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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 117 127 168
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +41
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 464 415 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.96% 1.73% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 2.19% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 256 212
Average daily rate
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£450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £325 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £353
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +2.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £155.00 £25.75 £34.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+501.94% -25.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -14.63%
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
18950 18955 19371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.97% 79.16% 78.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13553 13216 13545
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 218 237
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.62 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 +27 96 £465 +3.33% 25
Croydon -9 15 £450 -4.00% 3
Docklands, London - 10 £350 -
Canary Wharf -6 6 £488 -
Kingston Upon Thames -2 2 £405 +122.52%
Bromley -5 2 £450 -
Paddington - 2 £450 -
Brentford 0 1 - -
Hayes - 1 £425 -
Hounslow - 1 £325 -
Ilford - 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £325 -
Ealing - 1 £375 -
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 347 (40.30%) Linux
2 316 (36.70%) Puppet
3 295 (34.26%) Agile Software Development
4 285 (33.10%) DevOps
5 279 (32.40%) Java
6 212 (24.62%) UNIX
7 200 (23.23%) Python
8 192 (22.30%) Jenkins
8 192 (22.30%) Continuous Integration
9 191 (22.18%) Git (software)
10 184 (21.37%) Opscode Chef
11 177 (20.56%) Ruby
12 165 (19.16%) Amazon AWS
13 158 (18.35%) Windows
13 158 (18.35%) Finance
14 138 (16.03%) Perl
15 137 (15.91%) ITIL
16 136 (15.80%) Ansible
17 133 (15.45%) SQL
18 122 (14.17%) Scrum
19 119 (13.82%) Subversion
20 117 (13.59%) Microsoft
21 114 (13.24%) Security Cleared
22 110 (12.78%) VMware
23 106 (12.31%) Open Source
24 105 (12.20%) HTTP
25 101 (11.73%) HTML
26 99 (11.50%) MongoDB
27 95 (11.03%) Oracle
28 94 (10.92%) TDD

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 68 (7.90%) Tomcat
2 65 (7.55%) Apache
3 56 (6.50%) IIS
4 48 (5.57%) Confluence
5 43 (4.99%) OpenStack
6 42 (4.88%) Node.js
7 36 (4.18%) nginx
8 33 (3.83%) JBoss
9 31 (3.60%) WebLogic
10 29 (3.37%) WebSphere
11 22 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
12 20 (2.32%) Jetty
13 18 (2.09%) SharePoint
14 14 (1.63%) Drupal
15 12 (1.39%) CMS
16 10 (1.16%) Tornado
16 10 (1.16%) Lync
17 9 (1.05%) Apache Qpid
17 9 (1.05%) WildFly
17 9 (1.05%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 39 (4.53%) MS Excel
2 33 (3.83%) MS Office
3 10 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.93%) MS Project
5 2 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.28%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.70%) Maximo
5 3 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.12%) Summit
6 1 (0.12%) SAP PLM
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.12%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 165 (19.16%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (5.34%) Amazon EC2
3 45 (5.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (2.44%) PaaS
5 20 (2.32%) AWS CloudFormation
6 14 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (1.39%) Amazon S3
8 11 (1.28%) SaaS
8 11 (1.28%) OpenShift
8 11 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (1.16%) Amazon ELB
10 9 (1.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 9 (1.05%) IaaS
11 8 (0.93%) Google Apps
11 8 (0.93%) Office 365
11 8 (0.93%) Google App Engine
12 4 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (0.46%) GitHub
12 4 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.35%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 105 (12.20%) HTTP
2 62 (7.20%) TCP/IP
3 54 (6.27%) DNS
4 46 (5.34%) Firewall
5 41 (4.76%) SSL
6 30 (3.48%) Internet
7 26 (3.02%) DHCP
8 21 (2.44%) SAN
9 20 (2.32%) LAN
