Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 124 99
Rank change year-on-year -12 -25 +29
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 128 141 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.79% 1.96% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 2.19% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 111 115
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £413 £413 £316
90th Percentile £622 £638 £588
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £463
% change year-on-year - +13.51% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
City of London median hourly rate £24.08 £16.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.50% -41.82% -
Central London median hourly rate £24.08 £16.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +50.50% -41.82% -

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 6,234 6,439 5,774
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.34% 89.59% 88.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,925 5,134 4,577
City of London median daily rate £510 £505 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.99% +6.32% -
10th Percentile £325 £325 £319
90th Percentile £675 £688 £672
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 59 53
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.50% -
10th Percentile £13.22 £13.00 £13.75
90th Percentile £33.60 £31.10 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -5.00%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 11 December 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 81 (63.28%) DevOps
2 62 (48.44%) Python
3 57 (44.53%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (40.63%) Docker
5 48 (37.50%) Puppet
6 46 (35.94%) Amazon AWS
7 39 (30.47%) Linux
7 39 (30.47%) Ansible
7 39 (30.47%) Jenkins
8 38 (29.69%) Terraform
8 38 (29.69%) Ruby
8 38 (29.69%) Continuous Integration
9 34 (26.56%) Bash Shell
9 34 (26.56%) Finance
10 32 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
11 29 (22.66%) Java
11 29 (22.66%) Banking
12 27 (21.09%) Git (software)
13 24 (18.75%) Kubernetes
14 21 (16.41%) Test Automation
15 20 (15.63%) Release Management
15 20 (15.63%) Windows
15 20 (15.63%) Windows Server
16 19 (14.84%) SQL
17 18 (14.06%) Active Directory
17 18 (14.06%) PowerShell
17 18 (14.06%) Splunk
18 17 (13.28%) Selenium
18 17 (13.28%) JavaScript
19 14 (10.94%) Shell Script

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 8 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (4.69%) IIS
3 5 (3.91%) nginx
4 4 (3.13%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.34%) Apache
5 3 (2.34%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.34%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.56%) CMS
6 2 (1.56%) Confluence
6 2 (1.56%) Jetty
6 2 (1.56%) Mongrel
6 2 (1.56%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.78%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.78%) Luigi
7 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.78%) SAS
7 1 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Acrobat
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.78%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.78%) Kondor
Cloud Services
1 46 (35.94%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (8.59%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (7.03%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (6.25%) GitHub
6 6 (4.69%) IaaS
7 5 (3.91%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (3.91%) Amazon S3
7 5 (3.91%) Datadog
8 4 (3.13%) SaaS
9 3 (2.34%) Google App Engine
9 3 (2.34%) Route 53
10 2 (1.56%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (1.56%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (1.56%) Google Play
10 2 (1.56%) Office 365
10 2 (1.56%) Serverless
10 2 (1.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.78%) Loggly
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.69%) DNS
2 3 (2.34%) HTTP
2 3 (2.34%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.56%) DHCP
3 2 (1.56%) FTP
3 2 (1.56%) Internet
3 2 (1.56%) IPsec
3 2 (1.56%) VoIP
4 1 (0.78%) Firewall
4 1 (0.78%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.78%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.78%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.78%) SMTP
4 1 (0.78%) SSH
4 1 (0.78%) SSL
4 1 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.81%) MySQL
2 9 (7.03%) NoSQL
3 8 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 7 (5.47%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (4.69%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.91%) Redis
7 4 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (3.13%) Big Data
7 4 (3.13%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.13%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.34%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.56%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.56%) InfluxDB
9 2 (1.56%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.78%) BigQuery
10 1 (0.78%) HBase
10 1 (0.78%) Power BI
10 1 (0.78%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 1 (0.78%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 39 (30.47%) Jenkins
2 27 (21.09%) Git (software)
3 17 (13.28%) Selenium
4 11 (8.59%) JIRA
5 7 (5.47%) Subversion
6 6 (4.69%) GitLab
7 4 (3.13%) Artifactory
7 4 (3.13%) GoCD
7 4 (3.13%) Gradle
7 4 (3.13%) Vagrant
8 3 (2.34%) Android Studio
8 3 (2.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (2.34%) Genymotion
8 3 (2.34%) Travis CI
