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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 123 119 185
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +66
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 385 402 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.74% 1.78% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 2.28% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 289 141
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Average hourly rate £93.25 £20.00 £20.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+366.25% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.85 £16.40 £16.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.65 £29.24 £23.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.89 £37.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year
-35.44% -1.98%
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
17318 17624 17111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.13% 77.89% 77.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12201 12641 11801
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 227 267
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.88 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -34.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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
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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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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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 -14 92 £470 +10.58% 34
Croydon -6 5 £388 -9.88%
Uxbridge +4 3 - -
Canary Wharf -10 3 £450 +32.35%
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Ealing - 1 £425 -
Wembley - 1 £140 -
Twickenham - 1 £313 -
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 363 (44.76%) Linux
2 331 (40.81%) Puppet
3 272 (33.54%) Agile Software Development
4 269 (33.17%) DevOps
5 234 (28.85%) Java
6 219 (27.00%) Python
7 216 (26.63%) Opscode Chef
8 209 (25.77%) Continuous Integration
9 199 (24.54%) Ruby
10 180 (22.19%) UNIX
11 163 (20.10%) Jenkins
12 158 (19.48%) Git (software)
13 157 (19.36%) Amazon AWS
14 153 (18.87%) Windows
15 145 (17.88%) HTTP
16 143 (17.63%) Open Source
17 139 (17.14%) VMware
18 137 (16.89%) ITIL
19 132 (16.28%) Perl
20 128 (15.78%) Finance
21 125 (15.41%) MongoDB
22 124 (15.29%) Subversion
23 112 (13.81%) MySQL
24 104 (12.82%) Oracle
24 104 (12.82%) SQL
25 98 (12.08%) Ansible
25 98 (12.08%) Security Cleared
26 97 (11.96%) VMware Infrastructure
26 97 (11.96%) TCP/IP
27 93 (11.47%) Scrum

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 67 (8.26%) Tomcat
2 55 (6.78%) OpenStack
3 54 (6.66%) Apache
4 43 (5.30%) nginx
4 43 (5.30%) WebLogic
4 43 (5.30%) IIS
5 38 (4.69%) Node.js
6 22 (2.71%) WebSphere
7 21 (2.59%) Confluence
8 19 (2.34%) SharePoint
9 18 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
10 17 (2.10%) Jetty
11 14 (1.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 13 (1.60%) MS Exchange
12 13 (1.60%) JBoss
12 13 (1.60%) Apache Solr
12 13 (1.60%) Drupal
13 9 (1.11%) CMS
13 9 (1.11%) SAS
13 9 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (2.59%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.34%) MS Office
3 5 (0.62%) MS Project
4 3 (0.37%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.25%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.25%) SPSS
6 1 (0.12%) Weka
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.11%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.25%) Hyperion Enterprise
4 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.25%) HFM
5 1 (0.12%) Summit
5 1 (0.12%) Maximo
5 1 (0.12%) Siebel Analytics
5 1 (0.12%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 157 (19.36%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (5.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (5.18%) Amazon EC2
3 34 (4.19%) PaaS
4 20 (2.47%) IaaS
5 19 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (1.60%) SaaS
7 12 (1.48%) Amazon S3
8 9 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (1.11%) GitHub
8 9 (1.11%) Amazon ELB
8 9 (1.11%) OpenShift
9 8 (0.99%) Google App Engine
10 6 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.49%) Office 365
11 4 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.12%) Amazon Glacier
12 1 (0.12%) Route 53
