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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 126 136 147
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +11
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 76 92 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.29% 1.28% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.67% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 61 50
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.80% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £34.50 - £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.85 £26.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+31.50% -33.75%
Configuration Management
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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
4478 5509 5854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.07% 76.51% 75.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3363 4079 4310
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 71 93
Average hourly rate £21.88 £21.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.74% -31.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 65 (36.11%) Linux
2 50 (27.78%) ITIL
3 41 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (21.11%) Finance
5 37 (20.56%) Java
6 36 (20.00%) HTML
7 35 (19.44%) Microsoft
8 32 (17.78%) UNIX
9 31 (17.22%) Security Cleared
9 31 (17.22%) Git (software)
9 31 (17.22%) Puppet
10 29 (16.11%) Subversion
10 29 (16.11%) Relational Database
11 28 (15.56%) Banking
11 28 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (14.44%) CMDB
12 26 (14.44%) Windows
12 26 (14.44%) SQL
13 25 (13.89%) JavaScript
13 25 (13.89%) HTTP
14 23 (12.78%) CSS
14 23 (12.78%) Change Management
15 22 (12.22%) .NET
15 22 (12.22%) Oracle
15 22 (12.22%) Ruby
15 22 (12.22%) DevOps
16 21 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
16 21 (11.67%) Responsive Web Design
16 21 (11.67%) MS Excel
17 19 (10.56%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 18 (10.00%) CMS
2 13 (7.22%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.00%) IBM Notes
4 8 (4.44%) Confluence
5 6 (3.33%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.78%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.78%) Apache
6 5 (2.78%) IIS
7 4 (2.22%) MS Exchange
7 4 (2.22%) Node.js
8 3 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.11%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.11%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.11%) Adobe CQ
9 2 (1.11%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.11%) nginx
9 2 (1.11%) WordPress
10 1 (0.56%) Jetty
10 1 (0.56%) Alfresco
Applications
1 21 (11.67%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.22%) MS Office
3 10 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.22%) MS Project
5 3 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.67%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.78%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (2.78%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (2.78%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (2.78%) Oracle Assets
2 5 (2.78%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 4 (2.22%) Oracle iProcurement
3 4 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (1.11%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (1.11%) ReMetrica
5 1 (0.56%) Siebel Analytics
5 1 (0.56%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.56%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.67%) SaaS
4 2 (1.11%) IaaS
4 2 (1.11%) PaaS
5 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.56%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.56%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 25 (13.89%) HTTP
2 8 (4.44%) Internet
2 8 (4.44%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.89%) SSL
3 7 (3.89%) SAN
4 5 (2.78%) Firewall
4 5 (2.78%) DNS
4 5 (2.78%) DHCP
5 3 (1.67%) VLAN
5 3 (1.67%) Network Security
5 3 (1.67%) FWSM
6 2 (1.11%) LDAP
6 2 (1.11%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.11%) LAN
6 2 (1.11%) WAN
6 2 (1.11%) NAS
6 2 (1.11%) AMQP
7 1 (0.56%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.56%) DSL
7 1 (0.56%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.11%) Relational Database
2 14 (7.78%) MongoDB
3 13 (7.22%) SQL Server
4 8 (4.44%) NoSQL
4 8 (4.44%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.89%) Neo4j
5 7 (3.89%) RDBMS
6 6 (3.33%) MySQL
6 6 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.67%) ProClarity
9 3 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.11%) DB2
10 2 (1.11%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.56%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 31 (17.22%) Git (software)
2 29 (16.11%) Subversion
3 18 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 13 (7.22%) JIRA
5 10 (5.56%) Maven
6 6 (3.33%) Visual Studio
6 6 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.78%) CruiseControl
8 4 (2.22%) Ant
9 3 (1.67%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.67%) RSpec
9 3 (1.67%) MSBuild
9 3 (1.67%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.67%) ClearCase
10 2 (1.11%) Hudson
10 2 (1.11%) FishEye
10 2 (1.11%) WiX
10 2 (1.11%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.11%) Selenium
11 1 (0.56%) WebDriver
General
1 38 (21.11%) Finance
2 28 (15.56%) Banking
3 8 (4.44%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.89%) International Banking
5 5 (2.78%) General Ledger
5 5 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.78%) Advertising
6 3 (1.67%) Publishing
6 3 (1.67%) Front Office
7 2 (1.11%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.11%) Legal
7 2 (1.11%) Marketing
7 2 (1.11%) Retail
8 1 (0.56%) Wholesale Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 47 (26.11%) Developer
