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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 103 130 142
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +12
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 96 74 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.83% 1.27% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 1.65% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 51 58
Average daily rate
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£465 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £353
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +2.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £34.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -14.63%
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
4239 4497 5570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.59% 77.43% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3360 3351 4122
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 39 70
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.44 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.40% -0.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.95 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £35.15 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 74 (38.54%) Puppet
2 73 (38.02%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (38.02%) Linux
3 65 (33.85%) DevOps
4 47 (24.48%) Java
5 46 (23.96%) Opscode Chef
6 43 (22.40%) Git (software)
7 42 (21.88%) Windows
7 42 (21.88%) Microsoft
8 41 (21.35%) SQL
8 41 (21.35%) Finance
9 39 (20.31%) UNIX
10 38 (19.79%) Python
10 38 (19.79%) Ruby
11 37 (19.27%) Amazon AWS
11 37 (19.27%) SQL Server
12 35 (18.23%) Subversion
13 34 (17.71%) Scrum
14 33 (17.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 31 (16.15%) Continuous Integration
15 31 (16.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 29 (15.10%) Jenkins
17 28 (14.58%) ITIL
18 27 (14.06%) MongoDB
19 26 (13.54%) Open Source
19 26 (13.54%) Red Hat
19 26 (13.54%) Relational Database
20 24 (12.50%) TCP/IP
20 24 (12.50%) HTTP
20 24 (12.50%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 11 (5.73%) Apache
2 10 (5.21%) Tomcat
3 9 (4.69%) WebLogic
3 9 (4.69%) OpenStack
4 6 (3.13%) IIS
4 6 (3.13%) Confluence
5 5 (2.60%) nginx
5 5 (2.60%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.60%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.56%) CMS
6 3 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.04%) Jetty
7 2 (1.04%) JBoss
7 2 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.52%) SAS
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.52%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (6.77%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.21%) MS Office
3 1 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.52%) Maximo
3 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.52%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 37 (19.27%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.69%) PaaS
4 7 (3.65%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.60%) SaaS
6 3 (1.56%) GitHub
7 2 (1.04%) IaaS
7 2 (1.04%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.04%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.04%) Google Apps
7 2 (1.04%) Office 365
7 2 (1.04%) Route 53
8 1 (0.52%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 24 (12.50%) HTTP
1 24 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 14 (7.29%) DNS
3 12 (6.25%) Firewall
4 10 (5.21%) SSL
5 9 (4.69%) LAN
6 8 (4.17%) Internet
7 7 (3.65%) WAN
7 7 (3.65%) DHCP
8 6 (3.13%) VoIP
8 6 (3.13%) SAN
9 5 (2.60%) AMQP
9 5 (2.60%) Network Security
10 3 (1.56%) IP Telephony
10 3 (1.56%) OSPF
10 3 (1.56%) BGP
10 3 (1.56%) NAS
11 2 (1.04%) PCoIP
11 2 (1.04%) DPNSS
11 2 (1.04%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (19.27%) SQL Server
2 33 (17.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (16.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 27 (14.06%) MongoDB
5 26 (13.54%) Relational Database
6 24 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (11.98%) SQL Server 2012
8 21 (10.94%) MySQL
9 19 (9.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (7.29%) RDBMS
10 14 (7.29%) NoSQL
11 13 (6.77%) ProClarity
12 11 (5.73%) DTS
13 10 (5.21%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (5.21%) Neo4j
14 7 (3.65%) Big Data
14 7 (3.65%) EDRMS
15 6 (3.13%) Oracle Database
16 5 (2.60%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 43 (22.40%) Git (software)
2 35 (18.23%) Subversion
3 29 (15.10%) Jenkins
4 23 (11.98%) JIRA
5 22 (11.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (6.77%) Mercurial
6 13 (6.77%) TeamCity
7 8 (4.17%) Maven
7 8 (4.17%) Cucumber
8 7 (3.65%) Ant
9 4 (2.08%) Gradle
10 3 (1.56%) MSBuild
10 3 (1.56%) JUnit
10 3 (1.56%) ClearCase
10 3 (1.56%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.56%) Selenium
11 2 (1.04%) JMeter
11 2 (1.04%) Hudson
11 2 (1.04%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.04%) WebDriver
General
1 41 (21.35%) Finance
2 15 (7.81%) Banking
3 9 (4.69%) Retail
4 6 (3.13%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.08%) Billing
6 3 (1.56%) Advertising
7 2 (1.04%) Publishing
7 2 (1.04%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.04%) Legal
7 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.52%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 46 (23.96%) Developer
2 37 (19.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (8.85%) SQL Developer
4 16 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 14 (7.29%) Architect
6 12 (6.25%) Analyst
6 12 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