12 1 (0.12%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 145 (17.88%) HTTP
2 97 (11.96%) TCP/IP
3 84 (10.36%) SSL
4 46 (5.67%) DNS
5 37 (4.56%) Internet
6 35 (4.32%) DHCP
7 32 (3.95%) FTP
8 29 (3.58%) SAN
8 29 (3.58%) IPsec
9 24 (2.96%) Firewall
10 18 (2.22%) NAS
10 18 (2.22%) WAN
11 17 (2.10%) LDAP
11 17 (2.10%) LAN
11 17 (2.10%) VoIP
12 15 (1.85%) VPN
13 11 (1.36%) iSCSI
14 7 (0.86%) BIG-IP
15 6 (0.74%) AMQP
16 5 (0.62%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (15.41%) MongoDB
2 112 (13.81%) MySQL
3 86 (10.60%) Relational Database
4 65 (8.01%) SQL Server
5 63 (7.77%) NoSQL
6 61 (7.52%) PostgreSQL
7 43 (5.30%) RDBMS
8 31 (3.82%) Oracle Database
9 28 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
10 26 (3.21%) SQL Server 2012
11 22 (2.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 21 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 20 (2.47%) Redis
14 18 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
15 16 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
16 14 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 12 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
18 11 (1.36%) Neo4j
18 11 (1.36%) Hadoop
19 10 (1.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 163 (20.10%) Jenkins
2 158 (19.48%) Git (software)
3 124 (15.29%) Subversion
4 59 (7.27%) JIRA
5 53 (6.54%) Maven
6 37 (4.56%) Mercurial
7 36 (4.44%) TeamCity
8 31 (3.82%) Ant
9 22 (2.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 18 (2.22%) Gradle
11 17 (2.10%) JUnit
11 17 (2.10%) Hudson
11 17 (2.10%) Selenium
12 13 (1.60%) Artifactory
13 12 (1.48%) Cucumber
14 9 (1.11%) JMeter
14 9 (1.11%) Visual Studio
14 9 (1.11%) ClearCase
15 8 (0.99%) Gerrit
General
1 128 (15.78%) Finance
2 46 (5.67%) Banking
3 29 (3.58%) Retail
4 17 (2.10%) Investment Banking
5 14 (1.73%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.48%) Front Office
6 12 (1.48%) Publishing
6 12 (1.48%) Legal
7 10 (1.23%) Financial Institution
8 7 (0.86%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.62%) Advertising
10 4 (0.49%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.49%) Law
11 3 (0.37%) Games
11 3 (0.37%) German Language
11 3 (0.37%) Marketing
12 2 (0.25%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.25%) Turkish Language
12 2 (0.25%) Local Government
12 2 (0.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 169 (20.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 114 (14.06%) Developer
3 67 (8.26%) Analyst
4 48 (5.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 46 (5.67%) Architect
5 46 (5.67%) Consultant
6 44 (5.43%) Administrator
7 40 (4.93%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 31 (3.82%) Systems Administrator
9 28 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
10 25 (3.08%) Java Developer
11 19 (2.34%) Service Manager
12 17 (2.10%) Configuration Manager
12 17 (2.10%) DevOps Consultant
13 16 (1.97%) Business Analyst
13 16 (1.97%) Technical Architect
14 15 (1.85%) Senior Consultant
14 15 (1.85%) Systems Engineer
15 14 (1.73%) Support Engineer
15 14 (1.73%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (10.73%) Web Services
2 79 (9.74%) HTML
3 71 (8.75%) .NET
4 53 (6.54%) CSS
5 41 (5.06%) Middleware
6 39 (4.81%) REST
7 37 (4.56%) JSON
8 36 (4.44%) XML
9 33 (4.07%) J2EE
10 27 (3.33%) LAMP
10 27 (3.33%) HTML5
11 25 (3.08%) Hibernate
12 24 (2.96%) CSS3
12 24 (2.96%) Play Framework
13 22 (2.71%) Ajax
13 22 (2.71%) Ruby on Rails
14 20 (2.47%) Django
15 19 (2.34%) Spring
16 16 (1.97%) JAX-RS
17 13 (1.60%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 143 (17.63%) Open Source
2 62 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (6.04%) CMDB
4 41 (5.06%) Management Information System
5 39 (4.81%) Clustering
6 23 (2.84%) Visualisation
7 20 (2.47%) Hybrid Cloud
8 15 (1.85%) Replication
8 15 (1.85%) Hedge funds
9 13 (1.60%) Computer Science
10 11 (1.36%) Derivative
11 9 (1.11%) W3C
11 9 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.11%) Data Integration
12 8 (0.99%) Data Extraction
12 8 (0.99%) User Experience
13 6 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (0.74%) PKI
13 6 (0.74%) Blackberry
13 6 (0.74%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 363 (44.76%) Linux
2 180 (22.19%) UNIX
3 153 (18.87%) Windows
4 59 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 46 (5.67%) CentOS
6 39 (4.81%) Ubuntu
7 38 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 33 (4.07%) Mac OS X
