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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 106 134 198
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +64
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 443 390 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.91% 1.60% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 2.06% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 279 164
Average daily rate
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£450 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £560 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Average hourly rate £39.00 £85.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.25% +210.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.95 £12.70 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.60 £155.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £27.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+32.54% -25.67%
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
18000 18904 16454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.67% 77.62% 76.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13226 13164 11303
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 231 329
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.57 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.00% -12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.75 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 17 December 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
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 17 December 2014.

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 17 December 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
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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 +18 106 £450 +12.50% 18
Canary Wharf +11 4 £450 +1.69%
Hounslow 0 1 £400 -13.04%
Kingston Upon Thames -7 1 £333 +35.71%
Greenford - 1 £320 - 1
Harrow - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 404 (47.25%) Linux
2 304 (35.56%) Puppet
3 289 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
4 258 (30.18%) UNIX
5 252 (29.47%) Java
6 243 (28.42%) DevOps
7 230 (26.90%) Git (software)
8 207 (24.21%) Ruby
9 200 (23.39%) Continuous Integration
10 186 (21.75%) Opscode Chef
11 184 (21.52%) Python
12 171 (20.00%) Subversion
13 156 (18.25%) Jenkins
14 143 (16.73%) HTML
15 142 (16.61%) Finance
16 138 (16.14%) Oracle
16 138 (16.14%) HTTP
17 137 (16.02%) SQL
18 136 (15.91%) Windows
19 132 (15.44%) VMware
20 129 (15.09%) ITIL
21 126 (14.74%) Relational Database
22 113 (13.22%) Open Source
23 111 (12.98%) Web Services
23 111 (12.98%) JavaScript
24 110 (12.87%) Maven
24 110 (12.87%) VMware Infrastructure
25 102 (11.93%) Security Cleared
26 100 (11.70%) Scrum
27 97 (11.35%) Perl

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 73 (8.54%) Apache
2 44 (5.15%) Node.js
3 41 (4.80%) Tomcat
4 40 (4.68%) JBoss
5 35 (4.09%) WebLogic
6 31 (3.63%) nginx
6 31 (3.63%) OpenStack
7 30 (3.51%) CMS
8 26 (3.04%) WebSphere
8 26 (3.04%) Apache Solr
9 25 (2.92%) Confluence
9 25 (2.92%) IIS
10 24 (2.81%) SharePoint
11 18 (2.11%) MS Exchange
12 17 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2010
13 16 (1.87%) Drupal
14 13 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
15 12 (1.40%) SAS
16 11 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2007
16 11 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 33 (3.86%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.81%) MS Office
3 8 (0.94%) MS Project
4 7 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.35%) Windchill
6 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.12%) FastStats
7 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 21 (2.46%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (0.94%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (0.94%) Oracle Receivables
4 8 (0.94%) Oracle Assets
4 8 (0.94%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 8 (0.94%) Oracle General Ledger
5 7 (0.82%) Oracle iProcurement
6 4 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (0.35%) HFM
7 3 (0.35%) Hyperion Enterprise
8 2 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.23%) ReMetrica
8 2 (0.23%) Siebel Analytics
9 1 (0.12%) SAP PLM
9 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.12%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 70 (8.19%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (6.55%) Amazon EC2
3 24 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (2.11%) Amazon S3
5 17 (1.99%) PaaS
6 12 (1.40%) Joyent
6 12 (1.40%) Office 365
7 11 (1.29%) SaaS
8 10 (1.17%) IaaS
9 9 (1.05%) GitHub
10 4 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.35%) CloudBees
11 3 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.23%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.12%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 138 (16.14%) HTTP
2 61 (7.13%) TCP/IP
3 55 (6.43%) SSL
4 33 (3.86%) SAN
5 25 (2.92%) Firewall
6 21 (2.46%) NAS
6 21 (2.46%) DNS
6 21 (2.46%) Internet
7 16 (1.87%) LDAP
8 14 (1.64%) DHCP
9 13 (1.52%) VPN
10 8 (0.94%) DSL
11 7 (0.82%) Kerberos
11 7 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (0.70%) WAN
13 5 (0.58%) FTP
13 5 (0.58%) SMTP
14 4 (0.47%) IPsec
14 4 (0.47%) SSH
14 4 (0.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (14.74%) Relational Database
2 91 (10.64%) MongoDB
3 79 (9.24%) MySQL
4 64 (7.49%) SQL Server
5 39 (4.56%) NoSQL
6 37 (4.33%) Oracle Database
6 37 (4.33%) RDBMS
7 36 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
8 26 (3.04%) Neo4j
9 24 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (2.69%) DB2
11 22 (2.57%) SQL Server 2008
12 21 (2.46%) Redis
13 15 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
13 15 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 15 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
14 14 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
15 13 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 13 (1.52%) Oracle Exadata
16 11 (1.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 230 (26.90%) Git (software)
2 171 (20.00%) Subversion
3 156 (18.25%) Jenkins
4 110 (12.87%) Maven
5 53 (6.20%) JIRA
6 29 (3.39%) Ant
7 28 (3.27%) TeamCity
8 26 (3.04%) ClearCase
9 21 (2.46%) Hudson
9 21 (2.46%) Selenium
10 20 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
11 18 (2.11%) Mercurial
12 17 (1.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 14 (1.64%) PHPUnit
14 12 (1.40%) JUnit
14 12 (1.40%) Eclipse
15 11 (1.29%) Visual Studio
16 10 (1.17%) JMeter
17 9 (1.05%) Gradle
17 9 (1.05%) ClearQuest
General
1 142 (16.61%) Finance
2 55 (6.43%) Banking
3 28 (3.27%) Telecoms
4 23 (2.69%) Manufacturing
5 20 (2.34%) Financial Institution
6 18 (2.11%) Advertising
6 18 (2.11%) Retail
7 16 (1.87%) Investment Banking
8 14 (1.64%) Marketing
9 11 (1.29%) Law
10 10 (1.17%) Publishing
11 8 (0.94%) Front Office
11 8 (0.94%) General Ledger
12 6 (0.70%) Games
13 5 (0.58%) International Banking
13 5 (0.58%) Billing
13 5 (0.58%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.47%) Back Office
15 3 (0.35%) Legal
16 2 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 200 (23.39%) Developer
2 122 (14.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 67 (7.84%) Java Developer
3 67 (7.84%) Analyst
4 55 (6.43%) Consultant
5 37 (4.33%) Senior Developer
6 32 (3.74%) Administrator
7 28 (3.27%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 27 (3.16%) Systems Engineer
9 25 (2.92%) Linux Engineer
10 23 (2.69%) Architect
10 23 (2.69%) Configuration Manager
11 20 (2.34%) Project Manager
11 20 (2.34%) Senior Consultant
12 18 (2.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 17 (1.99%) DevOps Consultant
13 17 (1.99%) Senior Java Developer
13 17 (1.99%) Release Manager
14 16 (1.87%) Web Developer
14 16 (1.87%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (16.73%) HTML
2 111 (12.98%) Web Services
3 82 (9.59%) CSS
4 69 (8.07%) REST
5 51 (5.96%) XML
6 50 (5.85%) .NET
7 44 (5.15%) SOAP
8 43 (5.03%) JSON
9 42 (4.91%) ActiveMQ
9 42 (4.91%) Middleware
10 40 (4.68%) LAMP
11 35 (4.09%) Hibernate
12 33 (3.86%) Spring
13 32 (3.74%) JSP
14 28 (3.27%) JAX-RS
15 27 (3.16%) Apache Camel
16 22 (2.57%) JDBC
16 22 (2.57%) HTML5
16 22 (2.57%) OSGi
17 21 (2.46%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 113 (13.22%) Open Source
2 55 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (5.85%) Management Information System
4 42 (4.91%) CMDB
5 34 (3.98%) Clustering
5 34 (3.98%) Visualisation
6 23 (2.69%) Replication
7 22 (2.57%) Computer Science
8 15 (1.75%) User Experience
9 13 (1.52%) Taxonomies
9 13 (1.52%) Hedge funds
10 9 (1.05%) Mainframe
11 7 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.70%) Blackberry
12 6 (0.70%) Data Integration
13 5 (0.58%) Mathematics
14 4 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 4 (0.47%) W3C
14 4 (0.47%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 404 (47.25%) Linux
2 258 (30.18%) UNIX
3 136 (15.91%) Windows
4 76 (8.89%) Mac OS X
5 69 (8.07%) CentOS
6 65 (7.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 47 (5.50%) Ubuntu
8 38 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (2.92%) Windows Server 2003
10 24 (2.81%) AIX
11 19 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (1.75%) Solaris
13 12 (1.40%) VMS
14 11 (1.29%) SUSE
14 11 (1.29%) Debian
15 6 (0.70%) Windows 7
15 6 (0.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 5 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
16 5 (0.58%) OpenVMS
17 4 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (28.42%) DevOps
3 200 (23.39%) Continuous Integration
4 129 (15.09%) ITIL
5 100 (11.70%) Scrum
6 81 (9.47%) Project Management
6 81 (9.47%) Change Management
7 79 (9.24%) Web Development
8 75 (8.77%) Web Design
9 74 (8.65%) Responsive Web Design
10 68 (7.95%) TDD
11 61 (7.13%) Service Management
12 58 (6.78%) Release Management
13 54 (6.32%) OO
14 47 (5.50%) Service Delivery
15 46 (5.38%) SOA
16 43 (5.03%) Content Management
17 41 (4.80%) Migration
18 34 (3.98%) Kanban
19 33 (3.86%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 252 (29.47%) Java
2 207 (24.21%) Ruby
3 184 (21.52%) Python
4 137 (16.02%) SQL
5 111 (12.98%) JavaScript
6 97 (11.35%) Perl
7 78 (9.12%) Bash Shell
8 76 (8.89%) PHP
9 50 (5.85%) Scala
10 42 (4.91%) Shell Script
11 34 (3.98%) PowerShell
12 31 (3.63%) C#
13 25 (2.92%) PL/SQL
14 22 (2.57%) C
15 20 (2.34%) C++
16 18 (2.11%) Groovy
17 13 (1.52%) T-SQL
18 5 (0.58%) Korn
19 4 (0.47%) VB
19 4 (0.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 102 (11.93%) Security Cleared
2 63 (7.37%) SC Cleared
3 56 (6.55%) Degree
4 25 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 15 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (1.52%) DV Cleared
7 12 (1.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 11 (1.29%) MCSE
8 11 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (1.29%) CCNA
9 6 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (0.58%) LPIC
11 4 (0.47%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.47%) ISEB
11 4 (0.47%) MCP
11 4 (0.47%) MCSA
11 4 (0.47%) BC Cleared
12 3 (0.35%) HNC
12 3 (0.35%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (5.85%) QA
2 16 (1.87%) SLA
3 5 (0.58%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.58%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.23%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.12%) COBIT
6 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 110 (12.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (4.56%) Active Directory
3 33 (3.86%) vSphere
4 19 (2.22%) Varnish
5 18 (2.11%) Oracle RAC
6 17 (1.99%) KVM
7 13 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (1.40%) vCloud
9 11 (1.29%) Xen
9 11 (1.29%) VMware ESX
10 9 (1.05%) XenApp
11 8 (0.94%) RHEV
12 7 (0.82%) XenDesktop
13 6 (0.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 5 (0.58%) Hyper-V
14 5 (0.58%) VirtualBox
14 5 (0.58%) Docker
14 5 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
15 3 (0.35%) XenServer
16 2 (0.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 304 (35.56%) Puppet
2 186 (21.75%) Opscode Chef
3 59 (6.90%) Nagios
4 57 (6.67%) Ansible
5 30 (3.51%) Salt
6 28 (3.27%) Vagrant
7 18 (2.11%) Cacti
8 15 (1.75%) SELinux
9 14 (1.64%) ZABBIX
10 9 (1.05%) SCCM
11 8 (0.94%) Tivoli
11 8 (0.94%) Icinga
12 6 (0.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 6 (0.70%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 5 (0.58%) SCOM
13 5 (0.58%) CFEngine
13 5 (0.58%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 5 (0.58%) logstash
14 4 (0.47%) CA Spectrum
14 4 (0.47%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 138 (16.14%) Oracle
2 132 (15.44%) VMware
3 97 (11.35%) Microsoft
4 62 (7.25%) Red Hat
5 27 (3.16%) SaltStack
5 27 (3.16%) New Relic
5 27 (3.16%) Rackspace
5 27 (3.16%) Remedy
6 25 (2.92%) IBM
7 22 (2.57%) HP
7 22 (2.57%) Atlassian
8 19 (2.22%) Perforce
9 18 (2.11%) Citrix
9 18 (2.11%) Percona
10 14 (1.64%) Adobe
11 13 (1.52%) Business Objects
11 13 (1.52%) BMC
12 10 (1.17%) Lotus
12 10 (1.17%) Cisco
12 10 (1.17%) ServiceNow
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £0.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £455.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £455.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £512.77 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £278.30 - £357.81 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £455.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 16 days ago
Croydon
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £550 - 620 per day
Posted: 26 days ago