Period
to 20 June 2018

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 20 June 2018 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 144 108
Rank change year-on-year +29 -36 +16
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 157 92 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.27% 1.48% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 1.69% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 61 101
City of London median daily rate £556 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.25% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £425 £363 £323
90th Percentile £638 £625 £663
Central London median daily rate £550 £514 £475
% change year-on-year +7.06% +8.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 6,028 5,436 5,783
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.22% 87.58% 87.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,789 4,210 4,638
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £334 £313 £303
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £488 £463
% change year-on-year +2.56% +5.41% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 46 55
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.35 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.36% -3.25% -12.40%
10th Percentile £12.65 £13.19 £11.50
90th Percentile £37.74 £29.77 £49.55
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £16.96 £20.00
% change year-on-year +13.50% -15.20% -9.60%

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 20 June 2018.

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 20 June 2018, 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 94 (59.87%) DevOps
2 80 (50.96%) Python
3 68 (43.31%) Docker
3 68 (43.31%) Jenkins
4 65 (41.40%) Amazon AWS
4 65 (41.40%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (38.85%) Linux
6 58 (36.94%) Ansible
7 50 (31.85%) Puppet
8 48 (30.57%) Finance
9 47 (29.94%) Continuous Integration
10 46 (29.30%) Terraform
11 45 (28.66%) Java
12 44 (28.03%) Git (software)
12 44 (28.03%) Opscode Chef
13 41 (26.11%) Banking
14 39 (24.84%) Bash Shell
15 33 (21.02%) Ruby
16 31 (19.75%) Node.js
17 27 (17.20%) Unix
18 25 (15.92%) Amazon EC2
19 24 (15.29%) Kubernetes
19 24 (15.29%) JIRA
20 23 (14.65%) Route 53
21 22 (14.01%) Amazon S3
21 22 (14.01%) Windows
21 22 (14.01%) Serverless
22 21 (13.38%) Test Automation
22 21 (13.38%) Security Cleared
22 21 (13.38%) Amazon RDS

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 13 (8.28%) Confluence
2 7 (4.46%) nginx
3 6 (3.82%) OpenStack
3 6 (3.82%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.18%) Apache Spark
4 5 (3.18%) JBoss
5 4 (2.55%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.55%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.91%) Apache
6 3 (1.91%) IIS
6 3 (1.91%) Moodle
7 2 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.27%) Apache Airflow
7 2 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.27%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.27%) Hubot
7 2 (1.27%) IPython
7 2 (1.27%) Luigi
7 2 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (3.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.64%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 65 (41.40%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (15.92%) Amazon EC2
3 23 (14.65%) Route 53
4 22 (14.01%) Amazon S3
4 22 (14.01%) Serverless
5 21 (13.38%) AWS Lambda
5 21 (13.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 19 (12.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 19 (12.10%) CloudFront
6 19 (12.10%) Microsoft Azure
7 17 (10.83%) AWS CloudFormation
8 15 (9.55%) GitHub
9 12 (7.64%) Amazon ELB
10 10 (6.37%) PaaS
11 8 (5.10%) OpenShift
12 5 (3.18%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (1.91%) Datadog
14 2 (1.27%) Loggly
14 2 (1.27%) Slack
14 2 (1.27%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.92%) SSL
2 7 (4.46%) HTTP
2 7 (4.46%) IMAP
2 7 (4.46%) SMTP
3 6 (3.82%) Firewall
4 5 (3.18%) DNS
5 4 (2.55%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.91%) Network Security
7 2 (1.27%) FCoE
7 2 (1.27%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (1.27%) Internet
7 2 (1.27%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.27%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (1.27%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.64%) AMQP
8 1 (0.64%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.64%) LAN
8 1 (0.64%) SNMP
8 1 (0.64%) VPN
8 1 (0.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.38%) Amazon RDS
2 13 (8.28%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (5.73%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.82%) Big Data
6 5 (3.18%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.55%) OLTP
7 4 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.91%) Apache Hive
8 3 (1.91%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.91%) MySQL
8 3 (1.91%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.27%) Blockchain
9 2 (1.27%) Redis
9 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.64%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 68 (43.31%) Jenkins
2 44 (28.03%) Git (software)
3 24 (15.29%) JIRA
4 18 (11.46%) Selenium
5 17 (10.83%) Maven
6 9 (5.73%) Subversion
7 6 (3.82%) Travis CI
8 5 (3.18%) Artifactory
8 5 (3.18%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (2.55%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.91%) GitLab
10 3 (1.91%) GoCD
10 3 (1.91%) IBM UrbanCode
10 3 (1.91%) JUnit
11 2 (1.27%) CircleCI
11 2 (1.27%) Mocha
11 2 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (1.27%) Vagrant
11 2 (1.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 48 (30.57%) Finance
2 41 (26.11%) Banking
3 9 (5.73%) Financial Institution
4 5 (3.18%) Law
5 4 (2.55%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.91%) Billing
6 3 (1.91%) German Language
7 2 (1.27%) Front Office
7 2 (1.27%) Marketing
7 2 (1.27%) Publishing
7 2 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (42.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (19.75%) AWS DevOps
3 28 (17.83%) Senior DevOps
4 26 (16.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 26 (16.56%) AWS Engineer
4 26 (16.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 19 (12.10%) Developer
6 15 (9.55%) Linux Engineer
7 11 (7.01%) Cloud Engineer
8 10 (6.37%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 10 (6.37%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 9 (5.73%) Platform Engineer
10 8 (5.10%) Java Developer
11 6 (3.82%) Architect
12 5 (3.18%) Solutions Architect
13 4 (2.55%) Azure Engineer
13 4 (2.55%) Consultant
13 4 (2.55%) DevOps Specialist
13 4 (2.55%) Lead DevOps
13 4 (2.55%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (19.75%) Node.js
2 20 (12.74%) RESTful
3 11 (7.01%) OAuth
3 11 (7.01%) SAML
4 10 (6.37%) .NET
5 8 (5.10%) Middleware
5 8 (5.10%) Web Services
6 7 (4.46%) Elastic Stack
6 7 (4.46%) LDAP
6 7 (4.46%) SOAP
7 6 (3.82%) IBM Integration Bus
8 4 (2.55%) J2EE
8 4 (2.55%) JMS
8 4 (2.55%) JSON
8 4 (2.55%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (2.55%) XML
9 3 (1.91%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.91%) Kafka
9 3 (1.91%) LEMP Stack
9 3 (1.91%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.19%) Fintech
2 11 (7.01%) Mobile App
3 9 (5.73%) Hedge funds
4 7 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.46%) User Experience
5 5 (3.18%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.18%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.55%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.91%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.91%) Replication
7 3 (1.91%) VLE
8 2 (1.27%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.27%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.27%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.27%) Equities
8 2 (1.27%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.27%) Smartcard
8 2 (1.27%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.27%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 61 (38.85%) Linux
2 27 (17.20%) Unix
3 22 (14.01%) Windows
4 16 (10.19%) Windows Server
5 11 (7.01%) Android
5 11 (7.01%) Apple iOS
6 10 (6.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.18%) CentOS
8 4 (2.55%) VMS
8 4 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.27%) DC/OS
10 2 (1.27%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.64%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (59.87%) DevOps
2 65 (41.40%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (29.94%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (13.38%) Test Automation
5 19 (12.10%) Release Management
6 16 (10.19%) Continuous Delivery
7 15 (9.55%) Microservices
8 12 (7.64%) Deployment Automation
9 11 (7.01%) Identity Access Management
9 11 (7.01%) Mobile Application Development
9 11 (7.01%) SDLC
10 9 (5.73%) API Development
10 9 (5.73%) TDD
11 7 (4.46%) ITSM
11 7 (4.46%) OO
11 7 (4.46%) OOP
12 6 (3.82%) Change Management
12 6 (3.82%) ITIL
12 6 (3.82%) Scrum
12 6 (3.82%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (50.96%) Python
2 45 (28.66%) Java
3 39 (24.84%) Bash Shell
4 33 (21.02%) Ruby
5 19 (12.10%) JavaScript
6 15 (9.55%) SQL
7 10 (6.37%) Perl
7 10 (6.37%) Shell Script
8 8 (5.10%) PowerShell
9 6 (3.82%) PHP
10 5 (3.18%) Go
11 2 (1.27%) CoffeeScript
11 2 (1.27%) Groovy
11 2 (1.27%) XPath
12 1 (0.64%) ES6
12 1 (0.64%) Java 8
12 1 (0.64%) Scala
12 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.64%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (13.38%) Security Cleared
2 17 (10.83%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.01%) AWS Certification
4 4 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.55%) Degree
5 3 (1.91%) RHCE
6 2 (1.27%) CCNP
6 2 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.27%) OCPJP
6 2 (1.27%) Sun Certification
6 2 (1.27%) VCP6
6 2 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.64%) MCITP
7 1 (0.64%) MCSE
7 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.64%) OCP
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.64%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.10%) QA
2 3 (1.91%) GCP
2 3 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.64%) IFRS
System Software
1 68 (43.31%) Docker
2 5 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.55%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.55%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.55%) vSphere
4 3 (1.91%) Firmware
4 3 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (1.27%) KVM
5 2 (1.27%) NFS
5 2 (1.27%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.64%) HDFS
6 1 (0.64%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 58 (36.94%) Ansible
2 50 (31.85%) Puppet
3 46 (29.30%) Terraform
4 44 (28.03%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (15.29%) Kubernetes
6 8 (5.10%) Sysdig
7 6 (3.82%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (3.82%) PingFederate
8 5 (3.18%) Consul
9 4 (2.55%) Packer
10 3 (1.91%) Kibana
10 3 (1.91%) Mesos
10 3 (1.91%) SCCM
11 2 (1.27%) Control-M
11 2 (1.27%) EMC VPLEX
11 2 (1.27%) HAProxy
11 2 (1.27%) Rundeck
11 2 (1.27%) systemd
11 2 (1.27%) vMotion
11 2 (1.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (9.55%) Splunk
2 13 (8.28%) Google
2 13 (8.28%) Red Hat
2 13 (8.28%) VMware
3 11 (7.01%) Apigee
4 10 (6.37%) Atlassian
4 10 (6.37%) IBM
5 9 (5.73%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.55%) Cisco
6 4 (2.55%) New Relic
7 3 (1.91%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.91%) Cognos
7 3 (1.91%) F5
7 3 (1.91%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.27%) Adobe
8 2 (1.27%) EMC
8 2 (1.27%) HP
8 2 (1.27%) Okta
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle
8 2 (1.27%) Sun