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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 93 117 152
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +35
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 526 419 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.48% 1.98% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.98% 2.46% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 287 209
Average daily rate £500 £456 £409
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.55% +11.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +48.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +20.63%
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
17658 17038 17712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.38% 80.34% 80.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12589 12189 12162
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 200 245
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -10.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.39 £47.50 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 +10 77 £475 +5.55% 28
Croydon -14 6 £450 +12.50%
Westminster -4 3 £390 -2.50% 1
Paddington - 3 £575 -
Uxbridge - 3 - -
Docklands, London +9 2 £623 +91.53%
Ealing - 1 - -
Osterley - 1 £465 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £475 -
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 542 (53.82%) Linux
2 473 (46.97%) Puppet
2 473 (46.97%) DevOps
3 454 (45.08%) Agile Software Development
4 348 (34.56%) Git (software)
5 341 (33.86%) Java
6 336 (33.37%) Jenkins
7 303 (30.09%) Continuous Integration
8 287 (28.50%) Ruby
9 234 (23.24%) VMware
10 226 (22.44%) Ansible
11 224 (22.24%) Opscode Chef
12 220 (21.85%) Amazon AWS
13 215 (21.35%) Unix
14 210 (20.85%) Python
15 200 (19.86%) VMware Infrastructure
16 181 (17.97%) Bash Shell
17 169 (16.78%) Finance
18 162 (16.09%) Maven
19 160 (15.89%) Windows
20 151 (15.00%) Scrum
21 147 (14.60%) Security Cleared
22 143 (14.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 142 (14.10%) Open Source
24 136 (13.51%) Docker
25 131 (13.01%) CentOS
26 122 (12.12%) Subversion
27 117 (11.62%) SC Cleared
28 116 (11.52%) Ubuntu
29 112 (11.12%) Perl

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 97 (9.63%) Apache
2 94 (9.33%) Tomcat
3 72 (7.15%) Node.js
4 47 (4.67%) IIS
5 46 (4.57%) nginx
6 44 (4.37%) OpenStack
7 32 (3.18%) Confluence
8 24 (2.38%) Jetty
8 24 (2.38%) WebSphere
9 23 (2.28%) JBoss
10 21 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
11 19 (1.89%) SharePoint
12 12 (1.19%) CMS
13 11 (1.09%) Apache Spark
13 11 (1.09%) Skype for Business
14 9 (0.89%) MS Exchange
15 7 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
16 6 (0.60%) WebLogic
17 5 (0.50%) Documentum
17 5 (0.50%) SAS
Applications
1 36 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 29 (2.88%) MS Office
3 8 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.60%) MS Project
5 5 (0.50%) HipChat
6 4 (0.40%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.30%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (0.30%) Adobe Premiere
7 3 (0.30%) Final Cut Pro
8 2 (0.20%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.20%) SPSS
9 1 (0.099%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 15 (1.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (0.79%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.20%) OpenText Process Suite
5 2 (0.20%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.099%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.099%) HFM
6 1 (0.099%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 220 (21.85%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (3.18%) Amazon EC2
4 24 (2.38%) GitHub
5 21 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
6 20 (1.99%) AWS CloudFormation
6 20 (1.99%) SaaS
7 18 (1.79%) IaaS
7 18 (1.79%) PaaS
8 11 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 9 (0.89%) Amazon S3
9 9 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (0.89%) Office 365
10 8 (0.79%) Google App Engine
11 6 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (0.40%) Google Apps
12 4 (0.40%) Route 53
13 3 (0.30%) CloudFront
14 2 (0.20%) Amazon CloudSearch
14 2 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 103 (10.23%) HTTP
2 96 (9.53%) TCP/IP
3 53 (5.26%) DNS
3 53 (5.26%) SSL
4 51 (5.06%) Firewall
5 34 (3.38%) SAN
6 33 (3.28%) Internet
6 33 (3.28%) VPN
7 29 (2.88%) LDAP
8 24 (2.38%) LAN
9 23 (2.28%) DHCP
