The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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 3 months to 26 March 2017 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
London / Croydon
Rank 15 22 18
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 13 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 7.65% 5.49% 4.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.15% 6.05% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 4
Median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.48 £43.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +3.43% +22.85%  

Configuration Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 142 248 101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 83.53% 90.84% 87.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 214 84
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £323 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £555 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -47.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Croydon

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Configuration Management in Croydon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Croydon

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Croydon over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in Croydon

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 23 (74.19%) Security Cleared
2 22 (70.97%) Oracle
3 21 (67.74%) SC Cleared
4 18 (58.06%) Service Management
5 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (54.84%) DevOps
6 16 (51.61%) Linux
7 15 (48.39%) VMware
7 15 (48.39%) Jenkins
7 15 (48.39%) Git (software)
7 15 (48.39%) Puppet
8 14 (45.16%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (45.16%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (41.94%) Scrum
9 13 (41.94%) Maven
9 13 (41.94%) JIRA
9 13 (41.94%) DNS
9 13 (41.94%) ZABBIX
9 13 (41.94%) Amazon AWS
9 13 (41.94%) vCloud
9 13 (41.94%) Ansible
9 13 (41.94%) Confluence
9 13 (41.94%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (41.94%) Sonatype Nexus
10 12 (38.71%) Terraform
10 12 (38.71%) Oracle Database
10 12 (38.71%) Software Packaging
11 11 (35.48%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (35.48%) Ant
11 11 (35.48%) JUnit

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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 (41.94%) Confluence
2 10 (32.26%) Apache
2 10 (32.26%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (22.58%) nginx
3 7 (22.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (6.45%) CMS
4 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) HipChat
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 13 (41.94%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (22.58%) PaaS
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon S3
3 2 (6.45%) GitHub
3 2 (6.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) DNS
2 10 (32.26%) OpenLDAP
2 10 (32.26%) OpenVPN
2 10 (32.26%) Reverse Proxy
2 10 (32.26%) SSH
2 10 (32.26%) VPN
3 7 (22.58%) IPsec
4 4 (12.90%) LDAP
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (9.68%) Firewall
5 3 (9.68%) SSL
6 2 (6.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (45.16%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (38.71%) Oracle Database
3 11 (35.48%) Hadoop
4 10 (32.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (6.45%) Big Data
6 1 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 15 (48.39%) Git (software)
1 15 (48.39%) Jenkins
2 13 (41.94%) JIRA
2 13 (41.94%) Maven
2 13 (41.94%) Sonatype Nexus
3 11 (35.48%) Ant
3 11 (35.48%) JUnit
4 10 (32.26%) Liquibase
4 10 (32.26%) SonarQube
5 9 (29.03%) JIRA Agile
6 3 (9.68%) Bitbucket
6 3 (9.68%) Vagrant
7 1 (3.23%) Gradle
7 1 (3.23%) Hudson
7 1 (3.23%) Selenium
7 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Consultant
4 6 (19.35%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Data Migration Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Network Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Business Developer
7 2 (6.45%) E-Business Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Java Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Scala Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Service Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Asset and Configuration Manager
8 1 (3.23%) AWS DevOps
8 1 (3.23%) Big Data Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 1 (3.23%) Senior DevOps
8 1 (3.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior WebOps Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) Software Packaging
2 11 (35.48%) Elastic Stack
3 10 (32.26%) MCollective
4 7 (22.58%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (12.90%) REST
6 2 (6.45%) Akka
6 2 (6.45%) jBPM
6 2 (6.45%) Play Framework
6 2 (6.45%) Web Services
7 1 (3.23%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (3.23%) boto
7 1 (3.23%) J2EE
7 1 (3.23%) Kafka
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.23%) CMDB
2 1 (3.23%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Linux
2 11 (35.48%) CentOS
3 7 (22.58%) RancherOS
3 7 (22.58%) VyOS
4 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (12.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Service Management
2 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (54.84%) DevOps
3 14 (45.16%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (41.94%) Continuous Delivery
4 13 (41.94%) Scrum
5 11 (35.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (29.03%) Identity Management
6 9 (29.03%) Workflow
7 7 (22.58%) SOA
7 7 (22.58%) System Testing
7 7 (22.58%) Test Scripting
8 6 (19.35%) Coaching
9 5 (16.13%) ITIL
9 5 (16.13%) Open Source
10 4 (12.90%) Data Cleansing
10 4 (12.90%) Data Migration
10 4 (12.90%) Migration
11 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
11 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) Shell Script
2 6 (19.35%) Java
3 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
3 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
3 4 (12.90%) SQL
4 3 (9.68%) Groovy
4 3 (9.68%) Ruby
5 2 (6.45%) Python
5 2 (6.45%) Scala
6 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (74.19%) Security Cleared
2 21 (67.74%) SC Cleared
3 5 (16.13%) DV Cleared
4 4 (12.90%) BC Cleared
5 2 (6.45%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 13 (41.94%) vCloud
2 11 (35.48%) Docker
3 10 (32.26%) Postfix
3 10 (32.26%) Squid
4 3 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (3.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 15 (48.39%) Puppet
2 13 (41.94%) Ansible
2 13 (41.94%) ZABBIX
3 12 (38.71%) Terraform
4 10 (32.26%) Docker Swarm
4 10 (32.26%) Kibana
4 10 (32.26%) Kubernetes
4 10 (32.26%) logstash
4 10 (32.26%) Rancher
5 7 (22.58%) Consul
5 7 (22.58%) HAProxy
5 7 (22.58%) Packer
6 3 (9.68%) FortiGate
6 3 (9.68%) Forum Sentry
7 1 (3.23%) OpenAM
7 1 (3.23%) Rsyslog
7 1 (3.23%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 22 (70.97%) Oracle
2 15 (48.39%) VMware
3 10 (32.26%) Sonatype
4 7 (22.58%) AppDynamics
4 7 (22.58%) Vyatta
5 5 (16.13%) Atlassian
6 3 (9.68%) AlienVault
6 3 (9.68%) Cisco
6 3 (9.68%) Juniper
6 3 (9.68%) Palo Alto
6 3 (9.68%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.23%) Adobe
7 1 (3.23%) Autodesk
7 1 (3.23%) Cadence
7 1 (3.23%) Google
7 1 (3.23%) Hortonworks
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.23%) Snow