Period
to 22 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 22 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
England > London
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 179 161 166
Rank change year-on-year -18 +5 -44
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 602 301 504
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.62% 1.70% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 1.91% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 218 355
10th Percentile £402 £363 £363
25th Percentile £463 £425 £443
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £499 £550
Median % change year-on-year +10.22% -9.27% -
75th Percentile £638 £588 £631
90th Percentile £725 £663 £713
England median daily rate £530 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +17.78% -10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
10th Percentile £16.80 - -
25th Percentile £18.00 - -
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £21.56
75th Percentile £49.38 - -
90th Percentile £67.00 - -
England median hourly rate £36.35 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -11.34% +2.50% +22.14%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 33,975 15,785 26,765
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 91.47% 89.38% 88.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,788 11,423 19,493
10th Percentile £381 £325 £318
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £500 £513
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +0.49%
75th Percentile £675 £602 £600
90th Percentile £750 £700 £688
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 350 142 318
10th Percentile £16.41 £17.01 £12.44
25th Percentile £21.50 £23.72 £16.63
Median hourly rate £38.15 £32.25 £23.00
Median % change year-on-year +18.29% +40.22% +5.70%
75th Percentile £53.75 £51.22 £44.69
90th Percentile £65.00 £64.90 £53.42
England median hourly rate £25.50 £26.80 £20.50
% change year-on-year -4.84% +30.72% -5.41%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in London

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Configuration Management in London.

Daily rate trend for Configuration Management in London

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Configuration Management in London over the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in London

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Configuration Management in London.

Hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in London

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Configuration Management in London over the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Configuration Management in London

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -19 83 £548 +12.31% 58
West London -21 11 £425 -12.82% 12
East London -4 9 £442 -23.13% 11
South London -9 5 £550 -12.00% 4
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 London region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 283 (47.01%) DevOps
2 257 (42.69%) Linux
3 252 (41.86%) Ansible
4 235 (39.04%) Terraform
5 224 (37.21%) CI/CD
6 200 (33.22%) AWS
7 187 (31.06%) Jenkins
8 184 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
9 181 (30.07%) Kubernetes
10 176 (29.24%) Azure
11 172 (28.57%) Python
12 163 (27.08%) Docker
13 144 (23.92%) Puppet
14 131 (21.76%) Windows
15 130 (21.59%) Finance
16 123 (20.43%) Microsoft
17 116 (19.27%) Infrastructure as Code
18 110 (18.27%) Git (software)
19 107 (17.77%) Java
20 96 (15.95%) SQL
21 93 (15.45%) Social Skills
22 89 (14.78%) GitLab
23 88 (14.62%) PowerShell
24 86 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
25 83 (13.79%) Bash
26 80 (13.29%) Security Cleared
27 73 (12.13%) JavaScript
27 73 (12.13%) Unix
27 73 (12.13%) Microservices
28 71 (11.79%) ITIL

