Period
to 16 May 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 16 May 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
16 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 116 124 121
Rank change year-on-year +8 -3 -9
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 37 31 123
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.34% 0.93% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 1.07% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 26 79
10th Percentile £389 £444 £411
25th Percentile £444 £467 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £488 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year -11.32% -0.05% -2.87%
75th Percentile £572 £658 £625
90th Percentile £650 £813 £650
Central London median daily rate £488 £530 £550
% change year-on-year -8.02% -3.64% -

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 2,504 2,901 5,808
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.76% 87.25% 89.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,819 2,158 4,498
10th Percentile £338 £331 £338
25th Percentile £431 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £515 £525
Median % change year-on-year +1.94% -1.90% +3.96%
75th Percentile £625 £603 £600
90th Percentile £701 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 51 53
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.42 £11.25
25th Percentile £12.09 £14.19 £13.48
Median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% +6.95%
75th Percentile £28.38 £39.00 £37.50
90th Percentile £40.13 £52.25 £44.44
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year -17.08% +20.60% -

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 16 May 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 16 May 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 22 (59.46%) Azure
2 18 (48.65%) DevOps
3 16 (43.24%) AWS
4 14 (37.84%) Python
5 12 (32.43%) Java
5 12 (32.43%) PowerShell
5 12 (32.43%) Docker
6 11 (29.73%) Linux
7 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
7 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (27.03%) Kubernetes
7 10 (27.03%) IaaS
8 9 (24.32%) Git (software)
8 9 (24.32%) Ansible
8 9 (24.32%) Migration
9 8 (21.62%) Finance
9 8 (21.62%) High Availability
9 8 (21.62%) Terraform
10 7 (18.92%) Social Skills
10 7 (18.92%) PaaS
10 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
10 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
10 7 (18.92%) Unix
10 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (16.22%) Problem Management
11 6 (16.22%) ITIL
11 6 (16.22%) VMware
11 6 (16.22%) Banking
11 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
11 6 (16.22%) Change Management

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 (8.11%) MS Exchange
1 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) CMS
2 2 (5.41%) Confluence
2 2 (5.41%) IIS
2 2 (5.41%) SAS
3 1 (2.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.70%) nginx
3 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Front Arena
1 1 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (59.46%) Azure
2 16 (43.24%) AWS
3 10 (27.03%) IaaS
4 7 (18.92%) PaaS
5 6 (16.22%) GitHub
6 5 (13.51%) GCP
7 4 (10.81%) Amazon S3
7 4 (10.81%) Microsoft 365
8 3 (8.11%) Amazon ECS
8 3 (8.11%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (8.11%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (8.11%) SaaS
8 3 (8.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (5.41%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (5.41%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (5.41%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (5.41%) Datadog
9 2 (5.41%) Serverless
10 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) DNS
2 3 (8.11%) DHCP
3 1 (2.70%) Skype
3 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.41%) MySQL
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon Athena
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.70%) Base SAS
3 1 (2.70%) Big Data
3 1 (2.70%) Data Lake
3 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.70%) HBase
3 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.70%) Pentaho
3 1 (2.70%) Redis
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Git (software)
2 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.81%) Artifactory
4 3 (8.11%) Bitbucket
4 3 (8.11%) JIRA
5 2 (5.41%) Gerrit
5 2 (5.41%) GitLab
5 2 (5.41%) Liquibase
5 2 (5.41%) Subversion
5 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
5 2 (5.41%) VisualSVN
6 1 (2.70%) CA Gen
6 1 (2.70%) Gradle
6 1 (2.70%) JUnit
6 1 (2.70%) Maven
6 1 (2.70%) Mockito
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Social Skills
3 6 (16.22%) Banking
4 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.41%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.41%) Law
5 2 (5.41%) Legal
6 1 (2.70%) International Banking
6 1 (2.70%) Organisational Skills
6 1 (2.70%) Public Sector
6 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Azure Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Azure DevOps
4 4 (10.81%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) DevSecOps Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Migration Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) AWS Developer
7 1 (2.70%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Azure Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) DevOps Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Microsoft 365 Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) Node.js
2 3 (8.11%) REST
3 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.41%) Kafka
3 2 (5.41%) Spring
4 1 (2.70%) Ajax
4 1 (2.70%) J2EE
4 1 (2.70%) Java EE
4 1 (2.70%) JSON
4 1 (2.70%) JSON Schema
4 1 (2.70%) JSP
4 1 (2.70%) JSTL
4 1 (2.70%) Lambda Expressions
4 1 (2.70%) React
4 1 (2.70%) Servlets
4 1 (2.70%) Spring Boot
4 1 (2.70%) Swagger
4 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.70%) Web Services
4 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.41%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.70%) CESG
3 1 (2.70%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (2.70%) CMDB
3 1 (2.70%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Replication
3 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Linux
2 7 (18.92%) Unix
3 5 (13.51%) Windows
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) DevOps
2 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (24.32%) Migration
4 8 (21.62%) High Availability
5 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (16.22%) Change Management
6 6 (16.22%) ITIL
6 6 (16.22%) Problem Management
7 5 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
8 4 (10.81%) Load Balancing
8 4 (10.81%) Network Virtualisation
8 4 (10.81%) Scrum
9 3 (8.11%) Data Modelling
9 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
9 3 (8.11%) Microservices
9 3 (8.11%) Security Operations
9 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
9 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) Python
2 12 (32.43%) Java
2 12 (32.43%) PowerShell
3 6 (16.22%) Bash Shell
4 4 (10.81%) Perl
4 4 (10.81%) Ruby
4 4 (10.81%) SQL
5 3 (8.11%) C#
5 3 (8.11%) Go
5 3 (8.11%) Scala
5 3 (8.11%) VB
5 3 (8.11%) VBScript
6 2 (5.41%) Groovy
6 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.70%) HiveQL
7 1 (2.70%) R
7 1 (2.70%) SAS Macro
7 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) MCSE
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.70%) AWS Certification
4 1 (2.70%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (2.70%) CLAS
4 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (32.43%) Docker
2 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
3 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (5.41%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.70%) HDFS
5 1 (2.70%) vSphere
5 1 (2.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) Kubernetes
2 9 (24.32%) Ansible
3 8 (21.62%) Terraform
4 5 (13.51%) Puppet
5 3 (8.11%) Grafana
5 3 (8.11%) Prometheus
6 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (5.41%) Salt
6 2 (5.41%) SCOM
7 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (2.70%) SCCM
7 1 (2.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (2.70%) vCenter Server
7 1 (2.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) VMware
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle
4 3 (8.11%) Databricks
5 2 (5.41%) Hortonworks
5 2 (5.41%) Micro Focus
5 2 (5.41%) RedGate
6 1 (2.70%) Adobe
6 1 (2.70%) Altiris
6 1 (2.70%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.70%) BEA
6 1 (2.70%) Citrix
6 1 (2.70%) Dell
6 1 (2.70%) EMC
6 1 (2.70%) Google
6 1 (2.70%) Informatica
6 1 (2.70%) New Relic
6 1 (2.70%) Pega
6 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.70%) Talend