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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 131 130 193
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +63
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 385 379 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.71% 1.65% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 2.11% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 296 135
Average daily rate
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£475 £440 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.95% +1.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £568 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
Average hourly rate £21.50 £26.25 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.09% +23.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £21.25 £17.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £136.30 £31.25 £29.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.57 £37.15 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.94% -0.94%
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
17596 17989 16489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.25% 78.24% 77.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12335 12851 11441
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 234 227
Average hourly rate £20.31 £22.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.73% -19.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 6 May 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
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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 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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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 -2 89 £470 +10.58% 27
Uxbridge +6 3 - -
Croydon -5 3 £388 -9.88%
Westminster +2 1 £475 -
Canary Wharf -4 1 £450 +32.35%
Ealing - 1 £425 - 1
Twickenham - 1 £313 -
Wembley - 1 £140 -
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 366 (45.30%) Linux
2 330 (40.84%) Puppet
3 269 (33.29%) DevOps
4 265 (32.80%) Agile Software Development
5 225 (27.85%) Java
6 215 (26.61%) Opscode Chef
7 210 (25.99%) Python
8 204 (25.25%) Continuous Integration
9 201 (24.88%) Ruby
10 190 (23.51%) UNIX
11 164 (20.30%) Jenkins
12 156 (19.31%) Amazon AWS
13 155 (19.18%) Git (software)
13 155 (19.18%) Windows
14 147 (18.19%) ITIL
15 144 (17.82%) VMware
16 136 (16.83%) Open Source
17 135 (16.71%) Perl
18 134 (16.58%) HTTP
19 130 (16.09%) Finance
20 123 (15.22%) MongoDB
21 122 (15.10%) Subversion
22 108 (13.37%) MySQL
23 101 (12.50%) Oracle
23 101 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
24 98 (12.13%) Security Cleared
24 98 (12.13%) SQL
25 93 (11.51%) TCP/IP
26 91 (11.26%) Ansible
27 83 (10.27%) Bash Shell

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (8.42%) Tomcat
2 61 (7.55%) OpenStack
3 56 (6.93%) Apache
4 41 (5.07%) WebLogic
4 41 (5.07%) IIS
4 41 (5.07%) nginx
5 37 (4.58%) Node.js
6 22 (2.72%) SharePoint
7 21 (2.60%) WebSphere
8 18 (2.23%) Confluence
9 16 (1.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 16 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
10 14 (1.73%) Apache Solr
10 14 (1.73%) Jetty
10 14 (1.73%) JBoss
11 13 (1.61%) MS Exchange
11 13 (1.61%) Drupal
12 11 (1.36%) CMS
13 9 (1.11%) SAS
13 9 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (2.85%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.48%) MS Office
3 6 (0.74%) MS Project
4 4 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.37%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.25%) SPSS
6 2 (0.25%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.12%) FastStats
7 1 (0.12%) Weka
Business Applications
1 9 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.25%) HFM
5 2 (0.25%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.12%) SAP PLM
6 1 (0.12%) Siebel Analytics
6 1 (0.12%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 156 (19.31%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (5.57%) Amazon EC2
3 40 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 32 (3.96%) PaaS
5 23 (2.85%) IaaS
6 18 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (1.73%) SaaS
7 14 (1.73%) Amazon S3
8 9 (1.11%) GitHub
8 9 (1.11%) Amazon ELB
9 8 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (0.87%) Google App Engine
11 6 (0.74%) OpenShift
11 6 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (0.50%) Office 365
