Period
to 27 November 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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 73 129 141
Rank change year-on-year +56 +12 -17
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 46 97 123
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.33% 1.68% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 1.87% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 62 90
Median daily rate £488 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.36% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £388 £394 £413
90th Percentile £602 £636 £625
Central London median daily rate £495 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -10.00% +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £24.08
Central London median hourly rate - £21.56 £24.08
% change year-on-year - -10.47% +50.50%

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 1,731 5,187 6,197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.73% 89.68% 87.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,227 4,048 4,936
Median daily rate £525 £520 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +1.96% +0.99%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £325
90th Percentile £688 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £524 £513 £510
% change year-on-year +2.20% +0.49% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 53 94
Median hourly rate £32.00 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% +6.95% -6.50%
10th Percentile £14.59 £12.04 £13.31
90th Percentile £46.53 £53.45 £32.10
Median hourly rate £32.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +52.38% +10.53% -7.32%

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 27 November 2020.

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 27 November 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 28 (60.87%) DevOps
2 21 (45.65%) Linux
3 20 (43.48%) Ansible
4 19 (41.30%) Docker
4 19 (41.30%) AWS
4 19 (41.30%) Python
5 17 (36.96%) Java
5 17 (36.96%) Terraform
6 16 (34.78%) Azure
6 16 (34.78%) Puppet
7 15 (32.61%) Jenkins
8 14 (30.43%) Git (software)
9 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (26.09%) Kubernetes
11 11 (23.91%) Opscode Chef
12 10 (21.74%) GitHub
12 10 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (19.57%) Perl
13 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
13 9 (19.57%) Unix
13 9 (19.57%) Deployment Automation
14 8 (17.39%) Serverless
14 8 (17.39%) Ruby
14 8 (17.39%) Banking
14 8 (17.39%) PowerShell
14 8 (17.39%) PaaS
14 8 (17.39%) Bash Shell
14 8 (17.39%) High Availability
15 7 (15.22%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared

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 (10.87%) Confluence
2 4 (8.70%) IIS
3 2 (4.35%) Apache
3 2 (4.35%) CMS
3 2 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.35%) nginx
3 2 (4.35%) SAS
3 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.17%) JBoss
4 1 (2.17%) Liferay
4 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (41.30%) AWS
2 16 (34.78%) Azure
3 10 (21.74%) GitHub
4 8 (17.39%) PaaS
4 8 (17.39%) Serverless
5 7 (15.22%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (13.04%) IaaS
7 5 (10.87%) Amazon ECS
7 5 (10.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (8.70%) Amazon S3
8 4 (8.70%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (8.70%) Datadog
8 4 (8.70%) GCP
8 4 (8.70%) SaaS
9 3 (6.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (6.52%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (4.35%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (4.35%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (4.35%) npm
10 2 (4.35%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) DNS
2 4 (8.70%) DHCP
3 3 (6.52%) HTTP
4 2 (4.35%) Network Security
4 2 (4.35%) SAN
5 1 (2.17%) SMTP
5 1 (2.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.22%) MySQL
3 4 (8.70%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.35%) Amazon Aurora
4 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.35%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.35%) Redis
5 1 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.17%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (2.17%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.17%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.17%) Base SAS
5 1 (2.17%) Big Data
5 1 (2.17%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (2.17%) HBase
5 1 (2.17%) Pentaho
5 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (32.61%) Jenkins
2 14 (30.43%) Git (software)
3 7 (15.22%) Artifactory
3 7 (15.22%) JIRA
4 6 (13.04%) Bitbucket
5 5 (10.87%) TeamCity
6 4 (8.70%) GitLab
6 4 (8.70%) Liquibase
6 4 (8.70%) Maven
6 4 (8.70%) Subversion
6 4 (8.70%) VisualSVN
7 3 (6.52%) Gradle
8 2 (4.35%) Gerrit
8 2 (4.35%) IBM UrbanCode
8 2 (4.35%) JUnit
8 2 (4.35%) SonarQube
9 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (2.17%) Bitbucket Server
9 1 (2.17%) Mockito
9 1 (2.17%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (17.39%) Banking
2 7 (15.22%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) International Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (10.87%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (8.70%) Architect
3 4 (8.70%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Azure DevOps
3 4 (8.70%) Azure Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Developer
4 3 (6.52%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Build Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Deployment Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Deskside Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) DevSecOps Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Java Developer
5 2 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL DBA
5 2 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) Node.js
1 5 (10.87%) REST
2 4 (8.70%) LDAP
3 3 (6.52%) J2EE
3 3 (6.52%) Web Services
4 2 (4.35%) Ajax
4 2 (4.35%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.35%) HTML
4 2 (4.35%) Kafka
4 2 (4.35%) Middleware
4 2 (4.35%) Spring
4 2 (4.35%) Spring Boot
4 2 (4.35%) XML
5 1 (2.17%) Celery
5 1 (2.17%) JSON Schema
5 1 (2.17%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.17%) RESTful
5 1 (2.17%) Swagger
5 1 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.35%) CMDB
2 2 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.17%) Blog
3 1 (2.17%) Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.17%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.17%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
3 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (45.65%) Linux
2 9 (19.57%) Unix
3 5 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (10.87%) Windows
4 3 (6.52%) CentOS
5 2 (4.35%) Debian
6 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (60.87%) DevOps
2 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (19.57%) Deployment Automation
5 8 (17.39%) High Availability
6 7 (15.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (13.04%) Change Management
7 6 (13.04%) Incident Management
7 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure as Code
8 5 (10.87%) ETL
8 5 (10.87%) Microservices
8 5 (10.87%) Migration
8 5 (10.87%) Problem Management
9 4 (8.70%) ITIL
9 4 (8.70%) Scrum
9 4 (8.70%) Test Automation
10 3 (6.52%) Load Balancing
10 3 (6.52%) Process Improvement
10 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
10 3 (6.52%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) Python
2 17 (36.96%) Java
3 9 (19.57%) Perl
4 8 (17.39%) Bash Shell
4 8 (17.39%) PowerShell
4 8 (17.39%) Ruby
5 6 (13.04%) Go
6 5 (10.87%) Groovy
6 5 (10.87%) SQL
7 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.52%) Scala
8 2 (4.35%) C
8 2 (4.35%) C#
8 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.35%) VB
8 2 (4.35%) VBScript
9 1 (2.17%) COBOL
9 1 (2.17%) R
9 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared
1 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.17%) CCIE
2 1 (2.17%) CCNA
2 1 (2.17%) CCNP
2 1 (2.17%) CISA
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.17%) CISM
2 1 (2.17%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) GDPR
2 1 (2.17%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (41.30%) Docker
2 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
3 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (4.35%) HDFS
5 1 (2.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (2.17%) VMware NSX
5 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (43.48%) Ansible
2 17 (36.96%) Terraform
3 16 (34.78%) Puppet
4 12 (26.09%) Kubernetes
5 11 (23.91%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (13.04%) Salt
7 4 (8.70%) Grafana
8 3 (6.52%) Prometheus
9 2 (4.35%) Nagios
9 2 (4.35%) Packer
10 1 (2.17%) Consul
10 1 (2.17%) Kibana
10 1 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (2.17%) Pacemaker
10 1 (2.17%) Pingdom
10 1 (2.17%) SCCM
10 1 (2.17%) SCOM
10 1 (2.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Oracle
2 6 (13.04%) VMware
3 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.87%) Red Hat
3 5 (10.87%) ServiceNow
4 4 (8.70%) Micro Focus
4 4 (8.70%) RedGate
5 2 (4.35%) Atlassian
5 2 (4.35%) Databricks
5 2 (4.35%) Google
5 2 (4.35%) Hortonworks
5 2 (4.35%) Informatica
5 2 (4.35%) SaltStack
6 1 (2.17%) AppDynamics
6 1 (2.17%) New Relic
6 1 (2.17%) PagerDuty
6 1 (2.17%) Pega
6 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.17%) Splunk
6 1 (2.17%) Talend