Period
to 28 January 2022

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 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
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 105 89 150
Rank change year-on-year -16 +61 -14
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 85 44 56
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.12% 2.08% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 2.29% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 35 41
10th Percentile £436 £363 £394
25th Percentile £477 £430 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £548 £475 £538
Median % change year-on-year +15.26% -11.63% +7.50%
75th Percentile £617 £581 £625
90th Percentile £750 £624 £750
Central London median daily rate £548 £488 £538
% change year-on-year +12.31% -9.30% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £66.25 - -
Median hourly rate £72.50 - -
75th Percentile £78.75 - -
90th Percentile - - -
Central London median hourly rate £72.50 - £21.56

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 3,655 1,919 4,362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.06% 90.78% 89.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,839 1,444 3,402
10th Percentile £375 £313 £319
25th Percentile £475 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £513
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% -
75th Percentile £660 £602 £610
90th Percentile £750 £688 £688
Central London median daily rate £550 £515 £509
% change year-on-year +6.80% +1.23% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 21 49
10th Percentile £19.13 £13.54 £12.03
25th Percentile £33.19 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate £43.50 £26.50 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +64.15% +32.50% +5.26%
75th Percentile £61.75 £36.50 £25.76
90th Percentile £64.25 £46.00 £52.25
Central London median hourly rate £43.50 £27.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +61.11% +28.57% +9.09%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 42 (49.41%) CI/CD
2 38 (44.71%) DevOps
3 35 (41.18%) AWS
4 33 (38.82%) Linux
5 31 (36.47%) Terraform
6 30 (35.29%) Docker
6 30 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (34.12%) Ansible
7 29 (34.12%) Jenkins
7 29 (34.12%) Social Skills
8 27 (31.76%) Python
9 23 (27.06%) Windows
9 23 (27.06%) Azure
9 23 (27.06%) Kubernetes
10 22 (25.88%) Opscode Chef
10 22 (25.88%) Infrastructure as Code
11 21 (24.71%) Java
12 20 (23.53%) SQL
12 20 (23.53%) Puppet
13 19 (22.35%) PowerShell
13 19 (22.35%) Microsoft
13 19 (22.35%) Finance
14 16 (18.82%) Git (software)
14 16 (18.82%) JIRA
15 15 (17.65%) Active Directory
15 15 (17.65%) Serverless
15 15 (17.65%) Public Cloud
16 14 (16.47%) GDPR
16 14 (16.47%) Legal
16 14 (16.47%) Financial Institution