13 2 (0.25%) Joyent
14 1 (0.12%) Route 53
14 1 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 1 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 134 (16.58%) HTTP
2 93 (11.51%) TCP/IP
3 81 (10.02%) SSL
4 46 (5.69%) DNS
5 37 (4.58%) Internet
5 37 (4.58%) DHCP
6 32 (3.96%) FTP
7 31 (3.84%) SAN
8 29 (3.59%) IPsec
9 24 (2.97%) Firewall
10 19 (2.35%) NAS
10 19 (2.35%) WAN
11 17 (2.10%) LAN
11 17 (2.10%) VoIP
11 17 (2.10%) VPN
12 16 (1.98%) LDAP
13 10 (1.24%) iSCSI
14 7 (0.87%) BIG-IP
15 5 (0.62%) SMTP
15 5 (0.62%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (15.22%) MongoDB
2 108 (13.37%) MySQL
3 82 (10.15%) Relational Database
4 64 (7.92%) NoSQL
5 56 (6.93%) SQL Server
5 56 (6.93%) PostgreSQL
6 39 (4.83%) RDBMS
7 31 (3.84%) Oracle Database
8 24 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
9 23 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (2.35%) Redis
10 19 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 14 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
12 14 (1.73%) Oracle Reports
12 14 (1.73%) Neo4j
13 12 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
15 8 (0.99%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 164 (20.30%) Jenkins
2 155 (19.18%) Git (software)
3 122 (15.10%) Subversion
4 53 (6.56%) Maven
5 52 (6.44%) JIRA
6 40 (4.95%) TeamCity
7 31 (3.84%) Mercurial
8 29 (3.59%) Ant
9 20 (2.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 20 (2.48%) Hudson
10 19 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
11 17 (2.10%) Gradle
12 15 (1.86%) JUnit
13 14 (1.73%) Selenium
14 11 (1.36%) ClearCase
14 11 (1.36%) Cucumber
15 10 (1.24%) Artifactory
16 9 (1.11%) Visual Studio
16 9 (1.11%) ClearQuest
17 8 (0.99%) Eclipse
General
1 130 (16.09%) Finance
2 50 (6.19%) Banking
3 24 (2.97%) Retail
4 18 (2.23%) Investment Banking
5 16 (1.98%) Telecoms
6 14 (1.73%) Publishing
7 13 (1.61%) Legal
7 13 (1.61%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.61%) Front Office
8 9 (1.11%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.74%) Law
10 4 (0.50%) Advertising
10 4 (0.50%) Games
10 4 (0.50%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.50%) Marketing
11 3 (0.37%) German Language
11 3 (0.37%) Back Office
12 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.25%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.25%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 174 (21.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 101 (12.50%) Developer
3 67 (8.29%) Analyst
4 49 (6.06%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 48 (5.94%) Consultant
6 43 (5.32%) Administrator
7 42 (5.20%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 39 (4.83%) Architect
9 31 (3.84%) Systems Administrator
10 28 (3.47%) Java Developer
11 26 (3.22%) Linux Engineer
12 21 (2.60%) Service Manager
13 20 (2.48%) DevOps Consultant
14 18 (2.23%) Configuration Manager
14 18 (2.23%) Systems Engineer
15 16 (1.98%) Senior Consultant
15 16 (1.98%) UNIX Engineer
16 15 (1.86%) Technical Architect
17 14 (1.73%) Business Analyst
17 14 (1.73%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (10.15%) Web Services
2 73 (9.03%) HTML
3 67 (8.29%) .NET
4 47 (5.82%) CSS
5 40 (4.95%) REST
6 37 (4.58%) Middleware
7 33 (4.08%) XML
7 33 (4.08%) JSON
8 32 (3.96%) J2EE
9 30 (3.71%) LAMP
10 24 (2.97%) Hibernate
10 24 (2.97%) HTML5
11 23 (2.85%) CSS3
12 22 (2.72%) Ruby on Rails
13 21 (2.60%) Play Framework
14 20 (2.48%) Django
14 20 (2.48%) Ajax
15 18 (2.23%) JAX-RS
16 16 (1.98%) Spring
17 10 (1.24%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 136 (16.83%) Open Source
2 58 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (6.19%) CMDB
4 42 (5.20%) Management Information System
4 42 (5.20%) Clustering
5 23 (2.85%) Hybrid Cloud
6 16 (1.98%) Visualisation
6 16 (1.98%) Replication
7 15 (1.86%) Hedge funds
8 12 (1.49%) Computer Science
9 11 (1.36%) Derivative
10 9 (1.11%) Data Integration
10 9 (1.11%) User Experience
11 8 (0.99%) Data Extraction
12 7 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.87%) W3C
13 6 (0.74%) PKI
13 6 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (0.74%) Data Structures
13 6 (0.74%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 366 (45.30%) Linux
2 190 (23.51%) UNIX
3 155 (19.18%) Windows
4 61 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 46 (5.69%) CentOS
6 42 (5.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 38 (4.70%) Ubuntu
