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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 79 89 123
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +34
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 77 108 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.45% 2.10% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.91% 2.60% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 76 60
Average daily rate £475 £450 £409
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +10.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £295 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £551 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +20.63%
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
2644 4159 4730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.04% 80.90% 79.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2091 3247 3422
Average daily rate £488 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 36 51
Average hourly rate £24.00 £23.10 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.91% -15.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 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 February 2016, 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 56 (40.58%) Linux
2 49 (35.51%) DevOps
3 46 (33.33%) Puppet
3 46 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (30.43%) Finance
5 40 (28.99%) Java
6 32 (23.19%) Git (software)
7 31 (22.46%) Banking
8 30 (21.74%) Ruby
8 30 (21.74%) Unix
8 30 (21.74%) Python
8 30 (21.74%) Bash Shell
9 29 (21.01%) Jenkins
10 28 (20.29%) Opscode Chef
10 28 (20.29%) SQL
11 27 (19.57%) Subversion
12 26 (18.84%) VMware
13 25 (18.12%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
14 23 (16.67%) ITIL
15 22 (15.94%) SQL Server
16 21 (15.22%) Windows
16 21 (15.22%) Oracle
17 20 (14.49%) Investment Banking
17 20 (14.49%) Ansible
18 19 (13.77%) Amazon AWS
18 19 (13.77%) Perl
18 19 (13.77%) C#
19 18 (13.04%) Microsoft
19 18 (13.04%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 15 (10.87%) Apache
2 11 (7.97%) Tomcat
3 8 (5.80%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (4.35%) Apache Spark
4 6 (4.35%) IIS
4 6 (4.35%) OpenStack
5 5 (3.62%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (2.90%) Confluence
7 3 (2.17%) Apache Pig
7 3 (2.17%) CMS
7 3 (2.17%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.45%) nginx
8 2 (1.45%) SAS
8 2 (1.45%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.72%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.72%) Jetty
9 1 (0.72%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (5.07%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.35%) MS Office
3 2 (1.45%) SPSS
4 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (5.80%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.77%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.17%) SaaS
3 2 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.45%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.45%) PaaS
4 1 (0.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.72%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.72%) GitHub
4 1 (0.72%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.72%) IaaS
4 1 (0.72%) Office 365
4 1 (0.72%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.25%) TCP/IP
2 9 (6.52%) DNS
2 9 (6.52%) HTTP
3 5 (3.62%) SAN
3 5 (3.62%) SSH
3 5 (3.62%) SSL
4 3 (2.17%) DHCP
4 3 (2.17%) Firewall
5 2 (1.45%) FTP
5 2 (1.45%) IPsec
5 2 (1.45%) iSCSI
5 2 (1.45%) LDAP
5 2 (1.45%) NAS
6 1 (0.72%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.72%) Skype
6 1 (0.72%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.94%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.87%) MySQL
3 10 (7.25%) Relational Database
4 9 (6.52%) MongoDB
4 9 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (5.80%) Big Data
5 8 (5.80%) Hadoop
5 8 (5.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (4.35%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.90%) DB2
7 4 (2.90%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.90%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.17%) DTS
8 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 32 (23.19%) Git (software)
2 29 (21.01%) Jenkins
3 27 (19.57%) Subversion
4 14 (10.14%) JIRA
5 9 (6.52%) ClearCase
6 8 (5.80%) ClearQuest
6 8 (5.80%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (4.35%) Maven
7 6 (4.35%) TeamCity
8 5 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (2.90%) FishEye
10 3 (2.17%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.45%) Hudson
12 1 (0.72%) Ant
12 1 (0.72%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.72%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.72%) PVCS
12 1 (0.72%) PyUnit
12 1 (0.72%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.72%) Vagrant
General
1 42 (30.43%) Finance
2 31 (22.46%) Banking
3 20 (14.49%) Investment Banking
4 8 (5.80%) Front Office
5 5 (3.62%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.62%) Publishing
6 3 (2.17%) Law
7 2 (1.45%) Legal
7 2 (1.45%) Retail
8 1 (0.72%) Advertising
8 1 (0.72%) Billing
Job Titles
1 32 (23.19%) Developer
1 32 (23.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (10.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 9 (6.52%) Java Developer
4 8 (5.80%) Database Developer
4 8 (5.80%) Database Programmer
4 8 (5.80%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (5.80%) Programmer
4 8 (5.80%) Sybase Developer
5 7 (5.07%) Architect
