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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 122 145 147
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +2
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 79 83 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.34% 1.14% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 1.51% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 63 54
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £34.50 - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.63 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-13.10% +2.50%
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
4414 5514 5890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.00% 76.07% 75.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3286 4131 4389
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 69 91
Average hourly rate £22.60 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.42% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.95 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £52.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014, 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 68 (34.34%) Linux
2 65 (32.83%) ITIL
3 42 (21.21%) Microsoft
4 40 (20.20%) Java
5 39 (19.70%) Finance
5 39 (19.70%) Security Cleared
6 37 (18.69%) UNIX
7 36 (18.18%) HTML
8 35 (17.68%) Banking
9 32 (16.16%) CMDB
9 32 (16.16%) Puppet
10 30 (15.15%) MS Excel
11 29 (14.65%) Git (software)
12 28 (14.14%) Subversion
13 27 (13.64%) SQL
13 27 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (13.13%) CSS
14 26 (13.13%) HTTP
14 26 (13.13%) CMS
15 25 (12.63%) Windows
15 25 (12.63%) Change Management
16 23 (11.62%) JavaScript
16 23 (11.62%) ServiceNow
16 23 (11.62%) Relational Database
17 22 (11.11%) .NET
17 22 (11.11%) Oracle
17 22 (11.11%) Service Management
17 22 (11.11%) DV Cleared
17 22 (11.11%) DevOps
18 21 (10.61%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 26 (13.13%) CMS
2 21 (10.61%) SharePoint
3 16 (8.08%) IBM Notes
4 8 (4.04%) Tomcat
4 8 (4.04%) Confluence
5 4 (2.02%) Node.js
5 4 (2.02%) OpenStack
5 4 (2.02%) IIS
5 4 (2.02%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.52%) Apache
6 3 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.01%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (1.01%) WordPress
7 2 (1.01%) nginx
7 2 (1.01%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.01%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.51%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.51%) Jetty
8 1 (0.51%) Alfresco
Applications
1 30 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 21 (10.61%) MS Office
3 19 (9.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.02%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (2.02%) MS Project
4 4 (2.02%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.51%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.53%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (2.53%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (2.53%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (2.53%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (2.53%) Oracle Assets
2 5 (2.53%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 4 (2.02%) Oracle iProcurement
3 4 (2.02%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (1.01%) ReMetrica
4 2 (1.01%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.51%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.51%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.51%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.51%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.53%) SaaS
3 4 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.52%) PaaS
5 2 (1.01%) IaaS
6 1 (0.51%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.51%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 26 (13.13%) HTTP
2 10 (5.05%) TCP/IP
3 9 (4.55%) SSL
4 8 (4.04%) Internet
5 6 (3.03%) SAN
5 6 (3.03%) Firewall
6 5 (2.53%) DNS
6 5 (2.53%) DHCP
7 3 (1.52%) VLAN
7 3 (1.52%) Network Security
7 3 (1.52%) NAS
7 3 (1.52%) FWSM
8 2 (1.01%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.01%) WAN
8 2 (1.01%) AMQP
8 2 (1.01%) LDAP
8 2 (1.01%) LAN
8 2 (1.01%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.51%) VoIP
9 1 (0.51%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.62%) Relational Database
2 14 (7.07%) MongoDB
2 14 (7.07%) SQL Server
3 11 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 10 (5.05%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.54%) MySQL
5 7 (3.54%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.03%) Neo4j
7 5 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.52%) QlikView
9 3 (1.52%) ProClarity
10 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.01%) Big Data
11 1 (0.51%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.51%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 29 (14.65%) Git (software)
2 28 (14.14%) Subversion
3 18 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 12 (6.06%) JIRA
5 9 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (3.54%) Maven
6 7 (3.54%) CruiseControl
7 6 (3.03%) Visual Studio
8 5 (2.53%) ClearCase
8 5 (2.53%) Ant
9 3 (1.52%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.52%) RSpec
9 3 (1.52%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.52%) MSBuild
9 3 (1.52%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.01%) FishEye
10 2 (1.01%) Hudson
10 2 (1.01%) WiX
10 2 (1.01%) ClearQuest
11 1 (0.51%) Serena SBM
General
1 39 (19.70%) Finance
2 35 (17.68%) Banking
3 9 (4.55%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.54%) International Banking
5 5 (2.53%) General Ledger
5 5 (2.53%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.02%) Advertising
7 3 (1.52%) Publishing
7 3 (1.52%) Front Office
8 2 (1.01%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.01%) Legal
8 2 (1.01%) Retail
8 2 (1.01%) Marketing
8 2 (1.01%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.51%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.51%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 46 (23.23%) Analyst
2 44 (22.22%) Developer
3 26 (13.13%) Configuration Analyst
4 14 (7.07%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (7.07%) Configuration Manager
5 11 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
6 10 (5.05%) Architect
6 10 (5.05%) Consultant
7 8 (4.04%) Java Developer
8 7 (3.54%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (3.03%) Team Leader
9 6 (3.03%) Senior Developer
10 5 (2.53%) Support Analyst
10 5 (2.53%) Project Manager
11 4 (2.02%) Lead Developer
11 4 (2.02%) Infrastructure Manager
11 4 (2.02%) Oracle Consultant
11 4 (2.02%) Functional Consultant
11 4 (2.02%) Service Manager
11 4 (2.02%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (18.18%) HTML
2 26 (13.13%) CSS
3 22 (11.11%) .NET
4 12 (6.06%) Web Services
4 12 (6.06%) HTML5
4 12 (6.06%) REST
4 12 (6.06%) CSS3
5 10 (5.05%) Ajax
6 9 (4.55%) jQuery
7 8 (4.04%) RESTful
7 8 (4.04%) ASP.NET
7 8 (4.04%) JSON
8 7 (3.54%) XML
8 7 (3.54%) Hibernate
9 6 (3.03%) JAX-RS
10 5 (2.53%) Sass
10 5 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (2.53%) ActiveMQ
10 5 (2.53%) XHTML
11 4 (2.02%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.16%) CMDB
2 19 (9.60%) Open Source
3 14 (7.07%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.03%) Visualisation
5 5 (2.53%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.02%) Replication
7 3 (1.52%) CLARiiON
7 3 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.01%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.01%) Clustering
9 1 (0.51%) Derivative
9 1 (0.51%) Statistics
9 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.51%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.51%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.51%) PMI
9 1 (0.51%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 68 (34.34%) Linux
2 37 (18.69%) UNIX
3 25 (12.63%) Windows
4 17 (8.59%) Mac OS X
5 10 (5.05%) Ubuntu
5 10 (5.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.02%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.02%) CentOS
6 4 (2.02%) AIX
7 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.01%) Solaris
8 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.01%) SELinux
9 1 (0.51%) VMS
9 1 (0.51%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.51%) SmartOS
9 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (32.83%) ITIL
2 27 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (12.63%) Change Management
4 22 (11.11%) Service Management
4 22 (11.11%) DevOps
5 20 (10.10%) Responsive Web Design
6 19 (9.60%) Project Management
7 18 (9.09%) Web Design
8 17 (8.59%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (7.07%) Release Management
10 12 (6.06%) PRINCE2
11 11 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (5.56%) Scrum
11 11 (5.56%) Web Development
12 10 (5.05%) Unit Testing
12 10 (5.05%) Migration
12 10 (5.05%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (5.05%) Service Delivery
12 10 (5.05%) SOA
13 9 (4.55%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 40 (20.20%) Java
2 27 (13.64%) SQL
3 23 (11.62%) JavaScript
4 20 (10.10%) Ruby
5 16 (8.08%) C#
6 12 (6.06%) C
7 10 (5.05%) Python
8 8 (4.04%) PHP
8 8 (4.04%) Scala
9 6 (3.03%) Bash Shell
9 6 (3.03%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.53%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.53%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.53%) Perl
11 4 (2.02%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.02%) VB
12 3 (1.52%) C++
13 2 (1.01%) VBScript
14 1 (0.51%) VBA
14 1 (0.51%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 39 (19.70%) Security Cleared
2 22 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 14 (7.07%) SC Cleared
4 11 (5.56%) Degree
5 7 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (2.53%) MCSE
8 4 (2.02%) LPIC
8 4 (2.02%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.52%) CCSP
9 3 (1.52%) CCNP
9 3 (1.52%) CISSP
9 3 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.52%) CCSE
9 3 (1.52%) JNCIS
10 2 (1.01%) MCSA
10 2 (1.01%) MCTS
10 2 (1.01%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.01%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.09%) ISO 9001
2 6 (3.03%) QA
3 4 (2.02%) COBIT
4 3 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.04%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.03%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.53%) XenApp
4 5 (2.53%) XenDesktop
5 4 (2.02%) KVM
6 3 (1.52%) vSphere
7 2 (1.01%) XenServer
7 2 (1.01%) Samba
8 1 (0.51%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.51%) Xen
8 1 (0.51%) Varnish
8 1 (0.51%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.51%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 32 (16.16%) Puppet
2 14 (7.07%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (5.05%) Nagios
4 6 (3.03%) Ganglia
5 5 (2.53%) HP UCMDB
5 5 (2.53%) SCCM
6 3 (1.52%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.52%) Control-M
6 3 (1.52%) Vagrant
6 3 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.01%) CFEngine
7 2 (1.01%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (1.01%) SCOM
8 1 (0.51%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.51%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.51%) WMI
8 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.51%) YUM
8 1 (0.51%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 42 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 23 (11.62%) ServiceNow
3 22 (11.11%) Oracle
4 16 (8.08%) Lotus
4 16 (8.08%) VMware
5 13 (6.57%) HP
6 9 (4.55%) Remedy
7 8 (4.04%) Citrix
8 7 (3.54%) Red Hat
9 6 (3.03%) Atlassian
9 6 (3.03%) Cisco
10 5 (2.53%) IBM
10 5 (2.53%) BMC
10 5 (2.53%) CheckPoint
11 4 (2.02%) Informatica
11 4 (2.02%) EMC
11 4 (2.02%) Open Text
11 4 (2.02%) RedDot
12 3 (1.52%) SaltStack
12 3 (1.52%) NetApp
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