9 23 (2.28%) iSCSI
10 22 (2.18%) NAS
11 19 (1.89%) FTP
11 19 (1.89%) IPsec
12 17 (1.69%) SSH
13 16 (1.59%) Intrusion Detection
14 14 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
15 11 (1.09%) Wireless
16 10 (0.99%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (10.23%) MongoDB
2 89 (8.84%) Relational Database
3 88 (8.74%) PostgreSQL
4 87 (8.64%) MySQL
5 55 (5.46%) SQL Server
6 45 (4.47%) NoSQL
7 36 (3.57%) Big Data
8 29 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
9 26 (2.58%) Hadoop
10 23 (2.28%) Redis
11 18 (1.79%) Oracle Database
11 18 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
12 17 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (1.29%) DB2
13 13 (1.29%) GIS
14 11 (1.09%) HBase
14 11 (1.09%) RDBMS
14 11 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 348 (34.56%) Git (software)
2 336 (33.37%) Jenkins
3 162 (16.09%) Maven
4 122 (12.12%) Subversion
5 73 (7.25%) JIRA
6 38 (3.77%) Vagrant
7 26 (2.58%) Ant
7 26 (2.58%) Hudson
8 23 (2.28%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (2.18%) TeamCity
10 18 (1.79%) ClearCase
10 18 (1.79%) Cucumber
11 15 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 15 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
12 14 (1.39%) Artifactory
13 12 (1.19%) Selenium
14 10 (0.99%) ClearQuest
14 10 (0.99%) Visual Studio
15 9 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
16 8 (0.79%) Eclipse
General
1 169 (16.78%) Finance
2 98 (9.73%) Banking
3 47 (4.67%) Investment Banking
4 34 (3.38%) Retail
5 28 (2.78%) Front Office
6 17 (1.69%) Publishing
7 15 (1.49%) Back Office
8 14 (1.39%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.09%) Retail Banking
10 8 (0.79%) Games
11 7 (0.70%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.60%) Law
13 4 (0.40%) Billing
13 4 (0.40%) Legal
13 4 (0.40%) Marketing
14 3 (0.30%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.20%) Electronics
15 2 (0.20%) International Banking
16 1 (0.099%) French Language
16 1 (0.099%) German Language
Job Titles
1 319 (31.68%) DevOps Engineer
2 115 (11.42%) Developer
3 83 (8.24%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 77 (7.65%) Architect
5 76 (7.55%) Linux Engineer
6 64 (6.36%) Operations Engineer
7 62 (6.16%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 48 (4.77%) Consultant
9 40 (3.97%) Administrator
10 39 (3.87%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 38 (3.77%) Analyst
12 37 (3.67%) AWS Engineer
13 36 (3.57%) Java Developer
14 33 (3.28%) Automation Engineer
15 32 (3.18%) Systems Administrator
16 29 (2.88%) Technical Architect
17 22 (2.18%) DevOps Consultant
17 22 (2.18%) Linux Administrator
17 22 (2.18%) Project Manager
17 22 (2.18%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (10.43%) Web Services
2 82 (8.14%) MCollective
3 73 (7.25%) HTML
4 57 (5.66%) CSS
5 53 (5.26%) REST
6 50 (4.97%) .NET
7 38 (3.77%) J2EE
8 36 (3.57%) Middleware
9 33 (3.28%) ELK Stack
10 26 (2.58%) LAMP
10 26 (2.58%) Sensu
11 25 (2.48%) JSON
12 24 (2.38%) HTML5
13 23 (2.28%) RabbitMQ
13 23 (2.28%) XML
14 20 (1.99%) Ajax
14 20 (1.99%) CSS3
15 18 (1.79%) SOAP
16 17 (1.69%) RESTful
17 16 (1.59%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 54 (5.36%) Management Information System
2 49 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (3.97%) Visualisation
4 30 (2.98%) Clustering
5 28 (2.78%) Mobile App
6 25 (2.48%) Data Centre
6 25 (2.48%) Public Cloud
7 24 (2.38%) CMDB
8 18 (1.79%) Computer Science
8 18 (1.79%) Replication
9 16 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (1.59%) User Experience
10 15 (1.49%) Derivative
11 14 (1.39%) Equities
11 14 (1.39%) Statistics
12 11 (1.09%) Fintech
12 11 (1.09%) Mobile Computing
13 10 (0.99%) Equity Derivative
13 10 (0.99%) Fixed Income
13 10 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 542 (53.82%) Linux
2 215 (21.35%) Unix
3 160 (15.89%) Windows
4 143 (14.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 131 (13.01%) CentOS
6 116 (11.52%) Ubuntu
7 65 (6.45%) Windows Server
8 33 (3.28%) Mac OS X
9 27 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (1.89%) Windows 7
12 18 (1.79%) Solaris
13 15 (1.49%) AIX
14 10 (0.99%) SUSE
15 8 (0.79%) Mac OS X Server
16 7 (0.70%) CoreOS
17 6 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
18 4 (0.40%) Debian
18 4 (0.40%) pSOS
18 4 (0.40%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 473 (46.97%) DevOps
2 454 (45.08%) Agile Software Development
