18%) Java
2 48 (25.13%) Ruby
3 45 (23.56%) Python
4 37 (19.37%) Perl
5 29 (15.18%) Bash Shell
6 19 (9.95%) SQL
7 11 (5.76%) PHP
8 10 (5.24%) C
8 10 (5.24%) Groovy
9 8 (4.19%) Shell Script
9 8 (4.19%) PL/SQL
10 7 (3.66%) JavaScript
10 7 (3.66%) PowerShell
11 6 (3.14%) Scala
11 6 (3.14%) C#
12 3 (1.57%) C++
12 3 (1.57%) Golang
13 2 (1.05%) Korn
14 1 (0.52%) C-shell
14 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (9.95%) Security Cleared
2 18 (9.42%) Degree
3 10 (5.24%) DV Cleared
4 7 (3.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (3.14%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (3.14%) PMP
5 6 (3.14%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.57%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.05%) MCSE
7 2 (1.05%) MCSA
8 1 (0.52%) CCNA
8 1 (0.52%) ISEB
8 1 (0.52%) CCA
8 1 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.52%) CCEA
8 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.52%) MCP
8 1 (0.52%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.28%) QA
2 5 (2.62%) SLA
3 3 (1.57%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (9.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.71%) Active Directory
3 8 (4.19%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (4.19%) Docker
4 6 (3.14%) vCloud
4 6 (3.14%) OCFS2
4 6 (3.14%) GlusterFS
4 6 (3.14%) GFS2
5 5 (2.62%) KVM
5 5 (2.62%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.09%) vSphere
7 3 (1.57%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.57%) VirtualBox
8 2 (1.05%) RHEV
8 2 (1.05%) Varnish
8 2 (1.05%) XenApp
8 2 (1.05%) XenServer
8 2 (1.05%) Samba
8 2 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 80 (41.88%) Puppet
2 47 (24.61%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (8.38%) Ansible
4 14 (7.33%) Salt
5 9 (4.71%) SCCM
6 8 (4.19%) Vagrant
7 5 (2.62%) SELinux
7 5 (2.62%) SCOM
8 4 (2.09%) ZABBIX
9 3 (1.57%) Nagios
9 3 (1.57%) Cobbler
10 2 (1.05%) FortiGate
10 2 (1.05%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (1.05%) HAProxy
10 2 (1.05%) Kibana
10 2 (1.05%) Iperf
10 2 (1.05%) NetBackup
10 2 (1.05%) BladeLogic
10 2 (1.05%) WSUS
10 2 (1.05%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 27 (14.14%) Oracle
1 27 (14.14%) VMware
2 16 (8.38%) Red Hat
2 16 (8.38%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.33%) IBM
4 10 (5.24%) Remedy
5 9 (4.71%) Adobe
5 9 (4.71%) HP
6 8 (4.19%) WorldPay
7 6 (3.14%) ServiceNow
7 6 (3.14%) Citrix
8 5 (2.62%) EMC
8 5 (2.62%) Lotus
9 4 (2.09%) Business Objects
9 4 (2.09%) Cisco
10 3 (1.57%) Sun
10 3 (1.57%) NetApp
10 3 (1.57%) Avaya
10 3 (1.57%) BEA
10 3 (1.57%) webMethods
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago