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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 91 118 141
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +23
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 103 82 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.03% 1.42% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 1.83% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 60 39
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£450 £428 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £290 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £578 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £34.25 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+4.37% -6.16%
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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
4003 4479 4297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 79.03% 77.59% 76.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3119 3180 3299
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 45 53
Average hourly rate £20.45 £28.50 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.26% -45.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £16.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 93 (47.21%) Linux
2 76 (38.58%) Puppet
3 66 (33.50%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (28.93%) DevOps
5 52 (26.40%) Java
6 51 (25.89%) Continuous Integration
7 50 (25.38%) UNIX
8 49 (24.87%) Python
9 47 (23.86%) Ruby
9 47 (23.86%) Jenkins
10 44 (22.34%) Windows
10 44 (22.34%) ITIL
10 44 (22.34%) Opscode Chef
11 41 (20.81%) Perl
11 41 (20.81%) Finance
12 40 (20.30%) Git (software)
13 34 (17.26%) Relational Database
14 31 (15.74%) Oracle
14 31 (15.74%) MongoDB
15 30 (15.23%) Subversion
16 28 (14.21%) HTTP
17 26 (13.20%) Bash Shell
18 25 (12.69%) Analytical Skills
19 24 (12.18%) Maven
19 24 (12.18%) SQL
20 23 (11.68%) HTML
20 23 (11.68%) CMDB
21 22 (11.17%) MySQL
21 22 (11.17%) RDBMS
21 22 (11.17%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 20 (10.15%) Tomcat
2 19 (9.64%) Apache
3 12 (6.09%) WebLogic
4 10 (5.08%) SharePoint
4 10 (5.08%) JBoss
4 10 (5.08%) WebSphere
5 8 (4.06%) OpenStack
6 7 (3.55%) Apache Solr
6 7 (3.55%) Adobe CQ
6 7 (3.55%) IBM Notes
7 6 (3.05%) IIS
7 6 (3.05%) CMS
7 6 (3.05%) nginx
8 5 (2.54%) SAS
9 3 (1.52%) Jetty
9 3 (1.52%) Confluence
9 3 (1.52%) Node.js
10 2 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.02%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (5.58%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.06%) MS Office
3 5 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.52%) MS Project
5 1 (0.51%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (2.03%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.14%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.60%) IaaS
3 10 (5.08%) PaaS
4 5 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.52%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.02%) SaaS
8 1 (0.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (14.21%) HTTP
2 13 (6.60%) SSL
2 13 (6.60%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.55%) DNS
4 6 (3.05%) IPsec
5 5 (2.54%) SAN
5 5 (2.54%) DHCP
6 4 (2.03%) FTP
6 4 (2.03%) Firewall
7 3 (1.52%) LDAP
7 3 (1.52%) VPN
7 3 (1.52%) SNMP
7 3 (1.52%) WAN
8 2 (1.02%) BGP
8 2 (1.02%) OSPF
8 2 (1.02%) IGMP
8 2 (1.02%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.02%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.02%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (17.26%) Relational Database
2 31 (15.74%) MongoDB
3 22 (11.17%) MySQL
3 22 (11.17%) RDBMS
4 15 (7.61%) NoSQL
5 14 (7.11%) SQL Server
6 11 (5.58%) Oracle Database
7 8 (4.06%) Neo4j
8 7 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.54%) Oracle Exadata
10 4 (2.03%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (2.03%) Redis
10 4 (2.03%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.52%) DB2
12 2 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 47 (23.86%) Jenkins
2 40 (20.30%) Git (software)
3 30 (15.23%) Subversion
4 24 (12.18%) Maven
5 16 (8.12%) TeamCity
6 13 (6.60%) JIRA
6 13 (6.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 13 (6.60%) Ant
7 9 (4.57%) Mercurial
8 8 (4.06%) Hudson
9 7 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (3.55%) Gradle
10 6 (3.05%) ClearCase
10 6 (3.05%) JMeter
10 6 (3.05%) JProfiler
10 6 (3.05%) VisualVM
11 4 (2.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (1.52%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (1.52%) Selenium
12 3 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
General
1 41 (20.81%) Finance
2 13 (6.60%) Banking
3 11 (5.58%) Publishing
4 6 (3.05%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.03%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.03%) Legal
6 3 (1.52%) Law
6 3 (1.52%) Advertising
7 2 (1.02%) Back Office
7 2 (1.02%) Billing
8 1 (0.51%) Marketing
8 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.51%) German Language
8 1 (0.51%) Retail
8 1 (0.51%) Front Office
8 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (22.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (16.75%) Developer
3 28 (14.21%) Analyst
4 15 (7.61%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 12 (6.09%) Administrator
6 11 (5.58%) Java Developer
6 11 (5.58%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 10 (5.08%) Consultant
8 9 (4.57%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (4.57%) Business Analyst
9 8 (4.06%) Configuration Analyst
10 6 (3.05%) Release Manager
10 6 (3.05%) Service Manager
11 5 (2.54%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (2.54%) Linux Administrator
11 5 (2.54%) Development Engineer
11 5 (2.54%) SAS Developer
11 5 (2.54%) Delivery Manager
11 5 (2.54%) Services Delivery Manager
11 5 (2.54%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.68%) HTML
2 17 (8.63%) Web Services
3 14 (7.11%) .NET
3 14 (7.11%) REST
4 11 (5.58%) Hibernate
4 11 (5.58%) XML
5 10 (5.08%) Middleware
6 9 (4.57%) JAX-RS
6 9 (4.57%) CSS
7 8 (4.06%) WebSphere MQ
7 8 (4.06%) JSON
8 5 (2.54%) Ajax
8 5 (2.54%) jQuery
8 5 (2.54%) JSP
9 4 (2.03%) J2EE
9 4 (2.03%) SOAP
9 4 (2.03%) HTML5
9 4 (2.03%) Dojo
10 3 (1.52%) Java EE
10 3 (1.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.69%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (11.68%) CMDB
3 20 (10.15%) Open Source
4 18 (9.14%) Clustering
5 8 (4.06%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.05%) Replication
7 5 (2.54%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.52%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.02%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.02%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.02%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.51%) User Experience
10 1 (0.51%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.51%) Derivative
10 1 (0.51%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.51%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.51%) Online Gambling
10 1 (0.51%) Blog
10 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 93 (47.21%) Linux
2 50 (25.38%) UNIX
3 44 (22.34%) Windows
4 13 (6.60%) Mac OS X
5 11 (5.58%) CentOS
5 11 (5.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (4.57%) Ubuntu
7 8 (4.06%) AIX
7 8 (4.06%) Solaris
8 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.02%) VMS
9 2 (1.02%) OpenVMS
9 2 (1.02%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.02%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.02%) Android
9 2 (1.02%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (0.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.51%) Debian
10 1 (0.51%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (33.50%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (28.93%) DevOps
3 51 (25.89%) Continuous Integration
4 44 (22.34%) ITIL
5 20 (10.15%) Project Management
5 20 (10.15%) Release Management
6 19 (9.64%) Change Management
7 18 (9.14%) Scrum
8 16 (8.12%) Service Management
9 15 (7.61%) OO
10 14 (7.11%) Web Design
10 14 (7.11%) Incident Management
10 14 (7.11%) Software Engineering
11 13 (6.60%) Responsive Web Design
11 13 (6.60%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (6.09%) Content Management
12 12 (6.09%) Problem Management
13 11 (5.58%) Microservices
14 10 (5.08%) Data Modelling
14 10 (5.08%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 52 (26.40%) Java
2 49 (24.87%) Python
3 47 (23.86%) Ruby
4 41 (20.81%) Perl
5 26 (13.20%) Bash Shell
6 24 (12.18%) SQL
7 16 (8.12%) JavaScript
8 13 (6.60%) PHP
9 10 (5.08%) Groovy
10 9 (4.57%) C
10 9 (4.57%) Shell Script
11 7 (3.55%) PowerShell
11 7 (3.55%) C#
11 7 (3.55%) PL/SQL
12 6 (3.05%) Scala
13 3 (1.52%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.52%) C++
14 2 (1.02%) Golang
15 1 (0.51%) Korn
15 1 (0.51%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 14 (7.11%) Degree
2 12 (6.09%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (2.54%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.54%) PMP
4 5 (2.54%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.52%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.52%) VCP4
7 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.02%) MCP
8 1 (0.51%) MCTS
8 1 (0.51%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.51%) MCSA
8 1 (0.51%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.09%) QA
2 5 (2.54%) SLA
2 5 (2.54%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (8.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.57%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.55%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (3.05%) KVM
5 5 (2.54%) vCloud
6 4 (2.03%) vSphere
6 4 (2.03%) Docker
7 3 (1.52%) RHEV
7 3 (1.52%) Varnish
7 3 (1.52%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.52%) VirtualBox
8 2 (1.02%) Samba
8 2 (1.02%) XenApp
8 2 (1.02%) XenServer
8 2 (1.02%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.02%) Xen
9 1 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.51%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 76 (38.58%) Puppet
2 44 (22.34%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (8.63%) Ansible
4 11 (5.58%) Salt
5 6 (3.05%) Vagrant
5 6 (3.05%) SCCM
6 5 (2.54%) SCOM
7 4 (2.03%) ZABBIX
7 4 (2.03%) SELinux
8 3 (1.52%) Nagios
9 2 (1.02%) FortiGate
9 2 (1.02%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (1.02%) Cobbler
9 2 (1.02%) SCVMM
9 2 (1.02%) WSUS
9 2 (1.02%) BladeLogic
9 2 (1.02%) Kibana
10 1 (0.51%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.51%) collectd
10 1 (0.51%) StatsD
Vendors
1 31 (15.74%) Oracle
2 22 (11.17%) VMware
3 18 (9.14%) Microsoft
4 11 (5.58%) IBM
5 9 (4.57%) Red Hat
5 9 (4.57%) Adobe
6 8 (4.06%) ServiceNow
7 7 (3.55%) Remedy
7 7 (3.55%) Lotus
8 6 (3.05%) SaltStack
9 5 (2.54%) Citrix
9 5 (2.54%) HP
10 4 (2.03%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.52%) New Relic
11 3 (1.52%) Pega
11 3 (1.52%) Rackspace
11 3 (1.52%) Perforce
11 3 (1.52%) Cisco
11 3 (1.52%) webMethods
11 3 (1.52%) Sun
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