Period
to 1 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 6 months to 1 June 2020 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 > Central London
6 months to
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 125 121 98
Rank change year-on-year -4 -23 +30
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 44 177 237
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 1.19% 2.09% 2.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 2.32% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 126 164
Median daily rate £525 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% - +6.02%
10th Percentile £375 £409 £450
90th Percentile £656 £688 £638
London median daily rate £525 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -4.55% - +7.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -23.17% -0.61%

Configuration Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,214 7,625 8,192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 86.94% 89.99% 88.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,266 5,838 6,378
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £325 £350 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
London median daily rate £525 £520 £500
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 71 119
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.65 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.53% +3.23% +25.00%
10th Percentile £12.49 £11.25 £12.50
90th Percentile £52.28 £56.50 £45.20
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% - -

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Central London

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Configuration Management in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Central London

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Configuration Management in Central London over the 6 months to 1 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in Central London

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Configuration Management in Central London.

Hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Central London

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in Central 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 Central London region over the 6 months to 1 June 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -3 34 £525 -4.55% 20
Kensington and Chelsea - 1 £300 -
Configuration Management
London

For the 6 months to 1 June 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 28 (63.64%) DevOps
2 23 (52.27%) Python
3 22 (50.00%) Linux
4 20 (45.45%) Docker
5 19 (43.18%) Kubernetes
6 18 (40.91%) Jenkins
6 18 (40.91%) Ansible
6 18 (40.91%) Azure
6 18 (40.91%) AWS
7 17 (38.64%) Puppet
8 16 (36.36%) Git (software)
9 15 (34.09%) Terraform
10 13 (29.55%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (27.27%) Open Source
12 11 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
13 10 (22.73%) Bash Shell
13 10 (22.73%) Finance
13 10 (22.73%) Unix
13 10 (22.73%) Java
14 9 (20.45%) Perl
14 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
14 9 (20.45%) GCP
15 8 (18.18%) Microservices
15 8 (18.18%) PowerShell
15 8 (18.18%) DHCP
15 8 (18.18%) DNS
15 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
15 8 (18.18%) Infrastructure as Code
16 7 (15.91%) Ruby

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central 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 3 (6.82%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.55%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.55%) Confluence
3 1 (2.27%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.27%) CMS
3 1 (2.27%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.27%) nginx
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) SugarCRM
3 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.27%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 18 (40.91%) AWS
1 18 (40.91%) Azure
2 9 (20.45%) GCP
3 6 (13.64%) IaaS
3 6 (13.64%) Serverless
4 5 (11.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (9.09%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (6.82%) Amazon EKS
6 3 (6.82%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (6.82%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (6.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (4.55%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (4.55%) Amazon S3
7 2 (4.55%) Office 365
7 2 (4.55%) OpenShift
7 2 (4.55%) PaaS
7 2 (4.55%) Route 53
7 2 (4.55%) SaaS
8 1 (2.27%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) DHCP
1 8 (18.18%) DNS
2 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.55%) LAN
3 2 (4.55%) WAN
4 1 (2.27%) BGP
4 1 (2.27%) EIGRP
4 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.27%) Firewall
4 1 (2.27%) FTP
4 1 (2.27%) HTTP
4 1 (2.27%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.27%) Internet
4 1 (2.27%) IPsec
4 1 (2.27%) MPLS
4 1 (2.27%) OSPF
4 1 (2.27%) SAN
4 1 (2.27%) SNMP
4 1 (2.27%) SSL
4 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) NoSQL
3 4 (9.09%) Big Data
3 4 (9.09%) MariaDB
3 4 (9.09%) MySQL
4 3 (6.82%) Cosmos DB
4 3 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.82%) Redis
5 2 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (40.91%) Jenkins
2 16 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (9.09%) CircleCI
3 4 (9.09%) GitLab
3 4 (9.09%) Travis CI
3 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (6.82%) TeamCity
5 2 (4.55%) Bitbucket
5 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.55%) JIRA
6 1 (2.27%) Bitbucket Server
6 1 (2.27%) Gradle
6 1 (2.27%) JUnit
6 1 (2.27%) Maven
6 1 (2.27%) Protractor
6 1 (2.27%) Selenium
General
1 10 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Advertising
3 1 (2.27%) Front Office
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) AWS DevOps
2 8 (18.18%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Cloud Native Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Senior DevOps
5 3 (6.82%) Data Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Data Storage Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Data Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Storage Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) RESTful
2 4 (9.09%) Node.js
3 3 (6.82%) Kafka
3 3 (6.82%) LDAP
3 3 (6.82%) Web Services
4 2 (4.55%) .NET
4 2 (4.55%) Celery
4 2 (4.55%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (4.55%) React
5 1 (2.27%) HTML
5 1 (2.27%) J2EE
5 1 (2.27%) Lambda Expressions
5 1 (2.27%) ODBC
5 1 (2.27%) REST
5 1 (2.27%) Spring
5 1 (2.27%) Spring Boot
5 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (13.64%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (11.36%) Cloud Native
3 4 (9.09%) Clustering
3 4 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.55%) Blog
4 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.55%) iPad
4 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.55%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.27%) NHS
5 1 (2.27%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 22 (50.00%) Linux
2 10 (22.73%) Unix
3 4 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.82%) Windows
5 2 (4.55%) Mac OS X
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.27%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (2.27%) CentOS
6 1 (2.27%) VMS
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (63.64%) DevOps
2 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (29.55%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (27.27%) Open Source
4 8 (18.18%) Infrastructure as Code
4 8 (18.18%) Microservices
5 6 (13.64%) Computer Science
5 6 (13.64%) Deployment Automation
6 5 (11.36%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (11.36%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (11.36%) Data Science
6 5 (11.36%) Migration
6 5 (11.36%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
6 5 (11.36%) Test Automation
7 4 (9.09%) DevSecOps
7 4 (9.09%) High Availability
7 4 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (9.09%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (52.27%) Python
2 10 (22.73%) Bash Shell
2 10 (22.73%) Java
3 9 (20.45%) Perl
4 8 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 7 (15.91%) Ruby
6 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
7 4 (9.09%) C
8 3 (6.82%) C#
8 3 (6.82%) Go
8 3 (6.82%) SQL
9 2 (4.55%) Groovy
9 2 (4.55%) VB
9 2 (4.55%) VBScript
10 1 (2.27%) Haskell
10 1 (2.27%) Lisp
10 1 (2.27%) PHP
10 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.27%) Scala
10 1 (2.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
1 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) AWS Certification
2 2 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) CCIE
3 1 (2.27%) CCNP
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) ISEB
3 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 20 (45.45%) Docker
2 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.55%) Apache Flume
3 2 (4.55%) HDFS
3 2 (4.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (43.18%) Kubernetes
2 18 (40.91%) Ansible
3 17 (38.64%) Puppet
4 15 (34.09%) Terraform
5 11 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (13.64%) Salt
7 2 (4.55%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (4.55%) Grafana
7 2 (4.55%) Kibana
7 2 (4.55%) Pacemaker
7 2 (4.55%) SCCM
8 1 (2.27%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (2.27%) Galera Cluster
8 1 (2.27%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (2.27%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (2.27%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) SaltStack
2 4 (9.09%) VMware
3 3 (6.82%) Splunk
4 2 (4.55%) Cisco
4 2 (4.55%) Google
4 2 (4.55%) New Relic
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle
4 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.55%) Veritas
5 1 (2.27%) BEA
5 1 (2.27%) Brocade
5 1 (2.27%) Dell
5 1 (2.27%) EMC
5 1 (2.27%) HubSpot
5 1 (2.27%) SAP
5 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.27%) StorageTek
5 1 (2.27%) Sybase
5 1 (2.27%) webMethods