10 18 (2.09%) LDAP
11 17 (1.97%) WAN
12 13 (1.51%) FTP
13 12 (1.39%) IPsec
14 11 (1.28%) NAS
14 11 (1.28%) AMQP
14 11 (1.28%) VPN
15 10 (1.16%) OpenLDAP
16 8 (0.93%) SNMP
16 8 (0.93%) VoIP
17 7 (0.81%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (11.50%) MongoDB
2 88 (10.22%) MySQL
3 86 (9.99%) Relational Database
4 73 (8.48%) SQL Server
5 58 (6.74%) PostgreSQL
6 45 (5.23%) NoSQL
7 40 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 37 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
9 36 (4.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 29 (3.37%) RDBMS
10 29 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
11 24 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
11 24 (2.79%) Apache Cassandra
12 23 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 22 (2.56%) Hadoop
13 22 (2.56%) Big Data
14 19 (2.21%) Oracle Database
15 17 (1.97%) Redis
16 16 (1.86%) Neo4j
17 14 (1.63%) ProClarity
Development Applications
1 192 (22.30%) Jenkins
2 191 (22.18%) Git (software)
3 119 (13.82%) Subversion
4 87 (10.10%) Maven
5 85 (9.87%) JIRA
6 42 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 37 (4.30%) Ant
8 31 (3.60%) Mercurial
9 26 (3.02%) Selenium
9 26 (3.02%) Artifactory
10 25 (2.90%) Gradle
11 23 (2.67%) TeamCity
12 22 (2.56%) JUnit
13 18 (2.09%) Cucumber
14 17 (1.97%) JMeter
15 16 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 15 (1.74%) Gerrit
17 10 (1.16%) Mocha
17 10 (1.16%) SonarQube
18 8 (0.93%) ClearCase
General
1 158 (18.35%) Finance
2 66 (7.67%) Banking
3 43 (4.99%) Retail
4 21 (2.44%) Investment Banking
5 15 (1.74%) Front Office
6 9 (1.05%) Telecoms
7 8 (0.93%) Legal
8 7 (0.81%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.81%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.58%) Advertising
9 5 (0.58%) Marketing
10 4 (0.46%) Billing
10 4 (0.46%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.46%) Back Office
11 3 (0.35%) Publishing
12 2 (0.23%) Games
13 1 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.12%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 165 (19.16%) Developer
2 161 (18.70%) DevOps Engineer
3 82 (9.52%) Analyst
4 75 (8.71%) Architect
5 47 (5.46%) Consultant
6 44 (5.11%) Java Developer
7 39 (4.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 30 (3.48%) Configuration Analyst
9 29 (3.37%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 28 (3.25%) Administrator
11 25 (2.90%) Technical Architect
11 25 (2.90%) Linux Engineer
12 23 (2.67%) Project Manager
13 20 (2.32%) Systems Administrator
14 19 (2.21%) Release Manager
14 19 (2.21%) SQL Developer
15 17 (1.97%) Scala Developer
16 16 (1.86%) Configuration Manager
16 16 (1.86%) Solutions Architect
16 16 (1.86%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (11.73%) HTML
2 86 (9.99%) Web Services
3 73 (8.48%) Middleware
4 66 (7.67%) .NET
5 63 (7.32%) CSS
6 57 (6.62%) JSON
6 57 (6.62%) REST
7 41 (4.76%) HTML5
8 38 (4.41%) Hibernate
9 37 (4.30%) XML
10 35 (4.07%) CSS3
11 34 (3.95%) Django
12 33 (3.83%) Spring
13 30 (3.48%) J2EE
13 30 (3.48%) AngularJS
14 29 (3.37%) SOAP
14 29 (3.37%) Ajax
15 25 (2.90%) JAX-RS
16 24 (2.79%) Play Framework
17 22 (2.56%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 65 (7.55%) CMDB
2 53 (6.16%) Management Information System
3 49 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (4.18%) Data Centre
5 29 (3.37%) Visualisation
6 18 (2.09%) Clustering
6 18 (2.09%) Derivative
7 17 (1.97%) Data Structures
8 16 (1.86%) Algorithms
9 15 (1.74%) Computer Science
10 11 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
10 11 (1.28%) W3C
11 10 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
11 10 (1.16%) Mobile App
12 9 (1.05%) Wiki
12 9 (1.05%) Credit Risk
12 9 (1.05%) Replication
13 8 (0.93%) Cryptography
14 7 (0.81%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 347 (40.30%) Linux
2 212 (24.62%) UNIX
3 158 (18.35%) Windows
4 77 (8.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 64 (7.43%) CentOS
6 54 (6.27%) Ubuntu
7 34 (3.95%) Mac OS X
8 27 (3.14%) Solaris
9 25 (2.90%) AIX
10 20 (2.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (1.28%) Android
12 11 (1.28%) Windows 7
13 10 (1.16%) SUSE
14 9 (1.05%) Apple iOS
15 6 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
