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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 84 112 134
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +22
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 99 74 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.88% 1.60% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 1.90% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 63 52
Median daily rate £450 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £590 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £410 £370
% change year-on-year
+7.31% +10.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £35.31
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +16.10%
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
3012 3900 4644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.58% 84.23% 80.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2403 3110 3488
Median daily rate £475 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 36 52
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.25 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 September 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 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 96 (52.75%) Linux
2 85 (46.70%) Puppet
3 73 (40.11%) DevOps
4 68 (37.36%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (32.42%) Python
5 59 (32.42%) Amazon AWS
6 53 (29.12%) Git (software)
6 53 (29.12%) Ansible
6 53 (29.12%) Ruby
7 51 (28.02%) Jenkins
7 51 (28.02%) Open Source
8 50 (27.47%) Finance
9 48 (26.37%) Opscode Chef
10 42 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
11 41 (22.53%) Docker
11 41 (22.53%) Java
12 40 (21.98%) Unix
13 37 (20.33%) ITIL
14 36 (19.78%) VMware
15 35 (19.23%) Web Services
16 32 (17.58%) Security Cleared
17 31 (17.03%) Scrum
18 30 (16.48%) HTML
19 29 (15.93%) REST
20 28 (15.38%) Scala
21 27 (14.84%) SC Cleared
21 27 (14.84%) Windows
21 27 (14.84%) Change Management
22 26 (14.29%) Service Management
22 26 (14.29%) SQL

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (8.24%) Apache
2 12 (6.59%) Confluence
3 11 (6.04%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (5.49%) Tomcat
5 8 (4.40%) IIS
6 7 (3.85%) Apache Spark
6 7 (3.85%) OpenStack
7 5 (2.75%) WebLogic
8 4 (2.20%) JBoss
8 4 (2.20%) nginx
9 3 (1.65%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.65%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.10%) CMS
10 2 (1.10%) WildFly
11 1 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.55%) Lightstreamer
11 1 (0.55%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (1.65%) HipChat
2 2 (1.10%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.10%) MS Project
2 2 (1.10%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.55%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.55%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.55%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 59 (32.42%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (9.34%) GitHub
3 10 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (4.95%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (4.40%) IaaS
6 6 (3.30%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (3.30%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (2.75%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (1.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (1.10%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (1.10%) CloudFront
9 2 (1.10%) Route 53
9 2 (1.10%) SaaS
10 1 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.55%) PaaS
10 1 (0.55%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.09%) HTTP
2 20 (10.99%) DNS
3 19 (10.44%) TCP/IP
4 13 (7.14%) Firewall
5 11 (6.04%) VPN
6 9 (4.95%) LDAP
7 6 (3.30%) Internet
8 5 (2.75%) Network Security
9 4 (2.20%) DHCP
9 4 (2.20%) ICMP
9 4 (2.20%) MPLS
10 3 (1.65%) BGP
10 3 (1.65%) OSPF
10 3 (1.65%) SSH
10 3 (1.65%) SSL
10 3 (1.65%) VPLS
11 2 (1.10%) Intranet
11 2 (1.10%) LAN
11 2 (1.10%) SAN
11 2 (1.10%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.74%) MongoDB
1 25 (13.74%) NoSQL
2 20 (10.99%) MySQL
3 19 (10.44%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (8.79%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (4.95%) Hadoop
6 7 (3.85%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.75%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (2.75%) Redis
7 5 (2.75%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.75%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.10%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.10%) Big Data
8 2 (1.10%) DB2
8 2 (1.10%) OLTP
8 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.10%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 53 (29.12%) Git (software)
2 51 (28.02%) Jenkins
3 21 (11.54%) JIRA
4 18 (9.89%) Subversion
4 18 (9.89%) Vagrant
5 12 (6.59%) Maven
6 9 (4.95%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (4.40%) Ant
8 7 (3.85%) GitLab
8 7 (3.85%) GoCD
9 6 (3.30%) FishEye
10 5 (2.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (2.75%) Gradle
10 5 (2.75%) SonarQube
10 5 (2.75%) TeamCity
11 4 (2.20%) Artifactory
11 4 (2.20%) Hudson
11 4 (2.20%) IntelliJ
11 4 (2.20%) Mercurial
12 3 (1.65%) JUnit
General
1 50 (27.47%) Finance
2 13 (7.14%) Banking
3 11 (6.04%) Financial Institution
4 9 (4.95%) Front Office
5 7 (3.85%) Retail
6 4 (2.20%) Marketing
7 3 (1.65%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.65%) Law
7 3 (1.65%) Legal
7 3 (1.65%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.10%) Games
9 1 (0.55%) Back Office
9 1 (0.55%) Publishing
9 1 (0.55%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 53 (29.12%) DevOps Engineer
2 34 (18.68%) Developer
3 14 (7.69%) Analyst
4 12 (6.59%) Linux Engineer
5 11 (6.04%) Java Developer
6 10 (5.49%) AWS Engineer
