Period
to 23 February 2018

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 23 February 2018 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 112 108
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 +23
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 152 122 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.14% 1.99% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 2.28% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 88 107
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £423 £331 £366
90th Percentile £638 £588 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +8.19% +2.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
City of London median hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.82% - -
Central London median hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year -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 6,245 5,342 5,814
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.78% 87.13% 86.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,971 4,246 4,651
City of London median daily rate £510 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £335 £313 £293
90th Percentile £695 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 49 59
City of London median hourly rate £19.50 £20.50 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.88% -2.98% +10.82%
10th Percentile £11.65 £13.69 £11.93
90th Percentile £41.30 £55.00 £51.90
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.46 £21.13
% change year-on-year +7.91% -7.90% +17.39%

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 23 February 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, 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.

1 100 (65.79%) DevOps
2 67 (44.08%) Python
3 59 (38.82%) Puppet
4 58 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (36.84%) Ansible
6 53 (34.87%) Ruby
7 51 (33.55%) Jenkins
8 50 (32.89%) Opscode Chef
8 50 (32.89%) Finance
9 49 (32.24%) Linux
10 48 (31.58%) Java
10 48 (31.58%) Bash Shell
11 47 (30.92%) Docker
12 46 (30.26%) Git (software)
13 45 (29.61%) Amazon AWS
14 42 (27.63%) Banking
15 34 (22.37%) Continuous Integration
15 34 (22.37%) Unix
16 31 (20.39%) Test Automation
16 31 (20.39%) JIRA
17 27 (17.76%) Subversion
18 26 (17.11%) Maven
19 25 (16.45%) Terraform
20 24 (15.79%) Red Hat
21 23 (15.13%) Windows
21 23 (15.13%) Perl
22 22 (14.47%) Release Management
23 21 (13.82%) JBoss
24 18 (11.84%) Web Services
25 17 (11.18%) J2EE

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 21 (13.82%) JBoss
2 8 (5.26%) Confluence
3 5 (3.29%) Apache
4 4 (2.63%) Apache Spark
4 4 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.63%) nginx
5 3 (1.97%) Moodle
5 3 (1.97%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.97%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.97%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.97%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.32%) IIS
6 2 (1.32%) Jetty
7 1 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.66%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.66%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.97%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (1.97%) Kondor
2 1 (0.66%) HFM
2 1 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 45 (29.61%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (11.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (8.55%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (8.55%) AWS CloudFormation
3 13 (8.55%) Route 53
4 12 (7.89%) Amazon S3
5 7 (4.61%) GitHub
6 6 (3.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 6 (3.95%) IaaS
6 6 (3.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (3.29%) Serverless
8 4 (2.63%) CloudFront
9 3 (1.97%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (1.97%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (1.97%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (1.97%) Slack
10 2 (1.32%) AWS CloudTrail
10 2 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (1.32%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.66%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.92%) HTTP
2 6 (3.95%) DNS
3 5 (3.29%) Firewall
3 5 (3.29%) IMAP
3 5 (3.29%) SMTP
3 5 (3.29%) SSL
4 4 (2.63%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.32%) FCoE
5 2 (1.32%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (1.32%) iSCSI
5 2 (1.32%) Network Security
5 2 (1.32%) VPN
5 2 (1.32%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.66%) DHCP
6 1 (0.66%) Internet
6 1 (0.66%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
1 8 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.95%) MySQL
3 5 (3.29%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.29%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.63%) Big Data
4 4 (2.63%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.63%) OLTP
4 4 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.63%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.97%) Sybase ASE
6 2 (1.32%) Hazelcast
6 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.66%) Power BI
7 1 (0.66%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 51 (33.55%) Jenkins
2 46 (30.26%) Git (software)
3 31 (20.39%) JIRA
4 27 (17.76%) Subversion
5 26 (17.11%) Maven
6 15 (9.87%) Selenium
7 7 (4.61%) TeamCity
8 4 (2.63%) Artifactory
8 4 (2.63%) HP UFT
8 4 (2.63%) SpecFlow
8 4 (2.63%) Travis CI
9 3 (1.97%) JIRA Agile
9 3 (1.97%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.97%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (1.32%) Babel
10 2 (1.32%) Gerrit
10 2 (1.32%) GitLab
10 2 (1.32%) Mocha
10 2 (1.32%) Vagrant
10 2 (1.32%) webpack
General
1 50 (32.89%) Finance
2 42 (27.63%) Banking
3 5 (3.29%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.63%) Publishing
5 3 (1.97%) Back Office
6 2 (1.32%) Advertising
6 2 (1.32%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.32%) Law
7 1 (0.66%) Marketing
7 1 (0.66%) Retail
7 1 (0.66%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (46.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (14.47%) AWS DevOps
3 20 (13.16%) Senior DevOps
4 18 (11.84%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 16 (10.53%) AWS Engineer
6 15 (9.87%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 12 (7.89%) Developer
8 10 (6.58%) Analyst
9 9 (5.92%) DevOps Specialist
10 7 (4.61%) Azure Engineer
11 6 (3.95%) Administrator
11 6 (3.95%) Cloud Engineer
11 6 (3.95%) Linux Engineer
11 6 (3.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 5 (3.29%) Consultant
12 5 (3.29%) Senior Manager
12 5 (3.29%) Test Analyst
13 4 (2.63%) Development Manager
13 4 (2.63%) Integration Manager
13 4 (2.63%) Senior Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.84%) Web Services
2 17 (11.18%) J2EE
3 12 (7.89%) Node.js
4 9 (5.92%) Middleware
4 9 (5.92%) RESTful
5 7 (4.61%) .NET
5 7 (4.61%) Elastic Stack
5 7 (4.61%) LDAP
6 6 (3.95%) Spring
7 5 (3.29%) JMS
7 5 (3.29%) Kafka
7 5 (3.29%) SOAP
8 4 (2.63%) Apache Camel
8 4 (2.63%) Gherkin
8 4 (2.63%) XML
9 3 (1.97%) LEMP Stack
9 3 (1.97%) Sensu
9 3 (1.97%) XSLT
10 2 (1.32%) Chai
10 2 (1.32%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.61%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (4.61%) Fintech
2 5 (3.29%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.29%) Data Structures
3 4 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.63%) Virtual Team
4 3 (1.97%) CMDB
4 3 (1.97%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.97%) Enterprise Cloud
4 3 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (1.97%) Private Cloud
4 3 (1.97%) Public Cloud
4 3 (1.97%) VLE
4 3 (1.97%) Wiki
5 2 (1.32%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.32%) Clustering
5 2 (1.32%) EMC VMAX
5 2 (1.32%) EMC VNX
5 2 (1.32%) Replication
5 2 (1.32%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 49 (32.24%) Linux
2 34 (22.37%) Unix
3 23 (15.13%) Windows
4 9 (5.92%) Windows Server
5 8 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.97%) CentOS
6 3 (1.97%) Solaris
6 3 (1.97%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.97%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.32%) Debian
7 2 (1.32%) VMS
7 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.66%) Fedora
8 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.66%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.66%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (65.79%) DevOps
2 58 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (22.37%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (20.39%) Test Automation
5 22 (14.47%) Release Management
6 17 (11.18%) Memory Management
7 13 (8.55%) Continuous Delivery
7 13 (8.55%) Open Source
7 13 (8.55%) SDLC
8 12 (7.89%) ITIL
9 11 (7.24%) Change Management
10 10 (6.58%) Migration
11 9 (5.92%) BDD
11 9 (5.92%) Incident Management
11 9 (5.92%) Software Engineering
12 8 (5.26%) Microservices
12 8 (5.26%) OO
12 8 (5.26%) SOA
13 7 (4.61%) Service Management
13 7 (4.61%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (44.08%) Python
2 53 (34.87%) Ruby
3 48 (31.58%) Bash Shell
3 48 (31.58%) Java
4 23 (15.13%) Perl
5 14 (9.21%) SQL
6 13 (8.55%) Shell Script
7 7 (4.61%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.63%) C#
8 4 (2.63%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.63%) PHP
9 3 (1.97%) AWK
9 3 (1.97%) Go
9 3 (1.97%) Groovy
10 2 (1.32%) ES6
10 2 (1.32%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.66%) VB
11 1 (0.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.92%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.29%) ISEB
3 5 (3.29%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.63%) AWS Certification
4 4 (2.63%) Degree
5 3 (1.97%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.97%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.32%) CCNP
6 2 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.66%) CCNA
7 1 (0.66%) MCP
7 1 (0.66%) MCSA
7 1 (0.66%) MCSE
7 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.66%) RHCE
7 1 (0.66%) VCP6
7 1 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.63%) QA
2 3 (1.97%) GDPR
3 2 (1.32%) COBIT
4 1 (0.66%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.66%) IFRS
4 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (30.92%) Docker
2 6 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.29%) Firmware
4 4 (2.63%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.97%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.97%) vSphere
6 2 (1.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (1.32%) NFS
6 2 (1.32%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.66%) KVM
7 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 59 (38.82%) Puppet
2 56 (36.84%) Ansible
3 50 (32.89%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (16.45%) Terraform
5 12 (7.89%) Kubernetes
6 10 (6.58%) Nagios
7 7 (4.61%) Mesos
8 5 (3.29%) Kibana
8 5 (3.29%) logstash
9 4 (2.63%) MOM
10 3 (1.97%) Grafana
10 3 (1.97%) HAProxy
10 3 (1.97%) WSUS
11 2 (1.32%) Capistrano
11 2 (1.32%) EMC VPLEX
11 2 (1.32%) Packer
11 2 (1.32%) Prometheus
11 2 (1.32%) SCCM
12 1 (0.66%) HP Data Protector
12 1 (0.66%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (15.79%) Red Hat
2 15 (9.87%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.58%) VMware
4 9 (5.92%) Splunk
5 6 (3.95%) Cisco
6 5 (3.29%) ServiceNow
7 4 (2.63%) Google
7 4 (2.63%) HP
7 4 (2.63%) New Relic
7 4 (2.63%) Oracle
7 4 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.97%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.97%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.97%) F5
8 3 (1.97%) IBM
8 3 (1.97%) Misys
8 3 (1.97%) Sybase
8 3 (1.97%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.32%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.32%) Reuters