The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for Configuration Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Configuration Management
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 24 24
Rank change year-on-year +4 0  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 3 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 2.70% 1.63% 3.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.09% 1.96% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
Median daily rate £575 £339 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +69.74% -26.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +18.75% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year +15.94% +1.47%  

Configuration Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 97 102 157
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 87.39% 82.93% 90.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 76 110
Median daily rate £535 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.63% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £325 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Canary Wharf

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Configuration Management in Canary Wharf.

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 14 (93.33%) Python
2 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 12 (80.00%) Unix
2 12 (80.00%) Puppet
3 9 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 9 (60.00%) Perl
3 9 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (60.00%) Ansible
4 8 (53.33%) Low Latency
4 8 (53.33%) DevOps
4 8 (53.33%) Red Hat
4 8 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (53.33%) Jenkins
4 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (46.67%) Banking
6 5 (33.33%) CMDB
6 5 (33.33%) High Availability
6 5 (33.33%) Open Source
6 5 (33.33%) DNS
6 5 (33.33%) Migration
6 5 (33.33%) Solaris
6 5 (33.33%) SQL
6 5 (33.33%) DHCP
6 5 (33.33%) NFS
6 5 (33.33%) High-Frequency Trading
6 5 (33.33%) IaaS
7 4 (26.67%) SaltStack
7 4 (26.67%) Finance
7 4 (26.67%) Investment Banking

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) IaaS
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) DHCP
1 5 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (20.00%) NX-OS
3 1 (6.67%) HTTP
3 1 (6.67%) SSL
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (53.33%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (46.67%) Banking
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
1 5 (33.33%) Perl Developer
1 5 (33.33%) Python Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Unix Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
5 1 (6.67%) Grid Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Unix Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) REST
2 1 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) CMDB
2 3 (20.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
1 12 (80.00%) Unix
2 9 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (53.33%) DevOps
1 8 (53.33%) Low Latency
2 5 (33.33%) High Availability
2 5 (33.33%) High-Frequency Trading
2 5 (33.33%) Migration
2 5 (33.33%) Open Source
3 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Release Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Python
2 9 (60.00%) Perl
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (20.00%) PHP
4 3 (20.00%) Ruby
5 2 (13.33%) C#
5 2 (13.33%) C++
5 2 (13.33%) Java
6 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) NFS
2 3 (20.00%) GPFS
2 3 (20.00%) LXC
Systems Management
1 12 (80.00%) Puppet
2 9 (60.00%) Ansible
2 9 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (20.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (26.67%) SaltStack
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) Google
3 3 (20.00%) SevOne
3 3 (20.00%) Splunk
4 1 (6.67%) Bloomberg
4 1 (6.67%) F5
4 1 (6.67%) FactSet
4 1 (6.67%) Fidessa
4 1 (6.67%) NetApp
4 1 (6.67%) Reuters