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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 100 109 104
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 551 474 467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.56% 2.09% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.01% 2.50% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 364 328
Median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £385 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £599
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +2.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £41.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+6.70% +12.63%
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
18291 18950 19002
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.82% 83.60% 80.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13196 13512 14020
Median daily rate £477 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.13% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 231 249
Median hourly rate £24.44 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the London region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +21 77 £455 -5.45% 16
Croydon +3 22 £481 +4.05%
Teddington - 5 - -
Westminster - 5 £425 -
Uxbridge +6 2 £303 -
Docklands, London -1 1 £575 -1.91%
Hammersmith - 1 £525 -
Feltham - 1 - -
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 751 (60.86%) Linux
2 687 (55.67%) Puppet
3 642 (52.03%) DevOps
4 597 (48.38%) Agile Software Development
5 478 (38.74%) Ansible
6 464 (37.60%) Git (software)
7 461 (37.36%) Amazon AWS
8 433 (35.09%) Continuous Integration
9 412 (33.39%) Jenkins
10 356 (28.85%) Docker
11 330 (26.74%) Python
12 321 (26.01%) Ruby
13 310 (25.12%) VMware
14 288 (23.34%) Opscode Chef
15 266 (21.56%) Security Cleared
16 262 (21.23%) Continuous Delivery
17 255 (20.66%) Java
18 254 (20.58%) Scrum
19 238 (19.29%) Apache
20 228 (18.48%) Open Source
21 226 (18.31%) JIRA
22 222 (17.99%) SC Cleared
23 220 (17.83%) DNS
24 218 (17.67%) PostgreSQL
25 210 (17.02%) Service Management
26 209 (16.94%) CentOS
26 209 (16.94%) Bash Shell
27 205 (16.61%) Finance
28 200 (16.21%) Kubernetes
29 198 (16.05%) Terraform

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 238 (19.29%) Apache
2 170 (13.78%) Confluence
3 169 (13.70%) Elasticsearch
4 91 (7.37%) Tomcat
5 71 (5.75%) OpenStack
6 70 (5.67%) nginx
7 57 (4.62%) IIS
8 45 (3.65%) WebSphere
9 26 (2.11%) CMS
10 17 (1.38%) Apache Spark
11 16 (1.30%) JBoss
12 15 (1.22%) Cloud Foundry
13 13 (1.05%) SharePoint
14 10 (0.81%) WebLogic
15 9 (0.73%) Apache Solr
16 8 (0.65%) Jetty
17 7 (0.57%) Apache Pig
17 7 (0.57%) MQSI
18 6 (0.49%) Alfresco
18 6 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 113 (9.16%) HipChat
2 46 (3.73%) MS Excel
3 17 (1.38%) MS Office
4 7 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.41%) MS Project
6 4 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.081%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.41%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 5 (0.41%) SAP MM
2 5 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.32%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 3 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.16%) LatentZero
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.081%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.081%) HFM
6 1 (0.081%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.081%) Minerva
6 1 (0.081%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.081%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.081%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.081%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 461 (37.36%) Amazon AWS
2 99 (8.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (4.70%) GitHub
4 55 (4.46%) AWS CloudFormation
5 49 (3.97%) IaaS
6 44 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
7 42 (3.40%) PaaS
8 41 (3.32%) Amazon EC2
9 23 (1.86%) Amazon S3
10 13 (1.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 12 (0.97%) Office 365
12 11 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
13 10 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
14 9 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
15 8 (0.65%) Route 53
15 8 (0.65%) SaaS
16 7 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
16 7 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 6 (0.49%) Datadog
18 5 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 220 (17.83%) DNS
2 127 (10.29%) SSH
3 116 (9.40%) TCP/IP
4 115 (9.32%) OpenLDAP
4 115 (9.32%) OpenVPN
5 113 (9.16%) HTTP
6 85 (6.89%) Firewall
7 69 (5.59%) SSL
8 56 (4.54%) VPN
9 40 (3.24%) Internet
10 36 (2.92%) LDAP
11 32 (2.59%) Reverse Proxy
12 31 (2.51%) DHCP
13 29 (2.35%) SAN
14 25 (2.03%) IPsec
15 21 (1.70%) X.509
16 20 (1.62%) VLAN
17 18 (1.46%) Network Security
18 16 (1.30%) LAN
19 15 (1.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (17.67%) PostgreSQL
2 146 (11.83%) MySQL
3 136 (11.02%) Hadoop
4 110 (8.91%) MongoDB
5 95 (7.70%) NoSQL
6 58 (4.70%) Relational Database
7 57 (4.62%) Apache Cassandra
8 44 (3.57%) Oracle Database
9 31 (2.51%) Big Data
10 30 (2.43%) Oracle Database 11g
11 29 (2.35%) SQL Server
12 27 (2.19%) Amazon RDS
13 22 (1.78%) Redis
14 12 (0.97%) DB2
14 12 (0.97%) Neo4j
15 10 (0.81%) HBase
15 10 (0.81%) RDBMS
16 7 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
16 7 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
17 6 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 464 (37.60%) Git (software)
2 412 (33.39%) Jenkins
3 226 (18.31%) JIRA
4 176 (14.26%) Maven
5 156 (12.64%) Sonatype Nexus
6 142 (11.51%) Ant
7 130 (10.53%) JUnit
8 120 (9.72%) SonarQube
9 116 (9.40%) JIRA Agile
10 111 (9.00%) Liquibase
11 106 (8.59%) Subversion
12 105 (8.51%) Vagrant
13 94 (7.62%) Bitbucket
14 56 (4.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 53 (4.29%) Hudson
16 44 (3.57%) TeamCity
17 35 (2.84%) Octopus Deploy
18 34 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
19 29 (2.35%) Selenium
20 27 (2.19%) Mercurial
General
1 205 (16.61%) Finance
2 86 (6.97%) Banking
3 35 (2.84%) Retail
4 19 (1.54%) Marketing
4 19 (1.54%) Telecoms
5 17 (1.38%) Back Office
6 14 (1.13%) Front Office
6 14 (1.13%) Investment Banking
7 13 (1.05%) Financial Institution
7 13 (1.05%) Publishing
8 9 (0.73%) Legal
9 8 (0.65%) Law
10 7 (0.57%) Games
11 5 (0.41%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.41%) Electronics
11 5 (0.41%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.32%) Advertising
12 4 (0.32%) Billing
12 4 (0.32%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.24%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 420 (34.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 161 (13.05%) Developer
3 111 (9.00%) AWS Engineer
4 94 (7.62%) AWS DevOps
5 83 (6.73%) Administrator
5 83 (6.73%) Linux Engineer
6 81 (6.56%) Senior DevOps
7 72 (5.83%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 72 (5.83%) Systems Administrator
8 70 (5.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 60 (4.86%) Architect
10 59 (4.78%) Consultant
11 54 (4.38%) Analyst
12 53 (4.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 47 (3.81%) Cloud Engineer
14 45 (3.65%) Java Developer
14 45 (3.65%) Lead DevOps
15 44 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
16 39 (3.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 39 (3.16%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (12.07%) ELK Stack
2 131 (10.62%) Web Services
3 121 (9.81%) MCollective
3 121 (9.81%) Software Packaging
4 116 (9.40%) HTML
5 109 (8.83%) REST
6 97 (7.86%) CSS
7 64 (5.19%) Ajax
8 63 (5.11%) .NET
9 57 (4.62%) JSON
10 52 (4.21%) HTML5
11 51 (4.13%) Node.js
12 50 (4.05%) Spring
12 50 (4.05%) XML
13 49 (3.97%) Play Framework
14 45 (3.65%) CSS3
15 42 (3.40%) LAMP
16 41 (3.32%) Django
17 35 (2.84%) Ruby on Rails
18 30 (2.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 50 (4.05%) CMDB
2 45 (3.65%) Management Information System
3 42 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (3.08%) Private Cloud
5 30 (2.43%) Public Cloud
6 26 (2.11%) Data Centre
6 26 (2.11%) Visualisation
7 20 (1.62%) Derivative
8 19 (1.54%) Computer Science
8 19 (1.54%) Hedge funds
9 18 (1.46%) Client/Server
10 17 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (1.38%) Semantic Web
11 16 (1.30%) Equities
12 15 (1.22%) Clustering
13 10 (0.81%) iSeries
13 10 (0.81%) User Experience
14 9 (0.73%) PKI
15 8 (0.65%) Statistics
16 7 (0.57%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 751 (60.86%) Linux
2 209 (16.94%) CentOS
3 196 (15.88%) Unix
4 194 (15.72%) Windows
5 159 (12.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 94 (7.62%) Windows Server
7 54 (4.38%) Ubuntu
8 44 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 35 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 32 (2.59%) AIX
11 31 (2.51%) Mac OS X
12 27 (2.19%) CoreOS
13 25 (2.03%) Solaris
13 25 (2.03%) SUSE
14 18 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
15 17 (1.38%) VyOS
15 17 (1.38%) Windows 7
16 14 (1.13%) RancherOS
17 10 (0.81%) Fedora
18 9 (0.73%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 642 (52.03%) DevOps
2 597 (48.38%) Agile Software Development
3 433 (35.09%) Continuous Integration
4 262 (21.23%) Continuous Delivery
5 254 (20.58%) Scrum
6 228 (18.48%) Open Source
7 210 (17.02%) Service Management
8 164 (13.29%) ITIL
9 115 (9.32%) Identity Management
10 113 (9.16%) Stakeholder Management
11 107 (8.67%) Workflow
12 106 (8.59%) Coaching
13 89 (7.21%) Load Balancing
14 83 (6.73%) Case Management
15 82 (6.65%) High Availability
16 81 (6.56%) TDD
17 74 (6.00%) SDLC
18 66 (5.35%) Software Engineering
19 63 (5.11%) Continuous Deployment
19 63 (5.11%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 330 (26.74%) Python
2 321 (26.01%) Ruby
3 255 (20.66%) Java
4 209 (16.94%) Bash Shell
5 160 (12.97%) Shell Script
6 142 (11.51%) Perl
7 113 (9.16%) PowerShell
8 107 (8.67%) SQL
9 105 (8.51%) JavaScript
10 94 (7.62%) PHP
11 80 (6.48%) Scala
12 64 (5.19%) Go
13 39 (3.16%) C#
14 27 (2.19%) C
15 13 (1.05%) C++
16 12 (0.97%) PL/SQL
17 10 (0.81%) Korn
17 10 (0.81%) VBScript
18 8 (0.65%) XPath
19 7 (0.57%) AWK
Qualifications
1 266 (21.56%) Security Cleared
2 222 (17.99%) SC Cleared
3 49 (3.97%) CTC Cleared
4 41 (3.32%) Degree
5 39 (3.16%) BPSS Clearance
6 26 (2.11%) AWS Certification
6 26 (2.11%) DV Cleared
7 16 (1.30%) CCNP
7 16 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (1.30%) RHCE
8 15 (1.22%) CCNA
9 14 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (0.97%) RHCA
10 12 (0.97%) RHCSA
11 11 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (0.73%) CCA
12 9 (0.73%) MCP
13 6 (0.49%) MCSA
13 6 (0.49%) MCSE
13 6 (0.49%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (4.05%) QA
2 26 (2.11%) SLA
3 10 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (0.57%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.49%) COBIT
6 5 (0.41%) DO-178B
6 5 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 12207
6 5 (0.41%) MISRA
6 5 (0.41%) MISRA C
7 4 (0.32%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.081%) FATCA
8 1 (0.081%) GCP
8 1 (0.081%) MiFID
8 1 (0.081%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 356 (28.85%) Docker
2 129 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 127 (10.29%) vCloud
4 116 (9.40%) Squid
5 111 (9.00%) Postfix
6 51 (4.13%) Active Directory
7 32 (2.59%) KVM
8 22 (1.78%) iptables
8 22 (1.78%) NFS
9 20 (1.62%) vSphere
10 19 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
10 19 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
11 15 (1.22%) etcd
11 15 (1.22%) flannel
11 15 (1.22%) Xen
12 12 (0.97%) XenServer
13 9 (0.73%) Ceph
13 9 (0.73%) GlusterFS
13 9 (0.73%) XenApp
14 7 (0.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 687 (55.67%) Puppet
2 478 (38.74%) Ansible
3 288 (23.34%) Opscode Chef
4 200 (16.21%) Kubernetes
5 198 (16.05%) Terraform
6 154 (12.48%) logstash
7 146 (11.83%) ZABBIX
8 142 (11.51%) Kibana
9 123 (9.97%) Rancher
10 74 (6.00%) Nagios
11 57 (4.62%) Salt
12 49 (3.97%) HAProxy
13 38 (3.08%) Packer
14 32 (2.59%) Consul
15 26 (2.11%) SCCM
16 23 (1.86%) Red Hat Satellite
17 22 (1.78%) Graphite
18 21 (1.70%) Grafana
19 16 (1.30%) SCOM
20 15 (1.22%) Mesos
Vendors
1 310 (25.12%) VMware
2 188 (15.24%) Oracle
3 130 (10.53%) Atlassian
4 122 (9.89%) Red Hat
5 114 (9.24%) Sonatype
6 91 (7.37%) Microsoft
7 47 (3.81%) ServiceNow
8 36 (2.92%) Splunk
9 34 (2.76%) AppDynamics
9 34 (2.76%) IBM
10 27 (2.19%) Cisco
11 23 (1.86%) Rackspace
12 21 (1.70%) Citrix
12 21 (1.70%) HP
13 17 (1.38%) NetApp
13 17 (1.38%) New Relic
13 17 (1.38%) SaltStack
13 17 (1.38%) Vyatta
14 16 (1.30%) SAP
15 15 (1.22%) Google
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