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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 85 128 135
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +7
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 689 434 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.01% 1.88% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.50% 2.26% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 303 246
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £597 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £410 £370
% change year-on-year
+7.31% +10.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £27.50 £155.00 £25.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.25% +513.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £35.31
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +16.10%
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
19685 19203 19669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.98% 83.25% 81.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14097 13781 13947
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 218 246
Median hourly rate £24.72 £22.00 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.36% +1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.93 £52.05 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the London region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +28 99 £450 -3.22% 22
Croydon -1 29 £481 +6.94%
Westminster - 13 £425 -
Bromley - 4 £463 -
Uxbridge - 4 £305 - 1
Harrow - 3 £500 - 1
Teddington - 3 - - 1
Ealing +3 2 £120 -68.00%
Kingston Upon Thames 0 1 - -
Canary Wharf -8 1 £525 +5.00%
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 787 (62.46%) Linux
2 707 (56.11%) Puppet
3 672 (53.33%) DevOps
4 596 (47.30%) Agile Software Development
5 488 (38.73%) Amazon AWS
6 464 (36.83%) Ansible
7 446 (35.40%) Git (software)
8 415 (32.94%) Continuous Integration
9 402 (31.90%) Jenkins
10 366 (29.05%) Docker
11 358 (28.41%) Ruby
12 329 (26.11%) Python
13 328 (26.03%) Opscode Chef
14 272 (21.59%) VMware
15 262 (20.79%) Java
16 259 (20.56%) Open Source
17 230 (18.25%) Security Cleared
18 226 (17.94%) Continuous Delivery
19 225 (17.86%) Apache
20 215 (17.06%) Finance
21 214 (16.98%) Scrum
22 212 (16.83%) Unix
23 208 (16.51%) Windows
23 208 (16.51%) DNS
23 208 (16.51%) Bash Shell
24 207 (16.43%) PostgreSQL
25 197 (15.63%) Service Management
25 197 (15.63%) JIRA
26 195 (15.48%) Kubernetes
27 193 (15.32%) CentOS

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 225 (17.86%) Apache
2 133 (10.56%) Confluence
3 132 (10.48%) Elasticsearch
4 113 (8.97%) Tomcat
5 76 (6.03%) OpenStack
6 68 (5.40%) IIS
7 63 (5.00%) nginx
8 33 (2.62%) WebSphere
9 23 (1.83%) JBoss
10 18 (1.43%) SharePoint
11 17 (1.35%) Apache Spark
11 17 (1.35%) CMS
12 16 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
13 12 (0.95%) Jetty
14 10 (0.79%) MS Exchange
15 7 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 7 (0.56%) MQSI
15 7 (0.56%) WebLogic
15 7 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
16 6 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 93 (7.38%) HipChat
2 49 (3.89%) MS Excel
3 18 (1.43%) MS Office
4 8 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.56%) MS Project
5 7 (0.56%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.24%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.079%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.24%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 3 (0.24%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.16%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.079%) Beauchamp
7 1 (0.079%) CA PPM
7 1 (0.079%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.079%) Eikon
7 1 (0.079%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.079%) Minerva
7 1 (0.079%) Primavera
7 1 (0.079%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.079%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 488 (38.73%) Amazon AWS
2 89 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (5.32%) IaaS
4 62 (4.92%) GitHub
5 58 (4.60%) AWS CloudFormation
6 44 (3.49%) PaaS
7 36 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
8 32 (2.54%) Amazon EC2
9 20 (1.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 18 (1.43%) SaaS
11 15 (1.19%) Amazon S3
12 12 (0.95%) Office 365
12 12 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 8 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
14 7 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
14 7 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
14 7 (0.56%) Route 53
15 6 (0.48%) CloudFront
15 6 (0.48%) Slack
16 4 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 208 (16.51%) DNS
2 139 (11.03%) TCP/IP
3 112 (8.89%) HTTP
4 109 (8.65%) SSH
5 94 (7.46%) OpenLDAP
5 94 (7.46%) OpenVPN
6 82 (6.51%) Firewall
7 80 (6.35%) SSL
8 49 (3.89%) Internet
9 40 (3.17%) VPN
10 36 (2.86%) SAN
11 35 (2.78%) DHCP
12 30 (2.38%) LDAP
13 20 (1.59%) Network Security
14 19 (1.51%) X.509
15 18 (1.43%) VLAN
16 14 (1.11%) ICMP
16 14 (1.11%) IPsec
16 14 (1.11%) iSCSI
16 14 (1.11%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (16.43%) PostgreSQL
2 187 (14.84%) MySQL
3 126 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 119 (9.44%) MongoDB
5 113 (8.97%) Hadoop
6 62 (4.92%) Apache Cassandra
7 61 (4.84%) Relational Database
8 41 (3.25%) Oracle Database
9 39 (3.10%) SQL Server
10 22 (1.75%) RDBMS
10 22 (1.75%) Redis
11 21 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
12 20 (1.59%) Big Data
13 18 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
14 14 (1.11%) DB2
15 7 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
16 6 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
17 5 (0.40%) Oracle Database 12c
18 4 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
18 4 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 446 (35.40%) Git (software)
2 402 (31.90%) Jenkins
3 197 (15.63%) JIRA
4 159 (12.62%) Maven
5 131 (10.40%) Ant
6 119 (9.44%) Sonatype Nexus
7 110 (8.73%) Subversion
8 102 (8.10%) JUnit
9 100 (7.94%) SonarQube
10 93 (7.38%) JIRA Agile
11 89 (7.06%) Liquibase
12 85 (6.75%) Bitbucket
13 80 (6.35%) Vagrant
14 64 (5.08%) Hudson
15 54 (4.29%) TeamCity
16 45 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 40 (3.17%) Octopus Deploy
18 36 (2.86%) GitLab
18 36 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
19 31 (2.46%) MSBuild
General
1 215 (17.06%) Finance
2 89 (7.06%) Banking
3 40 (3.17%) Retail
4 28 (2.22%) Financial Institution
5 24 (1.90%) Marketing
6 21 (1.67%) Publishing
7 20 (1.59%) Back Office
8 17 (1.35%) Telecoms
9 14 (1.11%) Legal
10 13 (1.03%) Front Office
11 12 (0.95%) Investment Banking
12 11 (0.87%) Games
13 5 (0.40%) Electronics
13 5 (0.40%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.32%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.32%) Law
14 4 (0.32%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.24%) French Language
15 3 (0.24%) Italian Language
15 3 (0.24%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 444 (35.24%) DevOps Engineer
2 132 (10.48%) Developer
3 117 (9.29%) AWS Engineer
4 105 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
5 95 (7.54%) Senior DevOps
6 94 (7.46%) Linux Engineer
7 83 (6.59%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 81 (6.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 77 (6.11%) Administrator
10 67 (5.32%) Systems Administrator
11 66 (5.24%) Architect
12 65 (5.16%) Analyst
13 54 (4.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 53 (4.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 51 (4.05%) Lead DevOps
16 49 (3.89%) Consultant
17 44 (3.49%) Cloud Engineer
17 44 (3.49%) Linux Administrator
18 39 (3.10%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
18 39 (3.10%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (9.52%) ELK Stack
2 118 (9.37%) Web Services
3 105 (8.33%) HTML
4 99 (7.86%) MCollective
5 97 (7.70%) REST
6 93 (7.38%) Software Packaging
7 92 (7.30%) CSS
8 62 (4.92%) .NET
8 62 (4.92%) JSON
9 60 (4.76%) Ajax
9 60 (4.76%) Node.js
10 55 (4.37%) HTML5
11 54 (4.29%) LAMP
12 52 (4.13%) Play Framework
13 49 (3.89%) XML
14 46 (3.65%) CSS3
15 40 (3.17%) Spring
16 39 (3.10%) Django
16 39 (3.10%) Middleware
17 37 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 52 (4.13%) Management Information System
2 51 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (3.57%) Private Cloud
4 44 (3.49%) CMDB
5 35 (2.78%) Data Centre
6 28 (2.22%) Public Cloud
7 26 (2.06%) Visualisation
8 20 (1.59%) Hedge funds
9 18 (1.43%) Clustering
9 18 (1.43%) Derivative
10 17 (1.35%) Semantic Web
11 15 (1.19%) Client/Server
12 14 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (0.87%) User Experience
14 10 (0.79%) Computer Science
14 10 (0.79%) iSeries
15 9 (0.71%) Equities
16 8 (0.63%) Fixed Income
16 8 (0.63%) PKI
17 7 (0.56%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 787 (62.46%) Linux
2 212 (16.83%) Unix
3 208 (16.51%) Windows
4 193 (15.32%) CentOS
5 139 (11.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 106 (8.41%) Windows Server
7 49 (3.89%) Ubuntu
8 47 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 44 (3.49%) CoreOS
10 39 (3.10%) AIX
11 34 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
12 31 (2.46%) Solaris
13 25 (1.98%) Mac OS X
14 19 (1.51%) Fedora
14 19 (1.51%) Windows 7
15 18 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
16 16 (1.27%) SUSE
17 9 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
17 9 (0.71%) Windows 10
18 8 (0.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 672 (53.33%) DevOps
2 596 (47.30%) Agile Software Development
3 415 (32.94%) Continuous Integration
4 259 (20.56%) Open Source
5 226 (17.94%) Continuous Delivery
6 214 (16.98%) Scrum
7 197 (15.63%) Service Management
8 141 (11.19%) ITIL
9 104 (8.25%) Load Balancing
10 101 (8.02%) Coaching
11 97 (7.70%) Stakeholder Management
12 93 (7.38%) Release Management
13 92 (7.30%) Identity Management
14 86 (6.83%) Workflow
15 81 (6.43%) Case Management
16 75 (5.95%) Change Management
16 75 (5.95%) Project Management
17 70 (5.56%) Kanban
17 70 (5.56%) SDLC
17 70 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 358 (28.41%) Ruby
2 329 (26.11%) Python
3 262 (20.79%) Java
4 208 (16.51%) Bash Shell
5 179 (14.21%) Perl
6 155 (12.30%) Shell Script
7 141 (11.19%) PowerShell
8 134 (10.63%) SQL
9 101 (8.02%) JavaScript
10 92 (7.30%) PHP
11 91 (7.22%) Scala
12 76 (6.03%) Go
13 47 (3.73%) C#
14 23 (1.83%) Korn
15 19 (1.51%) C
15 19 (1.51%) PL/SQL
16 18 (1.43%) C++
17 12 (0.95%) VBScript
18 10 (0.79%) T-SQL
19 9 (0.71%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 230 (18.25%) Security Cleared
2 184 (14.60%) SC Cleared
3 45 (3.57%) CTC Cleared
4 42 (3.33%) Degree
5 38 (3.02%) BPSS Clearance
6 25 (1.98%) AWS Certification
7 19 (1.51%) DV Cleared
8 14 (1.11%) PMI Certification
9 13 (1.03%) CCNA
9 13 (1.03%) CCNP
9 13 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (1.03%) RHCE
10 12 (0.95%) PMP
11 10 (0.79%) RHCA
11 10 (0.79%) RHCSA
12 9 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.56%) MCSA
13 7 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (0.40%) MCP
14 5 (0.40%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.33%) QA
2 17 (1.35%) SLA
3 12 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (0.63%) COBIT
5 7 (0.56%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.32%) DO-178B
6 4 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 12207
6 4 (0.32%) MISRA
6 4 (0.32%) MISRA C
7 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.079%) GCP
9 1 (0.079%) MiFID
System Software
1 366 (29.05%) Docker
2 122 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 106 (8.41%) vCloud
4 98 (7.78%) Squid
5 90 (7.14%) Postfix
6 53 (4.21%) Active Directory
7 50 (3.97%) KVM
8 34 (2.70%) etcd
8 34 (2.70%) flannel
9 28 (2.22%) NFS
9 28 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
10 24 (1.90%) vSphere
11 22 (1.75%) Ceph
11 22 (1.75%) GlusterFS
12 21 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
12 21 (1.67%) Xen
13 20 (1.59%) iptables
14 11 (0.87%) XenApp
15 10 (0.79%) XenServer
16 9 (0.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 707 (56.11%) Puppet
2 464 (36.83%) Ansible
3 328 (26.03%) Opscode Chef
4 195 (15.48%) Kubernetes
5 177 (14.05%) Terraform
6 143 (11.35%) logstash
7 117 (9.29%) ZABBIX
8 110 (8.73%) Kibana
9 102 (8.10%) Nagios
10 99 (7.86%) Rancher
11 52 (4.13%) HAProxy
12 40 (3.17%) Packer
13 38 (3.02%) Graphite
14 37 (2.94%) Salt
14 37 (2.94%) SCCM
15 27 (2.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 27 (2.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
16 24 (1.90%) rkt
17 19 (1.51%) Consul
17 19 (1.51%) SCOM
Vendors
1 272 (21.59%) VMware
2 184 (14.60%) Oracle
3 130 (10.32%) Red Hat
4 109 (8.65%) Atlassian
5 96 (7.62%) Microsoft
6 93 (7.38%) Sonatype
7 57 (4.52%) Splunk
8 34 (2.70%) Rackspace
8 34 (2.70%) ServiceNow
9 32 (2.54%) IBM
10 28 (2.22%) Cisco
11 23 (1.83%) Citrix
11 23 (1.83%) HP
12 21 (1.67%) EMC
13 19 (1.51%) AppDynamics
13 19 (1.51%) SaltStack
14 17 (1.35%) NetApp
15 15 (1.19%) Veritas
15 15 (1.19%) webMethods
16 14 (1.11%) Perforce
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