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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 85 113 106
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -7
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 74 90 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.12% 1.61% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 1.99% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 70 93
Average daily rate £474 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £320 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £34.78 £37.15
% change year-on-year
+20.03% -6.36%
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
2959 4515 4980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.76% 80.58% 79.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2397 3527 3669
Average daily rate £475 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 41 48
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.37 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.58% +16.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £13.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.26 £92.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 72 (49.32%) Linux
2 54 (36.99%) DevOps
3 52 (35.62%) Puppet
4 48 (32.88%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (29.45%) Finance
6 42 (28.77%) Unix
7 39 (26.71%) Java
7 39 (26.71%) Python
8 36 (24.66%) Amazon AWS
9 34 (23.29%) Git (software)
10 33 (22.60%) Continuous Integration
11 32 (21.92%) Subversion
11 32 (21.92%) Ruby
12 30 (20.55%) ITIL
13 29 (19.86%) SQL
13 29 (19.86%) Banking
13 29 (19.86%) Jenkins
14 28 (19.18%) Opscode Chef
14 28 (19.18%) Ansible
15 26 (17.81%) Oracle
16 24 (16.44%) Change Management
16 24 (16.44%) Open Source
16 24 (16.44%) Bash Shell
17 23 (15.75%) Perl
17 23 (15.75%) C#
18 22 (15.07%) Docker
19 20 (13.70%) Windows
19 20 (13.70%) Migration
20 19 (13.01%) Investment Banking
20 19 (13.01%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 11 (7.53%) OpenStack
2 10 (6.85%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (6.85%) Tomcat
3 9 (6.16%) Apache
4 7 (4.79%) IIS
5 5 (3.42%) CMS
5 5 (3.42%) Confluence
5 5 (3.42%) nginx
5 5 (3.42%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (3.42%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.74%) Apache Spark
6 4 (2.74%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (2.05%) Node.js
7 3 (2.05%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.37%) CloudStack
8 2 (1.37%) JBoss
8 2 (1.37%) Jetty
8 2 (1.37%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.37%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.68%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 5 (3.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) HipChat
2 1 (0.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (5.48%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.37%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.68%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.68%) Minerva
3 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (24.66%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.11%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.74%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.05%) GitHub
4 3 (2.05%) IaaS
4 3 (2.05%) SaaS
5 2 (1.37%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.37%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (1.37%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.68%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.68%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.68%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.68%) PaaS
6 1 (0.68%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.68%) Route 53
6 1 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.64%) HTTP
2 10 (6.85%) TCP/IP
3 7 (4.79%) DNS
3 7 (4.79%) Firewall
4 5 (3.42%) SSL
5 4 (2.74%) Internet
5 4 (2.74%) SAN
6 3 (2.05%) LDAP
6 3 (2.05%) Skype
7 2 (1.37%) DHCP
7 2 (1.37%) FTP
7 2 (1.37%) IPsec
7 2 (1.37%) LAN
7 2 (1.37%) NAS
7 2 (1.37%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.37%) Network Security
7 2 (1.37%) WebEx
8 1 (0.68%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.68%) SSH
8 1 (0.68%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.27%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.22%) MongoDB
2 12 (8.22%) MySQL
2 12 (8.22%) Relational Database
3 9 (6.16%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (4.11%) Big Data
4 6 (4.11%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.42%) Hadoop
5 5 (3.42%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.42%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.74%) DB2
7 3 (2.05%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.05%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.05%) Pentaho
8 2 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.37%) Neo4j
8 2 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.37%) Spotfire
9 1 (0.68%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 34 (23.29%) Git (software)
2 32 (21.92%) Subversion
3 29 (19.86%) Jenkins
4 19 (13.01%) JIRA
5 10 (6.85%) TeamCity
6 9 (6.16%) ClearCase
7 8 (5.48%) ClearQuest
7 8 (5.48%) Maven
8 5 (3.42%) Visual Studio
9 4 (2.74%) Ant
9 4 (2.74%) FishEye
9 4 (2.74%) GitLab
10 3 (2.05%) Artifactory
10 3 (2.05%) Hudson
11 2 (1.37%) Gradle
11 2 (1.37%) IntelliJ
11 2 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.37%) Travis CI
12 1 (0.68%) Gitweb
General
1 43 (29.45%) Finance
2 29 (19.86%) Banking
3 19 (13.01%) Investment Banking
4 8 (5.48%) Law
4 8 (5.48%) Publishing
5 5 (3.42%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.74%) Front Office
6 4 (2.74%) Marketing
6 4 (2.74%) Retail
7 2 (1.37%) Legal
7 2 (1.37%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.68%) Advertising
8 1 (0.68%) Back Office