8 32 (3.96%) Solaris
9 31 (3.84%) Mac OS X
10 22 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (2.35%) Windows 7
12 18 (2.23%) SUSE
12 18 (2.23%) AIX
13 12 (1.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 11 (1.36%) Oracle Linux
15 10 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (1.11%) Mac OS X Server
17 6 (0.74%) Debian
18 4 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
18 4 (0.50%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (33.29%) DevOps
2 265 (32.80%) Agile Software Development
3 204 (25.25%) Continuous Integration
4 147 (18.19%) ITIL
5 82 (10.15%) Scrum
6 67 (8.29%) Service Management
7 65 (8.04%) Release Management
8 64 (7.92%) Project Management
9 60 (7.43%) OO
10 59 (7.30%) Continuous Delivery
11 56 (6.93%) Change Management
12 49 (6.06%) TDD
13 48 (5.94%) SOA
14 46 (5.69%) Service Delivery
14 46 (5.69%) Migration
15 42 (5.20%) Stakeholder Management
16 40 (4.95%) ITSM
17 39 (4.83%) Automated Testing
17 39 (4.83%) Load Balancing
18 38 (4.70%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 225 (27.85%) Java
2 210 (25.99%) Python
3 201 (24.88%) Ruby
4 135 (16.71%) Perl
5 98 (12.13%) SQL
6 83 (10.27%) Bash Shell
7 76 (9.41%) PHP
8 46 (5.69%) JavaScript
9 37 (4.58%) PowerShell
10 36 (4.46%) Shell Script
11 35 (4.33%) Scala
12 31 (3.84%) PL/SQL
13 26 (3.22%) C
14 25 (3.09%) C#
15 15 (1.86%) Groovy
16 13 (1.61%) C++
17 12 (1.49%) Go
18 7 (0.87%) T-SQL
19 5 (0.62%) XPath
20 3 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 98 (12.13%) Security Cleared
2 52 (6.44%) SC Cleared
3 41 (5.07%) Degree
4 32 (3.96%) DV Cleared
5 20 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
6 16 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 14 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (1.73%) CCNA
8 12 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (1.24%) MCSE
10 7 (0.87%) PMP
10 7 (0.87%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.62%) MCP
12 4 (0.50%) MCITP
13 3 (0.37%) AWS Certification
13 3 (0.37%) MCSA
14 2 (0.25%) ISEB
14 2 (0.25%) CISSP
14 2 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.25%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (6.93%) QA
2 19 (2.35%) SLA
3 9 (1.11%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.62%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.37%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 101 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (4.58%) vSphere
3 33 (4.08%) Active Directory
4 31 (3.84%) vCloud
5 27 (3.34%) Docker
6 21 (2.60%) VMware ESX
7 15 (1.86%) Oracle RAC
7 15 (1.86%) Varnish
8 14 (1.73%) NFS
9 13 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (1.61%) KVM
10 12 (1.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 11 (1.36%) VirtualBox
12 10 (1.24%) Firmware
13 9 (1.11%) Samba
14 7 (0.87%) XenApp
15 6 (0.74%) XenDesktop
15 6 (0.74%) Xen
15 6 (0.74%) OCFS2
15 6 (0.74%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 330 (40.84%) Puppet
2 215 (26.61%) Opscode Chef
3 91 (11.26%) Ansible
4 64 (7.92%) Salt
5 49 (6.06%) Nagios
6 42 (5.20%) Vagrant
7 31 (3.84%) ZABBIX
8 15 (1.86%) SCCM
9 14 (1.73%) Kibana
9 14 (1.73%) Icinga
10 13 (1.61%) logstash
11 12 (1.49%) SELinux
11 12 (1.49%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 9 (1.11%) Cacti
12 9 (1.11%) WSUS
13 8 (0.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 7 (0.87%) Oracle RMAN
14 7 (0.87%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 7 (0.87%) FreeIPA
15 6 (0.74%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 144 (17.82%) VMware
2 101 (12.50%) Oracle
3 74 (9.16%) Microsoft
4 61 (7.55%) Red Hat
5 47 (5.82%) New Relic
6 32 (3.96%) IBM
7 29 (3.59%) Citrix
8 26 (3.22%) Remedy
9 24 (2.97%) Perforce
9 24 (2.97%) HP
10 22 (2.72%) Business Objects
11 18 (2.23%) webMethods
12 17 (2.10%) EMC
12 17 (2.10%) ServiceNow
13 16 (1.98%) Adobe
14 15 (1.86%) Pega
15 14 (1.73%) Rackspace
16 13 (1.61%) AppDynamics
16 13 (1.61%) Cisco
17 12 (1.49%) Veritas
London
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day + negotiable
Posted: 45 minutes ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
83Zero
Rate: From £400 to £475 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £800 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £700 to £900 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £490.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Energon Global
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago