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 3 months to 24 June 2017 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 / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 87 114
Rank change year-on-year -27 +27  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 52 82 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.59% 2.42% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 2.82% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 66 85
Median daily rate £514 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.15% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £330 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +18.75% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76%  

Configuration Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2879 2907 4718
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.15% 85.93% 81.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2210 2380 3714
Median daily rate £500 £475 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 55
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £31.50 £56.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 55 (59.78%) Linux
2 48 (52.17%) DevOps
3 39 (42.39%) Python
4 37 (40.22%) Puppet
5 32 (34.78%) Jenkins
6 28 (30.43%) Ansible
6 28 (30.43%) Git (software)
6 28 (30.43%) Finance
6 28 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (28.26%) Bash Shell
8 22 (23.91%) Amazon AWS
8 22 (23.91%) Docker
8 22 (23.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (21.74%) Windows
11 19 (20.65%) Opscode Chef
11 19 (20.65%) Kubernetes
12 18 (19.57%) Unix
13 17 (18.48%) Software Engineering
13 17 (18.48%) Microservices
13 17 (18.48%) Test Automation
14 16 (17.39%) Open Source
14 16 (17.39%) JIRA
14 16 (17.39%) SQL
15 15 (16.30%) Java
16 13 (14.13%) Shell Script
17 12 (13.04%) ITIL
18 11 (11.96%) Perl
18 11 (11.96%) Project Management
18 11 (11.96%) Rancher

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 8 (8.70%) Confluence
1 8 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.52%) JBoss
3 5 (5.43%) Apache
4 4 (4.35%) IIS
5 3 (3.26%) CMS
5 3 (3.26%) nginx
5 3 (3.26%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.26%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.17%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.09%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 22 (23.91%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.43%) IaaS
4 4 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (4.35%) Slack
5 3 (3.26%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.17%) Google Compute Engine
6 2 (2.17%) Office 365
6 2 (2.17%) Trello
7 1 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.09%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (1.09%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.09%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (1.09%) Datadog
7 1 (1.09%) PaaS
7 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.78%) HTTP
2 7 (7.61%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.52%) Firewall
4 4 (4.35%) DNS
5 3 (3.26%) Skype
5 3 (3.26%) SSL
6 2 (2.17%) NAS
6 2 (2.17%) SAN
6 2 (2.17%) Unified Communications
6 2 (2.17%) VPN
7 1 (1.09%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.09%) DHCP
7 1 (1.09%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.09%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.09%) Internet
7 1 (1.09%) IPsec
7 1 (1.09%) LDAP
7 1 (1.09%) Network Security
7 1 (1.09%) SMTP
7 1 (1.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.70%) MongoDB
1 8 (8.70%) MySQL
2 7 (7.61%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (5.43%) Big Data
5 4 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.26%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.26%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.17%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.17%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.09%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 32 (34.78%) Jenkins
2 28 (30.43%) Git (software)
3 16 (17.39%) JIRA
4 6 (6.52%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (5.43%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.26%) Maven
6 3 (3.26%) Subversion
7 2 (2.17%) Artifactory
7 2 (2.17%) GitLab
8 1 (1.09%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.09%) CircleCI
8 1 (1.09%) Gerrit
8 1 (1.09%) GoCD
8 1 (1.09%) Grunt
8 1 (1.09%) Hudson
8 1 (1.09%) jMock
8 1 (1.09%) Metasploit
8 1 (1.09%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.09%) Travis CI
General
1 28 (30.43%) Finance
2 7 (7.61%) Banking
3 5 (5.43%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.17%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.09%) Advertising
5 1 (1.09%) Back Office
5 1 (1.09%) Front Office
5 1 (1.09%) Marketing
5 1 (1.09%) Publishing
5 1 (1.09%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 34 (36.96%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (17.39%) Developer
3 8 (8.70%) AWS Engineer
4 7 (7.61%) Administrator
4 7 (7.61%) AWS DevOps
5 6 (6.52%) Analyst
5 6 (6.52%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 4 (4.35%) Azure DevOps
6 4 (4.35%) Azure Engineer
6 4 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (4.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (3.26%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.26%) Java Developer
7 3 (3.26%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (3.26%) Senior DevOps
7 3 (3.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.26%) ServiceNow Developer
8 2 (2.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 2 (2.17%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.78%) Web Services
2 8 (8.70%) HTML
3 6 (6.52%) .NET
3 6 (6.52%) CSS
4 4 (4.35%) REST
5 3 (3.26%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (3.26%) HTML5
5 3 (3.26%) jQuery
5 3 (3.26%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (3.26%) Sensu
5 3 (3.26%) Spring
5 3 (3.26%) Spring MVC
6 2 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (2.17%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (2.17%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (2.17%) LINQ
6 2 (2.17%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (2.17%) Serverless Framework
6 2 (2.17%) SignalR
6 2 (2.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.35%) Fintech
2 4 (4.35%) User Experience
3 3 (3.26%) Blog
3 3 (3.26%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.26%) Hedge funds
3 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.17%) Clustering
4 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.09%) Derivative
5 1 (1.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.09%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.09%) iPad
5 1 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.09%) PKI
5 1 (1.09%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.09%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 55 (59.78%) Linux
2 22 (23.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (21.74%) Windows
4 18 (19.57%) Unix
5 7 (7.61%) Windows Server
6 6 (6.52%) CentOS
7 5 (5.43%) Mac OS X
7 5 (5.43%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.17%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (2.17%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.09%) CoreOS
10 1 (1.09%) Solaris
10 1 (1.09%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.09%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (52.17%) DevOps
2 28 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (18.48%) Microservices
4 17 (18.48%) Software Engineering
4 17 (18.48%) Test Automation
5 16 (17.39%) Open Source
6 12 (13.04%) ITIL
7 11 (11.96%) Project Management
8 9 (9.78%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (7.61%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (7.61%) High Availability
9 7 (7.61%) Load Balancing
10 6 (6.52%) Change Management
10 6 (6.52%) Incident Management
10 6 (6.52%) MVC
10 6 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (5.43%) Migration
11 5 (5.43%) Problem Management
11 5 (5.43%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 39 (42.39%) Python
2 26 (28.26%) Bash Shell
3 16 (17.39%) SQL
4 15 (16.30%) Java
5 13 (14.13%) Shell Script
6 11 (11.96%) Perl
7 10 (10.87%) PowerShell
8 9 (9.78%) JavaScript
9 7 (7.61%) Ruby
10 6 (6.52%) C#
11 3 (3.26%) PL/SQL
11 3 (3.26%) Scala
12 2 (2.17%) C++
12 2 (2.17%) Go
12 2 (2.17%) Korn
12 2 (2.17%) PHP
13 1 (1.09%) C-shell
13 1 (1.09%) Groovy
13 1 (1.09%) VB
13 1 (1.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.26%) AWS Certification
3 3 (3.26%) Degree
4 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.09%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.09%) CEH
5 1 (1.09%) CISSP
5 1 (1.09%) CREST Certified
5 1 (1.09%) GIAC
5 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.09%) MCDST
5 1 (1.09%) MCSE
5 1 (1.09%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.09%) RHCA
5 1 (1.09%) RHCE
5 1 (1.09%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.61%) QA
2 2 (2.17%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.17%) SLA
3 1 (1.09%) EMIR
3 1 (1.09%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (23.91%) Docker
2 8 (8.70%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.09%) GPFS
4 1 (1.09%) HDFS
4 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.09%) LXC
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.09%) NFS
4 1 (1.09%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 37 (40.22%) Puppet
2 28 (30.43%) Ansible
3 19 (20.65%) Kubernetes
3 19 (20.65%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (11.96%) Rancher
5 10 (10.87%) Terraform
6 5 (5.43%) Nagios
6 5 (5.43%) SCCM
7 3 (3.26%) logstash
8 2 (2.17%) Consul
8 2 (2.17%) Data Guard
8 2 (2.17%) Dollar Universe
8 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 2 (2.17%) Grafana
8 2 (2.17%) HAProxy
8 2 (2.17%) Kibana
8 2 (2.17%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (2.17%) Salt
9 1 (1.09%) Prometheus
9 1 (1.09%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (10.87%) Splunk
2 9 (9.78%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.70%) Red Hat
4 7 (7.61%) AppDynamics
5 6 (6.52%) Oracle
6 5 (5.43%) ServiceNow
7 4 (4.35%) VMware
7 4 (4.35%) WorldPay
8 3 (3.26%) Atlassian
8 3 (3.26%) Cisco
8 3 (3.26%) Citrix
8 3 (3.26%) NetApp
9 2 (2.17%) Apple
9 2 (2.17%) F5
9 2 (2.17%) Google
9 2 (2.17%) HP
9 2 (2.17%) OpenText
9 2 (2.17%) RedDot
9 2 (2.17%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.09%) AppSense
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