8 1 (0.68%) Electronics
8 1 (0.68%) Games
8 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (26.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 30 (20.55%) Developer
3 13 (8.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 8 (5.48%) Analyst
4 8 (5.48%) Database Developer
4 8 (5.48%) Database Programmer
4 8 (5.48%) Java Developer
4 8 (5.48%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 8 (5.48%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (5.48%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 8 (5.48%) Programmer
4 8 (5.48%) Sybase Developer
5 7 (4.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (4.79%) Release Manager
6 6 (4.11%) Architect
6 6 (4.11%) Operations Engineer
6 6 (4.11%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (3.42%) Administrator
7 5 (3.42%) Business Analyst
7 5 (3.42%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.27%) HTML
2 14 (9.59%) .NET
2 14 (9.59%) Web Services
3 10 (6.85%) CSS
3 10 (6.85%) ELK Stack
3 10 (6.85%) REST
4 6 (4.11%) Sass
5 5 (3.42%) jQuery
5 5 (3.42%) LAMP
6 4 (2.74%) AngularJS
6 4 (2.74%) Backbone.js
6 4 (2.74%) Grails
6 4 (2.74%) JSON
6 4 (2.74%) Kafka
6 4 (2.74%) Middleware
6 4 (2.74%) XML
7 3 (2.05%) Akka
7 3 (2.05%) J2EE
7 3 (2.05%) Sensu
7 3 (2.05%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (8.90%) Visualisation
2 10 (6.85%) Derivative
2 10 (6.85%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (6.85%) Equities
3 9 (6.16%) Equity Derivative
3 9 (6.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (5.48%) Fixed Income
5 7 (4.79%) Management Information System
6 6 (4.11%) Data Centre
7 5 (3.42%) Clustering
7 5 (3.42%) Hedge funds
8 3 (2.05%) CMDB
8 3 (2.05%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.05%) Fintech
8 3 (2.05%) Public Cloud
8 3 (2.05%) Social Media
8 3 (2.05%) User Experience
9 2 (1.37%) Life Science
9 2 (1.37%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 72 (49.32%) Linux
2 42 (28.77%) Unix
3 20 (13.70%) Windows
4 15 (10.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (5.48%) Mac OS X
5 8 (5.48%) Windows Server
6 7 (4.79%) CentOS
7 4 (2.74%) AIX
7 4 (2.74%) CoreOS
8 3 (2.05%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.37%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (1.37%) SUSE
10 1 (0.68%) Android
10 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.68%) Debian
10 1 (0.68%) Fedora
10 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (36.99%) DevOps
2 48 (32.88%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (22.60%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (20.55%) ITIL
5 24 (16.44%) Change Management
5 24 (16.44%) Open Source
6 20 (13.70%) Migration
7 18 (12.33%) Release Management
8 16 (10.96%) E-Commerce
8 16 (10.96%) Web Development
9 15 (10.27%) Scrum
10 14 (9.59%) Continuous Delivery
10 14 (9.59%) Service Management
11 10 (6.85%) Analytics
11 10 (6.85%) ITSM
11 10 (6.85%) Workflow
12 9 (6.16%) Front End Development
12 9 (6.16%) Issue Tracking
12 9 (6.16%) Project Management
13 8 (5.48%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 39 (26.71%) Java
1 39 (26.71%) Python
2 32 (21.92%) Ruby
3 29 (19.86%) SQL
4 24 (16.44%) Bash Shell
5 23 (15.75%) C#
5 23 (15.75%) Perl
6 15 (10.27%) PowerShell
7 14 (9.59%) JavaScript
8 9 (6.16%) Shell Script
9 8 (5.48%) T-SQL
10 7 (4.79%) Go
11 6 (4.11%) VBScript
12 5 (3.42%) PHP
12 5 (3.42%) Scala
13 4 (2.74%) Groovy
13 4 (2.74%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.37%) Korn
15 1 (0.68%) AWK
15 1 (0.68%) sed
Qualifications
1 16 (10.96%) Degree
2 11 (7.53%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.42%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.74%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.37%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.68%) PMP
7 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.68%) RHCA
7 1 (0.68%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.74%) QA
1 4 (2.74%) WCAG
2 3 (2.05%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.37%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.37%) SLA
4 1 (0.68%) SDET
System Software
1 22 (15.07%) Docker
2 15 (10.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.85%) vSphere
4 7 (4.79%) Active Directory
5 6 (4.11%) GlusterFS
6 4 (2.74%) GFS2
6 4 (2.74%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.74%) KVM
6 4 (2.74%) OCFS2
6 4 (2.74%) Xen
7 3 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.37%) Ceph
8 2 (1.37%) NFS
8 2 (1.37%) Varnish
8 2 (1.37%) XenApp
8 2 (1.37%) XenServer
9 1 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.68%) Samba
9 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 52 (35.62%) Puppet
2 28 (19.18%) Ansible
2 28 (19.18%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (6.85%) logstash
4 8 (5.48%) Kibana
4 8 (5.48%) Terraform
5 7 (4.79%) Ganglia
5 7 (4.79%) ITRS Geneos
5 7 (4.79%) Kubernetes
6 6 (4.11%) Nagios
7 5 (3.42%) CFEngine
7 5 (3.42%) Packer
7 5 (3.42%) SELinux
8 3 (2.05%) Cobbler
8 3 (2.05%) HAProxy
8 3 (2.05%) Salt
8 3 (2.05%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.37%) Graphite
9 2 (1.37%) Pingdom
9 2 (1.37%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 26 (17.81%) Oracle
2 16 (10.96%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.96%) VMware
3 13 (8.90%) DataSynapse
4 11 (7.53%) Splunk
5 10 (6.85%) Red Hat
6 9 (6.16%) Rackspace
6 9 (6.16%) Reuters
7 8 (5.48%) Sybase
8 7 (4.79%) ServiceNow
8 7 (4.79%) TIBCO
9 6 (4.11%) HP
10 5 (3.42%) hybris
11 4 (2.74%) Citrix
11 4 (2.74%) IBM
11 4 (2.74%) RedDot
12 3 (2.05%) BMC
12 3 (2.05%) Cisco
12 3 (2.05%) Dell
12 3 (2.05%) Perforce
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
aap3
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
aap3
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago