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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 116 165 168
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +3
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 430 327 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.78% 1.32% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 1.73% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 214 178
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £324 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £557 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 19
Average hourly rate £17.00 £34.42 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.60% -13.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £22.88 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £45.95 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.63 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-13.10% +2.50%
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
18643 18955 19471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.96% 76.52% 74.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12990 13265 13081
Average daily rate £450 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 229 362
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.44 £48.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +23 79 £450 - 20
Croydon - 6 £469 - 2
Canary Wharf +21 4 - -
Bromley +1 3 £450 - 2
Uxbridge -2 2 - -
Westminster - - - -
Harrow - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Hammersmith - - - -
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 355 (42.67%) Linux
2 239 (28.73%) Java
3 234 (28.13%) UNIX
4 216 (25.96%) Puppet
5 184 (22.12%) Git (software)
6 173 (20.79%) DevOps
7 169 (20.31%) Finance
8 159 (19.11%) HTML
9 157 (18.87%) Ruby
10 144 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
11 138 (16.59%) ITIL
12 133 (15.99%) SQL
12 133 (15.99%) HTTP
13 132 (15.87%) Oracle
13 132 (15.87%) Subversion
14 130 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
15 127 (15.26%) Windows
16 125 (15.02%) Opscode Chef
17 123 (14.78%) JavaScript
17 123 (14.78%) Microsoft
18 118 (14.18%) VMware
19 117 (14.06%) Python
20 116 (13.94%) CSS
20 116 (13.94%) Relational Database
21 108 (12.98%) Jenkins
22 101 (12.14%) Open Source
23 100 (12.02%) Web Services
24 95 (11.42%) VMware Infrastructure
25 90 (10.82%) .NET
26 89 (10.70%) Web Development

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 59 (7.09%) Apache
2 58 (6.97%) SharePoint
3 50 (6.01%) CMS
4 37 (4.45%) IIS
4 37 (4.45%) Node.js
5 36 (4.33%) Tomcat
6 34 (4.09%) WebLogic
6 34 (4.09%) Confluence
7 33 (3.97%) WebSphere
8 20 (2.40%) nginx
8 20 (2.40%) OpenStack
9 19 (2.28%) IBM Notes
10 15 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
11 14 (1.68%) WordPress
12 13 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
12 13 (1.56%) MS Exchange
12 13 (1.56%) Apache Solr
12 13 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
13 12 (1.44%) Jetty
14 8 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 72 (8.65%) MS Excel
2 42 (5.05%) MS Office
3 23 (2.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.68%) MS Project
5 9 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.96%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.48%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.36%) Windchill
9 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 26 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.96%) Oracle General Ledger
3 8 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (0.96%) Oracle Payables
3 8 (0.96%) Oracle Receivables
3 8 (0.96%) Oracle Assets
3 8 (0.96%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 7 (0.84%) Oracle iProcurement
5 5 (0.60%) ION MarketView
6 4 (0.48%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.36%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.24%) ReMetrica
8 2 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.24%) Remedy AR System
9 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.12%) SAP APO
9 1 (0.12%) Summit
9 1 (0.12%) RMDS
9 1 (0.12%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 57 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
3 30 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (2.64%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (2.40%) SaaS
6 16 (1.92%) PaaS
7 10 (1.20%) Google App Engine
8 8 (0.96%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.60%) GitHub
9 5 (0.60%) IaaS
10 2 (0.24%) Joyent
11 1 (0.12%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 133 (15.99%) HTTP
2 66 (7.93%) TCP/IP
3 52 (6.25%) SSL
4 34 (4.09%) Firewall
5 30 (3.61%) Internet
6 27 (3.25%) SAN
7 23 (2.76%) DNS
8 19 (2.28%) LDAP
9 16 (1.92%) DHCP
10 14 (1.68%) NAS
11 12 (1.44%) FTP
12 11 (1.32%) Kerberos
12 11 (1.32%) Network Security
13 10 (1.20%) IPsec
14 7 (0.84%) VLAN
14 7 (0.84%) DSL
14 7 (0.84%) DMZ
14 7 (0.84%) LAN
15 6 (0.72%) WAN
15 6 (0.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (13.94%) Relational Database
2 76 (9.13%) MongoDB
3 62 (7.45%) SQL Server
4 60 (7.21%) NoSQL
5 52 (6.25%) MySQL
6 44 (5.29%) Oracle Database
7 31 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
8 30 (3.61%) Apache Cassandra
9 27 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
10 24 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
11 23 (2.76%) Oracle Database 11g
12 22 (2.64%) RDBMS
13 19 (2.28%) Neo4j
14 17 (2.04%) Oracle Exadata
15 15 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 12 (1.44%) Couchbase
17 10 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 10 (1.20%) Hadoop
17 10 (1.20%) DB2
18 9 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 184 (22.12%) Git (software)
2 132 (15.87%) Subversion
3 108 (12.98%) Jenkins
4 74 (8.89%) JIRA
5 73 (8.77%) Maven
6 37 (4.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 23 (2.76%) Visual Studio
8 20 (2.40%) Ant
9 18 (2.16%) Hudson
10 15 (1.80%) TeamCity
11 12 (1.44%) ClearCase
12 10 (1.20%) CruiseControl
13 9 (1.08%) JUnit
13 9 (1.08%) Mercurial
14 8 (0.96%) Selenium
14 8 (0.96%) Eclipse
15 6 (0.72%) MSBuild
15 6 (0.72%) FishEye
16 5 (0.60%) Cucumber
16 5 (0.60%) Artifactory
General
1 169 (20.31%) Finance
2 79 (9.50%) Banking
3 39 (4.69%) Investment Banking
4 30 (3.61%) Telecoms
5 29 (3.49%) Financial Institution
6 20 (2.40%) Front Office
7 16 (1.92%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.08%) Retail
8 9 (1.08%) Back Office
9 8 (0.96%) Publishing
9 8 (0.96%) General Ledger
9 8 (0.96%) Local Government
9 8 (0.96%) International Banking
10 5 (0.60%) Advertising
11 4 (0.48%) Legal
11 4 (0.48%) Games
11 4 (0.48%) Marketing
12 3 (0.36%) Law
12 3 (0.36%) Electronics
12 3 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 225 (27.04%) Developer
2 98 (11.78%) DevOps Engineer
3 93 (11.18%) Analyst
4 56 (6.73%) Architect
4 56 (6.73%) Java Developer
5 41 (4.93%) Consultant
6 32 (3.85%) Configuration Analyst
7 31 (3.73%) Senior Developer
8 30 (3.61%) Front-End Developer
9 28 (3.37%) Linux Engineer
10 25 (3.00%) Configuration Manager
11 21 (2.52%) Project Manager
11 21 (2.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 19 (2.28%) Web Developer
12 19 (2.28%) Administrator
13 15 (1.80%) Systems Administrator
13 15 (1.80%) Systems Engineer
13 15 (1.80%) Senior Java Developer
14 14 (1.68%) Linux Administrator
15 13 (1.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (19.11%) HTML
2 116 (13.94%) CSS
3 100 (12.02%) Web Services
4 90 (10.82%) .NET
5 67 (8.05%) REST
6 56 (6.73%) XML
7 52 (6.25%) JSON
8 48 (5.77%) Ajax
9 47 (5.65%) Middleware
9 47 (5.65%) HTML5
10 42 (5.05%) ASP.NET
11 38 (4.57%) jQuery
12 36 (4.33%) CSS3
13 33 (3.97%) Servlets
14 31 (3.73%) SOAP
15 28 (3.37%) J2EE
16 26 (3.13%) JMS
17 25 (3.00%) Hibernate
18 22 (2.64%) Spring
18 22 (2.64%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 101 (12.14%) Open Source
2 58 (6.97%) CMDB
3 41 (4.93%) Management Information System
4 37 (4.45%) Visualisation
5 26 (3.13%) Clustering
6 23 (2.76%) Computer Science
7 17 (2.04%) Hedge funds
8 16 (1.92%) Mathematics
9 11 (1.32%) Replication
10 10 (1.20%) Mainframe
10 10 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (0.96%) Fixed Income
11 8 (0.96%) Mobile App
12 7 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.84%) Blackberry
13 6 (0.72%) CLARiiON
13 6 (0.72%) Psychology
13 6 (0.72%) Derivative
14 5 (0.60%) Firmware
14 5 (0.60%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 355 (42.67%) Linux
2 234 (28.13%) UNIX
3 127 (15.26%) Windows
4 80 (9.62%) Mac OS X
5 48 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 37 (4.45%) CentOS
7 35 (4.21%) Ubuntu
8 31 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (2.76%) SELinux
10 17 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (1.20%) VMS
12 9 (1.08%) Debian
12 9 (1.08%) AIX
13 8 (0.96%) Windows 7
14 7 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (0.84%) Solaris
15 4 (0.48%) OpenVMS
15 4 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.36%) Android
16 3 (0.36%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (20.79%) DevOps
2 144 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
3 138 (16.59%) ITIL
4 130 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
5 89 (10.70%) Web Development
5 89 (10.70%) Responsive Web Design
6 84 (10.10%) Web Design
7 77 (9.25%) Project Management
8 74 (8.89%) TDD
9 73 (8.77%) Scrum
10 70 (8.41%) Change Management
11 61 (7.33%) Unit Testing
12 59 (7.09%) SOA
13 58 (6.97%) Service Management
13 58 (6.97%) Release Management
14 38 (4.57%) E-Commerce
14 38 (4.57%) OO
15 36 (4.33%) Software Engineering
16 35 (4.21%) Automated Testing
17 34 (4.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 239 (28.73%) Java
2 157 (18.87%) Ruby
3 133 (15.99%) SQL
4 123 (14.78%) JavaScript
5 117 (14.06%) Python
6 53 (6.37%) Scala
6 53 (6.37%) Bash Shell
6 53 (6.37%) PHP
7 52 (6.25%) C#
8 48 (5.77%) Perl
9 45 (5.41%) Shell Script
10 35 (4.21%) C
11 30 (3.61%) PL/SQL
12 29 (3.49%) C++
13 26 (3.13%) PowerShell
14 13 (1.56%) Groovy
15 11 (1.32%) VB
16 9 (1.08%) T-SQL
17 5 (0.60%) VBA
18 4 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 86 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 73 (8.77%) Degree
3 38 (4.57%) SC Cleared
4 29 (3.49%) DV Cleared
5 20 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (1.80%) MCSE
7 12 (1.44%) CISSP
8 10 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 8 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 7 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.84%) CCNP
11 6 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
11 6 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.72%) CCSE
12 5 (0.60%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.60%) CISA
12 5 (0.60%) JNCIS
12 5 (0.60%) LPIC
12 5 (0.60%) RHCE
12 5 (0.60%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (6.01%) QA
2 19 (2.28%) ISO 9001
3 16 (1.92%) SLA
4 10 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.60%) COBIT
7 2 (0.24%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 95 (11.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (4.09%) Active Directory
3 20 (2.40%) Oracle RAC
4 13 (1.56%) vSphere
5 11 (1.32%) VMware ESX
6 10 (1.20%) Xen
7 9 (1.08%) Hyper-V
8 8 (0.96%) KVM
9 7 (0.84%) XenApp
10 6 (0.72%) RHEV
11 5 (0.60%) Varnish
11 5 (0.60%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (0.36%) XenServer
13 3 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 3 (0.36%) vCloud
14 2 (0.24%) VirtualBox
14 2 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
14 2 (0.24%) Samba
15 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 216 (25.96%) Puppet
2 125 (15.02%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (5.17%) Nagios
4 22 (2.64%) Vagrant
4 22 (2.64%) Salt
5 12 (1.44%) Ansible
6 11 (1.32%) Cacti
6 11 (1.32%) Ganglia
7 10 (1.20%) HP UCMDB
8 9 (1.08%) SCCM
8 9 (1.08%) Control-M
9 8 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (0.84%) ZABBIX
10 7 (0.84%) CFEngine
10 7 (0.84%) Red Hat Satellite
11 6 (0.72%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 6 (0.72%) Tivoli
12 5 (0.60%) Zenoss
12 5 (0.60%) Icinga
13 4 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 132 (15.87%) Oracle
2 123 (14.78%) Microsoft
3 118 (14.18%) VMware
4 43 (5.17%) Red Hat
5 37 (4.45%) Remedy
6 28 (3.37%) Atlassian
6 28 (3.37%) IBM
6 28 (3.37%) ServiceNow
7 27 (3.25%) JBoss
8 21 (2.52%) Citrix
9 20 (2.40%) HP
10 19 (2.28%) Cisco
10 19 (2.28%) Lotus
11 15 (1.80%) BMC
11 15 (1.80%) SaltStack
12 14 (1.68%) CheckPoint
13 13 (1.56%) Perforce
14 12 (1.44%) Google
14 12 (1.44%) Adobe
14 12 (1.44%) New Relic
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £430 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £650 per day Rate Dependant on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £490.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £160 - £205 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 15 days ago