9 2 (1.56%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.56%) Gerrit
9 2 (1.56%) Maven
10 1 (0.78%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.78%) SonarQube
General
1 34 (26.56%) Finance
2 29 (22.66%) Banking
3 4 (3.13%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.34%) Retail
5 2 (1.56%) Publishing
6 1 (0.78%) Back Office
6 1 (0.78%) Billing
6 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.78%) Law
6 1 (0.78%) Legal
6 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (52.34%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (17.19%) Senior DevOps
2 22 (17.19%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 12 (9.38%) AWS Engineer
3 12 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (7.81%) Developer
5 9 (7.03%) AWS DevOps
5 9 (7.03%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 8 (6.25%) Analyst
7 6 (4.69%) Wintel Engineer
8 5 (3.91%) Lead DevOps
8 5 (3.91%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 5 (3.91%) Platform Engineer
9 4 (3.13%) Database Engineer
9 4 (3.13%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 4 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (2.34%) Architect
10 3 (2.34%) Java Developer
10 3 (2.34%) Senior Manager
10 3 (2.34%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.94%) Node.js
2 10 (7.81%) Kafka
3 9 (7.03%) Web Services
4 8 (6.25%) Elastic Stack
5 7 (5.47%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (3.91%) .NET
6 5 (3.91%) XML
7 3 (2.34%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (2.34%) JSON
7 3 (2.34%) Sensu
7 3 (2.34%) Spring
7 3 (2.34%) Velocity
8 2 (1.56%) Celery
8 2 (1.56%) Flask
8 2 (1.56%) HTML
8 2 (1.56%) J2EE
8 2 (1.56%) Middleware
8 2 (1.56%) Servlets
8 2 (1.56%) Spring Boot
9 1 (0.78%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.03%) Tandem
2 8 (6.25%) CMDB
2 8 (6.25%) User Experience
3 6 (4.69%) Fat Client
3 6 (4.69%) Smartcard
3 6 (4.69%) Thin Client
3 6 (4.69%) Video\Live Streaming
4 5 (3.91%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (2.34%) Clustering
5 3 (2.34%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.34%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.34%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.56%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.56%) Fintech
6 2 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.56%) Replication
7 1 (0.78%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.78%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 39 (30.47%) Linux
2 20 (15.63%) Windows
2 20 (15.63%) Windows Server
3 14 (10.94%) Unix
4 5 (3.91%) Android
4 5 (3.91%) CentOS
5 2 (1.56%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.78%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.78%) Solaris
6 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (63.28%) DevOps
2 57 (44.53%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (29.69%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (16.41%) Test Automation
5 20 (15.63%) Release Management
6 14 (10.94%) TDD
7 12 (9.38%) Open Source
7 12 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (7.81%) Security Hardening
9 9 (7.03%) Information Security
9 9 (7.03%) Software Engineering
9 9 (7.03%) Statistics
10 8 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (6.25%) Migration
11 7 (5.47%) ITSM
11 7 (5.47%) Kanban
11 7 (5.47%) Microservices
12 6 (4.69%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (4.69%) Load Balancing
12 6 (4.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 62 (48.44%) Python
2 38 (29.69%) Ruby
3 34 (26.56%) Bash Shell
4 29 (22.66%) Java
5 19 (14.84%) SQL
6 18 (14.06%) PowerShell
7 17 (13.28%) JavaScript
8 14 (10.94%) Shell Script
9 11 (8.59%) Go
10 5 (3.91%) Scala
11 4 (3.13%) PHP
12 3 (2.34%) Kotlin
12 3 (2.34%) Perl
13 2 (1.56%) C++
13 2 (1.56%) Groovy
14 1 (0.78%) AWK
14 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.34%) Degree
2 3 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.78%) PMP
4 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.13%) QA
2 2 (1.56%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.56%) PMO
3 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (40.63%) Docker
2 18 (14.06%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.34%) Xen
5 1 (0.78%) Firmware
5 1 (0.78%) HDFS
5 1 (0.78%) Varnish
5 1 (0.78%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.78%) vSphere
5 1 (0.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 48 (37.50%) Puppet
2 39 (30.47%) Ansible
3 38 (29.69%) Terraform
4 32 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (18.75%) Kubernetes
6 9 (7.03%) Packer
7 7 (5.47%) Consul
8 6 (4.69%) Nagios
8 6 (4.69%) Salt
8 6 (4.69%) systemd
9 5 (3.91%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (3.91%) Prometheus
10 4 (3.13%) Kibana
10 4 (3.13%) ZABBIX
11 3 (2.34%) Fluentd
11 3 (2.34%) Grafana
11 3 (2.34%) WSUS
12 2 (1.56%) Rancher
13 1 (0.78%) Suricata
13 1 (0.78%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 18 (14.06%) Splunk
2 10 (7.81%) VMware
3 8 (6.25%) Citrix
3 8 (6.25%) Google
4 7 (5.47%) Oracle
5 6 (4.69%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.91%) ServiceNow
7 4 (3.13%) Atlassian
7 4 (3.13%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.34%) SaltStack
9 2 (1.56%) Cognos
9 2 (1.56%) New Relic
10 1 (0.78%) Adobe
10 1 (0.78%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.78%) Misys
10 1 (0.78%) PagerDuty
10 1 (0.78%) Qualys
10 1 (0.78%) Reuters
10 1 (0.78%) Sybase
10 1 (0.78%) TIBCO