Period
to 21 February 2018

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 21 February 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
England > London
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 98 106
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8 +14
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 1,180 1,120 997
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.51% 2.71% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 3.16% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 823 763 740
London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £370 £363 £363
90th Percentile £650 £613 £675
England median daily rate £513 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 8 1
London median hourly rate £47.83 £27.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.93% -31.25% +5.26%
England median hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% +7.32% +10.81%

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 40,705 35,466 37,245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.70% 85.83% 85.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,713 25,509 26,675
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £644
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 469 419 456
London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £19.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.30% +5.04%
10th Percentile £13.70 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.75 £50.50
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +16.77%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 21 February 2018.

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 6 months to 21 February 2018.

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 6 months to 21 February 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
Central London +14 217 £525 +10.53% 59
South London -32 56 £519 +11.86% 4
West London -23 33 £481 -1.28% 29
East London -7 16 £600 +5.73% 8
North London -3 4 £500 +9.59% 6
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 London region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 713 (60.42%) DevOps
2 590 (50.00%) Linux
3 561 (47.54%) Puppet
4 525 (44.49%) Agile Software Development
5 492 (41.69%) Ansible
6 486 (41.19%) Python
7 479 (40.59%) Amazon AWS
8 435 (36.86%) Jenkins
9 397 (33.64%) Continuous Integration
10 392 (33.22%) Docker
11 362 (30.68%) Git (software)
12 359 (30.42%) Java
13 342 (28.98%) Opscode Chef
14 288 (24.41%) Finance
15 267 (22.63%) Terraform
16 265 (22.46%) Ruby
17 264 (22.37%) Bash Shell
18 212 (17.97%) Windows
19 204 (17.29%) Test Automation
20 198 (16.78%) Open Source
21 187 (15.85%) Continuous Delivery
22 184 (15.59%) Banking
23 182 (15.42%) Unix
24 173 (14.66%) JIRA
25 166 (14.07%) Security Cleared
26 163 (13.81%) Web Services
27 161 (13.64%) Kubernetes
28 155 (13.14%) TCP/IP
28 155 (13.14%) Amazon EC2
29 153 (12.97%) Scrum

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
1 123 (10.42%) Confluence
2 73 (6.19%) nginx
3 64 (5.42%) Apache
4 53 (4.49%) Tomcat
5 42 (3.56%) WebSphere
6 39 (3.31%) IIS
7 37 (3.14%) JBoss
8 33 (2.80%) Elasticsearch
9 31 (2.63%) OpenStack
10 24 (2.03%) Apache Spark
11 21 (1.78%) Cloud Foundry
12 18 (1.53%) CMS
13 13 (1.10%) SharePoint
14 11 (0.93%) WebLogic
15 10 (0.85%) MS Exchange
16 8 (0.68%) Jetty
17 7 (0.59%) Apache Solr
18 6 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 6 (0.51%) Mongrel
19 4 (0.34%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 19 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
1 19 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (1.19%) HipChat
3 8 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
1 4 (0.34%) Kondor
2 3 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.25%) Siebel CRM
3 2 (0.17%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.17%) Workfront
4 1 (0.085%) HFM
4 1 (0.085%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.085%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.085%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 479 (40.59%) Amazon AWS
2 155 (13.14%) Amazon EC2
3 147 (12.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 106 (8.98%) Amazon S3
5 96 (8.14%) AWS CloudFormation
6 88 (7.46%) Route 53
7 87 (7.37%) GitHub
8 76 (6.44%) Serverless
8 76 (6.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 72 (6.10%) IaaS
10 61 (5.17%) Amazon ELB
11 55 (4.66%) AWS Lambda
12 50 (4.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 46 (3.90%) PaaS
14 36 (3.05%) SaaS
15 32 (2.71%) CloudFront
16 30 (2.54%) Google Cloud Platform
17 28 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
18 23 (1.95%) Slack
19 15 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 155 (13.14%) TCP/IP
2 136 (11.53%) DNS
3 109 (9.24%) Firewall
4 107 (9.07%) HTTP
5 86 (7.29%) SSL
6 47 (3.98%) DHCP
7 25 (2.12%) VPN
8 24 (2.03%) IPsec
9 23 (1.95%) FTP
10 20 (1.69%) Internet
10 20 (1.69%) LAN
10 20 (1.69%) WAN
11 18 (1.53%) SAN
12 16 (1.36%) Network Security
13 12 (1.02%) Kerberos
14 10 (0.85%) FCoE
14 10 (0.85%) Fibre Channel
14 10 (0.85%) iSCSI
15 9 (0.76%) MPLS
15 9 (0.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (11.78%) MySQL
2 119 (10.08%) Amazon RDS
3 109 (9.24%) MongoDB
4 102 (8.64%) NoSQL
5 86 (7.29%) PostgreSQL
6 75 (6.36%) Relational Database
7 60 (5.08%) SQL Server
8 53 (4.49%) Hadoop
9 43 (3.64%) Big Data
10 36 (3.05%) Redis
11 34 (2.88%) RDBMS
12 26 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
13 25 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
14 19 (1.61%) Power BI
15 13 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 11 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 10 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 10 (0.85%) Oracle Database
18 8 (0.68%) InfluxDB
18 8 (0.68%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 435 (36.86%) Jenkins
2 362 (30.68%) Git (software)
3 173 (14.66%) JIRA
4 87 (7.37%) Maven
5 85 (7.20%) Artifactory
6 75 (6.36%) TeamCity
7 70 (5.93%) Sonatype Nexus
8 58 (4.92%) Bitbucket
9 50 (4.24%) Subversion
10 49 (4.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 42 (3.56%) Octopus Deploy
12 34 (2.88%) Travis CI
13 33 (2.80%) MSBuild
14 31 (2.63%) Ant
14 31 (2.63%) Cucumber
15 29 (2.46%) SonarQube
16 28 (2.37%) Selenium
17 25 (2.12%) JUnit
17 25 (2.12%) Vagrant
18 24 (2.03%) Hudson
General
1 288 (24.41%) Finance
2 184 (15.59%) Banking
3 24 (2.03%) International Banking
4 20 (1.69%) Marketing
4 20 (1.69%) Retail
5 18 (1.53%) Games
6 16 (1.36%) Financial Institution
6 16 (1.36%) Investment Banking
7 14 (1.19%) Front Office
8 13 (1.10%) Legal
8 13 (1.10%) Telecoms
9 10 (0.85%) Back Office
10 9 (0.76%) Publishing
11 8 (0.68%) Advertising
11 8 (0.68%) Billing
12 7 (0.59%) Law
12 7 (0.59%) Music Industry
13 6 (0.51%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.51%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.42%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 479 (40.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 182 (15.42%) AWS Engineer
3 173 (14.66%) AWS DevOps
4 151 (12.80%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 146 (12.37%) Developer
6 81 (6.86%) Linux Engineer
7 78 (6.61%) Senior DevOps
8 70 (5.93%) Cloud Engineer
9 66 (5.59%) Consultant
9 66 (5.59%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 65 (5.51%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 59 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 53 (4.49%) Analyst
13 45 (3.81%) Java Developer
14 44 (3.73%) Administrator
15 43 (3.64%) Architect
16 32 (2.71%) Lead DevOps
17 31 (2.63%) Security Engineer
18 29 (2.46%) Windows Engineer
19 28 (2.37%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (13.81%) Web Services
2 101 (8.56%) Node.js
3 98 (8.31%) .NET
4 89 (7.54%) Elastic Stack
5 85 (7.20%) RESTful
6 67 (5.68%) HTML
7 56 (4.75%) JSON
8 55 (4.66%) CSS
9 54 (4.58%) React
10 47 (3.98%) REST
11 38 (3.22%) J2EE
12 37 (3.14%) AngularJS
12 37 (3.14%) ASP.NET
13 36 (3.05%) Middleware
