The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 141 192 151
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -41
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 366 226 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.51% 1.05% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 1.38% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 148 216
Average daily rate £430 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 14
Average hourly rate £32.50 £20.67 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.25% -43.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +2.04%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18535 16423 20573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.61% 76.02% 73.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13086 11421 13439
Average daily rate £430 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 222 328
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £135.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Configuration Management
England

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 18 April 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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +16 115 £425 -5.55% 37
Croydon - 5 £430 - 2
Docklands, London -1 3 £450 -
Uxbridge - 2 £423 - 1
Canary Wharf +18 1 £450 -26.35%
Greenwich - - - -
Lewisham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Greenford - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 219 (31.20%) Linux
2 210 (29.91%) Java
3 172 (24.50%) UNIX
4 145 (20.66%) ITIL
5 143 (20.37%) Puppet
6 140 (19.94%) Agile Software Development
7 123 (17.52%) Oracle
8 114 (16.24%) Finance
9 113 (16.10%) SQL
10 112 (15.95%) Windows
11 108 (15.38%) Microsoft
12 104 (14.81%) HTML
13 100 (14.25%) Continuous Integration
14 94 (13.39%) Opscode Chef
15 82 (11.68%) Subversion
16 81 (11.54%) Degree
17 79 (11.25%) Project Management
18 76 (10.83%) MS Excel
18 76 (10.83%) Change Management
19 75 (10.68%) TDD
19 75 (10.68%) Git (software)
20 72 (10.26%) Relational Database
21 71 (10.11%) Security Cleared
21 71 (10.11%) Banking
22 70 (9.97%) .NET
23 69 (9.83%) Scrum
23 69 (9.83%) Jenkins
24 68 (9.69%) Release Management
25 67 (9.54%) Ruby
26 66 (9.40%) JavaScript

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 65 (9.26%) Apache
2 56 (7.98%) CMS
3 52 (7.41%) Tomcat
4 49 (6.98%) SharePoint
5 26 (3.70%) WebLogic
6 21 (2.99%) IBM Notes
7 18 (2.56%) IIS
7 18 (2.56%) WebSphere
7 18 (2.56%) Node.js
8 17 (2.42%) Apache Solr
9 15 (2.14%) OpenStack
10 13 (1.85%) Oracle Workflow
11 12 (1.71%) Adobe CQ
11 12 (1.71%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
11 12 (1.71%) Drupal
12 11 (1.57%) Oracle Service Bus
13 10 (1.42%) nginx
13 10 (1.42%) Confluence
14 9 (1.28%) SAS
14 9 (1.28%) Alfresco
Applications
1 76 (10.83%) MS Excel
2 59 (8.40%) MS Office
3 34 (4.84%) MS Project
4 29 (4.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (2.56%) MS Visio
6 14 (1.99%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.43%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.42%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.71%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.43%) CSG Singleview
3 3 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.14%) Summit
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 38 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
2 22 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (2.71%) SaaS
4 13 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (1.71%) Amazon S3
6 11 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (1.57%) Joyent
7 7 (1.00%) PaaS
8 6 (0.85%) Google App Engine
9 4 (0.57%) IaaS
10 1 (0.14%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 56 (7.98%) HTTP
2 51 (7.26%) TCP/IP
3 34 (4.84%) SAN
4 33 (4.70%) DNS
5 27 (3.85%) NAS
5 27 (3.85%) SSL
6 25 (3.56%) Firewall
7 15 (2.14%) Internet
7 15 (2.14%) LDAP
8 12 (1.71%) DHCP
9 11 (1.57%) SMTP
9 11 (1.57%) FTP
10 10 (1.42%) SNMP
10 10 (1.42%) LAN
11 9 (1.28%) IPsec
11 9 (1.28%) WAN
12 7 (1.00%) DMZ
12 7 (1.00%) VPN
13 4 (0.57%) Network Security
13 4 (0.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (10.26%) Relational Database
2 66 (9.40%) MongoDB
3 51 (7.26%) MySQL
4 43 (6.13%) SQL Server
5 39 (5.56%) Oracle Database
6 37 (5.27%) RDBMS
7 36 (5.13%) NoSQL
8 21 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
10 17 (2.42%) DB2
11 15 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
11 15 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (1.71%) Neo4j
13 9 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (1.28%) Hadoop
13 9 (1.28%) Oracle ODI
14 8 (1.14%) Redis
14 8 (1.14%) Base SAS
14 8 (1.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 8 (1.14%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 82 (11.68%) Subversion
2 75 (10.68%) Git (software)
3 69 (9.83%) Jenkins
4 40 (5.70%) Maven
5 31 (4.42%) JIRA
6 27 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 24 (3.42%) Selenium
8 23 (3.28%) ClearCase
9 22 (3.13%) Visual Studio
10 19 (2.71%) Ant
11 18 (2.56%) WebDriver
12 15 (2.14%) TeamCity
13 13 (1.85%) CruiseControl
13 13 (1.85%) PHPUnit
14 11 (1.57%) Mockito
15 10 (1.42%) Hudson
15 10 (1.42%) Eclipse
15 10 (1.42%) JUnit
16 9 (1.28%) SoapUI
16 9 (1.28%) Cucumber
General
1 114 (16.24%) Finance
2 71 (10.11%) Banking
3 37 (5.27%) Investment Banking
4 24 (3.42%) Telecoms
5 18 (2.56%) Front Office
6 9 (1.28%) Retail
7 8 (1.14%) Back Office
8 7 (1.00%) Billing
8 7 (1.00%) Marketing
9 6 (0.85%) Advertising
10 5 (0.71%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.71%) Games
11 4 (0.57%) Publishing
12 3 (0.43%) Legal
12 3 (0.43%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.28%) Wholesale Banking
13 2 (0.28%) Law
13 2 (0.28%) Electronics
13 2 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 166 (23.65%) Developer
2 78 (11.11%) Analyst
3 63 (8.97%) Java Developer
4 44 (6.27%) DevOps Engineer
5 42 (5.98%) Administrator
6 41 (5.84%) Consultant
7 38 (5.41%) Architect
8 29 (4.13%) Senior Developer
8 29 (4.13%) Configuration Manager
9 26 (3.70%) Configuration Analyst
10 23 (3.28%) Project Manager
11 22 (3.13%) Linux Administrator
12 21 (2.99%) Systems Administrator
13 17 (2.42%) Release Manager
14 16 (2.28%) UNIX Administrator
15 15 (2.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 14 (1.99%) Senior Java Developer
17 13 (1.85%) Change Manager
17 13 (1.85%) Linux Engineer
17 13 (1.85%) Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (14.81%) HTML
2 70 (9.97%) .NET
3 65 (9.26%) CSS
4 64 (9.12%) Web Services
5 59 (8.40%) XML
6 50 (7.12%) Ajax
7 45 (6.41%) Spring
7 45 (6.41%) J2EE
7 45 (6.41%) HTML5
8 43 (6.13%) jQuery
9 38 (5.41%) CSS3
10 36 (5.13%) Hibernate
10 36 (5.13%) Middleware
11 32 (4.56%) JSP
12 31 (4.42%) ASP.NET
12 31 (4.42%) REST
13 25 (3.56%) JSON
14 24 (3.42%) Servlets
14 24 (3.42%) ActiveMQ
15 22 (3.13%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 58 (8.26%) Open Source
2 56 (7.98%) CMDB
3 32 (4.56%) Clustering
4 27 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 24 (3.42%) Management Information System
6 13 (1.85%) Equities
6 13 (1.85%) Blackberry
7 12 (1.71%) Mainframe
8 11 (1.57%) CLARiiON
8 11 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (1.57%) Derivative
9 10 (1.42%) Digital Media
9 10 (1.42%) Mathematics
9 10 (1.42%) Taxonomies
10 9 (1.28%) Symmetrix DMX
11 8 (1.14%) Firmware
11 8 (1.14%) STB
12 7 (1.00%) Replication
12 7 (1.00%) Mobile App
13 6 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 219 (31.20%) Linux
2 172 (24.50%) UNIX
3 112 (15.95%) Windows
4 49 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 34 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (3.85%) Solaris
7 20 (2.85%) Mac OS X
8 18 (2.56%) Ubuntu
9 17 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (1.99%) CentOS
11 13 (1.85%) Debian
12 9 (1.28%) AIX
12 9 (1.28%) Windows 7
13 8 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (0.85%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.71%) Windows 2000
16 4 (0.57%) OpenVMS
16 4 (0.57%) HPUX
17 2 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (20.66%) ITIL
2 140 (19.94%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (14.25%) Continuous Integration
4 79 (11.25%) Project Management
5 76 (10.83%) Change Management
6 75 (10.68%) TDD
7 69 (9.83%) Scrum
8 68 (9.69%) Release Management
9 65 (9.26%) Service Management
10 55 (7.83%) PRINCE2
11 49 (6.98%) SOA
12 39 (5.56%) MVC
12 39 (5.56%) Web Development
13 38 (5.41%) Automated Testing
14 35 (4.99%) Change Control
14 35 (4.99%) Problem Management
14 35 (4.99%) Incident Management
15 34 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
15 34 (4.84%) Software Engineering
16 33 (4.70%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 210 (29.91%) Java
2 113 (16.10%) SQL
3 67 (9.54%) Ruby
4 66 (9.40%) JavaScript
5 61 (8.69%) Perl
6 54 (7.69%) Python
7 40 (5.70%) PHP
8 38 (5.41%) C#
9 29 (4.13%) Shell Script
10 21 (2.99%) Scala
10 21 (2.99%) C
10 21 (2.99%) PL/SQL
11 15 (2.14%) C++
12 14 (1.99%) Bash Shell
13 13 (1.85%) VB
14 11 (1.57%) PowerShell
15 5 (0.71%) XQuery
15 5 (0.71%) XPath
15 5 (0.71%) SAS Macro
16 4 (0.57%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 81 (11.54%) Degree
2 71 (10.11%) Security Cleared
3 31 (4.42%) DV Cleared
3 31 (4.42%) SC Cleared
4 21 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 14 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (1.57%) RHCE
7 9 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (1.14%) ISEB
9 7 (1.00%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.71%) ISEB Practitioner
10 5 (0.71%) PMP
10 5 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.71%) MCP
11 4 (0.57%) MCITP
11 4 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.43%) CCNA
12 3 (0.43%) MCSE
13 2 (0.28%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 2 (0.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.27%) QA
2 23 (3.28%) SLA
3 11 (1.57%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.71%) P3O
5 4 (0.57%) ISO 9000
6 3 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.14%) Basel III
8 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.14%) EMIR
8 1 (0.14%) CRD IV
System Software
1 38 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (3.99%) Active Directory
3 25 (3.56%) NFS
4 17 (2.42%) Varnish
4 17 (2.42%) Samba
5 14 (1.99%) VMware ESX
6 13 (1.85%) Sendmail
7 9 (1.28%) KVM
8 8 (1.14%) Xen
9 6 (0.85%) Hyper-V
10 5 (0.71%) vSphere
10 5 (0.71%) XenApp
11 4 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.28%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.28%) XenServer
12 2 (0.28%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.14%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.14%) Snort
13 1 (0.14%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 143 (20.37%) Puppet
2 94 (13.39%) Opscode Chef
3 59 (8.40%) Nagios
4 38 (5.41%) Ganglia
5 17 (2.42%) CFEngine
6 12 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
7 10 (1.42%) BladeLogic
8 8 (1.14%) Red Hat Satellite
8 8 (1.14%) SCCM
9 7 (1.00%) Control-M
9 7 (1.00%) Vagrant
9 7 (1.00%) StatsD
10 6 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 5 (0.71%) ZABBIX
12 4 (0.57%) Ansible
12 4 (0.57%) Munin
13 3 (0.43%) NetBackup
13 3 (0.43%) WSUS
13 3 (0.43%) Cacti
13 3 (0.43%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 123 (17.52%) Oracle
2 108 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 55 (7.83%) Red Hat
4 48 (6.84%) VMware
5 40 (5.70%) JBoss
6 31 (4.42%) IBM
7 28 (3.99%) ServiceNow
8 27 (3.85%) EMC
8 27 (3.85%) Cisco
9 23 (3.28%) HP
9 23 (3.28%) Citrix
10 22 (3.13%) Remedy
11 21 (2.99%) Lotus
12 18 (2.56%) Sybase
13 17 (2.42%) Splunk
13 17 (2.42%) NetApp
14 16 (2.28%) BMC
14 16 (2.28%) Adobe
15 14 (1.99%) Rackspace
16 12 (1.71%) Business Objects
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brentford, Middlesex
Experis IT
Rate: £450 - £545 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £450 - £500 per week
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Rate: £500 to £550 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Advantage Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago