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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 110 163 196
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +33
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 410 304 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.92% 1.36% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 1.73% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 227 141
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £290 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £32.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +62.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.35% -1.33%
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
16791 17576 15878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.53% 78.45% 76.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 11824 12256 11182
Average daily rate £450 £433 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% -3.88%
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 £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 237 215
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% -17.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 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 27 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +18 95 £475 +11.76% 34
Bromley - 2 £550 -
Westminster +2 1 £475 -
Uxbridge 0 1 - -
Ealing - 1 £425 -
Southwark - 1 - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 402 (47.80%) Linux
2 349 (41.50%) Puppet
3 285 (33.89%) DevOps
4 282 (33.53%) Agile Software Development
5 243 (28.89%) Java
6 232 (27.59%) Opscode Chef
7 223 (26.52%) Python
8 213 (25.33%) Ruby
9 212 (25.21%) UNIX
10 209 (24.85%) Continuous Integration
11 176 (20.93%) Windows
12 173 (20.57%) Git (software)
13 167 (19.86%) Jenkins
14 164 (19.50%) VMware
15 143 (17.00%) ITIL
16 141 (16.77%) Finance
17 140 (16.65%) Open Source
18 139 (16.53%) Perl
19 134 (15.93%) HTTP
20 133 (15.81%) MongoDB
21 128 (15.22%) Subversion
22 115 (13.67%) Security Cleared
23 114 (13.56%) VMware Infrastructure
24 108 (12.84%) SQL
25 106 (12.60%) MySQL
26 104 (12.37%) Oracle
27 95 (11.30%) Relational Database
28 91 (10.82%) Web Services
29 88 (10.46%) HTML
29 88 (10.46%) Scrum

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 67 (7.97%) Apache
2 63 (7.49%) Tomcat
3 56 (6.66%) OpenStack
4 45 (5.35%) Node.js
5 35 (4.16%) WebLogic
5 35 (4.16%) nginx
6 32 (3.80%) IIS
7 25 (2.97%) SharePoint
8 21 (2.50%) Apache Solr
9 19 (2.26%) WebSphere
10 18 (2.14%) JBoss
11 17 (2.02%) MS Exchange
12 16 (1.90%) SAS
12 16 (1.90%) CMS
12 16 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
13 15 (1.78%) Drupal
13 15 (1.78%) Confluence
14 14 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
15 10 (1.19%) Jetty
16 9 (1.07%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 25 (2.97%) MS Office
1 25 (2.97%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.95%) MS Project
3 5 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.24%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.24%) SPSS
5 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.12%) FastStats
5 1 (0.12%) Weka
Business Applications
1 8 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.59%) HFM
2 5 (0.59%) Hyperion Enterprise
2 5 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.12%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 56 (6.66%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
3 33 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (3.45%) PaaS
5 23 (2.73%) IaaS
6 18 (2.14%) SaaS
7 14 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (1.43%) Amazon S3
9 10 (1.19%) Office 365
10 9 (1.07%) GitHub
10 9 (1.07%) Amazon ELB
11 7 (0.83%) Joyent
12 4 (0.48%) Google App Engine
12 4 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.36%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.12%) ElastiCache
14 1 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 1 (0.12%) Route 53
14 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
14 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 134 (15.93%) HTTP
2 87 (10.34%) TCP/IP
3 80 (9.51%) SSL
