The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 110 171 178
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +7
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 439 311 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.87% 1.28% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 1.68% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 190 171
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 £326 £302 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £602 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £359
% change year-on-year
+5.10% -7.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 15
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% -36.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £21.10 £33.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £44.17 £43.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18021 18552 19435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.80% 76.41% 73.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12558 12874 12943
Average daily rate £443 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 253 382
Average hourly rate £20.35 £27.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.31% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £51.30 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Configuration Management
England

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 1 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 1 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 1 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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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 +31 80 £460 +6.97% 22
Canary Wharf +30 6 £230 -56.19%
Croydon - 4 £469 - 3
Bromley - 2 £475 - 3
Harrow - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 325 (40.07%) Linux
2 228 (28.11%) UNIX
3 223 (27.50%) Java
4 187 (23.06%) Puppet
5 171 (21.09%) Git (software)
6 165 (20.35%) Finance
7 160 (19.73%) HTML
8 150 (18.50%) ITIL
9 147 (18.13%) DevOps
10 144 (17.76%) Ruby
11 139 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
12 125 (15.41%) Subversion
12 125 (15.41%) CSS
12 125 (15.41%) JavaScript
12 125 (15.41%) Microsoft
13 121 (14.92%) SQL
13 121 (14.92%) Windows
14 120 (14.80%) HTTP
14 120 (14.80%) Continuous Integration
15 118 (14.55%) Oracle
16 115 (14.18%) VMware
17 112 (13.81%) Relational Database
18 108 (13.32%) Python
18 108 (13.32%) Opscode Chef
19 93 (11.47%) VMware Infrastructure
20 92 (11.34%) Jenkins
20 92 (11.34%) Open Source
21 91 (11.22%) Web Services
22 90 (11.10%) Responsive Web Design
23 88 (10.85%) .NET

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 57 (7.03%) SharePoint
2 52 (6.41%) CMS
3 50 (6.17%) Apache
4 38 (4.69%) IIS
5 37 (4.56%) Tomcat
5 37 (4.56%) Node.js
6 34 (4.19%) WebLogic
7 32 (3.95%) WebSphere
8 29 (3.58%) Confluence
9 20 (2.47%) IBM Notes
10 18 (2.22%) nginx
11 16 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
12 15 (1.85%) OpenStack
12 15 (1.85%) Apache Solr
13 14 (1.73%) WordPress
14 13 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
14 13 (1.60%) MS Exchange
15 12 (1.48%) Jetty
15 12 (1.48%) Adobe CQ
16 10 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 71 (8.75%) MS Excel
2 46 (5.67%) MS Office
3 24 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.60%) MS Project
5 11 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.86%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.49%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.25%) Windchill
9 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.62%) ION MarketView
3 5 (0.62%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.25%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.12%) ReMetrica
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.12%) Siebel Analytics
6 1 (0.12%) assyst
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.12%) SAP APO
6 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.12%) Summit
6 1 (0.12%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 52 (6.41%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (5.43%) Amazon EC2
3 29 (3.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (2.71%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (2.34%) SaaS
6 15 (1.85%) PaaS
7 10 (1.23%) Google App Engine
8 5 (0.62%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.62%) Joyent
8 5 (0.62%) GitHub
9 4 (0.49%) IaaS
10 2 (0.25%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 120 (14.80%) HTTP
2 58 (7.15%) TCP/IP
3 45 (5.55%) SSL
4 33 (4.07%) Firewall
5 29 (3.58%) Internet
6 28 (3.45%) SAN
7 21 (2.59%) DNS
8 16 (1.97%) DHCP
9 15 (1.85%) NAS
10 13 (1.60%) LDAP
11 12 (1.48%) IPsec
11 12 (1.48%) Network Security
12 11 (1.36%) FTP
13 10 (1.23%) Kerberos
14 8 (0.99%) DMZ
15 7 (0.86%) VLAN
15 7 (0.86%) LAN
15 7 (0.86%) VPN
16 6 (0.74%) WAN
17 5 (0.62%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (13.81%) Relational Database
2 79 (9.74%) MongoDB
3 64 (7.89%) NoSQL
4 59 (7.27%) SQL Server
5 53 (6.54%) MySQL
6 42 (5.18%) Oracle Database
7 33 (4.07%) Apache Cassandra
8 32 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
9 30 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
10 27 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 23 (2.84%) Oracle Database 11g
12 22 (2.71%) RDBMS
13 17 (2.10%) Oracle Exadata
14 15 (1.85%) Neo4j
14 15 (1.85%) Hadoop
15 13 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (1.23%) Couchbase
17 9 (1.11%) Redis
17 9 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 9 (1.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 171 (21.09%) Git (software)
2 125 (15.41%) Subversion
3 92 (11.34%) Jenkins
4 72 (8.88%) JIRA
5 52 (6.41%) Maven
6 39 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 25 (3.08%) Visual Studio
8 19 (2.34%) Ant
9 14 (1.73%) TeamCity
10 13 (1.60%) Hudson
10 13 (1.60%) ClearCase
11 12 (1.48%) CruiseControl
12 10 (1.23%) JUnit
13 6 (0.74%) MSBuild
13 6 (0.74%) FishEye
14 5 (0.62%) PHPUnit
14 5 (0.62%) Cucumber
14 5 (0.62%) RSpec
14 5 (0.62%) Artifactory
14 5 (0.62%) Selenium
General
1 165 (20.35%) Finance
2 83 (10.23%) Banking
3 39 (4.81%) Investment Banking
4 28 (3.45%) Financial Institution
5 27 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 23 (2.84%) Front Office
7 11 (1.36%) Back Office
8 9 (1.11%) Local Government
9 8 (0.99%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.99%) International Banking
10 7 (0.86%) Retail
10 7 (0.86%) Publishing
11 6 (0.74%) Marketing
12 4 (0.49%) Legal
12 4 (0.49%) Games
13 3 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.37%) Advertising
13 3 (0.37%) Electronics
14 2 (0.25%) Law
14 2 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 217 (26.76%) Developer
2 87 (10.73%) Analyst
3 85 (10.48%) DevOps Engineer
4 62 (7.64%) Architect
5 48 (5.92%) Java Developer
6 33 (4.07%) Front-End Developer
7 32 (3.95%) Consultant
7 32 (3.95%) Senior Developer
7 32 (3.95%) Configuration Analyst
8 27 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
9 25 (3.08%) Administrator
9 25 (3.08%) Configuration Manager
10 24 (2.96%) Project Manager
11 20 (2.47%) Linux Administrator
11 20 (2.47%) Systems Administrator
12 19 (2.34%) Web Developer
13 17 (2.10%) Technical Architect
13 17 (2.10%) Release Manager
13 17 (2.10%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 15 (1.85%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (19.73%) HTML
2 125 (15.41%) CSS
3 91 (11.22%) Web Services
4 88 (10.85%) .NET
5 60 (7.40%) REST
6 55 (6.78%) Ajax
7 51 (6.29%) HTML5
8 48 (5.92%) XML
9 46 (5.67%) JSON
10 44 (5.43%) ASP.NET
11 43 (5.30%) Middleware
12 42 (5.18%) jQuery
13 40 (4.93%) CSS3
14 29 (3.58%) Servlets
14 29 (3.58%) J2EE
15 21 (2.59%) JMS
15 21 (2.59%) Hibernate
16 20 (2.47%) SOAP
16 20 (2.47%) JSP
17 19 (2.34%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 92 (11.34%) Open Source
2 56 (6.91%) CMDB
3 41 (5.06%) Management Information System
4 36 (4.44%) Visualisation
5 27 (3.33%) Clustering
5 27 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 17 (2.10%) Hedge funds
7 16 (1.97%) Mathematics
8 10 (1.23%) Replication
8 10 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (1.11%) Mainframe
9 9 (1.11%) Blackberry
10 8 (0.99%) CLARiiON
10 8 (0.99%) Fixed Income
10 8 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (0.86%) Derivative
12 6 (0.74%) Psychology
12 6 (0.74%) Symmetrix DMX
13 5 (0.62%) Digital Media
13 5 (0.62%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 325 (40.07%) Linux
2 228 (28.11%) UNIX
3 121 (14.92%) Windows
4 75 (9.25%) Mac OS X
5 41 (5.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 34 (4.19%) Ubuntu
7 29 (3.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (2.96%) CentOS
9 23 (2.84%) SELinux
10 18 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (1.97%) Debian
12 10 (1.23%) VMS
13 8 (0.99%) Windows 7
14 7 (0.86%) AIX
14 7 (0.86%) Solaris
15 6 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
16 4 (0.49%) OpenVMS
16 4 (0.49%) Windows 2000
16 4 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.37%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (18.50%) ITIL
2 147 (18.13%) DevOps
3 139 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
4 120 (14.80%) Continuous Integration
5 90 (11.10%) Responsive Web Design
6 84 (10.36%) Web Development
6 84 (10.36%) Project Management
7 79 (9.74%) TDD
7 79 (9.74%) Web Design
7 79 (9.74%) Change Management
8 70 (8.63%) Scrum
9 61 (7.52%) Release Management
10 60 (7.40%) Service Management
11 58 (7.15%) Unit Testing
12 56 (6.91%) SOA
13 38 (4.69%) Software Engineering
13 38 (4.69%) E-Commerce
14 36 (4.44%) Automated Testing
15 35 (4.32%) PRINCE2
15 35 (4.32%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 223 (27.50%) Java
2 144 (17.76%) Ruby
3 125 (15.41%) JavaScript
4 121 (14.92%) SQL
5 108 (13.32%) Python
6 51 (6.29%) Scala
6 51 (6.29%) C#
7 48 (5.92%) PHP
8 44 (5.43%) Bash Shell
9 41 (5.06%) Shell Script
10 40 (4.93%) Perl
11 37 (4.56%) C
12 26 (3.21%) C++
13 25 (3.08%) PL/SQL
14 23 (2.84%) PowerShell
15 11 (1.36%) VB
16 8 (0.99%) Groovy
17 5 (0.62%) T-SQL
17 5 (0.62%) VBA
18 4 (0.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 80 (9.86%) Degree
2 76 (9.37%) Security Cleared
3 32 (3.95%) SC Cleared
4 27 (3.33%) DV Cleared
5 22 (2.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (1.97%) MCSE
7 12 (1.48%) CISSP
8 11 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 8 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (0.99%) CCNP
10 7 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (0.74%) CCSE
11 6 (0.74%) MCP
12 5 (0.62%) LPIC
12 5 (0.62%) JNCIS
12 5 (0.62%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.62%) CISA
13 4 (0.49%) MCSA
13 4 (0.49%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (5.67%) QA
2 19 (2.34%) ISO 9001
3 17 (2.10%) SLA
4 10 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.62%) COBIT
7 2 (0.25%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 93 (11.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (4.07%) Active Directory
3 20 (2.47%) Oracle RAC
4 12 (1.48%) VMware ESX
5 11 (1.36%) vSphere
6 10 (1.23%) Xen
7 9 (1.11%) Varnish
8 8 (0.99%) KVM
9 7 (0.86%) Hyper-V
10 6 (0.74%) RHEV
11 4 (0.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (0.49%) XenApp
12 3 (0.37%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.37%) Samba
13 2 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
13 2 (0.25%) XenServer
14 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
14 1 (0.12%) NLBS
14 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 187 (23.06%) Puppet
2 108 (13.32%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (4.56%) Nagios
4 20 (2.47%) Salt
5 18 (2.22%) Vagrant
6 12 (1.48%) Ganglia
7 11 (1.36%) Ansible
8 10 (1.23%) HP UCMDB
9 9 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (1.11%) Cacti
9 9 (1.11%) Control-M
10 8 (0.99%) SCCM
11 7 (0.86%) CFEngine
12 6 (0.74%) Red Hat Satellite
13 5 (0.62%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 5 (0.62%) Tivoli
13 5 (0.62%) StatsD
14 4 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 4 (0.49%) ZABBIX
14 4 (0.49%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 125 (15.41%) Microsoft
2 118 (14.55%) Oracle
3 115 (14.18%) VMware
4 38 (4.69%) Red Hat
5 33 (4.07%) Remedy
6 29 (3.58%) ServiceNow
7 28 (3.45%) IBM
8 24 (2.96%) Atlassian
9 22 (2.71%) Cisco
10 20 (2.47%) Citrix
10 20 (2.47%) Lotus
11 19 (2.34%) JBoss
12 18 (2.22%) HP
13 17 (2.10%) Adobe
14 15 (1.85%) CheckPoint
15 13 (1.60%) BMC
16 11 (1.36%) Google
16 11 (1.36%) EMC
17 10 (1.23%) RedDot
17 10 (1.23%) FatWire
City, London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £340 - £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Proteus Europe
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £450 - £470 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £550 - £585 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
South West London
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 24 days ago