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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 120 156 163
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +7
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 431 347 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.77% 1.37% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 1.79% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 227 183
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £317 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 18
Average hourly rate £25.75 £34.42 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.18% -13.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £22.88 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.85 £45.95 £42.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
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
18765 19408 19425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.17% 76.61% 74.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13081 13605 13085
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 235 359
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 1 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the London region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 September 2014. 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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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 +9 78 £450 - 19
Croydon - 6 £469 - 1
Canary Wharf +22 4 - -
Bromley +5 3 £450 -
Uxbridge -4 2 - -
Westminster - - - -
Harrow - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Hammersmith - - - -
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

1 370 (44.10%) Linux
2 258 (30.75%) Java
3 247 (29.44%) UNIX
4 224 (26.70%) Puppet
5 198 (23.60%) Git (software)
6 179 (21.33%) DevOps
7 175 (20.86%) HTML
8 169 (20.14%) Ruby
9 165 (19.67%) Finance
10 153 (18.24%) Continuous Integration
11 147 (17.52%) Subversion
12 146 (17.40%) HTTP
13 134 (15.97%) Oracle
14 131 (15.61%) SQL
15 130 (15.49%) Relational Database
16 129 (15.38%) ITIL
17 127 (15.14%) JavaScript
17 127 (15.14%) Opscode Chef
18 125 (14.90%) Agile Software Development
19 124 (14.78%) Python
20 122 (14.54%) Windows
21 120 (14.30%) CSS
22 119 (14.18%) VMware
23 115 (13.71%) Microsoft
23 115 (13.71%) Jenkins
24 102 (12.16%) Responsive Web Design
24 102 (12.16%) Open Source
25 101 (12.04%) Web Services
26 100 (11.92%) Web Development
27 97 (11.56%) Web Design

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 63 (7.51%) Apache
2 55 (6.56%) SharePoint
3 48 (5.72%) CMS
4 39 (4.65%) Node.js
5 38 (4.53%) IIS
6 37 (4.41%) WebLogic
7 36 (4.29%) Tomcat
8 35 (4.17%) Confluence
9 34 (4.05%) WebSphere
10 21 (2.50%) nginx
10 21 (2.50%) OpenStack
11 15 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
12 14 (1.67%) WordPress
12 14 (1.67%) IBM Notes
13 13 (1.55%) Oracle Workflow
13 13 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
14 12 (1.43%) Jetty
14 12 (1.43%) Apache Solr
15 11 (1.31%) MS Exchange
16 6 (0.72%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 68 (8.10%) MS Excel
2 37 (4.41%) MS Office
3 19 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.67%) MS Project
5 8 (0.95%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.48%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.36%) Windchill
9 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 26 (3.10%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.95%) Oracle General Ledger
3 8 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (0.95%) Oracle Payables
3 8 (0.95%) Oracle Receivables
3 8 (0.95%) Oracle Assets
3 8 (0.95%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 7 (0.83%) Oracle iProcurement
5 5 (0.60%) ION MarketView
6 3 (0.36%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.24%) ReMetrica
7 2 (0.24%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.24%) Remedy AR System
8 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.12%) SAP APO
8 1 (0.12%) Summit
8 1 (0.12%) RMDS
8 1 (0.12%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 59 (7.03%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (5.60%) Amazon EC2
3 32 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (2.15%) SaaS
6 16 (1.91%) PaaS
7 10 (1.19%) Google App Engine