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 6 (7.06%) Apache Spark
2 4 (4.71%) Confluence
3 3 (3.53%) OpenStack
3 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.18%) Apache
4 1 (1.18%) CMS
4 1 (1.18%) Drupal
4 1 (1.18%) GeoServer
4 1 (1.18%) IIS
4 1 (1.18%) nginx
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.18%) SAS
4 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 35 (41.18%) AWS
2 23 (27.06%) Azure
3 15 (17.65%) Serverless
4 10 (11.76%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (11.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 7 (8.24%) Amazon EKS
5 7 (8.24%) Amazon S3
5 7 (8.24%) GCP
6 6 (7.06%) PaaS
7 5 (5.88%) GitHub
8 4 (4.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (4.71%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (4.71%) OpenShift
8 4 (4.71%) SaaS
9 3 (3.53%) Amazon ECS
9 3 (3.53%) Datadog
10 2 (2.35%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 2 (2.35%) Azure Service Fabric
10 2 (2.35%) Microsoft 365
10 2 (2.35%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.94%) VPN
2 3 (3.53%) DNS
2 3 (3.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.35%) Firewall
3 2 (2.35%) Kerberos
3 2 (2.35%) VSAN
4 1 (1.18%) DHCP
4 1 (1.18%) HTTP
4 1 (1.18%) LAN
4 1 (1.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.12%) NoSQL
2 10 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 10 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 9 (10.59%) MongoDB
3 9 (10.59%) RDBMS
4 8 (9.41%) Big Data
5 6 (7.06%) Data Vault
5 6 (7.06%) Parquet
6 5 (5.88%) Tableau
7 4 (4.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (3.53%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (3.53%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (3.53%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 3 (3.53%) Couchbase
8 3 (3.53%) CouchDB
8 3 (3.53%) Hadoop
8 3 (3.53%) Redis
9 2 (2.35%) MySQL
9 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (34.12%) Jenkins
2 16 (18.82%) Git (software)
2 16 (18.82%) JIRA
3 9 (10.59%) GitLab
4 7 (8.24%) CircleCI
5 4 (4.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (4.71%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.53%) Bitbucket Server
6 3 (3.53%) Maven
6 3 (3.53%) SonarQube
6 3 (3.53%) Subversion
7 2 (2.35%) Artifactory
7 2 (2.35%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.35%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (2.35%) Selenium
7 2 (2.35%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (2.35%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.35%) TestComplete
7 2 (2.35%) Zephyr
General
1 29 (34.12%) Social Skills
2 19 (22.35%) Finance
3 14 (16.47%) Financial Institution
3 14 (16.47%) Legal
4 8 (9.41%) Banking
4 8 (9.41%) Public Sector
5 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.71%) Retail
7 3 (3.53%) International Banking
8 2 (2.35%) Front Office
8 2 (2.35%) Investment Banking
8 2 (2.35%) Presentation Skills
8 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
9 1 (1.18%) Influencing Skills
9 1 (1.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (20.00%) Developer
2 12 (14.12%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (9.41%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (8.24%) Platform Engineer
4 7 (8.24%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 6 (7.06%) Analyst
5 6 (7.06%) Architect
5 6 (7.06%) Azure Engineer
5 6 (7.06%) LDAP Engineer
5 6 (7.06%) Talend Developer
6 5 (5.88%) SQL Developer
7 4 (4.71%) Analyst Developer
7 4 (4.71%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Consultant
7 4 (4.71%) Senior Platform Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (3.53%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
8 3 (3.53%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.76%) Kafka
1 10 (11.76%) LDAP
2 7 (8.24%) Apache Avro
2 7 (8.24%) JSON
2 7 (8.24%) OAuth
2 7 (8.24%) OAuth2
2 7 (8.24%) SAML
3 6 (7.06%) XML
4 5 (5.88%) .NET
5 4 (4.71%) REST
5 4 (4.71%) Spring
6 3 (3.53%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (3.53%) JDBC
7 2 (2.35%) Azure Blueprints
7 2 (2.35%) CSS
7 2 (2.35%) HTML
7 2 (2.35%) React
7 2 (2.35%) SOAP
8 1 (1.18%) Drush
8 1 (1.18%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.65%) Public Cloud
2 14 (16.47%) Hedge funds
3 11 (12.94%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (7.06%) CMDB
4 6 (7.06%) Data Centre
4 6 (7.06%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (5.88%) Cloud Native
5 5 (5.88%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.35%) Clustering
6 2 (2.35%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.18%) Equities
7 1 (1.18%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.18%) HoloLens
7 1 (1.18%) NHS
7 1 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (38.82%) Linux
2 23 (27.06%) Windows
3 5 (5.88%) Unix
3 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.53%) CentOS
5 3 (3.53%) Ubuntu
5 3 (3.53%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.35%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (1.18%) Android
7 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.18%) Debian
7 1 (1.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (49.41%) CI/CD
2 38 (44.71%) DevOps
3 30 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (25.88%) Infrastructure as Code
5 14 (16.47%) Data Protection
6 13 (15.29%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (14.12%) Migration
8 11 (12.94%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (11.76%) SDLC
9 10 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (10.59%) ETL
10 9 (10.59%) ITIL
11 7 (8.24%) Analytics
11 7 (8.24%) Microservices
11 7 (8.24%) Observability
11 7 (8.24%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (8.24%) RBAC
11 7 (8.24%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 7 (8.24%) Software Engineering
11 7 (8.24%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 27 (31.76%) Python
2 21 (24.71%) Java
3 20 (23.53%) SQL
4 19 (22.35%) PowerShell
5 10 (11.76%) Bash
5 10 (11.76%) Ruby
6 9 (10.59%) C#
6 9 (10.59%) Go
7 7 (8.24%) JavaScript
8 6 (7.06%) Scala
9 4 (4.71%) Groovy
9 4 (4.71%) Kotlin
9 4 (4.71%) Perl
10 3 (3.53%) R
10 3 (3.53%) VBA
11 2 (2.35%) PHP
11 2 (2.35%) TypeScript
11 2 (2.35%) VB
11 2 (2.35%) VBScript
12 1 (1.18%) HiveQL
Qualifications
1 13 (15.29%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.06%) Degree
4 3 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (3.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.35%) AWS Certification
5 2 (2.35%) CCIE
5 2 (2.35%) CCNA
5 2 (2.35%) CCNP
5 2 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.35%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.18%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.18%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.47%) GDPR
2 7 (8.24%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.35%) QA
4 1 (1.18%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (35.29%) Docker
2 15 (17.65%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.35%) vCloud
4 2 (2.35%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.35%) VMware NSX
4 2 (2.35%) vSphere
5 1 (1.18%) GeoWebCache
5 1 (1.18%) HDFS
5 1 (1.18%) LXC
5 1 (1.18%) Shibboleth
5 1 (1.18%) Squid
5 1 (1.18%) Varnish
5 1 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 31 (36.47%) Terraform
2 29 (34.12%) Ansible
3 23 (27.06%) Kubernetes
4 22 (25.88%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (23.53%) Puppet
6 5 (5.88%) Prometheus
7 4 (4.71%) Grafana
7 4 (4.71%) Salt
7 4 (4.71%) SCCM
8 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (3.53%) Nagios
9 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (2.35%) Netcool
9 2 (2.35%) vRealize
10 1 (1.18%) Control-M
10 1 (1.18%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (1.18%) Tivoli
10 1 (1.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (22.35%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.94%) Oracle
3 7 (8.24%) Red Hat
3 7 (8.24%) ServiceNow
3 7 (8.24%) Talend
4 6 (7.06%) Cloudera
4 6 (7.06%) VMware
5 5 (5.88%) SaltStack
5 5 (5.88%) Splunk
6 3 (3.53%) Cisco
6 3 (3.53%) Confluent
7 2 (2.35%) Alteryx
7 2 (2.35%) Google
7 2 (2.35%) Qualys
8 1 (1.18%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.18%) CyberArk
8 1 (1.18%) Equitrac
8 1 (1.18%) PagerDuty
8 1 (1.18%) ThinPrint
8 1 (1.18%) Zscaler