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 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 124 162 168
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +6
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 420 351 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.71% 1.40% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 1.80% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 234 175
Average daily rate
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£440 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £307 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.80% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 15
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -61.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £12.30 £37.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £19.10 £41.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.85 £26.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+31.50% -33.75%
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
19039 19480 19425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.74% 77.50% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13435 13648 13085
Average daily rate £450 £450 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.04%
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 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 244 373
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -33.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £15.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 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 19 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 19 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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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 +10 76 £450 -5.26% 22
Croydon - 6 £469 -
Canary Wharf - 4 - -
Uxbridge - 2 - -
Beckenham - - - - 1
Westminster - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 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.

1 392 (44.55%) Linux
2 279 (31.70%) Agile Software Development
3 268 (30.45%) Java
4 266 (30.23%) UNIX
5 248 (28.18%) Puppet
6 226 (25.68%) Git (software)
7 203 (23.07%) DevOps
8 184 (20.91%) Ruby
9 178 (20.23%) HTML
10 167 (18.98%) Finance
11 166 (18.86%) Continuous Integration
12 162 (18.41%) Subversion
13 155 (17.61%) HTTP
14 147 (16.70%) Relational Database
15 137 (15.57%) Opscode Chef
16 136 (15.45%) Python
16 136 (15.45%) Oracle
17 134 (15.23%) JavaScript
18 133 (15.11%) Windows
19 132 (15.00%) ITIL
19 132 (15.00%) SQL
20 129 (14.66%) VMware
21 127 (14.43%) Jenkins
22 116 (13.18%) CSS
22 116 (13.18%) Microsoft
23 114 (12.95%) Web Services
24 113 (12.84%) Open Source
25 109 (12.39%) Responsive Web Design
26 108 (12.27%) Web Development
27 105 (11.93%) Web Design

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 74 (8.41%) Apache
2 47 (5.34%) SharePoint
3 44 (5.00%) IIS
4 43 (4.89%) CMS
5 40 (4.55%) Confluence
5 40 (4.55%) WebSphere
6 39 (4.43%) Tomcat
7 38 (4.32%) WebLogic
7 38 (4.32%) Node.js
8 28 (3.18%) nginx
9 20 (2.27%) OpenStack
10 15 (1.70%) SharePoint 2010
10 15 (1.70%) MS Exchange
11 14 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
11 14 (1.59%) WordPress
11 14 (1.59%) Apache Solr
12 12 (1.36%) Jetty
12 12 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
13 11 (1.25%) IBM Notes
14 10 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 59 (6.70%) MS Excel
2 32 (3.64%) MS Office
3 14 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.48%) MS Project
5 6 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.45%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.34%) Windchill
8 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 26 (2.95%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.91%) Oracle General Ledger
3 8 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
3 8 (0.91%) Oracle Receivables
3 8 (0.91%) Oracle Assets
3 8 (0.91%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 7 (0.80%) Oracle iProcurement
5 5 (0.57%) ION MarketView
6 3 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.23%) Remedy AR System
7 2 (0.23%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.23%) ReMetrica
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.11%) assyst
8 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.11%) Siebel Analytics
8 1 (0.11%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 71 (8.07%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (6.59%) Amazon EC2
3 34 (3.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (1.70%) Amazon S3
6 14 (1.59%) PaaS
7 13 (1.48%) SaaS
8 10 (1.14%) Google App Engine
9 8 (0.91%) GitHub
10 5 (0.57%) IaaS
10 5 (0.57%) Joyent
11 4 (0.45%) Office 365
12 1 (0.11%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 155 (17.61%) HTTP
2 68 (7.73%) TCP/IP
3 54 (6.14%) SSL
4 36 (4.09%) Firewall
5 30 (3.41%) SAN
6 29 (3.30%) Internet
7 22 (2.50%) DNS
8 20 (2.27%) LDAP
9 16 (1.82%) DHCP
9 16 (1.82%) NAS
10 12 (1.36%) FTP
11 11 (1.25%) Network Security
11 11 (1.25%) Kerberos
12 10 (1.14%) IPsec
12 10 (1.14%) VLAN
13 9 (1.02%) DSL
14 8 (0.91%) WAN
14 8 (0.91%) LAN
15 7 (0.80%) VPN
16 6 (0.68%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (16.70%) Relational Database
2 88 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 71 (8.07%) SQL Server
4 59 (6.70%) MySQL
5 53 (6.02%) NoSQL
6 43 (4.89%) Oracle Database
7 33 (3.75%) Neo4j
8 31 (3.52%) RDBMS
9 29 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
10 27 (3.07%) PostgreSQL
10 27 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
11 25 (2.84%) Apache Cassandra
12 23 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
13 18 (2.05%) Oracle Exadata
14 16 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 13 (1.48%) Couchbase
15 13 (1.48%) Redis
16 12 (1.36%) DB2
17 11 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
17 11 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 226 (25.68%) Git (software)
2 162 (18.41%) Subversion
3 127 (14.43%) Jenkins
4 92 (10.45%) Maven
5 83 (9.43%) JIRA
6 33 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 23 (2.61%) Ant
8 21 (2.39%) Visual Studio
8 21 (2.39%) Hudson
9 14 (1.59%) ClearCase
9 14 (1.59%) Selenium
10 13 (1.48%) TeamCity
11 12 (1.36%) Eclipse
11 12 (1.36%) Mercurial
12 11 (1.25%) JUnit
13 8 (0.91%) CruiseControl
14 6 (0.68%) MSBuild
14 6 (0.68%) FishEye
14 6 (0.68%) Artifactory
14 6 (0.68%) Cucumber
General
1 167 (18.98%) Finance
2 71 (8.07%) Banking
3 36 (4.09%) Investment Banking
4 31 (3.52%) Financial Institution
5 28 (3.18%) Telecoms
6 19 (2.16%) Front Office
7 18 (2.05%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.25%) Retail
9 10 (1.14%) Advertising
10 9 (1.02%) Publishing
10 9 (1.02%) Law
11 8 (0.91%) General Ledger
11 8 (0.91%) Back Office
11 8 (0.91%) International Banking
11 8 (0.91%) Marketing
12 7 (0.80%) Local Government
13 4 (0.45%) Electronics
13 4 (0.45%) Legal
13 4 (0.45%) Games
14 2 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 256 (29.09%) Developer
2 103 (11.70%) DevOps Engineer
3 95 (10.80%) Analyst
4 77 (8.75%) Java Developer
5 50 (5.68%) Consultant
6 45 (5.11%) Architect
7 40 (4.55%) Senior Developer
8 29 (3.30%) Linux Engineer
9 28 (3.18%) Front-End Developer
10 26 (2.95%) Configuration Analyst
11 24 (2.73%) Configuration Manager
12 23 (2.61%) Senior Java Developer
13 21 (2.39%) Web Developer
14 20 (2.27%) Project Manager
15 19 (2.16%) Systems Engineer
15 19 (2.16%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 18 (2.05%) Administrator
16 18 (2.05%) Senior Consultant
16 18 (2.05%) Middleware Developer
17 14 (1.59%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (20.23%) HTML
2 116 (13.18%) CSS
3 114 (12.95%) Web Services
4 83 (9.43%) .NET
4 83 (9.43%) REST
5 62 (7.05%) XML
6 56 (6.36%) JSON
7 50 (5.68%) Middleware
8 46 (5.23%) SOAP
9 39 (4.43%) HTML5
9 39 (4.43%) Hibernate
10 38 (4.32%) ASP.NET
10 38 (4.32%) Ajax
11 37 (4.20%) Servlets
12 35 (3.98%) jQuery
12 35 (3.98%) JAX-RS
13 34 (3.86%) ActiveMQ
14 30 (3.41%) LAMP
15 28 (3.18%) JMS
15 28 (3.18%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 113 (12.84%) Open Source
2 77 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (6.48%) CMDB
4 47 (5.34%) Visualisation
5 46 (5.23%) Management Information System
6 28 (3.18%) User Experience
7 24 (2.73%) Clustering
8 18 (2.05%) Computer Science
8 18 (2.05%) Hedge funds
9 17 (1.93%) Replication
10 13 (1.48%) Mathematics
11 9 (1.02%) Mainframe
11 9 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 8 (0.91%) Fixed Income