15 6 (0.70%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 5 (0.58%) Debian
16 5 (0.58%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (34.26%) Agile Software Development
2 285 (33.10%) DevOps
3 192 (22.30%) Continuous Integration
4 137 (15.91%) ITIL
5 122 (14.17%) Scrum
6 106 (12.31%) Open Source
7 94 (10.92%) TDD
8 79 (9.18%) Project Management
9 66 (7.67%) Release Management
10 60 (6.97%) Change Management
11 54 (6.27%) Service Management
12 50 (5.81%) Continuous Delivery
13 44 (5.11%) SDLC
14 43 (4.99%) Web Design
15 42 (4.88%) Software Engineering
15 42 (4.88%) Responsive Web Design
16 39 (4.53%) Change Control
16 39 (4.53%) Web Development
16 39 (4.53%) Unit Testing
16 39 (4.53%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 279 (32.40%) Java
2 200 (23.23%) Python
3 177 (20.56%) Ruby
4 138 (16.03%) Perl
5 133 (15.45%) SQL
6 85 (9.87%) Bash Shell
7 83 (9.64%) JavaScript
8 65 (7.55%) PowerShell
9 64 (7.43%) Scala
10 53 (6.16%) PHP
11 28 (3.25%) C
11 28 (3.25%) C#
12 26 (3.02%) T-SQL
13 21 (2.44%) C++
14 19 (2.21%) Shell Script
14 19 (2.21%) Go
15 13 (1.51%) PL/SQL
16 12 (1.39%) VB
17 11 (1.28%) Groovy
18 9 (1.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 114 (13.24%) Security Cleared
2 70 (8.13%) SC Cleared
3 44 (5.11%) Degree
4 38 (4.41%) DV Cleared
5 16 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (1.51%) MCSE
6 13 (1.51%) RHCE
7 11 (1.28%) CCNA
7 11 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 10 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.70%) CCNP
9 6 (0.70%) CTC Cleared
10 5 (0.58%) RHCSA
11 4 (0.46%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.46%) CCIP
11 4 (0.46%) CCIE
11 4 (0.46%) CCDA
12 3 (0.35%) MCSA
12 3 (0.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (8.36%) QA
2 20 (2.32%) SLA
3 19 (2.21%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.93%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 86 (9.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (7.67%) Docker
3 39 (4.53%) Active Directory
4 22 (2.56%) vCloud
5 19 (2.21%) vSphere
6 14 (1.63%) Varnish
6 14 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (1.51%) KVM
8 9 (1.05%) Squid
9 8 (0.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 7 (0.81%) NFS
10 7 (0.81%) VirtualBox
11 6 (0.70%) VMware ESX
12 5 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.46%) Firmware
13 4 (0.46%) Hyper-V
13 4 (0.46%) GlusterFS
14 3 (0.35%) GFS2
14 3 (0.35%) Apache Flume
14 3 (0.35%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 316 (36.70%) Puppet
2 184 (21.37%) Opscode Chef
3 136 (15.80%) Ansible
4 65 (7.55%) Salt
5 45 (5.23%) Vagrant
6 41 (4.76%) Nagios
7 37 (4.30%) ZABBIX
8 23 (2.67%) logstash
9 21 (2.44%) Rundeck
9 21 (2.44%) BladeLogic
10 20 (2.32%) Kibana
11 16 (1.86%) SCCM
11 16 (1.86%) HAProxy
12 10 (1.16%) Capistrano
12 10 (1.16%) SELinux
13 8 (0.93%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 8 (0.93%) SCOM
14 7 (0.81%) Kubernetes
14 7 (0.81%) FreeIPA
15 5 (0.58%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 117 (13.59%) Microsoft
2 110 (12.78%) VMware
3 95 (11.03%) Oracle
4 91 (10.57%) Red Hat
5 50 (5.81%) IBM
6 37 (4.30%) Atlassian
7 32 (3.72%) New Relic
8 29 (3.37%) SaltStack
9 27 (3.14%) HP
10 24 (2.79%) Google
11 21 (2.44%) Citrix
11 21 (2.44%) BMC
12 20 (2.32%) Remedy
13 19 (2.21%) ServiceNow
14 18 (2.09%) Cisco
15 17 (1.97%) Splunk
16 16 (1.86%) Cognos
16 16 (1.86%) Perforce
17 14 (1.63%) Pega
18 12 (1.39%) webMethods
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
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Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
West London
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Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
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Rate: Up to £650 per day or permanent up to £90,000
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Rate: Up to £600/day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
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London
Vertical IT
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Computer People
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Rate: £600 - £750 per day
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Harris Global
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