9 30 (3.70%) Solaris
10 21 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (2.47%) Windows 7
12 18 (2.22%) AIX
13 16 (1.97%) SUSE
14 10 (1.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 9 (1.11%) Oracle Linux
15 9 (1.11%) Mac OS X Server
16 7 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
16 7 (0.86%) Android
17 6 (0.74%) Apple iOS
17 6 (0.74%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (33.54%) Agile Software Development
2 269 (33.17%) DevOps
3 209 (25.77%) Continuous Integration
4 137 (16.89%) ITIL
5 93 (11.47%) Scrum
6 64 (7.89%) Project Management
6 64 (7.89%) Service Management
6 64 (7.89%) Release Management
7 63 (7.77%) OO
8 54 (6.66%) Continuous Delivery
9 52 (6.41%) Change Management
9 52 (6.41%) SOA
10 51 (6.29%) TDD
11 47 (5.80%) Migration
12 44 (5.43%) Service Delivery
13 41 (5.06%) Automated Testing
14 40 (4.93%) Web Development
15 38 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
15 38 (4.69%) Microservices
16 37 (4.56%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 234 (28.85%) Java
2 219 (27.00%) Python
3 199 (24.54%) Ruby
4 132 (16.28%) Perl
5 104 (12.82%) SQL
6 81 (9.99%) Bash Shell
7 70 (8.63%) PHP
8 58 (7.15%) JavaScript
9 46 (5.67%) Scala
10 42 (5.18%) PowerShell
11 35 (4.32%) Shell Script
12 29 (3.58%) PL/SQL
13 28 (3.45%) C#
14 27 (3.33%) C
15 17 (2.10%) Go
16 15 (1.85%) C++
17 13 (1.60%) T-SQL
18 12 (1.48%) Groovy
19 5 (0.62%) VBScript
19 5 (0.62%) XPath
Qualifications
1 98 (12.08%) Security Cleared
2 53 (6.54%) SC Cleared
3 40 (4.93%) Degree
4 33 (4.07%) DV Cleared
5 20 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
6 16 (1.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 13 (1.60%) CCNA
7 13 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (1.23%) MCSE
10 7 (0.86%) PMP
10 7 (0.86%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.62%) MCP
12 4 (0.49%) MCITP
13 3 (0.37%) AWS Certification
13 3 (0.37%) MCSA
14 2 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.25%) RHCE
15 1 (0.12%) HNC
15 1 (0.12%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (6.91%) QA
2 19 (2.34%) SLA
3 14 (1.73%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.74%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.12%) COBIT
7 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 97 (11.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (4.32%) Active Directory
3 33 (4.07%) vSphere
4 31 (3.82%) vCloud
5 30 (3.70%) Docker
6 19 (2.34%) VMware ESX
7 16 (1.97%) Varnish
8 15 (1.85%) NFS
8 15 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
9 12 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (1.48%) VirtualBox
10 11 (1.36%) KVM
11 10 (1.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 10 (1.23%) Firmware
12 9 (1.11%) Samba
13 7 (0.86%) XenApp
14 6 (0.74%) XenDesktop
14 6 (0.74%) OCFS2
14 6 (0.74%) GlusterFS
14 6 (0.74%) GFS2
Systems Management
1 331 (40.81%) Puppet
2 216 (26.63%) Opscode Chef
3 98 (12.08%) Ansible
4 70 (8.63%) Salt
5 45 (5.55%) Nagios
6 44 (5.43%) Vagrant
7 32 (3.95%) ZABBIX
8 16 (1.97%) SCCM
8 16 (1.97%) logstash
9 15 (1.85%) Kibana
10 13 (1.60%) Rundeck
11 11 (1.36%) Icinga
11 11 (1.36%) SELinux
12 10 (1.23%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 9 (1.11%) HAProxy
13 9 (1.11%) WSUS
14 8 (0.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 7 (0.86%) Oracle RMAN
15 7 (0.86%) Cacti
16 6 (0.74%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 139 (17.14%) VMware
2 104 (12.82%) Oracle
3 80 (9.86%) Microsoft
4 61 (7.52%) Red Hat
5 45 (5.55%) New Relic
6 30 (3.70%) IBM
7 28 (3.45%) Citrix
7 28 (3.45%) Remedy
8 24 (2.96%) HP
9 22 (2.71%) Perforce
10 19 (2.34%) webMethods
10 19 (2.34%) Business Objects
11 16 (1.97%) Pega
11 16 (1.97%) ServiceNow
12 15 (1.85%) EMC
12 15 (1.85%) SaltStack
13 14 (1.73%) Rackspace
13 14 (1.73%) Cisco
13 14 (1.73%) Adobe
14 13 (1.60%) AppDynamics
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £600 - £700 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
LA International
Posted: 9 hours ago
City of London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £475 - 535 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £420 - £440 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £325 - £375 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £540 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £490.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago