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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 126 113 155
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +42
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 400 449 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.75% 1.96% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 2.48% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 288 176
Average daily rate
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£463 £450 £436
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £606
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 5
Average hourly rate £93.25 £20.00 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+366.25% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.85 £13.80 £20.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.65 £37.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.22 £36.20 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-27.56% -3.46%
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
18036 18101 18346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.81% 79.00% 78.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12847 12769 12670
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 229 280
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.10 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 +5 99 £475 +5.55% 34
Canary Wharf -3 7 £463 +101.08%
Croydon - 5 £388 - 1
Uxbridge - 2 - -
Paddington - 2 £450 -
Bromley - 2 £450 -
Brentford -2 1 - -
Hayes - 1 £425 - 2
Ilford - 1 £155 -
Twickenham - 1 £313 -
Wembley - 1 £140 - 1
Hammersmith - 1 - - 3
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 351 (42.24%) Linux
2 334 (40.19%) Puppet
3 272 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
4 269 (32.37%) DevOps
5 251 (30.20%) Java
6 218 (26.23%) Python
6 218 (26.23%) Opscode Chef
7 192 (23.10%) UNIX
8 191 (22.98%) Continuous Integration
9 185 (22.26%) Ruby
10 174 (20.94%) Windows
11 171 (20.58%) Jenkins
12 164 (19.74%) Amazon AWS
13 149 (17.93%) Git (software)
14 144 (17.33%) Perl
15 142 (17.09%) ITIL
16 138 (16.61%) VMware
17 137 (16.49%) HTTP
18 136 (16.37%) Open Source
19 135 (16.25%) Subversion
20 129 (15.52%) Finance
20 129 (15.52%) MongoDB
21 113 (13.60%) SQL
22 111 (13.36%) MySQL
23 108 (13.00%) Ansible
24 106 (12.76%) Oracle
25 105 (12.64%) Scrum
26 104 (12.52%) Security Cleared
27 94 (11.31%) Relational Database
28 93 (11.19%) VMware Infrastructure

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 60 (7.22%) Tomcat
2 59 (7.10%) OpenStack
3 50 (6.02%) IIS
4 43 (5.17%) Apache
5 40 (4.81%) WebLogic
6 37 (4.45%) Node.js
7 36 (4.33%) Confluence
8 29 (3.49%) nginx
9 27 (3.25%) WebSphere
10 17 (2.05%) Jetty
10 17 (2.05%) SharePoint
11 15 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
12 14 (1.68%) Drupal
13 13 (1.56%) JBoss
14 12 (1.44%) CMS
15 11 (1.32%) MS Exchange
15 11 (1.32%) SAS
16 8 (0.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 8 (0.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 7 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.93%) MS Office
3 6 (0.72%) MS Project
4 5 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.24%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.12%) SPSS
6 1 (0.12%) Weka
Business Applications
1 11 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.36%) Maximo
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.24%) HFM
6 2 (0.24%) Hyperion Enterprise
7 1 (0.12%) SAP PLM
7 1 (0.12%) Summit
7 1 (0.12%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 164 (19.74%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (6.14%) Amazon EC2
2 51 (6.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (3.49%) PaaS
4 16 (1.93%) IaaS
5 14 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (1.44%) Amazon S3
7 11 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (1.08%) Google App Engine
10 8 (0.96%) SaaS
10 8 (0.96%) Amazon ELB
10 8 (0.96%) OpenShift
11 6 (0.72%) GitHub
12 4 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (0.36%) Office 365
14 2 (0.24%) SoftLayer
15 1 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 137 (16.49%) HTTP
2 89 (10.71%) TCP/IP
3 72 (8.66%) SSL
4 56 (6.74%) DNS
5 45 (5.42%) Internet
6 38 (4.57%) DHCP
7 35 (4.21%) Firewall
8 33 (3.97%) FTP
9 30 (3.61%) IPsec
10 27 (3.25%) SAN
11 25 (3.01%) LAN
12 24 (2.89%) WAN
13 17 (2.05%) LDAP
14 16 (1.93%) NAS
15 13 (1.56%) AMQP
15 13 (1.56%) VoIP
15 13 (1.56%) VPN
16 9 (1.08%) iSCSI
17 5 (0.60%) OpenLDAP
17 5 (0.60%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (15.52%) MongoDB
2 111 (13.36%) MySQL
3 94 (11.31%) Relational Database
4 67 (8.06%) NoSQL
4 67 (8.06%) SQL Server
5 56 (6.74%) PostgreSQL
6 45 (5.42%) RDBMS
7 32 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
7 32 (3.85%) Oracle Database
8 28 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 27 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
10 25 (3.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 21 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
12 16 (1.93%) Neo4j
13 15 (1.81%) Redis
13 15 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
14 13 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 13 (1.56%) Big Data
15 12 (1.44%) Hadoop
16 11 (1.32%) ProClarity
Development Applications
1 171 (20.58%) Jenkins
2 149 (17.93%) Git (software)
3 135 (16.25%) Subversion
4 75 (9.03%) JIRA
5 53 (6.38%) Maven
6 37 (4.45%) Mercurial
6 37 (4.45%) Ant
7 32 (3.85%) TeamCity
8 26 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
9 25 (3.01%) Gradle
10 23 (2.77%) Selenium
11 21 (2.53%) JUnit
12 19 (2.29%) Artifactory
13 17 (2.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 17 (2.05%) Cucumber
14 12 (1.44%) ClearCase
14 12 (1.44%) Gerrit
15 10 (1.20%) JMeter
16 9 (1.08%) Visual Studio
16 9 (1.08%) CA Gen
General
1 129 (15.52%) Finance
2 50 (6.02%) Banking
3 39 (4.69%) Retail
4 17 (2.05%) Legal
5 16 (1.93%) Investment Banking
6 13 (1.56%) Front Office
7 10 (1.20%) Telecoms
8 8 (0.96%) Publishing
9 7 (0.84%) Financial Institution
9 7 (0.84%) Advertising
10 6 (0.72%) Marketing
10 6 (0.72%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.60%) Law
12 4 (0.48%) Back Office
12 4 (0.48%) Billing
12 4 (0.48%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.24%) German Language
13 2 (0.24%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.24%) Turkish Language
13 2 (0.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 165 (19.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 143 (17.21%) Developer
3 77 (9.27%) Analyst
4 57 (6.86%) Architect
5 50 (6.02%) Consultant
6 47 (5.66%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 41 (4.93%) Administrator
8 33 (3.97%) Java Developer
9 32 (3.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 31 (3.73%) Systems Administrator
11 25 (3.01%) Linux Engineer
12 22 (2.65%) DevOps Consultant
13 20 (2.41%) Project Manager
13 20 (2.41%) Technical Architect
14 19 (2.29%) Senior Consultant
15 18 (2.17%) Business Analyst
15 18 (2.17%) Configuration Analyst
16 17 (2.05%) Service Manager
17 15 (1.81%) Solutions Architect
18 14 (1.68%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (11.19%) HTML
2 92 (11.07%) Web Services
3 78 (9.39%) .NET
4 57 (6.86%) CSS
5 54 (6.50%) Middleware
6 48 (5.78%) REST
7 45 (5.42%) JSON
8 36 (4.33%) J2EE
9 34 (4.09%) Hibernate
10 33 (3.97%) HTML5
11 31 (3.73%) CSS3
11 31 (3.73%) Django
12 28 (3.37%) XML
13 26 (3.13%) Spring
14 25 (3.01%) Play Framework
15 23 (2.77%) Ajax
16 22 (2.65%) LAMP
17 21 (2.53%) JAX-RS
18 20 (2.41%) Ruby on Rails
19 19 (2.29%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 62 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (6.50%) CMDB
3 45 (5.42%) Management Information System
4 35 (4.21%) Data Centre
5 24 (2.89%) Visualisation
5 24 (2.89%) Clustering
6 20 (2.41%) Hybrid Cloud
7 14 (1.68%) Derivative
8 13 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.32%) Computer Science
10 8 (0.96%) Hedge funds
10 8 (0.96%) Data Structures
10 8 (0.96%) Algorithms
10 8 (0.96%) Cryptography
10 8 (0.96%) Replication
10 8 (0.96%) W3C
11 7 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (0.84%) Wiki
11 7 (0.84%) User Experience
11 7 (0.84%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 351 (42.24%) Linux