4 42 (4.99%) SAN
5 40 (4.76%) DNS
6 32 (3.80%) Internet
7 31 (3.69%) DHCP
8 28 (3.33%) FTP
8 28 (3.33%) NAS
9 26 (3.09%) IPsec
10 22 (2.62%) Firewall
11 16 (1.90%) VPN
12 14 (1.66%) LDAP
13 13 (1.55%) VoIP
13 13 (1.55%) WAN
14 12 (1.43%) LAN
15 9 (1.07%) iSCSI
16 7 (0.83%) BIG-IP
17 5 (0.59%) SNMP
17 5 (0.59%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (15.81%) MongoDB
2 106 (12.60%) MySQL
3 95 (11.30%) Relational Database
4 70 (8.32%) NoSQL
5 53 (6.30%) SQL Server
6 52 (6.18%) PostgreSQL
7 44 (5.23%) RDBMS
8 28 (3.33%) Oracle Database
9 25 (2.97%) Apache Cassandra
10 22 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
11 20 (2.38%) Redis
12 19 (2.26%) Neo4j
13 18 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
14 16 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
15 14 (1.66%) DB2
16 11 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
16 11 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
17 10 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 10 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 9 (1.07%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 173 (20.57%) Git (software)
2 167 (19.86%) Jenkins
3 128 (15.22%) Subversion
4 71 (8.44%) Maven
5 39 (4.64%) TeamCity
6 38 (4.52%) JIRA
7 32 (3.80%) Ant
8 28 (3.33%) Mercurial
9 21 (2.50%) Hudson
10 20 (2.38%) ClearCase
11 19 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 17 (2.02%) Selenium
13 16 (1.90%) Gradle
14 15 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
15 14 (1.66%) JUnit
16 9 (1.07%) Visual Studio
16 9 (1.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 9 (1.07%) ClearQuest
16 9 (1.07%) JMeter
16 9 (1.07%) PHPUnit
General
1 141 (16.77%) Finance
2 48 (5.71%) Banking
3 27 (3.21%) Telecoms
4 21 (2.50%) Investment Banking
5 15 (1.78%) Publishing
6 14 (1.66%) Retail
7 13 (1.55%) Legal
7 13 (1.55%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.55%) Advertising
7 13 (1.55%) Front Office
8 10 (1.19%) Marketing
9 8 (0.95%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.83%) Law
11 5 (0.59%) Games
12 3 (0.36%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.36%) Back Office
12 3 (0.36%) German Language
13 2 (0.24%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.24%) Turkish Language
13 2 (0.24%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 174 (20.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 121 (14.39%) Developer
3 67 (7.97%) Analyst
4 57 (6.78%) Consultant
5 47 (5.59%) Administrator
5 47 (5.59%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 43 (5.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 41 (4.88%) Java Developer
8 32 (3.80%) Architect
9 31 (3.69%) Systems Administrator
10 28 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
11 24 (2.85%) DevOps Consultant
12 23 (2.73%) Senior Consultant
13 22 (2.62%) Linux Engineer
14 21 (2.50%) Service Manager
15 18 (2.14%) Release Manager
15 18 (2.14%) Project Manager
16 16 (1.90%) Technical Architect
17 15 (1.78%) Senior Developer
17 15 (1.78%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (10.82%) Web Services
2 88 (10.46%) HTML
3 61 (7.25%) .NET
4 52 (6.18%) CSS
5 48 (5.71%) REST
6 36 (4.28%) JSON
7 35 (4.16%) Middleware
8 34 (4.04%) XML
9 33 (3.92%) LAMP
10 30 (3.57%) Hibernate
11 28 (3.33%) J2EE
12 27 (3.21%) Django
13 26 (3.09%) HTML5
14 25 (2.97%) Ruby on Rails
15 23 (2.73%) Play Framework
16 22 (2.62%) JAX-RS
16 22 (2.62%) CSS3
17 21 (2.50%) Spring
17 21 (2.50%) Ajax
18 15 (1.78%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 140 (16.65%) Open Source
2 58 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (5.11%) Management Information System
4 41 (4.88%) Clustering
5 37 (4.40%) CMDB
6 22 (2.62%) Replication
7 18 (2.14%) Computer Science
8 13 (1.55%) Visualisation
9 12 (1.43%) Hedge funds
10 10 (1.19%) Data Integration
10 10 (1.19%) User Experience
11 9 (1.07%) Taxonomies
12 8 (0.95%) Data Extraction
13 7 (0.83%) Algorithms
13 7 (0.83%) Derivative
14 6 (0.71%) Blackberry
14 6 (0.71%) Data Structures
15 5 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
15 5 (0.59%) Performance Metrics