13 7 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.68%) Psychology
14 6 (0.68%) Derivative
14 6 (0.68%) Mobile App
15 5 (0.57%) Data Integration
16 4 (0.45%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 392 (44.55%) Linux
2 266 (30.23%) UNIX
3 133 (15.11%) Windows
4 101 (11.48%) Mac OS X
5 52 (5.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 46 (5.23%) CentOS
7 34 (3.86%) Ubuntu
8 32 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (2.73%) SELinux
10 22 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (1.25%) VMS
13 10 (1.14%) AIX
14 8 (0.91%) Debian
15 7 (0.80%) Windows 7
16 5 (0.57%) Solaris
17 4 (0.45%) OpenVMS
18 3 (0.34%) SmartOS
18 3 (0.34%) Android
18 3 (0.34%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (31.70%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (23.07%) DevOps
3 166 (18.86%) Continuous Integration
4 132 (15.00%) ITIL
5 109 (12.39%) Responsive Web Design
6 108 (12.27%) Web Development
7 105 (11.93%) Web Design
8 88 (10.00%) Scrum
9 87 (9.89%) TDD
10 84 (9.55%) Project Management
11 66 (7.50%) Change Management
12 62 (7.05%) Release Management
13 59 (6.70%) Unit Testing
13 59 (6.70%) Service Management
14 54 (6.14%) SOA
15 44 (5.00%) OO
16 40 (4.55%) UML
17 38 (4.32%) Service Delivery
17 38 (4.32%) Content Management
18 37 (4.20%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 268 (30.45%) Java
2 184 (20.91%) Ruby
3 136 (15.45%) Python
4 134 (15.23%) JavaScript
5 132 (15.00%) SQL
6 65 (7.39%) PHP
7 62 (7.05%) Bash Shell
8 59 (6.70%) Scala
9 50 (5.68%) Perl
10 49 (5.57%) C#
11 47 (5.34%) Shell Script
12 38 (4.32%) C
13 31 (3.52%) C++
14 29 (3.30%) PowerShell
15 23 (2.61%) PL/SQL
16 15 (1.70%) Groovy
17 11 (1.25%) T-SQL
18 9 (1.02%) VB
19 6 (0.68%) Korn
20 4 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 83 (9.43%) Security Cleared
2 78 (8.86%) Degree
3 40 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 22 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (2.39%) DV Cleared
6 13 (1.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 13 (1.48%) MCSE
7 12 (1.36%) CISSP
8 11 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 8 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.80%) CCNP
11 6 (0.68%) CCSE
11 6 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
12 5 (0.57%) LPIC
12 5 (0.57%) RHCE
12 5 (0.57%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.57%) MCP
12 5 (0.57%) CISA
12 5 (0.57%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (6.14%) QA
2 12 (1.36%) ISO 9001
3 11 (1.25%) SLA
4 10 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.57%) COBIT
6 2 (0.23%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 104 (11.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (3.98%) Active Directory
3 21 (2.39%) Oracle RAC
4 16 (1.82%) vSphere
5 11 (1.25%) Xen
6 10 (1.14%) VMware ESX
6 10 (1.14%) Varnish
7 8 (0.91%) XenApp
7 8 (0.91%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.80%) RHEV
9 6 (0.68%) KVM
10 5 (0.57%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.45%) vCloud
12 3 (0.34%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
13 2 (0.23%) XenServer
13 2 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 248 (28.18%) Puppet
2 137 (15.57%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (6.02%) Nagios
4 27 (3.07%) Vagrant
5 24 (2.73%) Salt
6 21 (2.39%) Ansible
7 16 (1.82%) Cacti
8 10 (1.14%) HP UCMDB
9 9 (1.02%) SCCM
10 8 (0.91%) Control-M
11 7 (0.80%) Red Hat Satellite
11 7 (0.80%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 7 (0.80%) Ganglia
12 6 (0.68%) Tivoli
12 6 (0.68%) ZABBIX
12 6 (0.68%) Zenoss
12 6 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (0.68%) Icinga
13 5 (0.57%) CFEngine
14 4 (0.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 136 (15.45%) Oracle
2 129 (14.66%) VMware
3 116 (13.18%) Microsoft
4 54 (6.14%) Red Hat
5 41 (4.66%) Remedy
6 40 (4.55%) JBoss
7 37 (4.20%) Atlassian
8 29 (3.30%) IBM
9 23 (2.61%) HP
10 20 (2.27%) SaltStack
10 20 (2.27%) ServiceNow
11 19 (2.16%) Cisco
12 18 (2.05%) BMC
13 17 (1.93%) New Relic
13 17 (1.93%) Citrix
14 15 (1.70%) Percona
15 14 (1.59%) Perforce
15 14 (1.59%) Google
16 13 (1.48%) CheckPoint
17 12 (1.36%) RedDot
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