The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 113 152 199
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +47
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 393 294 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.91% 1.38% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 1.76% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 204 145
Average daily rate
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£475 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £265 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.83% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.25 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -6.16%
Configuration Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16179 16694 15274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.76% 78.62% 76.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11415 11444 10751
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 227 231
Average hourly rate £21.25 £27.53 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.81% +14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £76.75 £73.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in London

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in London

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the London region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in London

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in London

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the London region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +27 100 £450 +4.65% 24
Bromley - 3 £550 -
Westminster -1 1 £475 -
Southwark - 1 - -
Ealing - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 408 (47.39%) Linux
2 343 (39.84%) Puppet
3 292 (33.91%) Agile Software Development
4 289 (33.57%) DevOps
5 239 (27.76%) Java
6 226 (26.25%) Opscode Chef
7 218 (25.32%) Continuous Integration
8 214 (24.85%) Python
9 213 (24.74%) UNIX
10 201 (23.34%) Ruby
11 192 (22.30%) Git (software)
12 173 (20.09%) Windows
13 169 (19.63%) Jenkins
14 159 (18.47%) VMware
15 156 (18.12%) ITIL
16 149 (17.31%) Open Source
17 144 (16.72%) HTTP
18 139 (16.14%) Subversion
19 138 (16.03%) Finance
20 127 (14.75%) MongoDB
21 125 (14.52%) Perl
22 116 (13.47%) Security Cleared
23 115 (13.36%) VMware Infrastructure
24 112 (13.01%) Relational Database
25 110 (12.78%) SQL
25 110 (12.78%) Oracle
26 106 (12.31%) MySQL
27 99 (11.50%) Web Services
28 97 (11.27%) HTML
29 94 (10.92%) Scrum