15 5 (0.59%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 402 (47.80%) Linux
2 212 (25.21%) UNIX
3 176 (20.93%) Windows
4 57 (6.78%) CentOS
4 57 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 50 (5.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 45 (5.35%) Ubuntu
7 38 (4.52%) Mac OS X
8 32 (3.80%) Solaris
9 29 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (2.62%) AIX
11 18 (2.14%) Windows 7
12 16 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (1.78%) SUSE
14 9 (1.07%) Mac OS X Server
14 9 (1.07%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 8 (0.95%) Oracle Linux
16 7 (0.83%) Debian
17 5 (0.59%) VMS
18 3 (0.36%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (33.89%) DevOps
2 282 (33.53%) Agile Software Development
3 209 (24.85%) Continuous Integration
4 143 (17.00%) ITIL
5 88 (10.46%) Scrum
6 70 (8.32%) Project Management
7 69 (8.20%) Service Management
8 64 (7.61%) Change Management
9 62 (7.37%) Release Management
10 59 (7.02%) TDD
11 57 (6.78%) OO
12 48 (5.71%) Service Delivery
13 47 (5.59%) Migration
14 46 (5.47%) SOA
15 45 (5.35%) Kanban
16 41 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
16 41 (4.88%) Automated Testing
17 38 (4.52%) PRINCE2
18 37 (4.40%) ITSM
18 37 (4.40%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 243 (28.89%) Java
2 223 (26.52%) Python
3 213 (25.33%) Ruby
4 139 (16.53%) Perl
5 108 (12.84%) SQL
6 84 (9.99%) Bash Shell
7 75 (8.92%) PHP
8 53 (6.30%) JavaScript
9 38 (4.52%) Shell Script
9 38 (4.52%) PowerShell
10 32 (3.80%) Scala
11 30 (3.57%) PL/SQL
12 27 (3.21%) C
13 25 (2.97%) C#
14 18 (2.14%) Groovy
15 14 (1.66%) C++
16 7 (0.83%) Golang
17 5 (0.59%) XPath
18 3 (0.36%) T-SQL
19 2 (0.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 115 (13.67%) Security Cleared
2 69 (8.20%) SC Cleared
3 42 (4.99%) Degree
4 25 (2.97%) ITIL Certification
4 25 (2.97%) DV Cleared
5 20 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 20 (2.38%) CCNA
5 20 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (1.07%) PMI Certification
7 9 (1.07%) MCSE
8 8 (0.95%) PMP
9 6 (0.71%) MCP
10 4 (0.48%) MCSA
10 4 (0.48%) MCITP
11 3 (0.36%) CISSP
12 2 (0.24%) ISEB
12 2 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.24%) RHCE
12 2 (0.24%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.99%) QA
2 18 (2.14%) SLA
3 5 (0.59%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.59%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.48%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.24%) COBIT
System Software
1 114 (13.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (5.59%) vSphere
3 39 (4.64%) Active Directory
4 28 (3.33%) vCloud
5 23 (2.73%) VMware ESX
6 22 (2.62%) VMware ESXi
7 21 (2.50%) KVM
8 17 (2.02%) Varnish
9 16 (1.90%) Docker
10 14 (1.66%) Oracle RAC
11 13 (1.55%) NFS
12 10 (1.19%) VirtualBox
13 9 (1.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 9 (1.07%) Samba
13 9 (1.07%) Xen
13 9 (1.07%) XenApp
14 8 (0.95%) XenDesktop
15 6 (0.71%) XenServer
15 6 (0.71%) Firmware
16 5 (0.59%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 349 (41.50%) Puppet
2 232 (27.59%) Opscode Chef
3 87 (10.34%) Ansible
4 58 (6.90%) Salt
5 51 (6.06%) Nagios
6 40 (4.76%) Vagrant
7 27 (3.21%) ZABBIX
8 14 (1.66%) Icinga
9 12 (1.43%) SCCM
10 11 (1.31%) Cacti
10 11 (1.31%) SELinux
11 9 (1.07%) WSUS
11 9 (1.07%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 8 (0.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 8 (0.95%) Kibana
13 7 (0.83%) logstash
13 7 (0.83%) FreeIPA
13 7 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
13 7 (0.83%) SCOM
13 7 (0.83%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 164 (19.50%) VMware
2 104 (12.37%) Oracle
3 84 (9.99%) Microsoft
4 53 (6.30%) Red Hat
5 41 (4.88%) New Relic
6 33 (3.92%) IBM
7 28 (3.33%) Citrix
8 24 (2.85%) Perforce
9 22 (2.62%) Business Objects
10 20 (2.38%) HP
10 20 (2.38%) SaltStack
11 19 (2.26%) Rackspace
12 18 (2.14%) Adobe
12 18 (2.14%) ServiceNow
13 16 (1.90%) Remedy
14 14 (1.66%) webMethods
15 13 (1.55%) EMC
15 13 (1.55%) Cisco
15 13 (1.55%) AppDynamics
16 12 (1.43%) Pega
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