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 32 (5.32%) Elasticsearch
2 31 (5.15%) IIS
3 28 (4.65%) Confluence
4 20 (3.32%) SharePoint
5 16 (2.66%) nginx
6 12 (1.99%) Apache Spark
7 11 (1.83%) Apache
8 7 (1.16%) Traefik
9 6 (1.00%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.83%) CMS
10 5 (0.83%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.66%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.66%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.50%) JBoss
13 2 (0.33%) Apache Airflow
13 2 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Fuse
14 1 (0.17%) Drupal
14 1 (0.17%) GeoServer
14 1 (0.17%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 17 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.66%) Open Workbench
6 3 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.17%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 7 (1.16%) Cerner Millennium
2 3 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.33%) SAP IBP
3 2 (0.33%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.33%) Summit
4 1 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 200 (33.22%) AWS
2 176 (29.24%) Azure
3 66 (10.96%) GCP
4 59 (9.80%) PaaS
5 57 (9.47%) GitHub
6 54 (8.97%) AWS CloudFormation
7 47 (7.81%) IaaS
8 46 (7.64%) Serverless
9 39 (6.48%) SaaS
10 28 (4.65%) Azure Active Directory
11 25 (4.15%) Amazon S3
11 25 (4.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 23 (3.82%) Amazon EKS
13 20 (3.32%) AWS Lambda
13 20 (3.32%) Microsoft 365
14 19 (3.16%) Amazon EC2
15 17 (2.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 16 (2.66%) Datadog
16 16 (2.66%) Power Platform
17 14 (2.33%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (6.15%) DNS
2 31 (5.15%) TCP/IP
3 28 (4.65%) Firewall
4 20 (3.32%) VPN
5 19 (3.16%) Internet
6 18 (2.99%) HTTP
7 15 (2.49%) DHCP
8 14 (2.33%) Kerberos
9 12 (1.99%) SSL
10 11 (1.83%) Network Security
11 9 (1.50%) HTTPS
12 6 (1.00%) WAN
12 6 (1.00%) Wireshark
13 5 (0.83%) BGP
13 5 (0.83%) FTP
13 5 (0.83%) OSPF
13 5 (0.83%) Wireless
14 3 (0.50%) Ethernet
14 3 (0.50%) IPsec
14 3 (0.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (6.64%) SQL Server
2 35 (5.81%) NoSQL
3 31 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (4.32%) Relational Database
5 20 (3.32%) MongoDB
6 19 (3.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 17 (2.82%) Big Data
8 16 (2.66%) Power BI
9 14 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
10 13 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (1.99%) Oracle Database
11 12 (1.99%) RDBMS
11 12 (1.99%) Tableau
12 10 (1.66%) Data Lake
13 9 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
13 9 (1.50%) MySQL
13 9 (1.50%) Redis
14 8 (1.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 8 (1.33%) Data Vault
14 8 (1.33%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 187 (31.06%) Jenkins
2 110 (18.27%) Git (software)
3 89 (14.78%) GitLab
4 56 (9.30%) JIRA
5 34 (5.65%) Subversion
6 33 (5.48%) Sonatype Nexus
7 31 (5.15%) SonarQube
8 29 (4.82%) Artifactory
9 27 (4.49%) Cucumber
10 21 (3.49%) Selenium
11 17 (2.82%) Robot Framework
12 15 (2.49%) Bitbucket
12 15 (2.49%) CircleCI
12 15 (2.49%) Maven
13 13 (2.16%) TeamCity
14 12 (1.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 12 (1.99%) GoCD
15 7 (1.16%) Gradle
16 6 (1.00%) Bitbucket Server
16 6 (1.00%) Vagrant
General
1 130 (21.59%) Finance
2 93 (15.45%) Social Skills
3 57 (9.47%) Public Sector
4 45 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (7.48%) Banking
5 28 (4.65%) Financial Institution
6 23 (3.82%) Telecoms
7 21 (3.49%) Legal
8 19 (3.16%) Presentation Skills
9 16 (2.66%) Front Office
9 16 (2.66%) Retail
10 13 (2.16%) Marketing
11 12 (1.99%) Manufacturing
12 11 (1.83%) Electronics
12 11 (1.83%) Investment Banking
13 8 (1.33%) Documentation Skills
14 7 (1.16%) Back Office
14 7 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.83%) Influencing Skills
16 4 (0.66%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 153 (25.42%) DevOps Engineer
2 82 (13.62%) Developer
3 49 (8.14%) Analyst
4 38 (6.31%) Architect
4 38 (6.31%) AWS Engineer
5 30 (4.98%) Azure Engineer
6 29 (4.82%) Consultant
7 24 (3.99%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 21 (3.49%) AWS DevOps
9 20 (3.32%) Platform Engineer
9 20 (3.32%) Site Engineer
10 19 (3.16%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 19 (3.16%) Cloud Engineer
10 19 (3.16%) SQL Analyst
11 18 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
12 17 (2.82%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 16 (2.66%) Linux Engineer
14 13 (2.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 12 (1.99%) Azure Architect
15 12 (1.99%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (6.48%) REST
2 34 (5.65%) HTML
2 34 (5.65%) JSON
3 33 (5.48%) .NET
4 32 (5.32%) CSS
4 32 (5.32%) Kafka
5 28 (4.65%) Middleware
6 26 (4.32%) Elastic Stack
7 22 (3.65%) XML
8 18 (2.99%) LDAP
8 18 (2.99%) Web Services
9 17 (2.82%) AngularJS
10 15 (2.49%) Node.js
10 15 (2.49%) SOAP
11 14 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 11 (1.83%) Apache Avro
13 10 (1.66%) React
13 10 (1.66%) SAML
14 9 (1.50%) Ruby on Rails
14 9 (1.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 41 (6.81%) Management Information System
2 37 (6.15%) Public Cloud
3 34 (5.65%) CMDB
4 32 (5.32%) Data Centre
5 30 (4.98%) Cloud Native
6 29 (4.82%) Data Structures
7 21 (3.49%) Greenfield Project
7 21 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
8 20 (3.32%) Hedge funds
8 20 (3.32%) Linux Command Line
9 16 (2.66%) Hybrid Cloud
10 15 (2.49%) Clustering
11 14 (2.33%) Algorithms
12 13 (2.16%) Private Cloud
13 12 (1.99%) Virtual Team
14 10 (1.66%) Data Protection Act
14 10 (1.66%) Equities
15 9 (1.50%) Fixed Income
15 9 (1.50%) PKI
16 8 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 257 (42.69%) Linux
2 131 (21.76%) Windows
3 73 (12.13%) Unix
4 48 (7.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 37 (6.15%) CentOS
6 24 (3.99%) Windows Server
7 15 (2.49%) Ubuntu
8 11 (1.83%) Windows 10
8 11 (1.83%) Windows Server 2016
9 10 (1.66%) Windows Server 2019
10 9 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (1.33%) Mac OS X
12 6 (1.00%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.00%) VMS
13 5 (0.83%) Debian
13 5 (0.83%) Solaris
14 4 (0.66%) Android
15 3 (0.50%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.33%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (47.01%) DevOps
2 224 (37.21%) CI/CD
3 184 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
4 116 (19.27%) Infrastructure as Code
5 73 (12.13%) Microservices
6 71 (11.79%) ITIL
7 66 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
8 60 (9.97%) Problem-Solving
8 60 (9.97%) Scrum
9 58 (9.63%) Software Engineering
10 55 (9.14%) Analytics
11 52 (8.64%) Release Management
12 51 (8.47%) Change Management
13 49 (8.14%) Test Automation
14 47 (7.81%) SDLC
15 46 (7.64%) Deployment Automation
16 45 (7.48%) Service Management
17 39 (6.48%) Capacity Management
17 39 (6.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 39 (6.48%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 172 (28.57%) Python
2 107 (17.77%) Java
3 96 (15.95%) SQL
4 88 (14.62%) PowerShell
5 83 (13.79%) Bash
6 73 (12.13%) JavaScript
7 50 (8.31%) Go
8 44 (7.31%) Ruby
9 35 (5.81%) C#
10 21 (3.49%) C++
11 17 (2.82%) Shell Script
12 13 (2.16%) Groovy
13 12 (1.99%) VB
14 11 (1.83%) VBScript
15 9 (1.50%) Perl
15 9 (1.50%) Scala
16 8 (1.33%) C
16 8 (1.33%) TypeScript
17 7 (1.16%) PHP
18 6 (1.00%) R
Qualifications
1 80 (13.29%) Security Cleared
2 67 (11.13%) SC Cleared
3 21 (3.49%) Degree
4 18 (2.99%) DV Cleared
5 10 (1.66%) AWS Certification
6 9 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (1.00%) CCNA
8 6 (1.00%) CCNP
9 5 (0.83%) CCIE
10 3 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.50%) CESG Certified Professional
10 3 (0.50%) CLAS
10 3 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.33%) RHCE
11 2 (0.33%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.32%) QA
2 23 (3.82%) GDPR
3 21 (3.49%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.33%) SLA
5 7 (1.16%) NCSC
6 6 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.83%) PMO
8 4 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 3 (0.50%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.50%) RMADS
10 2 (0.33%) Accessibility
10 2 (0.33%) COBIT
11 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.17%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.17%) IFRS
11 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.17%) NIST
11 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 163 (27.08%) Docker
2 71 (11.79%) Active Directory
3 43 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (2.49%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.00%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.00%) VMware NSX
6 6 (1.00%) vSphere
7 4 (0.66%) LXC
8 3 (0.50%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 3 (0.50%) vCloud
8 3 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.33%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.33%) Squid
9 2 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.17%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.17%) GeoWebCache
10 1 (0.17%) HDFS
10 1 (0.17%) KVM
10 1 (0.17%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 252 (41.86%) Ansible
2 235 (39.04%) Terraform
3 181 (30.07%) Kubernetes
4 144 (23.92%) Puppet
5 86 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
6 43 (7.14%) Prometheus
7 25 (4.15%) Packer
8 23 (3.82%) BladeLogic
9 22 (3.65%) ITRS Geneos
10 20 (3.32%) Grafana
11 19 (3.16%) Nagios
11 19 (3.16%) Netcool
12 16 (2.66%) Docker Swarm
12 16 (2.66%) Istio
13 15 (2.49%) Microsoft Intune
14 14 (2.33%) SCCM
15 11 (1.83%) Consul
15 11 (1.83%) Salt
16 9 (1.50%) logstash
16 9 (1.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 123 (20.43%) Microsoft
2 57 (9.47%) Splunk
3 52 (8.64%) VMware
4 46 (7.64%) ServiceNow
5 42 (6.98%) Oracle
6 27 (4.49%) Red Hat
7 26 (4.32%) AppDynamics
8 23 (3.82%) Altiris
8 23 (3.82%) Google
9 22 (3.65%) SAP
10 18 (2.99%) New Relic
11 15 (2.49%) Cisco
12 14 (2.33%) IBM
12 14 (2.33%) SaltStack
13 11 (1.83%) Citrix
14 10 (1.66%) PagerDuty
15 9 (1.50%) Cloudera
15 9 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
15 9 (1.50%) Talend
16 8 (1.33%) Cerner