7 9 (4.95%) Administrator
7 9 (4.95%) AWS DevOps
7 9 (4.95%) Configuration Analyst
7 9 (4.95%) Implementation Specialist
7 9 (4.95%) ITSM Specialist
7 9 (4.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 9 (4.95%) Senior DevOps
7 9 (4.95%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (4.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (4.40%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 8 (4.40%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 8 (4.40%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 7 (3.85%) Lead Developer
9 7 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (19.23%) Web Services
2 30 (16.48%) HTML
3 29 (15.93%) REST
4 24 (13.19%) CSS
4 24 (13.19%) Play Framework
5 21 (11.54%) Ajax
6 19 (10.44%) JSON
7 17 (9.34%) Spring
8 15 (8.24%) HTML5
8 15 (8.24%) Node.js
9 14 (7.69%) XML
10 12 (6.59%) Akka
10 12 (6.59%) CSS3
11 11 (6.04%) Django
11 11 (6.04%) Ruby on Rails
12 10 (5.49%) Middleware
13 9 (4.95%) .NET
13 9 (4.95%) spray
13 9 (4.95%) Symfony
14 8 (4.40%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.34%) Hedge funds
2 15 (8.24%) Management Information System
3 12 (6.59%) CMDB
4 10 (5.49%) Semantic Web
5 9 (4.95%) Visualisation
6 7 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.85%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.20%) Clustering
7 4 (2.20%) Fintech
8 3 (1.65%) Derivative
8 3 (1.65%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.10%) CESG
9 2 (1.10%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.10%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.10%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.10%) Life Science
9 2 (1.10%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.55%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.55%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 96 (52.75%) Linux
2 40 (21.98%) Unix
3 27 (14.84%) Windows
4 25 (13.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (10.44%) CentOS
5 19 (10.44%) Windows Server
6 11 (6.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (3.30%) Mac OS X
7 6 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.75%) AIX
8 5 (2.75%) CoreOS
8 5 (2.75%) Ubuntu
9 4 (2.20%) Solaris
9 4 (2.20%) SUSE
9 4 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.10%) Debian
11 2 (1.10%) Fedora
12 1 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.55%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (40.11%) DevOps
2 68 (37.36%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (28.02%) Open Source
4 42 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (20.33%) ITIL
6 31 (17.03%) Scrum
7 27 (14.84%) Change Management
8 26 (14.29%) Service Management
9 25 (13.74%) Continuous Delivery
10 22 (12.09%) ITSM
10 22 (12.09%) Kanban
11 21 (11.54%) Project Management
12 18 (9.89%) Load Balancing
13 16 (8.79%) ITIL V3
13 16 (8.79%) TDD
14 15 (8.24%) Incident Management
14 15 (8.24%) Release Management
15 14 (7.69%) Build Automation
15 14 (7.69%) Mentoring
15 14 (7.69%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 59 (32.42%) Python
2 53 (29.12%) Ruby
3 41 (22.53%) Java
4 28 (15.38%) Scala
5 26 (14.29%) SQL
6 25 (13.74%) Perl
7 23 (12.64%) Shell Script
8 19 (10.44%) PHP
9 18 (9.89%) Bash Shell
9 18 (9.89%) JavaScript
10 11 (6.04%) PowerShell
11 7 (3.85%) Go
12 6 (3.30%) C#
12 6 (3.30%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.65%) Erlang
14 2 (1.10%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.55%) Korn
Qualifications
1 32 (17.58%) Security Cleared
2 27 (14.84%) SC Cleared
3 13 (7.14%) Degree
4 10 (5.49%) PMI Certification
4 10 (5.49%) PMP
5 5 (2.75%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.65%) CCNA
6 3 (1.65%) CCNP
6 3 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.10%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.55%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.55%) CAPM
8 1 (0.55%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.30%) COBIT
1 6 (3.30%) QA
2 3 (1.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.10%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (22.53%) Docker
2 20 (10.99%) Active Directory
3 14 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.30%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (2.20%) etcd
5 4 (2.20%) flannel
6 3 (1.65%) Ceph
6 3 (1.65%) GlusterFS
6 3 (1.65%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.65%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (1.10%) Postfix
7 2 (1.10%) Squid
7 2 (1.10%) vCloud
7 2 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.10%) vSphere
7 2 (1.10%) XenServer
8 1 (0.55%) KVM
8 1 (0.55%) oVirt
8 1 (0.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 85 (46.70%) Puppet
2 53 (29.12%) Ansible
3 48 (26.37%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (11.54%) Kubernetes
5 20 (10.99%) Terraform
6 10 (5.49%) Nagios
7 7 (3.85%) logstash
8 6 (3.30%) Oracle ZFS
8 6 (3.30%) Packer
9 5 (2.75%) SCOM
10 4 (2.20%) Casper Suite
10 4 (2.20%) HAProxy
10 4 (2.20%) Kibana
10 4 (2.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (2.20%) Salt
10 4 (2.20%) SCCM
10 4 (2.20%) ZABBIX
11 3 (1.65%) Graphite
11 3 (1.65%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 3 (1.65%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 36 (19.78%) VMware
2 17 (9.34%) Oracle
3 16 (8.79%) Red Hat
4 14 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 14 (7.69%) Splunk
5 13 (7.14%) Atlassian
6 9 (4.95%) Rackspace
6 9 (4.95%) ServiceNow
7 7 (3.85%) New Relic
7 7 (3.85%) SaltStack
8 6 (3.30%) Cisco
8 6 (3.30%) Google
9 5 (2.75%) Apple
9 5 (2.75%) IBM
10 4 (2.20%) F5
10 4 (2.20%) Sophos
10 4 (2.20%) WorldPay
11 3 (1.65%) BMC
11 3 (1.65%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.65%) Veritas
City, London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago