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 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 132 114 166
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +52
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 402 441 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.71% 1.87% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 2.37% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 284 191
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £328 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 3
Average hourly rate £155.00 £20.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+675.00% -21.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £13.90 £21.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £163.00 £36.00 £44.17
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.22 £34.93 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-24.92% -6.86%
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
18648 18639 19042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.14% 79.03% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13359 13048 13217
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
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 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 229 271
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £76.50 £53.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 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 28 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 28 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 +8 105 £468 +2.74% 34
Croydon -12 7 £375 -16.66%
Canary Wharf -9 6 £475 +106.52%
Bromley -3 2 £450 -
Paddington - 2 £450 -
Ilford - 2 £155 -
Twickenham - 2 £319 -
Uxbridge - 2 - -
Docklands, London - 2 £460 -
Brentford +1 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -3 1 £405 +132.09% 1
Ealing - 1 £375 -
Hammersmith - 1 - - 2
Hayes - 1 £425 -
Hounslow - 1 £325 -
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 308 (38.74%) Linux
2 302 (37.99%) Puppet
3 255 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
4 243 (30.57%) DevOps
5 229 (28.81%) Java
6 208 (26.16%) Python
7 192 (24.15%) UNIX
8 189 (23.77%) Opscode Chef
9 167 (21.01%) Ruby
9 167 (21.01%) Continuous Integration
9 167 (21.01%) Windows
10 155 (19.50%) Amazon AWS
11 150 (18.87%) Jenkins
12 144 (18.11%) Git (software)
13 142 (17.86%) Perl
14 135 (16.98%) ITIL
15 127 (15.97%) SQL
16 125 (15.72%) Finance
17 124 (15.60%) Subversion
18 115 (14.47%) VMware
19 113 (14.21%) Open Source
20 112 (14.09%) HTTP
21 111 (13.96%) MongoDB
22 108 (13.58%) Ansible
23 105 (13.21%) Scrum
24 102 (12.83%) Security Cleared
25 97 (12.20%) Oracle
26 95 (11.95%) MySQL
27 91 (11.45%) HTML
28 88 (11.07%) Microsoft

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 53 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 52 (6.54%) OpenStack
3 48 (6.04%) IIS
4 42 (5.28%) Apache
5 40 (5.03%) WebLogic
6 38 (4.78%) Confluence
7 30 (3.77%) Node.js
8 26 (3.27%) WebSphere
9 25 (3.14%) nginx
10 19 (2.39%) JBoss
11 16 (2.01%) Jetty
11 16 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
12 15 (1.89%) Drupal
12 15 (1.89%) SharePoint
13 13 (1.64%) CMS
14 11 (1.38%) SAS
15 8 (1.01%) MS Exchange
16 7 (0.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 7 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
17 6 (0.75%) Lync
Applications
1 30 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 22 (2.77%) MS Office
3 7 (0.88%) MS Project
4 6 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) SPSS
5 1 (0.13%) Weka
5 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (1.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (1.13%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.50%) Maximo
5 2 (0.25%) HFM
5 2 (0.25%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 1 (0.13%) SAP PLM
6 1 (0.13%) Summit
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 155 (19.50%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (5.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (5.79%) Amazon EC2
4 25 (3.14%) PaaS
5 11 (1.38%) Amazon S3
5 11 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (1.38%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (1.13%) Amazon ELB
7 9 (1.13%) OpenShift
7 9 (1.13%) IaaS
8 8 (1.01%) SaaS
9 7 (0.88%) Google App Engine
10 5 (0.63%) GitHub
11 4 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.50%) Office 365
11 4 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.38%) Google Apps
13 2 (0.25%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 112 (14.09%) HTTP
2 74 (9.31%) TCP/IP
3 53 (6.67%) SSL
4 47 (5.91%) DNS
5 40 (5.03%) Internet
6 39 (4.91%) Firewall
7 27 (3.40%) DHCP
7 27 (3.40%) LAN
8 25 (3.14%) WAN
9 19 (2.39%) SAN
10 18 (2.26%) FTP
11 17 (2.14%) LDAP
11 17 (2.14%) IPsec
12 12 (1.51%) AMQP
13 11 (1.38%) VPN
14 9 (1.13%) NAS
15 8 (1.01%) VoIP
16 6 (0.75%) SNMP
16 6 (0.75%) OpenLDAP
16 6 (0.75%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (13.96%) MongoDB
2 95 (11.95%) MySQL
3 82 (10.31%) Relational Database
4 67 (8.43%) SQL Server
5 54 (6.79%) PostgreSQL
6 50 (6.29%) NoSQL
7 36 (4.53%) RDBMS
8 33 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
9 32 (4.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 28 (3.52%) SQL Server 2012
11 27 (3.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 26 (3.27%) Oracle Database
13 21 (2.64%) Apache Cassandra
14 19 (2.39%) BusinessObjects
15 18 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
16 17 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 14 (1.76%) Redis
17 14 (1.76%) Neo4j
18 13 (1.64%) Big Data
19 12 (1.51%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 150 (18.87%) Jenkins
2 144 (18.11%) Git (software)
3 124 (15.60%) Subversion
4 75 (9.43%) JIRA
5 50 (6.29%) Maven
6 36 (4.53%) Mercurial
7 33 (4.15%) Ant
8 32 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
9 25 (3.14%) TeamCity
10 24 (3.02%) Gradle
11 23 (2.89%) Selenium
12 21 (2.64%) Artifactory
13 19 (2.39%) Cucumber
14 18 (2.26%) JUnit
15 16 (2.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 13 (1.64%) Gerrit
17 11 (1.38%) ClearCase
17 11 (1.38%) JMeter
18 8 (1.01%) Visual Studio
18 8 (1.01%) CA Gen
General
1 125 (15.72%) Finance
2 55 (6.92%) Banking
3 39 (4.91%) Retail
4 16 (2.01%) Legal
4 16 (2.01%) Front Office
5 15 (1.89%) Investment Banking
6 7 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 7 (0.88%) Financial Institution
6 7 (0.88%) Telecoms
7 6 (0.75%) Advertising
7 6 (0.75%) Marketing
8 4 (0.50%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.50%) Publishing
8 4 (0.50%) Billing
8 4 (0.50%) Back Office
9 3 (0.38%) Law
10 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.25%) Games
11 1 (0.13%) Local Government
11 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 147 (18.49%) Developer
2 144 (18.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 81 (10.19%) Analyst
4 63 (7.92%) Architect
5 44 (5.53%) Consultant
6 41 (5.16%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 37 (4.65%) Administrator
8 34 (4.28%) Java Developer
9 29 (3.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 27 (3.40%) Linux Engineer
11 25 (3.14%) Systems Administrator
12 24 (3.02%) Configuration Analyst
13 21 (2.64%) Technical Architect
14 20 (2.52%) Project Manager
15 17 (2.14%) Systems Engineer
15 17 (2.14%) Solutions Architect
15 17 (2.14%) Applications Support
15 17 (2.14%) DevOps Consultant
16 16 (2.01%) Business Analyst
16 16 (2.01%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (11.45%) HTML
2 83 (10.44%) Web Services
3 66 (8.30%) .NET
4 61 (7.67%) Middleware
5 56 (7.04%) CSS
6 49 (6.16%) REST
7 45 (5.66%) JSON
8 35 (4.40%) HTML5
9 33 (4.15%) Django
9 33 (4.15%) CSS3
10 31 (3.90%) Hibernate
11 29 (3.65%) J2EE
11 29 (3.65%) XML
12 27 (3.40%) Spring
13 26 (3.27%) AngularJS
14 24 (3.02%) Play Framework
14 24 (3.02%) Ajax
15 22 (2.77%) LAMP
16 20 (2.52%) SOAP
16 20 (2.52%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 58 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (6.92%) CMDB
3 49 (6.16%) Management Information System
4 33 (4.15%) Data Centre
5 24 (3.02%) Visualisation
6 17 (2.14%) Hybrid Cloud
6 17 (2.14%) Clustering
6 17 (2.14%) Derivative
7 14 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (1.51%) Data Structures
8 12 (1.51%) Algorithms
8 12 (1.51%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.13%) W3C
10 8 (1.01%) Cryptography
10 8 (1.01%) Credit Risk
10 8 (1.01%) Mobile App
11 7 (0.88%) User Experience
11 7 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
11 7 (0.88%) SWIFT
11 7 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 308 (38.74%) Linux
2 192 (24.15%) UNIX
3 167 (21.01%) Windows
4 60 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 36 (4.53%) Mac OS X
6 35 (4.40%) CentOS
7 34 (4.28%) Ubuntu
8 30 (3.77%) Solaris
9 26 (3.27%) AIX
10 24 (3.02%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (1.51%) Android
13 10 (1.26%) Apple iOS
13 10 (1.26%) SUSE
14 9 (1.13%) Mac OS X Server
14 9 (1.13%) Windows 7
15 6 (0.75%) Oracle Linux
15 6 (0.75%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 4 (0.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (30.57%) DevOps
3 167 (21.01%) Continuous Integration
4 135 (16.98%) ITIL
5 113 (14.21%) Open Source
6 105 (13.21%) Scrum
7 71 (8.93%) TDD
8 67 (8.43%) Project Management
9 57 (7.17%) Service Management
10 54 (6.79%) Change Management
10 54 (6.79%) Release Management
11 50 (6.29%) OO
12 47 (5.91%) Migration
13 46 (5.79%) Continuous Delivery
14 41 (5.16%) Software Engineering
15 39 (4.91%) Web Development
16 38 (4.78%) Web Design
17 37 (4.65%) SOA
17 37 (4.65%) Responsive Web Design
18 36 (4.53%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 229 (28.81%) Java
2 208 (26.16%) Python
3 167 (21.01%) Ruby
4 142 (17.86%) Perl
5 127 (15.97%) SQL
6 69 (8.68%) JavaScript
7 56 (7.04%) PHP
8 55 (6.92%) Scala
9 54 (6.79%) Bash Shell
10 45 (5.66%) PowerShell
11 32 (4.03%) C
12 27 (3.40%) Shell Script
13 25 (3.14%) C#
14 23 (2.89%) PL/SQL
15 20 (2.52%) T-SQL
16 19 (2.39%) C++
16 19 (2.39%) Go
17 9 (1.13%) Groovy
18 8 (1.01%) VBScript
19 5 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 102 (12.83%) Security Cleared
2 57 (7.17%) SC Cleared
3 38 (4.78%) Degree
4 37 (4.65%) DV Cleared
5 17 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (1.76%) CCNA
7 12 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (1.13%) MCSE
10 8 (1.01%) RHCE
11 7 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (0.50%) CTC Cleared
12 4 (0.50%) MCSA
13 3 (0.38%) CCNP
13 3 (0.38%) NVQ Level 3
13 3 (0.38%) CISSP
13 3 (0.38%) AWS Certification
14 2 (0.25%) CCSA
14 2 (0.25%) ISTQB
14 2 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (9.56%) QA
2 18 (2.26%) SLA
3 15 (1.89%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.01%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 76 (9.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (5.66%) Docker
3 36 (4.53%) Active Directory
4 26 (3.27%) vSphere
4 26 (3.27%) vCloud
5 12 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (1.51%) KVM
6 10 (1.26%) Varnish
6 10 (1.26%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (1.13%) Samba
8 8 (1.01%) Firmware
8 8 (1.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 7 (0.88%) VMware ESX
9 7 (0.88%) VirtualBox
10 5 (0.63%) Squid
10 5 (0.63%) NFS
10 5 (0.63%) XenApp
10 5 (0.63%) XenServer
11 4 (0.50%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 302 (37.99%) Puppet
2 189 (23.77%) Opscode Chef
3 108 (13.58%) Ansible
4 73 (9.18%) Salt
5 45 (5.66%) Vagrant
6 39 (4.91%) Nagios
7 29 (3.65%) ZABBIX
8 18 (2.26%) SCCM
9 16 (2.01%) Kibana
9 16 (2.01%) logstash
10 15 (1.89%) BladeLogic
11 13 (1.64%) Rundeck
12 10 (1.26%) Capistrano
12 10 (1.26%) HAProxy
13 9 (1.13%) WSUS
14 7 (0.88%) SELinux
15 6 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 6 (0.75%) Tivoli
15 6 (0.75%) HP Operations Orchestration
16 5 (0.63%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 115 (14.47%) VMware
2 97 (12.20%) Oracle
3 88 (11.07%) Microsoft
4 68 (8.55%) Red Hat
5 44 (5.53%) IBM
6 43 (5.41%) New Relic
7 30 (3.77%) Citrix
8 28 (3.52%) Atlassian
8 28 (3.52%) SaltStack
9 25 (3.14%) Remedy
10 24 (3.02%) HP
11 20 (2.52%) webMethods
12 18 (2.26%) BMC
12 18 (2.26%) ServiceNow
13 17 (2.14%) Cisco
13 17 (2.14%) Google
14 16 (2.01%) Perforce
14 16 (2.01%) Pega
15 12 (1.51%) Cognos
16 10 (1.26%) EMC
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Posted: 3 hours ago
London
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Rate: Unspecified flexible, highly competitive
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Rate: From £400 to £475 per day
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London
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Rate: £300.00 per day + CONTRACT
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 per day + CONTRACT
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London
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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First Point
Rate: £500 - £700 per annum
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London
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Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
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Tiro Partners
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
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I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
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Rate: £600 - £700 per day
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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