3 303 (30.09%) Continuous Integration
4 151 (15.00%) Scrum
5 142 (14.10%) Open Source
6 104 (10.33%) ITIL
7 99 (9.83%) Continuous Delivery
8 81 (8.04%) Project Management
9 80 (7.94%) Build Automation
10 76 (7.55%) Change Management
11 74 (7.35%) TDD
12 68 (6.75%) Migration
13 67 (6.65%) Service Management
14 59 (5.86%) Release Management
15 55 (5.46%) Continuous Improvement
15 55 (5.46%) Web Operations
16 45 (4.47%) OO
17 44 (4.37%) Change Control
18 42 (4.17%) ITSM
18 42 (4.17%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 341 (33.86%) Java
2 287 (28.50%) Ruby
3 210 (20.85%) Python
4 181 (17.97%) Bash Shell
5 112 (11.12%) Perl
6 103 (10.23%) SQL
7 91 (9.04%) JavaScript
8 86 (8.54%) PowerShell
9 46 (4.57%) Scala
10 45 (4.47%) PHP
11 40 (3.97%) C#
12 28 (2.78%) Go
12 28 (2.78%) Shell Script
13 24 (2.38%) C++
14 20 (1.99%) C
15 17 (1.69%) PL/SQL
15 17 (1.69%) T-SQL
16 14 (1.39%) Groovy
17 11 (1.09%) Korn
18 9 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 147 (14.60%) Security Cleared
2 117 (11.62%) SC Cleared
3 49 (4.87%) Degree
4 25 (2.48%) DV Cleared
5 19 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 17 (1.69%) RHCE
7 16 (1.59%) RHCSA
8 13 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
8 13 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (0.79%) PMI Certification
11 7 (0.70%) PMP
12 5 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.50%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.50%) MCSE
13 4 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 3 (0.30%) APMP
14 3 (0.30%) AWS Certification
14 3 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (0.30%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.17%) QA
2 31 (3.08%) PCI DSS
3 23 (2.28%) SLA
4 12 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.50%) JSP 440
6 4 (0.40%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.30%) WCAG
8 2 (0.20%) COBIT
8 2 (0.20%) SDET
System Software
1 200 (19.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 136 (13.51%) Docker
3 53 (5.26%) Active Directory
4 28 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
5 26 (2.58%) vSphere
6 19 (1.89%) Hyper-V
6 19 (1.89%) NFS
7 17 (1.69%) VMware ESX
8 12 (1.19%) XenApp
9 10 (0.99%) KVM
9 10 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (0.99%) Squid
9 10 (0.99%) XenDesktop
10 9 (0.89%) GlusterFS
10 9 (0.89%) Varnish
11 6 (0.60%) oVirt
12 5 (0.50%) GFS2
12 5 (0.50%) OCFS2
12 5 (0.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 5 (0.50%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 473 (46.97%) Puppet
2 226 (22.44%) Ansible
3 224 (22.24%) Opscode Chef
4 90 (8.94%) ZABBIX
5 63 (6.26%) Salt
6 61 (6.06%) Nagios
7 35 (3.48%) logstash
8 28 (2.78%) Kibana
9 27 (2.68%) CFEngine
10 24 (2.38%) SELinux
11 18 (1.79%) Kubernetes
12 16 (1.59%) FreeIPA
13 15 (1.49%) SCCM
14 14 (1.39%) Grafana
14 14 (1.39%) Icinga
14 14 (1.39%) Uchiwa
15 12 (1.19%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 11 (1.09%) Ganglia
16 11 (1.09%) Mesos
17 10 (0.99%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 234 (23.24%) VMware
2 104 (10.33%) Microsoft
3 71 (7.05%) Red Hat
4 70 (6.95%) Oracle
5 46 (4.57%) Splunk
6 34 (3.38%) IBM
7 32 (3.18%) Cisco
8 27 (2.68%) Google
9 23 (2.28%) Rackspace
9 23 (2.28%) ServiceNow
10 22 (2.18%) BMC
10 22 (2.18%) F5
11 19 (1.89%) Dell
12 17 (1.69%) HP
13 16 (1.59%) Atlassian
13 16 (1.59%) DataSynapse
13 16 (1.59%) New Relic
14 15 (1.49%) Remedy
15 13 (1.29%) Perforce
15 13 (1.29%) Sybase
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £350 - £375 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £450 - £475 per day + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £535 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £540.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £140 - £150 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £450 - 475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £380.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
North London
Talent Point
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £430.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £430.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Greater London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £550+
Posted: 9 days ago
London
OCC Computer Personnel
Rate: £300 per day + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Templeton and Partners Limited
Rate: Rate TBN
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 22 days ago