2 192 (23.10%) UNIX
3 174 (20.94%) Windows
4 64 (7.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 41 (4.93%) CentOS
6 39 (4.69%) Mac OS X
7 37 (4.45%) Ubuntu
8 34 (4.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 29 (3.49%) Solaris
10 28 (3.37%) AIX
11 21 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (1.93%) Windows 7
13 13 (1.56%) SUSE
14 12 (1.44%) Android
15 10 (1.20%) Apple iOS
16 9 (1.08%) Mac OS X Server
17 7 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
17 7 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
17 7 (0.84%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 6 (0.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
2 269 (32.37%) DevOps
3 191 (22.98%) Continuous Integration
4 142 (17.09%) ITIL
5 136 (16.37%) Open Source
6 105 (12.64%) Scrum
7 67 (8.06%) OO
8 66 (7.94%) Project Management
9 64 (7.70%) TDD
10 59 (7.10%) Service Management
10 59 (7.10%) Release Management
11 57 (6.86%) Continuous Delivery
12 55 (6.62%) Change Management
13 44 (5.29%) Automated Testing
14 43 (5.17%) SOA
14 43 (5.17%) Migration
15 42 (5.05%) Service Delivery
15 42 (5.05%) Web Design
16 41 (4.93%) Waterfall
16 41 (4.93%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 251 (30.20%) Java
2 218 (26.23%) Python
3 185 (22.26%) Ruby
4 144 (17.33%) Perl
5 113 (13.60%) SQL
6 67 (8.06%) JavaScript
6 67 (8.06%) Bash Shell
7 60 (7.22%) PHP
8 53 (6.38%) Scala
9 45 (5.42%) PowerShell
10 33 (3.97%) C
11 31 (3.73%) C#
12 30 (3.61%) Shell Script
13 26 (3.13%) PL/SQL
14 18 (2.17%) Go
15 16 (1.93%) T-SQL
16 15 (1.81%) C++
17 10 (1.20%) Groovy
18 5 (0.60%) VBScript
19 4 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 104 (12.52%) Security Cleared
2 57 (6.86%) SC Cleared
3 40 (4.81%) Degree
4 38 (4.57%) DV Cleared
5 16 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
5 16 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (1.81%) CCNA
7 13 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (1.44%) MCSE
9 8 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (0.72%) PMP
10 6 (0.72%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.48%) MCSA
11 4 (0.48%) RHCE
12 3 (0.36%) AWS Certification
12 3 (0.36%) MCP
12 3 (0.36%) MCITP
13 2 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.24%) ISEB
14 1 (0.12%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (8.42%) QA
2 19 (2.29%) SLA
3 14 (1.68%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.84%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 93 (11.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (4.69%) Active Directory
2 39 (4.69%) Docker
3 31 (3.73%) vSphere
3 31 (3.73%) vCloud
4 14 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (1.68%) KVM
5 13 (1.56%) VMware ESX
6 10 (1.20%) Firmware
6 10 (1.20%) NFS
6 10 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
6 10 (1.20%) Varnish
7 9 (1.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 9 (1.08%) Samba
8 7 (0.84%) XenApp
8 7 (0.84%) VirtualBox
9 5 (0.60%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.48%) XenServer
10 4 (0.48%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.48%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 334 (40.19%) Puppet
2 218 (26.23%) Opscode Chef
3 108 (13.00%) Ansible
4 73 (8.78%) Salt
5 47 (5.66%) Vagrant
6 42 (5.05%) Nagios
7 31 (3.73%) ZABBIX
8 18 (2.17%) SCCM
9 16 (1.93%) Kibana
9 16 (1.93%) logstash
10 13 (1.56%) Rundeck
11 11 (1.32%) BladeLogic
12 9 (1.08%) WSUS
12 9 (1.08%) Capistrano
12 9 (1.08%) HAProxy
13 7 (0.84%) SELinux
13 7 (0.84%) Icinga
13 7 (0.84%) HP Operations Orchestration
14 6 (0.72%) Cobbler
14 6 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 138 (16.61%) VMware
2 106 (12.76%) Oracle
3 84 (10.11%) Microsoft
4 71 (8.54%) Red Hat
5 49 (5.90%) New Relic
6 33 (3.97%) IBM
6 33 (3.97%) Citrix
7 27 (3.25%) HP
8 26 (3.13%) Remedy
9 25 (3.01%) Atlassian
9 25 (3.01%) SaltStack
10 22 (2.65%) webMethods
11 20 (2.41%) Perforce
12 18 (2.17%) ServiceNow
13 17 (2.05%) Pega
13 17 (2.05%) Business Objects
13 17 (2.05%) Cisco
14 16 (1.93%) BMC
14 16 (1.93%) Google
15 13 (1.56%) AppDynamics
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