6 12 (6.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 9 (4.69%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (4.17%) Agile Java Developer
9 7 (3.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 7 (3.65%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.13%) Applications Support
10 6 (3.13%) Configuration Analyst
11 5 (2.60%) Administrator
11 5 (2.60%) Consultant
11 5 (2.60%) Systems Engineer
12 4 (2.08%) DBA
12 4 (2.08%) Systems Administrator
12 4 (2.08%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.42%) HTML
2 16 (8.33%) Web Services
3 15 (7.81%) REST
4 14 (7.29%) .NET
5 13 (6.77%) Middleware
6 10 (5.21%) Hibernate
6 10 (5.21%) JAX-RS
7 9 (4.69%) JSON
8 7 (3.65%) JRules
8 7 (3.65%) CSS
9 6 (3.13%) SOAP
9 6 (3.13%) JMS
10 5 (2.60%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (2.08%) Java EE
11 4 (2.08%) Spring
11 4 (2.08%) Django
11 4 (2.08%) WebSphere MQ
11 4 (2.08%) XML
11 4 (2.08%) CSS3
11 4 (2.08%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.38%) CMDB
2 17 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.21%) Data Centre
4 9 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (4.17%) Clustering
6 7 (3.65%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (2.60%) Replication
9 4 (2.08%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.56%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.56%) Fat Client
11 2 (1.04%) Freedom of Information Act
11 2 (1.04%) IVR
11 2 (1.04%) Freedom of Information
11 2 (1.04%) IPTV
11 2 (1.04%) N-Tier
11 2 (1.04%) Video on Demand
11 2 (1.04%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (1.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 1 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 73 (38.02%) Linux
2 42 (21.88%) Windows
3 39 (20.31%) UNIX
4 23 (11.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (5.73%) Mac OS X
6 8 (4.17%) CentOS
6 8 (4.17%) Ubuntu
6 8 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (3.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (3.13%) AIX
9 5 (2.60%) Solaris
10 4 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.56%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.56%) VMS
11 3 (1.56%) Debian
12 2 (1.04%) SUSE
12 2 (1.04%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.52%) HPUX
13 1 (0.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (38.02%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (33.85%) DevOps
3 34 (17.71%) Scrum
4 31 (16.15%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (14.58%) ITIL
6 26 (13.54%) Open Source
7 24 (12.50%) Project Management
8 23 (11.98%) TDD
9 16 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 16 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (7.81%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (7.29%) PRINCE2
11 14 (7.29%) OO
12 13 (6.77%) Migration
12 13 (6.77%) Mentoring
12 13 (6.77%) Coaching
13 12 (6.25%) BDD
13 12 (6.25%) SOA
13 12 (6.25%) E-Commerce
13 12 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 47 (24.48%) Java
2 41 (21.35%) SQL
3 38 (19.79%) Python
3 38 (19.79%) Ruby
4 22 (11.46%) T-SQL
5 21 (10.94%) Bash Shell
6 20 (10.42%) PowerShell
7 16 (8.33%) Perl
8 12 (6.25%) JavaScript
9 11 (5.73%) Scala
10 6 (3.13%) Go
11 5 (2.60%) C#
12 4 (2.08%) PHP
13 3 (1.56%) VBScript
13 3 (1.56%) C
14 2 (1.04%) Groovy
14 2 (1.04%) C++
14 2 (1.04%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.04%) Tcl
15 1 (0.52%) Korn
Qualifications
1 24 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.33%) Degree
3 13 (6.77%) DV Cleared
4 8 (4.17%) MCSE
4 8 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (3.65%) RHCE
5 7 (3.65%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (2.08%) RHCSA
8 3 (1.56%) CCNP
8 3 (1.56%) CCNA
9 2 (1.04%) CCDA
9 2 (1.04%) ISEB
9 2 (1.04%) CCIP
9 2 (1.04%) CCIE
9 2 (1.04%) CCSA
10 1 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.52%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.17%) QA
2 3 (1.56%) SLA
3 2 (1.04%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.04%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.69%) Docker
3 8 (4.17%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.56%) GlusterFS
5 3 (1.56%) GFS2
5 3 (1.56%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.56%) OCFS2
5 3 (1.56%) Varnish
5 3 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.04%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.52%) Firmware
7 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.52%) Gluster
7 1 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.52%) vCloud
7 1 (0.52%) KVM
7 1 (0.52%) GPFS
7 1 (0.52%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 74 (38.54%) Puppet
2 46 (23.96%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (10.42%) Ansible
4 15 (7.81%) Nagios
5 14 (7.29%) Vagrant
6 9 (4.69%) Salt
7 6 (3.13%) SCCM
8 4 (2.08%) ZABBIX
8 4 (2.08%) Rundeck
9 3 (1.56%) SELinux
9 3 (1.56%) HAProxy
9 3 (1.56%) Tivoli
10 2 (1.04%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 2 (1.04%) SCOM
10 2 (1.04%) NetBackup
10 2 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (1.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.52%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.52%) Mesos
11 1 (0.52%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 42 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 26 (13.54%) Red Hat
3 20 (10.42%) VMware
4 19 (9.90%) Oracle
5 13 (6.77%) Cognos
5 13 (6.77%) IBM
6 10 (5.21%) Remedy
7 7 (3.65%) webMethods
7 7 (3.65%) Atlassian
8 6 (3.13%) Cisco
8 6 (3.13%) HP
9 5 (2.60%) Citrix
9 5 (2.60%) Avaya
10 4 (2.08%) BMC
10 4 (2.08%) Akamai
10 4 (2.08%) Perforce
11 3 (1.56%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.56%) Dell
11 3 (1.56%) EMC
12 2 (1.04%) Nortel
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