Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 133 103
Rank change year-on-year +31 -30 +28
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 158 110 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.28% 1.64% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 1.84% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 77 114
City of London median daily rate £550 £520 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% +9.47% +0.26%
10th Percentile £425 £376 £313
90th Percentile £640 £643 £609
Central London median daily rate £550 £520 £475
% change year-on-year +5.77% +9.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
City of London median hourly rate £24.08 - £27.50
Central London median hourly rate £24.08 - £27.50

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 5,978 5,965 5,888
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 86.34% 88.98% 87.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,773 4,664 4,738
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £328 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 54 48
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.35 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.36% -3.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.31 £11.25
90th Percentile £33.00 £31.28 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.50
% change year-on-year - -4.10% -2.50%

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 24 September 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

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 24 September 2018. 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
London Bridge - 2 £475 -
Configuration Management
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 93 (58.86%) DevOps
2 86 (54.43%) Python
3 79 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 71 (44.94%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (42.41%) Docker
6 66 (41.77%) Jenkins
7 61 (38.61%) Linux
8 57 (36.08%) Ansible
9 55 (34.81%) Terraform
10 54 (34.18%) Puppet
10 54 (34.18%) Continuous Integration
11 43 (27.22%) Banking
11 43 (27.22%) Finance
11 43 (27.22%) Bash Shell
12 40 (25.32%) Ruby
13 37 (23.42%) Java
14 36 (22.78%) Git (software)
14 36 (22.78%) Opscode Chef
15 30 (18.99%) Kubernetes
16 29 (18.35%) Node.js
17 27 (17.09%) Test Automation
18 26 (16.46%) Release Management
19 24 (15.19%) JavaScript
20 23 (14.56%) Selenium
20 23 (14.56%) Amazon EC2
21 21 (13.29%) Splunk
22 19 (12.03%) Windows
22 19 (12.03%) JIRA
23 18 (11.39%) AWS CloudFormation
23 18 (11.39%) Continuous Delivery

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 9 (5.70%) Confluence
2 8 (5.06%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (4.43%) OpenStack
4 6 (3.80%) Apache Spark
4 6 (3.80%) nginx
5 4 (2.53%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.90%) Apache Airflow
6 3 (1.90%) Luigi
7 2 (1.27%) Apache
7 2 (1.27%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.27%) Hubot
7 2 (1.27%) IIS
7 2 (1.27%) IPython
7 2 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.27%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.27%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.63%) CMS
8 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (3.16%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.63%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.63%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.63%) Kondor
Cloud Services
1 79 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (14.56%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (11.39%) AWS CloudFormation
4 17 (10.76%) Amazon S3
4 17 (10.76%) AWS Lambda
4 17 (10.76%) Serverless
4 17 (10.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 16 (10.13%) Route 53
6 15 (9.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 15 (9.49%) Amazon ELB
7 14 (8.86%) CloudFront
7 14 (8.86%) GitHub
7 14 (8.86%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (6.33%) PaaS
9 8 (5.06%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (5.06%) OpenShift
10 5 (3.16%) Datadog
10 5 (3.16%) IaaS
10 5 (3.16%) SaaS
11 2 (1.27%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.96%) SSL
2 5 (3.16%) DNS
3 4 (2.53%) Firewall
4 3 (1.90%) Internet
4 3 (1.90%) Network Security
5 2 (1.27%) HTTP
5 2 (1.27%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (1.27%) SMTP
5 2 (1.27%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.63%) AMQP
6 1 (0.63%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.63%) IMAP
6 1 (0.63%) LAN
6 1 (0.63%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.63%) SNMP
6 1 (0.63%) VoIP
6 1 (0.63%) VPN
6 1 (0.63%) WAN
6 1 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.39%) Amazon RDS
2 14 (8.86%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (6.33%) MySQL
3 10 (6.33%) NoSQL
4 9 (5.70%) MongoDB
5 7 (4.43%) Big Data
5 7 (4.43%) SQL Server
6 6 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (3.80%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.16%) Redis
8 4 (2.53%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.53%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.90%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.27%) Blockchain
10 2 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.27%) InfluxDB
10 2 (1.27%) MariaDB
10 2 (1.27%) Power BI
11 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.63%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 66 (41.77%) Jenkins
2 36 (22.78%) Git (software)
3 23 (14.56%) Selenium
4 19 (12.03%) JIRA
5 14 (8.86%) Maven
6 6 (3.80%) Artifactory
6 6 (3.80%) GoCD
6 6 (3.80%) Subversion
6 6 (3.80%) Travis CI
7 5 (3.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (3.16%) GitLab
8 4 (2.53%) TeamCity
8 4 (2.53%) Vagrant
9 3 (1.90%) JUnit
10 2 (1.27%) CircleCI
10 2 (1.27%) Gradle
10 2 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.63%) Chocolatey
11 1 (0.63%) Protractor
11 1 (0.63%) SonarQube
General
1 43 (27.22%) Banking
1 43 (27.22%) Finance
2 10 (6.33%) Financial Institution
3 5 (3.16%) Law
4 4 (2.53%) Retail
4 4 (2.53%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.90%) Billing
5 3 (1.90%) German Language
5 3 (1.90%) Marketing
6 2 (1.27%) Front Office
7 1 (0.63%) Back Office
7 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Legal
7 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 79 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (19.62%) Senior DevOps
2 31 (19.62%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 21 (13.29%) AWS Engineer
3 21 (13.29%) Developer
4 20 (12.66%) AWS DevOps
4 20 (12.66%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 17 (10.76%) Linux Engineer
6 11 (6.96%) Platform Engineer
7 9 (5.70%) Cloud Engineer
7 9 (5.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 9 (5.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 7 (4.43%) Java Developer
9 5 (3.16%) Analyst
9 5 (3.16%) Lead DevOps
9 5 (3.16%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 5 (3.16%) Python Engineer
10 4 (2.53%) Architect
10 4 (2.53%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (2.53%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (18.35%) Node.js
2 13 (8.23%) RESTful
3 12 (7.59%) OAuth
3 12 (7.59%) SAML
4 10 (6.33%) Elastic Stack
4 10 (6.33%) Middleware
5 8 (5.06%) Kafka
5 8 (5.06%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (5.06%) Web Services
6 6 (3.80%) IBM Integration Bus
7 4 (2.53%) JMS
7 4 (2.53%) XML
8 3 (1.90%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (1.90%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.90%) Django
8 3 (1.90%) Flask
8 3 (1.90%) NumPy
8 3 (1.90%) Pandas
8 3 (1.90%) SciPy
8 3 (1.90%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.96%) Mobile App
2 10 (6.33%) User Experience
3 9 (5.70%) Fintech
3 9 (5.70%) Hedge funds
4 7 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.43%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (3.16%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.16%) Fat Client
5 5 (3.16%) Smartcard
5 5 (3.16%) Thin Client
5 5 (3.16%) Video\Live Streaming
6 4 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.53%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.90%) Cloud Native
7 3 (1.90%) Clustering
7 3 (1.90%) CMDB
7 3 (1.90%) Replication
8 2 (1.27%) Equities
8 2 (1.27%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 61 (38.61%) Linux
2 19 (12.03%) Windows
3 18 (11.39%) Windows Server
4 16 (10.13%) Unix
5 12 (7.59%) Android
5 12 (7.59%) Apple iOS
6 5 (3.16%) CentOS
6 5 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.90%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.27%) DC/OS
8 2 (1.27%) VMS
9 1 (0.63%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.63%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.63%) Solaris
9 1 (0.63%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (58.86%) DevOps
2 71 (44.94%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (34.18%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (17.09%) Test Automation
5 26 (16.46%) Release Management
6 18 (11.39%) Continuous Delivery
7 13 (8.23%) Microservices
7 13 (8.23%) TDD
8 11 (6.96%) Identity Access Management
8 11 (6.96%) Mobile Application Development
9 9 (5.70%) Deployment Automation
9 9 (5.70%) Open Source
9 9 (5.70%) Scrum
9 9 (5.70%) SDLC
10 8 (5.06%) API Development
11 7 (4.43%) ITSM
11 7 (4.43%) Load Balancing
12 6 (3.80%) Service Management
12 6 (3.80%) Software Engineering
12 6 (3.80%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 86 (54.43%) Python
2 43 (27.22%) Bash Shell
3 40 (25.32%) Ruby
4 37 (23.42%) Java
5 24 (15.19%) JavaScript
6 16 (10.13%) SQL
7 14 (8.86%) Shell Script
8 10 (6.33%) Go
8 10 (6.33%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.90%) Perl
9 3 (1.90%) Scala
10 2 (1.27%) CoffeeScript
10 2 (1.27%) PHP
10 2 (1.27%) XPath
11 1 (0.63%) AWK
11 1 (0.63%) Java 8
11 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.63%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (7.59%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.70%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.80%) AWS Certification
4 5 (3.16%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (3.16%) Degree
5 2 (1.27%) OCPJP
5 2 (1.27%) RHCE
5 2 (1.27%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.63%) CCNP
6 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.63%) MCITP
6 1 (0.63%) MCSE
6 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.63%) OCP
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.63%) VCP6
6 1 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.70%) QA
2 3 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 67 (42.41%) Docker
2 10 (6.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.90%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.27%) VirtualBox
5 2 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.27%) vSphere
6 1 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.63%) KVM
6 1 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 57 (36.08%) Ansible
2 55 (34.81%) Terraform
3 54 (34.18%) Puppet
4 36 (22.78%) Opscode Chef
5 30 (18.99%) Kubernetes
6 9 (5.70%) Docker Swarm
6 9 (5.70%) Packer
7 8 (5.06%) Sysdig
8 6 (3.80%) Consul
8 6 (3.80%) Nagios
9 5 (3.16%) Prometheus
9 5 (3.16%) systemd
10 4 (2.53%) Kibana
10 4 (2.53%) Salt
10 4 (2.53%) ZABBIX
11 3 (1.90%) Fluentd
11 3 (1.90%) SCCM
11 3 (1.90%) WSUS
12 2 (1.27%) Grafana
12 2 (1.27%) StackStorm
Vendors
1 21 (13.29%) Splunk
2 13 (8.23%) Google
3 11 (6.96%) Apigee
4 9 (5.70%) VMware
5 8 (5.06%) IBM
6 7 (4.43%) Atlassian
7 6 (3.80%) Citrix
7 6 (3.80%) Oracle
8 5 (3.16%) ServiceNow
9 4 (2.53%) Microsoft
9 4 (2.53%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.90%) SaltStack
11 2 (1.27%) New Relic
11 2 (1.27%) Nintex
11 2 (1.27%) Okta
11 2 (1.27%) PagerDuty
11 2 (1.27%) Sun
12 1 (0.63%) Adobe
12 1 (0.63%) Cisco
12 1 (0.63%) Cognos