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 75 (8.71%) Apache
2 60 (6.97%) Tomcat
3 49 (5.69%) OpenStack
4 43 (4.99%) Node.js
5 38 (4.41%) WebLogic
6 35 (4.07%) nginx
7 31 (3.60%) IIS
8 26 (3.02%) JBoss
9 25 (2.90%) Apache Solr
10 24 (2.79%) SharePoint
11 21 (2.44%) MS Exchange
11 21 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
12 20 (2.32%) CMS
12 20 (2.32%) WebSphere
13 18 (2.09%) Drupal
13 18 (2.09%) SAS
14 17 (1.97%) Confluence
15 13 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
16 12 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
16 12 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 30 (3.48%) MS Excel
2 28 (3.25%) MS Office
3 7 (0.81%) MS Project
4 6 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.23%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.12%) FastStats
6 1 (0.12%) Weka
6 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.58%) HFM
2 5 (0.58%) Hyperion Enterprise
2 5 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.12%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 61 (7.08%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (5.46%) Amazon EC2
3 30 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (3.02%) PaaS
5 20 (2.32%) IaaS
6 17 (1.97%) SaaS
7 15 (1.74%) Office 365
8 13 (1.51%) Amazon S3
9 11 (1.28%) Joyent
9 11 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (1.16%) GitHub
11 8 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.35%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.23%) Google App Engine
14 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 144 (16.72%) HTTP
2 87 (10.10%) TCP/IP
3 83 (9.64%) SSL
4 39 (4.53%) SAN
5 36 (4.18%) DNS
6 29 (3.37%) DHCP
7 28 (3.25%) Internet
8 25 (2.90%) FTP
9 24 (2.79%) NAS
10 23 (2.67%) Firewall
10 23 (2.67%) IPsec
11 18 (2.09%) VPN
12 14 (1.63%) WAN
13 12 (1.39%) VoIP
14 11 (1.28%) LDAP
15 10 (1.16%) LAN
16 8 (0.93%) BIG-IP
17 7 (0.81%) iSCSI
18 6 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
19 5 (0.58%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (14.75%) MongoDB
2 112 (13.01%) Relational Database
3 106 (12.31%) MySQL
4 66 (7.67%) NoSQL
5 54 (6.27%) SQL Server
6 51 (5.92%) RDBMS
7 50 (5.81%) PostgreSQL
8 30 (3.48%) Oracle Database
9 26 (3.02%) Redis
10 21 (2.44%) Neo4j
11 20 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
12 16 (1.86%) DB2
12 16 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
13 15 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
14 14 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (1.51%) Oracle Database 11g
16 12 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
17 11 (1.28%) Base SAS
17 11 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 11 (1.28%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 192 (22.30%) Git (software)
2 169 (19.63%) Jenkins
3 139 (16.14%) Subversion
4 82 (9.52%) Maven
5 38 (4.41%) TeamCity
6 37 (4.30%) JIRA
7 34 (3.95%) Ant
8 29 (3.37%) Mercurial
9 26 (3.02%) ClearCase
10 24 (2.79%) Hudson
11 20 (2.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 16 (1.86%) Selenium
13 15 (1.74%) JUnit
14 14 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
14 14 (1.63%) PHPUnit
14 14 (1.63%) Gradle
15 12 (1.39%) ClearQuest
16 10 (1.16%) Visual Studio
17 9 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 9 (1.05%) JMeter
General
1 138 (16.03%) Finance
2 51 (5.92%) Banking
3 27 (3.14%) Telecoms
4 18 (2.09%) Investment Banking
5 17 (1.97%) Manufacturing
5 17 (1.97%) Advertising
6 15 (1.74%) Publishing
7 14 (1.63%) Marketing
8 12 (1.39%) Legal
9 11 (1.28%) Retail
9 11 (1.28%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.05%) Front Office
10 9 (1.05%) Law
11 5 (0.58%) Billing
12 4 (0.46%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.46%) Games
13 3 (0.35%) Back Office
13 3 (0.35%) German Language
14 2 (0.23%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.23%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 165 (19.16%) DevOps Engineer
2 138 (16.03%) Developer
3 79 (9.18%) Analyst
4 56 (6.50%) Consultant
5 48 (5.57%) Administrator
6 42 (4.88%) Java Developer
7 40 (4.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 38 (4.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 31 (3.60%) Systems Administrator
10 29 (3.37%) Systems Engineer
11 23 (2.67%) Senior Consultant
11 23 (2.67%) Architect
11 23 (2.67%) DevOps Consultant
12 21 (2.44%) Senior Developer
12 21 (2.44%) Service Manager
13 20 (2.32%) Release Manager
14 19 (2.21%) Project Manager
14 19 (2.21%) Linux Engineer
15 18 (2.09%) Configuration Analyst
16 16 (1.86%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (11.50%) Web Services
2 97 (11.27%) HTML
3 55 (6.39%) .NET
4 53 (6.16%) CSS
5 44 (5.11%) REST
6 43 (4.99%) XML
7 39 (4.53%) Middleware
8 36 (4.18%) LAMP
9 34 (3.95%) JSON
10 31 (3.60%) Hibernate
11 28 (3.25%) J2EE
12 25 (2.90%) ActiveMQ
13 24 (2.79%) Spring
14 23 (2.67%) JAX-RS
15 22 (2.56%) HTML5
16 20 (2.32%) Ruby on Rails