2 36 (20.00%) Analyst
3 17 (9.44%) Configuration Analyst
4 14 (7.78%) DevOps Engineer
5 12 (6.67%) Configuration Manager
6 11 (6.11%) Consultant
7 10 (5.56%) Java Developer
7 10 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
8 6 (3.33%) Team Leader
8 6 (3.33%) Architect
9 5 (2.78%) Support Analyst
10 4 (2.22%) Functional Consultant
10 4 (2.22%) Oracle Consultant
10 4 (2.22%) Lead Developer
10 4 (2.22%) Senior Developer
10 4 (2.22%) Oracle Functional Consultant
10 4 (2.22%) ETL Developer
11 3 (1.67%) Desktop Analyst
11 3 (1.67%) Project Officer
11 3 (1.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (20.00%) HTML
2 23 (12.78%) CSS
3 22 (12.22%) .NET
4 13 (7.22%) REST
5 12 (6.67%) Web Services
6 9 (5.00%) CSS3
6 9 (5.00%) HTML5
6 9 (5.00%) Hibernate
7 8 (4.44%) XML
7 8 (4.44%) jQuery
8 7 (3.89%) JSON
8 7 (3.89%) JAX-RS
8 7 (3.89%) ASP.NET
9 6 (3.33%) Middleware
9 6 (3.33%) Sass
9 6 (3.33%) RESTful
9 6 (3.33%) Ajax
9 6 (3.33%) ActiveMQ
10 5 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (2.78%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.44%) CMDB
2 21 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.78%) Open Source
3 14 (7.78%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.89%) Visualisation
5 6 (3.33%) Replication
6 4 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.22%) Clustering
7 3 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.67%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.11%) User Experience
8 2 (1.11%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.56%) Derivative
9 1 (0.56%) Statistics
9 1 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.56%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.56%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.56%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 65 (36.11%) Linux
2 32 (17.78%) UNIX
3 26 (14.44%) Windows
4 18 (10.00%) Mac OS X
5 10 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (5.00%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.78%) CentOS
8 4 (2.22%) AIX
8 4 (2.22%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.11%) SELinux
10 2 (1.11%) Solaris
10 2 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.56%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.56%) VMS
11 1 (0.56%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (27.78%) ITIL
2 41 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (12.78%) Change Management
5 22 (12.22%) DevOps
6 21 (11.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 19 (10.56%) Service Management
7 19 (10.56%) Web Design
8 17 (9.44%) Project Management
9 13 (7.22%) Scrum
9 13 (7.22%) Release Management
10 12 (6.67%) Web Development
11 10 (5.56%) PRINCE2
12 9 (5.00%) Incident Management
12 9 (5.00%) Unit Testing
13 8 (4.44%) Data Modelling
13 8 (4.44%) SOA
13 8 (4.44%) Migration
13 8 (4.44%) Service Delivery
13 8 (4.44%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 37 (20.56%) Java
2 26 (14.44%) SQL
3 25 (13.89%) JavaScript
4 22 (12.22%) Ruby
5 17 (9.44%) C#
6 13 (7.22%) C
7 12 (6.67%) Python
8 8 (4.44%) PHP
8 8 (4.44%) Bash Shell
8 8 (4.44%) Scala
9 7 (3.89%) T-SQL
10 6 (3.33%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.78%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.78%) Perl
12 4 (2.22%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.67%) C++
13 3 (1.67%) VB
14 1 (0.56%) Groovy
14 1 (0.56%) R
14 1 (0.56%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 31 (17.22%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.89%) DV Cleared
3 12 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 9 (5.00%) Degree
5 7 (3.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (2.78%) MCSE
7 4 (2.22%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (2.22%) LPIC
8 3 (1.67%) CCSE
8 3 (1.67%) JNCIS
8 3 (1.67%) CCSP
8 3 (1.67%) CCNP
8 3 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.67%) CISSP
8 3 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.11%) MCSA
9 2 (1.11%) MCP
9 2 (1.11%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.11%) ISO 9001
2 7 (3.89%) QA
3 4 (2.22%) COBIT
4 3 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (7.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.44%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.78%) XenApp
3 5 (2.78%) XenDesktop
4 4 (2.22%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.67%) vSphere
5 3 (1.67%) KVM
6 2 (1.11%) RHEV
6 2 (1.11%) XenServer
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.56%) Xen
7 1 (0.56%) Varnish
7 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 31 (17.22%) Puppet
2 10 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.89%) Nagios
4 5 (2.78%) SCCM
4 5 (2.78%) HP UCMDB
5 3 (1.67%) Ganglia
5 3 (1.67%) Control-M
5 3 (1.67%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.67%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.11%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.11%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.11%) SCOM
7 1 (0.56%) WMI
7 1 (0.56%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.56%) YUM
7 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.56%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.56%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 35 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 22 (12.22%) Oracle
3 16 (8.89%) VMware
4 15 (8.33%) ServiceNow
5 13 (7.22%) HP
6 10 (5.56%) Remedy
7 9 (5.00%) Lotus
8 7 (3.89%) Red Hat
8 7 (3.89%) Citrix
9 6 (3.33%) IBM
9 6 (3.33%) Atlassian
10 5 (2.78%) RedDot
10 5 (2.78%) Cisco
10 5 (2.78%) BMC
11 4 (2.22%) CheckPoint
11 4 (2.22%) Open Text
12 3 (1.67%) Juniper
12 3 (1.67%) Informatica
12 3 (1.67%) JBoss
12 3 (1.67%) Cognos
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago