Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 94 130
Rank change year-on-year -35 +36 +15
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 134 170 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.87% 2.54% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 2.90% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 123 129
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £413 £322 £348
90th Percentile £638 £598 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
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 6324 5855 7542
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.35% 87.43% 83.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5023 4676 5997
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £326 £313 £288
90th Percentile £688 £674 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 54 72
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £13.34 £13.58 £10.84
90th Percentile £30.90 £53.54 £46.05
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +6.58% -7.32% +13.92%

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 22 November 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 22 November 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 73 (54.48%) DevOps
2 63 (47.01%) Linux
3 60 (44.78%) Python
4 59 (44.03%) Puppet
5 51 (38.06%) Amazon AWS
6 47 (35.07%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (33.58%) Ansible
8 42 (31.34%) Finance
9 39 (29.10%) Bash Shell
10 38 (28.36%) Ruby
11 37 (27.61%) Java
11 37 (27.61%) Jenkins
12 33 (24.63%) Git (software)
13 30 (22.39%) Opscode Chef
14 29 (21.64%) JIRA
15 27 (20.15%) Unix
15 27 (20.15%) Docker
16 25 (18.66%) Banking
17 24 (17.91%) Windows
18 22 (16.42%) Open Source
19 21 (15.67%) ITIL
20 20 (14.93%) Terraform
21 19 (14.18%) Subversion
22 18 (13.43%) SQL
22 18 (13.43%) Test Automation
23 17 (12.69%) Perl
23 17 (12.69%) Change Management
23 17 (12.69%) Maven
24 16 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
24 16 (11.94%) Red Hat

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 (8.96%) JBoss
2 8 (5.97%) Apache
3 7 (5.22%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.73%) Confluence
5 4 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.99%) nginx
6 2 (1.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.49%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.49%) Jetty
7 1 (0.75%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.75%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.75%) CMS
7 1 (0.75%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (7.46%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.99%) BusinessWorks
1 4 (2.99%) Kondor
2 1 (0.75%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 51 (38.06%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (9.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (8.96%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (6.72%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (6.72%) Amazon S3
4 9 (6.72%) IaaS
5 7 (5.22%) Route 53
6 6 (4.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 5 (3.73%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (3.73%) Slack
8 4 (2.99%) GitHub
8 4 (2.99%) Google Compute Engine
8 4 (2.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (2.24%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (1.49%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (1.49%) AWS CloudTrail
10 2 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.75%) Serverless
11 1 (0.75%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.72%) TCP/IP
2 8 (5.97%) DNS
2 8 (5.97%) HTTP
3 7 (5.22%) SSL
4 5 (3.73%) Firewall
4 5 (3.73%) Network Security
5 4 (2.99%) HTTPS
6 3 (2.24%) LDAP
7 2 (1.49%) DSL
7 2 (1.49%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.49%) ZigBee
8 1 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.75%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.75%) DHCP
8 1 (0.75%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.75%) Internet
8 1 (0.75%) IPsec
8 1 (0.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.21%) MySQL
2 8 (5.97%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.48%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (4.48%) Big Data
3 6 (4.48%) MongoDB
3 6 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.73%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (2.99%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.99%) HBase
5 4 (2.99%) Sybase ASE
6 3 (2.24%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.49%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.49%) Cloudera CDH
7 2 (1.49%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.49%) Hazelcast
7 2 (1.49%) Impala
7 2 (1.49%) SQLite
7 2 (1.49%) Sqoop
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 37 (27.61%) Jenkins
2 33 (24.63%) Git (software)
3 29 (21.64%) JIRA
4 19 (14.18%) Subversion
5 17 (12.69%) Maven
6 6 (4.48%) Artifactory
7 5 (3.73%) Selenium
7 5 (3.73%) TeamCity
8 4 (2.99%) JIRA Agile
8 4 (2.99%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.49%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.49%) HP UFT
10 2 (1.49%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.49%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.75%) dotCover
11 1 (0.75%) GitLab
11 1 (0.75%) GoCD
11 1 (0.75%) Travis CI
General
1 42 (31.34%) Finance
2 25 (18.66%) Banking
3 9 (6.72%) Financial Institution
4 5 (3.73%) Back Office
5 2 (1.49%) Advertising
5 2 (1.49%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.49%) Law
6 1 (0.75%) Marketing
6 1 (0.75%) Publishing
6 1 (0.75%) Retail
6 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (37.31%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (10.45%) Administrator
2 14 (10.45%) Developer
3 13 (9.70%) AWS DevOps
4 12 (8.96%) Linux Engineer
5 11 (8.21%) AWS Engineer
6 10 (7.46%) Analyst
6 10 (7.46%) Senior DevOps
7 9 (6.72%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 9 (6.72%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 9 (6.72%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 7 (5.22%) Development Manager
8 7 (5.22%) Integration Manager
8 7 (5.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 7 (5.22%) Senior Development Manager
8 7 (5.22%) Senior Manager
9 5 (3.73%) Azure Engineer
9 5 (3.73%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (3.73%) Java Developer
9 5 (3.73%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.45%) Web Services
2 13 (9.70%) Middleware
3 10 (7.46%) Elastic Stack
4 9 (6.72%) J2EE
5 7 (5.22%) Apache Camel
5 7 (5.22%) Spring
6 6 (4.48%) Node.js
6 6 (4.48%) XML
7 5 (3.73%) .NET
7 5 (3.73%) REST
8 4 (2.99%) JMS
8 4 (2.99%) RESTful
8 4 (2.99%) XSLT
9 3 (2.24%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (2.24%) Spring MVC
10 2 (1.49%) Gherkin
10 2 (1.49%) Kafka
10 2 (1.49%) OAuth
10 2 (1.49%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (1.49%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.96%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.22%) Hedge funds
4 5 (3.73%) Data Structures
4 5 (3.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (2.99%) CMDB
5 4 (2.99%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.99%) Enterprise Cloud
5 4 (2.99%) Private Cloud
5 4 (2.99%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.99%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.24%) PKI
7 2 (1.49%) Blog
7 2 (1.49%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.49%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.49%) Clustering
7 2 (1.49%) Fintech
7 2 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.49%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.49%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 63 (47.01%) Linux
2 27 (20.15%) Unix
3 24 (17.91%) Windows
4 6 (4.48%) CentOS
5 5 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.73%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.99%) Solaris
6 4 (2.99%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.24%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.49%) Android
8 2 (1.49%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.49%) Debian
8 2 (1.49%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.75%) Fedora
9 1 (0.75%) VMS
9 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (54.48%) DevOps
2 47 (35.07%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (16.42%) Open Source
4 21 (15.67%) ITIL
5 18 (13.43%) Test Automation
6 17 (12.69%) Change Management
7 16 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (11.19%) Release Management
9 14 (10.45%) Continuous Delivery
10 13 (9.70%) Incident Management
11 12 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (8.21%) Problem Management
12 11 (8.21%) Project Management
12 11 (8.21%) Software Engineering
13 9 (6.72%) Memory Management
13 9 (6.72%) Microservices
13 9 (6.72%) SDLC
13 9 (6.72%) SOA
14 7 (5.22%) Security Operations
14 7 (5.22%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 60 (44.78%) Python
2 39 (29.10%) Bash Shell
3 38 (28.36%) Ruby
4 37 (27.61%) Java
5 18 (13.43%) SQL
6 17 (12.69%) Perl
7 10 (7.46%) Shell Script
8 7 (5.22%) Go
9 6 (4.48%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.73%) C#
11 4 (2.99%) AWK
11 4 (2.99%) Scala
12 3 (2.24%) Groovy
13 2 (1.49%) COBOL
13 2 (1.49%) VBScript
14 1 (0.75%) C-shell
14 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.75%) Korn
14 1 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (8.21%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.22%) Degree
2 7 (5.22%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.48%) AWS Certification
4 3 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.24%) ISEB
4 3 (2.24%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.49%) CCNP
5 2 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.49%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.49%) MCSE
5 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.49%) RHCE
6 1 (0.75%) CEH
6 1 (0.75%) GIAC
6 1 (0.75%) MCP
6 1 (0.75%) MCSA
6 1 (0.75%) RHCA
6 1 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.24%) GDPR
2 2 (1.49%) COBIT
2 2 (1.49%) SLA
3 1 (0.75%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 27 (20.15%) Docker
2 5 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (2.24%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.24%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.49%) Apache Flume
5 2 (1.49%) Firmware
5 2 (1.49%) HDFS
5 2 (1.49%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.75%) iptables
6 1 (0.75%) KVM
6 1 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 59 (44.03%) Puppet
2 45 (33.58%) Ansible
3 30 (22.39%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (14.93%) Terraform
5 13 (9.70%) Kubernetes
5 13 (9.70%) Nagios
6 7 (5.22%) MOM
7 6 (4.48%) Kibana
7 6 (4.48%) logstash
7 6 (4.48%) Packer
8 4 (2.99%) Prometheus
8 4 (2.99%) Salt
8 4 (2.99%) SCCM
9 3 (2.24%) Grafana
9 3 (2.24%) HAProxy
9 3 (2.24%) Mesos
9 3 (2.24%) WSUS
10 2 (1.49%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (1.49%) Oozie
10 2 (1.49%) vRealize
Vendors
1 16 (11.94%) Red Hat
2 13 (9.70%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.70%) Splunk
3 11 (8.21%) VMware
4 9 (6.72%) ServiceNow
5 7 (5.22%) AppDynamics
5 7 (5.22%) Oracle
5 7 (5.22%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (4.48%) Google
7 5 (3.73%) Cisco
8 4 (2.99%) Cloudera
8 4 (2.99%) Misys
8 4 (2.99%) Sybase
8 4 (2.99%) TIBCO
9 3 (2.24%) Citrix
10 2 (1.49%) Adobe
10 2 (1.49%) Bloomberg
10 2 (1.49%) Palantir
10 2 (1.49%) Reuters
10 2 (1.49%) Symantec