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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 97 147 182
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +35
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 429 325 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.07% 1.49% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 1.90% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 218 157
Average daily rate
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£454 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.20% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £279 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £39.00 £15.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+160.00% -45.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £31.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -13.69%
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
16159 17087 15138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.13% 78.17% 76.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11564 11767 10514
Average daily rate £450 £445 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 237 299
Average hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.75 £49.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +32 104 £450 +5.88% 30
Bromley - 3 £550 - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £333 -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Greenford - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 424 (49.02%) Linux
2 337 (38.96%) Puppet
3 295 (34.10%) Agile Software Development
4 286 (33.06%) DevOps
5 257 (29.71%) Java
6 235 (27.17%) Continuous Integration
7 215 (24.86%) Opscode Chef
7 215 (24.86%) UNIX
8 212 (24.51%) Git (software)
9 202 (23.35%) Ruby
10 183 (21.16%) Python
11 179 (20.69%) Jenkins
12 151 (17.46%) Subversion
13 150 (17.34%) Windows
14 147 (16.99%) HTTP
15 145 (16.76%) VMware
16 144 (16.65%) Finance
17 142 (16.42%) ITIL
18 135 (15.61%) Open Source
19 125 (14.45%) Oracle
20 121 (13.99%) Relational Database
21 117 (13.53%) MongoDB
22 115 (13.29%) VMware Infrastructure
22 115 (13.29%) HTML
23 113 (13.06%) Web Services
24 110 (12.72%) Scrum
25 109 (12.60%) Security Cleared
26 107 (12.37%) Maven
26 107 (12.37%) SQL
27 103 (11.91%) Perl

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 87 (10.06%) Apache
2 56 (6.47%) Tomcat
3 42 (4.86%) Node.js
4 40 (4.62%) JBoss
4 40 (4.62%) OpenStack
5 39 (4.51%) nginx
6 29 (3.35%) WebLogic
7 27 (3.12%) Apache Solr
8 24 (2.77%) Confluence
9 23 (2.66%) SharePoint
9 23 (2.66%) CMS
10 22 (2.54%) MS Exchange
10 22 (2.54%) IIS
11 21 (2.43%) WebSphere
12 20 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2013
13 19 (2.20%) Drupal
14 15 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2010
15 13 (1.50%) SAS
16 11 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
16 11 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 30 (3.47%) MS Excel
2 26 (3.01%) MS Office
3 7 (0.81%) MS Project
3 7 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.23%) Windchill
4 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.23%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.12%) FastStats
5 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (1.73%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (1.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (0.92%) Oracle General Ledger
4 8 (0.92%) Oracle Receivables
4 8 (0.92%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (0.92%) Oracle Assets
4 8 (0.92%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 7 (0.81%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.35%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 3 (0.35%) HFM
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.12%) ReMetrica
8 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.12%) SAP PLM
8 1 (0.12%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 71 (8.21%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (6.01%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (2.31%) PaaS
5 19 (2.20%) Amazon S3
6 17 (1.97%) IaaS
7 15 (1.73%) SaaS
8 14 (1.62%) Office 365
9 12 (1.39%) Joyent
10 11 (1.27%) GitHub
10 11 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (0.92%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.23%) Google App Engine
14 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 147 (16.99%) HTTP
2 84 (9.71%) TCP/IP
3 77 (8.90%) SSL
4 41 (4.74%) SAN
5 36 (4.16%) DNS
6 29 (3.35%) NAS
7 28 (3.24%) DHCP
8 23 (2.66%) FTP
9 22 (2.54%) Firewall
10 21 (2.43%) Internet
11 19 (2.20%) IPsec
12 18 (2.08%) VPN
13 15 (1.73%) LDAP
14 13 (1.50%) VoIP
15 8 (0.92%) BIG-IP
15 8 (0.92%) WAN
16 7 (0.81%) iSCSI
16 7 (0.81%) DSL
17 6 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
18 5 (0.58%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (13.99%) Relational Database
2 117 (13.53%) MongoDB
3 98 (11.33%) MySQL
4 61 (7.05%) NoSQL
5 56 (6.47%) SQL Server
6 52 (6.01%) RDBMS
7 39 (4.51%) PostgreSQL
8 31 (3.58%) Oracle Database
8 31 (3.58%) Neo4j
9 25 (2.89%) Redis
10 21 (2.43%) DB2
11 19 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
12 16 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
13 15 (1.73%) Apache Cassandra
13 15 (1.73%) Oracle Reports
14 14 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
15 13 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 13 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 13 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 212 (24.51%) Git (software)
2 179 (20.69%) Jenkins
3 151 (17.46%) Subversion
4 107 (12.37%) Maven
5 47 (5.43%) JIRA
6 32 (3.70%) TeamCity
6 32 (3.70%) Ant
7 29 (3.35%) Hudson
8 27 (3.12%) Mercurial
9 26 (3.01%) ClearCase
10 21 (2.43%) Selenium
11 19 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 15 (1.73%) PHPUnit
12 15 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (1.73%) JUnit
13 13 (1.50%) Gradle
14 11 (1.27%) Eclipse
15 9 (1.04%) Visual Studio
15 9 (1.04%) ClearQuest
15 9 (1.04%) JMeter
General
1 144 (16.65%) Finance
2 50 (5.78%) Banking
3 34 (3.93%) Telecoms
4 22 (2.54%) Manufacturing
5 19 (2.20%) Advertising
6 18 (2.08%) Publishing
7 17 (1.97%) Retail
7 17 (1.97%) Investment Banking
8 14 (1.62%) Marketing
9 13 (1.50%) Financial Institution
10 12 (1.39%) Law
11 8 (0.92%) General Ledger
12 6 (0.69%) Front Office
13 5 (0.58%) Billing
14 4 (0.46%) Legal
14 4 (0.46%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.35%) German Language
15 3 (0.35%) Games
16 2 (0.23%) Back Office
16 2 (0.23%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 170 (19.65%) Developer
2 154 (17.80%) DevOps Engineer
3 70 (8.09%) Analyst
4 69 (7.98%) Java Developer
5 57 (6.59%) Consultant
6 39 (4.51%) Administrator
7 36 (4.16%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 31 (3.58%) Senior Developer
8 31 (3.58%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 24 (2.77%) Systems Administrator
9 24 (2.77%) Systems Engineer
10 21 (2.43%) Architect
11 20 (2.31%) Senior Consultant
11 20 (2.31%) DevOps Consultant
12 19 (2.20%) Release Manager
13 18 (2.08%) Configuration Manager
14 17 (1.97%) Project Manager
14 17 (1.97%) Senior Java Developer
14 17 (1.97%) Service Manager
15 16 (1.85%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (13.29%) HTML
2 113 (13.06%) Web Services
3 63 (7.28%) REST
4 56 (6.47%) CSS
5 51 (5.90%) XML
6 48 (5.55%) JSON
7 47 (5.43%) .NET
8 42 (4.86%) ActiveMQ
8 42 (4.86%) Hibernate
8 42 (4.86%) LAMP
9 39 (4.51%) SOAP
9 39 (4.51%) Middleware
10 34 (3.93%) Spring
11 33 (3.82%) JAX-RS
12 28 (3.24%) Apache Camel
12 28 (3.24%) JSP
13 22 (2.54%) J2EE
13 22 (2.54%) Django
13 22 (2.54%) jQuery
13 22 (2.54%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 135 (15.61%) Open Source
2 50 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (5.32%) Management Information System
4 44 (5.09%) CMDB
5 41 (4.74%) Clustering
6 31 (3.58%) Replication
7 22 (2.54%) Visualisation
8 16 (1.85%) Computer Science
9 14 (1.62%) Taxonomies
10 13 (1.50%) Hedge funds
11 7 (0.81%) Data Integration
11 7 (0.81%) Blackberry
11 7 (0.81%) User Experience
12 6 (0.69%) Mainframe
12 6 (0.69%) Mathematics
13 4 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (0.46%) Blog
13 4 (0.46%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.35%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 424 (49.02%) Linux
2 215 (24.86%) UNIX
3 150 (17.34%) Windows
4 75 (8.67%) CentOS
5 69 (7.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 57 (6.59%) Mac OS X
7 55 (6.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 43 (4.97%) Ubuntu
9 30 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 28 (3.24%) AIX
11 27 (3.12%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (2.08%) Solaris
13 16 (1.85%) Windows 7
14 13 (1.50%) SUSE
15 7 (0.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 6 (0.69%) VMS
16 6 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
17 5 (0.58%) Debian
18 3 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
18 3 (0.35%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (34.10%) Agile Software Development
2 286 (33.06%) DevOps
3 235 (27.17%) Continuous Integration
4 142 (16.42%) ITIL
5 110 (12.72%) Scrum
6 80 (9.25%) Project Management
7 75 (8.67%) Change Management
8 71 (8.21%) Service Management
9 70 (8.09%) Release Management
10 69 (7.98%) OO
11 64 (7.40%) TDD
12 63 (7.28%) Web Development
13 56 (6.47%) Web Design
13 56 (6.47%) Service Delivery
14 55 (6.36%) Responsive Web Design
15 44 (5.09%) SOA
16 43 (4.97%) Automated Testing
17 42 (4.86%) Kanban
18 39 (4.51%) PRINCE2
18 39 (4.51%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 257 (29.71%) Java
2 202 (23.35%) Ruby
3 183 (21.16%) Python
4 107 (12.37%) SQL
5 103 (11.91%) Perl
6 87 (10.06%) Bash Shell
7 78 (9.02%) PHP
8 76 (8.79%) JavaScript
9 39 (4.51%) PowerShell
10 37 (4.28%) Shell Script
11 35 (4.05%) Scala
12 28 (3.24%) C#
13 26 (3.01%) C
14 25 (2.89%) PL/SQL
15 24 (2.77%) Groovy
16 15 (1.73%) C++
17 10 (1.16%) T-SQL
18 5 (0.58%) Korn
19 3 (0.35%) Golang
19 3 (0.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 109 (12.60%) Security Cleared
2 71 (8.21%) SC Cleared
3 54 (6.24%) Degree
4 22 (2.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 20 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
5 20 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (1.85%) DV Cleared
7 13 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (1.50%) CCNA
8 9 (1.04%) PMI Certification
9 7 (0.81%) MCSE
9 7 (0.81%) PMP
9 7 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
10 6 (0.69%) MCP
11 4 (0.46%) MCITP
11 4 (0.46%) ISEB
11 4 (0.46%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.62%) QA
2 15 (1.73%) SLA
3 5 (0.58%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.35%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.23%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 115 (13.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (4.51%) vSphere
3 35 (4.05%) Active Directory
4 25 (2.89%) Varnish
5 23 (2.66%) VMware ESX
6 20 (2.31%) KVM
7 18 (2.08%) vCloud
8 16 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (1.50%) VirtualBox
10 12 (1.39%) NFS
11 11 (1.27%) Xen
11 11 (1.27%) XenApp
12 10 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
13 8 (0.92%) XenDesktop
14 7 (0.81%) RHEV
14 7 (0.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 5 (0.58%) Docker
15 5 (0.58%) Hyper-V
15 5 (0.58%) Firmware
16 4 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 337 (38.96%) Puppet
2 215 (24.86%) Opscode Chef
3 65 (7.51%) Nagios
3 65 (7.51%) Ansible
4 38 (4.39%) Vagrant
5 33 (3.82%) Salt
6 19 (2.20%) ZABBIX
7 18 (2.08%) Cacti
8 13 (1.50%) Icinga
9 10 (1.16%) SELinux
10 9 (1.04%) SCCM
11 8 (0.92%) Tivoli
11 8 (0.92%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 8 (0.92%) logstash
12 7 (0.81%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 7 (0.81%) FreeIPA
13 6 (0.69%) SCOM
14 5 (0.58%) Kibana
15 4 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 4 (0.46%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 145 (16.76%) VMware
2 125 (14.45%) Oracle
3 95 (10.98%) Microsoft
4 65 (7.51%) Red Hat
5 34 (3.93%) New Relic
6 27 (3.12%) Rackspace
7 26 (3.01%) SaltStack
8 24 (2.77%) HP
9 23 (2.66%) Perforce
10 21 (2.43%) Atlassian
10 21 (2.43%) Citrix
10 21 (2.43%) Remedy
11 20 (2.31%) IBM
12 17 (1.97%) Percona
12 17 (1.97%) Adobe
13 14 (1.62%) Business Objects
13 14 (1.62%) BMC
14 13 (1.50%) ServiceNow
15 12 (1.39%) Cisco
16 11 (1.27%) Lotus
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