5 7 (5.07%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (4.35%) Analyst
6 6 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 6 (4.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 6 (4.35%) Release Manager
7 5 (3.62%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 5 (3.62%) Linux Specialist
7 5 (3.62%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 5 (3.62%) Operations Engineer
7 5 (3.62%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.97%) Web Services
2 10 (7.25%) HTML
3 8 (5.80%) CSS
3 8 (5.80%) ELK Stack
3 8 (5.80%) Middleware
4 7 (5.07%) REST
5 6 (4.35%) .NET
6 4 (2.90%) Grails
6 4 (2.90%) jQuery
6 4 (2.90%) MCollective
6 4 (2.90%) RESTful
7 3 (2.17%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.17%) Backbone.js
7 3 (2.17%) Sass
8 2 (1.45%) Akka
8 2 (1.45%) HTML5
8 2 (1.45%) JSON
8 2 (1.45%) Windows Identity Foundation
9 1 (0.72%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.72%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.42%) Visualisation
2 11 (7.97%) Equities
3 10 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.52%) Derivative
4 9 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (6.52%) Equity Derivative
5 8 (5.80%) Clustering
5 8 (5.80%) Fixed Income
5 8 (5.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (5.07%) Data Centre
7 6 (4.35%) Mobile Computing
8 5 (3.62%) Hedge funds
9 4 (2.90%) Algorithms
9 4 (2.90%) Fintech
9 4 (2.90%) Management Information System
10 3 (2.17%) Data Structures
10 3 (2.17%) Reference Data
10 3 (2.17%) Replication
10 3 (2.17%) User Experience
11 2 (1.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 56 (40.58%) Linux
2 30 (21.74%) Unix
3 21 (15.22%) Windows
4 18 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (6.52%) Windows Server
6 7 (5.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (4.35%) Solaris
8 4 (2.90%) CentOS
8 4 (2.90%) Ubuntu
8 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.17%) AIX
9 3 (2.17%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.45%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (1.45%) SUSE
11 1 (0.72%) Android
11 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.72%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (35.51%) DevOps
2 46 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (18.12%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (16.67%) ITIL
5 17 (12.32%) Migration
6 16 (11.59%) E-Commerce
7 15 (10.87%) Continuous Delivery
7 15 (10.87%) Scrum
8 13 (9.42%) Analytics
8 13 (9.42%) Service Management
9 12 (8.70%) Change Management
9 12 (8.70%) Open Source
10 11 (7.97%) Project Management
11 10 (7.25%) Coaching
12 9 (6.52%) Release Management
13 8 (5.80%) Issue Tracking
13 8 (5.80%) Kanban
13 8 (5.80%) Mentoring
13 8 (5.80%) TDD
14 7 (5.07%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 40 (28.99%) Java
2 30 (21.74%) Bash Shell
2 30 (21.74%) Python
2 30 (21.74%) Ruby
3 28 (20.29%) SQL
4 19 (13.77%) C#
4 19 (13.77%) Perl
5 18 (13.04%) PowerShell
6 13 (9.42%) T-SQL
7 12 (8.70%) JavaScript
8 7 (5.07%) Shell Script
9 6 (4.35%) Scala
10 5 (3.62%) PHP
10 5 (3.62%) VBScript
11 4 (2.90%) Groovy
12 2 (1.45%) Go
12 2 (1.45%) Korn
12 2 (1.45%) R
12 2 (1.45%) VB
13 1 (0.72%) AWK
Qualifications
1 13 (9.42%) Degree
2 9 (6.52%) RHCE
2 9 (6.52%) RHCSA
3 7 (5.07%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.90%) MCSE
4 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.90%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.72%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.72%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.72%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.90%) QA
2 3 (2.17%) WCAG
3 2 (1.45%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.45%) SLA
4 1 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.72%) SDET
System Software
1 23 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (7.97%) Docker
3 10 (7.25%) Active Directory
4 6 (4.35%) vSphere
5 5 (3.62%) GFS2
5 5 (3.62%) GlusterFS
5 5 (3.62%) OCFS2
5 5 (3.62%) Squid
6 3 (2.17%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.17%) NFS
7 2 (1.45%) Apache Flume
7 2 (1.45%) KVM
7 2 (1.45%) Varnish
7 2 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.45%) Xen
7 2 (1.45%) XenApp
8 1 (0.72%) HDFS
8 1 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.72%) vCloud
8 1 (0.72%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 46 (33.33%) Puppet
2 28 (20.29%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (14.49%) Ansible
4 11 (7.97%) CFEngine
4 11 (7.97%) Nagios
5 7 (5.07%) Ganglia
5 7 (5.07%) ITRS Geneos
5 7 (5.07%) Kibana
5 7 (5.07%) logstash
5 7 (5.07%) Rundeck
6 6 (4.35%) SELinux
7 4 (2.90%) Cobbler
8 2 (1.45%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.45%) SCCM
8 2 (1.45%) SCOM
8 2 (1.45%) WSUS
8 2 (1.45%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.72%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.72%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.72%) Packer
Vendors
1 26 (18.84%) VMware
2 21 (15.22%) Oracle
3 18 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 13 (9.42%) DataSynapse
5 9 (6.52%) Reuters
5 9 (6.52%) Sybase
6 8 (5.80%) Perforce
6 8 (5.80%) Red Hat
6 8 (5.80%) Splunk
7 7 (5.07%) HP
7 7 (5.07%) IBM
8 6 (4.35%) ServiceNow
8 6 (4.35%) SolarWinds
8 6 (4.35%) TIBCO
9 4 (2.90%) Rackspace
10 3 (2.17%) Cognos
10 3 (2.17%) RedDot
11 2 (1.45%) Cisco
11 2 (1.45%) EMC
11 2 (1.45%) SurfControl
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