The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 27 13 17
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 6 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 2.48% 9.17% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 11.24% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 2
Average daily rate £450 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +22.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +20.63%
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 Croydon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
213 89 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 88.02% 81.65% 75.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 69 37
Average daily rate £418 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £374 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £16.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +136.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Configuration Management across the Croydon region.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Croydon region.

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) Git (software)
3 10 (62.50%) Java
4 9 (56.25%) Ruby
4 9 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
4 9 (56.25%) Puppet
4 9 (56.25%) Jenkins
4 9 (56.25%) DevOps
5 8 (50.00%) Ansible
5 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 8 (50.00%) Build Automation
5 8 (50.00%) MCollective
5 8 (50.00%) CentOS
5 8 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 8 (50.00%) Ubuntu
5 8 (50.00%) Maven
5 8 (50.00%) Scrum
5 8 (50.00%) VMware
6 7 (43.75%) Docker
7 6 (37.50%) Perl
8 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
8 5 (31.25%) Project Management
8 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (31.25%) Dependency Management
9 4 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
9 4 (25.00%) Programme Management

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 1 (6.25%) Node.js
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) GitHub
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) SSL
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Data Mining
1 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Git (software)
2 9 (56.25%) Jenkins
3 8 (50.00%) Maven
4 3 (18.75%) Subversion
5 1 (6.25%) Bower
5 1 (6.25%) Grunt
5 1 (6.25%) gulp
5 1 (6.25%) Jasmine
5 1 (6.25%) JIRA
5 1 (6.25%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (6.25%) Mercurial
5 1 (6.25%) Protractor
5 1 (6.25%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Portfolio Planner
3 1 (6.25%) Angular Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
3 1 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Developer
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Project Planner
3 1 (6.25%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) MCollective
2 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) CSS3
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) HTML5
2 1 (6.25%) J2EE
2 1 (6.25%) RESTful
2 1 (6.25%) Semantic HTML
2 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) CentOS
2 8 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (12.50%) pSOS
3 2 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (56.25%) DevOps
3 8 (50.00%) Build Automation
3 8 (50.00%) Scrum
4 5 (31.25%) Dependency Management
4 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
4 5 (31.25%) Project Management
5 4 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
5 4 (25.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (6.25%) BDD
6 1 (6.25%) CRM
6 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) OO
6 1 (6.25%) Open Source
6 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (6.25%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) Web Design
6 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) Ruby
3 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 6 (37.50%) Perl
5 1 (6.25%) Go
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (43.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) Puppet
2 8 (50.00%) Ansible
3 2 (12.50%) ZABBIX
4 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (6.25%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft