Period
to 13 November 2019

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 13 November 2019 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
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 109 135 130
Rank change year-on-year +26 -5 -28
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 118 128 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.99% 1.82% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 2.09% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 91 103
City of London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £394 £413 £414
90th Percentile £650 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
City of London median hourly rate - £24.08 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +50.50% -41.82%
Central London median hourly rate £21.56 £24.08 £16.00
% change year-on-year -10.47% +50.50% -41.82%

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 5,313 6,137 6,369
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 89.73% 87.40% 89.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,160 4,885 5,053
City of London median daily rate £525 £505 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.96% -0.98% +7.37%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £325
90th Percentile £688 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 97 60
City of London median hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +1.60% -6.12%
10th Percentile £12.02 £13.19 £13.31
90th Percentile £52.85 £33.30 £30.83
Central London median hourly rate £20.83 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.63% - -

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Configuration Management as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in the City of London

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in the City of London over the 6 months to 13 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in the City of London

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in the City of London

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 13 November 2019. 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
Moorgate - 7 £575 -
London Bridge +28 2 £600 +26.32%
Configuration Management
Central London

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, 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 64 (54.24%) DevOps
2 61 (51.69%) Python
3 53 (44.92%) Linux
3 53 (44.92%) AWS
4 44 (37.29%) Jenkins
4 44 (37.29%) Ansible
5 41 (34.75%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (31.36%) Docker
7 30 (25.42%) Terraform
7 30 (25.42%) Java
8 28 (23.73%) Opscode Chef
9 27 (22.88%) Finance
10 26 (22.03%) Bash Shell
11 25 (21.19%) Puppet
12 22 (18.64%) Git (software)
12 22 (18.64%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (17.80%) JIRA
13 21 (17.80%) Open Source
13 21 (17.80%) Kubernetes
14 20 (16.95%) Ruby
14 20 (16.95%) Windows
15 19 (16.10%) Security Cleared
16 18 (15.25%) Infrastructure as Code
17 17 (14.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 17 (14.41%) ITIL
18 15 (12.71%) Unix
18 15 (12.71%) SQL
18 15 (12.71%) Continuous Delivery
18 15 (12.71%) Azure
19 14 (11.86%) GitHub

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 12 (10.17%) Confluence
2 7 (5.93%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.39%) IIS
3 4 (3.39%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.54%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.69%) Apache
5 2 (1.69%) DataSynapse
5 2 (1.69%) MS Project Server
5 2 (1.69%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.69%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.85%) CMS
6 1 (0.85%) JBoss
6 1 (0.85%) nginx
6 1 (0.85%) SAS
6 1 (0.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 53 (44.92%) AWS
2 17 (14.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 15 (12.71%) Azure
4 14 (11.86%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (11.86%) GCP
4 14 (11.86%) GitHub
4 14 (11.86%) Serverless
5 13 (11.02%) Amazon S3
5 13 (11.02%) AWS Lambda
6 8 (6.78%) Amazon ECS
6 8 (6.78%) Route 53
7 6 (5.08%) Amazon SageMaker
7 6 (5.08%) Datadog
8 3 (2.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (2.54%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (2.54%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (2.54%) Stackdriver
9 2 (1.69%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (1.69%) IaaS
9 2 (1.69%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.78%) VPN
2 7 (5.93%) DNS
2 7 (5.93%) Internet
3 5 (4.24%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.39%) HTTP
4 4 (3.39%) Network Security
5 3 (2.54%) BIG-IP
5 3 (2.54%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (2.54%) Firewall
5 3 (2.54%) IPsec
5 3 (2.54%) SAN
6 2 (1.69%) BGP
6 2 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (1.69%) DMVPN
6 2 (1.69%) Intranet
6 2 (1.69%) NAS
6 2 (1.69%) NetScaler
6 2 (1.69%) OSPF
6 2 (1.69%) VLAN
6 2 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.32%) Big Data
1 11 (9.32%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (8.47%) Amazon RDS
2 10 (8.47%) Hadoop
2 10 (8.47%) MySQL
3 8 (6.78%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.08%) Apache Hive
5 5 (4.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (4.24%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.39%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.54%) DB2
7 3 (2.54%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.69%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.85%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.85%) InfluxDB
9 1 (0.85%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 44 (37.29%) Jenkins
2 22 (18.64%) Git (software)
3 21 (17.80%) JIRA
4 10 (8.47%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (4.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (4.24%) TeamCity
6 4 (3.39%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.39%) Selenium
6 4 (3.39%) SonarQube
7 3 (2.54%) GitLab
8 2 (1.69%) Gradle
8 2 (1.69%) Maven
8 2 (1.69%) RStudio
8 2 (1.69%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.85%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.85%) Hudson
9 1 (0.85%) RSpec
9 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.85%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (22.88%) Finance
2 6 (5.08%) Banking
2 6 (5.08%) Games
2 6 (5.08%) Law
2 6 (5.08%) Publishing
3 3 (2.54%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.69%) Legal
4 2 (1.69%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.85%) Marketing
5 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (42.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (16.95%) AWS DevOps
2 20 (16.95%) AWS Engineer
3 19 (16.10%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 9 (7.63%) Python Engineer
5 7 (5.93%) Data Engineer
5 7 (5.93%) Developer
5 7 (5.93%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
5 7 (5.93%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 5 (4.24%) Architect
7 4 (3.39%) Automation Tester
7 4 (3.39%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (3.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (3.39%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (3.39%) Project Manager
7 4 (3.39%) Tester
8 3 (2.54%) DBA
8 3 (2.54%) DevOps Consultant
8 3 (2.54%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (2.54%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.86%) Web Services
2 12 (10.17%) JSON
3 9 (7.63%) Node.js
4 7 (5.93%) PySpark
5 6 (5.08%) MLlib
5 6 (5.08%) Play Framework
5 6 (5.08%) scikit-learn
6 5 (4.24%) Kafka
7 4 (3.39%) .NET
7 4 (3.39%) RESTful
7 4 (3.39%) XML
8 3 (2.54%) HTML
8 3 (2.54%) OAuth
8 3 (2.54%) REST
8 3 (2.54%) SOAP
8 3 (2.54%) Swagger
9 2 (1.69%) CSS
9 2 (1.69%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (1.69%) Middleware
9 2 (1.69%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.08%) Algorithms
2 6 (5.08%) Data Structures
2 6 (5.08%) Public Cloud
3 5 (4.24%) CMDB
3 5 (4.24%) PKI
4 4 (3.39%) Blog
4 4 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.54%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.54%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (2.54%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.69%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.69%) Clustering
6 2 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.69%) Grid Computing
6 2 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.69%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.69%) Replication
6 2 (1.69%) Tandem
6 2 (1.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 53 (44.92%) Linux
2 20 (16.95%) Windows
3 15 (12.71%) Unix
4 13 (11.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.24%) Ubuntu
5 5 (4.24%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.69%) Check Point GAiA
6 2 (1.69%) Solaris
6 2 (1.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.69%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.85%) AIX
7 1 (0.85%) Android
7 1 (0.85%) CentOS
7 1 (0.85%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.85%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (54.24%) DevOps
2 41 (34.75%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (18.64%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (17.80%) Open Source
5 18 (15.25%) Infrastructure as Code
6 17 (14.41%) ITIL
7 15 (12.71%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (8.47%) Change Management
9 9 (7.63%) Scrum
9 9 (7.63%) Service Management
10 8 (6.78%) Data Science
10 8 (6.78%) Infrastructure Automation
10 8 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 8 (6.78%) ITSM
10 8 (6.78%) Kanban
10 8 (6.78%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (5.93%) Data Modelling
11 7 (5.93%) Fintech
11 7 (5.93%) Migration
12 6 (5.08%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 61 (51.69%) Python
2 30 (25.42%) Java
3 26 (22.03%) Bash Shell
4 20 (16.95%) Ruby
5 15 (12.71%) SQL
6 14 (11.86%) Perl
7 13 (11.02%) PowerShell
8 10 (8.47%) Scala
9 8 (6.78%) JavaScript
10 5 (4.24%) C#
10 5 (4.24%) Groovy
11 4 (3.39%) Go
12 3 (2.54%) R
13 1 (0.85%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.85%) PHP
13 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (16.10%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.63%) Degree
3 8 (6.78%) RHCE
3 8 (6.78%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.93%) DV Cleared
5 5 (4.24%) AWS Certification
6 4 (3.39%) ISEB
7 3 (2.54%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (2.54%) Master's Degree
7 3 (2.54%) PMP
8 2 (1.69%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (1.69%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.69%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.85%) CCNP
9 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.85%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.85%) MCP
9 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.24%) QA
1 5 (4.24%) SLA
2 1 (0.85%) WCAG
System Software
1 37 (31.36%) Docker
2 7 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.39%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.54%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.54%) KVM
5 2 (1.69%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (1.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.69%) Xen
6 1 (0.85%) etcd
6 1 (0.85%) Firmware
6 1 (0.85%) Samba
6 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.85%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.85%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.85%) vSphere
6 1 (0.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 44 (37.29%) Ansible
2 30 (25.42%) Terraform
3 28 (23.73%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (21.19%) Puppet
5 21 (17.80%) Kubernetes
6 6 (5.08%) Suricata
7 3 (2.54%) Packer
7 3 (2.54%) Prometheus
8 2 (1.69%) Consul
8 2 (1.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (1.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.85%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.85%) Grafana
9 1 (0.85%) Istio
9 1 (0.85%) Kibana
9 1 (0.85%) linkerd
9 1 (0.85%) logstash
9 1 (0.85%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.85%) Salt
9 1 (0.85%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 14 (11.86%) Red Hat
2 13 (11.02%) Splunk
3 12 (10.17%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.17%) ServiceNow
4 8 (6.78%) Atlassian
4 8 (6.78%) Google
4 8 (6.78%) VMware
5 7 (5.93%) Oracle
6 6 (5.08%) Cisco
6 6 (5.08%) Qualys
7 5 (4.24%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.39%) Citrix
8 4 (3.39%) F5
8 4 (3.39%) IBM
9 3 (2.54%) CA Agile Central
9 3 (2.54%) HP
9 3 (2.54%) New Relic
9 3 (2.54%) Palo Alto
10 2 (1.69%) Meraki
10 2 (1.69%) MuleSoft