Period
to 24 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 24 September 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 85 110 103
Rank change year-on-year +25 -7 +32
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 33 133 158
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.85% 2.13% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 2.36% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 92 110
Median daily rate £525 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +5.26%
10th Percentile £370 £414 £425
90th Percentile £602 £650 £639
Central London median daily rate £525 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -4.55% - +5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £24.08
Central London median hourly rate - £21.56 £24.08
% change year-on-year - -10.47% -

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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,568 5,636 6,036
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.99% 90.10% 87.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,104 4,408 4,811
Median daily rate £513 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £319 £340 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £513 £520 £500
% change year-on-year -1.44% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 70 102
Median hourly rate £35.00 £18.33 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.94% -1.98% -
10th Percentile £13.46 £11.25 £13.02
90th Percentile £50.60 £53.75 £32.25
Median hourly rate £34.25 £19.75 £18.70
% change year-on-year +73.42% +5.61% -

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in the City of London

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Configuration Management in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Configuration Management in the City of London

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Configuration Management in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in the City of London

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Configuration Management in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 City of London region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 18 (54.55%) DevOps
2 16 (48.48%) Linux
3 15 (45.45%) Python
4 13 (39.39%) Ansible
4 13 (39.39%) AWS
5 12 (36.36%) Jenkins
6 11 (33.33%) Puppet
6 11 (33.33%) Terraform
7 10 (30.30%) Docker
7 10 (30.30%) Unix
8 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
8 9 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (24.24%) Kubernetes
9 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
9 8 (24.24%) Perl
9 8 (24.24%) DNS
9 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
10 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
10 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
10 7 (21.21%) MySQL
10 7 (21.21%) DHCP
10 7 (21.21%) Azure
10 7 (21.21%) IaaS
11 6 (18.18%) High Availability
11 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
11 6 (18.18%) Ruby
11 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure as Code

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 4 (12.12%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (9.09%) Confluence
3 2 (6.06%) Apache
3 2 (6.06%) IIS
3 2 (6.06%) nginx
3 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Spark
4 1 (3.03%) CMS
4 1 (3.03%) JBoss
4 1 (3.03%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (39.39%) AWS
2 7 (21.21%) Azure
2 7 (21.21%) IaaS
3 5 (15.15%) Serverless
3 5 (15.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (12.12%) Amazon S3
4 4 (12.12%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (12.12%) GitHub
4 4 (12.12%) PaaS
5 3 (9.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (9.09%) SaaS
6 2 (6.06%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (6.06%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (6.06%) Datadog
6 2 (6.06%) GCP
6 2 (6.06%) Route 53
7 1 (3.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (3.03%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (3.03%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) DNS
2 7 (21.21%) DHCP
3 3 (9.09%) HTTP
4 2 (6.06%) Network Security
4 2 (6.06%) SAN
4 2 (6.06%) SNMP
5 1 (3.03%) BGP
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (3.03%) EIGRP
5 1 (3.03%) Firewall
5 1 (3.03%) IPsec
5 1 (3.03%) LAN
5 1 (3.03%) MPLS
5 1 (3.03%) OSPF
5 1 (3.03%) SMTP
5 1 (3.03%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (3.03%) SSH
5 1 (3.03%) VLAN
5 1 (3.03%) WAN
5 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.21%) MySQL
3 5 (15.15%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (9.09%) MongoDB
5 2 (6.06%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
5 2 (6.06%) Redis
6 1 (3.03%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (3.03%) Big Data
6 1 (3.03%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
3 5 (15.15%) GitLab
3 5 (15.15%) JIRA
4 3 (9.09%) Artifactory
4 3 (9.09%) TeamCity
5 2 (6.06%) Bitbucket
5 2 (6.06%) IBM UrbanCode
5 2 (6.06%) JUnit
5 2 (6.06%) Liquibase
5 2 (6.06%) SonarQube
5 2 (6.06%) Subversion
5 2 (6.06%) VisualSVN
6 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket Server
6 1 (3.03%) Gradle
6 1 (3.03%) Maven
6 1 (3.03%) Mockito
6 1 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) AWS Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Architect
3 3 (9.09%) AWS DevOps
3 3 (9.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Build Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Python Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Ruby Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) LDAP
2 3 (9.09%) Celery
2 3 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (6.06%) REST
4 1 (3.03%) HTML
4 1 (3.03%) J2EE
4 1 (3.03%) JMS
4 1 (3.03%) JSON
4 1 (3.03%) JSON Schema
4 1 (3.03%) Kafka
4 1 (3.03%) LAMP
4 1 (3.03%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (3.03%) Middleware
4 1 (3.03%) Node.js
4 1 (3.03%) Spring
4 1 (3.03%) Spring Boot
4 1 (3.03%) Web Services
4 1 (3.03%) XML
4 1 (3.03%) XSD
4 1 (3.03%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Blog
3 2 (6.06%) Clustering
3 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (6.06%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.03%) CMDB
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (48.48%) Linux
2 10 (30.30%) Unix
3 4 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (12.12%) Windows
4 3 (9.09%) Mac OS X
5 2 (6.06%) CentOS
5 2 (6.06%) Debian
6 1 (3.03%) VMS
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) DevOps
2 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (18.18%) High Availability
3 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure as Code
4 5 (15.15%) Deployment Automation
5 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (12.12%) ETL
5 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
5 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
5 4 (12.12%) Migration
5 4 (12.12%) Open Source
5 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
6 3 (9.09%) Business Continuity
6 3 (9.09%) Line Management
6 3 (9.09%) Network Management
6 3 (9.09%) Scrum
6 3 (9.09%) TDD
7 2 (6.06%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (6.06%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) Python
2 8 (24.24%) Perl
2 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
3 6 (18.18%) Ruby
4 5 (15.15%) Bash Shell
4 5 (15.15%) Java
5 4 (12.12%) C
6 2 (6.06%) Groovy
6 2 (6.06%) SQL
6 2 (6.06%) VB
6 2 (6.06%) VBScript
7 1 (3.03%) C#
7 1 (3.03%) Go
7 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.03%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
1 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) AWS Certification
3 2 (6.06%) CCIE
3 2 (6.06%) CCNP
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) CCNA
4 1 (3.03%) CISA
4 1 (3.03%) CISM
4 1 (3.03%) CISSP
4 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (30.30%) Docker
2 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (3.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (3.03%) HDFS
5 1 (3.03%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (39.39%) Ansible
2 11 (33.33%) Puppet
2 11 (33.33%) Terraform
3 9 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (24.24%) Kubernetes
5 4 (12.12%) Grafana
5 4 (12.12%) Salt
6 3 (9.09%) Kibana
7 2 (6.06%) Nagios
7 2 (6.06%) Pacemaker
7 2 (6.06%) Packer
8 1 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (3.03%) Prometheus
8 1 (3.03%) SCCM
8 1 (3.03%) SCOM
8 1 (3.03%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
1 5 (15.15%) VMware
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) SaltStack
3 3 (9.09%) ServiceNow
4 2 (6.06%) Micro Focus
4 2 (6.06%) RedGate
4 2 (6.06%) Veritas
5 1 (3.03%) Ab Initio
5 1 (3.03%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) Google
5 1 (3.03%) Informatica
5 1 (3.03%) McAfee
5 1 (3.03%) New Relic
5 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.03%) Splunk
5 1 (3.03%) Sybase