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 3 months to 25 June 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.

Configuration Management
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 89 137
Rank change year-on-year -14 +48  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 515 553 401
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.52% 2.59% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 3.03% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 377 265
Median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £363 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £619 £609 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +18.75% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Median hourly rate £51.25 - £93.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £35.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 - £150.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year +15.94% +1.47%  

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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 17729 18243 19239
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.64% 85.33% 82.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12696 13342 13634
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £628 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 156 260
Median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.19% -2.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £46.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in London

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in London over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in London

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in London

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in London over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -24 52 £514 +8.15% 28
Croydon +9 16 £525 +17.97%
Hammersmith - 7 £555 - 1
Canary Wharf +5 3 £575 +69.74%
Kingston Upon Thames -8 3 - - 1
Westminster -9 2 £374 -21.31%
Feltham - 2 - -
West End of London +6 1 £400 -15.78% 4
Bromley +3 1 - -
Southwark - 1 £520 -
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 London region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 591 (56.66%) DevOps
2 569 (54.55%) Linux
3 518 (49.66%) Puppet
4 414 (39.69%) Ansible
5 412 (39.50%) Agile Software Development
6 407 (39.02%) Python
7 381 (36.53%) Amazon AWS
8 353 (33.84%) Git (software)
9 335 (32.12%) Continuous Integration
10 331 (31.74%) Jenkins
11 288 (27.61%) Opscode Chef
12 281 (26.94%) Java
13 266 (25.50%) Docker
14 257 (24.64%) Ruby
15 237 (22.72%) Bash Shell
16 219 (21.00%) Finance
17 189 (18.12%) HTTP
18 184 (17.64%) Windows
19 178 (17.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 172 (16.49%) Unix
21 164 (15.72%) Kubernetes
22 163 (15.63%) Security Cleared
23 162 (15.53%) Open Source
24 136 (13.04%) Test Automation
25 135 (12.94%) VMware
26 132 (12.66%) PowerShell
27 131 (12.56%) Terraform
28 129 (12.37%) SC Cleared
29 120 (11.51%) Scrum
30 119 (11.41%) TCP/IP

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 78 (7.48%) nginx
2 71 (6.81%) Apache
3 64 (6.14%) Confluence
4 54 (5.18%) Tomcat
5 48 (4.60%) Elasticsearch
6 46 (4.41%) OpenStack
7 37 (3.55%) SharePoint
8 33 (3.16%) IIS
9 26 (2.49%) Cloud Foundry
10 21 (2.01%) CMS
11 18 (1.73%) JBoss
12 16 (1.53%) WebSphere
13 14 (1.34%) WebLogic
14 13 (1.25%) MS Exchange
15 9 (0.86%) Hubot
16 8 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 7 (0.67%) Drupal
18 6 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
19 5 (0.48%) Apache Pig
19 5 (0.48%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 17 (1.63%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.96%) HipChat
3 6 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.096%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.096%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.38%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.19%) Siebel CRM
7 1 (0.096%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 381 (36.53%) Amazon AWS
2 104 (9.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 80 (7.67%) PaaS
4 73 (7.00%) IaaS
5 58 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
6 55 (5.27%) AWS CloudFormation
7 50 (4.79%) Amazon S3
8 41 (3.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 39 (3.74%) GitHub
10 37 (3.55%) Cloud Computing
11 34 (3.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 33 (3.16%) Datadog
13 22 (2.11%) Amazon ELB
14 19 (1.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 18 (1.73%) Google Cloud Platform
16 14 (1.34%) AWS Lambda
16 14 (1.34%) Office 365
17 13 (1.25%) Quay.io
18 11 (1.05%) OpenShift
18 11 (1.05%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 189 (18.12%) HTTP
2 119 (11.41%) TCP/IP
3 99 (9.49%) DNS
4 67 (6.42%) SSL
5 61 (5.85%) Firewall
6 53 (5.08%) LDAP
7 40 (3.84%) Network Security
8 34 (3.26%) DHCP
9 30 (2.88%) HTTPS
10 28 (2.68%) VPN
11 23 (2.21%) IPsec
11 23 (2.21%) SSH
12 21 (2.01%) Internet
13 19 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
14 17 (1.63%) SAN
15 16 (1.53%) SMTP
16 15 (1.44%) LAN
17 14 (1.34%) OpenVPN
17 14 (1.34%) WAN
18 13 (1.25%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (10.64%) PostgreSQL
2 97 (9.30%) MySQL
3 95 (9.11%) MongoDB
4 80 (7.67%) Relational Database
5 51 (4.89%) SQL Server
6 49 (4.70%) NoSQL
7 48 (4.60%) Big Data
8 47 (4.51%) Hadoop
9 44 (4.22%) Redis
10 27 (2.59%) Amazon RDS
11 22 (2.11%) Oracle Database
12 16 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (0.86%) RDBMS
14 9 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (0.77%) Apache Hive
15 8 (0.77%) Data Mining
15 8 (0.77%) HBase
15 8 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
16 7 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 353 (33.84%) Git (software)
2 331 (31.74%) Jenkins
3 108 (10.35%) Maven
4 96 (9.20%) JIRA
5 68 (6.52%) Sonatype Nexus
6 55 (5.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 54 (5.18%) Subversion
8 50 (4.79%) TeamCity
9 43 (4.12%) Vagrant
10 40 (3.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 38 (3.64%) Octopus Deploy
12 34 (3.26%) Artifactory
12 34 (3.26%) Bitbucket
13 33 (3.16%) Ant
14 27 (2.59%) GitLab
14 27 (2.59%) JUnit
15 26 (2.49%) Gradle
15 26 (2.49%) Hudson
16 23 (2.21%) MSBuild
17 19 (1.82%) Selenium
General
1 219 (21.00%) Finance
2 104 (9.97%) Banking
3 27 (2.59%) Telecoms
4 21 (2.01%) Investment Banking
5 16 (1.53%) Back Office
6 15 (1.44%) Front Office
6 15 (1.44%) Retail
7 13 (1.25%) Financial Institution
7 13 (1.25%) Law
7 13 (1.25%) Marketing
8 11 (1.05%) Electronics
8 11 (1.05%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.77%) Games
10 7 (0.67%) Legal
10 7 (0.67%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.38%) Advertising
11 4 (0.38%) Billing
12 2 (0.19%) Music Industry
12 2 (0.19%) Publishing
13 1 (0.096%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 406 (38.93%) DevOps Engineer
2 159 (15.24%) Developer
3 140 (13.42%) AWS Engineer
4 132 (12.66%) AWS DevOps
5 124 (11.89%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 96 (9.20%) Linux Engineer
7 75 (7.19%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 68 (6.52%) Architect
9 65 (6.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 60 (5.75%) Analyst
11 50 (4.79%) Senior DevOps
12 47 (4.51%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 43 (4.12%) Consultant
14 37 (3.55%) Cloud Engineer
15 34 (3.26%) Administrator
15 34 (3.26%) Security Engineer
16 31 (2.97%) Windows Engineer
17 30 (2.88%) Operations Engineer
18 28 (2.68%) ServiceNow Developer
19 25 (2.40%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (11.22%) Web Services
2 99 (9.49%) HTML
3 92 (8.82%) Elastic Stack
3 92 (8.82%) Node.js
4 86 (8.25%) CSS
5 63 (6.04%) REST
6 58 (5.56%) .NET
7 47 (4.51%) Sensu
8 42 (4.03%) RESTful
9 33 (3.16%) HTML5
10 32 (3.07%) XML
11 29 (2.78%) Spring
12 26 (2.49%) AngularJS
12 26 (2.49%) CSS3
12 26 (2.49%) RabbitMQ
12 26 (2.49%) SOAP
13 23 (2.21%) Kafka
14 22 (2.11%) jQuery
15 19 (1.82%) JSON
15 19 (1.82%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 56 (5.37%) Data Centre
2 52 (4.99%) CMDB
3 45 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (3.74%) Public Cloud
5 38 (3.64%) Management Information System
6 35 (3.36%) Linux Command Line
7 34 (3.26%) Greenfield Project
8 29 (2.78%) Fintech
9 28 (2.68%) Computer Science
10 27 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
11 20 (1.92%) Clustering
12 19 (1.82%) User Experience
13 15 (1.44%) Virtual Team
14 12 (1.15%) Blog
15 11 (1.05%) Online Banking
15 11 (1.05%) PKI
15 11 (1.05%) YubiKey
16 10 (0.96%) Mobile App
17 9 (0.86%) Derivative
17 9 (0.86%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 569 (54.55%) Linux
2 184 (17.64%) Windows
3 178 (17.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 172 (16.49%) Unix
5 103 (9.88%) CentOS
6 65 (6.23%) Windows Server
7 46 (4.41%) Ubuntu
8 33 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (2.30%) Mac OS X
11 22 (2.11%) CoreOS
12 21 (2.01%) Solaris
13 16 (1.53%) Windows 7
14 14 (1.34%) AIX
15 7 (0.67%) Fedora
15 7 (0.67%) SUSE
15 7 (0.67%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.58%) Data ONTAP
17 5 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
17 5 (0.48%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 591 (56.66%) DevOps
2 412 (39.50%) Agile Software Development
3 335 (32.12%) Continuous Integration
4 162 (15.53%) Open Source
5 136 (13.04%) Test Automation
6 120 (11.51%) Scrum
7 117 (11.22%) Continuous Delivery
8 106 (10.16%) ITIL
9 102 (9.78%) Microservices
10 79 (7.57%) Service Management
11 74 (7.09%) Software Engineering
12 71 (6.81%) Migration
13 66 (6.33%) Load Balancing
13 66 (6.33%) Workflow
14 58 (5.56%) High Availability
15 57 (5.47%) Continuous Deployment
16 51 (4.89%) Web Development
17 50 (4.79%) Web Operations
18 47 (4.51%) SDLC
19 46 (4.41%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 407 (39.02%) Python
2 281 (26.94%) Java
3 257 (24.64%) Ruby
4 237 (22.72%) Bash Shell
5 132 (12.66%) PowerShell
6 118 (11.31%) Perl
7 115 (11.03%) JavaScript
8 114 (10.93%) SQL
9 59 (5.66%) Shell Script
10 58 (5.56%) Go
11 54 (5.18%) C#
12 52 (4.99%) Scala
13 40 (3.84%) PHP
14 28 (2.68%) Korn
15 24 (2.30%) Groovy
16 14 (1.34%) C
17 13 (1.25%) C-shell
18 11 (1.05%) C++
19 10 (0.96%) PL/SQL
20 9 (0.86%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 163 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 129 (12.37%) SC Cleared
3 43 (4.12%) Degree
4 23 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (2.11%) DV Cleared
6 20 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
7 16 (1.53%) CEH
7 16 (1.53%) CISSP
8 15 (1.44%) GIAC
8 15 (1.44%) SANS
9 13 (1.25%) CREST Certified
10 12 (1.15%) AWS Certification
10 12 (1.15%) MCP
11 10 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
12 9 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (0.86%) RHCE
13 8 (0.77%) MCITP
14 7 (0.67%) RHCA
15 6 (0.58%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.45%) QA
2 13 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 12 (1.15%) SLA
4 11 (1.05%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.86%) PMO
6 8 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.38%) GCP
8 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.096%) COBIT
9 1 (0.096%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.096%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.096%) EMIR
9 1 (0.096%) Solvency II
System Software
1 266 (25.50%) Docker
2 85 (8.15%) Active Directory
3 77 (7.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (3.16%) Virtual Machines
5 22 (2.11%) vCloud
6 21 (2.01%) etcd
6 21 (2.01%) flannel
6 21 (2.01%) Hyper-V
6 21 (2.01%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (1.63%) NFS
8 13 (1.25%) Squid
8 13 (1.25%) vSphere
9 12 (1.15%) LXC
9 12 (1.15%) Postfix
10 11 (1.05%) Ceph
10 11 (1.05%) GlusterFS
10 11 (1.05%) KVM
11 10 (0.96%) SkyDNS
12 9 (0.86%) XenApp
13 8 (0.77%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 518 (49.66%) Puppet
2 414 (39.69%) Ansible
3 288 (27.61%) Opscode Chef
4 164 (15.72%) Kubernetes
5 131 (12.56%) Terraform
6 65 (6.23%) Nagios
7 61 (5.85%) logstash
8 52 (4.99%) HAProxy
8 52 (4.99%) ZABBIX
9 50 (4.79%) Kibana
10 38 (3.64%) Salt
11 31 (2.97%) Graphite
11 31 (2.97%) Packer
12 27 (2.59%) Rancher
13 20 (1.92%) Grafana
13 20 (1.92%) Sysdig
14 16 (1.53%) rkt
14 16 (1.53%) SCCM
15 15 (1.44%) Consul
15 15 (1.44%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 135 (12.94%) VMware
2 115 (11.03%) Red Hat
3 92 (8.82%) Microsoft
4 79 (7.57%) Oracle
5 71 (6.81%) Splunk
6 59 (5.66%) ServiceNow
7 38 (3.64%) HP
8 36 (3.45%) Atlassian
9 33 (3.16%) Cisco
10 30 (2.88%) AppDynamics
10 30 (2.88%) Google
11 28 (2.68%) IBM
12 21 (2.01%) Citrix
12 21 (2.01%) New Relic
12 21 (2.01%) SaltStack
13 18 (1.73%) PagerDuty
14 17 (1.63%) NetApp
14 17 (1.63%) Sonatype
15 16 (1.53%) Symantec
16 15 (1.44%) SAP
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Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
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Digital Gurus
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
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London
IntaPeople
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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London
Piksel
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Linux Recruit
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
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London
TEKsystems
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London
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London
Joseph Harry Ltd
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