Period
to 28 January 2020

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 28 January 2020 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
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 145 131 124
Rank change year-on-year -14 -7 -14
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 56 129 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.14% 1.90% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 2.15% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 89 121
City of London median daily rate £531 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £394 £397 £419
90th Percentile £663 £614 £638
Central London median daily rate £531 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +1.19% - +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £16.00
Central London median hourly rate £21.56 - £16.00

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 4,309 5,999 6,271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.94% 88.32% 89.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,299 4,688 5,022
City of London median daily rate £513 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £319 £315 £325
90th Percentile £688 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £505 £513 £500
% change year-on-year -1.56% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 65 66
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.25 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +2.94% -9.33%
10th Percentile £12.11 £13.00 £11.71
90th Percentile £52.25 £36.25 £37.88
Central London median hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +7.65% -4.76% +10.53%

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 28 January 2020.

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

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the City of London region over the 6 months to 28 January 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Moorgate - 1 - -
Configuration Management
Central London

For the 6 months to 28 January 2020, 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 31 (55.36%) Linux
2 29 (51.79%) Python
3 28 (50.00%) DevOps
4 23 (41.07%) Ansible
5 22 (39.29%) AWS
6 19 (33.93%) Docker
6 19 (33.93%) Jenkins
6 19 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (32.14%) Puppet
8 15 (26.79%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (26.79%) Security Cleared
9 14 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 14 (25.00%) Terraform
10 13 (23.21%) Kubernetes
10 13 (23.21%) Open Source
10 13 (23.21%) Finance
11 12 (21.43%) Ruby
11 12 (21.43%) Bash Shell
12 11 (19.64%) Opscode Chef
12 11 (19.64%) Java
13 9 (16.07%) Red Hat
13 9 (16.07%) SC Cleared
13 9 (16.07%) Infrastructure as Code
14 8 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
14 8 (14.29%) Web Services
14 8 (14.29%) Windows
15 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
15 7 (12.50%) SQL
15 7 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (10.71%) Splunk

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 (5.36%) Confluence
2 2 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (1.79%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.79%) CMS
3 1 (1.79%) JBoss
3 1 (1.79%) nginx
3 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Fuse
3 1 (1.79%) SAS
3 1 (1.79%) SugarCRM
3 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (39.29%) AWS
2 5 (8.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (7.14%) Azure
3 4 (7.14%) GCP
3 4 (7.14%) Serverless
4 3 (5.36%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (5.36%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (5.36%) Datadog
5 2 (3.57%) Amazon S3
5 2 (3.57%) GitHub
5 2 (3.57%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.79%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.79%) IaaS
6 1 (1.79%) NuGet
6 1 (1.79%) PaaS
6 1 (1.79%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) VPN
2 3 (5.36%) HTTP
2 3 (5.36%) Internet
3 1 (1.79%) DNS
3 1 (1.79%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.79%) SSL
3 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) MySQL
1 5 (8.93%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (3.57%) Big Data
3 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.79%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.79%) DB2
4 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.79%) InfluxDB
4 1 (1.79%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.79%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (33.93%) Jenkins
2 14 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.71%) JIRA
4 5 (8.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (7.14%) Cucumber
5 4 (7.14%) Selenium
5 4 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (5.36%) Bitbucket
6 3 (5.36%) SonarQube
7 2 (3.57%) GitLab
7 2 (3.57%) SpecFlow
7 2 (3.57%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.79%) Appium
8 1 (1.79%) Bitbucket Server
8 1 (1.79%) CF BOSH
8 1 (1.79%) CircleCI
8 1 (1.79%) gulp
8 1 (1.79%) Snyk
8 1 (1.79%) Travis CI
8 1 (1.79%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (23.21%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Public Sector
3 2 (3.57%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.57%) Games
3 2 (3.57%) Law
3 2 (3.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (16.07%) AWS DevOps
2 9 (16.07%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 9 (16.07%) AWS Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) Developer
4 4 (7.14%) Automation Tester
4 4 (7.14%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Tester
5 3 (5.36%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Administrator
6 2 (3.57%) Architect
6 2 (3.57%) Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Database Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) DBA
6 2 (3.57%) Java Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Python Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) QA Tester
6 2 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) Web Services
2 6 (10.71%) JSON
3 5 (8.93%) Kafka
4 4 (7.14%) .NET
4 4 (7.14%) REST
5 3 (5.36%) HTML
5 3 (5.36%) SOAP
5 3 (5.36%) XML
6 2 (3.57%) CSS
6 2 (3.57%) Node.js
6 2 (3.57%) RESTful
7 1 (1.79%) J2EE
7 1 (1.79%) LDAP
7 1 (1.79%) OAuth
7 1 (1.79%) ODBC
7 1 (1.79%) OpenID
7 1 (1.79%) SAML
7 1 (1.79%) Software Packaging
7 1 (1.79%) Spring
7 1 (1.79%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.57%) Blog
1 2 (3.57%) Clustering
1 2 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (1.79%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (1.79%) PKI
2 1 (1.79%) Private Cloud
2 1 (1.79%) Public Cloud
2 1 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (1.79%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 31 (55.36%) Linux
2 8 (14.29%) Windows
3 7 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (8.93%) Ubuntu
4 5 (8.93%) Unix
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.79%) AIX
6 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.79%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.00%) DevOps
2 19 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (26.79%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (23.21%) Open Source
5 9 (16.07%) Infrastructure as Code
6 8 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (8.93%) Kanban
7 5 (8.93%) Scrum
7 5 (8.93%) Test Automation
8 4 (7.14%) Asset Management
8 4 (7.14%) Change Control
8 4 (7.14%) DevSecOps
8 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Automation
8 4 (7.14%) ITIL
9 3 (5.36%) Capacity Management
9 3 (5.36%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (5.36%) Problem Management
9 3 (5.36%) Release Management
9 3 (5.36%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 29 (51.79%) Python
2 12 (21.43%) Bash Shell
2 12 (21.43%) Ruby
3 11 (19.64%) Java
4 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.50%) SQL
5 6 (10.71%) Perl
6 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
7 4 (7.14%) C#
7 4 (7.14%) Scala
8 3 (5.36%) Go
9 2 (3.57%) Groovy
10 1 (1.79%) Haskell
10 1 (1.79%) PHP
10 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (26.79%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.07%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.93%) DV Cleared
4 4 (7.14%) ISEB
5 3 (5.36%) RHCE
6 2 (3.57%) Degree
6 2 (3.57%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.79%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.79%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.79%) MCDBA
7 1 (1.79%) MCP
7 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
3 1 (1.79%) NCSC
3 1 (1.79%) WCAG
System Software
1 19 (33.93%) Docker
2 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.57%) KVM
3 2 (3.57%) Xen
4 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.79%) Firmware
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.79%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (41.07%) Ansible
2 18 (32.14%) Puppet
3 14 (25.00%) Terraform
4 13 (23.21%) Kubernetes
5 11 (19.64%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (5.36%) Suricata
7 2 (3.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (3.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (3.57%) Packer
8 1 (1.79%) Cobbler
8 1 (1.79%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (1.79%) Galera Cluster
8 1 (1.79%) Grafana
8 1 (1.79%) Prometheus
8 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.79%) Salt
8 1 (1.79%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (1.79%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) Red Hat
2 6 (10.71%) Splunk
3 4 (7.14%) ServiceNow
4 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.36%) Qualys
4 3 (5.36%) VMware
5 2 (3.57%) IBM
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle
6 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.79%) BEA
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco
6 1 (1.79%) Citrix
6 1 (1.79%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.79%) F5
6 1 (1.79%) Google
6 1 (1.79%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.79%) Informatica
6 1 (1.79%) Sony
6 1 (1.79%) Talend
6 1 (1.79%) webMethods