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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
London / Croydon
Rank 28 28 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 12 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 5.36% 1.35% 10.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.97% 1.51% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 9
Median daily rate £450 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £475 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £475 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £35.70
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +14.84%

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
201 199 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 89.73% 89.24% 82.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 151 59
Median daily rate £450 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.78% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+248.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Croydon 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 January 2017, 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 35 (87.50%) SC Cleared
1 35 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 33 (82.50%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (80.00%) DevOps
4 31 (77.50%) Git (software)
4 31 (77.50%) Jenkins
5 30 (75.00%) Linux
5 30 (75.00%) Service Management
6 29 (72.50%) Oracle
6 29 (72.50%) Puppet
7 27 (67.50%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (67.50%) JIRA
8 26 (65.00%) Maven
8 26 (65.00%) PostgreSQL
8 26 (65.00%) Scrum
8 26 (65.00%) VMware
8 26 (65.00%) ZABBIX
8 26 (65.00%) Ansible
8 26 (65.00%) Docker
9 25 (62.50%) Continuous Delivery
9 25 (62.50%) vCloud
9 25 (62.50%) Confluence
9 25 (62.50%) Software Packaging
9 25 (62.50%) Ant
9 25 (62.50%) DNS
9 25 (62.50%) Sonatype Nexus
10 24 (60.00%) Hadoop
10 24 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
11 23 (57.50%) OpenLDAP
11 23 (57.50%) Postfix

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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 25 (62.50%) Confluence
2 23 (57.50%) Apache
2 23 (57.50%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (17.50%) nginx
4 2 (5.00%) CMS
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 23 (57.50%) HipChat
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 24 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.50%) GitHub
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (62.50%) DNS
2 23 (57.50%) OpenLDAP
2 23 (57.50%) OpenVPN
2 23 (57.50%) SSH
3 12 (30.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 12 (30.00%) VPN
4 10 (25.00%) IPsec
5 3 (7.50%) SSL
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (5.00%) Firewall
6 2 (5.00%) LDAP
7 1 (2.50%) HTTP
7 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (65.00%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (60.00%) Hadoop
3 14 (35.00%) Oracle Database
4 12 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 31 (77.50%) Git (software)
1 31 (77.50%) Jenkins
2 27 (67.50%) JIRA
3 26 (65.00%) Maven
4 25 (62.50%) Ant
4 25 (62.50%) Sonatype Nexus
5 23 (57.50%) JIRA Agile
5 23 (57.50%) JUnit
5 23 (57.50%) Liquibase
5 23 (57.50%) SonarQube
6 13 (32.50%) Bitbucket
7 6 (15.00%) Subversion
8 2 (5.00%) Hudson
8 2 (5.00%) Vagrant
9 1 (2.50%) Gradle
9 1 (2.50%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
1 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (30.00%) Consultant
3 5 (12.50%) DevOps Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) Developer
5 2 (5.00%) IT Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Lead DevOps
5 2 (5.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Release Manager
5 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Scala Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Service Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Asset and Configuration Manager
6 1 (2.50%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (2.50%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Junior DevOps
6 1 (2.50%) Senior DevOps
6 1 (2.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (62.50%) Software Packaging
2 23 (57.50%) ELK Stack
2 23 (57.50%) MCollective
3 2 (5.00%) Akka
3 2 (5.00%) J2EE
3 2 (5.00%) jBPM
3 2 (5.00%) Play Framework
3 2 (5.00%) REST
3 2 (5.00%) Web Services
3 2 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) CMDB
1 1 (2.50%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 30 (75.00%) Linux
2 20 (50.00%) CentOS
3 7 (17.50%) RancherOS
3 7 (17.50%) VyOS
4 5 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (82.50%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (80.00%) DevOps
3 30 (75.00%) Service Management
4 27 (67.50%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (65.00%) Scrum
6 25 (62.50%) Continuous Delivery
7 23 (57.50%) Identity Management
8 22 (55.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (55.00%) Workflow
9 16 (40.00%) Case Management
10 14 (35.00%) Coaching
11 5 (12.50%) ITIL
11 5 (12.50%) Open Source
11 5 (12.50%) Release Management
12 2 (5.00%) Business Analysis
12 2 (5.00%) Functional Programming
12 2 (5.00%) Service Design
12 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
12 2 (5.00%) UML
13 1 (2.50%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 23 (57.50%) Shell Script
2 14 (35.00%) Ruby
3 5 (12.50%) Java
4 3 (7.50%) Scala
5 1 (2.50%) Go
5 1 (2.50%) Groovy
5 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 35 (87.50%) SC Cleared
1 35 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 12 (30.00%) CTC Cleared
3 7 (17.50%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (5.00%) BC Cleared
5 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 26 (65.00%) Docker
2 25 (62.50%) vCloud
3 23 (57.50%) Postfix
3 23 (57.50%) Squid
4 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (72.50%) Puppet
2 26 (65.00%) Ansible
2 26 (65.00%) ZABBIX
3 23 (57.50%) Kibana
3 23 (57.50%) Kubernetes
3 23 (57.50%) logstash
3 23 (57.50%) Rancher
3 23 (57.50%) Terraform
4 10 (25.00%) Consul
4 10 (25.00%) Packer
5 7 (17.50%) HAProxy
6 2 (5.00%) FortiGate
6 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (2.50%) Salt
Vendors
1 29 (72.50%) Oracle
2 26 (65.00%) VMware
3 23 (57.50%) Sonatype
4 15 (37.50%) Atlassian
5 10 (25.00%) AppDynamics
6 7 (17.50%) Vyatta
7 3 (7.50%) ServiceNow
8 2 (5.00%) AlienVault
8 2 (5.00%) Cisco
8 2 (5.00%) Juniper
8 2 (5.00%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.50%) Adobe
9 1 (2.50%) Autodesk
9 1 (2.50%) Cadence
9 1 (2.50%) Guidewire
9 1 (2.50%) Microsoft