Period
to 19 October 2021

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 19 October 2021 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
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 135 82 113
Rank change year-on-year -53 +31 +10
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 39 32 126
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.00% 1.79% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 2.01% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 23 93
10th Percentile £362 £318 £415
25th Percentile £463 £419 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £575
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% -8.70% +4.55%
75th Percentile £628 £581 £625
90th Percentile £688 £602 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £575
% change year-on-year +4.76% -8.70% +4.55%

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 3,546 1,590 5,382
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.20% 89.08% 90.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,661 1,195 4,281
10th Percentile £363 £313 £325
25th Percentile £463 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £515 £525
Median % change year-on-year +6.80% -1.90% +2.94%
75th Percentile £650 £600 £600
90th Percentile £750 £675 £680
Central London median daily rate £550 £515 £513
% change year-on-year +6.80% +0.49% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 30 62
10th Percentile £10.10 £14.95 £11.78
25th Percentile £18.25 £18.13 £12.76
Median hourly rate £28.00 £32.75 £17.75
Median % change year-on-year -14.50% +84.51% -5.08%
75th Percentile £42.25 £44.50 £25.94
90th Percentile £62.15 £47.75 £49.29
Central London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +60.00% +6.95%

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 19 October 2021.

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 19 October 2021, 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 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (41.03%) DevOps
2 15 (38.46%) Linux
3 14 (35.90%) Terraform
4 12 (30.77%) Windows
5 11 (28.21%) Java
6 10 (25.64%) Python
6 10 (25.64%) Azure
7 9 (23.08%) Docker
7 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 9 (23.08%) SQL
7 9 (23.08%) Social Skills
8 8 (20.51%) Oracle
8 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
8 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
8 8 (20.51%) Ansible
8 8 (20.51%) Jenkins
8 8 (20.51%) AWS
8 8 (20.51%) Puppet
9 7 (17.95%) Kubernetes
10 6 (15.38%) ServiceNow
10 6 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (15.38%) Ruby
10 6 (15.38%) JIRA
10 6 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (12.82%) Banking
11 5 (12.82%) Workflow
11 5 (12.82%) Migration
11 5 (12.82%) ITIL
11 5 (12.82%) LDAP

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 3 (7.69%) Confluence
2 2 (5.13%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.56%) CMS
3 1 (2.56%) Drupal
3 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.56%) GeoServer
3 1 (2.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.64%) Azure
2 8 (20.51%) AWS
3 4 (10.26%) GitHub
3 4 (10.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (7.69%) Microsoft 365
4 3 (7.69%) PaaS
4 3 (7.69%) SaaS
5 2 (5.13%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (5.13%) Azure Service Fabric
5 2 (5.13%) Heroku
5 2 (5.13%) Serverless
6 1 (2.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (2.56%) Amazon ECS
6 1 (2.56%) AWS Fargate
6 1 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (2.56%) AWS Step Functions
6 1 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.56%) Azure App Service
6 1 (2.56%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 1 (2.56%) Google Docs
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) VPN
2 3 (7.69%) DNS
2 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.13%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.56%) Firewall
4 1 (2.56%) HTTP
4 1 (2.56%) Internet
4 1 (2.56%) LAN
4 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.69%) Tableau
4 2 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (5.13%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (5.13%) Couchbase
4 2 (5.13%) MySQL
4 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.13%) Redis
5 1 (2.56%) Amazon Athena
5 1 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.56%) Data Lake
5 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.56%) Metadata
5 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Jenkins
2 6 (15.38%) JIRA
3 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
4 4 (10.26%) Subversion
5 3 (7.69%) Artifactory
5 3 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (7.69%) TeamCity
6 2 (5.13%) RSpec
6 2 (5.13%) Vagrant
7 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket Server
7 1 (2.56%) CircleCI
7 1 (2.56%) CMake
7 1 (2.56%) GitLab
7 1 (2.56%) IBM UrbanCode
7 1 (2.56%) Maven
7 1 (2.56%) MSBuild
7 1 (2.56%) Serena SBM
7 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.56%) VisualSVN
General
1 9 (23.08%) Social Skills
2 5 (12.82%) Banking
3 4 (10.26%) Finance
3 4 (10.26%) International Banking
3 4 (10.26%) Public Sector
4 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.56%) Front Office
5 1 (2.56%) Legal
5 1 (2.56%) Military
5 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Developer
2 5 (12.82%) Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
4 3 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Site Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Site Reliability Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Data Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Java Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Junior
5 2 (5.13%) LDAP Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Java Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) LDAP
2 4 (10.26%) SAML
3 3 (7.69%) Kafka
3 3 (7.69%) OAuth
3 3 (7.69%) OAuth2
4 2 (5.13%) .NET
4 2 (5.13%) CSS
4 2 (5.13%) HTML
4 2 (5.13%) JDBC
4 2 (5.13%) React
4 2 (5.13%) REST
4 2 (5.13%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (5.13%) Spring
5 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.56%) Apache Avro
5 1 (2.56%) ARM Templates
5 1 (2.56%) Azure Blueprints
5 1 (2.56%) Middleware
5 1 (2.56%) PostGIS
5 1 (2.56%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.69%) CMDB
2 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (5.13%) Clustering
3 2 (5.13%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.56%) Equities
4 1 (2.56%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.56%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.56%) HoloLens
4 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.56%) Replication
4 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (38.46%) Linux
2 12 (30.77%) Windows
3 3 (7.69%) Ubuntu
3 3 (7.69%) Unix
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2016
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (2.56%) Android
5 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.56%) Solaris
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (41.03%) DevOps
2 6 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (12.82%) ITIL
3 5 (12.82%) Migration
3 5 (12.82%) Workflow
4 4 (10.26%) High Availability
4 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure as Code
4 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (10.26%) Service Management
4 4 (10.26%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (7.69%) Deployment Automation
5 3 (7.69%) ITSM
5 3 (7.69%) Observability
5 3 (7.69%) SDLC
5 3 (7.69%) Strategic Thinking
5 3 (7.69%) Test Automation
6 2 (5.13%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) Java
2 10 (25.64%) Python
3 9 (23.08%) SQL
4 6 (15.38%) Ruby
5 5 (12.82%) PowerShell
6 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.69%) Scala
7 2 (5.13%) C#
7 2 (5.13%) C++
7 2 (5.13%) Kotlin
8 1 (2.56%) Groovy
8 1 (2.56%) Perl
8 1 (2.56%) R
8 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
1 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.56%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (23.08%) Docker
2 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.56%) GeoWebCache
4 1 (2.56%) LXC
4 1 (2.56%) Varnish
4 1 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (35.90%) Terraform
2 8 (20.51%) Ansible
2 8 (20.51%) Puppet
3 7 (17.95%) Kubernetes
4 5 (12.82%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (5.13%) Cobbler
5 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (5.13%) Packer
5 2 (5.13%) SCCM
6 1 (2.56%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 1 (2.56%) Icinga
6 1 (2.56%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (2.56%) Netcool
6 1 (2.56%) QRadar
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (2.56%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (2.56%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.51%) Oracle
3 6 (15.38%) ServiceNow
4 3 (7.69%) Splunk
4 3 (7.69%) VMware
5 2 (5.13%) Altiris
5 2 (5.13%) Confluent
5 2 (5.13%) Google
5 2 (5.13%) SaltStack
6 1 (2.56%) AppDynamics
6 1 (2.56%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.56%) CyberArk
6 1 (2.56%) Equitrac
6 1 (2.56%) Infoblox
6 1 (2.56%) Ivanti
6 1 (2.56%) Qualys
6 1 (2.56%) RedGate
6 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.56%) ThinPrint
6 1 (2.56%) Veracode