17 19 (2.21%) Django
17 19 (2.21%) JSP
17 19 (2.21%) SOAP
18 16 (1.86%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 149 (17.31%) Open Source
2 59 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (4.76%) Clustering
4 40 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 40 (4.65%) CMDB
5 30 (3.48%) Replication
6 19 (2.21%) Visualisation
7 17 (1.97%) Computer Science
8 13 (1.51%) Taxonomies
9 12 (1.39%) Hedge funds
10 10 (1.16%) Data Integration
11 8 (0.93%) Data Extraction
12 7 (0.81%) User Experience
12 7 (0.81%) Blackberry
13 6 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.58%) Performance Metrics
14 5 (0.58%) W3C
14 5 (0.58%) Mathematics
15 4 (0.46%) Client/Server
15 4 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 408 (47.39%) Linux
2 213 (24.74%) UNIX
3 173 (20.09%) Windows
4 58 (6.74%) CentOS
5 55 (6.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 53 (6.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 47 (5.46%) Mac OS X
8 42 (4.88%) Ubuntu
9 30 (3.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (2.90%) AIX
11 23 (2.67%) Solaris
12 22 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (1.86%) Windows 7
14 13 (1.51%) SUSE
15 9 (1.05%) Mac OS X Server
16 7 (0.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 6 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
18 5 (0.58%) Debian
18 5 (0.58%) VMS
19 3 (0.35%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (33.91%) Agile Software Development
2 289 (33.57%) DevOps
3 218 (25.32%) Continuous Integration
4 156 (18.12%) ITIL
5 94 (10.92%) Scrum
6 80 (9.29%) Change Management
7 78 (9.06%) Project Management
8 72 (8.36%) Release Management
9 71 (8.25%) Service Management
10 62 (7.20%) OO
11 56 (6.50%) TDD
12 53 (6.16%) Service Delivery
13 50 (5.81%) Migration
14 48 (5.57%) Web Development
15 46 (5.34%) Web Design
16 45 (5.23%) Responsive Web Design
17 42 (4.88%) SOA
17 42 (4.88%) Problem Management
17 42 (4.88%) Kanban
18 41 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 239 (27.76%) Java
2 214 (24.85%) Python
3 201 (23.34%) Ruby
4 125 (14.52%) Perl
5 110 (12.78%) SQL
6 82 (9.52%) Bash Shell
7 77 (8.94%) PHP
8 63 (7.32%) JavaScript
9 41 (4.76%) PowerShell
10 37 (4.30%) Shell Script
11 29 (3.37%) PL/SQL
11 29 (3.37%) C#
12 27 (3.14%) Scala
12 27 (3.14%) C
13 18 (2.09%) Groovy
14 11 (1.28%) C++
15 8 (0.93%) Golang
16 5 (0.58%) XPath
17 4 (0.46%) T-SQL
18 2 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 116 (13.47%) Security Cleared
2 73 (8.48%) SC Cleared
3 46 (5.34%) Degree
4 25 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
5 23 (2.67%) DV Cleared
6 22 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 21 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (1.97%) CCNA
8 17 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (1.86%) VCP4
10 8 (0.93%) PMI Certification
11 7 (0.81%) PMP
11 7 (0.81%) MCSE
12 6 (0.70%) MCP
13 4 (0.46%) ISEB
13 4 (0.46%) MCITP
14 3 (0.35%) MCSA
15 2 (0.23%) CCIE
15 2 (0.23%) CCNP
15 2 (0.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.41%) QA
2 19 (2.21%) SLA
3 5 (0.58%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.58%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.46%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 115 (13.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (5.23%) vSphere
3 41 (4.76%) Active Directory
4 24 (2.79%) Varnish
5 23 (2.67%) vCloud
5 23 (2.67%) VMware ESX
6 21 (2.44%) KVM
7 17 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (1.63%) Oracle RAC
9 13 (1.51%) NFS
10 11 (1.28%) Docker
10 11 (1.28%) Xen
11 10 (1.16%) VirtualBox
12 9 (1.05%) Samba
13 8 (0.93%) XenApp
14 7 (0.81%) XenDesktop
14 7 (0.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 7 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
15 6 (0.70%) Firmware
15 6 (0.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 343 (39.84%) Puppet
2 226 (26.25%) Opscode Chef
3 86 (9.99%) Ansible
4 55 (6.39%) Salt
4 55 (6.39%) Nagios
5 35 (4.07%) Vagrant
6 21 (2.44%) ZABBIX
7 14 (1.63%) Icinga
8 13 (1.51%) Cacti
9 10 (1.16%) SCCM
9 10 (1.16%) SELinux
10 9 (1.05%) WSUS
11 7 (0.81%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 7 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 7 (0.81%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 7 (0.81%) logstash
11 7 (0.81%) FreeIPA
12 6 (0.70%) Tivoli
12 6 (0.70%) SCOM
13 5 (0.58%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 159 (18.47%) VMware
2 110 (12.78%) Oracle
3 90 (10.45%) Microsoft
4 51 (5.92%) Red Hat
5 37 (4.30%) New Relic
6 29 (3.37%) IBM
7 24 (2.79%) Citrix
7 24 (2.79%) Rackspace
8 23 (2.67%) SaltStack
8 23 (2.67%) Business Objects
9 19 (2.21%) Perforce
9 19 (2.21%) Remedy
9 19 (2.21%) ServiceNow
10 18 (2.09%) HP
11 16 (1.86%) Adobe
12 14 (1.63%) webMethods
13 12 (1.39%) Pega
13 12 (1.39%) Cisco
13 12 (1.39%) Percona
14 11 (1.28%) AppDynamics
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