8 9 (1.07%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.83%) GitHub
10 5 (0.60%) IaaS
11 1 (0.12%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.12%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 146 (17.40%) HTTP
2 67 (7.99%) TCP/IP
3 53 (6.32%) SSL
4 35 (4.17%) Firewall
5 30 (3.58%) Internet
6 28 (3.34%) SAN
7 23 (2.74%) DNS
8 20 (2.38%) LDAP
9 16 (1.91%) DHCP
10 15 (1.79%) NAS
11 12 (1.43%) FTP
12 11 (1.31%) Kerberos
12 11 (1.31%) Network Security
13 10 (1.19%) IPsec
14 8 (0.95%) VLAN
14 8 (0.95%) DSL
15 7 (0.83%) DMZ
15 7 (0.83%) LAN
16 6 (0.72%) WAN
16 6 (0.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (15.49%) Relational Database
2 85 (10.13%) MongoDB
3 65 (7.75%) SQL Server
4 57 (6.79%) NoSQL
5 53 (6.32%) MySQL
6 42 (5.01%) Oracle Database
7 30 (3.58%) Data Warehouse
7 30 (3.58%) Neo4j
7 30 (3.58%) Apache Cassandra
8 26 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
9 24 (2.86%) RDBMS
9 24 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
10 22 (2.62%) Oracle Database 11g
11 18 (2.15%) Oracle Exadata
12 15 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 12 (1.43%) Couchbase
14 10 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (1.19%) DB2
15 8 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 198 (23.60%) Git (software)
2 147 (17.52%) Subversion
3 115 (13.71%) Jenkins
4 77 (9.18%) Maven
4 77 (9.18%) JIRA
5 34 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 23 (2.74%) Visual Studio
7 22 (2.62%) Ant
8 19 (2.26%) Hudson
9 15 (1.79%) TeamCity
10 12 (1.43%) Selenium
11 11 (1.31%) ClearCase
11 11 (1.31%) Eclipse
12 10 (1.19%) CruiseControl
12 10 (1.19%) Mercurial
13 9 (1.07%) JUnit
14 6 (0.72%) MSBuild
14 6 (0.72%) FishEye
15 5 (0.60%) Cucumber
15 5 (0.60%) Artifactory
General
1 165 (19.67%) Finance
2 72 (8.58%) Banking
3 37 (4.41%) Investment Banking
4 30 (3.58%) Financial Institution
5 29 (3.46%) Telecoms
6 19 (2.26%) Front Office
7 15 (1.79%) Manufacturing
8 8 (0.95%) Retail
8 8 (0.95%) Publishing
8 8 (0.95%) Back Office
8 8 (0.95%) General Ledger
8 8 (0.95%) Local Government
8 8 (0.95%) International Banking
9 5 (0.60%) Advertising
9 5 (0.60%) Law
10 4 (0.48%) Legal
10 4 (0.48%) Games
10 4 (0.48%) Marketing
11 3 (0.36%) Electronics
12 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 241 (28.72%) Developer
2 99 (11.80%) DevOps Engineer
3 87 (10.37%) Analyst
4 73 (8.70%) Java Developer
5 52 (6.20%) Architect
6 44 (5.24%) Consultant
7 37 (4.41%) Senior Developer
8 30 (3.58%) Front-End Developer
9 28 (3.34%) Linux Engineer
9 28 (3.34%) Configuration Analyst
10 25 (2.98%) Configuration Manager
11 21 (2.50%) Senior Java Developer
12 20 (2.38%) Project Manager
13 19 (2.26%) Web Developer
13 19 (2.26%) Administrator
13 19 (2.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 15 (1.79%) Systems Engineer
15 14 (1.67%) Senior Consultant
15 14 (1.67%) Systems Administrator
15 14 (1.67%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (20.86%) HTML
2 120 (14.30%) CSS
3 101 (12.04%) Web Services
4 88 (10.49%) .NET
5 81 (9.65%) REST
6 59 (7.03%) XML
7 56 (6.67%) JSON
8 49 (5.84%) Ajax
9 48 (5.72%) Middleware
10 47 (5.60%) HTML5
11 42 (5.01%) ASP.NET
12 39 (4.65%) jQuery
13 38 (4.53%) Hibernate
14 37 (4.41%) SOAP
15 36 (4.29%) CSS3
16 34 (4.05%) Servlets
17 33 (3.93%) JAX-RS
18 30 (3.58%) J2EE
19 27 (3.22%) Spring
20 26 (3.10%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 102 (12.16%) Open Source
2 59 (7.03%) CMDB
3 45 (5.36%) Management Information System
4 39 (4.65%) Visualisation
5 25 (2.98%) Clustering
6 22 (2.62%) Computer Science
7 18 (2.15%) Hedge funds
8 15 (1.79%) Mathematics
9 11 (1.31%) Replication
10 10 (1.19%) Mainframe
10 10 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (0.95%) Fixed Income
12 7 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.72%) Mobile App
13 6 (0.72%) Psychology
13 6 (0.72%) Derivative
14 5 (0.60%) Firmware
14 5 (0.60%) Data Integration
15 4 (0.48%) PMI
15 4 (0.48%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 370 (44.10%) Linux
2 247 (29.44%) UNIX
3 122 (14.54%) Windows
4 93 (11.08%) Mac OS X
5 48 (5.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 39 (4.65%) CentOS
7 32 (3.81%) Ubuntu
8 28 (3.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (2.74%) SELinux
10 18 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (1.19%) VMS
12 9 (1.07%) AIX
13 8 (0.95%) Debian
14 7 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (0.83%) Windows 7
15 6 (0.72%) Solaris
16 4 (0.48%) OpenVMS
17 3 (0.36%) Windows 2000
17 3 (0.36%) Android
17 3 (0.36%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (21.33%) DevOps
2 153 (18.24%) Continuous Integration
3 129 (15.38%) ITIL
4 125 (14.90%) Agile Software Development
5 102 (12.16%) Responsive Web Design
6 100 (11.92%) Web Development
7 97 (11.56%) Web Design
8 78 (9.30%) TDD
9 75 (8.94%) Scrum
10 72 (8.58%) Project Management
11 62 (7.39%) Change Management
12 59 (7.03%) Unit Testing
13 58 (6.91%) SOA
14 55 (6.56%) Release Management
15 52 (6.20%) Service Management
16 42 (5.01%) OO
17 38 (4.53%) E-Commerce
18 36 (4.29%) Software Engineering
19 35 (4.17%) Service Delivery
20 34 (4.05%) UML
Programming Languages
1 258 (30.75%) Java
2 169 (20.14%) Ruby
3 131 (15.61%) SQL
4 127 (15.14%) JavaScript
5 124 (14.78%) Python
6 57 (6.79%) Bash Shell
7 56 (6.67%) Scala
8 54 (6.44%) PHP
9 50 (5.96%) C#
10 49 (5.84%) Perl
11 47 (5.60%) Shell Script
12 36 (4.29%) C
13 30 (3.58%) C++
13 30 (3.58%) PL/SQL
14 26 (3.10%) PowerShell
15 14 (1.67%) Groovy
16 10 (1.19%) VB
17 9 (1.07%) T-SQL
18 5 (0.60%) VBA
19 4 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 85 (10.13%) Security Cleared
2 73 (8.70%) Degree
3 37 (4.41%) SC Cleared
4 29 (3.46%) DV Cleared
5 18 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (1.55%) MCSE
7 12 (1.43%) CISSP
8 10 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 8 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 7 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.83%) CCNP
11 6 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
11 6 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.72%) CCSE
12 5 (0.60%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.60%) CISA
12 5 (0.60%) LPIC
12 5 (0.60%) JNCIS
12 5 (0.60%) RHCE
12 5 (0.60%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (6.20%) QA
2 16 (1.91%) ISO 9001
3 13 (1.55%) SLA
4 10 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.60%) COBIT
7 2 (0.24%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 96 (11.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (3.69%) Active Directory
3 21 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
4 11 (1.31%) vSphere
5 10 (1.19%) Xen
6 9 (1.07%) VMware ESX
7 7 (0.83%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.83%) XenApp
8 6 (0.72%) KVM
8 6 (0.72%) RHEV
9 5 (0.60%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.48%) Varnish
11 3 (0.36%) XenServer
11 3 (0.36%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.36%) vCloud
12 2 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (0.24%) Samba
12 2 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.12%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 224 (26.70%) Puppet
2 127 (15.14%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (5.36%) Nagios
4 26 (3.10%) Vagrant
5 24 (2.86%) Salt
6 15 (1.79%) Ansible
7 12 (1.43%) Cacti
8 10 (1.19%) HP UCMDB
9 9 (1.07%) Control-M
10 8 (0.95%) Ganglia
10 8 (0.95%) SCCM
10 8 (0.95%) ZABBIX
11 7 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (0.83%) Red Hat Satellite
12 6 (0.72%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 6 (0.72%) CFEngine
12 6 (0.72%) Zenoss
12 6 (0.72%) Tivoli
13 5 (0.60%) Icinga
14 4 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 134 (15.97%) Oracle
2 119 (14.18%) VMware
3 115 (13.71%) Microsoft
4 45 (5.36%) Red Hat
5 39 (4.65%) Remedy
6 33 (3.93%) JBoss
7 31 (3.69%) Atlassian
8 29 (3.46%) IBM
9 23 (2.74%) ServiceNow
10 21 (2.50%) HP
11 18 (2.15%) Cisco
12 17 (2.03%) Citrix
13 16 (1.91%) BMC
14 15 (1.79%) SaltStack
15 14 (1.67%) New Relic
15 14 (1.67%) CheckPoint
15 14 (1.67%) Lotus
15 14 (1.67%) Perforce
16 12 (1.43%) Google
16 12 (1.43%) Adobe
Central London / West End
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Computer People
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Tomorrow People
Rate: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + dependant on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer People
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £490.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £160 - £205 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago