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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 30 June 2022 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
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 113 143 104
Rank change year-on-year +30 -39 +18
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 75 23 38
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.74% 0.73% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 0.80% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 18 29
10th Percentile £478 £406 £435
25th Percentile £500 £447 £480
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £570 £523 £550
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -5.00% -
75th Percentile £738 £597 £660
90th Percentile £748 £655 £813
Central London median daily rate £575 £504 £535
% change year-on-year +14.14% -5.84% -2.73%

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 3,953 2,874 2,404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.65% 91.47% 88.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,921 2,117 1,787
10th Percentile £388 £358 £338
25th Percentile £475 £450 £417
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £520
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% -0.95%
75th Percentile £695 £638 £603
90th Percentile £788 £719 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £543 £510
% change year-on-year +5.99% +6.37% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 31 38
10th Percentile £18.50 £8.00 £12.42
25th Percentile £26.00 £12.38 £14.09
Median hourly rate £43.12 £23.45 £23.37
Median % change year-on-year +83.88% +0.35% +20.61%
75th Percentile £54.88 £32.70 £39.13
90th Percentile £62.13 £42.25 £53.70
Central London median hourly rate £42.75 £22.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year +92.13% -14.42% +28.40%

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 30 June 2022.

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 30 June 2022, 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 32 (42.67%) Finance
2 31 (41.33%) DevOps
3 30 (40.00%) Social Skills
4 29 (38.67%) CI/CD
5 25 (33.33%) Docker
5 25 (33.33%) AWS
6 24 (32.00%) Linux
6 24 (32.00%) Python
6 24 (32.00%) Kubernetes
7 23 (30.67%) Agile
8 22 (29.33%) Azure
9 21 (28.00%) Puppet
10 20 (26.67%) Ansible
10 20 (26.67%) Terraform
11 17 (22.67%) Jenkins
11 17 (22.67%) Infrastructure as Code
11 17 (22.67%) Bash
12 15 (20.00%) Microsoft
13 14 (18.67%) PowerShell
14 13 (17.33%) Opscode Chef
14 13 (17.33%) Public Cloud
14 13 (17.33%) GDPR
14 13 (17.33%) Data Protection
14 13 (17.33%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (16.00%) Legal
15 12 (16.00%) Financial Institution
15 12 (16.00%) Hedge funds
15 12 (16.00%) Serverless
15 12 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (14.67%) Continuous Integration

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 5 (6.67%) Apache
2 2 (2.67%) CMS
2 2 (2.67%) Confluence
2 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.33%) CICS
3 1 (1.33%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.33%) nginx
3 1 (1.33%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle Payroll
1 1 (1.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 25 (33.33%) AWS
2 22 (29.33%) Azure
3 12 (16.00%) Serverless
4 7 (9.33%) Azure DevOps
5 6 (8.00%) Amazon ECS
5 6 (8.00%) GitHub
5 6 (8.00%) OpenShift
6 5 (6.67%) Azure AKS
6 5 (6.67%) PaaS
7 4 (5.33%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (5.33%) Datadog
7 4 (5.33%) GCP
7 4 (5.33%) GitHub Actions
7 4 (5.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (4.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (4.00%) Amazon EKS
8 3 (4.00%) IaaS
8 3 (4.00%) Microsoft 365
8 3 (4.00%) SaaS
9 2 (2.67%) Azure Monitor
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) Firewall
2 4 (5.33%) DNS
3 3 (4.00%) LAN
3 3 (4.00%) WAN
4 2 (2.67%) Internet
4 2 (2.67%) Network Security
4 2 (2.67%) SSH
4 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.67%) VPN
4 2 (2.67%) VSAN
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.33%) DHCP
5 1 (1.33%) HTTP
5 1 (1.33%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.33%) SMTP
5 1 (1.33%) SSL
5 1 (1.33%) VoIP
5 1 (1.33%) Wireless
5 1 (1.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (4.00%) Big Data
2 3 (4.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.00%) MySQL
2 3 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.67%) CouchDB
3 2 (2.67%) DynamoDB
4 1 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.33%) DB2
4 1 (1.33%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.33%) Metadata
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (22.67%) Jenkins
2 10 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.67%) CircleCI
4 4 (5.33%) JIRA
5 3 (4.00%) Artifactory
5 3 (4.00%) Bitbucket
5 3 (4.00%) GitLab
5 3 (4.00%) Maven
6 2 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.67%) Bitbucket Server
6 2 (2.67%) Gradle
6 2 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.67%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.33%) GoCD
7 1 (1.33%) JBehave
7 1 (1.33%) JMeter
7 1 (1.33%) JUnit
7 1 (1.33%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.33%) XPEDITER
7 1 (1.33%) Zephyr
General
1 32 (42.67%) Finance
2 30 (40.00%) Social Skills
3 12 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (16.00%) Financial Institution
3 12 (16.00%) Legal
4 4 (5.33%) Banking
4 4 (5.33%) Retail
5 3 (4.00%) Public Sector
6 2 (2.67%) Back Office
6 2 (2.67%) Front Office
7 1 (1.33%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (1.33%) Influencing Skills
7 1 (1.33%) International Banking
7 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.33%) Law
7 1 (1.33%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (1.33%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (18.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (12.00%) Platform Engineer
3 7 (9.33%) Consultant
3 7 (9.33%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (8.00%) Azure Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) Developer
6 4 (5.33%) Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Architect
7 3 (4.00%) AWS Consultant
7 3 (4.00%) Azure Consultant
7 3 (4.00%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Programme Manager
7 3 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (2.67%) AWS DevOps
8 2 (2.67%) Azure Software Engineer
8 2 (2.67%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.33%) Elastic Stack
1 4 (5.33%) Node.js
2 3 (4.00%) .NET
3 2 (2.67%) ARM Templates
3 2 (2.67%) REST
3 2 (2.67%) SOAP
3 2 (2.67%) XML
4 1 (1.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.33%) JMS
4 1 (1.33%) JSON
4 1 (1.33%) Kafka
4 1 (1.33%) LDAP
4 1 (1.33%) Middleware
4 1 (1.33%) OAuth
4 1 (1.33%) RESTful
4 1 (1.33%) SAML
4 1 (1.33%) Spring
4 1 (1.33%) Velocity
4 1 (1.33%) WCF
4 1 (1.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) Public Cloud
2 12 (16.00%) Hedge funds
3 10 (13.33%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (9.33%) CMDB
5 6 (8.00%) Cloud Native
6 5 (6.67%) Data Centre
7 3 (4.00%) Private Cloud
8 2 (2.67%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (1.33%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (1.33%) Blog
9 1 (1.33%) Data Fabric
9 1 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.33%) PKI
9 1 (1.33%) User Experience
9 1 (1.33%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.33%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.00%) Linux
2 9 (12.00%) Windows
3 8 (10.67%) CentOS
3 8 (10.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.67%) Unix
4 2 (2.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.33%) VMS
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (41.33%) DevOps
2 29 (38.67%) CI/CD
3 23 (30.67%) Agile
4 17 (22.67%) Infrastructure as Code
5 13 (17.33%) Data Protection
5 13 (17.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (14.67%) Migration
7 10 (13.33%) ITIL
7 10 (13.33%) Platform Engineering
7 10 (13.33%) RBAC
8 8 (10.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (10.67%) Project Delivery
8 8 (10.67%) Task Automation
9 6 (8.00%) Decision-Making
9 6 (8.00%) Service Management
10 5 (6.67%) Analytics
10 5 (6.67%) Data Science
10 5 (6.67%) Open Source
10 5 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.00%) Python
2 17 (22.67%) Bash
3 14 (18.67%) PowerShell
4 11 (14.67%) Ruby
5 10 (13.33%) Perl
6 8 (10.67%) Java
7 7 (9.33%) JavaScript
7 7 (9.33%) SQL
8 6 (8.00%) C#
9 5 (6.67%) Go
10 3 (4.00%) Groovy
11 2 (2.67%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.33%) C
12 1 (1.33%) C++
12 1 (1.33%) COBOL
12 1 (1.33%) JCL
Qualifications
1 10 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.00%) AWS Certification
4 2 (2.67%) CCNP
4 2 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.67%) Degree
5 1 (1.33%) CCIE
5 1 (1.33%) CCNA
5 1 (1.33%) CWAP
5 1 (1.33%) CWDP
5 1 (1.33%) CWNA
5 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.33%) GDPR
2 2 (2.67%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.67%) PMO
2 2 (2.67%) SLA
3 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 25 (33.33%) Docker
2 5 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.67%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.33%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (1.33%) vCloud
5 1 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (32.00%) Kubernetes
2 21 (28.00%) Puppet
3 20 (26.67%) Ansible
3 20 (26.67%) Terraform
4 13 (17.33%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (9.33%) Red Hat Satellite
6 5 (6.67%) Salt
7 4 (5.33%) Grafana
7 4 (5.33%) Prometheus
8 3 (4.00%) Nagios
8 3 (4.00%) SCCM
9 1 (1.33%) Control-M
9 1 (1.33%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (1.33%) Kibana
9 1 (1.33%) logstash
9 1 (1.33%) Mesos
9 1 (1.33%) Rancher
9 1 (1.33%) SCOM
9 1 (1.33%) vRealize
9 1 (1.33%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 15 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.67%) Red Hat
3 6 (8.00%) VMware
4 5 (6.67%) Oracle
4 5 (6.67%) ServiceNow
4 5 (6.67%) Splunk
5 3 (4.00%) F5
5 3 (4.00%) PagerDuty
6 2 (2.67%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.67%) BMC
6 2 (2.67%) Cisco
6 2 (2.67%) Citrix
6 2 (2.67%) New Relic
6 2 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.67%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.33%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.33%) Remedy
7 1 (1.33%) Reuters
7 1 (1.33%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (1.33%) webMethods