14 34 (2.88%) Spring
15 32 (2.71%) ASP.NET Web API
16 31 (2.63%) Kafka
17 30 (2.54%) HTML5
17 30 (2.54%) JMS
17 30 (2.54%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 51 (4.32%) Data Centre
1 51 (4.32%) Public Cloud
2 49 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (3.56%) Fintech
4 37 (3.14%) Online Banking
5 34 (2.88%) Linux Command Line
6 30 (2.54%) CMDB
7 29 (2.46%) Computer Science
8 28 (2.37%) Management Information System
9 24 (2.03%) Virtual Team
10 22 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 21 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
11 21 (1.78%) Hybrid Cloud
12 20 (1.69%) Replication
13 19 (1.61%) Clustering
14 16 (1.36%) Cloud Native
14 16 (1.36%) Greenfield Project
14 16 (1.36%) Online Games
15 13 (1.10%) Private Cloud
16 12 (1.02%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 590 (50.00%) Linux
2 212 (17.97%) Windows
3 182 (15.42%) Unix
4 108 (9.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 84 (7.12%) Windows Server
6 52 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 43 (3.64%) CentOS
8 39 (3.31%) Ubuntu
9 31 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 26 (2.20%) Mac OS X
11 25 (2.12%) CoreOS
12 24 (2.03%) Solaris
13 22 (1.86%) Windows 7
14 14 (1.19%) Windows 10
15 12 (1.02%) AIX
16 9 (0.76%) VMS
17 7 (0.59%) Debian
18 4 (0.34%) Scientific Linux
19 3 (0.25%) Fedora
19 3 (0.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 713 (60.42%) DevOps
2 525 (44.49%) Agile Software Development
3 397 (33.64%) Continuous Integration
4 204 (17.29%) Test Automation
5 198 (16.78%) Open Source
6 187 (15.85%) Continuous Delivery
7 153 (12.97%) Scrum
8 147 (12.46%) Microservices
9 108 (9.15%) ITIL
10 98 (8.31%) Software Engineering
11 95 (8.05%) TDD
12 87 (7.37%) Change Management
13 85 (7.20%) Mentoring
13 85 (7.20%) Migration
14 79 (6.69%) Service Management
15 70 (5.93%) Continuous Deployment
16 67 (5.68%) SDLC
17 66 (5.59%) Load Balancing
17 66 (5.59%) Task Automation
18 61 (5.17%) OO
Programming Languages
1 486 (41.19%) Python
2 359 (30.42%) Java
3 265 (22.46%) Ruby
4 264 (22.37%) Bash Shell
5 138 (11.69%) SQL
6 121 (10.25%) Perl
7 119 (10.08%) PowerShell
8 113 (9.58%) JavaScript
9 79 (6.69%) C#
10 70 (5.93%) Go
11 57 (4.83%) Shell Script
12 30 (2.54%) PHP
12 30 (2.54%) Scala
13 27 (2.29%) Groovy
14 22 (1.86%) TypeScript
15 21 (1.78%) R
16 20 (1.69%) ES6
17 18 (1.53%) C
18 14 (1.19%) C++
18 14 (1.19%) Korn
Qualifications
1 166 (14.07%) Security Cleared
2 126 (10.68%) SC Cleared
3 33 (2.80%) Degree
4 31 (2.63%) AWS Certification
5 26 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
6 17 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (1.36%) DV Cleared
8 11 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
8 11 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
8 11 (0.93%) MCSE
9 10 (0.85%) ISTQB
10 9 (0.76%) ISEB
10 9 (0.76%) RHCE
11 7 (0.59%) MCITP
11 7 (0.59%) MCSA
12 6 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (0.42%) CCNP
13 5 (0.42%) MCP
14 4 (0.34%) Master's Degree
15 3 (0.25%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (5.42%) QA
2 31 (2.63%) SLA
3 26 (2.20%) ISO 9001
4 23 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 13 (1.10%) GCP
6 11 (0.93%) GDPR
7 10 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
8 9 (0.76%) PMO
9 8 (0.68%) PCI DSS
10 5 (0.42%) Def Stans
11 4 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 3 (0.25%) COBIT
12 3 (0.25%) Data Quality
12 3 (0.25%) IFRS
12 3 (0.25%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 392 (33.22%) Docker
2 94 (7.97%) Active Directory
3 66 (5.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (2.88%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (1.36%) Firmware
5 16 (1.36%) NFS
6 15 (1.27%) Hyper-V
6 15 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (0.93%) vSphere
8 10 (0.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 10 (0.85%) vCloud
9 9 (0.76%) Xen
10 8 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (0.51%) Apache Flume
11 6 (0.51%) KVM
11 6 (0.51%) Postfix
11 6 (0.51%) Squid
11 6 (0.51%) Varnish
12 5 (0.42%) Samba
12 5 (0.42%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 561 (47.54%) Puppet
2 492 (41.69%) Ansible
3 342 (28.98%) Opscode Chef
4 267 (22.63%) Terraform
5 161 (13.64%) Kubernetes
6 59 (5.00%) Kibana
7 55 (4.66%) Nagios
8 45 (3.81%) Packer
9 43 (3.64%) logstash
10 42 (3.56%) Mesos
10 42 (3.56%) Salt
11 41 (3.47%) Grafana
12 35 (2.97%) Rancher
13 32 (2.71%) HAProxy
14 26 (2.20%) ZABBIX
15 24 (2.03%) Consul
15 24 (2.03%) WSUS
16 23 (1.95%) Docker Swarm
17 19 (1.61%) SCCM
18 13 (1.10%) StatsD
Vendors
1 112 (9.49%) Microsoft
2 109 (9.24%) VMware
3 101 (8.56%) Red Hat
4 79 (6.69%) Splunk
5 63 (5.34%) Oracle
6 47 (3.98%) Atlassian
7 45 (3.81%) SaltStack
8 41 (3.47%) Google
9 38 (3.22%) ServiceNow
10 32 (2.71%) New Relic
11 31 (2.63%) Cisco
12 29 (2.46%) HP
13 25 (2.12%) IBM
14 21 (1.78%) Dynatrace
15 20 (1.69%) AppDynamics
16 18 (1.53%) EMC
17 14 (1.19%) CheckPoint
18 13 (1.10%) F5
18 13 (1.10%) Hortonworks
19 12 (1.02%) Qualys